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Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition

At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board g...

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition

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Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
04:39, 05/25/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:26, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:26, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:13, 05/25/2019

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
03:52, 06/15/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two proposals on faci...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:26, 05/22/2019

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of v...
01:13, 05/28/2019

Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
01:52, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
10:13, 06/11/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
20:26, 05/22/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
21:39, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane...
03:52, 05/24/2019

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
18:26, 06/15/2019

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
03:13, 05/16/2019

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban Facial-Recognition Software San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police, dealing a swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
10:39, 05/15/2019

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

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
05:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is sched...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
03:00, 05/17/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
02:26, 05/15/2019

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

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
19:52, 05/14/2019

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
14:39, 05/21/2019

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies on Tuesday. The city is one of the first to block this tool....
17:39, 05/15/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban police and city government use of facial recognition, part of a backlash against the technology.        ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveill...
18:26, 05/28/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
01:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Ever quietly trained facial recognition AI using its photo storage app Ever, a free photo storage app, has been using the billions of photos and videos uploaded by its users to train a facial recognition tool it plans on selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recogn...
02:13, 05/10/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on...
17:26, 05/30/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
18:39, 05/13/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

San Francisco to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Police bodycams with facial recognition to pick out criminals from the crowd Body-worn cameras that could use facial recognition software to scan crowds for criminals are being developed for possible future use by police forces....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically...
11:39, 05/28/2019

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of t...
18:52, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
09:39, 06/06/2019

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in publi...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
19:13, 06/14/2019

This Chinese facial recognition start-up can identify a person in seconds Shanghai-based YITU Technology has gained wide recognition for its facial scan platform that can identify a person from a database of at least 2 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
21:00, 05/16/2019

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult ...
21:39, 05/29/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking leg...
16:52, 05/21/2019

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
20:39, 05/22/2019

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has rec...
14:52, 05/30/2019

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recog...
14:52, 05/30/2019

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technolo...
01:52, 06/06/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting tests are those enrolled....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A rep...
15:13, 05/29/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
21:52, 05/21/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
20:52, 05/15/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from p...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
08:26, 05/17/2019

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
21:39, 06/04/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban the technology....
06:52, 05/15/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to outlaw police use of facial recognition technology San Francisco is to become the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil-liberties advocates, as the liberal city’s supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police a...
05:52, 05/15/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
11:52, 05/31/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology, police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.        ...
18:00, 06/16/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.       ...
18:26, 06/16/2019

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

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Photo storage service Ever developed facial recognition tools using photos uploaded to its app What began in 2013 as another cloud storage app has pivoted toward a far more lucrative business known as Ever AI — without telling the app's millions of users, NBC News reports....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated to technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in many facets of civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an o...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Trumpism is coming to Britain - and Farage is leading the charge On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and counting). ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
02:39, 06/05/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban use of 'Big Brother' facial recognition software San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments after labelling it "Big Brother technology."...
13:13, 05/15/2019

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Amazon Fitbit sale: save on the Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic smartwatch Summer is almost here, and if you've been eyeing a fitness tracker to help you get in shape, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.76. That's a $55 discount and the lowest ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Wall St. edges higher, boosted by healthcare; Alphabet, Amazon pressure Nasdaq The S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrials ticked higher on Monday, propped up by healthcare stocks, but steep losses in shares of internet giants Alphabet and Amazon on fears of regulatory risks limited advances and kept the tech-heavy Nasdaq in the red....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Fitbit sale at Amazon: price cuts on the Fitbit Charge 3 and Alta HR If you're looking for a killer deal on a Fitbit activity tracker, then today is your lucky day. Amazon has the feature-rich Charge 3 on sale for $110. That's a $40 discount and the best price we've seen for the popular activity tracker...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Fitbit price cut: save on the Fitbit Alta HR and Charge 3 at Amazon Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable activity tracker to help jumpstart your fitness, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.98. That's a $55 d...
19:26, 06/21/2019

How we live together: the nuns The glue is praying together – morning, midday, evening and nightI was 23 when I became a nun, in 1951. The convent I was sent to had 20 nuns, with an average age of 33. Those were very different times: communities nowadays are much smaller and live ...
11:52, 06/15/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic h...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-ups under groundbreaking new Vatican law Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities....
14:39, 05/09/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
15:00, 05/08/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Priests, nuns now required to report sex abuse claims, Vatican says The requirement is part of a sweeping new law aimed at overhauling how the Roman Catholic Church deals with accusations of clerical sex abuse and coverup....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superi...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Possible causes of facial pain Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn mor...
07:39, 05/08/2019

How to shave and groom male facial hair Always shave in or after a shower, using cream or oil – and don’t be tempted to get laser hair-removal on your faceWhen you shave, preparation is key. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a showe...
21:26, 05/12/2019

Who -- or What -- Is LEADING the Fed? “What will the Fed do?” That is the wrong question – the real issue is, who (or what) the Fed will follow. Watch this Chart of the Day to see the answer for yourself....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene pool and plush furnishings...
06:26, 06/07/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
19:13, 06/11/2019

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by...
00:39, 05/23/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
12:26, 05/21/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-...
12:13, 05/16/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.Read more......
01:13, 05/15/2019

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
16:26, 06/07/2019

Calls for hero pilot's facial hair to be made 'national moustache' The facial hair of an Indian pilot captured by Pakistani forces who was later returned should be declared a "national moustache", a political leader has said....
00:13, 06/26/2019

2 clients at New Mexico spa offering 'vampire facial' diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
11:52, 06/04/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
04:52, 05/15/2019

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

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would...
09:39, 05/14/2019

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by resi...
01:39, 05/16/2019

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This fea...
02:26, 05/22/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
07:13, 06/24/2019

Only signed copy of US recognition of 'State of Israel' can be yours for $300G A rare document signed by the President of the United States recognizing the Jewish State of Israel is up for sale, days ahead of Israeli Independence Day....
21:39, 04/30/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
04:52, 05/28/2019

LEADING OFF: Lester vs Kershaw, MLB goes to Omaha LEADING OFF: Lester faces Kershaw as Cubs visit Dodgers, Musgrove vs Braves again 3 days after benches cleared, MLB goes to Omaha for 1st time       ...
12:26, 06/13/2019

Trump isn’t sabotaging the fight against HIV — he’s leading it If you took Democrats and left-wing activists at their word, you’d think President Trump was intentionally sabotaging HIV research. The gay issue website Queerty described the Trump administration’s recent decision to end experimentation on the remai...
21:39, 06/07/2019

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist M...
04:52, 06/01/2019

The Woman Leading PBS Through TV's Time of Turmoil When Paula Kerger took over as chief executive of PBS in 2006, “Downton Abbey” hadn’t yet made its debut and Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley were mainstays. Thirteen years later, Ms. Kerger isn’t just the longest-serving chief in PBS history; she is on...
14:13, 06/12/2019

Vondrousova leading new Czech generation Minutes after second seed Czech Karolina Pliskova was dumped out of the French Open on Friday, Marketa Vondrousova underlined her credentials as the leader of the country's new generation by reaching the last 16 for the first time....
20:00, 05/31/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
18:39, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Sabathia goes for 3,000 Ks, Yelich hobbled LEADING OFF: CC Sabathia needs 3 Ks for 3,000, NL MVP Christian Yelich among several hobbled stars, Pirates try to stop 8-game slide        ...
09:26, 04/30/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolás Maduro....
20:26, 04/30/2019

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it....
22:00, 05/31/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity ...
20:00, 05/12/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:39, 05/09/2019

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts...
15:13, 06/16/2019

This IBM Code Pattern makes it easy to create your own object recognition AI IBM developer Nicholas Bourdakos recently created a new Code Pattern that lets just about anyone develop and train an AI model to recognize objects using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using ...
21:26, 06/25/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:13, 05/29/2019

LEADING OFF: Andújar off IL, Braves-Marlins gets tense LEADING OFF: Yanks' Miguel Andújar expected off IL, Braves and Marlins again get tense, Trevor Cahill's global feat, Anthony Rizzo gets rolling        ...
13:39, 05/04/2019

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Kentucky AG sues leading insulin manufacturers FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has sued three leading insulin manufacturers, accusing them of deceptive pricing schemes that have caused hardships in a state with high diabetes rates. Attorney General Andy Beshear says his la...
22:52, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
11:52, 05/24/2019

LEADING OFF: Yanks put Andújar on IL, Paddack vs Kershaw LEADING OFF: Yanks add and subtract from IL list, Paddack vs Kershaw in Texas two-step, Hendricks on efficient roll, Pedroia's rehab put on hold        ...
11:52, 05/14/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers in prime time LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers settle series in prime time, Oakland closes out wild homestand, Tanaka split out of luck, no Altuve no problem for Astros        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

LEADING OFF: Big Papi recovering, Kingery blossoming LEADING OFF: Big Papi recovering in Boston, Kingery blossoming for Phillies, Plesac a bright spot for Indians, Donaldson appeals suspension       ...
13:39, 06/12/2019

KSP Leading Investigation Into Missing Magoffin Co. Toddler MAGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are now leading the investigation into the disappearance of a missing Magoffin County toddler. Volunteers are still searching for 1-year-old Kenneth Niel Howard. The toddler has been missing ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers in Philly LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers get another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off injured list for Yankees        ...
08:13, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist, Brewers face another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off injured list for Yankees        ...
10:39, 05/13/2019

Setting up the NFL's QB battles: Who's leading, where rookies stand After getting drafted in the first round by the Cardinals last season, Josh Rosen is getting a shot with a new team. For five rookies, a starting job in the NFL may not be far off. Here's what's ahead for each....
19:00, 05/13/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Something else stinks on ESPN’s ‘First Take,’ leading to abrupt exit No, Jay Williams did not walk out on ESPN’s “First Take” hosts Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith because of any foul odors on the set. But something must have reeked enough to make the former Duke star, and top NBA draft pick, to s...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of S...
19:26, 06/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Davis could be back, Kershaw vs Harper LEADING OFF: Khris Davis could be back, Clayton Kershaw vs Bryce Harper, Domingo Germán goes for 10th win        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
06:52, 06/09/2019

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the la...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and ugly and fat to do them anymore,” Hugh Grant told...
21:39, 06/06/2019

It's all been leading up to this: Here's the infomercial for the 2019's Gathering Of The Juggalos The past few years have been a little rough for the Insane Clown Posse and the whole Juggalo Nation, with the FBI classifying Juggalos as a criminal street gang and Violent J’s daughter getting conned by second-rate fur-suit manufacturers, but now it...
01:00, 05/29/2019

LEADING OFF: Angels stop at Wrigley, Bellinger gets off day LEADING OFF: Angels stop at Wrigley on way home, batting leader Cody Bellinger gets an off day for Dodgers        ...
11:13, 06/04/2019

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city o...
20:13, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
04:13, 05/20/2019

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to know....
12:26, 06/02/2019

Phil Solomon, Leading Experimental Filmmaker, Is Dead at 65 He subjected found footage to what a colleague called “a chemical and optical alchemy,” creating haunting films that he thought of as a form of painting....
00:26, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Leading players and powers in Sudan's unrest The Sudanese military's bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest camp in Khartoum this week was a major blow to efforts to create a democracy following the overthrow of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on April 11....
18:52, 06/05/2019

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electric powertrain with funding from the Advanced Propu...
11:52, 06/18/2019

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
02:52, 06/01/2019

LEADING OFF: Health scare for Carrasco, Canó injured again LEADING OFF: Health scare for Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, Mets 2B Robinson Canó injured again, Red Sox offense back in the swing, Nationals seek 5th straight win        ...
09:13, 06/06/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Louisville leading Auburn 4-1 in CWS game suspended by rain OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Louisville-Auburn game at the College World Series has been suspended until Tuesday night because of rain. The Cardinals led Auburn 4-1 after the fourth inning. That’s when the TD Ameritrade Park grounds crew rolled the t...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Jay Bruce traded from Mariners to NL East-leading Phillies Former All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce has been traded to Philadelphia by the Seattle Mariners, a deal that will cost the Phillies just $2.75 million over the next 1½ seasons        ...
00:52, 06/03/2019

LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks, Arrieta faces Dodgers in 1st-place matchup, Rockies walk off        ...
06:13, 05/31/2019

Limbaugh says Democratic presidential primary may be over with Biden leading the way Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden may have already won the Democratic presidential primary and that President Trump may benefit from disenfranchised Bernie Sanders voters....
01:26, 05/11/2019

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived from the DNA of extinct flora are just a few of the mind-bending works of design presented in "Nature,"...
22:39, 05/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY, Red Sox sluggers get rolling, Padres try building on Renfroe's slam        ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
00:13, 06/20/2019

Germany: Leading politicians call for a 'European Islam' Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn and Daniel Günther want a faith that shares the continent's values....
15:26, 05/23/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for da...
19:52, 06/15/2019

Zion Williamson relishes challenge of leading Pelicans into new era Zion Williamson has described this year as a movie. Thursday night was like a fairy tale — it felt to good to be true for the Duke phenom who is now the face of the Pelicans. Here he was, on the NBA draft stage at Barclays Center, shaking hands with ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

US Open’s leading amateur has no problem missing graduation PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandon Wu is scheduled to graduate from Stanford on Sunday, but he has other plans: attempting to finish as the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The 22-year-old from Scarsdale, who just completed his senior season...
11:00, 06/16/2019

He Told Women He Could Help Them, Was Found Guilty Of Leading A Sex Cult The man who claimed to be a self-help guru, but actually ran what authorities called a cult-like secret society of "sex slaves," was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday....
06:52, 06/20/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs on win streak, Mariners on losing skid LEADING OFF: Cubs aim for sixth straight win, Mariners have lost six in a row, Pineda pitching back at Yankee Stadium        ...
05:13, 05/05/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to unveil its n...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
01:26, 06/08/2019

LEADING OFF: Betts back in leadoff spot, Giolito streaking LEADING OFF: Betts back in Boston's leadoff spot, Giolito streaking for White Sox, and Gallo, Baez and Cabrera all hobbled        ...
05:39, 06/02/2019

How an insane demand for truffles is leading to sabotage, fraud and death Garbriele Caporale had taken precautions. One afternoon in 2009, he put a muzzle on his cocker spaniel before they went out to search for valuable white truffles in the hills of Perano, a town in Abruzzo, Italy, about 160 miles east of Rome. Lately, ...
16:52, 06/01/2019

Leading investor in Britain's Metro Bank cuts stake by nearly a third U.S. investment firm Fidelity Management & Research, one of the biggest investors in Britain's Metro Bank, has cut its stake in the lender by almost a third....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him. The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his hometown said....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Jimenez hits long home run, leading Lopez, White Sox over KC KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eloy Jimenez launched a 471-foot home run, Reynaldo Lopez bounced back with six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Sunday. Yoan Moncada had four hits and an RBI for the White Sox...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Trump's regime is leading America in an insurrection | Carol Anderson Trump’s regime has ignited the base by conjuring up a vision of whiteness imperiled by ‘illegals’, ‘black identity extremists’ and Muslim terroristsOn Friday, Donald Trump praised Robert E Lee. Slaveholder. Sadist. Traitor. Loser. It was his way of o...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Leading artists call on National Portrait Gallery to cut ties to BP Judge also among those calling on gallery to sever links to oil firm on eve of its annual awardsArts institutions: cut your ties with BPA judge and several leading artists have written to the director of the National Portrait Gallery on the eve of it...
16:26, 06/09/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
07:26, 05/22/2019

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.Read more......
23:13, 05/21/2019

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
23:39, 06/04/2019

Berrios, Castro carry AL-leading Twins past Astros 8-2 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start, Jason Castro homered off former battery mate Brad Peacock and drove in four runs, and the AL-leading Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Thursday afternoon. Backed by a six-run...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood for $1 is almost to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Texas has passed some of the nation̵...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extradition law. Lam's attitude is also symptomatic of China's interference....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Journalists quit Russia’s leading business daily over report MOSCOW (AP) — Leading journalists at Russia’s main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country’s upper house of parliament. Kommersant’s Max...
15:26, 05/20/2019

LEADING OFF: Snell's 2nd chance vs Yanks, Astros on roll LEADING OFF: Blake Snell gets second chance vs Yanks, Astros seek 10th straight win, Justin Turner banged up, Marlins find stroke vs Mets, Giolito turning things around        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Journalists quit Russia's leading business daily over report Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper house of parliament....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor leading re-run polls after TV debate: pollster The Turkish opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor who was ousted from office when his March victory was annulled bested his ruling party rival in a rare TV debate, a pollster said on Monday, putting him in the lead ahead of a June 23 re-vote....
19:26, 06/17/2019

France, Germany plan to create leading battery industry PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have unveiled details of a plan to create a leading electric battery industry in Europe, from the extraction of raw materials to recycling. French Economy minister Bruno Le Maire said about 5 billion euros ($5.6 billio...
15:39, 05/02/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer breaks nose, Judge nears return LEADING OFF: Max Scherzer breaks nose, Yanks try to make space for Aaron Judge, MLB chides umpires union for tweet, Cubs get cautious with Kyle Hendricks       ...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a 2-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan...
20:00, 05/26/2019

LEADING OFF: Pujols in St Louis, Judge back, Keuchel debut LEADING OFF: Albert Pujols back in St. Louis, Aaron Judge returns to Yankees lineup, Dallas Keuchel makes season debut for Braves, Rays get go-ahead to explore playing games in Montreal       ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Leading MotoGP riders call for changes to Mugello on safety grounds Leading MotoGP riders have called for modifications to be made to Mugello's famous start/finish straight to improve safety, as racing speeds continue to increase....
22:00, 05/30/2019

LEADING OFF: Pollock ponders surgery, Gonzales starts fast LEADING OFF: Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollock ponders surgery on his infected elbow, Gonzales off to 5-0 start for Mariners and a pair of doubleheaders on the schedule        ...
04:13, 05/01/2019

Why recycling dead batteries could be leading to lead in baby teeth Smelters across US have been charged with polluting neighborhoods. Lead causes brain damage, serious illness.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

It Wasn't a Faulty Tire Sensor That Took Down the Leading Toyota Le Mans Car Toyota has a knack for heartbreak in the final moments of Le Mans, and even though the team won overall this year with its No. 8 car, the No. 7 car that had been in the lead found a way to have a disaster. Multiple tire changes as the result of a su...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
20:13, 05/27/2019

Bihar Losses Won't Hit Tejashwi Yadav, To Continue Leading RJD: Sources The Rashtriya Janata Dal has ruled out the possibility of Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi giving up the reins of the party in the wake of its abysmal electoral performance in Bihar, instead clarifying that......
18:52, 05/28/2019

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Sh...
02:26, 05/29/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings 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....
23:26, 05/30/2019

‘Booksmart’ delivers laughs and a new leading lady: Beanie Feldstein Beanie Feldstein has an unteachable quality of many comedy greats that came before her, such as Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. When you watch her on-screen, you want to be her best friend. Feldstein’s off-the-charts appeal is showcased ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Service dog trainers are barely regulated, leading to incompetence, fraud Service dog trainers have almost no regulation or oversight, so needy, desperate families are vulnerable to incompetence and fraud.        ...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Pascal Siakam after leading the Toronto Raptors to Game 1 win in the NBA Finals: 'I'm just doing it for my dad' While growing up in Douala, Cameroon, Pascal Siakam barely watched the NBA. But he took up basketball, he wrote back in 2016 for The Players' Tribune, because his father dreamed for one of his sons to reach the NBA....
14:26, 05/31/2019

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

LEADING OFF: Guerrero connects, Garver injured, Harper hurt LEADING OFF: Guerrero hits first 2 HRs of big league career, Garver injured tagging out Ohtani, Harper hurts knee on catch        ...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today including Peronalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
03:13, 06/19/2019

Court documents reveal days leading up to elderly woman’s death TUCSON – Court documents reveal new details on the Arkansas couple accused of killing an elderly woman. Shane Martin and Marietta Keeter are accused of killing Martin’s mother 73-year-old Julia Rankin late last month. According to the newly obt...
07:26, 05/08/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
00:39, 05/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Brewers streaking, Scherzer skid, d'Arnaud deal LEADING OFF: Brewers streaking, Scherzer skid, Sabathia and Samardzija in rematches, d'Arnaud again on the move        ...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Passenger tries to open door mid-air on Jet2 flight, leading to fighter-jet escort A pair of Royal Air Force fighter jets escorted a Jet2 flight back to London Saturday after a woman tried to open the cabin door midflight.       ...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positions....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Girl takes plea deal in robbery leading to boyfriend’s death COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 17-year-old Ohio girl charged in a robbery that led police to fatally shoot her boyfriend has taken a plea deal that will keep her case in the juvenile system. The deal required her to admit to juvenile charges of involuntary mansl...
12:52, 05/10/2019

ADOT: Driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in fatal crashes The golden light of dawn at Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah / Getty Images PHOENIX – Driver behavior continues to be the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to the 2018 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. The Arizona Department of Transportation s...
20:26, 06/18/2019

LEADING OFF: Keuchel, Braves reach deal, Didi back for Yanks LEADING OFF: Keuchel strikes deal with Braves, Didi back for Yanks, Kepler's max power, Kershaw's unbeaten streak on line, Martinez nicked up for surging Red Sox, Cards-Cubs at Wrigley        ...
08:00, 06/07/2019

FBI director: Russia increases interference efforts leading into 2020 election FBI Director Christopher Wray called the 2018 midterm elections a "dress rehearsal" for the Russians to commit even more election interference in the 2020 presidential election....
19:13, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
00:39, 05/07/2019

Alan Brinkley, Leading Historian of 20th-Century America, Dies at 70 Professor Brinkley, a National Book Award winner, explored the seminal political events of the last century, including the Depression and World War II....
17:00, 06/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
17:13, 06/16/2019

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
11:13, 05/30/2019

China’s leading envoy calls lack of trade deal ‘just a small setback’ China’s leading envoy to trade talks in Washington said the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the US was “just a small setback” and negotiations will continue despite increases in import duties on American imports fro...
00:26, 05/12/2019

America's largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting....
03:00, 05/15/2019

TalkTalk and Plusnet area leading the way with the best cheap broadband deals this Bank Holiday Ah, the Bank Holiday weekend, famously put in place as an additional day off work to organise your brand new broadband deal. Probably.While we may not know the exact history behind this work-free day, we do know that there are some brilliant cheap br...
15:26, 05/25/2019

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie warned Saturday during a trip to the region....
02:52, 06/09/2019

Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights Tyson Fury is the man to beat after his win over Tom Schwarz, with a Deontay Wilder rematch on the horizon The post Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
16:52, 06/16/2019

Footage shows moments leading up to David Ortiz’s point-blank shooting Newly released surveillance video in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shows a meeting between suspects in two cars and the accused motorcycle driver, according to a report. The video provided by Dominican Republic authorities shows ...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Huawei's troubles could hurt the entire smartphone market, leading to another shipment decline After putting on a brave face for the last few weeks and insisting the Chinese company is prepared for whatever US President Trump might throw at it down the line, Huawei has finally acknowledged its incredible recent rise through the ranks of the wo...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 21....
23:52, 05/20/2019

Apple's China Chief Says Chinese Developers Leading in Terms of Downloads and Revenue Isabel Ge Mahe (Ge Yue) citied the global success of short video sharing app TikTok, also known as Douyin in China, and the apps developed by China's Palace Museum....
08:13, 05/28/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
03:26, 05/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
10:00, 06/20/2019

How to Charge Your Gadgets as Fast as Possible It’s hard to think of a scenario where you’re not going to want to get your gadgets charged up as quickly as possible—whether you’re heading to the office or off on an evening out, you want that battery level as high as possible when you leave. But g...
17:39, 04/30/2019

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take prop...
12:52, 05/02/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the consequences of water shortages, as we’re seeing in Chennai, India. Heatwaves will likely kill thousan...
19:13, 06/24/2019

UN chief commends Algerians for ‘mature and calm’ demonstrations for change, leading up to presidential resignation In the wake of the resignation in Algeria of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the UN Secretary-General on Wednesday saluted “the mature and calm nature” of protests involving hundreds of thousands of citizens who took to the streets peacefully in rece...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Rivian's electric trucks can charge each other If electric cars are ultimately batteries on wheels, shouldn't you have the option of charging one EV with another? You will with Rivian's truck and SUV. Company chief R.J. Scaringe told The Drive in an interview that "Rivian-to-Rivian" c...
14:52, 06/09/2019

Investments, legal charge put brakes on BMW BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers fee President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is directing his attorney ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Beto pushes 'war tax' that would charge Americans for each new war Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday that as president, he would impose a "modest" tax for each new war as part of his plan to get the United States out of "endless" overseas conflicts....
00:13, 06/26/2019

‘Pose’ star Mj Rodriguez on living with her parents, leading NYC’s Pride March and fighting for transgender rights On a picture-perfect Saturday morning — just days after the red-carpet premiere of the second season of “Pose” and a few weeks following her Met Gala debut — actress Mj Rodriguez is sitting across from Lincoln Center eating her first-ever burekas. It...
20:13, 06/21/2019

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
22:52, 06/23/2019

Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4% WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%....
21:52, 05/26/2019

Emilia Clarke turned down the leading role in Fifty Shades Of Grey in a display of stellar instincts It’ll be interesting to see the offers the Game Of Thrones alumni will be turning down in the coming years. Avoiding the inherent trap of typecasting after coming off of a landmark franchise is a real challenge; if we had to guess, the gang could pro...
21:52, 05/24/2019

RNC Chairwoman on Trump 2020 chances: 'Way too early' to check polls, Scott Walker was 'leading' in 2015 President Trump's slumping support in some hypothetical 2020 matchups is not cause for concern as the election approaches, according to the RNC chairwoman....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the best smart speaker brands often have a number of different models for every occasion. If you ...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Jennifer Aniston teased Adam Sandler with countdown texts leading up to 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene When Jennifer Aniston found out she would be sharing an on-screen kiss with her longtime pal Adam Sandler, she couldn't help but tease her co-star ahead of their smooch....
23:00, 06/18/2019

The woman leading Ford's EV revolution: 2019's Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars winner Emma King is at the coalface of Ford’s electrification drive Emma King, the Model T-owning overall winner of this year’s Great British Women competition, is Ford through and through Not many Ford employees can claim to have in their possession one...
12:52, 06/19/2019

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Navy drone, saying Sunday there was still confusion surrounding the attack. Though he said on CNN's "S...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Koepka on charge at U.S. Open as Woods labors Two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka was climbing toward the top of U.S. Open first round leaderboard while Tiger Woods struggled to keep pace on Thursday, as the major renowned as the toughest test in golf turned into a birdie-fest....
04:52, 06/14/2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Former NFLer arrested in New Hampshire on stalking charge CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a former player for the New England Patriots has been arrested in the state’s capital city for violating a protective order. The Concord Monitor reports 44-year-old Greg Spires of Cypress, T...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
03:52, 06/04/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
11:39, 05/14/2019

| Tiger set for early charge with Koepka, Molinari at PGA Tiger Woods, coming off a Masters victory that snapped an 11-year major win drought, begins his quest for a 16th major title at the 101st PGA Championship....
11:13, 05/16/2019

Tennessee authorities charge man in connection to 7 murders Tennessee authorities filed a slew of charges against a man on Friday in connection to the slayings of seven people found in two locations last month, officials said....
04:13, 05/11/2019

Get a Charge From Further Away With This Durable, 6' Anker Lightning Cable, Now Just $8 Anker’s Powerline Lightning cables have long been reader favorites, and while various different iterations have since sprung, the original is still a great cable that’s both cheaper, nicer-feeling, and more durable than Apple’s version....
03:26, 05/08/2019

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
21:26, 06/10/2019

The Giants’ new Odell Beckhams are taking charge It is, Sterling Shepard admits, “still a little weird” and “an adjustment.’’ Of course it is. As much as players are often viewed as interchangeable parts, some are missed more than others, based on the personality they exude and the aura they emote....
06:39, 06/24/2019

Man arrested at Trump International Hotel in DC on gun charge A man was arrested on Tuesday for having a firearm inside his car while attending an event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., police said. The suspect had entered the hotel and approached a security checkpoint that was manned by Sec...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Officials in US, Europe charge 10 in malware attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials from the United States and Europe are announcing criminal charges against 10 people in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than $100 million in losses. Of...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Asia In Charge Of Electric Car Battery Production Europe is looking catch up with the Asian Markets, with France and Germany saying on Thursday they would form an alliance to develop next-generation batteries in a bid to counteract Asia's dominance....
12:39, 05/03/2019

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Hugo Barra is no longer in charge of Facebook VR Facebook's executive shuffle in its VR team continues. The company's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, is stepping down from the role to take a new position "building a global AR/VR partner ecosystem" within the company. Erick Tseng, Face...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day. Prosecutors charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with e...
02:39, 06/01/2019

These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees, According to a New Report According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Cowboys' Crawford faces charge in bar incident The Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford was charged with unlawful assembly, a misdemeanor, stemming from a March incident at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida, according to online records....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Loan charge - retrospective tax bills for freelancers IT contractors, oil and gas workers, locum doctors, social workers and nurses who took advice from accountants, recruitment firms and tax advisers face unexpected tax demands....
14:13, 05/15/2019

Johnson 2nd at PGA Championship after late charge at Koepka So-Close Slam: Dustin Johnson's late charge isn't enough, takes 2nd to Koepka at the PGA Championship        ...
04:13, 05/20/2019

Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape said Tuesday that her initial complaint charged she was a victim of "aggression," or "physical violence," by the player, though they added th...
16:13, 06/05/2019

Fast fashion is on the rampage, with the UK at the head of the charge One in three young women in Britain consider a garment worn once or twice to be oldFast fashion – the rapid system of trend-driven, low-cost clothing manufacture beloved by UK consumers – is on the rampage. We crossed a worrying line in 2014, scaling...
17:26, 06/21/2019

Ex-police officer to be resentenced on terrorism charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former police officer convicted in a sting operation of trying to help the Islamic State group by purchasing $200 in gift cards for them is scheduled to be resentenced. Nicholas Young of Fairfax, Virginia, was sentenced to 15...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Love & Hip Hop’s Remy Ma Arrested on Assault Charge in NYC Love & Hip Hop reality star Remy Ma is being shown no love by New York City prosecutors, who had her arrested Wednesday on charges she attacked her co-star Brittney Taylor last month....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Accused bodega stabber hit with murder charge The man accused of stabbing a Manhattan deli worker to death was hit with a murder rap and sent to cool his heels in jail during an arraignment Sunday. Prosecutors charged Jose Paniagua, 18, with murder in the second degree, gang assault in the secon...
02:26, 06/24/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers to apply President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is directing his attorney ...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
20:52, 05/21/2019

Sanjay Singh Appointed As AAP's Rajasthan In-Charge The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed its Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge, following its heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha election across the nation....
03:26, 05/26/2019

Lawyers say ‘aggression’ was initial charge against Neymar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape say her initial complaint charged she was a victim of “aggression,” or “physical violence,” by ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

How Man City could be left in ruins by Uefa charge It is a big few days for Manchester City. On Saturday, they play Watford in the FA Cup Final and victory at Wembley would give Pep Guardiola's team an unprecedented sweep of all three domestic trophies....
16:26, 05/15/2019

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
14:13, 05/29/2019

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax restructuring charge Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million for restructuring its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler brand and other assets....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Garrard Co. Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charge GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The attorney for a Garrard County elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty to charges she drove to school drunk. Last month, police say that 39-year-old Belinda Vance crashed in the parking lot of Paint Lick Elementa...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decid...
02:13, 05/25/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Chris Kattan claims he broke his neck during sketch, leading to drug addiction “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claimed in his upcoming memoir that he broke his neck while performing a sketch which led to years of drug addiction struggles....
17:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Avenatti says he expects feds to charge R. Kelly CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects R&B singer R. Kelly to face “serious federal charges” in the coming weeks. Chicago prose...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it sh...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
09:00, 06/14/2019

BMW's Auto Business Posts Loss Following Antitrust Charge BMW said its core automotive business swung to a loss on a $1.6 billion charge against potential fines from a European antitrust probe and rising costs to develop new technology for electric and self-driving cars....
11:00, 05/07/2019

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

Charge Your iPhone Faster With This $9 USB-C to Lightning Cable [Exclusive] Third party USB-C to Lightning cables can finally get Apple’s MFi blessing for faster charging speeds (50% in 30 minutes on the latest iPhones!), and we’ve got an exclusive deal that brings one down to $9, the best price we’ve ever seen for any of th...
16:52, 05/29/2019

Former Seahawks quarterback Boykin indicted on assault charge Former Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback and TCU star Trevone Boykin was indicted Friday on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily harm, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported....
17:26, 06/22/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
16:26, 05/29/2019

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preceding fresh polls....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Manslaughter charge in death of nurse hit by stray bullet A 37-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter, accused of fatally shooting a woman bystander on Bourbon Street while fighting for a security guard's weapon....
00:52, 05/07/2019

Revolutionary new tech can charge the Galaxy S10+ battery in just 13 minutes Smartphone vendors aren’t just trying to cram as much battery juice as possible in thinner and thinner phones that get more sophisticated components, but they’re also working on charging tech that would let you replenish the battery faste...
12:52, 06/20/2019

Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards Transgender people, drag queens and minorities played outsized roles at early milestones of the gay rights movement, but they haven’t received the benefits of the revolution they sparked....
11:13, 06/22/2019

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage and adding momentum to the push for...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Suns' Jackson faces felony charge after arrest Josh Jackson of the Phoenix Suns faces a felony charge of escape and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest after being arrested in Miami this weekend. He was arrested at a music festival in Florida, according to SlaterScoops.com....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Davis The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department said 27-year-old Colter J. Davis was placed in custody...
13:26, 06/15/2019

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
09:39, 05/21/2019

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
00:52, 05/22/2019

Passengers could face extra charge to pay for airline failures Airlines should add a levy of "less than 50p" per ticket to pay for the repatriation of passengers when carriers go bust, according to a government-commissioned review....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Florida’s Edwards arrested on misdemeanor battery charge GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back Brian Edwards has been released from the Alachua County Jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge. Edwards was accused of grabbing his girlfriend of two years by her neck Monday as she a...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Australian police charge suspect after four killed in Darwin Australian police charged a 45-year-old man with four counts of murder on Thursday after a gunman killed four people in the northern city of Darwin this week....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Two-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. arrested on OWI charge Al Unser Jr., a two-time Indy 500 winner, was arrested early Monday on a drunken driving charge, records show.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson looking to make weekend charge If it takes a bomber to catch a bomber, then consider Dustin Johnson in a good spot. Johnson fired a 3-under 67 in the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday morning at Bethpage Black, putting him at 4-under for the tournament and eight shots...
12:13, 05/18/2019

81-year-old deemed mentally fit for trial on robbery charge PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled an 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for stealing from banks is mentally fit to stand trial on a charge that he robbed a credit union in Tucson. Robert Krebs claimed he has had symptoms ...
23:26, 06/25/2019

F1: Bottas Fends Late Charge From Hamilton To Win Azerbaijan GP Valtteri Bottas managed to convert his pole position advantage into a win in the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The driver took his second victory of the season fending off a late charge from......
18:13, 04/28/2019

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions. The Albuquerque Journal reported Saturday that Mayor Tim Keller’s budget pro...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Allergan reports bigger first-quarter loss on $2.5 bln charge Allergan Plc posted a bigger first-quarter loss on Tuesday as it recorded a charge of about $2.5 billion related to the clinical failure of its depression treatment candidate rapastinel....
14:52, 05/07/2019

Kosovo prosecutors charge ethnic Serb with war crimes PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have issued war crimes charges against an ethnic Serb suspected of killing and torturing ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war. A statement Monday said the suspect, identified only as Z.Dj., had been part ...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Piëch Mark Zero: specifications and charge times announced News 8 May, 2019 The Swiss all-electric startup has released more information about the Piech Mark Zero coupe, including performance figures and charge times...
15:13, 05/08/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Murder charge dismissed in 1986 slaying after DNA analysis PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve dismissed a first-degree murder charge against a man in a 1986 cold case slaying in southwestern Michigan following new DNA analysis. Michael Leon Curry was charged in March in Van Buren County in t...
15:26, 05/08/2019

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
22:39, 06/15/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a northern Virginia jail after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning was released Thursday from the Alexandria jail after 62 ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has pleaded guilty to a separate gun charge. Billy Ray Turner entered his plea in a Memphis court Monday before the scheduled start of his trial on charges o...
01:52, 06/18/2019

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster’s life. The ambitious coach was on the cusp of st...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Iran says it will keep exporting oil despite U.S. pressure Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the country's crude shipments to zero, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
19:26, 06/10/2019

GM Predicts Further Pressure From China General Motors warned that weaker results from China will continue to weigh on its bottom line this year as a slowdown in the world’s largest vehicle market takes a toll on even the biggest auto-industry players....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count....
06:39, 05/23/2019

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
08:52, 06/18/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
13:39, 05/21/2019

Indian Agencies Desperate To Stick Charge Against Me: Zakir Naik Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, booked by the Enforcement Directorate for money laundering, Tuesday claimed investigating agencies were "desperately" trying to get "something to stick on......
09:00, 06/12/2019

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
19:39, 05/28/2019

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

Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Agent Shot By Trooper NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Mark Norman breach of trust charge expected to be dropped Mark Norman was second-in-command of the Canadian military until early 2017, when he was relieved of his duties and later charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking classified info....
07:39, 05/08/2019

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Ministers reject charge of 1p an item to clean up fast fashion Government backs voluntary measures for clothing industry despite environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried i...
07:13, 06/18/2019

Mother and aunt of missing boy held without bail on murder charge The mother and aunt of a missing 6-year-old boy from Apple Valley, California, have been arrested and are being held on suspicion of his murder, police say....
00:39, 04/30/2019

North Carolina teacher arrested on child pornography charge HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina fifth-grade teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says in a release that Stefan Winfried Anders was arrested Wednesday after a month...
14:26, 05/09/2019

| Waratahs hooker Latu suspended over drunk-drive charge Apologetic Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by the Waratahs after being charged with drunk-driving and failing to tell the club about it....
13:13, 05/21/2019

Sweden files to detain Julian Assange for rape charge Swedish prosecutors heading the probe into a rape allegation against Julian Assange issued a formal detention order Monday against the WikiLeaks founder, who is jailed in Britain – a first step in seeking his extradition. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s ...
15:13, 05/20/2019

Gary Woodland holds off Brooks Koepka charge to win US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he&#...
06:52, 06/17/2019

Lexington Police Charge Teenagers In Connection With Recent Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Lexington Police Department has charged two teenagers in connection with a pair of recent shootings in the same neighborhood in Lexington. Police say 19-year-old J’mari Taylor was arrested on Friday and charg...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Man whose child-sex sentence caused uproar faces porn charge A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nation-wide outcry is facing a federal charge of possession of child pornography....
01:52, 05/15/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Vivo claims its new 120W tech can charge your phone in just 13 minutes Vivo said it just showed off its new charging tech at Mobile World Congress Shangai that can juice up your phone in just 13 minutes. The Chinese phone maker said that phones with this technology can support charging at 120W.  The new method, called S...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Military Court Allows Karambir Singh To Take Charge As New Navy Chief A military tribunal on Wednesday allowed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as the new Navy chief on Friday as it deferred hearing on a petition challenging his appointment by nearly seven......
13:39, 05/29/2019

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nation...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo takes charge as Bucks take 2-1 lead on Celtics An attacking Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with a game-high 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Celtics 123-116 in Game 3 in Boston.        ...
05:52, 05/04/2019

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
05:39, 05/29/2019

Barclays exec to lead City's green finance charge A Barclays executive is being assigned the task of overseeing the City's efforts to become the world's dominant centre for green finance as the quest to slash carbon emissions intensifies....
20:39, 05/13/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is dire...
05:13, 04/30/2019

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
23:39, 05/29/2019

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
23:26, 06/23/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
02:26, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip ...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Germany’s health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. (credit: Getty | Felix Zahn) Germany, like the US, is facing a resurgence of measles. But the country’s health minister isn’t taking things l...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Birmingham City sack Garry Monk after 15 months in charge • Pep Clotet appointed caretaker head coach• Club say they want ‘a fresh and modern philosophy’Birmingham City have risked an angry backlash from their supporters by sacking Garry Monk. In a announcement that made little sense on the face of it, yet ...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of in...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public in...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after 2 crashes, if the jets are allowed to fly again....
22:39, 05/23/2019

Comey says Mueller's evidence enough to charge Trump if he weren't president The former FBI director says there were at least two incidents that prove criminal intent on the president’s part to obstruct justiceJames Comey, the former director of the FBI, has said that the Mueller report contains sufficient evidence that Donal...
04:39, 05/10/2019

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
10:00, 06/01/2019

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños Publisher’s review of How They Rule the World, accused of prejudice in its coverage of the Rothschilds, finds book ‘robust’ but not antisemiticPenguin has undertaken a “thorough” review of one of its books, Spanish colonel Pedro Baños’s How They Rule...
17:13, 06/11/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Piech Mark Zero concept: specifications and charge times announced News 9 May, 2019 The Swiss all-electric startup has released more information about the Piech Mark Zero coupe, including performance figures and charge times...
15:13, 05/09/2019

Malaysia extradites ex-Goldman banker facing US graft charge KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s attorney general says former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng has been temporarily extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges linked to the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
22:39, 05/30/2019

Former Milwaukee alderman faces federal wire fraud charge MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee alderman has been charged with wire fraud in a case linked to strip clubs, alleged bribery and public corruption. Federal prosecutors allege 56-year-old Willie Wade collected $30,000 in cash by claiming he was nego...
16:39, 05/09/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a boiling point Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failin...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Hearing delayed for man facing hate-crime charge in stabbing UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawr...
18:39, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Murder charge filed in slaying of police officer SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 4:10 p.m. California prosecutors have filed a murder charge alleging that a Sacramento man used an illegal assault rifle to kill a rookie police off...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:13, 05/25/2019

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
07:26, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters besieged the city’s police headquarters, extending a political crisis in the city sparked by a proposed extradition law that the government has since put a stop to in an effort to ease unrest....
19:39, 06/21/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Credit Agricole CEO says no pressure, no need to grow via M&A Credit Agricole's Chief Executive Philippe Brassac said his bank will focus on organic growth in the coming three years as it has no pressure or need to expand through acquisitions....
13:26, 06/06/2019

This $119 Pressure Washer Is Cheaper Than Therapy You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. For a limited time, Walmart and Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $119, a new all-time low....
16:26, 05/17/2019

UK leader under pressure as rivals push for the end of May LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing an uncomfortable meeting with Conservative Party lawmakers who are demanding she quit within weeks. Executive members of a committee that oversees party leadership contests are meeting May Th...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claims he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend's French Grand Prix       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping....
21:39, 05/23/2019

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
09:26, 06/13/2019

Texas mom who blamed son, 3, with 6-week-old’s death faces murder charge: report A Texas mother who had told authorities that her 3-year-old son was responsible for injuries that led to her 6-week-old daughter’s death now faces a capital murder charge, a report said....
12:13, 04/29/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraign...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Federer primed for Wimbledon charge after sealing 10th Halle crown Roger Federer warmed up for next month's Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday....
18:39, 06/23/2019

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
09:26, 06/14/2019

Las Vegas police charge woman with murder after allegedly shoving elderly man off bus Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Man faces manslaughter charge for helping cancer-stricken wife die by suicide A Connecticut man faces a manslaughter charge after police say he helped his wife who was diagnosed with cancer die by suicide.        ...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Texans end pursuit of Nick Caserio after Patriots' tampering charge The Texans won't try to land Nick Caserio for the general manager vacancy after the Patriots filed a tampering claim against them.       ...
01:39, 06/15/2019

Fuji Super GT: Button/Yamamoto charge to podium, Lexus wins Defending Super GT champions Naoki Yamamoto and Jenson Button recovered from a sluggish start to grab the final podium spot in the Fuji 500km race, as the Cerumo Lexus won...
12:52, 05/04/2019

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
23:26, 06/20/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facia...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne faces additional charge in rape case Former NRL player appears briefly in Newcastle courtHayne has not played rugby league since last yearFormer rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has appeared in court facing a second count of aggravated sexual assault against a woman in the NSW Hunter Vall...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
16:13, 05/23/2019