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Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the devel...

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief

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Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament deal between the US and North Korea was still possib...
00:39, 05/06/2019

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
17:39, 05/28/2019

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of ...
04:52, 06/20/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Europe....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech company Vayavision's board Carl-Peter Forster, a former Opel CEO and a BMW veteran, has joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of autonomous vehicle technology that plans to expand in Europe....
13:13, 05/10/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language" at an election meet....
02:13, 05/01/2019

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests in exchange for money....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
19:13, 06/13/2019

Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com...
12:00, 05/14/2019

UN chief expresses solidarity with Indonesian authorities after flash floods kill dozens in Papua More than 70 have died and dozens are missing in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, which was hit by flash floods and landslides on Sunday, and more than 4,000 have reportedly been displaced....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Banned horse trainer wins in court, beating track that banned him for his deadly record Hall of Fame horse racing training Jerry Hollendorfer says he lost half of his stable after being banned over spate of horse deaths.       ...
01:26, 07/27/2019

Everything Social Media Giants Banned in 2019 (That They Should've Banned Ages Ago) One of the more frequent annoyances of our modern world is the endless defenses social media platforms make to sidestep their responsibilities to curb the myriad problems that arise solely because they exist. Every so often, one of them will pat them...
21:39, 07/10/2019

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
22:52, 06/28/2019

Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loavesGive us this day our daily foam expander. It may sound odd, but in America, you may find in a loaf of bread ingredients with industrial appl...
09:39, 05/28/2019

DayZ Is Somehow Banned, But Also Not Banned In Australia Despite recent attempts at fixing things, Australia’s video game classification system remains something of a joke. It’s very much a joke today, though, with news emerging that the upcoming physical copy of DayZ has been “refused classification” (eff...
03:26, 08/08/2019

Kill la Kill Game's Publisher Has "Prohibited" People From Streaming Its Story Mode Kill la Kill the Game: IF, released earlier this week, is a fighting game with a story. And publishers Arc System Works are so protective of it that they’ve stated “all streams and uploads” of the game’s story mode “are prohibited indefinitely”....
06:00, 08/01/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
04:26, 05/02/2019

'If we don’t kill these people they will kill you': policing Africa's largest slum As Kenya waits to hear if a police officer will be charged over the death of 23-year-old Carliton Maina, alleged unlawful killings in Kenya continue, leaving poor communities wondering if those charged with protecting them are simply killing with imp...
17:00, 08/06/2019

The Kill La Kill Fighting Game Is Flashy But Flimsy Like the anime it’s based on, Kill La Kill the Game: IF is fast, stylish, rude, and racy. Unfortunately, like the outfits its main characters sport, there’s not a lot of substance....
23:39, 08/02/2019

What does 5G mean for autonomous vehicles? 5G delivers super-fast connectivity that can be used for many everyday tasks and it’s the area where driverless cars are being developed that really fires up the imagination. Autonomous vehicles are currently being tested that offer distinct p...
17:26, 06/25/2019

The VW-Ford Partnership Is Going Autonomous Ford and Volkswagen are ready to become partners in autonomy, GM is funneling more money into trucks, and, yes, there’s a hell of a lot more Renault-Nissan drama to catch up on. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, June 12, 2019....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Everything you need to know to have an intelligent conversation about autonomous vehicles This guide will arm you with an overview of competing views on autonomous cars so you can hold your own in your next conversation about AVs.Read More...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Here's One Way To Fix This Whole Semi-Autonomous Driving Thing Recently, I was driving along Interstate 90 in central New York in a Nissan Altima equipped with the company’s driver assist technology, ProPilot. This section of I-90 was your typical long and straight rural interstate. The lanes were well-marked, t...
00:13, 08/13/2019

The potential power of autonomous databases Organisations are at risk of falling behind unless they make the move to automation, according to the majority of respondents to a recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey and sponsored by Oracle. It’s no surprise that some...
17:13, 08/16/2019

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To further that vision, MIT researchers have given new c...
10:26, 06/05/2019

Autonomous Technology Is Changing the Way Cars Look By now it’s pretty clear that, despite what the Silicon Valley startups have told you, fully self-driving cars and taxi cabs are not just one or two years away. But that doesn’t mean the march of semi-autonomous technology on everyday cars will stop—...
20:26, 07/24/2019

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: tackling passenger boredom....
13:39, 06/14/2019

There Are Fully Autonomous Cars in Cyberpunk 2077 The newest Cyberpunk 2077 game trailer dropped over the weekend, which featured John Wick himself and a promised launch date of April 16, 2020. It also gives us a glimpse of yet another car that could be available to us when the game finally comes ou...
02:52, 06/11/2019

Autonomous 'roboats' can assemble into floating structures Autonomous boats might soon do a favor for people who have no intention of charting a course. Researchers at MIT and AMS Institute have developed a new version of their 'Roboat' that can identify and latch on to fellow robots to form diffe...
05:39, 06/06/2019

PCC, TuSimple launch first autonomous driving certificate TUCSON – Pima Community College and TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced Thursday the launch of the first autonomous driving certificate for truck drivers. The Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist program will prepare indi...
22:52, 06/13/2019

BMW Vision M Next: An autonomous car for people who love driving There's a fear from some that when cars drive themselves, that'll be the end of the joy of driving. Why even get behind the wheel if your vehicle can get you to your destination while you sit back and relax? BMW -- which boasts the tag line...
14:00, 06/25/2019

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by both India and Pakistan since partition in 1947....
19:52, 08/05/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technol...
21:39, 05/11/2019

Why the autonomous future will be dominated by hybrids and electrics The most interesting tech innovations with cars these days tend to fall into two categories. On one hand, driverless car tech is progressing nicely (if a bit slower than expected). The sensor tech is improving and getting more affordable, such that a...
13:00, 05/28/2019

‘Autonomous last mile’ is coming and society needs to prepare We humans have always been held back only by the limits of our imaginations. And this is a good thing. Yet historically, we have tended to eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, spit out the seeds, and think little of what might grow where they land...
18:00, 06/08/2019

A new autonomous delivery vehicle is designed to run like a bicycle In Ann Arbor, Mich., the creators of a new autonomous vehicle have designed their robot to operate on local streets — but more so like a bicycle than a car....
09:52, 07/27/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Florida's Potentially Deadly Autonomous Car Experiment Is Just Beginning On June 13, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law new legislation that opens the door to fully autonomous vehicles in a way no other state has. “A fully autonomous vehicle may operate in this state regardless of whether a human operator is ph...
23:00, 06/24/2019

GM adds highways to semi-autonomous driving system DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding 70,000 miles (113,000 kilometers) of roads across the U.S. and Canada to the area where its Cadillac Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system can run, including some with cross traffic similar to those that ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The students converged on the University of Arizona for the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, ...
06:13, 08/07/2019

China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
12:13, 07/23/2019

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle......
15:13, 07/12/2019

BMW and Mercedes partner up on autonomous cars for 2024 launch News 4 Jul, 2019 BMW and Mercedes sign contract to develop Level 4 automated highway driving systems; geofenced self-driving cars set to be available in 2024...
16:13, 07/04/2019

Daimler has a plan to get autonomous trucks ready for the road Daimler Trucks is creating a global organization focused on putting automated trucks on the road over the next decade. The Autonomous Technology Group will be in charge of building an automated roadmap for the trucks, as well as setting up the approp...
14:26, 05/29/2019

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many AEB cars, fails to avoid it Assisted driving tech should boost road safety, but it can actually ma...
08:52, 05/18/2019

Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they are looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
14:39, 07/12/2019

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving...
06:52, 07/05/2019

Aston Martin says it's ready for shared autonomous mobility Aston's chief planning officer says its future model line-up will allow it to be on the front foot with urban mobility solutions Aston Martin and Lagonda are prepared for the possibility of shared, autonomous vehicles becoming a preferred mode of tr...
19:39, 07/10/2019

The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Would Turn Sidewalks Into Cages If It Could The challenges facing autonomous car companies are generally separated into two categories: getting the technology to work and getting society to accept the technology. And a recent New York Times article makes the case that the rest of society shoul...
20:26, 08/02/2019

Apple bought autonomous vehicle start-up Drive.ai The purchase confirms Apple's continued interest in self-driving car software, and it will bolster Apple's engineering ranks with additional employees who can build autonomous vehicle technology....
05:26, 06/26/2019

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a production ready XC90 capable of self-driving.  Fitted...
02:39, 06/13/2019

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor...
20:26, 06/13/2019

US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won't be active anytime in the future, because according to The Verge, the administrati...
15:52, 08/10/2019

Luminar's cheap LiDAR could be a big boost for autonomous vehicles LiDAR (laser pulse-based radar) is an essential component of autonomous driving, as it's what vehicles use to detect obstacles like other cars or pedestrians in order to navigate around them. But LiDAR systems aren't cheap. Now, autonomous ...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay C...
11:52, 06/09/2019

A new autonomous delivery vehicle is designed to operate like a bicycle In Ann Arbor, Mich., the creators of a new autonomous vehicle have designed their robot to operate on local streets — but more so like a bicycle than a car....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Citroen’s futuristic autonomous EV concept is designed for long trips Last February, Citroen introduced its Ami One, a tiny electric vehicle (EV) meant to replace bikes and scooters. It was envisioned as a way to make short, all-electric trips around downtown areas. Now, Citroen has revealed its 19_19 Concept, an EV fo...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
22:26, 06/17/2019

Recogni raises $25 million for power-efficient autonomous car inferencing Autonomous vehicle perception startup Recogni today emerged from stealth with $25 million in venture capital and a pedigreed team of engineers.Read More...
16:00, 07/31/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
23:13, 06/18/2019

Singapore autonomous shuttle buses to start picking up passengers Operated by local transport company ComfortDelgro, the driverless NUSmart Shuttle sits up to 12 passengers and will run within the National University of Singapore's Kent Ridge campus as part of a year-long study to assess the commercial viability of...
16:26, 07/30/2019

Volvo solves autonomous revenue riddle with package deals Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo's first commercial autonomous truck deal shows how it is bundling services to generate revenue from a technology that is years away from wide deployment....
15:39, 07/10/2019

It's Time to Give Semi-Autonomous Cars a Driving Test We live, my friends, in a world of anarchy. Chaos reigns over our streets. We live in a society that tolerates half-demented, half-driving barely-robot cars. Teslas that can be fooled with an orange. Cadillacs that stare at you with the eye of Sauron...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said....
15:26, 06/14/2019

REFILE-China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
12:39, 07/23/2019

Volvo Trucks’ autonomous vehicle is hauling goods in Sweden Volvo Trucks' autonomous vehicle Vera is ready to hit the road. In collaboration with ferry and logistics company DFDS, Vera will begin transporting goods between a logistics center and a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The vehicle will hau...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars Autonomous vehicle company Cruise is testing the use of computer vision and sound detection AI to detect and respond to the presence of emergency vehicles.Read More...
06:39, 06/29/2019

Oracle launches Autonomous Database Dedicated for enterprise customers Oracle is introducing a private option for its Autonomous Database management service, along with availability of the Oracle Application Express.Read More...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
19:26, 06/10/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

China's Neolix To Conduct Autonomous Vehicles Trials In Saudi, UAE Noon, a joint venture between Saudi Arabia's sovereign Public Investment Fund and Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar, will focus on 'last mile delivery' of the vehicles in select areas of Abu Dhabi and......
19:26, 07/23/2019

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
20:39, 07/11/2019

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by Shell with a bonus prize from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the compe...
01:39, 06/02/2019

Ford, Volkswagen join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they were also looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 12, 2019....
21:13, 07/12/2019

China’s Didi Chuxing spins off autonomous driving unit Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has decided to move more aggressively on developing its technology by spinning out its self-driving car unit.Read More...
14:39, 08/05/2019

Waymo joins Renault, Nissan to build autonomous vehicles Waymo announced Thursday it has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles in France and Japan, along with other countries in the future....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Volkswagen to contribute $2.6 billion to Ford's autonomous venture: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $1 billion in capital and $1.6 billion worth of assets into Ford's self-driving unit, a source close to the matter said on Friday, as the two carmakers deepen a global alliance to share costs....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car techn...
20:26, 04/28/2019

Trump insists there is ‘no racial tension’ in the US President Trump on Monday insisted there was “no racial tension” in the US, just hours after he continued his attacks on four radical freshman Democratic congresswomen — calling them “very Racist” and “not very smart.” “No, no racial tension. No, the...
04:39, 07/23/2019

The 2019 Chevy Silverado hints at future autonomous trucks in one specific way Someday, a truck will be more like a rolling, portable workshop than something you actually drive. In many ways, trucks are already heading in that direction, and one early sign of progress is the new power outlet in the truck bed of the 2019 Chevy S...
14:13, 06/29/2019

Come Celebrate Jason’s Book About Autonomous Cars at Our NYC Launch Party Next Tuesday! Many of you Jalopnik readers—I’d even go so far as to say most of you—seem to be literate. And as you should be, you’re concerned about where you fit into our autonomous car maybe-future. That’s why you should read Robot, Take the Wheel: The Road to ...
23:26, 07/16/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
05:13, 05/17/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it’s shifting gears in a big way with news on Tuesday that it has acqu...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which ones to consider backing – and which to avoid. Ou...
20:26, 04/28/2019

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced that it’s teamed up with robotics company Nuro to experiment with autonomous pizza delivery in Hou...
06:39, 06/18/2019

Oracle adds dedicated Autonomous Database instances, developer tools The updates land as Oracle is seeing more enterprise customers trial the Autonomous Database. With the Autonomous Database, Oracle is looking to automate and optimize the upkeep of its database to save labor costs....
15:26, 06/26/2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
12:39, 06/11/2019

Mercedes-Benz reveals “world's first” autonomous valet parking system Daimler and Bosch have created a smartphone-operated driverless parking garage in Stuttgart, Germany German authorities have granted approval for a fully automated valet parking system at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.  The system, claimed t...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals that are expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
20:00, 07/11/2019

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

MLB notebook: Verlander insists baseballs are 'juiced' Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander surrendered a MLB-high 26 home runs before the All-Star break, so it's no great surprise his opinion of the spike in offense and home runs is explicit....
04:52, 07/09/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
16:26, 05/15/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen insists Mets still have a chance Brodie Van Wagenen is steering the Mets full steam ahead. Whether or not he is re-arranging the chairs on a sinking ship remains to be seen. The Mets ended Saturday two games under .500, 6 ¹/₂ games back of the Braves for first place in the NL East a...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Larry Kudlow insists there’s no recession coming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday insisted there is no recession on the horizon — as Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made the opposite prediction. “I don’t see a recession at all,” Kudlow told fill-in host Dana ...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Amazon’s autonomous robots have started delivering packages in a new location: Southern California After nearly eight months of knowledge-gathering street tests and thousands of successful deliveries, Amazon has announced that its delivery robots have begun delivering packages to customers in Irvine, Calif....
07:26, 08/13/2019

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads.Read More...
18:26, 06/13/2019

VW, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech - source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commerical vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
16:52, 07/05/2019

Amazon’s re:MARS opening keynote featured autonomous acrobats and Robert Downey Jr. Amazon's re:MARS conference kicked off with a bang. Keynote speakers on the first day included Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' CEO, and others.Read More...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler's North America arm announces partnership with autonomous start-up Aurora Aurora, which employs over 200 at offices in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto and San Francisco, is led by CEO Chris Urmson who was one of the pioneers in the autonomous field and led a project set up by Google until around the time it was spun off as Waymo....
06:39, 06/10/2019

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles.Read More...
13:00, 06/10/2019

VW, Ford Reach Outline Agreement To Share Electric, Autonomous Tech - Report Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commerical vehicles....
08:52, 07/08/2019

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of last year's partnership on commercial vehicles. Both companies declined to give any more details, bu...
18:56, 07/06/2019

China's Didi Chuxing launches autonomous driving unit as independent company Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company that will focus on research and look to deepen collaboration with automakers....
05:52, 08/05/2019

8 Questions With James Peng of Pony.ai, One of China’s Most Valuable Autonomous Vehicle Startups It’s difficult to unnerve drivers in China, where on any given day roads are filled with innumerable obstacles. Pedestrians walk haphazardly on highways and food vendors push carts loaded with snacks through the streets. Flocks of electric scoo...
11:13, 07/10/2019

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

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
14:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals that are expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
20:52, 07/11/2019

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
02:52, 06/28/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
22:00, 06/13/2019

| Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year's Africa Cup of Nations after they suffered a painful defeat to Algeria....
17:52, 07/15/2019

Turkey insists on right to drill for energy reserves off Cyprus Dispute likely to escalate after Nicosia said it would seek to arrest anyone caught drillingTensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean have risen sharply after Turkey said it would “exercise its sovereign rights” to drill off Cyprus ...
08:39, 05/20/2019

‘Anthony Joshua won’t fight me,’ insists Tyson Fury 'If I wanted to be famous I wouldn't live in Lancashire,' muses Tyson Fury The post ‘Anthony Joshua won’t fight me,’ insists Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39, 05/13/2019

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
21:26, 07/14/2019

FIA insists hybrid move won't hurt WRC costs or competitiveness The World Rally Championship will not be any less competitive or cost effective when it moves into its hybrid era in 2022, insists FIA rally director Yves Matton...
09:13, 06/05/2019

Emotional Allegri insists the time was right to leave Juventus "Coach Massimiliano Allegri said a discussion with Juventus directors about the best way forward for the Serie A champions resulted in the club\u0027s decision to part ways with him at the end of the season."...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: My friend insists on asking servers about their “favorites” Dear Salty, I have a friend who insists you should ask your server for recommendations whenever you go out to eat, which he does *every* time. He says it’s a way to tell the quality of a restaurant—if a server doesn’t have a favorite meal or two, he ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Trump insists he cut secret immigration deal with Mexico President Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his claim that he had cut a secret deal with Mexico to stem illegal immigration — even waving a piece of paper he said it was written on — but wouldn‘t reveal any details. “That’s the agreement that everybod...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Gattuso insists no decision has been made on his AC Milan future "AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has fiercely rejected the suggestion that he is on the way out of the club and said that no decision has been made on his future."...
15:39, 05/05/2019

U.S. transportation chief asks new FAA chief to review agency U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Monday she has asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency's performance in the wake of two fatal crashes of Boeing Co's 737 MAX planes since October....
20:40, 08/12/2019

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix and Dallas.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Renault Starts Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Project To Develop Future Mobility Solutions Renault has initiated a new project, the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to test different smart, autonomous, electric and shared public and private mobility services to support the transportation system......
17:26, 05/17/2019

Elon says Tesla will field 1M fully autonomous robo-taxis by 2020 – AI experts call BS Elon Musk, the PT Barnum of tech, is currently getting a ration of ridicule from some of the world’s foremost leading AI experts over his ridiculous claim that Tesla will field a million fully autonomous cars by 2020. If there are a million Tesla rob...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
16:52, 07/05/2019

Solskjaer insists Man Utd’s transfer plans will NOT be affected by Champions League "Man Utd could miss out on the Champions League next season. But that hasn\u0027t affected Ole Gunnar Solskjaer\u0027s optimism in the transfer window."...
19:39, 05/03/2019

Despite what this interviewer repeatedly insists, Jim Carrey is not playing Sonic The Hedgehog Jim Carrey interviews can go different ways. In some cases, he may decide to blow his interviewer’s mind by musing on the absurdity of existence at a Fashion Week red carpet. In others, like in a chat with an Access reporter from back in April, he ma...
22:26, 07/29/2019

Venomous snake missing at Bronx Zoo — but staff insists there’s no danger Don’t worry, this guy doesn’t bite — much. A venomous, tree-climbing 3-foot mangrove snake is on the loose after it escaped its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo Tuesday night — but officials there have kept the area open with just one little si...
09:26, 08/08/2019

| Coach insists 'devastated' drug-row Aussie swimmer is innocent The coach of drug-tainted Australian swimmer Shayna Jack says he will stand by her, insisting she is a clean athlete and will be cleared of wrongdoing....
11:39, 07/29/2019

Brooks Koepka insists he can win the Open if he gets the rub of the green | Sean Ingle A win at Portrush in the Open would take his record in the majors to five from the last ten but he needs to figure out why he has not made a putt all weekBrooks Koepka has barely made a putt at this year’s Open. Yet he has continued to linger at the ...
17:52, 07/19/2019

Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1 • Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring - I totally understand’ • ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the front at the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton hit...
22:26, 06/23/2019

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly 20,000 signatures against the practice....
19:39, 06/05/2019

| Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat....
22:52, 07/31/2019

With Eyes on the Election, the White House Insists the Economy is Strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald T...
06:52, 08/20/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller Roundup on the US market, insisting it is safe for humans despite thousands of lawsuits launched by ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Mueller insists his report did not exonerate Trump on obstruction charges Ex-special counsel said Trump ‘was not exculpated’ but confirmed Russia launched ‘sweeping’ attackMueller testifies at hearings – live updatesThe former US special counsel Robert Mueller methodically demolished Donald Trump’s central claims about his...
03:00, 07/25/2019

Waymo inks driverless car deal with Renault, Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles for France, Japan Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the autonomous car company announced Thursday....
08:26, 06/20/2019

Zipline drones take flight in Ghana, making it world's largest autonomous medical-delivery network On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officially expanded its operations to Ghana. Its reach will now serve nearly 22 million people....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of cameras, just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called the technology "freaking stupid."...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
02:13, 07/04/2019

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact: sources Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for staying in an international nuclear deal, sources with knowledge of Iran-EU talks said....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Anthony Joshua insists he will stick by trainer McCracken despite shock defeat Lennox Lewis was among those to suggest Anthony Joshua should look for a new trainer The post Anthony Joshua insists he will stick by trainer McCracken despite shock defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
15:26, 06/07/2019

Geraint Thomas insists he is ready for strong finish in Tour de France • Welshman admits he was not feeling 100% over weekend• ‘Bring it on,’ Thomas says of Alps battle with Thibaut PinotGeraint Thomas is confident he is over the blip which left him distanced by key rivals in the Pyrenean stages of the Tour de France ov...
13:13, 07/22/2019

André Gomes insists lofty European ambitions for Everton are realistic • ‘I seriously think we can achieve big goals’ says Gomes• Portuguese has signed five-year contract at Goodison ParkAndré Gomes has said he wants to lead Everton’s attempt to challenge the top six having regained the confidence and enjoyment that he ...
01:26, 07/05/2019

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted on Sunday Donald Trump is not backing off national security concerns, despite agreeing to ...
21:39, 06/30/2019

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here? While commissioner Rob Manfred denies any intentional manipulation of the baseballs, he says the league is considering changes to the ball's specifications.       ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

World's scariest doll discovered by woman who wrongly insists it's not scary The “scary doll” subgenre is alive and well. In the coming months, audiences will see the return of Chucky, another installment of Annabelle, and Dee Wallace taking on a whole trunk of the things. While it seems like a great time to be a fan of getti...
19:13, 06/07/2019

President Trump Insists He Could've Won Without Social Media During Morning Toilet Tweets President Donald Trump insisted in a tweet this morning that he could’ve won the presidency in 2016 without the help of social media. But Trump immediately contradicted himself, sending out a series of follow-up tweets claiming that he doesn’t need t...
15:52, 07/11/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
23:52, 05/22/2019

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody battle for Tripoli” to be avoided, despite the continuing fighting in and around the Libyan capital. ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

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

Trump insists there's more to Mexico migrant deal, waves document as proof U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted there was more to the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement, and waved around a document that he said proved his point....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Yates 'proud' of stage win but insists helping Adam remains priority "A beaming Simon Yates completed his Grand Tour trilogy on Thursday, but says helping his brother Adam is his \u0027main goal\u0027 after Stage 12 of the Tour de France."...
18:13, 07/18/2019

BAT insists McLaren F1 deal continues amid Ferrari Winnow questions McLaren sponsor British American Tobacco (BAT) says it remains committed to its original Formula 1 branding plans, despite a potential change of tactic for rival Philip Morris's Mission Winnow campaign...
11:52, 06/21/2019

Tottenham doctors followed protocol with Jan Vertonghen injury, insists Mauricio Pochettino Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham medical staff followed protocol in allowing Jan Vertonghen to return to the pitch against Ajax despite a serious head injury which left him unable to walk down the tunnel moments later....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Angus Taylor insists he acted within parliamentary rules over business interests Taylor and Josh Frydenberg face possible inquiry over meeting with officials on protected grasslandsThe energy and emissions reduction minister, Angus Taylor, has again defended himself over his business interests in a company that was under investig...
11:52, 07/24/2019

Frank Lampard insists ‘Spygate’ is no concern ahead of Leeds meeting • Derby will face Bielsa’s team on Saturday• ‘I don’t care about the talk of spies,’ says LampardFrank Lampard has claimed he no longer cares about “Spygate” ahead of Derby County’s play-off semi-final against Leeds United, but confirmed that he has ...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Robert Mueller insists his testimony is limited to special counsel’s report Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Wednesday grilled Robert Mueller before the House Judiciary Committee on whether the special counsel’s report cleared President Trump of obstructing his investigation. “​That is not what the report said​,” rep...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Cody Walker insists he won't sing national anthem at State of Origin South Sydney star says it ‘does not represent me or my family’Johnathon Thurston backs Indigenous player’s stand Cody Walker will not sing the Australian national anthem before next week’s State of Origin opener in Brisbane, but says the decision is ...
08:26, 05/29/2019

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better kno...
00:39, 06/01/2019

Kurtley Beale insists Wallabies are united despite Israel Folau sacking Training camp was ‘all positive’, says Waratahs starSpeculation that Folau case has divided campKurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were “pretty good”...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contr...
03:52, 07/04/2019

Huawei insists global smartphone production levels are 'normal', at least for the time being There's been much ado about Huawei's tough road ahead as key US partners and major parts suppliers are prepared to turn their backs on the world's second-largest smartphone vendor at the end of a 90-day reprieve granted shortly after President Trump'...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Cardi B Insists She Writes Her Own Music In Strongly Worded Message To Haters Cardi B is setting the record straight on rumors that she doesn't write her own lyrics. On Thursday, she took to Twitter to address the haters with a strongly-worded message. She......
04:13, 06/07/2019

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists his side did not deserve 4-0 Man Utd hammering Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his side did not deserve Sunday's hammering at the hands of Manchester United, insisting it was "nowhere near a 4-0"....
03:18, 08/12/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Trump Insists His Tweets ‘Were NOT Racist’ as House Readies Vote on Condemning His Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fell...
19:52, 07/16/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
15:00, 05/28/2019

Johanna Konta insists there's no magic switch as resurgence continues at Wimbledon Win or lose against Barbora Strycova on Centre Court today, in the past month Johanna Konta has wrested her place back into the upper echelons of tennis....
13:39, 07/09/2019

Miami Dolphins' Kenny Stills insists Stephen Ross criticism isn't political Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills addressed his tweet criticizing the team’s owner Stephen Ross for throwing a fundraiser for President Trump while also running a non-profit focused on equality....
23:52, 08/09/2019

Trump insists Fed cut rates sharply, sounds pessimistic note on China talks As the president’s reelection campaign gears up, White House officials have become increasingly concerned about the economy’s performance, several people briefed on internal discussions said....
12:13, 08/10/2019

Spanish Prime Minister insists Socialist party must lead any new government in Madrid Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told CNBC that a government led by his Socialists Workers' Party remains the only option for a future political coalition in Madrid....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.        ...
00:39, 07/21/2019

Trump insists nuclear deal will happen after North Korea fires projectiles President tweeted on Saturday he believes Kim Jong-un understands North Korea’s ‘great economic potential’ and won’t interfereDonald Trump said he still believes a nuclear deal with North Korea will happen, after the country fired several unidentifie...
18:13, 05/04/2019

South Africa vs India: Proteas will bounce back, insists Andile Phehlukwayo India will bid to become the third team this tournament to open their World Cup with a win over South Africa when the two teams meet at Southampton on Wednesday....
18:26, 06/04/2019

Harry Maguire to Man Utd: Brendan Rodgers insists there is no improved offer as Leicester hold out for £90m Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers insists the club are still to receive an acceptable offer from Manchester United for Harry Maguire – adding the club are under no pressure to cash in....
01:13, 07/24/2019

Marcus Stroman insists Blue Jays clubhouse drama wasn’t about Mets Marcus Stroman is happy he will be arriving home, even if it’s not to pitch for the Yankees. The right-handed pitcher, who grew up on Long Island as a “New York fan” rooting for both local baseball teams, Monday said he needed time a day earlier to l...
02:26, 07/30/2019

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, ju...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Spurs’ Dele Alli insists he improved last season despite fewer goals and assists • Tottenham midfielder endured injury-hit campaign• ‘Defensively, in possession, I’ve improved on that,’ says AlliDele Alli insists he became a better player last season despite his overall numbers – appearances, goals and assists – suggesting otherw...
23:52, 06/10/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
14:39, 05/21/2019

France insists any Renault/Fiat deal must protect French jobs: Le Maire France must protect its own interests and jobs in any merger between Renault and Fiat, even though France's stake in Renault would automatically be diluted, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio on Tuesday....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Farrakhan insists he doesn't hate Jews, says his ideas labeled 'dangerous' because people can research them Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan defended himself Thursday after Facebook banned him earlier in the week, saying he’s doesn’t hate Jewish people, women or the LGBT community....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Kyle Edmund insists he has no concerns over recent knee injury after Jaume Munar victory Kyle Edmund believes the manner of his straight-sets victory over Jaume Munar suggests his recent knee injury will be no barrier to progress at Wimbledon this year....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Trump insists ‘deal will happen’ after projectiles reportedly fired off of North Korea’s coast President Donald Trump said on Saturday in a Twitter posting that he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un realizes his country's "great economic potential" and "will do nothing to interfere or end it."...
19:13, 05/04/2019

Samsung insists it fixed the Galaxy Fold’s display flaws, and a new release date is coming soon The Galaxy Fold could have been a huge disaster for Samsung, but the tech giant was smart enough to postpone the launch of its foldable handset after reviewers found a bunch of critical issues that broke the screen. Samsung delayed the phone’s ...
17:52, 05/09/2019

Evil racist abuse of players must stop, insists Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi • England forward was victim of abuse against Montenegro• ‘It made me more motivated to beat them’Callum Hudson-Odoi has called for an end to the “evil” racist abuse he was subjected to when playing for England in Montenegro.Their 5-1 victory in Podg...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Fernando Alonso insists McLaren 'will be back stronger' after crash at Indy 500 practice – video Fernando Alonso escaped injury when he crashed during an Indianapolis 500 practice run after his McLaren car lost traction in the middle of a turn and hit the wall three times. The two-times Formula One world champion managed to get out of the vehicl...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Eoin Morgan insists England are still in control of their World Cup fate after damaging Australia defeat Eoin Morgan believes England's chances of reaching the semi-finals of this summer's Cricket World Cup are 'still strong', despite succumbing to a third loss of the tournament....
21:13, 06/25/2019

Ricky Ponting insists the dark times are behind Australia ahead of their Cricket World Cup challenge Australia are a "drastically different" team to the outfit that got drubbed 5-0 by England last summer, according to their assistant coach and two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting....
13:13, 05/23/2019

Amanda Knox insists she's not crowdfunding her wedding despite sharing public registry 'accepting donations' Amanda Knox and her fiance attempted to shoot down claims Thursday that they are crowdfunding their wedding despite posting a link on Instagram to their public registry where they “welcome” donations to pay for “the cost of the wedding.” ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

France insists any Renault-Fiat deal must protect French jobs, finance minister says A deal could also have profound repercussions for Renault's 20-year-old alliance with Nissan, already weakened by the crisis surrounding the arrest and ousting of former chairman Carlos Ghosn late last year....
10:39, 05/28/2019

Gloucester star Danny Cipriani insists England exile is not due to any Owen Farrell disagreement Danny Cipriani believes there is no reason why he and Owen Farrell cannot operate in the same squad as calls grow for the Gloucester fly-half to earn an England recall ahead of the World Cup in Japan....
16:39, 05/24/2019

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are not dwelling on Barcelona defeat as they prepare for Newcastle clash Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool have already moved on from their defeat in Barcelona because they "don't have time" to dwell on the disappointment....
13:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-France insists any Renault/Fiat deal must protect French jobs -Le Maire France must protect its own interests and jobs in any merger between Renault and Fiat, even though France's stake in Renault would automatically be diluted, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio on Tuesday....
10:52, 05/28/2019

Dominican tourism minister says autopsy results will reveal causes of deaths, insists island is safe The minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic insisted that the Caribbean island, which welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from around the world last year, is safe to travel amid a rash of deaths of American tourists at luxury hotels and res...
22:13, 06/20/2019

Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder sends out chilling message to heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury with brutal victory The post Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52, 05/19/2019

Man Utd would sell Paul Pogba... but he will cost Real Madrid £200m, insists Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov believes Paul Pogba will make a dramatic move from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer - providing that the Spanish giants get serious with their transfer fee....
08:26, 08/16/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Alexis Sanchez has a bright Man Utd future and predicts big season for Fred Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Alexis Sanchez remains part of his plans at Manchester United while anticipating a big season for Brazilian midfielder Fred....
13:13, 08/16/2019

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers insists there's no beef with coach; dismisses reports as 'fake news' Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers described the reported tumult between him and his new head coach Matt LaFleur as “fake news” in an interview Tuesday....
09:39, 08/15/2019

Violent felon who killed California Highway Patrol officer 'wasn't a monster,' his widow insists The man suspected of gunning down a California Highway Patrol officer with an assault rifle during a traffic stop Monday had a lengthy criminal record but also helped raise eight children and “wasn’t a monster,” his wife said....
12:52, 08/14/2019

Mauricio Pochettino insists he will no longer discuss Tottenham's transfer business or contract talks Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is no longer prepared to discuss transfer business or the contract situations of his squad in public, insisting he will leave it down to the club to update supporters....
23:26, 07/25/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
21:26, 05/13/2019

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he is fully focused on Nations League after Baku disappointment Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says the Gunners' humbling defeat in the Europa League Final against Chelsea will have no bearing on his form in the Nations League this week....
19:26, 06/04/2019

Paul Gustard insists he must improve after Harlequins narrowly miss out on Premiership semi-final berth Paul Gustard says Harlequins will not settle for fifth place in the Premiership next term after their season ended in agonising fashion at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday....
15:39, 05/20/2019

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
18:26, 08/16/2019

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously qui...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel should be banned entirely, according to the Transport Committee. In a new report, the group of MPs ca...
13:26, 08/13/2019

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
20:26, 08/14/2019

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions....
18:39, 07/20/2019

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris insists talk over Mauricio Pochettino future will not provide final distraction Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says the players will not be distracted by speculation about Mauricio Pochettino's future ahead of the Champions League Final....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists Premier League is the place to be after Golden Boot success Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang today claimed English football's dominance in Europe this season vindicates his decision to join Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund....
19:00, 05/13/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, on Thursday....
12:39, 05/15/2019

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

Use Of Plastic Within Parliament Complex Banned The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with effect from Tuesday....
19:52, 08/20/2019

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
17:13, 08/14/2019

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US ...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport earlier this week....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages, the BBC reports. An earlier enforced ban barred Internet users from viewing the Chinese version, as well as the pages for sensitive ...
06:52, 05/15/2019

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
23:13, 05/29/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionA brief but telling piece of legislation was ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
03:26, 05/30/2019

| Captain Morgan banned from 4th Pakistan ODI England will have to find a new captain for the fourth one-day international against Pakistan after skipper Eoin Morgan was banned for a slow over-rate offence....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
12:26, 07/16/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are breaking in to ride-sharing Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
17:39, 05/07/2019

England coach Phil Neville insists Lionesses will not wilt in World Cup heat as Norway quarter-final looms Phil Neville insists his England players are fully prepared for the intense heatwave sweeping Europe, which has prompted Fifa to implement special measures to combat the soaring temperatures at the World Cup....
13:26, 06/27/2019

Zinedine Zidane insists Barcelona's Champions League humiliation does not improve trophyless Real Madrid season Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Barcelona's collapse against Liverpool does not make Los Blancos' season any better and has defended the work of his under-fire counterpart Ernesto Valverde....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Rebecca Zahau's Final Days: A Tragic Accident, Conspiracy Theories and a Family That Insists Her Death Wasn't a Suicide To be clear, there is no official murder investigation into the death of Rebecca Zahau. But not for lack of trying by her family, who eight years later still do not believe that the......
17:52, 06/01/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
01:39, 08/01/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
15:52, 06/14/2019

| Mexican Olympic athlete banned for doping World and Olympic 20km walk silver medallist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico has been banned for four years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Friday....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Swimmer tests positive for 'banned substance' Australia swim star Shayna Jack has confirmed she tested positive for a banned substance in the lead up to the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
16:39, 07/27/2019

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are fol...
22:52, 06/21/2019

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
22:52, 08/19/2019

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social medi...
01:52, 08/18/2019

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
06:13, 05/22/2019

VW and cream cheese ads banned for gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
17:39, 08/15/2019

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of...
21:13, 05/24/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
15:13, 07/19/2019

| Ex-Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez banned Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive for human growth hormones in 2017....
09:26, 05/14/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
08:00, 05/31/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
14:52, 06/14/2019

"Big Victory": PM Modi On Masood Azhar Being Banned By UN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the United Nations' decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist was a "big victory" in the fight against terror, and claimed......
18:52, 05/01/2019

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying ...
23:52, 06/05/2019

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
12:27, 07/06/2019

Zlatan banned: Ibrahimovic suspended 2 games by MLS LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended two games by Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee for his conduct during last weekend’s game against New York City FC. The league said Friday that Ibrahimo...
01:26, 05/18/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex weddin...
21:26, 05/21/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
08:26, 05/22/2019

DayZ is being banned in Australia over a feature that isn’t even in the game yet Multiplayer zombie survival game DayZ has been banned from release in Australia, due to the the Australian Classification Board's refusal to classify the title.DayZ officially released in late 2018, but a physical edition of the game was due to ...
16:00, 08/09/2019

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banne...
03:39, 08/14/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of northern Syria....
06:26, 05/20/2019

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Neo-Nazis go thirsty as beer banned from far-right festival Neo-Nazis attending a far-right music festival in eastern Germany were made to go thirsty after police seized thousands of litres of beer to stop any threat of violence breaking out....
01:00, 06/25/2019

FIA explains why it banned twin-motors from Formula E The FIA has clarified the decision to ban twin-motor powertrains from Formula E, with technical director Gilles Simon saying it was taken over costs and "not to limit technology development"...
15:39, 06/28/2019

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
15:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
03:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
07:39, 05/22/2019

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
23:26, 08/12/2019

Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran? While American hawks talk up an ‘imminent’ threat from Tehran with no hard evidence, echoing the start of the Iraq conflict, hardliners are in the ascendant in IranFor better or worse, America remains the world’s leading military superpower. In Washi...
17:52, 05/18/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Banned Nigerian Shi'ite group suspends street protests A banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group on Wednesday said it had suspended a series of protests calling for the release of its detained leader and will temporarily seek other avenues to secure his release....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Four players banned for life by Asian Football Confederation The Asian Football Confederation has banned four players for life for attempting to fix matches in the AFC Cup in 2017 and 2018       ...
06:00, 08/02/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man charged in the murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspicion of hav...
22:00, 07/03/2019

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
05:13, 08/01/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
17:13, 06/08/2019

Banned By ICC, Sanath Jayasuriya Watches Ind-SL Game From Stands Sanath Jayasuriya was in February banned from all cricket-related activities for two years after he admitted to breaching Articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code....
22:00, 07/06/2019

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of...
23:52, 06/18/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Trump tweets support for far-right figures banned by Facebook President railed against social media companies on Saturday and said he would ‘monitor the censorship’ of US citizens Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of far-right figures, declaring that he was “monitorin...
00:52, 05/05/2019

Styrofoam-slinging food cart vendors don’t know it’s banned The city began enforcing its ban on Styrofoam Monday following a six-month warning period — but some food cart vendors claimed they didn’t know anything about it. “I’m here every day and no notification,” Mohammed Ali, a...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
00:52, 06/13/2019

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American chiefs during the Copa America."...
14:39, 08/03/2019

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
14:00, 05/18/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
21:39, 08/19/2019

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Fa...
14:13, 06/07/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
15:13, 06/12/2019

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach: AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
15:00, 06/14/2019

| Leeds striker Bamford banned for referee 'deception' Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford has received an immediate two-match ban after being found guilty of a charge of "successful deception of a match official"...
03:00, 05/03/2019

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
23:26, 07/18/2019

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:52, 07/09/2019

Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch Today, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm got suspended from Twitch after streaming from inside a bathroom at the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3....
02:52, 06/12/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
06:26, 06/17/2019

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversa...
15:39, 06/05/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

YouTuber in Spain banned for 5 years after tasteless prank A Spanish court has banned a YouTuber from using the video sharing platform for the next five years after he played a prank by feeding toothpaste-laced cookies to a homeless person....
13:26, 06/04/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Ireland under exclusion powers....
01:13, 05/14/2019

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
05:39, 08/15/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
20:39, 05/07/2019

3 Russian soccer players banned over match-fixing MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian soccer players have been banned for three years each in a match-fixing case. The three, all defenders for third-tier club Chernomorets Novorossiisk, were allegedly offered money to lose a game against promotion-chasing Cha...
16:52, 06/07/2019

2 Canadian track figures banned after sex harassment inquiry OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two fixtures of Canadian track and field have been banned after a sexual harassment investigation. Athletics Canada, the sport’s domestic ruling body, handed out the lifetime bans Monday to Andy McInnis and Ken Porter. Bo...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite an...
02:13, 06/04/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach has a steroid-like chemical that should be added to the doping list....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor&#...
15:26, 06/30/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
20:39, 06/14/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
16:39, 08/07/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban ...
21:26, 06/28/2019

2 Russian biathletes banned based on doping lab data MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian biathletes have been banned for doping based on computer data from a laboratory in Moscow. The International Biathlon Union says it handed four-year bans to Alexander Chernyshov and Alexander Pechyonkin because of “agg...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Prithvi Shaw banned from cricket after doping violation Prithvi Shaw, one of India's most promising cricket stars, has been banned from the sport until the middle of November after testing positive for a prohibited substance....
23:13, 07/30/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
02:26, 05/24/2019

AC Milan midfielder Paqueta banned for slapping referee "AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta has been banned for three games after slapping a referee during a Serie A match, the league\u0027s disciplinary committee said on Tuesday."...
18:39, 05/07/2019

Milan banned from Europa League for one year after FFP breach Cas says Milan breached FFP in three separate seasonsTorino could be given Milan’s Europa League spotMilan has struck a deal with Uefa to serve a one-year ban from European football for breaching the governing body’s financial fair play rules, the Co...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and the government now fears that the ancient symbols may be offending ethnic minorities. The Ru...
21:13, 05/23/2019

| Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Ol...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her proposal to stop i...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of p...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
02:13, 05/18/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
06:13, 05/23/2019

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
09:26, 07/13/2019

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
23:39, 07/11/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
18:13, 07/09/2019

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
19:39, 07/14/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
11:13, 07/26/2019

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
05:13, 08/14/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons.        ...
16:52, 05/20/2019

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
16:52, 07/13/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch precision -- to preserve the widely held belief that the stealth fighter is the most advanced and d...
15:00, 05/15/2019

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improvin...
13:39, 08/17/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
00:26, 06/20/2019

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

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals...
02:26, 08/20/2019

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon to extend a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear talks and their joint military exercise...
00:26, 08/17/2019

Jets’ two new weapons make strong first impression Jamison Crowder and Ty Montgomery’s Jets debuts didn’t last long. But Sam Darnold’s two new weapons made sure to introduce themselves before getting the rest of the night off. With the Jets first-team offense only playing one drive in Thursday’s pres...
12:39, 08/09/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an ...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Soccer: Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Horse racing: Trainer Hollendorfer banned from Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita Park on Saturday after a fourth horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30....
02:00, 06/23/2019

‘Beautiful People’ dating site: These ‘ugly’ flaws get you banned Who asked you, Beautiful People? Users on the controversial dating website, which is said to have turned away some 8.5 million would-be members, has revealed their list of “ugly” features preventing folks from being accepted by their supr...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
19:39, 06/13/2019

Nigerian police seek to arrest members of banned Shi'ite group Nigerian police are seeking help from the general public to arrest members of a banned Shi'ite Muslim group whose protests were declared illegal on Sunday, the country's most senior policeman said on Tuesday....
19:39, 07/30/2019

Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned Polish Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy, her attendance made possible after organizers banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Dusan Borkovic banned from remainder of 2019 TCR Europe season TCR Europe frontrunner Dusan Borkovic has been banned from competing in the series for the remainder of the 2019 season for "inadmissible behaviour" at last weekend's Red Bull Ring round...
16:00, 07/16/2019

US stoking tension after missile test that would have been banned under treaty, Russia says A top Russian official on Tuesday said the U.S. is stoking tension after firing a ground-based version of a Tomahawk cruise missile that was previously barred under a Cold War-era agreement between the two sides that both accused the other of violati...
13:13, 08/20/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors during a Finals game on Wednesday, has been fined $500,000 and banned from games for a year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country prepares to host the Copa America in June and July        ...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss dollars• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swis...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she wouldn’t toss President Trump’s former adviser in jail for violating h...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Maximum Security Rider Banned 15 Days For Derby Interference LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. The decision by the Kent...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Friday....
17:26, 06/28/2019

Cubs Fan Using "OK" Hand Gesture Behind Doug Glanville Gets Banned Indefinitely At the start of the bottom of the third inning of last night’s Marlins-Cubs game, the NBC Sports Chicago broadcast cut to analyst Doug Glanville for an update. While Glanville was talking, a fan in a hoodie waved hello to the camera, flashed a peace ...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
16:39, 06/07/2019

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also started rolling out 5G networks and compatible smartphones, and UK carriers are the latest ones to ...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
13:26, 06/07/2019

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
17:39, 08/09/2019

Hells Angels biker gangs banned by Netherlands court Judges in the Netherlands said the biker gang was led by "a culture of violence" and represented a danger to the public. It is the third biker gang to be banned in the country since 2017....
15:52, 05/29/2019

Ukrainian Ploskina fined and banned for life for match-fixing Ukrainian Helen Ploskina, ranked 821 in the world in women's singles, has been banned for life and fined $20,000 for match-fixing offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
22:52, 05/28/2019

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Method...
18:52, 06/03/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Bradford’s George Flanagan banned for eight games for testicle attack • Attack made on Toronto’s French full-back Hakim Miloudi• Flanagan pleaded guilty and was also handed £250 fineThe Bradford hooker George Flanagan has been given an eight-match ban for attacking the testicles of an opponent.Flanagan, 32, was seen on...
23:39, 08/13/2019

| Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge banned for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined and suspended for six weeks for breaching betting rules, the Football Association announced....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Wickes sees 'half price discount' advert banned Home improvement retailer Wickes has been forced to withdraw a customer savings advert for a kitchen after doubling prices on the same day, wiping out any effective discount....
08:13, 06/05/2019

NYPD training official: Garner officer used banned chokehold NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used on Eric Garner five years ago, leading to his death, “meets the definition” of a chokehold, a...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Uniformed police officers banned at Sacramento pride parade SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Organizers of a pride parade in the California state capital have banned uniformed police officers from participating in this weekend’s march and other festivities. The Sacramento LGBT Community Center says it asked ci...
22:39, 06/04/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids took ef...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
20:26, 06/22/2019

Google’s staff banned from protesting YouTube under the company’s banner Google has warned its employees that those who plan to ride the company’s sponsored float will not be allowed to protest against YouTube’s LGBTQ+ policy decisions.  The tech giant points out it would be in violation of the company’s code of conduct. ...
20:13, 06/25/2019

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearl...
20:52, 05/21/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids to...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
19:13, 06/13/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing d...
10:52, 05/23/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report tha...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Lionel Messi banned from Argentina national team for 3 months Lionel Messi will miss four international friendlies after a lengthy ban from CONMEBOL. The Argentine captain accused the South American soccer governing body of "corruption" during this year's Copa America....
10:00, 08/03/2019

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of......
06:52, 06/20/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over the England captaincy to Jos Buttler for Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in No...
18:00, 05/15/2019

North Korea Conducts Second Weapons Test in Under a Week North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off the country’s east coast, South Korea’s military said, as the Kim regime appears to be adding pressure on the U.S. during an impasse in nuclear talks....
08:26, 07/31/2019

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
20:00, 06/23/2019

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missil...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
11:00, 07/13/2019

A Dog’s Journey is weapons-grade tearjerker material for dog lovers No one likes to see a dog die. In fact, most people are so averse to even fictional depictions of canine mortality that there’s an entire website devoted to warning viewers away from movies where the dog doesn’t make it. Self-help writer-turned-pop n...
21:00, 05/15/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
08:13, 07/19/2019

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
00:26, 06/21/2019

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
17:13, 07/19/2019

Kamala Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator from California is set to detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until ...
12:52, 05/15/2019

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
23:13, 07/15/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
09:40, 07/06/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
03:26, 08/07/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
18:52, 05/02/2019

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
03:13, 07/11/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
02:39, 05/23/2019

'First-cut-of-steel' begins new era in nuclear weapons, submarine warfare Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction ...
23:39, 06/25/2019

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
00:39, 08/11/2019

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a we...
14:00, 08/11/2019

Man busted for weapons month after diversion program for same charge A man who was placed in a diversion program instead of prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in Brooklyn last month is already headed back to the slammer — after he was busted on the same charge over the weekend, police and prosecuto...
03:39, 06/25/2019

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair gets over 3 years on weapons charges He’s quite the bawler. Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair landed three and a half years behind bars Monday on weapons raps — after suffering an emotional meltdown, crying and yelling, in Brooklyn court. “Please don’t take me from society right now,’...
00:13, 08/13/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
02:13, 08/13/2019

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
03:26, 08/13/2019

Parkland shooter was searched for weapons every morning before school Confessed Parkland mass-murderer Nikolas Cruz posed such a threat to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that he had to be searched for weapons every morning he was enrolled there, a school security guard said in new testimony. Cruz, who killed 17 p...
19:26, 07/26/2019

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
03:52, 08/10/2019

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
01:26, 08/10/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weapons launch that appeared meant to convey displeasu...
13:00, 05/05/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
05:13, 05/05/2019

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
16:26, 06/20/2019

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
22:13, 06/16/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
05:13, 05/04/2019