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How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution

They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolutio...

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution

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The Handmaid’s Tale hides one interesting story inside a three-story dud Back in season two, I wrote, naively it seems, that The Handmaid’s Tale was transitioning into something that might better be called The Handmaid Tales. The episode in question was “Unwomen,” an Emily-centric episode that covered the character’s backstory, showed us life in the Colonies, and gave Al...
07:13 2019-07-04

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
18:00 2019-06-09

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
13:39 2019-06-29

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
19:01 2019-06-10

Toy Story 4 premiere: Toys are back in town as Tom Hanks joins co-stars on red carpet in Los Angeles Tom Hanks has joined his fellow Toy Story 4 co-stars on the red carpet for the world premiere of the latest edition of the well-loved children's film series....
05:00 2019-06-12

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
04:39 2019-07-23

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
03:13 2019-06-12

Yang breaks down at town hall after story of child shooting, suggests high-tech solution Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang shed tears at an Iowa town hall about gun safety, when a mother recalled how her 2-year-old daughter was fatally shot by a stray bullet while her twin brother watched....
23:00 2019-08-11

The inside story: Sandy and the Glass-Steagall repeal 1998: As the 1990s came to a close, Euromoney spent time in the US with Sandy Weill and Jamie Dimon, watching as LTCM imploded and the Glass-Steagall laws were repealed....
19:01 2019-06-10

‘We never got that money’: the inside story of Bury’s road to financial ruin As the club face a winding-up petition, we show how loans, a car park and a collapsed business helped drive them to the brinkBury’s historic 6-0 win in the 1903 FA Cup final was remembered last month when Manchester City eviscerated Watford by the same score, a jolting reminder of the gulf between t...
03:39 2019-06-19

The Inside Story of Kim Kardashian West's Billion-Dollar Shapewear Bet Kim Kardashian West has long dreamed of her own body-positive, shade-inclusive line of shapewear and underwear. But now the outcry over the erstwhile Kimono’s name could derail many months of planning. How she and a team of blue-chip investors are trying to salvage their claim to a piece of the $83 ...
05:13 2019-07-09

The inside story of why Michelle Beadle’s ESPN future is in peril Michelle Beadle’s ESPN career is in peril mostly because of things no one sees on the air, according to sources. Beadle makes $5 million per year, but refuses to take care of the responsibilities outside of hosting the network’s premiere NBA show, “Countdown.” Her failure to promote the ...
20:52 2019-06-18

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
03:13 2019-06-12

Larry Johnson’s Knicks miracle: The inside story, 20 years later Larry Johnson makes frequent visits up to the display case on the 200-level of the renovated Garden to reminisce. The glass-enclosed shrine includes photos, a copy of the boxscore and the shoes and “2’’ jersey he wore the wild night of June 5, 1999. It is glorified among the “21 Defining Moments” in...
12:26 2019-06-05

Inside Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson's Unexpected Love Story Cara Delevingne has never been particularly shy about putting herself out there. The refreshingly candid model and actress lives life on her terms, being herself as much in public as she......
23:39 2019-08-12

Buzz Aldrin, others tell Apollo's inside story in rare, newly released interviews For the first time, PBS has released rare interviews with the team of astronauts and NASA personnel who brought America to the moon in the 1960s — including one of the first people to walk on the lunar surface....
13:13 2019-07-09

From Going to Prom to Jumping on Crocodiles: Inside Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell's Sweet and Inspiring Love Story Crikey, what a birthday celebration! On her 21st birthday, Bindi Irwin accepted her longtime boyfriend Chandler Powell's marriage proposal, revealing the happy news on her Instagram......
20:00 2019-07-24

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
21:39 2019-07-03

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign – video The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States. Lending his support to their struggle, he said: 'When you poison the air … it is a form of idolatry. It is...
22:26 2019-08-09

| Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach....
08:00 2019-06-21

Toy Story 4 review – new characters but the same old Story It may only be a repeat of earlier ideas and plotlines, but compare it to the fourth films in other franchises and Pixar’s latest is an amusing and charming gemHaving done so many things unimaginably better than so many other movie franchises, it’s fitting that the Toy Story series now gives us a cl...
19:00 2019-06-13

The Shale Revolution Even big oil companies say solar and wind will be the energy of the future. But while we wait, the energy of the present is being transformed — for better and for worse — by technologies that unlock fuel from underground rocks known as shale. A tidal wave of oil and gas from the technique called fra...
23:01 2019-06-18

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogenous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
18:00 2019-05-27

The VR Revolution Is Alive and Well, It's Just Not Ready For You When HTC and Oculus launched their first-gen virtual reality headsets back in the spring of 2016, it felt like the beginning of a revolution. These headsets were immersive and sophisticated, unlike anything the public had seen before, and a leap forward from disasters like Nintendo’s cursed Virtual ...
01:13 2019-07-21

The Tweel Revolution is Coming Tire technology has advanced in leaps and bounds over my lifetime, and certainly over the last 15 years. Michelin have been trying to make Tweels a thing for as long as I can remember, and finally has GM on its side to develop a production-ready Tweel-based “Uptis” tire. Uptis gets its name as a sho...
08:39 2019-06-05

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to come, and there's fatigue in his short, quick sentenc...
20:13 2019-06-04

A renewables revolution is afoot – but who will benefit? Donald Trump's commitment to coal is short-sighted and wrong-headed. A 100 per cent renewable future is coming – and other countries will reap the rewards...
15:00 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:13 2019-06-11

The ebike revolution: Cycling in the Alps? No sweat Ebikes aren’t just easing the pain of hill climbing, they’re changing the face of cycling. There’s even a new festival in Verbier celebrating their popularityThe first time it happened was three years ago. I was cycling up the Col de l’Iseran in the French Alps with my friend Tim. At 2,764 metres, i...
16:26 2019-06-09

The Southgate Revolution: How we fell in love with England again "England are a matter of days away from potentially winning a first piece of silverware since 1966. But, more importantly, have reconnected with their fans, Tom Adams charts the process that led to the three lions earning the love and respect of the public once again: the 2018 World Cup."...
14:52 2019-06-05

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressure on the generals who took his place....
00:52 2019-06-04

A timeline of key events in Sudan’s unfinished revolution CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan’s strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressure on the generals who too...
20:39 2019-06-03

Waiting For The Revolution At Soccer Analytics Bootcamp When the 2019 Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham kicked off, I wasn’t jammed into a sports bar downing beers with hundreds of other soccer-mad Americans, as I had originally planned to be. Instead, I was dead sober, watching the game in a lecture hall situated on the Columbia Uni...
23:13 2019-07-10

Trump’s snooker revolution: ‘I want to reach a standard nobody has seen before’ "Judd Trump is snooker\u0027s greatest talent, and can revolutionise the standards of the sport after winning his first World Championship, writes Desmond Kane."...
17:26 2019-05-23

Revolution! Latin American photography – in pictures From the photos by Alberto Korda that helped canonise Che Guevara to snatched street images of resistance, new show Urban Impulses embraces a turbulent half-century of revolvers and rebellion Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-13

'The small car market is facing an ownership revolution' Opinion 15 Aug, 2019 With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy...
19:00 2019-08-16

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next phase of the political insurrection being led by the...
10:52 2019-06-23

Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough....
22:26 2019-06-10

Smart speakers could spark another game revolution With the financial clout of Amazon laser-focused on making a voice-activated future a reality, the prospects for the audio games sector sound promising.Read More...
00:39 2019-08-03

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
21:39 2019-06-04

The Michael Conlan revolution arrives home From the iconic Madison Square Garden to a public park in Belfast, Michael Conlan's rise continues on home turf against Diego Alberto on Aug. 3 -- live on ESPN+....
17:26 2019-08-02

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Hong Kongers Go on Strike to Support the ‘Revolution of Our Time’ For the third consecutive day, police unleashed rounds of tear gas on Hong Kong demonstrators, shrouding Monday’s general strike in all too familiar clouds of stinging smoke. At the day’s outset, the citywide strike crippled public transportation during the morning commute and forced the...
23:26 2019-08-05

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
23:52 2019-06-04

Could the Cycle to Work scheme start an ebike revolution? New guidance on £1,000 ‘cap’ means more expensive ebikes are available as part of schemeOver the weekend, new guidance on the Cycle to Work scheme was announced by the Department for Transport (DfT), making it clear that ebikes are eligible for it. This clarification could encourage a new demographi...
12:00 2019-06-11

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution look to each other for a fresh start Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
21:00 2019-05-24

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
11:52 2019-05-25

Revolution Chemnitz: Right-wing group charged with terrorism A right wing terror group was allegedly planning a civil war-like rebellion in Berlin before they were stopped by police. Chemnitz has emerged as a center of extreme-right groups....
04:39 2019-06-28

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected ma...
12:13 2019-06-03

The coming 5G internet revolution may use a University of Delaware innovation Technicians at the University of Delaware are manufacturing a baseball-sized ceramic lens that could become key for the future of the internet.       ...
22:39 2019-08-08

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

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
15:00 2019-05-21

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting Friday, which is Flag Day. The flag...
17:13 2019-06-13

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
11:26 2019-07-14

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
15:39 2019-05-21

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consistently for years. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
17:39 2019-06-08

Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cuba evade the U.S. government too - by launching a cryptocurrency that defeats a U.S. trade embargo....
22:52 2019-07-05

Revolution make Arena a winner in return to sideline Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury each scored a goal to give head coach Bruce Arena his first victory with his new club as the visiting New England Revolution held on for a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Galaxy....
12:52 2019-06-03

Penilla, Bunbury score as Revolution beat Galaxy 2-1 Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury scored to help the New England Revolution beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Legacy of Ukrainian Revolution Rides on Election Year Five years after deadly street protests toppled their Kremlin-backed leader, Ukrainians are delivering a verdict on what has happened since. In April, they elected the country’s most-watched comedian, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, as president, replacing Petro Poroshenko. The rise of Zelenskiy, a political n...
10:39 2019-06-20

Revolution weather lightning delays, beat Rapids 2-1 Teal Bunbury scored his 50th MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a match that included three weather delays       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-04

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
05:13 2019-06-05

Bunbury’s late goal lifts Revolution past Dynamo 2-1 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Teal Bunbury scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. New England had four in the box when Juan Fernando Calcedo sent the ball left to Cristian Penilla, who in turn put it back out...
05:39 2019-06-30

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
04:00 2019-06-18

Outshining fossil fuel: Your guide to the revolution in solar energy Solar power is getting so cheap it is overtaking fossil fuels – and that’s without next-generation photovoltaic technology and artificial photosynthesis...
08:00 2019-08-09

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the facial expressions of the comedian Amy Schumer in the pictures she has put up on her Instagram acco...
11:13 2019-06-13

It took years and a sabermetrics revolution to put Mike Mussina in the Hall of Fame Mussina is one of the most notable examples of how the rise of sabermetrics and advanced analytics has changed the perception and dialogue surrounding individual Hall of Fame cases — for the better....
03:13 2019-07-21

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles who fled the late Fidel Castro’s rule. De Blas...
01:52 2019-06-28

It took years, and a sabermetrics revolution, to put Mike Mussina in the Hall of Fame Mussina is one of the most notable examples of how the rise of sabermetrics and advanced analytics has changed the perception and dialogue surrounding individual Hall of Fame cases — for the better....
13:13 2019-07-19

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
00:13 2019-05-30

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution seek a fresh start in each other Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
21:00 2019-05-24

Puerto Rico protesters rally around what they're calling the start of a revolution Erica Diaz's 6-year-old daughter convinced her to join the burgeoning protest movement against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The 40-year-old stay-at-home mom had never attended a protest....
13:00 2019-07-24

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
20:00 2019-08-04

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
14:00 2019-07-19

I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the energy-saving, social housing revolution The 100 homes on Goldsmith Street aren’t just smart and modern. They may be the most energy-efficient houses ever built in the UK. Could this be the start of proper social housing? Rows of glossy black tiles glisten in the afternoon sun, dripping down the facades like a neatly controlled oil slick. ...
00:52 2019-07-17

They are going to leave Facebook: A chat with social networkers Revolution Populi Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blockchain-based alternative to Facebook. Will the desire to control our personal information prompt us to abandon the giants that control today's Interne...
01:00 2019-07-17

'I'm riding Le Tour in my spare room': the indoor cycling revolution The boom in virtual riding systems like Peloton and Zwift has got people swapping the road for a room at home. Are they worth it?On a blustery Saturday morning, I am about to climb Alpe d’Huez near Grenoble. I have waited years for the chance. For followers of the Tour de France, this is hallowed as...
11:13 2019-06-08

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
17:13 2019-07-10

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum....
13:00 2019-07-01

Was this the final 'Toy Story'? 5 signs that Pixar will make 'Toy Story 5' (spoilers) Does "Toy Story 4" mark the end? We sure hope not. Five reasons why we expect to see Woody, Buzz and the gang in a fifth movie. (Spoilers ahead!)        ...
21:52 2019-06-22

Millennials have sparked a sober revolution, and alcohol brands are starting to notice It’s everywhere you look these days: #SoberCurious, #SoberIsSexy, #SoberLife and #SoberSaturday. There are sober nightclubs, sober early-morning dance parties, Instagram influencers who anchor their o......
22:26 2019-06-27

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are only a handful of autonomous checkout stores today, the technology has seismic repercussions for in...
23:39 2019-06-09

Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
09:00 2019-08-08

America's wackiest cell phone towers may be key to solve the 'ugly' 5G revolution Whether you are cruising down the Florida Panhandle, or taking the uninterrupted highways of Montana, there is nothing more American than... camouflaged cell phone towers. That's right, full incognito mode for the venerable equipment that delivers your cell phone signal is a thing, and there are eve...
16:13 2019-06-10

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained – video Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ line. Doudna raises the key issues of debate around gen...
22:26 2019-05-21

Why you don’t hear Trump or Farage talking about the tech revolution | John Harris Protecting people against the chaos wreaked by automation should be a priority. But populists would rather talk about tradeThis week’s nightmare is the arrival of Boris Johnson; the autumn brings the Brexit watershed. Soon after, the 2020 US election takes shape, compounding the sense that politics ...
08:52 2019-07-22

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember the clanking of the huge, iron waterwheel and being amazed by its power. It was the plentiful rain,...
05:39 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
20:13 2019-06-16

Sudan protesters hail 'revolution' after agreeing power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a "revolution" after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country's ruling military council....
17:26 2019-07-05

Sudan military agrees to sharing power, protesters claim victory for their 'revolution' Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement welcomed on Friday the power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their "revolution," raising hopes for an end to the three-month standoff with the generals and deadly violence....
13:52 2019-07-05

‘I’m Back to Riding My Own Bike.’ Higher Prices Threaten Silicon Valley’s Mobility Revolution When JUMP’s bright red bikes started appearing on the streets of San Francisco last year, Ian Chesal was relieved. His lengthy commute, from the hills of Oakland to his tech company’s San Francisco office, involved driving to the subway, sitting for 40 minutes, and then walking a mile to...
18:52 2019-08-09

The woman leading Ford's EV revolution: 2019's Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars winner Emma King is at the coalface of Ford’s electrification drive Emma King, the Model T-owning overall winner of this year’s Great British Women competition, is Ford through and through Not many Ford employees can claim to have in their possession one of its earliest cars. But Emma King, winner of th...
16:39 2019-06-19

The new feminist armpit hair revolution: half-statement, half-ornament Female body hair is becoming more visible in popular culture and, while the issue has been around for decades, the new enthusiasm for hirsuteness has a 21st-century twistI am usually late to catch on to shifts in the zeitgeist; this one came to my attention just recently. While watching the HBO show...
07:26 2019-06-24

'This is where the revolution began': Thousands celebrate WorldPride in NYC New York City is hosting a massive Pride march on Sunday, topping off a month of rallies, parties and conferences celebrating the LGBTQ community.        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

What's Your City's Best Local Food? Some cities know what food they’re good at, and they’re proud of it. You don’t visit New York without eating a bagel, or Paris without a croissant, or L.A. without tacos. Some local foods are more infamous than famous: Philadelphia’s cheese steak, Chicago’s deep dish pizza. But anyone can tell you w...
22:13 2019-08-05

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
15:13 2019-08-12

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates run most rampant on local bus routes, where one in every four riders skirts the fare, representing a ...
03:39 2019-06-24

What's the Most Important Local Law in Your City? You can’t turn right on red in New York City (or smoke in parks—but good luck getting that enforced). In the French Quarter of New Orleans, you can carry your drink around on the street, as long as it isn’t in a glass container. It pays to know the local laws: when the liquor stores are allowed to o...
15:13 2019-07-22

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
13:00 2019-06-03

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
19:52 2019-07-15

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
01:26 2019-06-04

Barnes & Noble CEO Wants It to Be Your Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
20:39 2019-08-08

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
18:00 2019-06-14

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
14:00 2019-08-01

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
01:52 2019-06-03

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
13:39 2019-07-16

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
02:01 2019-05-23

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

Should we eat local to cut food miles, or does it make no difference? Reducing food miles seems a sensible and straightforward way to cut carbon emissions. But digging into the science shows it's not that simple, says James Wong...
21:00 2019-07-31

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
10:39 2019-06-17

A local’s guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria: 10 top tips As a 2019 European Capital of Culture, this ancient city will reflect its Roman, Persian and Ottoman influences, and focus on Kapana, its new creative quarterBanitsa is a Bulgarian breakfast staple. The flaky pastry parcels are filled with sirene cheese (similar to Greek feta). One of the best place...
02:13 2019-08-01

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
18:26 2019-06-03

Local foster family shares experience TUCSON – On any given day there are nearly half a million children in the U.S. Foster Care system, and this month is dedicated to honoring foster families across the nation. One Tucson couple we spoke with is hoping that in sharing their story, others will consider fostering. Ray Sutton and Em...
05:39 2019-05-27

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
19:52 2019-05-28

Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
05:00 2019-06-11

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
22:52 2019-06-28

Memorable Summer for Local Cal Ripken Player "I was just excited I got to make it that far." 8-year-old Scott Co. Youth Baseball player and Cal Ripken All-Star Andrew Elam III received national attention for winning the Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Great American Ballpark. pic.twitter.com/Knj2eTzhH8 — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 28,...
04:00 2019-06-29

Local man offering land as reward for lost dog TUCSON – A local man is offering to give land as a reward in return for his dog. Eddie Collins says his dog, Jenny was taken from a Circle K store on Silverbell and Ina roads in late March. Collins is asking anyone with information about Jenny to come forward. He is offering land in Benson as a rewa...
05:39 2019-06-29

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
19:00 2019-06-07

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
16:13 2019-07-09

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
22:13 2019-06-14

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
04:26 2019-06-19

Several small explosions in Bangkok: local media Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and two street cleaners suffered minor injuries, Thai media reported....
05:39 2019-08-02

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
22:26 2019-06-11

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
08:13 2019-06-06

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
04:39 2019-06-10

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
01:00 2019-08-11

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

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
19:13 2019-07-03

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
05:39 2019-08-10

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
14:26 2019-06-05

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
00:13 2019-05-24

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

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the Book-o-Matic is of...
07:39 2019-08-09

A local’s guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips Tech money is changing a city loved for its place amid the great outdoors but eclectic delights – plus beer and coffee – remain, and are best explored by bike or on footDivision Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great ...
07:52 2019-05-28

|FormerPrasabossaccusedofselling42kmofrailwaylinehedidn’town Former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mthuthuzeli Swartz and another accused Syed Nadhir Mohiudeen are facing charges of outlandish fraud allegedly involving the sale of a large chunk of Eastern Cape railway line that was not Swartz’s nor Mohiudeen’s to sell....
12:52 2019-08-06

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
16:13 2019-07-22

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
13:00 2019-05-24

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:26 2019-06-14

Memphis neighborhood mourns local man, worries about more riots Residents of a Memphis neighborhood worried on Friday about any repeat of violent demonstrations that erupted this week after police fatally shot a young black man....
22:26 2019-06-14

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
02:13 2019-06-13

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
11:26 2019-05-30

China issues 5G licenses to local telcos, TV network Chinese government awards commercial 5G licenses to the country's three biggest telcos--China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom--as well as state-owned China Broadcasting Network, just as Huawei announces it will be deploying 5G technology in Russia, with tests to start this year....
10:39 2019-06-06

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
16:52 2019-05-21

Local car show honors mass shooting victims TUCSON –Tucsonans gathered Sunday night to honor the lives lost in mass shootings over the weekend. An impromptu car show was organized at Little Anthony’s Diner, near Broadway Boulevard and Kolb Road, to encourage the public to donate to help the shooting victims. RELATED:  El Paso native reacts t...
23:26 2019-08-05

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them. Tucson native and songwriter Biilly Shaw Jr. wil...
09:52 2019-06-08

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically attacking state police officers while storming electi...
17:00 2019-06-19

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
21:00 2019-06-02

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
19:00 2019-08-16

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
05:52 2019-06-19

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
15:52 2019-07-09

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
07:26 2019-06-15

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
13:52 2019-07-03

Support a Local Teacher for Free With Your Verizon Up Membership If you’re a Verizon Up member, you get $10 to support a teacher near you—a promotion that’s good through the end of the month. To use it, go to your Verizon Up app and find the offer. Click “Use now” on the page to get your specific coupon code....
10:13 2019-08-14

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Tucson Fire Department says it responded to 36 fires –23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke o...
16:26 2019-07-05

AirTV Mini delivers streaming and local TV in a dongle A couple years ago Dish revealed AirTV, an Android TV-powered set-top box. The company has been relatively quiet since then, but today, it launched the AirTV Mini. The new device is a 4K HDR-compatible streaming stick that brings users Sling TV, Netf......
21:00 2019-07-15

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
23:01 2019-06-02

| Kaymer thrills local fans in stormy Munich Martin Kaymer delighted the home fans with a bogey free 67 that left him just one shot off the lead before play was suspended on Day 1 of the BMW International Open....
14:13 2019-06-21

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member was carried off pit lane, and later taken to a loca...
06:26 2019-05-27

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
15:13 2019-06-02

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
02:39 2019-06-11

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
04:13 2019-05-27

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north...
17:13 2019-06-17

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Local Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
14:39 2019-06-22

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
02:13 2019-07-20

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew something re...
06:13 2019-07-17

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
23:13 2019-05-31

Dam could collapse and submerge town A damaged reservoir in northern England is threatening to collapse and submerge the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, prompting authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes in an emergency operation....
17:52 2019-08-02

When Battlefield Surveillance Comes to Your Town All-seeing 24/7 video surveillance technology, first developed for use in war, is now affordable enough to be used domestically to fight crime and terrorism. Some lawmakers are wary....
11:26 2019-08-03

Disneyland has become a ‘ghost town’ To say that Disneyland’s new Star Wars-themed Galaxy’s Edge land is a big deal would be an understatement. The highly anticipated $1 billion, 14-acre immersive expansion was the biggest in park history. As of its June opening, visitors can pilot the Millennium Falcon, build lightsabers and dri...
20:39 2019-07-16

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections...
09:39 2019-06-30

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati and Seton Hall. The versatile 6-foot-6 Champagnie,...
19:26 2019-05-30

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
11:52 2019-07-20

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:26 2019-06-04

TikTok's Growth in India Thanks to Strong Local Network: Forrester TikTok has seen a phenomenal rise in the Indian market owing to a strong local network and giving marketers a platform to reach users in small cities, Forrester claimed....
23:00 2019-07-04

Trump to visit El Paso and Dayton despite backlash from local officials El Paso congresswoman warns Trump is not welcome as Dayton mayor encourages protestsDonald Trump is likely to receive a cool reception, at best, when he touches down in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, three days after a 21-year-old gunman who invoked the language of white supremacy killed 22 people an...
12:52 2019-08-07

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Clevel...
05:52 2019-06-16

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:52 2019-07-22

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with legal immigrants....
18:00 2019-06-03

Relaxing Local Sourcing Norms Will Boost Economy, Experts Say The news comes as a relief for Apple that is facing tough times in the Indian smartphone market in the wake of stiff competition coming from the Chinese players....
16:26 2019-07-05

Thyssenkrupp buys U.S. elevator firm in local expansion push Thyssenkrupp on Friday said it bought the elevator unit of U.S.-based Nashville Machine Company, strengthening its own elevator business, which it plans to list on the stock exchange to bring in fresh funds....
16:52 2019-05-31

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
23:39 2019-06-12

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:00 2019-08-14

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnoshire by-election would cut his parliamentary majority to just one seat....
14:00 2019-08-01

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Valley. ICSAVE said that an average time for someone to bleed out is two to five minutes, while the aver...
03:52 2019-05-22

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:52 2019-07-01

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
17:00 2019-06-02

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
03:00 2019-08-15

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday....
03:39 2019-05-24

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
02:26 2019-06-03

Project xCloud demo of Halo 5 nearly indistinguishable from local play Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. After Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference yesterday, we got our first chance to try out Project xCloud, the cloud-based streaming gaming service the company will be launching in October. Video analysis of th...
13:26 2019-06-11

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
07:39 2019-08-10

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
07:39 2019-08-10

Local U.K. Election Serves Up Early Test of a 'Boris Bounce' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s grip on power will be tested in a district election in rural Wales that could further erode his government’s control in Parliament and raise the prospect of a national election in the fall....
17:26 2019-08-01

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
23:26 2019-06-05

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:26 2019-06-01

After decades of war in Kurdistan, local biologists try to save the Persian leopard The fate of the Persian leopard is closely intertwined with that of Kurdistan, says Kurdish biologist, Hana Raza. She is fighting to protect the rare animal after four decades of war in the region....
20:52 2019-08-13

St. John’s fills out roster with local guard Rasheem Dunn Mike Anderson has filled out his first roster at St. John’s, doing so with his second local player, Cleveland State transfer Rasheem Dunn. The Brooklyn native, who attended Thomas Jefferson High School with former Johnnies star Shamorie Ponds, picked the Red Storm over Siena, Arkansas, New Mexico an...
04:00 2019-08-03

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
19:26 2019-08-04

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
08:52 2019-06-06

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
19:26 2019-07-24

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-06-19

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
14:52 2019-07-09

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
15:26 2019-05-28

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
15:26 2019-05-30

China forbids local governments from imposing new curbs on car purchases China said on Thursday it is stopping local governments from imposing new restrictions on car purchases, as it looks to spur consumption amid a slowing economy....
10:13 2019-06-06

Google goes Nigerian with local accent, 'informal' transit routes Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-07-24

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage and China looms large....
16:13 2019-05-21

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
11:13 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
05:52 2019-06-19

Johnson's Grip on U.K. Parliament Is Weakened by Local Election Defeat Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party lost a special election in a rural part of the U.K., leaving the new leader with a governing majority in Parliament of just one seat....
19:00 2019-08-02

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to su...
06:26 2019-06-19

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
19:26 2019-07-31

Arrest warrant ordered for former Pemex CEO Lozoya -local media A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for a former chief executive of Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, and an executive of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA , Mexican news agency Notimex reported on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
06:13 2019-07-24

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was on the golf course when he started to lose strength in his legs and feel nauseous. The next day, whi...
06:00 2019-06-18

Local Fox reporter Nancy Parker among 2 killed in plane crash Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city’s Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed. The pilot, identified by Fox 8 as Franklin J.P. Augustus, also died in the crash, which happened just after 3 p.m...
10:13 2019-08-17

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare -local radio Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, mosaïque local radio said, the second health crisis for the president in a month....
01:01 2019-07-25

Little Big Town's Red Carpet Looks May Be Your Next Style Crush When it comes to the red carpet, Little Big Town always goes big! As excitement continues to build for tomorrow night's 2019 CMT Music Awards, fashion lovers will have their eyes......
14:00 2019-06-04

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
17:13 2019-08-13

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction are found all throughout the town of some 50 peop...
10:52 2019-08-07

Langston Jackson Has Always Been the Fastest Kid in Town LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18)- Langston Jackson has always been the fastest kid town. You can go all the way back to his first year competing as a runner when Jackson literally won the contest named “The Fastest Kid in Town” as a fourth grader at A Midsummer Night’s Run in downtown Lexing...
03:00 2019-06-14

Six facts about ‘Old Town Road’ rapper Lil Nas X He’s got the horses in the back, but when it comes to the charts, there’s no doubt that Lil Nas X is the front-runner. The Atlanta, Georgia, native has taken the music industry by storm with his breakout Billy Ray Cyrus collaboration, “Old Town Road,” but how much do y’...
18:26 2019-07-31

Flashbulb! Party pictures from around town Summer holidays start now: Cressida Bonas, Davina Harbord and Henry Holland jetted off to the Turkish Riviera for the season opening of The Bodrum Edition....
15:13 2019-05-30

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ inspires mostly nonverbal boy ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta rapper’s take on country music has inspired a mostly nonverbal autistic boy in Minnesota to sing. Lil Nas X has found huge success with the song, “Old Town Road.” It has sparked controversy , spawned a clothing line, got his collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus a ...
00:00 2019-06-09

The Sicilian ghost town that refuses to die Half a century ago, the Sicilian town of Poggioreale was hit by an earthquake that caused most of its citizens to flee for good. Now a local mayor wants to bring this ghost town back from the dead....
16:00 2019-07-06

On This Day: Jack Dempsey bankrupted a town Jack Dempsey was huge business in the Roaring '20s, too big in fact for the small town of Shelby, Montana The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey bankrupted a town appeared first on Boxing News....
12:52 2019-07-04

CNN hosts a town hall on gun violence As Americans process last weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN is holding a town hall-style event to explore what can be done about the country's gun violence....
11:00 2019-08-08

This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name....
23:39 2019-06-08

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-03

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgruntled security researcher Vasily Kravets released a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows version o...
04:26 2019-08-08

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch....
17:13 2019-08-02

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
11:39 2019-06-06

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
20:13 2019-06-03

Rahul Gandhi's Letter For A Bridge In Wayanad Upsets Local Legislator A letter by Rahul Gandhi, who represents the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Parliament, to district collector AR Ajayakumar requesting a permanent bridge on the Kalindhi river has not gone down......
20:52 2019-08-03

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, daily Lidove Noviny reported on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:00 2019-07-05

Hyundai-Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
06:52 2019-05-28

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:13 2019-07-17

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threatening weather systems when the game is on....
20:39 2019-05-23

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:52 2019-07-17

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
22:13 2019-07-18

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
15:13 2019-05-24

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
15:52 2019-07-19

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
11:26 2019-05-30

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
17:52 2019-07-31

Midtown fire destroys local business and damages others shops nearby TUCSON – The fire was so massive, witnesses could see the smoke throughout the city of Tucson. It took fire crews about an hour to get the flames under control. Heavy smoke and flames showing from the roof as crews arrived on the scene. It engulfed a building located in The Lost Barrio Histori...
06:26 2019-06-01

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
17:00 2019-05-25

‘Heavily drunk’ Australian arrested in Bali after kicking local man off scooter A drunk Australian lunatic on a violent rampage in Bali has been arrested after footage of him fly-kicking a local man off his scooter went viral online. Video of the bizarre attack in the early hours of Saturday morning captured the man running into oncoming traffic in the popular tourist town of K...
00:00 2019-08-13

US Said to Be Mulling Caps on H-1B Visas to Deter India's Local Data Rules United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
07:00 2019-06-20

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
20:26 2019-06-22

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
19:00 2019-08-13

Central Line Mumbai Local Trains To Run As Per Sunday's Timetable Today Mumbai rain: Mumbai local train services, the sub-urban rail services, on the Central Line which connects Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in South Mumbai to suburban districts of Thane,......
12:52 2019-07-03

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the old bar The Flycatcher used to stand. After operati...
17:52 2019-08-16

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipments to skyrocket — two trends that, for the foreseeable future, are only going to continue. ...
14:13 2019-07-06

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

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
03:39 2019-07-06

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only national reading and writing contest in braille developed by...
02:00 2019-06-15

Local Historians To Rebuild A 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic Temple A group of local history enthusiasts in Britain have announced an amazing project. They have secured permission to rebuild a 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple. ...
06:39 2019-08-17

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
23:26 2019-07-15

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to release electrical jolts from their fingers, shifti...
07:13 2019-05-22

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last week, as local investors bought beaten-down stocks. ** Traders, however, said sectarian violence still weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied awa...
14:33 2019-05-21

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
12:01 2019-07-05

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ago, Julia had a brain bleed. Doctors removed half o...
07:39 2019-05-24

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
21:26 2019-06-14

Here's the list of the most affluent town in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residents of Richmond Hill pay property taxes in Bitcoin,...
13:52 2019-07-16

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content....
23:26 2019-07-14

American Fugitive Is A Small Town Version Of GTA I was driving fast in a ugly sedan. The police were chasing me and I was trying to lose them. I had robbed a home and got caught in the process. Now the cops were hot on my trail. I flipped a corner and they lost me. I quickly jumped out of my car, hopped a fence and found some clothes drying in a b...
22:00 2019-05-27

Saddle Up: Lil Nas X Is Going to Remix ‘Old Town Road’ Till He Can’t No More Just when you thought you were tired of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix that threatens to give the 14-week number 1 an even longer run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This time, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey (you know him as the Walmart yodeling boy) hopped on the viral h...
00:00 2019-07-13

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
20:52 2019-05-22

Don't care: Kyrgios the hottest ticket in town Perhaps, in years to come, tennis fans will yearn for the days of "characters like Nick Kyrgios", just as they do for John McEnroe, the one-time Superbrat everyone loved to hate who is now embraced as a lovable rogue from the golden age....
19:00 2019-06-27

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from previously released state figures that showed the pop...
09:39 2019-07-12

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz. These days, Needles is gaining notori...
21:13 2019-07-03

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:39 2019-06-05

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' Will Get Nominated for CMA Awards, Right? Some Voters Don't Seem to Think So Welllll, I’m going to take my horse to the Old Town Road, I’m gonna riiiide ‘till I can’t no more… *record scratch* Welp, the Country Music Association voting board may say Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse onto their nomination list....
15:52 2019-08-16

Severe weather strikes town NE of Indianapolis An Indiana town was heavily damaged by storms late Monday, including reports of two tornadoes. Emergency officials say about 4,000 people lost power and dozens of homes were damaged. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Franco homage to be dropped from Spanish town Guadiana del Caudillo will alter its name to distance itself from the regime of Francisco Franco. The former Spanish dictator inaugurated the town in the 1950s, but change is coming due to a shift in local politics....
01:26 2019-05-29

| Cape Town Marathon announces best-ever line-up Upholding excellence in all areas, this year’s Cape Town Marathon is taking a no-holds-barred approach to whom it secures for the elite marathon runners field....
17:39 2019-07-31

New Jersey town’s nearly 600-year-old oak tree falls down SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A 600-year-old oak tree known as the tallest one in New Jersey has uprooted. The Salem oak came down Thursday evening, drawing people to mourn its loss. The Salem Religious Society of Friends owns the tree and a graveyard that surrounds it. Society member Jim Waddington tells NJ.c...
00:52 2019-06-08

Lil Nas X's Old Town Road sets new record for most weeks at No 1 in the US Rapper’s breakthrough hit smashes Billboard record set by Mariah Carey’s One Sweet Day’ more than 20 years agoLil Nas X has broken Mariah Carey’s 23-year-old record for most weeks at No 1 with his viral country-trap song Old Town Road.The breakthrough rapper smashed the record this week when the tra...
18:00 2019-07-31

Luton Town v Middlesbrough: Championship – live! Live updates from Kenilworth Road, kick-off 7.45pm (BST)Championship 2019-20 season previewFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 8.04pm BST CRASH! BANG! WALLOP! WHAT A GOAL! Boro clear a corner to the edge of the box, it ends up at Bradley’s feet, allowing the Luton to whack the ball into the...
21:13 2019-08-02

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating a sudden outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
12:39 2019-06-14

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city and two in the county, all gun-related. That’s...
20:39 2019-06-14

How do you get a loan when your business is in the 'wrong' part of town? A study has found that businesses in lower-income and minority areas received – surprise – a smaller share of bank loans than those in richer, whiter areasWant to improve your relationship with your banker? The answer’s easy: just move your business to a nicer part of town. Unfortunately, that’s the...
14:13 2019-08-11

New York town learned to live with rattlesnakes A sparse, rattlesnake rich landscape in northeastern New York state where property owners have encountered the large population of snakes in the most mundane of circumstances....
01:26 2019-06-14

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
18:00 2019-05-31

A Lost Roman Town Has Been Unearthed in England Archaeologists in south-east England have unearthed a previously unknown Roman town. The urban settlement was uncovered by chance and it has extensive remains.  ...
15:52 2019-05-29

When Lil Nas X Took Off, So Did Street Signs on a Real Old Town Road The signs for Old Town Rd. in Wellesley, Mass., keep getting stolen. The town is waiting for the song’s popularity to die down before replacing them....
18:00 2019-08-13

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
14:52 2019-05-31

Julian Castro at Fox News Town Hall Julián Castro, the Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Barack Obama and a 2020 presidential candidate, appeared at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
06:26 2019-06-14

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several days....
08:26 2019-08-02

Severe storms tear through town outside Dallas A severe storm that local officials reported as a tornado struck the northeast Texas city of Greenville. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
17:52 2019-05-31

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
13:00 2019-08-01

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attack....
01:52 2019-06-03

Steve Bruce relishes having ‘local hero’ Andy Carroll back at Newcastle • Free-transfer striker returns to Newcastle after eight years away• Andy Carroll: ‘My friends and family are here. It’s home’Eight years after departing Newcastle in a January deadline-day transfer Andy Carroll has returned in another 11th-hour move the club hope may pacify the militant element of ...
03:13 2019-08-09

Local senior citizens rock out at Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival Breaking stereotypes, and showing that you are never too old to rock and roll, a group of senior citizens is attending the world's biggest heavy metal festival in northern Germany....
01:39 2019-08-01

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an opportunity to send their condolences to the victims, family, friends and all those who were impacte...
10:52 2019-08-07

Trade war is turning China's local manufacturers to the domestic market, says tech giant Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com sees a business opportunity in factories that have been affected by trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, the company's chief financial officer said....
11:26 2019-08-14

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
00:13 2019-08-11

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up one of four small parcels of land for sale on the i...
05:13 2019-06-07

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
02:00 2019-08-08

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
17:00 2019-07-15

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
17:00 2019-07-12

West Virginia Man On Tree Crushing Local Student's Car: "I Hate To Say It, But It Was Kind Of Cool" On Monday, a crew from the city of Huntington, W. Va. cut down a tree that residents nearby determined was potentially dangerous after a storm blew a branch through the windshield of a parked car. Unfortunately, the crew’s approach to their job was rather negligent and the tree fell on top of a diff...
19:00 2019-08-10

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

Local police have identified the suspected ice cream-licking culprit from viral video Twitter/BlindDensetsu A San Antonio teen was identified by Texas Police as the alleged "Lufkin Licker" — a woman who was filmed reportedly licking a tub of ice cream at a Lufkin Walmart and putting it back in the freezer. The video then went viral. Tampering of consumer product is a second-de...
14:13 2019-07-06

Mumbai Local Trains Impacted By Rains: Check Train Running Status Here Mumbai Local Train Status: The Central Railways has said that Mumbai local trains on Harbour line will be operated between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Bandra, Vashi and Panvel and......
10:39 2019-07-02

Golf: Local favorite Clarke makes bright start at damp Portrush Local favorite Darren Clarke made a bright start to the British Open Championship at Royal Portrush on Thursday as crowds flocked to the first major in Northern Ireland since 1951....
11:13 2019-07-18

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
04:39 2019-06-22

Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Bass say their infrastructure bill will boost local jobs, rebuild communities The Build Local, Hire Local Act would make sure that we are building and repairing all of our communities – and it would make sure that we are hiring from those same communities too, write Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Karen Bass....
20:52 2019-08-02

U.S. House panel debates giving local news outlets ‘lifeline’ in ad fight Bipartisan U.S. efforts to give news outlets new tools to collectively negotiate with large tech firms collecting the bulk online advertising revenue won support on Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee hearing on the fate of local journalism....
03:00 2019-06-12

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
19:13 2019-06-27

El Paso Police Warn of Active Shooting Incident Near Local Mall [UPDATING] The El Paso Police Department in Texas has warned of an active shooter incident near the Cielo Vista Mall and is asking local residents to stay away from the area....
20:39 2019-08-03

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
15:52 2019-06-04

£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues News 22 Jul, 2019 £2m of funding announced for artificial intelligence to scan 96,000 miles of road for poor road markings and other issues...
17:26 2019-07-22

Using Google Maps to find a local business could drain your bank account...or worse Relying on Google Maps to find a local business could have serious consequences, The Wall Street Journal reports today. That's because the platform's search engine is full of fake business listings and rip-off artists. The Journal relayed the story of one woman who needed to have her garage door rep...
18:26 2019-06-21

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
21:39 2019-06-04

Opposition candidate Fernandez seen ahead of President Macri in Argentina primary: local TV Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according to Argentine TV stations TN, Cronica and A24....
23:52 2019-08-11

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries LYON, France (AP) — French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries. The post French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

California woman gives birth to two infants behind local business, resulting in the death of one: police A California woman is in custody after police say she abandoned two newborns behind a local business after appearing to give birth to them on the sidewalk, resulting in the death of one infant. ...
20:13 2019-07-31

New online service in Lethbridge brings fresh, local product to residents’ doors Bringing fresh food to the people of Lethbridge is the aim of the new online service, Mocha Local, along with supporting southern Alberta's agriculture sector....
18:26 2019-07-31

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong Kong after a demonstration against a controversial extradition bill, this time in Sha Tin, a bustling town between Hong Kong island and the border with ...
16:52 2019-07-14

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in 2017 came to light during a township committee me...
07:39 2019-06-14

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, killing five people and wounding several others....
22:39 2019-06-07

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
05:13 2019-06-17

The Country-Rap Song Taking Over Nashville? It Isn’t ‘Old Town Road’ Billboard removed Lil Nas X’s “country trap” record from a country chart. So why did Blanco Brown’s “trailertrap” song “The Git Up” make it to No. 1?...
01:52 2019-07-12

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
15:13 2019-07-11

How a small Texas town has reacted to the hiring of Art Briles Residents of Mount Vernon (population 2,650) have largely shrugged off the national controversy following the town's hire of the disgraced former Baylor coach to lead its football program. But vocal critics remain....
19:26 2019-07-11

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
03:26 2019-07-23

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursd...
07:52 2019-07-21

Libyan government forces capture key town from warlord Strategically significant victory in Gharyan puts pressure on General Haftar’s backers Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord say they have captured a strategic town from General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord mounting a deadly siege of the capital, Tripoli.GNA...
18:39 2019-06-27

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ became the longest-running No. 1 thanks to memeing and streaming The viral hit bested the best: Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" remix with Justin Bieber....
18:26 2019-07-31

‘Old Town Road’ smashes Billboard Hot 100 record with 17 weeks at No. 1 Rapper Lil Nas X is still riding “Old Town Road,” and Billboard mag “can’t tell him nothin’.” The 20-year-old’s catchy song of the summer broke records Monday by remaining on top of the music magazine’s “Hot 100” list for 17 weeks in a row. That’s more than any other song in Billboard’s 60 years of....
18:26 2019-07-31

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling The city was dying. Then somebody had a great idea to save it – make it the greenest place on Earth‘People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall manager Anna Bergström. An hour’s train ride from Stockholm, the “Sheffield of Sweden” has had somethin...
01:13 2019-06-19

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked the woman until she passed out, officials said. Wh...
18:52 2019-06-29

'Old Town Road' rapper brushes off homophobia after coming out Celebrities have rallied around US rapper Lil Nas X after he came out at the end of June. While the "Old Town Road" artist's announcement garnered a lot of support online, he has also faced a barrage of homophobic abuse....
14:26 2019-07-03

Leicester sign defender Justin from Luton Town "Leicester City have signed versatile defender James Justin from Luton Town on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on Friday."...
22:52 2019-06-28

This Town Comes Alive Once a Year, as Thousands of Snakes Mate More than 70,000 snakes slither out of dens to breed each spring at a Manitoba wildlife area, and thousands of people just can’t keep away from the writhing show. Just don’t call it an orgy....
16:26 2019-06-16

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
00:26 2019-07-18

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
14:26 2019-07-18

Libya airstrike kills dozens in southern town At least 42 people have been killed in a drone airstrike on a southern Libyan town. The UN-backed government has blamed the attack on forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar....
05:52 2019-08-06

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
19:52 2019-07-15

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life....
20:39 2019-08-01

Swedish town launches controversial £21 begging permit Charities say scheme will make beggars even more vulnerable and open to exploitationA Swedish town has become the first in the country to introduce an official begging permit, requiring anyone who asks for money in the street to pay SEK 250 (£21) upfront for a licence.Valid for three months, the per...
01:13 2019-08-06

The 7 Most Memorable Moments From 2020 Democratic Town Halls The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates has spurred a boomlet in hourlong cable TV specials, getting attention for their campaigns in televised town halls. The three major cable news networks — CNN, Fox News and MSNBC — have hosted one-on-one town halls with ev...
21:39 2019-06-07

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
23:39 2019-05-22

From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A California high school where nearly all the students lost their homes in a wildfire is preparing for its first graduation since the devastating blaze. About 220 students are scheduled to graduate from Paradise High School in Northern California on Thursday. Principal Loren ...
09:39 2019-06-06

People in this town could be fined for crying or arguing in their own home You could be committing a crime and see yourself slapped with a hefty fine simply by crying or arguing in your own home if you live in the British town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A Freedom of Information request by The Sun has found that residents of the town in Staffordshire, England are forbidden fr...
01:13 2019-05-29

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25, in what could be their final hope to stay in the presidential race, the cable network announced Friday. De Blasio will get the 7 p.m. slot with anchor Ana Cabrera moderating, while Bullock’s town h...
04:13 2019-08-17

Rep. Amash applauded by crowd at Mich. town hall The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct was largely applauded during a town hall in his Michigan district. Rep. Justin Amash spoke to hundreds of people Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there's a catch Mussomeli in Sicily, Italy sits on a steep hillside, has narrow streets and is known for its medieval castle and old churches. As part of a not-for-profit project, there are about 100 homes for sale there for 1 euro each....
01:52 2019-06-05

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
08:00 2019-05-31

German coach Jan Siewert sacked by Huddersfield Town The former Borussia Dortmund reserve team trainer had been in charge of the Championship outfit for just seven months. During that time he had overseen relegation from the Premier League while winning just one game....
10:39 2019-08-17

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
18:13 2019-05-28

Lowville Had Lots of Water. Then String Cheese Came to Town. Kraft Heinz’s status as a revered employer in an upstate New York community was tested when a thirsty new operation strained water supply. A potent mix of population growth, industrial demand and climate change is putting relentless stress on water resources around the world....
04:26 2019-06-06

Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
15:39 2019-05-22

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
05:39 2019-05-28

What Could Possibly Unseat "Old Town Road" From No. 1? Our Best Guesses at Lil Nas X's Successor It's official: Our walk down this "Old Town Road" is far from over. As of Monday, August 12, the smash hit from breakthrough artist Lil Nas X (born Montero Lamar Hill) has......
22:13 2019-08-12

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has killed more than 2,000 people on both sides and displaced some 400,000....
14:39 2019-08-11

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
20:00 2019-07-18

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said....
21:39 2019-06-06

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin according to his Instagram account, who commissioned...
03:52 2019-07-06

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-06-18

'Nothing cooler': Brooks Koepka hopeful he can deliver Open victory with local knowledge – video Brooks Koepka has said 'there would be nothing cooler' than winning the Open with his caddie Ricky Elliott, who grew up less than a mile from the Royal Portrush.Four-time major winner Koepka added that Elliot, who has caddied for him for the past six years, will be a 'big advantage' during the conte...
22:52 2019-07-16

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media China's top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to 31, aiming to meet its air quality targets, a city government-backed newspaper reported on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-22

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
06:13 2019-06-05

Trail Blazers In Petty Feud With Local Publication Over Powerfully Inane Blog Post If, or more realistically, when the Portland Trail Blazers are eliminated, it will mark the end of the deepest playoff run for the franchise in almost 20 years. They should be focusing on this triumph, and what it portends for the future. Instead, the organization is picking a petty fight with a lo...
15:13 2019-05-21

Golf: McDowell qualifies for home town British Open Graeme McDowell achieved a season-long goal when he qualified for next month's British Open, which will be held in his home town of Portrush, when he tied for eighth at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-10

Man killed in South Bend shooting same day as Buttigieg town hall At least one person was killed and several others injured in a shooting at a South Bend, Indiana bar early Sunday, hours before Mayor Pete Buttigieg took part in a nearby town hall on the recent police shooting of a black man in his town. Police said 27-year-old Brandon Williams was killed and as ma...
00:26 2019-06-24

Russia calls, then cancels, town's evacuation after nuclear mishap Radiation has spiked at a nearby town following last week's explosion at a rocket testing site. First responders have been silenced, while villagers have been told to leave....
20:52 2019-08-13

Gay Hell: the Michigan town renamed to troll Donald Trump The YouTuber Elijah Daniel has bought – and rebranded – a midwestern community to protest against the president’s ban on LGBT flags at US embassiesAge: 178 years, or a day – it depends.Depends on what? That’s quite a difference. Whether we’re talking about Hell (178 years) or Gay Hell (one day). Con...
01:13 2019-06-19

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
15:13 2019-07-01

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the first major foreign policy speeches of the 2020 campai...
21:26 2019-06-12

| Baroka, Cape Town City share spoils in thriller Baroka FC and Cape Town City FC have shared the spoils in a four-goal thriller in their Absa Premiership clash at the Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwane....
20:00 2019-08-03

'Multiple locations' searched by police in Connecticut town where mom, 50, vanished Investigators in Connecticut have been searching multiple locations for the whereabouts of a missing mother of five who lives nearby in a wealthy town, and has been embroiled in a bitter divorce, officials said Wednesday....
06:52 2019-05-30

Wheels24.co.za | 'One for the bucket list' - a taste of Formula 1 in Cape Town Channel24 editor Herman Eloff and Wheels24's Sean Parker reflect on the Red Bull Cape Town circuit event which saw ex-racing driver David Coulthard thrill thousands behind the wheel of an Formula 1 car....
17:39 2019-06-04

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the state....
05:00 2019-05-27

Migrants moved from Bosnian town to camp at former garbage dump Up to 700 migrants from Asia and the Middle East who had been sleeping rough in the Bosnian town of Bihac have been moved to a camp on the site of a former garbage dump near the Croatian border that has been criticized as inadequate by UN agencies....
20:13 2019-06-19

Beach town pays $65,000 for hawks, owls to scare seagulls away A New Jersey beach town is shelling out a whopping $65,000 on a team of hawks, falcons and owls to scare away pesky, food-stealing seagulls from the boardwalk, according to a new report. The seagulls in Ocean City are becoming increasingly aggressive as they scour for snacks in the popular family va...
18:39 2019-08-06

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday evening on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” according to his campaign schedule. De Blasio, who once trashed Fox News for dividing the count...
21:39 2019-06-06

This Map Shows If Your Town's Police Are Tapped Into Ring's Surveillance Network Ring, the smart doorbell home security system Amazon bought for over $1 billion last year, is involved in some fairly unnerving arrangements with local law enforcement agencies. Wouldn’t you like to know if the cops in your town are among them?Read more......
08:00 2019-08-09

Town near Area 51 warns people to stay away from planned festival The nearest town to Area 51 has warned people to stay away from a music festival being organised by the man behind a call to arms that saw more than two million people sign up to storm the military base....
14:26 2019-08-13

Far from Cape Town tourist sites, a gangland battle rages Convoys of armored vehicles and soldiers with assault rifles are patrolling gang-ridden streets in some suburbs of Cape Town as authorities seek to quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds of people this year....
22:13 2019-07-19

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of cancer 50 times higher than the national average. Plus Helen Pidd on the battle to save the dam at Whaley Bridge in DerbyshireThe small town of Reserve...
04:39 2019-08-07

Locals buy up town's beer to keep neo-Nazis from drinking during a festival Locals in the German town of Ostritzwent went to supermarkets and bought crates of beer to keep alcohol away from the festival’s attendees.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Banksy ash mural moved from garage to gallery in Welsh town A Banksy mural depicting a child enjoying what appears to be snow but is actually ash from a nearby burning bin has been moved from a garage to a planned street art museum in the Welsh town of Port......
21:52 2019-05-29

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
16:13 2019-08-14

CHEAP: Paint the town red with 33% off Sony’s DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Few things in life are as satisfying as returning home from work and sinking into your favorite video games. Whether that means taking out enemies in a Battle Royale game, crushing your rivals in FIFA, or explori...
19:26 2019-07-18

Arrest in decades-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town LAKEWOOD, Wis. — Word of the arrest — via a friend’s text message — hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt. “I said, ‘You gotta be kidding me,'” Sankey recalled. “And then I told the wife and she couldn’t believe it. ‘There’s no way,’ she said. R...
08:52 2019-06-04

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

‘Blocked Off From Civilization’: Floodwaters Turn Oklahoma Town Into an Island Braggs, a town of 259 in rural Oklahoma, has become a virtual island. Floodwaters have nearly surrounded it, cutting off residents, who have formed an ad hoc emergency response network....
07:13 2019-05-29

Documentary series examines cost of small-town vigilantism Israeli filmmaker Avi Belkin became intrigued about the 1981 killing of a bully in the dusty farming community of Skidmore, Missouri. But he found more in town than he bargained for....
22:39 2019-07-24

Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse....
23:52 2019-05-24

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:01 2019-06-02

Colorado town sued after asking couple to take down anti-Trump signs The American Civil Liberties Union is suing a Colorado town for forcing its residents to take down anti-Trump and environmental advocacy signs in a violation of free speech....
00:26 2019-08-08

Animal Crossing Superfan Has Maintained His GameCube Town For 17 Years We always joke about what it would be like if we were to grab our old 3DS or GameCube, boot up a now-ancient Animal Crossing town, and visiting our poor abandoned villagers and the chaos they’ve been left to in our absence. But for at least one player of the original 2002 Animal Crossing, his villag...
23:00 2019-06-07

105 town halls and 35,000 selfies: how Warren has shaken up the 2020 race The Massachusetts senator has led the policy agenda and forced rivals to play catch-up, but her grandest plan is to save capitalism from itself To the crowd of voters who gathered in the garden of a New Hampshire home on a serene summer’s day in June, Elizabeth Warren expressed her sincere gratitude...
09:52 2019-07-08

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in a bid to prevent it collapsing and flooding the town below....
17:26 2019-08-02

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
22:00 2019-06-16

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes over the past week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
00:39 2019-07-13

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to apply for a town building per...
21:00 2019-05-31

Swiss Air Force Disrupts Yodeling Festival With Fly-By in the Wrong Town A squadron of Swiss fighter pilots caused a stir on Saturday when they performed a fly-by over a local yodeling festival instead of the event they were scheduled to appear at. A spokesman for the Swiss Defense Ministry has apologized for a navigational error made by the Patrouille Suisse — the...
18:26 2019-07-09

Croatian town to showcase Mercedes love affair with monument A town in southern Croatia whose citizens are obsessed with Mercedes-Benz cars plans to build a monument to the German car that symbolizes success for its rural inhabitants....
15:13 2019-05-21

Syrian army takes strategic town from rebels in new advance Syria's army has captured a strategically important town in Idlib in the rebels' last major enclave, a war monitor and a military media unit run by its ally Hezbollah reported on Sunday....
11:26 2019-08-11

Radiation Up To "16 Times" The Norm In Town Near Russia Blast Site Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site, the national weather service said Tuesday....
17:39 2019-08-13

Police continue to hunt missing £10m loaned to Northampton Town • Borough council made the loan for improvements at Sixfields• ‘A complex financial and corruption investigation,’ police sayPolice investigating what happened to £10.25m of public money loaned to Northampton Town for a new east stand which was never completed have said that potential offences being...
23:52 2019-06-14

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping plovers usually only visit Sandy Hook but this year, unusually, they’ve decided to build more than 20 nests. Sandy Hook Foundation made the anno...
23:39 2019-06-13

Arrest in 43-year-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town LAKEWOOD, Wis. (AP) — The news of his neighbor’s arrest hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt. It was too much to believe: The text message from Sankey’s friend said his next-door neighbor — the helpful, 82-year-old handyman with a gravelly voice — had been arrested and authorities were sa...
16:13 2019-06-01

‘A town of love and peace’: El Pasoans support each other in wake of attack A community, united on both sides of the border, is shocked by the hatred that spurred a mass shooting event“I know this kind of thing happened in other places, but it could not happen in El Paso because everyone here is very caring. It was shocking to me and the rest,” said Kevin Guerrero, 24, a ho...
12:13 2019-08-10