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Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters

Prof Arne Akbar, president of the British Society for Immunology, says compulsory vaccination is a blunt tool which could increase health inequities and alienat...

Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters

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Rod Stewart poses with 4 mothers of his children: 'A mothers' reunion!' On the occasion of her 40th birthday, Kimberly Stewart posed alongside her rock legend dad, Sir Rod Stewart, her mother Alana, and two additional mothers of a handful more of Rod's children....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Letters: don’t recycle plastic – burn it | Letters Trying to reuse plastic is hopelessly inefficientWe have been going the wrong way with plastics for the last 30 or more years (“Waste no more? Plan to turn plastic into fuel for homes”, News). The effort of collecting, transporting and cleaning them ...
09:00, 07/28/2019

"Corrupt Cops Will Be Asked To Take Compulsory Retirement": UP Top Cop The Uttar Pradesh government has started an operation to screen corrupt police officials who will be asked to take compulsory retirement, the state's top cop said Thursday....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Helmets Made Compulsory On Agra-Lucknow Expressway The Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has made wearing helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway....
15:13, 07/16/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
13:26, 07/17/2019

| SEE: Compulsory evacuations as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga" In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will......
04:26, 07/05/2019

Malaria vaccination: Paving the way to immunity Although it's a breakthrough, the first ever malaria vaccination only provides partial protection. But researchers are optimistic that a different vaccination currently in the works could be even more effective....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Debunking the anti-vaccination myths For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there is a growing anti-vaccination movement that disputes this. In this article, we look at the most common...
16:13, 06/04/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut's attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children from vaccinations for religious reasons....
00:52, 05/07/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "health campaigns" unsupported by science. It didn'...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels since 2000....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness. Attorney Christopher Wiest...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Teen at center of vaccination lawsuit catches chickenpox The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. The teen’s lawyer reportedly told the Cincinnati Enquirer that his client was diagnosed with the virus last week and that “he’s a lit...
17:52, 05/09/2019

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The Facebook video shows Richard Pan smiling amiably in the moments before the anti-vaccine activist badge...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:26, 07/18/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of school immunization requirements.Read more......
23:00, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump Tells Americans: Go Get Your Measles Vaccination US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels......
07:39, 04/29/2019

Dengue Vaccination To Be Available In India From Next Year: Doctor's Body Dengue vaccination will be introduced in India early next year on a demonstration basis in areas where the prevalence is high, a senior official of the Indian Council of Medical Research said in......
01:52, 09/17/2019

2020 Democrat promoted anti-vaccination theories in 2012 Democratic White House hopeful and spiritual self-help guru Marianne Williamson gave credence to anti-vaccination theories in a 2012 radio show episode, telling her audience to “do your due diligence” before vaccinating their children....
00:26, 08/16/2019

Tiananmen massacre a 'vaccination' against turmoil: Chinese state media A Chinese state-run newspaper has described the massacre that ended mass pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 as a "vaccination" that protected the country from future "political turmoil."...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Venezuelan migrants to get regional vaccination cards under 10-nation pact Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October, health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday, in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses....
02:52, 08/27/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Minister Jens Spahn told the German weekly Bild am Sonntag that parents who can’t prove their chi...
13:13, 05/05/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
19:52, 06/07/2019

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the world, the UN children’s agency has warned, blaming c...
15:52, 07/15/2019

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declared herself a supporter of the anti-vaccination mov...
15:13, 06/13/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
04:39, 05/22/2019

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice – it's a social responsibility | Robert Reich The core issue is the common good. Measles travels through the air – and if enough people opt out of vaccinations, they put everyone at a higher riskI remember having measles as a kid. Believe me, it was no fun. Also, measles could cause birth defect...
15:39, 05/05/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
20:13, 07/05/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. ...
15:26, 07/11/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to review their approach to stopping the crippling disease...
09:52, 07/15/2019

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
20:39, 07/15/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign in Ebola-hit regions, after a...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which began on...
17:39, 05/27/2019

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border....
00:39, 09/18/2019

Orangutan mothers tell infants where to go by scratching themselves When it’s time for an orangutan mother to move to a new part of the forest, she scratches her body to alert her infant while avoiding attracting predators...
01:52, 07/17/2019

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

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
19:52, 08/21/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregn...
09:13, 06/17/2019

Folic acid seems to be essential for fathers-to-be as well as mothers With evidence building that folic acid is vital for healthy sperm, is it time to recommend that fathers-to-be supplement their diet with the vitamin?...
14:26, 08/02/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
02:26, 06/29/2019

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
22:39, 06/19/2019

TLC’s ‘sMothered’ Cast: Meet the mothers and daughters Your latest reality TV obsession is here — TLC’s “sMothered.” Premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., the new reality show — co-produced by the New York Post — follows four mother-daughter pairs from across the country whose relationships are, uh, a bit ...
06:52, 06/06/2019

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a U.S. study suggests....
23:52, 05/21/2019

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
23:39, 05/10/2019

When Will America Save Black Mothers From Dying? Never, Without Us “I have taken trauma and turned it into triumph,” says Brittany “Tru” Kellman, founder of Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson, Mo. At the age of 13, Kellman found herself in an unfamiliar city, running away from a violent home, and pregnant. At 37 weeks ...
17:52, 09/16/2019

These are some of the best and toughest US cities to live in for single mothers 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.       ...
21:52, 08/31/2019

These are some of the best and toughest cities for single mothers to live in 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.        ...
18:52, 08/31/2019

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere in the world....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan pay tribute to all mothers Prince Harry and Meghan paid tribute to all mothers on Sunday, when the Duchess of Sussex's native United States celebrates Mother's Day, by honoring and celebrating "past, present, mothers-to-be and......
17:39, 05/12/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
08:52, 05/16/2019

Thousands of mothers of disappeared march across Mexico Thousands of mothers of missing Mexicans are marching in cities across the country to mark Mexico’s Mothers’ Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies...
00:26, 05/11/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Veteran actresses deserve better roles than crazy mothers How did television become the repository for characters afflicted with Munchausen syndrome by proxy? Talk about trending! That strange psychological disorder — in which someone seeks attention by exaggerating or making up a child’s illness — re...
03:26, 09/20/2019

Migraine in pregnancy linked with complications for mothers and babies (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with migraine headaches are more likely to develop complications, and their babies are at higher risk for complications early after birth, too, a large study from Denmark suggests....
22:13, 06/25/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
07:13, 05/11/2019

Mother's Day 2019: How To Make Mothers Feel Special? On Mother's Day, take time out from your busy schedule and make it a gala affair for your mothers. There are a lot of options a person can choose from to surprise their mothers....
13:26, 05/08/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Burdened at home, some physician mothers consider career change (Reuters Health) - Like many working mothers, female physicians with kids often handle most housework and childcare duties, and the high burden of domestic duties prompts some to consider a career change, a new study suggests....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
20:39, 04/28/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales and sharks...
03:13, 07/12/2019

Tina Knowles "Annoying" Beyoncé Is a Mood for Mothers and Daughters Everywhere Now matter how old or famous you get, you're not immune from being annoyed by your mom. Case in point: Beyoncé and Tina Knowles. As we've learned in recent years,......
15:39, 06/27/2019

Here Is Joe Biden's 1981 Op-Ed That Sure Seems to Suggest Mothers Shouldn't Work Outside the Home On Wednesday night, Kirsten Gillibrand got into it with Joe Biden, whose decades-long record is basically a menu of terrible shit that is very worth getting into it over. The topic was Biden’s lone opposition to expanding a childcare tax credit while...
00:26, 08/02/2019

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
04:26, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Mothers' Day surprise helps Walmart in Mexico to profit jump Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's largest retailer, on Thursday reported a nearly 10% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating expectations as higher traffic partly attributed to Mother's Day and the summer season boosted sales....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
17:52, 07/05/2019

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
23:52, 07/16/2019

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the largest amount of funding the industry has ever rec...
15:52, 07/17/2019

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile and strong, as well as familiar with their surroundings....
17:13, 09/06/2019

Who Can Adopt These Navajo Children? A Tale of Two Mothers and a Bitter Constitutional Fight Is a law meant to protect the best interests of Native American children based on the child’s tribal ties or on race? A federal appeals court is deciding whether to strike it down....
11:39, 06/05/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregnant at 21. It wasn’t planned. I was weeks away fro...
23:52, 05/01/2019

With Mother’s Day on Sunday, Kraft, the purveyors of boxed mac and cheese, is hoping to do more for Mothers this year With Mother’s Day on Sunday, Kraft, the purveyors of boxed mac and cheese, is hoping to do more for Mothers this year. The company has offered to pay up to one-hundred dollars for mothers to hire a babysitter on Mother’s Day. Kraft says m...
07:26, 05/08/2019

Eating Disorders Linked To Long-Term Depression Risk For Mothers: Study If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy may lead to......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Reclaiming Our Birthright: Latham Thomas Is Protecting the Birthing Experience for Black Mothers When Latham Thomas was preparing to give birth to her son, she knew she wanted the holistic birthing experience her Oakland, Calif., upbringing inspired, but the then-recent Columbia University graduate had no idea where to begin....
05:52, 09/06/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, north...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
19:13, 05/25/2019

Dax Shepard says he and Kristen Bell are 'Most vocal pro-vaccination couple in the biz' The famous couple and parents of two daughters made it clear on social media they support vaccinations and California Senate Bill 276.        ...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Nashville apartment fire kills baby, injures 5 children, while mothers were at nightclub, investigators say An early morning fire on Sunday killed an eight-month-old baby and injured five small children in Tennessee, while their mothers were at a nightclub, authorities said. ...
04:00, 07/08/2019

Mothers Of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi Move Court Over Campus Caste Bias Mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula who had committed suicide over alleged caste discrimination, have moved a petition in the Supreme Court seeking directions for strict measures to end caste......
23:52, 08/28/2019

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it stru...
02:26, 08/02/2019

Stepping out in style well into your 70s | Brief letters Dr Martens | Greta Thunberg | Zombie pensioners | Buying train tickets | The meaning of ‘guy’Dr Martens boots are not just for the young (Dr Martens sales triple in six years, 17 August). My wife, now in her mid-70s, is the proud owner of six pairs i...
08:26, 08/20/2019

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ev...
18:52, 05/31/2019

Thinking outside the phone box | Letters Catherine Croft reflects on past campaigns to save telephone boxes, while Christopher Bornett shares his favouriteThe Twentieth Century Society welcomes BT’s plans to update the iconic Sir Giles Gilbert Scott red telephone boxes to digital use (G2, 2...
21:00, 08/30/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop production; ‘digital divide’ sidelines most vulnerab...
23:39, 09/05/2019

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters Let’s go for an expansive renewable energy system, backed up with energy efficiency and energy storage, says David Blackburn. Plus Mike Ellwood on the integral fast reactor, and John Barstow on the case for keeping coal as a backupYour article on Hin...
22:52, 08/14/2019

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidates striving to become the next prime minister (Report, 29 May) believe they can individually unite the...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Turned off by the switch to BBC Sounds | Letters The withdrawal of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app angers Rod MacraeI am saddened to discover that the closure of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app service leaves me, and thousands of other loyal listeners, unable to access its services on anything but the late...
10:39, 09/18/2019

Can we humans save ourselves from self-destruction? | Letters Richard Middleton, Robin Russell-Jones, Judith Wright, Tom Fyans, Richard Aldwinckle, John Nissen, and Mayer Hillman respond to the latest dire warnings from scientists and policymakers on biodiversity and climate changeEduardo Brondizio’s observatio...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Getting to grips with the climate crisis | Letters Readers share their views on how to move global heating higher up the political agendaOur political system has been hijacked by a cabal of ideologically driven free marketeers with no democratic mandate. Air pollution and climate change, the two most...
17:39, 07/26/2019

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in ent...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Being breastfed is a baby’s birthright | Letters Babies cannot speak for themselves, so we have to, writes Naomi StadlenHadley Freeman argues that breastfeeding is “the maternal ideal” (Weekend, 4 May). But breastfeeding is why women have breasts. British women find it difficult because they rarely...
18:52, 05/08/2019

Apollo 11: fly-tipping us all to the moon? | Letters Humans should not be allowed to turn the moon and planets into a junkyard, writes Phil Murray, while Ian McNicholas says space exploration is vital for the survival of our speciesYour recent series of articles commemorating the Apollo 11 moon landing...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Rollout of 5G and the risk of harm | Letters There is a lot of science demonstrating plausible risk of harm from electromagnetic fields, says Damien Downing, and campaigners against 5G are simply alerting people to the evidence, says Sally BeareHas the Guardian never heard of the precautionary ...
13:39, 07/29/2019

Anorexia, DNA, and false distinctions | Letters All psychiatric conditions are caused by an interaction between a person’s mind and body, writes Peter White. Anorexia is a quite recent phenomenon, writes Declan FlynnWhile it’s welcome news that researchers have found that certain metabolic genes a...
19:26, 07/17/2019

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July 31 -- before the rapper's trial had concluded -- t...
10:26, 08/03/2019

IRS Sending Warning Letters to More Than 10,000 Cryptocurrency Holders The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders, warning about penalties for failing to report income and pay tax on transactions involving virtual currencies....
19:39, 07/26/2019

Switch off your phone and get lost in a gallery | Letters Readers respond to Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett’s piece about selfie culture in art galleriesI was pleased to read Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett’s criticism of selfie culture – every aspect of life has been gatecrashed by the mobile phone (Art, aura and the searc...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Why it’s payback time on climate change | Letters The generation that has benefited most from fossil fuels must start paying the price, argues Daniel ScharfThe principle of restorative justice (Glasgow University to pay £20m in slavery reparations, 24 August) also applies to the issue of climate cha...
20:26, 08/29/2019

Privatising energy is doomed to failure | Letters Small, private energy firms can’t hope to compete in a global marketThe possible failure of some smaller energy suppliers might not raise major issues, even for their customers, but clearly illustrates the stupidity of privatisation of such vital nat...
22:01, 08/25/2019

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t take her stance (try being a cleaner or tube train d...
19:39, 07/24/2019

Low testosterone needn’t spell misery | Brief letters Testosterone | Disaster tourism | Dog comparisons | StarbucksAs a GP I read your article about testosterone replacement therapy with interest (‘My energy and drive are back’, G2, 9 September). I was disappointed it did not mention the 2016 review tha...
19:01, 09/10/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in ...
21:13, 07/21/2019

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh | Brief letters Sajid Javid | Iranian crisis | Cafod | Feline eating habits | Holidays | Izal |• In his first 12 months as home secretary, Sajid Javid sent 8,637 people back where they came from.Prof Becky TunstallUniversity of York• Our 19th-century forebears would...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Agincourt ascribed to a mistaken scribe | Brief letters Azincourt | Geoffrey Boycott | Strawberries | Steam trains | Coffee ordersI think Prof Valentine Cunningham might be wrong about Agincourt being a medieval trooper’s mishearing of Azincourt (Letters, 7 September). I believe it was actually a spelling...
20:39, 09/11/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance of voting to bring about changeIan Duncan, the UK’...
01:52, 09/02/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hi...
23:26, 08/07/2019

Old technology can solve a modern crisis | Letters Dr Peter Hounsell writes that the electric bin lorries currently being trialled are nothing new, while Richard Ellam says that it used to be common for councils to burn rubbish to generate electricityYour report on electric bin lorries powered by ene...
20:13, 09/06/2019

In his own words: Ex-Cardinal’s letters to abuse victims Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of them....
00:39, 08/07/2019

When playing with the kids is hard work | Letters Janet Kay on how to enjoy time on holidays with children, Jeanne Warren on a generation that just got on with it – and got no credit, and Annie Tunnicliffe on the struggles of women in a poverty trapIn response to Lucy Mangan’s assertion (After six l...
03:00, 09/02/2019

Maternal stress and the male foetus | Letters When women are secure and optimistic they produce more boys than usual, writes Sebastian KraemerZoe Williams cites the American sociologist Elizabeth Armstrong, who “examined the evidence for the detrimental effects of stress on a pregnancy. The only...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Com...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Making cycling safer and more appealing | Letters Sally Watson calls for protected lanes, John Kirkwood and Simon Geller describe their experience of cycling in the US, and Matt Caine says London is heading in the right directionWhile some people may be happy cycling in painted lanes (Millions waste...
21:52, 06/24/2019

The Proustian draw of sexy hawthorn | Brief letters Scapegoats | Gorbachev | Timpson | Hawthorn | Danny DrinkwaterIt is surprising that your stimulating and relevant supplement (Age of rage: the ultimate guide to anger, 11 May) appears to overlook a major effect of anger: scapegoating, ie the displace...
16:00, 05/16/2019

A chilling truth: our addiction to air conditioning must end | Letters Readers respond to Stephen Buranyi’s long read on how air cooling systems burn electricity and fuel global heatingKudos to Stephen Buranyi for drawing attention to the growth of air conditioning worldwide and the accompanying taste for cold in a time...
01:52, 09/02/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver...
20:13, 06/09/2019

USMCA progressing through 'side letters': Grassley Democratic congressional leaders and the Trump administration officials are inching towards an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, one GOP leader said Tuesday....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Get More From Your Letters With Custom Stationery for Print or Pixels Even in today’s digital world, notes sent under a formal letterhead can help get the right message across. Here’s how to make your own powerful design with just a few keystrokes....
15:13, 06/12/2019

The Iron Lady could keep stumm when it suited her | Brief letters Huawei | IAAF ruling | Emma Thompson films | Gender inequality in salons | The royal babyThe US secretary of state says: “Ask yourself: would the Iron Lady be silent when China violates the sovereignty of nations through corruption or coercion?” (Wha...
11:26, 05/13/2019

How the UK electronics industry lost its spark | Letters Blame for the fall of GEC rests with its boss, Arnold Weinstock, says Tim Webb. Plus letters on the collapse of a once-great British electronics sector from Roger Cooper, Michael Prior, Alan Burkitt-Gray and David Murray Aditya Chakrabortty is basica...
20:52, 05/09/2019

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the i...
20:26, 06/12/2019

Wisdom for happy, modern marriages | Letters Men who want to change need to organise themselves, writes Henrietta Cubitt. And one reader reflects on her relationship of 50-plus yearsWhat an interesting article by Hadley Freeman (Marriage isn’t the problem, it’s husbands, 30 May). I agree that f...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
22:13, 05/11/2019

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims Messages appear to be a ruse to get people to sign up to unnecessary servicesWe have had solar panels on our roof for some years and all is working well. Last week we received a letter from the British Trading Solar Association warning us that the fi...
12:26, 07/30/2019

IRS is going after cryptocurrency users with warning letters about back taxes The IRS has begun sending thousands of letters to US cryptocurrency holders warning them they may have incorrectly reported the taxes they owe on their transactions involving digital money....
14:13, 07/27/2019

This double-height keyboard puts a numpad above the letters Keyboards are infuriating, right? With their long, thin layouts require you to move your hands left and right in order to hit specific keys. If it's a sentiment you agree with, then Chassepot / Royal Kludge's new hardware will be perfect fo...
17:26, 05/30/2019

What ‘rewilding’ really means for forestry and heather moorland | Letters Plantations are an excellent way to combat climate breakdown, writes Andrew Weatherall, of the National School of Forestry. And Rachel Kerr says heather moorland is rarer than rainforest and the underlying peat is more effective at carbon storage tha...
18:52, 05/24/2019

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at people (Journal, 22 May), whoever they are. If you condone this you may as well condone the shouting ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Climate, green energy and the Amazon fires | Letters Ian Duncan responds to letter on energy targets, Carol Blumenthal defends activists, Wendy Mulville recalls her experiences about air conditioning in Texas, Joseph Nicholas on the apocalypse, Michael Cook on forests, and world-class athletes step upT...
08:39, 08/31/2019

Tackling hair-raising inequality in salons | Brief letters Haircut equality | Danny Baker | Crematorium tunes | Pelvic floor exercisesSam Wollaston reports (Haircut equality is finally here, G2, 8 May) that his local salon is raising the price of a man’s haircut to the same level as a woman’s “for moral reas...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Pete Alonso has turned four letters into Mets rallying cry Pete Alonso’s trade deadline rallying cry for support from fans has been rewarded. After their doubleheader sweep of the Miami Marlins on Monday night, Alonso was asked by SNY’s Steve Gelbs about his social media post. His simple response: “LFG...
20:39, 08/06/2019

Pelvic floor exercises with imaginary eels | Brief letters Anti-vaxxers | Adam Kay’s pelvic advice | European parliament | Funeral songs | Black squirrelsGaby Hinsliff’s piece (Anti-vaxxers are taking populism into deadly territory, 27 April) starts with a scenario from Pakistan where two vaccination workers...
22:13, 05/07/2019

YouTube’s fine and child safety online | Letters Fining YouTube for targeting adverts at children as if they were adults shows progress is being made on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Steve Wood of the Information Commissioner’s OfficeThe conclusion of the Federal Trade Commission investigation...
10:39, 09/18/2019

Mindfulness can be an active force for change in the world | Letters Readers debate Robin Purser’s dismissal of ‘a tool of self-discipline, disguised as self-help’Ronald Purser’s article on mindfulness (Tune out, 14 June) weaves a sensational point by alleging that this ancient practice is impotent beyond an individua...
19:13, 06/16/2019

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

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially charged issues came back to haunt him again Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping him to fight forced school busing. “I want you to ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Glastonbury festival babies and solstice quirks | Letters Babies were once not uncommon at the festival, and some couples perhaps planned a summer solstice birth, writes Dr Chris Howes, while Hugh Levinson poins out that the earliest sunrise and latest sunset do not occur on the solsticeI was interested to ...
20:52, 06/23/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
16:39, 07/13/2019

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of u...
19:52, 07/10/2019

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
23:52, 06/26/2019

This girl’s love of the Blues wasn’t unusual | Letters As a teenage fanatical supporter of Birmingham City in the 1970s, Toni Clark says that on the terraces her gender wasn’t an issueI remember Julie Welch’s name as I was a football fan from 1969-76 (It was lonely being a female football fanatic. Not an...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor pr...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Revealed: New £1bn London HQ of Goldman Sachs - which boasts resting rooms for tired bankers, lactation suites for mothers, a nursery and pre-school Goldman Sachs's new £1 billion London headquarters is full of family-friendly features, including lactation suites for new mothers, a nursery with pet fish and a climbing wall, and "resting rooms" for tired bankers....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (Jun...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record lev...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of testsAmanda Spielman may be warning the wrong peopl...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Whitey Bulger jailhouse letters show deteriorating health BOSTON (AP) — Jailhouse letters from late Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger appear to contradict federal officials who said his health had dramatically improved, making him eligible for a transfer to the West Virginia prison where he ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Baseball at London Stadium was the right sport in the wrong place | Letters The games played by the US teams in London were fundamentally flawed, says Ed Vulliamy, and Ian J Jackson explains why baseballs fly further in DenverI was intrigued by Matthew Engel’s relative enthusiasm for the baseball London Series (Analysis, 1 J...
19:26, 07/03/2019

JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday accused the varsity administration of spreading "blatant falsehood" on its letter to historian Romila Thapar asking her to......
03:13, 09/04/2019

Soccer store low on letters of Rapinoe’s name as jersey sales soar As the US women’s national soccer team heads into the World Cup finals, retailers say team merchandise is flying off shelves at record levels — with one Brooklyn soccer store struggling just to keep the letters of star Megan Rapinoe’...
02:26, 07/04/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
10:13, 05/12/2019

Salyut 1 beat Skylab in space station race | Brief letters Chris Kraft obituary | Bristol view | Codeword puzzle | Agincourt | StarbucksIn your obituary of Chris Kraft, former director of Nasa’s flight operations and the Johnson Space Center (Journal, 3 September 2019), you state he oversaw the missions to t...
21:52, 09/08/2019

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
21:52, 09/09/2019

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that ...
01:39, 09/16/2019

Iran sends letters on partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian state television says letters outlining the Islamic Republic’s partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have been delivered to ambassadors...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Caster Semenya: a questionable ruling and a worrying precedent | Letters The ruling against Caster Semenya is discriminatory, argues Malcolm Ferguson-Smith, while Jane Singer says it breaches the founding spirit of the Olympics. Sarah Mulholland fears for the futureIt is far from clear that testosterone is responsible for...
23:39, 05/03/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknow...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Unseen Anne Frank letters illuminate life before confinement Translated into English for the first time, letters to grandmother and others reveal context of birthdays, boys and braces as well as the rising Nazi menace• Anne Frank at 90: Costa-winner Bart Van Es looks at the girl behind the diaryA younger, ligh...
14:52, 05/25/2019

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank’s father YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank’s father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ahead of the 90th anniversary of the young...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Disgraced ex-cardinal’s letters to alleged sex abuse victims revealed VATICAN CITY — At first glance, the handwritten postcards and letters look innocuous, even warm, sometimes signed off by “Uncle T.” or “Your uncle, Father Ted.” But taken in context, the correspondence penned by disgraced ex-C...
19:26, 08/06/2019

‘The Watcher’ home finally sells after five years of creepy letters The New Jersey home terrorized for years by creepy, sinister letters from a stalker has been sold. The creeped-out owners, who never moved into the tony Westfield property known as “The Watcher” house, sold the six-bedroom Dutch colonial ...
01:52, 08/09/2019

Keith Botsford, Man of Letters and Saul Bellow Associate, Dies at 90 He was an uncontainable writer (novelist, essayist, biographer and more), started magazines with Bellow and died almost a year ago, to little public notice....
23:52, 06/14/2019

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction h...
03:13, 06/14/2019

Anne Frank's Haunting Newly Published Letters To Her Grandmother In April of 1940, a few months before Adolf Hitler ordered Jews in Germany to wear yellow stars, a 10-year-old girl in Amsterdam sent a postcard to her pen pal in Iowa....
04:26, 06/26/2019

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
09:39, 06/15/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inqu...
13:52, 05/12/2019

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
02:26, 09/20/2019

Moon landing in 1969 was one small step for scrapbooking kids | Brief letters Neil Armstrong | KLM | Boris Johnson | Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump | Phoebe Waller-Bridge | Ed SheeranPerhaps some of the poignancy identified in Suzanne Moore’s piece (G2, 16 July) can be attributed to the fact that those of us who added Neil A...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday. Ariauna Lillard, 19, was home alone in the apartment at the time of the ...
10:52, 09/19/2019

Kind Words Is A Game Where You Send Confessional Letters To Online Strangers “I always read the stuff people send me the wrong way,” a stranger on Kind Words, a new PC game where you write and receive confessional letters. “I read it as if they are upset with me and don’t want to talk to me. They’ve always told me this isn’t ...
21:26, 09/13/2019

Heart attacks and the efficacy of polypills – a hard pill to swallow? | Letters Dr Peter Trewby questions the risk-reduction figures of the Iran study and Oliver Lepen says the focus must be on preventing disease, not medicationYour headline (Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds, 23 August) shou...
02:26, 08/26/2019

Uighur man held after leaking letters from Xinjiang camp inmates, says family Abdurahman Memet believed notes from his parents and brother were proof they had been imprisoned in Chinese ‘re-education’ centres A Uighur man who leaked letters from inmates at China’s secretive internment camps in Xinjiang has been detained, accor...
03:39, 08/14/2019

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the departme...
04:26, 06/01/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The Post has learned. After a seven-year hiatus, the Social Security Administration has begun sending out...
08:00, 05/16/2019

In Letters To Union Ministers, Rahul Gandhi Seeks Help To Rebuild Kerala Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has written to three Union Ministers asking for help to rebuild Kerala, recovering from floods, as he prepares to visit his constituency - one of the worst hit - Wayanad for......
08:26, 08/27/2019

New Zealand families receive handwritten letters claiming to be from dead loved ones Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of ...
17:26, 05/20/2019

'Mothers come in all different forms:' These celebrity odes to mamas will make you cry Gabrielle Union, Chrissy Teigen, Justin Timerblake, Hilaria Baldwin and more celebrities shared touching messages about motherhood.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile is treating mothers to some killer iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch, and Galaxy Watch deals T-Mobile doesn't need a special occasion to run special offers including free service lines for new and existing customers, as well as cool BOGO deals on the likes of the Galaxy S10e and massive trade-in discounts for Apple's latest iPhones, but at t...
01:52, 05/07/2019

Thanks to children's letters, USTA finally honors Althea Gibson with statue Classmates from Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington wrote letters asking for first African-American player to compete at U.S. Open to be honored.       ...
04:00, 08/27/2019

D-Day veteran's grandson recalls 'vivid' letters of 'striking images' from Omaha Beach After fighting with the Allies on D-Day, Navy sailor Bill Svrluga Sr. wrote letters that "vividly" recounted the horrors he witnessed, his grandson said....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Cold war politics hampered life-saving phage therapy research | Letters Western scientists ignored the progress being made in the Soviet east, argues David HankePhage therapy (Girl is first patient saved by GM virus treatment, 9 May) has a long history, predating antibiotics, but has been largely confined to the (former)...
20:26, 05/09/2019

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
20:13, 07/18/2019

Whitlam dismissal 'palace letters' case wins right to be heard by high court Court to hear case launched by historian Jenny Hocking to force release of letters between the Queen and Sir John KerrA battle to release sensitive royal correspondence about the dismissal of the Labor prime minister Gough Whitlam will make its way t...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Rosamund Kissi-Debrah whose daughter died of asthma attack linked to air pollution joins hundreds at London climate rally The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah, who died of an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution, told a climate rally her daughter died a "very horrible death"....
21:39, 05/12/2019

Passionate, tender, heartbreaking … letters reveal Leonard Bernstein’s 10-year secret affair The West Side Story composer met and fell in love with a young Japanese fan on tour and their romance lasted until his deathOne was among the most brilliant composers and conductors of the 20th century, a sexagenarian who brought the world one of the...
08:13, 08/18/2019

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
14:00, 06/21/2019

‘A kind of creeping oppression’: Anne Frank’s haunting newly published letters to her grandmother A new book, “Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” includes previously unpublished letters Anne Frank wrote to her grandmother as the Nazis made their way across Europe....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Eva Longoria and other celebrities write letters of support for actress Felicity Huffman ahead of her sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman is asking for a year's probation, 250 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine for her involvement in the college admissions scandal, a new filing from her attorneys says....
16:39, 09/07/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
14:39, 05/01/2019

Iranian state television says letters outlining partial withdrawal from 2015 nuclear deal delivered to ambassadors TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television says letters outlining partial withdrawal from 2015 nuclear deal delivered to ambassadors....
10:13, 05/08/2019

'Lucky Seven' koala joeys peep out of mothers' pouches at Australian park Seven adorable koala joeys peeped their heads out from their mothers’ pouches at Australian Reptile Park in July.       ...
14:26, 07/09/2019

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users streamline the process: A brand-new Gmail predictive text feature will now auto-write passionate rep...
22:39, 06/05/2019

Taika Waititi calls 'Jojo Rabbit' a 'love letter to mothers' at Toronto Film Festival Taika Waititi premiered his 'love letter to mothers,' the satire "Jojo Rabbit" with Scarlett Johansson, at Toronto International Film Festival.        ...
13:13, 09/10/2019

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after controversy and outrage over a letter sent to paren...
13:26, 07/20/2019

'Whitey' Bulger praised Trump, bashed Mueller in letters from prison before he died last year Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger praised President Trump regularly in handwritten letters he wrote from prison, according to a new NBC report.        ...
04:52, 06/09/2019

Atletico vs Juventus LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Two of Europe's heavyweights go head-to-head tonight in one of the ties of the round as Atletico Madrid welcome 2017 finalists Juventus on matchday one in the Champions League....
16:13, 09/18/2019

Weil Gotshal quits Wall Street suit over potential multimillion-dollar mistake White-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges is bowing out of a long-running Wall Street employment lawsuit amid revelations of botched legal work, The Post has learned. Lawyers for Weil Gotshal have asked a New York Supreme Court judge to be removed as...
16:39, 09/18/2019

Wall Street edges lower as FedEx profit warning drags; Fed in focus U.S. stocks came under pressure on Wednesday after FedEx issued a profit warning, while investors waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates in what has been a rocky week for global markets....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Analyst view: Fed's day two of cash injection into U.S. banking system As if the U.S. Federal Reserve didn't already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the U.S. financial system has thrown policymakers an unexpected curve ball....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Chinese experts to probe panda Chuang Chuang's death in Thai zoo Animal experts from China are to arrive at a Thai zoo on Thursday to investigate the unexpected death of a giant panda in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thai officials said....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Malaysia PM suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad Malaysia may have to pass a law forcing its companies to tackle fires on land they control abroad, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday, as forest fires in neighboring Indonesia spread haze across the region....
17:00, 09/18/2019

US briefing: Israel election, climate strikes and Edward Snowden Wednesday’s top story: Netanyahu fights for his political life after inconclusive vote. Plus, Why TV weathercasters are the unsung heroes of the climate crisisSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with to...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Irish businessman abducted and assaulted in 'horrific attack' Kevin Lunney runs firms formerly owned by Seán Quinn, who racked up €2bn debt in gamble on Anglo Irish BankAn executive running companies once owned by one of Ireland’s richest men has been found at the side of a road near the Irish border after bein...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting set...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Mexico Headed for Tough Times? Latin America's darling for a decade, Mexico's economy has taken a tumble in 2019 but its low debt level could allow for increased borrowing to spur growth....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Facebook Jumps on the Streaming Bandwagon With New Portal Device Facebook is getting into the streaming game, launching a new set-top version of its Portal device that adds to the company’s bet that the future of smart homes will be social....
17:26, 09/18/2019

Amber Alert issued for New Jersey girl, 5; witnesses say man led her into red van Police in New Jersey have issued an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old girl that was last seen at a playground Monday afternoon after new information revealed she was led off into a red van by an unidentified man. ...
17:26, 09/18/2019

Boost for UK car industry as 4x4 maker to create hundreds of jobs The UK's Brexit-hit car industry is to set for a major boost, with hundreds of jobs to be created to build a new 4x4 in a town due to be abandoned by Ford....
17:52, 09/18/2019

Figure skating: Canadian ice dancers Virtue and Moir announce retirement Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport after an illustrious career in which the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time....
18:26, 09/18/2019

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today....
18:26, 09/18/2019

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
18:26, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump Orders Government To 'Substantially Increase' Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced what he said would be substantial new sanctions against Iran in the first response to what US officials say was likely Iranian involvement in an attack on......
18:26, 09/18/2019

French Woman Stabbed 14 Times In Front Of Her 3 Children By Partner, Dies A young French woman was killed after being stabbed 14 times by her male partner in front of their three children, prosecutors in northern France said, amid a growing campaign to halt the deaths of......
18:26, 09/18/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals price of fame in emotional Piers Morgan interview: 'I can't take kids to park... I want to be free' Christiano Ronaldo has opened up about his personal life in an interview with Piers Morgan, lamenting not being able to take his children to the park because of his fame....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
18:52, 09/18/2019

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever outbreak of the virus, deadly to pigs but not harmful to humans....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Overstock says it will loosen restrictions on bizarre crypto-dividend Overstock said Wednesday it will loosen a bizarre tangle of restrictions on a blockchain-based dividend that critics said was concocted by ex-chief Patrick Byrne to stymie short sellers. Shares of the discount furniture site have been on a roller-coa...
18:52, 09/18/2019

WTA roundup: Top seed Svitolina retires in Guangzhou Top seed Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine was forced to retire from her match against Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic at the Guangzhou International Women's Open on Wednesday in Guangzhou, China....
19:13, 09/18/2019

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
19:13, 09/18/2019

Speedboat racer trying to break record dies in crash, killing 2 others Champion Italian racer Fabio Buzzi hit an artificial reef near the finish line as he was trying to set a record for travel from Monte Carlo to Venice.        ...
19:13, 09/18/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise as Oil Prices Slump U.S. stocks ticked up as oil prices retreated from a historic gain and investors looked ahead to an expected cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve....
19:13, 09/18/2019

Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as "an act of war" against the world's top oil exporter....
20:00, 09/18/2019

Britain aims to make sure women's sports air on free TV The biggest events in women's sport should be "listed" to guarantee they are broadcast on British free-to-air television so mass audiences can watch and be inspired, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan said on Wednesday....
20:26, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook shooting victims' advocacy group airs chilling anti-school violence ad Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization led by family members of children massacred at a Connecticut elementary school in 2012, released a chilling public awareness advertisement for its violence prevention campaign on Wednesday....
20:26, 09/18/2019

Anthony Bourdain's personal possessions, including prized meteorite chef's knife, to go up for auction The late chef's possessions include artwork, albums, apparel and a special knife, which is going straight from the chopping block to the auction block....
20:26, 09/18/2019

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act f...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Simon Cowell calls 'AGT' finals the best he's ever seen "America's Got Talent" kicked off the show's live finals on Tuesday night and typically reserved judge Simon Cowell had nothing but praise for the performers....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico's coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth....
20:52, 09/18/2019

iPhone 11: 512GB vs 256GB vs 128GB vs 64GB: prices and which size is enough? Apple's new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are here, and they're going to confront you with plenty of vexing choices. You'll have to decide which iPhone you want and pick the color you prefer. And then, you still have to choose which iPho...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Reliance Jio Tops Subscription Race In July; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Lose Jio added 85.39 lakh customers in July to take its total subscriber base to 33.97 crore, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday....
20:53, 09/18/2019

People who put their Christmas decorations up earlier are happier, say experts While the Scrooges among us will be disgusted at the mere sight of a bauble before December 1, it turns out the festive fanatics are the ones having the last laugh....
20:53, 09/18/2019

Angler catches strange, ‘dinosaur-like’ fish with bulbous eyes This definitely counts as a once-in-a-lifetime catch. A fisherman in Norway was shocked when he reeled in a bizarre, alien-looking creature from the water. The strange animal had large, bulbous eyes that made it look like something truly out of this ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America’s kids Back-to-school season should mean new books for studying and pencils for homework — not shoes for escaping and scissors for self-defense. In a ghastly public service announcement released Wednesday by Sandy Hook Promise, young teenage students ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Italy plans to cut polluting tax breaks by 10% a year : document The Italian government plans to cut tax expenditures subsidising environmentally harmful activities by 10% each year starting in 2020, according to a draft emergency decree seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
20:53, 09/18/2019

Democrats’ impeachment debut leaves more questions than answers Contrast the display of unity on President Trump’s side with how Democrats in the House are divided about whether to even pursue an impeachment inquiry....
21:39, 09/18/2019

How do you make more money when the Fed cuts rates? Savers are looking at lower rates, too, as experts forecast another Fed rate cut in September, and possibly in December.       ...
21:39, 09/18/2019

Pittsburgh Is the Worst City in America for Black People. Here's How It Can Get Better If you need an example of the level of danger Pittsburgh’s black population faces for just living in the city, drive down Centre Avenue, go through the Hill District and then North Oakland, and then stop once you find yourself in front of UPMC Shadys...
21:39, 09/18/2019

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
21:39, 09/18/2019

Israeli camps deadlocked after repeat election Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. AP correspondent Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem. (Sept. 18)   ...
22:13, 09/18/2019

Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will a...
22:14, 09/18/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage denied bond, ordered detained A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday denied bond for a American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July and ordered he be detained, court papers showed....
22:14, 09/18/2019

GM dumped health care for striking workers. That poured gas on fire, expert says UAW members working in everything from scientific research to counter-terrorism pay union dues that help subsidize strike pay for autoworkers.       ...
22:39, 09/18/2019

Allegheny DA won't prosecute AB due to statute Antonio Brown will not be prosecuted by Pittsburgh-area law enforcement for a June 2017 sexual assault allegation due to the expiration of the statute of limitations....
22:39, 09/18/2019

|ZimbabwebuysSouthAfricanmaizeasnationfacesfoodshortage Zimbabwe agreed to buy 150,000 tons of South African maize after a tender five times that size failed, leaving the country short of grain as the number of people without adequate food rises, according to people familiar with the situation...
22:39, 09/18/2019

Meet the 27-year-old who raised $96 million to make video gaming a high school sport "We really believe PlayVS will be not only a generational gaming product, but also a 100 million-plus user subscription business," founder Delane Parnell says....
22:39, 09/18/2019

Playing in Mexico just weeks ago, 29-year-old Rays rookie Johnny Davis endures rags-to-riches path to MLB A native of Compton, Johnny Davis took a long road to the majors, spending time playing in Mexico and an independent league.       ...
23:13, 09/18/2019

5 Easy Almond Snacks Recipes To Prepare At Home Almond Snack Recipes: Almonds are a perfect mix of tasty and healthy besides being versatile enough to make irresistible snacks with. We've got some of the best almond snack recipes to prepare at......
23:39, 09/18/2019

The most hotly anticipated Android phone this fall won’t launch in the US or Europe The iPhone 11 series might be the hottest new phone lineup right now, but every other company in the business is trying to shift the conversation toward their own Android flagships. Several of the major smartphone makers out there have already unveil...
23:39, 09/18/2019

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Dutch lawyer involved in drug gang case slain in Amsterdam Derk Wiersum was shot outside his apartment, having represented a witness against known drug lords. Dutch police have said they warned lawmakers to take rising crime associated with hard drugs more seriously....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Marc-Andre ter Stegen denies Marco Reus and sends message to Manuel Neuer Marc-Andre ter Stegen sent a powerful message upon his return to Germany. The Barcelona goalkeeper pulled off a series of top-class saves against Dortmund in a performance that will spark more national team debate....
23:39, 09/18/2019

The Real Housewives of Dallas' LeeAnne Locken and Kary Brittingham Go At It Over...Being Negative So, this is how a The Real Housewives of Dallas feud starts? Not with a thrown glass, but a litany of complaints? The Lone Star ladies are in Mexico and things between LeeAnne Locken and......
00:26, 09/19/2019

U.N. Security Council to vote on rival calls for truce in Syria's Idlib The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival draft resolutions that call for a truce in northwest Syria after Russia and China put forward their own text in response to a proposal by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium....
00:52, 09/19/2019

How to Get a Bartender's Attention Without Being a Jerk People like drinking in bars, because that’s where the alcohol is. But, in the case of good bars, that’s also where the people are, which means you may not always get your drink as quickly as you think you should....
00:53, 09/19/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging plane denied bail over possible terrorist ties A federal judge on Wednesday denied bail to an American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a jetliner in July over possible links to the Islamic State. ...
01:26, 09/19/2019

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression was expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash flooding. Several school districts canceled classes on Wednesday....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Stocks reverse losses, Treasury yields dip following remarks by Fed's Powell The S&P 500 and the Dow reversed losses to close higher on Wednesday and U.S. Treasury yields slipped after remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell tempered the market's initial reaction to the U.S. central bank's policy statement....
01:26, 09/19/2019

City of Tucson: Recycling switching to every other week starting Sept. 30 TUCSON – The City of Tucson will change residential recycling collection form every week to every other week beginning Sept. 30. The day of the week for collection will not change. There will be no changes to trash collection. According to the city, ...
01:26, 09/19/2019

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
01:26, 09/19/2019

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder Trump said he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man he has described as a close friend. He then noted that the election is close while playing down Netanyahu’s importance to the alliance between the United States and Isra...
02:13, 09/19/2019

Venezuela opposition deputy Edgar Zambrano freed 4 months after 'kidnapping' More than four months after he was arrested and charged with treason, Venezuelan opposition leader and lawmaker Edgar Zambrano has been freed from jail....
02:13, 09/19/2019

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily leaked Pixel 4, we're also expecting a new Google...
02:13, 09/19/2019

What Does Alternative Rock Radio Sound Like in the Age of Spotify? At ALT 92.3 FM, where they don’t say “rock,” it’s a mix of millennial oldies and newer, pop-leaning and electronic folk from bands like Bastille and Smith & Thell....
03:13, 09/19/2019

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
03:13, 09/19/2019

This new eco-friendly game packaging could save tonnes of plastic every year Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson holds the new packaging in a video alongside Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin. Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2020 will be ...
03:13, 09/19/2019

De Blasio backs off claim that anti-Semitism is a ‘right-wing movement’ "I think we see a difference in New York City than in the country as a whole," de Blasio said, admitting that bias incidents against Jews in the city are largely committed by youth and mentally ill people....
03:13, 09/19/2019

Brooklyn man rescues sick dog, finds himself in ‘pretentious Park Slope BS’ A Brooklyn man saved a sick puppy and then launched an online campaign to help pay its vet bills — only to be slammed as a “scammer” by barking-mad neighbors, he said Wednesday. “The whole thing went off the rails … I was accused of trying to commit ...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau Wore Brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ Party While He Taught at a Private School Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, wore brownface makeup to a party at the private school where he was teaching in the spring of 2001. TIME has obtained a photograph of the incident. The photograph has not been previously reported. The p...
03:39, 09/19/2019

Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation and seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
04:00, 09/19/2019

Apple Communications Chief to Leave Company Apple said its head of communications is leaving the company, the latest of several senior executive departures this year as the tech giant reorients its business amid flagging iPhone sales....
04:00, 09/19/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold edges lower after Fed delivers mixed signals Gold prices edged lower on Thursday as investors remained cautious after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but delivered mixed signals about its next move....
04:26, 09/19/2019

Shay Mitchell Leaves Her Boyfriend on Read While Celebrating Her Baby Shower With Strippers Big mom energy! Shay Mitchell is ready to welcome her first child... but first, she had to have a bomb baby shower. "I know I said that I wasn't gonna have a baby shower......
04:26, 09/19/2019

There’s absolutely no way this ‘space hotel’ will be ready for guests by 2025 NASA is currently planning to finally send humans back to the lunar surface by 2024. It’s an incredibly ambitious and optimistic timeline, and there are plenty of experts who believe NASA may not be able to pull it off. Sending things into spac...
04:26, 09/19/2019

Time is running out to send your name to Mars on the 2020 rover If there’s one thing you can say about NASA it’s that the space agency really does do its best to make its projects accessible to even the most casual space fans. In recent years, NASA has made a habit out of sending the names of everyday...
04:26, 09/19/2019

Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
05:13, 09/19/2019

The Revolutionary Black Women of Saubara The shrieking sliced through the cloudy night and drowned out the music blasting from a speaker nearby. It was 9 p.m. in Saubara, a town of about 12,000 people in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Although the party wouldn’t officially start unti...
05:13, 09/19/2019

Surprise: Jonathan Chait Is Peddling Nonsense Again If you’re a centrist pundit who came of age during the Third Way era of the Democratic Party, and have spent your entire career being a megaphone for that wing of the party, how do you process an event like the 2016 presidential election? If New York...
05:13, 09/19/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Politely Hands Bad-Faith Republican His Ass Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is in Congress today testifying about the disastrous, impending effects of global climate change—and guess what! Shitty Republicans are not taking her seriously....
05:13, 09/19/2019

Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid This was not a night for galácticos, old or new. At a balmy Parc Des Princes Paris Saint-Germain simply overran Real Madrid, pulling apart the hastily-stitched seams of Zinedine Zidane’s team and producing surely the most coherent and powerful perfor...
05:15, 09/19/2019

Obama says presidents shouldn't watch TV and should stay off social media President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems....
05:39, 09/19/2019

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about Cover...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disasterThree former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to take action in antic...
07:13, 09/19/2019

Tesla's Model 3 earns insurance industry's top safety rating Tesla Inc's Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first Tesla to do so....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Trump orders environmental notice to San Francisco on homeless President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency less than a week to issue a notice to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Carl Yastrzemski throws out first pitch at Fenway Park to grandson Mike Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park to his grandson, San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski.       ...
08:14, 09/19/2019

Kubernetes’ next step could be to try orchestrating everything else Custom Resource Definitions sounds not only innocuous but like something a dungeon master brings to a role-playing party. But if CRD can cast a spell on the data center, virtual machines, big data, machine learning, may soon find themselves bowing be...
08:39, 09/19/2019

Devastating Back-To-School PSA Evokes Mass Shootings An association formed by victims' relatives after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook school in the United States has posted a shocking ad featuring children fleeing at the sound of gunfire....
08:39, 09/19/2019

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines against stomach pain, citing suspicions of unlawful price and market sharing ingredients....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Canadian ice dancers Virtue and Moir announce retirement "Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport after an illustrious career in which the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time."...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Please, I Beg You, My Home State Does Not Need Another Kennedy Rep. Joe Kennedy III is reportedly planning to announce that he will challenge Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic state primary....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Timber industry pressing to be included in Trump trade war assistance for farmers The timber industry is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to be included in the China trade retaliation relief currently available to the agricultural industry. The administration has thus far excluded loggers from assistance, but 65 memb...
09:26, 09/19/2019

'Get it together': False emergency sirens spark déjà vu on Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui Emergency sirens accidentally went off on Oahu and Maui Wednesday, rattling nerves as Hawaii residents recalled surviving a false missile alarm.        ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Trump administration looking at Los Angeles homeless The Trump administration did not offer specific solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter and called for cooperation among federal, state and local governments. (Sept. 18) ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year closure After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public on Thursday, and first lady Melania Trump is expected to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 18)        ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Tom Hiddleston: why his Broadway play has one very satisfied customer A female audience member is reported to have had an orgasm during a saucy scene in Betrayal. The ultimate endorsement – or highly inappropriate behaviour?Name: Tom Hiddleston.Age: 38. Continue reading......
09:26, 09/19/2019

'My dear Prime Minister': Alan Jones's apology letter to Jacinda Ardern revealed Exclusive: Radio host says he meant ‘no violence’ toward PM with his ‘shove a sock down throat’ comment and asks Ardern to a debate on climate change Australian broadcaster Alan Jones’s apology letter to the New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws Indonesia is set to pass a new criminal code that could outlaw living together outside marriage, extramarital sex and insulting the presi...
09:26, 09/19/2019

'Barcelona with rain': Galway promises deluge of culture Irish city welcomes Atwood and celebrates Homer as 2020 European capital of cultureHomer’s Odyssey is to be read aloud on the wind-battered beaches of Ireland’s west coast to celebrate claims that some of the mythical journey took place there, as par...
09:26, 09/19/2019

'Can't I just say it's tasty?' Why food critics go too far It’s easy to write beautifully if you can work yourself into a frenzy of love or loathing. Unfortunately, most meals are just quite pleasantI was a restaurant reviewer for 10 years, and then I was let go, as they say. I expected to be distraught beca...
09:26, 09/19/2019

‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change.The teenage climate change campaigner submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on rising temperatures as her testimony, p...
09:26, 09/19/2019

What is hoarding disorder? Hoarding disorder causes a person to collect items and struggle to get rid of them. Learn more about hoarding disorder, including diagnosis and treatment options, here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand Amazon has announced it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackso...
09:52, 09/19/2019

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year aft...
09:52, 09/19/2019

Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships In a shock ruling Frazer Clarke has been denied a place in the semi-finals and a World championships medal The post Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
09:52, 09/19/2019

Source: Delle Donne to win second WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, who led the Mystics to a 26-8 regular season and became the first WNBA player to have a 50/40/90 season, has been voted the WNBA's MVP for the second time in her career, a source told ESPN....
09:52, 09/19/2019

'It's a violation': the war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun A web developer asked men to send her pictures of their genitals in order to build a filter that ‘recognises’ a penis and blurs it. Which raises the question: why haven’t tech companies taken this on yet?Earlier this month, after waking up to find an...
10:52, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau ‘pissed off’ at himself for ‘brownface,’ admits second offense Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night after a photo of him surfaced wearing “brownface” and a turban at a party in 2001 — but admitted it was not the first time he had donned skin-darkening makeup. Trudeau offered the mea ...
10:52, 09/19/2019

US Treasury yields lower after Fed cuts rates U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning, after the Fed failed to signal further rate cuts this year, disappointing market expectations....
10:52, 09/19/2019

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical cancer. Following chemotherapy, she was told she was cured, but then the pain returned, and doctors ...
10:52, 09/19/2019

How much the average homeowner spends to fix weather-related damage More than four in 10 homeowners have experienced damage to their home from drastic weather changes in the fall and winter, according to new research....
10:52, 09/19/2019

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
10:52, 09/19/2019

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It Mr. O’Brien, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is said to bring milder views and a sunnier personality to the job than John R. Bolton....
11:40, 09/19/2019

Apple iOS 13 available today Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
12:13, 09/19/2019

CORRECTED-UTC technology chief Eremenko steps down The chief technology officer of United Technologies Corp, Paul Eremenko, has stepped down, just under two years after moving to the U.S. conglomerate from Europe's Airbus....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for 2001 brownface photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo surfaced that morning of the former teacher dressed in brownface during a 2001 school event....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Row over 60 per cent spike in number of 'mental health' sick days taken by TfL workers An "eye-watering" 60 per cent rise in the number of sick days taken by Transport for London staff citing a mental health problem sparked a row today....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Pentagon has warned of dire outcomes if projects canceled for border wall don’t happen U.S. service members have worked in unsafe and hazardous conditions at defunded buildings for years, according to military budget requests sent to Congress in recent years....
13:00, 09/19/2019

Lawyer who built Humana into a health insurance giant dies at 88 Jones turned a $1,000 investment into America’s largest nursing-home chain, then made it a hospital giant and finally a $37 billion health insurance corporation....
13:00, 09/19/2019

Why the ECB Is Stuffing Free Money Into Bank Pockets Again The European Central Bank is throwing every tool it has at the sluggish euro zone economy. Starting on Sept. 19, it’s making a generous funding offer to lenders in the region, returning to an approach it used twice before in the past five years to st...
13:00, 09/19/2019

Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems....
13:01, 09/19/2019

| German probe opens into suspected internal spying at Airbus German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected internal spying by employees of European aviation giant Airbus over two arms projects, sources have said....
13:26, 09/19/2019

| Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli ...
13:26, 09/19/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Sir John Major to challenge Boris Johnson suspending Parliament in row over Brexit The Supreme Court will today hear from a host of supporters of a legal challenge against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament....
13:26, 09/19/2019

‘Okra is the most foul thing ever grown’: chefs on their most hated ingredients From ‘horrible’ coconut to ‘stomach-turning’ turbot, top chefs reveal the foods they can’t stand It is common to hear chefs wax lyrical about ingredients they adore. We hear far less about those that are a pain to prep, a nightmare to cook with or di...
13:26, 09/19/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part...
13:26, 09/19/2019

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressiv...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Why can’t we agree on what’s true any more? It’s not about foreign trolls, filter bubbles or fake news. Technology encourages us to believe we can all have first-hand access to the ‘real’ facts – and now we can’t stop fighting about it. By William DaviesWe live in a time of political fury and ...
13:26, 09/19/2019

For decadent, deficient Real Madrid the problems start in midfield | Jonathan Wilson The team were incapable even of the basics in Paris and it is a wonder Spanish clubs have not exploited the weaknesses moreAs Thomas Meunier and Juan Bernat capered through the open savannah that archaeologists believe was once populated by the Real ...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Football transfer rumours: Thomas Tuchel to take over at Manchester United? Today’s tell-all is scraping the bottom of the barrel Underwhelmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s stint at the wheel, Manchester United are hoping to replace him with Thomas Tuchel. Reports from France suggest both United and Barcelona are interested in lu...
13:26, 09/19/2019

China now has its very own Loch Ness Monster Long the envy of the world for its famous water creature, Scotland is now in direct competition with another country for the attention of internet conspiracy theorists and cable supernatural reality shows alike after China debuted its very own take o...
13:52, 09/19/2019

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
14:13, 09/19/2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes after 2001 photo surfaces of him in brownface The Canadian prime minister apologized for dressing up in an Aladdin costume for an "Arabian Nights" themed gala at a school where he taught nearly 20 years ago. He also told reporters about another incident where he wore similar makeup during a high...
14:13, 09/19/2019

Liam Gallagher: Why Me? Why Not review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Warner Records)Gallagher provides more crowd-pleasers for his sizable audience of 90s guitar-rock nostalgists – and with greater confidenceYou can accuse Liam Gallagher of many things, but never of selling his music under false pretences. Not for Ou...
14:13, 09/19/2019

The argument for renewables is now 'pure economics': Milken Institute Michael Milken of the Milken Institute says the case for renewables is not just the environmental benefits, but also the lower costs. He says, for two-thirds of the world, renewables are cheaper than a significant amount of carbon-based energy....
14:13, 09/19/2019

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
14:13, 09/19/2019

Indiana couple accused of abandoning adoptive daughter say she lied about her age: reports An Indiana couple accused of abandoning their 11-year-old adoptive daughter in an apartment before moving to Canada has claimed that the girl was actually a 22-year-old woman who made a career out of lying about her age....
14:13, 09/19/2019

Yogi Adityanath's Claims Questioned As Rape Survivors Fight For Justice Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, today listed the "safety of women and girls" as a priority for his government, at a time two major cases involving accused linked to the ruling......
14:13, 09/19/2019

PM Modi To Meet Energy Majors In US To Discuss Investment Opportunities Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet executives from energy majors BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp in the United States next week to discuss investment opportunities, the foreign ministry said on......
14:13, 09/19/2019

County cricket: Yorkshire v Kent, Lancashire v Middlesex – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 12.39pm BST DIVISION ONEHeadingley: Kent 482-8 dec & 337-7 dec:Billings 122*, Robinson 97 Y...
14:39, 09/19/2019

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
15:15, 09/19/2019

15 Best Coffee Places In Delhi You Just Can't Miss The growing number of coffee places around town get us to one point- Delhi loves coffee. So we'v got a list of some of the best coffee places in town that you must visit for your refill of caffeine....
15:39, 09/19/2019

Bilateral With Donald Trump, United Nations Meet On PM's Agenda In US It will be a packed week for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the US starting Saturday: Two meetings with President Trump, nearly 20 other bilaterals, and his big UN General Assembly speech on Friday......
15:39, 09/19/2019

Ryanair expects to be flying Boeing 737 MAX by February-March 2020 Ryanair thinks February or the start of March is the most realistic timetable for it to start flying the grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday....
15:39, 09/19/2019

Barca join Man Utd in race for striking sensation Haaland - Euro Papers "Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg this week and one Spanish newspaper revealed today that Barcelona are one of a whole host of clubs watching his progress - but that they have been tracking him for some time."...
15:39, 09/19/2019

Lindsey Graham to Trump: 'The Iranians are your target audience, not me' Sen. Lindsey Graham has become one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies since trashing his candidacy in 2016. But he’s sticking with his criticism of Trump’s approach on Iran.After Trump chastised him this week on Twitter and in comments to rep...
16:00, 09/19/2019

The Yankees’ expected celebration never came The workers did what seemed sensible, lugging the plastic from a golf cart into the Yankees clubhouse. Soon, in the privacy of their own clubhouse, the Yankees would be able to celebrate a first-place finish for the first time since 2012. All they ne...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Jamal Adams rips NFL for fining him: ‘League is a damn joke’ Jamal Adams blasted the NFL for fining him for a late hit on Baker Mayfield during the Jets’ 23-3 loss to the Browns on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. Adams was called for roughing the passer on the play, which came on a third-and-8 from midfield o...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Fired Senate aide claims boss demanded that he wear leprechaun outfit A former aide to an upstate legislator has filed a human rights complaint accusing his boss of ordering him to wear a leprechaun costume and pull a candy wagon in a parade, according to a report. Kris Thompson also claimed that state Sen. Daphne Jord...
16:26, 09/19/2019

New Titans Set Pictures Reveal Our First Glimpse of Nightwing Another familiar face is back in action for Arrow’s last season. Jessica Lange is pretty much done with American Horror Story at this point. The CW has set its sights on The Archive for its next YA adaptation. Plus, what’s to come on The Purge and Na...
16:53, 09/19/2019

Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight A period movie with a twist, The Last Tree is the coming-of-age story of a boy struggling to find his identity in both the English countryside in which he’s raised and the Nigerian shantytown of his birthShola Amoo sits outside a cafe on a sun-blazed...
17:13, 09/19/2019

The Best Emmys Dresses to Ever Hit the Red Carpet: From Extreme Cut-Outs to Tuxedo Gowns Tulle, trains and tuxedos galore! With the 2019 Emmy Awards right around the corner (aka in just three short days), pop culture lovers can expect to see over-the-top fabulous gowns and......
17:13, 09/19/2019

Magic Leap shows off free Concept apps with AR data visualization Magic Leap announced that third-party developers can now publish and explore Concepts, or free augmented reality apps with limited functionality.Read More...
17:13, 09/19/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls hire championship coach TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls announced that Dixie Wooten, a two-time Indoor Football League Coach of the Year and winner of the 2018 IFL championship, has been hired as Head Coach and General Manager of the team for the 2020 season....
17:13, 09/19/2019

Here's the second photo of Justin Trudeau in racist dark makeup Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
17:39, 09/19/2019

COLUMN-Oil traders reassess interruption of Saudi output: Kemp Brent oil futures prices have gyrated wildly as traders have tried to assess the impact of last week's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure on the actual availability of crude....
17:39, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-The wrong stuff? Chuck Yeager, who broke sound barrier, sues Airbus Chuck Yeager, the retired U.S. Air Force pilot who broke the sound barrier, has sued Airbus SE, accusing the aerospace company of using his name and likeness without permission to promote a new high-speed helicopter....
17:39, 09/19/2019

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
18:13, 09/19/2019

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election campaign Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 brownface photo from a school yearbook surfaced taken when he was a 29-year-old teacher        ...
18:13, 09/19/2019

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
18:13, 09/19/2019

Steph Curry has a touch of shade for Kevin Durant’s Warriors frustration Circle those Warriors-Nets games on your calendar in 2021. Kevin Durant caused a bit of a stir recently when he questioned Steve Kerr’s motion offense in a recent interview with WSJ Magazine. It did not go unnoticed by his former Golden State t...
18:14, 09/19/2019

The Beginner's Guide to Electric Cars Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting cheaper—so whether you’re looking for a way to save on the hassle and cost of gas, shrink your carbon footprint, or simply zip around in a new Tesla, there are lots of reasons to consider a hybrid or electric car....
18:14, 09/19/2019

Las Vegas soccer match's pregame festivities send residents into panic amid 'Storm Area 51' frenzy Soccer fans attending the Leagues Cup final between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL were treated to a show in the sky in Las Vegas before the match, but residents outside the stadium were left on edge instead....
18:39, 09/19/2019

'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game Boy back in 1993. And, 26 years later, it's s...
18:39, 09/19/2019

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Diseas...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa, courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration rele...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Brutes robbed elderly widow of money for late husband’s tombstone: cops An 89-year-old widow was robbed of money she’d been saving to buy her late husband’s tombstone in a violent attack at her Manhattan apartment, police said Thursday. Sources said two brutes followed Maximina Osorio to her home in the Jacob...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
18:39, 09/19/2019

Elway calls out OT Bolles for holding penalties His Broncos teammates and even his boss have had it with grabby left tackle Garett Bolles, who suggested officials are unfairly targeting him for holding infractions....
18:40, 09/19/2019

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus reveals hypercar for WEC The SCG007 will race the likes of the Aston Martin Valkyrie at Le Mans... New SCG007 Le Mans racer is powered by 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6; up to 30 roadgoing are examples set to be built American manufacturer Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has reveal...
19:13, 09/19/2019

New Mercedes-Benz EQB: electric compact SUV hits the road New Mercedes-Benz GLB will spawn an electric variant in 2021; first production-previewing prototypes have now emerged Mercedes-Benz will launch an electric version of its new GLB compact SUV in 2021, named the EQB, and more production-like prototype...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190 4Motion DSG 2019 UK review Volkswagen revitalises the eight-generation Passat range, starting with the beefed-up but smart-looking Alltrack estate The eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat has been refreshed, four years after it was launched in 2015. And this particular versio...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Official: Ineos confirms Bridgend factory for Grenadier 4x4 Ineos Automotive also reveals BMW power sources for new Defender-inspired model that's due to be shown next year Ineos Automotive, founded by British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe to create an “uncompromising 4x4” in the mould of the original Land R...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Dyson's award-winning vacuums are at incredible low prices today Dyson vacuums normally cost quite the chunk of change, but for today only on Woot you can save big on some of their most popular models.       ...
19:13, 09/19/2019

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive competition from abroad, a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Timeline: Trump aims to end half century of California regulating car pollution The Trump administration said on Thursday it was revoking California's power to set its own fuel efficiency laws, a move that could lead to legal battles over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Montenegro scraps plan for new coal power plant on environment worries Montenegro has scrapped plans to add a 254 megawatt (MW) unit at the Pljevlja coal-fired power plant, becoming the first Western Balkan nation to take tougher stance on air pollution from coal, a government official said on Thursday....
19:13, 09/19/2019

Facebook’s fundraising tools have raised over $2 billion, fast In the few years since Facebook introduced fundraising tools, people on the social network have raised $2 billion for charities.       ...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Nelson Peltz explains Trian's 'big mistake' on GE and why he's sticking by the stock Trian Partners co-founder and CEO Nelson Peltz explained to CNBC on Thursday the backstory to his firm's position in struggling General Electric....
19:39, 09/19/2019

3 Amish children killed after car hits horse-drawn buggy Three Amish siblings were killed and a fourth was seriously injured when a car rear-ended their horse-drawn buggy in Michigan, authorities said. The children, ages 6 to 13, were traveling home from school Wednesday when their buggy was struck from be...
19:39, 09/19/2019

Trump sues to stop Manhattan district attorney from getting his tax returns President Trump’s lawyers filed a lawsuit Thursday to fight the Manhattan district attorney’s demand for eight years of his corporate and personal tax returns. “In response to the subpoenas issued by the New York County District Attorney, we have fil...
19:39, 09/19/2019

NJ Transit accident: Father, son seriously injured after train hits car A father and son were seriously injured Thursday morning when an NJ Transit train crashed into their car, according to officials and witnesses. The black Honda crashed through the warning gate near the New Bridge Landing station in River Edge, New Je...
19:39, 09/19/2019

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks....
20:00, 09/19/2019

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: 'Tel Aviv was an oasis' Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents and visitors, it will help preserve the area's storied architecture....
20:26, 09/19/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino not concerned about Christian Eriksen after disappointing display Mauricio Pochettino insists he is not concerned about Christian Eriksen's commitment since the uncertainty around his Tottenham future over the summer....
20:26, 09/19/2019

The Area 51 event this weekend shows that marketers can make a killing on the absurd The supposed raid of Area 51 is finally nearing after months of build up. While those who attend on Friday, September 20 may not get the answers they seek, the brands that have capitalized on this internet phenomenon are getting tons of exposure by m...
20:52, 09/19/2019

Accessorize Any Apple Watch With a $7 Sport Band, In the Color Of Your Choice One of the nice things about Apple Watches is that whether you bought an original model years ago, or have a Series 5 arriving tomorrow, the same bands will fit on all of them....
20:52, 09/19/2019

Accent Your Home With 10 Feet of Philips Hue Lightstrips For $52 The great thing about Philips Hue is that your fancy lighting profiles aren’t limited to standard bulbs; the Hue LighStrip Plus lets you to stick a rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house....
20:52, 09/19/2019

How to Co-Parent With a Difficult Ex So, you had kids with an asshole. You probably didn’t mean to. Maybe they were much less of an asshole before the kids came along—or maybe their dickish tendencies were just easier to deal with when you weren’t also trying to keep small humans alive....
20:52, 09/19/2019

The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former playersWe discuss the return of the Champions L...
20:52, 09/19/2019

PGA Championship: Matt Wallace takes first-day lead as Rory McIlroy struggles • Englishman’s 65 is one ahead of Henrik Stenson• Rory McIlroy in danger of missing cut after late errorsThe BMW PGA Championship has been good to English golfers since the arrival of the current sponsors in 2005. David Howell, Paul Casey, Simon Khan...
20:52, 09/19/2019

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."...
21:26, 09/19/2019

U.S. Senate panel embraces $250 million in election security grants A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million in additional federal grants to states and local jurisdictions to improve the security of their voting systems in the run-up to 2020 elections and following Russia's meddling in the 2016 president...
21:26, 09/19/2019

Drugmaker Insys wins bankruptcy court approval to sell off opioid Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market the drug for use by cancer patients, in response to concerns about the product's role in fueling the opioid epide...
21:26, 09/19/2019

Handwashing beats sanitizer for killing flu virus on hands (Reuters Health) - Health workers who use hand sanitizer between patients may be more likely to spread flu germs than those who take the time to wash their hands, a recent experiment suggests....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Berbatov announces retirement from football "Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov announced his retirement from football on Thursday, 18 months after leaving India\u0027s Kerala Blasters, bringing an end to a glittering 20-year career."...
21:26, 09/19/2019

'I want Ronnie' - Reanne Evans eyes O'Sullivan showdown at Champion of Champions "Reanne Evans wants to chance to put women\u0027s snooker on the map by playing Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan on live TV at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry."...
21:26, 09/19/2019

American Airlines cancelled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
22:13, 09/19/2019

Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness An international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head. Wait, there’s more. It also contains a self-actuating electrical ‘patch’ that stimulates the scalp, ...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Mosquito fumigation may have caused mystery 'Havana syndrome', study says Trump administration had charged that cognitive ailments of Canadian and US diplomats were caused by use of a secret weaponFumigation against mosquitoes and not “sonic attacks” may have caused the mysterious illness which afflicted some 40 US and Can...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Siberian shaman arrested on trek to exorcise Vladimir Putin Alexander Gabyshev walked 1,700 miles across Russia before being held by policeA wandering shaman on a quest to “drive the evil spirit of [Vladimir] Putin from the Kremlin” has been arrested in Siberia by armed police.Alexander Gabyshev had walked an...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Will The Devil Wears Prada musical include odes to cerulean blue and being a size 6? Some stage musicals based on movies have been notable successes, like The Producers, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde. Hopefully joining this illustrious fold is the upcoming stage musical version of The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Elton John, lyri...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Jeffrey Dean Morgan to star in adaptation of James Herbert's Shrine Everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed head-smasher from The Walking Dead is signing on to another spooky story, with Deadline saying that Jeffrey Dean Morgan will be starring in an adaptation of James Herbert’s Shrine. The original book is about a disgrac...
22:39, 09/19/2019