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DeepMind AI is secretly lurking on the public StarCraft II 1v1 ladder

Enlarge (credit: Blizzard) Google's DeepMind is making its state-of-the-art AI play StarCraft II again. We previously saw the AI, called "AlphaStar," take on pro StarCraft II players in show matches...

DeepMind AI is secretly lurking on the public StarCraft II 1v1 ladder

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

StarCraft II Players Get Chance to Challenge DeepMind's AlphaStar AI Blizzard is offering StarCraft II players a chance to play blind matches against AlphaStar, the AI which recently defeated human professional players....
16:52 2019-07-11

The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New York City's public parks | Ben Kallos City councilman Ben Kallos wants to end the city’s practice of using the weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancerParks are New Yorkers’ oasis. They’re where we escape the crowds, the din of traffic, and our often tiny apartments; where we play with our children, walk our pets, and relax i...
09:13 2019-06-06

N.C. man who fell from ladder Dorian's first U.S. death A North Carolina man who fell from a ladder while storm-proofing his home became the first death in the United States caused by Hurricane Dorian, Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday....
13:13 2019-09-05

StarCraft FPS reportedly axed by Blizzard A planned StarCraft first-person shooter, codenamed Ares, has been reportedly been cancelled by developer Blizzard, according to people inside the company who spoke to Kotaku. A prototype of the game, based on the Overwatch engine, originally had the......
20:00 2019-06-07

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

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

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
20:52 2019-07-31

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-to-play model, offering significant portions of th...
14:52 2019-05-21

‘StarCraft: Cartooned’ is an adorable mod for one of the best strategy games ever Whether you love Terran, Zerg, or Protoss, there’s no denying that Starcraft is an incredible strategy game, delivering thrilling, stressful battles, especially in multiplayer games. And that’s because you have to make sure you’re harvesting all the resources you need for the speci...
12:26 2019-07-11

Jacob’s new Ladder only goes down, into the pits of crappy remake hell Though it died a pretty swift death at the box office in the fall of 1990, Adrian Lyne’s hallucinatory horror freakout Jacob’s Ladder has gone on to a better place, climbing to an afterlife of cult fandom. Written by Joel Bruce Rubin, whose script sat on the Hollywood blacklist for a solid decade, t...
09:52 2019-08-21

Review: ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ remake should have aimed higher As an exploration of post-traumatic stress disorder in US war veterans, the psychological thriller “Jacob’s Ladder” was ripe for an update. As a piece of enjoyable ’90s shock schlock, it maybe should have just stayed where it was. The 1990 original, from director Adrian Lyne,...
05:26 2019-08-22

DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a project that uses machine learning to speedily detect and......
22:39 2019-08-08

Google’s DeepMind follows a mixed path to AI in medicine The DeepMind unit of Google is finding ways to detect deterioration in patients in hospitals, but it's not ready for primetime; instead, the software that's actually making a difference is a simple mobile alerts app....
01:13 2019-08-03

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from his chest....
20:00 2019-06-10

First trailer for Jacob’s Ladder reboot looks as spooky as the 1990 original Michael Ealy stars in Jacob's Ladder, a reboot of Adrian Lyne's classic 1990 horror film. Over the last 19 years, Director Adrian Lyne's 1990 art house psychological thriller, Jacob's Ladder, has garnered a strong cult following for its unusual camera work, surreal nightmarish visions, and infamou...
04:52 2019-07-02

DeepMind AI can predict kidney illness 48 hours before it occurs Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) kills 500,000 people in the US and 100,000 in the UK annually, often because it's not detected soon enough. Researchers want to use AI to change that. DeepMind, the Alphabet-owned AI company, partnered with the US Department......
19:39 2019-07-31

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai......
16:39 2019-05-31

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

"A Step-Up Ladder?": Sanjay Nirupam Attacks Milind Deora On Resignation Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam today questioned the intentions of his party colleague Milind Deora soon after he resigned as the Congress's Mumbai unit chief....
19:13 2019-07-07

Buying a house or flat in London: five ways to step on to the property ladder for less Almost half of all homes sold in the capital in the past year have been to newbies on the housing ladder who are driving hard bargains or finding cheaper ways to get on the ladder....
10:26 2019-08-29

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another....
02:39 2019-07-04

John Oliver on Amazon: 'A system that squeezes people lowest on the ladder' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the relentless pace of the warehousing industry and the many dangers that workers faceJohn Oliver has spoken out about the “brutal” conditions that many warehouse workers face, focusing specifically on Amazon. Related: John Oliver on climbing Mount Everest: 'like...
20:26 2019-07-01

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without fully understanding it. And when it comes to privacy, Apple’s App Store is one of the internet’s most important battlegrounds.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

Squirrels spy on birds to figure out when danger is lurking In the animal kingdom, many creatures develop unique ways of relaying information to their kin, but a new study highlights just how important it can be for certain animals to glean information from the communication of entirely different species. The research, published in PLOS One, reveals that squ...
21:52 2019-09-07

Report: Blizzard began making, then canceled, a StarCraft first-person shooter Enlarge (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) On Wednesday, a vague tweet from a Blizzard game developer hinted at a canceled game project that fans would "never see," then announced his departure from the company. As questions started flying over what that game was, Kotaku super-reporter Jason Schreie...
02:13 2019-06-07

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Blizzard's focus as StarCraft shooter game is cancelled Blizzard has pulled the plug on what would have been new sci-fi shooter set in the universe of its hugely popular StarCraft real-time strategy game universe, according to new reports.Kotaku states that the game, which was described as being "like Battlefield in the StarCraft universe," has been shel...
12:26 2019-06-07

Smaller prime brokers find new ways to gain foothold on slippery FX ladder Bundling FX and non-FX services has become an established strategy for smaller prime brokers seeking a foothold in a market where the barriers to entry remain dauntingly high....
15:26 2019-05-21

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
15:39 2019-05-21

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, shopping centres and hospitals and say they pose a potential risk to public health....
17:39 2019-08-01

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
10:26 2019-05-22

Google’s DeepMind says its AI can accurately detect acute kidney injury before doctors Scientists at Google-owned DeepMind Health say they have developed artificial intelligence that can spot the silent killer two days before symptoms are recognized by doctors. Tests found that it accurately detected nine in ten of the most serious cases....
23:52 2019-08-02

DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas Scientists at Alphabet's DeepMind are investigating AI navigational approaches that leverage both aerial and ground data to improve precision.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-17

DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips In a new paper, researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind say they managed to create an AI model that can generate complex videos from whole cloth.Read More...
19:13 2019-07-19

Sources: Blizzard Cancels StarCraft First-Person Shooter To Focus On Diablo 4 And Overwatch 2 Blizzard has canceled a StarCraft first-person shooter that had been in development for the past two years, according to three people familiar with goings-on at the studio. The main reason, Blizzard told staff, was to put more resources into the Diablo and Overwatch franchises....
00:26 2019-06-07

Photos appear to show sharks ‘lurking’ feet away from unsuspecting beachgoers A group of people at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach was caught on camera swimming just a few feet away from some sharks — and “not one person had an idea of what was lurking around them,” a witness says. Photos of the “scary” ocean encounter were posted on Facebook...
09:26 2019-06-19

Gary Woodland leads US Open, but four major champions are lurking Gary Woodland was rock-solid again in third round of US Open at Pebble Beach and leads Justin Rose by one shot heading into final round.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-tier pros at StarCraft II. Now it’s learning to wi...
03:39 2019-06-01

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers For the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable and stories of harrowing experiences are common....
07:00 2019-07-18

What Harvey Weinstein looks like doesn’t matter – it is the evil lurking within | Barbara Ellen All predators harbour a moral darkness – that’s what makes them truly repellentShould Harvey Weinstein’s physical appearance matter? Watching Ursula Macfarlane’s devastating recent documentary Untouchable: The Rise and Fall of Harvey Weinstein, I felt renewed admiration for all the courageous women ...
08:26 2019-09-08

The co-founder of Google's controversial AI unit DeepMind has reportedly been 'placed' on leave, but it's not clear why (GOOG, GOOGL) DeepMind The co-founder of DeepMind, Mustafa Suleyman, has been placed on leave of absence, according to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday. "Mustafa is taking time out right now after 10 hectic years," a DeepMind spokesperson told Bloomberg. At the UK-based DeepMind, Suleyman helped build the compan...
02:13 2019-08-22

Woman sees shark lurking several feet away from South Carolina beach goers A woman vacationing in South Carolina said she was horrified Friday when she looked outside her resort window and spotted a shark lurking close to the shore -- only a few feet away from unsuspecting swimmers....
23:13 2019-06-20

Florida dad spots shark lurking near kids while taking beach photos with drone A Florida family’s summer beach outing was interrupted when a dad said he spotted a shark lurking through the shallow water near his three young children....
21:26 2019-07-01

Fans Spotted a Plastic Water Bottle Lurking in the Game of Thrones Finale Just weeks after a stray Starbucks cup was accidentally left in a Game of Thrones episode, eagle-eyed viewers spotted another modern-day artifact lingering in the show’s Sunday night finale. At least one water bottle made its way into the show’s last episode, “The Iron Throne.̶...
14:52 2019-05-21

Human-sized jellyfish lurking off English coast stuns divers: 'It’s an experience we’ll never forget' Two divers off the coast of England had the experience of a lifetime when they came across — and swam alongside — a human-sized barrel jellyfish, scientifically known as a Rhizostoma Pulmo....
20:13 2019-07-16

Google may have been secretly tracking users across the web Google has been accused of secretly tracking and harvesting the data of millions of users to pass on to advertisers.An investigation by privacy-focused browser Brave found that Google used hidden secret web pages to collect user data and create profiles that would let users be subjected to targeted ...
15:39 2019-09-05

Man Secretly 'Proposed' To Girlfriend For Over A Month. She Had No Clue A man secretly 'proposed' to his girlfriend nearly every day for over a month before finally popping the question. Edi Okoro, from Hertfordshire, UK, took a series of photographs that show him with an......
09:13 2019-09-05

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked the new role before giving it up, a watchdog report says. Carlyle Aris of Brooklyn began working as a track cleaner for New York City Transit......
05:39 2019-08-09

Telegram Said to Secretly Plan 'Gram' Cryptocurrency In a document leaked online, Telegram said it wants to create a "standard cryptocurrency used for the regular exchange of value in the daily lives of ordinary people"....
11:13 2019-09-04

‘The 100’ stars Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor secretly got married Celebrity dating conspiracy theories abound in pop culture, but they usually don’t turn out to be true — until now. Bob Morley, 34, and Eliza Taylor, 29, stars of the CW’s post-apocalyptic drama “The 100,” revealed Friday that they secretly married. This came as a huge surprise, considering the fact...
20:13 2019-06-10

Android security: Are you using these popular apps that secretly click on ads? Apps with 1.5 million downloads were in the Google Play Store for almost a year before they were spotted, used a new trick to remain under the radar....
19:13 2019-08-29

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment....
02:52 2019-09-09

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google employee who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report fro...
18:00 2019-07-10

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize access.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-03

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. This week is no different.A report from the Guardian ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Man played a secretly recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges after authorities say he posted a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.        ...
23:26 2019-06-06

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
23:13 2019-05-29

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically......
15:52 2019-05-28

Google Secretly Sharing Users' Data With Advertisers: Report Google is allegedly relaying your personal information to advertisers via hidden webpages, allowing it to circumvent the European Union privacy regulations....
20:13 2019-09-05

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers...
04:13 2019-07-09

The age of comfort TV: why people are secretly watching Friends and The Office on a loop We are in an era of ‘prestige television’, with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms?In the opening episode of Netflix’s animated Hollywood satire BoJack Horseman, the eponymous steed gives a drunken speech about Horsin’ Around, the (fict...
10:39 2019-08-21

60% Flight Attendants Of Japanese Airlines Filmed Secretly On Duty About 60% of flight attendants have fallen prey to surreptitious photographing and filming while on duty, but many of them face difficulties in charging offenders over such acts in the sky....
11:00 2019-08-12

Ford Secretly Created the New Pickup Truck Emoji Because Nothing Is Sacred July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a technology agency to pitch the Unicode Consortium of...
20:26 2019-07-17

Does Apple secretly throttle older phones? Another lawsuit claims yes While Apple has admitted to slowing some older phones to combat aging batteries, more than 60 class action lawsuits are seeking to sue the tech giant....
16:52 2019-08-02

Surprise! Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Secretly Got Married in Las Vegas Tami Roman is officially a wife! E! News can confirm the reality star secretly married her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood in Las Vegas last summer. According to court......
00:52 2019-06-06

MIT secretly pocketed millions in ‘anonymous’ donations connected to Jeffrey Epstein New documents found by reporter Ronan Farrow show that the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology concealed its relationship with Jeffrey Epstein as it secretly pocketed at least $1.7 million in his donations — far more than the school has admitted publicly. The Media Lab knew ...
18:39 2019-09-07

Kansas professor charged with secretly working on Chinese government program A University of Kansas chemistry professor has been indicted on federal charges that he hid his work for a Chinese university while he also conducted research funded by the U.S. government....
07:13 2019-08-23

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Industries. The power couple bought it for around $11.25 million in 2014 and are in contract to sell it for around $15 million in an off-market deal, Gimme S...
02:26 2019-07-18

Revealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda network Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm CTF has built unbranded disinformation pages for Saudi Arabia and major pollutersClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmBrexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF’s Facebook campaignsThe lobbying firm run by Boris Johnson’s close ally Sir Lynton Crosby...
20:39 2019-08-01

Ford Secretly Directed Dealers to Fix Faulty Transmissions for a Week: Report Ford directed dealers to fix, for free, faulty transmissions the automaker knowingly sold customers if owners noticed a problem and got their vehicles into a dealership by July 19, the Detroit Free Press reports....
23:39 2019-07-20

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
14:39 2019-05-21

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

Man allegedly played a secretly-recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges for allegedly filming and posting a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
00:39 2019-07-13

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

Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19 Ford Motor Co. quietly notified dealers to expand warranty coverage of its 2011-17 Fiesta and Focus vehicles after a Detroit Free Press investigation.       ...
21:39 2019-07-18

To catch a drug thief, hospital secretly recorded births, women’s surgeries Enlarge / Not where you want a hidden camera. (credit: Getty | Brendan Hoffman) A California hospital faces a lawsuit from 81 women who allege they were secretly filmed by hidden cameras in labor and delivery operating rooms while undergoing extremely intimate procedures, including Caesarean birt...
15:00 2019-05-21

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

Trump officials secretly contacted Maduro hardliner accused of drug trafficking The Trump administration's new talks highlight the White House’s stalled effort to oust Nicolas Maduro and install opposition leader Juan Guaido.        ...
18:52 2019-08-27

Amanda Knox Secretly Marries Boyfriend Ahead of Official Wedding Next Year While her wedding is not for another six months, Amanda Knox is already a Mrs. It was less than a year ago that the criminal justice activist, who was famously exonerated in the murder......
20:00 2019-08-01

Creep secretly lived in family’s attic, sneaked visits with teen girl: cops A man was secretly living in a Tennessee family’s attic and often sneaked downstairs to visit a 14-year-old girl — whose mom knew nothing about it. Matthew Castro, 18, was allegedly staying in the Mt. Joliet home, in the attic above the teen girl’s bedroom closet, police told local...
21:26 2019-06-13

Security Installation Man Sentenced To Life in Prison for Secretly Recording Girls at Homes He Serviced A 39-year-old man in Oklahoma who installed home security systems for a local company was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for hiding cameras in homes and secretly recording girls who lived there.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Colin Trevorrow secretly made a Jurassic World short film, and it premieres this Sunday Great news for the 20 or so people who love the new Jurassic World movies: Colin Trevorrow went off and made a secret Jurassic World short film titled Battle At Big Rock, and it premieres this Sunday on FX (they have the movies, or so I’m told) following a showing of Jurassic World. Speaking with Co...
01:13 2019-09-12

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots controlled by Iraqi militias with ties to Iran have mysteriously exploded in recent months, and Israel is believed to be behind at least one of these st...
23:39 2019-08-23

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
16:39 2019-07-22

Tennessee man secretly lived in family's attic, snuck into 14-year-old girl’s room at night: cops A Tennessee man was arrested after he allegedly lived in a family's attic and would sneak into their 14-year-old daughter's bedroom to see her at night....
15:13 2019-06-13

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
18:52 2019-07-22

Huawei secretly built North Korea’s wireless phone network amid sanctions, report says A Chinese telecommunications company accused by the U.S. of being a national security threat reportedly secretly helped North Korea build its 3G wireless network -- even while the Hermit Kingdom was being squeezed by tough international sanctions....
23:00 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
20:01 2019-07-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
03:13 2019-05-22

'When Harry Met Sally' turns 30: Why the four-way call is secretly the rom-com's genius moment The four-way call scene in "When Harry Met Sally ..." is always brilliant. But breaking down how it was filmed 30 years ago makes it even better.        ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.        ...
00:39 2019-08-17

|Public,privatesectorwillhavetoworktogetheronUNsustainabledevelopmentgoals,WEFhears A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard....
19:13 2019-09-10

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

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

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

iOS 13 public beta 7 now available to download The iOS 13 beta release schedule has been a bit of a roller coaster, but with September fast approaching, Apple only has a few more weeks to work on the software before it goes live. Of course, the significance of the tweaks and bug fixes in recent betas has taken a tumble, and there’s not muc...
20:52 2019-08-22

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

iOS 13.1 public beta 3 now available to download Apple rolled out the third iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas to public beta users on Wednesday, just one day after the iOS 13 GM was released and the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max were announced. iOS 13 is currently slated to launch on September 19th, and iOS 13.1 will follow on S...
03:13 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

iOS 13 GM is now available ahead of next week’s public release During the huge press conference where Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple also announced that iOS 13 will be released on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 set to follow on September 30th. Now, just an hour and change after the event’s conclusion, the final be...
22:39 2019-09-10

David Ortiz in first public appearance since being shot Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, making his first public appearance since being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, threw out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Red Sox and New York Yankees game Monday at Fenway Park in Boston....
11:26 2019-09-10

The first iOS 13.1 public beta is now available to download on iPhone and iPad We’re still at least a couple weeks out from the public launch of iOS 13, but that hasn’t stopped Apple from going full steam ahead with the iOS 13.1 beta, which was seeded to developers on Tuesday. 24 hours later, public beta testers can join in on the fun as well, as the first iOS 13.1...
21:39 2019-08-28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Updated Audi Q7 SUV makes public debut Three engine choices all feature electrified technology with more variants to follow Audi has given the Q7 a major makeover with new styling and upgraded kit to bring it in line with the rest of its SUV range – with every engine featuring electrified technology.  Making its public debut at the Fran...
23:00 2019-09-10

Exec warns of too much public road AV testing Robbie Miller says auto and tech companies testing self-driving technology are causing crashes at rates higher than human drivers and endangering motorists and pedestrians....
14:26 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public A case in which China's multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-08-21

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

Israel is making the case for war, in public, against Lebanon Israel's military went on a propaganda offensive against Iran and Hezbollah using social media to drastically increase tensions with neighboring Lebanon hours after Benjamin Netanyahu warned the nation's enemies, in Arabic, to "watch it."...
07:00 2019-08-31

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

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

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

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

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

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

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you can choose from is the ability to receive messages......
06:39 2019-09-01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MoviePass User Records Said to Have Been Exposed on Public Server MoviePass has reportedly exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected with a password....
22:39 2019-08-21

Ian Callum's Vanquish 25 project makes UK public debut Ex-Jaguar and Aston designer’s new firm is “fixing” his original Vanquish design and re-engineering the car The Vanquish 25, debut project of former Jaguar design boss Ian Callum and his new Callum design group, has made its first public appearance at the Hampton Court Concours of Elegance. Callum ...
07:39 2019-09-07

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

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to......
04:13 2019-08-22

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

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

Twitch finally releases Apple TV app as public beta It's been easy to find official Twitch apps for consoles, mobile devices and a handful of media hubs, but Apple TV owners haven't had any such luck -- you've had to turn to third-party apps that don't quite match the experience you find elsewhere. T......
23:39 2019-09-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe makes public debut at Frankfurt Appearing alongside the standard model, new GLE 53 packs 429bhp from a hybridised 3.0-litre straight-six The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupé, a performance-oriented reworking of the new GLE Coupé, has appeared in public for the first time at the Frankfurt motor show.  A prelude to the full-blown GLE ...
17:39 2019-09-09

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

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

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

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

The Legendary Public Rec Center In A Private School's Pocket Every now and then comes a reminder that The System works precisely as everybody suspects it does and wishes it didn’t. The situation now roiling the youth sports scene in the Nation’s Capital is one of those. The D.C. government recently agreed to let the Maret School, one of the more elite private...
00:13 2019-08-30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. judge allows public nuisance claim in opioid trial The U.S. judge overseeing nationwide litigation concerning the opioid epidemic on Monday rejected Purdue Pharma LP's effort to dismiss claims that its activities caused a public nuisance....
18:52 2019-09-09

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

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

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

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

DK Shivakumar's Request To Address The Public Gets A Stern No From Court More than 15 minutes before senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was sent to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate, a curious exchange took place in the Delhi court. The former Karnataka minister......
00:00 2019-09-05

Judges rules that public has right to NYPD pension info A Manhattan state Supreme Court judge has ruled that the public has a right to know the names of NYPD retirees receiving public pensions — in an effort to cut down on abuse. The conservative watchdog Empire Center for Public Policy has been locked in a legal battle with the New York City Police Pens...
20:26 2019-08-27

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

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

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

Slack plunges after posting first earnings report since going public Slack's revenue got impacted in its first earnings report as a public company by service issues that caused the company to offer credits to customers....
22:52 2019-09-04

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

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

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

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

'Get Ready for Brexit': PR campaign to prepare public for EU exit A £100m public information campaign urging people to make sure they are prepared for Britain's departure from the EU has been launched by the government....
16:39 2019-09-01

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

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

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

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

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

Egypt's Sisi selects new public prosecutor: sources Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has selected long-time judiciary official Hamada al-Sawy as public prosecutor, judicial sources said on Thursday, the first such appointment since the constitution was amended earlier this year....
13:13 2019-09-12

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

Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny...
11:39 2019-06-12

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

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

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

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

Review: Public Works Finds the Heroism in ‘Hercules’ With shrewd casting and amateur performers joining professionals onstage, a middling 1997 animated Disney musical becomes a pageant of civic engagement....
20:39 2019-09-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

David Ortiz makes first public appearance since he was shot Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, making his first public appearance since being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, threw out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Red Sox and New York Yankees game Monday at Fenway Park in Boston....
12:39 2019-09-10

UA Volleyball Red-Blue game on Saturday is free to public TUCSON – Coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Wildcat volleyball team will play its “Red-Blue” game on Saturday at 2 p.m.  Tickets are free. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
09:39 2019-08-23

NY public schools have lowest enrollment in decades: study Where have all the kids gone? The number of students enrolled in New York state public schools is the lowest recorded in 30 years, a new Empire Center for Public Policy study released Tuesday reveals. Over the last decade alone, enrollment at public schools has shrunk statewide by 5 percent — ...
22:39 2019-09-03

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

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

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

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

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

New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé makes first public appearance Extended 8 Series will take on the Porsche Panamera and Audi A7 New 8 Series Gran Coupé will go on sale in the UK this September with choice of straight-six and V8 engines BMW has rounded out its new 8 Series line-up with the Gran Coupé. The new four-door 8 Series will go on sale in September af...
23:00 2019-09-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 3-Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in the race to space....
18:13 2019-07-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seeing art in Grandee style: Spanish duke's palace opens to public One of Madrid's hidden cultural gems, up to now only accessible to private guests or art aficionados willing to endure a near three-year waiting list, the neoclassical Palace of Liria will open its doors to the general public from Sept. 19....
20:52 2019-09-09

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

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

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

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

PG&E Plan Offers Nearly $18 Billion to Wildfire Victims, Public Entities PG&E unveiled a plan to settle billions of dollars in wildfire-related claims and exit bankruptcy next year as it seeks to prevent creditors from taking over the embattled company....
00:52 2019-09-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
23:13 2019-05-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Audi A1 Citycarver: rugged supermini makes public debut Design changes include protective body trim and larger wheels Audi's new Ford Fiesta Active rival features bespoke bodykit and upgraded suspension set-up The new Audi A1 Citycarver, a more rugged, off-road-inspired version of the firm's compact supermini, has made its public debut in Frankfurt.  ...
23:00 2019-09-10

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

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

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering from environmental injustice. For example, the Fou...
21:13 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amanda Bynes steps back into the public eye with a return to Instagram Amanda Bynes announced she was quitting acting nine years ago, but now she's putting herself back in the spotlight with a new Instagram account.        ...
05:13 2019-09-12

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

| Ethiopia invites public to visit infamous torture facility Ethiopia has invited members of the public to tour a notorious detention facility where high-profile political prisoners once endured abusive interrogations, weeks of solitary confinement and other forms of torture....
14:26 2019-09-07

Public schools are ‘ripping parents off’ with classroom supplies scheme Big Apple parents are getting a crash course in cutthroat capitalism at their kid’s schools, which are strong-arming them into buying supplies at sky-high prices to pad the bottom line....
15:52 2019-08-25

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

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

Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? Phoenix will vote Tuesday on a light rail system expansion. It faces opposition from business owners backed by activists affiliated with the Koch networkFor years, Phoenix’s public transportation plans have included a network of light rail lines connecting downtown to the suburbs, cutting air pollut...
09:13 2019-08-27

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

Croatia faces possible wave of public sector strikes in September Croatian public transport workers announced on Tuesday they will hold a strike next month on the first day of the school year unless the government accepts their demand for higher pay and better physical protection at work....
16:00 2019-08-27

Kehlani and Rapper YG Go Public With Their Romance at New York Fashion Week It looks like Kehlani has a new man. The 24-year-old singer attended New York Fashion Week with 29-year-old rapper YG. The artists headed into the Kith runway show hand in hand.......
18:39 2019-09-06

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

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

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

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

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

| Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action....
14:52 2019-08-24

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

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

Worse than expected public finances give chancellor headache Britain posted a much smaller than expected budget surplus last month delivering a headache for new Chancellor Sajid Javid as the government promises to boost spending ahead of Brexit....
04:39 2019-08-22

iPad OS: release date, features and public beta details The iPadOS public beta has officially launched with a host of new features that from Apple that make your iPad distinct from an iPhone running iOS 13, and we've now had the first beta of 13.1 as well.We have a list of the best iPadOS features you'll be able to experience in public beta 1 a...
01:39 2019-09-07

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

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

AP Interview: Gorsuch rues loss of civility in public life Justice Neil Gorsuch is following the path of Supreme Court colleagues-turned-authors in a new book in which he laments the loss of civility in public discourse...
22:13 2019-09-06

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

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

Former inmate tours Ethiopian torture center after it opens to the public Blogger Befekadu Hailu’s eyes filled with tears as he stood on the spot where he had watched a guard attack a friend in Maekelawi detention center, a name long synonymous in Ethiopia with torture and fear....
21:26 2019-09-06

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

Poll: Public backs criticism of journalists, Trump’s attacks ‘appropriate’ In the latest sign that major American media outlets are losing the public’s support, a majority believe it is appropriate for politicians to criticize reporters and hold them to the same scrutiny as those they cover....
07:13 2019-08-29

Slack shares recover from hammering after first results as public company Shares of Slack Technologies Inc recovered huge initial losses to close 3.4% lower on Thursday after the workplace messaging firm's first quarterly report as a public company beat expectations while warning of slowing growth....
01:26 2019-09-06

Kashmir communication blackout distorts public discourse in India India-administered Kashmir has seen dramatic curbs on people's movement and communication since New Delhi revoked the region's special status this month. This has also had an adverse impact on press freedom....
12:00 2019-08-29

New Saudi anti-corruption chief to target public servants The new head of Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption commission said he plans to go after graft by ordinary government employees, following a high-profile campaign two years ago that netted princes, ministers and top businessmen....
10:39 2019-09-01

Head of Congo's public finances watchdog questioned by authorities The head of Democratic Republic of Congo's public finances watchdog was detained for questioning for several hours on Saturday, in what he said was retaliation for investigations by his office into spending by senior government officials....
15:52 2019-09-01

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
23:39 2019-09-04

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

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

VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-02

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

As Public Phones Open In J&K, Residents Queue Up To Connect With Families Hundreds of people in Srinagar are queuing up to use public landlines to get in touch with their loved ones. Several Makeshift Public Call Offices (PCOs) have come up in different localities where......
15:00 2019-09-03

UK public must decide next steps if parliament votes against Johnson: PM's spokesman Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clear that should lawmakers decide to vote against his government on Tuesday, then the British public should decide who negotiates with the European Union in an election, his spokesman said....
19:13 2019-09-03

Israeli marketing technology firm Zoomd goes public in Toronto Israeli marketing technology firm Zoomd on Tuesday went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange Ventures, raising C$9.3 million ($7 million) at a share price of C$1.00....
02:52 2019-09-04

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

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

Ken Cuccinelli Emerges as Public Face, and Irritant, of Homeland Security As he rose to power in Virginia, Mr. Cuccinelli banked on hard-line immigration positions long before Donald J. Trump did. Now he’s ruffling feathers in Washington....
12:00 2019-09-05

‘I don’t think this president has lied’: Trump aide denies he’s ever misled the public The eighth time Trump campaign spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany made the claim that President Trump has never lied forced CNN's Chris Cuomo to reach for his earpiece to make sure it was working. “Wow!”...
22:26 2019-08-29

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

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

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

Upstate pol wants public hearings on Cuomo’s $25 license plate proposal ALBANY — State lawmakers must hold public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $25 license plate proposal, according to an upstate Republican who branded it a revenue-generating scheme that will hurt taxpayers. “Before the administration fleeces taxpayers any further, the public has a right to ...
04:13 2019-08-30

Amazon and Indian trader group in public spat over discounts Amazon.com defended its business strategies in India as it came under fire from a local trader group on Friday over discounted products on the global e-commerce giant's website....
19:00 2019-08-30

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
02:52 2019-06-03

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

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

Amazon, Trader Group in Public Spat Over Discounts in India Amazon.com defended its business strategies in India as it came under fire from a local trader group on Friday over discounted products on the global e-commerce giant's website....
07:52 2019-08-31

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

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

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

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

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

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

De Blasio tells NH voters he ‘healed’ rift between NYPD and public At WMUR's "Conversation with the Candidate" in Manchester last week, the long-shot 2020 candidate was asked about his "strained" ties to Big Apple cops by an astute audience member named Terrence....
04:13 2019-08-30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Railways Gets Rs 65,837 Crore, Budget Focus On Public-Private Partnership Railways received a budgetary allocation of Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20 presented on Friday,......
23:26 2019-07-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very items they now want parents to buy, some of them ne...
05:26 2019-08-18

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

State lawmakers bash MTA for dodging public meetings on $50B plan The 14 state senators, headed by Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger, penned a letter to Chairman Pat Foye, excoriating the agency for failing to hold even a single public meeting on its last capital plan — which covered 2015-2019....
23:26 2019-08-21

iPad OS release date, features and public beta details The iPadOS public beta has officially launched with a host of new features that from Apple that make your iPad distinct from an iPhone running iOS 13, and we've now had the first beta of 13.1 as well.We have a list of the best iPadOS features you'll be able to experience in public beta 1 a...
23:13 2019-09-08

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

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

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

Reddit tests live broadcasting with a Public Access Network Reddit today revealed it’s testing its own livestreaming service, called RPAN or Reddit Public Access Network. It’ll be running all week, presumably to see what kind of shows redditors put on before the site rolls it out to everyone. The R/PAN subreddit includes a series of short videos comparing th...
02:52 2019-08-20

Cas to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping case in public Only second case in Cas history to be held in public Sun faces allegations of wrongdoing during drug testA case in which China’s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure.The World Anti-Doping Age...
05:52 2019-08-21

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

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

Daimler starts testing self-driving trucks on public roads Daimler's plan for self-driving big rigs just came one step closer to fruition. The automaker has started testing trucks with Level 4 autonomy (that is, fully self-driving in specific situations) on public roads in southwest Virginia, near the home......
15:13 2019-09-09

Reality check: Will Scheer’s promised public transit tax credit help the environment? A look at whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's promise to bring back the public transit tax credit will help the environment or lead to more people taking public transit....
01:13 2019-09-14

Incarcerated Kashmir separatists urge public march over loss of autonomy Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week, the first such call since the federal government revoked the region's autonomy, stirring anger in the region and beyond....
20:00 2019-08-21

Daimler brings driverless truck tests to public roads in Virginia Daimler today announced it has begun testing driverless trucks on public highways near Blacksburg, Virginia, home of Daimler subsidiary Torc Robotics.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

Lamborghini Sian: 808bhp hybrid hypercar makes public debut Limited-run hypercar is Lambo's fastest production model yet, and previews the future of the V12 Lamborghini has pulled the covers off the most powerful and fastest-accelerating car it’s ever produced - and it’s also the firm’s first hybrid.  Making its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the...
00:26 2019-09-10

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was slapped with 15 days of administrative detention for violating regulations on “Punishments in Pu...
13:52 2019-08-21

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
18:26 2019-08-22

Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan To Counter Evil ISPs With Public Broadband Not everyone in the US has access to the internet, and that’s largely because the internet service providers that govern these systems are money-hungry, discriminatory, and, frankly, evil. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has a plan to strip some of that power away from ISPs through the creat...
07:00 2019-08-08

Liz Cheney cautions any US-Taliban deal should be public, must include denouncement of Al Qaeda As representatives of the Taliban and the United States meet in Doha, Qatar, and edge closer to a deal to end the 18-year stalemated conflict in Afghanistan, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney on Monday became the latest lawmaker to express misgivings about a potential agreement, highlighting the deadly "daily...
22:13 2019-08-12

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency....
23:13 2019-09-13

Kristen Stewart told to stop 'holding her girlfriend’s hand in public' The Twilight actor says she was told she should hide sexuality to land big movie rolesKristen Stewart was told to stop holding her girlfriend’s hand in public in order to win mainstream movie roles, the actor has said.In a new interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Stewart said that, before she became an e...
18:26 2019-09-03

‘The most hated woman in Britain’ asks public to fund her butt lift A British mom who claims she needs a butt lift for her “mental health” is crowdfunding the $7,000 procedure after being told she couldn’t have it for free. Carla Bellucci, 37, brazenly ripped the British National Health Service for refusing to fund the operation after she previousl...
01:13 2019-08-13

Facebook to direct anti-vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
19:39 2019-09-04

Allied Esports Entertainment goes public in deal with Black Ridge Acquisition Allied Esports Entertainment, owner of esports venues and live events for both video games and poker, has gone public in a deal with Black Ridge.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday....
16:13 2019-09-02

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was because it reportedly tried to prevent users from actually using it by changing their passwords and barri...
05:52 2019-08-21

Red Sox legend David Ortiz throws out first pitch in first public appearance since he was shot David Ortiz threw out the first pitch before the Red Sox's game against the Yankees in his first public appearance since he was shot in June.       ...
05:13 2019-09-10

Amazon starts crowdsourcing Alexa responses from the public. What could possibly go wrong? Amazon made its Alexa Answer program available to the general public this week after several months of beta testing, opening up its artificial-intelligence assistant to crowdsourced recommendations for unprogrammed questions....
20:00 2019-09-13

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help in solving cold case PRESCOTT, Ariz.- Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is looking to solve the murder case of Arleen Cilione that occurred in Prescott, Ariz. on Sept. 19, 2002. According to the YCSO, Arleen Cilione was last seen at Donna’s Hut bar located in the Park Plaza shopping center and was accompanied by two men. ...
17:00 2019-09-06

State hit with 140K public comments on bid to boost private school oversight State education officials have been bombarded with more than 140,000 public comments opposing a plan that would boost governmental control over private and religious schools, The Post has learned. Arguing that more oversight would ensure that all schools satisfy basic education guidelines, the plan ...
06:26 2019-09-12

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services......
23:39 2019-08-18

Doping: China's Sun says public opinion 'distorting' facts of drug test China's Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang has said public opinion has been "distorting" the facts surrounding his controversial drug test in Shanghai last year and made his training and life intolerable....
07:52 2019-08-28

Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in August. In fact, Pai asked the FCC's commissioners to vote in favor of the deal, and the two Republican mem......
10:13 2019-08-17

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
09:00 2019-08-18

Raab accused of 'misleading public' over claim of no-deal Brexit warning The new foreign secretary has been accused of "misleading the public" for claiming Brexiteers warned before the 2016 EU referendum a no-deal divorce was possible....
21:26 2019-08-01

Government Sanctions 5,595 Electric Buses For Public Transport In 64 Cities Under FAME II The central government has sanctioned the use of 5,595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity public transportation under the FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and)......
12:52 2019-08-09

U.S. court rules startup can access public profile data on LinkedIn In a statement, LinkedIn said it was disappointed with the decision and evaluating its options, and will "fight to protect our members and the information they entrust" to it....
05:13 2019-09-10

Javid gears up for a general election with public sector spending boost Sajid Javid has announced that he will unveil a boost in spending on schools, hospitals and police next week, in a move that will be seen as a springboard for an autumn general election....
13:39 2019-08-28