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Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington

An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the nationa...

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington

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Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there...
00:52, 09/04/2019

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Sen. Marco Rubio: Small businesses need a voice in Washington If there is one thing I hear from small business owners in Florida, it’s that they feel powerless to confront the federal government’s regulatory regime. By contrast, large multinational corporations almost always have a seat at the table, with armie...
01:52, 07/26/2019

Orange Is the New Black Tackles Criminal-Justice Reform With the Launch of ‘Poussey Washington Fund’ In a case of life imitating art, groundbreaking fan favorite Orange Is the New Black is looking to make an impact on criminal-justice reform in the real world with the launch of the Poussey Washington Fund....
02:13, 07/26/2019

Google May Have Finally Made a Truly Usable Voice Assistant Google says it will include a new version of its speech recognition software in some new phones, potentially transforming how people accomplish tasks....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and B...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Chrissy Teigen "apologizes" for "spoiling" The Voice after The Voice already spoiled The Voice This season of NBC’s The Voice finally came to an end Tuesday night. After auditions, battle rounds, semifinals, duets, sob stories, and regular finals (maybe even regionals?), Maelyn Jarmon was declared the winner. Her victory was shared by coach Jo...
20:39, 05/22/2019

An admirable Tales Of The City update wants to be considered radical without being radical It’s not particularly surprising that Tales Of The City is finding new life in 2019. For one, we’re in an era of media where basically anything that’s ever existed can return at some point but also because Tales Of The City has already proved its sta...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Eric Trump Finally Finds the Perfect Smoking Gun to Take Down the Washington Post Eric Trump, who knows how to use the computer all by himself, absolutely DESTROYED those liberal hacks at the Washington Post today when he exposed the nefarious tactics Post journalist David Fahrenthold is using to report on the Trump Organization....
05:13, 09/07/2019

Someone finally figured out that Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown should film movies together Per Deadline, the bidding has begun on an action-drama from Leon Chills titled Shadow Force. Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown are slated to both star in produce the film that is already being described as a “fresh take on Mr. & Mrs. Smith.”...
03:13, 08/17/2019

THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the ...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
07:39, 05/30/2019

Apple's Voice Control Feature Lets You Use Your Mac or iPhone With Only Your Voice Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is a time for company execs to stand on a big stage and shout a bunch of new features and changes to a bunch of clapping geeks. While many of these changes are expected refreshes of Apple operating syste...
23:39, 06/03/2019

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:39, 06/14/2019

Fox is finally—finally!—too old for the Lethal Weapon TV show's shit Never let it be said that Fox won’t move heaven and earth in order to support projects it truly believes in—or, at least, believes in the syndication potential of a police procedural series with a world-famous Shane Black IP attached. The network has...
02:00, 05/11/2019

What to know about modified radical mastectomy A modified radical mastectomy is a less intensive surgery to treat breast cancer than a radical mastectomy. Here, we give an overview, including what the operation is, what to expect, and recovery....
12:39, 06/27/2019

‘The public has a right to art’: the radical joy of Keith Haring Colourful and cartoonish, accessible and political, Keith Haring’s work has never gone out of fashion. But what drove him?• ‘He has changed things’: Keith Haring remembered by those who knew himThough he died in 1990, in many ways Keith Haring is sti...
17:39, 06/03/2019

Android goes keto with a radical new rebrand Android’s ditching the carbs and saying farewell to sugar. The latest update to the brand, unveiled today by Google, introduces a new logo and style language, and ditches the iconic dessert-themed OS codenames. So, let’s talk about the logo. The old-...
20:39, 08/22/2019

New Set Pictures Reveal the Radical Return of Bill & Ted Hear a snippet of the new Lion King’s take on “Hakuna Matata”. The first mysterious teases for Scream: Resurrection are here. Shaun the Sheep has a close encounter of the third kind in his new movie. Take a bite out of the BBC’s new Dracula. Plus wha...
23:26, 07/04/2019

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
14:26, 07/09/2019

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones. The patent, filed late last year and published la...
23:26, 06/13/2019

'It’s a miracle': Helsinki's radical solution to homelessness Finland is the only EU country where homelessness is falling. Its secret? Giving people homes as soon as they need them – unconditionallyTatu Ainesmaa turns 32 this summer, and for the first time in more than a decade he has a home he can truly say i...
13:52, 06/03/2019

Manet’s Last Years: A Radical Embrace of Beauty The Art Institute of Chicago explores the great paradox of the 19th century’s greatest painter: from a scandalous youth of frank nudes to flowers, fruit bowls and fashionable women....
23:13, 08/01/2019

Your Ridiculously Radical Mitsubishi Delica Wallpapers Are Here Big, lumbering, slow, and much taller than it is wide, the Mitsubishi Delica is the model for all vans to aspire toward. This particularly rad Delica has a huge and awesome roof rack and more forward facing auxiliary lights than your local Mexican re...
22:39, 06/09/2019

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

U.S. enforces radical new asylum rule that limits who can qualify The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren’t from Mexico. It would disallow anyone who passes through another country without first seeking and failing to obtain asylum there....
09:52, 09/13/2019

The ‘Counter-Textbooks’ Offering Kids a Radical Look at History Throughout the promotion of Beacon Press’ ReVisioning American History series–in which each book tells the nation’s story through the lens of a marginalized group–the authors kept getting the same question, usually from a teac...
13:52, 06/06/2019

Radical Citroen 19_19 concept makes first UK appearance Comfort-focused autonomous EV celebrates 100 years of the French brand Citroen has marked its 100th anniversary with the 19_19 concept, a vision for the future of intercity travel with a focus on extreme comfort. Named to mark a century since the co...
17:26, 07/05/2019

Radical Transparency for Small Hedge Fund That Lost Big Equinox Energy Fund, a small hedge fund that lost 85% of its clients’ money, told investors it was closing with brutal honesty: “We wish to express our deep regret for having launched this fund in January of 2015.”...
23:39, 07/26/2019

Ford to unveil radical GT that could point to WEC hypercar future Ford will next month unveil an extreme version of its GTE racer that could point to a future in the hypercar concept class of the World Endurance Championship...
17:13, 06/21/2019

The radical plan to redistrict New York City schools Every school in the city should be engineered to match the exact racial mix of the city, and there should be no sorting by academic ability, an education panel handpicked by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said yesterday....
17:00, 08/28/2019

John Singleton: maverick director with a radical edge Boyz N the Hood sent audiences reeling and marked the start of an uneven career for a writer-director whose films were rooted in lived experienceHollywood wasn’t ready for John Singleton when he exploded on to the movie scene at the age of 23 – and m...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nation against what he calls a Muslim onslaught....
16:52, 05/29/2019

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
15:39, 07/09/2019

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

Radical Rapture is company's most road-focused model yet Rapture will complete the 0-60mph dash in three seconds Ultralight two-seater packs a tuned 2.3-litre Ford Ecoboost engine producing 350bhp and 320lb ft Track car specialist Radical has revealed its most road-oriented model yet, the Rapture, at th...
13:26, 07/04/2019

Labour activists pledge to create most radical manifesto ever Motions going forward to this month’s party conference include a four-day week and the abolition of private schoolsLabour activists are planning to put forward the most radical set of ideas ever proposed at party conference later this month as they t...
07:13, 09/11/2019

Galaxy Note 10 tipped to have a radical new design… unless it doesn’t For weeks now, we kept hearing two different types of rumors about the Android phones set to launch in the second half of the year. On the one hand, a Samsung insider kept teasing some revolutionary handset designs from several top vendors, including...
14:39, 05/31/2019

| Villas-Boas to impose 'radical philosophy' on Marseille Andre Villas-Boas made a bold start to his reign as Marseille coach by declaring that he wants to impose a "radical philosophy" on the fallen French giants....
07:52, 05/30/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first f...
07:39, 07/19/2019

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately o...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Hands-On With Watch Dogs Legion, A Radical Rework With 'Something To Say' There is no main character in the new Watch Dogs, no “guy on the box” in this adventure set in post-Brexit London, the game’s creative director, Clint Hocking, said during a behind-closed-doors demonstration of the bold game this past Sunday....
00:13, 06/11/2019

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, ...
12:39, 07/07/2019

In a New Broadway Play, Jake Gyllenhaal Attempts Something Radical: Normalcy Jake Gyllenhaal is no stranger to playing strangers. He’s Hollywood’s go-to guy for delivering loners, slippery souls who aren’t quite what they seem, dudes who are hiding something behind those hedgerow eyebrows, from the tortured ...
15:52, 08/08/2019

Pakistani court grants month’s bail to 2 radical clerics LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted a month’s release on bail to two clerics, leaders of a radical party behind widespread protests last year against the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case...
12:39, 05/14/2019

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Gentleman Jack is a true TV marvel – romantic, raw and totally radical The wonder of Sally Wainwright’s lesbian period drama is the way it mixed the traditional with the groundbreaking – all while pulling in millions of fansWarning: this article contains spoilers. Like Anne Lister herself, the Gentleman Jack finale stro...
18:39, 07/08/2019

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than l...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says company director Andreas Zielke. It’s small, relatively ...
23:00, 07/04/2019

New road-focused Radical Rapture hits Goodwood hillclimb Super-light two-seater is makes its first public appearance, gets 2.3-litre Ecoboost motor for 350bhp and road usability Track car specialist Radical has revealed its most road-oriented model yet, the Rapture, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.  The...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Citroen concept's radical wheel design to make production Large wheels are among forward-thinking concept's most prominent design features High-riding 19_19 concept is overtly futuristic, but not entirely unrealistic, according to company boss Linda Jackson The huge wheels of Citroen’s radical 19_19 conc...
02:52, 07/19/2019

Chinese EV start-up Human Horizons unveils radical SUV concept Human Horizons HiPhi 1 Bold new firm tabs ex-Jaguar Land Rover special projects boss to head development of new SUV, due in 2021 Chinese start-up Human Horizons, whose technical team is led by the former boss of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle...
04:00, 08/01/2019

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious of the military, especially following a failed co...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
17:00, 07/02/2019

The Unholy Alliance of Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists and the Right Wing In April, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the latest iteration of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would enshrine sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes under federal civil rights law. Support fo...
00:00, 05/10/2019

New S5000 series reveals radical Speedway-inspired qualifying The new S5000 series will feature a radical qualifying system inspired by Speedway in its first two events, with drivers picking their own starting positions as part of the format...
19:52, 09/09/2019

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
05:13, 06/10/2019

Inside the radical plan to redistrict New York City schools Every school in the city should be engineered to match the exact racial mix of the city, and there should be no sorting by academic ability, an education panel handpicked by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said yesterday....
07:00, 08/28/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility has blacked out so many on purpose....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dwarfed in its native Germany by only SAP, the software company and Allianz, the insurer....
18:52, 05/08/2019

This radical smartphone design has a brilliant way to extend battery life Xiaomi is accused all the time of cribbing some of its innovations from Apple, so much so that it seems practically baked into the DNA of the company. We’ve covered several indications of how that’s the case, but that’s also not to ...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
01:26, 07/12/2019

Ocasio-Cortez teases ‘radical’ policy proposal on Twitter Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teased a “radical” policy proposal on Twitter Wednesday night, promising that she’d unveil the plan on Wednesday. “New policy proposal dropping tomorrow with a special Senate co-lead,” the Bronx Democrat wrote. ...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Why America's gay bars still matter: 'Living joyously is still a radical act' – video The Guardian visits three gay bars in Texas, Mississippi and Indiana, where the owners and punters share how important those spaces remain for a community threatened by Trump Continue reading......
11:52, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong rips ‘radical protesters’ for asking Trump to intervene Hong Kong’s government warned the US to stay out of its affairs on Monday after thousands of protesters urged President Trump to “liberate” the China-ruled city and called on Congress to pass a bill that would allow Chinese and Hong...
20:39, 09/09/2019

Road legal Radical Rapture track car launched at Goodwood News 4 Jul, 2019 The British track car manufacturer has launched the Radical Rapture, a new street legal sports car with engine from the old Ford Focus RS...
16:13, 07/04/2019

| Suspect in synagogue attack stuns family with radical turn The lone suspect in a fatal attack on a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician who recently embraced white supremacy and anti-Semitism....
09:26, 05/01/2019

Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster....
12:39, 07/10/2019

Funny, sexy and totally empowering: why GLOW's nudity is so radical There’s nakedness aplenty in Netflix’s comedy about pioneering female wrestlers – but the male gaze is thankfully nowhere to be seenWe have all heard the standard defences: “Nudity is empowering!” they say, as the female character pouts silently into...
02:52, 08/24/2019

Bangladesh's mainstream pupils more radical than Islamic school graduates A police study has revealed that more than half of the country's radicalized students complete their education in general schools. Experts say the government needs to shift focus while targeting potential militants....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Elon Musk’s Neuralink: Both an evolution and a plan for radical change Elon Musk introduces the world to Neuralink [credit: Neuralink ] When Elon Musk first started talking about launching a brain-computer inte...
16:13, 08/13/2019

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what degree do Democrats fit the definition?...
18:13, 07/20/2019

A pod of orcas is starving to death. A tribe has a radical plan to feed them The Lummi Nation is dropping live salmon into the sea in a last-ditch rescue effort: ‘We don’t have much time’Bobbing on the gray-green waters west of Washington state’s San Juan Island, Sle-lh’x elten Jeremiah Julius lifted a Chinook salmon from a 2...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Radical vegans ripped for claiming chickens get raped, fishing is murder A radical vegan activist group from Spain is branding fishermen “murderers” — and arguing that farmers subject chickens to rape. The Girona-based group known as Almas Veganas has drawn ire for a series of controversial videos on top...
23:26, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong leader warns against 'radical action' as businesses vow to strike Small businesses gearing up for one-day shutdown in protests against proposed extradition lawHong Kong’s top political leader has urged people to refrain from “radical actions” as small businesses geared up for a one-day shutdown and groups call for ...
13:39, 06/11/2019

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepare...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Wolff wary of radical F1 format change like cutting Friday practice Toto Wolff believes the DTM's experiment with shorter race weekends is a warning against a "radical" change to Formula 1's schedule like cutting out Friday practice...
18:26, 08/15/2019

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
17:52, 09/10/2019

Surgeon separates woman’s skull from rest of skeleton in radical procedure It had been two months since Ruth Bobeczko fractured her neck while vacuuming and had a screw put in to fix it, but the pain was too much for her to even leave the house. She returned to her surgeon, who allegedly said it was because she wasn’t worki...
04:52, 09/07/2019

He spent his career putting gangs in jail. A radical idea changed everything Despite years of tough policing, Oakland couldn’t get a handle on gun crime. Was the solution a community-based approach?Want the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our newsletter Ersie Joyner had a banner year in 1995. He was just four yea...
07:26, 06/04/2019

Zeldin rips Pelosi for inviting ‘radical imam’ to address Congress ​Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for inviting a “radical imam” to speak before Congress. “On Thursday, the noon prayer was given by an imam from Texas who has a long history of, not just supporting BDS, but comparing Israe...
00:39, 05/13/2019

'The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists' Review: Finding Beauty in the Details Unlike the Hudson River School, which explored vastness and grandeur, this movement focused on works, usually modest in size, that were candid studies of scenery, frequently wooded, with sun-dappled verdure faithfully recorded down to the veins and t...
21:26, 04/28/2019

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish ‘radical’ protesters Beijing offers full support to region’s leader in rare remarks from government officeChina has offered its full support to Hong Kong’s embattled leader and its police force, and said violent protesters must be swiftly punished, in rare remarks by the...
14:26, 07/29/2019

Jellyfish supper delivered by drone? Radical future predicted for food Algae milk, insect protein and nutrients consumed through a patch or pill may become norm, report saysThe food of the future could come in the form of stick-on patches and pills or be delivered by intravenous drip, according to a report that predicts...
08:00, 05/15/2019

European elections: triumphant Greens demand more radical climate action Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate acti...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Chinese start-up Human Horizons unveils radical electric SUV concept Human Horizons HiPhi 1 Bold new firm tabs ex-Jaguar Land Rover special projects boss to head development of SUV, due in 2021 Chinese start-up Human Horizons, whose technical team is led by the former boss of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Ope...
12:00, 08/01/2019

Trump blasts NYT for changing headline under pressure from ‘Radical Left Democrats’ President Trump took The New York Times to task Wednesday for changing the headline of its lead article about his remarks on the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton after taking heat from the left for not being critical enough toward him. ...
15:26, 08/07/2019

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish 'radical' protesters Beijing offers its full support to region’s leader in rare remarks from government officeChina has offered its full support to Hong Kong’s embattled leader and its police force, and said violent protesters must be swiftly punished, in rare remarks by...
12:52, 07/29/2019

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away wi...
16:52, 05/25/2019

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
15:39, 05/23/2019

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and from t...
15:13, 05/28/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come with radical new camera and sound technologies The Note 10 and Note 10 Pro are likely to come with lots of cameras and lots of exciting imaging featuresAfter very subtly refining the design of the Galaxy S9+ to come up with the S Pen-wielding Note 9, it looks like Samsung might actually be cookin...
13:13, 06/20/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden caved to ‘exceedingly radical’ Dems on Hyde Amendment: Matt Schlapp Joe Biden's reversal this week on the Hyde Amendment regarding abortion was a surrender to the “exceedingly radical” wing of the Democratic Party, American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp argued Friday on Fox News' "Hannity."...
18:39, 06/08/2019

Radical Citroen 19_19 concept envisions autonomous long-distance travel Comfort-focused autonomous EV celebrates 100 years of the French brand Citroen has marked its 100th anniversary with the 19_19 concept, a vision for the future of intercity travel with a focus on extreme comfort. Named to mark a century since the co...
15:26, 05/13/2019

'Radical' Galaxy Note 10 design was scrapped, but don't hold your breath for a headphone jack If history is any indication, we're still several months away from a Galaxy Note 10 announcement most likely to take place ahead of the IFA trade show sometime in August. Obviously, that's not stopping the rumor mill from churning story after story r...
10:52, 05/31/2019

How Documentary Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr Brings ‘Radical Empathy’ to True Crime The documentary filmmaker tells TIME about her new movie, true crime’s pull toward darkness and lessons from her famous father. I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter, out July 9 on HBO, takes on the “texting suicideR...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Ted Cruz: House should respond to AOC's 'radical' squad by passing anti-Semitism resolution Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that the so-called progressive "squad" has a concerning history, calling out the "radical and extreme" positions they have taken...
19:39, 07/16/2019

Deutsche Bank, a pillar of European finance, unveils radical restructuring. It will cut 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank will cut 18,000 jobs and dramatically shrink its investment bank as part of a costly overhaul that marks a retreat from Wall Street after two decades of intense competition with American rivals....
09:39, 07/08/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conse...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets were born in America -- as he called on those sam...
15:39, 07/15/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the operation killed two responding police officers and a security guard. A parole board voted last month to r...
07:26, 05/11/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
19:39, 06/28/2019

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong’s Radical Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to turn the territory into an “independent or semi...
17:26, 09/03/2019

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
21:39, 05/28/2019

Sen. Marco Rubio: Pelosi has allowed 'radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party' to set agenda Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., blasted the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who he had accused of allowing the "radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party" to set the agenda on Capitol Hill. ...
13:13, 07/25/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders set to unveil 'radical' proposal to tackle 'greed' of banking, credit card industry Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to unveil a “radical” new policy proposal with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday that will take on the “greed” of the banking and credit card industries....
16:52, 05/09/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
01:00, 06/14/2019

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
00:52, 09/14/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
21:52, 05/31/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
07:52, 08/22/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
13:52, 06/29/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:26, 06/26/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
19:26, 07/25/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have ident...
02:13, 09/13/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
12:39, 07/04/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:39, 07/12/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
16:26, 05/22/2019

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

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 10%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
22:39, 09/06/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:26, 07/17/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
21:52, 09/03/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
09:52, 08/29/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
18:26, 08/15/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...
02:00, 09/09/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief t...
18:13, 05/20/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
21:13, 07/29/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:39, 07/21/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
00:52, 07/24/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
14:26, 05/06/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
15:26, 08/10/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
00:00, 09/14/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
05:13, 06/18/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:52, 06/16/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
04:39, 08/22/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:26, 08/08/2019

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP-controlled Senate to take up gun safety measures by inviting ​an array of speakers — includin...
01:39, 09/16/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
10:26, 08/01/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
03:52, 07/25/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:39, 05/02/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:00, 07/04/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
09:52, 06/28/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of ...
17:13, 09/04/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:39, 06/28/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
21:13, 07/03/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
02:26, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
22:26, 06/02/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
18:53, 08/14/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:13, 05/21/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:26, 07/29/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
22:52, 06/09/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
10:52, 09/13/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
15:26, 06/17/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
16:13, 07/26/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurcation between larger and smaller platforms, as many start to get approval to increase debt on the ba...
17:52, 05/20/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
21:26, 08/21/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
07:26, 05/26/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
06:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
01:00, 04/30/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform initiative will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
06:13, 07/12/2019

Deutsche Bank plans 'radical transformation' after $3.1B in second-quarter losses The German bank says it will take a giant second-quarter loss of 2.8 billion euro ($3.1 billion) and lay off as many as 18,000 staffers by 2022.       ...
00:52, 07/08/2019

Deutsche Bank plans radical overhaul with €50bn hived off to 'bad bank' – reports The struggling German lender will move poorly performing assets and drastically shrink its investment banking arm, the FT saysDeutsche Bank has drawn up plans for a radical restructuring which will involve the creation of a “bad bank” to hold tens of...
11:13, 06/17/2019

Trump equates Democrats with 'rise of radical socialism' President Trump said any vote for a Democrat is a vote for "the rise of radical socialism." Trump rallied Monday night in Fayetteville, North Carolina for Republican Dan Bishop, who faces Democrat Dan McCready in a special U.S. House election on Tues...
13:39, 09/10/2019

What to do if you've lost your voice People may be able to get their voices back by gargling salt water, drinking fluids, or resting their voice. A doctor may also provide medications. Learn how to get your voice back here....
08:26, 07/16/2019

What Your Voice Reveals About You The sound of your voice is becoming a new type of fingerprint. Technology that detects nuances in sound, inaudible to humans, is capturing new clues about people’s likely locations, medical conditions and even physical features....
09:40, 08/14/2019

Palestinian school curriculum is 'more radical than the curriculum that came before,' research institute says The Palestinian Authority's current school curriculum “is more radical than the curriculum that came before” and “is suffused with ideas of martyrdom, [and] Jihad,” according to an international monitoring organization....
06:52, 09/04/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice presidentR...
19:52, 07/23/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
01:13, 06/27/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
15:52, 08/05/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
02:39, 08/06/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
02:39, 07/09/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower house leader of the New Party, a key government ally, said on Monday, after speaking with the chamber...
19:26, 08/05/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop for the latest in more than three months of demonstrations that have sometimes flared into violence....
15:26, 09/13/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
03:13, 06/22/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:39, 05/27/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
14:09, 05/01/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:13, 08/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Germany, Austria, Netherlands impede euro zone reform - Juncker The Netherlands, Austria "and all too often Germany" are preventing deeper euro zone integration, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told German newspaper Handelsblatt....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
01:00, 07/23/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
18:39, 09/09/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
10:26, 06/13/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform Actress/activist Alyssa Milano expressed that she was "cautiously optimistic" after her sitdown with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Tuesday to discuss gun violence. ...
11:39, 09/11/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
23:52, 08/18/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
06:13, 06/04/2019

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
18:39, 08/18/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
13:13, 09/11/2019

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
20:39, 06/03/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
17:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:13, 06/03/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Paris commuter chaos as metro workers strike over pension reform Parisian commuters faced travel misery on Friday as metro workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges under President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms....
11:39, 09/13/2019

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

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you' President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishment and Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation into Russian election interference. (June ...
05:26, 06/19/2019

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your devices completely with your voice. At WWDC, Apple showe...
22:26, 06/03/2019

A Divisive Voice Once Again Has Trump’s Ear Katie Hopkins, a far-right British commentator who has been labeled a racist for her views on immigrants, has reappeared in President Trump’s Twitter feed....
02:39, 08/08/2019

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
01:39, 06/14/2019

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) offered to appe...
04:39, 09/16/2019

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp progr...
17:52, 09/03/2019

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the judiciary committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
17:26, 08/05/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
22:39, 08/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while most Latin American currencies firmed against a listless dollar. The latest round of U.S.-China...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil pension reform bill would save 913 billion reais, government 'victory' An overhaul of Brazil's social security system will generate savings of 913.4 billion reais ($237 billion) over the next decade with changes to a draft bill proposed in a long-awaited congressional report presented on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
04:39, 07/22/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to legislative aides, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters, holding out hope for a compromise....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
20:26, 06/11/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, Bovespa gains on reform hopes A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Monday, boosted by shares in index heavyweight Brazil, while Latin American currencies were pressured by the dollar, with risk appetite capped by fears of worsening U.S.-China trade ties. Optimism regardi...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Rapper Meek Mill, celebrity advocate for justice reform, granted new trial Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
20:26, 07/24/2019

INDIA LIVE-Modi not compelled to reform, says investor, as coalition heads for runaway win May 23 (Reuters) - 0845 GMT: WHY SHOULD MODI CHANGE A WINNING FORMULA, ASKS AUTHOR, INVESTOR RUCHIR SHARMA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not bring about major reform as he heads to a second term in office, said Ruchir Sharma, a global inves...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
04:13, 07/13/2019

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:00, 07/04/2019

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
08:26, 06/12/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
22:26, 07/04/2019

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
00:00, 07/26/2019

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Brian Abrahams says....
20:39, 08/05/2019

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of US......
22:13, 08/20/2019

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said....
17:52, 08/20/2019

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
02:39, 07/05/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
10:52, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
14:52, 06/14/2019

With or Without a Stanley Cup, the Blues Will Lose Their Voice After 19 years of singing the national anthem at Blues games, Charles Glenn is retiring because his multiple sclerosis commands more of his attention....
04:52, 06/05/2019

| Italy's PM Conte: 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice Dubbed "Mr Nobody" when he was named Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte became increasingly assertive in a political crisis that has ripped apart the governing coalition....
21:26, 08/21/2019

Empath’s AI detects emotion from your voice Japanese startup Empath is developing AI that can suss out a person's emotion from their intonations. It's principally deployed in call centers so far.Read More...
09:13, 09/09/2019

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
21:00, 08/30/2019

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
01:26, 07/26/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason Meet the man behind one of the most respected voices in the world of boxing, BBC's Mike Costello The post Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Adam Levine has lost his The Voice (or maybe it's the other way around) It’s time for someone who you might not expect to be a good singer just by looking at them to take the stage for a sorrowful rendition of “Moves Like Jagger” or whatever, because longtime The Voice coach Adam Levine is stepping out of his spinning Em...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
03:13, 05/17/2019

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
19:26, 05/22/2019

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
07:00, 05/22/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Let Us All Celebrate NBA 2K's Terrible Voice Acting Things have mostly improved in recent years, but there was a while there 3-5 years back where the developers of NBA2K were more interested in getting NBA players into the recording studio than in checking whether they were actually any good at voice ...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
10:13, 07/22/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
17:00, 08/05/2019

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
21:13, 07/22/2019

As Part of Statewide Reform, New York Graciously Grants Inmates in Solitary One Call Per Week In a move to lessen what experts have deemed the “cruel and unusual punishment” of solitary confinement—which also has been likened to torture—a new bill in New York state guarantees that those sent to segregated units will have access to a phone wit...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans Voters perceive the U.S. healthcare system as deeply flawed, even as the majority of them report they're satisfied with what they have, according to a survey released Wednesday by RealClear Opinion Research....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
07:00, 06/10/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
18:13, 04/28/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren announces sweeping election security and reform plan Warren's election reform proposal includes standardized federal election rules, increased federal oversight of elections, and a constitutional amendment guaranteeing voting rights....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colorful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop to the latest in more than three months of sometimes violent demonstrations....
20:13, 09/13/2019

South Korea presidential office eases tensions over fast-track reform bills A senior aide to South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday concerns from the country's top prosecutor should be taken into consideration with regard to the fast tracking of reform bills in parliament.....
02:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
06:00, 07/13/2019

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has said in an unusual series of full-page advertisements in newspapers across the city on Wednesday....
10:00, 07/17/2019

Kosovo's Manager Doesn't Appear To Have An Inside Voice Kosovo is taking on England in a qualifying match for the 2020 Euros tomorrow, and the game will as something of a coming out party for Kosovo, which has only had a national soccer team certified by UEFA and FIFA since 2016. If this is Kosovo’s chanc...
05:52, 09/10/2019

GMTurns toGooglefor in-Car Apps, Voice Commands General Motors Co. forged a closer alliance with Alphabet Inc.’s Google, agreeing to build the tech giant’s apps directly into touch-screen displays in vehicles across its four main brands....
17:52, 09/05/2019

Mexico says it may have recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Sound Library says it has discovered what could be the first known audio recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice. Culture Secretary Alejandra Frausto says it is possible researchers have found Kahlo’s v...
23:26, 06/13/2019

The Voice Coaches Have the Slumber Party of Your Dreams Now this is a party we're jealous of. In the below exclusive teaser of The Voice season 17, Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, John Legend and returning coach Gwen Stefani have what looks......
15:13, 09/03/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The Loudest Voice Shows Us What We Already Knew. That’s Not Redundant—It’s Exactly What We Need Most people who watch Showtime’s new miniseries The Loudest Voice will go in knowing quite a bit about its protagonist. Though he started in daytime TV, Roger Ailes made his name as a ruthlessly effective media strategist for Richard Nixon, Ron...
19:52, 06/27/2019

I’d been too scared to sing since childhood – could I find my voice? Nearly forty years after being told she was making a racket, Paula Cocozza decided it was time to confront the sound of silenceMy singing voice is a part of my body that I have for years disowned. I was a child when I let it go. Of this moment I reme...
18:13, 09/01/2019

Google introduces How-to markup for voice app developers Google introduced How-to markup today to bring voice apps to more search results. A template for How-to with video is also being introduced.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s event at the Tucson Convention Center is one of six meetings held to give the public a look at the propo...
04:26, 05/09/2019

How new Dodgers’ voice is thriving in shadow of Vin Scully The Dodgers have made Joe Davis’ impossible job a manageable one. Davis had the unenviable task of stepping into the booth Vin Scully occupied for 67 years as the legendary voice of the Dodgers — first in Brooklyn, then in Los Angeles. Since Davis to...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Geralt Is The New Voice Of...The GPS In Euro Truck Simulator 2 Euro Truck Simulator 2 just added voice navigation in a range of languages, but of all the new options, the best might just be the English guidance provided by Doug Cockle, who plays Geralt in the Witcher series....
04:00, 06/03/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Pandora launches Voice Mode on iOS and Android Long after Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Bixby and a half-dozen others, Pandora has finally launched a 'voice assistant' helper of its own called Voice Mode for its iOS and Android apps that will begin rolling out to devices starting today. Vo...
20:26, 07/23/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have ...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you "Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a wheel...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Letting A DJ Voice Sub-Zero And, Bless Him, He's Trying Renowned Belgian DJ Dimitri Vegas did the music for Mortal Kombat 11’s launch trailer. Next week, developer NetherRealm Studios is releasing a Sub-Zero skin featuring Vegas’ likeness, which is great. It also features Vegas’ voice, and that’s not so g...
08:26, 08/17/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
13:26, 05/01/2019

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
01:39, 06/19/2019

The voice of Duke Nukem is now officiating weddings Gamers who are planning to walk down the aisle can now rope in a familiar voice to perform their ceremony. Jon St. John, perhaps best known as the actor who helped bring Duke Nukem to life, is ready for action as an ordained minister who's set t...
02:13, 08/31/2019

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Auburn radio voice involved in serious accident Rod Bramblett, who serves as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife were involved in a car accident Saturday night in Alabama that left one dead....
07:26, 05/26/2019

Auburn radio voice, wife die following car crash Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife, Paula, died from injuries suffered in a car accident Saturday night in Alabama, the Lee County Coroner's Office confirmed....
14:13, 05/26/2019

New US envoy Kelly Craft says she will be voice for freedom Kelly Craft has presented her credentials as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and says she is coming to the world organization “as a voice of America’s unwavering commitment to democracy.”...
00:26, 09/13/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings withou...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI Intelligence A revolution in payments and banking is beginning as virtual assistants like Siri and Al...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Translator charged after his voice was intercepted on calls ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a former FBI translator with making false statements after they say he altered transcripts of calls in which his own voice was caught on intercepts with terrorism suspects. Abdirizak Wehelie (wu...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
14:13, 05/17/2019

The New Monopoly Has a Voice Controlled AI Banker That Will Never Cheat There are few activities that can turn the polite and civil discourse of a family gathering into a shouting match faster than a game of Monopoly. The latest edition replaces the designated banker with an intelligent, voice-activated top hat that hand...
21:39, 06/19/2019

The latest version of Monopoly is voice-activated We've seen a ton of different Monopoly versions over the years, including ones based on Fortnite, Mario Kart and Overwatch. Now, Hasbro is releasing the franchise's take on voice-assisted technology. Seriously. The Monopoly Voice Activated ...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
00:00, 06/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. ...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
18:13, 08/05/2019

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

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies firm, Brazil's real gains on pension-reform hope Latin American currencies srengthened on Monday, bucking gloom in emerging markets, with Brazil's real gaining nearly half a percent as investors cheered progress in the government's pension reform bill. The real firmed to 3.8057 per dollar after...
17:26, 07/08/2019

Trump targets China in call for World Trade Organization to reform 'developing' country status US President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday to change how it designates what are developing countries, singling out China and other countries for unfairly getting preferential treatment....
02:26, 07/27/2019

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
02:00, 07/30/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Patrisse Cullors, Reform LA Jails Lead the Charge to Decriminalize Mental Health with #CancelMcCarthyContract Campaign For years, activist and community organizer Patrisse Cullors has poured her passion for the people into cofounding movements and coalitions such as Black Lives Matter and Reform LA Jails. But with the announcement of her #CancelMcCarthyContract campa...
23:13, 07/25/2019

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

"Want To Become The Voice Of People": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV - Highlights Congress chief Rahul Gandhi speaks to NDTV's Ravish Kumar after he addressed a rally in Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh this afternoon. Earlier at the rally, he slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over......
12:52, 05/11/2019

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

Google is phasing out the old Voice Search in favor of Assistant The familiar microphone icon in Google's search bar might soon be a thing of the past, according to some recent changes spotted by 9 to 5 Google. On some phones, Google's old-school "Voice Search," with the prompt "Say 'Hey Google,...
10:52, 07/29/2019

Kevin Durant, In His Cheesiest Cheesebutt Voice: "Shit Happens" Kevin Durant has a long, long way to go before he’s back on an NBA floor, and likely has far further to go before he’s anything like the player he was before he ruptured his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The circumstances that led to t...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Send Your Google Voice Voicemail Transcripts to Email If you have a phone, then chances are good you’ve been plagued by at least a few spam calls and texts—probably more than a few. To combat the issue, carriers have started blocking some spam calls and texts by default. Unfortunately, that blocking has...
09:26, 08/08/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:39, 05/15/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
15:39, 05/23/2019

‘Miracle in Rwanda’ gives voice to survivors of 1994 genocide Soon after the killing started, Immaculée Ilibagiza’s parents and brothers begged her to save herself. The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda had begun, and a friend of her father’s, a kindly pastor from the warring Hutu tribe, said he could h...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Vegans march in Germany to 'give animals a voice' Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March wordwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin....
23:52, 08/17/2019

Randy Travis, After Stroke, Finds Voice in a Memoir At a tribute concert this month, the country star sang just one word of his hit “Forever and Ever, Amen”: the final “amen.” Fans cheered, some cried. The stroke survivor’s memoir, co-authored by Ken Abraham, is out next week....
22:39, 05/12/2019

WhatsApp is getting some nifty voice note changes in latest update WhatsApp probably has a dozen unannounced new features in the pipeline, but if you're running the beta version of the app, you already have access to some of them. The latest update for the stable build is adding a new feature that was available for ...
22:39, 05/30/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

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

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
19:13, 08/16/2019

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant Pandora is rolling out Voice Mode to all users today. While you may have used Pandora voice controls on smart products like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the new feature takes voice commands to the next level. It's meant to be more like a persona...
22:26, 07/23/2019

Ron Howard’s opera documentary Pavarotti can’t find the man behind the voice Luciano Pavarotti the superstar, the popularizer, the sell-out. By the 1990s, the bajillion-record-selling Italian tenor had all but abandoned the opera stage to play sports arenas and benefit concerts. He recorded cheesy crossover singles with the l...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the an...
19:26, 07/04/2019

FBI translator arrested after his own voice was intercepted in terrorism investigation A former FBI translator was arrested on Saturday on charges of falsifying a translation and lying to investigators after his own voice appeared on an audio recording during the surveillance of a suspect in a terrorism investigation....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Voice Of People Should Be Heard, Says Manmohan Singh On Article 370 Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said the government's decision to scrap the provisions of Article 370 is not to the liking of many people in the country and voices of Jammu and Kashmir residents......
04:13, 08/13/2019

Why Gwen Stefani Was ''Shocked'' to Be Asked Back to The Voice Gwen Stefani is ready to have a "sweet escape"... to The Voice. Last month, Adam Levine surprised everyone when he announced he was leaving the singing competition show after 16......
05:39, 06/05/2019

Spotify Is Bringing Voice-Controlled Ads to Our Engagement Hellscape I think most of us can safely agree that there are few things consumers want to engage with less than ads. We certainly do not want ads that require us to actively speak to them. But the future is now, baby! And if this sounds like hell, now might be...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
09:52, 07/03/2019

Fraudsters Used AI to Mimic CEO's Voice in Unusual Cybercrime Case Criminals used artificial intelligence-based software to impersonate a chief executive’s voice and demand a fraudulent transfer of funds in March in what cybercrime experts described as an unusual case of artificial intelligence being used in hacking...
14:39, 08/30/2019

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
17:39, 06/13/2019

Waze is getting a new celebrity voice for driving directions until June's end If you're a long time Waze user, then you're probably familiar with the app's habit to bring in celebrities to give you driving directions. Of course, if you haven't tried out the popular navigation app yet, this is a great chance to give it a go sin...
05:39, 05/24/2019

Tucson’s Kalvin Jarvis talks journey on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ TUCSON- Tucson’s Kalvin Jarvis is back in the Old Pueblo after making it in the top 24 on NBC’s The Voice. “It is pretty much your wildest dream come true,” said Jarvis. The singer stunned judges and ultimately landed a spot o...
05:26, 05/08/2019

OCBC integrates voice command service with banking app OCBC Bank has built its own voice-activated AI tool that was developed and trained over 13 months and "reengineered for local context", enabling its mobile app customers to use the service for various transactions, including bill payments and balance...
12:00, 09/10/2019

'The Loudest Voice' is a damning portrait of Roger Ailes Roger Ailes was a larger-than-life figure, and Russell Crowe rises to that challenge with an epic performance in "The Loudest Voice," capturing the bravado and bombast of the Fox News founder as well as his well-documented abuses. The result is a com...
23:00, 06/26/2019

'Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice' hits all the right notes Like its subject, "Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice" hits all the right notes, with this latest documentary foray into musical history offering a brisk exploration of the singer's chart-topping and astonishingly varied career, as well as her sta...
10:39, 09/05/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
11:39, 04/29/2019

Fossil’s newest smartwatch can actually take iPhone voice calls One of the highlights of Fossil’s fifth-generation Wear OS smartwatch, which the company unveiled Monday morning, is a feature meant to appeal to Apple users that’s also a first for a Wear OS by Google device. The new watch, which Fossil ...
00:13, 08/06/2019

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
18:26, 05/09/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Ukraine president wants to discuss coalition with Voice party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday said he wants to invite the Voice party, headed by rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, for talks about forming a governing coalition in parliament....
22:13, 07/21/2019

How To Make Cookie Monster Your Navigation Voice in Waze The few months that Colonel Sanders was the voice behind the turn-by-turn directions in my car were some of my favorite times behind the wheel. A few years later C-390 helped me navigate across the country which was also a lot of fun, but his jokes a...
03:26, 07/22/2019

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
01:26, 06/04/2019

Fraudsters deepfake CEO’s voice to trick manager into transferring $243,000 It’s already getting tough to discern real text from fake, genuine video from deepfake. Now, it appears that use of fake voice tech is on the rise too. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported a case of voice fraud — aka vishing (s...
21:26, 09/02/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
01:39, 05/01/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users while breaking the law or having sex....
12:13, 08/04/2019

Minorities still lack a strong voice in new European Parliament Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU's population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament, leaving them under-represented at a time when nationalism, far-right rhetoric and hate speech is on the rise, righ...
19:39, 06/12/2019

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered traces of what could be a byproduct of a nerve agent or poison gas...
14:52, 07/09/2019

The Guardian view on female voice assistants: not OK, Google | Editorial When computer assistants reply in female voices, are they saying that women lack power in their world?Within two years there will be more voice assistants on the internet than there are people on the planet. Another, possibly more helpful, way of loo...
12:13, 06/25/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:13, 05/27/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Fans Are Concerned About Barret's Voice In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake Yesterday a new teaser for the Final Fantasy VII remake dropped, and players got to see and hear more of the characters as they will appear in the new game. For the most part, the reaction is positive. In the case of Barret Wallace, the reaction has ...
23:26, 05/10/2019

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die after car wreck Bramblett began working for Auburn University in 1993 and made legendary calls as the radio voice of Tigers football, men's basketball and baseball.        ...
01:26, 05/27/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed that bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant Al...
02:52, 05/17/2019

LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previously SmartThinQ) to steer all its connected appli...
14:39, 08/24/2019

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice chats to determine if AI had correctly interpreted ...
22:40, 08/13/2019

This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds Eerily Like the Real Thing In recent years, eerily accurate deepfake videos have gotten a lot of press, but automated voice replication has been quietly sliding into the uncanny valley as well. Case in point: The AI company Dessa has created a simulation of podcaster Joe Rogan...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Scammer Successfully Deepfaked CEO's Voice To Fool Underling Into Transferring $243,000 The CEO of an energy firm based in the UK thought he was following his boss’s urgent orders in March when he transferred funds to a third-party. But the request actually came from the AI-assisted voice of a fraudster.Read more......
17:52, 09/03/2019

Protecting children from voice assistants' data collection zeal A report by German parliamentary researchers has said that Amazon's voice assistant Alexa also collects data from children and clueless visitors. That needs to change, they say, but the "how to" remains unclear....
14:26, 07/09/2019

Latinos voice worries about being targeted after recent mass shootings ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Hey Google, lend me a tenner? NatWest trials voice banking High street bank says Google Home trial could let you do the banking as you make a cuppa or iron a shirtGet ready to say: “Hey Google. How much do I have in my bank account?” NatWest is to begin voice-only banking that will give customers direct acce...
01:27, 08/13/2019

Google demos car bookings by voice assistant at annual I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday offered a preview of voice technology that lets users make rental car bookings for upcoming trips with just a simple ask of the company's virtual assistant tool....
20:14, 05/07/2019

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Frida Kahlo's only known voice recording possibly found in Mexico National Sound Library of Mexico believes audio is of artist reading from her essay Portrait of Diego during the pilot of radio show El Bachiller Frida Kahlo might have one of the most recognisable and commodified faces in the art world, but what did...
09:26, 06/13/2019

An Algorithm Generated Eerily Accurate Portraits Based Only On Someone's Voice Technology can learn a lot about us, whether we like it or not. It can figure out what we like, where we’ve been, how we feel. It can even make us say or do things we’ve never said or done. And according to new research, it can start to figure out wh...
22:52, 06/07/2019

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 pack in eight microphones and two voice assistants For years the Bose QuietComfort 25 were the reigning champs of noise-canceling headphones for travelers. Now, Bose might have just figured out a way to hook the everyday office worker too thanks to the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700.The hea...
23:52, 05/29/2019

Cockpit voice recorder recovered from plane in Florida river JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Crash investigators say they’ve recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base. The National Transportation Safety Board posted Tuesday on Tw...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi Benson, Halle Bailey/ AP Disney recently announce...
22:39, 07/09/2019

Facebook paid people to listen to and transcribe your voice clips Facebook doesn’t need any more bad press, but here we go again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company paid hundreds of contractors to transcribe audio snippets from your conversations within its services – without making it sufficiently cle...
09:39, 08/14/2019

Why Kelly Clarkson Tells Her The Voice Contestants to Just "Have a Good Time" It could be the best you've ever sounded, but if the right viewers aren't at home watching, it doesn't matter. At least that's what Kelly Clarkson tells her team on The......
03:00, 05/08/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Why financial services companies need to invest in voice and chat (VB Live) Financial services companies are using conversational assistants to drive digital engagement, streamline customer communications, build revenue. and more. Read More...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electro...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Nurit Karlin, Who Found Her Voice in Wordless Cartoons, Dies at 80 Whimsical, thoughtful and caption-less was her style when The New Yorker took her on in 1974. At the time, she was the magazine’s only female cartoonist....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them i...
10:13, 07/03/2019

Claptrap voice actor accuses Gearbox CEO of assault, underpayment Enlarge / Claptrap, unsurprisingly, finds himself in trouble in a scene from the Borderlands series. The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is going public with allegations of abuse and underpayment against Gearbox and its CEO, Randy P...
21:39, 05/07/2019