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Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins

The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end ...

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins

Source: washingtonpost.com

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
14:34, 07/14/2019

The great UK rail disruption: How Virgin Train restored order from chaos Virgin Train, a ServiceNow customer, is undergoing transformation like so many industries. Where it differs is with its team, its perspective, and its success. Listen to John Sullivan, Virgin Train CIO tell you about it. You will learn something....
16:51, 06/11/2019

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
07:34, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Chinese rail workers hailed at anniversary event OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on events marking the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Descendants of Chinese laborers who worked on America’s Transcontinental Railroad are helping commemorate the 15...
23:00, 05/09/2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Sen. Charles Schumer said in a state...
18:17, 05/19/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Japan begins testing the world's fastest bullet train Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it's expected to enter operation around 2030. When it does, the ALFA-X will likely become t...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China...
03:34, 07/14/2019

Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That’s right, rat foodies have moved beyond the platform and into the subway. “I was coming home from work ar...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)        ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest economies and drawing retaliation from Beijing....
08:51, 06/01/2019

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
02:17, 06/04/2019

US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don’t already face import taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — US begins preparations to impose tariffs on remaining $300B in Chinese imports that don’t already face import taxes....
01:34, 05/11/2019

U.S. and Chinese Trade Teams Are in Contact Ahead of the G-20 Summit, a Chinese Official Says (BEIJING) — Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators are discussing ways to resolve disputes ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan later this week, a Chinese official said Monday. The sides were...
14:17, 06/25/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
15:17, 07/19/2019

10 of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe Nothing quite beats the romance of travelling on a steam train or shunting through mountains. These rides showcase Europe’s spectacular landscapesLength 4.2kmAdult fare €19 return Continue reading......
13:51, 05/04/2019

US won’t immediately give away $1B for California rail SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration has said it will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California’s high-speed rail project to another project. The commitment is included in a legal agreement reached Wednesday with ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
08:00, 05/22/2019

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
18:34, 05/24/2019

Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion dollar train project linking the city-state to the southern Malaysian state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday....
08:34, 05/21/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Network Rail bids for parts of British Steel Firm makes bid to safeguard supply of tracks as up to a dozen buyers including Greybull make offersNetwork Rail has made a bid for parts of British Steel ahead of an initial deadline for offers for the company, which collapsed into liquidation in May...
19:51, 06/30/2019

Police say 12 injured in northern Germany rail crash BERLIN (AP) — Police say 12 people have been injured, two of them seriously, after a train crashed into a transport truck in northern Germany. The crash occurred early Wednesday when a regional train hit a truck stopped on a rail crossing in the stat...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will go up to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
05:17, 05/25/2019

How to book trains in Europe – by rail expert the Man in Seat 61 Follow his advice and your trip will not only be more be eco-friendly and enjoyable than flying, it could be similarly priced, tooI take train not plane within Europe because it’s a better travel experience. But switching to rail can also be the sing...
13:51, 05/04/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Donald Trump’s administration ranks the tunnel near the bottom of 37 rated projects vying for federal m...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
20:51, 07/18/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security....
06:00, 05/20/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
02:17, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will rise to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
05:17, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged streets and delaying flights from the country's second-busiest airport....
15:51, 07/01/2019

Trio of goats wandering on rail tracks cause delays for London commuters A trio of escaped goats caused havoc for London commuters this morning after they broke out of their farm enclosure and started explored the railway tracks....
13:17, 06/07/2019

Wolves to become first UK football club to install rail seats in entire stand • Seats will be fitted in Molineux’s Sir Jack Hayward Stand• Area can be converted to safe standing in futureWolves have announced a plan to become the first club in the UK to install rail seats in an entire stand at their ground. The seats will be f...
01:17, 05/15/2019

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state’s new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told The Bismarck Tribune he plans to pe...
19:17, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Rail ticketing service Trainline plans London float Britain's Trainline said on Wednesday it planned to float the online rail and coach travel platform in London to increase its profile and tap into the growing demand for e-ticketed travel across Europe....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Top California high-speed rail executive under investigation in ethics probe A top consultant for California’s controversial high-speed rail project is under investigation after he modified a multi-million contract that involved a company in which he may have held more than $100,000 in stock....
23:34, 06/04/2019

The Latest: House chair vows to fund New York rail tunnel NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s tour of the Hudson River tunnel and New York’s Penn Station (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The chairman of a House transportation committee say...
04:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Alberta govt in talks about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
21:34, 06/11/2019

China to bid on D.C. Metro rail deal as national security hawks circle China's CRRC plans to bid on a big Washington D.C. subway project as it doubles down on a charm campaign in the United States to quash a rising chorus of critics who have cast the rail car maker as a threat to cyber security and U.S. industry....
12:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
22:17, 05/16/2019

California high-speed rail project’s estimated cost rises to $79B, report says Critics of California’s plan to link the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas by high-speed rail have cited the estimated cost of the project – and now that cost is projected to increase by about $2 billion, according to a report....
14:51, 05/02/2019

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
23:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
20:17, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Alberta govt in talks with private sector about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
21:34, 06/11/2019

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
23:00, 05/22/2019

NBC’s ‘Songland’ debuts tonight (NBC News) “Songland,” NBC’s new songwriting competition series, debuts tonight. The show is an 11-episode series, featuring three of America’s best producers: Ryan Tedder, a four-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter for artists like Taylor S...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
00:00, 05/23/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
00:17, 07/07/2019

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
15:51, 05/22/2019

London business leaders condemn union plans for summer strikes on rail and Tube London's business leaders today condemned RMT union leaders threatening to cause a summer of chaos with strikes on South Western Railway and the Tube....
14:17, 06/17/2019

Hamilton says F1 2021 overhaul "nowhere near where it needs to be" Lewis Hamilton says Formula 1's 2021 overhaul is "nowhere near where it needs to be" and requires "serious changes", after attending a crunch meeting that delayed finalising the rules...
19:34, 06/24/2019

Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Mozilla debuts its new Firefox logos Mozilla today introduced a new Firefox family of logos. The Firefox brand now refers to the Firefox family of apps and services, not just the browser.Read More...
15:51, 06/11/2019

LG debuts W series in India with W10, W30 and W30 Pro starting at Rs 8,999 LG has launched three phones in India under its all-new W-series. These are the LG W10, LG W30, and LG W30 Pro. These are budget to mid-range smartphones and will go up against the likes of Xiaomi's Redmi lineup and Samsung M series, to name a f...
13:17, 06/26/2019

The new Apple TV app debuts on macOS Catalina Apple TV is finally coming to macOS. While it was expected that the streaming video platform would finally make the leap to Apple's desktop operating system, the company made it official today at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Porsche 991 RSR racer debuts at Goodwood 991.2 generation endurance car arrives ahead of WEC season opener Porsche Motorsport used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to debut its latest 911 RSR endurance racer. While the previous RSR was based on the road going 991.1-generation 911 GT3 RS, thi...
16:35, 07/06/2019

HBO's 'Hackerville' cybercrime series debuts in the US HBO is releasing Hackerville, its German series about a talented Romanian teenage hacker, to American audiences. The show follows German cybercrime investigator Liza Metz (Anna Schumacher) who is sent back to her hometown in Romania to investigate a....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Are You the One? Debuts With First Sexually Fluid Cast Well that was thrilling and delightful! MTV just debuted the new season of Are You the One, featuring an entire cast of sexually fluid people whose perfect match could be literally......
08:51, 06/27/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
03:51, 05/22/2019

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
23:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Siemens to cut 10,000 jobs in major overhaul German industrial equipment maker Siemens says it will cut some 10,000 jobs in a major restructuring that will involve spinning off its oil, gas and power generation business and creating new areas of growth....
16:51, 05/08/2019

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transfer window is in full swing and it promises to be another important offseason for the Premier League&#...
10:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Bloomingdale’s debuts ‘Pride for All’ rainbow pop-up shop Get ready to ride the rainbow. The latest iteration of the Carousel — Bloomingdale’s fanciful rotating pop-up shop — is dubbed “Pride for All” and was curated by Out magazine Editor-in-Chief Phillip Picardi. Naturally, Picardi’s vision spotligh...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the...
13:34, 06/12/2019

WarnerMedia may stream show debuts before they reach TV AT&T's WarnerMedia may debut new episodes of popular shows on its upcoming streaming service, right before they hit cable. Sources told The Information that WarnerMedia wants to prioritize its streaming service going forward. Given the shift...
06:34, 05/14/2019

Designer Nicole Miller debuts her own rosé Raise a glass to Nicole Miller. The designer just launched her own eponymous pink wine. “I’m very excited about this,” Miller tells Threads. “I serve a lot of rosé in the summer out in Sag Harbor, and it’s a dream to have my very own.” But overseeing...
15:00, 05/22/2019

'Jeopardy' champ Holzhauer debuts at WSOP James Holzhauer, who became a celebrity during his "Jeopardy!" win streak, made his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity....
00:34, 06/25/2019

'Dateline' debuts the true crime podcast it should've had all along The NBC News true crime series Dateline is muscling into Serial's territory for its latest story, as it has released a podcast. The show is called 13 Alibis, and it tells the tale of Richard Rosario, a man who served 20 years in prison for murde...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Journey creator’s Sky debuts on iPhone and iPad Sky has a beautiful, dreamy, and minimalist art style. [credit: Samuel Axon ] This week marks the launch of Sky: Children of Light, a game f...
14:17, 07/19/2019

Sennheiser debuts its first wireless gaming headset, the GSP 670 During Computex last week, Sennheiser gave media a sneak peek at its first wireless gaming headset, the GSP 670, slated to ship starting at the beginning of next month. The GSP 670 retails for €349 (about $393), significantly pricier then other popul...
11:17, 06/07/2019

Trump debuts new nickname for Biden: ‘SleepyCreepy Joe' President Trump on Friday debuted a new nickname for 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden -- calling the former vice president “SleepyCreepy Joe.”...
19:17, 05/10/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ headed for one of the best debuts ever for an animated movie Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the Toy Story gang are coming to rescue the summer box office this weekend from what’s been a mediocre few weeks recently for big-screen fare. Based on the latest estimates, the fourth installment in the beloved a...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Mi A3 Debuts With Triple Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 665 SoC Mi A3 price is set at EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 19,200) for the 64GB storage variant, while its 128GB storage option is priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 21,500)....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Bethesda’s Wolfenstein Cyberpilot for VR debuts in July Bethesda announced that it will launch its latest Wolfenstein title, Wolfenstein Cyber Pilot for virtual reality. The game will debut in July.Read More...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Japanese High-Speed Rail Line Was Brought to Standstill by Tiny Slug That Fried on Power Cable Japanese rail company JR Kitakyushu says that one small slug was responsible for a power outage and subsequent delays for an estimated 12,000 commuters on a high-speed rail line in Kyushu on May 30, CNN reported on Monday.Read more......
07:34, 06/25/2019

National rail strike: Threat of first walkout in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
15:00, 06/28/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
07:34, 05/02/2019

ABB's Voser battles headwinds as pursues overhaul, new CEO ABB is pressing ahead with a review of its underperforming businesses and expects a customer slowdown and China-U.S. trade tensions to mean a turbulent year, its Chairman and interim Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Siemens CEO says aim of overhaul is for sound and strong company Siemens' decision to separate and spin off its struggling gas and power business is intended to strengthen the group's remaining businesses, Chief Executive Joe Kaeser said on Wednesday....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Siemens to cut thousands of jobs in major overhaul FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German industrial equipment and technology supplier Siemens AG says net profit fell 5% in the first three months of the year as the company heads into a major restructuring involving the spinoff of its oil, gas and power gen...
11:17, 05/08/2019

John Davidson’s first Rangers priority is an AHL overhaul It is taking some time for the Rangers to hire a head coach for the AHL Wolf Pack and there is a reason for that. The organization is not simply seeking to install a new staff in Hartford but rather is reimagining and pouring resources into the entir...
05:17, 06/07/2019

California set to overhaul sex education guidance for teachers California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergarteners about gender identity, discussing masturbation with middle-schoolers and recommending books tha...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bills crafted by the Legislature late Tuesday. The package introduced late Tuesday marks the biggest sea ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

AXA CFO Harlin retires as CEO pursues top management overhaul French insurance company AXA said longtime Chief Financial Officer Gerald Harlin will retire at the end of the year as part of a three-year management overhaul overseen by CEO Thomas Buberl....
12:17, 06/20/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul Voters in Switzerland approved on Sunday a shake-up of the corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to the country's role as a business hub....
20:51, 05/19/2019

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress but gives Trump ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
00:17, 05/21/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will take account of ‘inescapable costs’ such as childcare, as well as savingsThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals which would take into account savings, assets...
17:00, 05/18/2019

| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
00:51, 06/25/2019

Swiss Voters Approve Corporate-Tax Overhaul Swiss voters approved a government plan to eliminate certain tax breaks for multinational companies, bringing the country in line with international norms while maintaining its competitiveness....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Beyond Meat shares soar in one of market’s best 2019 debuts The maker of plant-based beef and pork substitutes opened Thursday on the Nasdaq stock market at $46, after pricing its shares at $25. The stock closed at $65.75....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar debuts at British GP Aston Martin Valkyrie runs at the British Grand Prix Aston's 1160bhp multi-million-pound hypercar has been driven in anger during the British Grand Prix weekend The new 1160bhp Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has run in public for the first time at...
21:17, 07/13/2019

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' debuts with heroic $185 million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Superheroes were once again around to save the day as "Spider-Man: Far From Home" ignited a much-needed boost in the domestic box office. The web-slinging adventure easily dominated in North America, delivering a $185 mil...
20:17, 07/07/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
02:17, 06/05/2019

Book on brawl over Justice Kavanaugh debuts No. 1 'new best sellers' A new book on the explosive fight over Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rocking the publishing world with a surprise debut atop the Amazon best seller list....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Mini John Cooper Works GP prototype debuts at N24 Disguised version of upcoming 300bhp hot hatchback gets official reveal at the Nurburgring 24 hour race Prototype versions of Mini's upcoming John Cooper Works GP hot hatchback made a disguised public debut at this weekend's Nurburgring 24 hour race...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Savile Row’s Ozwald Boateng debuts womenswear in Harlem Ozwald Boateng, the one-time wunderkind of London’s Savile Row, the bespoke tailor to the stars, filled the historic Apollo Theater to its rafters for a Harlem fashion show...
11:34, 05/06/2019

'World of Warcraft Classic' debuts on August 26th You now have a date to add to your calendar if you're hankering to revisit World of Warcraft's early days. Blizzard plans to launch World of Warcraft Classic on August 26th in the Americas and the UK (August 27th in most other places). It...
22:17, 05/14/2019

T-Mobile debuts iPhone switcher and “Third Line on Us” deals T-Mobile is trying to bring as many customers as possible under its umbrella, and one of the best ways to do that in a short time is to come out with exceptional offers aimed at new consumers. Two new deals are now available from T-Mobile, but, lucki...
17:51, 06/27/2019

VRgineers debuts AR module for XTAL enterprise VR headset A high-end VR headset maker is preparing to add inside-out tracking and AR capabilities, enabling the $5,800 device to be used for mixed reality apps.Read More...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Goodbye MetroCard, hello ... Omny? New York subway debuts tap-to-pay Passengers at 16 subway stations and all Staten Island buses can tap their way in with a contactless card or mobile payment serviceFor unseasoned passengers of the dilapidated New York City subway, successfully navigating the turnstile with a MetroCa...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal account logins....
22:17, 06/03/2019

Redmi Note 7S with 48-Megapixel Camera Debuts in India Redmi Note 7S price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration. Check Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S camera, features, processor and specifications....
15:17, 05/20/2019

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes Twenty-five years after premiering ‘Pulp Fiction’ in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino debuted ‘Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood,’ with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, at the French film festival...
06:51, 05/22/2019

‘Chapowear’ featuring notorious druglord debuts in Mexico El Chapo may have just been relegated to wearing drab prison duds for life but, back at home, he’s a fashion icon. The exclusive “El Chapo 701” line dropped this week at the Intermoda fashion show in Guadalajara, featuring T-shirts, sweat...
23:17, 07/17/2019

Ford GT MKII Debuts At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed Ford and Multimatic revealed the GT MKII at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It's a limited-edition, track-only GT that represents the next stage in Ford GT performance. With a 700 horsepower coming......
19:34, 07/04/2019

Tesla streamlines UK line-up with model price overhaul Top-spec Model S Performance variants are now priced from £91,800 Significant increase for top-spec Model S and X; entry-level Model 3 made cheaper Tesla has reconfigured its UK pricing structure and range as part of a move towards a simpler and m...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Fortnite's New Season Gives Tilted Towers A Cyberpunk Overhaul Fortnite Season 9 is here, and things look pretty different. There are new buildings, new ways to get around the map, and a lot of things floating in the sky....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Antoine Bethea is perfect for Giants’ defensive overhaul This is Antoine Bethea’s recollection of what a James Bettcher defense looks like: “Aggressive style of defense, aggressive style of play. It enables everybody on the field to make plays on defense, from the front to the back end. I can play back in ...
01:51, 05/30/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first f...
05:34, 07/19/2019

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at t...
03:51, 06/10/2019

CMA audit overhaul hinges on Grant Thornton verdict Regulators' plans to overhaul Britain's audit sector risk unravelling before they get under way after the sixth-biggest accountant told rivals it might not re-enter the market....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Trump To Overhaul Immigration System To Filter Who Is Allowed Into US U.S. President Donald Trump will outline on Thursday a plan to harden border security and overhaul the legal immigration system to favour applicants who speak English, are well-educated and have job......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Knicks add to front-court overhaul with Taj Gibson deal The Knicks have their free-agent duo. The team agreed to a two-year, $20 million with forward Taj Gibson on Sunday night, according to ESPN. He joins fellow power forward Julius Randle, who landed a three-year, $63 million pact, as the Knicks’ ...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Germany's Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs In Major Overhaul The overhaul, one of several over the past few years, signals that Deutsche is coming to terms with its failure to keep pace with Wall Street's big hitters such as JP Morgan Chase & Co and Goldman......
08:34, 07/08/2019

Lufthansa announces overhaul of budget carrier Eurowings Lufthansa on Monday announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings in which the budget carrier will focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in costs by 2022 in the hope of returning to profit....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
00:34, 05/16/2019

The piece of hope Knicks’ starless roster overhaul still provides The Knicks didn’t sign every role player on the planet. It only seems that way, creating a roster that may be the league’s deepest but without one proven standout. In a historic signing flurry following Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving marching to Brook...
08:51, 07/02/2019

Bats Announces Fee Overhaul of EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 30, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, today announced a relaunch of its EDGA Equities Exchange, in response to industry feedbac...
03:34, 05/02/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Deutsche Bank to cut 18,000 jobs in 7.4 billion euro overhaul Deutsche Bank is to ax vast swathes of its trading desks in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis, in a restructuring that will see 18,000 jobs go and cost 7.4 billion euros....
08:17, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Celeb-favorite Brock Collection debuts mommy-and-me dresses When it comes to finding inspiration for their latest kids’ capsule, Laura and Kristopher Brock — the design duo behind the celeb-favorite Brock Collection — only have to look to their 4-year old. “Charlie totally has his own style,” Laura tells Thre...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Beyoncé Debuts Dramatic New Hair Color During Date Night With Jay-Z New hair, who dis? Fresh off the release of her wildly popular Netflix documentary Homecoming, Beyoncé stepped out Friday evening to catch a basketball game with hubby Jay-Z. While......
06:00, 05/11/2019

Apple debuts SwiftUI and new Xcode interactive development experience At its annual 2019 WorldWide Developer Conference in San Jose, Apple announced updates to Swift, its open source compiled programming language.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert debuts his new Trump feature, Sixteen Scandals For a nightly political comic like Stephen Colbert, the challenge is always going to be deciding how to approach the enormous and burgeoning shit mountain that is Donald Trump’s administration. On Friday’s Late Show, it appears that Colbert has decid...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the "next-generation" Assis...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Box Office: 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' debuts with mediocre $49 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. and Legendary's "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" may be king of the box office, but it only managed a meek roar. The monster sequel brought in $49 million when it debuted in 4,108 locations, a disappointing st...
20:00, 06/02/2019

PAUL, The Popular French-Cafe Chain, Debuts In India The fist thing that you notice about Paul is its location. As you enter Ambience Mall (Gurgaon), you cannot but notice the large French-bistro style cafe. It instantly piques your interest....
01:17, 05/08/2019

Scuf debuts a modular alternative to the Xbox Elite controller Last year, Scuf introduced its Vantage customizable PS4 controller. It offered PlayStation fans a more comfortable grip and the ability to increase speed by cutting down on hand movements. Now, Scuf is ready to unveil a controller for Xbox One, the P...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup truck Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, today at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp kitchen. The unit slides out from the Rivian R1T’s so-called gear tunnel t...
00:51, 05/18/2019

Judge Judy debuts new hairdo at 2019 Daytime Emmys New hair, don’t care, says Judge Judy. After 22 years, TV’s most beloved civil court judge has decided to makeover her signature teased out bouffant into something a little more sleek and modern. TV’s $45 million woman debuted her n...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Walmart debuts next-day delivery in latest move to combat Amazon Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation’s largest retailer said Tuesday it’s been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution cente...
09:34, 05/14/2019

Designer Rebecca Taylor says athleisure is ‘over’ as she debuts a new suit line Designer Rebecca Taylor has her dream Mother’s Day all mapped out. “A day where all my children aren’t fighting and put away their iPhones for the day,” she laughs. “I’d love to go to the Rodin museum and maybe have a picnic and a glass of wine by th...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Chef Choi debuts social justice food show Chef Roy Choi is looking to break the mold the of TV cooking shows with his latest show "Broken Bread." (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

HP debuts dual-screen Omen gaming laptop and accessories HP unveiled a slew of new products for gamers under the Omen product name today, including the HP Omen X 2S 15-inch laptop. The machine is HP's first dual-screen laptop.Read More...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Final season of 'Jessica Jones' debuts June 14th The end to new Marvel content on Netflix is close at hand -- the streaming giant has announced that the third and final season of Jessica Jones will premiere on June 14th. While many details are under wraps, the conclusion to the show will have Jess...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Motorola One Vision With 21:9 Display, 48-Megapixel Camera Debuts in India Motorola One Vision has made its India debut. The new Motorola phone sports a glass sandwich design with a hole-punch selfie camera and rounded edges....
10:00, 06/20/2019

Redmi 7A Debuts in India, Price Starts at Rs. 5,999: Event Highlights Xiaomi has launched Redmi 7A in India today. The Redmi 7A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage....
13:51, 07/04/2019

Steel Division 2 debuts with massive World War II tank battles French independent developer and self-publisher Eugen Systems has launched its real-time strategy game Steel Division 2 on Steam on the Windows PC and Mac.Read More...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, an...
20:51, 05/07/2019

'Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd with an engineer character There's finally some concrete details about the second season of Apex Legends, and it's heartening news if you're either a defensive player or particularly competitive. The next phase of the game will add Wattson, an engineer characte...
03:51, 06/09/2019

Coolpad Cool 3 Plus With 19:9 Display, Quad-Core SoC Debuts in India Coolpad Cool 3 Plus price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant, whereas its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option is priced at Rs. 6,499....
18:17, 06/26/2019

Apple News debuts a guide to the 2020 Democrat hopefuls Apple wants you to take its news service seriously. To demonstrate its potential beyond a simple headline aggregation platform, it's launched its own candidate guide ahead of the 2020 Democratic debates. The guide contains facts, biographies and...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Bluetooth cassette player debuts on Walkman’s 40th birthday Throwback to the future. The internet is having a retro romance with “the world’s first cassette player with Bluetooth 5.0 capability.” Dubbed “IT’S OK,” the fresh take on the classic tech has already exponentially surpa...
21:51, 07/08/2019

Monaco debuts Europe’s first nationwide 5G network, using Huawei gear The first country in Europe to have full nationwide 5G is a small principality, backed by controversial networking gear from China's Huawei.Read More...
01:00, 07/11/2019

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project....
05:34, 07/01/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Debuts New Poosh Water Bottle for a Good Cause Kourtney Kardashian is using her platform for a good cause. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has partnered with S'well to create a stylish alternative to drinking from plastic......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Kate McKinnon of 'SNL' debuts Marianne Williamson impression after debate "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kate McKinnon debuted her Marianne Williamson impression Thursday night after the self-help author’s viral debate performance in Miami....
14:51, 06/29/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Jaguar F-Type to get major overhaul for 2020 model year Jaguar's sports car will receive big alterations to the styling, new engines and a cabin upgrade to extend its lifespan Jaguar will release a heavily updated F-Type next year, and the first spy images of a disguised prototype have emerged. Spotted ...
11:17, 05/23/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bo...
07:34, 06/15/2019

Knicks’ free agency whiffs mean its time for an image overhaul LAS VEGAS — With $70 million of cap space, Knicks brass bought time instead of a star player. Striking out shouldn’t be shocking when reviewing their past lack of conquests. The Knicks’ narrative for the last several months, despite the league-worst ...
03:17, 07/06/2019

President Trump to Launch New Legal Immigration Overhaul Push WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should ...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Rockwell Collins to overhaul 'Blackhawk' helicopter displays in $49.1M contract Rockwell Collins Co. received a $49.1 million contract for work on display units of the Army's UH-60 "Blackhawk" helicopters, the Defense Department announced....
14:34, 06/11/2019

Brazil Set to Overhaul Pensions That Coddle Retirees but Drain Coffers Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is trying this month to push through a broad reform of generous pension provisions that eat up the state’s budget to the detriment of spending on schools, health care and infrastructure....
00:17, 07/09/2019

MTA to overhaul subway exit gates after installing easy-to-hop model Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials this week revealed plans to redesign subway emergency exit gates as part of a larger effort to crack down on fare-beaters – after recently installing a new easy-to-hop version that has made evasion simpler than...
02:17, 06/19/2019

More European clubs oppose plan to overhaul Champions League PARIS (AP) — Teams from France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland have joined the opposition to plans to transform the Champions League. As the European Club Association was meeting in Malta, The Associated Press obtained statements from execu...
16:00, 06/07/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t qu...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Amazon in deal with German watchdog to overhaul marketplace terms Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, who had complained of unfair treatment when selling through the world's biggest online retailer....
05:51, 07/17/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Deutsche Bank overhaul to hit FactSet profit: Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank AG's move to scrap its global equities operations could dent the 2020 fiscal profit for FactSet Research Systems Inc, Credit Suisse analysts said on Monday....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescript...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lighten...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straight face.The Facebook founder and chief executive repeatedly broke out in laughter as he announced a p...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past......
07:00, 05/01/2019

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Granger Smith debuts new tattoo in honor of son River following his tragic drowning Granger Smith memorialized his late son by getting River's name tattooed on his right forearm in black script three weeks after the toddler died.        ...
08:51, 06/27/2019

Deutsche Telekom debuts 5G in Germany as Vodafone UK offers unlimited plans Two major European carrier launches have given Germany its first commercial 5G service and U.K. customers their first unlimited 4G/5G data plans.Read More...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Microsoft debuts new AI capabilities in Power BI, makes PowerApps portals generally available At a conference today in Atlanta, Georgia, Microsoft took the wraps off of new features in Power BI, Microsoft Flow, AI Builder, and PowerApps.Read More...
22:00, 06/10/2019

'Charlie's Angels' trailer debuts showing the new ladies in some explosive action The trailer for the long-awaited film, which is being promoted as the third installment in the action film franchise, stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the main trio of Angels....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Cardi B Debuts Her Character in Hustlers Stripper Movie With Sexy Selfie Cardi B fans, meet Diamond. The 26-year-old rapper posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the first photo of herself in character for her big screen debut in the upcoming film Hustlers......
02:00, 06/09/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Fitbit debuts Father's Day sale with deals on smartwatches, trackers and accessories Fitbit is making it easier for customers to buy a gift for Father's Day by lowering prices on some of its most popular smartwatches, fitness trackers and accessories. The promotion starts today and ends on June 15, 2019, at 11:59 pm PDT. The company...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Steam game-streaming app debuts on iPhone and iPad, a year after controversy The introduction of Steam Link on Apple devices is a surprise after an episode in May 2018 in which Valve, Steam's parent company, publicly said that Apple's App Store had rejected the app for "business conflicts."...
03:17, 05/16/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump administation rules....
01:51, 06/07/2019

AT&T's Plan for a Netflix Killer Reportedly Gets an Overhaul, Expected to Cost Around $17 Per Month When AT&T bought Time Warner and created WarnerMedia, it seemed poised to create yet another streaming video service designed to compete against the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Read more......
05:00, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
22:51, 05/18/2019

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
22:00, 05/29/2019

Trump signs executive order to overhaul kidney transplant system President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday meant to improve treatment efforts for kidney disease and to increase the availability of organs for transplants....
06:34, 07/11/2019

White House launches new bid spearheaded by Kushner to overhaul immigration system Reviving a deeply contentious issue that has stymied both Congress and the administration, the White House launched a new bid Tuesday to overhaul a legal immigration system that President Donald Trump has long railed against....
09:51, 05/08/2019

House Democrats probe Trump's overhaul of security clearance process A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America’s secret information....
01:34, 06/25/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemeter...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Edimilson Fernandes joins Mainz as West Ham squad overhaul continues West Ham midfielder Edimilson Fernandes is the latest player to leave as part of Manuel Pellegrini's summer overhaul of the squad at the London Stadium....
16:17, 06/03/2019

This crazy Samsung design with a pull-out screen might hint at a big overhaul for the Galaxy S11 Samsung is on the cusp of several major announcements at the moment, including the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 10 series set for next month at the Unpacked event as well as the new release date supposedly coming any day now for the company’s s...
16:34, 07/15/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had gone up by about $5,000 from the previous year....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
12:51, 05/15/2019

Ex-Knick Emmanuel Mudiay final piece of Jazz’s celebrated overhaul The Jazz continued their offseason of quietly building themselves into contenders on Wednesday, by signing former Knick Emmanuel Mudiay and Jeff Green, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mudiay’s deal is for one year, though financia...
22:00, 07/03/2019

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
12:51, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
11:51, 06/08/2019

Port Authority reveals options to overhaul Times Square bus terminal A plan may finally be in the works to replace the decrepit Port Authority Bus Terminal with a new transit hub — now officials just need to decide what that plan is. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that it’s begi...
20:00, 05/24/2019

iOS 13: Apple brings Dark Mode to iPhones and multitasking overhaul to iPads Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—Apple executives took the stage toda...
03:51, 06/04/2019

Box Office: 'Avengers: Endgame' stays no. 1, 'Detective Pikachu' debuts with solid $58 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" remained victorious in North America, collecting $65 million during its third weekend in theaters....
19:17, 05/12/2019

Queen Daenerys Officially Debuts in Game of Thrones Series Finale Trailer The Mad Queen is here. Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) has just won the war against Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and now has seven kingdoms to rule over, but it can't be that......
10:34, 05/13/2019

Ford preps crossover debuts for Frankfurt auto show while rivals pull out Ford said it will attend the Frankfurt auto show in September in a boost for the event after rivals such as Toyota, Renault and all of Fiat Chrysler's marques decided to skip the event. So far, 22 brands have decided not to exhibit in Frankfurt....
17:00, 05/31/2019

Miley Cyrus Debuts Catchy New Music Video As Black Mirror's Ashley O Forget Miley and Hannah, because Ashley O is catchy as hell. Cyrus appeared in an episode of the new season of Black Mirror as pop star Ashley O, a purple wigged singer who loves a......
01:17, 06/14/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 sci-fi world will feature Keanu Reeves, debuts April 16, 2020 John Wick actor Keanu Reeves surprised everyone by coming out on stage to say that he would be the Cyberpunk 2077 sci-fi game, debuting April 16, 2020.Read More...
23:51, 06/09/2019

How To Be A Modern Godparent "More than the cash or love you might give to their offspring, choosing godparents remains one of the most reliable ways of saying you want to be friends with someone forever"...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
03:17, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn to reveal management overhaul as Gou sets sights on presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure in a move that would see more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
08:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-...
15:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
06:17, 06/15/2019

Bipartisan bill would end glitch in GOP overhaul that raised taxes on Gold Star families Lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday that would eliminate a quirk in the tax code that has resulted in the families of lost soldiers facing sharply higher tax bills on their survivor's benefits. The families were the inadvertent victi...
01:51, 05/03/2019

New Land Rover Discovery Sport receives interior overhaul and electrified power Land Rover throws the full works at the new Discovery Sport in a bid to boost sales Land Rover has heavily updated its Discovery Sport best-seller with a range of new electrified engines, a new platform and a major interior upgrade to take on premiu...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:17, 07/11/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
16:51, 05/18/2019

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic overhauls and put months of violent yellow-vest protests behind him....
17:34, 06/18/2019

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this se...
02:17, 06/19/2019

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are too high....
11:17, 05/15/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
00:00, 05/03/2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
14:51, 06/20/2019

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
03:00, 06/05/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target t...
23:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Department announced....
21:34, 06/04/2019

De Blasio says Cuba, Nicaragua have gone astray NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions have gone astray, a day after he was criticized for quoting a Cuban revolutionary slogan. De Blasio was asked to comment on the governments of the two Latin ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway infrastructure are a success....
09:51, 06/13/2019

Huawei debuts Honor 20 series with quad camera and side-mounted fingerprint scanner Huawei's Honor unveiled the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro phones today, just days after Google revealed that it would revoke the company's Android license.Read More...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Watch: President Trump debuts Hillary Clinton impression during Florida campaign rally It's been years since President Trump rolled out his nickname for Hillary Clinton, but on Tuesday night he unveiled a potentially new impression of her. Trump, speaking at his official campaign launch in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night, harkened b...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Emanuel, Produced by Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, Debuts on the 4th Anniversary of the Charleston, SC, Shooting On the evening of June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof marched into what was typically thought to be the purest form of sanctuary—a church—and terrorized a group of black worshippers. Nine people, including senior pastor and South...
20:51, 06/17/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
09:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to revive public finances....
03:51, 07/11/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Blue-state House members try to reclaim higher SALT deductions that were cut in Trump's tax overhaul Some House members want to lift the cap on state and local tax deductions, but it could be tough, in part because the move is expected to benefit high earners....
14:51, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of censorship and distribution....
23:17, 06/27/2019

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
15:34, 06/05/2019

#MeToo Cuba: will the movement spread to the island? An abuse accusation against one of the island's most prominent musicians raises questions over Cuba's lack of #MeToo. The country currently has no organized involvement in the global feminist movement....
16:17, 06/27/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the ...
09:34, 07/16/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender but did nothing wrong NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will go ahead with plans to turn himself in to New York City police amid allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot. Lawyer Mark Heller said Thursday he was initially hesitant ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on the streets. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:This artist gives dolls more realisti...
00:17, 07/22/2019

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious diseases to coral reef preservation. A biomedical fel...
03:34, 05/30/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
14:34, 05/20/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Serena Williams debuts zebra-striped outfit in bold fashion statement at French Open One year after her French Open catsuit stirred up controversy, Serena Williams was back at Rowland Garros Monday making another bold fashion statement.        ...
01:17, 05/28/2019

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles While Jaden Smith has enjoyed plenty of box office and Billboard success, it’s his benevolence and giving heart that his fans truly adore....
03:17, 07/10/2019

The CW Reveals 2019 Fall TV Schedule: Batwoman Debuts, Arrow Moves to New Night for Final Season Ready to save some cities and solve some mysteries and do some magic? The CW just revealed its schedule for this fall, which features the debut of Batwoman and Nancy Drew, as well as the......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Intimate portraits of modern-day witches "I met a woman in a spiritual center in western Massachusetts. It was summer, and there was no one there but us," American photographer Frances F. Denny recounts....
10:34, 07/09/2019

Wardrobe Staples for the Modern Woman We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:17, 05/02/2019

GM Tuner SVE Says It Might Build A Modern Typhoon You may recall back to a few weeks ago when Specialty Vehicle Engineering announced an upgrade package for the GMC Canyon pickup truck to make it a modern Syclone. It’s a neat idea that unfortunately costs a whole truck load of money to make happen. ...
21:51, 05/04/2019

Becoming a modern-day cyborg: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to the co-host of Grindfest, a festival for which dozens of fans of a type of body modification called ‘grinding’ travelled to the Tehachapi mountains in CaliforniaHumans have been using technology to alter their bodies for ...
09:17, 05/13/2019

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
21:17, 07/09/2019

Five Things to Know About the Modern Japanese Monarchy When British Royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry started an Instagram account last month, they broke a world record by gaining a million followers in less than six hours. This week in Japan, a new set of royals is coming to the world stage. On Wedn...
13:51, 04/29/2019

Tech titan calls for health care overhaul: 'Our medical system is stuck in dark ages' Futurist Vivek Wadhwa made the declaration in an email to colleagues and friends the day after he lost his wife to a rare form of cancer called cholangiocarcinoma....
18:34, 07/03/2019

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting cl...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
17:51, 05/12/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s Maduro government....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
17:17, 05/12/2019

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raúl Jiménez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. Antuna was a late addition to the ro...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will turn himself in to police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Lawyer Mark Heller says the Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire”...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
13:51, 06/14/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidi...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected places on the planet....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip HAVANA (AP) — Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello has met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez on an unannounced trip to the island. Cabello arrived in Cuba on Thursday for what local media called discussions about the left-wing S...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’s dual-currency system. Cuba has a dual-currency s...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
02:00, 05/11/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the so-called Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency Friday that ...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. charged in Manhattan groping incident Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged on Thursday with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said....
22:17, 06/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
07:51, 06/14/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
21:51, 06/12/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a b...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding connectivity on the Communist-run island....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mother, fleeing to Cuba NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An attorney charged with killing the mother of his young daughter last year and fleeing to Cuba has made a court appearance in New Jersey as his victim’s family announced a scholarship program in her name. James Ray III didn...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him....
02:17, 06/04/2019

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium. Junior Hoilett also scored to ...
07:34, 06/24/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
21:17, 06/01/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5).        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational travel to Cuba by cruise ship has now been banned by th...
15:51, 06/05/2019

Cuba says fuel shortage, blackouts are temporary, being fixed Cuban authorities sought to reassure jittery citizens this week that recent power outages and a fuel shortage were due to temporary problems that were being fixed rather than a broader decline in the economy under heavier U.S. sanctions....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration....
09:17, 05/09/2019

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
02:00, 07/14/2019

'Brexit tensions partly to blame,' charity claims, as racist offences double on TfL rail network in space of four years Racist offences on Transport for London's (TfL) rail network have doubled in the space of four years, with a leading anti-hate crime charity saying Brexit tensions could be partly to blame....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Get Modern-Day Myst Successor 'Obduction' for Free Now Get ready for the weekend by picking a cool video game for the low, low price of... nothing. GOG.com, the site formerly known as Good Ol’ Games, is giving away 2016 puzzle game Obduction for free as part of its “Summer Sale Festival.” The game is onl...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Forget the dress: modern brides wow in jumpsuits More and more women are ditching traditional gowns to make their vows in stylish trousersWhen Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner married musician Joe Jonas in Las Vegas last week, she wore a pair of white, wide-leg trousers – and she’s not the fir...
15:51, 05/04/2019

When Twyla Tharp Made Ballet Modern On the occasion of American Ballet Theater’s revival of the game-changing “Deuce Coupe,” Ms. Tharp and Sara Rudner talked with the dancers taking their roles, Isabella Boylston and Misty Copeland. (Yes, it’s O.K. to fall.)...
14:34, 05/22/2019

The Morning After: 'Modern Warfare' and preparing for WWDC Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. June is almost here, and with it comes Apple's WWDC event. We're preparing for the show to start on Monday, but first we'll find the big winners from Computex and take a look at the future of Call...
12:34, 05/31/2019

Wisdom for happy, modern marriages | Letters Men who want to change need to organise themselves, writes Henrietta Cubitt. And one reader reflects on her relationship of 50-plus yearsWhat an interesting article by Hadley Freeman (Marriage isn’t the problem, it’s husbands, 30 May). I agree that f...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Low-Profile Tires Are Ruining Modern Cars The Volkswagen Up GTI I had in France last summer was a dream. It also had 17-inch wheels and low-profile tires. Off the coast, I ran over what seemed to be an innocuous small rock in the road. I knew something was wrong in about the next 10 seconds....
21:51, 07/12/2019

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, ...
12:51, 05/30/2019

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Modern Family botches not one, but two graduation storylines I’ve spent a fair amount of time criticizing how Modern Family treats its tertiary characters. Namely, whatever the likes of Alex, Manny, Luke, and Haley are going through never really seems to matter in the grand scheme of things. Seemingly importan...
16:34, 05/02/2019

The Next Call of Duty Is Called Modern Warfare (Yep, Really) The first Modern Warfare was called Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, so it’s only natural that the fourth Modern Warfare is called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Confused yet? That’s video games for you....
17:34, 05/24/2019

PM Modi A "Modern-Day Aurangzeb", Says Congress Leader Adding another to the season of name-calling, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "modern-day Aurangzeb" who has destroyed hundreds of temples in Varanasi....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find out • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contr...
12:51, 05/22/2019

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
13:51, 07/09/2019

Microsoft teases a 'modern OS' with 'seamless updates' Microsoft made a nod towards a possible new operating system at Computex in Taipei this week, when corporate vice president of consumer and device sales Nick Parker took to the stage to outline the company's future OS ambitions. While the event ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
18:51, 06/30/2019

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior adminis...
00:00, 05/16/2019

10 of the best ski resorts you can get to by train You don't have to fly to get to Europe's best ski resorts this season — try the railways, on both sleepers and daytime services instead, says Daniel Elkan...
16:51, 05/30/2019

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles wh...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the Center for Sex Education, cancelled a Saturday march....
08:01, 05/12/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Gooding Jr. denies that the incident occurred, but int...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
23:17, 06/07/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Exxon Mobil sues Cuba over property expropriated in 1960 Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday sued Cuban state-owned Cuba-Petroleo and the CIMEX corporation in U.S. federal court over a refinery, gasoline stations and other assets seized in 196O after Fidel Castro’s revolution....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Ni...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Carnival CEO: Cuba travel ban cost us 4 to 6 cents/share in guidance Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation CEO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss how Cuba travel restrictions are impacting the company's bottom line....
04:34, 07/17/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday, and the decline in arrivals will further hurt Cuba's already ailing centrally planned econom...
04:34, 07/12/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Cuba Plans to Ration Sales of Basic Food Items Cuba will ration sales of basic goods, officials said, as tighter U.S. sanctions and the economic implosion of key ally Venezuela puts further pressure on the Communist regime to import food staples....
02:17, 05/13/2019

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday, despite seve...
02:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:34, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is intact and its government commands the loyalties of ma...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
19:34, 05/22/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
19:00, 07/21/2019

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro should stay in office....
03:17, 06/08/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
13:17, 05/04/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a U.S. government task force released on...
07:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
17:17, 06/05/2019

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
03:00, 06/24/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
22:00, 06/05/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
20:00, 06/25/2019

Cuba to widen food rationing as supply crisis bites Havana says it will extend the rationing of food and other products in the face of hardened US sanctions. The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is also partially to blame....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
01:17, 06/14/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
04:17, 05/11/2019

Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions HAVANA – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5 percent this year in the wake of tighter US restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday and the decline in arrivals will further hurt Cuba’s already ailing centra...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:......
03:51, 07/07/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman in a Manhattan nightclub.Minutes later he was char...
03:51, 06/14/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Sexually Assaulting Claudia Oshry Cuba Gooding Jr. is denying Claudia Oshry's claims of sexual assault. Just days after the 51-year-old actor was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a club in New York--an......
17:51, 06/17/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash Two days before the anniversary of Cuba's worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance of the plane....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert ...
08:51, 06/04/2019

How Henry Ford paved the way for the modern day road trip In 1918, four men on a road trip across Pennsylvania encountered trouble. A bouncing rock punctured their car’s radiator, breaking the cooling fan. Mechanics at a nearby garage examined the vehicle and declared it “unrepairable.” But then one of the ...
21:34, 07/13/2019

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
18:34, 07/13/2019

Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
02:51, 05/18/2019

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone....
15:17, 07/16/2019

Modern lifestyles shaped our evolution only a few thousand years ago Two new studies reveal recent evolutionary changes in Europe and East Asia, suggesting that modern living can change our immune systems and metabolism...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Anna Jones’ melon recipes | The Modern Cook Two recipes that make inventive use of this seasonal fruit: a herby feta salad and a simple sorbetAll summer long, a melon will sit at the end of the kitchen table next to the fruit bowl, ripening.When the sweet, heady smell fills the kitchen, I cut ...
16:17, 06/21/2019

Control pre-E3 hands-on: The modern-day X-Men video game we’ve always wanted Enlarge / One of the game's deformed monsters. (credit: Remedy Entertainment) SANTA MONICA, Calif.—For nearly 20 years, Remedy Entertainment has put out a streak of cinematic, weird, memorable video games. But its Alan Wake series seems to be DOA, ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

The father of modern computing: Alan Turing's legacy Personal life and substantial works of face of new £50 note have only recently been properly appreciatedAlan Turing to feature on new £50 noteAlan Turing, the face of the new £50 note, is recognised as a key figure in Britain’s codebreaking efforts a...
22:34, 07/15/2019

Quake II Gets A Demo Re-Release For Modern Graphics Hardware Quake II is a dark, flat game, and not the most obvious choice for a company wanting to showcase new graphics tech. But then, maybe that’s the whole point behind Quake II RTX, an updated demo version that’s got a lot of ray-tracing....
01:34, 05/28/2019

Carl Hagenbeck: The inventor of the modern animal park No bars, no high fences: It's thanks to Carl Hagenbeck that most zoos today look that way. June 10 marks his 175th birthday. But he also had other controversial ideas for his parks: exhibiting humans as well....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Find new flavours to boost aubergine – with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is because he has eaten so many ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare is about “when you don’t pull the trigger,” not when you do Call of Duty Modern Warfare is released later this October and promises to massively change up how Activision and Infinity Ward are approaching the series....
19:17, 06/19/2019

This Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Shooting Brake Is a Modern-Day Breadvan The lumpy Ferrari 612 Scaglietti never commanded much of my attention before—until a couple of Dutchmen recently turned one into a shooting brake. It’s the modern-day Ferrari Breadvan, and one that you can actually own. Now it has my attention....
01:51, 06/08/2019

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored ...
00:17, 07/07/2019

Padres, Rockies score modern-era most 92 runs in 4-game set DENVER (AP) — The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by combining for 92 runs in a four-game series, with San Diego pitcher Matt Strahm drawing a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to rally past Colorado 14-13 Sunday. It was jus...
04:51, 06/17/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
09:17, 07/18/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
05:00, 05/07/2019

Anna Jones’ courgette recipes | The Modern Cook Courgettes come into their own at this time of year, and especially sing in this crisp, parmigiana-style bake and Middle-Eastern spicy dipCourgettes will now be keeping us company until the end of summer. Right now, the ones I buy come from Italy, bu...
15:17, 06/07/2019

Modern Formula 1 drivers too fit to be exhausted by faster cars Making Formula 1 cars more physical would not guarantee modern drivers end races exhausted because they are so much fitter than those in previous decades, reckons Franz Tost...
13:00, 06/15/2019

New Call of Duty: Modern Warfare won't have a zombie mode The rebooted Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, set for release on PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 25, is going back to its realistic roots. That means the military shooter will be dropping its popular brain-munching zombie mode.It's been a staple of...
11:17, 06/03/2019

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more l...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Raqqa is in ruins like a modern Dresden. This is not 'precision bombing' Thousands of Syrians are dead and their city devastated. How dare the US, UK and French militaries speak of ‘surgical strikes’?From Kosovo to Iraq and Syria, the US and its military allies have for years told a tale of “precision bombing” and “surgic...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
15:51, 06/07/2019

Genes from an extinct “ghost ape” live on in modern bonobos Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Chimpanzee fossils are thin on the ground. After their lineage parted ways with ours, our human ancestors spent millennia kicking abou...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Netflix to run new Rocko's Modern Life and Invader Zim movies Ensuring that streaming day will continue to be a very dangerous day, Nickelodeon announced this morning that it’s just sold two new TV movies reviving beloved “kids” series Rocko’s Modern Life and Invader Zim—the “kids” in quotes there because both ...
01:17, 05/12/2019

Anna Jones’ chickpea recipes | The Modern Cook Buy a jar of good-quality chickpeas and surprise yourself with a zesty turmeric stew and a herby halloumi traybakeNot all chickpeas are created equal. Many people I know say they don’t like them, but I’d argue that perhaps they haven’t tried the righ...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early previews of the design appe...
16:34, 05/19/2019

NATO looks to outer space as modern warfare evolves Since its founding 70 years ago, NATO has primarily focused on the threat posed by conventional warfare. But these days, conflicts are also fought in cyberspace. Could outer space be next?...
00:17, 06/27/2019

The circle of life closes out another season of Modern Family Nearly every season finale of Modern Family finds a way to bring everyone together for some sort of communal moment. For awhile, due to contract negotiations, it looked like this was going to be the series finale before a rumored spinoff. But things ...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Haley Gives Birth in Modern Family Season Finale Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire Dunphy (Julie Bowen) are now grandparents! And Jay's (Ed O'Neill) a great grandpa! And if you call Gloria (Sofia Vergara) a great-grandma she will probably......
08:00, 05/09/2019

Anna Jones’ Californian recipes | The Modern Cook Californian cuisine often champions local veg, fruit and grains and combines them inventively into food that is a treat to eat, such as this rainbow salad and veggie burgerWhen I first started spending time in California, I remember walking into brig...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Anna Jones’ strawberry recipes | The Modern Cook Any strawberries not quite the pick of the punnet can be roasted into an intensely sweet dessert or marinated in a jammy sauce for an alternative cream teaOur lone garden strawberry plant has six nearly pink strawberries we are hoping we will beat th...
14:34, 05/31/2019

The Magical Message of Merlin Versus Modern Materialism Approaching a subject such as lore about Merlin the Magician is to engage an old, old story that has been cast in poetry, history, music, art, and literature.  ...
03:17, 06/18/2019

How The New York Times moved an old COBOL app to a modern cloud The NYT IT team chose AWS to run a business-critical app that managed daily home delivery of the newspaper since 1979. Find out why it was worth the bother....
14:17, 05/23/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the city’s newer, must-see attractions....
00:34, 05/11/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused of Grabbing Woman's Breasts in New York Club Cuba Gooding Jr. has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a club in New York. A New York Police Department source tells E! News the 51-year-old actor is being sought on the......
21:34, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Ni...
21:34, 06/04/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. set to appear in court as lawyer seeks to dismiss groping case Cuba Gooding Jr. will appear in court, where a judge will consider whether to toss a misdemeanor charge he groped a woman's breast in a Manhattan bar.        ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for property confiscated after the 1959 revolution....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Cuba's long forgotten Jewish cemetery, Holocaust monument getting restored The oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated as marble grave covers are broken with plants growing through cracks and much of the Jewish population driven away from the island....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Antuna hat trick helps Mexico to Cuba rout in Gold Cup opener Uriel Antuna scored a hat-trick as Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a dominant start with a 7-0 rout of Cuba in their opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday....
10:34, 06/16/2019

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart develo...
03:34, 07/14/2019

Foreign businesses at Cuba tourism fair defy new Trump sanctions Foreign companies operating in Cuba's tourism sector said at an industry fair this week they would continue investing in the Caribbean's largest island despite new U.S. sanctions designed to choke its already beleaguered economy....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Cuba finally legalizes independent movie-making — but censorship still an issue Cuba’s Communist government has issued a decree legalizing the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of censorship and distribution....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, higher expenses Carnival cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and higher expenses related itinerary changes for one of its ships....
16:17, 06/20/2019

Trump threatens 'full' embargo on Cuba over Venezuela security support President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to impose a "full and complete embargo" and further sanctions on Cuba if its Communist leadership does not immediately end its military support for Venezuela's socialist president, Nicolas Maduro....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehensive rationing of staple products....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
20:17, 06/13/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Trump, Seeking to Put Pressure on Maduro, Threatens a Full Embargo on Cuba Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, said in an interview with CNN that Mr. Maduro had planned to flee to Cuba Monday morning, but was urged by the Russian government to stay....
05:51, 05/01/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
00:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
01:34, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Peru invites China, Russia, Cuba and others to discuss Venezuela in Lima Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, Bolivia, Turkey and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
00:17, 07/04/2019

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela....
11:34, 05/11/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
10:00, 05/11/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar.        ...
18:34, 06/12/2019