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Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government

Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and th...

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government

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Decoding Viking Signs: Nine Norse Symbols The Vikings used many symbols in accordance to Norse mythology. Such symbols were widely used in Viking society and they represented elements of their beliefs and myths. There are even some Viking symbols which still have unknown meanings. The follow...
00:26, 05/19/2019

An inside look at Viking Cruises' latest ship: Viking Jupiter From snowy saunas to Norwegian cuisine, Viking Jupiter promises an authentic, high-end experience like no other. Here's a sneak peek.       ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Mysterious medieval warrior found in Viking graveyard wasn't actually a Viking A mysterious female warrior discovered in Viking grave in Denmark was originally thought to be a Viking. But now, researchers have made a surprising discovery about this fierce warrior who died more than 1,000 years ago — she wasn't actually a Viking...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Explore Viking Cruises' new Viking Jupiter ship From snowy saunas to Norwegian cuisine, Viking Jupiter promises an authentic, high-end experience like no other. Here's a sneak peek.       ...
16:52, 07/12/2019

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

Swedish foreign ministry says Russia has expelled two Swedish diplomats Russia has expelled two Swedish diplomats in response to earlier Swedish actions against Russian officials, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Congress Is Killing That Sketchy Provision That Banned the Government from Offering Free Tax Filing Software How about a bit of good news? It looks like the controversial provision in the Taxpayer First Act that would have prevented the Internal Revenue Service from directly competing with filing services offered through the Free File Program will no longer...
17:26, 06/07/2019

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

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

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

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

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to......
08:52, 08/01/2019

This virtual Viking battle was the most immersive VR I've ever seen There's never been a better time to be a VR enthusiast. With the increased presence of standalone, wireless headsets, plus the advanced motion tracking and screen resolutions to make VR experiences vaguely in sync with our body’s own sens...
03:00, 08/05/2019

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Tod...
03:52, 08/13/2019

‘Sensational’ Viking boat graves discovered Two Viking boat graves have been uncovered in Sweden in what archaeologists are describing as a “sensational” discovery. One grave, which was intact, contained the remains of a man, a horse and a dog, according to archaeological service Arkeologerna ...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways...
10:26, 05/23/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:13, 06/17/2019

How to easily type emoji, emoticons, and symbols in Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. We’re all used to typing emoji on our smartphones and tablets, but not so much on our PCs. I certainly don’t kno...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
19:39, 06/05/2019

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after the legislation was adopted....
19:00, 06/17/2019

A Viking Funeral for All the 2020 Losers Who Probably Won't Make the Next Debate The second round of Democratic debates is finally over. This means two things: one, I will not watch a cable news channel until the next one. I mean, Jesus Christ, CNN. Two: roughly half of these people will not be with us for the next round of debat...
16:52, 08/01/2019

Two Viking Ship Burials Revealed by Archaeologists in Sweden Archaeologists in Sweden have announced the discovery of two ship-burials that may add invaluable data to the country’s Viking past.  ...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
08:00, 06/17/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
19:45, 08/11/2019

Rare Viking chess piece bought for under $10 sells for almost $1 million A 900-year-old Viking chess piece that was bought for less than $10 in the 1960s has been sold at auction for $924,000. The 3 1/2-inch Lewis Chessman was sold to an anonymous bidder at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday. The extremely rare chess pi...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen? Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for bat...
13:39, 05/26/2019

Archaeologists Find Rare Viking-Age Boat Burials in Sweden One of the burials, believed to date to the 10th century, contained the remains of a man, a horse and a dog. A researcher called the graves “exceptional” and a “once in a lifetime opportunity.”...
23:13, 07/11/2019

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday night....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
02:13, 07/19/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
23:52, 06/17/2019

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to "Sinicize" its Muslim population....
07:39, 08/01/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
22:13, 05/25/2019

Trump speaks before presidential seal doctored with symbols of Russia and golf Image mysteriously displayed behind president at rightwing event features two-headed eagle clutching golf clubsAs Donald Trump addressed a rightwing crowd in Washington on Tuesday, the audience roared in support – but it was a doctored onscreen displ...
12:13, 07/25/2019

Quebec ban on religious symbols would fall heavily on hijab-wearing teachers The ruling Coalition Avenir Québec says the ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job isn’t aimed at a specific religion. But it has sparked an emotional debate in this province, where Muslims have been targeted with violence....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public employees....
03:39, 07/24/2019

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Rediscovered Viking-era Lewis Chessman Is Predicted To Make A Family Millionaires An old heirloom looks likely to make a lucky family a fortune when it goes to auction. They found one of the Lewis Chess pieces that belongs to one of the most famous chess sets in all of history.  ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Archaeologists uncover Viking drinking hall on remote Scottish island Dating to sometime between the 10th and 12th centuries, the hall was discovered below the more recent Skaill farmstead, according to the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
00:13, 06/29/2019

Ubisoft Will Ban Players Who Crashed Rainbow Six Siege Matches By Spamming Chat Symbols Ubisoft just fixed an exploit that was allowing Rainbow Six Siege players to force their opponents to lag by filling up the game’s chat window with random symbols. Players who abused it to get an advantage in the competitive shooter will be temporari...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Viking Drinking Hall Unearthed On Orkney Provides ‘Unparalleled’ Insights Into Chieftain’s Life Archaeologists excavating on a tiny island off the north coast of Scotland have discovered an 800-year-old Viking ‘Bu’, or drinking hall, once serviced by a high-ranking Orcadian Norse chieftain. ...
03:00, 08/08/2019

Record-breaking 'Viking Clap' in Malaysia sees 80,000 fans take part – video The 83,520 that packed into Kuala Lumpur's National Stadium for the Malaysian FA Cup final between Perak and Kedah took part in a mass 'Viking Clap', which the country's Football League claims has set a national record. The Viking Clap was made famou...
18:13, 07/28/2019

Illegal Viking Coin Hoard Worth £500,000 Threatens To Rewrite English History A hoard of Viking coins worth at least half a million British pounds has been recovered by police investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures and they tell a completely different story of Alfred the Great's role in English history. ...
18:39, 06/02/2019

This Chess Piece Sold for a Few Bucks in 1964 Is Actually a Viking Artifact Worth Around $1 Million (LONDON) — A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era. Sotheby’s auction house...
19:52, 06/03/2019

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
18:39, 07/17/2019

Ancient Slavic Woman Warrior Buried In Viking Graveyard With Her Brutal Weapon Of Warcraft Archaeologists excavating a Viking graveyard in Denmark have discovered the remains of a female buried with a large axe - but she was Slavic - which leads to the question; why on earth was she buried in a Viking graveyard? ...
05:39, 07/26/2019

'Ocean Viking' ship rescues 85 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea The Ocean Viking charity ship plucked 85 African migrants from the sea off Libya Friday, the latest rescue in the Mediterranean.        ...
03:26, 08/11/2019

Captain involved in Danube boat collision was not captain in Dutch accident: Viking Cruises The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise liner that collided with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest, killing 28 people, was not serving as captain of another boat that was in an accident in the Netherlands, Viking Cruises said on Thursday...
01:39, 06/07/2019

The horror beneath Swedish midsummer Ari Aster, director of "Midsommar," talks about pagan folk horror: Swedish cults, Viking executions and why he doesn't mind including spoilers in his own film....
12:26, 07/03/2019

Swedish PM to Trump: A$AP Rocky won’t get special treatment Sweden’s prime minister says he would be glad to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump about rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention but he “cannot and will not attempt to influence prosecutors or courts.”...
15:13, 07/20/2019

Swedish gearmaker Ericsson increases 5G forecasts Sweden's Ericsson has raised its forecast for 5G subscriptions by 27 percent to 1.9 billion by 2024, with network coverage offering access to 45 percent of the world's population, it said on Tuesday....
10:39, 06/11/2019

'Hate is always local': the Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis After a 14-year-old was murdered by neo-Nazis in 1995, Kungälv launched a pioneering project that has changed how people think about tackling racismOn an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known. The explosion blew out dozens o...
11:39, 06/07/2019

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault by Swedish Court A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden on Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, a ruling that comes after President Donald Trump tried to intervene on his behalf....
16:00, 08/14/2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky released from Swedish jail President Donald Trump has cheered the decision of a Swedish court to let A$AP Rocky go free until a verdict in his assault case is reached. The rapper described the monthlong detention as "difficult and humbling."...
10:00, 08/03/2019

Swedish man dismayed after being told he can’t change name to Tottenham • 39-year-old David Lind may appeal against decision• ‘There are a lot of strange names. Someone’s called Potato’A 39-year-old Swedish man has expressed his disappointment after he was denied the right to change his name to Tottenham in wake of the c...
15:26, 07/15/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
17:52, 07/13/2019

ATP roundup: Delbonis upsets Cuevas at Swedish Open Federico Delbonis of Argentina recorded a 6-4, 6-4 victory over third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open at Bastad....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Swedish court will not extradite fugitive sought by China Sweden’s top court says a Chinese fugitive can’t be extradited to China, saying he risks death penalty, torture or degrading treatment which would be “in violation” with the European Convention on Human Rights...
10:39, 07/09/2019

Tencent acquires Swedish game studio Sharkmob Tencent Holdings said it has acquired Swedish game developer Sharkmob for an undisclosed price. The team includes veterans from games such as The Division and Hitman.Read More...
21:52, 05/21/2019

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
18:13, 06/12/2019

A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault by Swedish court The American rapper had claimed the street brawl was an act of self-defense. The case gained widespread attention when US President Donald Trump asked the Swedish government to violate the independence of its courts....
21:39, 08/14/2019

Swedish club Djurgarden says player has been racially abused STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish club Djurgarden says one of its players has received racial abuse following a top-flight league game in which he won a penalty. The Stockholm-based team says striker Mohamed Buya Turay, who is black, has been the subject of &...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling The city was dying. Then somebody had a great idea to save it – make it the greenest place on Earth‘People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall manager Anna Bergström. An hour’s train ride from Sto...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Swedish prosecutor asks to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody Swedish prosecutors on Friday asked to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for six more days while they investigate him for aggravated assault over a street fight in Stockholm....
10:52, 07/19/2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky Has Been in a Swedish Jail for Two Weeks. Here’s Why and Here’s Who’s Working to Get Him Out After American rapper A$AP Rocky was detained in Sweden earlier this month on a preliminary charge of assault, high-profile celebrities and politicians rushed to his defense — with President Donald Trump saying on Wednesday that “we are w...
01:13, 07/20/2019

Swedish Court Finds A$AP Rocky Guilty of Assault (STOCKHOLM) — A Swedish court has found A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, earlier pleaded self-defense and said he had tried to avoid a confrontation w...
16:26, 08/14/2019

Swedish prosecutors drop investigation into man in fight with A$AP Rocky Swedish prosecutors have ended their investigation of a man who they say was involved in a fight with A$AP Rocky earlier this month in Stockholm.        ...
22:26, 07/22/2019

Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay The leading female hockey players in Sweden are refusing to attend a training camp or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland over a pay dispute with the country’s federation...
15:14, 08/15/2019

Trump offers to 'vouch' for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish PM President Trump said Saturday that he has told the Swedish prime minister he is prepared to vouch for the bail of A$AP Rocky, the New York-based rapper currently behind bars in Sweden as police investigate a fight....
01:00, 07/21/2019

A$AP Rocky lands in Los Angeles after release from Swedish jail American rapper A$AP Rocky landed in Los Angeles late Friday night after having been detained in Sweden since July on assault charges linked to a Stockholm street fight....
17:26, 08/03/2019

Australia Grounds Mahindra's GA8 Planes After Swedish Crash The GA8 single-engine aircraft, built in Australia by GippsAero, is typically used for skydiving, tourism, air patrols, medical evacuations and humanitarian missions in remote locations, according to......
08:00, 07/22/2019

What’s Next for Rapper A$AP Rocky Now That Swedish Prosecutors Charged Him With Assault? Swedish authorities formally charged A$AP Rocky with assault on Thursday, meaning the American rapper now awaits trial for a crime that could land him in prison for up to two years. The charge comes despite efforts by President Donald Trump to “...
04:31, 07/26/2019

| Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange....
15:39, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks says Swedish investigation gives Assange a chance to clear his name The reopening of a Swedish investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will give him a chance to clear his name, WikiLeaks said on Monday....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Swedish embassy tours UK by bus to give reassurance over Brexit Ambassador aims to address concerns of Sweden’s firms and citizens in BritainSweden is embarking on a bus tour of the UK to reassure its 100,000 expatriates and British-based Swedish businesses worried about the threats posed by a hard Brexit.Torbjör...
20:52, 05/27/2019

VW enters partnership with Swedish battery maker Northvolt The Swedish start-up has announced the German automaker will invest heavily in two new battery plants. The factories, located in Sweden and Germany, are intended to compete with Tesla and Asian suppliers....
21:52, 06/12/2019

E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe's big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow....
21:39, 07/08/2019

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said....
20:13, 06/12/2019

E-scooters put Swedish start-up VOI on road to positive cashflow Hjelm said the sector had learnt from past mistakes, with VOI upgrading to a model with longer-range swappable batteries to eliminate transport costs and increase product life....
00:13, 07/09/2019

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault in Swedish court American rapper A$AP Rocky said he and his bodyguards tried to avoid a confrontation with a 19-year-old who accused him of assault. If found guilty, Rocky faces up to two years in prison....
01:39, 08/02/2019

Swedish town launches controversial £21 begging permit Charities say scheme will make beggars even more vulnerable and open to exploitationA Swedish town has become the first in the country to introduce an official begging permit, requiring anyone who asks for money in the street to pay SEK 250 (£21) upf...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Swedish PM to attend IOC vote to back Stockholm 2026 Games bid Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will attend an International Olympic Committee vote next week to back Stockholm's candidacy to land the 2026 Winter Olympics, bid officials said on Thursday....
16:26, 06/20/2019

Swedish Appeals Court overturns bombing plot conviction A Swedish appeals court on Wednesday overturned a seven-year sentence handed down to an Uzbek man by a lower court for plotting to carry out a bombing in the name of Islamic State....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy misspell Swedish striker's name on shirt LA Galaxy fans have an exciting new name to put on the back of their replica shirts - although the striker playing in the number nine jersey looked strangely familiar....
12:13, 07/05/2019

Swedish police shoot 'threatening' man at Malmo central station Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after he exhibited "threatening behavior", law enforcement said....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Jarry joins grandfather as ATP title-winner with Swedish Open win Chile's Nicolas Jarry joined his grandfather in the ATP title-winners club on Sunday, beating Juan Ignacio Londero 7-6(7) 6-4 to clinch his maiden crown at the Swedish Open....
01:26, 07/22/2019

Swedish police shoot threatening man at Malmo train station Swedish police say officers had no choice but to shoot and injure a man who was acting threateningly at Malmo central station. The man has been taken to the hospital and the train station has been evacuated....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Swedish Court Documents Offer New Details on Charges Against A$AP Rocky (HELSINKI) — The man allegedly assaulted by American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men in Stockholm was kicked while on the ground and hit with a bottle, Swedish prosecutors said in court documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The...
20:13, 07/26/2019

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
04:13, 08/07/2019

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
13:39, 06/12/2019

Swedish appeals court acquits Uzbek man of preparing attack STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish appeals court has acquitted a 46-year-old man of preparing an attack in Stockholm on behalf of the Islamic State group. The Svea Court freed David Idrisson, an Uzbek national who previously had been sentenced to seven years...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden pending an investigation into a street fight in Stockholm....
23:52, 07/19/2019

Trump administration is working to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody Rocky, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as Swedish police investigate a fight he was allegedly involved in in Stockholm before appearing at a music festival....
23:52, 07/19/2019

ASAP Rocky Won’t Get Special Treatment, Swedish Prime Minister Says The rapper has been held in Sweden on an assault charge. President Trump, lobbied by celebrities, called the prime minister to try to get him released....
04:13, 07/21/2019

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
18:26, 06/04/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape inquiry Ruling will be given on Monday over whether to reopen case that dates back to 2010Sweden’s state prosecutor will announce on Monday whether she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.The WikiLeaks founde...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Swedish police find suspicious object in town hit by blast An area round a police station in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping was sealed off on Wednesday morning due to a potentially dangerous package-like object, police said, days after an explosion rocked a street there....
11:26, 06/12/2019

A$AP Rocky Freed From Swedish Jail After Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was freed Friday after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper will also be allowed to leave the country for the first time since his July 3 arrest while he awaits the dec...
06:26, 08/03/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback after a court in Uppsala said he did not need to be detained.The ruling by the district court prevent...
06:39, 06/04/2019

Swedish prosecutors reopen rape case against Julian Assange STOCKHOLM — Swedish prosecutors are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, told a news confe...
12:13, 05/13/2019

Swedish museum to return exhumed skulls of 25 Sami people Eleven institutions still have remains of indigenous people, taken for controversial researchThe skulls of 25 Sami people are to be reburied in the northern Swedish graveyard from which they were exhumed in the 1950s, in a ceremony acknowledging hist...
22:39, 08/07/2019

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Trump says he is working to free rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody President says that after speaking with Kanye West about musician’s predicament, he will call Sweden’s prime ministerDonald Trump has said he is working to free the American rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.“...
03:26, 07/20/2019

The Swedish dream was always too good to be true. And now the far right is back | Elisabeth Åsbrink My country failed to deal with its wartime past – and the idea of the ‘good Swedes’ has enabled the rise of extreme rightwingersTrying to define a nation’s self-image is always an interesting exercise, especially if one tries to boil it down to a sin...
15:52, 05/14/2019

A$AP Rocky plays first show since temporary release from Swedish jail In July, rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Sweden and charged with assault over an incident from back in June where he and two friends allegedly got into a fight with two other men. Rocky had been in jail in Sweden since then, but earlier ...
02:13, 08/13/2019

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is investigated....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Swedish woman held at Gatwick on suspicion of terror offence Arrest of 40-year-old after arrival from Italy understood to be related to Islamic StateA Swedish woman has been arrested at Gatwick airport on suspicion of committing a terrorism offence.The 40-year-old was held under terrorism laws just before 2.15...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Trump says he's 'very disappointed' Swedish PM didn't free rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was "very disappointed" that Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven did not free jailed U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who will be tried in Sweden for assault over his alleged involvement in a street brawl....
23:52, 07/25/2019

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor said Friday. Daniel Suneson has asked Stockholm...
14:52, 07/19/2019

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Swedish police shoot man threatening people at train station STOCKHOLM — Swedish police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening people at a train station. Police were quoted Monday by the TT news agency saying that officers had no choice but to shoot him because of his behavior at the cent...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Denmark Considers More Control With Swedish Border After Copenhagen Blast Denmark is connected to Sweden via the Oresund bridge across a 10-mile strait and thousands of citizens from the two countries commute across the border daily by train and car....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Woman arrested for threatening to blow up Swedish embassy over A$AP Rocky case Rebecca Kanter is accused of abusing staff and damaging property at Washington DC embassyA fan of the rapper A$AP Rocky has been arrested in Washington DC after allegedly threatening to “blow up” the Swedish embassy there. The rapper is currently jai...
12:52, 07/29/2019

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
19:13, 07/19/2019

Trump cheers as rapper A$AP Rocky freed in Swedish assault case U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his friends were released from custody in Sweden on Friday three days into their highly publicised assault trial, a development hailed by President Donald Trump who had tried to intervene in the case....
02:26, 08/03/2019

Swedish Prosecutor Requests Julian Assange's Detention On Rape Allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia....
12:52, 05/20/2019

Swedish lawyer urges prosecutor to move quickly in Assange investigation A lawyer representing the victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange on Monday urged Swedish prosecutors to move quickly with their inquiries with a statute of limitations looming next year....
14:26, 05/13/2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky's detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President Donald Trump said he planned to intervene in the case....
21:26, 07/19/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s vote in their favor. The Stockholm-Are plan to stage ice sliding sports across the Baltic Sea at a v...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Swedish court expected to deliver verdict in A$AP Rocky assault case A Swedish court will rule Wednesday on whether American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.        ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

PayPal investing about $11 million in Swedish financial tech start-up Tink PayPal Holdings has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology start-ups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
22:39, 05/20/2019

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe's big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow....
20:13, 07/08/2019

A$AP Rocky freed from Swedish jail pending assault trial verdict US rapper had been in detention since 3 July over alleged brawl in Swedish capitalA Swedish court has freed A$AP Rocky and two co-defendants until 14 August, when the verdicts in their trial for assault will be announced.The platinum-selling US rappe...
00:00, 08/03/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for six-month jail term for rapper A$AP Rocky U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage should each face six-month jail terms for throwing a 19-year-old man to the ground and kicking and punching him after an argument in Stockholm, the prosecutor in the assault case said on Friday....
20:00, 08/02/2019

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be carrying explosives and firearms, law enforcement officials said....
16:52, 06/10/2019

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday filed a request for his arrest....
09:39, 05/20/2019

China's Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars China's Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software....
16:13, 06/19/2019

China's Geely selects Swedish software firm as driverless car supplier Regulatory and technological challenges as well as soaring development costs mean carmakers have delayed forecasts for the mass adoption of self-driving cars and the Geely deal is a welcome boost for Zenuity....
22:13, 06/19/2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky kicked and punched me, teenager tells Swedish court A teenager told a Swedish court on Tuesday that he was kicked and punched by U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage during an altercation outside a hamburger restaurant in Stockholm last month....
18:52, 07/30/2019

#JusticeForRocky: US Consulate Official Likens A$AP Rocky’s Swedish Jail to a ‘Toilet’ Sounds like things are going from bad to worse for A$AP Rocky, who is currently being held in a Swedish jail on accusations he assaulted someone during a street brawl about a week ago....
06:13, 07/10/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape investigation on Monday Sweden's state prosecutor will announce next Monday whether or not she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Driverless electric truck starts deliveries on Swedish public road Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
10:00, 05/15/2019

This Minötaar exclusive traps two friends in a Swedish furniture store labyrinth Zainab Akhtar’s ShortBox is one of the best bets in independent comics, offering a quarterly selection of comics and art prints by some of the industry’s most fascinating cartoonists. (Full disclosure: Akhtar is an A.V. Club contributor.) ShortBox co...
00:26, 07/24/2019

Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegation A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allegation....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Spooky Midsommar trailer gives new horror rule: Don’t trust Swedish hippies Dani (Florence Pugh) tags along with her boyfriend Christian (Jack Reynor) to a Swedish festival in a remote village that is not at all what it seems in Midsommar. The seemingly harmless inhabitants of a remote Swedish village are harboring a terri...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Swedish prosecutor reopens Assange rape investigation, will seek extradition Sweden's state prosecutor said on Monday she would reopen a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and that circumstances now existed to seek his extradition from Britain....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Swedish Court Rejects Request To Detain Assange Over 2010 Rape Case A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from......
19:26, 06/03/2019

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should the International Olympic Committee pick it....
00:39, 06/24/2019

Trump says Swedish prime minister assures him U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has assured him that American citizen and rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly....
19:39, 07/20/2019

Rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be reopened, Swedish prosecutors say Swedish prosecutors said on Monday they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. ...
12:52, 05/13/2019

Swedish Court Rules Against Detaining Julian Assange, Leaving Extradition in Limbo A Swedish court has ruled that Julian Assange should not be detained in absentia, the first step necessary under Swedish law before a formal bid of extradition can be made to Britain, according to Swedish news site The Local.Read more......
20:13, 06/03/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange's Swedish rape case could hamper extradition to U.S., Napolitano says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may prefer to face years-old rape charges in Sweden because a provision in that nation's extradition treaty with the U.S. protects him from being swiftly sent to Washington to answer for conspiracy charges....
23:39, 05/20/2019

How ‘The Equal Edit’ campaign is improving gender equality in Swedish history on Wikipedia During history lessons at school, we were taught about conflicts, innovation, and resolutions that made the world what it is today — without telling the stories of the other half the population. History really has been “his story” — it was written by...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Why the Swedish Prime Minister Can’t Release A$AP Rocky on Bail – No Matter What President Trump Says The arrest of A$AP Rocky in Sweden has led many high-profile Americans––including President Donald Trump––to call on the Swedish prime minister to release the New York-born rapper on bail while he awaits trial. But the politic...
21:26, 07/26/2019

Swedish prosecutors to announce decision on re-opening Julian Assange rape case Deputy chief prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson will hold a news conference in Stockholm on Monday to announce the decision about the rape investigation.        ...
06:52, 05/13/2019

Burger King thinks it can fool its Swedish customers with its plant-based patties Burger King is so confident about its new plant-based offerings that as a part of a promotional campaign in Sweden, the fast-food chain is daring their customers to order from its new "50/50 menu."...
17:00, 07/16/2019

‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF?...
03:26, 08/13/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive comments” that other people had posted on the Facebook pa...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK....
11:26, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump Says He Spoke to Kanye West About Working to Get A$AP Rocky Released from Swedish Custody President Donald Trump said that following a conversation with Kanye West, he plans to intervene personally to try to secure A$AP Rocky's release from police custody in Sweden. The......
01:13, 07/20/2019

Trump 'very disappointed' in Swedish Prime Minister over A$AP Rocky case: 'Treat Americans fairly' President Trump tweeted his disappointment in Sweden's prime minister Thursday after news broke that American rapper A$AP Rocky is being charged with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month....
02:39, 07/26/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
13:39, 05/13/2019

Man Seen on Video Being Asked to ‘Leave’ A$AP Rocky Alone Is Set Free As Rapper Continues Stay in a Swedish Jail As A$AP Rocky remains held in a Swedish jail waiting to find out if he will be charged with a crime, freedom has come to one person connected to the case—one of the men the rapper charges came at him, forcing him to defend himself....
04:13, 07/23/2019

Fresh Outta Swedish Jail, A$AP Rocky Hits Up Kanye West's Sunday Service A$AP Rocky had cause for praise this past Sunday. (I know, I know, the more devout amongst us would say every day there’s cause to praise the Lord, but nevertheless!) The 30-year-old rapper, born Rakim Mayers, seemed in high spirits after arriving st...
22:13, 08/05/2019

Locked Up Abroad: A$AP Rocky Reportedly Held in Swedish Solitary Confinement After Assault Arrest Hip-hop star A$AP Rocky is reportedly being held in solitary confinement after Swedish authorities arrested him for an alleged assault that was captured on video, which according to a Swedish court and an A$AP Rocky hit song, is a fucking problem....
20:13, 07/06/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
21:39, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swedish woman in shorts 'kicked off bus and told to cover up for wearing too few clothes' during heatwave A Swedish woman was left feeling "humiliated" after reportedly being kicked off a bus for wearing too few clothes during the European heatwave last week....
03:39, 08/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has b...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal on Scary Stories and banned books It’s impossible to think back on Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark books without conjuring up the ghastly images of Stephen Gammell’s illustrations in your mind. The eerie drawings have been freaking out children for years, so it was...
00:39, 08/10/2019

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
10:39, 05/22/2019

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canada and Beijing -- sparked by the Vancouver arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on U.S. charges....
00:13, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters during banned march Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at thousands of pro-democracy protesters marching in an area where 45 people were injured in suspected triad attacks at a station last weekend....
15:26, 07/27/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense,...
21:13, 05/24/2019

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising [UPDATED] A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted that he is, in fact, 12 years old. The streamer, named Patrick, aka “H1ghSky1,” has now moved his str...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Video: Penske and Mercedes' secret Indy engine so good it was banned Penske's 1994 Indianapolis 500 triumph was on paper just one of its 12 wins in a season of CART Indycar World Series domination, but there was a remarkable technology story behind it...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Banned tennis player's brother suspended for integrity probe An Egyptian tennis player whose brother was banned from the sport for life for match-fixing has been suspended from tennis for alleged integrity violations        ...
05:13, 07/31/2019

Motorcycles Banned From 2020 Pikes Peak After Carlin Dunne's Death The organisers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have decided to not permit motorcycle racing at the 2020 racing event, following several incidents involving motorcycles, including the death......
10:26, 07/30/2019

Huawei planned to sell a Google Assistant smart speaker in the US before getting banned The consequences of the US ban of Huawei products have actually been more far-reaching than previously realized, according to a new report Monday that makes clear Huawei had been working with Google for more than a year on a smart speaker that would ...
07:13, 07/30/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
19:13, 05/22/2019

Leeds striker Patrick Bamford banned for two games for deceiving referee • Bamford accused of ‘successful deception’ amid mêlée• Aston Villa’s Anwar El Ghazi had red card rescindedPatrick Bamford will miss the first leg of Leeds United’s Championship play-off semi-final after being found guilty of “successful deception of...
03:52, 05/03/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness.       ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Fiorentina coach Montella banned for referee rant & punching advertising "Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella will miss the last match of the season against Genoa, which will determine whether his team will be relegated, following a two-game ban imposed by the league\u0027s disciplinary committee on Tuesday."...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Disgraced Magic: The Gathering Star Banned, Removed From Hall Of Fame Magic: The Gathering pro Yuuya Watanabe, the star at the centre of cheating allegations following the discovery of marked cards in a tournament earlier this month, has been found guilty and heavily punished by officials at the The Magic Pro League....
06:26, 05/10/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
16:39, 05/22/2019

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, ...
08:13, 07/19/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching judicial body, for giving prohibited performance-enhancing drugs to members of the national track tea...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Airline banned photos after blogger posts picture of handwritten menu Indonesia’s national airline Garuda sought to ban passengers from snapping photos during flights after a video blogger posted an image of a handwritten menu he was given in business class, according to reports. Rius Vernandes — who has 121,000 ...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Cu...
06:13, 06/24/2019

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
01:26, 06/29/2019

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Athletics: American Lawson banned for four years for positive drugs test American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday....
04:26, 06/02/2019

Russia to cancel contract between banned coach and state sports facility Russia will cancel a state contract between banned race walking coach Viktor Chegin and the athletics facility where he was formerly head coach after Reuters revealed his firm provided security there, Russia's athletics federation said on Thursday....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
19:00, 07/08/2019

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

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died — and the 30th overall — at the Southern California track. The Stronch Group, which owns t...
23:52, 06/22/2019

AC Milan banned from Europa League for Financial Fair Play breach - CAS "Italian side AC Milan have been banned from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching UEFA\u0027s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday."...
13:39, 06/28/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
16:52, 05/28/2019

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
23:13, 08/19/2019

Man sends ‘white powder’ and ‘blood-like substance’ to OkCupid after site banned him A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters — one of which included white powder — to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017. Liam MacLeod, 47, was arrested in February for sending t...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Doping-Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished: Interfax Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
19:26, 06/10/2019

Drake’s music banned by Milwaukee radio station during Raptors-Bucks series Hosts of morning show Riggs and Alley announced this week they've put a temporary ban on playing the Toronto rapper's music over their airwaves as his hometown team battles the Milwaukee Bucks in the playoffs....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Huawei P30 Pro camera experience: Stunning results that may be worth owning a banned phone Last year, Huawei passed up Apple in global smartphones sales with recent quarter reports indicating it was fast approaching Samsung at the number one spot. With the current political climate and trade wars, Huawei's future is in flux. However, looki...
20:39, 05/27/2019

Facebook Says Natural News Got Banned For Spam, Not For Spreading Health Misinformation and Hate Natural News was banned by Facebook over the weekend, causing founder Mike Adams to call for President Donald Trump to use military action against the tech companies. But we didn’t actually know what moved Facebook to finally ban the website. Faceboo...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Mark Stevens: Who is the banned Warriors minority owner who pushed Kyle Lowry? Mark Stevens has been described by an associate as "a gentleman through and through," but that is in stark contrast to how Kyle Lowry says he acted.        ...
04:39, 06/07/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
21:39, 08/19/2019

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles during Pride Month, confirming reports that the Trump administration refused to give embassies permis...
20:13, 06/11/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
19:00, 06/08/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using mobile phone behind wheel of Bentley Football superstar David Beckham was reprimanded today by a judge for putting the public at risk, as he was banned from driving for six months for using his phone while at the wheel....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Banned From The Chinese Internet, LGBT Fanfiction Writers Find New Home On U.S. Website In China, writing fanfiction can be dangerous. In the United States, although some authors used to be pretty litigious towards derivative works, fanfiction writers here don’t usually have to worry about anything more serious than a cease and desist. ...
00:13, 06/25/2019

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
21:52, 05/22/2019

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

Police fire tear gas in clash with Hong Kong protesters over banned march Police fired tear gas during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists gathered to protest an attack by suspected triad gang members on protesters and commuters at a train station last weekend....
15:52, 07/27/2019

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30....
02:39, 06/23/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
05:39, 05/16/2019

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

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.       ...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Katherine Schwarzenegger banned mom Maria Shriver from discussing Chris Pratt wedding Maria Shriver confessed on "Today" that daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger banned her from speaking about the 29-year-old author's wedding to Chris Pratt....
19:13, 06/25/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable die...
06:13, 06/23/2019

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland and the European Union....
17:52, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss blue-chip index rises as stocks banned from EU exchanges Swiss blue-chip stocks rose on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors cheered a ceasefire in the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
13:39, 07/01/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international pla...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Shayna Jack banned from multimillion-dollar swim league after drug testing Australian to miss lucrative inaugural ISL20-year-old faces maximum Asada ban of four yearsThe repercussions of Shayna Jack’s failed drug test are beginning to be felt after the International Swimming League issued a ban to the Australian swimmer for...
13:39, 07/30/2019

Blind British Paralympic ski champion banned from taking guide dog into Sainsbury's A British Paralympic skiing champion has been left "shaken" and "humiliated" after he was barred from taking his guide dog into a Sainsbury's store minutes from the supermarket chain's head office....
16:52, 06/08/2019

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
10:39, 06/29/2019

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him guilty of breaching betting rules....
17:26, 07/18/2019

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kelsey Merritt says she was once banned from wearing bikinis by her mother Kelsey Merritt, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model who was also the first Filipino to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, claimed she was once banned from wearing bikinis by her mother....
14:39, 05/16/2019

The company behind 'Fortnite' told UK lawmakers that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned "Fortnite"/Epic Games Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game "Fortnite" during a hearing with UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. "Fortnite" is a free-to-play game with more than 250 million registered player...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and have subsequently been barred from leaving the country for undetermined stretches of time, or have been...
04:52, 05/15/2019

Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoke Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoked] | Jalopnik One of the Most Annoying Parts About Owning an EV Is About to Change | io9 Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Gene...
16:26, 06/12/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
01:13, 05/03/2019

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing fr...
15:26, 08/20/2019

Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets in Hong Kong clash over banned march Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets while protesters hurled rocks during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists gathered to protest an attack by suspected triad gang members at a train station last weekend....
17:00, 07/27/2019

A woman has been banned from Walmart after she reportedly ate half a cake in the store and then refused to pay full price Shutterstock A customer has been barred from a Walmart in Wichita Falls, Texas, after officials say she refused to pay for a cake that she had already partially eaten. When the woman arrived at the register, Walmart employees said that she demanded ...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:26, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement documents and tax records show....
14:00, 06/06/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Hungarian swimmer banned from leaving South Korea for sexual harassment probe: police South Korean police have banned Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi from leaving the country as they investigate allegations of sexual harassment against the Olympic bronze medallist, authorities said on Sunday....
23:00, 07/28/2019

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
08:13, 06/23/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
16:00, 08/17/2019

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing se...
23:52, 06/23/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international ...
17:26, 06/08/2019

The knitting website Ravelry banned support for President Donald Trump. Here's how Twitter reacted An online knitting and crafting community has banned posts and projects in support of President Donald Trump and his administration.        ...
06:26, 06/24/2019

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback, a major ruling means she won’t be allowed to compete in that event as long as she continues to refu...
09:13, 07/31/2019

Mackenzie Lueck murder suspect previously accused of rape, banned from Utah State campus The man charged with murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was previously accused of raping a coworker, who reportedly didn't press charges but wanted the incident recorded "in case he did the same thing to someone else."...
18:13, 07/03/2019

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte tests positive for banned substance after earning title shot Heavyweight boxing contender Dillian Whyte reportedly tested positive for a banned substance just three days before besting Oscar Rivas to earn a possible title shot....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens banned one year, fined $500K for pushing Kyle Lowry The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

A casting call seeking a 'very pretty' girl for a Milka chocolate ad banned overweight or redhead children from applying Rose Prouser/Reuters & Shutterstock A casting call for Milka chocolate sparked outrage by banning overweight or redhead children from applying. The ad, which was spotted by performer Helen Raw, read: "Eye colour and hair colour are not important but...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge for his public remarks about the federal criminal case in Washington, D.C....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Antifa’s ‘Iron Front’ symbol banned by Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders With another confrontation between supporters of Antifa and the Proud Boys expected on the streets of Portland, Ore., next weekend, two pro soccer teams in the Pacific Northwest are trying to help keep the focus on the game instead of politics at the...
08:39, 08/11/2019

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supportin...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and Chin...
15:26, 08/20/2019

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
20:00, 07/20/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
23:52, 06/24/2019

Gardener banned from his own back yard in neighbourhood 'war of the roses' An award-winning gardener convicted of harassing his downstairs neighbour in a green-fingered feud has been banned from tending the plants and flowers in his own back yard....
20:26, 08/13/2019

Bring your own bottle: Plastic bottle sales banned at San Francisco airport Starting this month, SFO travelers who need plain water will have to buy refillable aluminum or glass bottles if they don't bring their own.       ...
04:00, 08/03/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.        ...
16:13, 06/11/2019

Surprise south London gig by banned rapper Tyler, the Creator cancelled for being 'too rowdy' A surprise gig by US rapper Tyler, the Creator, who was banned from the UK for several years over his controversial lyrics, was cancelled today leaving hundreds of fans disappointed....
16:52, 05/18/2019

Mom of bullied daughter banned for giving 'free (expletive) whooping' tickets to students Christian Tinsley was banned from her daughter's school after she was filmed telling a group of middle schoolers to leave her child alone – or else.        ...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) found him guilty of "dishonest and corrupt" conduct....
19:13, 05/22/2019

NFL suspensions: Saints' David Onyemata banned 1 game, Rams' Aaron Neary out 4 games The NFL will suspend Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata and Rams center Aaron Neary for violating the league's substance abuse policy.       ...
03:13, 06/29/2019

Soccer: Former Afghan soccer president banned for life The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from soccer for life after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Chelsea fan banned for life 'for racially abusive language' during Man City match over incident involving Raheem Sterling A Chelsea fan has been banned for life after the club found racially abusive language had been used by supporters at their game against Manchester City last year....
14:00, 07/30/2019

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
12:52, 07/16/2019

CBD Is Already Everywhere. How Will the Government Handle It? The cannabis plant contains more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids. Of them, one–cannabidiol, or CBD–presents the U.S. with unique potential in public health and business, as well as a good deal of political and legal confusion. Th...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Venezuela government takes CNN and BBC off the air CNN was taken off the air by the Venezuelan government on Tuesday moments after the network broadcast a feed that showed military vehicles running over protestors in Caracas....
10:13, 05/01/2019

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
08:13, 07/01/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
11:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:39, 08/07/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
08:13, 05/07/2019

UK Government not doing enough to fend off cyberattacks A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that the UK government has not done enough when it comes to developing long-term objectives for the National Cyber Security Strategy.According to the report, the current strategy, whi...
21:26, 06/05/2019

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
01:39, 07/21/2019

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
16:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban today The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei, a senior administration official said....
18:39, 08/07/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
20:00, 06/07/2019

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for severa...
17:13, 07/11/2019

AI cannot progress without a government-led code of ethics The choices we make today about how to govern AI will determine whether our future resembles dystopian science fiction, or something akin to Star Trek.Read More...
04:52, 06/30/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
19:26, 05/11/2019

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58%: U.S. government More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil companies were re-staffing facilities to resume production....
23:39, 07/16/2019

No Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India, Government Says Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified....
12:52, 07/20/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
17:52, 05/01/2019

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the PM's office said in a stateme...
00:26, 07/25/2019