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Ukraine seen harvesting more wheat, barley, less corn: APK-Inform

Favourable weather this winter and spring will allow Ukraine to increase its 2019 wheat harvest to 26.2 million tonnes and its barley harvest to 7.9 million, the APK-Info...

Ukraine seen harvesting more wheat, barley, less corn: APK-Inform

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Corn, Wheat Prices Fall on USDA Report The USDA estimated in a monthly report that 90 million acres of corn were planted by farmers this year—greater than market expectations, traders said....
00:51, 08/13/2019

GRAINS-Planting delays, rain forecast spark fresh rally in corn, soy, wheat U.S. corn futures surged 2.7 percent to their highest levels in nearly two years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Corn Nutrition: Benefits Of Corn And Interesting Ways To Add It To Your Diet In India, people eat roasted corn on the cob or bhutta, as well as sweet corn in cups, which is widely available at street food stalls. Here are some more interesting ways of adding corn to your diet!...
04:17, 06/08/2019

Rain Water Harvesting To Be Done On War Footing Mode: Rajinikanth Tamil film superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday said Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) should be taken up on a war-footing to address the acute water crisis in the state....
03:00, 06/30/2019

Neighbors complete three weeks' worth of harvesting in a day for farmer diagnosed with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
17:17, 08/03/2019

Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Zelenskiy discuss settlement of conflict in Ukraine: TASS Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's new leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy discussed settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the return of prisoners during a telephone conversation on Thursday, the Kremlin said....
18:34, 07/11/2019

Ukraine will try to arrest Ukrainian MH17 suspect: Interfax Ukraine Ukraine will try to arrest a Ukrainian suspect, Leonid Kharchenko, in relation to the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Interfax Ukraine quoted General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko as saying on Wednesday....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Fortnite Destroy Grills 14 days of Summer Low n Slow Harvesting Tool challenge locations Destroy grills with the Low n’ Slow Harvesting Tool is the last Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
03:34, 07/10/2019

UN accesses key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida A U.N. agency says it has gained access to silos in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida that may hold enough grain to feed hundreds of thousands of people in the conflict-battered country...
19:17, 05/05/2019

UN says it’s accessed key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency says it has regained access to key grain storage silos in the conflict-ridden Yemeni port city of Hodeida for the first time since February. World Food Program spokesman Herve Verhoosel says a technical team accessed...
17:00, 05/05/2019

UN says it's accessed key wheat silos in Yemen's Hodeida The U.N. food agency says it has regained access to key grain storage silos in the conflict-ridden Yemeni port city of Hodeida for the first time since February....
12:51, 05/05/2019

Euronext wheat eases on pause in U.S. weather-led rally Euronext wheat futures were lower on Tuesday as a recent weather-fueled rally in Chicago stalled and harvest prospects in Europe remained broadly favorable....
13:00, 06/19/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday....
22:51, 05/17/2019

August rainfall brings UK wheat harvest to ‘shuddering halt’ National Farmers’ Union says only farms in south-east England able to start harvestAugust’s wet weather has brought this year’s wheat harvest to a “shuddering halt”, the deputy president of the National Farmers’ Union has said.Guy Smith said farmers ...
17:17, 08/19/2019

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
03:34, 06/08/2019

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
00:17, 06/28/2019

EU wheat harvest well advanced as heatwave enabled rapid work The summer heatwave has enabled west Europe's farmers make rapid progress with wheat harvesting, but rain in recent days has slowed progress in some countries, experts said on Wednesday....
03:51, 08/08/2019

CFTC says Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will have to pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
21:17, 08/15/2019

This Diabetic-Friendly Whole Wheat Dosa Is A Perfect Breakfast Meal (Video) Diabetes diet: Try this delicious whole wheat dosa recipe, shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain, at home that will not only help manage your diabetes but will also tantalise your taste buds....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Australia lowers wheat export forecast by 18% as drought hits supply Australia on Tuesday lowered its forecast for wheat exports over the 2019/20 season by nearly 18% as a drought wilts crops in the world's No.4 exporter of the grain....
19:51, 06/17/2019

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Fortifying Wheat Cost Effective Way Of Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency: Study The study has said that fortifying wheat with this essential nutrient could prevent around 10 million cases of Vitamin D deficiency, over the next 90 years....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Russian heatwave not affecting spring wheat areas too much: state weather forecaster Conditions for Russia's spring wheat harvest are generally good or satisfactory with only a few areas affected by a heatwave that has hit some parts of the country, state weather forecaster Hydrometcentre said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Midwest farmers under the gun to plant corn A markedly wet spring means the majority of America's cornfields still are not planted. After Friday, farmers begin losing yield size every day those seeds are not in the ground....
13:34, 05/10/2019

How High Are Corn Prices in China? You Won't Believe Your Ears Prices are near their highest levels in four years, the result of falling domestic production at a time of tense relations with Beijing’s major trading partners....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Big Corn Crop Estimate Startles Markets The Department of Agriculture projected more corn acreage was planted this spring than last year despite record wet weather, sending corn futures sharply lower....
23:51, 06/28/2019

How do you remove the dang silk off corn? Don’t even bother. Like any good American, I love corn in all its forms, but sweet corn-on-the-cob is in a league of its own: crunchy, nostalgic, and slippery with butter. But nothing in life is truly perfect. Those damn corn silks, the thin hairs that snake and snag b...
18:17, 07/18/2019

What foods contain high fructose corn syrup? High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about foods that contain HFCS, and why to avoid them, here....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Democrats began sorting the wheat from the chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against economic inequality, dire warnings about the climate emergency, and shockingly few references, direct or ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Healthy Diet: 5 Healthy Whole Wheat Recipes To Help You Ditch Refined Flour Whole wheat, just like other whole grains, is a rich source of dietary fibre and protein, which are two of three essential macro-nutrients required for a healthy body. Here are 5 healthy whole wheat......
13:51, 08/19/2019

Love Bhutta Or Corn On The Cob? Youve Probably Been Eating It Wrong Corn on the cob is incredibly delicious, but it's not the easiest food to eat. Eating bhutta is quite messy and you might leave some residual corn left on the cob....
13:51, 07/08/2019

Make Corn-Flavored Butter With Cobs and Husks When it comes to summer produce, nothing (besides a really good tomato) gets me more pumped for the season than corn. I will eat it grilled. I will eat it steamed. I will eat it raw. But when I see people shucking their corn in the store, leaving beh...
05:17, 07/31/2019

How to Separate Corn Kernels Without Making a Huge Mess There seems to be no good way to get corn kernels off the cob. Most “hacks” involve precariously balancing an ear of corn in a bowl, slicing them off, and hoping you don’t slip and slice a finger along the way. Sometimes the bowl catches every last k...
04:51, 08/09/2019

Is US Corn Belt Losing Hold Over Crop Prices? Flooding damaged some of the crop but did not ruin the entire US harvest, with rising grain output outside America playing a bigger role in setting prices....
20:17, 08/14/2019

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Ohio farmland is underwater. That's big trouble for the corn industry Ohio is behind every other corn-producing state in getting its crop into the ground. This does not bode well for grocery prices or dairy cows.       ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wedn...
02:00, 06/06/2019

GRAINS-Corn extends run to 4-mth top as rains threaten more planting delays * Wheat hit six-week high, soybeans fall on weather worries (New throughout, updates prices, adds quotes, updates bullets, changes byline, changes dateline, previous PARIS/SINGAPORE)...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
07:17, 06/19/2019

GRAINS-Corn climbs to near 2-year high on U.S. planting delays Chicago corn futures rose more than 2% on Tuesday, climbing to a near 2-year high as forecasts for heavy rains across key U.S. growing areas threatened to further delay planting. Wheat rose to its highest since February, driven up by short-coveri...
09:17, 05/28/2019

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
21:00, 06/28/2019

China finds armyworm pest in corn crops in Gansu province China has found the destructive fall armyworm in corn crops in the northwestern province of Gansu, the local government said on Monday, further stoking fears about damage to the country's grain output....
07:51, 07/09/2019

GRAINS-Corn eases 1% as USDA tempers fears over crop condition U.S. corn futures fell 1% on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the condition of North American crops was better than expected, easing fears that production will fall short of official forecasts. FUNDAMENTALS * ...
04:51, 07/16/2019

Farmers turn corn maze into 11-acre billboard for suicide helpline The corn maze at Govin's Farm has been a fall tradition in Menomonie, Wisconsin, for more than a decade, but this year, it is also spreading an important suicide prevention message....
05:51, 08/03/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across much of the U.S. Midwest, scouts on an annual tour...
23:00, 08/21/2019

USDA: Weather delay cuts corn crop to smallest in 4 years DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year’s corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield. The exp...
21:17, 06/11/2019

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “Th...
02:23, 08/12/2019

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters a...
19:54, 08/12/2019

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
10:51, 06/11/2019

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise boost to its yield estimate despite ongoing concerns in the country about a wet spring and dry summer l...
00:51, 08/13/2019

China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News China has found the destructive fall armyworm in the major corn-producing province of Shandong in the north, the government-backed Beijing News reported on Monday....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
07:17, 08/13/2019

"Hero" Pilot Lands Plane In Corn Field, Praised For Saving 233 Lives A Russian passenger plane performed an emergency landing near Moscow shortly after take off on Thursday after birds were sucked into its engines, the airline and state media reported....
13:17, 08/15/2019

Anna Jones’ recipes for fruit cobbler and corn salad | The Modern Cook Arm yourself with a couple of baskets and stuff them with the season’s bounty to make a fruity crumble cobbler and a charred corn saladMy second-ever job (after being on the popcorn stand at the local cinema) was working at a pick-your-own farm just ...
13:17, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Fertilizer dealer Nutrien sees big corn comeback in 2020, following U.S. floods Fertilizer producer and farm supply dealer Nutrien Ltd expects U.S. farmers to plant as many as 95 million acres (38.5 million hectares) of corn next year, the most in seven years, after a frustrating year of floods, its chief executive said....
19:17, 07/30/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
16:34, 06/15/2019

GRAINS-Corn futures hit three-year high after rains prolong planting delays U.S. corn futures surged 4.1% to their highest levels in nearly three years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Indian Cooking Hacks: Enjoy Monsoon With This Perfectly Grilled Homemade Corn On The Cob It's that time of the year when smoky aroma of roasted bhuttas or makkai corn literally compels you to stop by a roadside stall and buy one! Monsoon and charcoal-roasted bhuttas go hand-in-hand....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Hetty McKinnon's black bean, corn and spinach layered enchilada bake recipe When life gets frantic, try this easy one-dish bake dinner that will satisfy all the mouths around your table When life gets frenetic, midweek dinners can often be my undoing. During these times, I find myself digging deep into my repertoire for an e...
03:34, 06/22/2019

Ireland Baldwin posts corn-y bikini pic, fans await her famous family's comments Ireland Baldwin shared a funny photo of herself while bikini-clad and eating corn on the beach following recent family drama surrounding her risque account....
21:34, 08/09/2019

Daily on Energy: Inslee sees a place for corn in plan to scrap EPA’s ethanol mandate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 06/05/2019

China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever China's agriculture ministry on Thursday said it was lowering its forecast for corn consumption in the 2019/20 crop year amid outbreaks of African swine fever across the country....
03:51, 08/13/2019

‘Your life matters’: Wisconsin farmer carves suicide prevention message into corn maze CNN – “Your life matters.” That’s the mental health message a corn maze is sharing with the world. The Wisconsin maze has had different designs over the years, but this year, the owners decided to focus on suicide prevention t...
17:51, 08/02/2019

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of the matter....
19:17, 06/04/2019

CBOE to Begin Disseminating Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Corn and Soybean Options Prices CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Monday, June 6, CBOE will begin disseminating data for CME Group on two new volatility indexes based on CBOT corn and soybean options prices. The...
18:51, 05/02/2019

April deals: Sonic Drive-In has 50-cent corn dogs and releases new Red Bull Slushes Monday Sonic Drive-In has a corn dog deal and releases new Red Bull Slushes Monday. Find out the details and other April deals and freebies.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
23:34, 06/14/2019

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent b...
21:17, 05/25/2019

Sweet corn out, sweet potatoes in: Data shows farming shifts Farmers are planting fewer classics such as corn, potatoes, green beans and peas. In their place, new vegetables such as sweet potatoes and leafy greens are now defining American farms....
20:34, 04/28/2019

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s almost never been so late planting corn and soybe...
07:51, 06/23/2019

Healthy Diet: Make Corn-Based Salads For A Refreshing And Healthy Summer Meal Corns make for a stellar ingredient in a healthy salad for the various health benefits they provide. Here are some ideas for salads you make with corns....
19:00, 07/04/2019

'Your life matters': Wisconsin farm promotes suicide prevention awareness in annual corn maze Govin's Berries and Meats in Wisconsin included the National Suicide Prevention hotline and the words "your life matters" in its corn maze.        ...
04:17, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Giuliani says he is not going to Ukraine NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani and his plans to encourage investigations in Ukraine that he thinks would help Trump politically. (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Democrats denounced a plan by President...
08:34, 05/11/2019

Eight die in fire at hotel in Ukraine Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine's emergencies service said....
15:51, 08/17/2019

The Downing of MH17 Over Ukraine: What We Know An international investigation over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014 has resulted in murder charges against four men linked to Russia....
17:17, 06/19/2019

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute...
02:34, 05/25/2019

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
03:00, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Investigative journalism is a dangerous job in Ukraine Another journalist is fighting for his life in Ukraine after a brutal attack; Vadym Komarov had just promised incendiary new findings. Ukraine's reporters lament the lack of protection and the legal system's failings....
12:00, 05/09/2019

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
00:51, 08/05/2019

9 Killed In Ukraine Hotel Fire Nine people were killed in a hotel fire in Ukraine's port city of Odessa on Saturday, leading authorities to launch a country-wide inspection of safety regulations in holiday resorts and hotels....
22:00, 08/17/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
16:00, 04/30/2019

New Ukraine president commits to NATO, EU membership BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine’s new president says his country still hopes to become a member of the NATO military alliance and the European Union but he is open to peace talks with neighboring Russia. Standing beside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stol...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
21:34, 06/19/2019

Ukraine holds its biggest ever Gay Pride parade Huge crowds, including Western diplomats, have marched through central Kyiv for the city's annual Gay Pride parade. Authorities deployed a heavy police contingent and National Guard members to protect the participants....
19:34, 06/23/2019

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation....
01:51, 07/22/2019

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Ukraine's president party on course to win majority in new parliament Ukraine's presidential party Servant of the People was on course to win a parliamentary majority at 0615 GMT when more than 40 percent of votes had been counted, according to data from the election commission....
09:34, 07/22/2019

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine International prosecutors have announced murder charges four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago...
19:00, 06/19/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine Four people – three Russians and one Ukrainian – will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in 2014, officials said Wednesday. Russian nationals Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinski...
15:00, 06/19/2019

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker in Black Sea Ukraine has alleged that the Russian tanker took part in a November confrontation in the Kerch Strait. Relations between the two former Soviet nations have been strained since Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Ukraine heating season gas storage at 11.5 bcm -Naftogaz Ukraine, which aims to store around 20 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas for the 2019/20 heating season had reserves of 11.5 bcm as of June 1, state-run Naftogaz said on Tuesday....
11:34, 06/04/2019

Rudy Giuliani now says he’s canceling trip to Ukraine Rudy Giuliani said Friday that he’s canceled his trip to Ukraine, where he had planned to urge the president-elect to continue the country’s probes into two matters that could benefit President Trump’s reelection campaign. Giuliani announ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Ukraine: Fire in Odessa hotel kills 8 A fire broke out at the Tokyo Star hotel in Odessa overnight, killing eight people. Ukrainian authorities have opened a criminal investigation into whether fire safety requirements were breached....
08:34, 08/18/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Zelenskiy ditch...
10:00, 05/20/2019

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
11:17, 05/30/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming parliamentary election....
17:34, 05/20/2019

US: Trump won't trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won't cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
22:00, 05/20/2019

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
02:34, 05/22/2019

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States. Rudy Giuliani used Twitter on Friday to explain his rationale for traveling to ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and nationalist...
19:00, 06/02/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his predecessor....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the necessary political will, a close Kremlin ally in Ukraine said....
16:51, 07/15/2019

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
15:34, 07/11/2019

Ukraine president’s party gets solid parliament majority Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results showed Tuesday...
21:17, 07/23/2019

Ukraine searches vessel over fuel delivery to Crimea Ukrainian prosecutors said they had searched a vessel in the Black Sea port of Kherson on Saturday as part of an investigation into a suspected illegal delivery of fuel to the Russian navy in annexed Crimea in 2015....
12:34, 08/11/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
18:17, 07/08/2019

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first tr...
02:51, 07/04/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ads....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling...
09:17, 07/04/2019

Ukraine president's party believes it won 13 out of 13 constituencies in Kiev Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has probably won all 13 constituencies in Kiev in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, party leader Dmytro Razumkov told reporters....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Ukraine president wants to discuss coalition with Voice party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday said he wants to invite the Voice party, headed by rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, for talks about forming a governing coalition in parliament....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Ukraine parliamentary vote: Fresh start or a U-turn? This weekend's parliamentary vote in Ukraine will mark a turning point for the country. The legislature may gain many new young faces — or see pro-Russia elements receive a boost in support....
19:00, 07/20/2019

The Latest: Ukraine’s president outlines main priorities Ukraine’s president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will be the country’s top tasks...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Zelenskiy's second act: Ukraine leader set to win snap parliamentary election The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in the war-scarred nation....
11:51, 07/18/2019

ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill says searched by security service The Ukrainian arm of the world's biggest steelmaker said on Saturday that the state security service had searched its plant in Kryvyi Rih, a week after new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy criticized the management....
02:17, 07/21/2019

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
15:51, 06/23/2019

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of prep...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
09:00, 07/13/2019

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42.4% of the voteThe Ukrainian president’s party has won a majority of seats in Sunday’s parliamentary election, according to early results.With nearly half of the ballots counted on Mond...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
20:17, 07/12/2019

Ukraine ArcelorMittal promises investments after pollution charges ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill, charged with violating environmental standards, will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to reduce air emissions by 50-55 percent, the company said on Thursday....
22:51, 08/08/2019

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holiday...
14:17, 05/19/2019

Ukraine and IMF to prepare new aid programme after election: presidential official Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to prepare a new aid programme to be ready after a snap parliamentary election in July, top presidential official Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Schiff denounces Giuliani's trip to Ukraine Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to urge Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically, decrying the effort as an overt attempt to recruit foreign influence in an U.S. election. (May ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Rudy Giuliani says his controversial pro-Trump Ukraine visit is off President’s attorney tells Fox News he will not go to KievTells New York Times Democratic outrage is ‘ridiculous’Rudy Giuliani has said his controversial planned visit to Ukraine will not go ahead, because of concerns about who he would be meeting. R...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Ukraine's new leader Zelensky must turn his TV presidency into a real one Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, knows he needs help. He’s surrounded himself with reformist ex-ministers and other experts. But his campaign gave away little about his plans, which remain a work in progress....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
13:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
00:17, 08/20/2019

Ukraine’s president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine’s would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on the election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide but would also face a fine for the seemingly innocen...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
12:17, 05/21/2019

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president....
10:00, 05/20/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Ukraine President Takes Office With Vow to End Russia Conflict Ukraine’s new leader launched his presidency with a vow to end a five-year conflict with Russia on Ukraine’s terms and a move to dissolve parliament....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s top prosecutor said he hasn’t seen any evidence of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden nor his son Hunter Biden in dealings with the country. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Hunter Biden and Burisma, a Uk...
03:17, 05/17/2019

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, including dozens in a burning building, the U.N. human rights monitoring mission in the country is criticizing authorities for delays in prosecution and investigation of the ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s as Ukraine’s next president. Zelenskiy is a popular comedian with no political experience. He defeated President Petro Poros...
03:17, 05/19/2019

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claims against the Russian state by Ukrainian volunteer...
20:17, 08/18/2019

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his ...
11:17, 05/30/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case Ukraine has accused Russia of "wholesale violations" of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Black Sea and other waters bordered by the two countries as Kiev urges international arbitrators to hear a case about alleged Russian breaches of ...
13:51, 06/11/2019

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
16:51, 06/19/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage and adding momentum to the push for...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Europeans offer support to Ukraine, urge further reforms Top European diplomats have offered to support Ukraine’s newly elected president, while calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Ukraine detains Russian tanker, Moscow warns of consequences Ukraine said on Thursday it had detained a Russian tanker for its alleged involvement in the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russia in November, and Moscow threatened consequences if Russian citizens were "taken hostage"....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Sweeping Political Change in Ukraine Heralds Hope for the Future In an era of dark-horse politics, when outsiders or new parties have won power in the United States, France, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, and elsewhere over the past three years, it’s hard to be surprised when voters choose change. But the political ...
13:34, 07/25/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker involved in November conflict The Ukrainian Security Service said Thursday it had seized a Russian tanker that blocked off the Kerch Strait in a November spat between the two countries....
21:51, 07/25/2019

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Ukraine's anti-corruption campaign targets Klitschko and Poroshenko Ukraine's new president swept to power by vowing to fight corruption. On the heels of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's election success, his predecessor and the high-profile mayor of Kyiv are now in the anti-graft crosshairs....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Russia's Covert Tactics Aim to Alienate Ukraine's Western Neighbors Russia’s efforts to keep Ukraine in its orbit have included invasions, targeted assassinations and economic coercion. Less prominently, Moscow has directed a clandestine campaign of vandalism and hate crimes aimed at spoiling Ukraine’s relations with...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Ukraine says interrogated 10 crew members of detained Russian tanker Ukraine has interrogated ten crew members of a detained Russian tanker as witnesses, the spokesman of the general prosecutor's said by phone on Thursday. Asked whether the crew members would be released, he declined to comment....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Ukraine: Court rejects appeal of nationalized bank verdict A Ukrainian court has rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling that said the nationalization of the country’s largest commercial bank had been illegal...
23:17, 05/13/2019

Ukraine agrees prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists: official Ukraine and Russia have agreed a prisoner swap expected to involve a total of 277 people taken captive in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a senior Ukrainian official said on Thursday....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Giuliani Decides Ukraine Trip to Influence U.S. Elections Is a Bad Idea Rudy Giuliani said he has canceled a trip to Ukraine to seek help from the incoming administration there to target President Donald Trump’s political opponents, including the family of Democratic candidate Joe Biden and people affiliated with Hillary...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained a commanding lead in Sunday's parliamentary election. It remains unclear if the party will be able to rule on its own....
09:00, 07/22/2019

Giuliani’s remarkable admission about seeking Ukraine’s assistance for Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
16:17, 05/10/2019

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
21:51, 06/20/2019

Trump says Ukraine's new president, Zelenskiy, to visit White House soon President Donald Trump said on Friday that Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, was going to be invited to the White House and that he would be coming very soon....
17:34, 08/09/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:17, 07/21/2019

Giuliani will travel to Ukraine, saying country's probes may be 'very, very helpful' for Trump Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said in an interview Thursday that he plans to travel to Ukraine to push the country's leadership on several probes that may prove "very, very helpful" to President Trump, as Republicans continue looking to turn the table...
09:17, 05/10/2019

US flexes muscle in Ukraine dispute, warns of new 'conflict' in Europe The Trump administration is taking new moves to flex its diplomatic muscle to calm escalating tensions over Russia’s effort to bully Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea....
02:51, 07/24/2019

Ukraine pundit who predicted Zelenskiy's rise now forecasts his fall A once-obscure Ukrainian regional pundit who gained national attention for predicting the unlikely rise of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is now predicting the new leader's popularity will swiftly evaporate....
12:17, 07/30/2019

Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump The president’s personal lawyer is stepping up efforts to urge the Ukrainian government to wade into United States politics by pursuing investigations that touch on Joe Biden and Paul Manafort....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Russia, Ukraine naval dispute lands before sea tribunal in Hamburg Last November, Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and captured dozens of sailors, sparking outrage in Ukraine. The case is now being heard at a UN sea tribunal in Hamburg, but Russia has vowed not to show....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Ukraine, Thailand, Honduras Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed accounts from Russia, Ukraine, Thailand, Honduras, in its latest move against "coordinated inauthentic behavior."...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Ukraine says Russia starting 'gas war' with controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline Two Ukrainian gas officials say Russia is trying to start a "gas war" and isolate Ukraine by pushing for a controversial pipeline that would effectively bypass the country to deliver natural gas to Europe....
06:34, 05/08/2019

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
20:34, 07/17/2019

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, w...
11:17, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Full results of Ukraine reforms to take years to be seen: finance minister It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said on Tuesday....
20:17, 07/02/2019

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
03:00, 07/01/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in eastern Ukraine....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Moscow over its alleged support of pro-Russian separatists in the Crimea and eastern Ukraine....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Ukraine recalls Council of Europe envoy over Russia vote MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s foreign minister has recalled the country’s permanent representative to the Council of Europe after the human rights organization’s assembly approved a resolution to restore Russia’s participation. The ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
13:17, 06/06/2019

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Ukraine Plans Euro-Denominated Bond Issue This Week Ukraine is preparing to issue its first international bond under the administration of President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April amid widespread discontent about corruption in the country, people familiar with the deal ...
19:17, 06/10/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
14:00, 05/25/2019

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Ukraine president appoints lawyer Bogdan as administration chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine embassy says DNC operative reached out for dirt on Trump in 2016 Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's team, according to a bombshell new report Thursday that further fueled Republican allegations that Democrats were the one...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict zone remains unclear....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
18:34, 07/08/2019

No laughing matter? What Ukraine's joker-in-chief says about politics today He’ll be quick-witted and funny – but how can Volodymyr Zelenskiy possibly lead a country? A comedian gives his verdict on the new president and other gag-cracking politicians‘Ukraine have elected a comedian as president,” the text message began and,...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Ukraine's president ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is ready to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that would also involve Germany, Britain, the United States and France, Zelenskiy said in a social media video on Monday....
12:34, 07/08/2019

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel....
08:02, 07/06/2019

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Putin’s New Problem in Ukraine: A Charismatic, Quick-Witted Rival Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
21:51, 08/04/2019

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears set to dramatically refashion the country's political landscape....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Exclusive: Wife of Ukraine president-elect got penthouse bargain from tycoon The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker in Danube port city of Izmail Move seems to be retaliation for Russian seizure of three Ukrainian vessels last yearUkrainian authorities have seized a Russian tanker moored in a river port near the Black Sea in apparent retaliation for Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian vessels ...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Ukraine troops hold target practice in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In the course of filming in Pripyat, DW reporters learned that the Ukrainian national guard holds target practice in the radioactively contaminated city. Why there, and how dangerous is it?...
21:17, 08/01/2019

Vladimir Putin stirs Russia-Ukraine tensions with passport offer Just as Ukraine is set for a new leader, Russia has offered passports to millions of Ukrainians. Experts say Moscow wants to cement power over occupied areas and stop population decline — but the move is a powder keg....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Ukraine takes Russian tanker linked to 2018 military seizure Ukrainian security officials said Thursday they detained a Russian oil tanker, saying it participated in the seizure of military vessels captured by Russia last fall....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Russia wants short-term gas deal with Ukraine before bypass routes done - sources Russia wants to strike a short-term deal with Kiev on gas transit to Europe when the current ten-year deal expires in order to buy time to complete pipelines that will bypass Ukraine, four sources familiar with Russian thinking said....
10:51, 07/26/2019

Facebook removes fake accounts from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Honduras Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had erased over 1,800 accounts and pages from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras, its latest move to counter deceptive political propaganda and other abuses of its service....
13:17, 07/25/2019

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Putin meets pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis, arrives late Russian President Vladimir Putin met Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican to discuss their country's crisis, and amid speculation that his visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Ru...
17:00, 07/04/2019

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections. Thursday’s ruling paves the way for elections to the Supreme Rada to be held on July 21, ab...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador said of free elections....
17:34, 06/30/2019

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Russian MPs were allowed to return to the human right...
14:51, 06/25/2019

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
06:34, 06/22/2019

UN court hears case of Ukraine sailors, ships held by Russia A U.N. court said Friday it will deliver a decision this month on Ukraine’s demand for the release of 24 sailors and three naval vessels captured by Russia in November...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Ukraine's leader takes office and immediately calls snap election Volodymyr Zelenskiy aims to win seats in parliament where new party is not representedUkraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has taken the oath of office and immediately announced he is dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in the country leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a report said Thursday. Giuliani told The N...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29% of votes had been counted....
04:00, 07/22/2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats’ ‘Spin’ President Trump’s personal lawyer was facing withering criticism from Democrats who accused him of seeking foreign assistance for the president’s re-election campaign....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip, says he'd be 'walking into a group of people that are enemies of the US' Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said Friday on "Fox News @ Night" that he will not be traveling to Ukraine as previously announced....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
05:34, 07/21/2019

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switching from Ukrainian to Russian....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
00:17, 07/17/2019

Facebook expands political advertising disclaimers and authorization to Canada and Ukraine Facebook announced it will require political and social issue advertisers to be authorized in Canada and Ukraine, with more countries to follow.       ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Macron to push Putin to resume Ukraine talks during France visit: official French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to persuade his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch, a French official said on Tuesday....
18:17, 08/13/2019

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliamen...
01:17, 05/22/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
00:51, 05/12/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Giuliani previews potential 2020 attack dog role with Biden-Ukraine story It was two weeks after the release of the Mueller report, and Rudy Giuliani was eager to chat. As President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Giuliani has spent much of the past year going on TV to defend his client on a number of fronts—casting doubt ...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Putin signs law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukraine's rebel regions Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed has signed a law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukrainians who live in rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbent and chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko....
18:17, 04/28/2019

High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding questions from a testy audience....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker connected with November Kerch Strait incident Ukrainian security officials said Thursday the country detained a Russian tanker, saying it took part in the seizure of military vessels captured by Russia last November....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
14:00, 07/21/2019

Kiev Bus Garage Number 7: The truth behind Ukraine's giant abandoned space-age saucer It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most innovative structure of its kind and played a crucial role in the evacuation of Chernobyl....
11:17, 08/05/2019

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national security affairs was void of any equipment. Read more...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
05:51, 08/08/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Giuliani weighs in on Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine emerging as 2020 issue for Joe Biden Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said on “Hannity” Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine represent “a case that is crying out to be investigated,” adding, “If it doesn't get investigated, w...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
17:34, 05/27/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Motorcycle rider sets headstand record at 76 mph And he wasn’t even looking where he was going. Stunt rider Marco George set the unofficial world record for fastest headstand on a motorcycle on Saturday when he hit 76 mph on an airstrip in England. The 30-year-old more than doubled the existing mar...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Beer recalled due to ‘risk of explosion’ A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of its beers because it was “at risk for explosion.” The brewery took to social media to announce that anyone with bottles of the beer should either “refrigerate or carefully dispose of them.” Apparently, one of the i...
09:17, 08/20/2019

NYC condo owner allegedly converted small apartment into 11 tiny units A New York City condominium owner illegally converted his one-unit apartment into a duplex with 11 cramped sub-units, some of which had ceilings just 4 1/2 feet high, forcing his tenants to crouch or walk on their knees, officials alleged. ...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Humbled Deutsche Bank faces battle in its own backyard Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fast-growing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lender's recovery....
09:51, 08/20/2019

Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung might have a simple fix. Its newly unveiled Space....
10:17, 08/20/2019

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police discrimination against Papuan students....
10:51, 08/20/2019

Video: We drive new S5000 V8 single-seater for 'Australian IndyCar' The new V8-powered S5000 series is bringing 'big banger' single-seater racing back to Australia in 2019 and aims to become the country's own version of IndyCar...
10:51, 08/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to beam 3D movies into your eyes while your car drives Jaguar Land Rover is developing a system for projecting 3D images directly in front of drivers while they're at the wheel.The technology would be used to project augmented reality directions and warnings into your field of view, avoiding the nee...
11:51, 08/20/2019

Leaked Canon EOS M6 Mark II promo vid reveals revamped new mirrorless It’s not just the official marketing video for the Canon EOS 90D that was accidentally leaked on YouTube today – Canon Rumors has also discovered the promo video for the rumored EOS M6 Mark II, which was live for a short while on YouTub...
11:51, 08/20/2019

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Britain's Johnson opening Brexit bid: rip out the Irish border backstop Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fired the opening salvo in his bid to renegotiate Britain's divorce from the European Union, demanding that an insurance policy for the Irish border be removed from the Brexit deal and replaced with a pledge....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Gillibrand says Franken, Halperin entitled to 'path for redemption' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the 2020 hopeful and New York senator, said in an interview on Monday that those who've been accused of sexual misconduct are entitled to a "path for redemption."...
12:51, 08/20/2019

In Just 24 Hours, Skyscraper Seized From Chinese Billionaire Sold Online A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist in a salacious saga dating back to......
12:51, 08/20/2019

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
12:51, 08/20/2019

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross 1.9-Litre Diesel Automatic Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 19.99 Lakh Isuzu India has introduced the V-Cross pick-up truck with the new 1.9-litre diesel engine and an automatic transmission. The new Isuzu V-Cross Z-Prestige is a new limited edition variant that gets the......
13:17, 08/20/2019

Red Sox shut down Sale for rest of season Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular season, another blow to the defending World Series champions whose postseason hopes appear all but dashed....
13:17, 08/20/2019

HP shows its first AMD-based gaming laptop and Omen X 27-inch monitor HP showed off its latest gaming products for the fall at Gamescom 2019 in Germany. They range from a 27-inch Omen display to a new Pavilion laptop.Read More...
14:34, 08/20/2019

New Finnish MotoGP track described as "very different" after test Bradley Smith labelled Finland's KymiRing "very different to anything we've seen before", as all six MotoGP manufacturers' test riders sampled the new track for the first time on Monday...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Promoted: Experience life on the pitwall with iGP Manager game The season started terribly - you could even say embarrassingly. Then they went downhill in the middle of the year, before a series of flashy qualifying performances that weren't backed up with results thanks to poor strategy calls. In the end, there...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Mom arrested after putting recycling in wrong color bag A British woman was arrested and held in a police cell — for putting her recycling in the wrong colored bags, according to reports. Mom of three Lyndsey Webb, 34, was caught putting out black bags in Ipswich rather than following a new system o...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Mass Shootings May Be Contagious. Can We Contain Them? Mounting evidence suggests mass shootings could spread like a virus, and the media is a vector. Changing how news outlets report on these tragedies could help....
16:34, 08/20/2019

|Shopriteprofittakesaknockasstrikes,pooreconomyhitsales Shoprite's net profit was down 18.2% for the 2019 financial year as the group faced a 'testing' year with a disappointing performance from its non-RSA operations....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Why emoji use could lead to more sex A study claims that adding emojis to communications allowed people to reach a deeper level of intimacy with one anotherName: Sexy emojis.Appearance: Irresistible. Continue reading......
17:00, 08/20/2019

Planet Nine launches alternative to in-game advertising and digital currencies Planet Nine is launching a blockchain-based alternative for monetizing games that emphasizes rewards for gamers rather than traditional means.Read More...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Russia refuses to share data on blast that caused radiation spike Monitoring stations ceased transmitting data two days after the 8 August blastRussia has told international nuclear test ban monitors that it does not have to share information on the blast that caused a brief spike in radiation levels in Arkhangelsk...
17:00, 08/20/2019

The Sterling Affairs: Listen to the 30 for 30 five-part podcast series When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
17:34, 08/20/2019

NVIDIA's latest GPU drivers pack a speed boost for 'Apex Legends' It's common for graphics card drivers to provide optimizations for games, but the improvements aren't often this conspicuous. NVIDIA has released a Gamescom Game Ready Driver that offers significant speedups for multiple games, most notabl...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help curate the dedicated section, with job listings going...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Man falls to his death at Atlanta hotel after flashing housekeeper, police say A man who reportedly exposed himself to a housekeeper at a Georgia hotel Monday fell to his death moments after the alleged incident as he tried to flee building security, police said....
18:01, 08/20/2019

The Fiver | Rubbing their knees in anticipation of a ferocious takedown Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everyone agrees that Paul Pogba is selfish. The evidence is damning. For Manchester United supporters, the memory of Pogba selfishly scoring the opening goal in their side’s Big Vase final victory re...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Ashes: Steve Smith ruled out as Australia try to fill 'unfillable shoes' – video Australia's Steve Smith has been ruled out of Thursday's third Ashes Test following a delayed concussion inflicted by a Jofra Archer bouncer. Speaking on Tuesday, coach Justin Langer said that ‘when you take your best players out, it always has an im...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Welcome to McDonald’s. Would You Like a Podcast With Those Fries? With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a ne...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Bettors may quickly sour on Kyler Murray and Cardinals LAS VEGAS — As the No. 1 pick in the draft, Kyler Murray is a case of intrigue and mystery. While some say he’s too small to excel in the NFL, others are hyping Murray as The Next Big Thing. Optimism surrounded the Arizona Cardinals offense this summ...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Russia resumes sharing radiation data following missile explosion, says they're not obliged to do so Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday....
20:00, 08/20/2019

An inside look at the NHS's plans to revolutionise healthcare with AI From spotting cancer and triaging patients to rearranging hospital appointments, artificial intelligence has a lot to offer the NHS, says Indra Joshi...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing After testing its next-generation Chromium Edge browser for several months, Microsoft announced that it's now ready for a slightly more stable beta release. Windows 10 and MacOS users can now snag the beta, which is more suited to regular users ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Google's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is handy not only for listening to articles on the go but is also invaluable for people with visual impairm...
20:00, 08/20/2019

HBO's investing in a third season of Succession Just two episodes into its second season, HBO’s incredible, timely Succession has been renewed for a third season, Variety reports. The decision is a bit of a no-brainer, what with the ample buzz it built up in the wake of its first season gave way t...
21:00, 08/20/2019

'Arrow's Colton Haynes posts hospital pics: 'I no longer want to project a curated life' Colton Haynes revealed photos from a hospitalization last year on Instagram. In the caption, the actor opened up on depression, anxiety and addiction.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new C...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Former Chelsea defender Gary Cahill jokes 'it's a shame' Frank Lampard wasn't in charge last season Gary Cahill has revealed he would have relished the chance to work under Frank Lampard at Chelsea and joked "it's a shame" he wasn't in charge last season....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Star Wars Battlefront II Is Bringing The Series' 'Instant Action' Solo Mode Back It’s been relatively quiet on the Star Wars: Battlefront II…. battlefront. The controversial, mostly multiplayer game has rebounded from a microtransaction-filled 2017 launch with a stream of continuous updatesthat included some amazing Clone Wars ba...
21:34, 08/20/2019

British media slams Meghan and Harry’s jet-set lifestyle as celebrities spring to their defense For a couple who have expressed concerns over climate change, many people on social media, along with the tabloid press, have accused them of being hypocritical and called out their luxury lifestyle....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Fast food joints squawk on Twitter over chicken sandwiches It's a battle of the chicken sandwiches, after Popeyes started a Twitter feud with competitor Chick-fil-A.       ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Joe Biden's neurosurgeon defends former VP's brain amid concerns about mental acuity Former Vice President Joe Biden's brain surgeon insisted that his decades-long patient was in good health, claiming he had no brain damage as a string of gaffes have prompted observers to question his mental acuity....
22:34, 08/20/2019

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
22:34, 08/20/2019

After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS. All told, it’s been a solid strategy given that iPhone owners, historicall...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Incredibly Sad: This Man Eats Enough Auntie Anne’s To Warrant Using Their App Brace yourself, because this story about Jack Woltizer of Fairfield, CT is going to be a bit of a bummer: Jack eats enough Auntie Anne’s pretzels to warrant using their app....
23:00, 08/20/2019

Two former MLB players implicated in Dominican Republic drug sweep Octavio Dotel, who pitched in the major leagues for 15 years, and three-time all-star infielder Luis Castillo are part of a drug-trafficking operation, said the Dominican Republic’s attorney general....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Chick-fil-A and Popeyes lead Twitter beef over ‘best chicken’ These two fast-food chicken chains are having a major beef. Chick-fil-A has long held the top spot for America’s favorite chicken sandwich, but recently Southern fried chicken franchise Popeyes has come up with its own delicious version, which ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

The first hard seltzer festival has been announced Something big is bubbling-up. America’s thirst for spiked seltzer has only just begun — at least, that’s what the creators of Fizz Fight, a brand new festival and tasting competition celebrating the official drink of summer 2019, ar...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Russo brothers say Bucky couldn't be the new Captain America because of his "damaged mind" At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers makes an important choice without seeming to make any choice at all. After going back to the past to return the Infinity Stones and Mjolnir (in order to avoid disrupting the other timelines created by the...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
00:34, 08/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Horrifying Video Shows Alligator Climbing Fence At Military Base A horrifying video that is going viral online shows a huge alligator scaling a fence to enter the military base of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1--Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
01:34, 08/21/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
02:00, 08/21/2019

MTA worker stole toilet paper and other taxpayer-funded items: watchdog Inventory control clerk File Gjidoda also swiped paint brushes, paint trays, tools and batteries from the Croton Yard in Westchester County where she worked for use at her family’s rental properties, MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny's office sai...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Major League Soccer announces St. Louis expansion franchise, 28th team in league Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to St. Louis, the 28th team in league. Miami, Nashville and Austin clubs on the way.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Mets reliever Gsellman has partially torn lat muscle Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff spot       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

2 U.S. agencies vote to review Volcker Rule, which bars certain bank investments The U.S. agency that insures banks' cash reserves voted Tuesday to review an Obama-era rule enacted after the financial crisis to dissuade banking institutions from making risky investments that don't benefit customers....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Former M.L.B. Players Are Linked to Dominican Crime Ring Octavio Dotel was arrested and Luis Castillo was cited for suspected links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering network in the Dominican Republic....
02:34, 08/21/2019

High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70 People with high blood pressure in their 40s seem to have smaller brains at age 70, suggesting that looking after your health may help prevent some forms of dementia...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, B...
03:00, 08/21/2019

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of M...
03:00, 08/21/2019

How to Delete Multiple Android Messages at the Same Time Android Messages version 4.7 rolled out this morning, and the new update adds the long-awaited ability to delete multiple messages in a conversation thread. It’s a great, convenient addition, and it’s also strange that it took this long for Android M...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
03:34, 08/21/2019

App Makers Say Apple's Move to Protect Kids' Privacy Could Be Devastating Under the new rules, which Apple had planned to implement next month, kids apps on Apple's App Store will be banned from using external analytics software....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Sturgill Simpson debuts 'Sing Along,' the first song off upcoming album 'Sound & Fury' Sturgill Simpson unveiled a tracklist and release date Tuesday for 'Sound & Fury,' his upcoming album, due Sept. 27.        ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

|Attractinvestmentorwatchminingdie,unionleaderwarnsstate,industry UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry"....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a decisive role in the game’s outcome. The Artists snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Crashing on the Couch Isn't So Bad With Burrow's New Sleep Kit I don’t care how nice your sofa is. Unless it’s a futon (and sometimes, even then), sleeping on it probably doesn’t feel amazing. But now, the DTC couch connoisseurs at Burrow are out to change that with their newest release: The Sleep Kit, an innova...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Neo-Nazi Who Threatened Mass Murder of Latinx People Thanked God for Donald Trump: Court Docs Federal law enforcement in Washington state arrested 35-year-old Eric Lin last week, alleging he made a series of threats toward a Miami-area Latinx family over the past several months. The threats, which called for the eradication of minority groups...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Don't Worry, Nothing to See Here, Biden's Brain Is A-OK After Joe Biden seemed to lose the thread at various points during last month’s debate and then misstepped his way through Iowa, questions were raised about how on-the-ball he is, really, at 76 years old. But don’t worry, his brain is fine and it’s s...
04:34, 08/21/2019

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech companies are already facing from federal regulators....
05:00, 08/21/2019

Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy? President Trump is calling on the Fed to cut interest rates by a full percentage point. But such a step carries risks for the economy and markets.       ...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Trump looking at possible tax cuts amid economic jitters President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was considering potential tax cuts on wages as well as profits from asset sales, and sought to play down market anxieties that the world's top economy could be heading for a recession....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
05:34, 08/21/2019

The Most Boring Thing About A Vector W8 Is Its Exhaust Note The Vector W8 Twin Turbo was the king of the automotive world’s collective imagination in the 1980s. It was all excess all the time, and it vroom vroomed around in the day dreams of many young and easily influenced automotive enthusiasts. Everything ...
06:00, 08/21/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this y...
06:00, 08/21/2019

Clean-up ‘well-advanced’ after gas pipeline leak into tributary of Beaverlodge River: CNRL One week after a natural gas pipeline leaked, partly into a tributary of the Beaverlodge River in northwestern Alberta, "clean-up activities are well advanced," according to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd....
06:00, 08/21/2019

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Where the Couples Stand on Bachelor in Paradise Season 6 Bachelor in Paradise is at its best when it's just a complete disaster. We've said this before, but truly, we're having the best time when we're struggling to keep track......
06:34, 08/21/2019

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Ends At Fresh 6-Month Low: 10 Points The rupee depreciated for second day in a row and fell 28 paise to close at a new six-month low against the US dollar. In the intraday trade rupee fell to a day's low of 71.80 before settling at 71.71......
07:00, 08/21/2019

Jets sign LB Stephone Anthony to help fill Avery Williamson void Jets coach Adam Gase turned to a familiar face Tuesday to help fill the linebacker void left by the injured Avery Williamson. The Jets announced the signing of linebacker Stephone Anthony. Anthony, a former first-rounder, played in Miami the last cou...
08:00, 08/21/2019

| Percy Tau one step away from realising Champions League dream Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau's Club Brugge moved to the brink of Champions League qualification with an away win over LASK in a first-leg Play-off tie....
09:00, 08/21/2019

|Theraceforreachison-ShopriteGroupCEO The winners will be the retailers that reach the most customers via the most media and the largest number of distribution models, Shoprite Group CEO tells Fin24....
09:34, 08/21/2019

Atom spy Klaus Fuchs was motivated by conscience | Letter John Green says it’s simplistic to describe as a ‘traitor’ the physicist who supplied information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet UnionGraham Farmelo’s review of a new book by Frank Close about the atom spy Klaus Fuchs (Review, 17 August) f...
10:00, 08/21/2019

This is the world’s first iPhone-ready security key for 2FA authentication If you’ve been looking for a way to further improve security when it comes to managing all of your online accounts, and you happen to be an iPhone user, then you need to check out this tiny security key. Called the YubiKey 5Ci and made by Yubic...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are “currently investigating potential anti-competiti...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting U.S. federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him at least the fourth person this month charged with plotting a mass shooting....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Trump cancels visit with Denmark PM after she rebuffs 'absurd' idea of US buying Greenland President Trump on Tuesday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, saying there was no point to the trip after Frederiksen called the idea that the U.S. might buy Greenland from Denmark "absurd" -- and said t...
11:34, 08/21/2019

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Maxx Force launch coaster: 0 to 78 mph in less than 2 seconds To achieve maximum speed on most roller coasters, you slowly pull out of the loading station and ascend to the crest of that first hill with the assist of a chain lift -- and then take a dramatic first drop....
14:34, 08/21/2019

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X family planning program Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the program from giving abortion provid...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Why football needs a united front to tackle online abuse of players Social media regulation is a societal problem which far transcends football. Those who view Twitter, Facebook and the like as frivolous digital hobbies ignore the central and formative place they occupy in the modern world....
15:34, 08/21/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Idiot Squirrel On The Field Successfully Invades Consecutive Twins Games For the second night in a row, a daring squirrel has invaded the field at the Twins’ stadium. Monday night the furry fellow invaded the home dugout and sent several players fleeing in terror. Tuesday night our intrepid rodent pal bolted down the firs...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey Fucked Up Her Finger While She Filmed A TV Show Let’s issue the warning up front: You’re going to see a pretty gross finger if you keep reading. It looks like a bloody lowercase “Z,” if that helps you sharpen your imagination. Okay, you’ve been warned....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Report: Inter Miami's Proposed Stadium Site Is An Arsenic-Filled Poison Pit The long wait to watch David Beckham’s Miami MLS franchise play in all the promised glitziness has hit yet another unfortunate snag: the ground where Inter Miami’s ritzy new stadium is to be built is literally poisoned....
16:00, 08/21/2019

This leak might be our first look at the PlayStation 5’s crazy new design Sony has talked a lot about its next-gen console, confirming the main specs of the PlayStation 5 well before its launch. The console is expected to drop in time for next year’s holiday shopping season, with Sony supposed to give it a proper ann...
16:34, 08/21/2019

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
16:34, 08/21/2019

| Rassie's win record blossoming at good time Almost undetected, Rassie Erasmus is sneaking up the ladder for win percentages by Springbok coaches and with more gains likely soon, writes Rob Houwing....
17:00, 08/21/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
17:00, 08/21/2019

| Ineos chairman's Nice takeover receives green light English petrochemical billionaire Jim Ratcliffe can take over French football club Nice after the French Competition Authority gave the deal the all clear....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as authorities around the country struggle to combat the country's crippling housing crisis....
17:00, 08/21/2019

'People have had enough': Mexican town that lynched alleged kidnappers Shocking act in Tepexco is just one example of wider malady blighting countries from Bolivia to BrazilSocorro Muñoz fled indoors as the laurel-lined square outside her shop became a public execution ground one sunny afternoon in early August.“I didn’...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their connection partner airline, SkyWest, are the latest airlines to come under fire for discrimination, over...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Italy's Democratic party leader warms to idea of M5S alliance Ex-PM Matteo Renzi’s plan may stave off elections that could lead to fully far-right governmentThe leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD) has warmed to a potential alliance with its long-time rival, the anti-establishment Five Star Movem...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Scotland's deficit seven times higher than UK as a whole last year SNP says record spending gap of 7% of GDP proves need for independenceScotland ran a deficit seven times higher than the UK as a whole last year, despite again cutting its overspend on public services.The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Sco...
17:34, 08/21/2019

What are the pros and cons of getting a credit card? It's difficult to debate against the argument that credit cards are a useful financial tool for a variety of purchases and situations. They can obviously help you purchase items that you may not have the ready cash to afford, and can also help b...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Motorola Razr V4: release date, price, news and leaks Motorola Razr smartphones were iconic devices back when full-featured smartphones weren't ubiquitous tech products – but there's a chance they could become iconic again. We've heard many rumors about a new entry, the Motoro...
17:34, 08/21/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more than 140 million subscribers worldwide, so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix...
17:34, 08/21/2019

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued that currencies are "neither the hammer nor the nail" in efforts to reinvigorate economies....
18:00, 08/21/2019

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise....
18:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada's Pembina Pipeline makes storage play with $3.3 bln Kinder Morgan deal Canada's Pembina Pipeline Corp has agreed to buy Kinder Morgan Canada and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline for C$4.35 billion ($3.28 billion), bulking up its storage resources in Canada....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Nestle to invest almost $250 million in Brazil over the next 3 years Nestle SA said on Wednesday it will invest 1 billion reais (about $250 million) in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years to introduce new production lines and technologies in existing factories, as well as push forward a digital transfor...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Pumpkin Spice Season Is Here! 13 Products to Fall For 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......
18:34, 08/21/2019

Remember the good times with 4 extra minutes of Spider-Man: Far From Home footage Sony and Marvel Studios may be breaking up, with Sony taking full custody of the Spider-Man movies and all of the money they’ve been bringing in, but we’ll always have the memories. Remember when Spider-Man took Captain America’s shield, and he was l...
18:34, 08/21/2019

David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Felicity Jones join George Clooney's Good Morning, Midnight Former actor/tequila baron George Clooney is tentatively getting back into show business, first with Hulu’s Catch-22 show and those Nespresso ads, and later this year he’ll start production on his adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Mo...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump Greenland row: Danish PM Mette Frederiksen 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's refusal to sell Greenland to the US....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Thousands RSVP to ‘Brexit beach party’ Facebook event in the Netherlands Nearly 10,000 people have already signed up on Facebook to attend the proposed event that would allow people to look out to sea as “Great Britain wakes up as a closed institution.”...
19:34, 08/21/2019

United passenger says he was forced to sit in vomit-covered seat A passenger aboard a United Airlines flight claims he and his wife were forced to sit in a vomit-soaked seat — and given paper towels to clean it up himself, according to a report. Texas resident Sam Trail said that when he and his wife boarded...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, eliminating a previous 20-day limit....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Florida mom insists her son who allegedly threatened mass shooting is 'just a little kid' making jokes A Florida mother defended her son as "just a little kid playing a video game" after authorities accused the teen of threatening a mass shooting at his school — a felony in the Sunshine State....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Judge orders hearing over motion to dismiss Jeffrey Epstein case The judge overseeing the criminal case of late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has ordered a hearing to discuss prosecutors’ motion to dismiss the case. Manhattan federal Judge Richard Berman on Wednesday instructed the parties to appear in...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Survey: Half of President Donald Trump's voters would blame him for recession Economists and market indicators for weeks have signaled a possible recession over the next year, and more than two-thirds of Americans will blame President Donald Trump if one arrives, a new survey said Wednesday....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to the EU is a must....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's PD opens door to possible 5-Star government, sets conditions Italy's main opposition party said on Wednesday it was ready to hold talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement over forming a government following the collapse of the previous, populist coalition....
21:00, 08/21/2019

El Paso shooting widower Antonio Basco gifted new car after his was stolen The husband of an El Paso massacre victim was gifted a new car after his own was stolen and totaled the same weekend he buried his slain wife, according to a report. Antonio Basco, whose wife was one of the 22 killed in the Walmart shooting, was join...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Trump administration unveils rule allowing migrant families to be held indefinitely The US would be allowed to indefinitely detain migrant families who cross the border illegally, under a regulation unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration that would eliminate a previous 20-day limit as judges weigh their asylum requests. The ...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Kevin Burkhardt was the answer to Mets’ play-by-play dilemma The answer to when the TV voice of the Mets, Gary Cohen, has days off in the future is so obvious it hurts. Bring back Kevin Burkhardt to call the games. Burkhardt, who received his big TV break from SNY, was as good a sideline reporter as we have ev...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Jon Gruden is riding the Nathan Peterman rollercoaster on ‘Hard Knocks’ Jon Gruden is experiencing the highs and lows of the Nathan Peterman experience in front of HBO’s cameras. The Raiders backup quarterback competition is one of the secondary storylines on “Hard Knocks,” when the show is not delving ...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
21:34, 08/21/2019

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas To Water God Were Answered 3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions of emaciated people. They were starving and dying and hoped a water deity would finally be lenient and send the...
22:00, 08/21/2019

MLB warns players against dangers of over-the-counter sexual enhancers MLB warns players against using gas-station sexual enhancersAt least two players have blamed failed drug tests on OTC pillsMajor League Baseball has warned its players about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at l...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Justin Thomas faces ‘weird’ test of leading from front at FedEx Cup • American begins on 10-under in tournament’s new format• Rory McIlroy in contention but has mixed views on set-upIt is quite a feat for a $15m prize, hiked by $5m from previous years, not to be the main topic of discussion at the Tour Championship. ...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “The Coral Whisperer,” and her team of researchers today announced they’d successfully spawned Atlantic...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Ignore these 3 cybersecurity risks at your own peril Cybersecurity is often described as a 360-degree threat. That term refers to the fact that cyberattacks can come from any direction, in hundreds of different forms — many of them unfamiliar and unexpected. At this point, it’s unrealistic ...
22:34, 08/21/2019

70-Year-Old Man Wins 1,000-Kilometer Horse Race in Mongolia “Preparation trumps youth,” said the winner, Bob Long, who “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling contest across the steppes of Mongolia....
22:34, 08/21/2019

How to turn an iPhone's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' mode on or off, or set it to enable automatically Luis Alvarez/Getty Images The iPhone's driving mode is called Do Not Disturb While Driving, and you can turn it on and off automatically, or manually through the Control Center. Driving mode silences notifications and temporarily blocks phone calls ...
22:34, 08/21/2019

How to use Google Chromecast from your iPad to stream media to a TV or display Shutterstock You can Chromecast from an iPad to turn any TV with a HDMI port into a smart TV that can stream all your favorite content. The Chromecast setup only takes a few minutes from an iPad, but you will need to have the Google Home app and a ...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Review: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ is a sweet millennial wake-up call During some early scenes, you’d be forgiven for thinking that “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is yet another night-of-drunken-antics comedy — with Fireball shots, misguided sex and ample one-liners. But the terrific movie sobers up fast. Brittany Forgler ...
22:34, 08/21/2019

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren or Sanders at union event Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, both conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: a total government takeover of the healthcare system....
23:00, 08/21/2019