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Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says

The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that t...

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says

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Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disa...
21:26, 05/22/2019

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
13:52, 05/22/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State University looked at all breast cancer cases in the U.S. b...
17:26, 07/09/2019

China says it won't take part in trilateral nuclear arms talks China on Monday dismissed a suggestion that it would talk with the United States and Russia about a new accord limiting nuclear arms, saying it would not take part in any trilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
00:00, 05/28/2019

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
06:39, 06/18/2019

Britain faces its highest risk of recession since the crisis, new study warns The U.K. is facing the highest risk of recession since the financial crisis due to Brexit uncertainty and a global economic slowdown, a new study has warned....
15:52, 07/15/2019

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
23:13, 06/22/2019

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
21:13, 07/19/2019

Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests Though there is no causal link, consuming sugar-based drinks like soda and fruit juice could lead to a higher chance of developing cancer, a new study suggests. Experts suggest a tax hike would help....
05:26, 07/11/2019

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
16:00, 05/14/2019

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
05:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
22:26, 07/08/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel polyps over 25 years....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Russia's Putin warns nuclear arms control system risks breaking down Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday there was a significant risk that the international system for nuclear arms control could break down, saying talks with Washington on extending the New START nuclear arms treaty had yet to begin....
14:13, 06/06/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
14:00, 06/06/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
02:26, 06/11/2019

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a rep...
21:00, 06/10/2019

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
14:39, 06/11/2019

Iran to Breach Terms of Nuclear Deal, Putting Pact at Risk Iran said it would exceed limits on its stockpile of enriched uranium in 10 days, jeopardizing European efforts to save the international nuclear deal amid heightened military tensions in the Persian Gulf....
12:00, 06/17/2019

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”       ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several decades” and it’s past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament...
21:39, 06/12/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godzilla -- including the part about it being the US&#...
20:00, 05/17/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday, just as he was preparing to step down because of an unspecified illness....
10:13, 07/22/2019

Iran's nuclear deal breach not significant, EU chief says The European Union's foreign policy chief has said that none of the signatory parties to the Iran nuclear deal believe that the country's breach of the agreement are "significant."...
22:39, 07/15/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary-General recently admitted that he was “worr...
22:00, 05/17/2019

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
22:52, 07/17/2019

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking Monday at the start of the World Health Organization’s annual assembly, whe...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
00:26, 05/31/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief plans to step down early -diplomats U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano plans to step down early, in March of next year, because of an unspecified illness that has visibly weakened him over the past year, diplomats who follow his agency's work said on Wednesday....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Air Force chief details US response to Russian nuclear attack Red lights start flashing in rapid succession, space-based infrared sensors detect a heat signature, somebody calls the President...and in what may seem like a matter of seconds, the U.S. launches an immediate, massive counterattack. F-35s, B-2 bombe...
00:13, 07/03/2019

The world knows Iran is not pursuing nuclear weapon: Guards chief The world knows that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Monday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
20:52, 07/08/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
08:39, 05/21/2019

IAEA chief worried about rising tension over Iran nuclear issue The U.N. atomic watchdog's chief said on Monday he was worried about rising tensions over Iran's nuclear program and called for de-escalation through dialogue, departing from his usual guarded language on the country....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Make progress or risk redundancy, UN chief warns world disarmament body A new global vision for arms control is needed and States must not “sleepwalk” into a new nuclear arms race, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday....
04:39, 04/29/2019

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Wednesday....
04:26, 05/30/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/16/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Pokemon GO June 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the June 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in June 2019....
08:26, 06/01/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
15:39, 07/01/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
22:00, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
10:52, 05/29/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
01:00, 06/02/2019

Pokemon GO May 2019 Research Quests Rewards: What are the May 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards....
18:26, 05/01/2019

EU election: Turnout highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
07:26, 05/27/2019

See the 22 highest-quality vehicles of 2019 J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
00:52, 06/28/2019

CO2 levels are the highest since humanity began CO2 levels on Earth have officially hit 415 parts per million (ppm), according to readings taken at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawai'i. That's the highest level since homo sapiens came onto the planet, meteorologist Eric Holthaus tweeted,...
18:26, 05/13/2019

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
08:26, 06/20/2019

Brady jokes about not being highest-paid QB Tom Brady turned to humor Thursday when asked about not being among the NFL's highest-paid quarterbacks, which was appropriate considering it was during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
20:00, 05/03/2019

| Portrush set for 2nd-highest Open attendance The 148th Open at Royal Portrush is set to become the second-highest attended tournament in the championship's history with 237 750 spectators expected....
15:13, 07/17/2019

GE Shares Hit Highest Level in Nearly a Month Shares of General Electric Co. recorded their highest close in nearly a month after the struggling conglomerate said it swung to a first-quarter profit....
23:39, 04/30/2019

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Ame...
11:52, 06/20/2019

What to know about pimples on the arms Pimples can occur anywhere, including on the arms. Causes include skin infections and blocked pores. Improving hygiene and cleanliness methods can help treat and prevent them. Learn more about pimples on the arms here....
22:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings May Volume is Highest for 2013 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that May trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exch...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
20:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
02:13, 05/31/2019

How to Get the Highest Resolution When Watching Movies in iTunes I’m ever-hopeful that Apple will take a look at its Windows iTunes client someday. I realize Apple probably prioritizes this somewhere between “wipe bugs off the windows at Apple Park” and “design a new box for pizzas,” but that doesn’t mean that we ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities....
09:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
04:00, 05/31/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. The decision by the Constitutional Court came after a lengthy legal battle...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

These are the highest paying entry-level jobs in the US No full-time job experience? No problem. This crop of college grads is entering one of the best job markets in decades, with an unemployment rate of just 3.6 percent as of April, the lowest in roughly 50 years. And thanks to this incredibly competiti...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
12:13, 05/20/2019

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue conclu...
00:13, 07/19/2019

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
00:00, 05/27/2019

France records all-time highest temperature of 45.9C Record for mainland France falls in southern commune of Gallargues-le-Montueux as Europe swelters in heatwaveWhat is causing the European heatwave?France recorded temperatures nearly two degrees higher than its previous record and firefighters contin...
21:39, 06/28/2019

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
04:39, 07/20/2019

JD Power says these 22 vehicles are the highest quality in their segments J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
05:52, 06/20/2019

Samsung kicks off 6G research 5G networks might still only be available in a few countries, but Samsung is already working on 6G.Samsung is a minor, but growing, player in telecoms equipment and hopes demand for 5G kit will see its share of the market rise even further. By the ti...
13:26, 06/05/2019

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Fronti...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
02:39, 05/21/2019

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq vet President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. (June 25)        ...
00:52, 06/26/2019

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
02:52, 06/01/2019

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place....
17:52, 05/24/2019

These 22 new vehicles are the highest-quality models of the year, according to J.D. Power The three Korean automotive brands are producing the highest quality vehicles in the U.S., according to an influential annual survey by J.D. Power.       ...
05:52, 06/20/2019

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
18:52, 05/28/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
18:52, 06/03/2019

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
21:26, 07/17/2019

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

US consumer sentiment surges to highest level in 15 years The preliminary reading on May consumer sentiment from the University of Michigan was expected to rise to 97.5, from the previous month's 97.2 reading....
16:13, 05/17/2019

US consumer confidence hits highest level since November WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence i...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Online Smartphone Shipments in India Highest Ever in Q1: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel reached their highest ever share of 43 percent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a Counterpoint Research report said on Monday....
08:13, 06/11/2019

Insurance payouts for car theft at highest level since 2012 News 28 May, 2019 Figures from the Association of British Insurers suggest a payout for motor vehicle theft is made every eight minutes on average...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
14:13, 06/19/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' to be the highest-grossing film of all time On Saturday, head of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige announced that "Avengers: Endgame" would be the highest-grossing film of all time in a matter of days....
03:00, 07/21/2019

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads an...
09:39, 06/07/2019

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
20:52, 07/16/2019

At 46 Per Cent BJP Gets Highest Ever Vote Share In Jammu and Kashmir The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC......
12:39, 05/25/2019

Atmospheric CO2 levels just hit the highest point in the history of our species The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere, and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is t...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
17:52, 06/13/2019

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
06:52, 05/14/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Avengers: Endgame Is Now the 2nd Highest-Grossing Film of All Time Avengers: Endgame is now the second highest-grossing film of all time, having grossed over $2.188 billion at the worldwide box office, which breaks the record held by James Cameron-directed Titanic....
10:52, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
13:13, 06/13/2019

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
11:52, 07/16/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’re for or against the AI arms race: it’s happening...
02:00, 05/21/2019

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer can have is the ability to comprehend a scientifi...
04:00, 06/15/2019

This research is unlocking the next leap in AI (VB Live) The exciting breakthroughs in AI on the edge that are already pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and helping to shape the future of AI.Read More...
15:52, 05/08/2019

The 3 critical AI research questions (VB Live) Learn more about how AI research is helping the technology run on end devices within a tight power and thermal budget to to speed up industry adoption.Read More...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
19:52, 06/11/2019

Are Sleeping Pills Safe? Here’s What Research Says According to the latest numbers, roughly 9 million Americans — 4% of U.S. adults — use prescription sleep aids, or medications that can help with insomnia and other sleep issues. And now, some of the most popular prescription sleep drugs ...
23:39, 05/07/2019

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
22:13, 06/01/2019

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai again rank highest in J.D. Power quality scorecard It was no fluke. For the second straight year, the Korean brands topped J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Ford and Lincoln placed in the top 5 for the first time....
22:13, 06/19/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
22:26, 04/29/2019

It’s a photo finish on road race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast has ended in the first photo finish. Twenty-nine-year-old Brittni Hutton, of Lubbock, Texas, led the entire race but 27-year-old Heidi Caldwell, of Craftsbury Common, Ver...
20:39, 06/15/2019

At 12,256 Feet, World's Highest Polling Station Records 142% Voting The world's highest polling station at 15,256 feet in Tashigang village of Himachal Pradesh Sunday recorded an unbelievable 142.85 per cent voter turn out. And all votes were duly declared valid....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor There is an argument to be made—a plausible argument, even a strong argument—that the political environment is ripe for a revival of organized labor in America. Only one thing is lacking: a truly charismatic national leader. Many people believe that ...
12:39, 05/02/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest-grossing movie ever Marvel's superhero saga "Avengers: Endgame" has pushed passed James Cameron's "Avatar" to become the highest-earning movie of all time. If accounting for inflation, however, "Gone with the Wind" still holds the crown....
08:39, 07/22/2019

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq veteran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is awarding the nation’s highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. The president is presenting the Medal of Hono...
22:26, 06/25/2019

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been re...
00:00, 05/31/2019

The 3rd highest-grossing film of 2019 was quietly dumped onto Netflix People are always complaining that there aren’t any good movies on Netflix but, as IndieWire reports, the streaming service recently added the third highest grossing film of the year to its library. There’s only one problem: You’ve probably never hea...
20:00, 05/09/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
08:13, 07/21/2019

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
18:39, 04/29/2019

iPhone Price in India 4th Highest in the World, Claims Report If you are looking for the best price for an iPhone, India is not the ideal country. A new report has found that the price of iPhone XS in India is the fourth highest in the world....
20:13, 05/28/2019

Monthly border apprehensions reach highest level since 2007 U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials decried what they call a humanitarian and security cr...
05:52, 05/09/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Has Some Of The Series' Highest Highs And Lowest Lows Sega’s been giving out Yakuza games like candy, and I am not complaining. Last year, Yakuza Kiwami’s remaster of the first game helped new fans experience an old class. Now, we have Yakuza Kiwami 2 and while not everything from the old game holds up,...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

PM Modi Gets Maldives' Highest Honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Maldives' highest honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" on Saturday during his two-day state visit to the country....
19:00, 06/08/2019

European heatwave: France hits highest recorded temperature of 45.1°C A heatwave has hit Europe. France has recorded its highest ever temperature at 45.1°C and a wildfire is raging in Spain after a pile of chicken dung caught fire...
17:39, 06/28/2019

Trump awards highest U.S. civilian honor to Tiger Woods When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14, President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Man City files appeal against UEFA at sport’s highest court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA’s pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations. CAS says the Premier League champions have filed an appeal against U...
18:52, 06/06/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ sinks ‘Titanic’ to become second-highest grossing film As the late, great Stan Lee would say, “Excelsior!” “Avengers: Endgame” crushed the competition at the box office once again last week in padding its nearly $2.2 billion take, not only handily winning the period but blowing past “Titanic” to become t...
03:13, 05/06/2019

Charity Everest rugby match breaks record for highest ever A group of rugby players, including former internationals, has taken part in a record-breaking charity match held 20,771ft (6,331m) up Mount Everest....
13:00, 05/07/2019

DU Announces First Cut-Off List, Hindu College Pegs Highest Score Of 99% Delhi University First Cut-off List 2019: The Delhi University announced its first cut-off list for admission to undergraduate courses late yesterday night, with Hindu College pegging the highest......
23:13, 06/27/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Migrant arrests by US border patrol hit highest level since 2007 Agents detain 132,887 people at Mexico border in MaySurge boosted by Central American families and childrenThe US border patrol’s arrests of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned ...
01:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years -- and it comes barely halfway into the year....
00:13, 05/31/2019

Micro ring resonator has highest quality factor to date Researchers at MIT and Singapore University of Technology (SUTD) have demonstrated a micro ring resonator made of amorphous silicon carbide with the highest quality factor to date. The resonator shows promise to be used as an on-chip photonic light s...
22:00, 07/08/2019

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
10:52, 05/21/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Ralph Lauren KBE “Humbly Accepts” Her Majesty’s Highest Honour In accepting the honorary knighthood insignia from the Prince of Wales, Lauren became the first American designer to be awarded the UK’s highest honour...
13:39, 06/20/2019

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five yearsStock market gadflies were predicting a wealth boom to strike San Francisco this year, with several big-name tech comp...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Gen Z salaries: Highest paid tech jobs for recent grads To find a job in tech, new graduates need to combine technical skills and emotional intelligence. Senior developers and engineers make the most.       ...
20:26, 06/17/2019

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
02:26, 07/11/2019

Avengers: Endgame Is Now the Highest-Grossing Film of 2019 in India Avengers: Endgame has become the highest-grossing film of 2019 in India in less than a week, with a total box office gross of Rs. 290.83 crores (about $41.9 million)....
20:39, 05/02/2019

Famous Nebula Produces Highest-Energy Light Ever Observed A telescope in Tibet consisting of plastic detectors and underground water vat observed the highest-energy light yet—and it came from one of the most famous light sources in the sky.Read more......
20:52, 07/09/2019

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely follo...
23:39, 07/10/2019

Second-to-last ‘Game of Thrones’ episode had the highest ratings in the show’s history Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones was certainly a controversial one, with Daenerys finally making good on the fan theory that she was destined to go full-on dark — which she did by using her last of three dragons to literally roas...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Nigeria set for highest oil exports to Europe in 7 months on North Sea outages Outages at North Sea oilfields have helped put competing Nigerian oil on pace to arrive in Europe at the highest levels in seven months in June, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and traders....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Starbucks is speeding up innovation at its Seattle research hub Since launching some six months ago, Starbucks has tested 133 unique projects at the Tryer Center, its innovation hub. More than 1,500 of its workers have come through the center to see what is being worked on or participate themselves....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vibrant technology sector....
11:26, 06/12/2019

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
02:39, 06/14/2019

Huawei splits off US research arm, reports Reuters The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies - Futurewei Technologies - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent, according to two people familiar with the matter....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Huawei's US Research Arm Said to Be Building a Separate Identity US-based research arm of Huawei - Futurewei - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the US government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist....
08:00, 06/25/2019

University president apologizes for eugenics research BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The outgoing president of the University of Vermont is apologizing for the school’s involvement in eugenics research in the 1920s and 1930s that helped lead to sterilizations. President Thomas Sullivan released a statemen...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomplishing that goal recently. For the second time in...
13:26, 05/09/2019

Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back Blast off! MIT made its latest foray into research in space on May 2 via six payloads from the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, tucked into Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable space vehicle that took off from a launchpad in West Texas. It wa...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Correction: Missouri Research Complex story COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In a story June 24 about a new University of Missouri health institute, The Associated Press erroneously reported the projected opening of the center. It is expected to open in 2021, not 2012. A corrected version of the story is ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
08:26, 05/28/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
17:13, 06/28/2019

More research monkeys retire when studies finish Giving monkeys a break: More research monkeys are being retired to sanctuaries when their work is done, but funding and quality of care are the biggest roadblocks. (June 13)        ...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
10:52, 06/03/2019

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
13:53, 07/06/2019

Research misconduct claim upheld against former head of UCL lab Reports released after FoI request criticise Prof David Latchman’s ‘recklessness’A lab run by one of Britain’s foremost academics published fraudulent scientific papers for more than a decade, according to investigators.Work at Prof David Latchman’s ...
23:13, 07/01/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
18:52, 05/27/2019

Yet More Research Links Appendectomies and Parkinson's Disease New research has found a perplexing, though relatively small link between the devastating neurological illness Parkinson’s disease and having your appendix removed. But it’s still unclear just what exactly this could mean, and it’s definitely not a r...
03:52, 05/10/2019

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all successful businessmen They didn’t particularly care for the product they sold* There’s a persistent myth ...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Cells from Purdue super fan being used for cancer research WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease. The Purdue Center for Cancer Research says Tuesday it’s hono...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood pressure, at least in the short term. “Our m...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number o...
15:52, 07/07/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
07:39, 06/08/2019

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Trump pulling U.S. out of U.N. arms treaty, heeding NRA President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Octopus arms make decisions without any help from their brain Octopuses may be the closest thing to aliens we have on Earth. New findings suggest they don’t need to use their brain to move their arms, thanks to neurons spread throughout them.        ...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Germany to ban exports of side-arms to non-allies Germany will ban exports of small side arms to most countries outside NATO and the European Union, government sources told Reuters on Monday, confirming an earlier report from the Funke media group....
18:13, 06/24/2019

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
05:26, 07/11/2019

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
11:00, 06/16/2019

They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit. The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces hopes U.S. forces will stay in Syria. But if they don’t, he is prepared to defend his militia’s hard-fought gains....
00:00, 05/13/2019

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be...
19:52, 05/20/2019

Tom Brady gets candid about not being NFL’s highest-paid quarterback: ‘My wife makes a lot of money’ On an appearance with “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, New England Patriots star Tom Brady spoke about why he is not the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback....
20:39, 05/03/2019

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, will receive the lar...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
15:13, 07/07/2019

Unemployment Rate Highest In 45 Years, Centre Confirms Leaked 6.1% Figure The country's unemployment rate was at 6.1 per cent in 2017-18, the statistics ministry said on Friday, confirming the figure leaked to Business Standard newspaper in January, which said it was the......
15:39, 05/31/2019

CBOE Holdings Records Highest Volume For Any Month In 2013 During June CHICAGO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that June trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Excha...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've ...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's Highest Volcano, Spews Ash And Fire Mount Etna in southern Italy has burst into life, spitting molten lava high into the sky, though cloud cover Saturday ruined the view for those brave enough to venture up the flanks of Europe's......
06:52, 06/02/2019

Gabriele Grunewald, Who Defied Cancer By Racing At The Highest Level, Dies At 32 Former U.S. track and field champion Gabriele Grunewald died yesterday at 32 years old, a decade after she was first diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Despite her diagnosis, Grunewald competed professionally in the middle distances at the highest...
20:00, 06/12/2019

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.        ...
19:39, 07/18/2019

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest snea...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Ex-President Pratibha Patil Conferred Mexico's Highest Civilian Honour Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" (Order of the Aztec Eagle) - the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners, on......
10:00, 06/01/2019

Suicide rates among young people reach their highest level since 2000 Suicide rates among young people are rising, reaching the highest levels since 2000, a study published Tuesday finds. But most alarming, the researchers said, was a 21 percent rise in boys aged 15-19 dying by suicide in 2017 from the year before. ...
11:13, 06/20/2019

Mount Everest, World's Highest Peak, Braces For One Of The Busiest Years The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump's Approval Hits Highest Rating Ever In Gallup Poll US President Donald Trump is enjoying the strongest polling of his presidency following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and positive economic news, according to public opinion......
06:52, 05/07/2019

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data coll...
23:52, 05/22/2019

James Holzhauer's final ‘Jeopardy!’ episode was highest rated in 14 years When "Jeopardy!" contestant James Holzhauer ended his record-breaking run on the popular game show, his appearance also set another record for the show as it was the highest rated episode in 14 years....
17:52, 06/19/2019

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to t...
23:13, 07/08/2019

INDIA LIVE-Stocks post highest gains in three years on likely Modi win May 20 (Reuters) - 0845 GMT: INVESTORS LOOK FOR REFORM AFTER EXIT POLLS INDICATE AN EASY WIN FOR MODI Indian stocks surged as exit polls indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would romp back to power in the general election, after a difficult a...
11:39, 05/20/2019

World's Highest Operating Weather Stations Installed On Mount Everest The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world's highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near......
10:13, 06/14/2019

Trump awards highest honor for bravery to public safety officers President Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers on Wednesday; the medal is the nation’s highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer....
06:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
21:52, 07/03/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West....
16:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
16:39, 06/04/2019

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
23:39, 06/13/2019

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
00:26, 07/04/2019

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than mo...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
02:39, 04/29/2019

Man City files appeal against UEFA at sport's highest court Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA's pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations        ...
18:13, 06/06/2019

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

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Sleeping with the TV on may make you gain weight, preliminary research says An NIH study found that women who slept with a television on or a light were more likely to gain at least 11 pounds over about five years.        ...
22:52, 06/10/2019

Atherosclerosis: Research reveals new mechanism and therapeutic target Scientists reveal how immune cells called neutrophils trigger a previously unknown type of cell death in smooth muscle cells to aggravate atherosclerosis....
20:00, 05/02/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
18:26, 07/12/2019

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending long-running studies about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution. The EPA and the Nation...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Millennials are being left out of the world's middle class, research says Millennials are being squeezed out of the world's middle class as incomes stagnate and costs rise, according to research by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Ford Motor opens research center in Tel Aviv Ford Motor Co on Wednesday opened a research center in Tel Aviv, joining a growing number of major automakers and suppliers setting up shop in the Israeli tech hub as they race to develop self-driving cars....
14:52, 06/12/2019

Ikea seeking someone to research what makes a happy home Furniture chain Ikea posted an unusual job opening for a "happiness hunter" willing to temporarily live in Denmark and get paid in money and meatballs to study what makes a home happy....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
13:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs on China to cost American households: NY Fed research The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, researchers said on Thursday, as the Trump administration came under growing political pressure over its trade war with China....
00:13, 05/24/2019

Nike should've done their research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
16:13, 07/03/2019

New research on Tunguska finds such events happen less often than we thought Enlarge / The famed Tunguska event of 1908 scorched a five-mile swath of trees and caused many to fall away from the center of the blast in a distinct radial pattern. (credit: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Image) Last month marked the 11...
19:39, 07/17/2019

We're hiring a Research Analyst to cover Transportation and Logistics Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickrAt Business Insider Intelligence, we're passionate about making market research that industry leaders use to make strategic decisions. To accomplish that goal, we hire great writers with an u...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases a...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ AMSTERDAM — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watch.” Working in a specially designed glass chamber,...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac O...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the imag...
20:26, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people f...
20:39, 06/24/2019

For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions Catherine Drennan says nothing in her job thrills her more than the process of discovery. But Drennan, a professor of biology and chemistry, is not referring to her landmark research on protein structures that could play a major role in reducing the ...
06:52, 06/26/2019

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
09:26, 06/14/2019

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Research group says America's favorite TV size is now 65 inches More and more Americans are scooping up 65-inch TVs, so much so that they're now apparently the most popular screen size in the country. Market research company TrendForce reckons tumbling prices have led to a shift in the most common screen siz...
22:13, 07/05/2019

Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue Enlarge / A seal that reads "US Public Health Service" adorns a building on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. (credit: Getty | Mark Wilson) President Trump personally made the call to impose new restrictions on ...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Diplomat with unexplained injury to give brain for research BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Mark Lenzi on Friday joined the several thousand others, including many former ...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
03:00, 06/23/2019

Research shines light on why women more likely to develop Alzheimer's Protein tau may spread more rapidly in female brains than males’, adding to range of factorsThe reason women appear to be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease than men might be due to a number of genetic, anatomical and even social influ...
20:13, 07/16/2019

Germany buries remains of Nazi-era prisoners used for research Human tissue from some 300 women dissidents whose bodies were used for medical research after they were executed by the Nazis was buried on Monday in a shared grave at a Berlin cemetery....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
15:26, 06/14/2019

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically...
23:52, 07/18/2019

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, a...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Scientists call for better research on planetary internal dynamics A group of scientists have called for more researchers to explore the role a planet's interior dynamics play in producing and maintaining a habitable environment....
18:39, 05/06/2019

Research: Multicloud deployment becomes new default for enterprise computing A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 69 percent of respondents currently use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next 12 months....
15:52, 07/01/2019

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School ...
06:13, 06/14/2019

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
11:52, 06/11/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
09:52, 05/22/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
13:00, 07/15/2019

White whine: Vinters up in arms about emoji snub It’s officially white whine season. Vintners and aficionados are up in arms over the glaring absence of an official white wine emoji on iPhones and Android devices, despite a yearlong campaign by maker Kendall-Jackson to convince Unicode (the organiz...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
09:39, 07/13/2019

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
01:52, 07/14/2019

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
04:52, 07/10/2019

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
01:00, 06/18/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
03:39, 06/10/2019

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

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
00:52, 07/10/2019

UN arms expert imprisoned in Tunisia on 'fabricated' charges UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body’s key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates....
18:52, 05/15/2019

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
19:13, 07/12/2019

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
12:00, 07/09/2019

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
21:52, 06/03/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
18:13, 04/29/2019

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
11:39, 07/09/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
22:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
12:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
08:52, 07/09/2019

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
18:52, 05/27/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
03:13, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
19:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:26, 05/28/2019

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
16:13, 06/19/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 100 Location Found on the highest floor on tallest Neo Tilted building Found on the highest floor on the tallest building in Neo Tilted is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
17:39, 06/27/2019

Toyota, Subaru rate highest in child restraint hardware ease-of-use, IIHS says Toyota and Subaru each had seven models assigned the best IIHS rating for LATCH accessibility for 2019, while Honda had four. Only one Detroit 3 vehicle, the Jeep Cherokee, earned the top rating....
07:26, 06/06/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Maduro out of giving up power....
03:26, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a "true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of domi...
05:26, 05/07/2019

A top tech analyst is getting worried, citing poor earnings and highest valuations in 15 years Soaring values of technology companies have dominated the market's bull run, but now they are getting way too expensive as earnings picture continues to deteriorate, AB Bernstein warned....
16:13, 07/08/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ just beat ‘Avatar’ at the box office to become the highest-grossing movie of all time In spite of its stunning opening weekend haul, it seemed like Avengers: Endgame might not be able to dethrone Avatar and become the highest-grossing movie of all time. Marvel a few weeks ago re-released the film with bonus material, but experts agre...
14:52, 07/21/2019

London's highest roof garden set to neighbour Battersea Power Station London's highest vegetable patch, a herb garden and yoga lawn are among features expected to be included in the designs of a huge new roof terrace next to Battersea Power Station....
11:52, 06/18/2019

U.S. Measles Cases Reach Highest Level in 25 Years. Vaccine Misinformation May Be to Blame (NEW YORK) — U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. New York City health officials on Wednesday reported 61 new c...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Aparna Kumar 1st IPS Officer To Scale North America's Highest Peak Denali Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Aparna Kumar has become the first civil servant to scale Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America....
00:13, 07/01/2019

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
00:52, 06/14/2019

U.S. oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
03:26, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
01:13, 07/04/2019

Taylor Swift Is the World's Highest-Paid Celebrity of 2019--But Kylie Jenner Isn't Far Behind Congratulations are in order for Taylor Swift! Forbes released its list of the top 100 highest-paid entertainers in the world on Wednesday, and the 10-time Grammy winner landed the top......
23:13, 07/10/2019

Italy, France on highest-level ‘red’ weather alert amid heat wave PRAGUE — France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting heatwave in Europe. Meteo France ra...
01:52, 06/29/2019

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
22:52, 06/07/2019

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research shows there's actually a magic number......
11:52, 06/28/2019

Indians Won't Mind Ads on Netflix, if Given Good Deal, Research Claims One in three Indians won't mind seeing ads as they watch over-the-top (OTT) content streaming platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime if they get a good deal from the vendors, video Cloud services......
15:26, 06/17/2019

People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows (NEW YORK) — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the developme...
05:39, 06/18/2019

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research. Studies on plant biology by Joanne Chory, a res...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Is Science Broken? Major New Report Outlines Problems in Research A new report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate within the science world: the idea that scientific research is fundamentally flawed, rife with published findings ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

Not just balloons: Helium shortage may deflate MRIs, airbags and research The helium shortage is potentially deflating for a range of purposes: airbags, rocket fuel, MRIs, fiber optics, semiconductors, and, yes, balloons.        ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
08:13, 07/15/2019

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for scientific research....
13:13, 06/05/2019

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to sto...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Voters still do not know whether Labour is a Remain or Leave party, research shows EXCLUSIVE: A poll by Ipsos MORI for the Evening Standard reveals half the public think Jeremy Corbyn would keep Britain inside the EU, while 30 per cent think he would quit the bloc....
17:26, 05/20/2019

New Research Says That Identifying as a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Can Lead to Depression In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important part of a healt...
17:26, 05/28/2019

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh...
02:39, 07/13/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Critics say the...
19:26, 06/02/2019

UK mouse genetics centre faces closure threatening research Harwell Institute conducts studies on diabetes, deafness and neurodegenerative disease Britain’s leading centre for mouse genetics is facing closure in a move that critics warn will undermine crucial research on serious diseases and threaten the stan...
20:26, 06/20/2019

‘We’re not giving up on this’: AOC touts plan to research medicinal use of magic mushrooms "There are certain schedule-1 drugs that are shown to offer a normal amount of promise to veterans and people with PTSD and also people struggling with depression and opioid addiction," she told a town hall....
06:00, 06/30/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
01:39, 06/06/2019

MIT, Blue Origin to cooperate on sending research experiment to the moon MIT and Blue Origin have signed a memorandum outlining plans to pursue mutual interests in space exploration. MIT will develop one or more payload experiments to be launched aboard Blue Origin’s Blue Moon, a flexible lander delivering a wide variety ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Not just balloons. Helium shortage may deflate MRIs, airbags and research The helium shortage is potentially deflating for a range of purposes: airbags, rocket fuel, MRIs, fiber optics, semiconductors, and, yes, balloons.        ...
07:39, 05/11/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Trump administration restricts NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Leidos Inc. awarded $66.7M for Air Force Research Lab C4ISR sensor work Leidos Inc. received a $66.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop sensors and sensor systems for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and battlespace awareness, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
21:13, 07/03/2019

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean...
21:26, 05/27/2019

Fetal tissue research, an abhorrent and needless use of taxpayer money, is done On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it would end the use of human fetal tissue from elective abortions for medical research. This is yet another victory for the Trump administration in the never-ending battle to protec...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains Intel VP and CTO of AI products Amir Khosrowshahi and general manager of IoT Jonathan Ballon shared thoughts about AI at VentureBeat's Transform conference.Read More...
03:39, 07/12/2019

Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st...
17:52, 05/20/2019

Providing 12 months of birth control pills at once is beneficial, new research says Distributing a year's supply of birth control pills to women up front reduces unintended pregnancies, according to new research.        ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Indian Oil Hiring Research Officers: Salary, Benefits, Other Details Here IOCL: Indian Oil is accepting online applications from candidates and last date to apply for the job is May 21, 2019. The pay scale for research officers is between Rs. 60,000-1,80,000 and Rs.......
12:39, 04/29/2019

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? After Years of Research, the V.A. Still Doesn’t Know The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results....
11:26, 07/17/2019

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
21:26, 05/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing – magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “From the opioid crisis to psilocybin’s potential w/ PTSD, it’s well past time we take drug use out of criminal consideration +...
19:52, 06/08/2019

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts, who run the risk of contracting cancer and heart disease as a result. At least that’s what we thought. New research shows that astronauts aren’t dying prema...
00:52, 07/05/2019

Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos Photoshop has long been one of the primary sources of manipulated photos and imagery, so in an attempt to counter the fake news epidemic, Adobe has also started developing tools that can both detect when an image has been manipulated, and reverse the...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research suggests....
15:26, 05/23/2019

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their dues and are now living in retirement — in ...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
23:00, 06/09/2019

A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research Review Says In a new review published in the Lancet, researchers came to a disappointing conclusion about recent studies on treating peanut allergies. They found that treating children by exposing them to small amounts of peanuts, which has shown success in seve...
21:13, 04/28/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after se...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer James Investment Research to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 20, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer James Investment Research, Inc. to the Cboe ETF Marketplace with the launch of one f...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Research Sheds Light on Strange Seaway That Once Covered the Sahara The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.Read more......
23:52, 07/08/2019

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- something chips can't do, new research by the University of Edinburgh shows....
17:52, 05/24/2019

NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought Scientists just threw a monkey wrench in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life by redefining what a “habitable planet” is. A team of researchers led by NASA astrobiologist Edward Schwieterman recently published a study indicating that the ...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research The following news is adapted from a press release issued in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects...
15:13, 04/30/2019

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research? Clinical trial participants were less hungry and more satisfied after breakfast with avocado than a low-fat meal. But the study received industry backing....
16:52, 05/14/2019

Twelve months of birth control pills at once is beneficial, new research says Distributing a year's supply of birth control pills to women up front reduces unintended pregnancies, according to new research.        ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Seven baby monkeys poisoned at US research center, documents reveal Young primates died after contact with toxic dye‘Invasive and deadly experiments … must end’ say campaignersSeven infant monkeys were accidentally poisoned and died at one of the largest primate research centers in the US, internal documents shared w...
11:52, 06/16/2019

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says The United States cannot allow Turkey to fly or help produce its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defence system, America's envoy to NATO said on Tuesday....
13:13, 06/25/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:39, 07/09/2019

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled, after activists said there was a clear risk the weapons could be operated in violation of human rights legislation....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
20:26, 07/09/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation of weapons is important to de-escalate the current fighting and restore stability in the country....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-alligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in the Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes...
18:52, 06/20/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country's Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain, according to ship tracking data, a local official and a lawyer....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to...
18:39, 06/20/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
02:39, 05/21/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
18:13, 06/05/2019

What it's like to fire the 30mm cannon that arms the Stryker armored vehicle It looked like streaming balls of fire lighting up the air, accompanied by a very loud noise, smoke and the sight of a large fiery explosion on the other side of a desert canyon....
20:13, 05/10/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
01:26, 06/10/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
11:00, 05/22/2019

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
13:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers' anger over his approval of $8 billion in military deals with Sau...
02:00, 06/26/2019

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

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:26, 06/28/2019

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licences was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
13:00, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
05:39, 06/21/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
04:39, 06/21/2019

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approach, experts sayA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than ...
13:26, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
07:39, 07/16/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
16:13, 07/08/2019

Trump vows to withdraw from international arms trade treaty U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to revoke the United States' status as a signatory of the Arms Trade Treaty, saying he would ask the U.S. Senate not to ratify the pact signed by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama....
18:26, 04/28/2019

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
14:13, 06/11/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
00:13, 07/09/2019

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
01:13, 06/10/2019

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Kremlin: Arms control, Iran on agenda at meeting with Pompeo MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is arriving in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Tuesday for ta...
12:39, 05/14/2019

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
20:39, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
10:52, 07/15/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance...
21:39, 05/24/2019

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
03:39, 06/20/2019

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
17:26, 06/07/2019

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
22:39, 07/01/2019

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
21:52, 06/13/2019

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
21:26, 06/20/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
20:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
14:13, 06/06/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
22:13, 05/24/2019

David Duval makes 13, just short of highest single score in British Open history David Duval got off to a fantastic start in the British Open, but then went quadruple bogey, bogey and 13 at the par-5 7th, joining the history books.       ...
16:13, 07/18/2019

Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema celebrate 'highest honour' as PFA players of the year – video Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal have been crowned Professional Footballers’ Association players of the year for the 2018-19 season, with Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling and Georgia Stanway named as young players of the y...
17:52, 05/01/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings, highest strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
12:52, 07/08/2019

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
15:39, 06/04/2019

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Ex-CIA officer selling patriotic tie on eBay finds highest bidder wanted it for citizenship ceremony A retired CIA officer who was spring-cleaning put his patriotic tie on sale on eBay and was moved to learn that highest bidder was an immigrant who wanted to wear it to his citizenship ceremony....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
04:13, 07/04/2019

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Mobile VR game gathers ‘1,700 years’ worth of Alzheimer’s research data A virtual reality game and its app predecessor, intended to help detect early signs of Alzheimer’s, have accrued over 1,700 years’ worth of data in the two years it’s been on the market, according to its developers, thanks to its millions of players....
00:52, 04/30/2019

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something ...
20:39, 06/04/2019

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballo...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year...
16:52, 06/27/2019

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
08:00, 07/05/2019

Britons increasingly fearful of internet risks, Ofcom research shows Support for regulation grows as 78% express concern over harmful experiencesBritish people are increasingly fearful of the risks posed by the internet, prompting greater support for more regulation following recent headlines about the theft of person...
04:00, 05/30/2019

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work....
12:13, 05/29/2019

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what scientists in the country and globally say would be ...
08:39, 06/13/2019

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
07:52, 06/27/2019