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Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture

Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture

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Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on Monday saying Egypt demands the auction house provide documents proving the artifact’s ownersh...
12:00 2019-06-11

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
21:13 2019-06-18

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
19:26 2019-06-18

Muslim Brotherhood says Mursi death was 'full-fledged murder', calls for mass funeral in Egypt The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a "full-fledged murder" and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral....
21:26 2019-06-17

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

Producer Joel Silver is getting $8M Jeff Koons sculpture after all Silver, who produced “The Matrix,” sued the Gagosian Gallery for not delivering “Balloon Venus Hohlen Fels,” a Koons sculpture that Silver agreed to buy in 2014....
19:52 2019-06-10

Eric Cantona announces trip to space (maybe) with levitating sculpture of himself Footballer Eric Cantona is planning to take a trip into space (perhaps), and has announced it in the only logical way: by unveiling a life-sized levitating statue of himself at London Victoria railway station, England.The monument (puzzlingly described as the world's 'first levitating stat...
01:52 2019-06-06

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
23:52 2019-05-21

Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said....
21:39 2019-05-21

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
20:13 2019-06-03

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said in a statement the accident took place Wednesday when two microbuses crashed on a highway in the southern suburb of Helwan. The statement says the inju...
16:52 2019-06-12

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy....
21:01 2019-05-21

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
02:26 2019-06-03

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
22:26 2019-06-19

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It says the police seized automatic rifles, bombs and ex...
13:26 2019-06-08

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been released from jail. Khaled Ali says his client, Masoum Marzouk, was released earlier this week along with four activists. Marzouk was arre...
17:39 2019-05-25

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would reduce the $1.7 billion fine to $500 million. It s...
17:13 2019-06-17

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
05:39 2019-06-04

The Last New Saab With Just Three Miles on the Clock Is Going Up for Auction Saab, as most of us know, is quite the busy zombie. It died, was retrieved from the great beyond by the confusingly named Chinese company National Electric Vehicle Sweden, and later formed loose ties to supercar maker Koenigsegg. Now, the last new Saab, which is technically five years old, is for sa...
01:26 2019-06-08

Going, going, gone: Sotheby’s auction house sold for $3.7bn Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli telecoms billionaire, takes 275-year-old company private Sotheby’s has agreed to a takeover by the billionaire art collector Patrick Drahi, in a $3.7bn (£2.9bn) deal that restores the auction house to private ownership after three decades on the stock market.The New Y...
01:26 2019-06-18

Gun that likely killed Vincent van Gogh goes on auction Bidders, lend them your ear! The gun Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with will hit the auction block in Paris next week, according to reports. The weather-worn revolver — dubbed “the most famous weapon in art history”— is expected to fetch up to $67,000 when it goes up for sale J...
20:13 2019-06-14

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-based satellite network, was detained at the Cairo ...
14:39 2019-05-23

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
20:39 2019-06-18

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
19:39 2019-05-21

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eighth time....
08:26 2019-06-13

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
19:39 2019-05-21

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died. The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died. His body was taken t...
18:39 2019-06-17

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter CAIRO (AP) — The family and lawyer of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention on accusations of spreading false news, say he’s been rearrested. Under Egyptian procedure and following last week’s order, Hussein had b...
15:00 2019-05-29

Egypt’s Morsi quietly buried, a day after courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried, a day after collapsing and dying in a Cairo courtroom. Abdul-Moneim Abdel-Maqsoud says Morsi’s family attended funeral prayers early Tuesday in the mosque of Tora prison, then buried him in Cairo’s ...
10:13 2019-06-18

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before being ousted by the military in 2013....
20:39 2019-06-17

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
20:39 2019-06-17

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
00:52 2019-05-29

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace....
20:13 2019-06-11

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
15:39 2019-05-22

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that the bust might have been stolen from the Karnak temp...
16:52 2019-06-10

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
17:13 2019-05-21

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead. The Islamic State group had claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack near the city of el-Arish. ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez on Wednesday denounced as unacceptable comments by Rupert Colv...
13:26 2019-06-19

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
14:52 2019-05-21

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
15:26 2019-06-13

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
05:26 2019-06-10

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of the Vincent van Gogh's death....
18:39 2019-06-19

‘Substantial’ lock of Beethoven’s hair goes up for auction LONDON — British auction house Sotheby’s plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a “substantial” lock of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in 1826. The lock is expected to fetch up to £15,000 ($19,000) but the director of books and man...
17:52 2019-06-11

Shipwreck's 350-Year-Old Bottles of Wine Are Up for Auction - Would You Take a Sip? Divers have uncovered many treasures and rare items from the seafloor. Some years ago, a team of divers recovered a collection of wine-bottles from a shipwreck in the North Sea. They date back over 300 years and the wine is about to be sold at one of the world’s most prestigious auction houses, Chri...
23:52 2019-06-05

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring Babe Ruth, which sold for a record $190,373; a Bobb...
07:26 2019-06-10

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)       ...
20:52 2019-06-13

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
12:52 2019-06-04

Hermès Birkin bag sells for £162,500 in London auction Birkin 35 sells for over double its estimate at Christie’s sale which fetched £3.4mA Hermès Birkin bag sold for £162,500 at Christie’s, in London, on Tuesday, shattering its predicted sales price of £70-90,000.The 2015 Himalaya niloticus crocodile Birkin 35 was not the only bag to exceed expectation...
21:00 2019-06-12

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
21:26 2019-05-23

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio, or raise questions about the work found in an attic, before it goes on the auction block at month’s end in Toulouse...
15:52 2019-06-14

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
00:52 2019-05-24

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-05-29

Egypt considering selling power plants to private investors -minister Egypt is considering selling three recently built power plants to private investors, but talks are still at an early stage, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-05-28

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president, Mohamed Morsi, has collapsed during a court session and died, almost six years after he was forced from power in a bloody coup.Morsi, 67, was attending a sess...
21:39 2019-06-17

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
20:52 2019-05-29

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted after serving a year as president, collapsed and died in a Cairo courtroom. Critics cited poor prison conditions as a possible cause of death....
21:00 2019-06-17

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s ousted president, dies in court Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to the country’s state TV. Morsi, 67, was being tried on espionage charges when he blacked out and died. His body was taken to a hospital, state TV said. “He was speaking before the judge for 20 ...
18:52 2019-06-17

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch alleges that some of the abuses amount to war crimes. In...
11:39 2019-05-28

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
08:39 2019-05-28

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province...
12:52 2019-06-13

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs ministers of the three countries, all neighboring Libya, held a meeting on Wednesday in Tunisia&#...
17:26 2019-06-13

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
17:00 2019-05-24

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial Egypt’s state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country’s first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session...
22:39 2019-06-17

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: Egypt’s leader says Gulf security vital to Cairo MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:50 a.m. Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told Arab heads of state gathered at an emergency summit in Mecca that the security of Arab Gulf states is intrinsically linked to ...
02:00 2019-05-31

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Iran is extending condolences to the Egyptian nation over the death of Egypt’s ousted former president, Mohammed Mors...
10:13 2019-06-18

Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Quietly Buried In Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
04:39 2019-06-19

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his sons said, as tributes poured in on social media....
13:26 2019-06-18

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks, security and judicial sources say....
07:13 2019-05-30

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
17:26 2019-06-18

The Latest: Egypt asks Sudan army, protesters for restraint KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 1:00 p.m. Egypt is calling on both the Sudanese military and protesters to exercise restraint amid an attack by security forces on a protest camp in the capital. Pr...
13:26 2019-06-03

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
18:13 2019-06-18

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former president Mohamed Mursi, who suffered a fatal heart attack in a Cairo court earlier this week....
16:39 2019-06-19

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy        ...
18:26 2019-06-14

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
07:26 2019-05-31

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
03:00 2019-05-28

A laptop filled with the most dangerous malware in the world is up for auction People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with six of the most dangerous pieces of malware the wor...
21:26 2019-05-27

Auction In US Featuring "Mughal Magnificence" Expected To Set New Records Ever since its announcement, Christie's upcoming auction -- "Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence" -- of Indian jewels, gemstones and decorative objects that span over 500 years, has been the talk of the......
10:13 2019-06-19

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
09:26 2019-06-15

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And when Leonard Cohen met Marianne Ihlen it led to t...
21:13 2019-05-22

Police: Wanted man found in trunk of car at auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man found in the trunk of a car that arrived for sale at a Pennsylvania auto auction is wanted in New York. LNP newspaper reported 25-year-old Leon Parks, of New York City, is wanted for parole violations and weapons charges. Workers processing the vehicle at the Man...
02:00 2019-05-31

Elephants and giraffes among 1,000 wild animals to be sold at auction Namibia is looking to sell 1,000 wild animals - including elephants and giraffes - from its national game reserves ­as it struggles with drought....
17:13 2019-06-17

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
07:13 2019-06-16

Sotheby's to auction 'substantial' lock of Beethoven's hair British auction house Sotheby's plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a "substantial" lock of Ludwig van Beethoven's hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in......
20:00 2019-06-10

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
22:13 2019-05-23

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
18:00 2019-06-17

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctioned off on June 5th and 6th. Christie’s, a British...
22:00 2019-06-05

NY teacher on leave after complaints of mock slave auction A fourth-grade teacher in a northern New York school district has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of having white students bid on black classmates during a mock slave auction....
03:00 2019-05-31

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador stayed in his middle-class condominium and turned the L...
02:39 2019-05-22

Revolver believed used by Van Gogh sold at Paris auction PARIS (AP) — A revolver believed used by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to kill himself has sold for about $146,000 at an auction in Paris. An individual buyer whose name was not released bought the 7mm pocket revolver for 130,000 euros plus taxes on Wednesday. The weapon was discovered in the 1960s...
17:00 2019-06-19

Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor Mexico's government will auction a Lamborghini, homes and other assets seized from gangsters and at least one former politician, officials said on Tuesday, part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor....
22:52 2019-05-21

It's the one you want: Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' costume up for auction Olivia Newton-John is putting the black leather jacket and tight pants that she wore in the final number of "Grease" up for auction to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia....
17:26 2019-06-19

Missing Lewis Chessman found, could fetch $1M at auction A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era...
19:13 2019-06-03

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
00:52 2019-06-18

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi......
19:13 2019-06-03

Which Eccentric Millionaire Will Buy This Nearly Complete Diplodocus Skeleton That's Going Up for Auction? Thanks to modern paleontology techniques, finding dinosaur fossils isn’t as difficult or random as it once was. There are now more skeletons to go around, but unfortunately, based on an upcoming auction at the Parisian auction house Aguttes, you’ll still need a couple million dollars of disposable c...
18:39 2019-06-11

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years could fetch $44M at auction One month after Claude Monet’s “Meules” sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby’s New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that’s been in a private collection for 87 years is set for auction. Part of Monet’s “Nymphéas” collection, the painti...
22:52 2019-06-11

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:39 2019-06-13

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
06:52 2019-05-31

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
22:52 2019-05-25

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
19:52 2019-05-25

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said....
01:13 2019-06-18

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
06:52 2019-05-24

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial for espionage, collapsed and died during a court session Monday, state television reported....
21:00 2019-06-17

Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death The country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was buried at dawn in a furtive and closely guarded ceremony. Reporters were barred....
15:13 2019-06-19

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even be the oldest known Church in Egypt and is likely t...
14:13 2019-05-28

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources said....
19:52 2019-06-17

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be......
00:13 2019-06-18

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
04:52 2019-06-18

Egypt’s Former President Mohammed Morsi Dies in Court, State TV Reports (CAIRO) — Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died. The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died. His body was take...
18:52 2019-06-17

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power following mass protests against his rule....
21:00 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Bombardier consortium named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypt's preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) contract to build a monorail link out of Cairo, part a flagship project of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....
17:26 2019-05-28

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
15:13 2019-05-21

David Gilmour's Pink Floyd guitars at auction in NYC David Gilmour of the seminal rock band Pink Floyd will be auctioning off more than 120 guitars through Christie's auction house in New York City on June 20. (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house....
17:13 2019-06-14

God 'does not play dice with the universe,' Einstein writes in letter up for auction Letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein have become hot properties for auction houses recently. Christie's has the latest batch, in which Einstein criticizes other scientists for their understanding of quantum physics, going so far as to say "God does not play dice with the universe" in one ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
23:52 2019-06-13

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
14:33 2019-05-21

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
23:52 2019-06-12

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-13

Recently found Lewis Chessman piece could fetch $1M at auction This long-lost chess piece will cost you a pretty check, mate. A missing piece from the medieval Lewis Chessmen set was bought for $7.50 in Scotland in 1964 — and spent the last 55 years in the drawer of an Edinburgh family who had no idea of its real worth. Recently rediscovered, the rare find......
21:52 2019-06-03

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years eyes $44.6 million at auction One month after Claude Monet's "Meules" sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby's New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that's been in a private family collection for 87 years is set for auction....
15:39 2019-06-11

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said on Thursday....
02:01 2019-06-14

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
21:39 2019-05-21

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
08:13 2019-05-22

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
21:39 2019-05-21

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:26 2019-06-18

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
10:26 2019-05-22

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
19:52 2019-06-17

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
14:33 2019-05-21

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.64 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4,415,658. Th...
05:52 2019-06-16

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
08:26 2019-06-17

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
22:26 2019-05-22

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
19:39 2019-05-21

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
15:26 2019-05-28

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be president and, another year on, behind bars again....
21:00 2019-06-17

Egypt’s ousted president dies in court while facing trial, state TV reports Mohamed Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
22:39 2019-06-17

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
10:52 2019-06-13

Artist Bhupen Khakhar's Painting Sells For Record 22 Crores At Auction Bhupen Khakhar's "Two Men in Benares" fetched a whopping Rs 22.39 crore at Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction on Monday, setting a brand new record for the artist....
17:26 2019-06-11

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquities."...
01:13 2019-06-07

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to auction off guitar collection for charity According to a classic Pink Floyd song, “Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today.” But the band’s legendary guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour is turning that sentiment on its head by selling off more than 120 of his guitars to benefit his charitable foundation. They...
02:13 2019-06-16

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letitia James. Teacher Rebecca Antinozzi, who has since been fired, had black students at The Chapel Schoo...
00:26 2019-05-30

Spectrum Auction Including For 5G Services This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radiowaves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly-appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar......
15:26 2019-06-03

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
06:39 2019-06-02

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibly soulful and it sounds incredible. One with only seven miles on its odometer is going up for auction in July, and my god is it a gorgeous example of ...
21:26 2019-05-30

Egypt’s Ousted President Mohammed Morsi Is Quietly Buried After Sudden Courtroom Death (CAIRO) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a glass cage of a Cairo courtroom, a member of his defense team said. Morsi’s family attend...
10:52 2019-06-18

How Clint Eastwood, Arnold Palmer and $820 Million Took Pebble Beach Off Auction Block Twenty years ago, a group including Clint Eastwood and Arnold Palmer banded together to secure the future of Pebble Beach, the site of this week’s U.S. Open....
20:39 2019-06-10

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter from a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, from heading to the auction block....
02:00 2019-06-05

Have stuff to sell because of downsizing, divorce or death? An estate sale or auction could be your answer. Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
21:13 2019-06-11

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
07:26 2019-06-10

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneers. ...
00:39 2019-05-28

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:13 2019-06-18

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 million as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction....
23:00 2019-05-30

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist bullshit....
22:26 2019-05-31

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
14:52 2019-05-21

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
18:39 2019-06-16

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion. The post The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:13 2019-06-17

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Burt Reynolds auction: See the cars, 'Smokey' memorabilia and other personal items sold Julien's Auctions held a two-day auction of Burt Reynolds' personal items, including his custom 1979 Trans Am, which sold for $317,500.        ...
04:39 2019-06-18

Huawei calls for quick end to US ban Huawei has called for a speedy end to the conflict between itself and the US government.The firm's legal chief has said adding Huawei to a blocked "entity list" sets a "dangerous precedent", with other companies now potentially at risk of similar bans if they upset the US.Speaking at a press co...
13:00 2019-05-29

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The company's corporate vice president and deputy ge...
20:52 2019-05-21

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018. The human rights organization said Wednesday that ...
17:00 2019-06-19

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
14:39 2019-06-09

BBB Gives Advice To Help Fight Off Scam Calls (LEX 18) – If you feel like your phone keeps ringing with scammers trying all new methods, you’re not alone. The Better Business Bureau tells LEX 18 there’s a push on the federal level to work with phone companies to try to combat the influx of calls. One of the best strategies is ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
10:39 2019-06-14

Lowry shoved by courtside fan, calls for ban Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took exception to a fan sitting courtside appearing to shove him early in the fourth quarter Wednesday, saying, "There's no place for something like that. Hopefully he never comes back to another NBA game."...
07:26 2019-06-06

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
00:13 2019-06-04

LEX 18 Calls Dem Gubernatorial Primary For Beshear (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the Attorney General, spent the day in Louisville, thanking his many volunteers. He ventured out in the morning along with...
02:39 2019-05-22

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam call filtering!Yes, iOS 13 will be able to automa...
08:52 2019-06-06

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
04:39 2019-06-02

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
05:13 2019-05-22

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
00:13 2019-06-11

Perez calls for changes to Monaco GP's seafront F1 chicane Sergio Perez believes Formula 1 should look at making an adjustment to Monaco's seafront chicane after controversies such as his brush with Kevin Magnussen in this year's grand prix...
17:00 2019-05-28

The Latest: Mexico calls new US tariffs a serious matter WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s announcement on a new tariff for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The Mexican undersecretary for North America is calling new tariffs on Mexican goods announced by U.S. President Donald T...
03:26 2019-05-31

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
04:26 2019-06-11

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

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt about it: sunscreen has been a life-saver, but tha...
02:52 2019-06-10

Day has 'severely underachieved', calls for caddie Williams Former world number one Jason Day has hired caddie Steve Williams with an eye toward adding to his single major victory, and has told his new bag man to give him some tough love....
04:13 2019-06-12

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU was too important to fail....
19:26 2019-05-30

To impeach or not? Pelosi balances competing calls WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn’t ready to impeach President Donald Trump. Even after special counsel Robert Mueller essentially called on Congress to pick up where he left off, Pelosi did not budge. Scores of her Democratic lawmakers do want to start impeachment proceed...
02:00 2019-05-31

The Latest: Gun advocate calls ‘baloney’ on Virginia gov. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia’s governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local): 10 a.m. A top gun rights advocate in Virginia says Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan for a special legislative session on gun control is “political ...
16:13 2019-06-04

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
15:00 2019-06-11

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
22:13 2019-05-21

Europol calls for action to clamp down on ATM attacks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency is calling for concerted action across the continent to tackle attacks by criminal gangs targeting ATMs. Europol said Monday that physical attacks on cash-dispensing machines rose 27% last year, racking up economic damage of 36 m...
14:13 2019-06-17

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went live in some m......
22:26 2019-05-23

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show Friday, adding that excep...
19:13 2019-06-14

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
21:26 2019-06-07

Volvo CEO calls possible U.S-Europe trade war 'worrying' President Trump's decision to delay imposing tariffs on European's car industry comes as a welcome relief to automakers, but Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the potential of a trade war between the two global power players is "worrying."...
17:52 2019-05-25

Xi calls Trump his friend and says the US won't disconnect with China The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globalization....
19:39 2019-06-07

China's Xi calls Donald Trump his friend Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing economic ties with China....
18:13 2019-06-07

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
18:39 2019-05-23

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
03:39 2019-05-26

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

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
00:39 2019-06-14

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
14:52 2019-05-21

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
12:39 2019-05-26

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
20:52 2019-06-02

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human in a call......
02:39 2019-05-23

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
03:00 2019-06-05

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent trip to Japan “much ado about nothing.” “The president didn’t know about it, I didn’t know about ...
01:52 2019-06-03

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the attraction to be shut down.Officials at Marineland,...
23:52 2019-05-26

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
21:52 2019-05-25

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlier this month, according to Android Central. Check ...
12:26 2019-05-24

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
05:52 2019-06-16

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday ev...
04:39 2019-06-06

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
14:00 2019-06-06

Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a 'Bitch' on the Air Things are tense on Splinter’s fave gab-fest, The View. After reports of behind-the-scenes bickering, the drama played out in front of the camera on Wednesday morning, as Meghan McCain finally snapped and called Joy Behar, her frequent nemesis and co-host, a “bitch.”...
19:52 2019-06-19

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “impartial, independent” investigation into the ...
14:52 2019-06-04

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
16:26 2019-06-04

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British heavyweight champion is taking his Mexican opponent just as seriously....
03:00 2019-05-31

Czech PM Babis calls EU report on him an attack against country Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis fought back on Tuesday against a proposed European Commission report into his possible conflicts of interest, calling it an attack against the Czech Republic....
17:26 2019-06-04

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in-chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
22:39 2019-06-04

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
01:26 2019-06-05

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:00 2019-06-05

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media ahead of a visit to the country....
04:26 2019-06-05

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey’s lawyer is calling the case accusing the actor of groping a young man in 2016 “ridiculous.” Defense attorney Alan Jackson blasted pr...
20:39 2019-06-03

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
09:26 2019-06-10

Trump Calls Off Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico President Trump said Friday evening on Twitter that the “Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”...
03:00 2019-06-08

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:26 2019-06-19

Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on migration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday Mexico's government had reached a deal with the United States to avert a tariff war by pledging to take "strong measures" to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the southern U.S. border....
03:39 2019-06-08

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
04:52 2019-06-03

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a second referendum, after Labour narrowly beat the fledgling Brexit party in the Peterborough byelectio...
03:52 2019-06-08

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
06:39 2019-06-08

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
16:52 2019-05-21

EU calls for calm in Sudan, urges democratic transition The European Union on Monday called on Sudan's military leaders to allow people to protest peacefully and urged a speedy transfer of power to civilians....
14:39 2019-06-03

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday said the vote would be held at Thursday’s pa...
12:13 2019-06-10

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed with Johnson that the Scottish people were a verminou...
18:52 2019-06-19

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
09:39 2019-06-04

Hannity calls out the media for their coverage of Mueller's 'clarification' Fox News' Sean Hannity took the media to task for not reporting on a joint statement released by the Department of Justice and Special Counsel Robert Mueller clarifying remarks Mueller made during his press conference Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-31

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United Nations watchdog has said....
18:52 2019-05-31

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the WWDC keynote: the ability to filter out calls fro...
10:13 2019-06-05

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
13:13 2019-06-10

2020 hopeful Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is calling for a pathway to citizenship for people in the country illegally and raising refugee limits to historic levels....
21:39 2019-05-31

Lil Nas X calls Guy Fieri a "legend," teasing the bomb-dot-com collaboration that could be “Flavor Town road remix” are four words we did not know we needed in our lives, but Guy Fieri—who is good, actually—just served them up like a plate of piping hot sliders. Last night, the Diners, Drive-Ins, And Dives host hit up viral rapper Lil Nas X to ask if, somehow, some way, that “Old Town Roa...
19:39 2019-06-07

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
07:26 2019-06-02

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
13:52 2019-05-27

The Latest: NATO mission calls for calm in Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 11 a.m. The NATO-led Kosovo Force mission is calling on all people in the country to stay calm, adding that it is closely monitoring a police operation in the north. KFOR spokesman Col. Vincenzo Grasso told T...
11:39 2019-05-28

The Latest: Avenatti calls Trump the ‘ultimate goliath’ NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on court appearances by embattled attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has emerged from a New York courthouse to say he’s facing the fight of his life “against the ultimate goliath, the Trump administration.” Av...
22:52 2019-05-28

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suffolk County and Durham County district attorney off...
07:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Schumer calls Trump’s comments disgraceful WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump’s comments that he’s open to accepting information from a foreign power against a political opponent “...
17:13 2019-06-13

Conor McGregor calls for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, says he would win Conor McGregor lost a boxing match in August 2017 to Floyd Mayweather. Now the retired UFC fighter is looking for another go-round with the retired boxer....
22:39 2019-05-22

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leadership” their commander in chief, President D...
17:39 2019-05-25

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
09:52 2019-05-28

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
19:13 2019-05-25

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting right now. No need to even make a phone call. As I’ve...
04:39 2019-05-23

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handsets and is now available in 43 states. And Duplex i...
04:52 2019-05-23

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ community. At one point on the beat-laden track, ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Trump calls out Pelosi for temper tantrum claims: ‘It’s all such a lie’ President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of lying on Wednesday night after she claimed that he threw a “temper tantrum” at the White House and stormed out of a meeting. Pelosi recounted the alleged incident in a letter to the Democratic Caucus. She claimed that it went down ear...
09:00 2019-05-23

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years and $1,000 in fines....
21:26 2019-05-23

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
16:39 2019-05-27

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections after his ruling left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European elections to opposition conservatives....
01:00 2019-05-27

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:13 2019-05-27

U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the clashes, which have put tremendous pressure on civilians there, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-22

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow’"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov....
16:26 2019-05-22

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement that said Biden was “an imbecile bereft of el...
11:52 2019-05-22

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant. Pyongyang’s o...
05:39 2019-05-22

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
20:13 2019-06-15

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
23:26 2019-06-15

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his request in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Linda Fairstein calls Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ an ‘outright fabrication’ Linda Fairstein, the Manhattan prosecutor who oversaw the “Central Park Five” case, slammed director Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series as “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” Fairstein’s full-throated defense is in response to back...
17:52 2019-06-11

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
15:39 2019-05-31

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
15:52 2019-06-11

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. The gove...
23:13 2019-06-10

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War’s Union and Confederate soldiers. Speaker Adrienne A. Jones said Thursday that the plaque “sympathizes with Confederate motivations and mem...
19:26 2019-05-24

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
17:00 2019-06-16

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
05:39 2019-05-22

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
09:26 2019-06-12

N Korea responds to Biden jibe and calls him 'fool of low IQ' North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a tyrant....
11:39 2019-05-22

Rory Stewart boldly calls for rivals to quit so he can take on Johnson Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and the UK's new prime minister....
18:26 2019-06-19

Adorable 4-year-old boy calls out woman for her poor plane etiquette A 4-year-old boy called out a woman for placing her bare foot on the side his chair during his flight home to Houston, Texas.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:00 2019-06-20

Sebastian Vettel calls Formula 1 retirement rumours 'made up' Four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel says claims he is preparing to retire at the end of 2019 are "made up", and reiterated his commitment to winning Ferrari a title...
02:39 2019-06-07

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
17:26 2019-06-14

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s Detective Grayson Fritts gave to his congregation...
01:26 2019-06-14

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
05:52 2019-06-19

Durterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has called for calm amid an outcry after a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat, which sank and put 22 fishermen in danger in the disputed South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday the June 9 incident at Reed Bank was a “...
17:13 2019-06-17

Ocasio-Cortez calls for Manafort to be released from solitary confinement Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday came to the defense of Paul Manafort, arguing against holding President Trump’s former campaign chairman in solitary confinement at Rikers Island jail. “Paul Manafort is being sent to solitary confinement in my district – Rikers Island. A ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer (D-New York) cited last week’s deadl...
21:39 2019-06-16

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
03:26 2019-06-14

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
05:39 2019-06-17

Trump Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks But Calls For Talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area...
15:00 2019-06-15

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
13:00 2019-06-06

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters. By the next day, the once festive camp, which wa...
13:52 2019-06-06

'What Are We Saying?': Billy Porter Calls Out the Misogyny in Fearing a Man Wearing a Dress “As artists, we get to be a part of changing,” Billy Porter told the women of The View on Friday morning. “With me, the clothes have a statement; the clothes mean something, I want to open up conversations.”...
23:26 2019-06-14

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
19:13 2019-06-15

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
19:26 2019-06-14

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for sponsoring the health check expenses of their......
09:13 2019-06-17

Millennials, Gen Zers opt out of deodorant use, one company calls on Justin Bieber for help A new study is causing quite the stink after finding that a good portion of Millennials and Generation Zers are turning away from deodorant use, prompting one company to rely on celebrity stardom to change that....
21:26 2019-06-19

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
22:26 2019-06-14

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
21:26 2019-06-13

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
19:39 2019-06-13

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
17:52 2019-06-13

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
07:39 2019-06-13

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying by state TV....
21:00 2019-06-17

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

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York....
05:26 2019-06-13

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
07:00 2019-06-10

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

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:00 2019-06-19

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by the discussion that Delta CEO Ed Bastian had at t...
13:13 2019-06-12

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from around the world Wednesday at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters....
00:26 2019-06-13

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that place....
02:26 2019-06-12

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever and without having to go through your network provider. While Google introduced the ability to block numbers on a few y...
21:26 2019-06-18

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
13:26 2019-06-18

Lebanon's Hariri calls for cabinet solidarity in budget debate Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday called for parliament to quickly approve the country's 2019 budget and urged his coalition government to avoid internal disputes....
13:26 2019-06-18

'Not My People'---Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
23:13 2019-06-10

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals transfer power to a civilian government.The call by t...
04:39 2019-06-09

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
08:13 2019-06-13

Mukul Roy, Ex-Trinamool Leader, Calls Singur Agitation A "Mistake" Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said the Singur movement, which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal, was a "mistake", as it neither helped......
04:00 2019-06-09

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
17:52 2019-06-13

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife and her friend, has spurred sharp critici...
17:52 2019-06-17

Seismic surveyor PGS calls off debt refinancing, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday, citing worsening investor sentiment toward the oilfield services sector over the past weeks, sending the Norwegian company's shares down 24%....
16:13 2019-06-19

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

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
13:39 2019-06-19

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
16:52 2019-06-13

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. A...
13:26 2019-06-19

U.N. investigator calls for probe of Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing An inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi’s death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, probably knew a criminal mission was being planned....
01:00 2019-06-20

Trump calls off tariffs as US and Mexico reach deal on immigration President says Mexico agreed to ‘strong measures to stem the tide of migration’ after he threatened 5% tariff on all goodsThe US and Mexico have reached an agreement to stave off import tariffs on Mexican goods, officials confirmed on Friday evening.Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs o...
03:52 2019-06-08

Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump’s ‘bluff’ in tweet on impeachment In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his “bluff” after he used comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him. “Mr. President, you’re from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I’...
18:52 2019-06-17

ASUS calls on tinkerers to make custom ZenFone 6 firmware While many Android phone makers are locking their devices down in the name of security, there are a few vendors courting enthusiasts who want to install their own firmware -- and ASUS is one of them. The company has teamed up with XDA to help seed R......
10:39 2019-06-13

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
06:13 2019-06-08

Vatican Calls for Consideration of Married Priests in Remote Amazon The Catholic Church should study the possibility of ordaining married men to serve as priests in remote parts of South America’s Amazon region, where many parishes have struggled to recruit clergy, the Vatican said....
19:13 2019-06-17

Phil Neville calls for bravery in World Cup opener against Scotland England’s manager wants his side to take risks in an intriguing World Cup opener in NicePhil Neville takes his seat at a near-deserted beachside restaurant and surveys the mid-morning scene. “Not bad,” says England’s manager gesturing towards the waves breaking gently on the pebbly shoreline and the...
02:26 2019-06-09

Hannity calls John Dean hearing 'a sham, a circus' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed House Democrats and Watergate figure John Dean Monday night calling a House Judiciary hearing a "circus" and Dean a "liar."...
06:13 2019-06-11

Trump Calls To Congratulate PM Modi, Fixes Meet At G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
01:39 2019-05-25

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
03:13 2019-05-24

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:13 2019-05-24

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
06:52 2019-05-24

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
16:39 2019-06-01

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve the issues facing the UK Continue reading......
20:52 2019-05-24

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
22:52 2019-05-24

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
23:13 2019-05-24

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
03:26 2019-05-31

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
02:00 2019-05-24

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil industry to not blend corn ethanol into the gasoline supply....
22:52 2019-05-23

Surprise: The ‘AI bot’ people talk to on Google Duplex calls is sometimes actually a person When Google unveiled Google Duplex last year at I/O 2018, the brand new Assistant feature looked terrific. It was the kind of futuristic technology nobody else had. With a simple voice command, you could instruct the Assistant to make restaurant reservations for you by placing a phone call using an ...
17:00 2019-05-23

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, say young activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have called for all adults to join a gl...
19:13 2019-05-23

Pelosi calls on Trump family, staff to stage an intervention WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump’s inner circle to stage an intervention with him after he abruptly ended an Oval Office meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday to protest their continuing investigations of him. “I wish that his family or his administration or h...
21:13 2019-05-23

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:39 2019-05-23

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
21:39 2019-05-23

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:52 2019-06-02

Judge calls screaming mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz ‘monstrous’ The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers was called “monstrous” by a Bronx judge Thursday after having to be restrained and escorted out of court by police when she began screaming at the top of her lungs in court. Leandra Feli...
21:39 2019-05-23

It's not a robocall: Elizabeth Warren calls supporters to talk issues The Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this week, to ask about the issues that concern themElizabeth Warren supporters who notice a strange phone call coming in from a 617 area code may want to pick up the phone for a change, as the Massachusetts senator ha...
22:00 2019-05-23

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
22:52 2019-05-26

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
00:13 2019-05-27

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
04:13 2019-05-27

Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Survivor Calls For Tougher Rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly......
08:52 2019-05-28

Malawi's Mutharika calls for unity after fractious presidential election President Peter Mutharika called on Malawians to unite and help develop the country at his inauguration for a second term on Tuesday after an election marred by allegations of rigging and sporadic violence....
18:13 2019-05-28

Nancy Pelosi calls Facebook 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi has strongly criticised Facebook for failing to tackle misinformation after the social media giant refused to take down a video that had been doct...
14:52 2019-05-30

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
00:52 2019-05-29

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
05:39 2019-05-30

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state of politics....
14:13 2019-05-29

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court if a seat were to open up during next year’s presidential election.Democrats have expressed outrage at McConnell’s statement because he prev...
18:39 2019-05-29

EU calls on Russia, Turkey, Iran to protect civilians in Idlib The European Union called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province and said Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government must protect civilians under siege....
20:39 2019-05-29

Teen calls out LeBron James in epic basketball battle It’s late May, and LeBron James is playoff-less. So this will have to suffice. The King found himself head-to-head with a teenager in an impromptu 3-point competition over the weekend, while watching his oldest son “Bronny” take part in a Los Angeles basketball tournament. “I...
05:26 2019-05-28

Serbian leader calls for Kosovo compromise, issues warning BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president has warned of renewed clashes in Kosovo if a “compromise” solution for the country’s former province is not found soon. President Aleksandar Vucic’s more than two-hour keynote speech in Serbia’s parliament did not include...
21:00 2019-05-27

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections. Tsipras said from the Syriza party offices that “the result does not rise to our expectations … I will not ignore it...
04:39 2019-05-27

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

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions....
08:00 2019-05-27

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Pyongyang’s o...
08:13 2019-05-27

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official results from 75% of the vote Monday showed the conserva...
11:13 2019-05-27

The iPhone app you need to stop spam calls is on sale for free today The spam call problem that has plagued us for years has never been worse than it is today. People in some regions can get as many as 10 or even more spam calls in a single day, and most list-based subscription services don’t do much to curtail these nuisance calls. Even anti-spam call services...
15:52 2019-05-27

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet. The move to quit both Facebook and Instagram came in the wake of the decision to delete “without warning or explanation the Bantin...
20:00 2019-05-27

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after applauding a new law approved by Gov. Cuomo and lawmak...
01:01 2019-05-25

Latifi calls for F1/F2 pit lane exit light change after Monaco Formula 2 points' leader and Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi has called for a change in the pit lane exit light system after incurring a costly penalty...
17:00 2019-05-28

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close pass” – an overtake within 1.5m – at least weekly, and 70% say conditions on Britain’s roads haven’t improved in the last five years, according to a new...
05:39 2019-05-22

Ukraine’s leader disbands parliament, calls snap election Ukraine’s newly-sworn president orders to dissolve the nation’s legislature and call snap elections within two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament...
18:00 2019-05-21

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:26 2019-05-21

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
15:26 2019-05-21

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the background of widespread suffering in the South American co...
16:13 2019-05-21

Iranian Official Calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President wanted to talk, he'll not only have to show some......
19:13 2019-05-21

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
18:52 2019-05-21

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:13 2019-05-21

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
16:39 2019-06-04

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:52 2019-06-04

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
13:13 2019-06-04

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....
11:13 2019-05-26

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine’s politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being swor...
17:52 2019-05-21

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-03

Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately....
18:52 2019-05-22

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
16:26 2019-05-22

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about the beating,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea s...
00:39 2019-05-23

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say Hello To My Little Friend. Well, at least that’s wh...
21:00 2019-05-22

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang’s offi...
12:26 2019-05-22

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ahead of a Wedne...
11:52 2019-05-22

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to allow medical workers access to the wounded after at least 13 people were reported killed....
19:26 2019-06-03

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior that puts our employees or public at risk,” Foye....
23:26 2019-05-22

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
17:13 2019-05-21

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolutions....
22:00 2019-05-27

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
17:39 2019-05-21

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
14:52 2019-05-21

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
19:52 2019-06-13

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
22:52 2019-06-13

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats to impeach President Trump. ...
11:13 2019-06-13

Trump Launches 2020 Re-Election Campaign, Calls US "Envy Of The World" President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday with a rally in front of about 20,000 supporters packed into a Florida arena, chanting "USA, USA!"...
04:39 2019-06-19

Long Island woman calls 911, tells cops she killed her mom: police A Long Island woman was arrested for murder Tuesday — after she called the cops to report that she’d strangled her 76-year-old mother to death, police said. Sharon Easter, 57, of Central Islip, allegedly confessed to choking her mother with the cord of a vacuum cleaner to a 911 operator ...
05:52 2019-06-19

Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory • Athlete has appealed ruling to approve IAAF testosterone limit• Runner battling to defend 800m title at World ChampionshipsCaster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federations to focus on catching dopers after her first race following an appeal against the governing body....
12:13 2019-06-12

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken publ...
19:13 2019-06-12

Nailed It! Host Nicole Byer Calls Out Netflix for ''F--ked Up and Disrespectful'' Advertising Netflix can't really say "Nailed it!" after Nailed It! host Nicole Byer called out the streaming service on Twitter. On Tuesday, a Twitter user named @dylsauce tweeted an......
05:39 2019-05-29

Sophie Turner Calls Game of Thrones Redo Petition "Disrespectful" Sophie Turner has a few choice words for Game of Thrones fans petitioning HBO to remake season eight. In a New York Times interview published Monday, the Sansa Stark star addressed the......
15:00 2019-05-21

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
14:39 2019-05-21

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
05:39 2019-06-12

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
16:13 2019-05-21

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torres, today must have been one of those times....
07:26 2019-06-13

Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription 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 framework requires significant reforms....
20:13 2019-06-12

'Jasmine Can Just Go By Herself': 4-Year-Old Calls Out Disney's Aladdin for Sticking to Tired Tropes Disney’s Aladdin remake flew away with $113 million on its magic carpet this Memorial Day weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But despite a new, more progressive Princess Jasmine—she even has a new power anthem, titled “Speechless”(h/t Refinery29), for one 4-year-old, the plot still has a...
16:26 2019-05-28

India's Reliance Capital calls auditor's observations 'baseless and unjustified' Reliance Capital Ltd said on Thursday the observations of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", a day after the auditor withdrew from assessing the shadow bank's fiscal year 2018/19 accounts....
07:39 2019-06-13

Trump calls Biden a ‘loser’ ahead of dueling Iowa speeches President Trump unleashed a furious attack on Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday — hours before they were scheduled to deliver dueling speeches in the key battleground state of Iowa. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean, look, Joe never got more than 1 percent until Obama took him off the tra...
23:13 2019-06-11

Women still struggle to find a job, let alone reach the top: new UN report calls for 'quantum leap' Women’s job opportunities have barely improved since the early 1990s, UN labour experts said on Thursday, warning that female workers are still penalized for having children and looking after them....
18:13 2019-05-21