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| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for...

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

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African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
00:39, 05/07/2019

US urges quick transition to civilian government in Sudan The United States is urging Sudan’s transitional military council to move “expeditiously” toward a civilian-led government following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers. Ahmed Rabie, a spokesman for the Sudanese...
17:26, 06/23/2019

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
21:39, 07/01/2019

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches against Sudan's ruling generals are taking place in the capital city and across the country. Organizers said security services had stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civilian rule in 3 years....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir more than two months ago....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
06:39, 07/01/2019

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
17:26, 08/04/2019

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a protest camp three weeks ago....
16:52, 06/30/2019

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least seven people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
04:00, 07/01/2019

Sudan’s military and protesters sign power-sharing deal, first step toward civilian rule The signing ceremony marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
15:52, 05/16/2019

What's at stake in Sudan's transition? Sudan's ruling military council and an alliance of protest and opposition groups have signed a political accord on a three-year transition towards elections....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend transition talks Sudan's military council has said that talks with protesters over installing civilian rule have been suspended for 72 hours. Talks have been marred by street violence, with several people wounded....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week...
15:00, 07/08/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
06:52, 06/23/2019

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
20:39, 06/28/2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister Arab states support a transition in Sudan that balances the ambitions of the people with stability, a senior United Arab Emirates minister said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Sudan: Clashes after opposing sides reach transition deal Armed groups have fired on demonstrators at a sit-in protest outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. Earlier, the opposition and the military council reached a deal on the country's future governing structure....
02:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
02:13, 06/05/2019

| Sudan forms sovereign council to lead transition: spokesperson Sudan's generals and opposition alliance on have formed a sovereign council that will head the country during its three-year transition to civilian rule, a spokesperson has said....
08:13, 08/21/2019

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
17:00, 08/18/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
23:52, 04/29/2019

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Sudan: Army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period Sudan's military rulers and protest movement leaders have set a time frame for transitioning to full civilian rule. A final agreement, including details on the eventual ruling body, is expected in the next day....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Sudan military and protesters reach agreement for three-year transition period A silver lining is slowly emerging for the future of Sudan. The country’s military leaders announced this week that an agreement had been reached with the opposition for a three-year transition to a democratic, civilian administration....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday it would publish its views for the country's transitional period on Monday, its latest move in negotiations with opposition factions after the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan's democratic transition takes shape after months of violent unrest Sudan is set to be ruled by a joint civilian-military coalition for the next three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after months of unrest, but how serious is the military about democracy?...
20:39, 08/20/2019

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
01:13, 08/20/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan’s protesters take to streets against army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule, nearly three months after the army forced out the autocrat Omar al-Bashir. The demon...
14:52, 06/30/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it. Friday’s ra...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
17:39, 06/30/2019

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
17:39, 06/30/2019

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
01:39, 06/07/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood....
09:00, 08/04/2019

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
14:13, 07/01/2019

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is....
23:13, 07/14/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
09:13, 07/31/2019

| 'Game changer for Africa' as leaders launch 'historic' free trade deal African nations officially launched a landmark trade agreement at the African Union summit in Niger on Sunday, with the long sought-after agreement hailed as a historic step towards "peace and prosperity" across the continent....
23:26, 07/07/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:26, 06/09/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Sudan's security and defense committee says coup attempt thwarted: Sudan TV Sudan's security and defense committee said on Thursday that a coup attempt had been thwarted, Sudan TV reported. No more details were immediately available....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOS...
21:52, 06/14/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
03:39, 05/01/2019

Hillary Clinton says Republicans have to choose between 'rule of law or the rule of Trump' Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton indicated on Wednesday that Republicans faced a binary choice in dealing with President Donald Trump's refusal to comply with Congressional subpoenas: either side with the White House or the rule...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship ...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Men may be able to help partner's menopausal transition (Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways to ease some of them, a small survey suggests....
00:00, 07/05/2019

CEE architects of transition: Ilhami Koç Ilhami Koç started his career at Isbank in 1986. He was chief executive of Iş Private Equity between 2001 and 2002, before returning to Is Investment as chief executive in 2002. Since November 2016, he has been chief executive of Turkish insurer...
12:29, 05/14/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the US, since “nobody in the region is suffering from ...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Cholera, more civilian casualties feared in Libya: WHO A month-old battle for Libya's capital Tripoli risks causing an "exponential" rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable: UK PM spokesman Attacks on civilian vessels like the two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman are completely unacceptable and Britain is ready to assist in any investigation into the incident, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
12:26, 06/23/2019

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
23:00, 07/17/2019

CEE architects of transition: Grigory Marchenko Grigory Marchenko served two terms as governor of Kazakhstan’s central bank – from October 1999 to January 2004 and from January 2009 to October 2013. He was chairman of the board of Halyk Bank from 2005 to 2009. He retired in 2013 and divides his ti...
12:29, 05/14/2019

Slow Transition to EVs Is What Booted BMW CEO: Report In the case that you thought anyone wasn’t taking the transition to EVs seriously, go ask Harald Krüger, out of the job as BMW CEO. All that and more on The Morning Shift for July 8, 2019....
20:13, 07/08/2019

CEE architects of transition: Leszek Balcerowicz Leszek Balcerowicz served as minister of finance in Poland from September 1989 to December 1991, and again for three years from October 1997. He was governor of the National Bank of Poland from 2000 to 2007....
15:00, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Herbert Stepic Herbert Stepic joined Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich (RZB) in 1973. In 1978, he took over the group’s international banking division and from 1986 led its expansion into emerging Europe. He stepped down as chief executive of RZB’s legal succe...
12:29, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Karine Hirn Karine Hirn is co-founder and chief sustainability officer of leading emerging and frontier markets investment firm East Capital. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2010, where she heads the firm’s Asia operations....
15:00, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Ivan Miklos Ivan Miklos was minister of privatization for Czechoslovakia from 1991 to 1992. He was minister of economy of Slovakia between 1998 and 2002 and minister of finance 2002 to 2006 and 2010 to 2012. Since 2016 he has served as adviser to the Ukrainian g...
15:00, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Viktor Gerashchenko Viktor Gerashchenko served as chairman of the Gosbank from 1989 to December 1991 and head of the central bank of Russia from 1992 to 1994 and 1998 to 2002. He was chairman of International Bank of Moscow from 1996 to 1998 and Russia’s IMF representat...
12:29, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: András Simor András Simor became chief executive of Creditanstalt Securities in Budapest in 1989. He was chairman of CA-IB from 1997 to 1998 and head of Deloitte Hungary from 2003 until being appointed governor of the Hungarian central bank in 2007. Since Oc...
12:29, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Andreas Treichl Andreas Treichl started his banking career in 1977 at Chase Manhattan. From 1986 to 1993, he headed the US bank’s Austrian operation, before moving to Credit Lyonnais in 1993. He became chairman of the board of Erste Bank in 1997 and chief executive ...
12:29, 05/14/2019

CEE architects of transition: Petr Aven Petr Aven served as minister of foreign economic relations for the Russian Federation between 1991 and 1992. He was president of Alfa-Bank Russia from 1994 to 2011 and is currently chairman of the board, a position he also holds at ABH Holdings, Alfa...
12:29, 05/14/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian were killed early Thursday during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and residents said. The gunbattle broke out in a neighborh...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
03:39, 07/24/2019

No Restriction On Civilian Traffic On Jammu-Srinagar Highway From May 27 The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration on Tuesday withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu from Monday. ......
08:13, 05/22/2019

Proposal to hire civilian first responders concerns TFD union TUCSON — Manpower and resources are at a premium inside the Tucson Fire Department. The city is looking to minimize the high call volume firefighters face. “We are doing this for firefighter safety,” interim Tucson Fire Chief Joe Gu...
04:26, 05/20/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their positions....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. Demonstrators gathered at meeti...
01:26, 05/03/2019

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Military Ordnance Identification.”...
17:13, 08/16/2019

| Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council....
18:39, 04/28/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Transition Your Toddler to Big Kid Underwear With Maxi Pads In the final stretch of potty training, that phase when your kid almost gets it and you begin to daydream about a life of diaper-less freedom, you might be tempted to turn to Pull-Ups. These disposable “training pants” are supposed to look and feel ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
20:39, 08/09/2019

Slow transition to electric fells BMW's CEO after just one term Under Harald Krueger BMW squandered its head start in electric cars and lost its spot as the top-selling luxury brand. Krueger will step down as the automaker's CEO two weeks before his contract came up for renewal....
15:52, 07/06/2019

Six tips for a successful project manager transition The idea of losing the key project manager on a critical project is an unwelcome one, but it happens from time to time. These tips will help your next transition be a smooth one....
18:39, 04/28/2019

How `Transition Bonds’ Can Help Polluters Turn Green It makes sense that green bonds are meant for green companies. But there aren’t that many of them -- not enough to meet the rising demand from investors who want their money to have a positive impact on the environment. So what if some of that money ...
15:39, 07/14/2019

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging...
23:26, 08/17/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
17:52, 06/10/2019

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
05:00, 08/06/2019

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties....
18:26, 07/22/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:26, 05/25/2019

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
15:13, 08/17/2019

U.N.: Civilian casualties drop in Afghanistan, but air raid deaths continue Civilian casualties are down 27 percent in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
22:52, 07/30/2019

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Kashmir civilian killed, many injured in anti-India clashes Police and residents say two gunbattles between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels have triggered a new round of anti-India protests and clashes in the disputed Himalayan region which left one civilian dead and at least 100 others injured...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Trump awards highest U.S. civilian honor to Tiger Woods When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14, President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says reportSwitching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean energy revolution, according to a new report, signi...
12:52, 08/01/2019

Konta makes seamless transition from clay to grass BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Johanna Konta made a seamless transition from clay to grass on Monday, beating Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-2 at the Nature Valley Classic in her first match since the French Open semifinals. Konta is only ranked two places highe...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
21:26, 06/14/2019

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
10:13, 06/05/2019

How the coming console transition is already affecting Take-Two Interactive’s business Take-Two Interactive Software is already making investments in the next generation of video game consoles, based on its latest quarter report.Read More...
05:26, 08/06/2019

Mourning leader, Tunisians look forward to smooth transition Tunisians mourning President Beji Caid Essebsi voiced pride on Friday at measures under way to choose his successor, saying his work guiding the country to democracy after a 2011 revolution helped make a peaceful handover of power possible....
15:26, 07/26/2019

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided country try to break a military stalemate, heightening significantly the risk of civilian casualties.At ...
17:57, 08/11/2019

Video shows teens on e-scooters beat, rob Baltimore civilian employee Surveillance footage captured in Baltimore shows a civilian employee for the city’s police department being attacked and severely beaten by a group of teens — who rode up and robbed him on electric scooters. “That is extremely shock...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
03:26, 08/18/2019

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the Un...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Civilian border militia spokesman indicted for impersonating US officer: prosecutors A Minnesota man who serves as a spokesperson for an armed militia group that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border was indicted on Wednesday for allegedly impersonating a U.S. official. ...
21:13, 06/24/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
13:00, 08/08/2019

Ex-President Pratibha Patil Conferred Mexico's Highest Civilian Honour Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" (Order of the Aztec Eagle) - the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners, on......
10:00, 06/01/2019

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s ca...
23:26, 07/19/2019

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Hawaii plane crash in which 11 died is worst US civilian accident since 2011 Fiery crash on island of Oahu kills skydivers and instructorsWitness describes ‘insane amount of fire’ after explosionEleven people were killed on Friday when their skydiving plane crashed and burned at a coastal airfield on the island of Oahu, the w...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition Paramilitary forces backed by Sudan's ruling military council fired at protesters in the southeastern state of Sennar on Sunday, witnesses said, and one man died of a shot to the head, according to opposition medics....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan....
22:26, 06/27/2019

UK PM Johnson tells Japan's Abe smooth Brexit transition needed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressed the importance of a smooth transition out of the European Union "whatever the circumstances" to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a call last week, his office said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Munroe Bergdorf: ‘At the beginning of my transition I felt the need to look feminine – now I don’t care’ The transgender model on her ‘going out’ shirt dress – and why she’s finally as happy in an oversized jumper as a sequin gownClothes used to hold a lot more significance for me than they do now. In 2011, at the beginning of my transition, I definite...
18:13, 05/14/2019

French EV Retrofit Start-Up Transition-ONE Wants to Future-Proof Your Hatchback New electric vehicles are coming, but if the goal is to get the general population driving emission free as soon as possible, we’re going to need to get moving a little quicker than that. A French company called Transition-One thinks they have a good...
04:39, 08/04/2019

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:39, 06/01/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:52, 05/16/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Aerospace industry sees big potential for civilian version of plane-chopper hybrid Some 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a medieval helicopter, a company that now bears his name wants to revolutionize air travel with the first civilian tilt-rotor aircraft -- an airplane-chopper hybrid....
16:00, 05/20/2019

Pranab Mukherjee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Award Former President Pranab Mukherjee today received the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, from his successor President Ram Nath Kovind. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati......
19:52, 08/08/2019

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offensive against the last rebel stronghold in the northwest....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a "true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of domi...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Mueller witness with ties to Trump transition indicted for kiddie porn A key witness in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe who was also linked to President Trump’s transition team has been indicted on child pornography charges. George Nader, who is accused of transporting a dozen of videos depicting bo...
23:52, 06/03/2019

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Google Pixel 3a specs, price, and features have near-perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction, especially as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Thai coup leader completes transition to elected PM, cabinet unclear Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government's cabinet is unclear....
12:13, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill Brazil head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of commodities trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
22:52, 05/07/2019

Document leak reveals vetting during Trump’s transition to White House A trove of vetting documents leaked to the news organization Axios on HBO shows “red flags” the administration uncovered as President Trump put together his cabinet and the top levels of government following his shock White House win....
04:52, 06/24/2019

Figure linked to Trump transition charged with transporting child pornography George Nader, who became a key witness in the Mueller probe into Trump campaign contacts with Russia, had a previous criminal record on child pornography charges....
22:13, 06/03/2019

Google's Pixel 3a's specs, price, features have near perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google's Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
22:52, 05/07/2019

Questions Remain About Putin’s Request for a Back Channel to the Trump Transition A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washington lobbyist Richard Burt at a corporate meeting in Luxembourg with a sensitive request. Aven told B...
21:26, 05/21/2019

Trudeau and Johnson discuss transition to trade relations after Brexit: Downing St Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to work with the UK to achieve a smooth transition to a UK-Canada free trade agreement as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, a Downing Street representative said on Friday....
01:13, 07/27/2019

French Open champion Barty makes smooth transition to grass French Open champion Ashleigh Barty made a smooth transition from Parisian clay to British lawns as the Australian opened her grasscourt campaign with an impressive 6-3 6-4 victory over Croatia's Donna Vekic on Wednesday....
15:39, 06/19/2019

Pfizer in talks to transition EpiPen maker into generics spinoff: spokeswoman Pfizer Inc is in talks to merge its contract manufacturer that produces Mylan's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment into the new generics business it is creating by combining its older off-patent medicines unit with Mylan NV , a Pfizer spokeswoman sa...
18:52, 07/29/2019

England Women’s World Cup squad are balanced but in transition | Louise Taylor England’s 23-strong squad offer stylistic diversity and young blood as Phil Neville moves to slick-passing, attacking approachThere were surprises galore as Phil Neville presided over surely the most controversial, not to mention radically innovative...
22:39, 05/08/2019

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firing at an ISIS fighter....
05:26, 06/28/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Pentagon faces a month of disruption as Esper transition keeps top leaders in temporary jobs THE TRANSITION PLAN: The nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense is forcing the Pentagon into a convoluted transition plan that will keep nearly a dozen senior officials in temporary jobs for weeks and in some case...
15:39, 07/10/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
00:39, 07/20/2019

UAE diplomat: Coalition will retaliate ‘hard’ over attacks on civilian targets after drone attack on Saudi pipeline DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UAE diplomat: Coalition will retaliate ‘hard’ over attacks on civilian targets after drone attack on Saudi pipeline....
20:39, 05/15/2019

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
11:52, 05/24/2019

‘Critical test’ for North Korea’s Government as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert The human rights situation in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK - remains “extremely serious”, and along with international demands for denuclearization, this constitutes a “a critical test” for the year ahead, a senior UN-appointed expert...
18:52, 04/28/2019

With Dan Coats departure, Trump completes transition of national security team to more loyal, like-minded advisers COATS OFF: In a long expected move, President Trump has received the resignation of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the last man standing from Trump’s original national security team, which included Rex Tillerson, Jim Mattis, and H.R. Mc...
14:26, 07/29/2019

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
22:26, 07/30/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
22:13, 05/28/2019

UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport LONDON (AP) — UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport....
13:13, 06/27/2019

Daily on Energy: Iraqi energy transition grows more urgent amid tensions with Tehran SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
18:52, 05/09/2019

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
00:26, 06/15/2019

CBOE Holdings To Transition SPXpm From C2 To Hybrid Trading On CBOE CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced plans today to transition its SPXpm product from the company's all-electronic C2 Options Exchange (C2) to Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), where it will be traded on ...
10:52, 05/02/2019

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi hails Unai Emery impact after 'weird' transition from Arsene Wenger reign Alex Iwobi has been won over by Unai Emery after admitting the early stages under the new Arsenal head coach were "weird" as he stepped into the shoes of Arsene Wenger....
13:26, 05/24/2019

A Different Look at Historic Homes of the South Tours in places like Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., used to concentrate on the wealthy owners of houses, now they are bringing the enslaved people who also lived in them into focus....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Konta 'proud' after historic win "Jo Konta says she is proud of becoming the first British woman to reach the last 16 at Roland Garros since 1983 after her victory over Viktoria Kuzmova."...
23:39, 05/31/2019

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
15:39, 05/30/2019

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in May. The USS Batfish floated from its resting spot on May 23rd. The USS Batfish now sits 12 feet uph...
21:00, 07/08/2019

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
15:39, 05/30/2019

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist parties are rallying in Milan ahead of next week's EU-wide vote....
15:13, 05/18/2019

US spelling bee ends in historic tie Eight children from across the US have emerged as super spellers from a field of 562 at a national competition. Each winner will receive $50,000 after completing 20 successful rounds....
11:13, 05/31/2019

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
18:52, 05/30/2019

Historic Ebony Photos Set to Be Auctioned Off for At Least $13,000,000 Photos from the Ebony magazine archives detailing some 70 years of African American life and history, including images of Emmett Till, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Coretta Scott King and so many more, are scheduled to be auctioned off next month in Chica...
05:13, 06/06/2019

10 historic places that have been ruined and rebuilt The whole world watched in shock as Notre Dame burst into flames. But it’s not the only historic site that’s been ruined – and many were rebuilt.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Historic New Jersey oak tree dead at 600 A beloved New Jersey tree dating back to the area’s first English settlement has come crashing down. The Salem Oak stood proudly for nearly 600 years before it collapsed Thursday evening, prompting residents to pay tribute to its rich history, accord...
01:13, 06/08/2019

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first time the city’s homeless shelter population has ...
00:26, 05/23/2019

US 30-year Treasury yield falls to new historic low The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dropped to a record low in the morning of Asian trading hours on Thursday, breaching the 2% level for its first time, according to Reuters....
06:26, 08/15/2019

Roundhouse of historic locomotives offers look into past SUGARCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Jacobson was a young boy in Cuyahoga Falls, living near the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, when he first fell in love with steam trains. Fast forward more than 50 years, and dozens of objects of Jacobson’s affection ar...
18:26, 05/05/2019

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
23:52, 07/22/2019

Breaking down the Yankees' historic domination of the Orioles It was a demolition of epic proportions, 16 consecutive wins and a 17-2 season series record. Here are the highlights (or lowlights) of the Bronx Bombers' beatdown....
09:13, 08/15/2019

Wide grins and historic handshake for Trump, Kim at DMZ It was to be an impromptu exchange of pleasantries, but President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un turned their historic handshake at the Demilitarized Zone into a 50-minute meeting and agreed to revive talks on the North’s nuclear program....
14:00, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Moon: Trump-Kim handshake would be ‘historic’ South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone would represent “a significant milestone” and be an “historic event.”...
05:26, 06/30/2019

Trump: Historic meeting with Kim Jong Un will happen at DMZ President Trump has confirmed that he will hold a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. “We are going to the DMZ, and I’ll be meeting with Chairman Kim,” he said Sund...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Blazers prevail in historic 4OT 'battle of attrition' In what was only the second four-overtime game played in NBA postseason history, the Blazers outlasted the Nuggets 140-137 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinals series....
14:13, 05/04/2019

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Pebble Beach: A guide to the historic links The 119th U.S Open tees off at one of the most iconic courses anywhere in the world. Players say "it's more beautiful in person than I could've imagined."...
20:26, 07/29/2019

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
16:13, 05/17/2019

All eyes on Erdoğan after opposition's historic win in Istanbul As Ekrem İmamoğlu supporters revel in victory, attention shifts to how the president will reactThe last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters danced in the streets wav...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Historic cottages could be torn down in north Mississippi TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The National Park Service is considering dismantling some historic buildings in Mississippi because nobody has been willing to lease or restore them. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the nine cottages and two outbu...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
05:39, 05/24/2019

District 12 of ‘The Hunger Games’ is now a historic place RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. North Carolina officials announced earlier this week that the Henry River Mill Village in Hildebran now has that historic designation. The village served as District...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Exuberant crowds celebrate historic Pride NEW YORK (AP) — Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled the streets of New York and other cities to celebrate gay pride, marking the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn. Police say New York’s pride march en...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Akshay Kumar Congratulates PM Modi For "Historic Win" As the counting trends show BJP securing a comfortable majority, Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP party....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
13:26, 05/24/2019

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sus...
20:52, 06/06/2019

'Historic day for Scotland' as beavers get protected status New legislation makes it illegal to kill beavers or destroy dams and lodges without a licenceWildlife campaigners have hailed a “historic day for Scotland” as beavers are granted protected status nearly a decade after their successful reintroduction ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights...
13:13, 05/23/2019

"It's Complicated": Top 10 Quotes From Historic Trump-Kim Meet It was a historic first as Donald Trump stepped over a small concrete block onto North Korean soil. But the event was shrouded in uncertainty until just an hour before...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Historic JFK terminal turned into a luxury hotel The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. (May 15)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Argentina soaring after historic opener, eager for England Argentina was absolutely giddy after earning its first ever point in Women's World Cup competition with a draw against Japan in the opening round       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Klopp mentality behind Liverpool's historic comeback - Mourinho "Liverpool\u0027s stunning victory over Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday was made possible by the belief manager Juergen Klopp\u0027s has instilled in his squad, according to Jose Mourinho."...
08:52, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: Ohtani's historic cycle powers Angels Shohei Ohtani went 4-for-4 and became the first Japanese-born player in the majors to hit for the cycle as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night in St. Petersburg, Fla....
10:52, 06/14/2019

Tigers fan changes mind about Albert Pujols’ historic HR ball Apparently the fan who said he was going to keep Albert Pujols’ 2,000 RBI has had a change of heart. Tigers fan Ely Hydes, said Thursday he had decided to keep the ball, telling Fox Sports Detroit that he “just came here for a beer and a ...
13:13, 05/11/2019

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and cond...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Blues win caps historic Game 7 OT playoff trifecta Patrick Maroon's goal pushed the Blues past the Stars and into the Western Conference finals on Tuesday in what was a record third series this postseason to go to a Game 7 overtime....
10:00, 05/08/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:26, 07/11/2019

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Europe's unemployment rate hits historic lows Unemployment rates in the European Union and eurozone have dropped to record lows. But economic growth and inflation figures showed European economies were slowing down just as the US-China trade war accelerates....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Thailand manager apologizes to fans after historic loss to U.S. The general manager of Thailand's women national soccer team apologized to fans on Wednesday after the record 13-0 defeat by world champions the United States in the World Cup in France....
16:26, 06/12/2019

Iran firefighters put out blaze at historic bazaar in Tabriz TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say firefighters managed to put out a blaze that erupted at the historic market in the northwestern city of Tabriz. Thursday’s report by the official IRNA news agency says some 16 people were slightly injured i...
09:00, 05/09/2019

NASCAR StatWatch: Joey Logano among historic company Logan trails only Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch in wins before the age of 30, and his Team Penske is locked in a two-team race with Joe Gibbs racing on the season....
23:39, 06/14/2019

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
02:00, 06/19/2019

'I did not think we would lose this much': Thailand manager apologises after historic loss "The general manager of Thailand\u0027s women national soccer team apologised to fans on Wednesday after the record 13-0 defeat by world champions the United States in the World Cup in France."...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Janet Mock signs historic deal with Netflix Janet Mock just became the first out black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio. The three-year, multimillion dollar deal will allow Mock to create new shows and film projects for the streaming giant. Mock is perhaps best known for...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Historic 125-year-old church mysteriously burns to the ground A Roman Catholic church that stood in Texas for more than a century mysteriously burned to the ground this week — with insurance adjusters placing the damages at $3 to $4 million, according to a report. The 125-year-old Church of Visitation in ...
08:26, 07/31/2019

Djokovic tops Federer in historic final for 5th at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer        ...
01:39, 07/15/2019

Czech Republic's historic stud farm - in pictures The national stud farm, which was established in the 16th century to breed and train ceremonial horses for the Habsburg court, has become a Unesco world heritage site. Located 56 miles east of Prague in the town of Kladruby nad Labem, it is the first...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Federer battles past Ruud to reach last 16 in historic win "Roger Federer eased past Norway\u0027s Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years."...
18:39, 05/31/2019

Mauritania prepares for historic election as discontent simmers Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Yogi Adityanath Congratulates PM For "Historic" Decision On Article 370 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for the historic decision of scrapping the constitutional provision that......
03:52, 08/06/2019

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open....
09:26, 05/23/2019

'Uncharted territory': National Spelling Bee ends in historic eight-way tie Eight co-champions declared in unprecedented finishOrganizers admit to running out of challenging wordsScripps National Spelling Bee 2019 – as it happenedIt was the night the bee was broken and the dictionary humbled. Related: Scripps National Spelli...
11:52, 05/31/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
14:13, 05/03/2019

"Crores Of People Have Filled This Poor Man's Jhola": PM On Historic Win Election Result 2019: After a decisive win for the BJP in the national elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah, along with a number of senior party leaders, were at the BJP......
17:13, 05/23/2019

Argentina and Algeria stamp out malaria in 'historic achievement' Improvements in detection, diagnosis and treatment hailed by World Health Organization as ‘a model for other countries’ Algeria and Argentina have been declared malaria-free by the World Health Organization, in what has been described as a “historic ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
04:26, 07/01/2019

Legendary GP machinery highlights Donington Historic Festival Two Grand Prix legends will be celebrated in a pair of races for pre-1961 front-engined Grand Prix cars at this weekend's Donington Historic Festival...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Trump, Kim Jong Un edge closer to historic DMZ handshake President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have edged closer to a historic handshake, tentatively set for Sunday across the border between the two Koreas. “I’m going to the DMZ,” Trump told business leaders Sunday in Sout...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
20:39, 05/30/2019

With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results showing it managed just five seats across the country....
15:26, 05/24/2019

Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The trust says in a statement that Music Row plays a cri...
15:00, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American president....
12:52, 06/30/2019

European car sales: EVs and hybrids up as diesel hits historic low Registration figures across Europe in March show electrified cars pass 100k mark, while diesel hits its lowest point since 2000 Europe’s new car market declined by another 3.6% last month - the seventh consecutive monthly fall, with factors such as ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Autosport podcast: Historic racing's secrets and controversies The reasons behind Historic racing being one of motorsport's success stories over the past two decades are the focus of the latest edition of the Autosport Podcast...
22:39, 07/04/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Cori Gauff, 15, makes historic Wimbledon debut Cori "Coco" Gauff faced -- and defeated -- one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
03:13, 07/02/2019

Pound Pushed Toward Historic Low as Investors Worry Over Brexit The British pound slipped closer to its lowest sustained level against the dollar in more than 34 years on rising investor fears of economic disruption if the U.K. quits the European Union without a deal to smooth its exit....
17:13, 07/30/2019

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
22:26, 06/03/2019

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean President M...
08:26, 06/30/2019

Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China Donald Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping was one of the most anticipated events of the G20 summit. The two countries are locked in a bitter trade war that's damaging the world economy....
06:00, 06/29/2019

Racing Lines: Tom Kristensen on Bentley's historic Le Mans comeback Guy Smith takes the flag for Bentley's sixth Le Mans win In 2003, the car maker won at La Sarthe for the first time in 73 years. We chat to a nine-time race winner about what the victory meant “We talk about iconic Le Mans cars from the 1960s and ...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Historic Ebony and Jet photo archives sold for $30M, will be donated to museums A consortium of foundations acquired Ebony and Jet magazines'historic photo archive for$30 million and plan to donate it to the Smithsonian and Getty Research Institute.       ...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
06:26, 06/08/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
23:00, 05/29/2019

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Potentially historic and deadly heat wave is set to roast Europe The sweltering weather is expected to peak midweek, when a swath from Spain to Poland could see temperatures at least 20 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal....
23:13, 06/24/2019

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof collapse on Wednesday. At first, it seemed like a no...
09:39, 08/02/2019

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
22:13, 07/17/2019

Historic Type 64 'Porsche' fails to sell after auction snafu A one-of-its-kind 1939 Porsche-badged sports car that was expected to sell for at least $20 million over the weekend flopped on the auction block after a series of miscommunications....
23:13, 08/19/2019

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger......
01:39, 08/03/2019

Trans woman to play Don Giovanni in historic moment for US opera Lucia Lucas to play one of the genre’s best-known protagonists in casting that ‘opens doors for trans singers’A production of Don Giovanni opening this weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, stars a transgender woman in the title role.While operas around trans ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Djokovic downs Federer in classic after historic decisive tie-break "Novak Djokovic won a historic final-set tie-break to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title, saving two match points as he outlasted Roger Federer in a classic."...
22:52, 07/14/2019

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says more than a dozen authors will participate i...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Pak Opens Historic Gurdwara For Sikh Devotees, 72 Years After Partition Pakistan on Friday opened the doors of the historic Gurdwara Chowa Sahib in Punjab province to Sikh devotees, seventy-two years after Partition. The gurdwara has been opened to Sikh devotees,......
07:13, 08/03/2019

Herbert to race F1 Ensign at Masters Historic Silverstone round Johnny Herbert will compete in Formula 1 machinery again at the British GP - driving an Ensign in the FIA Masters Historic support event at Silverstone...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Students from Texas Make History and Celebrate a Historic Moment While a team of students from Lone Star College-CyFair in Texas reflected on this moment in history, they were getting ready to visit NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to make their own mark....
18:39, 08/09/2019

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps o...
01:39, 07/21/2019

Premier League endgame: the data behind an historic title race Never before has a team recorded at least 90 points in the Premier League and not been crowned championsAs if football fans needed any more drama this week, Liverpool and Manchester City will battle it out for Premier League glory on Sunday. It will ...
12:13, 05/11/2019

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
02:13, 06/05/2019

Trump Says Open To "Historic" Trade Deal In Bilateral With Xi Jinping Washington is open to a "historic" trade deal with China, President Donald Trump said Saturday as he met President Xi Jinping, who called for "cooperation and dialogue"....
07:00, 06/29/2019

"Keep Running," Anand Mahindra Tells Dutee Chand After Historic Win Dutee Chand became the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event held in Naples, Italy. The victory led to a lot of congratulatory messages on social......
16:26, 07/10/2019

Historic Mayflower steps found under woman's bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have finally been unearthed in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky location — under a women's restroom in an English pub....
15:52, 07/22/2019

MLB Awards Watch: Historic MVP chase, surprising Cys and a new rookie phenom Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger are still neck and neck, the Cy Young races are wide open and Houston's Yordan Alvarez is making a big push for some hardware....
18:13, 08/08/2019

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
10:13, 06/30/2019

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a 9-4 victory Friday night. Bell...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursd...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Trump Nominates Patrick Shanahan to Run the Military After Historic Delay It took 125 days, but President Donald Trump finally nominated Patrick Shanahan to be the next Secretary of Defense. Shanahan, 56, was the leading contender to become Defense Secretary since James Mattis stepped down from the job on Dec. 31. The form...
03:52, 05/10/2019

San Francisco approves historic ban of e-cigarette sales, a first for a major US city San Francisco officials approved a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to pass such a restriction.        ...
10:26, 06/26/2019

Paris bans vehicles as city sizzles in historic heatwave Paris is taking unprecedented action to keep vehicles from polluting the atmosphere as the city -- and other parts of Europe -- grapple with a severe heatwave that's pushed the mercury past the 100-degree mark....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Spelling bee 2019: Eight share Scripps Bee championship title in historic first Eight contestants won the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, sharing a historic co-champion title.        ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Bevin Recognizes Historic Gorge Rescue Using Blackhawk Chopper (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin recognized a historic rescue in which a UH-60 Blackhawk was used for the first time in Kentucky for such a mission. On the way home from training May 18, soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard received a...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
19:13, 07/15/2019

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
12:26, 08/01/2019

Sublime USA demolish Thailand 13-0 on historic night in Women's World Cup "World Cup, Stade Auguste Delaune – USA 13 (Morgan 12\u0027, 53\u0027, 74\u0027, 81\u0027, 87\u0027, Lavelle 20\u0027, 56\u0027, Horan 32\u0027, Mewis 50\u0027, 54\u0027, Rapinoe 79\u0027, Pugh 84\u0027, Lloyd 90+2\u0027) Thailand 0"...
23:13, 06/11/2019

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rule....
22:13, 06/11/2019

New York's historic Paris Theatre under threat after more than 70 years in business Future of city’s last single screen cinema, opened by Marlene Dietrich and frequented by David Bowie, hangs in the balanceThe Paris Theatre has become one of New York’s cultural landmarks since it was officially opened by the actor Marlene Dietrich a...
09:00, 07/07/2019

| WATCH | Massive fire engulfs historic Texas church A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground. The Church of the Visitation's building in Westphalia dated to 1895....
20:52, 07/30/2019

Coach Otero’s historic run with Tucson High softball continues TUCSON – Longtime Desert View High School softball coach Bert Otero came out of retirement to lead Tucson High to the 6A playoffs.   The Pima County Sports Hall of Famer notched his 600th career win earlier in the season and now has Tucson High...
13:00, 05/07/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the kno...
08:52, 05/24/2019

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
19:26, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
11:39, 06/19/2019

>20,000 Linksys routers leak historic record of every device ever connected (credit: US Navy) This post has been updated to add comments Linksys made online, which says company researchers couldn't reproduce the information disclosure exploit on routers that installed a patch released in 2014. Representatives of Belkin, th...
18:39, 07/28/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the c...
02:39, 05/31/2019

'He's here with us': How the Angels honored Tyler Skaggs with an emotional, historic tribute After losing their teammate and friend, the Halos added triumph to tragedy. Those who knew the pitcher best reflect on the hard homecoming and incredible night that followed....
00:26, 07/16/2019

Populist parties will achieve ‘historic feat’ in European elections: Le Pen Populist parties will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s elections to the European Parliament, far-right French leader Marine Le Pen predicted Saturday. She said a coalition of nationalist parties “will perform an histo...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Country House wins Kentucky Derby on historic disqualification Country House elevated to victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby as stewards take down the first-place finisher for the first time in the 145-year history of the race....
02:00, 05/05/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but she may be the one with the best chance of actually...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Outfielder Steve Wilkerson gets save in bizarre, historic Orioles win The Orioles made history in one good way this year. Steve Wilkerson, Baltimore’s center fielder, became the first position player in baseball history to earn a save on Thursday night with a 1-2-3 16th inning to get the Orioles a 10-8 win over t...
22:39, 07/26/2019

Trudeau says family ‘extremely excited’ about Raptors historic playoff run Justin Trudeau says his son is a massive Raptors fan who has been staying up later than usual to watch the team play in the NBA Eastern Conference final....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
23:26, 07/14/2019

Liverpool ousts Barca in historic Champions League comeback Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final, beating Lionel Messi's Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg of the semifinals.    &#...
03:52, 05/08/2019

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by a hardline Brexiter, has just begun. Everyone who...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Liverpool sinks Barca in historic Champions League comeback Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final, beating Lionel Messi's Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg of the semifinals.    &#...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Historic sailboat sinks after container boat collision near Hamburg A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5-million renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been in the area....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Huawei soars in smartphone sales as Apple faces historic decline Huawei may be under fire globally from a US-led campaign against the company, but in China its smartphones are red hot and outselling the iPhone four times over....
09:26, 05/02/2019

Cuomo signs historic bill outlawing revenge porn in New York New York state has finally outlawed revenge porn — following a year-long campaign by The Post. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill that outlaws the “dissemination or publication of an intimate image” seeking to cause “emotional, financia...
19:13, 07/23/2019

'Historic' day as India outlaws 'triple talaq' Islamic instant divorce Minister says women now have justice but Muslim groups accuse Hindu-led government of community interferenceIndia’s parliament has approved a bill outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, drawing accusations of...
17:39, 07/31/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
20:39, 05/17/2019

Democrat leaders call Mueller testimony 'historic' but shy away from impeachment – video Top Democrat leaders have come out following the Robert Mueller testimony to say they want to have the strongest possible hand before deciding whether to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: 'If it come...
16:26, 07/25/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that showed the lowest unemployment rate in 49 years. Trump was speaking to reporters at The White House w...
00:52, 05/04/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage 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. Francis’ v...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage 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....
07:13, 05/31/2019

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
20:52, 08/16/2019

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
09:39, 08/02/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say.        ...
03:13, 05/05/2019

Venice to stop huge cruise ships from docking in its historic center Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Country House’s Owners Soaking In Historic Kentucky Derby 145 Victory LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Sunday the world is still buzzing after the historical running of Kentucky Derby 145. For the first time ever, the winning horse was disqualified for interference and the long shot second place horse, Country House,...
04:13, 05/06/2019

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
11:13, 08/14/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the 35-year-old lawyer and activist, who is dying of a...
14:39, 05/01/2019

View from Spain on Bale situation: If Zidane leaves it would cause ‘historic heartbreak’ "Gareth Bale\u0027s future at Real Madrid remains far from certain. Eurosport Spain’s Jorge Ordas provides the latest on the problems at the Bernabeu."...
14:26, 07/30/2019

Larry Kudlow cheers on ‘totally awesome’ US economy after historic report An amped-up National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow cheered the “totally awesome” US economy in an official video that had the White House economic adviser practically jumping for joy. “Wow,” Kudlow said in the 15-second clip. “Low unemployme...
21:13, 05/04/2019

India's historic Moon mission takes off after week-long delay One week after a "technical snag" forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to delay the launch of its Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission launched today. It appears to be back on track, and if all goes well, it will be India's first sof...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Father-Son Take ''Historic'' Poll Plunge To Keep Kamal Nath Turf Intact Madhya Pradesh's new power centre is witnessing a unique father-son electoral show with Chief Minister Kamal Nath and his son Nakul in the fray, hoping to boost not just the Congress but also strike......
19:00, 04/28/2019

#LostTrumpHistory edits Trump into historic events after he claimed involvement in 9/11 relief During the signing of a bill providing funding to 9/11 first responders, Donald Trump said he spent time at ground zero. Twitter jumped on it.        ...
22:26, 07/30/2019

Teen Coco Gauff rallies to continue thrilling, historic Wimbledon run Maybe Cori “Coco” Gauff knew it when she won the second set, pounding her chest and shouting, her mother doing the same in a box near the court. Maybe she knew it upon breaking Polona Hercog in the third, the Slovenian’s forehand fl...
01:13, 07/06/2019

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
12:13, 05/22/2019

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
21:39, 06/11/2019

Yankees hang on, beat Blue Jays to cap historic homer night The Yankees didn’t waste any time in making history Tuesday night. And they didn’t waste much time in disposing of the Blue Jays again, holding off Toronto 4-3 in The Bronx. DJ LeMahieu led off the bottom of the first with a homer, as the Yankees wen...
04:39, 06/26/2019

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Historic: Trump set to raise record $2 billion for reelection, 4-times 2016 Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising committee will raise more than Trump and Hi...
16:13, 07/08/2019

Vandals damage Oregon city’s historic America Legion post EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day. The Eugene Register-Guard reports vandals tore down entrance handrails and a portion of brick walls that support them at the home of Eugene’s Am...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Klopp, Lampard praise ‘historic’ decision for woman to referee final "Stephanie Frappart will becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final when Liverpool face Chelsea in the Super Cup on Wednesday."...
12:02, 08/14/2019

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic" and "amazing"....
02:00, 07/01/2019

Rafael Nadal storms to historic 12th French Open win – video Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros to claim his 12th French Open title and 18th grand slam. A mark of his near-total dominance on clay, he has won all but three French Open tournaments since 2005 – and now stands just two grand slams sh...
01:26, 06/10/2019

Hebrew inscriptions exposed for the first time since historic synagogue was destroyed in the Holocaust Archaeologists have uncovered 200-year-old Hebrew inscriptions at the site of the Great Synagogue of Vilna (Vilnius) in Lithuania for the first time since its destruction during the Holocaust....
23:52, 07/23/2019

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the tradition of human rights in the city is at stake....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that could influence family sizes in the future....
17:26, 08/20/2019

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
21:26, 06/15/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
23:52, 05/29/2019

Potentially Historic Early-Summer Heat Wave To Roast Europe An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in the coming days, and it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope' U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that divides the two Koreas....
16:52, 06/30/2019

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Apple Store inside DC's historic Carnegie Library opens May 11th Two years after Apple announced plans to turn Washington, DC's Carnegie Library into a retail store, the company will open the doors to its latest flagship on May 11th. This comes after years of planning and months of restoration and renovation....
22:13, 05/01/2019

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
00:13, 08/19/2019

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
22:00, 06/21/2019

American Jews experiencing 'near-historic levels' of anti-Semitism, ADL reports Anti-Semitic assaults more than doubled, and the U.S. Jewish community experienced “near-historic levels” of anti-Semitism in 2018, according to a report released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League....
13:26, 05/01/2019

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
16:00, 08/01/2019

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy community, threatening the lives and livelihoods of e...
21:13, 06/04/2019

Muslim practice of instant divorce made illegal in India after historic vote The practice, which can only be implemented by men, has already been made illegal in more than 20 Muslim countries. India has followed suit after lawmakers voted 99 to 84 in favor of the new law....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr, the billionaire technol...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Djokovic saves match points, beats Federer in historic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic saved two match points to beat Roger Federer in the longest Wimbledon singles final ever and the first to feature a tiebreak in the final set. He won his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major....
20:52, 07/14/2019

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
16:13, 06/12/2019

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
22:13, 05/25/2019

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
07:00, 07/25/2019

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars....
21:39, 07/16/2019

33 Linksys router models leak full historic record of every device ever connected (credit: US Navy) More than 20,000 Linksys wireless routers are regularly leaking full historic records of every device that has ever connected to them, including devices' unique identifiers, names, and the operating systems they use. The data can ...
15:52, 05/18/2019

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX. China has a rover exploring t...
20:39, 07/18/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the first time....
20:26, 07/31/2019

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Step back in time: 6 can't-miss attractions in historic Annapolis, Maryland Established in 1649, Annapolis, Maryland, is one of the country’s oldest cities. A walk through its brick streets is a step back in time.        ...
19:26, 05/15/2019

John Bolton unveils historic asset freeze on Venezuela's Maduro regime President Trump is intensifying sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro, pairing a historic asset freeze with threats to punish anyone in the world who does business with his regime....
06:39, 08/07/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
23:26, 06/09/2019

US stocks set for a mixed open after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures were mixed Wednesday morning after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
09:00, 07/17/2019

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, wa...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Cori Gauff, 15, facing idol Venus Williams in historic Wimbledon clash Cori "Coco" Gauff will face one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
16:39, 07/01/2019

'This is historic': How Nipsey Hussle's death inspired peace talks among rival LA gangs As the city mourned the rapper, local gang members saw an opportunity to unite longstanding rivals. But some fear any truce will be short-livedDays after Nipsey Hussle’s murder, his friend Shamond Bennett was unexpectedly feeling “on top of the world...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
18:00, 08/17/2019

Britain rejects Chinese view of Hong Kong declaration as 'historic document' Britain rejects China's assertion that their joint declaration on the governance of Hong Kong is a historic document which is no longer valid, junior foreign minister Alan Duncan said on Tuesday....
14:52, 07/02/2019

Why Tigers fan won’t give Albert Pujols’ historic HR ball back: ‘Beer and a game’ It’s tough to argue with that logic. Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols’ third-inning home run ball that gave the slugger 2,000 RBIs and is refusing to give it back for the simplest of reasons. “I just came here for a beer an...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Trump report card: Explosive week with Kim meeting, jobs, historic 4th display This week’s White House Report Card finds that President Trump spent the week in truly presidential form, starting with the historic meeting inside North Korea, an unexpectedly positive jobs report and the most spectacular Independence Day display in...
20:39, 07/06/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
16:52, 06/14/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Trail Blazers outlast Nuggets in historic quadruple-overtime playoff thriller Blazers win first quadruple-overtime playoff game since 1953CJ McCollum finishes with game-high 41 points in 60 minutesBucks prevail 123-116 over Celtics to take 2-1 series advantageCJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney H...
09:26, 05/04/2019

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
04:26, 06/24/2019

Google staff condemn treatment of temp workers in 'historic' show of solidarity Google issues new ‘minimum standards’ for temps after more than 900 employees sign letter criticizing abrupt firingMore than 900 Google workers have signed a letter objecting to the tech giant’s treatment of temporary contractors, in what organizers ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Israeli Spacecraft Fails to Make Historic Privately Funded Moon Landing (YEHUD, Israel) — An Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon just moments before touchdown, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history Thursday as the first privately funded lunar landing. The spacecraft lost communication with ground con...
20:13, 04/28/2019

After Historic Photo-Op, Trump’s North Korea BFF Says U.S. Is ‘Hell-Bent on Hostile Acts’ Last weekend, when Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, and posed for cameras with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump said he was “proud to step over the line.”...
20:39, 07/04/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
11:26, 06/20/2019

Algiers Dispatch: Algeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah A plan to restore the Ottoman-era district offended some for inviting help from the French, former colonizers. But the famed warren continues to decay....
12:00, 05/05/2019

GameDev.World pulls off a historic global online game conference in 8 languages GameDev.World demystified the art of game development just a little bit in the past three days, with 24 hours of talks from a diverse group of experts.Read More...
06:26, 06/24/2019

Gordon Brand Jr., part of Europe's historic Ryder Cup team in 1987, dies at 60 Golfer Gordon Brand Jr. has died at 60. He played on the European Tour from 1982-2006, winning eight times, and was part of two Ryder Cups.       ...
00:52, 08/02/2019

Ebony’s Historic Photo Archive Sells for $30 Million to Group Led by J. Paul Getty Trust Seven decades’ worth of historic Ebony magazine photos documenting black life, both the everyday and the extraordinary, sold for $30 million at auction to a group of philanthropic organizations led by the J. Paul Getty Trust....
08:52, 07/26/2019

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year agreement following the collapse of a previous nami...
02:52, 06/08/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Taylor Swift Celebrates Pride Month By Giving Surprise Performance at Historic Stonewall Inn Taylor Swift is making a "Gorgeous" statement with her latest surprise performance. After dropping her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," on Friday, the singer made her......
08:52, 06/15/2019

Portland Trail Blazers outlast Denver Nuggets 140-137 in historic quadruple overtime Game 3 Rodney Hood hit the key 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals....
16:52, 05/04/2019

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important po...
23:00, 05/21/2019

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval accomplishes historic feat in loss to Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval completed a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in more than 100 years by a Major League Baseball player...
19:26, 05/07/2019

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surge....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
16:26, 07/24/2019

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipality's sea walls...
03:13, 07/11/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two hist...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Carli Lloyd nutmegs keeper with historic goal as U.S. women beat South Africa United States women's soccer star Carli Lloyd moved up to No. 4 on the all-time scoring list with a nutmeg goal in the USWNT's win against South Africa....
00:00, 05/14/2019

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the coun...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Muslim lawmakers break Ramadan fast at historic Iftar dinner on Capitol Hill Representatives Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and André Carson open up about the challenges they face on the basis of their identity US congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when s...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr springs historic upset of Anthony Joshua for unified heavyweight title Unfancied American spoils Joshua’s US debut with huge upsetAs it happened: Bryan Graham on a stunning night of boxingAndy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest upsets in the history of the heavyweight division when he stunned Anthony Joshua by seventh-ro...
05:52, 06/02/2019

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale – business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a strong month for tax receiptsUK has borrowed £6bn mor...
20:39, 08/21/2019

Trump steps into North Korea in historic DMZ visit, agrees to resume nuclear talks President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
13:39, 06/30/2019

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale - business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a strong month for tax receiptsUK has borrowed £6bn mor...
15:00, 08/21/2019

This historic sock mill once fought Nazis and clothed astronauts. It's ready for a new chapter A hosiery mill in Nashville was once the city's biggest business, fighting Nazis and clothing options. Now the site prepares for its next chapter.        ...
16:26, 05/30/2019

Tech's historic rally is in danger — and not even Apple is immune, investor Paul Meeks warns Paul Meeks, who ran the world's biggest tech fund for Merrill Lynch during the dot-com boom and subsequent collapse, believes tech valuations are stretched....
14:39, 04/30/2019

Watch: Simone Biles hits historic triple-double move, wins U.S. title Team USA gymnastics phenom Simone Biles became the first person in history to attempt and land a triple-double dismount during her sixth all-around title victory at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination' On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Shibuno leads Women’s British Open on major debut as Ko chases historic treble • Japanese 20-year-old Shibuno leads Ashleigh Buhai by two shots• South Korea’s Ko four shots back and chasing third major of 2019That Ko Jin-young could enter illustrious company on Sunday feels like an understatement. Babe Zaharias, Mickey Wright, ...
03:00, 08/04/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:13, 06/05/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
21:39, 08/19/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:39, 06/03/2019

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
05:13, 06/11/2019

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
16:52, 07/05/2019

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration....
07:00, 08/06/2019

How to Use a Slide Rule I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional nerd stereotypes. I don’t wear glasses, my lady clothes have no real pockets so I can’t use a pocket protector, and I was born well after the reign of the slide rule. But in the spirit of Analog W...
06:39, 06/15/2019

The Volcker Rule When Paul Volcker, the former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, in 2009 proposed banning many forms of short-term trading by federally insured banks to reduce risk to taxpayers and the world economy, he did it in one paragraph. Four years later, regulat...
04:13, 08/21/2019

'CBS This Morning': Gayle King praises 'seamless transition,' Norah O'Donnell 'sleeps in' Monday welcomed the first episode of the new "CBS This Morning" lineup, featuring Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil.        ...
17:39, 05/20/2019

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
23:39, 06/15/2019

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
20:39, 06/11/2019

Jose Mourinho lavishes Jurgen Klopp with praise after Liverpool's historic Champions League win Jose Mourinho has paid a glowing tribute to Jurgen Klopp's work at Liverpool after Tuesday's remarkable win over Barcelona sealed back-to-back Champions League finals....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
14:26, 05/09/2019

West Ham captain Mark Noble reveals dressing-room speech which inspired historic win at Tottenham Things happen quickly in football. Look at Tottenham. A week ago they hadn't conceded a goal — let alone suffered a defeat — after four games in their magnificent new stadium....
11:26, 05/03/2019

West Point's class of 2019 includes historic number of African-American women West Point also projects a record number of hispanic female graduates in the Class of 2019, which is set to include the academy's 5,000 female grad.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
16:13, 06/22/2019