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Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war

In commemorating the 70th anniversary of the landmark Geneva Conventions, the president of the United Nations Security Council hailed the “significant body of l...

Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war

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Red Cross chief: Geneva Conventions are not being respected The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says 70 years after the Geneva Conventions were adopted to limit the barbarity of war, the terrible suffering in conflicts today shows they are not being respected...
04:52, 08/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
17:13, 08/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
10:26, 08/14/2019

IndyCar CEO Mark Miles: Challenges make an IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader a ‘longshot’ While Miles acknowledges the idea is drumming up excitement in the racing community, he doesn’t see a doubleheader in the near future as very likely.        ...
04:39, 06/07/2019

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
18:52, 08/16/2019

After years of extreme drought, Iraq’s wet winter poses new challenges YOUSSIFIYAH, Iraq — After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq’s famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Harley-Davidson has been around for 116 years — but the iconic American company is facing new challenges (HOG) Getty Images Harley-Davidson has been around since 1903. The motorcycle manufacturer has seen it all — including two world wars — but the company is now up against new challenges. But the brand remains an American icon and its history is...
03:52, 05/04/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International C...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Veterans mark 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thurs...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Veterans mark exactly 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Om...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Edmund Morris, Reagan Biographer Who Upset Conventions, Dies at 78 The author of an acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt inserted himself as a fictional narrator in his book on Reagan, a device that some scorned....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China’s economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in re-education camps without charge...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Fans mark 10 years since Michael Jackson's death Michael Jackson fans continue to grieve the loss of the "King of Pop." Claims of child molestation have marred the singer's legacy and raise questions about how to remember him....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Pride celebrations in Europe mark 50 years since Stonewall European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push back against far-right populist parties...
23:52, 07/06/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders’ summit in Warsaw...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11 National Archive documents reveal Buckingham Palace thought messages ‘a gimmick’While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 50 years ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messages to...
11:26, 07/15/2019

Pride Celebrations in Europe Mark 50 Years Since Stonewall Uprising MADRID — European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride on Saturday with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push back against far-right populist parties. This year’s events in London, Madrid and Budapest mark ...
08:39, 07/07/2019

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen Square BEIJING — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China’s economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in re-education camps without charge, student a...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Thousands mark 50 years after Stonewall LGBTQ2 rebellion in New York People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the gay rights cause considerably more visible....
06:13, 06/29/2019

Mark Steyn on Hillary Clinton: 'This isn't funny anymore,' She's responsible for the last 2 years Conservative commentator Mark Steyn responded Thursday to Hillary Clinton's latest television appearance calling the former Democratic presidential nominee "a disgrace," blaming her for the Russia investigation because "she didn't know how to lose."...
06:26, 05/03/2019

New York leads way as Pride marches mark 50 years since Stonewall – as it happened Rolling coverage of LGBTQ celebrations across the USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersA marvelous party: when gay Harlem met queer Britain 10.39pm BST That’s all for today – thanks for reading, everyone. Here’s what happened: 1...
02:13, 07/01/2019

Collection of space sounds released to mark 50 years since the moon landings - video To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, an interactive collection of the sounds of space and the history of space travel has been launched by global sound project Cities and Memory. The project, called Space is the Place, combines 80 recor...
12:26, 07/02/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
16:39, 05/26/2019

Grenfell Tower fire anniversary: Commemoration events to take place on Friday to mark two years since fatal blaze A series of events are taking place in the heart of the Grenfell community in north Kensington to mark the second anniversary of the blaze which claimed the lives of 72 people....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Wise Verstappen keeps his head amidst Hockenheim chaos Max Verstappen proved more sure-footed and level-headed than many of his more seasoned rivals on Sunday, leaving them in his wake as he sailed to victory in a chaotic and rain-hit German Grand Prix....
03:52, 07/29/2019

Death by clubbing: the brutality of Thailand's pig slaughterhouses Humane killing practices are virtually unknown in the majority of Thailand’s abattoirs, say campaigners, with millions of pigs dying in pain All photographs by Jo-Anne McArthur/We AnimalsWarning: this article includes some graphic images that some re...
14:13, 06/11/2019

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of ne...
22:26, 07/02/2019

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitc...
03:13, 08/02/2019

ATP roundup: Wawrinka among top seeds upset in Geneva Two-time winner and local favorite Stan Wawrinka was ousted in the Round of 16 at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Wednesday, as Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur rallied past him 3-6, 6-3, 6-4....
06:52, 05/23/2019

ATP roundup: Zverev cruises to Geneva quarterfinals Top-seeded German Alexander Zverev breezed through his first match at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Tuesday, downing Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-2, 6-1 in just 66 minutes to reach the quarterfinals....
02:00, 05/22/2019

2 federal lawsuits accuse police in Vermont of brutality BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest city is facing two federal lawsuits that accuse police officers of excessive force and brutality in separate episodes outside bars in September 2018. One lawsuit says Officer Jason Bellavance shoved a su...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city o...
20:13, 05/29/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano dealt injury blow amidst huge day Just as Robinson Cano was heating up, the Mets second baseman exited Sunday’s game against the Pirates with a left hamstring strain. Cano pulled up lame halfway between first and second base in the fourth inning on what would have likely become his t...
21:52, 08/04/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances, Dimitrov out at Geneva Open Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday        ...
22:39, 05/21/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday        ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reveal: Old name, new campaign, new brutality A familiar face, but Captain John Price returns to Call of Duty in an entirely new timeline and plot. [credit: Infinity Ward / Activision ] ...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
06:39, 05/25/2019

Our glorious past is what we remember. The brutality behind it we’ve forgotten | Gary Younge When we choose we can relive 1066, yet we have wilful amnesia about the shameful events of our recent historyImmediately after the second world war, German people were required to watch documentaries about the horrors of the concentration camps befor...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Italy probes police brutality against journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage shows Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
09:26, 05/25/2019

Julián Castro Wants to Stop Police Brutality by Getting Rid of Qualified Immunity “Qualified immunity” refers to one of the most powerful federal laws that protects police officers from personal liability in cases of deadly force. But if Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has his way, the doctrine will be scrapped if ...
02:26, 06/19/2019

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained a...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industry observers and global technology companies to reassess the legislation, which they say gives the go...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Italy bars McDonald's fast-food amidst monuments of ancient Rome Italy's Culture ministry on Wednesday barred the construction of a McDonald's fast-food restaurant next to the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome, with Mayor Virginia Raggi saying "the wonders of Rome must be protected"....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open GENEVA (AP) — Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round on Monday. Now ranked No. 317, the 34-year-old Tipsarevic is back in ATP Tour main draws after mis...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Top-seeded Zverev to face Jarry in Geneva Open final GENEVA (AP) — Alexander Zverev will seek his first title this season against 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry in the Geneva Open final on Saturday. Top-seeded Zverev was pushed hard in a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win over Federico Delbonis of Argentina in the last ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Zverev defeats Delbonis to reach Geneva Open final "Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final."...
23:52, 05/24/2019

Geneva Motor Show: A $19 Million Bugatti and Supercars to Spare Here is a little secret: The “Black Car” at the show is merely a mock-up of what the finished product will look like, with no interior and nothing under the hood....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Steinmetz will fight corruption charges in Geneva court: lawyer Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz rejects Swiss corruption charges against him in connection with winning mining contracts in Guinea and will appear in court to fight them, his Geneva lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday....
16:39, 08/13/2019

Battling Zverev books Geneva Open final with Jarry Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and serve?' Late-night comics focused on the latest Trump controversy and highlighted a viral video of cops threatening a black family in PhoenixLate-night hosts made light of Trump’s re-election campaign efforts, his interview with George Stephanopoulos, and hi...
19:39, 06/18/2019

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. ...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism Protests that erupted in West Papua over the weekend turned violent Monday when demonstrators set fire to a parliament building and local stores in anger against alleged police brutality committed against ethnic Papuans....
18:52, 08/19/2019

Syrians ‘exposed to brutality every day’ as thousands continue fleeing ISIL’s last stand In eastern Syria, 13,000 people have arrived at a protection camp in just the last week, after fleeing fighting in the last ISIL extremist stronghold in Deir-Ez-Zor governorate, the UN’s emergency coordination office, OCHA, said on Friday....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Mark Consuelos admits he's 'just getting' marriage after 23 years with Kelly Ripa Mark Consuelos, who has been married to Kelly Ripa for more than two decades, says he doesn't "think I could give anybody advice."        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Sri Lanka Facebook says that in Sri Lanka, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.Read More...
09:39, 06/21/2019

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
00:26, 07/17/2019

Anti-abortion arguments limiting veterans’ access to IVF COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal program to help injured veterans and their spouses conceive children through in vitro fertilization is being hobbled by anti-abortion forces that oppose how the process can lead to embryos being destroyed. Since 2012, Democ...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Canon EOS M5 Mark II rumored to launch alongside the EOS M6 Mark II Rumors of the arrival of two new APS-C mirrorless cameras from Canon began back in October 2018, but there hasn’t been much noise about the EOS M5 Mark II and the EOS M6 Mark II... until now.The rumor mill has picked up whispers of Canon annou...
02:52, 07/25/2019

Zverev saves 2 match points, beats Jarry to win Geneva title GENEVA (AP) — Alexander Zverev saved two match points after waiting out two long rain delays to win his first title this season, beating Nicolas Jarry 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8) in the Geneva Open final on Saturday. Fifth-ranked Zverev clinched when Jarry sen...
22:39, 05/25/2019

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Game of Thrones: Judging the brutality and morality of unleashing dragon fire on innocents Even in a fake world, it's hard to miss the parallels between the atrocities of Game of Thrones and the decisions real humans are capable of in war.        ...
07:13, 05/18/2019

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
21:39, 08/16/2019

See You Yesterday cleverly blends sci-fi, youthful charm, and the harsh reality of police brutality In his feature-length debut, See You Yesterday, co-writer and director Stefon Bristol asks one of sci-fi’s most indulgent questions: If you had the power to travel through time, what would you go back and change? When 16-year-old science prodigy Clau...
05:39, 05/16/2019

UK halts sale of teargas to Hong Kong amid police brutality claims Jeremy Hunt calls for investigation into ‘violent scenes’ during protestsThe UK is suspending future sales of teargas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong until an independent investigation is held into allegations of police brutality durin...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Florida Cop Accused of Racism, Brutality and Sexual Assault Named Officer of the Year A Florida police chief said he will review his department’s process of handing out its annual Officer of the Year award after its most recent recipient was also named in two excessive force lawsuits and a citizen review board called his conduct “unpr...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Russia to rework draft law on limiting foreign ownership in top IT firms: IFX Russia will rework a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major IT companies to take into account the opinions of market players including Yandex, Interfax said on Tuesday, citing the lawmaker who drew up the proposal, Anton Gorelkin....
22:00, 07/30/2019

Limiting parts "sensible solution" to major F1 2021 schedule change Giving teams a set amount of homologated parts to use at a grand prix has been tipped as a "sensible solution" to Formula 1's proposed major 2021 schedule change...
16:39, 06/13/2019

California governor signs law aimed at limiting police shootings SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is changing the standards for when police can use lethal force under a law signed Monday that seeks to reduce officer-involved shootings. “We are doing something today that stretches the boundary of possibility and sen...
05:13, 08/20/2019

Iowa governor signs bill limiting funds for sex-reassignment DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a budget bill that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding to pay for sex-reassignment surgery. The Republican governor signed the Health and Human Services funding bill on Friday and opted not to is...
03:39, 05/04/2019

CDC says eight in ten US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study....
19:52, 07/11/2019

‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns UN agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts The UN programme leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections is slowing, and some countries experie...
20:52, 07/16/2019

Zverev outlasts Jarry in thrilling final to clinch Geneva Open title "Germany\u0027s Alexander Zverev did his French Open preparations a world of good by beating Chile\u0027s Nicolas Jarry 6-3 3-6 7-6(8) in a gruelling, rain-hit final at the Geneva Open on Sunday."...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview bet...
01:14, 08/19/2019

HBO 'Watchmen' series to tackle white supremacy, police brutality — with Robert Redford as President Robert Redford will star as himself — and the longest-serving President in United States history — in the upcoming HBO series "Watchmen," based on the classic DC graphic novel....
18:13, 07/25/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law limiting police use of deadly force California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law restricting law enforcement's use of deadly force Monday, calling for "respect for human life and dignity."...
02:26, 08/20/2019

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday....
17:52, 07/21/2019

Roger Federer rips WTA rule limiting how often Coco Gauff can play Roger Federer wants to see more players like teenage phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff on the court. In light of Gauff’s record-breaking Wimbledon — becoming the youngest player ever to qualify for the tournament and promptly beating V...
18:39, 07/10/2019

Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggests.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Rival plans to stop no-deal Brexit clash, limiting their chances Opposition parties launched rival campaigns to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson and stop him taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, illustrating fractures in the anti-Brexit movement that make neither scheme likely to succeed....
14:52, 08/15/2019

Tennis: Zverev outlasts Jarry in thrilling final to clinch Geneva Open title Germany's Alexander Zverev did his French Open preparations a world of good by beating Chile's Nicolas Jarry 6-3 3-6 7-6(8) in a grueling, rain-hit final at the Geneva Open on Sunday....
23:39, 05/25/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
23:00, 05/27/2019

Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects There are meditation apps, exercise programs and herbal teas. Are they effective? “Standing up and walking to the restroom” may work just as well, one expert says....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Barr says Mueller asked DOJ to send letter limiting testimony to ‘boundaries' of report Attorney General Bill Barr told Fox News on Tuesday that it was former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team who asked the Justice Department to send Mueller a letter telling him to keep his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "within the boundarie...
20:39, 07/23/2019

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap nuclear arsenals....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Ricky Gervais calls out liberal activists for 'milkshaking' trend, limiting free speech Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais took a shot at the recent trend of left-leaning activists throwing milkshakes at conservative politicians, pundits and protesters. ...
14:52, 07/01/2019

U.N. Secretary-General warns world 'not on track' to limiting temperature rise to 1.5 percent: TVNZ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises to 1.5%, TVNZ reported on Sunday, during his visit to New Zealand....
11:39, 05/12/2019

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Bride walks down aisle and dances with son who has 'life-limiting' heart defect: 'Literally everyone started crying' Maxine Connelly didn’t know if her son would live long enough to ever see her get married, which made it extra special when the 8-year-old walked her down the aisle at her wedding....
21:39, 07/10/2019

I Wouldn't Even Make My Worst Enemy, Who Happens to Be Mark Zuckerberg, Listen to 90 Minutes of Mark Zuckerberg Bloviating About, Uh, People, or Technology, or Something First off, Mark, I’m sorry you had to find out this way but in fact, you are my professional nemesis. Of all the tech titans living rent-free in my brain, some are arguably more evil than you, but none soar to the same disruptive heights of molar-gri...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Liverpool vs Lyon: Prediction, tickets, LIVE stream, TV, lineups, team news – 2019 Geneva pre-season preview Jurgen Klopp will be looking for a response from Liverpool as the Champions League winners take on Lyon having been thrashed by Napoli in their previous pre-season outing....
15:13, 07/29/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence...
02:26, 08/15/2019

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 28 through September 30, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel i...
06:39, 05/02/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is also the season when the world comes most fully to ...
00:39, 08/10/2019

Mets Extend Olive Branch To Fans By Limiting Their Ability To Watch The Mets The Mets are a revolving door of controversy and incompetence, as the most recent New York team to win a pennant(!) has spent the past month (or two, or three...) plagued by internal anger, poor play, and a tendency to kill off ex-players before they...
01:00, 07/24/2019

NBA will allow coach's challenges this summer Coaches will get one challenge per game that can be used only on foul calls, goaltending, basket interference and plays when the ball is knocked out of bounds....
18:52, 06/28/2019

Tackling 5G's security challenges 5G has tremendous potential to transform our lives, with the promise of enabling a truly connected world where smart cities, autonomous cars and smart factories are not just an aspirational concept but a reality. According to recent research from Eri...
16:00, 07/23/2019

A New Set Of Pre-Cataclysm Challenges Is Live In Anthem Over the weekend, BioWare’s loot shooter Anthem received a new set of Challenges called “The Oncoming Storm.” They appear to be a precursor to the game’s upcoming Cataclysm event, which will introduce a new limited-time mode, but players have already...
16:52, 07/22/2019

‘White Lightning’ challenges NFL’s Ted Ginn to $10,000 bet Ted Ginn Jr. may have spoken too, uh, fast. The longtime speedy NFL wide receiver, now with the Saints, issued a challenge last week. On Bleacher Report’s “The Lefkoe Show,” he dared any challengers to meet him for a race, “po...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Snakeybus Challenges You To Drive A Bus That Keeps Getting Longer In Snakeybus, as in life, you are your own greatest enemy. The game, in which you drive a winding, multi-sectioned bus that grows longer every time you drop off passengers, skillfully communicates a busload of resonant platitudes. Don’t look back, le...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Puffins fill up nesting islands despite challenges The National Audubon Society says Atlantic puffins are well on their way to setting a record. They're having most successful mating seasons in years.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
10:26, 06/03/2019

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. Presi...
00:39, 07/02/2019

The GOP Senator Who Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide author...
18:26, 06/14/2019

Hiring challenges have Toyota focused internally Companies can work around recruiting talent challenges by focusing on "scaling up talent" from their ranks, especially for hard-to-fill jobs, says Terri Von Lehmden, vice president of human resources at Toyota Motor North America....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
08:52, 07/19/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
10:13, 05/09/2019

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Bar...
14:39, 07/05/2019

Google’s ML-Net challenges musicians to improvise and collaborate with AI Google's ML-Net helps musicians improvise and react to unexpected music combinations, something its creator hopes will help them discover new music.Read More...
02:39, 06/27/2019

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
17:26, 08/08/2019

A new era brings new challenges to automaker-supplier relations As vehicle technology grows more complex, the electrical and electronics purchasing area is becoming a new sore spot in supplier and automaker relations....
07:13, 06/17/2019

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as......
13:13, 07/16/2019

MediaTek challenges Qualcomm with premium 5G chip MediaTek has announced a 5G processor at Computex in Taiwan that it hopes will allow it to challenge Qualcomm’s supremacy in the premium smartphone market.The new 7nm System-on-a-Chip (SoC) is based on Arm’s Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

"Come, Debate With Me. I'm Also Gujarati", Sam Pitroda Challenges PM Modi Congress leader Sam Pitroda challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on "issues", alleging the BJP government had failed to deliver on promises made during the 2014 Lok Sabha election......
19:52, 05/09/2019

Challenges For BJP, Alliance In UP's Last 2 Phases: Prannoy Roy Analyses UP elections will be held on 27 seats in the coming phases - all in eastern Uttar Pradesh, that includes Varanasi, the seat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gorakhpur, the stronghold of Chief......
21:26, 05/09/2019

Superlatives flow for Koepka but challenges lie ahead Brooks Koepka received lots of plaudits for his PGA Championship victory on Sunday and the American will no longer be able to slip into major championships almost unnoticed as he has become the man to beat for the foreseeable future at least....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the poten...
11:39, 05/26/2019

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said its online-marketing business was facing near-term headwinds....
01:00, 05/17/2019

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which ...
13:39, 05/30/2019

NBA tells teams that coaches’ challenges are coming The NBA told teams on Friday that coaches may challenge one call per game next season, provided the measure gets expected approval from the board of governors. According to the memo, coaches will be allowed to challenge a called foul, an out-of-bound...
19:00, 06/28/2019

NBA Set To Add Coach's Challenges To Review System Next Season According to a memo reportedly sent Friday morning, the NBA will be experimenting with adding a coach’s challenge to its current replay review system. The trial will begin with summer league basketball next month, but the league “anticipates using th...
01:00, 06/29/2019

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's chal...
20:39, 07/12/2019

Ariana Grande Opens Up About the Challenges of Touring: ''I Cry a Lot'' Ariana Grande isn't holding back anymore. The "NASA" songstress is opening up about her "wild" experience on her Sweetener tour (and life in general). While she......
07:52, 07/08/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
20:26, 05/05/2019

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion ...
21:39, 06/27/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know...
19:26, 08/08/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
20:13, 05/08/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have beg...
03:26, 06/23/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Yoga, Pilates and balance challenges: How some NFL players take their training outside the box Several New Orleans Saints' 2019 offseason regimen goes beyond tried-and-true strength and speed training. One goal: find an edge over the competition       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
17:00, 05/22/2019

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
00:39, 06/01/2019

Sports Direct challenges Debenhams restructure plan Retail mogul and Debenhams shareholder Mike Ashley has challenged the high street chain's plans to restructure the business following its rescue from administration in April....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Chef League challenges you to improvise recipes like the pros Chef League is a game that teaches you about flavors. Made by a Harvard professor, it is a new kind of game that could be appealing to different audiences.Read More...
19:52, 05/31/2019

Brazil challenges Russia, China on Venezuela crisis Brazil’s foreign minister plunged immediately into the divisive question of Venezuela on Friday, urging his counterparts from BRICS nations Russia, China, India and South Africa to hear Venezuelans’ ”cry for freedom.”...
01:39, 07/27/2019

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting up an investigative team with the power to name perpetrators of chemical attacks. The draft resolution...
07:26, 05/17/2019

James Marsden on Dead To Me, and the challenges of playing a douchebag Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini star in Netflix’s new murder mystery comedy Dead To Me, which premieres its 10-episode first season this Friday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with co-star James Marsden to talk about the show, and the cha...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
20:13, 05/31/2019

"Opportunities In Challenges": Top Quotes Of PM Modi's Varanasi Address Prime Minister Narendra Modi today slammed the "professional pessimists" for their criticism of the government's vision to make India a $5 trillion economy, saying that people should stay away from......
11:53, 07/06/2019

Jaguar Woes Add To Challenges For India's Most Indebted Empire Although Jaguar posted a net income of 119 million pounds ($151 million) this week, debt at owner Tata Motors Ltd. has grown to almost $14 billion, as it struggles to tide over a demand slump in......
12:13, 05/22/2019

US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids American families with military health insurance may be more likely to experience difficulties with access to healthcare than civilian families with other types of medical benefits, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00, 08/06/2019

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as well, says a new report on global working conditions....
17:13, 05/06/2019

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
04:13, 06/05/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is based on Buddhism and forces children to participate in meditation....
21:26, 05/07/2019

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Harris challenges Biden in breakout U.S. debate performance Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
11:13, 06/28/2019

Vodafone launches 5G in Germany, challenges D.Telekom on price Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than the market leader that went live last week....
05:52, 07/17/2019

Streaming Service Challenges Broadcasters with Free TV Feeds A streaming service that offers free broadcast TV to cord-cutters is winning support from some big media players, five years after a similar venture was quashed in court....
16:52, 07/01/2019

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Chelsea challenges FIFA transfer ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chelsea has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a one-year transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaking youth transfer rules. The court has confirmed the expected appeal, adding it is “not p...
14:13, 06/07/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
17:39, 06/07/2019

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
17:52, 06/19/2019

Sea-Watch group challenges Italy's ban on entering waters Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others....
20:52, 05/18/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red ...
17:39, 06/03/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges Jordan's King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Target's Deal Day challenges Amazon's Prime event Target is going head to head with Amazon's Prime Day this year by debuting an event call "Deal Days"-- and yes, it'll also last for 48 hours. In a bid to compete with Amazon for your hard-earned dollars, the retailer is also holding an onli...
08:39, 06/26/2019

UP Cop Challenges Charges Against Him For Unnao Teen's Father's Murder An Uttar Pradesh Police constable on Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging framing of charges against him for the alleged murder of the Unnao rape survivor's father and framing him in......
15:00, 08/21/2019

Emergency aid bill challenges Pelosi’s grip on Democrats A $4.5 million House bill aimed at providing more funding to migrant families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border is posing a challenge to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grip on her party, as its liberal faction argue it doesn’t go far enough...
09:26, 06/25/2019

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting someth...
10:00, 05/24/2019

My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles Jane Couch on the night she proved she could compete at the top level The post My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
20:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
10:52, 08/16/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
15:13, 05/29/2019

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worth...
07:52, 06/23/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
13:39, 06/14/2019

No amount of hope or optimism will ease Johnson's challenges Today was the last day of term in Westminster - but one where the new headteacher turned up early, a tantalising glimpse of political life in September....
18:13, 07/25/2019

Lawsuit challenges Maryland ban on broadcasting court cases COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Several journalists and community organizers in Baltimore have sued to challenge a Maryland law’s ban on broadcasting digital recordings of criminal court proceedings. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday asks the court to...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
04:26, 08/15/2019

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
00:00, 06/15/2019

US defense will face greater challenges in knockout round Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense, especially after that 13-goal game to open the Women's World Cup       ...
22:13, 06/22/2019

Huami’s $188 Amazfit Verge 2 challenges Apple Watch with 4G and ECG Xiaomi-backed smartwatch maker Huami has a new challenger to the Apple Watch, including several very compelling features at under half Apple's price.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future d...
21:00, 06/24/2019

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
19:52, 06/04/2019

HBO’s summer of drama bummers continues for Years And Years The most talked-about HBO series of the season each provide their own unique reasons to feel uneasy about the world beyond our screens, and the premium-cable channel concludes the summer bummer trilogy that started with Chernobyl and Euphoria with a ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are bei...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
23:26, 06/03/2019

Mauritania opposition candidate challenges presidential election result The third place candidate in Mauritania's presidential election filed an appeal late on Tuesday contesting the victory of ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani....
13:39, 06/26/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...
21:39, 07/09/2019

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
20:26, 05/24/2019

Pelosi hopes photo of migrants challenges White House WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling The Associated Press that she hopes a photo of the bodies of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter will challenge the Trump administration’s conscience. The picture raced across t...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Blue Origin challenges Pentagon’s plan on satellite launches Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Jeff Bezos, on Monday challenged a Pentagon program that would award just two companies contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars to fly national security satellites to space....
07:26, 08/13/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Diverse field of Dems presents production challenges for debates The 20 presidential candidates taking the national stage during the two-night Democratic primary debates are ready for their close-ups — thanks to some ace TV-production experts. The Wednesday and Thursday debates will feature a historically diverse ...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off Trading her all-concealing crimson-and-white “work clothes” for a sunny canary dress, The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss nonetheless came to Friday’s Late Show ready to get down to business. Quizzed by Stephen Colbert about her career-long facil...
14:00, 06/08/2019

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
14:13, 06/17/2019

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over one of the May bank holiday weekends — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Iran challenges Europe and China to stand up to US over nuclear deal Iran is now giving them 60 days to take significant strides or face a potentially severe new crisis in the Middle EastBy taking a couple of small, carefully calibrated steps towards the exit from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has given Europe and China...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
17:26, 05/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren challenges Biden on abortion, says Trump should be 'in handcuffs' Elizabeth Warren in an Indiana town hall Wednesday night challenged Joe Biden on abortion, saying the 2020 Democratic frontrunner is wrong to not support the repeal of the Hyde Amendment – which prevents federal funding for ending pregnancies....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several enormous challenges, experts say....
19:26, 08/06/2019

Boy challenges neighbors to random acts of kindness after El Paso shooting An 11-year-old boy with a heart of gold is challenging the community of El Paso to commit random acts of kindness as a way to help the city heal from Saturday’s deadly massacre. In what has been dubbed the #ElPasoChallenge on social media, Rube...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Sta...
10:26, 06/28/2019

Jets training camp: Comebacks, newcomers and challenges to watch for With the Jets reporting to training camp Wednesday, here’s a look at their biggest issues: Biggest comeback The Jets need Marcus Maye to return to the form he showed as a rookie and show he can stay on the field. Last year, ankle, thumb and shoulder ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

China's Xi says country has ability and confidence to meet all challenges: Xinhua China has the conditions, ability and confidence to meet all risks and challenges and its economy is stable and healthy, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media on Tuesday according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
02:13, 06/05/2019

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges - summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:39, 06/30/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
21:26, 06/04/2019

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
12:26, 07/18/2019

Electric Bikes Proposal For Indian Market Has Challenges, Say Observers The proposal to make most two-wheelers electric by 2025 will need accelerated product development, across segments by two-wheeler manufacturers, but will also require localisation of the supply chain......
14:13, 05/27/2019

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s face attacked the constitutionality of the state’s laws governing insanity defenses. Austin Harrouff’s attorneys argued T...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
23:00, 05/15/2019

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
20:13, 06/17/2019

In breakout debate performance, Harris challenges Biden on race Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
17:52, 06/20/2019

CEOs in Health Care Discuss Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Tech is reshaping pharmaceutical research, opioid-addiction treatment and other areas in health care, but change hasn’t been as fast or dramatic as some hoped, industry leaders said at The Wall Street Journal Health Forum....
02:00, 05/02/2019

AI projects likely to face challenges, failures as bandwagon fills up, surveys say IDC finds that a bevy of companies want to become AI first even though they may not have a strategy or idea of what cultural goal is exactly. Here's a look at a few other AI landmines....
16:26, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
23:00, 05/29/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges rival to back Brexit deadline Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny....
01:39, 06/26/2019

'Apex Legends' will keep players busy with daily and weekly challenges Respawn has a straightforward way to keep its hordes of Apex Legends players coming back: it's borrowing a page from other battle royale shooters. The studio has teased Season 2 Battle Pass plans that will include daily and weekly challenges to...
00:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group on Tuesday said it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact gleaned from images of the driest places on Earth; a video of legal cases with evidence obtained through...
17:13, 05/10/2019

UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Jesse Watters challenges Rep. Omar: 'Please say one good thing about America' Fox News' Jesse Watters took on Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., over her criticism of the U.S. government's role during the ongoing push for regime change in Venezuela....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Weborama Parent Challenges Amazon for Sizmek Ad-Server Business Ycor, a French startup behind data marketing service Weborama, said Friday that making a bid higher than the Amazon offer “is the best decision from an industry perspective.”...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Real estate: 3 challenges facing first-time homebuyers this spring Challenges for first-time homebuyers this spring include prices, and availability of homes and mortgages.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wife and five kids he shared what fatherhood was like...
06:26, 05/31/2019

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at the big cardboard box makers in the U.S....
16:52, 07/13/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of p...
19:00, 06/02/2019

With Roadshow, Amit Shah Challenges Shatrughan Sinha In His Backyard BJP chief Amit Shah today took out a roadshow in Bihar's Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency to support Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a high-profile contest against actor-turned-politician......
23:26, 05/11/2019

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
22:26, 06/02/2019

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Once again, Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise — this time to the ‘bottle cap challenge’ "This could be Tom Cruise's head," the 'Sorry' singer said in a video posted to social media before completing what's known as the "bottle cap challenge."...
16:52, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Africa. The startup counts a prominent tech titan among its investors....
17:26, 07/26/2019

US Man Challenges 76-Year Murder Sentence, Says Witness "Legally Blind" Ronald Moore was in the back seat of a car on a June night in 2011, court records say, when the car started to overheat. His younger brother, Rondell Moore, pulled into a BP gas station parking lot in......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Mets respond big time after brass challenges Mickey Callaway Either Jeff Wilpon and Brodie Van Wagenen’s words provided instant motivation that was lacking or Derek Jeter’s flat-lining Marlins served as the perfect antidote for what ailed the Mets. It’s safe to say the latter — almost certainly the latter. Bef...
05:39, 05/11/2019

World Cup Reporters Find Huge Audiences and Familiar Challenges The Women’s World Cup set records for television audiences worldwide, but the growth magnified challenges for reporters who started chronicling the sport before its big breakout....
23:52, 07/04/2019

Netflix's biggest challenges in the US and internationally are bubbling to the surface (NFLX) Netflix Netflix's weak second quarter sheds light on the biggest challenges that lie ahead for the streaming-TV giant. New competition in the US from services like Disney Plus could force Netflix to rethink its pricing strategy. Partnerships will be...
01:26, 07/22/2019

Fiat Chrysler seeks Renault merger to meet auto challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday in a move to cope with the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest carmaker....
12:52, 05/27/2019

UN anti-racism panel challenges Palestinians on alleged 'schoolbook hate' A United Nations body challenged the Palestinian Authority’s record on fighting racism and anti-Semitism on Tuesday in what some organizations called “a rare move.”...
08:26, 08/15/2019

China will keep calm in face of trade talk challenges: People's Daily China will keep calm against threats of higher tariffs from the United States and has "complete confidence" in its ability to face challenges in trade talks, a commentary in China's top newspaper said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/08/2019

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
16:26, 05/26/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
08:39, 05/27/2019

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
02:39, 06/19/2019

Fortnite Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Location for Downtown Drop Challenges Fortnite Downtown Drop Challenges went live this week, giving players loads of cool new things to do in Creative mode. Here's how you complete the Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Challenge!...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
01:00, 05/23/2019

This Super Mario battle royale game challenges you to outrun 74 other Marios After PUBG introduced the world to the concept of ‘battle royale’ games, a number of games in the genre starting cropping up overnight including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Tetris 99. Now, there’s a new battle royale game in the h...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Costume designer Jennifer Rogien on the challenges of dressing Russian Doll Russian Doll is one of our favorite shows of the year, thanks in part to its twisty puzzle-box narrative, and a dynamite performance from Natasha Lyonne. We recently sat down with Russian Doll costume designer Jennifer Rogien to talk through her appr...
01:52, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court returns to face challenges to census, political districts The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes Monday to weigh in on nearly a dozen key cases -- including redrawing districts and the Trump administration's effort to ask about citizenship during th...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Even in a ‘golden age’ for gaming, video game trade group’s new CEO faces challenges The video game industry is booming like never before ahead of the annual E3 conference, but regulators are casting a close eye on the burgeoning sector....
18:26, 06/06/2019

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Iraq war vet Chris Kelley challenges Ilhan Omar for seat in Congress A veteran Minneapolis cop and decorated US Army vet will run as an independent to challenge Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar — and said Friday that her comments about 9/11 prompted his decision. “It was very dismissive and disrespectful,” Chris Kelley told...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
02:39, 07/05/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. housing starts rise in April; supply challenges remain U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in April and activity in the prior month was stronger than initially thought, suggesting declining mortgage rates were starting to provide some support to the struggling housing market....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Fortnite 14 Days of Summer DAY 3 COUNTDOWN: New Challenges, Rewards, Skins and LTMS The Fortnite Summer event '14 Days of Summer' is well underway and getting ready to drop its latest series of LTMs, challenges and rewards for day 3. Here's everything you need to know....
07:26, 06/27/2019

INX Case: Karti Chidambaram Challenges Notice To Vacate Delhi Home Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, on Thursday challenged before the adjudicating authority, PMLA, the Enforcement Directorate's notice to vacate his Jor Bagh residence in......
10:26, 08/01/2019

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber challenges presidential hopefuls to visit Poor People’s Campaign leader travels to Reserve, Louisiana, town with America’s highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxinsThe social justice and moral revival campaigner Rev William Barber has called on 2020 presidential candidates to visit Reser...
09:00, 07/28/2019

People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning for Office. This Group Wants to Change That When Alexandria Knox was preparing for her New Hampshire legislative race, she had some questions about how best to handle her blindness on the campaign trail. The National Council on Independent Living had the answers. One of the nation’s lead...
05:13, 06/12/2019

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing economy....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Read Mueller opening statement: Russian interference among 'most serious' challenges to democracy Mueller is expected to testify on Capitol Hill for hours about his investigation into Russian interference, possible coordination by members of President Donald Trump's campaign, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself....
16:26, 07/24/2019

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
07:39, 05/29/2019

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
13:52, 05/31/2019

Warren and Sanders face fierce challenges by moderates during tense debate Leading liberal contenders face challenges from more moderate candidates on first night of second debates in DetroitThe progressive Democratic presidential frontrunners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren faced fierce challenges on Tuesday from moder...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Spain's Socialists bask in election glory, but pressing challenges lie ahead Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez celebrated an electoral triumph in Madrid Sunday night but he and his party have multiple challenges ahead of them....
10:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group said on Tuesday it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Liam Gallagher challenges Sadiq Khan over rise in knife crime Former Oasis frontman says he worries about safety of his teenage children in LondonLiam Gallagher has criticised London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, over rising knife crime in the capital and expressed his fears for the safety of his children.The former Oas...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Quarterback transfers are surging and creating challenges for college football coaches The rise in quarterback transfers has left head coaches scrambling to fill depth charts and locate what is increasingly rare: the developed backup.        ...
15:39, 05/21/2019

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical or mental faculties on the 2020 debate stage. ...
19:39, 07/16/2019

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
22:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
17:26, 05/29/2019

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges....
18:00, 05/21/2019

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan....
21:39, 07/10/2019

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
16:26, 07/11/2019

Despite ‘considerable progress,’ Somalia needs help tackling political, economic and rights challenges, says UN expert Although Somalia has made “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is much more to do,” a United Nations expert said on Thursday, urging the international community to assis...
17:52, 07/25/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Week 1 Challenges LIVE: Visit all 7 Sky Platforms, Ride the Slipstream Epic has revealed the first set of Challenges for Week 1 of Season 9 of Fortnite - it's an impressive list that makes use of all the new mechanics. Here's what you need to know....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Belgium's Michel, European Council president-elect, sees 'immense' challenges Charles Michel, Belgium's prime minister who EU leaders have chosen as the next European Council president, said on Tuesday that Europe is facing "immense" challenges....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Eoin Morgan challenges England to approach New Zealand final with the same joy that saw them thrash Australia England captain Eoin Morgan says his players "loved every ball" of their sensational World Cup semi-final win over Australia, and called on them to embrace Sunday's final in similar fashion....
03:26, 07/12/2019

Mazda Challenges BMW and Mercedes, Shames Toyota With Development of New Straight-Six Skyactiv-X Engine According to the March 2019 fiscal year results report, Mazda is apparently developing an all-new straight-six engine with Skyactiv-X technology, joining BMW, Mercedes, and Jaguar with renewed commitment to the best engine you can put in a car, and m...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
09:39, 07/01/2019

Fortnite Utopia Challenges: How to unlock Season 9 Mystery Skin from new Challenge list Epic has introduced a new set of challenges into Fortnite via the Utopia Challenges in Season 9. Here's everything you need to know about these new mysterious tasks....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Fortnite Week 2 challenges COUNTDOWN: Oversized Phone, Air Vents and more Season 9 leaks Fortnite is releasing the Challenges for Season 9, Week 2 on Thursday and - as ever - it looks like the challenges players will have to complete have leaked....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Maximum Security owner challenges four Kentucky Derby contenders to $20 million rematch Maximum Security owner Gary West is challenging four other Kentucky Derby horse owners to another race, with $20 million on the line.        ...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
16:13, 05/27/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino challenges Jan Vertonghen to win back his place in the team Mauricio Pochettino says Jan Vertonghen will have to 'work hard' to win back his place in the Tottenham team after missing the 3-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday ....
01:00, 08/11/2019

Trump, RNC file legal challenges to Calif. law seeking release of the president’s tax returns The measure, signed late last month by Gov. Gavin Newsom, requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to disclose tax returns to qualify for the primary ballot....
03:52, 08/07/2019

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
15:52, 06/14/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
22:13, 06/11/2019

Pose Cast on New Season 2 Challenges, the Show's Continued Importance and Emmy Buzz Pose isn't just a groundbreaking TV show, it's also a good TV show. FX's period drama following the lives of several LGBTQ characters returns for a second season and the......
19:52, 06/11/2019

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
15:26, 06/17/2019

ACLU challenges bail bonds system after bounty hunters charged with assault Advocates hope suit over 2017 incident where men broke into a Montana home after a missed court date will effect the industry’s legalityEugene Mitchell and his wife, Shayleen, were sleeping comfortably in their bed at home in Lolo, Montana, when they...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
18:52, 04/28/2019

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met....
20:00, 04/28/2019

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
13:52, 06/13/2019

India's removal of Kashmir special status may face legal challenges: lawyers India's move on Monday to strip Kashmir of special rights is likely to face legal challenges, constitutional experts and Supreme Court lawyers said, with some questioning the legality of the route used to make the change....
11:26, 08/06/2019

Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Release date, start time, Challenges, Rewards, LTM schedule Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Event has a confirmed start date from Epic Games. Here's everything we know, including a suspected Start time and the leaked challenges and rewards....
16:52, 06/24/2019

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
02:13, 06/15/2019

Fortnite Horde Rush Challenges, Rewards and leaked Fiend Wrap coming in 9.21 Update The Fortnite 9.21 Update just dropped and the Horde Rush LTM should be coming to the game very soon. Here's a look at the new Challenges and Rewards also on offer....
13:52, 06/12/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenges front office to make moves before trade deadline Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenged president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and the team's front office to make moves before the July 31 trade deadline....
19:13, 07/23/2019

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” To cheer women up, after the confirmation of a “Supreme Court justice with resting beer face&r...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenges and Rewards Leaked: Full challenge list revealed Because noting is scared, dataminers have already unearthed the upcoming 14 Days of Fortnite summer challenges - a set of new tasks that will invariably cost you two weeks of your life....
15:13, 06/18/2019

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
19:39, 07/23/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elections....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Galaxy Tab S6 challenges iPad Pro, Jaybird Vista, Pixel 4 features, new Chromebooks (MobileTechRoundup show #476) In advance of the Galaxy Note 10 announcement, Samsung revealed the very capable Tab S6 while Google keeps showing more features of the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphones....
03:00, 08/05/2019

Hannity challenges Biden, says Trump too busy 'cleaning up your mess' to hold pushup contest That was the response from Fox News' Sean Hannity after former Vice President Joe Biden said he'd challenge President Trump to a push up contest if the New York Republican lodged personal attacks against him in a debate....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte Singularity Skin Leaked: Utopia Challenges Reward for Season 9 Revealed Fortnite 9.30 Update has been released along with lots of leaked details. One of those includes the new Fortbyte Singularity Skin, a reward for the Utopia Challenges....
12:26, 06/18/2019

Bret Baier fires back at Trump's Fox News-bashing, challenges him to an interview The 49-year-old "Special Report' host was responding to a recent clip of Trump telling reporters that "Fox is a lot different than it used to be."        ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Scaramucci challenges Dems: 'Go beat him at the ballot box,' predicts Trump will 'annihilate' Dem nominee in 2020 Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took off his partisan hat Friday saying the president will "annihilate" the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 before challenging Democrats to work with their Republican adver...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Record-breaking high school sprinter Matthew Boling challenges NFL speedster Ted Ginn Jr. to race Tedd Ginn Jr. said he'd race anyone with $10,000 on the line. Record-breaking sprinter Matthew Boling took him up on his offer.        ...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Fortnite Week 7 Challenges Countdown: New Season 9 Battle Pass tasks ahead of Summer Event Fortnite Challenges for Week 7 in Season 9 are set to release this week. Here's everything you need to know ahead of another big Summer challenges event....
20:39, 06/19/2019

Mariah Carey sees, annihilates the premise of your viral Twitter challenges with bottle cap-blasting scream Mariah Carey is one of the few celebrities who understands how to use Twitter. The majority of her timeline is made up of self-promotion peppered with corny jokes. Sometimes she posts some photos of herself or responds to fans tagging her on tweets a...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum. ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

U.K. Faces ‘Consumer Panic,’ ‘Law and Order Challenges’ From No-Deal Brexit, Leaked Government Document Warns The U.K. faces “consumer panic”, “food shortages” and “gaps” in security if it leaves the E.U. without a deal in place on its future relationship with the bloc, a leaked government document states. The U.K.’s...
06:26, 08/03/2019

Boris Johnson challenges Tory leadership rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to October 31 Brexit deadline Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed over their plans for delivering Brexit with Mr Johnson saying Britain will leave on October 31 "come what may."...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medi...
23:39, 05/15/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to subme...
03:39, 05/15/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final betrayal"....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Is a Slumlord Tech giants, and social media ones in particular, are, well, giant. But they’re also dense, and certain problems tend to arise when a very large number of people occupy the same space. Read more......
20:13, 08/20/2019

Mark Meadows What's Good? After Rep. Rashida Tlaib strongly implied that North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows was racist during a House Oversight Committee hearing in February, Meadows called on the chair of that committee, his supposed friend Rep. Elijah Cummings, to defend him,...
00:00, 07/30/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday n...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Overwatch Baptiste Event Challenges, Rewards: How to get Battle Medic Baptiste Skin? Overwatch has just launched a new event for Baptiste. Here's how to earn the Overwatch character's new Battle Medic Epic Skin, plus a whole lot more icons and sprays....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund Field Research: Map, Global Challenges, Reward Pokemon detailed Niantic is hosting the European leg of the Pokemon Go Fest today over in Germany, and the worldwide player base of the game gets to benefit as a result. Here' what you need to know....
14:39, 07/04/2019

Brie Bella & Nikki Bella ''Can't Wait'' to Share Their ''Triumphs & Challenges'' in Total Bellas Season 5! Grab a glass of Belle Radici wine...because Total Bellas is returning for season 5! Today E! announced that the Brie Bella and Nikki Bella-helmed docu-series will have an additional......
22:13, 06/21/2019

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump 'far-right poster boy' and challenges US president to meet him Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump the "poster boy for the far-right movement around the world" before calling on the US president to meet him in the latest round of their public dispute....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Companyas a backlash...
18:52, 06/21/2019

An Open that will make its mark beyond the game and the course After a 68-year wait Royal Portrush may prove one of the major’s more exciting backdrops scenically and politicallyCounterintuitive though it may seem the Open Championship, in its 148th staging and with a history stretching back to 1860 in Prestwick...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II announced Canon's PowerShot G5 X found a lot of love among enthusiasts wanting a DSLR-like shooting experience inside a far more compact form, but the company has now updated the model with a second-generation follow-up – and it's a fair bit d...
06:39, 07/09/2019

Yankees set one homer mark and have another within reach One streak is still alive. Though the Yankees’ season-best eight-game win streak was snapped in Sunday’s 9-4 loss to the Astros, the Bombers set a franchise record by homering in their 26th straight game — breaking a brief tie with the 1941 World Ser...
06:39, 06/24/2019

Yanks mash 5 more HRs vs. O's, break MLB mark The Yankees continued their season-long pummeling of Orioles pitching on Wednesday, hitting five home runs to up their season total against the O's to 52 and break the record for home runs against an opponent in one season....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Rupee Drops To 69.73 Mark Against Dollar The rupee was last seen trading at 69.68 against the dollar, down 17 paise or 0.24 per cent compared to the previous close.Till Monday, the rupee had appreciated 0.73 per cent against the dollar so......
17:13, 05/28/2019

Allies mark 75th anniversary of D-Day D-Day marked the ultimate collaboration between wartime allies, but 75 years on, those bonds are fraying. Macron called for those ties to continue as countries observed the somber occasion....
13:52, 06/06/2019

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 75th anniversary of D-Day at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Canon EOS M6 Mark II gets its first set of rumored specs If rumors of the second generation EOS M5 and EOS M6 snappers launching on August 28 are true, we may be seeing a compact mirrorless camera with a pretty remarkable spec sheet.Canon Rumors has managed to lay their hands on a batch of specs for the po...
04:13, 07/26/2019

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
03:00, 06/06/2019

| Mark Robinson chats to Sport24 In an exclusive interview, ex-All Black scrumhalf Mark Robinson talks about why Springbok rugby is on the rise and who he is tipping ahead of the Wellington Test....
08:39, 07/26/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Mark Cuban can’t contain joy over Lakers dysfunction Mark Cuban’s only response to Lakers dysfunction is to smile. “The more screwed up they are, the happier I am,” Cuban, the Mavericks owner, told ESPN. “But I feel that way about every other franchise not in Dallas. We all go t...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Orioles set homer mark in 8-7 win over Angels Hanser Alberto put Baltimore ahead with a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Orioles set a major league record with multiple home runs in their 10th straight game in an 8-7 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night    ...
07:52, 07/28/2019

Dow Jones crosses 27,000 mark for first time ever The Dow Jones industrial average briefly crossed the 27,000 mark for the first time ever, boosted by bets that the Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade. The blue-chip index soared 147.66 points moments after ...
17:52, 07/11/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
23:00, 05/16/2019

AI achieves its best ever mark on a set of English exam questions The English language is difficult for machines to master, but one artificial intelligence is now top of its class after passing reading exams with the best mark for AI yet...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Mark Jackson is being ‘blackballed’ by NBA: Andre Iguodala Mark Jackson has had a courtside seat to the past five NBA Finals, repeatedly watching the team which fired him play for — and win — championships. At least one of his former players, Andre Iguodala, believes Jackson should get comfortable with the v...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Andre Iguodala Says Mark Jackson Is Being Blackballed From The NBA Warriors veteran Andre Iguodala is currently out promoting his new book, and this morning he stopped by the Breakfast Club to chat about everyone’s least favorite ESPN NBA commentator, Mark Jackson. Jackson coached the Warriors for three seasons unti...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Bichette sets MLB mark with double in 9th straight Blue Jays rookie Bo Bichette became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to double in nine straight games -- and he broke the record in the 11th game of his career....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
12:52, 05/31/2019

Fireworks in Washington DC to mark July Fourth A massive fireworks display was held in Washington DC' on Thursday to celebrate the Fourth of July. (July 5)        ...
16:26, 07/05/2019

Trump protesters, supporters mark July 4 in DC Trump supporters and protesters took to the National Mall Thursday, where they had plenty to say about the president's plans to command the stage at the Lincoln Memorial against the backdrop of a show of military muscle. (July 4)   &#...
04:52, 07/05/2019

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending....
00:13, 07/17/2019

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers to begin the bottom of the first inning, giving the Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball, and New York held off the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night....
04:52, 06/26/2019

Tom Chilton: Mark Blundell should consider quitting the BTCC Tom Chilton reckons ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell should consider quitting the British Touring Car Championship after their qualifying incident at Thruxton...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to address privacy and regulation....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Mark Sanford Wants to Be President, but Maybe His Children Will Save Him Republican politician Mark Sanford wants to be relevant again. And the only way ousted Republicans can be relevant without bootlicking is by attempting to challenge President Donald Trump....
09:39, 08/19/2019

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett? The choreographer, whose playfulness is serious, will stage three pieces by Beckett, who wears his seriousness lightly, at a festival in Northern Ireland....
02:13, 07/06/2019

Brexit will not mark the end of days for the UK economy, strategist says Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will not constitute the "end of days" for the world's fifth-largest economy, one analyst told CNBC on Friday....
15:13, 07/26/2019

Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth doubles down on OpenStack Some people may think OpenStack is getting tired, but Canonical and Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth is doubling down on the open-source IaaS cloud and shares his thoughts on "dueling" open-source foundations....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
03:39, 07/24/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as new U.S. secretary of defence Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote of 90-8 and was sworn in at the White House by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito....
04:52, 07/24/2019

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently faced backlash for refusing to remove altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Dow Jones briefly crosses 27,000 mark for the first time ever The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke records on Thursday morning by surging past 27,000 for the first time ever, rising 132 points during morning trading....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians are marking the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel’s creation. Demonstrations were held across the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Hyundai Venue Bookings Cross 20,000 Mark The Hyundai Venue traces its roots to the Carlino concept showcased at the Auto Expo in 2016. The production-spec version finds its design language inspired from the newer Hyundai models with the......
11:00, 05/28/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the European elections. Why do we use a pencil to mark our...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
10:13, 06/14/2019

Trump to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — President Donald Trump is joining other world leaders Thursday on the beaches of Normandy, France, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion and the few surviving veterans of the battle that changed the cou...
07:00, 06/06/2019

PS5 could mark the end of loading screens after Sony patent Picture the scene. You're walking through a massive enchanted forest. Lines of trees run on seemingly for miles, birds in the distance cross impossible distances, and there seems to be no end to your adventure in sight – that is, until yo...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler at 70 Mark Knopfler's unique guitar playing made Dire Straits world famous. But he never enjoyed life in the spotlight. As the musician who marked rock history turns 70, here's a look back at the anti-star's career....
19:45, 08/11/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Misses The Mark, Congress Down To 1 Out Of 80 In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's debut as the Congress general secretary was meant to be a lifeline for the party in Uttar Pradesh, a state that contributed to its most glorious days and gave it many prime......
15:52, 05/23/2019

Sensex Tops 40,000 Mark For First Time Ever: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex crossed the 40,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as leads showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) securing a clear......
12:39, 05/23/2019

Death Mark Reminds Us That We Can Never Vanquish Our Ghosts There was a time I was obsessed with American urban legends, especially the horror-themed ones. Learning more about their roots and origins, and how a story evolves over time to fit the social mores of its time was fascinating, if terrifying. Death M...
19:39, 06/22/2019

New Bentley EXP 100 GT to mark brand's 100th birthday News 1 Jul, 2019 The new Bentley EXP 100 GT has been teased ahead of its official reveal on 10 July, the date of the British brand's 100th anniversary...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Mark Morgan: What to know about Trump's choice to lead ICE President Trump’s latest choice to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is a former border patrol chief under the Obama administration who has publicly backed the president’s border wall....
09:52, 05/06/2019

Mark Zuckerberg has to go. Here are 25 reasons why | Evan Greer It’s time we dethrone Mark Zuckerberg and prove that Silicon Valley kings are not godsEveryone wants there to be a silver bullet. A single policy solution that will “fix” Facebook, restore our privacy, and clean up the tech industry. There isn’t one....
18:26, 05/08/2019

Jolted markets mark new 2019 milestones Global financial markets have been jolted in recent days by yet another escalation in a trade war between the United States and China, with the resulting selloff and bid for safety pushing assets and markers into new territory for the year....
16:39, 08/06/2019

I'm National Geographic Photographer Mark Thiessen, and This Is How I Work In their latest issue, National Geographic showed readers how smokejumpers fight wildfires in the Alaskan forest, with images by photographer Mark Thiessen. Firefighting photos is a specialty for Mark; he’s been doing it for 25 years, and shooting fo...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Prayers Mark The Dalai Lama's 84th Birthday Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang in Dharamshala....
11:53, 07/06/2019

'The French Grand Prix could mark the beginning of the end for Formula 1' Opinion 7 Jul, 2019 The French Grand Prix will go down as one of the dullest races ever and has damaged the reputation of Formula 1, says Mike Rutherford...
19:26, 07/07/2019

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace...
18:52, 06/21/2019

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka has gone from All-Star to question mark BOSTON — Masahiro Tanaka made Yankees history at Fenway Park on Thursday night. And not the good kind. Tanaka was pummeled for a dozen runs — all earned — in a 19-3 loss to the Red Sox in a horrid outing to open a four-game series. Tanaka is the firs...
12:13, 07/26/2019

Racing lines: why Mark Blundell is back in the BTCC Mark Blundell takes a wide line in his Audi at Paddock Hill Bend… The 53-year-old motorsport legend already has 61 F1 caps and a Le Mans victory to his name, so why isn't he relaxing? Veteran of 61 Formula 1 grands prix, Le Mans 24 Hours victor, ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the situation in the former British colony continue....
17:00, 08/04/2019

We Must Remove Mark Jackson From NBA Broadcasts Post-Haste There is the constant travel and the dreary tape-eating research and the broader long-season ennui and the oppressive non-negotiable formalwear, and all of that is unpleasant. All the bleak hotel club sandwiches and the time away from family and peri...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguin...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong di...
02:53, 08/19/2019

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
12:52, 06/11/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Builds Glowing "Sleep Box" For Wife Mark Zuckerberg said he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it's time to look over their children....
07:39, 04/29/2019

QPR appoint Mark Warburton as new manager on two-year deal • Ex-Brentford and Rangers manager succeeds Steve McClaren• Warburton handed first job since Nottingham Forest dismissalMark Warburton has taken charge at QPR. The 56-year-old succeeds Steve McClaren, who was sacked last month following a run of one ...
22:39, 05/08/2019

Oklahoma softball sets mark with 39th straight win OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma set a single-season Division I record with its 39th consecutive win by defeating Texas Tech 8-0 in six innings Friday in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. The Sooners (49-2) had tied the record South Carolina ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle’s Show,R...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Mark Cuban: Breaking up Big Tech would actually give them more power If Washington prohibited the sale of data as part of any antitrust actions, the tech companies would then be "forced to keep the data to themselves," says the billionaire tech entrepreneur....
02:26, 07/13/2019

NFL draft winners, losers of Day 2: Patriots make their mark On Day 2 of the 2019 NFL draft, Bill Belichick added several players who could be significant contributors to the Patriots in short order.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

‘It’s a Travesty’: Mark Zuckerberg Gets What He Wants in Hawaii Land Grab Līhuʻe, Kauai — On Tuesday, after years of struggle, a man Mark Zuckerberg supports secured a series of disputed properties that lie within the bounds of Zuckerberg’s vast estate in the northeast corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Carlos Andrad...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Mark Levin: Stop blaming Trump for Iran "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin appeared on "Hannity" Thursday where he blasted Iran apologists in the media and defended National Security Advisor John Bolton....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many controversies, the social networking giant remains a popular target for scorn from the tech elite. Most rec...
05:28, 07/06/2019

Mark Duplass dishes on new docuseries about comedians with Asperger’s Mark Duplass wasn’t sure, initially, that he’d be able to make his new docuseries “On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us” because it wasn’t about a murder. “If you’re watching a documentary series right now, most of the ones that are popular have to do with...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Interserve names Mark Morris as new finance chief British outsourcer Interserve Group on Tuesday named Mark Morris as its new finance chief, replacing Mark Whiteling who stepped down in April soon after the company was placed in administration....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, ...
08:39, 06/22/2019

Hyundai Venue Bookings Breach The 17,000 Units Mark The newly launched Hyundai Venues bookings have recently breached the 17,000 units mark in India. The new subcompact SUV, which was launched on May 21, had received around 15,000 pre-bookings before......
07:39, 05/27/2019

Miriam Margolyes joins Mark Rylance's RSC boycott over BP Fellow actor backs stance on oil firm, and Greta Thunberg hails Rylance as role modelThe row over fossil fuel sponsorship of the arts continued to escalate as actor Miriam Margolyes joined Mark Rylance in his protest against BP’s sponsorship of the R...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a 4K-shooting vloggers delight Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have been among the company's worst-kept secrets for some time, with leaked images and specs of both recently surfacing. But the wait is now officially over, as full specs, p...
06:39, 07/09/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Mark Meadows: Comey basically 'went through red stoplights' trying to 'get' Trump Former FBI Director James Comey tried very hard to get President Trump indicted in relation to the Russia investigation, according to Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
07:52, 07/09/2019

Facebook is getting a facelift. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. On the eve of Facebook's annual developer conference, F8, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is still wrestling with the most pressing questions facing the company....
22:00, 04/30/2019

| Marawa's YouTube channel hits 19 000 subscriber mark Recently fired SuperSport presenter Robert Marawa's newly-formed YouTube channel Marawa.tv has passed the 19 000 subscriber mark in less than a week....
11:52, 07/09/2019

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
02:13, 06/23/2019

Facebook is getting a redesign. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. In an interview with The Post, the company's CEO said he was still weighing how to respond to criticism and potential regulation, the trade-offs between safety and encryption, and the future of the company’s business....
06:39, 05/01/2019

England’s Mark Wood confident he will be fit for Cricket World Cup • Fast bowler left the field early on Saturday• Initial results of scan on left foot were positiveThe England fast bowler Mark Wood is confident he will be fit to take part in the Cricket World Cup after an anxious weekend. Wood pulled up sore after ...
23:26, 05/26/2019

Mark Miles on how sports gambling will affect IndyCar, IMS IndyCar CEO doesn't anticipate a windfall but does see some crucial areas for the sports and series to benefit       ...
09:13, 07/25/2019

Mark Ronson, a Party Boy No More, Tries on Melancholy After a Parade of Hits With seven Grammys, an Oscar and a host of megahits under his belt, the D.J.-turned-super-producer returns with “Late Night Feelings,” a more left-field divorce album....
11:39, 06/13/2019

Mark Sanchez retires from NFL for high-profile ESPN job Quarterback Mark Sanchez is putting away his helmet and heading to ABC/ESPN to be a college football analyst, The Post has learned. Sources tell The Post the former Jets quarterback’s main job will be in ABC’s lead college football studio, where he w...
15:13, 07/23/2019