NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 21:00 2019-07-11

New high-tech Jerusalem checkpoint scanning 4,000 people a day

When Palestinians cross a border checkpoint into Jerusalem, they go through the new Qalandiya station -- an upgraded passage point Israel hopes will cut out the long lines and poor conditions that pla...

New high-tech Jerusalem checkpoint scanning 4,000 people a day

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We’ve found 4000 exoplanets but almost zero are right for life The chemical reactions that give rise to life need enough liquid water and not too much ultraviolet light, which seems to be a rare combination in the galaxy...
14:33 2019-05-21

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago Genetic analysis suggests ancient people from sub-Saharan Africa may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar into Spain 1300 years earlier than we thought...
17:39 2019-05-21

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and...
22:13 2019-06-17

Best document scanning apps of 2019 Despite the fact that we live in an increasingly digital world, many organizations still print out important documents on paper - whether it be a letter, contract, bank statement, invoice, receipt or educational handout.Some people still rely heavily on paper, too, because they don’t have acc...
07:13 2019-07-08

Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an instructional video to help you do so. The tweet,......
19:39 2019-06-17

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Purchases," CNBC reported. There's no simple way to delete this history — instead, you have to delete each individual emailed receipt. Visit Busine...
17:52 2019-05-21

Sizing up the MLB standings at Fourth of July checkpoint With the All-Star break fast approaching, it's a perfect time to dive into how baseball's races stack up and who has surprised (and disappointed) us most so far....
19:26 2019-07-04

Atlanta airport to expand security checkpoint ATLANTA (AP) — Airport officials say the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will expand a security checkpoint to help alleviate long lines. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that officials expect to open five additional lanes at the South Security Checkpoint with...
18:52 2019-06-29

Flames: Passenger carry-on bag ignites at airport checkpoint CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint. The Yeager Airport in Charleston says two lithium batteries attached to a charger in the bag caused a small explosion Wednesday. Airport police ...
02:52 2019-06-13

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle passing through the checkpoint. The drugs weighed appr...
03:00 2019-07-10

Officers arrest man who rushed Phoenix airport checkpoint PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say two Transportation Security Administration officers were injured while subduing a man who tried to rush through a checkpoint Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. TSA officials say the incident occurred around 9:45 a.m. at Terminal 4. They say the two of...
23:52 2019-06-18

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
06:52 2019-05-30

Five TSA agents hurt as man tries to rush Phoenix airport checkpoint Five U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers were hurt on Tuesday when a man attacked them as he tried to rush a checkpoint at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, a TSA spokeswoman said....
00:52 2019-06-19

Egyptian forces kill 14 suspected militants after checkpoint attack Egyptian security forces killed 14 militants suspected in an attack on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai where at least eight policemen died, the interior ministry said in a statement received on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-06

Pakistan army says lawmakers critical of military involved in attack on checkpoint Pakistan's army on Sunday accused two lawmakers critical of the military of playing a key role in a clash with troops at a security checkpost in which three people were killed, setting up a potential confrontation with a vast rights movement the two lawmakers helped to found....
19:26 2019-05-26

Video shows man attacking TSA agents at Phoenix airport security checkpoint _____ Newly released surveillance shows the moment a 19-year-old man bum-rushes a security checkpoint and attacks Transportation Security Administration agents at a Phoenix airport earlier in the week. Tyrese Roshawn Garner was arrested Tuesday on charges of felony trespassing, resisting arrest, and...
18:39 2019-06-22

TSA checkpoint times will be up slightly over July 4; shorthanded agency can handle surge, chief says TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July Fourth holiday period.       ...
17:13 2019-07-02

A Jerusalem hospital where Palestinian babies die alone Israeli blockade on Gaza means parents are separated from critically ill childrenAt first glance, nothing appeared out of place at the children’s intensive care unit. Nine beds were filled with nine tiny newborn babies, all with tubes attached to their wiry bodies. Monitors emitted the sounds of ste...
07:00 2019-06-20

Netanyahu welcomes Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)        ...
17:52 2019-05-30

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
04:52 2019-06-03

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
15:39 2019-06-07

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The annual protests — also being held in Iraq, Lebanon and elsewhere — are...
08:52 2019-05-31

Contentious Jerusalem cable car gets green light JERUSALEM (AP) — A controversial Israeli plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem’s historic Old City has passed a major hurdle and now only requires government approval. The National Infrastructure Committee on Monday rejected a battery of petitions against the proposed cable car and green lit ...
16:52 2019-06-03

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
17:26 2019-07-16

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Jerusalem pride draws thousands of gay revelers and police JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Jerusalem in the city’s annual gay pride parade, a festival that exposes deep divisions between Israel’s secular and Jewish ultra-Orthodox camps. Some 10,000 revelers waving rainbow and Israeli flags joined the proc...
18:39 2019-06-06

Israeli nationalists parade through Old City to celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
01:52 2019-06-03

U.S. envoys on hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys attended the inauguration of a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem on Sunday, signaling support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians want for a future state....
18:52 2019-06-30

Throngs of Israeli nationalists march in Jerusalem Old City Thousands of Israeli religious nationalists parade through the streets of Jerusalem, to mark an Israeli holiday celebrating the Old City’s capture in 1967...
19:26 2019-06-02

Palestinians bury Jerusalem man killed by Israeli police A Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police during clashes in east Jerusalem last week has been laid to rest after his body was released to his family...
19:13 2019-07-01

In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan Tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan, hearing a message of defiance against Israeli control of one of the most sensitive venues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
18:26 2019-05-31

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem....
08:00 2019-07-01

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age....
15:39 2019-07-16

Indian-Origin Man Honoured With 'Star Of Jerusalem' Medal By Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal - one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian......
15:52 2019-06-14

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
19:39 2019-05-27

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for attentive security officers....
19:13 2019-06-06

U.S. envoys lend a hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys wielded hammers on Sunday to break open a new tunnel at a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem, signaling Washington's support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians seek for a future state....
03:26 2019-07-01

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, it said on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
18:26 2019-07-01

Jerusalem Day marches prompt clashes as Jews enter Temple Mount Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through Jerusalem's Old City in celebration of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, prompting clashes and other tensions as they walked through Palestinian areas....
23:26 2019-06-02

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Palestine” on the world’s most popular and trusted forecasting website....
19:52 2019-06-07

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
00:00 2019-07-01

Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home after court fight A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
19:26 2019-07-10

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-05-30

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
02:13 2019-07-01

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of...
03:00 2019-06-01

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
17:00 2019-06-02

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
17:39 2019-07-08

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:39 2019-07-07

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-06-17

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
14:52 2019-07-05

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between the political right and left in America,” the film’s...
19:39 2019-07-15

When Important People Die, He’s There You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the funeral services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities....
19:13 2019-05-21

Wealthy people think they’re better than others, even when they’re not Well, this is rich. Research published online Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people in higher social classes tend to think they are more adept at certain tasks — even when they are not — than their lower-class peers. And that overconfidence is often seen by oth...
19:00 2019-05-21

Why did people line up to buy this new CPU? AMD has a lineup of new CPUs out now, but good luck finding them. Eager fans lined up at stores around the world to get in on the excellent new products.Read More...
00:26 2019-07-11

How to Help Your Kid Find Their People My 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cuts her off when she’s talking and dismisses her need for “space.” I’ve tried to give her tools to communicate her feelings, but the other night, as she...
20:39 2019-06-05

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more injured....
18:39 2019-06-20

Kia e-Niro: the EV for the people The Kia e-Niro does what few of the current crop of electric vehicles can manage. It offers a complete EV (electric vehicle) experience for the people. While Tesla may still be pushing the boundaries of EVs, its cars come with a price tag which puts them out of reach of the many.Meanwhile offerings ...
23:52 2019-07-06

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known as the Death Zone, according to the Guardian. Tour ...
07:00 2019-05-25

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on....
09:13 2019-07-01

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
18:52 2019-06-07

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be normal, especially in babies. Learn more about laughing during sleep here....
11:00 2019-06-01

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
10:39 2019-07-01

Why More And More Millennials Are Choosing To Become 'Pod People' PodShare is a service that creates compact, dorm-like buildings that hold about 10 to 30 people. All the residents share a communal area, kitchen and bathrooms - and more and more millennials are......
16:13 2019-05-21

Over 50 people given oath of citizenship in NYC Fifty-two citizenship candidates from over 25 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become America's newest citizens Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (July 2)        ...
13:00 2019-07-03

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
07:39 2019-06-07

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
00:52 2019-07-01

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
02:26 2019-07-11

Can people die from rheumatoid arthritis? A person cannot die directly as a result of rheumatoid arthritis, but the condition can lead to life-threatening health complications. Learn about the factors involved and methods of preventing complications here....
02:13 2019-06-20

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the Democrats will definitely lose the Presidential election if we don’t remember to be as damp as he is. He is maybe not wrong—perhaps a can of La Croix mig...
23:39 2019-06-28

Infographic: People still have no idea what IoT actually is While the majority of people own Internet of Things devices, many don't have a good understanding of what the technology is, according to a Metova report....
16:13 2019-06-12

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
20:00 2019-06-27

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
13:13 2019-06-23

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
11:13 2019-06-19

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't) Wealthy people take advantage of all the tax breaks they can get. This little used retirement account is how they are able to accumulate millions for retirement....
15:39 2019-05-21

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in Australia and New Guinea since at least 60,000 years ago, when sea levels were about 100 meters (300 ...
06:00 2019-06-20

Boeing may rebrand the 737 Max so people are willing to fly in it again Boeing has a serious problem on its hands. After a pair of fatal crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, the company’s 737 Max jetliner has been seriously tarnished. Nobody really wants to fly on the planes, even if Boeing can figure out how to keep them from killing people, and that means the...
00:00 2019-06-19

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well-appointed homes, supermarkets and fast-food resta...
20:39 2019-06-14

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
15:52 2019-06-11

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
18:52 2019-06-21

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
18:13 2019-06-04

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
21:39 2019-06-20

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
21:52 2019-07-16

Nine people die in Hawaii plane crash No survivors in crash on the North Shore of Oahu after plane burst into flamesNine people died when a small plane used in a sky dive operation crashed on Oahu on Friday night, officials in Hawaii said.There were no survivors after the twin engine King Air plane crashed near Dillingham Airfield on Oa...
15:26 2019-06-22

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
17:39 2019-05-21

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
19:00 2019-06-18

For the Love of God, Stop Glamorizing These People On Thursday, Los Angeles magazine published an interview with Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Linton, a wannabe actress, got some bad press for her out-of-touch Instagram posts and dressing like a super villain while holding sheets of cash. This isn’t her first comeback,...
14:52 2019-06-14

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing result. That’s fair enough, because the Mets are th...
20:00 2019-05-30

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
16:52 2019-05-28

Outriders is a cooperative shooter from People Can Fly Outriders is the latest People Can Fly Game. The studio is best known for Bulletstorm on the Xbox 360, and now it's making a modern, multiplayer shooter.Read More...
10:39 2019-06-11

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s only one survivor still standing....
11:00 2019-07-15

19 people share their 'coming out' stories Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-binary is a personal experience. Not everyone is in a position where they can be certain they will receive support. INSIDER highlighted different personal accounts from self-identified LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay...
22:39 2019-05-27

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, Toronto seemingly vanquished the infamous Drake curse, exorcised the demons of past postseason failures and even vindicated Kawhi Leonard’s place as ...
01:52 2019-05-27

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older person’s house and do a one-off task, like moving ...
10:39 2019-06-29

The Worst People in America Are Rebranding Over the past decade or so, the Koch political network, now headed by Charles Koch after his brother David’s departure from politics last year, has become the symbol of excess wealth and inordinate political power in America. It appears that the Kochs have realized this and decided it’s long past ti...
16:13 2019-05-21

At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods Large areas have been submerged by heavy monsoon rain in recent days, with many rivers still above flood levelThe death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen to 47, with dozens more injured or missing, according to the Nepalese government.Incessant monsoon r...
15:00 2019-07-14

How People Talked About iTunes When It First Launched It’s official. Apple announced yesterday that it would begin killing off iTunes, one of the company’s most important software products ever. And, to be honest, there isn’t much love lost, since iTunes has become widely reviled by most users in recent years. But that wasn’t always the case.Read more....
23:26 2019-06-04

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
17:26 2019-05-21

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for what she was told by Texas state trooper Brian Encinia was failing to use her t...
09:26 2019-05-26

Should You Get Amazon's New Card for People With Bad Credit? If you have bad credit or no credit and really love shopping with Amazon, ecommerce’s big daddy has a new credit card option to consider....
01:00 2019-06-11

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
18:13 2019-06-03

Snakebites kill at least 80,000 people per year and probably more Statesman and former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan once called snakebites “the biggest public health crisis you’ve never heard of.” The World Health Organization is looking to change that....
11:00 2019-05-23

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
13:39 2019-06-12

I Can't Deal With People Getting Ahead Of Me In MMOs Earlier today, my Kotaku coworker Heather Alexandra posted what I am sure was an amazing and insightful look at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. An ending that I’m still a level and a half and a whole bunch of quests away from experiencing. I am so damn jealous....
21:52 2019-07-11

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open letter from CEO Pieter Elbers asks: “Do you always have to meet face-to-face?” and “Could you take ...
21:13 2019-07-11

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be different than that found on their birth certificate or dr...
18:39 2019-06-17

Is your cybersecurity training reaching the right people? Cybersecurity training should be targeted so it changes behaviours to minimise cyber harm. As the Victorian government found, the most appropriate targets might not be who you first think....
08:26 2019-06-03

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
17:26 2019-06-20

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that closet, or simply sitting on the couch doing nothing, there’s a friend, parent, partner, child, or co...
17:52 2019-07-10

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
16:52 2019-05-22

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing seasons in years. Here's why so many people ar...
03:39 2019-06-08

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien show on Netflix. Ha! Gotcha!...
22:26 2019-06-19

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most part, she and her family live a healthy life. But on Easter Sunday, Buntin said she started feeling...
21:39 2019-06-20

CDC: Pig ear dog treats are making people sick The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats....
21:13 2019-07-05

Rich People Sad, Hook It to My Veins Rich guys are always winning in politics—not just when they run for office, but also when they want laws passed and bills defeated. In the rare instances where they do not win, they are shocked that they did not. And it is very funny when this happens....
00:52 2019-06-14

Sprint 5G arrives where people actually live Sprint’s 5G network for phones just went live yesterday in what’s becoming the biggest competitive market for 5G: Chicago. And, it’s offering a very different package from what we’ve seen from Verizon’s 5G network. The rollout makes Sprint’s 5G network ...
21:52 2019-07-12

The Perfect Squad Size Is 3 People If you were paying attention to this week’s E3 announcements and also care about co-operative games, you might have noticed something: There are a lot of three-player co-op games. Rainbow Six Quarantine, the new Escape mode for Gears 5, even Battletoads. To this I say: It’s about damn time. Three pe...
06:00 2019-06-15

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a trip to the Bahamas last year, they downloaded a savings game app that let them “set it and......
18:39 2019-07-03

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate the ingredients that turns them into something humans have revered for thousands of years....
05:39 2019-06-13

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a ...
08:52 2019-06-15

How your period is making other people rich – video Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic. But with the rise of period-tracking apps, intimate knowledge of women’s bodies has become big business as marketers use the data women and girls put into their phones to exploit their hormones in an attempt to sell them things they didn’t re...
14:26 2019-06-20

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
14:00 2019-06-06

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:00 2019-06-27

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
09:13 2019-06-01

Roland Mouret: “My Fashion Is To Help People, Not Destroy Them” The designer tells Vogue about his “Women in Mouret” photography series – a celebration of independent female voices who inspire the designer on a personal level and in the studio...
17:00 2019-06-21

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
19:13 2019-06-05

The Best People review: how Trump flooded the swamp Alexander Nazarayan offers a field guide to the black lagoon of Trumpworld, a sump of venality, idiocy and contemptThe swamp remains fetid. Just blocks away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel hoovers greenbacks from foreign governments. On the west coast, word seeps out that the pre...
14:39 2019-06-16

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
08:13 2019-05-30

'The rally could last a lot longer than most people expect,' Jim Cramer says "They're fun. They're companies you know or can learn about," he said, "and you can happily buy them into weakness if you've done the homework and you believe in their prospects."...
03:52 2019-06-18

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-06-19

1.5M attend Raptors' parade; two people shot Police in Toronto said two people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in connection to a shooting. Two people have been taken into custody....
00:52 2019-06-18

This is the age most people start thinking about their dream wedding Seven in ten married Americans knew what they wanted their wedding day to look like… before they had even met their spouse. A study examining 2,000 Americans’ wedding wishes and aspirations found that men were actually MORE likely (eight percent more likely than women) to think about what they wante...
23:39 2019-06-17

Ava DuVernay: Real People Aren’t Seeing Most Movies For our project on the future of movies, the director has harsh words for the industry. A theater “is not the reality of most people’s experience with film.”...
22:00 2019-06-20

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff Artifact ever had. It topped out at a......
13:52 2019-06-22

More than 30m people have watched Netflix's Murder Mystery – why? The critics might have hated it, but this Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler-starring Agatha Christie pastiche broke the record for Netflix’s biggest opening weekendDespite the critics (mostly) hating it, we now know that 30.9m Netflix account-holders watched Murder Mystery in its first three days of...
19:13 2019-06-19

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. ...
17:52 2019-06-01

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in a dozen cities with the aim of eventually creatin...
11:13 2019-06-04

The Latest: Mother says 4 people to be tried over MH17 crash THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The mother of one of the victims says at least four suspects are to be tried for murder over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17.  Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, whose son Bryce and his...
13:26 2019-06-19

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Space Ag...
19:00 2019-06-04

Treasure is said to be hidden in the Rockies, and people are getting hurt looking for it The Forrest Fenn treasure is said to be hidden in the Rocky Mountains. A recent injury caused the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office to issue a warning.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in San Antonio, Texas....
20:13 2019-06-20

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
16:39 2019-06-03

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
02:52 2019-06-24

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
20:13 2019-06-04

When good guys do bad things to evil people In the 2009 film “Inglourious Basterds,” Brad Pitt, as 1st Lt. Aldo Raine, leads a merry band of Jewish American Nazi-hunters. In one particularly gruesome scene, a captured Nazi officer who refuses to cooperate is bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat. Another German prisoner is then summarily sh...
10:52 2019-05-31

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

First impressions: The OnePlus 7 is a ‘flagship’ for people who can resist the Pro A few weeks ago, OnePlus released its most extravagant phone yet, the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, it’s time for its more vanilla variant, the OnePlus 7. While OnePlus blew us off with the new design and a stunning screen with the Pro version, this one’s just an iterative update to the OnePlus 6T, and you mi...
11:13 2019-05-31

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the region’s current prosecutor, a new report shows.LA cou...
01:13 2019-06-19

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
22:13 2019-06-19

Over 2000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers: 0-0-0-0. About half the 2,014 winners bought $1 tickets and will get $5,000,...
09:13 2019-06-24

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo, health officials note that a measles outbreak de...
02:26 2019-07-16

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial intelligence. The feature is available to the most rec...
23:00 2019-07-09

Trump on UK visit: 'People had never seen the Queen have a better time' US president claims he had ‘automatic chemistry’ with the British monarchThe US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having “automatic chemistry” with the Queen during his state visit to the UK.Trump, during an interview with Fox News, said people had noticed how well he and the Queen had conn...
02:26 2019-06-08

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
01:26 2019-06-08

How to buy tech for other people's kids (without annoying their parents) Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child and fairly noncontroversial with the parents. A lot......
20:00 2019-06-07

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
17:00 2019-07-08

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. “We have 31 individuals in the Commonwealth ...
00:39 2019-05-23

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-08

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

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:52 2019-05-21

Three people injured during running of the bulls in Spain Three people were hospitalized, including one gored, Sunday after the first day of the famed Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain....
19:26 2019-07-07

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
23:13 2019-07-05

Ann Widdecombe: 'Oppressed people turning on the oppressors' Ann Widdecombe has told the European Parliament there is a "long history" of "slaves against their owners" and revolt against the colonies which, she says, mirrors Brexit....
02:00 2019-07-05

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered answers were popular with the questioner even if they didn’t make sense Does it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of thousands of answers on the Q&A website Stack Exc...
10:13 2019-05-22

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
17:39 2019-05-21

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
12:52 2019-06-10

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing the company at a disappointing $82bn.While its value could rise on the first day of trading, the figur...
15:52 2019-05-21

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pixel 3a is simple: everything that made the £739 to...
15:52 2019-05-21

This tiny Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11 Canada's tiny Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7,000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from Away." Find out why this spot is a favorite for aviation and theater fans....
12:26 2019-07-13

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
17:39 2019-05-21

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in my Brooklyn apartment. There’s nothing to blame bu...
00:00 2019-07-13

People in China have more salt in their diet than anyone else in world People in China consume 10 grams of salt each day on average – the most of any country and twice the level recommended to avoid risks including stroke...
03:00 2019-07-12

Drones to Carry People Have Yet to Take Off, but They Will Have a Place to Land A small group of entrepreneurs is betting that once the next generation of autonomous, people-carrying drones take off, they will need a place to land. Investors say it is important to start securing sites so that landing pads are available when the vehicles are ready....
20:00 2019-06-11

E3 2019: Are video games for people like you? You betcha Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Fun fact: Only 8.5% of people watch porn with the sound off Here’s a saucy dinner party tidbit for you: less than 10 percent of people watch porn with the sound off. A staggering 91.5 percent of viewers prefer to watch X-rated content with the sound on, according to data shared with TNW by adult site xHamster. By contrast, only 8.5 percent consume porn with ...
20:13 2019-07-11

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
16:26 2019-07-10

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boulevard, authorities said. The victims, believed to ...
12:26 2019-07-10

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it was all a hoax. His name was Bill Kaysing. It began...
07:13 2019-07-10

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If People Like Wanted Poster HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
21:26 2019-05-23

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

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a couple of civil class C violations and that he had mi...
06:52 2019-05-24

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branch crashed onto them in Blankensee in the northeastern s...
11:52 2019-06-13

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer. Learn more here....
03:13 2019-07-02

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug offenders. The program provides rehab and support services. Rhonna Houlihan, one of the graduates, sa...
07:13 2019-06-07

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that the manufacturer claims is perfect as a “conservator...
21:13 2019-07-01

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3: This is what people will be talking about Netflix’s buzzy hit “Stranger Things” is back July 4th, bringing your fix of ’80s nostalgia and everyone’s favorite grumpy police chief. Season 3 of the sci-fi show sees Eleven (Mille Bobby Brown), Jim Hopper (David Harbour), Steve (Joe Keery) and the rest of the residents of Hawkins, Indiana, kicki...
19:39 2019-07-01

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones told the Hay literary fest...
23:52 2019-05-26

Three people shot in Brooklyn, two in critical condition Three people were shot in Brooklyn Friday afternoon and two of the victims are now fighting for their lives, police said. The FDNY responded to 418 Chester Street near Livonia Avenue in Brownsville around 5:43 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot. The victims were transported to Brookdale Hospit...
03:39 2019-06-29

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
13:52 2019-05-29

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
10:13 2019-07-01

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
11:39 2019-05-28

"Always Had Faith In People": PM In First Mann Ki Baat Of Second Term Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in first Mann Ki Baat of his second term, today said he "always had faith in the people of India". "When I had said in February that I will meet you again in a few......
08:26 2019-06-30

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
12:00 2019-06-30

Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ Chris Walker sits down with Luis Resto – a man who will forever be remembered for one of the most notorious incidents in the sport The post Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-07-02

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
08:26 2019-05-25

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick sand. Now research more or less backs this up: A new study published in Science Advances found, per Q...
03:00 2019-06-07

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue brushes that humans can use to lick their cats. An...
17:13 2019-07-03

Lee Iacocca gave people what they wanted, whether they knew it or not Lee Iacocca, who died Tuesday, sold America on the Mustang, the minivan and Chrysler, turning the automaker around through genius salesmanship.       ...
15:39 2019-07-03

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the former, but Uber’s plan for the latter is pretty straig...
03:26 2019-06-07

‘Very Smart People,’ but a Keyless Car’s Downside Killed Them A couple with careers in academia and science died of carbon-monoxide poisoning. A second congressional bill has been introduced to mandate safety features....
17:26 2019-06-28

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
20:13 2019-05-24

"People May Think I'm Barking Mad," Says Woman Who Set Up Airbnb For Dogs A woman who set up an Airbnb for dogs says that doing so has helped her depression tremendously. Elaine Warburton, a former policewoman from Scotlandwell in Scotland, credits the Airbnb for improving......
08:13 2019-06-13

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

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-02

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census....
21:39 2019-05-28

'Good Samaritans should not be prosecuted for helping people' Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."...
21:26 2019-07-02

Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, making it unlaw...
06:39 2019-06-11

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
21:39 2019-06-11

Huawei’s export ban is wider in scope than most people imagine Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The tech industry is still trying to wrap its collective head around the Trump administration's export ban on Huawei. We've seen Huawei be de-listed and then re-listed from industry groups like the Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, and the SD Association. Companies like Panas...
23:00 2019-06-10

Assailants raid village in Mali, killing at least 95 people Assailants have raided a central Mali village and killed at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists...
21:26 2019-06-10

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
16:00 2019-06-14

Vatican Rejects the Idea that People Can Choose Genders (VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting on the sexual “complementarity” of men and women to make babies. The document, published during LGBT Pride Month, was immediately denounce...
09:52 2019-06-11

Ten people killed in ongoing shootout in Agua Prieta AGUA PRIETA, Ariz. – Ten people were killed during a shootout in Mexico near the Douglas Port of Entry on Monday, June 10. Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels told News 4 Tucson two cartels are involved in a shootout ranging from Naco to Agua Prieta, Mexico. Sheriff Dannels said the shootout b...
09:52 2019-06-11

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 people were killed and as many as 700 injured in the a...
14:26 2019-06-11

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear daily about interactions between mothers and their ...
18:26 2019-06-11

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
16:39 2019-06-13

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country. With this new opportunity landing in our laps, we took to the streets to find out just how mu...
23:13 2019-06-14

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
22:52 2019-06-12

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

More Than 3 Lakh People Evacuated As Cyclone Vayu Set To Hit Gujarat More than 2,15,000 people were evacuated today from low-lying areas of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline, according to news agency PTI. The latest weather report said that......
18:39 2019-06-12

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East West Market in Vancouver announced the campaign in...
11:52 2019-06-13

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

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get close enough to take selfies with the animal, authorities said....
18:39 2019-06-16

"Pak People Won't Do That": Sarfaraz Ahmed After Indian Fans Boo Smith Steve Smith was booed, with chants of "cheater, cheater", making the rounds while he was fielding at third man during India-Australia World Cup match....
08:52 2019-06-12

Big tech’s AI runs on datasets labelled by impoverished people Capitalism has a nasty habit of anchoring those beholden to it in an equilibrium where both the very poor and the very wealthy become similarly entrenched. A scientist making six figures in San Francisco pushes the boundaries of AI so a trillion dollar company can stay on top. And at the bottom of i...
03:26 2019-06-12

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses....
01:13 2019-06-12

People are losing it over a 'sinister' Timothée Chalamet doll that you can buy for $122,795 Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP Images and chriala4/Ebay A ventriloquist figure modeled after Timothée Chalamet is dividing the internet. Some have called it "sinister," while others think it looks just like the actor. Some also took issue with its $122,795 price tag on eBay. The artist behind the...
21:52 2019-06-11

HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk (Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guidelines from an influential panel of U.S. physicians....
21:26 2019-06-11

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
22:13 2019-05-24

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 million followers on the photo-sharing platform, co...
14:00 2019-06-15

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were sickened — including three who were hospitalized — at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning possibly caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Chapel on West 49th...
20:13 2019-07-16

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
16:26 2019-07-10

16 people killed in 'barbaric' Papua New Guinea attack Sixteen women and children were killed in the remote town of Tari in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea in an attack described by police as "barbaric and inhumane."...
16:00 2019-07-10

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
13:00 2019-07-10

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-based company that simply moves people around on E...
23:52 2019-07-09

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa on July 8, 2013. Francis had been pope for on...
02:13 2019-07-09

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
00:39 2019-07-09

More people are giving CBD oil to their pets, but experts aren’t sure it’s safe "I can see potential for [treating] things like anxiety, arthritis or chronic pain... but we do need to do more research in the area," one expert said....
22:39 2019-07-08

The 12 biggest money-related reasons people get divorced Getty Images Money-related issues are frequently cited as a reason for divorce. We asked experts to name the biggest money-related reasons couples get divorced. They include mismatched financial priorities, unexpected major expenses, and discovering a partner's secret spending. Visit Business Insid...
03:52 2019-07-08

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at about 1:30 a.m. when two men walked up to them, po...
22:39 2019-07-07

Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said....
13:00 2019-07-07

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

21 people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping centre in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The blast sent large pieces of debris about about 91 metres across the street....
01:00 2019-07-07

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control reported that a total of 45 recent cases of salmonella originated from the treats, affecting people in New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Massachuset...
02:39 2019-07-06

People have serious complaints about ‘Stranger Things,’ but it has nothing to do with how good season 3 is A new research study from the Truth Initiative reveals that Netflix is the worst media offender when it comes to depicting smoking on-screen. After analyzing Netflix programs aimed at viewers in the 15-24 age range, the research found that a slew of Netflix originals feature characters smoking cigar...
19:52 2019-07-05

Shooting Rich People Into Space Isn't the Final Frontier British billionaire Richard Branson’s dream of shooting people into space may echo Apollo 11’s epic moon landing 50 years ago this month, but for investors it could end up looking more like the Apollo 13 fiasco....
21:00 2019-07-10

Second Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights people and processes At the second of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, Mesmer, Aperture Data, Spoke, Kinetica, and Inference Solutions took the stage.Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the company behind the TV ratings system, will begin to survey Americans about their podcast consumption h......
22:13 2019-07-11

Luke Rowe: 'If people call it domination, I take that as a compliment' He's helped his teammates to Tour de France glory in each of the last four years. Welshman Luke Rowe is one of the unsung heroes of the Tour. Speaking to DW, he discusses the dominance of Team Ineos, and its fragility....
16:26 2019-07-16

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
14:13 2019-07-16

A Residential Building Collapsed in Mumbai, Killing at Least 2 People (MUMBAI, India) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least two people, an official said. Rescuers were looking for several others feared trapped in the rubble. Fire official Ashok Talpade said dozens of r...
13:00 2019-07-16

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
21:13 2019-07-15

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their tobacco use...
18:52 2019-07-15

The mesmerizing Moon: An astrophysicist unravels its pull on people Marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, DW spoke with astrophysicist and author Ben Moore about how people have mythologized the Moon over the ages....
18:13 2019-07-15

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states, while seeking tough action against it from the......
18:00 2019-07-15

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) s...
11:00 2019-07-15

| Novak Djokovic: King of the court but not of people's hearts? From growing up with NATO bombs raining down on Serbia to securing his place among the Grand Slam greats, Novak Djokovic never fails to both divide and unite....
01:13 2019-07-15

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-07-13

I tried Be My Eyes, the popular app that pairs blind people with helpers The app helps blind or visually impaired people connect with users for everyday tasks – and has way more volunteers than its creators expected In the oversaturated app market, one has reached a frequently neglected demographic: blind people.Be My Eyes, created by Hans Jorgen Wiberg in 2015, pairs vo...
09:39 2019-07-12

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system, Google Assistant.The company admitted on Thursda...
02:26 2019-07-12

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, where conspiracy theorists believe the government is ...
01:52 2019-07-12

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful of those recordings, about 0.2 percent. Yesterday, VRT N......
22:13 2019-07-11

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the lightning bolt, according to news station WPDE. E...
00:52 2019-07-05

People are freaking out because Taco Bell is starting to run out of tortillas A Reddit user claiming to be a Taco Bell employee has an ominous warning for fans of the fast-food chain. A “tortillapocalypse” (their words, not ours) is confronting the chain, with some locations already seeing a shortage of tortillas and causing customers to freak out at what they&rsq...
00:52 2019-07-04

Watch: Shark swims up to people at Florida beach Swimmers at a Florida beach were in for a surprise when at least one shark entered the shallow area and came within a few feet of the unsuspecting humans....
02:26 2019-07-03

Iran says it refrained from blowing up US plane carrying 35 people Iran refrained from blowing up an American plane with 35 people on board that was accompanying the unmanned drone the Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down, an Iranian commander said Friday. “With the US drone in the region there was also an American P-8 plane with 35 people on board,” Amir Ali ...
16:00 2019-06-21

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
03:52 2019-06-21

People more likely to return lost wallets with lots of cash People are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money — and the more cash, the better. That’s the surprising conclusion from researchers who planted more than 17,000 “lost wallets” across 355 cities in 40 countries, and kept track of how often somebody contacted the supposed owners. Th...
03:52 2019-06-21

Gary Burrell, Who Helped People Find Their Way (With GPS), Dies at 81 He and Min Kao built the world’s largest maker of consumer navigation devices, relying on the global positioning system for planes, boats and people....
00:52 2019-06-21

Rain causes wall collapse in India, killing 15 people Heavy rainfall in the western India city of Mumbai caused a wall to collapse onto shanties, killing at least 15 people and injuring 66. Multiple rescue teams were searching the area...
07:13 2019-07-02

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in droves might not seem ideal for a refugee camp. But local authorities in Bihac, a Bosnian city of 50,000, had little choice. Still deeply scarred by a ...
20:26 2019-06-20

3 people killed as 2 trains collide in southern Pakistan Pakistani railroad official says a passenger train has collided with a freight train in the southern city of Hyderabad, killing three people and injuring several others...
19:00 2019-06-20

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
00:00 2019-06-20

Number of Displaced People Hits Postwar Record The number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached almost 71 million at the end of last year, the most since just after World War II and double the number of 20 years ago, according to a U.N. report....
21:52 2019-06-19

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcome, asked more than 140,000 people in 140 countries...
19:39 2019-06-19

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
13:52 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:13 2019-06-19

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:39 2019-06-19

Gunmen kill 38 people in Mali sectarian attack Unknown gunmen opened fire on two Mali villages Monday, killing at least 38 people, 10 days after 35 people were massacred in a similar attack, the government said Tuesday....
05:00 2019-06-19

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
17:26 2019-06-21

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
19:52 2019-06-21

Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards Transgender people, drag queens and minorities played outsized roles at early milestones of the gay rights movement, but they haven’t received the benefits of the revolution they sparked....
16:00 2019-06-22

The Video Games That Made People Question Their Beliefs When Scott Udall first played Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance shortly after it came out in 2005, he was in a vulnerable spot. Udall, who grew up Mormon in Salt Lake City, Utah, was very religious, and his family were all politically active Republicans. His parents had gone through a messy divorce, and...
20:52 2019-07-02

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
18:26 2019-07-02

7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10 Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the aircraft....
12:00 2019-07-02

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change in the law to protect those facing false allegations....
03:13 2019-07-02

"Many People Told Me They Missed Mann Ki Baat", Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressedradio programme Mann Ki Baatalmost a month after he returned to power. This was the first Mann ki Baatprogramme in his second consecutive term as the Prime......
08:26 2019-06-30

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
02:13 2019-06-30

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference....
20:52 2019-06-28

At This Dating Event, People Can Pitch Their Single Friends Franklin Hall's first Pitch a Friend night enlisted 12 on-the-market locals to be hawked by their friends. As the bar's Facebook page noted, it was like "Shark Tank" for singles....
16:26 2019-06-28

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them south to pastures and taking them to market Continue...
09:26 2019-06-28

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list Though most Germans are willing to donate their organs after death, few take the steps necessary to do so. Now lawmakers are debating ways to get more organs for the thousands of people on transplant waiting lists....
04:39 2019-06-28

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests....
20:13 2019-06-27

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white residents are, according to a new analysis from the Union ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
04:52 2019-06-24

Three people shot by a bike-riding gunman in the Bronx Three people were shot by a man on a bicycle in the Bronx Sunday afternoon, according to police. The male suspect was riding a bicycle around 4 p.m. on East 166 Street and College Avenue in Concourse Village when he opened fire, cops said. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left leg, a 26-year-old......
03:39 2019-06-24

Shooting At NBA Championship Celebration In Canada Injures 4 People Four people were injured, some seriously, after a shooting at the NBA championship celebration for the Toronto Raptors, police said. In a Monday evening news conference, Police Chief Mark Saunders......
04:52 2019-06-18

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
00:39 2019-06-05

Police: At least 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting One shooter killed at least 11 people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, according to police, who said a suspect has been taken into custody and they believe there was only one shooter. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
18:26 2019-06-06

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
20:13 2019-05-21

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
22:13 2019-06-06

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: They result ...
20:52 2019-05-31

8 kids won the 2019 Spelling Bee and people are absolutely baffled In what may go down as the most gripping final round in Scripps Spelling Bee history, eight students were named champions Thursday night.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

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

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
17:39 2019-05-31

Boman Irani's 'Appalled' That People Don't Know Who Kailash Satyarthi Is What was shocking for the actor was what followed after he agreed to take up the role, "After agreeing to do the film, I got excited and called some friends, from the industry and even journalists who......
18:00 2019-05-21

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
23:26 2019-05-30

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
18:13 2019-06-07

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near th...
10:26 2019-05-24

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handguns....
22:00 2019-05-30

DNA database opts a million people out from police searches GEDMatch, a site which has helped solve around 25 cold criminal cases, has changed its terms and conditions to opt its users out from searches by law enforcement...
17:39 2019-05-21

I’m 70, but I can’t stop my new partner from talking to other people | Dear Mariella If age teaches us anything, it’s that you can’t change other people, says Mariella. You may be wrong for each other, or you may need to adapt your behaviour The dilemma I am in my early 70s and met a wonderful man three years ago. He is a Spanish national and we have been away together on winter hol...
16:26 2019-05-21

Cindy Sherman: ‘I enjoy doing the really difficult things that people can’t buy’ Ahead of a major London show, the artist talks about her childhood, therapy and her tricky relationship with successPerhaps the most intriguing exhibit in Cindy Sherman’s forthcoming retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery is the first, Cindy Book, a family photo album she began making when s...
17:39 2019-06-08

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near the capital....
08:52 2019-05-24

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
17:52 2019-05-23

At WWDC 2019, Apple did the impossible and annoyed all the right people At the Worldwide Developers' Conference, Tim Cook and his cohorts somehow achieved a rare feat: pleasing the vast majority and irritating those who deserved it....
16:13 2019-06-04

At least 7 people dead as severe weather continues across Central US As Missouri authorities reported three storm-related deaths Wednesday, the central and southern plains braced for more severe weather Thursday.        ...
11:13 2019-05-23

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country’s tough border protection policy...
11:26 2019-06-04

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the construction site and were eventually pushed out by the polic...
15:39 2019-06-05

'I Accept People's Verdict, Need For Introspection,' Says Upendra Kushwaha NDA is leading on 38 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats of Bihar whereas RJD-led five parties Mahagathbandhan has been completely routed in the general elections 2019....
13:26 2019-05-23

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
00:13 2019-05-23

A Month After Fani, More Than 5 Lakh People In Odisha Still Without Power More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power restoration though one month has passed......
02:52 2019-06-04

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro....
02:39 2019-06-04

The Old Cadillac V-Series Cars ‘Intimidated’ People So the New Ones Are Down on Power There are a few perpetual, existential questions in this life, such as: “Where do we come from?” “What are we?” “Where are we going?” and “What the hell is Cadillac doing?” This time, though, that last one has reached a part of Cadillac that seemed safe from tampering—the high-performance V-Series m...
23:26 2019-06-03

Christopher Nolan's latest gets a title and some more famous people Christopher Nolan has pulled the curtain back just a teensy bit more on his mysterious new film, which Deadline reveals is titled Tenet. I’m sure the fact that the title is a palindrome will have no thematic or mechanical bearing whatsoever on the plot of Nolan’s latest, described as “an action epic...
21:00 2019-05-22

5 Ridiculous Types of People on an Airplane as You Wait to Deboard I recently took a trip down to Atlanta for my niece’s high school graduation. Despite the amount of Red Bull I consume (does anybody else think the only reason flavored Red Bull exists is to mix with vodka?), I do not have wings. So I had to fly. There are times when I fly that I’ll spring for an up...
20:39 2019-05-22

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If Enough People ‘Like’ His Wanted Poster On Facebook HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
14:39 2019-05-23

HUD Announces New Plan to Fuck Over Homeless Trans People Led by nuclear-grade moron Ben Carson, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will remove protections for homeless trans people by allowing government-funded shelters to discriminate on the basis of gender identification, according to Politico. The new rules are part of a p...
07:00 2019-05-23

Michael Gray: 'All people want to hear about is that bloody penalty' The former Sunderland player talks about play-offs heartbreak, the kindness of fans and having a giggle with Clive MendoncaBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyWhen Doncaster Rovers captain Tommy Rowe sliced his kick wide of the goal in the penalty shootout at The Valley last Friday...
15:39 2019-05-23

5 of the smartest people in AI teamed up to make awesome robots An all-star team consisting of five of the brightest minds in AI today revealed the launch of Robust.AI, a new startup devoted to revolutionizing the robotics industry. According to a job posting on the company’s website, the company intends to create robots that can navigate the real world with act...
02:52 2019-06-06

Twenty-one people still missing after boat capsized in Budapest South Korean authorities and families of passengers due to travel to HungaryRescue workers are searching for 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube in central Budapest on Wednesday evening.Seven people have been confirmed dead and seven were rescue...
16:13 2019-05-30

4 people killed in 2-vehicle crash south of Omaha PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska officials report four people have died in a head-on crash on a highway south of Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the crash happened Sunday night on U.S. Highway 75 near the unincorporated community of Beaver Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Of...
16:39 2019-05-28

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding tables and people got that extra money in dribs and dra...
14:39 2019-05-21

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we arrive at the checkpoint on the edge of the Cherno...
14:13 2019-05-28

Flour recalled after 17 people in 8 states sickened with E. coli, CDC says A grocery store chain has issued a recall for bags of flour over concerns about E. coli contamination after at least 17 people have been sickened in eight states....
22:52 2019-05-26

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims had life-threatening injuries. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
04:26 2019-05-28

News reports: 8 people shot at party in Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — News reports say at least eight people were shot during a party in Virginia. It was not immediately known whether there were any fatalities. WAVY.com quotes a spokesperson with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as saying that eight patients with gunshot wounds, ...
14:52 2019-05-26

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digital tears and praise for the series’ painstaking a...
03:00 2019-05-30

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution caused mainly by the consumer behaviours of white people in the US, according ...
10:26 2019-06-09

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
09:39 2019-05-25

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an official news agency, the Young Journalists Club....
05:13 2019-05-25

Amarinder Singh Thanks Punjab People For Party Victory Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the Congress party....
10:13 2019-05-25

President Kovind, PM Greet People On 5th Telangana State Formation Day Telangana Formation Day: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed theirbest wises on Telangana Day. "Greetings and good wishes to the people of Telangana on......
08:00 2019-06-02

Massive tornado kills 6 people, injures 190 in northeast China A tornado blew through a city in northeast China, damaging factories and buildings, killing six people and injuring another 190.        ...
23:39 2019-07-05

Police: Man stabs 3 people inside Virginia plasma center Virginia authorities are not sure what prompted a 20-year-old man to randomly stab three people at a plasma donation center during a Fourth of July cookout. ...
01:00 2019-07-06

Three people injured in explosion at University of Nevada-Reno dorm Emergency crews are responding to an incident at Argenta Hall, a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

The Russian Government Now Requires Tinder to Hand Over People's Sexts Tinder users in Russia may now have to decide whether the perks of dating apps outweigh a disconcerting invasion of privacy. Russian authorities are now requiring that the dating app hand over a wealth of intimate user data, including private messages, if and when it asks for them.Read more......
18:13 2019-06-03

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
09:26 2019-07-01

‘The people applaud him’: Amlo receives in-flight serenade from passenger Mexican president was thanked with an ode while aboard a low-cost flight to TepicWhen Andrés Manuel López Obrador put his presidential Boeing up for sale last year and pledged to travel economy class around Mexico, it was part of a budget-slashing populist push to get closer to the people. Related: ...
20:13 2019-05-29

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research shows there's actually a magic number......
16:26 2019-06-28

Gay couple assaulted, robbed by people using homophobic slur: Police WASHINGTON — A Washington, D.C., man says he and his boyfriend were attacked by a group of more than 10 people, some of whom used homophobic slurs. Karl Craven tells The Washington Post and he and Braden Brecht had just left a city bar Sunday morning when he heard several men call them a homophobic....
15:52 2019-06-20

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
23:01 2019-06-02

Mexican president says he wants to stay friends with Trump, American people Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico is a friend of the American people and that he wants to continue being friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
21:52 2019-06-02

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
04:26 2019-07-05

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent opposed ​it, a Gallup Poll showed. ​Democrats back...
21:52 2019-06-20

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a number of storylines and starred, among many others, ...
21:13 2019-06-20

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
17:00 2019-06-02

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is king....
14:39 2019-07-05

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
20:13 2019-06-20

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Nadine Kessler: 'For the first time people can really feel how far women’s football can go' Her job is to observe and assess the development of women's football. The former Women's World Player of the Year talks to DW in an interview about Germany's World Cup performance and the impact of the tournament....
19:52 2019-07-06

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
19:39 2019-06-19

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
14:52 2019-05-23

Netflix horror movie ‘The Perfection’ is making people sick Netflix’s new movie “The Perfection” is sick — and not in the good way. Viewers are reporting headaches, nausea and even vomiting after watching the 90-minute horror flick’s particularly gory scenes. In the thriller, which started streaming on Netflix May 24, “GirlsR...
20:39 2019-05-28

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can be doi...
16:00 2019-06-04

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
16:13 2019-06-04

Amid A huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
10:00 2019-06-30

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known as Fort Carson, and today it is hemmed in by highw...
09:52 2019-05-23

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-19

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras are well-tended by loved ones and the place has an elegance and peace abou...
11:26 2019-06-29

Six people shot at Long Island house party: cops Six people, including a 15-year-old girl, were shot when a gunman opened fire at a Suffolk County house party early Sunday morning, police said. The gunman opened fire at about 1:30 a.m. at the party on Farragut Avenue near Amherst Street in Bay Shore, authorities said. Five of the victims were outs...
00:13 2019-07-01

Hubert Joly: People said I was 'crazy or suicidal' for taking Best Buy job. Then he turned it around Hubert Joly announced in April he was ceding the chief executive spot to Corie Barry, a move that went into effect earlier this month. Joly will now be its executive chairman....
01:00 2019-06-20

Eight people injured in explosion at University of Nevada, Reno dorm Emergency crews are responding to an incident at Argenta Hall, a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno.        ...
04:13 2019-07-06

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said....
05:13 2019-07-01

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the Ohio national guard shot at hundreds of students protesting against the invasion of Cambodia, wounding eight and killing four. Kent State was seared int...
15:13 2019-07-06

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur disease. Gut bacteria and communities of bacteria, viruses and fungi that live elsewhere in the body are called the microbiome. Researchers don’t unde...
19:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader says a series of protests that have rocked her city have taught her that she needs to listen better to the youth and people in general. Chief Executiv...
04:13 2019-07-01

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
06:26 2019-06-04

"Don't Quit, You Won People's Hearts," MK Stalin Tells Rahul Gandhi DMK chief MK Stalin today urged Rahul Gandhi to reconsider his decision to step down as Congress president in the wake of his party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections, saying that he has......
16:26 2019-05-28

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
07:26 2019-06-04

The People Who Published Firewatch Are Now Making A Game Console With, Uh, A Crank Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the right side of the unit. Instead of buying games, Playd...
07:13 2019-05-23

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

New tech helping search teams find people in the wilderness HONOLULU — Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker. She climbed through muddy ravines, crossed streams and faced steep drop-offs in the thick tangle of trees and ferns ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an ‘attack’Several people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France, the local prosecutors’ office has said.The area where the explosion occurr...
20:52 2019-05-24

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink driving in 2012. Just two days after his arrival at...
09:13 2019-07-02

Asked about police visit, UK PM hopeful Johnson says people not interested Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a female in his home....
19:13 2019-06-22

Flour sold at ALDI recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-lb. bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli....
16:13 2019-05-25

Shocking evidence shows people in vegetative states may be conscious 1 in 10 people thought to be permanently unconscious as a result of brain trauma may actually be aware. The hunt is on for ways to rescue them from their limbo...
21:26 2019-06-27

Hulu orders an adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People Irish author Sally Rooney has published two novels to date, with both of them—2014's Conversations With Friends, and last year’s Normal People—earning strong reviews for her deft handling of complicated interpersonal topics like class, sex, and pain. Now the latter project will attempt to bring ...
01:39 2019-05-31

BBC reveals stars of its adaptation of Normal People by Sally Rooney Daisy Edgar-Jones to play Marianne in series directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacdonaldThe stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland.The coming-of-age book has been adapted as a 12-part series for t...
06:26 2019-05-31

Multiple people shot at Virginia Memorial Day weekend party A Memorial Day weekend block party turned bloody in Virginia Saturday night — when shots rang out, sending what officials said were “multiple” people to three local hospitals. Officials early Sunday could not confirm how many people were shot or what their conditions were. But eye-witnesses describe...
07:39 2019-05-26

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that the "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
13:52 2019-07-03

I’m the gutter gourmet: how I spent a month eating other people's leftovers We don’t talk enough about the street food scandal – leftovers chucked away without a second thoughtEvery day for the past month complete strangers have bought me lunch. And breakfast. And dinner. And they don’t even know it.I have been living high on the hog, and it hasn’t cost me a penny – because...
10:52 2019-05-30

Four people injured in San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting Police in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California, said on Monday they were on the scene of a shooting, which local media reported occurred at a shopping mall and left several people injured....
05:13 2019-07-03

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family....
16:39 2019-05-30

12 stunning photos of people celebrating the summer solstice around the world Toby Melville / Reuters The northern hemisphere has had its summer solstice — the longest day of the year. The June solstice signals the arrival of summer and a gradual shortening of days. It is the point in the year when Earth's North Pole tilts furthest towards the sun. In England, Stoneh...
07:26 2019-06-22

New technology helps search teams find people in wilderness HONOLULU (AP) — The dramatic rescue of a hiker lost for more than two weeks in a remote Hawaii forest is showing how emerging technology is helping search teams more efficiently scour the wilderness for missing people. Hundreds of volunteers used a GPS-enabled trail hiking app on their cellphones to...
08:00 2019-06-24

China Has Arrested 20 People For Running an Erotic Livestreaming Site Porn is hard to come by in China, as the country’s dedicated anti-porn task force continues to push for a more sanitized web, free from even ASMR videos. There are still those taking the risk to maintain horny corners of the web, but Chinese authorities have arrested the last two main suspects who w...
22:26 2019-05-24

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
02:13 2019-07-03

13 people killed after wall collapses from heavy rains in India Reuters A wall collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic. More than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain fell over 24 hours in some areas, flooding streets and railway tracks. Municipal aut...
05:00 2019-07-03

Man riding Citi Bike shot two people in Brooklyn: cops Police are looking for the bike-riding gunman who shot a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The suspect was cruising on his Citi Bike headed eastbound on Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue at 10:24 p.m. on Friday, June 7, when he revealed his firearm and shot si...
22:52 2019-06-23

Georgia sheriff steps in after 140 people skipped jury duty DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for jury duty in his county failed to show up for court. WMAZ-TV reports courts in Laurens County faced a small crisis last week when only 60 people showed up for jury duty out of 200 who we...
20:39 2019-06-23

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don’t apply to people&#...
18:13 2019-05-24

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
08:26 2019-05-26

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

‘I don’t see jeans in my future’: the people who wear complete historical dress – every day From the man who wears 17th-century clothes to the woman whose outfits are straight out of the 1950s, six people explain their deep devotion to period dressIt is a bold and often ostentatious choice, but historical dressing can be more than just a novelty means of self-expression. As with any clothe...
10:52 2019-07-04

Horns Are Growing on Young People's Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls - bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head....
08:26 2019-06-21

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people faced.The Métis are one of Canada’s Indigenous peo...
11:39 2019-07-04

Taylor Swift's dispute with Scooter Braun has people defending him Justin Bieber is defending his manager Scooter Braun after Taylor Swift accused the music executive of bullying her and called the sale of her music catalog to Braun's company her "worst case scenario."...
18:13 2019-07-01

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
14:26 2019-06-01