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Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake

Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Re...

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake

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Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Instagram Adds Tool for Users to Flag False Information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses......
09:39, 08/16/2019

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednes...
03:13, 07/19/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
08:13, 06/07/2019

JoJo Siwa Disables Instagram Comments Over "Mean" Posts JoJo Siwa is saying goodbye to social media comments. With more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 8 million followers on Instagram, the 15-year-old star of Dance Moms......
16:39, 05/06/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem...
04:26, 08/16/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Instagram Head Insists It Doesn't Spy on Users Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
01:39, 06/14/2019

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
11:39, 07/13/2019

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will s...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the so...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Instagram announces ads will be served to users Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Instagram date kills NY teen, posts photos of corpse online NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday. The gory pictures were redi...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
00:39, 08/09/2019

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on th...
08:39, 06/28/2019

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the agency had been collecting massive amounts of dat...
09:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:26, 07/04/2019

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
02:13, 05/10/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
18:00, 06/19/2019

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
03:00, 07/14/2019

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
08:13, 06/12/2019

Selma Blair posts picture on Instagram, praised by fans as ‘glam warrior’ Selma Blair, the actress who has been candid about her battle with multiple sclerosis, took to Instagram Sunday and posted a poolside picture dressed in a red bikini and with a shaved head....
09:00, 08/06/2019

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promisi...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating...
14:13, 06/20/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
22:13, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
01:13, 07/04/2019

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it ke...
02:52, 07/09/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
02:52, 05/21/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
20:13, 04/28/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
00:13, 07/04/2019

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
09:13, 06/13/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
04:13, 06/02/2019

New York man kills girlfriend, posts pics to Instagram after she reportedly kissed other man at concert: Cops A 21-year-old man from New York who allegedly killed his 17-year-old girlfriend -- and then posted photos of her body on Instagram -- might have done so out of jealousy after she reportedly kissed another man while at a concert Saturday night, offici...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Halle Berry posts steamy Instagram snap in underwear, denim jacket: ‘Peekaboo’ Halle Berry is no stranger to Instagram — especially when it comes to sharing steamy snaps of herself. And the actress did just that this week, posting a head-turning picture of herself in what appears to be nothing but a denim jacket and underwear....
19:13, 05/08/2019

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years past, we’ve seen Apple let some questionable apps in while simultaneously rejecting other apps fo...
07:52, 08/08/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protecti...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:00, 08/08/2019

WNBA star Liz Cambage posts angry Instagram messages as trade rumors swirl: 'You never cared about me' WNBA star Liz Cambage posted a series of somber messages on her Instagram on Wednesday following reports that the Dallas Wings were trading her to the Las Vegas Aces days before the start of the season....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Britney Spears masters new yoga pose, dances with stuffed python in latest Instagram posts Britney Spears showed off her flexibility and danced with a stuffed python in work out inspired posts shared with her nearly 22 million Instagram followers late Monday and early Tuesday....
15:26, 06/04/2019

Trump Posts Fake News on Twitter, Shares Spliced Video of Nancy Pelosi Stumbling Over Her Words President Trump is so scared of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he had to post a spliced video of her stumbling over her words because he doesn’t know how to deal with powerful women who think he’s a damn idiot....
18:26, 05/24/2019

Aaron Ramsey posts emotional farewell to Arsenal fans on Instagram: 'Thank you for everything' Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has thanked fans in an emotional Instagram post after it was confirmed he would not play for the Gunners again because of a hamstring injury....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
21:39, 07/03/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
15:13, 07/19/2019

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended...
21:00, 07/03/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
10:00, 07/20/2019

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Au...
17:26, 07/14/2019

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also ...
20:39, 07/13/2019

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
21:00, 07/03/2019

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
03:52, 06/15/2019

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
21:52, 06/15/2019

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
18:13, 06/14/2019

How to Enable VLC's Best Hidden Features VLC is easily one of our favorite media players (and yours too). While it can handle nearly every movie you throw at it, it can also do so much more. You don’t need to be a power user to understand all of its incredible, built-in features; you just n...
17:26, 08/05/2019

How to enable Dark Mode on iOS 13 and iPadOS After years of customer requests, Apple has finally bought Dark Mode to iPhones and iPads with the upcoming iOS 13 and iPadOS releases. Not just a palette swap, Dark Mode offers a significant boost to battery life for OLED iPhone users (iPhone X...
22:39, 08/17/2019

Enable 2FA for Your Discord Account so You Don't Get Phished The good news? A recent phishing attempt hit Discord and only ensnared a small batch of users—around 2,500 in all. The bad news? There’s no easy tool to tell if you’re on that list, so you might as well take a moment to reset your password on the se...
23:26, 07/19/2019

How to Enable All the New Android Q Beta 3 Features Android Q Beta 3 is now available for public consumption as of yesterday’s big kickoff to Google I/O 2019. And I might have been that guy in the press area furiously trying to download any and all updates to my Pixel 3 XL device. (Sorry, everyone els...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos One of the technologies in the 5G wireless portfolio enables a transmitter to operate on unlicensed frequencies. Technically, that may mean you don’t need to own frequency to be a 5G carrier....
13:26, 06/25/2019

How to Enable Notifications for Amazon Prime Day Deals Prime Day 2019 is upon us, and Amazon will be offering steep discounts through July 16. Instead of sitting on the Amazon website waiting for the next Lightning Deal, you can enable mobile and desktop notifications for whatever deals you’re interested...
21:00, 07/15/2019

How to Enable Chrome's New Dark Mode on Android Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader...
23:39, 04/28/2019

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing new commercial supersonic designs in U.S. airspace....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Enable wins her second King George, one step closer to Arc III Enable's dramatic victory over Crystal Ocean in Saturday's King George sets up a try for an historic third win in October's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe; much more international racing action AND the world's richest races i...
18:52, 07/29/2019

Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to enable safe driving with an augmented reality headset that you could eventually wear while driving.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. general says will work 'aggressively' to enable free passage in the Gulf U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and would work "aggressively" to find a solution to enable free passage....
14:26, 07/18/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Frankie Dettori makes light of Enable’s readiness for Eclipse • Dettori says of dual Arc winner: ‘We’re very pleased with her’• Jockey ebullient as British stables clean up at Saint-CloudFrankie Dettori has given a significant indication of his confidence in Enable, six days before the superstar mare is due to ...
20:52, 06/30/2019

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains Intel VP and CTO of AI products Amir Khosrowshahi and general manager of IoT Jonathan Ballon shared thoughts about AI at VentureBeat's Transform conference.Read More...
03:39, 07/12/2019

Frankie Dettori hails ‘unbelievable’ Enable after Eclipse victory • Enable records 10th straight win at Sandown • Dettori: ‘She’s very special. I really love her’Frankie Dettori hailed Enable as “the queen of racing” and the best horse he has ridden in his long career after she made a winning return to action in th...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Frankie Dettori and Enable dig deep to win epic King George at Ascot • Crystal Ocean runner-up for second successive year• Dettori: ‘We gave the public the race they came to see’For John Gosden, Enable’s trainer, it resembled the men’s final at Wimbledon, 12-all in the final set. Others saw a heavyweight title fight, ...
22:13, 07/27/2019

Mercy Ships building a floating data centre to enable a fully-functioning hospital The non-profit's hospital ships, enabled by technology, provide free lifesaving surgeries for people in parts of the world where medical care is nearly non-existent....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Battaash wins third King George, Dettori continues to roll, Enable plans outlined Battaash scored his third straight win in the King George at Goodwood, Frankie Dettori took his dominating string of wins to France and John Gosden outlined plans for super mare Enable....
01:00, 08/06/2019

Weekend racing: Enable vs. Magical, Too Darn Hot in France, Durban July in South Africa Two-time Arc winner Enable returns to action Saturday in England, facing the filly she defeated in the Breeders' Cup last fall; Too Darn Hot looks for a win in France and Saturday's Durban July is the iconic race of the...
18:52, 07/05/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
19:52, 08/03/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: How to enable dark mode in any Windows app With Windows 10 Version 1903, users can enable dark mode for individual apps. Under certain conditions, dark mode will be the preferred configuration setting....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Elon Musk touts brain implant technology to treat health conditions, enable 'telepathy' Elon Musk revealed that his stealth neurotechnology start-up, Neuralink, is poised to begin human clinical trials soon on brain implants.       ...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX – President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts ...
06:13, 08/07/2019

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside of the l...
15:39, 07/08/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
05:26, 08/08/2019

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
22:13, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, ...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
23:52, 08/07/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
19:13, 08/15/2019

‘The Profit’ says the big flag stays even if he goes to jail RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man known as television’s “The Profit” says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsui...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Urged to 'do something,' Ohio governor backs 'red flag' law Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Tuesday proposed a "red flag" law that would allow authorities to take guns away from people who may harm themselves or others, responding to pressure for him to "do something" after a mass shooting in Dayton that killed ...
18:39, 08/06/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
18:52, 07/22/2019

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:39, 07/03/2019

Yankees’ latest win is overshadowed by injury red flag BALTIMORE — In a season filled with intoxicating success, an injury to a big Yankees talent has sucked some of the sweetness out of victories but hasn’t eliminated ways to overcome the hurts. More of the same surfaced Tuesday evening when the Yankees...
08:13, 08/07/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
09:26, 06/04/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it wit...
05:00, 07/15/2019

NYC park transforms staircase into gay pride flag A staircase in a NYC park was transformed over the weekend into a giant gay pride flag. The 1200 square foot rainbow colored flag in FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island was created to show support for WorldPride month. (June 17)  &...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Lt Col MS Dhoni Likely To Unfurl National Flag In Leh On Independence Day Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh....
16:26, 08/09/2019

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
23:52, 06/08/2019

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reality television star says in a court filing that it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size. Attorneys for Marcus Lemonis sa...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
23:00, 07/18/2019

The flag shirt you're buying for July 4th is technically illegal Nike's idea for their "Betsy Ross" sneaker reflected a growing interest in timeless apparel that features the U.S. flag or its colors, as consumers trend toward buying fewer articles of clothing and stick to classic pieces....
14:39, 07/03/2019

Kyrie Irving’s playoff flop should be red flag for Knicks On the surface, the Celtics’ second-round flameout to Milwaukee is good news for the Knicks, paving the way for Kyrie Irving to bail on a dysfunctional situation. However, Irving’s nosedive in the Milwaukee series and off-kilter season with the Celti...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules...
18:52, 05/19/2019

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the f...
15:26, 06/18/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
23:26, 08/06/2019

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
12:13, 05/30/2019

Foxconn Profit Falls as iPhone Sales Flag Foxconn Technology Group’s profit fell nearly 18% in the first quarter after its biggest customer, Apple, reported an accelerated decline in sales of the iPhone....
15:13, 05/14/2019

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
09:26, 06/28/2019

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
06:26, 06/15/2019

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
02:26, 06/16/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
06:39, 08/08/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
11:13, 06/16/2019

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
19:52, 07/16/2019

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you ...
19:39, 07/04/2019

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23:52, 08/07/2019

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
01:39, 07/10/2019

Jaguar E-Pace Chequered Flag Edition waved in News 2 May, 2019 The British firm’s latest special edition model adds a host of extra equipment and a unique colour palette to its compact performance SUV...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet exited the tournament....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
12:13, 05/28/2019

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
00:39, 07/15/2019

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have ...
22:00, 05/26/2019

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
16:13, 07/01/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
04:52, 07/05/2019

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking crash at Rascasse that caused confusion...
13:39, 05/24/2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
21:13, 06/07/2019

Nike should've done their research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery....
04:39, 07/03/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Devin Hester's son looks like an elusive flag football player The former return man shared a video of his son, Dray, who hit flag football field at the Top 100 Central Florida camp. His son has some nice moves.       ...
16:13, 07/16/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
18:39, 07/12/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
18:52, 07/18/2019

Cleveland to pay $225G to American flag burner at 2016 GOP convention The city of Cleveland has agreed to pay $225,000 to a well-known flag-burning protester who was arrested after lighting a match to an American flag at the 2016 Republican National Convention....
21:52, 06/11/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
02:52, 07/27/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
23:52, 08/07/2019

WRAPUP 4-U.S. economy slows in Q2; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
20:00, 07/26/2019

Puerto Rico governor, protests, history of the black flag: Everything you need to know The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.        ...
19:26, 07/25/2019

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows th...
05:39, 07/09/2019

Examining US envoy Richard Grenell's Pride flag faux pas The US ambassador to Germany risked hot water with the higher-ups in Washington DC when he flew a rainbow flag next to the Stars and Stripes outside the embassy in Berlin. What's the deal with Americans and their flag?...
19:26, 07/27/2019

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
16:26, 06/30/2019

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with...
05:52, 07/05/2019

Hungary F3: Lundgaard holds off Fewtrell to seal lights-to-flag win Renault Formula 1 junior Christian Lundgaard led from lights-to-flag for ART Grand Prix to become the sixth different winner in nine races in FIA Formula 3 this season...
19:00, 08/03/2019

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitable method to resolve this"...
05:26, 05/25/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
01:26, 08/09/2019

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council...
10:13, 06/21/2019

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
07:52, 07/05/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right...
09:26, 06/25/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong protests take a toll as companies flag impact Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong's luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, as an escalating cycle of violence clouds the outlook for the city....
10:13, 08/07/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. House Speaker Greg Hertz and Senate President Scott Sa...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
19:39, 07/02/2019

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into new lane under 'Fast & Furious' flag "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle "Tango & Cash," only with bigger -- well, pretty much everything -- and better special effects....
00:52, 08/01/2019

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our Ame...
19:39, 06/15/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
21:26, 08/05/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
22:13, 05/31/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is against their rules....
21:52, 08/13/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
01:00, 08/09/2019

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook u...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" by not reporting any unusual situation....
04:26, 07/21/2019

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove...
04:26, 08/03/2019

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
23:52, 07/05/2019

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
02:52, 07/07/2019

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
18:00, 07/03/2019

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
01:52, 07/05/2019

Robert Vadra Tweets Out Photo Of Voting Finger... And The Paraguayan Flag After voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Robert Vadra - the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi - today took to Twitter to post a photograph of him holding up an inked......
16:13, 05/12/2019

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
11:13, 07/03/2019

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
20:52, 07/03/2019

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The Saturday exchange between Zeke and Allison Brown ...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
08:26, 07/03/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The cit...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from ...
18:52, 07/03/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
06:52, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israeli and Palestinian flags during her performance....
04:39, 05/19/2019

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
13:13, 06/02/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Snetterton BTCC: Ingram clinches lights-to-flag race one victory Tom Ingram grabbed a second victory of the season for the new Toyota Corolla in the opening British Touring Car Championship race at Snetterton, thanks to a commanding lights-to-flag run....
15:52, 08/04/2019

Soldier places flag in ‘jaw-dropping’ display amid torrential downpour Even Mother Nature at her wildest couldn’t stop this soldier from paying his respects to the fallen. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemet...
18:26, 05/27/2019

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rain...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Tesla Said to Ready Production Boost, Flag Return to Hiring Mode Tesla is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal email sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Chris Pratt called a 'white supremacist' over Gadsden flag T-shirt Yahoo is facing heavy criticism for calling Chris Pratt a "white supremacist" for wearing a T-shirt with the Gadsden flag in an article published Tuesday....
15:52, 07/17/2019

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political mes...
23:13, 06/27/2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
20:13, 06/27/2019

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
04:39, 07/21/2019

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta ...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Huddersfield Town Snapped A Corner Flag And Manchester United's Top-Four Chances Manchester United didn’t control their top-four destiny going into Sunday’s match against Huddersfield Town—a club that had been guaranteed relegation for quite some time now. Three points from a win was the minimum required to keep any hopes of Cham...
20:00, 05/05/2019

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” w...
21:26, 06/14/2019

Joy Behar slams ‘unpatriotic’ Trump, says GOP supporters should remove ‘those flag pins’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar said on Monday that Republicans who support President Trump should take off “those Flag pins” because the president’s behavior regarding Russian meddling is “unpatriotic.”...
00:13, 05/07/2019

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag ...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
04:39, 07/02/2019

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump warns Megan Rapinoe not to 'disrespect' US flag at World Cup Player says she will not visit White House if US win World CupOther American teams and players have refused trip in pastOn Monday, Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to send the US through to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup. On Wednesday, the...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his fr...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department o...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protestors hurl Chinese national flag into harbor Protesters hurled a Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbor Saturday as a part of ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, where the government is bracing for an anticipated general strike set for Monday. Tens of thousands of supporters ...
09:00, 08/04/2019

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
03:26, 07/02/2019

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
18:52, 07/03/2019

Apollo 11 flag, flight plan page and roll of film used on the Moon are up for auction An American flag that was flown into orbit during Apollo 11 is among a host of artifacts from the historic mission that are up for auction this week....
23:26, 06/19/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
12:52, 07/24/2019

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
21:26, 06/08/2019

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
21:26, 07/15/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
03:26, 07/26/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out....
21:39, 07/03/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American acco...
16:52, 07/05/2019

WRC Rally Chile: Tanak takes early lead, Neuville bemoans red flag Toyota's Ott Tanak leads the way after the opening three stages of the World Rally Championship's inaugural Rally Chile, while third-placed Thierry Neuville was affected by a red flag...
06:26, 05/11/2019

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-...
02:00, 06/01/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Bern Formula E red flag reset call "super-unfair" Lucas di Grassi maintains that resetting the order of the pack following the first corner crash in ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix to the starting grid positions was "super-unfair"...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him,...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of t...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Thai king greets crowd of flag-waving subjects on final day of coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn greeted thousands of his subjects from a balcony of his Grand Palace on Monday, the third and final day of coronation ceremonies....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Dow drops 600 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
19:13, 08/14/2019

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewa...
20:52, 06/30/2019

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-N...
21:39, 07/02/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day...
15:52, 07/02/2019

Megan Rapinoe: Donald Trump tells US women's co-captain to 'respect flag' President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup....
01:39, 06/27/2019

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
23:26, 08/06/2019

Alabama car dealership offers free shotgun, Bible and American flag to customers A rural Alabama car dealership is giving away a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of any new or used vehicle as part of its Fourth of July sales promotion....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Sweet note from LGBTQ teen thanks couple for displaying a pride flag in Texas The note said the Pride flag waving outside the couple’s home gave the teen courage to come out to their family.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Petition calls for New Jersey town to cancel LGBTQ pride flag raising A planned flying of the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, is being met with controversy in Rutherford, New Jersey.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
15:39, 08/15/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the m...
16:52, 07/20/2019

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
04:26, 07/02/2019

Parlee Beach hopes Blue Flag designation restores confidence in water quality The Blue Flag is awarded to beaches and marinas that meet strict criteria for water quality, environmental management, safety and services, along with environmental education...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early Am...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Israeli soccer fans prohibited - temporarily - from flying national flag during match in France Authorities in France briefly prohibited Israeli soccer fans from flying the Star of David flag ahead of a UEFA Europa League qualifying match Thursday, igniting furor from fans and Israeli officials....
00:39, 07/26/2019

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
16:13, 07/10/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
21:52, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
08:00, 07/02/2019

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town...
06:52, 07/03/2019

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P Johnson, a black trans sex worker, and Sylvia Ray ...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission was faked....
14:13, 07/19/2019

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbor and police fired tear gas after some pr...
20:39, 08/03/2019

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the f...
00:26, 07/15/2019

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, ...
00:26, 07/18/2019

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
06:13, 07/04/2019

French "spiderman" climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolising reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
08:52, 08/16/2019

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
07:39, 08/16/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
23:13, 08/16/2019

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration cerem...
17:26, 07/05/2019

Oil Posts Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but still logged their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
22:39, 07/19/2019

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
20:00, 06/04/2019

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
06:00, 07/03/2019

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:52, 07/03/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
12:26, 07/04/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
22:39, 06/11/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
20:00, 07/04/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
01:52, 07/05/2019

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Ford Motor Company kills Alabama dealership’s offer of a Bible, a shotgun and a flag with purchase The giveaway was supposed to be a Fourth of July promotion. “They love their faith, they love their country, and they love to hunt,” a manager said of his customers....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Jesse Watters: Flag protesters like 'bitter' Kaepernick want 'to divide the country and make everybody else feel miserable' Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's reported objection to Nike's Betsy Ross-themed sneakers is the latest disturbing expression of anti-American sentiment, according to Jesse Watters....
02:39, 07/03/2019

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:52, 06/11/2019

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite rem...
22:13, 05/30/2019

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
23:00, 08/05/2019

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
16:00, 07/02/2019

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richar...
19:00, 08/07/2019

Minor League Baseball Team Claims Blue Lives Matter Flag Patch Is "Not Political" The Aberdeen Ironbirds, a Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, defended the Blue Lives Matter flag patch on the back of their jerseys on Wednesday. The team claimed that they aren’t a political statement, but a way to honor two sheriff’s deput...
05:13, 07/26/2019

A Texas teenager spent four hours mowing the American flag into his lawn to honor a fallen soldier 17-year-old Cameron James spent four hours mowing an American flag into his lawn to honor his friend, Army Pfc. Kevin Christian.        ...
04:13, 07/04/2019

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot w...
15:13, 07/08/2019

Why are there so many therapists on Instagram? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for w...
16:00, 08/01/2019

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
18:26, 05/22/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top spot?...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Here are the Instagram changes coming your way Instagram looks like it will keep its spot as one of the top photo-sharing social networks in the world thanks to a slew of new updates announced today at Facebook's F8 Conference.The biggest update is for creators who want to share their fashio...
20:52, 04/30/2019

If you don't have a therapist, can Instagram help? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for w...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Should Instagram Get Rid of 'Likes'? The popular platform is threatening to stop tallying hearts, which might improve users’ mental health—but thwart influencers. We argue both sides of the debate....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new rep...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Controversy over Blue Lives Matter flag forces family of fallen officer to remove it from utility pole The son of a Maine police officer killed in the line of duty said he felt forced to remove a Thin Blue Line flag to mark the anniversary of his father’s death after hearing of complaints that it is racist....
07:39, 07/30/2019

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
09:39, 07/02/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
12:26, 07/04/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
20:26, 07/18/2019

AutoCanada posts $4.1M net loss on U.S. costs in Q1 AutoCanada posted a $4.1-million net loss in the first quarter due in large part to rising operating costs in the United States, where it launched a plan to reduce expenses and optimize its portfolio....
05:00, 05/04/2019

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor jus...
14:52, 07/24/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Bunge posts first-quarter profit U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd posted a first-quarter profit on Wednesday, compared with a year-ago loss, aided by higher crushing margins in its oilseeds business in the United States, Brazil and Europe....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Here’s why Instagram will hide ‘likes’ Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said the change is designed to minimize the stress of posting online, where users can fixate on how many likes their videos draw....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Instagram doesn’t like you anymore Have you ever posted a picture to Instagram and then deleted it because it didn’t get enough likes? If you won’t admit to it, many other people will. Instagram is well aware of the pervasive narcissism on its platform, and now it’s trying to get us a...
19:39, 05/03/2019

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new place it’s going to start slotting them in. Very soon, the company announced to...
21:52, 06/26/2019

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is;...
23:13, 05/24/2019

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it a...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
21:52, 07/03/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again) Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable to various degrees on the morning of August 4th. The failure doesn't appear to have been as dram...
00:39, 08/05/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said ap...
13:52, 07/19/2019

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
02:52, 06/05/2019

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone ...
21:13, 07/08/2019

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
05:26, 06/05/2019

Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform: a warning when you try to post an abusive comment, and a ‘Restrict’ function to limit another person’s interaction with you. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, said...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Steph Curry Blows Wide-Open Dunk In OT, Warriors Immediately Wave White Flag And Give Up On Comeback The Golden State Warriors needed to score a whole bunch of points real quick at the end of overtime to keep pace in Game 3 tonight in Houston, and instead of doing so, they ended the game in one of the weirder ways you’ll see all postseason....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
13:39, 07/02/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
20:39, 06/19/2019

UBS posts 27% fall in net profit after a 'very challenging quarter' UBS reported a 27% fall in net profit for its first quarter, compared to the same period the year before, with the Swiss bank citing challenging market conditions....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
05:52, 08/09/2019

GE Posts Quarterly Loss but Raises Forecasts General Electric reported a second-quarter loss and flat sales but said it was making progress in restructuring its power division. The company also raised its full-year financial projections....
00:01, 08/01/2019

BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd reported a smaller quarterly loss on Wednesday, benefiting from its acquisition of cybersecurity firm Cylance....
13:39, 06/26/2019

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
18:39, 07/16/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
15:00, 05/17/2019

SecureWorks posts 5% rise in first-quarter revenue SecureWorks Corp on Wednesday reported a 5.3% rise in first-quarter revenue, as the cybersecurity provider benefited from higher spending by companies to fend off cyber attacks....
14:52, 06/05/2019

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
11:26, 07/02/2019

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

P&G Posts Strong Sales Even as It Raises Prices Procter & Gamble reported its highest quarterly sales growth in more than a decade, riding strong consumer spending on household staples even as the company continued to raise prices....
16:26, 07/30/2019

Nestle posts first-half organic growth of 3.6% Food giant Nestle said strong demand for its products in the United States and Brazil helped the KitKat chocolate bar maker accelerate sales growth during the first six months of 2019....
09:52, 07/26/2019

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
11:00, 07/14/2019

Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care Fed Chairman Powell’s use of the word ‘symmetric’ Wednesday may be what matters in the long run as the central bank embarks on its first review of its 2% inflation target set seven years ago....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
23:39, 07/23/2019

Airtel Posts Its First Quarterly Loss in Over a Decade Airtel on Thursday posted a mammoth consolidated net loss of Rs . 2,866 crores for the first quarter ending June caused mainly by a one-time hit of Rs. 1,445 crores....
11:13, 08/02/2019

Adobe posts 25% rise in quarterly revenue Adobe Inc on Tuesday reported a 25% rise in quarterly revenue, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Japan Posts Solid Growth in the Second Quarter The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter as demand ahead of a sales-tax increase and a 10-day holiday to celebrate the imperial succession boosted consumption....
04:13, 08/09/2019

UBS posts surprise second quarter profit boost UBS on Tuesday beat forecasts with a $1.4 billion net profit for its second quarter of 2019, as gains in its advisory business softened an investment banking fall and boosted its Swiss retail and corporate banking business....
09:26, 07/23/2019

Pfizer posts 9 pct rise in first-quarter profit U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by sales of breast cancer drug Ibrance and pneumonia vaccine Prevnar....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Canada's WestJet posts second-quarter profit WestJet Airlines Ltd, which is being acquired by Onex Corp, reported a quarterly profit on Friday, compared with a year-earlier loss, as it flew more passengers at higher prices....
00:26, 07/27/2019

FCA posts strong N.A. performance in Q2, powered by Ram, Jeep Fiat Chrysler painted a robust picture for its truck and SUV business in North America, powered by the Ram brand, with second-quarter margins rising by nearly a full percentage point to 8.9 percent. FCA CEO Mike Manley also left the door open for ren...
23:39, 07/31/2019

Peru's Credicorp posts 12.3% yr/yr rise in net profit in Q2 Peruvian financial holding company Credicorp posted 1.099 billion soles ($325.7 mln) in net profit in the second quarter, up 12.3% from the same period a year earlier thanks to growth in loan balances, the company said on Thursday....
02:39, 08/09/2019

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
11:26, 07/10/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
13:26, 06/12/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Get ready for even more third-party AR filters on Instagram Amidst announcements of a new Messenger, a new Facebook app and new VR headsets, the company snuck in a quieter, less flashier update: it's now allowing creators to make and publish their own AR effects and filters on Instagram. Right now, the o...
03:39, 05/02/2019

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:39, 05/18/2019

Instagram's Newest Star Is ... a Tree? Tentree's Instagram post about planting trees has gone viral. But as with any celebrity’s carefully orchestrated photo, the reality is much more complicated....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
23:39, 07/08/2019

Neymar given three-match ban for Instagram rant Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar has been banned from European club competition for three matches as punishment for a Instagram post criticizing match officials in charge of the French club's defeat to Manchester United in March....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If ...
11:13, 07/19/2019

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through ...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Social platforms like Instagram walk a fine line between bein...
18:26, 07/01/2019

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
20:13, 07/17/2019

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
19:26, 05/29/2019

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
19:13, 07/31/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
15:13, 08/16/2019

Instagram is scrapping its Direct messaging app Instagram will be closing the doors on its standalone messaging app, Direct, within the next month. A message confirming the planned closure is being displayed to users in the Direct for Instagram app, and was first spotted by social media indus...
15:52, 05/16/2019

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel b...
18:39, 07/01/2019

How to (selectively) hide Instagram Stories like a pro Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram Stories are a handy way of sharing fleeting moments from your life without immortalizing them on your ...
22:13, 08/09/2019

Former bad boy Skeet Ulrich is the sweetest Instagram dad ever In the ’90s, Skeet Ulrich often played the unrepentant bad boy in movies like The Craft and Scream, like a Teen Beat version of Johnny Depp. Since then, Ulrich has transitioned into a solid TV career with series like Jericho, Law And Order: L.A., and...
22:52, 07/30/2019

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend social-media celebrities’ business models and could boomerang to hurt Facebook itself....
14:52, 08/16/2019

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Instagram will soon let you appeal post takedowns While Instagram has made it easy for users to report posts that may violate its policies, there hasn't been a way for people to contest those decisions. But that will be changing soon. In a media briefing in New York City, the company said it is...
17:26, 05/07/2019

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram An Instagram story about 13-year-old Eva Heymann, a Hungarian Jew who was murdered in Auschwitz, has gone viral. The creators want to bring Holocaust remembrance to a social media generation, but not all are pleased....
23:52, 05/02/2019

Gaming Instagram for fun & profit in expose Social media's credibility took another hit this week with Mueller report, latest Facebook apology and new expose on how easy it is to game Instagram        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Instagram will drop ads into your Explore feed Ads are infiltrating seemingly every aspect of Instagram, and that now includes the Explore feed. The social network plans to roll out ads to Explore's photos and videos over the course of the "next few months." They'll function much like...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR experience you've encountered across Facebook's products -- to the Instagramming public....
22:40, 08/13/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Instagram Will Soon Let You Appeal Post Takedowns From App Instagram is planning to let users appeal a takedown of controversial content and allow them to request a review of any content that was taken down, all from within the app....
15:26, 05/08/2019

Facebook is changing the name of Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will becom...
01:39, 08/03/2019

A Holocaust diary is reborn on Instagram The diary of Eva Heyman begins innocently enough. It is her thirteenth birthday, and she writes about her dreams of becoming a journalist and marrying an Englishman....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a cert...
22:52, 07/18/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
13:00, 08/03/2019

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outage...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Women are getting jaw shots to look like their Instagram filters Filter — or filler? The hot new ask at celebrity dermatologist Amy Wechsler’s office is jawline contouring with filler, so people can mimic the Kim Kardashian-esque look of Instagram and Snapchat filters in real life. “I’m doing 20 a week now,” Laura...
19:52, 07/26/2019

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivated as separate consumer services....
05:39, 08/03/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a...
23:00, 04/30/2019

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to ...
20:52, 06/09/2019

The New Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino Is Perfect for Your Instagram Behold: the newest drink to end up on your Instagram feed. Starbucks has unveiled its lasted confection just as summer kicks into high gear. Introducing the Tie-Dye Frappuccino, a......
23:13, 07/10/2019

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular servic...
04:26, 08/03/2019

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic...
20:39, 07/02/2019

How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer Getty Images It's easy to post on Instagram from your phone using the Instagram app, where you can upload and edit photos or videos. You can also post on Instagram from a Mac computer using Safari with the below steps, though it requires a change...
01:13, 07/24/2019

15 destinations Instagram has helped ruin martin-dm/Getty Images Instagram has always been a great place to find travel inspiration, displaying photos of hidden paradises around the world. But once Instagram photos attract enough attention, the locations that get geotagged can be overrun by...
01:13, 07/24/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
01:00, 05/25/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell premarket....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Boeing posts record quarterly loss over 737 MAX problems The US aerospace company recorded a loss of $2.9 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Boeing's 737 MAX model is still grounded after its involvement in two deadly crashes....
19:26, 07/24/2019

JBS posts strong 2nd-qtr results bolstered by Asian demand JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Wednesday reported net income of 2.184 billion reais ($539 million) in the second quarter, beating analysts' expectations as an outbreak of African swine fever in Asia boosted exports....
01:13, 08/15/2019

General Electric posts loss due to Boeing, CFO to leave General Electric raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday, helped by improvement in its industrial businesses, even as its latest earnings dipped into the red after two profitable quarters, sending shares up 3 percent in premarket trading. GE swung back...
16:52, 07/31/2019

Berkshire Posts Rising Profit and Cash Pile Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter earnings rose due to unrealized investment gains, while the company’s cash pile grew to a record $122 billion....
15:52, 08/03/2019

Nasdaq retreats after Alphabet drop; S&P 500 posts record The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped ahead of its results, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Gay Man Posts Bullying Note On Facebook Before Committing Suicide A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ......
13:52, 06/25/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
11:00, 07/10/2019

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
19:26, 06/20/2019

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc , the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
02:13, 07/23/2019

Centene Corp posts 65% rise in second-quarter profit Centene Corp, which is buying smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, on Tuesday reported a 65% rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher sales of its Medicaid health plans for low-income people....
12:39, 07/23/2019

Canada's TD Bank posts 6.7% rise in quarterly profit TD Bank Group reported a 6.7% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Thursday, as Canada's second-biggest lender by market value benefited from strong performance in its retail business....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Spain's Podemos says won't accept 'decorative' government posts Spain's far-left party Podemos will not accept "decorative" cabinet posts in any coalition government with the Socialists in exchange for support for acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias said on Monday....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Dutch bank ING posts profit dip and misses expectations ING, the largest Dutch financial group, reported a slight drop in first-quarter underlying net profit of 1.12 billion euros ($1.26 billion), narrowly missing analyst expectations of 1.15 billion euros in a Reuters poll....
09:13, 05/02/2019

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Boeing Posts Biggest-Ever Quarterly Loss on MAX Charge Boeing reported its biggest-ever quarterly loss after taking an initial $7 billion hit on the grounding and slowed production of the 737 MAX jetliner....
14:52, 07/24/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Carrefour Brasil posts 1st-qtr profit of $112 mln, tops forecasts Brazilian supermarket chain Carrefour Brasil on Thursday reported quarterly net income of 441 million reais ($111.75 million), slightly above market expectations....
01:13, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Bunge posts first-quarter profit, appoints new CFO U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd posted a first-quarter profit on Wednesday, compared with a year-ago loss, powered by higher crushing margins in its oilseeds business in the United States, Brazil and Europe....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Woman posts about her own wanted photo: ‘That picture ugly’ A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently unhappy with the photo officials used on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent. “That picture ugly,” Precious Landry, who was still at large at the time,...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Miley Cyrus posts congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he apparently came out as gay Miley Cyrus shared a congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he appeared to come out as gay in a social media post celebrating the end of Pride Month....
20:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest gain since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:13, 04/29/2019

BMW's Auto Business Posts Loss Following Antitrust Charge BMW said its core automotive business swung to a loss on a $1.6 billion charge against potential fines from a European antitrust probe and rising costs to develop new technology for electric and self-driving cars....
11:00, 05/07/2019

CVS Health posts second-quarter profit on Aetna strength CVS Health Corp on Wednesday reported a profit for the second quarter compared with a year-ago loss, benefiting from its Aetna health insurance acquisition and higher sales of prescription drugs....
14:13, 08/07/2019

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
16:52, 07/02/2019

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
02:26, 07/19/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:52, 04/29/2019

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
12:39, 06/03/2019

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau posts net income of $114 million in q1 Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a net income in the first quarter of 453 million reais ($114.11 million), roughly flat compared to the same period last year, in which the company benefited from high international prices....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Nutrien posts profit as potash prices rise Canadian fertilizer maker Nutrien Ltd on Thursday posted a quarterly profit, compared with a year-earlier loss, as it benefited from higher potash prices....
01:13, 05/10/2019