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Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny...

Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

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Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Luis has temporarily suspended operations due to a public safety concern. CBP will advise the pub...
00:13 2019-07-16

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

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

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
07:39 2019-06-17

Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status Plenty of us rely on public transportation, but there are times when your local transit system is anything but reliable. Those of us who use it to commute are used to being packed into buses and subway cars, but sometimes there are just too many passengers and you can’t board—or worse, your bus zoom...
23:13 2019-07-02

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny 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......
08:00 2019-06-14

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs globally British insurer Aviva will restructure its British business and cut costs across the firm with the loss of 1,800 jobs globally as it new chief executive seeks to make the business more competitive....
11:39 2019-06-06

NYPD overhauls prevention protocol after recent cop suicides The NYPD is working to overhaul its suicide prevention protocols following a disturbing spate of officers killing themselves this month, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said Friday. “Going forward in the next few days we’re gonna come out with some recommendations and some programs to make sure th...
03:39 2019-06-29

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on holding the House.Bustos (D-Ill.) notified members on...
15:52 2019-08-16

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
00:26 2019-06-15

Walmart overhauls Jet.com as online business fails to deliver results Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an e-commerce start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, as the world's largest retailer competes with Amazon and tries to grow its online revenue....
23:52 2019-06-12

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
22:13 2019-08-12

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22:13 2019-08-12

Mayfair restaurant Quaglino's overhauls menu in sustainability drive A leading central London restaurant has overhauled its food and drinks menus ahead of its 90th anniversary in a bid to enter its next decade sustainably....
09:52 2019-07-21

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
12:39 2019-06-21

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
22:13 2019-08-12

A Lobbying Ban Isn’t Enough Yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite a splash on Twitter by announcing that she would be willing to work with Ted Cruz on a bill to permanently ban former members of Congress from registering as lobbyists....
09:13 2019-06-01

What Exactly Is Lobbying? Last week, in a Twitter exchange, New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally agreed on something: Both officials have joined forces and emphasized a need to limit the ability of former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists....
20:13 2019-06-17

Ineos dumps PwC after row over tax affairs Britain's biggest private company is ditching its auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), months after tensions erupted between them over tax work that paved the way for a £1bn-plus dividend payout....
17:13 2019-08-07

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
01:26 2019-05-24

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
02:00 2019-07-13

The Latest: China blasts ‘interference” in own affairs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out against what he said were efforts to interfere in the country’s internal affairs. The harsh comments by Geng Shuang at a routine brie...
14:52 2019-06-04

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
08:26 2019-06-17

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges against his son are politically motivated. (July 1)        ...
00:52 2019-07-02

Tribal Affairs Ministry Gets Rs 800 Crore Hike In Budget The budgetary allocation for the Tribal Affairs Ministry for 2019-20 has been hiked by around 15 per cent, with the central government focusing on critical infrastructure projects for the welfare of......
18:52 2019-07-05

Atanu Chakraborty Appointed Economic Affairs Secretary The government has appointed Atanu Chakraborty as the new economic affairs secretary, a coveted position in the finance ministry, a statement late on Wednesday said....
20:00 2019-07-24

Russia accuses YouTube of interfering in its sovereign affairs Moscow says US-based firm has spread information about unsanctioned protestsRussia has accused YouTube of spreading information on unsanctioned opposition protests, calling recent push notifications from the US-based company interference in Russia’s sovereign affairs.Roskomnadzor, the Russian commun...
06:52 2019-08-12

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
10:52 2019-05-22

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since 1978. He has two engineering degrees, a no-nonsens...
09:00 2019-05-24

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation said....
07:00 2019-06-17

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife of a former Interpol chief now in jail on corruption charges, the French newspaper Le Monde reported....
19:52 2019-08-03

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
18:52 2019-07-05

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
09:00 2019-05-23

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen....
15:52 2019-08-16

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declared herself a supporter of the anti-vaccination movement after spending the day lobbying lawmakers in...
15:26 2019-06-13

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
23:26 2019-07-17

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
10:39 2019-06-06

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

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
10:00 2019-07-16

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
12:26 2019-07-04

LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter....
16:39 2019-07-02

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year as America's chief diplomat before the president ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Deputy who shot SC homeowner through front window cleared by internal affairs Investigators determined a Greenville County deputy who shot a 62-year-old man through the front window of his home acted according to policy.        ...
06:13 2019-08-08

State minister for financial affairs to lead UAE delegation to Bahrain meeting The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it's delegation to a U.S.-led Bahrain meeting on Palestine would be led by its minister of state for financial affairs....
06:39 2019-06-24

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:00 2019-06-15

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey The ruling could reverberate against Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, who had agreed to testify in the case before backing out....
23:52 2019-07-23

U.S. jury finds partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying A U.S. jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
23:26 2019-07-23

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
00:39 2019-06-06

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....
23:26 2019-08-16

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
03:00 2019-06-08

Wolff annoyed Mercedes' F1 rivals lobbying for return to 2018 tyres Toto Wolff believes Pirelli has been targeted by opportunistic lobbying to bring back its 2018 tyres in a bid end Mercedes' dominant start to the Formula 1 season...
15:13 2019-06-09

Todd Chrisley Claims Daughter Lindsie Had Extramarital Affairs With Bachelor Stars UPDATE: Lindsie Chrisley and her legal team are speaking out after Todd Chrisley's latest claims. "Lindsie would like nothing more than to be left alone and go about her own......
13:52 2019-08-16

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
07:39 2019-05-23

Untangling the Complicated Timeline That Is Blake Horstmann's Bachelor in Paradise Love Affairs Oh, what a tangled web Bachelor in Paradise is weaving. On this season of the hit reality series, contestant Blake Horstmann has found himself in a bit of a sticky situation between......
02:00 2019-08-08

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey....
01:26 2019-07-24

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey’s government. Bijan Kian, 67...
10:13 2019-07-24

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
11:00 2019-08-06

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:13 2019-05-31

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on election day 2016....
07:52 2019-07-16

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
06:26 2019-06-12

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agenda....
19:52 2019-05-22

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to finance the liasons were not criminal because he was"mixing business with pleasure."...
00:13 2019-06-30

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

Chris Harrison Calls Blake Horstmann a ''Dumpster Fire'' After Learning About His Scandalous Love Affairs The drama on Bachelor in Paradise continues to unfold, and we're only two episodes in! For those who haven't watched Season 6 of the ABC dating series, Blake Horstmann has weaved......
13:52 2019-08-08

Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
22:39 2019-08-06

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
00:52 2019-07-24

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
23:39 2019-08-09

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is ostensibly a way to inform politicians about issues affecting their constituents. But it has also bec...
00:26 2019-05-29

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:26 2019-06-13

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
17:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: FAA says Alaska air carrier suspends operations KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local): 10 a.m. Federal officials say an Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations. The Federal Aviation Administration says the halt o...
21:01 2019-05-21

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $110 million — has turned around and sold its print and digital publishing rights to The Maven, a sma...
18:39 2019-06-17

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:52 2019-07-14

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
19:13 2019-07-04

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
05:52 2019-06-03

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
20:39 2019-07-15

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
08:26 2019-07-15

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign embassies to function in Venezuela” and at e...
02:13 2019-06-03

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport after another night of disruption by protesters....
06:13 2019-08-14

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
06:39 2019-07-22

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
14:39 2019-06-03

Operations In J&K Being Conducted In Professional, Dedicated Manner: Army The Army on Thursday said its operations in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted in a professional and dedicated manner and the force has a code of conduct which values human dignity....
14:13 2019-06-20

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
03:13 2019-08-09

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
15:52 2019-07-19

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:13 2019-07-10

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
07:13 2019-06-21

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and -ragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
15:52 2019-07-01

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
19:39 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

Twins conjoined by skulls separated after 50 hours of operations Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital....
20:13 2019-07-15

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
16:39 2019-08-16

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs at Its US Operations: Report Huawei is planning extensive layoffs in the US as the company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00 2019-07-15

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
16:13 2019-08-01

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial troubl......
00:39 2019-06-09

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking system there, the fintech firm said on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

Kochi Airport To Restart Flight Operations From Noon Tomorrow Flight operations at Cochin International Airport in Kerala that were stopped on Friday morning will resume at noon on Sunday, the airport authorities said today. They said the opening time has been......
13:39 2019-08-10

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
22:39 2019-08-10

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
03:52 2019-08-03

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of its new GT through its in-house Special Operations division.  The McLaren GT by MSO will make its publ...
19:00 2019-08-14

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economic downturn....
23:13 2019-06-27

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:26 2019-05-26

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:13 2019-05-25

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
03:39 2019-07-10

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations Center (SOC)....
01:13 2019-07-02

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surgeries carried out between October 2018 and February this year at Great Ormond Street Hospital in Londo...
10:13 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Brazil suspends operations of airline Avianca Brasil Brazil's civil aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it had suspended all flights and operations of carrier Avianca Brasil in the country as a precautionary measure, following the company's filing for bankruptcy late last year....
23:39 2019-05-24

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
15:26 2019-05-23

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
14:39 2019-07-23

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52 2019-05-21

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
00:39 2019-06-29

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-01

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
11:52 2019-06-13

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
15:52 2019-07-12

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
20:52 2019-07-14

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:13 2019-06-23

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:52 2019-07-11

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:13 2019-06-03

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
00:26 2019-08-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:39 2019-06-03

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:52 2019-06-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:13 2019-06-20

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
13:26 2019-06-06

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
18:39 2019-08-08

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
00:26 2019-07-12

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
02:39 2019-07-10

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:39 2019-07-12

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:52 2019-07-12

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
18:39 2019-06-27

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:13 2019-06-03

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
05:39 2019-05-22

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
20:39 2019-08-14

Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after operations were temporarily suspended since April 29 due to a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
15:52 2019-06-17

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
20:52 2019-08-13

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, officials said....
13:26 2019-06-03

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
19:26 2019-06-27

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
12:00 2019-07-02

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
16:52 2019-07-08

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding by its commitments under a truce deal....
16:26 2019-08-05

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When I first moved here, the first thing my wife said was you got to join and I was shocked and pretty ha...
12:13 2019-07-20

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:39 2019-08-06

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
12:26 2019-07-18

Ather Energy Commences Operations In Chennai; Prices Start At Rs. 1.19 Lakh Homegrown EV manufacturer Ather Energy has commenced its operations in Chennai, its second market after Bengaluru. The company held its first customer event last weekend in the city, and has also......
20:39 2019-07-08

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
17:39 2019-07-01

CFMoto To Start India Operations With 4 Motorcycles; Launch Date Announced Chinese-motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has announced it will be introducing four motorcycles in India on July 4, 2019. The bike maker has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to establish its......
23:13 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
01:26 2019-05-27

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
21:52 2019-07-02

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
02:52 2019-08-13

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
00:00 2019-08-08

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
23:52 2019-06-20

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
22:39 2019-06-05

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills one Italian crew, operations continue An explosion on an LPG tanker killed an Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday but work at the petrochemical plant has continued, its operator said....
16:13 2019-07-02

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
21:13 2019-07-08

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s The Sopranos is for sale, and it might be perfect f...
09:52 2019-06-03

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in the Brazilian state of Acre, in 2004. Acre is a fron...
14:26 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community was lifted....
15:52 2019-06-17

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for more mass protests through the weekend....
04:13 2019-08-15

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
06:52 2019-05-24

Cyclist who underwent 10 operations after being crushed by lorry says London roads are too dangerous for bikes A student who underwent almost six months of hospital treatment following a cycle crash today urged riders to be more safety conscious — and called for more to be done to protect them....
11:26 2019-07-23

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
20:26 2019-06-27

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
16:26 2019-07-18

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in...
19:39 2019-08-05

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-07-11

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
00:00 2019-08-08

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
04:52 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
04:00 2019-06-14

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
22:13 2019-05-21

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
13:39 2019-07-22

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Jeffrey Epstein’s final weeks: Timeline of apparent suicide attempt, cellmate transfer, jail operations Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday in an apparent suicide that has raised questions as to how exactly the wealthy financier could have killed himself in a high-security federal lockup in which he was supposed to be clo...
00:26 2019-08-13

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only func...
14:52 2019-05-21

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
18:13 2019-06-06

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
16:39 2019-08-17

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredith and sent out to SI staffers, Sports Illustrated’...
01:52 2019-06-18

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcin...
15:26 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank U.S. Operations Chief to Leave Bank Deutsche Bank AG’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Kate Clifford, has quit after a little more than a year in the role, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:39 2019-06-04

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying to decide “Is it asking me to go down this street or the other one?” you’ll see an arrow literally ...
05:26 2019-08-11

Public Wi-Fi Is Safer Than Ever---But You Still Need to Be Careful Public Wi-Fi at the airport, Starbucks or your hotel room has never been safer, thanks to security features in networks and devices—but it still pays to take some basic precautions to keep your data safe....
19:00 2019-08-04

iOS 13 public beta 4 was just released Right on schedule, Apple has released iOS 13 public beta 4 and iPadOS 13 public beta 4 following the recent release of iOS 13 developer beta 5 and the corresponding iPadOS version. Apple always releases public betas after developer betas to allow for the discovery of any major issues. Apparently, no...
17:39 2019-07-31

Is It Ever Acceptable to FaceTime in Public? Welcome to Tech Etiquette, a new advice column from Lifehacker, wherein we try to adjudicate the lawless terrain of the so-called “digital age.” Everyone’s got an opinion about everyone else’s terrible tech manners: how you should behave online, when and where it’s okay to use your phone, which emoj...
06:52 2019-08-06

This Looks Like The First Public C8 Corvette Crash Less than a month after the new 2020 C8 Corvette dropped, the inevitable first public crash involving one looks to have happened somewhere in California....
19:52 2019-08-10

FCA and Renault to go public on potential tie-up Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
16:26 2019-05-26

Beyond Meat went public at $25. It's now trading around $200 Fake meat may be a real bubble. Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly another 10% in early trading Tuesday after the plant-based protein company announced plans to start selling "ground beef" in grocery stores....
00:00 2019-06-19

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course ($14.99, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals) can help you turn th...
19:52 2019-06-12

US: Citizenship ban for immigrants using public benefits The rule change means immigrants using public benefits could be disqualified from receiving a green card or citizenship. The move is one of the Trump administration's most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration....
04:26 2019-08-13

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public beta 3 arrived on time this week, without any mysterious delays or waves of bug repo...
20:39 2019-07-18

Carmakers FCA and Renault to go public on tie-up talks Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm tie-up talks on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
22:52 2019-05-26

This Looks Like The First Public C8 Corvette Crash [Updated] Less than a month after the new 2020 C8 Corvette dropped, the inevitable first public crash involving one looks to have happened somewhere in California....
01:52 2019-08-11

Meghan McCain: Her life in the public eye Meghan McCain, daughter of late US Senator John McCain, stepped into the public eye in 2008. Click forward to see the TV host's life in photos.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Johnson: 'I want criminals to be afraid - not the public' Extended stop and search powers, tougher sentences and more prison places are among the number of pledges Boris Johnson has made as he rolls out a tough government line on crime. ...
11:26 2019-08-11

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
08:52 2019-05-22

Slack going public in a red-hot IPO market, with a twist Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO....
15:52 2019-06-20

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Slack valued at over $20bn after going public When companies do decide to go public they often do so with an initial public offering (IPO) as the added help from Wall Street and the financial sector can help boost their valuation. However, Slack Technologies, the company behind the popular workplace collaboration tool Slack decided to do things...
07:52 2019-06-21

Branson's Virgin Galactic to Go Public Virgin Galactic has plans to become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. It expects that the deal to go public will give it enough capital to fund the business until its spaceships can commercially operate and send tourists into space....
16:26 2019-07-09

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to use caution when taking advantage of public pools because of a parasite called cryptosporidium that’s...
21:26 2019-07-01

The best public high school in your state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
00:39 2019-08-09

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always be the best choice. Slow DNS servers can cause a lag be...
16:26 2019-06-07

iOS 13 public beta 5 now available to download on your iPhone Right on cue, the fifth iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public betas are now rolling out for all iPhone and iPad users to test. We are getting pretty deep in the beta cycle at this point, which means the major changes are few and far between, but there are still some significant additions worth checking out in...
21:52 2019-08-08

WeWork could go public as early as September Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The company is expected to make its initial public offering paperwork public in August, the person said. WeWork is also lookin...
16:39 2019-07-24

‘The public has a right to art’: the radical joy of Keith Haring Colourful and cartoonish, accessible and political, Keith Haring’s work has never gone out of fashion. But what drove him?• ‘He has changed things’: Keith Haring remembered by those who knew himThough he died in 1990, in many ways Keith Haring is still alive. His art is everywhere. There are Haring ...
16:39 2019-06-03

Top House Dem says impeachment needs more public support WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, said Sunday on CNN, that with several House investigations under way...
21:00 2019-06-02

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
00:39 2019-08-09

How to Handle a Public Toddler Tantrum We were in the Trader Joe’s parking lot. My daughter—who was two at the time—refused to get into her car seat. I tried coaxing her calmly, and then not calmly at all. Soon, it was a scene. She screamed as I wrangled her flailing body, my foot stretched out behind me to stop my shopping cart full of ...
00:00 2019-06-28

‘Ooh na na, What’s Her Name?’ Has the Public Been Mispronouncing Rihanna’s Name This Whole Time? If you were stunned to learned that Rihanna managed to low-key move to London without tipping off any fans to the transatlantic move, brace yourself for this next shock. It turns out that after all these years, people may have been mispronouncing the singer-turned-Fenty entrepreneur’s name. Ri...
19:13 2019-05-31

WeWork looking to go public as early as September: source Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-07-24

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to Go Public Virgin Galactic has plans to become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. It expects that the deal to go public will give it enough capital to fund the business until its spaceships can commercially operate and send tourists into space....
10:26 2019-07-09

"Please Keep Them Coming": Nirmala Sitharaman On Feedback From Public Newly minted Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today tweeted to show her appreciation for the huge volume of feedback she has been receiving ahead of the full Union Budget presentation on July 5.......
10:13 2019-06-06

3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation Urban residents hear a lot about public transit fares, but to what extent do transportation costs really affect riders? A group of urban studies researchers at MIT has conducted a new experiment — a randomized, controlled trial — on Boston’s MBTA system showing that if low-income people are offered ...
17:39 2019-06-19

US To Deny Citizenship To Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits The administration of US President Donald Trump announced Monday new rules that aim to deny permanent residency and citizenship to migrants who receive food stamps, Medicaid and other public welfare....
19:52 2019-08-12

A List Of Suggested Public Editors For Deadspin Deadspin is currently in the process of reporting a story on its owners, an exercise that we’ve done in the past to varying degrees. In a total coincidence, the folks in charge have started pushing for a “public editor” to ensure that all future articles that may include reporting on ourselves would...
20:52 2019-07-31

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was pressured over how a government he led could invest heavily in new schemes and public services while...
19:13 2019-06-30

How a Medicare Buy-In or Public Option Could Threaten Obamacare Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say....
18:26 2019-07-31

How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
14:52 2019-07-01

Tesla's first V3 Supercharging stations are open to the public Tesla's V3 Supercharging stations are finally available to everyone. Well, everyone that owns a Tesla and wants to cruise on down the company's Fremont, California factory....
22:26 2019-06-07

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump. (June 28)        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Biker killed in NH remembered as public servant Police, family and fellow bikers are remembering a motorcyclist who was among seven killed in a collision with a pickup truck last week. Dozens attended the funeral for 62-year-old Michael Ferazzi, of Contoocook, New Hampshire. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Has safety commission misled the public about aspartame? Researchers from the United Kingdom cast serious doubts on official reports concluding that aspartame, the most common artificial sweetener, is safe....
03:26 2019-07-25

Baghdad’s Green Zone reopens to the public BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say Baghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock. Maj. Gen. Jassim Yahya Abd Ali tells The Associated Press that the area that houses the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi go...
16:52 2019-06-04

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
21:00 2019-07-02

iOS 13 public beta 2 now available to download on iPhone and iPad Six days after the latest iOS 13 developer beta rolled out, Apple has released the new public beta, complete with all the features you missed if you don’t have a developer account. The surprise highlight of the update has been a new feature that uses augmented reality to make it look like you&...
00:13 2019-07-09

Why US public schools’ creepy use of surveillance AI should frighten you Public schools across the US continue to spend millions implementing AI-powered surveillance solutions alleged to prevent or mitigate violence. The only problem: most of them don’t work. US schools now rival China’s when it comes to ubiquitous surveillance, yet our students remain at the highest ris...
01:13 2019-07-24

New Polestar 2 makes UK public debut at Goodwood Polestar’s 402bhp, 311-mile range Tesla Model 3 rival is on display at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed Polestar's second production model, the Polestar 2, has landed in the UK for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, on a static display.  The more attainable 2 follows on from...
20:26 2019-07-04

Analysis: why the public is split on speed limiters Will speed limiters make our roads more or less safe? Half of car buyers are in favour, but only a quarter are against, our survey finds The recent burst of publicity around the mandatory introduction of speed limiters on new cars from 2022 has certainly brought them to the attention of car buyer...
19:52 2019-08-01

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration. The camp in Deer Lake opened to the public Saturday as a shrine to his life and career. Ali bought the wooded property in 1972 and instal...
20:52 2019-06-08

The RealReal Goes Public as Secondhand Fashion Becomes First Choice The company, which is selling shares in an I.P.O., is one of several businesses catering to younger shoppers who want luxury goods at affordable prices....
01:26 2019-06-28

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and kissed her following a festival performance in Barcelona last weekend. She posted footage of the incident to her Instagram and Twitter feeds, which shows...
15:39 2019-06-05

America’s Public Defenders’ Offices Are Broken. Here’s How to Fix Them As a former prosecutor and attorney general of California, I saw our legal system at its best when we pursued justice and stood up for victims of murder, rape, and other serious crimes. It made me feel proud. But I also saw the parts of our criminal justice system that were failing—including overwor...
16:00 2019-06-05

WeWork looking to go public as early as September - source Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-07-24

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
15:26 2019-08-17

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
03:39 2019-07-11

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
08:39 2019-05-25

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
16:52 2019-05-21

DeepMind's ‘Starcraft II’ AI will play public matches Players will soon get a chance to battle it out with DeepMind's Starcraft II AI. Alphabet and Blizzard will test AlphaStar in a small number of public matches. It'll be a Herculean task for the human players, to put it lightly. The AI has the accumul......
22:13 2019-07-11

Hungary To Make Public Transportation Greener Hungary's public transport systems will offer greener services by switching to non-polluting vehicles, official sources said here on Tuesday. "Regional councils are taking steps to introduce green......
14:39 2019-07-10

Public meeting set for proposed ban of tattooing over scars FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Health has proposed banning artists from tattooing on scared skin and is holding a public meeting on the proposal next week. News outlets report the proposed regulation is part of a routine review of current state health rules for tattoo businesses an...
14:39 2019-05-24

Virgin Galactic to become first public spaceflight company British billionaire Richard Branson said Tuesday his spaceflight company -- Virgin Galactic -- will soon become the first ever listed on a public trading exchange....
16:39 2019-07-09

How a rainmaker saved NYC from drought — and became public enemy No. 1 In December 1949, the archbishop of New York, Francis Cardinal Spellman, begged the city’s Catholics to pray for rain. The drought plaguing the five boroughs that year was so dire that city officials considered water rationing or even pumping in water from the Hudson. Instead, they turned to a group...
21:39 2019-07-20

Nintendo is running low on time to show NX to the public (credit: Aurich / Getty) Usually, when a new game console is nine months away from launch, the console maker has already softened the ground for the upcoming debut with trade show announcements, hints at exclusive games, and at least some public discussion of its technical specifications. Yet Nint...
14:52 2019-05-21

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedd...
16:52 2019-05-21

FBI asking for public’s help in searching for missing Arizona woman PHOENIX — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help searching for an Arizona woman who was last seen on the Navajo Nation nearly a month ago. Jamie Lynnette Yazzie was last seen in the area of Pinon, Arizona, on the evening of June 30. Yazzie, 31, also goes by Jamie M...
06:39 2019-07-20

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as Lyft and Uber have discovered, is different....
20:13 2019-05-23

Why was Jeffrey Epstein’s death on 4chan before it became public? Before The Post broke the news of Jeffrey Epstein’s death, it was posted to online message board 4chan — prompting the FDNY to probe whether one of its paramedics leaked the details. The user made a series of six posts beginning at 8:16 a.m. Saturday — around 40 minutes before news of the convicted ...
21:13 2019-08-13

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The ...
00:00 2019-08-13

McAfee plans return to public markets - WSJ Cybersecurity software firm McAfee Llc is planning a return to the public markets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-07-10

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
00:39 2019-07-15

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:00 2019-08-15

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
17:52 2019-05-21

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
00:00 2019-05-22

Dick Tomey public memorial at McKale Center at 9 a.m. TUCSON –  Memorial services for legendary University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey will begin at 9 a.m. The public memorial will take place at McKale Center. Here’s more on Dick Tomey’s passing: TUCSON – After a five-month battle with lung cancer, Univerisity of Arizo...
08:39 2019-05-31

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe....
22:00 2019-06-16

Emily Ratajkowski's most provocative public appearances Emily Ratajkowski brings the wow factor to "Lying and Stealing" and to every red carpet the model steps on. Her most memorable moments:        ...
00:13 2019-07-12

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:00 2019-08-15

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
01:13 2019-05-25

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service faces to become profitable one day. Revenue of $3.1 bi...
00:13 2019-05-31

N4T School Supply Drive: Amphitheater Public Schools TUCSON- News 4 Tucson continued its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive Tuesday at Amphitheater Unified School District’s La Cima Middle School.  Leslie Ferre is a teacher at the school and said that she is always looking for supplies. “My first year, a month in I already had a ...
12:39 2019-07-24

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested for public intoxication Pro-wrestling superstar Jeff Hardy was busted for public intoxication at a beachfront hotel this weekend in South Carolina, according to authorities and reports. The former WWE champion, 41, was nabbed without incident around 11:15 a.m. Saturday by cops responding to a report of an intoxicated man a...
23:00 2019-07-14

WeWork Aims to Go Public in September, Sooner Than Expected Office-space company WeWork is aiming to go public in September, earlier than many investors had expected, after boosting a loan facility the office-space manager hopes will pave the way for the listing....
13:13 2019-07-24

UA Coach Dick Tomey public memorial announced TUCSON –  Memorial services for legendary University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey have been set for Friday, May 31. The public memorial will take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at McKale Center. Here’s more on Dick Tomey’s passing: TUCSON – After a five-month battle...
21:00 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-McAfee plans return to public markets - WSJ Cybersecurity software firm McAfee Llc is planning a return to the public markets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-07-10

| Chiefs issue public statement after 'unacceptable' season Kaizer Chiefs have issued a official statement promising radical changes to ensure that next season the club can once again compete for trophies on all fronts....
11:26 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-WeWork looking to go public as early as September - source Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-07-24

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
01:13 2019-07-04

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson will take Virgin Galactic public by year-end, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin in the race to space....
03:26 2019-07-10

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands....
01:52 2019-07-17

NJ public employee retires after never missing day of work in 62 years His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. “I was trying to get stuff done,” Sumlar said. “You know me, I complete the day.” Sumlar, 84, of Orange, NJ, is so thorough that he has not missed a scheduled day of work in 6...
02:26 2019-07-06

Tunisian PM bans wearing of niqab in public institutions Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons" an official source told Reuters on Friday....
15:13 2019-07-05

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
17:26 2019-06-28

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
04:39 2019-08-14

Warren Calls for $85 Billion Investment in Public Broadband Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is calling for an $85 billion investment in publicly owned and operated broadband networks to expand internet access across the country....
02:39 2019-08-08

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
03:00 2019-07-20

MTA: Halting car ban on 14th Street is causing ‘public confusion’ The 14th Street bus is bus-ted. A court-ordered injunction halting the city’s plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street has “greatly impacted … service” and “caused public confusion,” according to testimony filed by the MTA in court on Monday. The car ban was ...
20:52 2019-07-09

Trump awards medals to public safety officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. Trump honored the men at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. Two were honored posthumously. The medal is the nati...
00:39 2019-05-23

Public Enemy and the X-Men headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
23:13 2019-06-15

'Even Paan Ki Dukaan Better Run': IndiGo Promoters' Spat Goes Public Locked in a bitter battle with fellow co-founder Rahul Bhatia, IndiGo promoter Rakesh Gangwal has alleged serious governance lapses in the company, saying even a "paan ki dukaan" (betel shop) would......
12:26 2019-07-10

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor.Bashir, wearing traditional whit...
20:39 2019-06-16

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Prices Its Initial Public Offering CHICAGO, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11.7 million shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc.'s unrestricted common stock at a price of $29 per share. The Company's unrestricted common stock will begin trad...
10:26 2019-05-22

Brooklyn Academy of Music Commissions Four New Works of Public Art Teresita Fernández, Leo Villareal and Hank Willis Thomas will create the site-specific installations as part of BAM’s Robert W. Wilson Public Art Initiative....
16:00 2019-08-06

Calgary Really Doesn't Want To Let The Public Have A Say On New Flames Arena Deal Calgary was—was—one of the success stories in the stadium scam. The city’s leadership had stood strong against a 2017 push to replace the Saddledome with a new arena for the Flames, and, ultimately the city residents made the decision. Amid an unprecedented attempt by the NHL and Gary Bettman to for...
15:39 2019-07-23

Baby hippo to make public debut at Dallas Zoo Almost three weeks after its birth at the Dallas Zoo, a baby hippo and its mother will make their public debut together for the first time on Saturday. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Public To Weigh In On Revised California Vaccine Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The As...
12:52 2019-06-20

David Crosby compares new doc to 'being naked in public" Legendary musician David Crosby says his new documentary "Remember My Name" is "a little embarrassing" due to its honesty. (July 17)        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi government offices, was now open “24 hours a day wi...
02:26 2019-06-05

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
01:52 2019-07-07

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
14:52 2019-05-26

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
15:39 2019-05-21

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘schooling’, here are the patterns they found Continue r...
14:26 2019-08-01

Public testing is underway for Halo: Reach but it's very exclusive 343 Industries has confirmed that the first public beta test for Halo: Reach, part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, is underway but it’s currently only accessible to fewer than 1000 Halo Insiders.343 Industries has taken to the Halo Insider forums to announce that this first test is ...
15:52 2019-06-30

Neighbour who called police over Boris Johnson row goes public Tom Penn, 29, says he wants to put the record straight in wake of furore over loud altercation The neighbour who contacted the police over a late-night altercation between Tory leadership favourite, Boris Johnson, and his partner, Carrie Symonds, has gone public with his side of the story.Tom Penn, ...
20:52 2019-06-22

Saudi Aramco tells investors it's ready to go public Saudi Aramco's CFO said the company is ready for an initial public offering, but the timing will be up to its owner, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....
19:00 2019-08-12

How To Open Public Provident Fund Account With SBI? 10 Things To Know Public Provident Fund (PPF) account, a retirement planning-focused instrument, is considered among the most sought after investment products by financial experts. It is offered by various institutions......
22:13 2019-06-29

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52 2019-05-29

Ghislaine Maxwell seen in public for first time since Epstein death Socialite has been accused of conspiring with financier to groom girls for sexual abuseGhislaine Maxwell has been photographed at a restaurant in Los Angeles, the first time she has been seen in public since the death of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.The British socialite and heiress has b...
15:26 2019-08-16

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
18:00 2019-05-27

Polish cows escape slaughterhouse after public outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
19:26 2019-05-29

El Chapo's sentencing today may be the last time the public ever sees him When Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, it could be the last time the public -- and even some members of his family -- ever see him in person....
13:26 2019-07-17

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr......
07:52 2019-06-30

NYPD appeals to the public for help finding Yorkie snatcher A man nabbed an adorable Yorkshire Terrier from its Queens home, and the NYPD wants help getting the pooch home. The adorable fluff ball was snatched from the front porch by a grim-looking man on a black bicycle Wednesday afternoon. Images of the dog-napper were posted to the 108th Precinct’s ...
20:52 2019-06-08

The hot, turbulent summer of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” “Fight The Power” is arguably Public Enemy’s greatest moment. As the theme song for Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing, it precipitated the Long Island group’s elevation from hip-hop stars and critics’ darling to national consciousness. It also brought a harsh, unforgiving light to its memb...
20:39 2019-06-11

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a campaign against rising retirement ages. Schiphol s...
11:39 2019-05-28

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
17:39 2019-07-31

DeepMind AI is secretly lurking on the public StarCraft II 1v1 ladder Enlarge (credit: Blizzard) Google's DeepMind is making its state-of-the-art AI play StarCraft II again. We previously saw the AI, called "AlphaStar," take on pro StarCraft II players in show matches, but now AlphaStar is ready to take on the public and faceroll scrubs on the 1v1 European multiplay...
21:26 2019-07-11

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
08:26 2019-05-30

Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant....
17:39 2019-05-21

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic primary debate....
20:39 2019-08-02

This Thanos Bathing Suit Exists, And I Wore It In Public On June 13, 2019, my coworker Chelsea Stone saw a tweet about a Thanos bathing suit for women. Because she does her due diligence, she didn’t just send us the tweet to laugh at, but she also found the bathing suit and sent it in our team Slack as well. Then she proceeded to send us several more Than...
03:26 2019-07-09

Mueller finally spoke in public on Wednesday. Trump did not. For the first time in eight days, the president did not appear on camera, offering a relatively limited public reaction to Robert S. Mueller III’s nine-minute statement....
03:13 2019-05-30

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe...
18:26 2019-06-16

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' undergoes public restoration Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has begun historic restoration work on Rembrandt's 17th-century masterpiece "The Night Watch." Curious visitors will be able to observe the entire process from behind a giant glass wall....
12:13 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profitVirgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture, is to go public in a $1.3bn deal, as it prepares to take the first paying passengers into space.The British firm has agreed to sell a 49% stake to a ...
14:13 2019-07-09

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthfully, and in turn cut rates of diet-related chronic ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
18:52 2019-06-11

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting further doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low after failed nuclear summit...
05:52 2019-06-04

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
09:52 2019-06-04

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for benefits but...
12:26 2019-06-20

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a commanding victory in October's election, according to an opinion poll released on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-27

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes Public-Private Partnership For Railways Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today proposed public-private partnerships in Railways to build more tracks and increase connectivity across the country....
09:13 2019-07-05

IndiGo CEO Assures Employees As Promoters Feud In Public: 10 Points India's largest airline IndiGo, a rare success story in the challenging aviation industry, is caught in a messy feud between its founders. Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the owner of IndiGo - fell as......
12:26 2019-07-10

Budget 2019: Rs 70,000 Crore Earmarked For Public Sector Banks Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that Rs 70,000 crore would be given to the public sector banks to boost their capital and credit capacity....
12:26 2019-07-05

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, coming under fire for dodging interviews and refusing to c...
16:39 2019-06-11

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
18:39 2019-07-05

Neil Estern, Sculptor of Monumental Public Works, Dies at 93 With his renderings of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Fiorello La Guardia, John F. Kennedy and others, he strove for realism (as he once did with a doll)....
17:39 2019-07-31

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curriculum in schools across the state include lessons s...
21:13 2019-08-13

Elizabeth Warren calls for $85 billion public broadband investment Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan to invest $85 billion in publicly owned and operated broadband networks to expand internet access in the U.S., with a particular focus on underserved rural areas....
08:13 2019-08-08

Merkel sits rather than stands at public ceremony, following shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down rather than standing at a public ceremony on Thursday, a day after a third bout of shaking in three weeks raised concerns over her condition, but said she was taking care of her health....
16:52 2019-07-11

Someone Posted Details About Jeffrey Epstein’s Death on 4Chan Before It Became Public Over half an hour before ABC News first reported that sex offender and accused human trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had been found unresponsive in his Manhattan prison cell, alleged details of his death appeared on anonymous message board 4Chan, Buzzfeed reported.Read more......
01:00 2019-08-14

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday....
16:00 2019-07-05

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs have structured the $7.5 million grant in ways mea...
12:13 2019-06-10

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the Maine Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and...
08:00 2019-06-10

UPDATE 5-Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson will take Virgin Galactic public by year-end, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin in the race to space....
23:26 2019-07-09

'World's tallest work of public art' to land on Belgian motorway A 250-tonne steel arc twice as high as the statue of Jesus in Rio will stand over busy E411A Belgian motorway has been confirmed as the site of what is being billed as the world’s tallest public artwork, which at 60 metres will be twice as high as the statue of Jesus in Rio de Janeiro and taller tha...
18:52 2019-07-31

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction....
19:39 2019-07-13

Mexico City to hold Formula 1 race without public funds Mexico City's mayor says a group of businessmen has resolved financing questions about this year's Formula One race in Mexico's capital        ...
23:39 2019-08-07

Cambodia to reduce public holidays to attract foreign investment Cambodia is reducing the number of public holidays on its calendar to meet national competitiveness goals and the demands of foreign investors, according to multiple press reports....
22:39 2019-08-07

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor has announced.“Step by step I want to follow the ...
21:00 2019-07-09

RBI May Toughen Non-Bank Lenders Access To Public Deposits: Report Faced with liquidity crunch after IL&FS default and with rising number of defaults, the shadow bankers are seeking a bailout in the form of a separate liquidity window....
18:13 2019-05-22

Lyft Makes Self-Driving Research Public in Bid to Speed Development Lyft is making research data on self-driving technology available to the public in a bid to accelerate the development of robotic cars, which is seen as critical to the ride-hailing giant's future......
19:26 2019-07-24

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
01:39 2019-07-16

Yes, Even Olivia Wilde's Kids Have "Defcon 1" Temper Tantrums in Public Olivia Wilde is sharing a heartwarming story about a simple act of kindness. The Booksmart director, who has kids Otis, 5, and Daisy, 2, with longtime love Jason Sudeikis, took to Twitter......
23:26 2019-08-01

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $23.1 Billion The workplace messaging company’s shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, and by the afternoon its value was more than triple its valuation as a private firm....
20:39 2019-06-20

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, according to a report. The Sunday Times of London reported...
11:13 2019-07-14

Louisiana asks public help with invasive Asian swamp eels BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An invasive species of swamp eel has been found in New Orleans, and a state biologist says it’s the first time this species has been found in the United States. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Robert Bourgeois says the Asian swamp eels in Bayou ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
13:13 2019-06-21

Nike running shoes sell for more than $400K at public auction The buyer was Canadian investor and car collector Miles Nadal, who had previously paid $850,000 for 99 other pairs of rare or limited collection sneakers offered by Sotheby's....
06:13 2019-07-24

Slack makes its public debut by going off-script with direct offering The strategy is a possibly risky alternative to an initial public offering. Spotify is the only other major company to go the direct listing route recently....
20:52 2019-06-20

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more....
16:39 2019-05-21

Meg Ryan makes rare public appearance with her 15-year-old daughter The famed "When Harry Met Sally" actress attended the Schiaparelli show during Paris Fashion Week on Monday, and brought along her 15-year-old daughter, Daisy True. The actress was photographed at the event sporting a simple black gown, while Daisy wore a similar white dress, complemented by black-a...
20:13 2019-07-02

Slurpees Incoming! 7-Eleven Begins Delivery in Public Places NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Pr...
19:52 2019-06-27

Public service planned for Bart Starr in native Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr’s legacy will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Second Phase Of FAME To Focus On Electrification Of Public Transport: Government The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next......
10:39 2019-07-03

Zac Brown loses bid to limit public access to his home in Alaska Country singer Zac Brown asked to remove easements allowing access along his Alaska property, but the bid was rejected by a local planning commission.        ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Bug-Riddled Update Shows Why Fallout 76 Needs A Public Test Server This week marks eight months since Fallout 76 released as a buggy mess. Since then, Bethesda’s online survival game has improved a lot. But while it has had a lot of good days, the arrival of patch number 11 yesterday was not one of them. Instead, it’s renewed players’ calls for Bethesda to try upda...
01:00 2019-07-18

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
03:01 2019-05-22

Australia public broadcaster head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster ABC says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story into possible war crimes in Afghanistan...
05:00 2019-06-08

CDC warns fecal parasite found in public pools is on the rise Americans who enjoy taking a dip in public pools to cool off during the summer face the danger of encountering “crypto,” a diarrhea-causing fecal parasite that is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cryptosporidium — which causes cryptosporidiosis — can lead to ...
21:13 2019-07-01

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country’s military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in Afghanistan. Police said ...
07:39 2019-06-05

Apple tips that the iOS 13 and iPadOS public beta release will come as over-the-air update Updating your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 13 and iPadOS editions that will spark a new features joy at the Marie Kondo level has been made harder this year. Even if you have a developer account, and that's who the first beta is aimed at, you'll have to install the latest macOS or Xcode betas befor...
14:00 2019-06-05

London’s public spaces are rife with multidrug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic resistance genes were found in high proportions of staphylococcus bacteria isolated from commonly touched surfaces in shopping centres, train stations and hospitals in London...
15:26 2019-08-01

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
16:26 2019-06-22

Arizona Department of Public Safety celebrates 50-year anniversary TUCSON – From stopping bad drivers to locating lost people, Arizona Department of Public Safety has been keeping Arizona safe for five decades. In celebration of their 50-year anniversary, the department held several special events across the state, including hosting the grand opening of the H...
02:26 2019-07-02

Lyft making driverless data public in bid to speed development The ride-hailing company hopes sharing its research data will encourage industry and academic collaboration to more quickly solve the technical challenges of autonomous driving....
01:26 2019-07-24

Slack to take unusual route to public markets, likely valuing it around $16 billion Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, is poised for an unusual public listing on Thursday that will see it trade on the New York Stock Exchange and could value it at around $16 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter....
13:26 2019-06-20

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and until he was ousted last month, he added another dir...
00:00 2019-07-18

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
09:39 2019-07-19

What public institution do Americans trust more than any other? Hint: It's not the media Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current system requires a major overhaul....
02:52 2019-06-13

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
18:13 2019-06-07

A public DNA database led to a murder conviction, but innocent people may pay the price To date, public DNA databases have been used to identify more than 40 rape and murder suspects, some from cases dating back a half-century. Yesterday, for the first time, evidence from one such database was used to convict a man of a double murder from the late 1980s. Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 17, and h...
22:26 2019-07-03

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
02:00 2019-07-16

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks tend to come from the supply chain, sometimes we’re able to glean information about Apple’s next-gen iPhone lineup from legal filings Apple...
22:39 2019-05-23

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
11:26 2019-07-08

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generating its own revenue....
18:00 2019-07-09

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
02:26 2019-07-09

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain Vi......
02:26 2019-06-18

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public: source Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to go public as part of a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by Social Capital LP Chief Executive Officer Chamath Palihapitiya, a person familiar with the matter said....
09:26 2019-07-09

Mueller’s public statement fuels calls for Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russia investigation is fueling fresh calls to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a step that Democratic leaders have so far resisted. Mueller indicated Wednesday that it’s up to C...
21:13 2019-05-29

Great public markets that serve up delicious city tastes Public markets sell regional produce and products and offer plenty of dining options. Explore 10 markets around the world.       ...
19:13 2019-07-23

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs....
01:26 2019-06-15

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter published Monday on the Spanish royals’ website and addressed to his son, King Felipe VI, that &#...
19:00 2019-05-27

Woman Stabbed, Knife-Wielding Man Restrained By Public In Sydney Australian police are investigating unconfirmed reports of an armed man in downtown Sydney, a police spokeswoman said on Tuesday, and witnesses reported seeing an injured man carrying a knife....
10:26 2019-08-13

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday....
18:26 2019-07-20

Robert Mueller to make first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller has been in negotiations with House Democrats about testifying before a committee to discuss the findings i...
16:01 2019-05-29

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public - source Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public as part of a deal with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by Social Capital LP Chief Executive Officer Chamath Palihapitiya, a person familiar with the matter said....
09:00 2019-07-09

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the highway would take nearly three hours. A taxi is ...
14:00 2019-07-16

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pages (like those for a celebrity for instance) are a...
19:39 2019-06-16

GoTenna is ramping up public sector mesh networking with a $24M C round GoTenna is best known for its outdoors-oriented consumer products that let you text and share locations between smartphones off the grid. But the company has found that government work — military, fire, rescue — is the real market, and is pursuing it with a vengeance on the strength of a $24 millio...
18:00 2019-06-18

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery, scooters and freight....
03:13 2019-08-09

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding a harsher sentence....
12:52 2019-06-16

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
16:39 2019-05-25

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
14:39 2019-06-18

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors didn’t extend the copyright. And their aversion to paperwork is our gain, because many of these are a...
00:26 2019-08-10

Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitismGermany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks...
06:01 2019-05-26

Pima County public pools open for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – Pima County’s nine public swimming pools are open for Memorial Day weekend. The pools officially opened on May 25th. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and Ajo) will be open through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Grab your towel and sunscreen and head to one of Pima County’s nine ...
10:00 2019-05-26

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
08:13 2019-06-17

Virgin Galactic is going public to fund its expensive tourist spaceflights Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will go public via a merger with an investment firm. Its new partner, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), will invest $800 million in exchange for a 49 percent stake and take Virgin Galactic pu......
15:00 2019-07-09

Push for public vote on Missouri abortion law hits roadblock JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote have hit another roadblock. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on Friday tossed a lawsuit by prominent Republican donor David Humphreys seeking to force Republican Secretar...
01:13 2019-06-15

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00 2019-05-29

New Trump rule would target legal immigrants who get public assistance U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that would limit legal immigration by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
18:26 2019-08-12

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

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
21:39 2019-06-02

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public by end-2019 Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to public by the end of this year as part of a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by venture-capital firms Social Capital and Hedosophia, the companies said on Tuesday....
12:52 2019-07-09

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00 2019-05-29

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
02:39 2019-06-03