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Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist

In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist

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Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
15:52 2019-06-13

Brexit Sage: Deflation and the "Generational Weakening" of the U.K. Economy In this interview, EWI's Murray Gunn shows Dana Weeks the evidence of a U.K. property decline -- and explains the big-picture meaning for mood and the larger economy....
14:52 2019-05-21

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
22:13 2019-06-11

Sony PlayStation CEO confirms PlayStation 5 will have cross-generational play, default SSD storage Sony's CEO Jim Ryan told CNET that the PlayStation 5 will launch with cross-generational play. That means players will be able to play a game on the PS4 or PS5.Read More...
23:00 2019-06-05

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

io9 At Least One Big Game of Thrones Finale Twist Came From George R.R. io9 At Least One Big Game of Thrones Finale Twist Came From George R.R. Martin’s Novels | Kotaku The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was | Jalopnik Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD | Lifehacker How to Check for Speed Traps, Speed Limits, and Traffic Accidents in Google...
01:52 2019-05-31

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain technology to verify its content and keep a check on fake news....
11:52 2019-05-28

Pixel Ripped 1995 will put a VR twist on the dawn of 3D gaming Pixel Ripped 1995 will continue the series’ theme of revisiting beloved gaming eras -- this time, the PlayStation/Nintendo 64/Saturn -- of the past in VR.Read More...
21:26 2019-06-02

Deathloop seems like warped-world BioShock with a Groundhog Day twist Bethesda spent plenty of time showing off some less than exciting games at E3 2019, with updates to Elder Scrolls Online and a new 52-player battle royale mode for Fallout 76. But they did announce one brand-new title, Deathloop, and it comes from the creative studio behind the Dishonored franchise....
08:00 2019-06-10

Robinson Cano hustles, then exits with injury in Mets’ twist Maybe this is why Robinson Cano didn’t want to run it out. Maligned for his lack of hustle on two ground balls over the weekend in Mami, Cano was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Nationals with left quad tightness after he grounded out to end the third inning. The Mets vetera...
02:52 2019-05-23

New render shows Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 with a gorgeous twist Something very interesting will happen this year when Google finally releases its next-generation Pixel 4 flagship phone lineup in October: it will sell smartphones that feature more modern designs than Apple’s iPhone lineup from the same year. That statement will be an objective truth since A...
14:39 2019-05-29

Review: ‘Observation’ Is a Space Station Thriller With One Clever Twist A camera films Dr. Emma Fisher, an astronaut aboard what seems to be an otherwise empty International Space Station, as she floats through the facility’s tangled modules just after some horrible accident. The situation looks bleak: the rest of the crew is missing, and the ISS is no longer in E...
17:26 2019-05-21

Jennifer Aniston Describes Frightening Emergency Plane Landing – With A Twist (TODAY) – It was meant to be a celebration with her besties, but Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday getaway got off to a rough start before the private plane they were all on even left the runway. The actress recalled the incident during a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night, and as it tu...
01:26 2019-06-02

An integral element of Game Of Thrones' big twist was on an "Inside The Episode" commentary If you, like Aaron Rodgers, are till fuming over the finale of Game of Thrones, then The Take has a treat for you. In a new video, the essayists offer some solace over Daenerys’ fate and delve into what would have made her turn feel earned or worth it in the end....
02:52 2019-05-29

Check your tickets: Winning $1.9 million Triple Twist ticket sold in Tucson TUCSON – We have a winner! One lucky person is the winner of the first Triple Twist jackpot in Tucson. On Wednesday, the lucky individual matched six out of the six number and won $1,900,000. The winning numbers for the drawing were 6, 10, 14, 19, 23, 30. According to Arizona State Lottery officials...
19:52 2019-05-23

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim no investigation has been done in the case. The......
18:52 2019-06-03

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some time alone. He wasn’t feeling great, was the truth. H...
23:26 2019-06-03

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her as a potential buyer. The Archdiocese of Los Angel...
21:52 2019-06-11

Every major moment on 'Game of Thrones' that foreshadowed Daenerys Targaryen's deadly character twist HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode five, "The Bells." On the penultimate episode of the HBO series, Daenerys Targaryen decided to ignore the Lannister army's surrender and firebomb King's Landing. Many fans had long theorized that Dany was becoming "mad" like he...
17:52 2019-05-21

Fernández-Fernández: Argentina gasps with surprise at CFK's electoral plot twist The Fernández-Fernández ticket came as a bombshell for the country's politics and media, with not a single rumour of the decision having leaked to the press in the days prior to Saturday....
15:52 2019-05-21

In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump's Claim 'Fake News' Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-blah Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer don’t want me to succeed..blah-blah...I like giraffes...blah-blah...I once ate a walrus.”...
18:13 2019-06-10

Build-A-Bear is offering another 'Pay Your Age' deal, but with a twist Only a limited number of tickets will be available for this year's Build-A-Bear Workshop "Pay Your Age Day." Here's how to get one.        ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
01:00 2019-06-15

The end of erotica? How Hollywood fell out of love with sex The sex scene is dying out: not just because of #MeToo, but also because of new box-office economicsFor decades, no big-box-office, adult-oriented Hollywood movie was apparently complete without a sex scene, from Don’t Look Now to Basic Instinct. Yet it appears that erotica is now dying out in mains...
14:39 2019-06-16

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Silicon Valley and the US Senate. Researchers from Q...
01:39 2019-06-07

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood's Brandy, 2019's It Dog, has arrived Last year, Hollywood was forever changed by the emergence of two bona fide dog celebrities: Olivia, the West Highland Terrier that breathed kibble-stinking life into Widows, Game Night, and Insatiable, and Charlie from A Star Is Born, a pup that showed an extreme commitment to method acting by someh...
19:00 2019-05-24

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
17:39 2019-06-09

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
15:00 2019-05-21

How Hollywood Is Celebrating Pride Month 2019 Pride month is here, which means it is time to celebrate! Stars are donning their finest rainbow attire in honor of Pride month and, of course, there are plenty of photos to mark the......
19:26 2019-06-08

Has Hollywood’s ‘de-ageing’ gone too far? Martin Scorsese thinks so Will Smith, Anthony Hopkins and Robert Downey Jr have all been digitally rejuvenated. Now Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are having their wrinkles zappedWith production overrunning on Martin Scorsese’s passion project The Irishman, the director admitted this month he had misgivings about the “youthifi...
13:52 2019-05-29

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the latest menswear trend taking over the red carpet. Th...
22:26 2019-05-21

Will Hollywood’s new youthifying tech keep old actors in work for ever? From Samuel L Jackson to Will Smith, established stars are de-ageing in films – a trick that might not always benefit the industryHow old is Samuel L Jackson? How old is Michael Douglas? How old is Arnold Schwarzenegger? Looking at their movies these days, it is impossible to tell. All three have re...
11:00 2019-06-10

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’re waiting to see if the so-called “heartbe...
12:26 2019-06-07

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

PlayStation boss: “We believe the streaming era is upon us.” Enlarge / PlayStation Now currently offers 780 streaming games, and Sony promises to expand that catalog significantly going forward. In a wide-ranging investor presentation that focused on Sony's future gaming plans, Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan echoed comments from ...
19:00 2019-05-21

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back, sits a sagacious Clarence Avant. His demeanor is...
12:52 2019-06-12

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped collar and fiery plumage. The Avengers have fought the...
08:00 2019-05-24

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: Some big Hollywood stars attend Tony rehearsals NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Tony Awards dress rehearsal — normally with few actual stars in attendance — got a shock of A-listers this year, including Samuel L. Jackson and his wife, LaTanya Richardson, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Samira Wiley, Danai ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood cast has no idea what to do with this in-your-face cameraperson It sounds weird for people who don’t attend film festivals to hear that a film received a seven or eight-minute standing ovation, and that’s because it is. It’s really fucking weird. A standing ovation is a nice gesture, but one has no reason to go beyond, say, 30 seconds. People have places to be! ...
05:13 2019-05-24

Doris Day: The tragic last days of a ‘manipulated’ Hollywood icon In the 1950s and ’60s, Doris Day was America’s box-office sweetheart. But she spent her final days being manipulated by those around her, sources who were close to the legend allege....
12:39 2019-06-09

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party...
16:13 2019-06-07

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
12:39 2019-06-04

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by architect Hugh Hardy. The “retro-futuristic” project, is ...
08:52 2019-05-30

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a fr...
12:26 2019-06-05

Georgia stands to lose $9.2 billion in Hollywood business Initially, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp dismissed the Hollywood actors criticizing the so-called heartbeat abortion bill he signed in early May as "C-list celebrities."...
11:26 2019-06-07

How Allison Williams became Hollywood’s smartest scream queen She’s played a millennial underminer on “Girls,” a flat-out psycho in “Get Out” and a chilling cellist in a new horror movie. Right now, though, actress Allison Williams is dreaming about going romantically old school. “Something period. I love a period drama. I want to be on a horse in a corset. It...
15:13 2019-05-22

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is One of Quentin Tarantino’s Most Affectionate Films. It’s Also One of His Best How you respond to Quentin Tarantino’s dazzling elegiac fairytale Once Upon a Time in Hollywood—playing in competition here at the Cannes Film Festival—may depend on how much you like old guys, people who see how the changing of the guard is leaving them behind, who are beginning t...
17:00 2019-05-22

Can your boss require vaccinations for measles? Amid the ongoing measles outbreak, experts weigh in on the legal risks of employers mandating vaccines — and what companies are doing to educate employees about vaccinations....
16:00 2019-05-21

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
01:52 2019-05-31

Ashton Kutcher freaked out about his fingerprints day after ‘Hollywood Ripper’ slaying Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” accused of killing three women — including one who the actor had a date with — and described freaking out the next day, saying, ‘My fingerprints were o...
21:13 2019-05-29

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood review - Tarantino's dazzling LA redemption song With Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt playing a TV actor and stuntman who cross paths with the Manson cult, Tarantino has created outrageous, disorientating entertainmentQuentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood finds a pulp-fictionally redemptive take on ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
23:13 2019-05-23

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR WASHINGTON (AP) — A public relations firm with deep Hollywood ties was enlisted by the Botswanan government to fight bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting. The firm 42 West is mostly known for its work with film industry celebriti...
21:00 2019-05-24

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:39 2019-06-08

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
23:01 2019-06-07

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

Cannes warns movie buffs about ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ spoilers Once upon a time in Cannes . . . Quentin Tarantino’s hotly anticipated flick, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” premiered at the French film festival Tuesday to a six-minute standing ovation. In an unorthodox move, festival head Thierry Frémaux warned attendees not to spill spoilers about the film, w...
06:13 2019-05-22

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
00:26 2019-05-23

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
16:00 2019-05-22

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
02:13 2019-05-31

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
14:26 2019-06-16

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
17:00 2019-06-07

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant Satan getup we will soon come to understand as aggr...
16:52 2019-06-06

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
11:13 2019-05-25

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
17:13 2019-06-05

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made it clear early on that Tate (played by Margot Robb...
05:52 2019-05-23

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson “It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic strains of Neil Diamond’s “Brother Love’s Traveling ...
18:39 2019-05-21

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction” Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime, we’ll direct you to a fascinating new Esquire in...
03:00 2019-05-22

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits Cannes to red-carpet circus Los Angeles-set thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the festival’s hot ticket, with Tarantino imploring audience members not to reveal the plotTwenty five years to the day that Pulp Fiction debuted at the Cannes film festival, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French Riviera with for h...
00:13 2019-05-22

Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's a Guy Fieri Fan at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Alright, alright, alright! It is the moment that people have long been waiting for: Guy Fieri is getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famed Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host......
02:39 2019-05-23

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
18:00 2019-05-23

Matthew McConaughey spoke at Guy Fieri's Hollywood Walk Of Fame ceremony A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the greatest honor a person in entertainment can receive that they also must pay $50,000 for. The chance to be immortalized among the many Batmen, Jack Sparrows, and brawling Spongebobs is one that simply cannot be passed up. So when, at long last, the time ca...
21:26 2019-05-23

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shadows. What you might not have realized is that he actually made a short film in 2004 that was nominated for an Oscar, one much more subdued than what he...
20:26 2019-06-12

Hampton aide says she was investigating boss’s firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An aide to Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton who was dismissed by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration says she was investigating the firing of her own supervisor earlier this year. Adrienne Southworth told the Courier Journal on Thursday she “needed answers to what was ...
23:39 2019-06-13

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still the boss The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency...
12:13 2019-06-13

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
19:26 2019-05-29

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after President Trump suggested he might accept dirt on an opponent from a foreign government. FEC chair Ellen ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Former Juventus boss Allegri wants year off from football "Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management."...
10:26 2019-06-14

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

| Celtic formally confirm Lennon as boss Neil Lennon was officially confirmed as manager of Celtic a week after he guided the Scottish Premiership club to a historic third consecutive treble....
19:13 2019-05-31

Why fantasizing about killing your boss is totally healthy Bosses, watch your backs. Not only is fantasizing about murdering your supervisor — a la “Horrible Bosses” or “9 to 5” — totally normal, it’s healthy, Dr. Julia Shaw, a criminal psychologist at University College London, tells The Independent. Shaw addressed the crowd a...
23:13 2019-06-07

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
23:26 2019-06-03

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. William Strampel was also convicted Wednesday of misconduct in offi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:13 2019-06-15

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement that followed the college's graduation ceremony in Rh...
03:13 2019-06-15

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

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who plays a “WuPS” delivery driver-turned-zombie in the ...
01:52 2019-06-14

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
19:26 2019-05-30

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
08:00 2019-05-31

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
16:39 2019-06-02

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
21:00 2019-05-21

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing his 10th feature. It remains to be seen if American cinema’s reigning rock-star auteur will make good on this early retirement plan, but the rationale...
17:13 2019-05-22

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
16:39 2019-06-02

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities have ramped up their calls for impeachment. ...
15:39 2019-05-30

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
17:52 2019-05-28

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with her and fight to change things, rather than boyco...
15:00 2019-06-05

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
11:00 2019-06-13

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:13 2019-06-04

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
15:26 2019-06-06

CD Projekt Red Boss Again Promises That Cyberpunk Devs Won't Have To Crunch Following an impressive showcase from Cyberpunk 2077 this week at E3 in Los Angeles, CD Projekt Red boss Marcin Iwiński joined Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about crunch, recent controversy over transgender issues, and whether GOG is in trouble....
19:52 2019-06-14

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
21:52 2019-06-11

Former HP boss Whitman says 'not protecting herself' in Autonomy fraud allegation Former Hewlett-Packard boss Meg Whitman denied on Thursday she was trying to protect her own reputation when she accused the leaders of Autonomy, the British software firm HP acquired in 2011, of a fraud that inflated its value by $5 billion....
22:52 2019-06-06

Watch FIFA boss Infantino hit hilariously bad corner "Playing for the association in a FIFA internal tournament, president Gianni Infantino didn\u0027t cover himself in glory when taking a corner kick..."...
09:52 2019-06-07

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
18:39 2019-06-07

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark has called on the UK government and regulators to make clearer, more decisive pronouncements if they want car buyers to switch to elect...
15:13 2019-05-21

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
16:39 2019-06-13

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

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
20:26 2019-06-13

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
19:52 2019-06-08

Riot announces new League of Legends esports boss Riot Games names John Needham global head of League of Legends esports, putting him in charge of world’s most popular competitive video game and its 13 professional leagues...
18:39 2019-06-05

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

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
16:52 2019-06-05

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so male-dominated for so long,” said Silver last month...
13:00 2019-06-05

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. According to Sport Mediaset, a youngster lowered his sho...
20:13 2019-05-27

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track and monitor supply chains. Jessi Baker, founder and...
14:26 2019-05-23

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been held by men.The call i...
22:00 2019-05-23

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
22:39 2019-05-22

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
05:39 2019-05-28

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam, was named as the 57th president ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Antti Rinne was approved Thur...
15:26 2019-06-06

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
23:13 2019-05-30

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
23:26 2019-05-30

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lush strings and French horns. Its 13 songs, however,...
14:39 2019-06-16

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
04:26 2019-06-12

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

Larry Nassar’s former boss convicted of misconduct, willful neglect A former dean at Michigan State University who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. But a jury acquitted William Strampel, 71, who served as dean of the university’s College of Osteopathic Medicine from 2002 thro...
20:39 2019-06-12

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will make a official visit to Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with President Nicolas Maduro and his arch-foe National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a statement said....
17:26 2019-06-14

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, was hoping to earn some cash ahead of her......
22:39 2019-06-04

BMR brings legendary team boss Ian Harrison back into BTCC Legendary British Touring Car Championship team manager Ian Harrison has rejoined BMR Racing for the majority of the rounds remaining on the 2019 calendar...
11:00 2019-06-15

Rossi has "promised" DTM boss Berger a future guest outing Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says he has "promised" DTM boss Gerhard Berger that he will race in the series as a guest driver at Misano in the near future...
13:39 2019-06-11

Froome to stay in intensive care for two-three days: team boss Chris Froome underwent surgery for eight hours on broken bones and will stay in intensive care in France for two or three days following a crash at the Dauphine that ruled him out of the Tour de France, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said on Thursday....
15:39 2019-06-13

Dish Network boss eyes creating 4th mobile carrier Talks to create a No. 4 US wireless carrier are quickly picking up steam — and Charlie Ergen is poised to run the prospective telecom colossus. The maverick telecom tycoon who controls Dish Network has lined up roughly $10 billion in financing to create a new telecom giant that would legitimately ri...
09:52 2019-06-15

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered her into a men’s locker room in March 2017, pulled...
01:01 2019-06-02

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. Monday’s sentencing of Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea comes after a 2018 conviction linked to the employment of tw...
15:26 2019-05-27

Celtic name Lennon as permanent boss after successful interim stint "Celtic confirmed Neil Lennon as their permanent manager on a 12-month rolling contract after the Northern Irishman helped them secure an unprecedented \u0027treble-treble\u0027 this season, the Scottish club said on Friday."...
19:26 2019-05-31

Ditching politics-first sportscasters working out for ESPN, network boss says ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro has found success by ditching politics-first sportscasters such Jemele Hill in order to win back its core customers who tune in for sports....
20:13 2019-05-21

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

Renault F1 boss: Hulkenberg "upset" by Canadian GP team orders Renault Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg was left "a bit upset" after the team ordered him to stay behind Daniel Ricciardo in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Cyril Abiteboul...
23:39 2019-06-09

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” SBA President Ed Mullins said in 970 A...
22:39 2019-06-02

Mercedes F1 boss Wolff feels "like a zombie" after Lauda's death Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says he feels like a "zombie" following the death of the team's non-executive chairman and three-time world champion Niki Lauda...
15:26 2019-05-23

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
23:26 2019-05-21

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from the hip-hop world. The start of the summer is not slim, however, on indie music and promising debut...
20:00 2019-06-01

Red Bull F1 boss: Verstappen "reserved" in Monaco GP Hamilton chase Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen was "really reserved" in his pursuit of Monaco Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton, but also "fought like a lion"...
00:39 2019-05-27

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge in the Calgary Stampeders’ exhibition game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The 30-year-ol...
05:13 2019-06-01

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m), including revenues made from her fashion and beau...
15:39 2019-06-05

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
20:26 2019-05-31

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivity for a year, studying their food-scrounging habi...
00:52 2019-05-24

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
16:26 2019-06-14

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:26 2019-06-06

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
13:26 2019-05-29

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still persists today—but new data published in JAMA ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
11:00 2019-05-23

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:13 2019-06-15

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneers of IVF despite objections from her colleagues, n...
06:00 2019-06-10

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. Caputova took the oath of office at a special session of Parliament Saturday, becoming Slovakia’s fifth president since it gained independence a...
15:00 2019-06-15

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay packages. The median pay package for female CEOs in the 2018 fiscal year was $12.7 million, compared with $11.2 million for men...
19:26 2019-05-24

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a team at the National Institutes of Health is the ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Praise ''Icon'' Luke Perry for Work on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Believe it or not, even people like Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio get starstruck. This was exactly the case when they walked onto the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood set, and found......
01:26 2019-05-22

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her divorce....
21:13 2019-05-28

Renault F1 team boss explains reluctance over 2021 rules delay Cyril Abiteboul says his Renault Formula 1 team's reservations over agreeing to the proposed 2021 rules sign-off deadline extension stem from fears rivals could try to change the regulations' principles...
23:00 2019-06-08

Mexico attorney general confirms arrest order for ex-Pemex boss Mexico's attorney general said on Wednesday an arrest warrant had been issued for Emilio Lozoya, former CEO of state oil company Pemex, as part of a probe into the company's purchase of fertilizer businesses in the previous government....
16:39 2019-05-29

'Game of Thrones' spinoff featuring Arya Stark isn't happening according to HBO boss Fans holding out for a “Game of Thrones” spinoff for Arya Stark can let those hopes die as HBO’s programming president has officially put the rumors to bed....
20:13 2019-05-22

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standing down in 2007, John Browne was CEO of BP for 12 years. In 2015, he returned to the global oil business as executive chairman of L1 Energy. Since leavi...
17:26 2019-06-08

Wetherspoon boss blames 'drug of branding' for Jamie Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would do the work for them"....
22:13 2019-05-28

EPA rejects auditor’s call to recoup $124,000 in travel costs from ex-boss Pruitt Months after he resigned as administrator of the EPA over concerns about his business and first-class travel, a watchdog has recommended that the agency consider recovering $124,000 in extra costs — likely from Scott Pruitt himself....
18:52 2019-05-21

A year after Qatar boss' gaffe, airlines still pay 'lip service' to diversity: executives A year after Qatar Airways boss' remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only "lip service" to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardrooms....
08:00 2019-06-02

Former UEFA boss Johansson, father of the Champions League, dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its new Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Football Association said on Wednesday....
16:13 2019-06-05

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

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress from the 19th century might just read: “Title, year, ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
01:13 2019-06-13

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
23:39 2019-05-21

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upset in Guatemala’s elections on Sunday, amid simmeri...
17:13 2019-06-15

The Latest: Female mayors in Madrid, Barcelona lose posts The two women who shook up Spanish politics by becoming the mayors of Madrid and Barcelona supported by an upstart far-left party in 2015 have both lost in local elections...
02:39 2019-05-27

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
05:39 2019-06-12

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
19:13 2019-06-15

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are open and the cries of its congregants drift out into the pre-dawn. Across the street, dew has settled...
12:39 2019-06-04

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and disgraced director Roman Polanski at a press confe...
21:13 2019-05-22

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film that patchworks tropes and ideas from elsewhere b...
18:13 2019-06-07

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged May 16 attack at the school in Selinsgrove, accordin...
19:13 2019-06-14

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic Pacific island retired in 2018, and no other doct...
07:26 2019-06-07

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her prize along with runner-up Olaya Fernandez Lence....
20:00 2019-05-22

The Latest: Female pitch invader delays final briefly Play was momentarily stopped in the 18th minute of the Champions League final when a scantily dressed woman streaked onto the pitch        ...
22:00 2019-06-01

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
15:26 2019-05-21

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
19:52 2019-06-15

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
03:39 2019-06-04

Jaguar Land Rover boss plays down PSA sale report - but doesn't deny it Jaguar Land Rover Fresh reports claim French PSA Group is closing on deal to buy luxury British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover boss Ralf Speth has played down reports the firm could be sold to the PSA Group - but not refuted them outright. Quizzed on rumours linking the firms, with JLR owner Tata Mot...
15:13 2019-05-21

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: Cruise ship boss laments sunken tour boat mishap BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the sunken tour boat in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The head of the company whose ship collided last week with a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists on the Danube River in Budapest has expressed his “personal and sinc...
14:52 2019-06-04

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Says Banjo In Smash Was An Easy Deal To Make Nintendo’s penultimate E3 announcement today involved the addition of a Microsoft-owned character to Smash Bros. This kind of company crossover between two platform holders might seem extraordinary, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that it was actually a pretty easy deal....
19:52 2019-06-11

Team Ineos boss Dave Brailsford explains how Chris Froome crashed "Team Ineos director Dave Brailsford confirms that Chris Froome will not ride at the Tour de France and explains how he crashed during the Criterium du Dauphine recon."...
10:39 2019-06-13

Delhi Student Invokes Trump's Gaffe On Meeting Apple Boss Tim Cook It was a dream come true for Delhi-based student Palash Taneja when he stood face to face with Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with 13 global students in San Jose and in that moment, came the witty......
08:00 2019-06-05

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency stated at Europol’s headquarters on Friday when presenting the findings of extensive analysis....
23:13 2019-06-14

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as young women is r......
22:26 2019-05-23

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
20:00 2019-06-14

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious statements — says the female helpers are often depicted a...
04:26 2019-05-22

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
22:13 2019-05-23

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
21:00 2019-05-22

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equality....
17:26 2019-05-21

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets have found older males are better than younger, m...
02:52 2019-05-24

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics professor and plant scientist from Turkey, resigned after...
16:26 2019-05-31

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
17:26 2019-05-30

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better known by her nom de guerre, Umm Sayyaf, has helped bo...
21:26 2019-05-31

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
23:00 2019-06-06

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
14:13 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. New sponsorships and changes to the domestic league offer hope....
11:52 2019-06-07

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a northern Paris suburb where the six-year-old Kylian Mbappé began to shine. Long before he became a star of the World Cup-winning France team last year,...
12:13 2019-06-12

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shooting the climactic scene of the first US film I’ve ...
15:26 2019-05-25

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary — and the people who had given her hope were nowher...
15:00 2019-05-26

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
06:52 2019-06-03

E3 boss interview — Stanley Pierre-Louis says show floor is sold out, 65,000 people expected Stanley Pierre-Louis, CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, says that the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game show is sold out.Read More...
23:00 2019-06-05

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from the world's richest man....
18:01 2019-05-28

Trump, Defense boss Shanahan both deny link to USS John S. McCain ‘out of sight’ directive A mystery continues to surround a reported U.S. military email that called for the USS John S. McCain to be “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan, where the ship was docked....
08:39 2019-05-30

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort to be sent to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail Paul Manafort, the former chief of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, is set to be sent from federal prison to New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail as a local prosecutor pursues state charges against the convicted felon....
17:13 2019-06-04

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
08:13 2019-05-24

Here's a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restaurant Days Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bartending career has been widely discussed by people who believe there is something inherently undignified about working in the service industry, a sector in which some 102 million Americans collect paychecks. That many of the indignities women face while s...
21:13 2019-05-30

Jezebel Here’s a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restau Jezebel Here’s a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restaurant Days | Deadspin A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots | Splinter Say McCain, Say McCain | The Root Mike Tyson Reportedly Put the Paws on The Game’s Manager for ...
03:13 2019-05-31

The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly creative and ingenious asset recycling....
01:13 2019-06-16

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
12:13 2019-05-28

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-14

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
16:52 2019-06-14

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:13 2019-05-21

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: Johny Pitts on how an ice bath with pop duo Jedward prompted a journey around Europe exploring Afrop...
04:26 2019-06-03

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

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
01:13 2019-06-12

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
20:00 2019-05-21

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way, honouring the black female mathematicians who defied racial segregation to ...
21:26 2019-06-12

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

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to departing duo Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno Jurgen Klopp has paid an emotional tribute to Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno following the announcement that the duo will leave Liverpool this summer....
19:13 2019-06-04

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the report fou...
15:26 2019-06-04

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dark Phoenix's Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain Want to Normalize Strong Female Characters With Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark and X-Men's Jean Grey, Sophie Turner is known for playing roles that empower women. In X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix, she turns that up to 11, as her......
02:39 2019-05-23

Rihanna tops Forbes' list of wealthiest female musicians with eye-popping $600 million Rihanna has accumulated a $600 million fortune with her multi-hyphenate career, according to the latest Forbes list.        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

Roger Stone posts 'Wanted for Treason' image of ex-CIA boss Brennan, condemns Trump-Russia probe Roger Stone posted a "Wanted for Treason" image featuring photos of ex-CIA chief John Brennan on his social media accounts and criticized the inquiry that led to special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election....
19:13 2019-06-03

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino set for Daniel Levy talks after Champions League Final pain subsides Mauricio Pochettino will wait for the pain of Saturday's Champions League Final defeat to Liverpool to subside before meeting with Daniel Levy to discuss Tottenham's future....
14:52 2019-06-03

Champions League Final: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over starting Harry Kane v Liverpool Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham should be proud after the 'painful' Champions League Final defeat to Liverpool, and insisted he had no regrets about starting Harry Kane....
04:52 2019-06-02

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman backs Matthijs de Ligt to help contain Cristiano Ronaldo threat in Nations League Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman says his side have what it takes to stop Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, but admits that he may still be too good for them....
23:00 2019-06-08

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa....
18:13 2019-05-21

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
00:52 2019-05-25

New Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard is a talent that can't be found easily, says Belgium boss Roberto Martinez New Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard has been praised by his Belgium national team coach Roberto Martinez for his rare talent and leadership qualities which "can't be found easily"....
11:39 2019-06-08

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
12:39 2019-05-23

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which has released its official trailer.        ...
03:39 2019-05-22

Fashion Watch: Old-school 'Hollywood' glamour The stars of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" - Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie - bring high wattage glamour to the Cannes red carpet. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri closes in on Juventus move as Eden Hazard's Real Madrid transfer dream is delayed Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri hopes to be appointed Juventus manager this week, but Eden Hazard's wish to secure a dream move to Real Madrid before tomorrow have been dashed....
13:26 2019-06-03

NPR style boss instructs staff on abortion terminology: 'Babies are not babies until they are born' NPR supervising senior standards and practices editor Mark Memmott published a “guidance reminder” last week about how the media organization should discuss abortion news on the heels of a new law in Georgia and legislation in Alabama....
19:01 2019-05-21

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer revels in 'proudest moment of his career' after play-off final glory Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer paid tribute to his promotion-winning heroes, declaring their Wembley triumph over Sunderland the proudest moment of his career....
18:52 2019-05-26

PS4 Secret Game News: Mystery Sony PlayStation project teased by Sony Boss Shuhei Yoshida? Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has been visiting developers around the world - and we think that could mean work on the first slate of PS5 game is starting to power up....
12:00 2019-06-02

Review: Heartwarming 'Booksmart' puts Olivia Wilde at the head of Hollywood's cool class Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with the raunchy and heartwarming coming-of-age comedy 'Booksmart,' one of 2019's best films so far.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:39 2019-06-08

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident as "banter", a court heard....
16:52 2019-05-29

Ex-Army boss fined £1,000 for slapping woman's bottom after judge tells him act is 'disgraceful in the 21st century' A former Army Staff Sergeant who slapped a woman on the bottom during a Royal Navy fundraiser has been fined £1,000 by a judge, who said it was "disgraceful in the 21st Century"....
13:13 2019-05-31

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': First reactions call Quentin Tarantino's film 'brilliant' Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premiere.        ...
03:39 2019-05-22

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith's vow to ill father: 'Next time I see you, I'll be a Premier League manager' Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has revealed the promise he made to his dementia-suffering father before the Championship Play-Off Final, vowing, "Next time I see you, I'll be a Premier League manager."...
01:52 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scoote...
21:26 2019-06-13

Beto O'Rourke: Joe Biden would be return to the past, 'we've got to be bolder' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said electing Joe Biden would be a "return to the past" Thursday on "Morning Joe," and urged Democrats to leave the Obama era behind. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
21:26 2019-06-13

Didier Drogba backs Frank Lampard’s case to become Chelsea manager • ‘If he feels ready I don’t think it is too early,’ former striker says• Derby manager on shortlist with Allegri and Watford’s GraciaDidier Drogba has endorsed Frank Lampard’s credentials to become Chelsea’s manager once Maurizio Sarri joins Juventus, with the former striker insisting his old teamm...
21:26 2019-06-13

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discovered by the USS Bainbridge, is a potential smoking gun because it very likely points to Iran's involvement in the attack on the commercial vessels. Iran...
21:39 2019-06-13

4 signs you could be experiencing sun poisoning and how to avoid it Jingjits Photography/Shutterstock Sun poisoning is a term for a severe sunburn and if your skin is extremely red, blistering, and peeling, you might have it. Other symptoms of sun poisoning include feeling faint, feeling nauseous, or having a fever. If you're experiencing them, you should immediate...
21:39 2019-06-13

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Brown beats top-seeded Zverev at Stuttgart Open German qualifier Dustin Brown upset top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the bes...
21:52 2019-06-13

Hope Solo: U.S. women's soccer celebrations during Thailand win was unnecessary Former U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't approve of the celebrations her former team held during its 13-0 blowout victory over Thailand....
22:13 2019-06-13

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
22:13 2019-06-13

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
22:13 2019-06-13

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
22:13 2019-06-13

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-the-numbers cash-grab. And while it’s certain to grab a lot of cash, the movie somehow lives up to t...
22:26 2019-06-13

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
22:39 2019-06-13

Tesla loses key Autopilot engineer to self-driving truck start-up Embark The departure of Tesla Autopilot perception lead Zeljko Popovic comes at a critical time, as Tesla is promising its electric vehicles will be capable of operating as "robotaxis" by the end of next year....
22:52 2019-06-13

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:52 2019-06-13

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier....
22:52 2019-06-13

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of the sector....
23:26 2019-06-13

Jets bring in another CB in Mark Myers, waive S John Battle FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers and waived safety John Battle. Joe Douglas wasn’t kidding when he said during his introductory news conference that he would scour the waiver wire to add players. The new general manager made his second move in as ma...
23:39 2019-06-13

Aurora Games to feature No. 1 US beach volleyball team ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games will feature the top-ranked women’s beach volleyball team on the U.S. tour, led by April Ross and Alix Klineman. The stars will be on the roster of Team Americas in the inaugural all-women’s sports and entertainment festival that involves more than 15...
23:39 2019-06-13

What is the Hatch Act? Enacted in 1939, the Hatch Act bars federal employees from participating in political activity while on duty, in the workplace or in an official capacity....
23:39 2019-06-13

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
23:52 2019-06-13

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff f...
23:52 2019-06-13

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
23:52 2019-06-13

The Smallest USB-C PD Battery Pack We've Seen Is Just $11 Today Until very recently, USB-C Power Delivery battery packs were exclusively large. Like 20,000mAh or more, and a few pounds to boot. But if you don’t need that much power for a few hours on a plane, this pack from Xcentz is a svelte 5,000mAh, and only $11 today with promo code XCENTZ174....
00:00 2019-06-14

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal.......
00:00 2019-06-14

UAE says attacks on oil tankers are a 'dangerous escalation' Attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and on a Saudi airport are a 'major and dangerous escalation' that requires the international community to scramble to protect regional stability and security, the United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-06-14

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are in.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, Athleta has been a bright spot for its struggling parent company, Gap Inc...
00:26 2019-06-14

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
00:26 2019-06-14

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blamed Iran for the action and the oil price has risen ...
00:39 2019-06-14

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th......
00:39 2019-06-14

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
00:39 2019-06-14

Grandmother finds tarantula in grapes before giving them to grandchildren A grandmother in England opened a box of grapes and made a horrifying discovery: a live tarantula. Gillian Shivers, from Newark, was about to give the carton of fruit to her grandchildren when she found the 3-inch arachnid, SWNS reports. Shivers’ husband, Tony, reportedly killed the spider wit...
00:52 2019-06-14

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, she’s left us with what feels like a lifetime of mo...
00:52 2019-06-14

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
00:52 2019-06-14

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
01:01 2019-06-14

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
01:13 2019-06-14

Chick-fil-A franchisee busted for child molestation, cops say Authorities say a Chick-fil-A franchisee was busted in Florida for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl. Heather Matuszek, 32, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation for incidents that occurred between August 2014 and April 2015, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s...
01:26 2019-06-14

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to conduct a special cabinet session in the Golan that day to la...
01:26 2019-06-14

Air Force vet had 57-inch metal wire running through body after angioplasty: lawsuit An absent-minded cardiologist left a 57-inch metal wire inside the body of a decorated Air Force veteran who didn’t even realize something was wrong until 10 years later, a lawsuit claims. German “OT” Ortiz, 70, moved to Las Vegas after spending 22 years in the Air Force, where he earned a Bronze St...
01:26 2019-06-14

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Checking Into Rehab for Depression Ashley Martson is ready to get some help. E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star has plans to check into rehab for depression. "She wants it to help her reorganize......
02:00 2019-06-14

Hulu thinks these are the 3 best Netflix originals Hulu’s official Twitter account hosted a kind of Ask Me Anything conversation on Thursday afternoon, which generated a slew of questions — including one good-natured query about its toughest rival. Hulu kicked it off by requesting Twitter to ask the streamer to list its top three choices...
02:01 2019-06-14

Kimora Brought Back the Iconic Cat, But Did Baby Phat’s Return Bring the Nostalgia We Were Craving? When we learned yesterday that Baby Phat’s highly anticipated relaunch would be kicked off by a collab with Forever 21, we were curious to see what the partnership would turn out, clothing-wise....
02:13 2019-06-14

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged terrain of the Tonto...
03:13 2019-06-14

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

Chris Froome surgery successful but Tour de France winner remains in intensive care after horror crash Chris Froome stands to retrospectively become Britain's first Grand Tour winner and add a seventh title to his collection, all from his hospital bed in France where he is recovering from a horror crash which has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
03:39 2019-06-14

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
03:52 2019-06-14

Jets assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Joe Vitt don't want to talk about Bountygate Both Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt quickly and forcefully moved on when asked about their roles in the New Orleans Saints' Bountygate scandal.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
04:00 2019-06-14

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
04:00 2019-06-14

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
05:00 2019-06-14

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
05:00 2019-06-14

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
05:00 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
05:13 2019-06-14

Jessica Biel says she's not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill....
05:39 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
05:52 2019-06-14

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
06:00 2019-06-14

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
06:39 2019-06-14

Perry, Shin in front at rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic Katherine Perry and South Korea's Jenny Shin each shot 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to share the clubhouse lead in the first round of the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich....
07:00 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson's injury and free throw return sends Twitter into a frenzy Klay Thompson headed to the locker room after suffering a scary knee injury in the third quarter, but not before making a heroic comeback to shoot his free throws in a bizarre turn of events at Oracle Arena....
07:13 2019-06-14

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Millbrook Houses in Mott Haven, cops said. Colon, wh...
07:39 2019-06-14

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
08:52 2019-06-14

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
09:39 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump announces exit of 'warrior' spokesperson Sarah Sanders President Donald Trump has announced the surprise departure of his spokesperson Sarah Sanders, after a combative tenure that saw her all-but-kill off traditional White House briefings to journalists....
10:26 2019-06-14

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained the emails of National Security Council adviser Will...
10:52 2019-06-14

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-14

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
11:39 2019-06-14

Space Station Can Double Up as Eye in the Sky, Former ISRO Chiefs Say Former chiefs of Indian space agency say space stations can also double up as earth observation satellites with installation of necessary instruments like cameras....
11:39 2019-06-14

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
11:39 2019-06-14

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
12:00 2019-06-14

Details of Holden Supercars parity rules change revealed The Holden ZB Commodore has been allowed an extension to the front splitter and a change to the rear wing as part of the latest wave of Supercars parity adjustments...
12:13 2019-06-14

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
12:13 2019-06-14

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:26 2019-06-14

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look at what role the Strait of Hormuz plays for global oil supplies....
13:39 2019-06-14

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
13:39 2019-06-14

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
13:39 2019-06-14

Promoted: How the French Grand Prix works a Formula 1 car Paul Ricard offers a unique set of challenges to a Formula 1 car, allowing fans to witness both man and machine stressed to their limits. Motorsport Live looks at the demands of this very special track and the characteristics that make it a great showcase for the modern grand prix car...
13:39 2019-06-14

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
14:13 2019-06-14

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
14:13 2019-06-14

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
14:26 2019-06-14

‘Murder Mystery’ kills Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s star appeal Even with a title this generic, there’s less to “Murder Mystery” than meets the eye. The Netflix comedy reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, who previously worked together to disastrous effect in 2011’s “Just Go With It.” Since then, both have blossomed in marginally daring Netflix vehicles —...
14:39 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
14:39 2019-06-14

Huawei Mate X launch pushed back for totally-not-Android-related reasons After the Samsung Galaxy Fold broke when you folded it, Huawei had a chance to get the Huawei Mate X out as the world's first commercially available foldable phone, but it looks like Huawei has delayed its launch too.Speaking to CNBC, Huawei said it is pushing the Mate X release date back from ...
14:52 2019-06-14

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
14:52 2019-06-14

After the Injuries, What Next for the Warriors? On Monday, Kevin Durant ruptured the Achilles’ tendon in his right foot. On Thursday, Klay Thompson tore the anterior crucial ligament in his left knee....
14:52 2019-06-14

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease....
15:00 2019-06-14

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis Saudi Arabia inside Yemen, with U.S. weaponry in th...
15:00 2019-06-14

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the infamous 1969 raid on the Stonewall gay bar.Some qu...
15:00 2019-06-14

Jeremy Hunt: 'What would Churchill say of Johnson hiding away?' Second-placed Tory leadership contender challenges frontrunner to face scrutinyFollow the day’s political developments - liveJeremy Hunt has invoked the memory of Winston Churchill, asking what the wartime leader would say about his fellow Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson “hiding away...
15:00 2019-06-14

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador – the seventh journalist to d...
15:00 2019-06-14

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
15:00 2019-06-14

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future such projects would be well-served by putting a fresh...
15:13 2019-06-14

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
15:13 2019-06-14

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
15:52 2019-06-14

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

2019 U.S. Open: Round 2 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Friday morning. Here's everything you need to catch who makes the cut at Pebble Beach Golf Links.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
15:52 2019-06-14

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the Strait of Hormuz....
16:01 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
16:01 2019-06-14

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died       ...
16:13 2019-06-14

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub....
16:26 2019-06-14

Senior Russian track official steps down in doping case MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official has stepped down while facing a doping case. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, left his post as senior vice-president of the Russian track and field federation and will no longer sit on its board. Silnov i...
16:39 2019-06-14

City Releases New Design For Shillito Park Playground LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – City officials have released the new playground design for Shillito Park and it looks like kids will have a lot to enjoy. After 25 years, the city decided that the equipment desperately needed to be replaced. Element Design, PLLC created the new design, which they cal...
16:39 2019-06-14

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin district court on Friday fined the two women 2,000 euros ($2,250) each because their practice’s web...
16:39 2019-06-14

US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their retail spending last month, a sign that low unemployment and modest wage gains are encouraging consumers to shop. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.5% in May, after a smaller gain of 0.3% in the previous month. April’s figure was revi...
16:39 2019-06-14

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers to export 35,000 tons of beef to the bloc. The in...
16:39 2019-06-14

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
16:39 2019-06-14

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy competitor—the Huawei Mate X—has been delayed, and som...
17:00 2019-06-14

New AfterShokz bone-conduction headphones are designed to get sweaty When you're running, it can be tricky to strike the right balance between immersing yourself in your workout music and remaining safely aware of your surroundings.Aftershokz' latest bone conduction headphones, the Aftershokz Aeropex might just solve that problem. The best running headphone...
17:00 2019-06-14

See how switching broadband could save you up to £192 a year Broadband users that stay with their provider after their minimum term contract has ended could suffer price hikes of up to £192 a year, according to the latest research from consumer champion Which?.The study of entry-level broadband and phone deals across the 12 biggest UK providers, some of ...
17:00 2019-06-14

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” refe...
17:13 2019-06-14

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors....
17:26 2019-06-14

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
17:26 2019-06-14

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
17:39 2019-06-14

Dominican authorities bust three more in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic now have nine suspects connected to the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in custody, including a woman, it was revealed Thursday. Among the suspects were six who were arrested on Wednesday — including the suspected gunman, Rolfi Ferreira Cruz — and three ...
17:39 2019-06-14

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

CANADA STOCKS-Technology pressures TSX at the open Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand, and disappointing industrial data out of China dampened sentiment....
17:52 2019-06-14

'Euphoria' and 'Trinkets' join crowded class of TV teens in trouble There's no faster shortcut to "edginess" than pushing the envelope in depicting teenagers engaging in sex and drug use, usually in a way designed to give parents nightmares. Bringing something fresh to the formula is another matter -- especially when the class is so crowded -- for new series in sepa...
17:52 2019-06-14

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Where You Can Still Get Film Developed If You Just Unearthed an Old Roll I remember the first digital camera I ever used. It was the size of a salad bowl and stored images on a 3.5” disk. Yes, the same size we used to shove into our computers. Each image—a disk could hold about 20 photos—was 0.3 megapixels. (It was a Sony Mavica, OK nerds?)...
18:00 2019-06-14

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, supporting documentation, and be ready to speak with hu...
18:13 2019-06-14

Fort Huachuca celebrates 244 years of Army service to the nation FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – June 14 marks 244 years of Army service to our nation. As part of the celebration, Fort Huachuca will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “America’s Army –Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” Today, we celebrate 244 years of defending and protecting America, an...
18:13 2019-06-14

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. Ella Casano, 12, was diagnosed with Idiopathic Throm...
18:13 2019-06-14

Qualcomm readies for a 5G future With 5G now poised for release across the UK, the use cases for the next-generation networks are beginning to be realised in full flow.Qualcomm has been heavily involved in 5G for many years, with its role as probably the world’s leading chipmaker putting it in pole position to take advantage...
18:13 2019-06-14

The Overachiever's Guide to Summer Vacationing Make sure it doesn’t pass you by in a blur with this guide to indelible food adventures, standout style and trips you’ll remember wistfully come fall....
18:52 2019-06-14

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Julio Iglesias reflects on a life that ‘has been a miracle’ At 75, after a five-decade-long career, Julio Iglesias keeps performing internationally thanks to his impassioned drive and, above all, his discipline...
19:01 2019-06-14

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
19:13 2019-06-14

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago....
19:26 2019-06-14

Verstappen: F1 teams shouldn't make 2021 rules decisions Red Bull's Max Verstappen says there is too much self-interest from teams in Formula 1 and there needs to be "one person in charge" to sort the rules out properly...
19:39 2019-06-14

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties......
19:52 2019-06-14

Another Boy Falls Into Borewell In Punjab, Days After 2-Year-Old's Death A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Punjab and remained stuck there for hours. This fresh incident comes days after Fatehveer Singh, a two-year-old boy died after he was stuck inside a......
19:52 2019-06-14

PM Hits Out At Trade Protectionism, Calls For Rules-Based Trading System Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at unilateralism and trade protectionism and said that there is a need for a rules-based, anti-discriminatory and all inclusive World Trade......
19:52 2019-06-14

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
19:52 2019-06-14

Tyson Fury enjoys Vegas sparkle in reanimated heavyweight division British fighter will face Tom Schwarz on Saturday with Andy Ruiz Jr’s shock title win fresh in his mindAnthony Joshua handled the burden of being called the world’s best heavyweight with the earnest diligence of a class try-hard determined to get top grades in his A-levels, at least until his shock ...
20:00 2019-06-14

T-Mobile and Costco have an unbeatable trade-in deal for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR buyers Apple's "limited time" trade-in discounts for iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max purchases are still available, but although they're pretty hefty by the company's own standards, you can unsurprisingly get much better deals of a similar nature from third-party retailers and major US carriers.Costco and T-Mobi...
20:26 2019-06-14

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second referendum.Corbyn is coming under renewed pressure to ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-Beijing leaders after two senior figures called for the legislation to be delayed or dropped.Hong ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Lawyer: Man charged in couple’s deaths has lived quiet life EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of William Earl Talbott II, who is charged with killing a young Canadian couple in 1987 (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A defense lawyer for a man charged with killing a young Canadian couple in 1987, described his client as a blue-collar guy who’s l...
20:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a global emergency but is “an extraordinary event” o...
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UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
20:52 2019-06-14

Hellcat rises as Jessica Jones puts Trish Walker front and center Rather than pick up with the stabby cliffhanger from the previous episode, “A.K.A You’re Welcome” flashes back to fill us in on how Trish Walker went from instinctively catching a dropped cellphone back in the second season finale to becoming a full-on vigilante hero. This is an entirely Trish-centr...
21:00 2019-06-14

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks, industry experts are warning them to look out for...
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All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policymakers raised expectations for a rate cut in recent weeks....
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Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar The comedian welcomed her first child nearly 6 weeks ago and has been documenting the reality of motherhood since then.        ...
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