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Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon

A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned mig...

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon

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Halifax artist claims he lost job after Donald Trump cartoon went viral BNI responded in a statement on Sunday, stating that "it is entirely incorrect to suggest that it cancelled a freelance contract with Michael de Adder” over the Trump cartoon....
23:26 2019-07-01

Canadian newspaper publisher cuts ties with artist behind controversial Trump cartoon A Canadian artist's freelance contract with a newspaper publishing company was terminated days after one of his cartoons depicting President Trump mocking the recent drowning deaths of a migrant father and daughter went viral on social media....
05:39 2019-07-01

A Canadian political cartoonist's drawing of Donald Trump went viral. Two days later, he was fired A Canadian political cartoonist said he was let go from his freelance contract two days after his cartoon featuring President Donald Trump went viral.        ...
06:01 2019-07-01

Artist behind viral David Attenborough mural in east London surprised by 'massive' response The artist behind a huge mural of Sir David Attenborough in London has said he is surprised by the "massive" response to it and hopes the "evolving" piece makes people think twice before harming the environment....
09:26 2019-06-16

'I was just trying to survive': Phoenix family in viral arrest video wants officers fired Dravon Ames and Iesha Harper talk about their detainment by the Phoenix Police Department. The incident has gone viral after witnesses shared videos.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

British Artist Banksy's Home City An Urban Canvas For Elusive Artist Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly. The dank courtyard beneath......
19:13 2019-05-21

'It's not funny to me': Georgia woman says she was fired by Dairy Queen after viral marijuana cake mix-up A Georgia woman claims Dairy Queen fired her after she made a marijuana-themed cake after a manager misheard a mother who requested a 'Moana' cake.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

These Trump Socks Went Viral—Then Came the Counterfeiters Gumball Poodle’s founder took all the right steps to protect her brand from counterfeits on Amazon, but it still wasn’t enough when her socks became internet famous....
21:13 2019-05-31

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days later, Michael de Adder said on Twitter that he had been let go by a publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada....
02:39 2019-07-03

Teacher Fired After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
15:13 2019-06-05

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigation....
17:26 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
12:26 2019-05-29

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
16:39 2019-05-27

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
07:52 2019-08-03

Talking like Trump in the workplace can cost your employer money and get you fired The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has won at least a dozen cases in the past decade against employees who told co-workers to go back to where they came from....
18:26 2019-08-02

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
01:13 2019-05-26

Teacher, Now Fired, Thought Tweets to Trump About Immigrants Were Private Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
13:00 2019-06-05

Hillary Clinton was ‘ecstatic’ when Trump fired Comey: book Hillary Clinton was privately “ecstatic” when President Trump dumped James Comey and considered going public to applaud the move to rub the former FBI director’s nose in it, according to a new book. Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, was at her Chappaqua, N.Y., ho...
21:13 2019-05-29

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, saying she lost her teaching job after parents fou...
17:01 2019-06-20

Hillary Clinton was 'ecstatic' when Trump fired Comey, new book says Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has opposed virtually everything President Trump has done since he took office, but apparently cheered on the firing of FBI Director James Comey according to a new book....
07:26 2019-05-29

'StarCraft' gets the cartoon makeover nobody asked for When you think of kid-friendly video games, StarCraft might not top the list. But that could change. A new version, StarCraft: Cartooned, reimagines every unit, structure, map, menu and mission with art by CarBot Animations. The usually dark game is......
22:13 2019-07-11

StarCraft Gets An Official Cartoon Makeover Blizzard is going to release a graphics pack for Starcraft: Remastered that transforms the game, giving it the look of Carbot Animations’ Starcrafts series....
04:00 2019-06-21

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council approved to place the Tucson Families Free and Tog...
12:39 2019-08-08

Trump denies ordering Mueller be fired, cites Nixon’s mistakes President Trump said he did not order the White House counsel to fire special counsel Robert Mueller because that “didn’t work out too well” for former President Nixon during Watergate. “I wasn’t going to fire [Mueller],” Trump told ABC News’ “This Wee...
17:26 2019-06-16

Trump says he is not worried about short-range missiles fired by North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he was not worried about missiles being tested by North Korea, calling them very standard, short-range devices....
01:52 2019-08-02

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
04:39 2019-05-23

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:13 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, I should be up 15 or 20 points higher,” Trum...
02:52 2019-06-19

Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix As announced today at the Power-Con convention in California, Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix. Unlike the excellent She-Ra, which it will presumably be totally unrelated to (the original series was a spin-off of the He-Man show), this one won’t be some kind of cool new take on...
04:00 2019-08-19

Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles goes viral after winking to cameras during Trump's visit Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles became a viral sensation on Monday after she was seen offering a wink to the cameras as she and Prince Charles greeted President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during their state visit in the United Kingdom. ...
09:26 2019-06-04

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously served as a Republican state senator in Illinois, ...
21:26 2019-07-02

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
02:00 2019-06-30

How Trump’s Plan To Import Canadian Drugs Would Work Americans spend an average of about $1,200 per person, per year on prescription drugs, more than anywhere else in the world. Lowering those costs is one of the few topics uniting U.S. leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Trump administration’s latest proposal is to import che...
01:26 2019-08-07

Official StarCraft mod makes the game look like a Saturday morning cartoon This is a real thing, and it can now be yours for $10 at Battle.net. [credit: Blizzard Entertainment / Carbot Animations ] Do not be deceived by the above gallery. This is not a prank or a p...
10:52 2019-07-10

Sonic and Tails will guest star on Cartoon Network show OK K.O.! Cartoon Network announced today that Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekick Tails will be featured in an upcoming episode of the show OK K.O.! on August 4.Read More...
23:13 2019-07-19

Don't Worry, Cartoon Network Is Already Teasing New Episodes of Infinity Train Watching a high-quality cartoon in the modern age always comes with a bit of terror. Is this going to get cancelled, or shafted, or have its release schedule constantly shifted around in a way that baffles everyone including the creators? Read more......
09:26 2019-08-11

New York Times cartoon ban leads to a world where we say nothing at all | Kenan Malik In a world where political cartoonists are routinely jailed, the paper should show more courageWhat does a newspaper do if it publishes an antisemitic cartoon? Determine that it won’t do so again? Or stop publishing cartoons? The New York Times appears to have taken the second route.In April, its in...
14:39 2019-06-16

Canadian Newspaper Cartoonist Dumped After Critical Trump Illustration A Canadian cartoonist was let go from his job on Friday after posting what became a viral illustration of Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants....
14:26 2019-07-01

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
14:01 2019-06-05

Embrace cartoon despair with the "Russian art film" version of The Simpsons' opening There’s no shortage of dark spins on The Simpsons’ opening credits, but, even counting the one where Bart is left orphaned by the time he gets to the couch, the recently created “The Simpsons. Russian Art Film Version” is the bleakest depiction of the beloved cartoon family to date....
20:39 2019-07-09

Elon Musk Compares Queen Elizabeth II With Kids' Cartoon 'Teletubbies' Known for his quirky posts on Twitter, SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday took to the micro blogging site to compare Queen Elizabeth II with the characters of the TV series......
16:26 2019-08-04

Elon Musk Compares Queen Elizabeth II To Kids' Cartoon 'Teletubbies' Known for his quirky posts on Twitter, SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday took to the micro blogging site to compare Queen Elizabeth II with the characters of the TV series......
03:39 2019-08-05

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his stripes, and a high-spirited falcon travelling to a bird city were all brought to life....
07:26 2019-06-04

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase costs and create uncertainty....
20:00 2019-06-13

Trump Boosts Fired Google Engineer Who Proposed Richard Spencer Fundraiser, Suggested Skinheads Rebrand On Monday morning, President Donald Trump finally took the time to issue a (hollow and thoroughly unconvincing) denunciation of white supremacy in the wake of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend that collectively resulted in at least 31 deaths and scores of injuries—in...
13:13 2019-08-06

The New York Times political cartoon ban is a sinister and dangerous over-reaction | Martin Rowson In turning a satirical mirror on the news, we are used to facing attack, but this was a pompous and hypocritical decisionApril, it seems, really is the cruellest month for the New York Times. On 25 April, its international edition (formerly the International Herald Tribune) ran a cartoon by the Port...
23:13 2019-06-12

This week in Sebastian Gorka's deviant cartoon watch: A parody Nintendo account Sebastian Gorka, brow furrowed as he monitors world news for any further threats to Western culture on par with two cartoon animal men tying the knot, has identified a worrying blip on the horizon. The former Trump administration member and Fox News contributor—an unfortunate guy who just can’t hel...
03:13 2019-06-04

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically powerful pharmaceutical industry. Health and Human Se...
20:26 2019-07-31

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said....
02:13 2019-08-18

ANALYSIS: Why cheap Canadian drugs are part of Donald Trump’s re-election strategy Donald Trump needs a winning campaign issue, and Jackson Proskow says he may have found it with a promise to consider allowing imports of cheap drugs from Canada....
21:13 2019-07-31

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported. The 21 maids, groundskeepers and other workers fired earlier this year from five of Trump’s ...
02:26 2019-07-06

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.7 million to a Trump super PAC....
23:39 2019-05-21

Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement. The post Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:00 2019-06-19

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Yoga Day: Cartoon Characters Motu And Patlu Perform Yoga With PM Modi Iconic cartoon characters Motu and Patlu performed yoga with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning in Ranchi on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day....
08:26 2019-06-21

Which is the best tablet for an artist? Hugh wants to buy his wife a new tablet to replace her old Samsung Galaxy 10.1. What are the options?My wife is an artist. She has been using a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 since 2014. This allows her to draw and paint using a stylus supplied with the pad. She loves using it, but it’s past its best and the b...
10:13 2019-07-25

What Should an Artist Save? As our culture’s expectations of artists and art have changed, archives have moved on from the library and transformed into something stranger and more amorphous....
21:52 2019-08-06

What Cartoon Sonic Looks Like In Movie Sonic's Trailer While we wait to see the official redesign of Sonic the Hedgehog for the upcoming movie, animator Artur Baranov has gone in and completely changed the film’s trailer, replacing movie Sonic with a more familiar-looking hedgehog....
05:00 2019-05-29

How to Do Nothing, With Artist and Educator Jenny Odell We all think we’re experts at “doing nothing,” but there’s a difference between numbing out by staring at Facebook and truly letting your mind rest. There are concrete benefits to doing absolutely nothing—like actually being present in your life and noticing what’s around you. To help us constructiv...
22:13 2019-08-05

How an Artist Throws a Pool Party Mickalene Thomas and her partner, Racquel Chevremont, invited fellow members of a new collective of queer black women to their house for margaritas and zip-lining....
21:13 2019-07-31

‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
23:26 2019-05-23

Danish artist Olafur Eliasson: When nature becomes art London's Tate Modern is showing 40 works by Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson. Entitled "In Real Life," he addresses the fragility of nature in the climate crisis age through some evocative installations....
16:52 2019-07-11

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a PlayStation 4 game that aims to give everyone the ...
13:52 2019-05-23

For Artist at Auschwitz, a Challenge: Stepping Into the Past, Not on It Daniel Libeskind, the Polish-American architect, was asked to design an exhibit at the death camp site about faith, and to engage without distracting....
08:26 2019-07-04

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech ageIn a gallery in downtown Manhattan, people are huddling around four laptops, taking turns to control the apartments of ...
15:52 2019-05-21

'I try to trigger all the senses': the artist behind the banners at Anfield Peter Carney is an artist, banners are his means of expression and the Kop is his canvasBy MUNDIAL, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkPeter Carney makes the banners on the Kop at Anfield. These aren’t a St George’s cross with a town’s name in the middle or a lewd message scrawled on a bedsheet. Thes...
18:52 2019-07-10

A Performance Artist Testing the Limits of Her Own Endurance In deeply personal works such as the acclaimed “Bronx Gothic,” Okwui Okpokwasili explores ideas of cultural memory through poetry and visceral body-wringing choreography....
22:13 2019-08-07

How Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Got His Start on Social Media When Mario Dedivanovic began assisting other makeup professionals in 2000, online makeup tutorials didn’t exist. Today, he has 6.5 million followers on Instagram and his popularity on social media is emblematic of the shifting distribution channels for defining and selling beauty....
10:26 2019-05-23

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many artists, she wants her work to promote discussion. An...
20:52 2019-06-17

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

This Ivorian artist creates elaborate sculptures with her hair Laetitia Ky, an artist and entrepreneur, shapes her hair into gravity-defying works of art. Ky started to embrace her natural curl pattern in 2012 upon discovering the natural-hair community in the United States. Ky talked with us about how she sculpts her hair, the influences behind her art, and ...
00:26 2019-08-01

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
18:52 2019-06-05

Ed Sheeran is UK's most-played artist of 2018 despite not releasing any music Ed Sheeran tops chart for second year running, with Britons making up nine of top 10 most-played artistsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018, topping the chart for the second year running despite not releasing any new music last year.Sheeran finished ahead of Calvin Harris, who ca...
17:26 2019-06-10

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertisement.”...
23:13 2019-07-17

Tattoos without borders: the Ukrainian artist mapping migration She’s inked Florence Welch and her work features in Chanel ads. But for Stanislava Pinchuk, body art is an intimate story of identityIn Ukraine there is a tradition before embarking on a journey. Once all the bags are packed and the last-minute checks are complete, someone will suggest, “Shall we si...
22:39 2019-05-26

This artist’s mad skills prove finger painting isn’t just kid stuff Iris Scott is a professional finger-painter. And her work is anything but child’s play. “It’s taken me years just to get the fundamentals down,” the 34-year-old artist tells The Post of the incredibly detailed, expressive tableaux that she creates using nothing but her fingers. She points to an 8-fo...
00:26 2019-06-01

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in his homeland....
17:39 2019-06-21

Low's Alan Sparhawk ranks the 5 records that most influenced him as an artist Pitchfork 2019 managed to overcome the sweltering heat (it broke 100 degrees, people) and deliver one of the best iterations of the festival in recent years. Among the highlights was a blistering set from Low, who pulled off a beautifully ambitious performance of elegant noise despite the temperatur...
20:26 2019-07-23

For One Los Angeles Artist, Cars Are Her Canvas and Rainbows Are Her Brush Peggy Noland has given a Toyota Corolla a pelt and slapped “buff Powerpuff Girls” on a pickup truck. Objects in mirror are as bitchin’ as they appear....
15:13 2019-06-21

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slams 'send her back' chant at Trump rally as 'completely unacceptable' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the chant “hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable.”        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken advantage of in wild fraud cases involving family and friends....
05:13 2019-05-29

Critic’s Pick: ‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
14:00 2019-05-23

Meet The Pixel Artist Recreating Breath of The Wild Scenes In 8-Bit On Tuesday, Instagram user ncxaesthetic began uploading a series of “screenshots” in which he took iconic scenes from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and rendered them in the 8-bit pixel art style of the Game Boy Color Zelda games like Link’s Awakening DX. Here, for example, is a scene from ...
03:00 2019-07-20

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
18:39 2019-06-27

Artist Peter Max’s wife found dead in a suspected suicide NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of the artist Peter Max has died in a suspected suicide amid a family fight over her husband’s work. New York City Police say Mary Max was found dead Sunday in her apartment. She was 52. Her attorney, John Markham, says in the hours before she died, Max left a lengthy ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundation said on its website on Sunday. He was 95....
19:39 2019-07-31

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other clothing without permission....
01:13 2019-07-09

Discover the artist who builds tiny worlds with basic chemistry The photo shows a tiny world created by artist Hicham Berrada from wax, acid, metal salts and chemistry. It comes alive at his exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery...
13:52 2019-07-02

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
18:39 2019-07-03

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, two years before Slate declared there were too man...
10:52 2019-07-18

‘Salt queen’ artist’s FiDi condo returns for 40 percent off Artist Bettina Werner — the “salt queen” known for her pieces made out of salt crystals — will take a hit on her FiDi condo at 15 Broad St. Her home is back on the market for $1.99 million, 40 percent less than its original $3.39 million asking price in 2017. It got a price......
03:13 2019-06-13

Grammy-winning artist found dead after being choked in stairwell A Grammy Award-winning jazz musician died inside his Bronx apartment building following a feud with his girlfriend and another man over her suspected infidelity, police sources said Monday. Drummer Lawrence Leathers, 37, was found dead in the stairwell of his Mott Haven home Sunday — and his l...
00:00 2019-06-04

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works reflects a nation in conflict and decline...
23:39 2019-07-31

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city DETROIT (AP) — A graffiti artist commissioned by the city of Detroit to paint a mural on a viaduct was arrested by police who believed he was committing vandalism. The Detroit Free Press reports that 29-year-old Sheefy McFly, whose real name is Tashif Turner, was arrested Wednesday. ...
20:39 2019-06-23

US judge tosses lawsuit against glass artist Dale Chihuly SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who claimed to have contributed to paintings by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Michael Moi worked for years as a handyman at Chihuly’s studio, for which he was paid. But he claimed Chihuly owed him more than $20 millio...
02:52 2019-06-21

An artist reimagined famous artists and paintings as modern-day millennials Courtesy of Untitled.Save Portugal-based artist Untitled.Save, who goes by his first name, Tiago, re-imagined iconic artists and their subjects as urban hipsters. In Untitled.Save's pieces, the "Mona Lisa" subject is a social media influencer. The collection portrays Dalí as a freelance phot...
16:00 2019-07-16

Was Leonard Cohen’s Marianne the last artist’s ‘muse’? Let’s hope so | Fiona Sturges Nick Broomfield’s film underlines the downside of a life spent providing comfort and inspiration for a male artistWhat are the life skills appropriate to an artist’s muse? Hotness is a given; and sexual availability, while not compulsory, has generally been appreciated. The ability to keep a house t...
10:00 2019-07-23

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
15:00 2019-05-22

French artist’s massive grass graffiti portraits are beyond incredible Land artist Saype’s environmentally-friendly artworks cover grassy fields. They only last a few days, but make a lasting impact.        ...
15:52 2019-07-11

Artist destroys hand, mind by drawing for 24 hours straight without lifting his pen Perhaps taking note of all us cretins who spent our high school math classes drawing ever-expanding spirals in our notebooks, a professional artist has just completed the more constructive, less grade-endangering version of a classic doodle by drawing a single line for 24 entire hours....
20:13 2019-08-12

Banksy: Street artist credited with fringe Venice Biennale artwork A video posted on the Instagram account of ever-elusive British artist Banksy documents a new installation showing a controversial huge cruise ship docking in Venice's lagoon. It appears to be the artist's own work....
15:26 2019-05-23

Odisha-Based Miniature Artist Carves World Cup Trophy On Pencil Tip With the World Cup fever set to grip the nation, an Odisha-based miniature artist, L Eshwar Rao, has chosen a unique way to express his love for the game....
05:13 2019-05-29

Who is Grimes? Get to know the artist responsible for 2019's craziest Instagram post Claire Boucher is one of her generation's most interesting musicians, and is/was romantically involved with Elon Musk.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Meet the artist contributing to Liam Hodges' Flintstones-style vision For his SS20 collection, emerging London menswear designer Liam Hodges called upon the talents of artist Alfie Kungu to help him capture the primitive futurism of his menswear designsFrom the menswear designer who brought us prints of Mr Blobby and a British interpretation of Las Vegas Americana cam...
18:13 2019-07-16

Ernie Barnes: the overlooked legacy of the athlete turned celebrity artist The work of the football player who became a painter is finally being celebrated, from his Olympics artwork to his Marvin Gaye album coverHistorically noted as the first professional American athlete to become a painter, the artistic legacy of football player Ernie Barnes still remains overlooked.Bu...
18:39 2019-06-27

The weather project artist Olafur Eliasson returns to Tate Modern Artist Olafur Eliasson, who brought the sun to Tate Modern's turbine hall in 2003, returns with In Real Life, a new exhibition featuring incredible installations. We quiz him on selfies, short-term thinking and the climate reckoning to come...
18:52 2019-07-10

Brooklyn cyclist killed by cement truck identified as Bushwick artist Freelander’s professional website describes her as an artist who “makes sculptures and videos that explore climate change and geology from an ecofeminist and millennial lens.”...
10:26 2019-07-02

Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95 Son Anderson Cooper announces death on CNNVanderbilt worked well into old age and married four timesThe heiress, socialite, model, designer, artist and writer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced on CNN on Monday. Related: Great dynasties of the world: The Vanderbilts ...
17:13 2019-06-17

UP Artist Makes Sushma Swaraj's 6 Feet Charcoal Portrait To Pay Tribute In a moving tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, an artist in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha citycreated a 6 feet portrait of Sushma Swaraj by using charcoal....
17:13 2019-08-07

Google Artist's Doodle Celebrates Pride History And A Personal Journey Google Doodle On Pride Month: Today's Google Doodle commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the celebration and acceptance of gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual identities....
01:39 2019-06-04

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

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate marketing.The image in question comes from an in-...
01:39 2019-06-13

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all sides....
14:00 2019-06-20

A Detroit Artist Was Commissioned by the City to Paint a Mural—Then Police Arrested Him Detroit artist Sheefy McFly has been making a name for himself, so much so that the city recently commissioned him to paint a series of murals honoring the Motor City as part of its City Walls initiative. But on Wednesday, as McFly was working on the piece, he was confronted by Detroit police, who t...
22:39 2019-06-29

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during a riveting Congressional testimony—has been named its inaugural Artist-in-Residence....
22:52 2019-07-01

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico’s Fonoteca Nacional, which archives old radio ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Indian escape artist disappears after being lowered into Ganges while tied up in chains AN INDIAN escape artist known as the “Wizard Mandrake” has gone missing after being bound with steel chains and lowered into the Ganges River by a crane....
19:13 2019-06-16

Disney animators still ask to see artwork from a legendary 'Cinderella' artist to inspire today's movies Disney Walt Disney's "Cinderella" turns 70 this year. The classic was recently re-released on Blu-ray and digital as part of the Disney signature collection. INSIDER spoke with the managing director of Disney's Animation Research Library, Mary Walsh, about the film's legacy and concept artist Mary...
00:52 2019-07-02

Playlist: Inside Dave Stewart's own "Songland" with the songs that shaped him as an artist Sharing the songs that have captivated Stewart throughout his career, Stewart compiled a playlist of favorites for USA TODAY.        ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Meet the 'Scribbling Vicar,' the Priest Who Serves as Aston Martin’s In-House Artist Ever think you’ve had a varied career? Well, you’ve probably got nothing on Aston Martin’s artist in residence, the Rev. Adam Gompertz. Or as he’s known, the scribbling vicar. I caught up with him at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to find out a bit more about him....
23:26 2019-07-11

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo sues artist for using his nickname on shirts NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, dubbed the “Greek Freak,” has sued an artist for peddling a shirt with his nickname, which is a registered trademark. The Milwaukee Bucks star claims a Philadelphia-based artist has placed the nickname on a T-shirt depicting Antetokounmpo with deer an...
07:39 2019-07-09

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city to paint mural Painter and musician Sheefy McFly was working on a viaduct in the Motor City's northeast side when two police officers stopped him, the Detroit Free Press reported....
00:26 2019-06-24

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

Frida Kahlo makeup kit launched with palette to recreate artist's famed brow Frida Kahlo Foundation partners with US retailer UltraFoundation wants women to ‘embrace their own unique beauty’The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with the US cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican artist.The line includes an “eyebrow palette” that ...
22:52 2019-07-17

Artist Marc Faust dies weeks after random Brooklyn bodega assault A Brooklyn artist died weeks after he was randomly attacked by a man inside a Brooklyn bodega, according to authorities. Marc Faust, 66, succumbed to his injuries at Kings County Hospital on Tuesday night — two weeks after 24-year-old Jason Jacobs repeatedly punched him in the face and body in an un...
21:00 2019-07-18

Ingrid Michaelson and Artist Nicola Scott Create a Pretty Tribute to Stranger Things If you’ve never heard of Ingrid Michaelson, she’s a pretty fantastic indie pop folk artist. Her newest album is a long tribute to Stranger Things, and the newest video released for the project is lush. Read more......
04:39 2019-06-30

‘Quiet As It’s Kept’: Artist Kara Walker Creates the New Yorker’s Cover Tribute to Toni Morrison Anyone familiar with the work of Toni Morrison knew it was a force, as was the woman who wrote it. The visions Morrison rendered were both unflinching and tender, exposing the sometimes shameful truths of our natures and whispering them back to us like a lover’s secret....
23:39 2019-08-09

Mary Max, wife of famed artist Peter Max, kills herself in Upper West Side apartment Mary Max, the wife of world-renowned psychedelic artist Peter Max, killed herself in her Upper West Side apartment over the weekend, police said Monday. Mary Max, 52, died of nitrogen asphyxiation and was discovered in her apartment on Riverside Drive near West 84th Street on Sunday evening, cops sa...
07:52 2019-06-11

Artist makes mural of deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in Santa Monica An artist painted a large mural of Tyler Skaggs near Santa Monica High School, where the deceased Los Angeles Angels pitcher attended before entering the big leagues....
20:52 2019-07-18

Artist who painted Bill Clinton in dress had ‘no idea’ it was hanging in Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion The artist behind Jeffrey Epstein’s now-viral portrait of Bill Clinton in a blue dress says she sold the painting at a Tribecca Ball fundraiser several years ago — and had “no idea” that he was the one who had purchased it. “In 2012, as a grad student at the New York Ac...
15:52 2019-08-16

Boxing News at Five: Fury vs. Whyte isn’t happening anytime soon, Khan set for exhibition bout against former mixed martial artist Tyson Fury is no longer interested in fighting Dillian Whyte, while Amir Khan is apparently very interested in fighting a former mixed martial artist in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing News at Five: Fury vs. Whyte isn’t happening anytime soon, Khan set for exhibition bout against former mixed martial a...
00:13 2019-05-31

An iconic American artist has been churning out work that makes millions at cruise ship auctions. But a new report claims he has dementia and imposters have been making art under his name. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Gotham Magazine The renowned American artist Peter Max is reportedly suffering from advanced dementia, and some have called into question the authenticity of his artwork in recent years. The New York Times published a report on Tuesday alleging that Max hasn't painted in ...
02:13 2019-05-31

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo sues artist for selling 'Greek Freak' merchandise Giannis Antetokounmpo filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania artist because he was selling T-shirts with the Milwaukee Bucks star's trademark.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
13:52 2019-06-17

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in courtTwitter is a game with two objectives. The first is to scream your opinions at people who hold an identical set of opinions, in the mistak...
20:13 2019-05-22

Starfish looks like ravioli, goes viral If this starfish is making your mouth water, you're not alone. When a photo of Plinthaster dentatus went viral on Twitter last week, pasta-lovers did a double take — the sea star looked just like a piece of ravioli....
11:13 2019-07-16

| Rassie: Pumas will be fired up Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus is under no illusions as to how difficult his charges upcoming Rugby Championship clash against the Pumas in Salta will be....
10:39 2019-08-08

Puppy born with a ‘mustache’ goes viral Meet Salvador Dolly, known as the “Mustache Puppy.” The 5-week-old pup is stealing hearts across the nation. #MustachePuppy has a name meet Salvador Dolly! Wanna help us save more dogs like her? We need FOSTERS in both NYC and… Posted by Hearts & Bones Rescue on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 He...
20:00 2019-08-01

'I felt alone,' says gymnast after her perfect 10 went viral Earlier this year Katelyn Ohashi shot to fame when a video of her perfect 10 floor routine for UCLA gymnastics went viral, amassing over 118 million views online....
16:00 2019-08-09

Viral hoax Momo is getting its own movie Momo, the viral hoax that took the internet by storm last summer, has always looked like it belonged in a horror movie. Now it will star in one. Deadline reported that Orion Pictures is planning a movie based on Momo, the creepy looking character at......
05:00 2019-07-11

How the Viral Campaign Ad Became a Political Trap Democratic candidates in deep-red districts have figured out how to tell their stories to faraway liberal donors. But that might not help them at home....
12:26 2019-08-07

Is FaceApp safe? A deeper look at the viral hit If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or pretty much any other social medium in the last few days then you can’t have failed to notice it - FaceApp is everywhere. Despite launching way back in January 2017, the app has suddenly received a new lease of viral life. But as quickly...
19:39 2019-07-19

Boy’s letter to mom about missing school bus goes viral One Missouri boy’s honest letter to his mother confessing that he missed the bus to school – and why that wasn’t such a bad thing – has left the Internet in hysterics, in a social media post that has since gone massively viral with nearly a million likes. One June 4, Sarah Holliday resurfaced an......
23:13 2019-06-07

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Cuomo says Daniel Pantaleo should be fired Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for his role in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, heeding the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge. “We have a judge who said the officer in the Eric Garner case should be fired. In our society we say w...
21:52 2019-08-05

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene police found a person with a handgun. We’re...
13:26 2019-06-19

Retiring mailman’s heartwarming sendoff goes viral Beloved U.S. Postal Service employee Floyd Martin, who retired Thursday, has been delivering mail to the same community of residents in Marietta, Ga., for more than two decades. On his last day, a local journalist joined him on his route and the heartwarming sendoff has gone viral....
04:39 2019-05-25

That Viral Garlic Hack Doesn't Work People are usually looking for the easiest way to do a thing, whether that thing be holding a burrito upright, eating a pineapple, or peeling garlic. I appreciate this drive, not only because my entire career is fueled by it, but because I am very lazy....
22:13 2019-06-19

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
23:13 2019-06-19

Here's Why Viral Videos About Tesla Autopilot Are So Dangerous Earlier this week, a video of a Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot going down the highway at night with nobody in the driver’s seat went viral, which not only put the passengers in the Tesla and everyone in the cars around it in danger, but also now poses a much greater risk....
19:26 2019-06-07

Viral hoax Momo set to become a horror movie The producers of 'The Grudge' and 'The Ring' franchise are reportedly joining forces to create a horror film based on the dangerous 2018 online hoax....
21:13 2019-07-11

Did you solve it? Sandwich sudoku - a new puzzle goes viral The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you three sandwich sudoku puzzles. It’s a new variant of Sudoku that is getting lots of attention. To get a printable page of the problems click this link. If you got stuck with the last one, which was very hard, this video reveals how to solve it....
22:26 2019-05-21

Can you solve it? Sandwich sudoku - a new puzzle goes viral Sudoku variant that mixes logic and arithmetic is an online hitA new type of Sudoku is whetting the appetites of puzzle fans.Sandwich sudoku follows the same rules of sudoku but includes extra clues outside the grid like this: Continue reading......
22:26 2019-05-21

Mom’s sarcastic reaction to teenager’s prank goes viral They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that meddling Ring. A group of teenagers were caught on a Ring doorbell toilet-papering a California home — but the response isn’t what you’d expect. Mom Aubrey Dupree Seymour, of San Clemente, woke up and saw her yard and trees covered in to...
00:52 2019-06-22

Is this viral cooking hack the best way to peel garlic? Every so often a hack comes along that’s so efficient, so effective, so beautifully simplistic that it changes the very paradigm of the medium in which it’s hacking. Enter: the garlic shiv. In a video posted to Twitter over the weekend, Toronto-based game designer Valentina Lord shared h...
23:39 2019-06-17

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
21:39 2019-06-14

Dad's animated chat with babbling son goes viral Video of Clarksville comedian DJ Pryor conversing on the couch with his baby boy quickly drew well over a million shares on Facebook after two days.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and politicians are warning user data could fall into the wrong hands....
00:01 2019-07-19

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ getting big celebrity boost Everyone wants to “see them aliens” — even internet celebrities. When a Facebook event planning a “raid” on Area 51 popped up online, more than 1 million people pledged their online support to see what goes on in the mysterious military base. The joke attack is set to take pl...
20:39 2019-07-16

That Man Who Went Viral Claiming He Took a Delta Flight Alone Duped Everyone Vincent Peone’s lucky flight story went viral earlier this week after he posted a video showing how he got his “own private jet” for an apparent trip from Aspen to Salt Lake City after Delta rescheduled his original flight.Read more......
01:26 2019-08-17

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has indicated she’ll defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said her ousted aide, Adrienne Southworth, will “continue to assist me.R...
01:52 2019-06-06

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissal followed a plea agreement for Flint police Lt. M...
17:13 2019-06-17

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to still appear on SNY’s evening program, “Baseball Nigh...
08:00 2019-06-01

Why Four Officers Were Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of two more deputies on Wednesday, more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
23:13 2019-06-27

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
22:00 2019-07-19

Prosecutors want 17 convictions tossed after officers fired TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors say they’ll seek to overturn the convictions of 17 people whose cases hung on the testimony of three recently fired police officers. The Tamp Bay Times reports that Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Wednesday that his off...
22:13 2019-06-20

Lexington Police Investigate Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating a shots fired call at Charles Avenue and Oak Street. Few details are known at this time, but an LEX 18 reporter saw two ambulances leave the scene. We will update this story when more information is available. The post Lexington Police Investig...
11:39 2019-05-28

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials said Monday. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson told reporters that Charles Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the boot for calling the ...
05:13 2019-07-23

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
09:13 2019-06-14

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage waiting in a hallway one floor below a mass shooter a...
09:13 2019-07-04

Daniel Pantaleo should be fired, Elizabeth Warren says Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo to be canned after an administrative judge recommended he be fired for the 2014 death of Eric Garner. “Officer Pantaleo should be fired. Eric Garner’s family has waited too long for justice — w...
06:39 2019-08-03

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
14:52 2019-05-21

Viral: Teen Claims She Used Smart Fridge To Tweet – But Did She Really? A resourceful teenager claims she used her family's smart fridge to tweet after her mother confiscated her phone. The Twitter user, named Dorothy, tweeted last week to say that her mother had barred......
14:13 2019-08-16

2019 Best of Summer Tournament: What Viral Moment Had You Buzzing? Summer may be winding down but our Best of Summer tournament is only heating up! It's time to vote for the final category in our annual showdown of which couples, musical artists, TV......
15:52 2019-08-19

Watch: Families’ wild brawl at Disneyland goes viral A group of violent tourists turned Disneyland into the scrappiest place on earth. Horrifying video captures an all-out brawl in front of kids and families at the California theme park — with one heavyset guy repeatedly punching women in the face. “I’m ready to go to jail tonight!” scream...
22:39 2019-07-08

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have resurfaced. While this has led many Americans to cite...
09:00 2019-08-06

Kerala Man's Viral Post On His Mother's Remarriage Will Touch You A Facebook post by a son celebrating his mother's second marriage, and thanking her for her sacrifices, has touched a chord with thousands of people online. The post was written by Kerala resident......
12:26 2019-06-12

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look older or younger, male or female, or adding a smile to appear happier....
21:26 2019-07-21

Viral math problem baffles mathematicians, physicists “8÷2(2+2).” Can you solve this math problem? The equation went viral online this week on Twitter causing major confusion over the right answer. Mathematicians and physicists went nuts about it. Mike Breen, the Public Awareness Officer for the American Mathematical Society, told popular Mechanics: “T...
11:39 2019-08-01

How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis Based on a study in mice, researchers now suggest that transient viral infections in childhood may facilitate multiple sclerosis development later in life....
19:39 2019-06-29

Viral song ‘Baby Shark’ is being turned into a TV series Just when we thought we’d reached peak Baby Shark, it turns out the viral YouTube video is being turned into an animated series for Nickelodeon. Yep, a series — that’s a lot of Baby Shark. With over three billion views on YouTube, the catchy song started off as an innocent sing-along vid...
20:00 2019-06-07

Schoolkids go wild for surprise Lil Nas X show in viral video Lander elementary in Ohio was treated to a concert after the school’s principal made a video of the kids singing his hitThe students of Lander elementary school in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, are a remarkably energetic bunch, as they demonstrated in a viral video last week. Today, however, their enthusi...
06:26 2019-05-31

Beyoncé's Publicist Speaks Out After That Viral Side-Eye Moment Hold up, Beyhive! It's time to let up on your sting. As fans are well aware, Beyonce made headlines yesterday after she was caught giving the wife of the Golden State Warriors owner......
15:13 2019-06-07

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
16:00 2019-07-18

Botched Spanish statue that went viral is lovingly unrestored Reverse restoration of St George in Navarre shows him in his true coloursBrussels drops Michael Jackson costume plan for Manneken PisAfter a year’s exile and hundreds of hours of painstaking work, a 16th-century polychrome statue of Saint George and the dragon from northern Spain that made the news ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural town to Tulsa for the closest Pride parade — so...
22:52 2019-06-11

Woody Harrelson’s wild reactions at Wimbledon go viral Woody Harrelson just gave his best performance in years — with crazy-eyed reactions at Wimbledon. “I don’t watch tennis I watch Woody Harrelson watching tennis,” tweeted @trevorstweetss, summing up the Internet’s sudden obsession with the star after his “performan...
03:39 2019-07-15

Model’s bathroom selfie goes viral for all the wrong reasons A woman’s cheeky bathroom selfie has gone viral for all the wrong reasons – after her followers spotted something unusual in the mirror. Model Paula Sophia posed in a PrettyLittleThing outfit while sitting on the side of the sink, giving her followers a glimpse of her bum. She posed with her t...
02:13 2019-05-31

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
17:39 2019-06-14

The Man Responsible For That Viral $122,795 Timothée Chalamet Doll Would Love to See You Do Better After a “Timothée Chalamet” ventriloquist doll for sale on eBay for the bargain price $122,795 set the internet ablaze this week, the creator wants you to know he stands by his work. He think it’s a beautiful boy doll indeed! His masterpiece is described on eBay thusly: A on...
00:13 2019-06-13

Cop Suspended After Video Of Her Dancing In Police Station Goes Viral A young police woman from Gujarat has been suspended on Wednesday after a video of her dancing inside a police station to a song became viral on social media, officials said....
20:00 2019-07-24

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
07:13 2019-06-16

How a Craigslist ad became a viral saga of love, loss and moving on Jessica Ciencin Henriquez was just trying to get rid of some stuff. She and her 6-year-old son were moving out of their apartment in lower Manhattan, and they couldn’t lug all their possessions out of the country with them. But when she sat down to write a Craigslist post for her furniture, knickkna...
07:39 2019-05-29

Beach? Stormy Sky? No, This Viral Optical Illusion Pic Actually Shows... A picture that has gone viral online is making everyone do a double take. At first glance, it looks like any other picture of a pretty beach on a stormy evening. Look a little closer, however, and you......
09:26 2019-07-08

Viral stars with big enough ‘hits’ to box ‘Bagel Guy’ Chris Morgan At just 5-foot-nothing, angry Bagel Boss brawler Chris Morgan may get short odds for his first boxing match. He also starts off with a poor fight record — getting easily squashed by the much larger guy he railed against in the video that first made him famous. Still, it proved he was up for the......
02:26 2019-07-17

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
08:39 2019-05-24

From VAR drama to a viral video: six key Women's World Cup moments After 50 games and 141 goals we pick some of the tournament’s most significant talking points before its final weekendWhen the Lionesses captain, Steph Houghton, stepped up to the penalty spot the weight of England’s hopes and dreams were on her shoulders. England had gone toe to toe with the world ...
18:26 2019-07-05

Jammu Traffic Cop Suspended After Bribe Footage Goes Viral A traffic policeman was suspended and a departmental inquiry ordered after a video purportedly showed his subordinate demanding bribe from a driver to allow him a passage, officials said on Saturday....
08:26 2019-07-07

Tesla Says It's Identified the Cause of That Viral Model S Fire in China Tesla makes some revisions after its viral car fire in Shanghai, Carlos Ghosn backs out of a last-minute press conference, Ford gets its data exposed, more automakers team up on self-driving cars, and Geely’s interest in Volvo trucks. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 28, 20...
17:13 2019-06-28

The man behind the viral Aaron Boone ‘Savages’ rant video In Game 1 of the Yankees doubleheader on Thursday against the Rays, manager Aaron Boone went viral on social media after he unleashed fury on rookie home plate umpire Brennan Miller, prompting an ejection. But the viral video didn’t come from a major television network or any official media outlet. ...
21:00 2019-07-19

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such as weight gain, broken bones, a curse or an unwanted pregnancy....
20:39 2019-07-16

6-year-old golf-sensation in Tucson has some shots going viral TUCSON –  A six-year-old Tucsonan who plays at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s east side continues to impress and land on videos that go semi-viral. Julian Sun, who’s mentored by Glenn Monday, the head pro at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s Eastside, also sunk a 20-foot putt at...
11:39 2019-07-06

Restaurant with ‘My Girlfriend is Not Hungry’ menu item goes viral It’s a tale as old as time: Boyfriend takes girlfriend out to eat, girlfriend claims she’s “not hungry” — and then proceeds to eat half of the boyfriend’s meal. Social media users have dubbed it “date night food-theft” — and in Arkansas, there se...
05:26 2019-07-03

Bagel guy says viral rant has already changed his luck with the ladies The chip-on-his-shoulder Long Island bagel shop customer whose viral rant about dating turned into a brawl is going back for another bite, he told The Post on Thursday. “They just invited me over for a free bagel,” claims Chris Morgan, a 45-year-old Bay Shore cleaning business owner. Mor...
22:39 2019-07-11

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
01:39 2019-07-19

What does ‘30-50 feral hogs’ mean? Anti-gun control tweet goes viral Pesky wild hogs have taken over the internet, after being invoked in the debate about gun control. The odd development began with a tweet about assault weapons from Jason Isbell, a singer-songwriter from Alabama, on the heels of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “If you’re on he...
19:00 2019-08-06

Viral Acharya Exits RBI Job With A "Sense of Unfinished Business" Mr Acharya's boss at the central bank, Governor Shaktikanta Das, says a continuous and prolonged dependence on the government's capital infusion into banks can breed inefficiency....
06:39 2019-07-23

A Revenge-Seeking Woman Went Viral By Telling Men She Gave Them HIV Brandi Yakeima Lasiter wanted to punish the men of Americus, Georgia, who had allegedly wronged her. She set her plan into motion last week on a Facebook Live feed, claiming to be HIV-positive and......
04:52 2019-08-09

Is that DIY tiny house for sale on Amazon a viral ripoff? Ready to live your tiny home dreams? For just over $7,000, Amazon retailer Allwood is promising a chic backyard cabin, delivered to your doorstop in three to five weeks. Like human-sized Lincoln Logs, the 172-square-foot Nordic spruce wood home, featuring an 86-square-foot enclosed room with windows...
22:26 2019-05-21

Celebs Are Kicking Caps Off Bottles, Thanks To New Viral Challenge The 'Bottle Cap Challenge' has participants attempting to unscrew a cap from a bottle with their foot in the middle of a kick - without knocking the bottle down....
12:39 2019-07-02

TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin'” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he scrolled through the comments, he kept seeing one word o...
13:52 2019-05-23

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
00:13 2019-07-18

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
14:39 2019-05-21

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
14:13 2019-07-12

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesday evening, seemingly at random, without injuring ...
02:00 2019-05-31

Ex-Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie upset over way he was fired Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie criticized current coach Freddie Kitchens over the way Kitchens handled the decision not to retain him on his staff....
16:26 2019-08-06

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
20:39 2019-05-22

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
23:00 2019-05-22

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
20:13 2019-08-01

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate for de Blasio’s presidential campaign said Wednesday. “I have no doubt that if due process permitted an immediate firing, I believe the mayor...
01:52 2019-08-01

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
21:39 2019-06-01

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini Allison, triggered an internal investigation, two...
10:39 2019-08-14

Google engineer claims he was bullied, fired for being a conservative An ousted conservative Google engineer claims he was the victim of the tech giant’s systematic “bullying” of its more right-leaning employees, according to a new report. Trump supporter Kevin Cernekee was fired from the liberal Silicon Valley company in June 2018, which he alleges ...
22:13 2019-08-01

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
14:00 2019-08-01

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
03:52 2019-08-02

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:13 2019-06-02

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
17:13 2019-08-01

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
15:00 2019-06-14

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters, Reuters witnesses said....
17:39 2019-07-09

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview to CNBC following Canopy’s announcement of his exit on Wednesda...
15:26 2019-07-03

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
01:52 2019-07-16

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
01:13 2019-06-09

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old...
13:52 2019-06-05

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
09:26 2019-07-19

The Latest: Police: Dead suspect had fired handgun at them FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a Fort Worth aggravated assault suspect and its aftermath (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Authorities in Fort Worth say evidence shows that an aggravated assault suspect shot and killed by officers had fired a handgun found with him. In a st...
03:26 2019-06-11

Police kill man after shots fired at vehicles on interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say they fatally shot a man who was shooting at vehicles along an interstate. Investigators say at least four vehicles on Interstate 35 were struck by gunfire Monday morning before police and the shooter exchanged fire. There have been no reports of injur...
00:39 2019-06-11

Shots Fired at Toronto Raptors Championship Parade Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests....
00:52 2019-06-18

Flight attendant fired for allegedly being drunk on the clock A flight attendant was arrested after passengers aboard a flight from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, expressed concern about her condition during the flight, court documents show....
07:52 2019-08-11

2 Officers fired for Ocasio-Cortez Facebook post Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post calling U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot.        ...
17:13 2019-07-23

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors. Two people have been arrested. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Toronto’s mayor...
23:00 2019-06-17

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
16:00 2019-08-03

UPDATE 3-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired Canopy Growth Corp founder and co-Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton said he was fired, a surprise move that comes just a week after its largest shareholder expressed disappointment over the company's loss-making streak....
16:52 2019-07-03

The Latest: Couple wants officers who pointed guns fired PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A man and his pregnant fiancée say they want Phoenix to fire the officers who pointed guns at them as police investigated a shoplifting report. Dravon Ames and Iesha...
23:00 2019-06-17

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
00:39 2019-08-17

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Police: Road Rage Incident Led To Shots Being Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – This morning a man is behind bars in Lexington after police say a road rage incident led to shots being fired. Trey Whitaker Blackburn, 19, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he fired his gun from his SUV Thursday afternoon while dr...
13:00 2019-06-21

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, or 932 miles, was launched on Thursday ...
10:52 2019-05-23

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
15:26 2019-07-16

Photo of Connecticut brother hugging sister after graduating from pre-K goes viral TODAY – Weepy parents are par for the course at any preschool graduation ceremony. But a proud sibling with tears streaming down his face? That’s going to grab some attention. Just ask Connecticut mom Aundrea Smith. Smith shared a photo of her 8-year-old son Derek locked in an embrace with his...
18:52 2019-06-27

Dad goes viral for giving hundreds of hugs at Pittsburgh Pride parade One Pennsylvania man has gone viral on social media for sharing the story of his bittersweet exchanges with two strangers at the Pittsburg Pride parade....
21:13 2019-06-13

MS Dhoni Singing Viral Video Fact Checked: Here's The Truth A video of MS Dhoni, in uniform, singing to a gathering of soldiers has been doing the circles on social media and sections of the press. Here is the truth behind the video....
20:39 2019-08-06

‘It’s about belittlement’: Angry bagel guy who lives in van explains viral rant “If you’re looking for the short guy who is angry, he’s around the corner fighting with the homeless people.” The Long Island bagel shop customer whose viral rant about dating woes turned into a brawl was easy to find on Thursday — as a Bay Shore local pointed The Post to where he was waging......
08:00 2019-07-12

Tribute To Chhatrapati Shivaji, Visible On Google Maps, Is Viral A crop art tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has gone viral online. The farm painting was made earlier this year on the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti with thousands of green plants....
14:52 2019-06-20

US Sex Trafficking Victim Freed From Life Sentence After Viral Campaign A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole Wednesday, following a celebrity-backed viral campaign for her......
05:26 2019-08-08

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is totally fake. Read more......
13:39 2019-06-06

'Descendants 3:' Video of Sarah Jeffery singing 'Queen of Mean' goes viral The music video of Sarah Jeffery singing "Queen of Mean" from "Descendants 3" has gotten more than 2 million views since it was posted on YouTube on Friday....
19:01 2019-08-03

Original Penguin sells out of green shirts after #GreenShirtGuy goes viral TUCSON – From stories on the Washington Post to shoutouts from actor Mark Ruffalo, Alex Kack, his green shirt and his infectious laugh has been the talk around the nation after a video of him at Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting went viral on Twitter. Now, Kack a.k.a #GreenShirtGuy m...
07:13 2019-08-10

How a fan's viral video turned Aaron Boone's Yankees into 'savages' It's all over social media and on T-shirts worn by players and sold in the team store. So why did the skipper's rant turn into a rallying cry? You can thank a guy called Jomboy....
19:26 2019-08-16

A weekend of mass murder reflects how American violence goes viral A spasm of gun violence in El Paso, Dayton and Chicago illustrates an array of American social disorders, including the trope of the lone-wolf shooter....
12:00 2019-08-05

What Colour Are These Circles? Mind-Boggling Optical Illusion Is Viral The 'Confetti' illusion was created by David Novick, a computer and information science engineer. It shows 12 circles with multi-coloured horizontal stripes....
14:39 2019-07-12

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
22:52 2019-05-22

Viral Acharya's Message On Government Borrowing As He Ends RBI Stint Viral Acharya is leaving the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday, six months before the scheduled end of his term in office, citing personal reasons. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the repo......
06:39 2019-07-23

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and......
07:26 2019-07-11

A baffling ad that follows a man from the moment of his birth is suddenly going viral 3 years later — and you'll never guess what it's for A baffling Subway ad went viral on Thursday. The strangely intense commercial shows a child at the moment of his birth, major milestones as he grows up, and ends with him as a young man at a Subway shop. The ad is real and was released by Subway in Brazil in 2016. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
06:13 2019-06-28

"Grandmother India": Amul's Tribute To Viral 87-Year-Old Cricket Fan Amul India has paid tribute to the viral 87-year-old cricket fan Charulata Patel, who was seen cheering for India against Bangladesh in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019....
13:26 2019-07-04

Video of Nevada mom giving birth in car goes viral: It was a 'beautiful nightmare' The moment a Nevada mother gave birth in a car last week has gone viral after the woman’s 10-year-old son recorded the emotional video from the backseat....
21:26 2019-05-29

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video A video that has gone viral online, collecting millions of views, shows a woman pushing a priest off a stage. The video was shared on Twitter by a user who claimed that the incident took place during......
13:39 2019-07-23

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the......
06:26 2019-06-05

Ocasio-Cortez uses viral weatherman to mock GOP on climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Ohio weatherman who berated his audience for griping about breaking into a broadcast of “The Bachelorette” for a tornado warning to slam Republicans for their stand on climate change. “This guy reminds me of every climate scientist warning peo...
16:01 2019-05-29

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

Viral: An Arrow That Won't Point Left Is Giving The Internet A Headache A video of a deceptively simple-looking 3D arrow is going viral online as millions of people try to figure out why, despite being turned repeatedly, the arrow only points in one direction....
23:52 2019-08-08

Ex-Baltimore cop found guilty for beating man captured in viral video A former Baltimore police officer, seen in a viral video beating a man last August, was found guilty on Monday of second-degree assault and official misconduct....
05:13 2019-06-11

Camouflaged Snow Leopard Image In Himachal Pradesh Goes Viral A photograph of a snow leopard clicked by wildlife photographer Saurabh Desai has gone viral on social media after many netizens found it hard to spot the animal on a rocky mountain with patches of......
16:13 2019-05-21

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to a Facebook event scheduled for Sept. 20 at 3:00 a...
02:00 2019-07-16

Viral Pic Of Rare Wave-Shaped Clouds Wows Netizens A picture of magnificent cloud waves in the sky has gone viral on the Internet, and people can't stop marvelling at it. The clouds, known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability clouds, are rare....
11:52 2019-06-21

A Man Licked a Carton of Ice Cream for a Viral Internet Challenge. Now He’s in Jail. Law officials and store owners across the country are wrestling with how to stop a flurry of copycat videos made by people committing the same crime....
02:26 2019-07-09

Mets finally get to meet Jeff McNeil’s viral puppy Mets fans, meet Willow. Willow, meet Mets fans. Jeff McNeil and his wife, Tatiana, along with North Shore Animal League, made the introductions before Tuesday’s game against the Marlins. Jeff McNeil met the puppy when the Mets hosted an event with the Animal League before their July 26 game against ...
03:52 2019-08-07

Woman in viral racist rant sentenced to 1 year of probation CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a white woman in North Carolina whose racist rant against two black women having car trouble was captured in a viral video has been sentenced to probation and will not go to jail. News sources report Meghan McDonald of the Mecklenburg County district attorney&#...
01:52 2019-06-06

This couple took engagement pictures at Target and their romantic photos are going viral Courtesy of Erica Whiting Photography Aaron Anthony Damron and Tony DiPasqua took engagement photos at Target. Damron's Facebook post is going viral and has been shared over 4,600 times. Photographer Erica Whiting told INSIDER there's no such thing as an unconventional setting for engagement photos...
01:00 2019-08-03

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
15:26 2019-08-16

Song On Mamata Banerjee's "Cut Money" Crusade Goes Viral In Bengal Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently ramped up her attack on her Trinamool Congress party members accepting "cut money" -- a percentage illegally charged by government officials and......
21:00 2019-06-22

Chimpanzee Escapes Zoo Enclosure, Kicks Keeper In Viral Video A chimpanzee escaped from its enclsoure in China's Hefei Wildlife Park on Friday morning, causing much confusion and chaos as he charged at visitors and even kicked an employee to the ground....
16:39 2019-07-15

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
15:39 2019-05-22

Police confirm anyone who participates in the viral Area 51 attack will be arrested Whatever happens in a military installation, whether it’s located in Vegas or not, stays in that military installation, especially if we’re talking about the mythical and ultra-secret Area 51. Planning an attack on the site that has helped to cultivate countless conspiracy theories to se...
02:52 2019-07-17

Viral Video Of Traffic 'Disappearing' From Bridge Baffles Netizens The latest optical illusion that has gone viral online is a very confusing video that shows cars on a bridge seemingly disappear as they drive towards a river....
12:39 2019-07-02

Photo editor FaceApp goes viral again, prompting security concerns By Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC  A photo editing app has introduced a few new wrinkles to the faces of celebrities — and to the ongoing discussion around personal digital security. FaceApp, a more than 2-year-old app created by a Russia-based developer, has seen a recent spike in use due to some celebriti...
22:52 2019-07-17

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard....
18:26 2019-06-17

Watch: Video of 'gorilla crow' standing at mall goes viral A bird with an unusual posture has been nicknamed "gorilla crow" after a video of it flexing its wings was snapped at a Japanese mall and went viral online....
01:13 2019-06-29

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.” “The Rich Eisen Show” tweeted o...
18:52 2019-06-07

Photo of demolished house with 'Got the Spider' painted on roof goes viral The photo of a demolished house with the words “Got the Spider” spray painted on the roof has gone viral online before the couple responsible posted a picture of their work themselves....
12:13 2019-07-24

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
06:13 2019-08-13

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
19:26 2019-05-24

Fired VP suing Goldman Sachs claims he was told he ‘sounds too gay’ A gay vice president at financial giant Goldman Sachs, who is suing his former employment because of discrimination, is claiming he was excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to reports....
09:39 2019-06-06

Sarah Silverman: I was fired from film after blackface photo resurfaced The comedian says she was let go from a movie project after producers became aware of a 2007 comedy sketch in which she wore blackfaceSarah Silverman has said she was recently fired from a film after producers unearthed a still of her in 2007 wearing blackface for a comedy sketch.Guesting on The Bil...
14:39 2019-08-12

MLS Coach Fired Over Unhinged, Multi-Phase Homophobic Meltdown Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke was fired by the team Sunday, a little over two weeks after his meltdown at the end of his team’s 1–0 loss to Tigres UANL in the Leagues Cup. Between then and now Petke was hit with three different suspensions plus a fine over the incident, which was notable both...
05:13 2019-08-13

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill....
19:13 2019-07-21

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims was not even her fault in the first place. Accordi...
22:13 2019-07-12

Woman says she was fired from county jail for reporting supervisor’s lap dance A Georgia woman says she was fired from her job at the county jail because she reported her supervisor for giving a lap dance to a deputy while she was still on duty. Sharon Cunningham, the worker who reported the incident, described what she saw to Channel 2 Action News. “She did a little dan...
08:00 2019-07-18

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a picture of your bottom. In a Facebook post that went v...
21:00 2019-06-12

Nag Missile Successfully Test-Fired 12 Times In 11-Day Period At Pokhran DRDO has successfully test-fired the Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) multiple times at the Pokhran Field Firing ranges in Rajasthan, the Defence Ministry said on Friday....
05:00 2019-07-20

Montenegro football coach Tumbakovic fired over Kosovo game Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country....
20:39 2019-06-08

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in the hands of Police Commissioner James O’Neill....
23:01 2019-07-17

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’s northeast side. Officials said no one was hurt i...
12:13 2019-06-10

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:52 2019-06-02

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

Pantaleo, who killed Eric Garner, should’ve been fired ‘years ago’: Johnson Council Speaker Corey Johnson said on Wednesday that the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner while trying to detain him on a Staten Island street should have been fired “years ago.” Johnson tweeted the statement about officer Daniel Pantaleo during the 2019 Democratic presidential debate...
05:26 2019-08-01

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
04:39 2019-08-18

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
21:26 2019-07-03

NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold should be fired, judge says Eric Garner died in July 2014 after being pulled to the groundNYPD says Pantaleo has been suspended, ‘effective today’A judge has recommended that Daniel Pantaleo, the New York police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, be fired. Related: The killer cop who took Eric Garner's l...
23:39 2019-08-02

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
20:26 2019-06-13

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Nevada. A few months into her employment she was promoted to supervisor , making about $25 an hour. Sh...
10:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired -CNBC Canopy Growth Corp's co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%....
15:13 2019-07-03

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
02:00 2019-08-06

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Police respond to reports of shots fired at California mall SAN BRUNO, Calif. (KNTV) – Police in San Bruno responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of shots fired at the Tanforan Mall. At about 4 p.m., BART closed down its San Bruno station after it received reports of an active shooter. LIVE: Police respond to multiple reports of shots fired at a ma...
07:00 2019-07-03

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
01:39 2019-08-02

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration over Hampton’s depleted staff. ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Officer fired after video appears to show him choking teen LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a white Florida police officer who appears to be choking a black teenager on video has been fired. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Largo police announced the termination Tuesday of 43-year-old Brian Livernois. An internal investigation found he had v...
02:26 2019-06-20

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton’s neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought was an explosion at MacArthur’s Lake Apartme...
21:00 2019-05-24

Brazil president says if INPE chief betrayed his trust, he will be fired Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if the head of government space research agency INPE betrayed his confidence regarding sensitive deforestation data, he will be fired....
01:52 2019-08-02

Harvard fencing coach fired over sale of home to prospect's dad Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team....
17:39 2019-07-10

Calls for Pantaleo’s ouster grow after judge’s recommendation he be fired Supporters of Eric Garner rallied at city hall Wednesday demanding that NYPD commissioner James O’Neill fire chokehold cop Daniel Pantaleo — as the Civilian Complaint Review Board and Pantaleo’s lawyers hit a Wednesday deadline to respond to a judge’s recommendation he be canned. &...
03:00 2019-08-15

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after an apparent domestic situation turned into a shots fired incident. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a woman and her ex-boyfriend after he approached her...
11:52 2019-05-22

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
08:00 2019-06-14

Off-duty police officer fired gun in deadly Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, the Corona Police Department said. Kenneth French, 32, of Riverside assaulted the Los Angeles Police Department officer Friday night while he...
17:26 2019-06-16

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
18:00 2019-05-21

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
08:26 2019-06-13

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon, in a...
16:01 2019-05-29

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

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from him. Chase Finlay — who along with three other ma...
04:26 2019-06-13

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi II Missile Successfully Test Fired India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast....
20:00 2019-06-27

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. Just after 4 a.m., Lexington police responded to th...
14:52 2019-05-26

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-14

The Latest: Rollback of Obama-era rule for coal-fired plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. It’s replacing the Obama rule with a...
17:00 2019-06-19

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
01:52 2019-07-12

‘Game of Thrones’ script ‘leaks’ and angry fans are fired up again The “Game of Thrones” finale aired months ago, but the controversy around the contentious final season is not. The series finale script is now online — and although some social media watchdogs are claiming it’s “leaked,” that’s actually not true. It’s standard practice for th...
18:26 2019-08-01

State Department's policy planning chief 'fired': sources The head of policy planning at the State Department, Kiron Skinner, was fired on Thursday after nearly a year in the job, according to two sources familiar with the decision....
00:13 2019-08-03

F1 Live: Canadian GP With Sebastian Vettel taking a surprise pole, his first of the 2019 F1 season, the pressure is on Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes team to reclaim the top spot. Follow live updates from the GP here!...
17:39 2019-06-09

Greenland's Melting Sea Ice Captured In Viral Image Of Sled Dogs In Water A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. It shows sled dogs pushing through a fjord, the sea ice submerged under several......
14:52 2019-06-20

‘Bottle cap challenge’ gets viral kick from Jason Statham, John Mayer Celebrities are getting a kick out of the latest social media stunt to go viral. Challenged by friends to perform the #BottleCapChallenge, boldface names — including actor Jason Statham, singer John Mayer and UFC champ Conor McGregor — have posted videos of themselves to Instagram and Tw...
19:00 2019-07-02

Blue Bell looking for ice cream-licking prankster in viral video: report Ice cream maker Blue Bell says it’s looking into a now-viral video of a woman licking its ice cream at a grocery store and then placing the tainted tub back on the shelf....
13:26 2019-07-02

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ amasses 1 million recruits, gets Air Force warning It’s “Mission: Impossible” meets “Mars Attacks” — and it’s going down at Area 51. An event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” appeared on Facebook earlier this month, urging alien enthusiasts everywhere to gather for a history-maki...
21:00 2019-07-15

Holiday Inn Express worker’s classy response to racial slur goes viral This Holiday Inn Express employee’s calm response to a guest who called him a racial slur has the internet cheering for him. Craig Brooks, 26, recorded his encounter Sunday night with a woman at the chain in Austin, Texas, after hearing her call him the N-word over the phone, Business Insider ...
23:26 2019-06-04

Black And White Or Coloured? Viral Optical Illusion Confuses The Internet Every so often, an optical illusion goes viral on the Internet and makes us question our own eyes. This week too, a mind-boggling optical illusion is confusing social media users across the globe...
09:39 2019-08-02

Alex Rodriguez says he's investing in 'good blinds' after viral toilet snap Former New York Yankee star Alex Rodriguez said Monday he doesn't intend to pursue legal action over the unflattering bathroom picture taken of him last month inside his New York City apartment -- but he did say he plans to invest in some new blinds....
20:26 2019-06-05

Viral Video Of American Speaking Fluent Telugu Impresses Viewers An American man is making waves in India, thanks to his fluent Telugu. Isaac Richards, a resident of Utah, USA, recently surprised Telugu customers at an ice cream shop in Montana while taking their......
15:26 2019-07-16

‘Bagel Guy’ Chris Morgan signs deal to fight other viral celebrities The bagel guy is pulling no punches — or low blows — as he prepares to step into the ring. Chris Morgan, the Long Island bagel shop customer whose rant about dating woes went viral, has signed up for a celebrity boxing match, according to TMZ. The 5-foot-nothing star of Bagel Boss meltdown fame spok...
18:00 2019-07-16

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
22:13 2019-06-17

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton – a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California – says it isn't.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

Viral photo appears to show a starfish with a big butt. An expert disagrees The pink sea star, which was found at the Aquarium of the Pacific, went viral on Twitter. Fish curator Nate Jaros explains that it's not a butt.        ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Garlic peeling: four techniques put to the test after Twitter melts down over viral video A video of an innovative way to peel a whole head of garlic has spread across social media, making many question whether they have been doing it wrong their entire culinary lives. The Twitter video made it look simple enough so Guardian Australia decided to put this new technique plus three of the m...
01:13 2019-06-19

Viral photo of lovebirds at McDonald's inspires others to share romantic messages A photo of an old man staring adoringly at the woman sitting across from him in a McDonald’s has gone viral on Facebook, prompting users to post romantic messages of their own....
08:39 2019-05-29

Zomato's Viral "Ghar Ka Khana" Tweet Triggers Hilarious Responses On Wednesday, food delivery platform Zomato shared an amusing tweet, asking customers to eat home-cooked food for a change. That bit of advice, coming from a food delivery app, left people chuckling -......
14:13 2019-07-08

Outrage After Viral Video Shows Restaurant Employee Bathing In Kitchen A man has lost his job after a video surfaced showing him bathing in the kitchen of a restaurant he worked at. He was an employee of the American fast food restaurant chain Wendy's....
11:39 2019-05-30

Charges filed in viral Disneyland fight that continued after brawlers were thrown out Three adults were charged in connection with a family fight that horrified Disneyland Toontown guests before bystanders intervened.       ...
19:39 2019-07-24

What Berwick Rangers going viral tells football clubs about social media Bayern Munich and Roma are not the only clubs gaining fans online – as Berwick, Motherwell and Celtic showed last seasonBy Simon Meehan for Nutmeg magazineIt’s 4.50pm on a cold, blustery Saturday in March and I am at the in-laws’ house on the south coast of England. Cups of tea have been distributed...
14:26 2019-07-17

A viral video of a girl licking equipment at a doctor's office led to her mom's arrest Jim Barber/Shutterstock A video that appears to show a girl licking a piece of medical equipment at a doctors office in Florida has circulated online. In the video, which was obtained by Action News Jackson, a girl, whose face has been blurred out, seemingly licks one tongue depressor and puts it b...
20:13 2019-07-12

A bizarre video of a crow that looks like a tiny gorilla has gone viral, and people are baffled keita_simpson/Twitter A video of a bird dubbed "gorilla crow" has left the internet baffled. Ornithologists have chimed in to explain that there's no such thing as a "gorilla crow." According to Kaeli Swift, a researcher from the University of Washington, the large-billed crow "is sunning itself."...
19:00 2019-06-27

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
23:13 2019-06-12

Guatemalan villagers recognize viral photo of mother pleading at U.S. border Lolinda Amaya cried last week when she saw a viral photograph of a Guatemalan mother imploring Mexico's National Guard to let her enter the United States....
20:39 2019-08-01

Hockey coach who went viral for pro-national anthem message: 'I take pride in my country' An assistant hockey coach who went viral for telling his players to stand for the American and Canadian national anthems said Thursday he is not going to apologize for asking his players to show respect....
16:26 2019-07-11

Pakistan Leader Attacks Journalist During Live TV Debate. Video Is Viral Masroor Ali Siyal of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party attacked fellow panelist and journalist Imtiaz Khan Faran during a live TV show on Monday night....
18:39 2019-06-27

Oh rats! Japan convenience store apologizes after viral rodent video Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart apologized after video went viral on social media of rats scurrying about one of its stores in Tokyo's popular Shibuya district, prompting it to close the outlet until further notice....
01:13 2019-08-08

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
16:13 2019-06-28

Privacy concerns mount over Russia-based viral photo-editing app Country singer Carrie Underwood has done it, as has rapper Drake, and NBA star Steph Curry. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the Jonas Brothers, and comedian Kevin Hart, too....
03:00 2019-07-18

"Old" FaceApp photos raise security concerns about the Russia-based viral app Viral app FaceApp is made in Russia, raising concerns about security from the DNC, and calls for investigation by Chuck Schumer.       ...
00:39 2019-07-19

Viral Video Of Passenger Using Feet On In-Flight Screen Horrifies Twitter A video currently going viral has horrified netizens. Shared by crime novelist Alafair Burke, the footage, taken during a flight, shows a man using his feet to swipe through in-flight entertainment......
08:26 2019-07-18

A Brief History of Viral Summer Trends, Starring the Leopard Midi Skirt Just as every year one pop song becomes unavoidable, each summer one garment achieves a numbing ubiquity among women. Looking back at gladiator sandals, tiny sunglasses and more....
00:00 2019-07-11

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching woman sparks outrage A video clip of a Russian riot policeman punching a female protester has gone viral, provoking outrage on social networks. Russia's Interior Ministry has promised that the "guilty will have to face responsibility."...
20:52 2019-08-13

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the heat in his professional debut....
17:26 2019-08-19

A man who switched to more affordable insulin died. Here's what happened in the viral story Josh Wilkerson, 27, died in June from complications due to Type I diabetes. He switched to over-the-counter insulin after losing his insurance last year.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Teen's tweets from her smart fridge go viral after mother confiscates phone Fifteen-year-old resorts to drastic measures after mom takes action ‘so I’d pay more attention to my surroundings’A resourceful teenager has taken the rise of increasingly powerful smart home devices to its logical conclusion – tweeting from her family’s smart fridge after her mother confiscated her...
04:13 2019-08-14

Why the joke Facebook page calling for people to storm Area 51 went viral More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response. The truth is out there, and there are grand plans to find it. As of Monday, 1.1 million people had RSVP’d to a Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us”. As the name suggests, th...
16:13 2019-07-17

Toddler’s viral birthday cake fail didn’t make her a ‘Loser’ It should’ve been a piece of cake. But when Melin Jones, 27, picked up a Walmart cake for daughter Elizabeth’s 2nd birthday party, she was in a rush to get home and didn’t check the icing message before leaving. “Little did I know life lessons were about to be had,” the...
16:26 2019-07-24

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
16:13 2019-05-21

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
11:39 2019-07-23

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
21:13 2019-07-04

Elderly women grazed by stray bullets fired into their Queens home Two elderly women were grazed by bullets in their Queens home after a gunman opened fire during a fight on the street outside, police said. The innocent bystanders, both believed to be in their 70s, were inside their house on 136th Avenue near 220th Place in Laurelton at about 11:30 p.m. when the fi...
11:26 2019-06-06

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
19:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two ...
04:26 2019-06-19

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Russian jet breached South Korean airspace twice......
06:39 2019-07-23

Motor racing: Wolff expects Bottas to be fired up by Monaco setback Mercedes expect an angry Valtteri Bottas to come back strongly after losing ground to team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship through no fault of his own in Monaco on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-27

Two Police Officers Are Fired Over Facebook Post Saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’ One police officer from Gretna, La., referred to the congresswoman as a “vile idiot” and suggested she should be shot. Another officer liked the post....
04:26 2019-07-23

Las Vegas police officer who 'froze' during 2017 massacre fired by department An armed, veteran police officer who stood idle for several minutes as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concertgoers in 2017 was fired by the department months ago, officials revealed Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-04

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
12:52 2019-07-02

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
08:26 2019-07-19

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in deforestation...
22:13 2019-08-05

UAPD gives all clear in shots fired report at Campbell Avenue Farms TUCSON – University of Arizona Police Department responded to shots fired report near Campbell Avenue and Roger Road Monday afternoon. At around 2:36 p.m. Monday, a UA Alert was sent out that UAPD was investigating Campbell Avenue Farms after they received a call about multiple shots fired in ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dayton shooter Connor Betts fired at least 41 rounds in 30 seconds: cops Dayton gunman Connor Betts squeezed off at least 41 rounds in his 30-second rampage — but may have brought as many as 250 rounds to the bloodbath, cops said Monday. “If all the magazines that we recovered from the suspect were completely full … including the loose rounds found on the gro...
21:01 2019-08-05

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
03:52 2019-06-21

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Strassner, 40, said he was handed the small, folded-u...
04:13 2019-08-17

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok files wrongful termination suit A former FBI agent who worked the feds’ investigation into Russian election meddling — and who sent text messages slamming then-candidate Donald Trump — filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to “unrelenting pressure” from the president when it fired him. The suit from Pe...
23:26 2019-08-06

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting _____ Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. Sheriff Gregory Tony said Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday followi...
20:39 2019-06-29

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
05:26 2019-06-09

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill says the substitute uploaded the videos to a commerc...
18:52 2019-06-27

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.Environmental Protec...
21:13 2019-06-19

Johns Hopkins professor fired for jeopardizing student safety, report A Johns Hopkins associate research professor has been fired from the University for jeopardizing student safety after he attempted to break into a campus building with bolt cutters to stop a student sit-in protest....
00:13 2019-08-11

Louisiana police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting AOC should be shot Two Louisiana police officers were fired Monday over a recent social media post that appeared to call for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to be shot....
19:26 2019-07-23

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the second time since the killings that authorities h...
07:00 2019-07-13

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot while popping off three shots — is Willie Smit...
07:39 2019-06-02

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death during an arrest, de Blasio said it wasn’t his pla...
00:13 2019-08-03

Andy Murray fired up for singles return and confident he can challenge rivals • Comeback continues at pace with positive doubles displays• Murray: ‘I’m sure that, tennis-wise, I will be able to keep up’Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been part of his own history, as he continues a comeback ...
01:26 2019-07-08

Third round of short-range missiles fired by North Korea, says South Seoul news agency reports early-morning launches off eastern coast into the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has fired additional unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap has reported, citing the country’s military as a source.The launches, the third round of missile launches...
08:26 2019-08-02

Two Cops Fired Over Facebook Post Suggesting Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Assassinated Two police officers in Gretna, Louisiana have been fired over a Facebook post that suggested Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be killed. One of the officers published the content and another police officer liked it.Read more......
17:52 2019-07-23

Faye Dunaway fired from Broadway-bound ‘Tea at Five’ for slapping crew member The actress — best remembered for her over-the-top portrayal of screen icon Joan Crawford in the 1981 movie "Mommie Dearest" — is accused of creating a "hostile" work environment that included slapping and throwing things at crew members, who were "fearful for their safety," according to sources....
06:26 2019-07-25

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrowly configured, mechanized or towed mine detection ...
17:52 2019-07-23

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabbed a slim first-quarter lead and spent the rest of...
07:26 2019-05-22

Police searching for suspect who fired shots at southside Burger King TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect who fired shots while driving away from a southside Burger King. According to TPD, just before 8 p.m., an argument broke out in the parking lot of the Burger King at Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. Then one person involved re...
08:13 2019-08-15

2 parents in custody after shots fired outside Alabama elementary school, officials say Two parents have been taken into custody in Alabama Thursday after shots were fired outside of an elementary school while children were being dropped off, officials say....
21:26 2019-08-08

NYPD cop accused in Eric Garner chokehold case should be fired, judge says The New York City cop charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner should be terminated, a judge recommended Friday, though the officer's firing is not yet official....
20:26 2019-08-02

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 after previously being employed at the Breckinridge...
19:00 2019-05-30

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scalise said in an emailed statement Tuesday that head...
03:39 2019-07-10

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
07:13 2019-07-12

Devoted grocery store worker fired for chasing shoplifter kills himself A British supermarket worker once commended for his “outstanding service” killed himself a week after he was fired for leaving his post to chase a shoplifter, according to a new report. Shaun Winstanley, 49, from Staining near Blackpool, Lancashire, worked as a customer assistant at the Tesco Expres...
21:26 2019-08-12

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – which was “reasonable”, according to the city of Va...
23:13 2019-06-12