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'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white natio...

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

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From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
15:52, 08/20/2019

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
19:13, 05/02/2019

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
01:13, 08/17/2019

So There's Trash Talk And Then There's Casual Bigotry How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comments in chat? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we brought in Kotaku senior reporter and tra...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be i...
14:26, 07/08/2019

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
22:26, 07/16/2019

No Place For "Bigotry", "Intolerance": Sonia Gandhi On Independence Day Sonia Gandhi today listed "bigotry" and "intolerance" among the challenges facing the country in her Independence Day message, delivered days after taking over as the Congress's interim chief, saying......
01:39, 08/16/2019

A secret romance: the director who is confronting Nazis, race and bigotry Amma Asante’s new movie follows the story of a biracial girl during the Third Reich. How much of it reflects the film-maker’s fears of where we are heading now?Amma Asante’s new film, Where Hands Touch, tells the story of a forgotten piece of history...
14:39, 05/03/2019

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politician...
03:00, 08/08/2019

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), is an aspiring literary critic as well as a revi...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
19:52, 08/05/2019

After massacres, Trump condemns white supremacy and bigotry, pushes death penalty U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass slayings over the weekend that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio....
17:52, 08/05/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Bees Bug Cricketers It was absolute scenes in the North of England today during a World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa, as players were forced to duck for cover when a swam of bees invaded the grounds....
16:52, 06/28/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young reformer who claims the mantle of President, announced from inside a military base in the capital, Caraca...
14:39, 05/02/2019

'It's a celebration': tracing the roots of hip-hop through photography In a new exhibition, photos from rappers from Jay-Z to Cardi B are on show to trace the rise of a genre from the streets to the White HouseOn Monday, Forbes revealed Jay-Z to be the first billionaire rapper, a far cry from his early days selling CDs ...
19:39, 06/04/2019

Munich Re putting down roots in India India is on track to become the world's third-largest economy. Munich Re wants to cash in on the strong growth in the country's insurance market, the CEO of the company's India branch, Hitesh Kotak, told DW....
03:39, 08/14/2019

May Day’s Weird and Wonderful Pagan Roots May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere festival, now known as ‘May Day’, which traditionally marked the return of summer. It is believed that the celebrations originated in agricultural rituals intended to ensure fertility for crops, held by the a...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five years. (June 12)        ...
13:26, 06/12/2019

It’s not just about the bees – earthworms need love, too They may not be cute, but the work they do for our soil keeps humans in business. But their numbers are in steep declineIf earthworms had feathers, wings or fur, or eyes that looked mournful – or eyes at all – perhaps they would fare better in the pu...
01:26, 05/21/2019

That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they’re rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that are critical to our nation’s agriculture: thousands and thousands of bees....
19:39, 06/25/2019

Oak Furnitureland spreads roots with stake sale Oak Furnitureland, one of Britain's largest privately owned furniture retailers‎, has drafted in advisers to explore options for funding an expansion programme a decade after its first store opened....
22:13, 06/24/2019

Rockefeller Center Digs Up Its Bucolic Roots Inspired by its 19th-century history, the Channel Gardens has been reimagined and filled with native plants and arrangements. We tracked their installation....
16:26, 05/05/2019

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
00:52, 06/29/2019

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
09:52, 07/05/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
16:52, 06/07/2019

iHeartMedia is returning podcasts to their radio roots If you own a radio network, how do you promote your podcasts? By calling back to the roots of podcass and airing them on the radio, of course. iHeartMedia has unveiled a Sunday Night Podcasts initiative that will air podcasts on 270 of its radio st...
19:00, 08/08/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
18:13, 04/28/2019

What will my dad’s Ancestry profile reveal about my boy’s Irish roots? We were hoping to unveil a link to Persian aristocracy, or maybe Somali piratesMy son’s genetic inheritance is not something I think about often. He has 14 first cousins who are, like him, an Irish-English mix and our circular rigmarole of pronouncin...
13:26, 07/28/2019

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
11:39, 08/17/2019

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop community....
00:13, 07/27/2019

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees It’s a noble cause—trying to help bees thrive as populations face catastrophic collapse. One of the ways folks have been doing this recently is by purchasing bee houses. Bees will build their nests and lay their larvae inside these cute little tube-f...
17:52, 06/09/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
07:13, 05/19/2019

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. ...
07:39, 06/14/2019

Modano returns to NHL roots in Minnesota, as Wild adviser ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mike Modano has decided to return to his NHL roots in Minnesota. The Hall of Fame center was named on Thursday as the executive adviser to Wild owner Craig Leipold and president Matt Majka, a newly created position that Modano ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

How Senna's death shook motor racing to its roots Twenty-five years on from the tragic 994 San Marino Grand Prix, Maurice Hamilton reflects on the hysteria which followed the deaths of Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna....
18:00, 05/01/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
18:39, 07/27/2019

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
16:13, 08/08/2019

GTA Online's Latest Missions Go Back To The Game's Roots Over the last few weeks, Rockstar has been adding new missions to Grand Theft Auto Online based around repossessing, selling and stealing vehicles. Most new GTA Online content often focuses on PvP action, grinding tasks for a new business or racing a...
20:00, 05/15/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is not going to rid Deutsche Bank of its current woes....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Reds Game Delayed Due To Swarm Of Bees CINCINNATI (WLWT) – A swarm of bees has delayed the Cincinnati Reds game at Great American Ball Park. According to WLWT, the bees began to buzz around the home plate and infield area just before the Reds played the San Francisco Giants at Great...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Bees Invade Giants-Reds Game When it comes to bees, they get what they want. Today, they wanted to be at the Cincinnati Reds’ stadium as the team was getting ready to play against the Giants...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Swarm of bees terrorize residents in the Bronx Nature buzzed its way into the concrete jungle of The Bronx on Friday — when a mass of honey bees swarmed onto a tree, terrorizing the city folks on a block in Kingsbridge Heights. A resident of a nearby apartment building — on Grand Concourse near E...
07:26, 05/11/2019

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and wall-to-wall television coverage to the......
14:39, 05/23/2019

AP Interview: Oates haunted by family denial of Jewish roots American author Joyce Carol Oates says her family’s denial of its Jewish roots haunted her for decades and has shaped her into the famously prolific writer she is today...
18:52, 05/12/2019

Microsoft's return to its nerdy roots is good news for developers Microsoft spent years trying to be cool and failed. Now that Microsoft is content to be nerdy, with the most impressive developer tooling around, it's a real contender in the cloud....
00:13, 05/12/2019

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
01:39, 07/30/2019

Suzuki's current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve the GSX-RR bike, says test rider Sylvain Guintoli...
16:52, 06/24/2019

Dior goes black in Paris show that celebrates couture roots Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer’s penchant for black, for a brooding display of archetypally couture fall-winter gowns...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
19:39, 06/05/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:39, 05/30/2019

The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, bottle-feed the babies, and, of course, respond to the Twitch chat watching i...
01:52, 08/06/2019

The world’s smallest McDonald’s just opened, but only bees are invited If you’re looking for a McDonald’s restaurant in Sweden, you just gained another option. A first-of-its-kind McDonald’s location was recently built in the country, and it caters to a very specific crowd. Oh, and you probably won&rsq...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
13:26, 08/07/2019

Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego, causing a 15-minute delay in action before a beekeeper saved the day. Bees similarly seized the dia...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Florida beekeeper says someone may have poisoned millions of his honey bees A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
03:39, 07/31/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
20:39, 07/12/2019

Massive swarm of bees invades Yankee Stadium The Bronx Bombers’ head-to-head against Tampa Bay wasn’t the only buzz at Yankee Stadium Monday afternoon — about 25,000 bees had to be hauled off after they descended on the outfield. The NYPD’s two-man beekeeping unit had to be called in to remove ...
20:39, 07/16/2019

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 pounds of bees inside careened off a street in Boze...
08:13, 06/11/2019

A swarm of bees interrupts a Cricket World Cup match From afar, it looked like players were taking a group nap in Durham, England, at the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Sri Lanka on Friday....
00:00, 06/29/2019

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning the outfield of Yankee Stadium....
00:13, 07/17/2019

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human...
17:00, 06/22/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
17:26, 08/22/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
02:00, 05/22/2019

Goodbye Warriors, hello Roots: can this team spark a soccer revolution in Oakland? The team is hoping to not only fill the void left from the city’s departing sports franchises, but to become part of the communityDevante Dubose’s soccer career took him across the world before it took him home. The 26-year-old is the first player to...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Rachel Ama's Vegan Cookbook Is Filled With Delicious Recipes Inspired By Her Roots From spiced aubergine kebabs to oyster mushrooms in a jerk marinade, Rachel Ama describes how she swapped out meat for vegan alternatives whilst staying true to her home cooking....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
20:13, 06/15/2019

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu....
22:26, 06/28/2019

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres’ dugout. With Padres rookie Josh Naylor...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vital to our ecosystem. They pollinate plants, including crops that are a part of our everyday lives, bu...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Video: thousands of bees land on man’s truck in Costco parking lot So much buzz! Thousands of bees descended on a Canadian man’s parked truck in a hair-raising episode caught on video. John Hildebrandt returned from his shift at a Costco store Monday in Saskatoon to find an entire hive had enveloped the passen...
01:13, 07/11/2019

Haagen-Dazs serves up free ice cream to save the bees Haagen-Dazs is giving out free ice cream all in the name of saving the bees. Their annual Free Cone Day is Tuesday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m        ...
06:52, 05/15/2019

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
23:39, 07/31/2019

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
20:52, 05/30/2019

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves | Alison Benjamin These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lostWhen I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the park in early spring, I get a real thrill from being able to identify her. If she is black and darting...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Reds-Giants game delayed by swarm of bees at stadium The Cincinnati Reds delayed the game with San Francisco a little after the 12:35 start thanks to a swarm of bees forcing players off the field.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for raspberry swiss roll with decorative bees and flowers Make this surprisingly easy cake and your friends will all be abuzzThis may look daunting, but once you learn how to make it, the options for different designs and fillings are endless. And because it is so easy to eat, you will want to make it again...
23:52, 05/01/2019

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history whe...
21:52, 06/24/2019

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
03:52, 06/15/2019

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, o...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Swarm of bees discovered on car in Virginia, prompting response from fire officials A swarm of bees was found covering part of a car in Virginia this week, prompting the response of the local fire department who happened to have a “hobbyist beekeeper” in their midst, officials said Wednesday....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to their buzzing...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Buzzed: Swarm of bees forces delay to Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI (AP) — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’s the...
20:39, 05/06/2019

Tell It To The Bees crushes a tender midcentury love story under the weight of melancholy There’s a certain kind of drama favored by the novelist Ian McEwan: wistful British period pieces, like his Atonement or On Chesil Beach, that play out romantic tragedy in slow motion, capturing the struggle of the U.K.’s mid-century recovery period....
13:13, 05/02/2019

A swarm of 25,000 bees took over a Staten Island Ferry terminal, until police removed them The bees were safely removed from an awning in a Staten Island Ferry subway terminal, and no injuries were suffered in the "sting" operation.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
17:26, 06/28/2019

UMG's recovery efforts following 2008 fire reportedly prioritized Limp Bizkit over Les Paul and The Roots Despite disputations from Universal Music Group, The New York Times is doubling down on its reporting that a 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot destroyed roughly 500,000 invaluable master recordings. A new report from author Jody Rosen det...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.        ...
04:13, 08/13/2019

Border agent saves migrant woman, son after finding them covered in 'thousands of bees' A border agent is being hailed a hero after officials say he rescued a migrant woman and her son, 8, after finding them covered in “thousands of bees.”...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Tourmalet tussles, Women's World Cup finals and when bees attack | Classic YouTube Also featuring a touching tribute to Marcus Trescothick, a referee’s DJ set and an Afcon bicycle kick1) The 106th edition of the Tour de France kicks off this weekend. You can get accustomed to this year’s route with this snazzy 3D snake through ever...
11:26, 07/04/2019

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
13:26, 06/08/2019

Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bees, officials said....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Baby Sussex Has Hollywood Roots: Inside Meghan Markle's Steep Road to Fame Before She Became Royal Meghan Markle was hardly the first commoner, or even the first American, to marry into Britain's royal family. Members of the sprawling clan have been settling down with people devoid......
16:39, 05/06/2019

Don’t Call It a Comeback: With an Ethically-Based New Label, Designer Tracy Reese Honors Her Detroit Roots She was the first black female designer to be recognized by the ever-exclusive fashion industry, and two decades after launching her eponymous label, Tracy Reese continues to lead the charge. After taking what appeared to be a well-deserved break fro...
23:26, 06/26/2019

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series finale at Petco Park in San Diego....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops every year. Their decline has a major impact on our food production and supply. But the honey bee is just...
00:52, 06/22/2019

NYPD beekeepers work to save bees as US government seemingly tells the insects to buzz off The New York Police Department’s “Beekeepers” — just two officers dedicated to rescuing honeybees that swarm New York City neighborhoods — are among a devoted group of bee lovers working to save the incredibly important insects across the nation, whi...
21:13, 08/02/2019

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tree. If you take a closer look you will notice a beehive with thousands of European honey bees buzzing...
13:13, 08/17/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
11:13, 08/19/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
12:26, 05/15/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
23:52, 05/17/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
04:52, 06/20/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the U...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoint Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of it...
10:26, 05/21/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
23:00, 07/04/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
05:13, 07/02/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
18:13, 04/28/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynical, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
14:00, 06/24/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount ...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
06:00, 08/17/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she is appalled at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-cherished dream of returning to former homes in what is now Israel will be forever crushed....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Donors pledge over $110 million to help Palestinian refugees UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Donors have pledged over $110 million to help some 5 million Palestinian refugees, an amount the head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees called encouraging. But Pierre Kraehenbuehl in an announcement Tuesday after a don...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
23:00, 07/18/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain ga...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Hundreds of refugees protest outside Australian Parliament Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside Parliament House highlighting the uncertain futures of many refugees since Australia replaced permanent protection visas with temporary visas...
09:39, 07/29/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ra...
07:39, 06/21/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they commit crimes. However, they could lose their refugee status....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement for migrants to show gratitude to Austria....
09:26, 05/13/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
02:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
13:13, 07/04/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
00:52, 07/13/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But what happens when asylum seekers are returned to war-torn Libya? Sally Hayden has spent months investig...
10:52, 05/08/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
16:00, 07/30/2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for a holiday might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
21:26, 06/19/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass dep...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already here....
11:00, 05/13/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:39, 06/14/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
07:26, 08/06/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an almost perfect spring day. The sky is milky blue and there is barely a ripple on the mirror-flat expa...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
01:52, 07/16/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
18:13, 04/28/2019

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh are refusing to return to Myanmar, United Nations and local officials ha...
03:52, 08/21/2019

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
14:13, 05/31/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
19:26, 06/22/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised...
15:13, 07/23/2019

Myanmar holds repatriation talks with Rohingya refugees A Myanmar government delegation has met with representatives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in camps in Bangladesh to discuss creating conditions for their safe repatriation...
14:13, 07/28/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
09:39, 06/15/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
22:13, 06/24/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S. border, just hours after it was upheld in a different court....
17:13, 07/25/2019

Photo of Salvadoran refugees shows power of still images NEW YORK (AP) — From Bosnia to West Africa, she has witnessed tragedy. But the photo of two drowned Salvadoran refugees this week still left Corinne Dufka in shock. “It’s horrific,” Dufka, an associate director at Human Rights Watch...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is not threatening homes. The fire service says three...
13:13, 06/27/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among...
14:13, 08/08/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Reports says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
14:52, 07/01/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeki...
18:26, 07/01/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campa...
09:00, 06/20/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
03:13, 06/19/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
21:00, 06/17/2019

How an exodus of 'Bay Area refugees' is waking up sleepy Sacramento As thousands of tech workers move into Sacramento, the city often overlooked as California’s middle child is enjoying the attention – for now Photographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss ...
12:26, 07/02/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Beehive 'catastrophe': Half a million bees killed in Texas arsonist attack Half a million bees drowned or burned to death over the weekend in an attack at a Texas farm. Dozens of beehives were dumped out and lit on fire.        ...
04:39, 05/02/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
16:00, 08/09/2019

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in eastern Ukraine....
14:13, 08/13/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
02:39, 04/29/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
14:39, 08/21/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
17:52, 08/13/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their “dire needs"....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
11:13, 04/29/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
21:13, 04/28/2019

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
06:13, 08/07/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the labor market....
13:52, 08/06/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
21:26, 06/12/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right inter...
17:39, 07/07/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
16:39, 05/05/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence...
10:39, 05/21/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
23:13, 07/02/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given...
18:26, 07/01/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their plight...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
11:26, 06/26/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
23:13, 06/24/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Th...
14:26, 06/03/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
13:39, 06/20/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
16:26, 05/05/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
15:26, 05/05/2019

This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways. To some locals in a community on the Polish border, the refugees offer salvation after decades of devastating population decline. To others, the new arrivals could be the coup de grace for a city that was already struggling....
17:13, 07/18/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
03:26, 07/20/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer......
17:00, 05/08/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
15:00, 06/20/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum....
00:39, 07/25/2019

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
21:00, 08/22/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
22:52, 07/10/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse to return to Myanmar An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
18:13, 04/28/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
23:39, 07/30/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
20:13, 06/02/2019

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees, migration: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year to facilitate the integration of more than one million refugees at home and fight the root causes of migration abroad, a government document seen by Reuters showed on Monday....
14:26, 05/20/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Charlie Sheen roots for ex Brooke Mueller as she seeks help: She's 'where she needs to be' "I hope she gets the help she needs," Charlie Sheen said of his ex wife, Brooke Mueller's choice to enter a trauma center.        ...
20:39, 08/09/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
00:26, 04/29/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this y...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
00:00, 05/04/2019

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Sal...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
21:39, 06/25/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
23:13, 07/12/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left h...
16:13, 06/19/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
04:26, 05/02/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, busine...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtain...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
02:39, 04/29/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
22:00, 05/22/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
04:13, 08/09/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
23:39, 05/01/2019

'Finding Your Roots' host Gates on Trump tweet: 'Go home? Guess what? We're all home' 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. rejected divisive questions about American identity: "We're all home. This is our home."        ...
08:26, 07/30/2019

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
23:00, 08/20/2019

WWE moving NXT to USA Network for third televised show WWE announced on Tuesday that NXT is moving to the USA Network on Sept. 18, giving the company three weekly televised shows alongside Raw and Smackdown....
23:26, 08/20/2019

Jimmy Garoppolo’s preseason debut was a complete disaster The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going 1-for-6 with zero yards and an interception. It was Garoppolo’s first ...
23:26, 08/20/2019

Eric Garner's family, fired officer both vow to keep fighting after NYPD decision Both Eric Garner's family and Daniel Pantaleo's legal team said they would keep fighting after the NYPD announced the decision to fire the officer.        ...
23:52, 08/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed will two days before his death Jeffrey Epstein signed and filed his will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell.        ...
23:52, 08/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say Multiple attorneys representing Epstein’s alleged victims had previously vowed to go after the millionaire’s estate after news of his death.        ...
23:52, 08/20/2019

How To Make A Cheap Steering Wheel Cover Look Not-Terrible If your steering wheel’s ratty from years in the sun, not to mention grease from your fast-food-loving hands, one of those slip-on steering wheel covers you can pick up wherever is a convenient solution. It’s also grossly inelegant. But there are way...
00:13, 08/21/2019

This Old Volkswagen Rabbit Brochure Makes A Couple Of Really Weird Points Recently, a kind reader possibly seeking to avoid the grim self-made prison of a hoarder, sent me about a hundred or so pounds of prime, uncut ’70s and ’80s-era car brochures. There’s so much good stuff in there, and it’ll take me forever to go throu...
00:13, 08/21/2019

LSU: No threat after armed intruder scare Reports of an armed intruder in the central part of the Louisiana State University campus caused panic Tuesday afternoon but university police found no threat present....
00:39, 08/21/2019

Three lions 'shot dead after fatally mauling keeper' Three lions have been shot dead after a 70-year-old game keeper - who reportedly raised the animals as cubs - was fatally mauled in South Africa, according to local media reports....
00:39, 08/21/2019

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
01:00, 08/21/2019

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rules. Over the last two weeks, multiple fans in multiple stadiums have been ejected for banners that ru...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Wall Street rally ends as financial shares slide Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX fights resuming 'early fourth quarter' Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airl...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and that he would decide on the issue "sooner than a week."...
01:26, 08/21/2019

One dead, over 100 sickened in Spain’s pork listeria outbreak A 90-year-old woman in Spain has died, marking the first fatality linked to an outbreak of listeria that has sickened over 100 others. About half of those remain hospitalized, with authorities tracing the outbreak to a pork meat supplier in the south...
01:52, 08/21/2019

Starbucks announces early return of Pumpkin Spice Latte and where to find the fall flavor Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte or the PSL for short returns Aug. 27, a day earlier than 2018. Dunkin' brings back pumpkin Aug. 21.       ...
01:52, 08/21/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
01:52, 08/21/2019

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for its annual summit in France....
01:52, 08/21/2019

The best movie presidents ever, ranked (including Morgan Freeman in 'Angel Has Fallen') Movie presidents face everything from assassination attempts to alien invasions. Here are the best, including Morgan Freeman in 'Angel Has Fallen.'        ...
02:13, 08/21/2019

The 'Boy Meets World' cast reunion shows just how much TV can inspire a generation When Cory Matthews began exploring this great big world, a generation of TV viewers were changed forever. And the recent cast reunion of "Boy Meets World" is a reminder of that....
02:39, 08/21/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling ...
02:39, 08/21/2019

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressin...
02:39, 08/21/2019

Former M.L.B. Players Are Linked to Dominican Crime Ring Octavio Dotel was arrested and Luis Castillo was cited for suspected links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering network in the Dominican Republic....
02:39, 08/21/2019

Could Architecture Help You Live Forever? For a pair of avant-garde artists, eternal life wasn’t just a dream — it was a possibility. As long, that is, as you were committed to an uncomfortable existence....
02:39, 08/21/2019

How to Make the Pomodoro Technique Even More Effective Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I follow it closely, then I follow it loosely, then I gi...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily er...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Shit Show at the Fuck Factory Security breaches on widely used anonymous communities online threaten to out some of our most personal past-times, especially when those data leaks occur on platforms dedicated to user-created porn. Read more......
03:00, 08/21/2019

Google's Fix for Misleading Abortion Ads Is Weak and Ineffective In June, Google began implementing a new policy that required companies running ads with abortion-related keywords to explicitly state whether or not they provide abortion services and then added a disclosure directly on the ad to prevent crisis preg...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian island of Lampedusa Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity operating the boat and the governme...
03:26, 08/21/2019

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Greenland to the US. “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Mini...
03:52, 08/21/2019

Former MSU hoops star Mateen Cleaves acquitted of all charges in rape trial Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was facing up to 15 years behind bars, was acquitted Tuesday of sexual assault and all other charges against him....
03:52, 08/21/2019

Benin Awakens to the Threat of Terrorism After Safari Ends in a Nightmare A safari guide knew every watering hole in Pendjari National Park in Benin. He did not know that terrorists across the border could reach him in his country....
03:52, 08/21/2019

American teen Amanda Anisimova out of US Open after father's sudden death Anisimova, 17, out of US Open after abrupt death of fatherFrench Open semi-finalist would have been seeded playerAmerican teenager Amanda Anisimova withdrew from the US Open on Tuesday because of the recent death of her father and coach, Konstantin.A...
03:52, 08/21/2019

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
04:13, 08/21/2019

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security syst...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Major League Soccer announces St. Louis expansion franchise, 28th team in league Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to St. Louis, the 28th team in league. Miami, Nashville and Austin clubs on the way.       ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Dispute over fate of Amazon costs Brazil aid from Germany, Norway Mounting tensions between Brazil and its European donors over the preservation of the world’s largest tropical rainforest are threatening to undermine a long-sought free-trade deal between Europe and South America....
04:13, 08/21/2019

Boxing News at Five: Kubrat Pulev says “scared” Tyson Fury is using his name to get some PR, Tim Tszyu wants Kell Brook fight Kubrat Pulev denies he is running scared of Tyson Fury, and Tim Tszyu likes the idea of fighting either Kell Brook or Dennis Hogan next The post Boxing News at Five: Kubrat Pulev says “scared” Tyson Fury is using his name to get some PR, Tim Tszyu wa...
04:39, 08/21/2019

Strycova upset in first match at WTA's Bronx Open Wimbledon semifinalist Barbora Strycova was knocked out of the Bronx Open with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 loss to Bernarda Pera        ...
04:39, 08/21/2019

Randall Emmett's Ex-Wife Calls Out Lala Kent for Posting Pictures of Her Children Well here's one way to get your message across. Drama appears to be brewing between Lala Kent and Randall Emmett's ex-wife after a social media post began to circulate......
05:00, 08/21/2019

Nikon updates its SnapBridge app for faster image transfers Nikon has unveiled an updated version of its SnapBridge app with new features aimed at generally making it easier for photographers to share their work online. SnapBridge version 2.6 gives users more options for camera control and faster image transf...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Aston Martin DBS Volante 2019 UK review Aston removes the roof from its super-GT coupe, to create the DBS Superleggera Volante, with more than 700 horsepower and a price of nearly £250,000 This might be one of those ‘how much is too much?’ pieces. Ever wondered what 715bhp in a grand tou...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Autocar magazine 21 August - on sale now This week: The very best cars on sale in the UK right now (and the worst), Mercedes-AMG GT to fo hybrid and 4WD, Ford Focus ST driven and more Hybrid power and all-wheel drive look to be locked in for the second-generation Mercedes-AMG GT, which is ...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Electric Porsche Taycan interior teased ahead of launch Porsche Taycan Apple Music Zero-emissions sports car is in its final stages of development ahead of an early September launch Porsche has given a sneak peak inside the Taycan ahead of the electric sports car's launch early next month. The firm has...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Hillary Clinton hosting DNC fundraiser with tickets priced as high as $50G: report Failed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will host a pricey fundraising event at her Washington, D.C., mansion as her party struggles to match the quick pace of Republicans' fundraising before 2020....
06:13, 08/21/2019

What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome? Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and which to avoid, here....
07:26, 08/21/2019

How to relieve gum pain fast From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here....
07:26, 08/21/2019

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
07:26, 08/21/2019

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights ...
07:26, 08/21/2019

Terrorist Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Baramulla A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. A police officer has also died in the encounter, which has now concluded....
07:52, 08/21/2019

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State o...
07:52, 08/21/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
08:39, 08/21/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region and distance it from esca...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's former PM Renzi says he could be prepared to work with 5-Star movement Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi said he could be prepared to work with the 5-Star Movement if he felt it could lead to having a constructive attitude towards Europe....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Iran says oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea An Iranian oil tanker has broken down in the Red Sea but the crew are safe and repairs are underway, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Wednesday....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Ohio newspaper that battled injustice for 150 years to shut down: 'Scary for democracy' The Vindicator’s closure means Youngstown will be the largest US city without a major paper, and is the latest blow to an ailing American news industryIt was in the late 1920s that the Ku Klux Klan regularly began gathering outside the home of Willia...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Jury deliberates in murder trial of toddler TUCSON- Closing arguments wrapped up Tuesday in the trial of a man charged in the death of his son. The jury is deliberating three separate counts including first-degree murder. Martin Barreras is facing child abuse and first-degree murder charges in...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great di...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Dolly Parton's iconic fashion celebrated in new exhibit at Opry House Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit runs Sept. 3 – Oct. 31 in the Opry House’s historic Studio A.        ...
10:13, 08/21/2019

Mirrorless vs DSLR cameras: 10 key differences So you want to get into photography and you're looking for a decent camera that you can build a system around. Do you go for a mirrorless camera or a DSLR?At one point, that was easy question to answer: you had to buy a DSLR if you wanted to get...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Montara oil spill: site's new operator rejects suggestion it couldn't afford second clean-up Jadestone CEO says it could cover the cost of cleaning up a major spill, even though company has never made a profitThe new operator of the site of Australia’s worst ever oil spill has dismissed concerns it might not have the financial capacity to cl...
11:26, 08/21/2019

South Africa expands trophy-hunting permits for black rhinos, saying it’s good for the animals The new policy would allow trophy hunters to kill nine adult males, for now. Though confounding on the surface, South Africa’s logic is based on precedent....
11:26, 08/21/2019

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
11:26, 08/21/2019

How Wow! Momo Grew From 1 Table To 274 Stores In 11 Years Headquartered at Jadavpur, where it all started in 2008 with a kitchen, two cooks and a table, Wow Momo Foods today fully owns and operates 271 outlets....
11:26, 08/21/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations....
11:52, 08/21/2019

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese press report....
11:52, 08/21/2019

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
11:52, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 hostage A man who took a bus and its 37 passengers hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
12:13, 08/21/2019

'Saturday Night Live' is coming to UK screens in early 2020 If you want to watch Saturday Night Live in the UK, then you've got one of two options: pirate it, or watch the edited highlights on YouTube. One is illegal, the other's not very satisfying, but it's not going to be that way for very m...
12:13, 08/21/2019

Apple plans to tap China's BOE Technology for advanced iPhone screens-Nikkei Apple Inc is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd for its iPhones, as it attempts to reduce reliance on Samsung Electronics, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday....
12:39, 08/21/2019

8 vegetables Germans love that you might never have tasted German supermarkets and farmer's markets can be a challenge for newcomers to the country. If Germans are fans of black salsify or kohlrabi, foreigners might not have a clue what are — or how to prepare them....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to reverse the ruling....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Pope gives sick girl free run of audience stage, delighting crowd Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience on Wednesday, delighting the crowd....
13:00, 08/21/2019

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.        ...
14:13, 08/21/2019

Retail Divide Widens as Shoppers Seek Value and Convenience Americans are value-conscious these days, and retailers offering good deals are gaining share at the expense of peers that have been slow to innovate....
14:13, 08/21/2019

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
14:39, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site......
14:39, 08/21/2019

Skincare Tips: Drinking Green Tea Benefits Your Skin In These Ways Skincare Tips: Green tea is one of the most popular health beverages out there. Consuming green tea may benefit your skin in numerous ways. Here we detail all these benefits....
15:26, 08/21/2019

Traders Bet on Falling Volatility Stock volatility has receded in recent days, and some investors have bet the tranquility will persist. Leveraged funds like hedge funds recently increased bearish wagers on futures linked to the Cboe Volatility Index, a measure of market turbulence, ...
15:52, 08/21/2019

Los Angeles Opera promises 'thorough' investigation into Placido Domingo misconduct claims Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director....
16:39, 08/21/2019

Who is mystery brunette Prince Andrew waved to from Epstein's mansion? A mystery brunette seen in a video showing Prince Andrew inside convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion is reportedly the socialite daughter of a former Australian prime minister....
16:39, 08/21/2019

Drivers face extreme obstacles in Netflix's 'Hyperdrive' A new Netflix show called 'Hyperdrive' brings in racers to compete while being pushed to insane limits.        ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Stand-up comedian breaks Simon Cowell's mean streak on 'America's Got Talent' Stand-up comedian Ryan Niemiller broke Simon Cowell's mean streak on "America's Got Talent." Niemiller had the judges laughing with his jokes.        ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

'Dancing with the Stars': Meet the Season 28 celebrities 'Dancing with the Stars' cast a wide net for Season 28, revealing competitors known for acting, music, sports and politics.        ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Indians ace Corey Kluber suffers another setback CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber’s comeback has been sidetracked. The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league ou...
17:26, 08/21/2019

Rocky 'Star Wars' exoplanet with three suns discovered A distant rocky exoplanet has gone one better than Tatooine, Luke Skywalker’s home planet on “Star Wars,” which is famously depicted as having two suns in its sky....
17:26, 08/21/2019

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors....
17:26, 08/21/2019

Almost done with the excessive heat! TUCSON – One more excessively hot afternoon and then we cool down this weekend!  Today: Another scorcher! Highs near record (10%)! High: 109° (108° 1930) Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Mix of sun and clouds with isolated s...
17:52, 08/21/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
17:52, 08/21/2019

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters....
18:13, 08/21/2019

Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes seen walking around with a pistol on his belt being mistaken for an armed intruder, a school spokesman s...
18:13, 08/21/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
18:39, 08/21/2019

Morrisons moves to end killing of male calves at birth UK supermarket guarantees market for unwanted offspring of dairy cows on suppliers’ farms that might otherwise be slaughtered immediatelyMorrisons is guaranteeing a market for all male calves born on its dairy suppliers’ farms in a bid to stop them b...
18:39, 08/21/2019

IBM joins Linux Foundation AI to promote open source trusted AI workflows As AI spreads like wildfire through the enterprise, IBM is stepping up efforts to promote open source tools for building fair, robust and explainable AI systems....
18:39, 08/21/2019

Corbyn calls urgent meeting on tactics to halt no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties from across parliament to an urgent meeting to discuss "all tactics available to prevent no-deal"....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Put Brown Butter on Summer Produce Picking fresh produce and eating fresh produce are two of my favorite summertime activities. I make “salads” that are really just piles of raw corn, eat juicy peaches over the sink, and down bowls of berries swimming in heavy cream. I never had much...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Former Bury FC director chains herself to drainpipe to save club The club will be expelled from English Football League unless it provides evidence of solvency A former director of Bury FC has chained herself to a drainpipe at the club’s stadium in a bid to save the beleaguered team from impending extinction.The c...
19:26, 08/21/2019

Trump Is Gaslighting the Hell Out of Jews Just hours after glowingly referring to himself as the “King of Israel” and the “second coming of God,” President Donald Trump doubled down on—and ramped up—his blatant anti-Semitism, making clear to the White House press corps that he thinks Jewish ...
20:13, 08/21/2019

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday. At issue are genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. When they’r...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Thousands RSVP to ‘Brexit beach party’ Facebook event in the Netherlands Nearly 10,000 people have already signed up on Facebook to attend the proposed event that would allow people to look out to sea as “Great Britain wakes up as a closed institution.”...
20:13, 08/21/2019

United passenger says he was forced to sit in vomit-covered seat A passenger aboard a United Airlines flight claims he and his wife were forced to sit in a vomit-soaked seat — and given paper towels to clean it up himself, according to a report. Texas resident Sam Trail said that when he and his wife boarded...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Amazon, Taking On Walmart in India, Opens Largest Campus In Hyderabad Built in Hyderabad over three years, the new campus is Amazon's first owned building outside of the United States, spans 1.8 million square feet of office space and will accommodate 15,000 workers....
20:13, 08/21/2019

Verdict reached for Tucson man accused of starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was sentenced in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest....
20:39, 08/21/2019

Local law enforcement to receive investigations training on animal cruelty TUCSON – Local law enforcement officers will attend investigations training on animal cruelty and violent crimes. Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Humane Society of the United States will be hosting the training on Friday in Tucson. This trai...
20:39, 08/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 9.79 Lakh Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the XL6 crossover in India. It is based on the new-generation Ertiga and is basically a more stylish model, with more features and will be retailed through......
20:39, 08/21/2019

"Law Is Above You," Tejasvi Surya Tweets After P Chidambaram's Arrest One of the first political reactions to former Union Minister P Chidambaram's arrest from his residence in Delhi's Jorhat by investigation agencies on Wednesday night came from Bengaluru South MP......
20:39, 08/21/2019

US OPEN '19: Williams-Osaka reverberations felt, year later The chaotic 2018 U.S. Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka still reverberates as this year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament is about to start in Flushing Meadows        ...
21:00, 08/21/2019

West Ham need Jack Wilshere to show his class and justify expensive gamble | Jacob Steinberg Manuel Pellegrini has put faith in player who must rediscover spark and prove he can handle rigours of the Premier LeagueIt did not take long for some people at West Ham to develop doubts about the wisdom of signing Jack Wilshere. The misplaced early...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast ...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Royal Bank of Canada's Profit Increases Royal Bank of Canada’s profit increased in its fiscal third quarter as net interest income rose by almost 10%, but the bank’s chief executive said the lender would conserve capital and avoid acquisitions due to global economic uncertainty....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk outside the International Space Station live The International Space Station is one seriously high-tech laboratory, but it can only remain useful as long as all of its systems are operating as intended. That means regular maintenance, and right now a pair of NASA astronauts are floating around ...
21:26, 08/21/2019

What to watch on Netflix in September From Ryan Murphy's "The Politician" to "Between Two Ferns" and more, here's what to watch on Netflix in September.        ...
21:26, 08/21/2019

'Rock 'n' Roll High School' 40th anniversary Blu-ray special features announced Shout Factory's 40th anniversary Blu-ray release of The Ramones vehicle "Rock 'n' Roll High School" will be available November 19 with a new 4K scan and new interviews with cast members and filmmakers....
21:26, 08/21/2019

| US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants....
21:26, 08/21/2019

Twitter to meet Man Utd and Kick It Out following racist abuse of Paul Pogba Representatives of Twitter are planning to meet with officials at Manchester United to discuss the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on the social media platform....
21:52, 08/21/2019

Norwich City vs Chelsea lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and injury updates The pressure is already on Frank Lampard to find some tactical answers as the Chelsea coach seeks his first Premier League win of the season this weekend away to Norwich City....
21:52, 08/21/2019

23 fashion and beauty retailers having incredible end-of-summer sales this week Now is a fantastic time to save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite retailers.       ...
21:52, 08/21/2019

Audi to slot high-powered RS 6 Avant wagon in U.S. lineup The redesigned wagon, on sale in North America next year, boasts a 591 hp twin-turbo powered V-8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive, producing 590 pounds-feet of torque....
21:52, 08/21/2019

Google's giant leap into video game streaming aims to disrupt a $135 billion industry Google's shift into the video game business with its new streaming service, Stadia, is a major move for the tech giant. The video game industry generated sales of about $135B in 2018, a figure that is predicted to hit $300 billion by 2025....
21:52, 08/21/2019

Our favorite MTV VJs of all time Paul Natkin/WireImage via Getty Images The launch of MTV on August 1, 1981 marked a new era in music, entertainment, and pop culture. MTV originally played 24 hours of nonstop music videos. The VJs were MTV hosts who curated soundtracks, interviewe...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Malcolm Gladwell's famous 10,000 hour rule for mastering a skill isn't holding up in new research Oli Scarff/Getty Images The 10,000-hour rule popularized by Malcolm Gladwell roughly says if you practice one skill for 10,000 hours, you'll have a good chance at becoming an expert at it. As the Guardian reports, new research indicates the 10,000-h...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Did Forever President Obama Punk Trump Out of Visiting Denmark? While all the news has been about Donald Trump canceling a planned trip to Denmark because the Danish prime minister found claims that the president was looking into buying Greenland bogus AF, it turns out that the real story might be that Trump fear...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Trump Quotes Conservative Conspiracy Theorist Who Calls Him the ‘King of Israel’ and ‘The Second Coming of God’ Wayne Allyn Root, a conservative Christian radio host who hasn’t met a conspiracy theory that he hasn’t pushed to his batshit crazy audience of listeners, called Trump the “King of Israel” and the “Second coming of God,” and all Trump heard was “King...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Lauren Price: ‘Even though I won it, it was unbelievable’ European Games gold medallist Lauren Price speaks to John Dennen about taking on the very best in the world The post Lauren Price: ‘Even though I won it, it was unbelievable’ appeared first on Boxing News....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.       ...
22:39, 08/21/2019

Nationals' Hunter Strickland breaks nose in weight room, not expected to miss any time Washington Nationals pitcher Hunter Strickland posted on Instagram that he broke his nose following an incident in the weight room.       ...
22:39, 08/21/2019

Andrew Luck will miss another week of practice as he continues to rehab leg injuries Andrew Luck will not practice this week. The Colts QB will spend another week on the sidelines rehabbing his long-lingering ankle and calf injuries.       ...
22:39, 08/21/2019

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Police release sketch, video of suspect in Cal State Fullerton death Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance video of the suspect who fatally stabbed a retired California State University Fullerton administrator....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terrorism sanctions....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Without judgment or awe, Jawline traces the rise and fall of a teen internet celebrity There is a surprisingly humbling element to Liza Mandelup’s documentary Jawline, a bristling look at social media fame from the perspective of 16-year-old Austyn Tester. At first, Tester’s plan to use the power of positivity to become famous (a goal...
22:39, 08/21/2019

Building a better trivia game with a Jeopardy master and Magic’s creator An example of a Half-Truth card. There are three right answers, but you can make progress even if you pick only one. "I think most people's experience playing trivia is just feeling dumb, and that's no way to ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration was seriously looking at ending the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of noncitizens and people who immigrated to the United States illegally....
23:00, 08/21/2019

Dwayne Johnson named highest earning male actor of the year Wrestler turned movie star made $89m in the last 12 months, positioning him above Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey JrDwayne Johnson has been named Hollywood’s highest paid male actor for the second year in a row.According to Forbes, the former wrest...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Woody Allen's Rainy Day in New York to open Deauville film festival Romance whose release was cancelled by Amazon set to enjoy highest-profile platform to date, ahead of distribution in France, Italy and elsewhere A Rainy Day in New York, Woody Allen’s romantic comedy dropped by distributor Amazon in the wake of the ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Illegal immigrants will be eligible for city’s affordable housing lotteries Illegal immigrants will be able to jump into New York City’s highly competitive lotteries for affordable housing as part of broader rules changes announced by City Hall on Wednesday meant to expand eligibility. The new rules will allow applican...
23:26, 08/21/2019

PKL 7: Puneri Paltan Thrash Bengaluru Bulls, Jaipur Edge Tamil Thalaivas Puneri Paltan beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 31-23 while Jaipur Pink Panthers edged Tamil Thalaivas 28-26 in a closely-contested encounter....
23:26, 08/21/2019

Watch: Bowler Falls While Appealing, Leaving Fielders In Splits Despite putting in extra effort in the bowling and even more so in the appeal, Tom Haines returned empty-handed as the umpire ruled in batsman's favour....
23:26, 08/21/2019

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
23:26, 08/21/2019

| How humble Hong Kong Sevens shaped world rugby As Japan gears up to host Asia's first Rugby World Cup, they might give a nod of thanks in the direction of continental neighbours Hong Kong for helping to make it all possible....
23:52, 08/21/2019

| Juventus look to expand in Asia Italian champions Juventus have have announced that they have opened a new branch in Hong Kong as the Serie A giants look to expand into the Asia-Pacific region....
23:52, 08/21/2019

YouTube Decides It's a Good Time to Get Its Shit Together Following the fiasco over YouTube’s serving ads to kids, the company may be readying to end targeted ads on videos aimed at children—a move that, when taken together with other recent measures, would indicate that at least on some fronts, YouTube is ...
23:52, 08/21/2019

Inside the 'Wild and Almost Unimaginable' World of Cave Diving If one thing’s clear from Jill Heinerth’s breathtaking new memoir on her life as a professional cave diver, it’s that this unusual career path requires serious mettle.Read more......
23:52, 08/21/2019

Prince George's Homework Assignments Will Make You Thrilled to Be Out of School Prince George's school doesn't mess around! As Prince William and Kate Middleton's eldest child prepares for a new school year in early September, he better be prepared for an......
23:52, 08/21/2019

MTV Taking on Ghosting With New Reality Show Starring Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills From the network that brought you Catfish comes...Ghosted. Hosted by The Bachelorette veteran Rachel Lindsay and artist Travis Mills, MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing is a new......
23:52, 08/21/2019

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday, is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
00:13, 08/22/2019

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC Rowe survived a rough start to his fight on Dana White's Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show's only contract on Tuesday....
00:13, 08/22/2019

Crippling unemployment: The 50 counties hit hardest by joblessness None of the counties on the list have a bachelor's degree attainment rate above the U.S. average of 30.9%.       ...
00:39, 08/22/2019

Chelsea's Zappacosta joins Roma on loan "Chelsea right back Davide Zappacosta has joined Italian side AS Roma on loan initially until the end of January after signing a new one-year contract."...
00:39, 08/22/2019

How to Establish a Gym Habit, Based on Your Goals People who go to the gym every day tend to be happy with their habit—that’s why they keep coming back. But plenty of folks aspire to do that, and haven’t quite figured out how. Since I am one of those people (I even work out on vacation, sorry) I’d l...
00:39, 08/22/2019

What to Do When You Receive a Takedown Request On Monday, YouTube filed a lawsuit against one of its users for extorting others through false copyright strikes; after submitting unverified copyright claims on videos, the user in question would demand a payment (like $300 by Paypal or $200 in Bit...
00:39, 08/22/2019

Epstein’s new trust fund may make it harder for accusers to collect damages: experts The discovery of the will with its newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers....
00:39, 08/22/2019

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama....
00:39, 08/22/2019

YouTuber’s Surprise Discovery Gives Parents Last Look at Son They Lost Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. “It’s like he’s right here,” said Robin McCrear of seeing the video footage of her son, Richard Lee Ragland III, who died in 2017....
01:00, 08/22/2019

|ReserveBankwilllikelyholdoffonratecut,despiteeasinginflation-economists Inflation for July eased to 4%. However, the SA Reserve Bank is likely to maintain a cautious stance before deciding to implement a rate cut, given the risk of a rating downgrade which still looms large....
01:00, 08/22/2019

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
01:26, 08/22/2019

MSI updates lineup of creator laptops with 10th-Gen Intel Core processors The latest Intel Comet Lake CPUs are popping up all over the place this week after their announcement during Gamescom 2019, and now MSI has unveiled a series of laptops that will include the new hardware.The new laptops coming from MSI are the Presti...
01:26, 08/22/2019

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for August 2019 Two years ago, finding a budget smartphone with a good camera would have been possible only if you went the seconds route and bought a used smartphone. Fast forward to 2019, though, and the entire scenario has changed for good.Still, it is easy to ge...
01:26, 08/22/2019

Fulham 4 Millwall 0: Scott Parker's pass masters maul Lions in London derby drubbing Millwall manager Neil Harris had said in the build-up to this match that Fulham were the best side in the Championship - and on this evidence he might be right....
01:26, 08/22/2019

Golf: McIlroy questions staggered scoring at Tour Championship Rory McIlroy is unconvinced by the new staggered start to be used at this week's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta and questioned on Wednesday whether it could affect the tournament's prestige....
01:26, 08/22/2019

Josh Rosen already seems primed for rough Dolphins year Miami ostensibly acquired Josh Rosen to be its quarterback of the future. The present may not be included. With the regular season fast approaching, the woebegone Dolphins seem to be leaning toward starting 36-year-old journeyman Ryan Fitzpatrick ove...
01:26, 08/22/2019

MLB warns of stiff penalty as gas station sex pill problem spirals MLB issued a hard warning to its players this week: Stay away from gas station sex pills. According to multiple reports, Major League Baseball sent a memo on Monday warning about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual enhancement...
01:26, 08/22/2019

Silver Rally Cools as Market Rebound Limits Haven Buying Prices of silver edged lower, pausing a recent rally as investors looked ahead to the release of Fed minutes and a Friday speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
01:52, 08/22/2019

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who flirt using emoji’s get more dates. Researchers with Indiana University’s Kinsey institute and Illinois ...
01:52, 08/22/2019

Italian opposition parties weigh new governing coalition after Conte's resignation In the wake of Salvini's theatrical performance, the scrabble for power — or at least political relevance — has grown increasingly frenetic among his rivals and enemies....
03:26, 08/22/2019

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice com...
03:52, 08/22/2019

Jeremy Corbyn assembles opposition MPs in bid to block no-deal Brexit as he warns UK is heading for 'political storm' Jeremy Corbyn has invited senior politicians to a meeting to discuss blocking a no-deal Brexit as he warned the country is "heading into a constitutional and political storm"....
03:52, 08/22/2019

Amrou Greenidge: Coach pays heartfelt tribute to former GB athlete, 18, killed after being 'deliberately knocked down' by car The coach of a former GB athlete, 18, who was killed after he was allegedly deliberately knocked off his bike, has paid a heartfelt tribute to an "unbelievable talent who was just the nicest young man."...
03:52, 08/22/2019

Donald Trump Slams Danish PM's "Nasty" Rejection Of Greenland Deal Donald Trump snapped back Wednesday at the Danish prime minister's "nasty" dismissal of his attempts to purchase Greenland, heightening a row which had already prompted the US president to scrap a......
04:13, 08/22/2019

Trump calls Danish leader's statement on selling Greenland nasty President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed offense over the Danish prime minister's statement that selling Greenland was "absurd," adding that a U.S. purchase of the autonomous Danish territory was just an idea....
04:13, 08/22/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war....
04:13, 08/22/2019

'Burn' trailer: Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Harvey star in dark drama Tilda Cobham-Harvey, Suki Waterhouse and Josh Hutcherson star in the dark drama "Burn," written and directed by Mike Gan.        ...
04:13, 08/22/2019

Intel’s new chips just fixed the worst thing about ultrathin laptops It was only a few months ago that Intel unveiled a series of brand new 10th-gen processors that can deliver more powerful graphics performance to super slim laptops. The chipmaker isn’t done updating its product line, and we now have a few extr...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Huawei has a secret office in Iran, because there hasn’t been enough bad news about the company As if Huawei didn’t already have enough negative press coverage and headlines to grapple with, it seems that the company’s detained chief financial officer has provided fodder for still more. After she was detained by Canadian officials b...
05:00, 08/22/2019

The Duplass brothers, obviously, are making a webseries about hip-hop-loving dancing teens for Disney Following the age-old Hollywood adage that says, “If you can film a bunch of bored-looking white guys talking quietly about nothing for several hours, you can probably film anything,” Disney announced today that it’s tasked Jay and Mark Duplass with ...
05:52, 08/22/2019

Trans Mountain restarting pipeline construction ‘not reason to celebrate’: Jason Kenney Alberta's premier says Trans Mountain announcing it will resume construction on its pipeline expansion project is a step forward, but not a reason to celebrate....
05:52, 08/22/2019

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
05:52, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Trump calls comments by Danish leader ‘nasty’ President Donald Trump says he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity...
05:52, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
05:52, 08/22/2019