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Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system

Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors wh...

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system

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AI ethics governance: 7 key factors to consider Tech companies that create AI systems might encounter ethical challenges. When you're forming an AI ethics committee, be sure to think about these seven critical points....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
13:39, 05/30/2019

Use these Fortune 500 lessons on data governance for your small business It’s easy to aspire to be just like a Fortune 500 company – killer quarterly earnings, adulation from the press, respect from your peers, etc. It’s just as easy to forget there’s a reason these largely successful companies stay on top. They innovate,...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. The Japanese automaker had seen profits tumble amid ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s chief executive has criticized the Japanese automaker’s French alliance partner, Renault, for trying to block changes to strengthen governance following the arrest of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Hiroto Saika...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Lewis Hamilton: F1 governance must change after ‘ugh’ French Grand Prix • British driver says teams must not be allowed to shape rules• Hamilton admits race in France was not exciting to watchLewis Hamilton has revealed he is unimpressed with how Formula One is being run and says its governance must change.Speaking after...
16:39, 06/24/2019

Nissan hits back after Renault opposes governance reforms Nissan said it will continue to persuade partner Renault to back its proposed corporate governance reforms. Renault sent a letter to Nissan indicating it would abstain from supporting the changes at a shareholder meeting later this month....
15:13, 06/10/2019

Boaz Weinstein Sues BlackRock Alleging Governance Failings Hedge fund Saba Capital Management has sued BlackRock, arguing the world’s largest asset manager has moved to block outsiders from gaining board seats at three of its funds and effecting change....
18:13, 06/05/2019

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
06:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-CtW opposes re-election of members of Mylan board's governance panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's four director nominees, who are on the board's nominating and governance committee....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French automaker's demand for a greater say in Nissan's new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm....
13:13, 06/10/2019

Petrobras expects Brazil Supreme Court approval for governance rules -source State-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects Brazil's Supreme Court to give its blessing on Wednesday to proposed governance rules for the sale of exploration and production (E&P) rights, according to a source with knowledge on the mat...
01:13, 06/13/2019

Renault push to block Nissan governance shift 'endangering' alliance: source Renault's recent push to block a governance overhaul at Nissan Motor Co has put the Franco-Japanese automaking alliance in jeopardy, a person familiar with Nissan's thinking told Reuters....
05:13, 06/12/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
03:39, 05/30/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Tips to improve posture People can improve their posture by practicing certain exercises and making some lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a healthful weight. Learn more about how to improve posture here....
23:00, 06/03/2019

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Five ways to improve your 5km run time Whether you want to beat you PB at Parkrun or merely speed up a little on your morning jog, here’s how to do itCharlotte Arter, the British 10,000-metre champion and Saucony ambassador, clocked the fastest female Parkrun time in the world in Cardiff ...
17:52, 06/23/2019

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern indu...
12:52, 06/01/2019

Learn to say ‘no’ and ‘yes’ for better sex… and to improve your whole life Conveying our deepest desires, likes and dislikes, to our most intimate partner is essential. Here’s how…“Yes,” I say, surprisingly firmly, to the man I have never met before, whose name I do not even know, who is massaging my back and shoulders. “Ye...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Want to improve your life? Just learn to say no We are used to saying yes to please others but it can be harmful not to be more assertive. And imagine what you can do with all that free timeWhen you ask someone how they are, 95% of the time they will answer with some version of “busy”, “good, but ...
15:26, 06/02/2019

Use MSG to Improve Airplane Food Mentally, flying is not an issue for me. It’s the physical aspects of being hurled through the air at many miles per hour that I find upsetting. Even if you don’t experience sinus pressure or motion sickness, sitting in a loud plane can alter the way...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Turkington: BMW can't do anything more to improve BTCC car British Touring Car Championship points leader Colin Turkington says his WSR team "can't do anything" to improve the BMW 330i M Sport's handling at the halfway point of the season...
14:26, 07/11/2019

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump administation rules....
00:39, 06/07/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
00:39, 06/06/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

The Best Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills We learn to talk at an early age, but most of us don’t have formal training on how to effectively communicate with others. That’s unfortunate, because it’s one of the most important life skills there is, and one you use your entire life. Whether you ...
02:26, 07/11/2019

6 ways to improve your email campaigns Want to communicate about a new product to your customer or, want them to opt for your services? An email is not just an excellent way to communicate with your customers, but also a medium of conversion for most companies. If designed well, the email...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, among other assists. In addition to catching basi...
21:52, 05/06/2019

How to improve DevOps value with containers and microservices DevOps is not simply a set of tools or systems, but rather a methodology requiring stakeholder buy-in for successful execution. DevOps is based on collaboration—using operations, best practices, and organizational culture to streamline and con...
12:52, 05/23/2019

How to easily improve your app performance with an ASO audit If your app store listing page is not optimized, it’s unlikely that you will get any organic downloads. In fact many won’t be able to even find your app.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Group 1 F&I upgrades improve profits The retailing giant has revamped its finance and insurance operations with new technology and training to help sustain consistently high performance....
13:13, 07/08/2019

How bacteria could improve soft robots E. coli is bad when it contaminates your food, but it can actually be good for robots. Scientists say synthetic bacteria could eventually repair a robot, generate energy, or detect chemicals in the environment....
23:52, 06/27/2019

Improve Your Favorite Gadgets With This $10 Sugru Kit Sugru is right up there with binder clips and the Raspberry Pi in Lifehacker’s pantheon of must-have gear, and you can pick up their Rebel Tech Kit for an all-time low $10 today. That includes four packs in four different colors, a remover tool, and ...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S. Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
19:13, 06/29/2019

Using a meditation app each day may improve your memory and attention Short bursts of app-guided meditation several times a day has been found to improve performance on memory and attention tasks in a study involving 40 adults...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Improve Your Oatmeal by Treating It Like Risotto I am a staunch savory breakfast eater. Though I love sugar, starting my day with it leads to all sorts of issues, and I just never crave sweets upon waking. For this reason, I’ve always avoided oatmeal, a bland gruel that’s usually doctored with butt...
21:39, 07/11/2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision....
09:52, 05/02/2019

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
09:52, 06/20/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target t...
23:00, 06/05/2019

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
18:13, 06/04/2019

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Department announced....
20:13, 06/04/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as con...
11:26, 05/28/2019

How the cloud is evolving to improve enterprise security Microsoft's executive vice president Jason Zander sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss cloud migration and how it benefits security in the enterprise....
22:39, 04/29/2019

How You Can Improve Your Favorite Maps App so it Doesn't Suck The mapping app on your phone isn’t always as reliable as you might hope, and despite all the advances in AI and street photography, Apple Maps and Google Maps can still benefit from some human editing. Here’s how to make your favorite maps app bette...
16:39, 07/05/2019

Driverless cars will improve traffic flow by at least 35% News 20 May, 2019 A fleet of autonomous cars working together will be able to improve traffic flow by at least 35 per cent, according to researchers...
16:52, 05/20/2019

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
12:13, 06/13/2019

Google's tweaks improve online listings Digital auto retailers are benefitting from changes in Google's search engine algorithms. The changes highlights how digital marketers have to keep pace in a world where the playing field can be adjusted at any time with little warning....
08:26, 05/04/2019

7 easy tricks you can use to improve your office on a budget As a designer, I often get asked by growing companies how they can improve their offices and create maximum impact with a minimal budget. And it’s a great question, because engaging employees is key to recruitment and retention. So, if you’re looking...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep (Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates the body's internal clock....
03:39, 05/24/2019

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying just a few extra pounds. Those who ate 300 fewer cal...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Cautious Canada will improve, says Heiner-Moller Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller conceded his side were nervous in their women's World Cup opener against Cameroon in Montpellier on Monday but said the 1-0 Group E victory will allow them to play more freely from now on....
08:39, 06/11/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings....
11:00, 05/07/2019

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, whi...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations......
18:39, 06/29/2019

Samurai Shodown will kick your ass, then encourage you to improve The new Samurai Shodown fighting game is a bit of a shock to the senses — it’s such a slow, deliberately-paced game compared with its contemporaries. And if you’re not used to it, you will get your ass kicked. Luckily, the game has such a simple and ...
06:39, 06/29/2019

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way...
14:13, 05/29/2019

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
05:13, 06/03/2019

Lexus uses 2020 RX refresh to improve infotainment The enhancements to the RX and RXL infotainment systems are likely to migrate to other vehicles in the brand's lineup, said Lisa Materazzo, vice president of Lexus marketing....
04:52, 05/30/2019

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though...
21:52, 06/23/2019

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
21:00, 05/01/2019

AP Exclusive: Synagogue just got money to improve security A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
16:52, 05/02/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Pence says Canada should work with U.S. on Cuba and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the U.S. government and Canada should work together to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable and to expose the influence of Cuba....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of L...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Cuba cancels Conga Against Homophobia parade HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government has cancelled a parade widely seen as a sign of progress on gay rights. The state-run Center for Sex Education run by Mariela Castro, the daughter of Communist Party First Secretary Raul Castro, said in a Facebook p...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
12:26, 07/14/2019

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve......
23:00, 06/27/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders while denying allegations NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s lawyer said Thursday security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Video from Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge in Manhattan showed no criminality on G...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US The Cuban government says it is renovating the Anti-Imperialist Tribune, a massive stage that was known for being an iconic site of its ideological battle with the United States....
21:26, 05/23/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
16:39, 06/05/2019

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
16:13, 06/05/2019

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to improve the country’s deepening criss exacerbated by US sanctions. The new measures were announced this w...
14:13, 07/03/2019

#MeToo Cuba: will the movement spread to the island? An abuse accusation against one of the island's most prominent musicians raises questions over Cuba's lack of #MeToo. The country currently has no organized involvement in the global feminist movement....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the ...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious diseases to coral reef preservation. A biomedical fel...
21:13, 05/29/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
15:52, 05/20/2019

IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment Predicting the severity of an individual case of IBD may help guide treatment. A new study outlines a blood-based test that can predict IBD's course....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Android Q will standardize OS navigation in bid to improve overall user experience With Google’s introduction of an iPhone X-style navigation system in Android Pie a year ago, the new interface has usurped the classic three-button system with a more gesture-based approach – although so far, it's only available on...
06:26, 05/10/2019

| Nhleko: Junior Boks' handling and discipline have to improve Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko was honest in his assessment of the team's performance in their World Rugby U20 Championship win over Georgia....
01:52, 06/10/2019

Centre To Procure 2 More Supercomputers To Improve Weather Forecast The government will procure two more supercomputers in order to improve weather forecasting in the country, a top ministry official said on Sunday, adding that the combined computing powers would be......
19:39, 06/09/2019

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Better, faster, stronger: daft to think Man City won’t improve, says Guardiola • Manager warns rivals: ‘Next season we will be stronger’• Spaniard says he will not need to give a team-talk at BrightonPep Guardiola has delivered a stark warning to the rest of the Premier League by declaring he is certain Manchester City will be ...
00:52, 05/12/2019

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor. And don't forget th...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Met Opera ticket sales improve slightly off 2015-16 low The Metropolitan Opera’s percentage of box office revenue realized rose slightly this season, giving general manager Peter Gelb hope the company’s finances have rebounded...
02:39, 05/14/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Colm Tóibín: ‘A book wouldn’t improve Trump’ The author of Brooklyn and The Master discusses fathers and families, the new wave of female Irish novelists – and the only time he wishes he owned a TVColm Tóibín is an award-winning Irish writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. He is also a profe...
22:52, 07/20/2019

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published ...
18:26, 07/12/2019

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well as scan medical images for abnormalities....
09:52, 07/09/2019

Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports to improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's main source of income....
21:26, 07/07/2019

Could a mandatory keto diet improve US military performance? The US military is studying whether a ketogenic diet can help lower obesity rates — and boost soldiers’ physical and mental performance in the field. Researchers at The Ohio State University recently published the first-ever keto study that sp...
23:26, 07/02/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Zillow now uses computer vision to improve property value estimates Real estate management and listings company Zillow says that it's now using computer vision to improve the accuracy of its home valuation estimates.Read More...
06:39, 06/27/2019

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha...
19:52, 06/14/2019

‘Disappointing’: Bill to improve support for jurors with PTSD won’t become law With Parliament not expected to resume handling of Bill C-417, it looks as though it will officially die when the writ drops to mark the start of the 2019 federal election....
23:26, 06/25/2019

F1 rulemakers' blueprint to improve racing in F1 for 2021 explained Discussions about Formula 1's 2021 rules package have centred around bold plans for regulations designed to make grand prix racing closer, more exciting and more popular with fans...
09:26, 07/17/2019

AI in medicine: Tech that can improve the patient-doctor experience Learn how using artificial intelligence in healthcare can benefit the patient—regardless of gender, age, or race. AI can especially make a difference in the medical care of women and premature babies....
23:13, 06/20/2019

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
19:52, 06/14/2019

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Harry Redknapp: ‘What would improve my life? The body of a 20-year-old’ The former football manager on cheating death, the old East End, and embarrassment in the jungleBorn in London, Redknapp, 72, became a professional footballer for West Ham in 1966. He went on to become a manager, guiding Portsmouth to their FA Cup fi...
12:26, 05/04/2019

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him....
03:26, 06/04/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mother, fleeing to Cuba NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An attorney charged with killing the mother of his young daughter last year and fleeing to Cuba has made a court appearance in New Jersey as his victim’s family announced a scholarship program in her name. James Ray III didn...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
22:26, 06/12/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
02:13, 06/02/2019

Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold VARADERO, Cuba (AP) — The battle for Cuba’s economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas. That’s because the country has launched a full-scale effort to turn ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding connectivity on the Communist-run island....
07:13, 05/30/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
12:52, 05/12/2019

Cuba says fuel shortage, blackouts are temporary, being fixed Cuban authorities sought to reassure jittery citizens this week that recent power outages and a fuel shortage were due to temporary problems that were being fixed rather than a broader decline in the economy under heavier U.S. sanctions....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela — or at least a remote coconut-strewn tro...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
02:13, 05/11/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected places on the planet....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’s dual-currency system. Cuba has a dual-currency s...
01:26, 06/28/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency Friday that ...
00:52, 05/11/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
18:52, 05/02/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a b...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raúl Jiménez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. Antuna was a late addition to the ro...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s Maduro government....
16:39, 06/05/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
17:13, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With Groping Woman NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cuba Gooding Jr.’s arrest (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Police say Cuba Gooding Jr. has been arrested and charged with forcible touching after a woman accused the actor of groping her at a New York City night spot. ...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidi...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Cuba restrictions hit cruise lines at the start of summer MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba will hit hardest at the cruise industry by taking away an increasingly popular destination at the start of the summer vacation season. Major cruise lines immediately dro...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
05:39, 06/14/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
02:39, 06/14/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
23:52, 06/13/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:52, 06/07/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
04:26, 06/10/2019

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5).        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
22:00, 06/19/2019

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational travel to Cuba by cruise ship has now been banned by th...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krak...
01:39, 07/05/2019

Google’s new travel portal will improve the way you plan your trips online Slowly but surely, Google has become a one-stop shop for everything travel related. Few sites (if any) offer a cleaner and easier approach to booking travel arrangements than Google, and now, a new travel portal for the web has made the process even ...
08:52, 05/16/2019

Assured Alisson illustrates Liverpool’s ability to learn and improve The Brazilian goalkeeper has picked up the Golden Gloves award in his first season in England and his crucial saves have taken his club into another Champions League finalAlisson was dissecting a first mistake as Liverpool’s goalkeeper when he reveal...
15:52, 05/26/2019

Troops will paint border fence to improve ‘aesthetic appearance’ Active-duty US troops are set to begin painting a year-old stretch of fencing on the Mexican border to “improve the aesthetic appearance” — at the same time tens of thousands of asylum seekers are overwhelming border facilities and personnel. Border ...
03:26, 06/07/2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve State Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political parties when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
23:13, 05/21/2019

New standard Switch model will improve battery life 40 to 80 percent Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Aban Tech) Last week, we broke down the evidence that Nintendo was working on a new model of the standard Switch to go alongside the recently announced, portable-only Switch Lite. Today, Nintendo confirmed the existence o...
19:39, 07/17/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared to improve relations and find areas of mutual cooperation. Lavrov told the top US diplomat — who als...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
16:26, 06/09/2019

Google's new tool will help European retailers improve their online experience Google has launched a new tool called Grow My Store to help European retailers improve their online experience as consumers have grown more demanding about the information and service they expect online.Retailers across Europe are struggling to meet ...
03:26, 05/15/2019

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
19:39, 06/12/2019

What is Couch to 5k? How the popular running app can aid weight loss and improve stamina LOOKING to lose weight without going to the gym? The Couch to 5k app may help you to run further and tone up. Here's all you need to know about C25K....
13:39, 06/12/2019

MainStreaming raises $6 million to improve online game broadcasts MainStreaming raised $6 million in funding to broadcast online games and other programming in the U.S. and Europe, as well as expand into cloud gaming.Read More...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Anthem thinks its ‘virtuous cycle’ with Doc.ai can improve patient care Ted Goldstein, chief artificial intelligence officer for Anthem AI, and Doc.ai cofounder Sam De Brouwer talked about health care at Transform 2019.Read More...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Trump signs executive order to improve kidney care President Trump on Wednesday told the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis. Trump signed an executive order Wednesday calling for ...
21:26, 07/10/2019

BP urges U.S. EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
00:13, 06/20/2019

New Delhi vows free transport for women in bid to improve safety NEW DELHI – India’s capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women’s safety in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas blighted by gen...
22:39, 06/03/2019

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
03:13, 06/20/2019

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
12:26, 06/20/2019

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1 • Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring - I totally understand’ • ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the front at the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton hit...
22:26, 06/23/2019

O’Rourke to release proposal that aims to improve veterans’ lives The former congressman, who is intimately aware of the challenges facing veterans, will call for more funding and ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
13:13, 06/24/2019

Midwifery students use augmented technology to improve clinical skills Midwifery students in London are learning to bring new life into the world in a radically new way with the help of augmented reality (AR) technology. ...
19:26, 06/24/2019

Lorry speed limit increases improve road safety News 26 Jun, 2019 New higher speed limits for lorries have caused the number of speeding HGVs to drop by 70 per cent, improving road safety...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Steph Houghton backs ‘scary’ England to improve at World Cup • Captain in bullish mood after narrow win over Scotland• ‘In another day we’d have scored a few more’ she saysSteph Houghton sent a warning to England’s World Cup rivals following their 2-1 defeat of Scotland on Sunday, saying it was “scary” that th...
15:39, 06/10/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
01:39, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's main source of income....
00:39, 07/08/2019

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
19:26, 07/08/2019

Health of hospitalised Tunisian president begins to improve: adviser The condition of 92-year-old Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has begun to improve, a presidential adviser told Reuters on Thursday, hours after his office said he was hospitalised for a "severe health crisis" ....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Improve Monitoring To Stop Encroachments Along Highways: Green Court The National Green Tribunal has expressed concern over the large scale encroachments along the national highways and directed the government to evolve an effective monitoring mechanism in this regard....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside representatives of March for Our Lives Arizona, an...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Lloyd's of London commissions survey to improve workplace behaviour Lloyd's of London has asked the Banking Standards Board to conduct a survey of the insurance market's 45,000 participants on issues such as honesty and respect to help to improve the working environment....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
19:26, 05/10/2019

U.S. airlines improve customer scores over past year -- slightly U.S. airlines have shown a slight improvement over the past year when it comes to passenger satisfaction, the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index said Tuesday....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Comcast's Sky adopts CFlight tool to improve data for advertisers Comcast Corp unit Sky said on Wednesday it has adopted a new tool to improve audience data for its advertisers, as Comcast looks to expand its reach following its $40 billion acquisition of the UK pay-TV provider....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Android Q is going to be smart! Using brains instead of brawn to improve gaming performance The first Android Q beta has only recently been released and the full extent of the new features it would bring is far from being available to the users just yet. However, inquisitive developers have been digging hard through the code, uncovering wha...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Fitness tips: Netball drills to improve hand-eye coordination Test yourself with these different passes, says the England Netball coach• Fit in my 40s: New to netball? Learn your positions firstJuggle the ball Hold a ball between your hands in front of your face, shoulder-width apart. Use your fingertips to tra...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Quantum measurement could improve gravitational wave detection sensitivity Minutes before dawn on Sept. 14, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) became the first-ever instrument on Earth to directly detect a gravitational wave. This work, led by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration with prominen...
22:26, 05/01/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s accuser has a ‘troubled mentality,’ defense claims The woman who says she was groped by Cuba Gooding Jr. has “certain mental characteristics” that make her likely to falsely accuse someone famous, court papers filed on behalf of the Oscar-winning actor allege....
15:39, 06/24/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China...
04:00, 07/14/2019

The island of cinemas: Cuba's faded movie theatres – in pictures In 1958, Cuba had 511 cinemas, and Havana alone had 130 – more than either New York or Paris at the time. Carolina Sandretto documents the now largely forgotten buildings for the book Cines de Cuba, published by Skira Continue reading......
14:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a U.S. government task force released on...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Cuba’s first ‘sex shop’ tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls HAVANA — An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the country to allow the sales of sex toys. Whi...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
14:00, 06/25/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the Center for Sex Education, cancelled a Saturday march....
07:00, 05/12/2019

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:......
22:00, 07/06/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday, and the decline in arrivals will further hurt Cuba's already ailing centrally planned econom...
06:39, 07/12/2019

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles wh...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
04:52, 05/11/2019

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
23:26, 05/27/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Cuba to widen food rationing as supply crisis bites Havana says it will extend the rationing of food and other products in the face of hardened US sanctions. The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is also partially to blame....
08:26, 05/11/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash Two days before the anniversary of Cuba's worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance of the plane....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions HAVANA – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5 percent this year in the wake of tighter US restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday and the decline in arrivals will further hurt Cuba’s already ailing centra...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
23:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Carnival CEO: Cuba travel ban cost us 4 to 6 cents/share in guidance Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation CEO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss how Cuba travel restrictions are impacting the company's bottom line....
01:26, 07/17/2019

Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0 Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals, and Canada breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium.       ...
07:52, 06/24/2019

Exxon Mobil sues Cuba over property expropriated in 1960 Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday sued Cuban state-owned Cuba-Petroleo and the CIMEX corporation in U.S. federal court over a refinery, gasoline stations and other assets seized in 196O after Fidel Castro’s revolution....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Gooding Jr. denies that the incident occurred, but int...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
00:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
22:52, 06/10/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
00:39, 06/06/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
15:39, 06/10/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
08:52, 06/10/2019

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro should stay in office....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
21:39, 06/13/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday, despite seve...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
22:52, 06/07/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert ...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is intact and its government commands the loyalties of ma...
12:26, 06/21/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Sexually Assaulting Claudia Oshry Cuba Gooding Jr. is denying Claudia Oshry's claims of sexual assault. Just days after the 51-year-old actor was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a club in New York--an......
18:00, 06/17/2019

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
01:13, 06/15/2019

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
05:26, 06/24/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Ni...
21:13, 06/04/2019

Cuba Plans to Ration Sales of Basic Food Items Cuba will ration sales of basic goods, officials said, as tighter U.S. sanctions and the economic implosion of key ally Venezuela puts further pressure on the Communist regime to import food staples....
00:52, 05/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman in a Manhattan nightclub.Minutes later he was char...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
21:26, 06/20/2019

Chrissy Teigen passes on new mom tips Chrissy Teigen speaks about her experience of parenting and says Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, will handle being a mom "just fine." (April 29)        ...
15:26, 04/29/2019

UA legend Dick Tomey passes away at the age of 80 Coach Dick Tomey honored during a game in 2014/ Arizona Football Facebook Page TUCSON – After a five-month battle with lung cancer, Univerisity of Arizona legend, Dick Tomey passed away Thursday at the age of 80. The former Arizona head footbal...
20:52, 05/11/2019

SummerGO Youth Passes now on sale TUCSON – This summer kids and teens can get around Tucson by using a SummerGO Youth Pass which are now on sale. Children between the ages of 6 and 18 are eligible for the pass. The pass costs $45 and provides unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tr...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
10:26, 05/01/2019

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
02:39, 06/05/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened to veto it....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Harley-Davidson Partners With Data Collection Agency To Improve Marketing Meshh, a data collection agency is collecting user behaviour data at motorcycling events to understand how attendees are engaging with the brand, and what areas of marketing Harley needs to focus on....
17:26, 07/04/2019

Australian ruling party’s chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government’s chances of being re-elected in a general election on May 18...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Australian ruling party's chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government's chances of being re-elected in a general election on May 18. Clive Palmer announced the deal with Pri...
15:13, 04/29/2019

MacBook Pro teardown dives into Apple’s efforts to improve its keyboard design After years of controversy and deserved criticism, Apple earlier this week introduced a refreshed MacBook Pro with a slightly tweaked design that, we can only hope, will address longstanding complaints about the butterfly-switch keyboard originally i...
05:26, 05/25/2019

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security U.S. hospitals are pressing medical-device makers to improve cyber defenses of their internet-connected infusion pumps, biopsy imaging tables and other health-care products as reports of attacks rise....
16:39, 05/12/2019

Xbox Boss On Microsoft’s Struggles With Game Quality And Efforts To Improve It Whatever the strengths of the Xbox platform, it’s long lagged behind Nintendo and Sony in terms of homegrown, exclusive video games. There have been highlights in its history and even some stellar games of late, such as last year’s Forza Horizon 4, b...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Mahindra Aims To Improve Car Buying Experience With Next-Gen 'World of SUVs' Dealerships Mahindra today launched the 'World of SUVs' a range of next-generation dealerships introduced to improve the car buying experience for its customer. The new World of SUVs has been built on a new, more......
13:39, 06/28/2019

Brad Barritt’s chances of playing for Saracens in Premiership final improve • Scan on centre’s hamstring shows ‘little bit better’ than feared• Leicester coach Geordan Murphy banned for three gamesSaracens remain hopeful their injured captain, Brad Barritt, could yet be fit for the Premiership final against Exeter at Twicken...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's lon...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
12:26, 05/28/2019

Ford to shed 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring to improve profits FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ford to shed 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring to improve profits....
13:13, 06/27/2019

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....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Trump executive order launches effort to improve kidney care President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday clearing the way for early transplants, home dialysis and more preventative measures for people with kidney disease....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
17:00, 05/22/2019

The Football Show: Ignore Neville's outburst, Lionesses were poor and must improve "England manager Phil Neville was left fuming by the behaviour of the Cameroon’s players but was all what it seemed? Carrie Dunn gives her view on the Lionesses’ last-16 win while Gary Al-Smith recaps the opening weekend of the Africa Cup of Nations....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introducing changes to bring about full professionalism....
20:26, 06/29/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often under...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Patent shows how Microsoft’s dual-screen laptop might improve its displays A new patent from Microsoft appears to show that the company is further exploring how to make it so that a dual-screen laptop – like its rumored Surface Centaurus – doesn’t have any inconsistencies between its twin separate displ...
14:52, 07/10/2019

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
13:26, 07/13/2019

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela....
10:52, 05/11/2019

Cuba finally legalizes independent movie-making — but censorship still an issue Cuba’s Communist government has issued a decree legalizing the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of censorship and distribution....
01:13, 06/29/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Trump threatens sanctions on Cuba over military support for Venezuela's Maduro President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would hit Cuba with sanctions and an embargo if it continued its military support for the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
23:52, 06/04/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Foreign businesses at Cuba tourism fair defy new Trump sanctions Foreign companies operating in Cuba's tourism sector said at an industry fair this week they would continue investing in the Caribbean's largest island despite new U.S. sanctions designed to choke its already beleaguered economy....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Antuna hat trick helps Mexico to Cuba rout in Gold Cup opener Uriel Antuna scored a hat-trick as Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a dominant start with a 7-0 rout of Cuba in their opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday....
09:13, 06/16/2019

Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, higher expenses Carnival cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and higher expenses related itinerary changes for one of its ships....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
19:26, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ brother seeks MLB free agency after defecting from Cuba Yoenis might not be the only Cespedes in MLB soon. Yoelkis, his half-brother, has deserted the Cuban National Team participating in the Can-Am League, according to MLB.com. Yoelkis, 21, is expected to attempt to seek a contract with a major league te...
23:13, 06/27/2019

Trump threatens 'full' embargo on Cuba over Venezuela security support President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to impose a "full and complete embargo" and further sanctions on Cuba if its Communist leadership does not immediately end its military support for Venezuela's socialist president, Nicolas Maduro....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Trump, Seeking to Put Pressure on Maduro, Threatens a Full Embargo on Cuba Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, said in an interview with CNN that Mr. Maduro had planned to flee to Cuba Monday morning, but was urged by the Russian government to stay....
03:13, 05/01/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers beg for judge to drop sex abuse case: report A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. begged a judge on Wednesday to dismiss sexual abuse and forcible touching charges against the star, saying his “life has been put on hold” as a result....
19:13, 06/26/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail sy...
08:13, 07/14/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused of Grabbing Woman's Breasts in New York Club Cuba Gooding Jr. has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a club in New York. A New York Police Department source tells E! News the 51-year-old actor is being sought on the......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Cuba's long forgotten Jewish cemetery, Holocaust monument getting restored The oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated as marble grave covers are broken with plants growing through cracks and much of the Jewish population driven away from the island....
01:39, 06/26/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar.        ...
18:52, 06/12/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:26, 06/01/2019

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart develo...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
09:26, 05/11/2019

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
18:26, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. set to appear in court as lawyer seeks to dismiss groping case Cuba Gooding Jr. will appear in court, where a judge will consider whether to toss a misdemeanor charge he groped a woman's breast in a Manhattan bar.        ...
13:52, 06/26/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
02:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover ...
11:13, 06/22/2019

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
16:52, 07/16/2019

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which p...
13:52, 06/23/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
03:26, 05/30/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
02:39, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operat...
22:39, 06/04/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
09:52, 06/04/2019

John McCain’s dog passes away after drowning in pipe PHOENIX (AP) – John McCain’s dog, who was always at the senator’s side until his death last year, died after getting stuck in a pipe and drowning on the family’s northern Arizona property. Cindy McCain told The Arizona Republi...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
22:26, 07/02/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
05:00, 05/15/2019

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
17:13, 07/11/2019

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
23:13, 07/19/2019

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
14:39, 06/12/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an app can perform Wi-Fi scans. Such scans are requi...
02:26, 05/28/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:26, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are purely stylistic."...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Eoin Morgan tells England to improve attitude in field after Pakistan loss • ‘Our fielding cost us 20 runs and that is a lot in one-day game’• Joe Root refuses to be drawn on state of ball as Pakistan bowledEoin Morgan bemoaned his England side’s attitude in the field following the 14-run defeat by Pakistan that represents ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

U.S. bargaining power won't improve if China trade war intensifies: Global Times editorial China's nationalist Global Times tabloid said in an editorial on Sunday that the United States would not have more bargaining chips at the negotiation table with China once the trade war intensifies....
03:13, 05/12/2019

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply Energy firm says project will be big step towards continuous renewable power for UKScottish Power is to undertake the most ambitious battery power project in Europe in an attempt to unlock the potential of the UK’s wind and solar farms.The company wi...
18:52, 06/10/2019

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr., Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and more celebrities in legal trouble Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged March 12 in a huge college admissions bribery case. Check out more celebrities in legal trouble this year.        ...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Cuba government announces food rations in response to dire economic crisis Commerce Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency that various forms of rationing would be employed in order to deal with shortages of staple foods. She blamed the hardening of the U.S. trade embargo by the Trump administrat...
08:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Carnival cuts full-year profit forecast, hurt by Cuba travel ban Cruise operator Carnival Corp cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and expected lower ticket prices in the coming months....
13:52, 06/20/2019

Carnival Lowers Profit Forecast on Cuba Travel Ban, Slower Europe Demand The world’s biggest cruise operator, Carnival, cut its full-year earnings outlook, citing a hit from voyage cancellations, the abrupt Cuba travel ban and weakening demand in Europe....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Maduro out of giving up power....
03:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, higher expenses Carnival Corp cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and higher expenses related itinerary changes for one of its ships....
13:52, 06/20/2019

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, ...
21:39, 06/19/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
03:26, 06/12/2019

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook's cryptocurrency plan The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its highest level in 15 months, amid renewed hype over cryptocurrencies after Facebook said it was planni...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control....
02:00, 07/20/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases. Democrats controlling the chamber are trying to dislodge t...
18:52, 05/10/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on support...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its hig...
00:13, 06/17/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
05:39, 06/04/2019

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s lik...
04:13, 06/05/2019

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational pur...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
21:39, 06/12/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors...
12:13, 06/05/2019

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
10:39, 07/19/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
17:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. carrier to deter Iran passes through Suez Canal The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, deployed by President Donald Trump's administration to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, passed through Egypt's Suez Canal on Thursday, the Suez Canal Authority said....
15:52, 05/09/2019

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
07:13, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Wisconsin Legislature passes 4 abortion bills MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on votes on abortion bills in Wisconsin (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Senate has passed four abortion bills, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The newly elected Evers ha...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City lawmakers have passed a ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items to take effect at the end of 2020. The city of more than 9 million residents – with another 11 million in surrounding areas ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children. The swe...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
02:00, 06/27/2019

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
01:13, 07/12/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
12:52, 04/30/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
20:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
01:13, 05/24/2019

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
14:26, 07/11/2019

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
18:52, 05/23/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for w...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
17:13, 05/18/2019

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
15:39, 07/01/2019

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
00:13, 06/29/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:39, 05/24/2019

Young Voter Money 2020: Democratic candidate Seth Moulton on how he can improve your finances Massachusetts Democratic congressman Seth Moulton is running for president. These are his ideas on the green economy, student debt, gun control, and regulating big tech, and how to win the votes from the millennial and Gen Z generations....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Swapping Spark Plugs for Quick Plasma Pulses Could Potentially Improve Efficiency by 20 Percent I’m not sure if you realize this, but spark plugs are older than the American Civil War. Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir first used electric spark plugs on his 1860 gas engine, and in the intervening 159 years since then, they really haven’t changed all t...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Illegal immigrant accused of murdering friend on video was supposed to be deported but Cuba refused him An illegal immigrant accused of murder is stuck on U.S. soil after officials in his home country refuse to accept his deportation because of his criminal history. ...
20:26, 04/28/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations....
04:52, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
02:26, 06/06/2019

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connection on your phone. But that will soon change, accord...
01:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump's Cuba cruise ban, weak Europe demand dent Carnival's forecast Carnival Corp cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, anticipating a hit from the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and weakening demand in Europe, sending its shares down nearly 13% to a six-month low....
18:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
09:39, 07/12/2019

Google Celebrates Lucy Wills, Who Found a Simple Solution to Improve the Health of Pregnant Women Everywhere The pioneering English hematologist Lucy Wills, whose research into women’s health during pregnancy changed the lives of millions around the globe, was celebrated in Friday’s Google Doodle. Wills conducted research into prenatal macrocyti...
15:26, 05/10/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
13:52, 07/12/2019

Paul Gustard insists he must improve after Harlequins narrowly miss out on Premiership semi-final berth Paul Gustard says Harlequins will not settle for fifth place in the Premiership next term after their season ended in agonising fashion at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday....
15:39, 05/20/2019

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night,...
08:13, 06/15/2019

Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest email urging employees to improve vehicle deliveries On Wednesday, a new email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to all employees asked them to focus on making end-of-quarter deliveries better than they have been, and called for new meetings with delivery teams every two days "to understand what's needed."...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Video game makers must manage crunch time, increase diversity to improve mental health Video game makers should do a better job of managing crunch time and increasing diversity to improve workers' mental health, a nonprofit group says.       ...
19:13, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approve...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incestSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.36pm BST Here is a statement from Planned Parenthood presi...
19:52, 05/17/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
08:13, 07/21/2019

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
17:39, 07/08/2019

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House have approved a sweeping anti-discrimination bill that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT p...
18:26, 05/17/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the N...
03:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Washington State Passes a Public Option, But Insurance Companies Will Still Get Their Cut Washington state will become the first in the U.S. to offer a public option for health insurance to all its residents, according to ABC. The option, known as Cascade Care, will include tiered plans that will cover standard health services and are exp...
06:26, 05/13/2019

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the throne, in a landmark moment in the transition away fro...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
21:13, 07/01/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different type of vehicle than what that company manufactures or distributes....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
20:00, 05/21/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to release any state tax returns of a New York citizen requested by C...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was placed on a bill in the final hours of the Legislature&...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year....
19:39, 07/09/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
20:13, 05/17/2019

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
19:26, 06/05/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
03:39, 06/04/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts sharp restrictions on the Trump administration. Pr...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Governor Doug Ducey passes adult changing table law SAHUARITA – A baby changing table inside a public restroom is common, but for adults, it is not. Three Southern Arizona moms from the advocacy group “Dignified Changes” have pushed to get changing tables for adults in Arizona public...
08:00, 05/09/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9...
21:13, 07/12/2019

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
23:26, 05/23/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
11:52, 05/24/2019

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economi...
23:00, 06/27/2019

House of Lords passes amendment to help prevent no-deal Brexit Bill could make it illegal for a Boris Johnson administration to prorogue parliamentA no-deal showdown is expected in the House of Commons on Thursday after peers passed stronger protections against the prospect of a Boris Johnson administration atte...
20:26, 07/17/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
04:26, 05/02/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump......
05:26, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Yankees’ Stephen Tarpley passes late-inning test Stephen Tarpley has made the most of his opportunity since being called up on Tuesday. Tarpley pitched a scoreless inning for a second straight day on Wednesday in an 8-7 win over the Blue Jays, preserving a one-run lead in the eighth. “He’s been thr...
07:26, 06/27/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applaude...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
12:13, 05/16/2019

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
23:13, 07/12/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the controversy over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising scandal. “There has been recent reporting co...
06:39, 05/10/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political cr...
00:52, 05/01/2019

Carnival Cruise Lines faces lawsuit over use of Cuba port allegedly stolen by Castro regime Carnival Cruise Lines is using port facilities that were stolen when Cuban dictator Fidel Castro took power, a pair of Cuban Americans alleged Thursday in historic lawsuits....
02:52, 05/03/2019

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crew member in waters off Cuba On Sunday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing Carnival Victory crew member who reportedly went overboard July 4 off the coast of Cuba.       ...
15:26, 07/08/2019