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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...

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less

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Dutch airline says breastfeeding policy is to 'keep the peace' after mom asked to cover up In a Facebook post to the airline's page, a mom detailed an incident where she was told to "cover up" while breastfeeding her daughter.       ...
19:52 2019-07-16

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

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back....
01:39 2019-06-28

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
15:52 2019-06-28

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
03:52 2019-05-30

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

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

An Airline That Doesn’t Want You to Fly. That’s New KLM is urging people to take trains or do video calls where possible. This might just be marketing but it may also reflect the folly in aviation’s growth targets....
12:26 2019-07-04

How to Get a Refund From an Airline Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading to a near riot at both the gate and the nearest Hud...
18:39 2019-07-15

This is the fastest airline, according to new report Forbes released its list of the fastest and slowest domestic airlines from 2018 Department of Transportation Statistics.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned those miles, some last as long as 10 years, and some don’t expire ever....
22:00 2019-07-16

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:00 2019-07-14

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

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top spot for the fifth time...
15:00 2019-06-18

The coolest first class airline perks Ready to experience some major first class envy? These luxurious air travel perks will cost you a pretty penny, but they're super fun to dream about.       ...
20:52 2019-06-10

5 ways Southwest is not your ordinary airline No assigned seats? Here are some of the biggest things that set Southwest Airlines apart from other carriers.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Boeing 737 Max won't fly again before August, says airline trade body Plane grounded after two crashes likely to remain grounded into peak seasonThe Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, according to the head of aviation’s main trade body.The 737 Max was grounded by regulators in the wake of two crashes, and although manufacturer Boeing h...
20:13 2019-05-29

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-29

Southwest, JetBlue top J.D. Power airline rankings The annual J.D. Power North America AIrline Satisfaction Study asks travelers to rank airlines in seven key categories, from check in to baggage.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

US airline JetBlue in discussion with Airbus on A321XLR plane JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker's plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, Chief Executive Robin Hayes said on Monday....
10:52 2019-06-03

Airline group predicts another record for summer travel The airline industry’s U.S. trade group is predicting another record for summer travel. Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 257.4 million people will fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31. That’s a 3.4% increase over last summer, and it works out to about 2.8 million tra...
19:00 2019-05-21

U.S. airline JetBlue in discussion with Airbus on A321XLR plane JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker's plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, Chief Executive Robin Hayes said on Monday....
10:52 2019-06-03

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

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Dona...
06:39 2019-07-05

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
02:52 2019-06-13

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic. The TSA says an officer pulled the bag off the X-ray conveyor be...
14:26 2019-06-18

Global airline industry cuts profit forecast by more than a fifth Passenger numbers are up but US–China trade dispute poses major threat, says IataThe global airline industry is expected to record its lowest profits in five years as fuel costs rise and world trade weakens.The International Air Transport Association, the 290 members of which account for 82% of sche...
21:13 2019-06-02

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 mln The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft to be around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
09:52 2019-05-24

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
16:39 2019-05-29

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle planes, Boeing said in a statement Tuesday. IAG, led b...
18:13 2019-06-18

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It. Onetime Delta boss Richard Anderson has nearly eliminated the railroad’s operating losses, but some train fanatics are fuming about the changes. Among his challenges: congressmen whose rural states and districts are traversed by long-haul trains....
13:52 2019-07-07

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s the latest blow to Boeing as it struggles to win ba...
02:39 2019-07-09

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation taxes to help the country’s vital tourism industry recover after the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people. Tourism Minister John Amara...
11:13 2019-07-09

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
00:52 2019-06-22

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Arizona Republic found that if you’re patient and li...
20:26 2019-07-08

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

Saudi airline switches to Airbus as Boeing's Max remains grounded Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal will operate an all-Airbus fleet after canceling its $5.9 billion provisional order with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max....
19:26 2019-07-08

Saudi airline flyadeal to operate all Airbus fleet in the future Saudi Arabian budget airline flydeal will operate an all Airbus A320 fleet in the future, it said in a statement on Sunday, months after it announced it was considering canceling a Boeing order....
14:00 2019-07-07

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft to be around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
10:13 2019-05-24

Indian airline technician dies after getting trapped in plane door A technician for Indian airline SpiceJet died in a freak accident in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, after accidentally getting trapped in a plane door....
12:26 2019-07-10

Is It Worth Taking a Short Flight to Get Airline Elite Status? It used to be a pretty safe assumption that the more you flew, the more perks you got. If you spent enough time in an airplane, you could trade that time for a better experience on future flights: roomier seats, early check-in, free bags or whatever else “elite” status could get you....
22:00 2019-07-15

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
04:00 2019-05-30

Air India Captain Accused Of Shoplifting In Sydney, Suspended By Airline An Air India pilot has been suspended for stealing from a duty-free shop at Australia's Sydney airport. The incident happened on Saturday, after which a complaint was filed by the Australian Regional......
15:52 2019-06-23

Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announces all Airbus fleet Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announced plans to operate a fleet comprising only Airbus aircraft after canceling an order for Boeing's globally grounded 737 Max Jets....
01:52 2019-07-09

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More recently, overtired pilots came very close to landin...
22:00 2019-06-04

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, and you’re already a little tipsy from two hours at the airport bar… what, just me? Anyway, flying sucks, and a passenger aboard a flight f...
04:26 2019-06-11

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
23:52 2019-07-03

Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the U.S. planemaker said on Sunday after the airline announced it would operate an all Airbus A320 fleet....
13:52 2019-07-07

Indian airline technician killed after hydraulic door accidentally closed on him A technician from Indian airline SpiceJet was killed in Kolkata early Wednesday morning after flaps covering the aircraft’s main landing gear closed on him during maintenance....
05:13 2019-07-12

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

Mystery airline in talks to buy Mitsubishi SpaceJet to serve US regional market The Japanese planemaker Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced it's in discussions with an unnamed U.S. airline over the sale of its SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
11:39 2019-06-19

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
11:52 2019-06-21

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she tried to open the plane’s emergency exit doo...
02:39 2019-07-06

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft: sources Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-06-12

Brazil planemaker Embraer signs deal with Japanese airline for two jets Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has signed a contract worth an estimated $97.2 million with Japan's Fuji Dream Airlines for the delivery of two E175 jets, the company said on Tuesday....
14:26 2019-06-18

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
11:39 2019-06-06

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
19:52 2019-06-13

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
17:39 2019-06-17

A Saudi airline is dropping a $6 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal has cancelled an order for almost $6 billion worth of Boeing 737 Max planes as the crisis with the jet continues. Flyadeal announced that it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo family, turning to the Max's rival plane to give i...
14:13 2019-07-08

Shares of Philippine airline sent on a roller coaster ride after alleged 'fat finger' error Shares of Philippine airline Cebu Pacific were sent on a roller coaster ride after an alleged error in a sell order, according to the Financial Times....
11:39 2019-07-10

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier, the carrier's chief executive said....
11:26 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional $5.9 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, instead opting for a fleet of Airbus A320 jets....
14:00 2019-07-07

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
23:01 2019-07-10

Supercar enthusiast sues airline for £200,000 after he fell on icy plane steps and injured his hip and shoulder A supercar enthusiast who says he was injured after slipping on icy plane steps is suing for £200,000, claiming his injuries prevent him from looking after his beloved Ferrari....
15:13 2019-06-28

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus reveals orders and new longer-range range modelBrexit: UK growth tipped to slow as firms run down stockpilesCarlos Ghosn’s wife urges Trump to support her h...
20:00 2019-06-17

Brazil airline Gol forecasts 24% increase in unit passenger revenue, earnings rise Brazilian airline Gol expects unit passenger revenue to increase by 24% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, the company said in a corporate filing on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc , which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
20:52 2019-06-06

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever....
14:52 2019-05-29

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt to portray former U.S. president Barack Obama. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier airline, quickly faced backlash on social media for the video, whi...
02:13 2019-07-05

Exclusive: Elliott Management opposes airline Azul on Avianca Brasil bankruptcy plan U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management is opposing a new plan by Brazilian airline Azul SA to purchase some of the routes operated by financially troubled rival Avianca Brasil for $145 million, according......
15:00 2019-05-21

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone. The post German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:00 2019-06-21

Indian airline technician crushed, killed by landing gear flaps during maintenance work An Indian airline technician was killed when the flaps covering an aircraft’s main landing gear accidentally closed on him during maintenance work.       ...
22:39 2019-07-10

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

The Queen recalls her trips around the world as she tours Britsh Airways HQ to celebrate airline's centenary The Queen happily recalled her millions of miles of travels on behalf of the country as she celebrated the centenary of British Airways today but laughingly admitted: "Having travelled so much they tend to get a bit muddled."...
17:26 2019-05-23

Niksen Is the Dutch Lifestyle Concept of Doing Nothing—And You’re About to See It Everywhere First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Now there’s another Northern European trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat...
18:52 2019-07-12

Dutch back in the groove: Miedema The Netherlands have recovered their flow at the women's World Cup after feeling the pressure from being European champions, forward Vivianne Miedema said on Monday ahead of their maiden semi-final clash against Sweden....
20:26 2019-07-01

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for "strolling" through the match in Le Havre....
11:39 2019-06-12

Dutch railway to pay out €50m over role in Holocaust State-owned operator transported 102,000 Jews to Nazi death camps The Dutch railway has accepted a recommendation that it pay up to €50m (£45m) to relatives of thousands of people it transported to Nazi death camps during the second world war.Roger van Boxtel, the chief executive of the state-owned ...
18:39 2019-06-27

No Huawei ban in Dutch 5G rollout: government The Dutch government will force telecoms companies to vet their equipment suppliers more thoroughly as they roll out 5G mobile networks, but made no mention of banning China's Huawei or any other supplier over spying fears....
17:39 2019-07-01

| Vinales cruises to Dutch MotoGP win Maverick Vinales cruised to a comfortable win over world champion Marc Marquez in the Dutch MotoGP in Assen for the Spaniard's first win of the season....
15:39 2019-06-30

Ellis never in doubt USA would break through dogged Dutch "Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down the Netherlands in the women\u0027s World Cup final, despite the European champions holding out for an hour of play."...
22:52 2019-07-07

Dutch latest challengers to withdraw from America's Cup The 2021 America's Cup regatta suffered another blow with a syndicate from the Netherlands withdrawing their challenge on Monday, citing a lack of time to raise funds for their campaign....
11:52 2019-07-01

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-05

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric Wiebes said on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-05-22

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
18:52 2019-06-05

Celebrations gone wrong put Dutch star at risk Netherlands striker Lieke Martens was hurt while celebrating her late winning goal against Japan in the women's World Cup last 16 putting her at risk of missing the quarter-final against Italy on Saturday....
15:00 2019-06-28

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
10:13 2019-05-25

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0 The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal...
19:52 2019-07-07

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy on Saturday as they reached the women's World Cup semi-finals for the first time....
19:52 2019-06-29

Dutch railway to compensate Holocaust survivors AMSTERDAM – The Dutch national railway NS said in a statement on Wednesday it would offer financial compensation to survivors and families of Holocaust victims who were transported via Dutch rail to Nazi concentration camps during World War II. The railway, which is owned by the government, an...
18:39 2019-06-27

World Cup: USWNT really is Goliath against Dutch in final SportsPulse: The U.S. will face the Netherlands in the World Cup final, and as Nancy Armour explains, the Americans should have no issue squashing this Cinderella story.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Report warns of Dutch vulnerability to cyberattacks The Dutch counterterrorism and security coordinator is warning that the country is vulnerable to cyberespionage and sabotage from countries including China, Russia and Iran....
16:00 2019-06-12

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
16:39 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Dutch gov't must explain how it will end Groningen gas extraction -advisers The Dutch government's top advisory body on Wednesday called for a clearer explanation from the minister of economic affairs and climate policy regarding how natural gas extraction at Groningen will be ended....
12:13 2019-07-03

Investigators to identify MH17 suspects: Dutch broadcasters Investigators will next week announce criminal proceedings against suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 five years ago, allegedly by pro-Russian separatists, two leading Dutch broadcasters reported on Friday....
17:26 2019-06-14

GRAPHIC-How U.S. LNG plays havoc with Dutch gas and Asian shipping Dutch gas prices hit 10-year lows this week, reflecting high European inventories swelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, testing levels at which companies that committed to buy U.S. LNG will start making serious losses....
14:00 2019-06-28

| Dutch referee scores 'bizarre' goal, awards it Players for Dutch fourth-tier outfit reacted with fury and disbelief after a strange deflection saw a referee scoring against them in a game -- and then awarding the goal....
20:52 2019-05-26

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
17:52 2019-05-31

Dutch queen criticized over meeting with Saudi prince A United Nations official on Saturday joined Dutch lawmakers in criticizing Queen Maxima over a meeting she held with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka this week....
20:26 2019-06-29

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
17:52 2019-05-31

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-05-28

Dutch PM Rutte hopes agreement will be reached on top EU jobs Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday said he hoped EU leaders would reach a decision on filling the bloc's top posts, but declined to speculate about the chances of Dutchmen Frans Timmermans becoming the next European Commission president....
11:26 2019-07-02

Dutch World Cup delight as Miedema breaks record Vivianne Miedema became the all-time top scorer for the Netherlands women's team as the reigning European champion progressed to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup....
22:39 2019-06-15

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands....
15:13 2019-05-24

Cruelly denied by the Dutch, Kiwis will recover, says coach New Zealand had no reward for a dogged defensive display against the Netherlands on Tuesday when a stoppage-time goal denied them a point in their women's World Cup opener but coach Tom Sermanni says their campaign is far from over....
08:26 2019-06-12

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
13:52 2019-05-31

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
08:13 2019-05-22

‘I think therefore I cycle’: 50 years of Dutch anti-car posters – in pictures We rounded up half a century of protest posters and stickers from campaigns which helped Amsterdam become the ‘cycle capital of the world’Bike City Amsterdam by Fred Feddes and Marjolein de Lange is published by Bas Lubberhuizen Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
14:39 2019-06-03

Dutch Grand Prix return set for Zandvoort in 2020 "Formula One is set to make the most of Max Verstappen\u0027s popularity by announcing on Tuesday the return of the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort next season after an absence of 35 years."...
19:26 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
03:26 2019-06-06

America expects but Dutch could be a stubborn surprise in final Such has been the confidence of the United States women's team in their ability to win a record fourth World Cup that the major controversy surrounding Jill Ellis's side has been about their victory plans....
20:52 2019-07-06

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin will miss this year's Tour de France as he struggles to regain fitness following a fall last month in the Giro d'Italia       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revolution. Ten years ago, the Netherlands made their debut at the European Women’s Championship with an inc...
15:13 2019-07-06

Dutch girl was not 'legally euthanised' and died at home Noa Pothoven is believed to have refused to eat and there is no evidence of assisted deathA severely ill Dutch girl widely reported by international media as having been “legally euthanised” in a clinic in the Netherlands died at home, apparently after voluntarily refusing to eat or drink and with n...
20:13 2019-06-05

Dutch upstarts bid to shock mighty U.S. in World Cup final The Netherlands will bid to begin a new era in women's soccer in Sunday's World Cup final when they try to stop the all-conquering United States team from claiming a record fourth crown....
16:39 2019-07-04

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledge to get rid of the Irish backstop and then change the British government’s red lines for there to be hope of further Brexit negotiations, the Dutch pr...
12:52 2019-06-20

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
23:01 2019-06-04

Dovizioso: Wrong to have MotoGP aggression doubted after Dutch TT Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says people are "wrong" to question his level of aggression, after finishing a distant fourth in last weekend's Dutch TT...
04:00 2019-07-05

New UK PM must change red lines to renegotiate Brexit deal, Dutch PM says Delaying Brexit beyond October 31 for further negotiation would be pointless unless Prime Minister Theresa May's successor changes Britain's red lines, Dutch PM Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-20

US diplomat Pompeo holding talks with Dutch government U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting the Netherlands for talks with his Dutch counterpart that are expected to touch on rising tensions between Washington and Tehran as well as the crisis in Venezuela and NATO funding....
12:01 2019-06-03

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures An appeals court in Amsterdam says it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia...
18:26 2019-07-16

Dutch court outlaws No Surrender motorcycle gang A Dutch court has outlawed motorcycle gang No Surrender in the Netherlands, in another victory for prosecutors in their fight against what they consider to be groups of violence....
15:39 2019-06-07

Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone. The post Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:13 2019-06-21

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments...
08:26 2019-05-23

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
17:39 2019-06-05

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
16:13 2019-06-05

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wednesday’s ruling by the Central Netherlands Court in Utrecht banned the Dutch arm of the gang and its international mother organization. It is the ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Media misreport Dutch teen Noa Pothoven's death as euthanasia The tragic end to a 17-year-old's long battle with pain and depression has been turned into a story about a controversial Dutch assisted suicide law. But the author's story is more complicated than has been portrayed....
15:26 2019-06-05

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes announced Wednesday is that the age at which workers ...
13:52 2019-06-05

Dutch leader to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American request to send a frigate to the Persian Gulf to protect shipping...
12:52 2019-07-12

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to join, she had to indulge in make-believe. Even unti...
19:52 2019-07-06

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
06:13 2019-07-10

Shell fined for explosions, gas leak at Dutch chemical plant THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has fined oil giant Shell 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for breaching Dutch labor and environmental laws in a case linked to two explosions and a gas leak at a chemical plant south of Rotterdam. The East Brabant court ruled Monday that Shell did not tak...
18:39 2019-06-17

Dutch beat Italy 2-0 to make 1st Women’s World Cup semifinal VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt headed in free kicks to send the Netherlands into its first Women’s World Cup semifinal with a 2-0 victory over Italy on Saturday. In the sweltering heat of the northeast French city of Valenciennes, the set-piece speciali...
18:52 2019-06-29

Dutch Teenager’s Death Sets Off Debate, and Media Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
20:13 2019-06-06

Dutch Great Arjen Robben Announces Retirement From Football Arjen Robben won two Premier League titles under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea in 2005 and 2006, before claiming a La Liga winner's medal with Real Madrid....
03:13 2019-07-05

Dutch teen Noa Pothoven starved herself to death with parents’ consent The Dutch teen who suffered severe anguish over a childhood rape and sexual assault starved herself to death — with the consent of her parents and doctors. Noa Pothoven, 17, died Sunday in a hospital bed set up in the living room of her family’s home in Arnhem, Politico Europe reported Wednesday. No...
04:26 2019-06-06

Dutch crime boss Willem Holleeder gets life in prison The sisters of Dutch crime lord Willem Holleeder played a key role in securing a conviction against him for multiple murders. The 61-year-old Holleeder is best known for kidnapping Freddy Heineken decades earlier....
23:13 2019-07-04

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 bln euros of orders (In May 21 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show 82.5% of bids from green money accounts were allocated. Also corrects para 8 to say that green investors were eligible for a 10% higher allocation, not that they were given an additional allocation of up to 10%.)...
06:52 2019-05-24

Rossi apologises for causing crash with Nakagami in MotoGP Dutch TT Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has apologised for his crash with LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami in the Dutch TT, saying the incident was "my mistake"...
17:52 2019-06-30

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front...
16:00 2019-05-21

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's side after they booked their spot in the knockouts with three straight wins....
15:52 2019-06-21

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companies which claimed to sell Bitcoin mining machines. T...
16:26 2019-05-21

Quartararo blitzes Assen MotoGP lap record for Dutch TT pole Fabio Quartararo obliterated his own lap record to top qualifying for MotoGP's Dutch TT and take his third pole of his rookie career, with Valentino Rossi only 14th...
18:13 2019-06-29

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
18:26 2019-06-04

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics about criminality among asylum seekers....
21:01 2019-05-21

Malaysia: Dutch-led MH17 probe turns Russia into scapegoat Malaysian PM Mahathir has said the MH-17 investigative panel has offered no proof that Russians were involved in the disaster. His comments are at odds with the Malaysian representative on the team....
18:26 2019-06-20

Koeman: Dutch have 'great future', Van Dijk and De Ligt are 'best defenders' "The Netherlands head into this week\u0027s Nations League semi-finals with one of the best young squads the country has produced in recent years and Dutch football can once again look forward to a bright future, manager Ronald Koeman has said."...
12:52 2019-06-04

Dutch star Martens hopes to make final despite injury The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup final with a 1-0 extra-time win over Sweden on Wednesday achieved without their star player, midfielder Lieke Martens, for much of the game....
06:39 2019-07-04

Friend of Dutch teen Noa Pothoven posts heartfelt tribute A friend of the emotionally tormented Dutch teen who starved herself to death with the consent of her parents and doctors, paid tribute to her pal this week, writing that she’ll miss her terribly, “but it’s better this way.” Joyce Scholten posted a selfie of her and 17-year-o...
09:26 2019-06-07

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles. Military commander Brig. Gen. Divino Pabayo Jr. says Dutch birdwatcher Ewold Horn was fatally shot...
08:52 2019-05-31

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
04:26 2019-05-22

Dutch WWII submarine wrecks disappear from Malaysian seabed Salvagers have removed HNLMS K XVII and HNLMS O 16 – and remains of 79 crewThe wrecks of two Dutch submarines sunk off the Malaysian coast during the second world war have disappeared along with the remains of the 79 men who perished onboard.Researchers discovered just a few remains of HNLMS O 16 an...
15:26 2019-07-08

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, west of Amsterdam. Dutch media reported that the man ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Dutch PM says China has stuck to climate goals despite economy, trade war China has stuck to its climate change goals even with a slowing economy - the world's second largest - and a trade war with the United States, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
19:13 2019-06-27

Dutch prosecutors investigate whether small gas fields exceed output limits Dutch prosecutors said on Friday they were investigating whether producers at some of the country's small gas fields had exceeded the amount they were licensed to produce....
19:52 2019-07-12

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, filed his suit against Facebook in an Amsterdam co...
21:26 2019-06-05

Dutch overcome Sinclair's 182nd goal, beat Canada, win group The Netherlands overcame Christine Sinclair's 182nd international goal to beat Canada 2-1 on Thursday at Reims and earn a round of 16 matchup against Japan at the Women's World Cup....
15:26 2019-06-21

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
18:26 2019-06-11

Dutch Bros plans to open sixth location in central Tucson TUCSON – The Dutch Bros craze is soon going to hit the Old Pueblo in full-force – the Oregan-based coffee franchise has announced a sixth location in the Tucson-area. Last October, Dutch Bros Coffee opened its first location in Tucson on Broadway Boulevard and Wilmot Road. The coffee sho...
01:00 2019-07-16

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
02:00 2019-05-24

Misinformation swirling around Dutch teenager's death ignites debate over euthanasia At just 17-years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape....
10:13 2019-06-08

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as both countries began their women's World Cup finals campaign at Stade Oceane on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-11

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
17:26 2019-05-24

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
22:13 2019-07-02

Dutch police find missing 12-year-old girl, arrest American ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police who issued an amber alert for a missing 12-year-old girl say they have found her, apparently uninjured, and arrested a 50-year-old American. Police issued the alert Thursday evening after the girl failed to return home from school in the port city of Rotter...
22:39 2019-06-28

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on Wednesday, dismissing "incorrect" media reports....
05:13 2019-06-06

Pope says assisted suicide is ‘defeat for all’ after Dutch teen Noa Pothoven’s death Pope Francis condemned assisted suicide as a “defeat for all” after a mentally tormented Dutch teen starved herself to death with consent from doctors and her parents. Noa Pothoven, 17, was allowed to die Sunday in a hospital bed at her parents’ Arnhem home — where her parents and ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Dutch overcome Sinclair’s 182nd goal, beat Canada, win group The Netherlands overcame Christine Sinclair’s 182nd international goal to beat Canada 2-1 on Thursday at Reims and earn a round of 16 matchup against Japan at the Women’s World Cup. Lineth Beerensteyn scored the tiebreaking goal in the 75th minute. The European champions won Group E with...
20:26 2019-06-20

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
13:26 2019-05-31

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon offences....
15:26 2019-05-29

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
15:26 2019-07-01

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders Investors piled into the Netherlands' inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders for the environmentally friendly paper....
19:01 2019-05-21

Life in prison for Dutch crime boss Holleeder, known from Heineken kidnapping Dutch crime boss Willem Holleeder was convicted by an Amsterdam court on Thursday for his involvement in five gangland killings, including of his own brother-in-law, and sentenced to life in prison....
15:52 2019-07-04

Lineth Beerensteyn grabs winner as Dutch maintain 100 per cent record • Netherlands 2-1 Canada• Another VAR controversy mars game in ReimsThe Netherlands secured top spot in Group E at the Women’s World Cup, maintaining their 100% record with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Canada in Reims.The Bayern Munich striker Lineth Beerensteyn grabbed the winner for the European...
03:26 2019-06-21

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries. Abdulkarim Omar, a senior official in the Kurdish self-rule administration, tweeted on Mo...
11:52 2019-06-10

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections. The debate Wednesday night between center-right ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
19:39 2019-06-12

6 tips for getting good customer service from a 'bad' airline? Yes, please and thank you! By combining a little bit of social media research with patience and basic manners, you can have a good flight on any airline – even low-rated ones.       ...
18:13 2019-07-05

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:52 2019-05-31

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
07:00 2019-06-16

Nations League final: Ryan Babel impressed by mature Dutch youngsters • ‘These players already take so much responsibility’• Davy Pröpper and Babel praise effect of Ronald KoemanDutch football has a tendency to lurch from boom to bust and back again. But as Holland prepare for the Nations League final against Portugal on Sunday they sense the good times are returning ...
02:26 2019-06-09

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
17:52 2019-05-31

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
09:39 2019-06-05

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
14:13 2019-06-07

Report: Dutch Couple Claims Wesley Sneijder Drunkenly Danced And Urinated On Their Car An 35-year-old bald man was arrested last Sunday after he drunkenly danced, hopped and urinated on a car in Utrecht. Initial reports speculated that it was former UEFA Champions League winner Wesley Sneijder in video clips and grainy photos of the incident, but now the elderly couple that owns the c...
00:13 2019-06-30

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
02:26 2019-05-30

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
17:39 2019-06-17

Italian airline Alitalia 'deeply apologizes' for Obama video showing an actor in blackface The Italian airline Alitalia has apologized and removed a promotional video featuring an actor in blackface as former President Barack Obama.       ...
08:13 2019-07-05

'Super! Incredible!': Dutch fans roar after reaching Women's World Cup final – video Netherlands fans let out all their excitement as they filed out of Lyon Stadium after watching their side edge Sweden 1-0 after extra time in their last-four clash on Wednesday. The game marked the first time a women’s World Cup semi-final had gone to extra time and it proved a tight contest between...
18:26 2019-07-04

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
02:39 2019-06-20

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysian Flight MH17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Who's revolutionizing renewable energy in Hawaii? The Dutch video game designer who owns Tetris A Dutch video game designer has established a laboratory on the Big Island that is focused on developing alternatives to fossil fuels for energy.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

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

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total. The post Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total appeared first on LEX18....
21:26 2019-05-23

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally allowed to die by euthanasia. Most of these outlets are reporting the same basic story: that Noa Pot...
23:00 2019-06-05

Airline thanks fliers for patience in turtle delay: 'They aren't the fastest-moving creatures' Jetstar Airways had the cutest reason for a flight delay: A small turtle was crossing the tarmac. Suffice it to say, he took things slow and steady.       ...
08:13 2019-07-08

'We kind of couldn't believe it:' American passenger recounts 21-hour delay as airline struggles American Airlines blames flight woes on a slowdown by its mechanics to gain leverage in contract talks. The union denies it and blames management.       ...
09:52 2019-07-13

Edmund Morris, famed for his unorthodox Ronald Reagan biography 'Dutch,' dies at 78 Edmund Morris won a Pulitzer with "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." But he sealed his legacy with the controversial "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan"        ...
02:26 2019-05-28

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
13:52 2019-06-05

Media got Dutch teen's 'euthanasia' death wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

Huawei calls shots despite US ban Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with investment pledges....
21:39 2019-07-16

BIS calls for capitalism to save itself, from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for International Settlements....
14:26 2019-07-03

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kremlin calls for restraint in U.S.-Iran row Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday urged all sides to show restraint in the situation around Iran and said Moscow was concerned about rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
13:00 2019-06-21

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

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
16:00 2019-07-11

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

Don't Answer Unsolicited Calls from Apple Recently, you may have received an urgent-sounding voicemail from “Apple,” claiming your “financial activity” on your devices was at stake....
02:00 2019-07-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

TicWatch Pro 4G is a Wear OS watch that allows you to take calls away from your phone A sequel to one of the best Wear OS watches has just been announced by manufacturer Mobvoi, and it's called the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE.That new 4G/LTE feature is the main highlight and it will allow you to use the smartwatch away from your mobile phone. You can link your phone number to the device...
18:00 2019-07-10

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

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

"I Can Say Things About Him": Trump After UK Envoy Calls Him "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described the president and his White House as "inept" and......
08:00 2019-07-08

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

Chinese newspaper calls for 'zero tolerance' over HK protests A Chinese state paper on Tuesday called for "zero tolerance" after protestors in Hong Kong stormed and ransacked the city's legislature following a day of protests against a controversial extradition bill....
04:13 2019-07-02

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
21:39 2019-07-15

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
17:00 2019-07-09

Eto'o calls for restructuring of women's football in Cameroon Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o says a competitive domestic league must be established in his country for the national women's team to progress at major events....
18:26 2019-07-04

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

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n......
22:52 2019-07-09

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July 9)        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

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

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain in those scenarios....
13:13 2019-07-09

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

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

EA rep calls loot boxes ‘surprise mechanics’ — no, just no Electronic Arts, when called upon to defend its practice of including loot boxes in its games, chose to defend its money-maker in the most cringeworthy way possible, by comparing them to Kinder eggs. The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee yesterday heard evidence from EA an...
23:52 2019-06-20

Fed's Williams Calls for More Urgency in Replacing Libor Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said financial firms need to stop dragging their collective feet and transition to a new reference interest-rate system to replace the scandal-plagued Libor....
18:39 2019-07-15

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights. The OAS said in a Thursday statement that it applauds “the release of political prisoners,”...
02:52 2019-06-21

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

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

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

The data that trains AI increasingly calls into question AI After 10 years of ImageNet, AI researchers are digging into the details of test sets and some are asking just how much knowledge has really been created with machine learning....
00:26 2019-06-28

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. The plant, which employs 1,900 UAW members, supplies interior parts to FCA, Ford and Tesla, the UAW said....
07:26 2019-06-21

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
12:13 2019-06-12

Woman calls for help after finding baby rattlesnake TUCSON – A Tucson woman couldn’t hold back her frustration after being told by 9-1-1 dispatchers she needed to call someone else for help with a dangerous snake. “Okay, so I just have to deal with a baby rattler in my backyard myself,” said the woman in a recorded 9-1-1 call....
08:00 2019-07-02

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

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions Huawei’s chairman says the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump’s promise to allow U.S. companies to sell some components to the company...
07:52 2019-07-12

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

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

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

Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times reported....
10:13 2019-06-21

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

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

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
10:26 2019-07-07

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

Goats can distinguish emotions from each other's calls – study Animals can distinguish between happy and sad calls and have different reactionsThey are known for gobbling socks from washing lines and for their fearsome headbutting capabilities but the rich emotional life of goats may have been underestimated.Scientists have found that goats are able to distingu...
07:13 2019-07-10

|Matjila:Itakeministers'calls,nothing'improper'aboutmeetingwiththem Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila told the commission of inquiry that he did not find anything unethical about meeting with Cabinet ministers during his tenure....
18:52 2019-07-16

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
23:13 2019-07-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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