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Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams

In the two months since a man brutally attacked Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and livestreamed his shootings on Facebook, the social media company has f...

Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams

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Facebook introduces live stream restrictions after New Zealand terror attack An initiative called the Christchurch Call, led by the governments of New Zealand and France, calls on other world leaders and tech giants to be more vigilant in policing live streams on social media platforms. While the United States government has ...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, according to ABC. A group of students grew frustrated with the tone of the speakers at the event and fe...
07:39, 05/10/2019

'Run, hide, fight' has become a mantra for how to act during a mass shooting. Here's what it really involves In an era where mass shootings are all too common, "run, hide, fight" has become a mantra. When faced with an active shooter, proponents say adults and students should try to escape the area or protect themselves. And as a last resort, they're advise...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Texas church targeted in mass shooting opens new sanctuary SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state his...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Marine sergeants honored for bravery in Las Vegas mass shooting Two United States Marines were recognized for their actions during the Oct. 17, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The shooter targeted the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest festival, killing over 50 people and wounding hundreds more....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Florida woman accused of threatening mass shooting at elementary school A Florida woman was charged Friday with threating to carry out a mass shooting at a school in an online post. Juliana Cote, 26, of Tampa, made the threat Thursday, the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office said. Cote “made a public posting on her Facebook ac...
05:13, 05/18/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming After New Zealand Shooting When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site....
06:52, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
23:13, 05/15/2019

Devon Erickson, Colorado school shooting suspect, shared anti-Trump post on Facebook The 18-year-old accused in the fatal shooting at a Colorado charter school shared social media posts that were critical of President Trump and Christians, but heaped praise on former President Barack Obama. On what appears to be his Facebook page, De...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
22:00, 05/09/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Two students killed in deadly campus shooting identified Ellis Parlier, 19, and Riley Howell, 21, were killed Tuesday in a shooting on the campus of UNC Charlotte Tuesday.        ...
23:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

CBOE Introduces New "Options Institute Plus" CHICAGO, October 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that The Options Institute - the educational arm of CBOE, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in April - this month unveils the first of three ten-week comprehens...
23:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
06:39, 05/02/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
04:13, 05/01/2019

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

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in n...
12:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Zealand by 2050 has been tabled in the New Zealand p...
05:13, 05/08/2019

CBOE Introduces Short-Term Volatility Index CHICAGO and SINTRA, Portugal, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced at the CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe in Sintra, Portugal that it has created a new benchmark volatility index — ...
08:26, 05/02/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill which aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers...
04:13, 05/08/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
14:52, 05/21/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Loot Boxes And Pay-To-Win Microtransactions Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) today announced a bill that would ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in “games played by minors,” a broad label that the senator says will include both games designed for kids under 18 and games “whose develope...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Lenovo introduces affordable new ThinkBook line of laptops At Lenovo’s annual “Transform 3.0 at Accelerate” event today in Orlando, the Hong Kong-based electronics giant introduced a new line of laptops that combines an affordable price tag with some of the most-loved features of the compan...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg......
21:26, 05/09/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Introduces Two New Strategic Initiatives: CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has announced two new strategic initiatives -- combining faster trading execution and a highly competitive single-price fee structure -- aimed at optimizing the trading experience ...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Hyundai Introduces Smartphone Based EV Performance Control Technology Drivers can use this technology to adjust seven performance features including the maximum torque output of the motor, ignition, acceleration and deceleration abilities, regenerative braking capacity,......
08:52, 04/29/2019

Lenovo bumps X1 Extreme to i9, GTX 1650, introduces new mainstream ThinkBooks Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme generation 2 birdseye view. [credit: Lenovo ] Lenovo is having its annual conference for its business partners an...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Google introduces swipeable Wear OS widgets called Tiles Over the next month, Google will be rolling out a new element of its Wear OS smartwatch software interface that’s meant to improve the ease and simplicity with which you access information. The new feature, announced today, is the introduction ...
16:39, 05/02/2019

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Microsoft introduces Power BI Embedded enhancements and PowerApps updates Microsoft announced improvements heading to Power BI and PowerApps, including Power BI Embedded enhancements and life cycle management tools.Read More...
19:52, 05/06/2019

CBOE Introduces First in Series of Indexes Designed to Target Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL -- April 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Buffer Protect Indexes,” the first in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks that are designed to targe...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Rynox Introduces Accident Insurance Cover With Purchase Of Riding Gear With the growing sale of motorcycles and the awareness and importance of wearing riding gear, more and more motorcyclists choose to invest in the protective apparel beyond purchasing their desired......
18:39, 05/06/2019

Oreo introduces 5 new flavors, including s'mores, latte and maple Oreos is launching S'mores Oreos today, but four more flavors are coming this summer, including latte and maple.        ...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson “It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic st...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
23:52, 05/20/2019

CBOE Introduces 10 Options-Based Strategy Performance Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- July 29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that it has created 10 new options-based strategy performance benchmark indexes that are designed to highlight the long-term utility of options as risk management a...
06:39, 05/02/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company a...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Vidal introduces economic relief measures in Buenos Aires Province Governor follows in footsteps of national administration, announcing raft of measures to "relieve the pockets" of those living in Buenos Aires Province....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Jessica Simpson introduces newborn Birdie Mae in adorable family photo Jessica Simpson posted a picture of her family in their Easter best. The adorable photo shows Simpson cradling 4-week-old Birdie Mae.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Red Dead Online update news: Big patch introduces Poker, Free Roam, new items and MORE Rockstar has announced a massive new update is coming to Red Dead Online today that will update the game in so many different ways it's almost impossble to keep track of them. But we did - just about. Here's everything you need to know....
00:13, 05/15/2019

TripAdvisor introduces safety filter that flags sexual assault warnings on travel reviews TripAdvisor is introducing a new filter on each property that will show any reviews with safety warnings involving rapes, robberies or druggings.        ...
19:26, 05/15/2019

CBOE Introduces Five New Options-Based Strategy Performance Benchmark Indexes Tied to Russell 2000 CHICAGO, IL -- November 23, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has created five new options-based strategy performance benchmark indexes that focus on options as risk management and yield enhancing investment ...
03:13, 05/02/2019

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW CRUDE OIL VOLATILITY INDEX (OVX); New Benchmark Applies VIX Methodology To Options On The United States Oil Fund (USO) CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing the CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index (ticker symbol OVX).The OVX, or "Oil VIX," measures the m...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration efforts. (May 7) ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Manga and the art of the mass-market masterpiece As the British Museum opens the biggest exhibition of the comic-book artform outside Japan, graphic novelist Fumio Obata celebrates its enduring appeal• Manga in the frame: images from the British Museum exhibitionManga is basically pulp fiction. It’...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians are marking the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel’s creation. Demonstrations were held across the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka To Resume Mass On Sunday: Cardinal Sri Lanka's Catholic Church said public Mass will resume on Sunday amid tight security, two weeks after Easter Sunday bombings killed 253 people at three churches and three luxury hotels....
12:52, 04/30/2019

| Dumoulin the big loser in Giro mass fall Giro d'Italia contender Richard Carapaz won stage four as a mass fall in the peloton seven kilometres from the finishing post put Tom Dumoulin four minutes behind the leaders....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Germany to become latest mass market for e-scooters They already motor through the United States and many European countries. Soon, they will also be a common sight on Germany's streets. Are we seeing an important shift away from the car in terms of transport policy?...
02:26, 05/18/2019

| Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings, even as police and troops tightened security....
08:39, 05/05/2019

| Algeria protesters stage first mass rally of Ramadan Protesters thronged Algeria's capital for the first Friday mass rally of Ramadan, pressing their demands for reforms and the departure of key figures from ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's regime....
23:13, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Jack Ma urges newlyweds to have ‘sex marathons’ at mass ceremony China’s richest man urged his newlywed staff to have six-day “sex marathons” at a mass wedding of 102 couples at his company headquarters. Jack Ma, 54, boss of online marketplace Alibaba, faced a backlash online after telling his em...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants heal. The leaders are attending a meeting Monday evening at the Washington National Cathedral along ...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Remains of at least 35 people found in mass graves in Mexico The remains of at least 35 people, including seven skulls, have been discovered in mass graves at three farms in Jalisco state, on Mexico's central Pacific coast....
18:00, 05/12/2019

US veteran 'planned mass casualties in NZ revenge attack' A terror plot by a US army veteran, who converted to Islam and wanted revenge for the New Zealand mosque attacks, has been thwarted, according to federal prosecutors....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
03:52, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka churches hold first Sunday mass since bombings Soldiers stood guard as the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held its first regular Sunday mass since the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday which killed more than 250 people....
15:39, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Mass held at church where 100 died in bombing The Latest on the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250 people when suicide bombers struck three churches and three hotels (all times local): 12 a.m....
21:00, 05/09/2019

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

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
20:13, 05/09/2019

North Carolina man busted with weapon of mass destruction A man in a North Carolina town has been arrested for possessing a weapon of mass destruction with a “huge potential for disaster,” sheriff officials said. Owen Gregory Dean, 44, was arrested Thursday after a search of his Murphy home by b...
19:52, 05/07/2019

The First of VW's Mass-Market EVs Is Now Called the ID.3 with Deliveries Planned for Mid-2020 The Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback, formerly known just as the ID, is now open to early booking deposits in Europe with production planned for the end of this year and deliveries to start mid-2020. Perhaps the most interesting bit of news, though...
16:26, 05/08/2019

| Sri Lanka mass cancelled over fresh attack fears Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
19:39, 05/02/2019

| Sunday Mass canceled across Sri Lanka a week after bombings The Catholic church in Sri Lanka has canceled all Sunday Masses until further notice over concerns it remains a top target of Islamic State-linked extremists...
18:39, 04/28/2019

This Oddly Cute Little Car Was the First Mass-Produced 4x4 Passenger Car Even Before the Jeep Four-wheel drive vehicles have been around longer than you may realize; there were experiments by Joseph Diplock in 1893, and the first real car Ferdinand Porsche engineered, the 1900 Lohner-Porsche Mixed Hybrid, was a 4WD hybrid electric car. When w...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists. Cardinal Malcom Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo, o...
08:39, 05/05/2019

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
13:39, 05/23/2019

| With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Mass on TV Sri Lanka's Catholics awoke to celebrate Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks....
18:39, 04/28/2019

iOS 12.3 code hints at support for more forms of mass transit Apple's plans to expand support for mass transit now appear likely to hinge around its next big iOS 12 update. Tap Down Under has found code within iOS 12.3 that hints at support for EMV payment cards (think credit cards like AmEx, Mastercard a...
01:00, 05/06/2019

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW CBOE S&P 500 95-110 COLLAR INDEX: NEW BENCHMARK TO PROTECT AGAINST MARKET DECLINES INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange will begin publishing data associated with a new collar index, the CBOE S&P 500 95-110 Collar Index (ticker symb...
00:52, 05/03/2019

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care "Karli’s mommy has been having a hard time, so we are her foster parents or her for-now-parents," Dalia, the new muppet's foster mom, told Elmo.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

CBOE Introduces "VIX of VIX" Benchmark Index: Provides a Gauge for Measuring Volatility of the VIX Index Itself CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it began publishing values for the CBOE "VIX of VIX" Index (ticker: VVIX(SM)) this morning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire....
14:39, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics cancel Mass over 'specific attack threat' Catholic services are being canceled in Sri Lanka for a second weekend. The move comes after government warnings that there could be a repeat of the Easter Sunday church attacks in which more than 250 died....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka To Air Sunday Mass On TV Fearing Repeat Of Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings, even as police and troops tightened security....
14:52, 05/04/2019

Mass grave in Poland embodies the violent beginning of the Bronze Age Enlarge / This is the Late Neolithic mass grave at Koszyce, Poland. (credit: Image courtesy of Piotr Wodarczak) Sometime between 2880 and 2776 BCE, 15 family members were hastily buried together in a single pit, their shattered skulls telling a sto...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka: Catholics attend first Sunday Mass in capital since bombings Sri Lankan Catholics have attended their first regular Mass in Colombo since bomb attacks by suspected jihadis on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools are expected to reopen next week....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings With churches in Sri Lanka closed a week after suicide bombings killed more than 250 people on Easter, Catholics in the island nation celebrated Mass in their homes Sunday via a televised broadcast on Sunday....
23:39, 04/28/2019

5,000-Year-Old Grave Reveals Mass Murder of a Bronze Age Family All 15 people found in a Bronze Age mass grave in southern Poland were killed by a blow to the head, yet their bodies were buried together with great care and consideration. Genetic evidence now suggests these individuals were members of the same ext...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Belarus reburies over 1,200 Jews unearthed in Nazi-era mass grave Belarus on Wednesday buried more than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims whose remains were unearthed this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave beneath a construction site in a residential area....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
12:52, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka’s churches shut, Catholics celebrate Mass at home Sri Lanka’s Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks, a week after the Islamic State-claimed Easter suicide bombings killed over 250 people...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Churches in Sri Lankan capital cancel Sunday mass due to threat Sri Lanka's Catholic churches have canceled Sunday mass in the capital Colombo for a second straight week, citing foreign intelligence warnings of threats to worshippers in the wake of the deadly Easter bombings on churches and hotels....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Sonic fans are arguing over whether or not their beloved hedgehog is a mass murderer Yesterday, the world was too enthralled by the Sonic The Hedgehog trailer’s most immediately disconcerting visuals to properly digest the whirlwind of information presented in the clip. In the hours following its debut, though, its implications made ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed 258 people....
03:52, 05/13/2019

China's Xi Jinping causes alarm with mass student trips to the country An unremarkable Communist Party directive has sparked painful memories of past trauma for millions of people across China, with many drawing parallels with one of the most notorious policies of the Cultural Revolution....
12:26, 05/05/2019

11 days. 3 mass shootings. 3 heroes. What makes some risk their lives for others? The three latest mass shootings in the U.S. have produced heroes whose bravery has been heralded. What makes someone risk their life for others?        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Land Rover Introduces Range Rover Astronaut Edition Specially Designed For 'Future Astronauts' What looks as a regular Range Rover is actually a bit special and has been designed by the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division. It's been finished in a bespoke zero gravity blue paint and the......
19:26, 05/10/2019

Tempur-Pedic introduces bed-in-a-box mattress: Tempur-Cloud debuts Tempur Pedic is entering the battle for the best bed bed-in-a-box introducing mattresses that will compete with brands like Casper and Leesa.        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
16:52, 05/01/2019

The Trump Administration Wanted a Horrific Mass Raid on Undocumented Families The Trump administration was planning a mass raid on undocumented families in ten major American cities earlier this year, according to the Washington Post. Former Department of Homeland Security leader Kirstjen Nielsen and former immigration officia...
05:39, 05/14/2019

India Orders Mass Evacuations as ‘Extremely Severe’ Cyclone Nears Authorities are issuing mass evacuation orders along India’s eastern coast as Cyclone Fani, a Category 4 equivalent hurricane, approaches landfall with more than 100 million in its path. According to the India Meteorological Department, Fani ha...
10:00, 05/02/2019

| Cuban migrants stage mass escape from centre in south Mexico At least 1 300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention centre on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Sudanese protesters plan mass rally as talks stall with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for mass rallies across the country amid deadlocked negotiations with the ruling military over its handover of power. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheade...
13:26, 05/23/2019

Solid, low-mass planets have best chance to survive parent star's death When stars about the sun's size swell into red giants and finally dwindle into white dwarfs, their planets may be kicked out of the system or consumed....
18:39, 05/20/2019

A week after deadly attacks, Sri Lankan Catholics celebrate Mass at home Police said Sunday that 48 people had been arrested in the previous 24 hours in connection with the Easter bombings. The father and two brothers of the suicide bomber who is said to be the mastermind of the Easter attacks were reported killed in a bo...
05:52, 04/29/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Mass evacuations helped avert 'humongous' tragedy from Cyclone Fani United Nations and Indian officials credit a relatively low death toll to the mass evacuation of roughly 2.7 million people before Cyclone Fani hit India on Friday and Bangladesh over the weekend....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Nuggets' coach Michael Malone calls mass shootings an 'epidemic' Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone began his pregame press conference before Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals by emotionally addressing a shooting at a Colorado STEM school....
22:13, 05/08/2019

5000-Year-Old Family Found In Mass Burial Was Brutally Murdered New research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) entitled “Unravelling ancestry, kinship, and violence in a Late Neolithic mass grave”  ...
20:13, 05/08/2019

Priest, five others killed by gunmen during Mass in Burkina Faso church attack After killing at least six people at a Catholic church in the West African nation of Burkina Faso on Sunday, gunmen torched the worship space, town officials said....
23:52, 05/12/2019

CBOE Introduces The CBOE Mid-Term Volatility Index CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it has created a new benchmark volatility index — the CBOE Mid-Term Volatility IndexSM (ticker: VXMTSM). CBOE began disseminating value...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Fact-checking Biden's claim the '94 crime bill didn't cause mass incarceration During a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden was asked about the 1994 crime bill he helped write as a Senator from Delaware. The question posed to Biden concerned the impact the bill had o...
00:39, 05/16/2019

US Army Veteran Plotted Mass Attack At White Nationalist Rally, Arrested A US Army veteran who was allegedly plotting a large-scale terror attack near Los Angeles as revenge for the recent mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been arrested, authorities said......
04:52, 04/30/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term problem. And the science of plant-based burgers keeps getting better in a way that cows are not....
20:52, 05/15/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
18:39, 04/28/2019

China's CATL starts mass production of high-nickel batteries: chairman Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China's biggest maker of batteries for electric vehicles, has begun mass production of high-nickel batteries, its chairman told investors last Friday....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Bosch signs pact with Sweden's Powercell to mass produce fuel cells German auto supplier Bosch on Monday said it had reached a licensing agreement with Powercell Sweden AB to jointly mass produce hydrogen fuel cells for electrifying heavy-duty commercial vehicles....
11:52, 04/29/2019

Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at six sites across the state, according to CNN. Though the walkout was not technically a strike, 600 sch...
16:13, 05/09/2019

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety....
11:52, 05/04/2019

Kamala Harris Says If She’s Elected President, She Will Ban AR-15-Style Guns, the Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings On Wednesday, presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced that should she be elected president, she’ll get right down to business when it comes to addressing AR-15s—the weapon of choice in mass shootings....
04:13, 05/16/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

5,000-year-old mass grave suggests importance of family in ancient cultures, research finds A 5,000-year-old grave found in Poland was discovered to be filled with extended family members and appear to have been buried by someone who knew them, according to new research....
04:00, 05/09/2019

What Trump Can (And Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon ...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy President Donald Trump has unveiled new merit-based immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the United States. The policy is likely to face stiff opposition in Congress....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Fed's Harker: Monetary Policy Can't Be Run on Rules Alone Philadelphia Fed leader Patrick Harker said human judgment is critical in making monetary policy, in comments that pushed back on the setting of interest-rate policy by rules alone....
23:00, 05/20/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
15:13, 05/01/2019

There Was a Secret White House Plan for Mass Arrests of Immigrant Families. When DHS Officials Pushed Back, They Were Fired Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen had always been the cherry on top of Trump’s orange vomit sundae. She was the PTA-mom face of Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy and was not only complicit in Trump’s fake creation of a human...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Beijing’s one-child policy is gone. But many Chinese are still reluctant to have more. China is facing problems associated with having too few young people. Despite the encouragement to have more children, most people now don’t want to expand their families. It all comes down to the economy....
23:52, 05/05/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Apple’s repair policy is a far cry from its customer-first philosophy Apple’s customer support is a topic so expansive, you can write a book about it and it will rival War and Peace not only in length but in the amount of drama it will contain as well. Stories about people’s experience with Apple service representative...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers Call on Trump for a New U.S. Policy in Syria Hundreds of lawmakers led by senior members of the House and Senate foreign policy committees have written to President Trump calling for a new U.S. strategy in Syria to counter Russia and Iran, deter terrorists and safeguard Israel....
05:26, 05/21/2019

Fed's Kashkari: Monetary Policy Has Been Too Tight During Expansion Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari reiterated Thursday his view that the U.S. central bank raised rates too early in the expansion and has caused inflation to be lower than it might have been....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Adam Silver: NBA could abolish 'one-and-done' policy by 2022 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the "one-and-done" policy that prevents high school players from immediately joining the NBA could be abolished by 2022....
04:52, 05/13/2019

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look...
20:00, 05/16/2019

1,000 toys displayed at a Michigan church take aim at US immigration policy The dolls and stuffed animals at First United Methodist Church is meant to convey "the enormity" of family separation policies, the organizer said.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

LIC Jeevan Shanti Policy: Pensions, Premium, Other Benefits Here LIC Policy: Jeevan Shanti Policy is one such single premium plan wherein the policy holder has an option to choose from an immediate or deferred annuity, LIC said on its website. Under the Jeevan......
18:26, 05/09/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospective nomination were about policy, Bloomberg Tele...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
11:26, 05/18/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:26, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
22:26, 04/30/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan....
06:00, 05/15/2019

School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash A Rhode Island school district reversed its decision to start serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches next week to students whose families owe lunch money....
00:00, 05/10/2019

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situation. ......
00:52, 05/03/2019

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy India has usually adopted a "non-aligned" foreign policy, but since Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014, New Delhi has shown more assertiveness in international relations, particularly in its dealing with Pakistan....
17:13, 05/06/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf — enough firep...
14:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. Scuttles Arctic Accord on Climate Change Policy The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for the first time in its history....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Fed Vice Chairman Says U.S. Monetary Policy 'Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida pushed back against market speculation that the central bank would cut interest rates to boost inflation after price pressures sagged earlier this year....
18:52, 05/07/2019

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn Fears that predicted influx of climate deniers would obstruct action on environmentAn influx of climate-denying far-right MEPs could pose a “toxic” threat to EU climate policy after the European elections, according to senior MEPs and academics.Popul...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House advisers on Tuesday....
22:39, 05/14/2019

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Premium, Sum Assured, Other Details Here LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of Indian, the country's largest life insurance company offers various insurance products which include endowment and term insurance plans.......
18:13, 05/14/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
03:39, 05/18/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
19:26, 04/28/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also......
12:39, 04/29/2019

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country’s only all-male historically black college over the school’s new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moni...
16:52, 05/16/2019

De Blasio still isn’t ready to talk about his 2020 policy proposals Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s not ready to release policy proposals for his 2020 presidential bid — even though he’s been toying with the idea of a White House run for five months. “Is there anything new that you would...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden is now in the 2020 presidential race — here are some of his key policy stances Biden, 76, starts out the race to take on President Trump as the favorite among Democratic voters, consistently taking the top spot in early polling....
21:00, 04/28/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
22:26, 04/28/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.” The league said he will be eligible to app...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
22:52, 05/16/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
21:39, 04/30/2019

Editor of Carver, McInerney fired for ‘breach’ of policy NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed “breach” of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford. In confirming Fisketjon’s dis...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Google changes policy to block misleading abortion clinic ads A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for providing tens of thousands of dollars in free adverti...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ ....
19:00, 05/22/2019

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW IMPLIED CORRELATION INDEX BASED ON THE S&P 500 INDEX; Plans to Develop Realized Correlation Products; Add New Analytical Tools to Award-Winning Website CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing data associated with a new volatility-related benchmark index, the CBOE S&P 500 Implied Co...
08:00, 05/03/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 cases of the viral and vaccine-preventable disease reported in the U.S. this year—a record high since it...
03:52, 05/10/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
01:52, 05/02/2019

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Trump’s foolish Iran policy only makes war more likely | Simon Tisdall Iran’s rulers face impossible choices as a result of unrelenting US hostility, which has one aim – regime changeIt is unclear what, if anything, Iran can do to induce the United States and its regional allies to halt their escalating war of attrition...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
23:52, 05/20/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
13:13, 05/18/2019

Biden promises border plan soon to counter Trump policy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden says President Donald Trump is sowing fear at the U.S. border with Mexico, not providing solutions. The Democratic candidate for president and former vice president told reporters near downtown Los Angeles Wednesday that ...
04:39, 05/09/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I wanted to share a different perspective and addres...
10:26, 05/09/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all fundin...
13:00, 05/18/2019

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

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Investors Await Clues on Fed's Rate Pause, Policy Outlook Federal Reserve officials are poised to leave interest rates unchanged at their two-day meeting ending Wednesday, and the debate could center on what it would take for them to move off the sidelines....
13:26, 05/01/2019

''Not Party Policy'': Shiv Sena's U-Turn On ''Burqa'' Ban Demand Hours after Shiv Sena's mouthpiece called for a ban on the use of 'burqas' like what Sri Lanka is considering, the party officially dissociated itself from the demand, following a massive furore on......
07:00, 05/02/2019

KHSAA Approves Spectator Conduct Policy To Protect Referees (LEX 18)– The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has a new message for disruptive fans — if you get kicked out, you may not get to come back. The KHSAA approved a new, tougher Spectator Conduct Policy on Wednesday. Any adult fan ej...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Policy Expert, Dies at 87 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Central Bank alters monetary policy to stabilise peso With the apparent approval of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank was able to face money markets at the start of last week without the previous restrictions on the exchange rate – the fourth change to monetary policy in six weeks....
18:52, 05/04/2019

| Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy Olympic star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child....
09:26, 05/23/2019

Buffett: low inflation at odds with current fiscal, monetary policy Warren Buffett said he does not think that the present economic conditions with regard to fiscal and monetary policy can co-exist with "really low inflation rates" over time....
16:13, 05/03/2019

Trump Endorses an Aspiring Libyan Strongman, Reversing Policy The United States had condemned the Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter for trying to depose a U.N.-backed government. Now President Trump has backed him....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel instead of providing a prorated final bill. Charter...
20:52, 05/07/2019

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. Af...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy -cenbank chief Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Wednesday, adding that the economy may have contracted in the first quarter but it will soon get back on track....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Google’s new policy update cracks down on misleading anti-abortion ads This week, Google announced its plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. Google updated its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after recent allegations that it provi...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
09:26, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Trump’s Iran policy focus of Hill briefings WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Ahead of briefings on Capitol Hill, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is suggesting that the U.S. military response to Iranian threats ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
00:39, 05/09/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
07:13, 05/15/2019

Scandinavia's SAS looking at ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company could make to end a pilots strike that has disrupted travel plans for hundreds of thousands of passengers....
15:52, 04/29/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike Italy's struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government's failure to relaunch the carrier....
14:52, 05/21/2019

SAS CEO looking at constructive ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company can make to end a pilot strike that has disrupted travel plans for hundreds of thousands of passengers....
15:13, 04/29/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
17:13, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
19:26, 05/08/2019

'Lunch shaming': school district changes policy for students who owe meal debts A controversial policy that would limit students to a simple sandwich drew widespread criticism against the Rhode Island school districtA Rhode Island school district, facing mounting lunch debts, has reversed a controversial policy announced earlier...
20:00, 05/10/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
05:52, 05/18/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
02:13, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters that elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that wil...
14:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Humana warns 2020 earnings will be hit by industry fee, rebate policy Humana Inc said on Wednesday it would not meet its earnings growth target for 2020 due to a $1.2 billion hit from an industry-wide fee and a proposal to overhaul rebates in health plans, sending its shares down as much as 5 percent....
20:00, 05/01/2019

On White House Policy Issues, Pence Plays the Role of Decoder With President Trump often speaking in the broadest of strokes, many times it is left to Vice President Mike Pence to try to make the sales pitch and bring clarity....
13:13, 05/06/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubi...
08:26, 05/18/2019

Dual hearings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump’s Iran policy WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran and tensions in the Persian Gulf as well as President Donald Trump’s tough talk are the subject of competing meetings in the House and Senate, both closed to the public and the press. Tuesday’s meetings on Capitol H...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that......
05:26, 05/23/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
02:52, 05/23/2019

OPEC+ will not recommend a course of action on output policy in Jeddah meeting: source A ministerial panel of major OPEC and non-OPEC producers will not recommend a course of action on oil output policy on Sunday, but will highlight the need to continue monitoring the market until the next meeting in June, a source familiar with the d...
20:26, 05/19/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
21:00, 05/21/2019

With Yogi Adityanath Lookalike, Akhilesh Yadav Slams "Encounter Policy" A week after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted a photo of a saffron-robed man walking with him to a helicopter, he put up another man in saffron robes on the stage as he addressed......
12:52, 05/11/2019

Confrontational view of Iran reflects Trump's approach to foreign policy Washington ratcheting up pressure on Iran has some observers worried a war could break out between the two nations. But, for others, it simply shows President Donald Trump's contradictory approach to foreign policy....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Biden and Ocasio-Cortez Spar Over Climate Policy in Intraparty Spat After Ms. Ocasio-Cortez attacked any politician who would take a middle ground approach to the environment, Mr. Biden said she should “look at my record.”...
00:13, 05/15/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
01:26, 05/18/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
12:39, 05/01/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Strike review – Mungo the mole goes for goal A mole’s life is sportingly transformed by goggles that give him 20/20 vision in this modestly entertaining animationHere’s a modestly entertaining stop-motion family film with a fuzzily retro homemade aesthetic and a warming gentle Englishness: dece...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
00:13, 05/08/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8)        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
07:26, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
03:52, 05/08/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunday."...
01:00, 05/06/2019

SAS cancels more Scandinavian flights as pilots strike for fifth day Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 500 flights scheduled for Wednesday, which will ground some 47,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots entered a fifth day with no sign of talks between management and unions....
15:00, 04/30/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers....
02:13, 04/29/2019

SAS stock hit by DnB downgrade as pilot strike enters fifth day DnB Markets lowered its rating on SAS as a pilot strike stretched into its fifth day with no resumption of talks in sight, sending the Scandinavian airline's shares down on Tuesday....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it by beating the Boston Red Sox in extra innings, 5–4, on a game-winning RBI single from Mark Reynolds,...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Scandinavian Airlines strike in 4th day, affecting thousands A pilots’ strike at Scandinavian Airlines has entered its fourth day with the carrier being forced to cancel 1,213 flights Monday and Tuesday, affecting some 110,000 passengers...
14:52, 04/29/2019

NBA player Tyreke Evans banned 2 years for violating league’s drug policy INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstatement in 2021....
01:13, 05/18/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Canada nixes ‘safe country’ policy from Harper-era as asylum claims rise The policy divided refugee claimants based on where they were from. Refugee rights would be limited if on a list of 42 countries deemed safe - such as the United States and most of Europe....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
21:39, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
17:26, 05/18/2019

Rafael Benítez presses Mike Ashley to change Newcastle’s transfer policy • Benítez’s contract talks hinge on his freedom in transfer market• Manager wants to secure Rondón and has been linked to MataAfter seven days of negotiations Rafael Benítez and Mike Ashley are still attempting to reach a deal to extend the Spaniard’...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
18:13, 05/16/2019

‘That’s My Whole Life’s Work.’ Watch How Elizabeth Warren Has Become the Policy Engine of the Democratic Party Elizabeth Warren, the senior senator from Massachusetts, has made a name for herself in a crowded field of more than 20 presidential candidates by styling herself the policy engine of the Democratic party. “I want to fix the systems in this cou...
02:26, 05/11/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Twitter CEO personally calls Omar to explain policy after Trump tweet: report Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly called Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday, the same day he met with President Trump at the White House, to explain to her why Twitter didn’t take down a tweet from Trump that she said caused death threats...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date...
04:13, 04/30/2019

News Analysis: With Mix of Threats and Blandishments, Trump Bandies Policy of Regime Change Mr. Trump’s lack of ideological foreign policy coherence has played to the advantage of two of his hawkish advisers with strong interventionist tendencies....
16:26, 05/08/2019

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Tr...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White House's policy of continued backing for the ki...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Inmates are taking full advantage of city’s $8M free phone call policy New York City jailbirds are now talking up a storm thanks to a new law providing free phone privileges at a cost of $8 million yearly to taxpayers. Department of Correction officials testified during a City Council budget hearing Wednesday that inmat...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae In's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae In government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesday....
08:26, 05/08/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thing that has to be crossed off the to-do list. Or s...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
17:52, 05/21/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-C...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
02:13, 04/29/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn’t even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 ...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of mobile app drivers.        ...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it was closer, and in danger of smashing into us? That's the question space agencies around the wor...
12:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
00:13, 05/23/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problem...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack targeted the oil facilities of state-owned oil giant Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said. It came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emira...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Wald...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan's protests have threatened a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions escalate with the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
12:52, 05/01/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passenger...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
15:39, 05/10/2019

As Preakness approaches, strike at Pimlico possibly averted BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tra...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
14:13, 05/07/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may see rush hour even more rush-y include New York, S...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country’s transition period....
11:39, 05/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian fighter jets during the Balakot air strike has stirred......
10:26, 05/12/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a clear rebuke of the company’s IPO plan, which will ma...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp The only service branch of the U.S. armed forces that separates its male and female recruits during boot camp could be ditching that practice as soon as next year....
20:26, 04/30/2019

China, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela: Foreign-Policy Tests Mount for Trump President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its ambitious agenda....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women ret...
17:00, 05/16/2019

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that cou...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
23:52, 05/18/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
23:39, 05/09/2019

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state of geopolitics....
17:26, 05/23/2019

No deal but mediation ongoing over SAS pilot strike - employer group Scandinavian airline SAS and unions have not yet reached a deal to end a pilot strike that has affected hundreds of thousands of travellers over the past week, a Swedish employers organisation said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides pursue last-ditch talks to try salvaging a trade deal....
07:39, 05/10/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for the Wednesday morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York City, as cars appeared plentiful and surge pricing ...
19:00, 05/08/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get...
17:00, 05/23/2019

| Late Ndoro strike sees Highlands sink Celtic An 86th minute goal by striker Tendai Ndoro secured a hard-fought 1-0 win for Highlands Park over Bloemfontein Celtic in the Premiership on Saturday....
18:13, 05/04/2019

Leander Dendoncker strike keeps Wolves in hunt for European place Leander Dendoncker’s late strike kept Wolves’ European dreams alive after a 1-0 win over Fulham.Watched by WWE wrestler Sin Cara, a friend of striker Raúl Jiménez, Dendoncker landed the knockout blow against the doomed Cottagers. Continue reading......
19:00, 05/04/2019

Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham must stay calm and strike first against Ajax • Midfielder describes it as Spurs ‘biggest week’ of season• Win next Sunday over Everton would seal top-four placeMoussa Sissoko has billed the next seven days as the biggest week of Tottenham Hotspur’s season, as they seek to reach the Champions Le...
01:13, 05/06/2019

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital....
15:52, 05/23/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
01:13, 05/08/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea as the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group on Monday....
18:52, 04/28/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedules....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
23:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser announced Sunday night. While John...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo on Tuesday night, the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
00:39, 05/04/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Last-gasp Moura strike seals unbelievable comeback for Spurs "Champions League semi-final second leg, Johann Cruijff Arena – Ajax 2 (De Ligt 5’, Ziyech 35’) Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Moura 55’, 59’, 90+6’) 3-3 on aggregate, Spurs progress on away goals"...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers. The health ministry says the condit...
18:26, 05/17/2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resolve a six-day dispute that has left hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek partnerships...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
22:39, 05/11/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the blasts began....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Confere...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq The pro-Iran groups are seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and Tehran....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

US Hikes Tariffs On Chinese Goods, China Says Will Strike Back US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides......
10:39, 05/10/2019

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
09:52, 05/02/2019

U.S. air strike kills 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia: U.S. military A U.S. air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, days after another strike killed three....
10:39, 05/10/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Guaido the 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, can't be accused of calling for a coup: regional policy expert Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
09:13, 05/11/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
15:39, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump Would Now Like To Bring Back Policy For Service Academy Athletes That He Rescinded To Punish Obama When Donald Trump’s administration decided in April of 2017 to overturn a rule that had allowed athletes from the service academies to defer their military commitment until after their professional sports careers were over, it wasn’t for any of the s...
00:13, 05/08/2019

Biden has been on wrong side of foreign policy issues for decades: former Bush assistant secretary of state A former assistant secretary of state for President George W. Bush slammed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for dismissing the threat of China, saying the former vice president has been on the wrong side of foreign policy issues for the la...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
23:39, 05/11/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

Watch: Woman accidentally catches huge lightning strike on camera A Florida woman capturing video of storms from her window captured the moment an unusually strong bolt of lightning struck right outside her apartment....
19:52, 05/07/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against stri...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
00:26, 05/12/2019

NBA playoffs: Raptors strike back against Bucks in double-overtime thriller Milwaukee lead Eastern Conference finals 2-1 despite lossBrilliant Kawhi Leonard leads way for Toronto with 36 pointsKawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday nigh...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
15:52, 05/07/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, acc...
01:52, 05/04/2019

First Surgical Strike Was In September 2016: Army Northern Command Chief The top officer of the Indian Army's Northern Command on Monday said that the first surgical strike was carried out by India in September 2016, in the latest comment on a protracted political battle......
16:39, 05/20/2019

Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision Israel’s online stream of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of a missile strike in the host city of Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas. The KAN website was interrupted Tuesday night with a fak...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Roldan's early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Conference       &...
09:00, 05/12/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
05:26, 05/06/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
05:39, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Maduro’s 'collectivos' strike terror while trying to win back support of Venezuela's most vulnerable The notion of masked men on no-license-plate motorcycles shooting down hapless citizens to rob them for their loaf of bread, dispersing tear gas and emptying magazines of bullets on crowds of anti-government protesters or lurking at the door with thr...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport....
16:13, 05/10/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action.Read more......
02:52, 05/09/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an......
08:13, 05/22/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
01:52, 05/05/2019

TfL Tube strike to hit FA Cup Final as Watford and Man City hold talks over walkout Watford and Manchester City are in talks with football chiefs aimed at ensuring fans have a smooth trip to Wembley for the FA Cup Final if there is a Tube strike this weekend....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Strike by Tunisian fuel workers leads to queues and empty pumps Fuel distribution workers in Tunisia began a three-day strike on Thursday to demand higher wages, leading to long queues and empty pumps at petrol stations across the North African nation....
14:52, 05/02/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
05:39, 05/04/2019

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
15:26, 05/21/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
20:39, 04/29/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
16:52, 05/23/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
14:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
05:39, 05/04/2019

A high school in Ohio says it's doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing policy Google Maps Mason High School in Mason City, Ohio, has decided to stop awarding students the titles of valedictorian or salutatorian, officials said in a press release. Instead, they will be moving to the Latin honors system where students can gradu...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Liverpool Strike Late To Beat Newcastle, Regain Premier League Lead Manchester City have a game in hand, at home to Leicester City on Monday, but Liverpool refuse to give up in their pursuit of a first Premier League title for 29 years....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
23:26, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
10:39, 05/10/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
17:26, 05/06/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
18:26, 05/06/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
19:39, 05/22/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
20:13, 05/07/2019

Watch: Manchester City's Vincent Kompany booms brilliant strike from 30 yards Vincent Kompany ripped a deep game-winning shot in Manchester City's win against Leicester City, putting the Sky Blues at the top of the Premier League....
16:13, 05/07/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
03:52, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The comp...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Trump envoy slams 'baffling' anti-Israel UN meeting as members line up to condemn settlements, Israeli policy President Trump’s U.S. envoy for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, made a surprise visit to the United Nations on Thursday, as members of the U.N. Security Council held an informal meeting to condemn Israeli settlements — a meeting that G...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Devin Nunes says Strzok-Page ‘insurance policy’ referred to obtaining FISA warrant for Trump campaign's emails U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., claimed during an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night that an “insurance policy” mentioned in an August 2016 text between former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page referred to their ability to obt...
07:39, 05/15/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons fired were short-range missiles....
02:39, 05/10/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Leinster 10 Saracens 20: Sean Maitland and Billy Vunipola strike as Sarries win European Champions Cup It was billed as the battle of the dynasties between the two teams who had won six of the last 10 Champions Cups between them. And it lived up to the hype, with Saracens winning their third European crown in four seasons with a performance of grit an...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

USS Lincoln strike group deployed to send Iran 'clear and unmistakable' message, Bolton says The U.S. is sending the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in order "to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime."...
08:26, 05/06/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
10:13, 05/06/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
23:00, 05/11/2019

North Korea holds ‘strike drill’ of rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons: report Following reports that North Korea launched multiple short-range “projectiles,” this weekend, state-run media on Sunday said the rogue regime had performed a “defense units” test of its rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons....
03:26, 05/05/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
08:26, 05/10/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
16:52, 05/08/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro – a day after clashes between his forces and anti-government protesters left one woman dead and dozens...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Pilot blames lightning strike, full fuel tanks for fiery Moscow landing that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.”        ...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
11:26, 05/08/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby's heartbeat is detected....
04:00, 05/14/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
22:26, 05/06/2019

After Southwest Airlines family boarding policy change, here are policies on other airlines Southwest updated its family boarding policy after a same-sex couple said they faced discrimination by a boarding agent two years ago.        ...
15:39, 05/13/2019

Buffalo Bills look to address 'knuckleheads' among fans with specialized tailgate policy As a result of obnoxious behavior, the Bills have rolled out an updated tailgate safety policy and created a designated "Tailgate Village."        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
23:26, 05/05/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."        ...
11:52, 05/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
17:13, 05/06/2019