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Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations

Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has se...

Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations

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Taylor Swift shouts out LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift dropped a new song, "You Need To Calm Down," celebrating Pride. This is the second song from her upcoming album "Lover."        ...
17:13, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift shouts out to LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,        ...
17:13, 06/14/2019

Uproar over Trump donations sparks fresh debate about disclosure Two red-hot controversies this week over donations to President Donald Trump are stirring fresh debate: Should the President's campaign contributors pay a price for his policies?...
23:52, 08/10/2019

Everyone is in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need To Calm Down" Last Friday Taylor Swift dropped her newest single “You Need To Calm Down,” an upbeat wag of the finger at anonymous online hate and the toxic obsession with other people’s lives—in particular, those within the LGBTQ+ community. Since then, Swift rel...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Lyrics Decoded Taylor Swift's new song, "You Need to Calm Down," is finally here! After teasing the single during an Instagram Live yesterday, the 29-year-old singer released the tune on......
20:26, 06/14/2019

Everything You Missed in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Taylor Swift has released her star-studded "You Need to Calm Down" music video...and we're breaking down all of her hidden clues! On Monday morning, the Grammy winner debuted......
18:00, 06/17/2019

“You Need To Calm Down” is a rare message song from Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is primarily known for love songs, often written about ex-boyfriends that the masses love to gossip about. There’s also her subset of feud-inspired tracks, like “Bad Blood,” which was about her now-cookie-healed rift with Katy Perry. So,...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
06:52, 06/14/2019

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
01:39, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' video will feature about a million celebrities Taylor Swift has released her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," and the video will feature a star-studded -- and eclectic -- collection of the singer's friends....
00:39, 06/17/2019

Your Guide to the References in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video As promised, Taylor Swift released her music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down” off of her upcoming seventh album Lover on Monday morning, premiering on Good Morning America. Also as promised, the literally sugar-sweet video (...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift Is a Flammable, "Boiling Frog" In Behind the Scenes Video of "You Need to Calm Down" Taylor Swift has a special treat for her fans. It's been just under a month since the Grammy winner released her instantly iconic music video for "You Need to Calm Down." Now,......
22:00, 07/09/2019

Taylor Swift drops celebrity-packed music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Not only does the video end Taylor Swift and Katy Perry's longstanding feud, but it takes a stance against discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ2 communities....
19:39, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down’ music video with Katy Perry Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album, “Lover,” on sale Aug. 23. The song, released last Thursday, is a tongue-in-cheek celebrat...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Watch Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Featuring a Ton of Celeb Cameos With this release, even Taylor Swift would understand if you can't calm down. On Monday morning, the music superstar debuted her music video for "You Need to Calm Down" on......
15:00, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift makes peace with Katy Perry in 'You Need to Calm Down' music video It's hard to calm down after seeing the all-star celebrities in Taylor Swift's new music video.        ...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift teases all-star celebrity lineup for new 'You Need to Calm Down' music video It's hard to calm down after reading the list of all-star celebrities set to appear in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need to Calm Down."        ...
00:39, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift has angered many people with her 'You Need To Calm Down' release. Here's why Criticisms of Swift include her using LGBTQ rights as a fashion statement to depicting anti-gay protesters as hillbillies.        ...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Taylor Swift's lookalike drag queen is 'on cloud nine' after appearing in 'You Need to Calm Down' Louisville drag queen Jade Jolie (from "RuPaul's Drag Race") had a chance of a lifetime to be Taylor Swift in the "You Need to Calm Down" music video.        ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Swifts hit new low as poor weather takes its toll Mass migration back to UK waylaid by stormy conditions and lack of nesting placesThe number of swifts that returned to Britain from their wintering grounds in Africa this spring was the lowest since records began, with poor weather in the Mediterrane...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Sportwatch: Firebirds v Swifts, Sydney v West Coast and more – live! Updates from a busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 5.56am BST NRL: Half-time in Brisbane and it’s the Gold Coast Titans leading in the local derby against the Broncos, up 18-6. Tyrone Roberts has been the star for t...
07:00, 06/09/2019

Sportwatch: Port Adelaide v GWS, Storm v Sea Eagles, Fever v Swifts and more – live! NRL: Manly stun Melbourne in Golden Point classicAFL: Saints vanquish Demons; Giants pip PowerRugby: Australia beat Argentina; All Blacks and Springboks tieSuper Netball: Swifts deny Fever 1.27pm BST Phew! What a night. Just one point deciding the ou...
15:26, 07/27/2019

Sportwatch: Wins for Roosters, Sea Eagles, Vixens, Swifts and Giants – as it happened Super Netball: Firebirds 60-71 Vixens; Swifts 59-55 GiantsNRL: Sea Eagles 34-14 Dragons; Roosters 38-12 BulldogsAFL: GWS beat North MelbourneState of Origin: Mitchell dumped by Blues for game two 9.23am BST Thank you very much for your company this a...
11:39, 06/16/2019

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters. Of the 110 movies surveyed, 20, or 18.2%, contained an LGBTQ character. Th...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Sportwatch: Lightning beat Swifts, Fremantle stun Geelong and Bulldogs upset Panthers – as it happened AFL: Fremantle stun Geelong in the WestNRL: Canterbury tip Panthers out of the eightSuper Netball: Lightning win top-of-table thriller 1.33pm BST So a fair mix of upsets on another full day of Saturday Sportwatch. The pick of the results from the AFL...
16:13, 08/03/2019

Sportwatch: Brisbane pip Geelong, Black Ferns thump Wallaroos, Magpies beat Swifts - as it happened AFL: Brisbane edge out GeelongNRL: Knights thrash CowboysSuper Netball: Magpies 64-56 Swifts 8.52am BST Well, that was a thoroughly entertaining afternoon of sport. The Black Ferns cemented their status as completely awesome, Collingwood enjoyed a po...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
22:13, 06/29/2019

Madonna gives emotional speech at GLAAD Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet. The 60-year-old pop icon turned hea...
08:39, 05/05/2019

No, Taylor, What Are You Doing?!? Taylor Swift Has Made Casey Anthony An Official Member Of Her Girl Gang Beautiful, young, and famous, Taylor Swift’s star-studded squad of BFFs has always been the stuff #goals are made of—until now, that is. Much to the bafflement of Swifties worldwide, Taylor Swift has officially made Casey Anthony a member of her girl...
12:52, 07/30/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Madonna brings GLAAD Media Awards crowd to its feet Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet....
19:39, 05/05/2019

EU boosts aid for Bosnia's migration influx The European Union promised 10 million euros in aid to Bosnia. The funds are earmarked to to build new reception centers and support the more than 7,000 migrants currently based in the Balkan state....
20:26, 08/19/2019

In the Donald Trump Era, People Ages 18-34 Are Less Accepting of LGBTQ Community, GLAAD Finds Conventional wisdom goes: The young will lead when it comes to matters of tolerance and acceptance regardless of race, color, creed — or sexual orientation. But according to GLAAD, that conventional wisdom has been turned on its head, and Donald Trum...
05:13, 06/25/2019

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osak...
22:13, 06/30/2019

Scale of Mexico's migrant influx 'completely unexpected' Mexico's change in government sparked hope among many Central Americans of a more accommodating migration policy. The result is a new influx of people transiting through the country, putting a strain on the authorities....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
11:13, 06/30/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
01:52, 06/17/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
17:52, 06/23/2019

DeSantis: Florida 'cannot accommodate' influx of migrants expected for processing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis was caught off guard Thursday when he was notified by U.S. Border Patrol that hundreds of migrants from the Mexican border would be moved into two South Florida counties....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s larges...
11:26, 07/19/2019

PACC sees influx of pets suffering from heat exhaustion TUCSON – It has been in the hundreds consistently in Tucson and this heat is affecting our pets. “Dogs are supposed to be part of the family and that’s why we adopt them right? So that they can be our companions, so I think especial...
14:39, 06/19/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen and More Stars Shine at GLAAD Media Awards New York It was a star-studded night in the Big Apple as celebrities gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The organization, which honors "media for......
05:13, 05/05/2019

An influx of jewelry and bedding startups are selling candles now — here's why it's actually not a surprising move Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
04:39, 05/28/2019

Two new tent cities open in Texas to handle influx of migrant families _____ DONNA, Texas — The dirt roads in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge curve just beside the river as brush folds over the dry cracked dirt as far as the eye can see. It makes every road look exactly the same, which is partly why...
21:13, 05/04/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyoncé's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Canadian immigration system ‘not equipped’ to handle influx of irregular migrants: auditor general The spring report by the auditor general found the Canadian immigration system has not been able to handle the spike in claims made by an influx of irregular migrants....
21:52, 05/07/2019

An emotional Madonna honors gay teacher at GLAAD Awards: 'It was OK to be different' Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech.        ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Taylor Swift's 'ME!' collaborator Brendon Urie weighs in on Scooter Braun feud: 'I stand with Taylor' Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco supported Taylor Swift in her feud against Scooter Braun in a profanity-laced video calling out toxic masculinity.        ...
21:13, 07/02/2019

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood': Classic video game franchise gets influx of female empowerment New 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' video game brings twin sisters, daughters of hero B.J. Blazcowicz, to the fore in alternative history war against Nazis.       ...
22:52, 07/25/2019

UK student donations increase LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– At the end of the school year, college students clean out their dorm rooms and head out for the summer. Often, they’re left with things that they just don’t want anymore. At the University of Kentucky, stude...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Two major donations to help UA students in financial need TUCSON – A program at The University of Arizona received two giant donations on Tuesday, May 14th in order to help students in need. The Arizona Assurance Program received $500,000 dollars from The Marshall Foundation. Half of that donation wil...
09:13, 05/15/2019

AOC is raking in 2020 campaign donations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hauled in a wad to support her “Squad.” The freshman Democrat raised $1.2 million from donors across the country in the second quarter of 2019, according to newly released fundraising reports. The haul fo...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Congresswoman will keep donations from Jeffrey Epstein Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett will reportedly keep campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, despite the financier’s latest round of sex-trafficking charges. Since 2016, Epstein has thrice donated $2,700 to Plaskett ...
02:52, 07/09/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
15:00, 05/28/2019

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

Maryland Democrats: GOP Gov. took $200K in illegal donations ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party is asking the state board of elections to investigate possible campaign finance violations by Gov. Larry Hogan. The Democrats say the Republican took donations from 100 benefactors that were over th...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
18:13, 07/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
18:39, 07/01/2019

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Congresswoman backtracks on keeping Epstein donations Rep. Stacey Plaskett changed course on Tuesday, vowing to part ways with campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The lawmaker, who represents the US Virgin Islands, said in a statement that she will match the amount ...
06:52, 07/10/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
18:13, 06/04/2019

PACC looking for donations and fosters for surrendered huskies TUCSON- A local rescue group is spearheading efforts to re-home several huskies after their owner surrendered a handful of them to Pima Animal Care Center. A man in Three Points is living with dozens of dogs and surrendered 10 huskies in the last cou...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
19:52, 06/29/2019

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter saying he happened on a brick of heroin owned by the...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fun...
09:26, 05/11/2019

This Hero's Blood Donations Saved 2.4 Million Babies James Harrison has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. The "Man With the Golden Arm," as he is known, has helped save the lives of more than 2.4 million Australian babies....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY — Politicians convicted of felonies would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways — donating to state...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
03:39, 07/09/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't handle it.        ...
03:13, 08/15/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
14:52, 07/01/2019

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the com...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
20:26, 05/30/2019

De Blasio begs for $1 donations to make September debates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio resorted to begging for $1 donations during an interview Friday in a desperate attempt to meet the 130,000 contributor threshold to qualify for the third Democratic presidential debates in September. “I want t...
00:52, 07/27/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackle...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut back on what they send to the landfill by thousand...
05:39, 04/29/2019

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
12:26, 06/21/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
22:39, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Trump immigration plan includes public donations WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s immigration plan (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The immigration plan unveiled by President Donald Trump includes a proposal to allow public donations to pay for his long-promised southern b...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
07:52, 06/20/2019

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
23:13, 06/03/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
19:00, 05/26/2019

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in need of volunteers, donations TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is in need of donations and volunteers this summer. They serve around 190,000 people every year. People who wish to receive an emergency food box must meet federal poverty level guidelines. D...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Book donations needed for Kids Day at Franklin Co. Farmers Market FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Frankfort school plans to hand out hundreds of books this summer and they’re looking for donations to keep their bins full. Once a month, the Franklin County Farmers Market hosts a Kids Day and Capital Day Schoo...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped ...
04:26, 05/14/2019

How to Calm Your Dog When There Are Fireworks Going Off Life can be hard for a pup. You finally get one day where your humans are home and bringing strangers to pet you and feeding you leftover barbecue, and then all evening there are terrifyingly loud noises. Here’s how to comfort your doggo on the fourt...
18:39, 07/03/2019

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campai...
18:13, 06/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting that relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off....
19:26, 07/26/2019

Donations to Sanders cut in half after Biden entry, begs donors to ‘dig a little deeper’ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has seen a huge drop in donations since former Vice President Joe Biden entered the race, and he’s begging donors to “dig a little deeper.”...
01:52, 05/06/2019

1MDB: Fugees rapper and Malaysian businessman indicted over Obama donations US prosecutors say Jho Low, 37, transferred $21.6m to rapper Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel for 2012 re-election bidA founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to former U...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of ser...
09:26, 06/24/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:39, 05/21/2019

Hundreds lined up to answer the pleas for blood donations in El Paso after the shooting After calls by El Paso officials to donate blood, a local center reported that over 240 units of blood were given after the Walmart shooting.        ...
04:13, 08/04/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
07:13, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Tidus, Calm Down Dude Hello! Today we discuss popping pimples, mispronounce Pikachu, learn more about Super Mario Maker 2 and watch Tidus from Final Fantasy X freak out. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
17:26, 05/18/2019

After Math: The calm before the storms The next couple of weeks are going to be nuts, what with Apple hosting WWDC 2019 in San Jose, CA on Monday and E3 going down in LA starting June 7th. So let's take this opportunity to relax and catch up on some low key entertainment news -- wait...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Dems push for amendment to restrict corporate political donations: 'Democracy depends on it' Senate Democrats rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Tuesday to announce their plans to introduce an amendment to the Constitution that would allow for significant restrictions on political spending....
20:26, 07/30/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
17:52, 07/17/2019

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
23:39, 06/30/2019

Biden, Harris and Buttigieg rack up donations from big bank executives on Wall Street Executives from J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup spread their cash to Democrats Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg in the second quarter. This comes amid a lack of policy proposals on handling the banks from them....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
04:52, 06/23/2019

Israel Folau donations soar past $2m – as Australian Christian Lobby cashes in Support ‘overwhelming’, ACL says, announcing it will suspend campaign for nowA campaign to raise funds to support Israel Folau’s legal stoush with Rugby Australia could soon be suspended after donations reached $2m.The Australian Christian Lobby, whi...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.        ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Dems Commit to Keep Calm, Chive On If you thought the Trump administration basically laughing in Democrats’ facing for trying to subpoena top figures like Attorney General William Barr would change their mind about impeachment, fear not: Today, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer reiter...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he says. (June 18)        ...
01:26, 06/19/2019

Fit in my 40s: will Shaolin training bring me calm? I’m sitting in a carpeted temple-ish space, with three Buddhas looking down peaceably• Fitness tips: three key Shaolin movesI wasn’t sure I’d recognise the whereabouts of the Shaolin monk in north London, but the martial arts temple was bedecked with...
08:39, 06/01/2019

Boom: Donations to Trump’s July Fourth ‘Salute’ to double fireworks display, longest ever Washington’s July Fourth “Salute to America” envisioned by President Trump will conclude with the capital’s longest ever fireworks display thanks to donations being made by two of America’s biggest pyrotechnics outfits....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus buildings....
23:26, 05/08/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the pre...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to ...
02:39, 06/21/2019

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

Amanda Knox married in December despite soliciting wedding donations, state documents reveal: report Newly released court documents revealed Amanda Knox and fiance Christoper Robinson were actually married in December despite recently setting up a public registry to solicit “donations” to help pay for a February wedding....
01:39, 08/02/2019

Leaked nominations documents show White House worried about Robert Lighthizer's Democratic donations White House officials in charge of screening nominees for key posts worried that Robert Lighthizer, President Trump's selection for U.S. Trade Representative, had donated to Democrats and was a corporate lobbyist, according to leaked vetting document...
18:52, 06/24/2019

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
16:13, 07/17/2019

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Markets Are Calm, Then Suddenly Go Crazy. Some Investors Think They Know Why. Investors have noticed a force some call a “gamma trap,” and have been devising tools to estimate its size and direction in order to predict how markets will move and to trade around it....
13:26, 07/09/2019

My toddler saw her grandma take a bad fall: how can I calm her fears? Answer her questions factually and simply, says Annalisa Barbieri, and don’t be afraid of her worry – some stress is essential for developmentSome weeks ago, my mother had a bad fall, which left her in a coma and in intensive care. My daughter, who i...
17:26, 06/21/2019

| Liverpool's Henderson calm over lack of signings Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says manager Jurgen Klopp's judgement in the transfer market shouldn't be questioned despite a lack of signings in the transfer window....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-total communications blackout. DW managed to speak to some Kashmiris....
18:39, 08/09/2019

Listening to Music Before Getting Anesthesia Can Help You Stay Calm A dose of music might be enough to calm your worries before certain medical procedures. According to a new study out this week, patients who listened to music before having anesthesia injected into them had their level of anxiety lowered as much as t...
05:39, 07/20/2019

Claire and her new dead squirrel are going to have to ask you to calm the hell down And now, here’s a heartwarming story of a young girl and her loyalty to a new, friend. Twitter user EmmaKerwin2 posted a video of our tiny protagonist, who we will soon learn is named Claire. After what we can assume was an eventful time outdoors, Cl...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Serena keeps calm and carries on in pursuit of number 24 There were no intimidating roars of "c'mon", few fist pumps and the volume was turned down on the grunting that often accompanies her matches as Serena Williams marched into her 11th Wimbledon singles final on Thursday....
22:13, 07/11/2019

Authorities Warn Not To Be Deceived By Cyclone Fani's Calm Eye The India Meteorological Department, or IMD, has cautioned people to not lower guard after the first arm of Cyclone Fani hits the east coast and moves forward, bringing the eye of the storm into the......
22:13, 05/02/2019

Extremely Calm President Trots Out Parade of Staffers to Say How Not Mad He Is President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about a new plan to bail out America’s farmers to the tune of $16 billion dollars (socialism?) as his ongoing trade war with China continues to impact the agricultural industry. At least, that was what he was ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
14:39, 06/17/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm BEIRUT (AP) — Syria activists and media say government forces are expanding their ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold despite calls for honoring a cease-fire put in place in September. The pro-government Mil...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Volatility in Stocks Could Unravel Bets on Calm Markets Recent swings in the stock market are threatening to unravel multibillion-dollar bets that rely on calm markets, potentially adding to investors’ jitters over the past week....
13:52, 05/12/2019

Hamas chief details terms for calm with Israel Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said on Thursday that two industrial zones, a new power line and a hospital would be built for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as part of truce understandings between his Islamist group and Israel....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delayed the rollout for the third time running in over a year, says Sky News. At the end of 2017, parliamen...
16:39, 06/20/2019

With “Keep Calm And Party On,” Veronica Mars’ need to be right blows up in everyone's face While there, naturally, had to be a lot of exposition and character introductions in the first two episodes, “Keep Calm And Party On” is the first episode where things can just be. And in being, a lot happens. In fact, despite only being the third ep...
20:52, 07/21/2019

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe rumours" that are circulating in the Kashmir Valley......
00:26, 08/03/2019

Keep calm and buy more avocadoes: Walmart/Cornershop deal falls Walmart and delivery app Cornershop have ditched plans to link up after Mexican anti-trust officials blocked the deal earlier this month, Cornershop co-founder Oskar Hjertonsson said on Twitter....
18:26, 06/20/2019

Keep calm and buy more avocados: Walmart-Cornershop deal falls Walmart and delivery app Cornershop have ditched plans to link up after Mexican anti-trust officials blocked the deal earlier this month, Cornershop co-founder Oskar Hjertonsson said on Twitter....
19:39, 06/20/2019

Teachers Can Get a Free Premium Subscription to Calm's Meditation App Everyone knows that being a teacher can be a stressful occupational choice. The app Calm is aiming to make that slightly less so by offering teachers a premium subscription to its meditation app for free....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Brexit: Pound Set For Volatile Fall after Calm Summer? UK's next prime minister will lead the country past the Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Options are signaling a volatile fourth quarter for the British pound....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
02:26, 07/14/2019

Duterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat The Philippine president has called the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel in the disputed South China Sea “a little maritime accident” and urged calm amid an outcry...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Georgia: Ruling party promises reforms to calm unrest Targeted by daily mass protests, the ruling Georgian Dream party has pledged "large-scale political reform." But protesters have called for bolder measures, saying they want Georgia's "de-oligarchization."...
11:00, 06/25/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Germany's Europe minister tells UK's Johnson: Calm down, let's talk Germany's Europe Minister, Michael Roth, urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to "calm down" on Friday and said dialogue rather than provocation should be the way forward on Brexit....
15:26, 07/26/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:39, 06/12/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to play there amid a standoff between the United States and Iran...
13:13, 06/25/2019

Durterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat The Philippine president has called for calm amid an outcry after a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat, which sank and put 22 fishermen in danger in the disputed South China Sea....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan laid out the intelligence that prompte...
14:00, 05/22/2019

'Instant calm to the soul': the magic of Cape Clear, Ireland Whether in search of peace, or adventure, this tiny County Cork island is a haven for escapistsCape Clear, Ireland’s most southerly island, has been my getaway for almost 30 years. It is the place where I forget which day of the week it is. It’s wher...
08:13, 05/19/2019

Stock Markets in Europe Break Records for Calm and Quiet In Europe, markets have hit their summer lull early. As with markets in the U.S. and elsewhere, this very stability could be a dangerous thing for investors....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Moroccan king seeks government shake-up to calm frustrations Morocco’s king is calling for a government reshuffle, seeking “new blood” and saying the country’s current development policy isn’t doing enough to meet Moroccans’ needs...
10:26, 07/30/2019

Asian markets calm as investors await U.S. jobs report Asian share markets were subdued on Friday amid thin holiday trade although the dollar found support as investors pared expectations for a U.S. rate cut this year while oil prices loitered near one-month lows on oversupply fears....
05:26, 05/03/2019

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

Germany's Scholz seeks to calm Gulf tension: newspapers German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has appealed for efforts to prevent an escalation of tensions in the Gulf, and said the country was working closely with France and Britain, according to an interview with the Funke group of newspapers....
19:39, 07/30/2019

Quick thinking and calm: what Phillip Cocu will bring to Derby Frank Lampard’s successor was a disaster at Fenerbahce but his record with PSV suggests he could be a success at Pride ParkPhillip Cocu played at Pride Park on 10 August 2001 in a routine pre-season friendly victory over Derby with Barcelona when Pat...
18:13, 07/28/2019

"I'm Patriotic": Priyanka Chopra's Calm Response To Pak Woman At US Event Actor Priyanka Chopra won many hearts on Sunday when she calmly responded to a woman from Pakistan who questioned the actor over one of her old tweets after the Balakot air strike....
12:26, 08/11/2019

Cautious calm reigns after Washington softens trade war rhetoric A cautious calm returned to stock markets on Wednesday as softer rhetoric from Washington on the U.S.-China trade war soothed investors, though demand for safe-haven assets like government debt underscored lingering anxiety over recession risks....
14:39, 08/07/2019

Argentina's Macri seeks accord with rivals to calm volatile markets Argentine President Mauricio Macri is looking to strike an agreement with political rivals, including nemesis Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in a bid to calm volatile markets ahead of presidential elections toward the end of the year....
01:13, 05/07/2019

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
09:26, 08/13/2019

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to pea...
02:52, 05/30/2019

China will keep calm in face of trade talk challenges: People's Daily China will keep calm against threats of higher tariffs from the United States and has "complete confidence" in its ability to face challenges in trade talks, a commentary in China's top newspaper said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge to Beijing....
09:00, 07/02/2019

Kim Kardashian Says 4th Child Is "Most Calm and Chill" and Shares New Baby Shower Photos Kim Kardashian says her and Kanye West's newborn son, their fourth child, is "the most calm and chill of all of my babies so far." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star......
04:39, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
00:26, 06/03/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Flaws seen in Trump's calm response to North Korean missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday played down North Korea's latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles, calling them "very standard," a response some analysts said exposed flaws in his approach to Pyongyang and ignored the threat posed to al...
02:00, 07/27/2019

Daniel Jones’ calm response to Baker Mayfield is a Giants dream What did you expect, for Daniel Jones to come out and grab his crotch or race into the field house carrying a Giants’ flag and plant it in defiance at the 50-yard line? Daniel Jones is not Baker Mayfield and the Giants are thankful for that, as it is...
23:26, 08/20/2019

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials ...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry stays calm to win first major at the Open as rivals fade • 32-year-old becomes Ireland’s second Open champion• England’s Tommy Fleetwood finished second on nine underPadraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke … Shane Lowry. We will soon have to amend the great book of Irish cliche to ...
20:39, 07/21/2019

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer David Foster, and with vows......
18:26, 06/28/2019

Klay Thompson Remains Remarkably Calm Upon Learning He Lost A Chance At Another $30 Million The All-NBA teams came out today, and Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson isn’t on any of them. While teammates Steph Curry and Kevin Durant made the first and second teams, respectively, Thompson couldn’t even sneak onto the third team. Those ...
02:13, 05/24/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
18:52, 04/28/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
19:39, 04/28/2019

"Doesn't Look Good, Stay Calm": Omar Abdullah Tweets After House Arrest National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, who has been placed under house arrest, has appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to stay calm. Amid uncertainty over the centre's move, he has said in......
04:13, 08/05/2019

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Sophie Turner said her mom panicked when she got her 'Game of Thrones' role, but her dad was calm because 'we’ve never heard of this show before' Helen Sloan/HBO Sophie Turner said her mom panicked when she landed her role as Sansa Stark in "Game of Thrones," but her dad pointed out that they hadn't even heard of the show. Turner told The Cut that her dad said the show was "probably going to ...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title....
17:13, 07/12/2019

Britain needs a calm and assured prime minister. It needs Jeremy Hunt | Michael Ashcroft Boris Johnson might cheer us up for a bit, but Tory members must look beyond Brexit for their next leader • Michael Ashcroft is former deputy chairman of the Conservative partyIt wasn’t supposed to be like this. Like most Conservatives, I wanted Bre...
16:13, 07/12/2019

How JWoww's Boyfriend Zack Helped Calm Her Nerves at 2019 CMT Music Awards JWoww and Zack Clayton Carpinello had a date night at the 2019 CMT Music Awards! The Jersey Shore star was accompanied by her new beau at Wednesday's award show, held at the......
04:13, 06/07/2019

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens....
12:00, 08/15/2019

"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam said city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy......
09:00, 08/13/2019

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

Explore the calm, cool waters of Florida's Rock Springs Run State Reserve When central Floridians need to escape the heat, they head for the area's natural springs near Orlando to paddle, cool off, kick back and spot otters.       ...
01:26, 08/06/2019

Calm prevails in Memphis neighborhood two days after fatal shooting, amid police patrols Police helicopters and squad cars patrolled the Memphis neighborhood overnight into Friday morning where a young black man was fatally shot by federal agents, with residents appearing to heed calls for calm a day after sometimes violent street demons...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days....
07:13, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy "after the violence eases"....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Biden defends his climate record after Ocasio-Cortez criticism, tells critics to ‘calm down’ Joe Biden is pushing back against criticism by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he’s “middle of the road” when it comes to tackling climate change....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so ...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray looked calm and in total command against LA Chargers Kyler Murray's passes had zip and didn't look overwhelmed in the Arizona Cardinals' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
05:26, 08/10/2019

'Now it's time to stay calm,' says Mauricio Pochettino after Spurs Champions League defeat - video Mauricio Pochettino says it's time to stay calm and reflect after Tottenham lost 2-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League final. It is the first time that Spurs have made the final of the competition and Pochettino says they lost despite dominating t...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Djokovic continues calm French Open progress as Nishikori battles past Paire • Djokovic easily beat Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-2, 6-2• Nishikori goes into quarter-finals with five-set win over PaireTop seed Novak Djokovic’s untroubled progress continued at the French Open as he chalked up a fourth successive straight-sets vict...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s retrocession to China. On Monday night, hundreds of anti-China rioters bat...
08:13, 07/02/2019

Kellyanne Conway on Nadler’s threat to arrest White House officials over subpoenas: ‘Congress needs to calm down’ Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is firing back Tuesday against Rep. Jerry Nadler’s apparent threat to arrest or fine members of the Trump Administration if they fail to comply with subpoenas issued by the House....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the to...
08:52, 06/02/2019

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the pe...
05:52, 07/01/2019

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of t...
08:13, 06/01/2019

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
18:26, 07/22/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory       ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks Indians in win Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
05:52, 08/04/2019

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Il...
05:39, 06/09/2019

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray c...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Sparks fly as Co-op Energy‎ weighs sale The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a growing squeeze on profits....
02:39, 05/21/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
05:00, 05/08/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Streamer Sparks Debate Over Whether Twitch Should Allow Breastfeeding When a popular Twitch streamer breastfed her baby on stream last week, clips of the moment ended up getting removed from Twitch, and it sparked a debate about whether or not the practice violates Twitch’s terms of service, with some arguing that brea...
19:13, 07/30/2019

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
19:39, 07/30/2019

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night. Jones gave Connecticut a 21-point lead with 3:22 left in th...
04:13, 06/07/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Ogunbowale scores 35, Wings stop Sparks streak 84-78 Rookie Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 35 points, Glory Johnson added a season-high 20 and the short-handed Dallas Wings ended the Los Angeles Sparks' five-game winning streak 84-78       ...
08:52, 08/15/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday night in Britain, with the Duchess of Sussex portra...
00:52, 06/25/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
13:52, 05/13/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district......
13:52, 05/13/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
21:00, 07/02/2019

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and im...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B set career shooting marks, going 7 of 8 from 3-po...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74 on Thursday night. Chelsea Gray also scored 18 points and r...
06:52, 06/28/2019

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3rd Avenue and Tremont Avenue, cops said. The suspe...
23:26, 06/23/2019

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
15:13, 06/22/2019

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping tra...
05:26, 08/10/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
15:52, 05/14/2019

| Tesla’s surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”...
14:39, 07/27/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
10:13, 07/13/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Williams hits 5 3s, scores 23 as Sparks beat Dream in OT Riquna Williams scored 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and Nneka Ogwumike added 17 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 76-71 in overtime on Sunday       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Transgender weightlifter’s gold medal sparks new debate A women’s rights group demanded action after a transgender weightlifter dominated a recent tournament and is free to compete at next year’s Tokyo Olympics....
12:52, 07/30/2019

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
06:39, 05/25/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian medi...
19:52, 05/29/2019

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000......
11:39, 05/30/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it could lie with her owner. WWBT-TV in ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:26, 07/17/2019

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
03:39, 06/05/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks rally for Indians Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
08:13, 08/04/2019

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tabbed as the preseason favorite to win this yearR...
06:13, 05/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets calm as investors await U.S. jobs report Asian share markets were subdued on Friday amid thin holiday trade although the dollar found support as investors pared expectations for a U.S. rate cut this year while oil prices loitered near one-month lows on oversupply fears....
05:39, 05/03/2019

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Kim Kardashian freaked for nothing: Her son is 'the most calm and chill' of all her kids Reality star Kim Kardashian also shared a host of pictures from her CBD and meditation shower before welcoming a fourth child with Kanye West.        ...
23:52, 05/12/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:26, 06/06/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
16:13, 06/18/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
16:39, 06/16/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
20:26, 08/19/2019

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
07:26, 06/16/2019

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
23:39, 07/30/2019

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their childre...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Vintage Porsche race car sparks dual claims of authenticity A vintage Porsche built nearly 50 years ago has a doppelganger — and the owners of both cars claim theirs is the real deal. A racer and a collector are squaring off in Manhattan Federal Court over their competing rides, both 911 RSR prototypes. Porsc...
02:26, 07/21/2019

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
01:52, 08/21/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a Ford?...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro Corvette Capt. Rafael Acosta di...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
12:26, 08/01/2019

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work. Black Lives Matter in Utah founder Lex Scott said Thursday they ...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Steve Smith's Ashes Run-Spree Sparks Don Bradman Comparisons Don Bradman and Steve Smith have been mentioned repeatedly in the same breath since Smith hit innings of 144 and 142 during Australia's win over England in the first Test....
08:13, 08/13/2019

Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills three Three people were killed and at least 10 injured in riots Saturday night before a football match between rival teams after suspected fans attacked a bus carrying one of the two teams to the game, wounding three players, officials and the team said....
08:39, 08/18/2019

Police failure to save girl sparks anger in Romania A 15-year-old girl called the police three times to report she was being held against her will by a man who had raped her in Romania. Police took 19 hours to reach the scene, by which time she was already dead....
19:26, 07/28/2019

Arrest of Tanzanian journalist sparks fears over press safety President accused of media crackdown after police detain Erick Kabendera Tanzanian police have arrested a prominent investigative journalist, a senior official said, sparking calls for answers from authorities about the safety of journalists.Erick Ka...
10:26, 07/30/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
09:39, 07/04/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had hailed the series “Jinn” as a “rea...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Bill Cosby's Post As "America's Dad" On Father's Day Sparks Outrage Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
20:26, 06/17/2019

Laundry ad promoting working women sparks furore in Pakistan KARACHI/LAHORE, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. detergent advert that encourages women to pursue careers has sparked a debate over women's rights in conservative Pakistan, with critics urging people to #BoycottAriel....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Governor resignation sparks power struggle in Puerto Rico The resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and the winner could be a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to his administration, which has been dogged by corruption scandals....
16:39, 07/26/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from liberals....
04:52, 05/03/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Wall Street bounces as Huawei reprieve sparks rally U.S. stock indexes rose in a broad-based rally on Tuesday, as Washington's decision to temporarily ease curbs on China's Huawei Technologies allayed concerns over a further escalation in trade war between the two countries....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday....
08:52, 07/17/2019

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Josh Donaldson plunking sparks Braves-Pirates chaos ATLANTA — Pittsburgh right-hander Joe Musgrove and Atlanta third baseman Josh Donaldson have been ejected for triggering a benches-clearing confrontation. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle also was ejected by home-plate umpire Brian Gorman for arguing the...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
21:00, 07/04/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca ruins that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1....
08:13, 05/15/2019

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
18:13, 07/05/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
03:13, 06/10/2019

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
10:16, 07/06/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
19:26, 06/08/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
06:26, 06/08/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
02:26, 06/08/2019

How to solidify your financial plan in case the trade war sparks a recession Ongoing trade tensions with China have many worried that the U.S. economy could be headed toward a recession. Here's how to adjust your plans before those fears become a reality....
00:13, 08/07/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
08:13, 06/07/2019

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake ...
11:00, 06/04/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
23:52, 08/05/2019

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was charging at the scene, officials revealed Thursday. The blaze broke out at 4:37 p.m on the fourth floor ...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, ...
06:00, 08/02/2019

Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who is facing assault charges after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

John Barnes urges England to stay calm over potential Nations League win: 'Is it a significant achievement? No' England are well prepared to beat the Netherlands and lift the first Nations League title this week, but shouldn't get too excited about it, according to John Barnes....
17:39, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yesterday....
07:26, 07/02/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
17:39, 08/16/2019

Atkins scores 22, Mystics spoil Parker’s return, rout Sparks LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ariel Atkins hit five 3-pointerss and scored 22 points Tuesday night to lead the Washington Mystics to an 81-52 win over Los Angeles, spoiling the return of former MVP Candace Parker to the Sparks’ lineup. Shatori Walker-Kimb...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Daisy Ridley's Diamond Ring Sparks Tom Bateman Engagement Rumors The galaxy might be a little brighter because of the rock on Daisy Ridley's finger. Fans are speculating that the Star Wars actress is engaged to her Murder on the Orient Express......
04:00, 06/08/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive...
22:26, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
08:52, 08/16/2019

First IPO on China's Nasdaq-Style Tech Board Sparks a Small Frenzy China’s latest experiment with a Nasdaq-like listing venue for homegrown technology companies got a boost this week, after the first initial public offering of an electrical-equipment maker drew hordes of investors....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Tom Brady ranking sparks Kurt Warner-Chris Simms media war The NFL’s season of ridiculous takes is in full swing, and Chris Simms is leading the pack. Simms ranked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — yes, six-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady, who won his most recent championship in February —...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
00:26, 05/15/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
03:26, 07/11/2019

Imam buried behind mosque sparks debate in Rockland County village The issue of private burials has haunted the public discourse in this Rockland County village of 8,000 souls since a mosque buried its imam in the backyard in 2018, with opponents saying backyard graves are public health risks....
23:00, 07/27/2019

Serena sparks Roland-Garros fears as she out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
18:13, 05/14/2019

Ex-Nazi testimony sparks fresh mystery over 1933 Reichstag fire A newly discovered witness account by an ex-Nazi officer has cast fresh doubt on claims a Dutch communist was behind the 1993 Reichstag fire. The blaze was used by the Nazis to crack down on their opponents....
05:26, 07/27/2019

Jeremy Hunt sparks business anger with no-deal Brexit comment Tory leadership hopeful says he would tell bankrupt firms their sacrifice was worth itBusiness groups have expressed anger after Jeremy Hunt said he would willingly tell people whose companies went bust after a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice had...
02:13, 07/01/2019

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter....
09:00, 08/10/2019

Tekashi 6ix9ine sparks cash-grabbing frenzy at his former Brooklyn school Good judgment is apparently not part of the curriculum. When notorious rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine showed up at his former middle school in Brooklyn last year, he was welcomed in and gave a spontaneous performance that quickly turned into a “dangerous sit...
03:26, 08/18/2019

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
11:52, 07/09/2019

Chelsea Gray's 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks' rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 in a school matinee game        ...
19:52, 06/04/2019

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
05:13, 06/19/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
02:39, 04/30/2019

Man in body armor and armed with rifle sparks panic at Walmart in Missouri An armed man who walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and fatigues and was detained at gunpoint by an off-duty firefighter is "lucky he's alive still" considering the situation he created, a police official said....
18:39, 08/09/2019

| WATCH | Dog beaten after trying to take shelter in Mumbai building during rain sparks outrage A stray dog taking shelter from rain in a neighbourhood in Mumbai's Worli was brutally beaten by security guards last week. The incident has sparked massive outrage on social media....
15:13, 07/31/2019

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching woman sparks outrage A video clip of a Russian riot policeman punching a female protester has gone viral, provoking outrage on social networks. Russia's Interior Ministry has promised that the "guilty will have to face responsibility."...
10:39, 08/13/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
23:26, 05/30/2019

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
17:39, 06/17/2019

Public slaughtering of an escaped calf behind a Home Depot sparks outrage Animal activists are decrying the public slaughter of an escaped calf that had its throat cut by a butcher shop worker.        ...
22:26, 07/30/2019

Bagged lunch sparks inmate fight in courthouse holding cell INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A dispute over a banana and a cookie apparently sparked a fight between two inmates in a holding cell at a Pennsylvania courthouse. Authorities say 18-year-old Ryshawn Crawford and a 35-year-old man were at the Indiana County cour...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
15:26, 07/01/2019

Nut with ‘tactical rifle,’ body armor sparks chaos at Missouri Walmart A man carrying a “tactical rifle” and clad in body armor sparked chaos when he walked into a Missouri Walmart on Thursday, police said — less than a week after a gunman stormed a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The man, who was in his 20s, sent terrified ...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
00:39, 07/04/2019

Trump's Thumbs-Up Pic With Orphaned Baby In Mass Shooting Sparks Outrage A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point......
10:39, 08/10/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant. Mounts says when she took the ...
13:26, 06/29/2019

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
20:52, 06/28/2019

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as people aimed stones at it....
12:52, 05/11/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday’s morning rush-hour disrupted subway service on five different lines, according to the transit agency and a report. The bathroom break caused temporary service changes on th...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Cardinal George Pell: purported letter from prison sparks investigation Victorian justice department says prisoners are not allowed to post on social media or ask others to post on their behalfAuthorities are investigating whether a letter circulating online, apparently written by disgraced Cardinal George Pell to suppor...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
19:39, 07/01/2019

She said, he said: What’s next with Taylor Swift’s catalog? Taylor Swift’s feuds captivate the public almost as much as her music, and her emotional salvo against one of music’s top managers got the industry riled up and had the likes of Justin Bieber, Halsey and Demi Lovato choosing sides...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Lord & Taylor may be put on the block soon NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, one of the country’s oldest department stores, may be put up for sale. Hudson’s Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, said Monday that it hired a financial adviser to review Lord & Taylor̵...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Does Taylor Swift Know Who the Enemy Is? To say Taylor Swift is only just now being “political” is about as silly as saying she’s “only” been writing pop songs in the last few years. Swift may be more explicit with her politics (“politics”) now, but every public-facing choice she’s made in ...
00:26, 06/19/2019

Draghi sparks a wild ride in markets and cements expectations for a quarter-point Fed cut Europe's head central banker just convinced markets that the Fed will trim rates by a quarter percentage point next week, not a half point, as some had suspected....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
02:13, 08/10/2019

Turkey's Erdogan suffers election blow but vote sparks hope for change A decisive win for Turkey's main opposition party in a re-run of a mayoral election in Istanbul this weekend has prompted hopes for economic and political change....
12:26, 06/24/2019

Viral: Raccoon Stuck In Sewer Grate Sparks 2 Hour Rescue Operation Firefighters were dispatched when a passing cyclist saw a raccoon clinging desperately to the grill of a sewer, head and tiny paws visible through the metal struts....
21:26, 08/05/2019

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s gold medal sparks fierce debate Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s gold medal-winning performance at the Pacific Games continues to reverberate long after the event, with a New Zealand women’s group demanding sports authorities put a stop to “unfair” competition....
20:26, 07/30/2019

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Va., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s t...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
13:52, 07/14/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
00:13, 07/05/2019

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally....
02:26, 08/14/2019

Reds' Amir Garrett throws leaping punch, sparks brawl with Pirates Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garrett charged from the mound and threw a leaping punch near the Pittsburgh Pirates' dugout, sparking a benches-clearing brawl Tuesday night....
21:39, 07/31/2019

America's Highest Minimum Wage Sparks Fight in Small California City The San Francisco suburb of Emeryville recently implemented the highest minimum wage in the U.S., $16.30 an hour, becoming ground zero for a national debate over how to balance boosting wages for the lowest-paid workers and ensuring small businesses ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Arrest of two Americans accused of fatally stabbing an officer sparks outrage in Italy Prosecutors have reportedly identified the pair as 18-year-old Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth and 19-year-old Finnegan Lee Elder, both born in San Francisco and vacationing in Italy without family....
21:00, 07/28/2019

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, ...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Snapchat's new bold logo sparks frustration – and Twitter has jokes Snapchat's logo now has a bolder look -- literally. The outline of "Chillah" the ghost is thicker, and the Twitterverse is not okay with it.       ...
10:00, 08/17/2019

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
01:13, 07/17/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
21:13, 06/13/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he could face jail time if he is charged and......
10:39, 05/03/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
20:39, 05/08/2019

Wall St. clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
21:52, 05/24/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
00:39, 06/08/2019

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

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate. Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....
13:13, 06/12/2019

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
18:13, 06/13/2019

Josh Taylor – The Motorcyle Diaries 'The fighting instinct takes over when people try to intimidate me. There seems to be a switch in there.' Josh Taylor tells John Dennen how his 'wee man's syndrome' has fuelled his rise to world title level The post Josh Taylor – The Motorcyle ...
13:26, 05/16/2019

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Was Hit With an $80,000 Tax Lien Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor allegedly owed a substantial amount in back taxes earlier this year, ahead of his wedding to Brittany Cartwright. According to public records obtained by......
19:52, 05/16/2019

Miley, Taylor and Stranger Things Katie, Stevie and Bethany get nostalgic for the 1980s thanks to the third season of Stranger Things and vintage mullets in the new series of Queer Eye....
00:39, 07/06/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO on homebuilding at end of 2018: 'It was that bad' "In December, if you were to talk to anybody, ... a house was never going to be sold in the U.S. again. It was that bad," Taylor Morrison's CEO said....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Clarke Who? How The 100's Eliza Taylor Took On a Whole New Character Clarke Griffin is dead. Of course The 100's defacto leader is not really dead (we hope and pray), but for now, her body's being occupied by a young woman named Josephine, one of......
00:13, 05/29/2019

I'm Filmmaker Kelsey Taylor, and This Is How I Work For the 40th anniversary of the first Alien film, 20th Century Fox commissioned six new short films set in the Alien universe. The most popular was Alien: Specimen, directed and produced by Kelsey Taylor. Taylor has also worked on projects for Colleg...
17:00, 08/07/2019

How Katie Taylor boxed clever She's read it countless times but as Irish boxer Katie Taylor recites Psalm 18 her voice audibly drops an octave and her body language noticeably relaxes....
18:39, 08/07/2019

Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun: What, exactly, is going on? Taylor Swift claims she never had the opportunity to purchase her master recordings from former record label Big Machine Records, which was just sold to Scooter Braun....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Why AOC is the Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party We should have seen this coming: After less than a year in office, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has become the most tediously predictable person in politics. Ocasio-Cortez, the would-be Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party, habitually dismis...
23:39, 07/13/2019

See Taylor Swift's Met Gala Looks That Never Go Out of Style What can we say? She's gorgeous! Ever since making her debut at the Met Gala in 2008, Taylor Swift has consistently impressed Swifties and fashion lovers alike with her thoughtful and......
16:26, 05/02/2019

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman’s death sparks reactions from fans: 'Gone but not forgotten' The news of Beth Chapman's death drew hundreds of reactions from "Dog the Bounty Hunter" fans, many of whom expressed their sadness for the 51-year-old's family. ...
19:13, 06/26/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
04:39, 05/21/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
03:13, 06/18/2019

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:52, 05/13/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
05:13, 07/11/2019

Euro Papers: Neymar to Barca is ON as Coutinho loan sparks string of huge transfers "Neymar\u0027s wish to leave PSG for Barcelona may finally be about to come true, after Philippe Coutinho\u0027s loan to Bayern Munich freed up space at the Nou Camp. However, Spanish papers report that the move hinges on Paulo Dybala moving to Paris...
17:13, 08/19/2019

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
03:52, 06/15/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
22:26, 07/12/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
18:52, 05/15/2019

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claim...
23:13, 08/16/2019

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during....
02:13, 06/01/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
02:39, 05/24/2019

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
03:13, 05/29/2019

Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
11:39, 07/03/2019

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a rapidly gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, has racked up noise complaints from neighbors. On W...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
17:39, 06/10/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
13:39, 07/04/2019

WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts. Her criminal case is ongoing.       ...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself' Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far.       ...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the singer was given the opportunity to buy her master...
15:39, 07/03/2019

Clock is ticking on Taylor Hall and the Devils So the Devils appear flush with cap space for 2020-21 even after assuming P.K. Subban’s full $9 million hit, which is a good thing because they are going to need it in order to keep Taylor Hall in New Jersey beyond this season. For if Artemi Panarin,...
04:26, 07/07/2019