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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 ...

DeepMind's ‘Starcraft II’ AI will play public matches

Source: engadget.com

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, but now AlphaStar is ready to take on the public and faceroll scrubs on the 1v1 European multiplay...
21:26 2019-07-11

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

Arizona soccer to play ten televised matches TUCSON – Arizona soccer fans will be able to catch the Cats on TV in most of their Pac-12 matches this year. UA will be playing nine of their 11 Pac-12 matches on the Pac-12 Networks. The Cats open the regular season at home on Thursday, Aug. 22 in a non-conference match against Long Beach Sta...
18:52 2019-06-27

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

Some WSL fixtures to be 'double-headers' with men's matches "Some Women\u0027s Super League (WSL) matches will be played as \"double-headers\" with men\u0027s Premier League games next season to build on the momentum of the women\u0027s World Cup, Kelly Simmons, the FA\u0027s director of women\u0027s professional football, has said."...
11:52 2019-07-08

'Overwatch' will let you rewatch your matches from any angle Blizzard is on a bit of a relative tear when it comes to major Overwatch updates. Soon after adding the Workshop customization tool, it's offering players the chance to watch back their matches from any perspective with a handy replay feature. It's a......
19:39 2019-05-24

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
13:00 2019-06-12

| Bafana ONLY side without a shot on target in 2 of 3 matches Stuart Baxter's Bafana Bafana are the only team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that has failed to attempt a shot on target in 2 of their 3 group games....
11:39 2019-07-02

Mexico matches Team USA in win column at Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Uriel Antuna, Raul Jimenez and Fernando Navarro scored and Mexico advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Martinique on Sunday in front of 59,283 fans at Bank of America Stadium. Mexico went 3-0 in group play despite resting a handful of r...
08:52 2019-06-24

Cricket World Cup: England's Jason Roy to miss next two matches Opener Jason Roy will miss England's next two World Cup matches, with captain Eoin Morgan not ruling out calling up Alex Hales later in the tournament....
03:52 2019-06-18

Blizzard will shut down 'Overwatch' matches when it spots cheating Blizzard thinks it has a straightforward way to prevent Overwatch cheaters from wrecking others' matches: bring those matches to a screeching halt. As part of a developer update, Game Director Jeff Kaplan has revealed that Blizzard will automaticall......
07:13 2019-07-14

13-year-old baker matches every sale with donation to homeless He’s baking the world a sweeter place. Michael Platt of Bowie, Maryland, has been whipping up sugary treats since he was 9 years old. Now, at 13, his baking business no longer requires his parents’ financial backing, the Washington Post reports. Michaels Desserts operates on a one-for-on...
18:39 2019-06-27

Dad’s tattoo matches son’s life-saving heart surgery scar A father’s love landed him in the tattoo parlor, where he requested a 3.5-inch scar to be inked on his chest so that he could match his 6-year-old son’s, who had life-saving heart surgery last month. Martin Watts, whose son Joey was diagnosed with supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), said his...
00:52 2019-06-22

Some Women’s Super League games to be double-headers with men’s matches • FA says that will be tried next season after World Cup success• City-United could be in men’s stadium on 2019-20 opening dayWomen’s Super League matches will be played as double-headers alongside Premier League fixtures next season, according to one of the most senior figures in the English game.T...
16:00 2019-07-07

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude....
20:26 2019-05-21

Less than one third Women's World Cup matches sold out in France despite bumper TV ratings FIFA said Tuesday that 14 of the 52 Women’s World Cup matches had been sold out despite allocating more than 1 million tickets to fans across the globe....
20:26 2019-06-12

Dad's tattoo matches son's life-saving heart surgery scar A father’s love landed him in the tattoo parlor where he requested a 9-centimeter scar to be inked on his chest so that he could match his 6-year-old son, who had life-saving heart surgery last month....
16:52 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Magazine Luiza matches SBF offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA rose its offer to buy online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, matching an offer by contender Grupo SBF SA, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
15:00 2019-06-13

India face Pakistan in 'mother of all matches' at Cricket World Cup Billions of eyes will be fixed on one of the biggest sporting fixtures in the world as neighbouring countries and arch rivals, India and Pakistan, go head to head in what is expected to be a thrilling Cricket World Cup showdown in Manchester on Sunday. ...
11:26 2019-06-16

World Cup 2019 Points Table: West Indies On Top After First Four Matches 2019 World Cup: Points Table, West Indies chased down the target in 13.4 overs against Pakistan to secure top position with a net run-rate of +5.802....
19:26 2019-06-02

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
13:39 2019-06-21

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Grand Slam."...
10:39 2019-05-26

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
14:39 2019-06-10

Audio-Technica's new gaming headsets bring pro sound to battle royale matches If you're a gamer who thinks good audio quality is just as important as state-of-the-art graphics, you'll know how crucial a decent gaming headset is to your gaming experience. The best gaming headsets combine immersive directional sound, with a comfortable fit, and the flexibility to...
18:26 2019-07-01

Classic Matches: Gaudio comes from two sets down to beat Coria in epic 2004 thriller "In this Classic Match we look back to the French Open final in 2004 when Gaston Gaudio came from two sets down to beat compatriot Guillermo Coria in an epic five-set thriller."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Ubisoft Will Ban Players Who Crashed Rainbow Six Siege Matches By Spamming Chat Symbols Ubisoft just fixed an exploit that was allowing Rainbow Six Siege players to force their opponents to lag by filling up the game’s chat window with random symbols. Payers who abused it to get an advantage in the competitive shooter will be temporarily banned....
21:00 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
10:39 2019-07-03

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
05:13 2019-05-23

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With this relationship, the Cumulus Radio family of stations in Tucson will continue to be the local home for Arizona football and men’s basketball on 1290 ...
05:00 2019-06-22

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
22:00 2019-05-23

'(Expletive) play!' Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy In a profanity-laced post, Cardinals star Yadier Molina let his feelings known regarding the play that injured Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.       ...
07:13 2019-07-08

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
06:52 2019-05-23

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library in Newark was scheduled ahead of the city’s ...
21:39 2019-06-01

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern Earlier this year, a half-dozen students from City Hill Middle School, in Naugatuck, Connecticut, traveled with their science teacher Katrina Spina to the state capital to testify in support of a bill that would ban sales of energy drinks to children under the age of 16. Having devoted three months ...
16:26 2019-06-28

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:13 2019-05-22

Court wants Jeffrey Epstein’s potentially defaming documents made public They could reveal new allegations of abuse against “numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well‐known Prime Minister and other world leaders.”...
00:39 2019-07-04

Watch the U.S. government blow up more dolls, mannequins and watermelons in the name of public safety Every year around the Fourth of July, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission blows up inanimate objects on the Mall to warn citizens about the dangers of fireworks....
00:13 2019-07-04

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Public Provident Fund Features, Interest Rate, Partial Closure And More Public Provident Fund (PPF), a retirement planning-focused instrument, comes under "exempt, exempt, exempt" (EEE) tax status. This means that the returns, the maturity amount and the interest income......
13:13 2019-06-19

French public are England fans now, says Phil Neville before USA semi-final • Manager claims Lionesses are ‘the French second team’• ‘USA are best in the world but we won’t change our style’Phil Neville handled his first diplomatic crisis with aplomb on Sunday, swiftly gaining the moral high ground amid revelations that two brass-necked members of the United States staff ha...
23:52 2019-06-30

Tom Homan blasts 'disgusting' NYT op-ed that calls for public shaming of border agents Former ICE Director Tom Homan called out a "disgusting" New York Times op-ed that called for the public shaming of Border Patrol agents, telling "Fox & Friends" Monday that he encountered the same tactic. ...
16:13 2019-07-01

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

Italian PM says reviewing ECB mandate to guarantee public debt is an open dossier Italy sees the issue of reviewing the mandate of the European Central Bank so that it could guarantee public debt as an open dossier that requires a lot of work, the country's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
13:39 2019-06-13

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
17:01 2019-06-03

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease measles in the U.S. this year. So much so that a group of them has decided to issue a statement calling for institutions around the world—from search engin...
19:52 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to support judicial independence against China – their leader has remained out of public sight for a second week in a row....
02:39 2019-06-28

Some NYers furious after public pool opening delayed as temps soar The Big Apple is turning into a baked apple. Summer may be a week away, but temperatures are skyrocketing — with the mercury hitting 89 degrees on Thursday and propelling New Yorkers to the nearest body of water. But city-dwellers hoping to cool off at the Red Hook public pool were left outsid...
01:39 2019-06-28

Twitter will de-list, not delete politicians’ bannable tweets of ‘public interest’ Twitter revealed today it will be adding a special label to certain tweets — namely those that violate Twitter’s terms of service, but which somehow serve public interest by remaining up. To be clear, Twitter’s been leaving such tweets up for quite some time — now it’s just managed to find a happy m...
00:26 2019-06-28

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
11:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
15:26 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires significant reforms....
20:13 2019-06-12

It’s mid-week, time for a public service announcement about all the sorts of crap you can cram in th It’s mid-week, time for a public service announcement about all the sorts of crap you can cram in the back of a station wagon, like this Ford Taunus. Please take note....
17:00 2019-06-12

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....
12:26 2019-06-12

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
18:52 2019-06-11

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in Moscow....
18:26 2019-06-11

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
10:13 2019-06-11

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
09:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
11:13 2019-06-16

| WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office....
21:39 2019-06-16

Top Five Supreme Court Judges To Hear Public Interest Litigation Matters With the Supreme Court all set to work in its full strength of 31 judges from July 1 after summer vacation, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has notified a new roster of work which said top five......
18:52 2019-06-27

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities said shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguards in Grenoble have shut down the city’s two municipal swimming pools, after Muslim women went swimming in burkinis.The women went to the pools twice, ...
18:39 2019-06-27

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far....
11:13 2019-06-23

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a...
17:52 2019-06-20

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
14:52 2019-06-05

Rajasthan Congress Dissent Goes Public With "Remove Ashok Gehlot" Call Rajasthan Congress lawmaker has gone public with his call for a leadership change and the removal of Ashok Gehlot as Chief Minister, adding to the veteran's troubles after a national election rout......
17:13 2019-06-05

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
03:26 2019-06-07

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
00:00 2019-06-18

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        ...
10:13 2019-06-17

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller&#...
17:26 2019-06-09

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Mueller's "backup and source documentation," a call that goes even further than most Democrats' demands for more transparency around Mueller's report.Though...
06:39 2019-06-01

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for up to three years, the state’s ethics watchdog agency announced Wednesday. Gustavo Espinal, in a settlement with the Joint Commission on Public...
23:01 2019-07-10

Long Island woman public-safety officer sexually assaulted her A Long Island woman claims a Patchogue public-safety officer sexually assaulted her. She alleges she was walking on the village’s Main Street in April 2018 when Dennis Fajardo pulled up and ordered her into his car. Fajardo, who does not carry a weapon, drove to a nearby parking lot and forced her t...
06:52 2019-07-14

Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Episode of Arthur Featuring a Gay Wedding Alabama’s public television network has banned an episode of the PBS cartoon series Arthur that features a same-sex marriage. The episode, entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” shows the wedding of Arthur’s third-grade teacher Mr. Ratburn – a cartoon rat &ndas...
14:52 2019-05-21

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inquiry reminds us we need a less painful way to deal ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Boeing CEO says company is working to regain public trust following deadly 737 Max crashes Two deadly Boeing 737 Max crashes have hurt public confidence, the manufacturer's CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, said Wednesday. That crisis of confidence is a challenge not just for Boeing but for airlines keen to fly the now-grounded planes again....
21:26 2019-05-29

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
18:13 2019-05-31

Video shows gang members gleefully opening fire in public Shocking footage shows alleged gangbangers grinning as they recklessly fire guns into the streets and skies in Brooklyn. The videos were released Tuesday by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office as it announced a slew of charges against 21 alleged members of Folk Nation-affiliated gangs, inc...
20:52 2019-07-09

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. Ratburn’s marriage to anther man. In the episode “Mr. Ratburn And The Special Someone,” which premiered May 13, Arthur and his pals are concerned that...
18:39 2019-05-21

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
11:52 2019-05-31

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The company said it would closely monitor conditions in Asia for its next move. Watch Anheuser-Busch InBev trade live on Markets Insider. Anheuser-Busch...
04:39 2019-07-14

Long Island Bagel Boss customer filmed other public tirades He’s got plenty of people on his shortlist. The Long Island bagel store patrons who were subjected to a wacky customer’s now-viral rant about his diminutive stature are part of a long list of those on the receiving end of his short fuse. The unidentified Bagel Boss customer, who shares v...
18:00 2019-07-11

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaking for the third time in less than a month. ...
05:13 2019-07-12

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan....
23:26 2019-07-10

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet....
00:39 2019-05-22

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email containing sensitive information and stronger encryptio...
00:52 2019-07-16

Critic’s Notebook: 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....
14:33 2019-05-21

Public helps Marana Police arrest a suspected armed robber MARANA – It was at a Motel 6 on Ina near the freeway when a teenage boy walked in and robbed the night clerk. The male subject displayed a handgun from his right pocket, pointed at the clerk and demanded money. It happened on June 18 around 2:30 a.m. It was all caught on surveillance cameras. ...
08:52 2019-07-16

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department of Justice policy that a sitting president cannot...
20:13 2019-05-29

Kevin Spacey accuser appears for first time in public at hearing, then pleads the 5th Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser testifies in court for the first time, then invokes his 5th Amendment rights.        ...
23:01 2019-07-08

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
19:13 2019-05-29

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
00:00 2019-05-31

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
04:13 2019-07-09

Pioneer Woman Star Ree Drummond's Teen Daughter Arrested for Public Intoxication The Pioneer Woman's 19-year-old daughter Paige Drummond made headlines on Wednesday afternoon for an unexpected reason: she was arrested. The teen was arrested for having and......
22:52 2019-06-19

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his girlfriend....
19:13 2019-06-27

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
17:52 2019-06-05

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens...
09:52 2019-06-11

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
18:39 2019-06-27

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
14:26 2019-06-20

Maryland 'peace cross' can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a decision that leaves unanswered questions about the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and...
19:52 2019-06-20

Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Giving Birth to Baby Archie Meghan Markle has emerged! The Duchess of Sussex has made her first royal and technically public appearance since giving birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, son Archie......
22:13 2019-06-08

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in private companies, the agency said....
19:13 2019-06-18

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested in South Carolina, charged with public intoxication Wrestling superstar Jeffrey Hardy, half of the "The Hardy Boyz" tag team, was arrested by Myrtle Beach police on Saturday and charged with public intoxication....
06:39 2019-07-14

Read the Full Transcript of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke out publicly for the first — and possibly only — time since his 2017 appointment Wednesday morning to make a statement on his findings in the investigation into 2016 presidential election interference. “I am speaking today because our investigat...
00:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires significant reforms....
20:13 2019-06-12

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

Dominican Republic resort claims Tammy Lawrence-Daley demanded $2.2M before going public The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year had requested $2.2 million in compensation before she went public about the alleged ordeal, the tourist spot claimed in a new statement. The Majestic Elegance Resort — where Tammy Lawrence-...
14:00 2019-06-06

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism 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....
17:39 2019-05-26

Special counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement on the Russia investigation Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice was "not an option."        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Cara Delevingne Shares the Special Reason Why She Went Public With Ashley Benson Relationship Cara Delevingne is opening up about her decision to go public with her relationship with Ashley Benson, nearly one year after they started dating. In an interview at the TrevorLIVE Gala,......
11:39 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
16:39 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expected in Hong Kong on Monday after protesters rejected an apology from leader Carrie Lam following a march that saw an estimated two million people fill...
04:39 2019-06-17

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen short of international standards, calling instead for public trials of the alleged killers.   ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congress to look into what the military knows about their existence....
18:52 2019-06-14

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundreds of forced spectators as the part of a campaign to intimidate citizens, according to a report released Tuesday by a human rights group....
21:39 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolution televised—but the vivid images seen around the world have jeopardized public goodwill....
14:39 2019-07-02

Twitter to start flagging public figures' tweets it says violate policy, won't remove them Twitter announced Thursday that it would start flagging and reducing the reach of public figures' tweets that violate the social network's rules, but added that it would not remove such tweets due to "public interest."...
23:00 2019-06-27

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in an effort to be more transport in light of recent s...
05:39 2019-06-30

USA's formidable women's team is no accident. It's a product of public policy | Moira Donegan Thank title IX for the dominance of our female sports stars. The law has nurtured several generations of women and girlsOn Sunday, USA will play the final of the Women’s World Cup against the Netherlands, and there’s a good chance the Americans will win. Victory would bring a fourth world title for ...
15:13 2019-07-06

In Sudan, a Secret Meeting and Public Rage Propelled a Power-Sharing Deal Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia....
04:26 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:13 2019-05-22

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
14:39 2019-07-01

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public by end-2019 Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to go 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....
14:00 2019-07-09

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
03:26 2019-06-29

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study aggregates public opinion polls from 27 countries ov...
17:39 2019-05-21

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
10:13 2019-06-01

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pensacola, Florida violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion....
17:13 2019-06-28

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the...
10:26 2019-05-22

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
05:52 2019-05-22

Zookeepers ran to close gates before killer tiger reached public, inquest hears Hamerton zoo park workers tell how enclosure was left open after attack on Rosa KingZookeepers rushed to close gates to an enclosure before a tiger that killed their colleague could reach a public area, an inquest has heard.Rosa King, 33, was savaged by a male Malayan tiger called Cicip at Hamerton ...
00:39 2019-07-03

Records show Clinton dined with Epstein in 1995, predating public timeline Former President Bill Clinton dined with financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 1995, records show—years before the interactions detailed in a statement from his office earlier this week....
22:26 2019-07-10

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
13:26 2019-07-08

Apple launches iOS 13 public beta: 10 reasons to get the software now if you're feeling brave iOS 13 is the software at the core of iPhones. This latest program adds fresh features to the phone, from Dark Mode to improved Photos and Map apps.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Kevin Spacey accuser appears for first time in public at hearing about his missing cellphone Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser appears in court for the first time in public, at a hearing on the matter.        ...
18:39 2019-07-08

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
16:26 2019-07-09

Alabama Methodist church to screen 'Arthur' episode with same-sex marriage that state public TV refused to air A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month....
14:39 2019-06-03

Losing the base? MSNBC guest criticizes Biden for embarrassing public gaffes over many years MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman claimed Joe Biden has been embarrassingly misspeaking in public for years and said voters shouldn't be shocked by his gaffes out on the campaign trail. ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in contrast to a Success Academy charter school in the....
04:26 2019-07-03

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
06:00 2019-05-23

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment pick up after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Appeals court: Jeffrey Epstein underage sex ring lawsuit allegations should be made public Legal records in alleged Jeffrey Epstein underage sex-trafficking lawsuit ordered unsealed by federal appeals court        ...
19:26 2019-07-03

Robert Mueller's public statement was 'not good news' for President Trump: Judge Napolitano Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statements since the release of his investigative report in March, and Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano has argued that Mueller's press conference is "not good news" for President Trump. ...
21:00 2019-05-29

Public fear Britain has descended into lawlessness due to knife crime, five ex-Met Police chiefs warn The public fear Britain has descended into lawlessness because of spiralling knife and drug crime and have lost faith in policing, former Scotland Yard bosses have warned....
08:26 2019-07-05

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
10:13 2019-05-29

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
13:52 2019-05-27

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare....
07:52 2019-07-16

Meghan Markle makes first public appearance since birth of baby Archie at Trooping the Colour Meghan Markle took a break from maternity leave to make an appearance at the annual Trooping the Colour parade in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday....
17:13 2019-06-08

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
15:39 2019-06-07

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment grow after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Dominican resort claims US tourist went public with assault allegation after it refused her demand for $2.2 million A popular luxury resort in the Dominican Republic says that a U.S. tourist who recently alleged that she was assaulted there in January went public after they refused her demand for $2.2 million....
23:13 2019-06-05

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
21:13 2019-07-14

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
19:52 2019-05-30

Battle over public opinion: As Democrats target migrant facilities in hearing, Pence will tour one Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person accompanied them....
07:13 2019-07-12

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Spotted Visibly Shaking at Third Recent Public Event (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s body shook visibly at a public event for the third time in less than a month on Wednesday, but the longtime leader insisted that there’s nothing to worry about. Merkel shook as she stood at a military honors ceremony alongside Finnish Pr...
16:52 2019-07-10

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a bus...
23:00 2019-06-20

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her health is declining....
17:13 2019-07-10

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “oppressive” and “illegal,” arguing that FaZe is in ...
10:39 2019-05-24

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
17:26 2019-06-04

Parenthood, Public Family Feuds and $65,000 Crystals: How Life Has Completely Changed for The Hills Cast A lot can happen in 10 years. it might be hard to believe, but it's been close to a decade since the cast of The Hills was on our TV screens each week, with the MTV hit airing its......
15:13 2019-06-23

Officials Respond To Public Records Request On Bengals' New Stadium Deal With 275 Pages Of Redactions It is not exaggeration to say that the Cincinnati Bengals’ revised stadium lease with Hamilton County, agreed in November 2018, is still largely secret. Among the many figures that weren’t released at the time the agreement was announced was how much the county—and thus, taxpayers—will be spending t...
23:00 2019-07-10

Women’s World Cup captured public’s imagination despite Fifa’s worst efforts | Marina Hyde Patronising scheduling set it up to fail but players used their platform to highlight how the governing body lets them downGianni Infantino is one of those intensely political people who believe that as far as everyone else is concerned, there is no place for politics in football. It was just last y...
16:39 2019-07-10

Facebook co-founder supports giving cash to single moms in public housing with no strings The U.S. should provide monetary help to groups who have been "disproportionately discriminated against," says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes....
19:13 2019-06-17

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
21:39 2019-05-21

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word for yarmulke. The statement from Felix Klein, the ...
22:26 2019-05-25

A win for public safety or a government ploy? California set to require background check for ammo sales Already, California has some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. There’s another hurdle for gun owners coming on July 1.        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

Authorities found a headless body in the woods. The public wasn't told until 7 more died When the sheriff's office found the decapitated body of James Fox Dunn Jr., they say they didn't consider Michael Cummins a suspect in his death.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely Microsoft's newest Azure service, Bastion, is now in public preview and is meant to bring another level of security to remotely accessing virtual machines....
23:39 2019-06-18

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Mats Wilander and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
22:52 2019-06-03

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Boris Becker and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
22:13 2019-05-31

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Jo Durie and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
20:00 2019-06-01

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites and tennis legends Mats Wilander and Kim Clijsters give their verdicts on the best and most amusing moments from day one of the French Open."...
23:39 2019-05-26

London Bridge attack inquest: Coroner hails bravery shown by public and emergency services The coroner in the London Bridge terror attack inquest hailed the "heroic" actions of members of the public and emergency services in response to the atrocity as he began delivering his findings today....
19:00 2019-06-27

Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian Niggaz, the exposé into how Russia straight finess...
21:52 2019-05-29

Read Robert Mueller's full public remarks on the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation The special counsel gave his first-ever public remarks Wednesday on his two-year investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election....
21:00 2019-05-29

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in public places in parts of the country amid a rise in hate crimes....
00:13 2019-05-27

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
16:52 2019-05-29

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Everything from EA Play at E3 2019 EA gave updates on 7 games at EA Play for E3 -- Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, Apex Legends, Battlefield V, FIFA 20, Madden 20, The Sims, and Battlefront II.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped to the city. E-cigarette advocates are angry about the ban, saying it takes away a smoking cessation method many former cigarette smokers use to manag...
06:13 2019-06-28

California state bar moves to suspend Avenatti's law license, saying he poses 'substantial threat of harm to clients or the public' The California State Bar, which oversees discipline for all California-licensed attorneys, issued a "consumer alert" Monday evening concerning Michael Avenatti, saying it was moving to suspend him from the practice of law because his alleged conduct "poses a substantial threat of harm to clients or ...
07:00 2019-06-04

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision....
17:39 2019-06-20

All I Want To Do Is Play 16-Bit Action RPGs It was about two months ago when, reading the latest updates on the Sega Genesis Mini, I thought to myself: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the classic 16-bit action role-playing game Crusader of Centy was on this? That’s what I’d probably play first.” The next thing I thought was: “Idiot, you have a Mega S...
19:26 2019-06-03

The best free-to-play games Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of title alongside its full-fat version, there's actua......
16:39 2019-07-08

Play of the Day: 'Roger, we want you back!' "Eurosport favourites Alex Corretja and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
21:00 2019-06-07

Gary Busey to play God Gary Busey’s been a force of chaotic good for years now, but this fall he’ll become a symbol for all that is holy. Rolling Stone reports that the Oscar-nominated actor will play God in Only Human, an upcoming Off-Broadway musical....
20:13 2019-06-17

Get Over Yourself and Play Video Games With Your Kid You have to play video games with your children. It isn’t optional anymore. It’s your parental responsibility. Your child is growing up in an electronically mediated world, where the line between “virtual” and “real” life is becoming more and more blurred....
22:39 2019-06-11

Fans wonder how much is too much for Son to play for Korea Son Heung-min has played a lot of soccer over the last 12 months and his minutes on the field seem only to be outranked by air miles       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Play of the Day: 'You don't see Djokovic's sporting act very often' "Eurosport favourites Pat Cash, Alex Corretja AND Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
21:52 2019-06-05

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now Back in January, we showed you a beta version of a fan-made Final Fantasy VII remaster, which used machine learning to automatically clean up the game’s visuals. It just hit v1.0 and is ready for release....
07:13 2019-05-23

A Six-Sided LED Screen You Can Play Games On One of the cooler things we stumbled across at E3 last week was over at the IndieCade booth. The Pixxl Maze from Hungary-based PirateGames is a cube made of 6 LED panels. While not quite 4K, the 32x32 resolution still cooks up some colorful glowing visuals....
18:13 2019-06-19

Why under-the-radar Braves can be a profitable play Should baseball fans and bettors be taking the Braves more seriously? The reigning National League East champs close out a series with the St. Louis Cardinals in this week’s edition of “Sunday Night Baseball” (ESPN, 7 p.m.). Though it’s generally assumed last season’s other division winners in the S...
21:26 2019-05-26

Nordine Oubaali will play to the crowd A vast audience will witness Nordine Oubaali’s first WBC title defence, writes Paul Wheeler The post Nordine Oubaali will play to the crowd appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52 2019-07-02

UA hoops to play former Cats Coach in LA TUCSON – Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will have to develop a game plan against a former Wildcat assistant in the upcoming season at the Wooden Legacy tournament in the Los Angeles area.  UA will play Pepperdine, coached by former Arizona assistant Lorenzo Romar.  Here’s more:...
08:52 2019-07-12

| Lions 2021: Where Boks should play them Rob Houwing speculates on most suitable venues for the huge Springboks v Lions trio of Tests in 2021, fancying that SA Rugby have not dissimilar ideas for the roster....
14:52 2019-07-12

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant There are plenty of fun things you can’t really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You’d think that video games would be a totally unaffected pursuit, but as I’ve discovered, even cherished sofa-time is not safe....
20:00 2019-05-22

Play of the Day: Tantrums and meltdowns special "Eurosport favourites Alex Corretja and Barbara Schett give their entertaining verdicts on the best of the tantrums and meltdowns at the 2019 French Open."...
20:39 2019-06-08

We Tried the New Nintendo Switch Lite. Here’s What it’s Like to Play Nintendo on Wednesday unveiled the Nintendo Switch Lite, a smaller and cheaper version of its popular console rethought exclusively for handheld use. While the standard Nintendo Switch, released in March 2017, can be played either on a television screen or on the go, the new Switch Lite is strictly ...
16:52 2019-07-10

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because when you win the Stanley Cup, you keep drinking. ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Murray: 'If that is the last time I play, I'll be okay with that... I gave it everything' "Catherine Whitaker spoke to Andy Murray after his five-set epic against Roberto Bautista Agut and discussed what the future holds for the former British No. 1."...
19:26 2019-06-03

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
21:52 2019-06-10

This play by Yankees’ Gio Urshela was ‘unbelievable’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gio Urshela made another highlight-reel play at third base to start the bottom of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Royals in the first game on Saturday, getting to Martin Maldonado’s hard grounder with a diving stop and then making the throw from his ba...
09:39 2019-05-26

Saturday's order of play at Wimbledon Order of play on the main show courts on the sixth day of the Wimbledon championships on Saturday (play starts at 1200 GMT unless stated, prefix number denotes seeding):...
20:39 2019-07-05

Patricia Arquette: ‘I don’t want to play the ingenue for ever’ The actor has taken on her toughest part yet, playing a mentally ill mother in new true crime show The Act. Here, she talks about ageing, activism and midwiferyPatricia Arquette’s new US television true crime series, The Act, is as unsettling as it is fascinating. She portrays Dee Dee Blanchard, a m...
16:13 2019-05-26

Ambitious Nadal will not play before Wimbledon French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he will play no grasscourt warm-up tournaments ahead of Wimbledon but is confident he can mount a challenge for a third title in southwest London....
09:52 2019-06-10

The USWNT Is Too Good To Play Like Cowards Perhaps lost in the shuffle of the USWNT rolling England up into a little ball and kicking them all the way into the third-place match was a late-game tactical shift that was as confounding as it was ill-advised. For the second straight game, the best team in the world protected a slim lead with Mou...
20:52 2019-07-03

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
00:13 2019-06-19

'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder. Elon Musk has revealed to IGN's Ryan McCaffrey that Studio MDHR's retro-styled, legendarily difficult si......
04:00 2019-06-03

Verlander gets AL start; Yelich will play for NL It will be Justin Verlander facing Hyun-Jin Ryu in the All-Star Game on Tuesday, and Christian Yelich, who pulled out of the Home Run Derby with a back issue, will lead off for the NL....
20:52 2019-07-08

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective....
05:13 2019-06-20

Federer: Why I'm 'very happy' to play Rafa "Roger Federer set up a French Open semi-final showdown with Rafa Nadal and then explained why he was \u0027very happy\u0027 to be playing the greatest of all time on clay."...
10:13 2019-06-05

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
20:00 2019-05-29

Looney available to play for Warriors in Game 4 Looney suffered a nondisplaced first costal cartilage fracture in Game 2 in Toronto when he absorbed contact from Raptors star Kawhi Leonard on a drive. He was originally expected to be out for the series....
02:52 2019-06-08

The best iPhone games to play in 2019 If you've got a new or upgraded iPhone, or are simply just bored with what you've already got, then you'll be exhilarated to hear that you can revolutionise it, turning it into one of the greatest consoles of all time.That's because the iPhone arguably kicked off the mobile gamin...
16:01 2019-05-24

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Gio Urshela’s acrobatic play still has Yankees in awe As Aaron Judge came to the plate in the bottom of the fifth with DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela on the corners, a wild pitch from Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman sent Urshela racing toward home plate. Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen scrambled for the ball and reached too high on Urshela, who extended his...
02:26 2019-07-15

How the NL turned the tables against the AL in interleague play This week’s “Sunday Night Baseball” showdown, featuring the Los Angeles Angels of the American League visiting the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League (ESPN, 7 p.m.) gives us a chance to get caught up on evolving dynamics in interleague play. It’s clear right now the American League’s dominan...
17:52 2019-06-23

Trials Of Mana Has No Manual, So Here's How To Play It The good news: Seiken Densetsu 3, the sequel to Secret of Mana, is finally available outside Japan for the first time, and it’s now called Trials of Mana. The bad news: Collection of Mana, the Switch game that includes Trials, doesn’t have a manual, and Trials is a complicated game. Here’s what you ...
02:26 2019-06-28

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario Maker would handle the move, since it was originally designed for a resistive touchscreen and the Sw...
15:13 2019-06-19

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA), despite having more executive ...
00:13 2019-06-28

More than 9m play Candy Crush for three hours or more a day Executive of maker King tells MPs he does not believe there is addiction problem A top executive at the maker of the multibillion dollar Candy Crush Saga game has revealed that more than 9 million players a day spend from between three to six hours or more playing the puzzle game.Alex Dale, a senior...
21:13 2019-06-27

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
09:52 2019-05-24

Persona 5 is being turned into a stage play. Persona 5 is being turned into a stage play. Called Persona 5: The Stage (clever!), it will run this December in Tokyo and Osaka with actor Hiroki Ino starring. The full cast will be announced at a later date. ...
15:52 2019-07-10

Durant still limited, unlikely to play in games 1-2 Kevin Durant resumed light workouts in his recovery from a calf injury, but the Golden State Warriors are not expecting the All-Star forward to be on the court for the first two games of the NBA Finals in Toronto....
18:52 2019-05-29

Give Your Kid Office Supplies to Play With My husband works with steam process equipment and often brings home these big catalogues of products. Only one person in our home has ever had any interest in what was inside (that person would be him)—until we had a kid. Our daughter gets excited whenever she sees “Daddy’s work books,” asking to ha...
21:39 2019-06-12

Monday's order of play at Wimbledon Order of play on the main show courts on the first day of the Wimbledon championships on Monday (play starts at 1200 GMT unless stated, prefix number denotes seeding, all matches first round unless stated):...
14:13 2019-06-30

Yankees, Red Sox play first-ever MLB game in Europe Londoners got a flavor of America's favorite pastime, as New York and Boston delivered an unusually high-scoring game. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in attendance....
05:52 2019-06-30

Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire wants to play in the NBA again Amar’e Stoudemire is looking to make a comeback, but that doesn’t mean he’s seeking a reunion with the Knicks. Stoudemire, who played in the NBA for 14 seasons, and Monta Ellis want to try to hook up with a contending team such as the Lakers, and will workout privately for at least...
11:26 2019-07-04

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take shape. In the same week that Sony showed just how fast the load times on its next console would be com...
22:13 2019-05-23

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
09:00 2019-05-24

Woods and McIlroy win in Match Play, set up meeting "Tiger Woods came from behind to set up a Saturday showdown with Rory McIlroy after they both won matches in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Friday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

The Reds Should Play Every Game In Sleeveless Jerseys Cleveland thoroughly trounced the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, 11-1. While a professional baseball knower might make a note about Cincinnati’s shoddy bullpen, or Greg Allen’s impressive day in the batter’s box and out in the field, I found the most interesting aspect of the game to be the Reds’ jersey...
01:26 2019-07-08

Too Proud: Dad Is Clearly Trying To Play Down How Much He Enjoyed A Vegan Meal Dad has always been a proud and stubborn man—a man who, like most white guys over 50, sticks by his guns no matter what, remaining unreasonably staunch in his viewpoints as a matter of principal, even though literally no one cares or is impressed by it. This side of Dad was on full display at dinner...
03:52 2019-06-12

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week’s Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon. Kvitova said on Twitter on Wednesday that “unfortunately Birmingham ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a musical ode to ‘90s baseball titans Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire that the trio debuted as a “visual poem” on Netflix last month...
21:00 2019-06-14

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
02:13 2019-05-27

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via sources in the Asian supply chain, suggesting that ...
01:00 2019-05-28

You Can Play The Division 2 for Free This Weekend, Buy at Over Half Off Ubisoft has announced the first free weekend - Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 16 - for Tom Clancy's The Division 2, in addition to massive discounts on the full game across PC, PS4, and Xbox......
12:52 2019-06-13