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British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death

Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on a...

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death

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British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
21:17, 05/23/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
02:34, 07/13/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
01:17, 07/13/2019

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll direct FBI to investigate death of Jamal Khashoggi Last week, an independent U.N. report on the killing found "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Authorities investigate death of Boy Scout on Arizona hike PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy during a hike with a Boy Scouts troop in the Arizona desert. Pinal County sheriff’s officials say the group had water but ran out when they got to the top o...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
01:17, 08/02/2019

Trump brushes off calls to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death “I think it’s been heavily investigated,” Trump said, when asked whether he’d order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the United Nations. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”...
00:34, 06/24/2019

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquakes that hit Southern California last week.        ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

PCSD investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Tucson’s southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the “suspicious” death of a woman on Tucson’s southwest side. Deputies responded to a call of a “person collapsed” on Wednesday in the 4900 block of S. Cactus Wren Ave. Upon arrival, of...
23:17, 07/03/2019

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a divorce deal....
01:17, 08/15/2019

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
11:17, 06/18/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
21:51, 07/23/2019

Alana Cutland plane death: police investigate possible medication link Student, who fell from aircraft, had reportedly suffered severe reaction to prescribed drugsPolice in Madagascar are investigating whether a British student who died after falling from a light plane deliberately opened the doors after suffering a sev...
20:51, 08/02/2019

Police investigate events leading to death shooting victim after rollover on I-19 TUCSON – Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s south side Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia Road and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash o...
14:17, 06/13/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime minister after weeks of political turmoil over the handling of a gas development deal....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
22:17, 08/16/2019

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.       ...
09:34, 07/19/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet the country's newly strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
03:17, 06/21/2019

British MEPs in next EU parliament could create 'messy' situation: Katainen The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a "messy" situation in the run-up to the selection of European Commision president, the body's vice president said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/01/2019

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
07:51, 07/18/2019

'Trump baby' balloon flies outside British parliament as protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
12:34, 06/04/2019

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months......
19:00, 05/22/2019

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest......
19:34, 06/04/2019

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
23:34, 06/23/2019

Off-duty Texas sheriff's deputy, reality TV bailiff, charged with murder in wife's shooting death, police say An off-duty Texas sheriff’s deputy -- who had appeared as a bailiff in a courtroom reality TV show -- was arrested Monday in the fatal shooting of his wife after what police are calling a “domestic disturbance” over the weekend....
02:17, 07/31/2019

Policeman 'stole bank card from dead man when called out to investigate his sudden death' A Metropolitan Police officer allegedly stole a dead man's driving licence and bank card when he was called out to investigate the sudden death, a court was told....
18:17, 08/07/2019

New report shows spike in British anti-Semitism The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year....
10:51, 08/01/2019

The British are coming: UK actors take over prime-time shows British actors on TV are usually relegated to the comfy period piece (“Downton Abbey”) or prestige costume drama with top names (“The Crown”). Not anymore. They’ve been stealing roles and awards from their American peers for years now on television, ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

British queen shows Donald Trump family golf snaps Britain's Queen Elizabeth showed Donald Trump some of her family's golfing memorabilia as she gave the U.S. president and his wife a guide of items of American historical interest from the royal......
01:17, 06/04/2019

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings...
11:51, 05/31/2019

The Londoner: Warning of 'death trap' Parliament Palace of Westminster a danger / David Miliband criticizes Corbyn for book intro / Ruby Wax on Trump / Jeremy Hunt to announce Nigerian Oyster card deal...
16:34, 05/03/2019

British expat death in Bahamas not treated as homicide, police say Body of Dannie Lea, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent was found with serious head injuries The investigation into the death of a British expatriate whose body was found in the Bahamas with serious head injuries is “not being treated as a homicide”, according t...
14:00, 05/29/2019

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
17:51, 06/21/2019

In death, 3D Touch shows Apple has innovated without an endgame One of Apple's biggest 2015 innovations, 3D Touch, has spent 4 years going nowhere -- for no good reason. Now it looks to be headed for the dustbin.Read More...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Video shows man gored to death at running of the bulls A father of three was gored to death after he tripped and fell during a running of the bulls in Spain, according to a report. The 59-year-old man, who was identified as Vicente Asensio Martínez, died Saturday at the festival known as Torico de la Cue...
02:17, 08/20/2019

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Video shows the terrifying moment a British Airways flight filled with smoke while approaching its destination Lucy Brown A flight from London to Valencia, Spain, made an emergency landing on Monday afternoon after the cabin filled with smoke. Passengers evacuated the plane on the runway using the emergency slides. Three passengers were taken to the hospital...
10:17, 08/06/2019

Focus turns to British socialite in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's death The death of Jeffrey Epstein in prison from an apparent suicide has further shone the spotlight on the wealthy financier's rich and famous former associates....
18:17, 08/14/2019

British sailor jailed for eight years in US after honeymoon boat death of wife Lewis Bennett, 42, sentenced for death of Isabella Hellmann, 41, after yacht sinkingA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoon trip has been jailed for eight years in the US fo...
04:00, 05/29/2019

British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya's "advantage" in middle distance races....
04:51, 05/04/2019

Video Shows Elderly Man Being Shoved Off Bus, Woman Charged In His Death It began as a verbal altercation on a bus, police said. Witnesses told authorities Cadesha Bishop was being "argumentative" during the ride, and a 74-year-old man, on his way off the bus, told her to......
12:17, 05/16/2019

British government braces for economic, social chaos in event of a ‘no-deal Brexit,’ leaked memo shows Rising food and social care prices and severe delays in medical supplies are just some of the effects of a 'no-deal' Brexit predicted in the leaked documents, according to the Sunday Times....
06:51, 08/19/2019

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.Thi...
13:17, 07/20/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Wild video shows cow chased to its death in Home Depot parking lot This cow was dead meat. A wild video shows the moment a slaughterhouse employee slit an escaped cow’s throat outside a Connecticut Home Depot. Dashcam footage of the high “steaks” chase shows the employee pursuing the young cow, kil...
02:51, 07/20/2019

Haunting video shows boxer passing out in ring days before death Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan has died after a brain injury suffered during his fight on Saturday — just days after the death of Russian fighter Maxim Dadashev. The South Amarican super-lightweight slugged out a draw with Eduardo Javier Abreu and di...
19:00, 07/26/2019

Scarlett Keeling death: mother's relief as man is convicted of killing British teenager in Goa The mother of Scarlett Keeling has spoken of her relief after a man was finally convicted of killing the British schoolgirl at an Indian beach resort more than a decade ago....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Malaysian police searching for cause of death in case of missing British teen found naked Malaysian police have yet to identify a definitive cause of death for a 15-year-old British teen who was found naked beside a small stream over a week after vanishing from her bedroom while on a family vacation, reports say....
18:51, 08/14/2019

Energy drinks may be linked to sudden death in healthy adults, study shows SCIENTISTS are warning people about their consumption of popular energy drinks after new research suggests a link with life-threatening heart arrhythmias....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Sandra Bland: video released nearly four years after death shows her view of arrest Unearthed cellphone footage prompts call for new investigation into Bland’s death in police custodyNewly released cellphone footage showing the arrest of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old African American woman who died in police custody in south-east Te...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier to reveal that technological advances in cancer treatment have allowed the diagnoses to b...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Auschwitz exhibit shows horror of Nazi death camp amid rise of anti-Semitism The boxcar stops you in your tracks. Each artifact tells a story, each story reflects a life. As we move further away in time from the Holocaust, it is our duty to ensure #StoriesSurvive. "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." opens May 8. Tickets...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Autopsy report shows cause of death for Texas teen allegedly kicked in the head on way home from school A 13-year-old Texas girl who died five days after she was allegedly kicked in the head by classmates during a walk home from school died from complications of a brain tumor that discovered while she was hospitalized, officials said....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Citing Princess Diana’s death, Elton John criticizes British media outlets over their coverage of Meghan and Harry The singer wrote on Twitter that he was “deeply distressed” by “distorted and malicious” coverage of the royal couple’s recent trip with baby Archie to France....
00:17, 08/20/2019

Cop Implicated in Death of Eric Garner Is Headed to Administrative Trial as Data Shows Cops Still Use Choke Holds The New York City police officer implicated in the death of Eric Garner five years ago is set to face an administrative trial next week after a judge cleared the way Thursday....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Almost 4 years after her death in jail, newly released video shows what happened during Sandra Bland's traffic stop YouTube/WFAA A newly released video shot by Sandra Bland herself shows in greater detail the combative exchange with a Texas state trooper that ended in her arrest. Bland died in a Waller County jail cell three days after the confrontation, promptin...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Body-Cam Footage Shows 19-Year-Old De’Von Bailey Running Away as He Was Shot by Police; Autopsy Rules Death a Homicide Once again, something that started so innocuously, with the words, “Hey guys” spoken by a police officer has left bullets in the back of a dead black teen....
18:51, 08/18/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Nathalie Emmanuel says the reaction to Missandei's death can serve as a diversity lesson for casting future shows HBO Actress Nathalie Emmanuel, who played Missandei on "Game of Thrones," recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about how many viewers had such strong reactions to Missandei's death. The reaction was especially strong because Missandei was the on...
22:51, 08/01/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Emily Hartridge death: Tributes paid to YouTube star who died in electric scooter crash as final video shows her excitement at receiving it as birthday present Emotional tributes have been paid to TV presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who died in an electric scooter crash days after her final video showed her excitement at being given the vehicle as a birthday present....
10:00, 07/15/2019

Natalie Christopher: Boyfriend of British scientist says he is 'devastated' over partner's death The boyfriend of British astrophysicist Dr Natalie Christopher, who fell to her death down a 65ft ravine, has spoken of his 'devastation' since the discovery of her body....
12:51, 08/09/2019

The best TV shows on Hulu: 25 must-watch TV shows and series Hulu doesn't get enough credit. The streaming service might not have the same audience of Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, but it's not lacking in great TV shows to watch. From Seinfeld to The X-Files, The Handmaid's Tale to Atlanta, the...
02:00, 07/25/2019

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03:51, 08/20/2019

| Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
01:51, 07/26/2019

Emiliano Sala death: Man, 64, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of Cardiff City footballer Detectives investigating the death of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, Dorset Police said....
19:34, 06/19/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Inquest held into death of death of Prodigy’s Keith Flint LONDON (AP) — A British coroner says there is not enough evidence to determine whether The Prodigy star Keith Flint took his own life. Flint was found dead at his home in the village of North End, in eastern England, on March 4. He was 49. An inquest...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling company calling it stock manipulation. Jacob Frenkel, a former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcem...
20:51, 08/19/2019

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information....
14:51, 07/17/2019

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

FAA will investigate whether two U.S. airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A The FAA is investigating whether airports in Buffalo and San Antonio denied Chick-fil-A because of religious beliefs.        ...
19:51, 05/25/2019

Schumer wants FBI to investigate FaceApp, DNC warns against using it: Here's what you need to know Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate the popular FaceApp app, which lets people see what they'll look like when they're old. Here's what you need to know about it....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Police Investigate After Near-Drowning In Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials were investigating after a near-drowning Monday in a Louisville area creek. Authorities said emergency crews were called out just after 3 p.m. to an area along Blue Lick Road. Responders found a person down ...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
02:00, 07/07/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple un...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery Britain's University of Cambridge plans to investigate its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a two-year study that will recommend ways to acknowledge and address the impact of the university's involvement....
12:34, 04/30/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
13:51, 06/11/2019

Lexington Police Investigate Double Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– An investigation is underway after two people were shot Tuesday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Charles Avenue and Oak Street. Police found two men with gunshot wounds and they were taken to ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

| Verstappen wins Austrian GP as stewards investigate Max Verstappen won the Austrian GP after overtaking Charles Leclerc's Ferrari in the closing laps with the stewards announcing an inquiry into the manoeuvre....
17:17, 06/30/2019

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte administration....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it wit...
01:00, 07/15/2019

US to Investigate French Plan to Tax Tech Companies US President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on internet services that will hit American tech giants especially hard, officials said Wednesday....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
16:34, 05/17/2019

The Latest: ICC investigate scuffles between fans at game LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The International Cricket Council says it is aware of “some scuffles” outside the World Cup game between Pakistan and Afghanistan at Leeds and is wor...
15:00, 06/29/2019

PM's Office Asks CBI To Investigate Impersonation Case Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate an alleged case of impersonation wherein the name of PMO has been misused for committing financial......
09:51, 07/30/2019

El Salvador to launch commission to investigate corruption Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele is planning by early September to fulfill a campaign vow to launch an independent commission to investigate corruption, similar to a U.N.-backed body in Guatemala that brought down that country's last president....
17:34, 08/09/2019

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

Mueller explains why he continued to investigate Trump Former special counsel Robert Mueller said he continued to investigate whether President Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 election even though Justice Department policy said the president couldn’t be indicted. “Well, you d...
20:17, 07/24/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms ...
08:51, 06/30/2019

Myanmar to investigate riots this week at 7 prisons YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s government says it will investigate riots at seven prisons this week that it believes were coordinated. The government in Sagaing region in northwestern Myanmar says it has restored control over the Shwebo towns...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Russians investigate plane fire that killed 41 The plane that burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, killing 41 of the 78 people on board, was without radio communications because of a lightning strike. Investigation continues. (May 6)     &#...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked ...
19:00, 06/29/2019

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
06:51, 06/01/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
05:17, 06/19/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
04:34, 05/30/2019

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
22:34, 05/15/2019

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained under pressure in the country....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
11:51, 07/08/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
01:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Texas Rangers to investigate police shooting BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Baytown police have called in the Texas Rangers to perform the investigation of the shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
14:17, 06/30/2019

DA to investigate New York homeowner who it says shot, killed 2 would-be burglars The Oneida County District Attorney is investigating a 64-year-old homeowner in New York who shot and killed two attempted burglars with an unregistered gun on Tuesday....
07:51, 05/30/2019

Bangladesh must investigate rife torture: U.N. rights body A U.N. human rights body called on Bangladeshi authorities on Friday to investigate credible allegations that police and security forces routinely torture detainees and to prosecute any perpetrators....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Authorities investigate threats across the country after mass shootings Authorities across the country were investigating threats against businesses and public events on Saturday, a week after a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and another fatally shot nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio. Pol...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Police in Nebraska investigate attack as possible hate crime LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, are investigating an assault on a Muslim woman as a possible hate crime. Police tell the Lincoln Journal Star that the 18-year-old victim was walking Wednesday night in west Lincoln when two white men...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key ...
19:51, 06/04/2019

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
08:00, 07/02/2019

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
18:51, 08/18/2019

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handle...
02:17, 08/24/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
20:17, 07/15/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the FBI and the CIA should investigate if Google has been infiltrated by Chinese intelligence.       ...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Lexington Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police were investigating Saturday after two robberies were reported in the early morning hours. The first robbery was reported about 2:20 a.m. on Centre Parkway, near Tates Creek Elementary. Police say a man...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Utah will investigate case of police drawing gun on child WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — An attorney for a Utah police department where a white officer drew his gun on a 10-year-old black child says Utah law enforcement will investigate the incident. Attorney Heather White said Friday the Utah Department of Publi...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Police Investigate After Puppy Found Dead In Bag, 2 Others Abandoned McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in far western Kentucky were investigating after one puppy was found dead in a bag and two others were abandoned. Officials said someone recently made the sad discovery at Metropolis Ferry Landing in Padu...
12:51, 06/10/2019

U.N. to investigate attacks on humanitarian sites in northwest Syria The United Nations will investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities and other humanitarian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, two days after two-thirds of the Security Council pushed for an inquiry....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Prosecutors investigate alleged chicken price-fixing U.S. prosecutors are investigating poultry processors over criminal allegations that they propped up prices through collusion.       ...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
20:34, 06/11/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
19:00, 05/04/2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:34, 07/17/2019

NTSB to investigate in Alaska after deadly plane crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed after the floatplanes car...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Dominican police investigate attack on US woman at resort PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was weari...
14:17, 06/01/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Italians investigate blindfolding of teenage US murder suspect Photograph of Gabriel Hjorth, 18, at police barracks compared to Guantánamo Bay imagesItalian police have opened an investigation after photographs emerged showing an American teenager blindfolded and handcuffed shortly after he was arrested on suspi...
20:17, 07/28/2019

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
00:51, 06/07/2019

How the news took over reality Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing?By Oliver BurkemanThe afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one in Manhattan, but t...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Sa...
14:51, 07/21/2019

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
20:51, 07/16/2019

Australian Police Investigate Report Man Armed With Knife In Sydney Australian police are investigating unconfirmed reports of an armed man in downtown Sydney, a police spokeswoman said on Tuesday, and witnesses reported seeing an injured man carrying a knife....
07:51, 08/13/2019

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
23:00, 06/05/2019

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report Trump and his campaign are seeking to amplify allegations that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign, casting the president as the victim to energize his base for the election....
06:00, 05/05/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
20:51, 08/01/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defence minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defence minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Trump claims he will investigate Google for 'treasonous' China ties US president vows to look into claim about firm’s relationship with Chinese governmentDonald Trump has suggested Google might be working treasonously with China and claimed he would look into the matter.In a tweet on Tuesday the US president – claimi...
20:34, 07/16/2019

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
02:17, 06/01/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
15:17, 05/04/2019

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epst...
09:17, 07/13/2019

Conservatives want CSIS to investigate John McCallum for election interference McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative party get elected....
21:17, 07/12/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learne...
05:34, 06/10/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
07:17, 07/15/2019

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
03:51, 06/08/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosques in Oslo....
17:52, 08/11/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
01:17, 06/13/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him....
13:17, 08/14/2019

Lexington Police Investigate After Man Found Shot On North Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were seeking help from the public as they investigate a shooting Friday night that sent one man to the hospital. Authorities said the shooting happened before 5 p.m. near Konner Woods Drive. Police ...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Italian police investigate picture of blindfolded U.S. murder suspect Italian police have launched an investigation into a picture showing a U.S. student suspected of killing an officer in a blindfold and handcuffs soon after the arrest....
17:17, 07/28/2019

Police investigate Danny Baker's royal baby tweet Police are investigating Danny Baker's tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby that resulted in the radio presenter being sacked by the BBC....
00:17, 05/11/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antoni...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abbas Madani said on Wednesday at a joint news confere...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Police Continue To Investigate Pair Of Morning Nightclub Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A pair of shootings at two Lexington bars kept police busy Sunday morning and left three people injured. The first shooting happened just outside of two keys near uk’s campus around 1:30am.. Police say A man got ...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Dutch investigate KPN network outage, company blames software bug The Dutch government launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours, with the company pointing the finger at a software error....
21:34, 06/25/2019

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
18:00, 07/05/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether h...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, suggesti...
17:00, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
03:51, 07/05/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
03:51, 07/05/2019

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Domin...
05:34, 07/01/2019

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
04:17, 05/25/2019

Police investigate 4 ‘suspicious’ New Jersey fires to determine any connection Police in New Jersey are working to determine whether a string of “suspicious” fires in two communities late last night and this morning are connected....
17:00, 07/26/2019

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police ...
03:17, 07/04/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Kvyat: Toro Rosso must investigate loss of pace in F1 Azerbaijan GP Daniil Kvyat says Toro Rosso must investigate its loss of pace in Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix after it had shown promise in practice and qualifying...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Dutch to investigate cause of network outage telecom KPN: Justice minister Dutch Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus on Tuesday said the government will launch an investigation into how an outage at telecom Royal KPN knocked out the national emergency service number for several hours....
14:34, 06/25/2019

Police investigate link between Bay Area shooter, racial manifesto Investigators say they've found white supremacist and anti-Semitic propaganda on a social media account connected to the gunman who killed three people at a Northern California festival over the weekend....
17:51, 07/30/2019

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern indu...
11:17, 06/01/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 ava...
03:34, 06/26/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
21:17, 05/16/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
05:17, 05/06/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
18:00, 06/11/2019

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at ...
02:51, 07/06/2019

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2's June network outage Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 in June that knocked out voice calls for a many private customers and companies for several hours....
11:19, 07/06/2019

Liverpool investigate five supporters for Champions League final ticket touting Liverpool have launched an investigation after identifying five supporters who have listed Champions League final tickets for sale through unauthorised ticketing platforms....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
01:34, 05/23/2019

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
19:34, 06/02/2019

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with h...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
19:17, 07/11/2019

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp, saying the Russian-operated mobile application "c...
23:34, 07/18/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
19:00, 05/09/2019

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast _____ SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists said Friday they will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washingt...
06:51, 06/02/2019

Dutch prosecutors investigate whether small gas fields exceed output limits Dutch prosecutors said on Friday they were investigating whether producers at some of the country's small gas fields had exceeded the amount they were licensed to produce....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose....
22:34, 08/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
08:51, 06/22/2019

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses data. FaceApp has gained a recent spike in popularity as celebrities and online influ...
07:34, 07/18/2019

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn International, the company that runs the biggest shelter for migrant youth separated from their parents at the ...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of the case....
00:51, 08/24/2019

Jussie Smollett case gets a new special prosecutor to investigate the alleged hoax A high-profile former U.S. Attorney was appointed special prosecutor Friday morning to re-examine the Jussie Smollett case and why charges were abruptly dropped against him. ...
01:51, 08/24/2019

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
12:17, 07/15/2019

Mexican prosecutors investigate police shooting of Central American migrant Mexican authorities are investigating the death of a Central American father shot by police in the northern city of Saltillo, state prosecutors said Thursday....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Italian police investigate after Lazio Ultras leader shot dead Far-right linked fan leader Fabrizio Piscitelli reportedly victim of ‘hit’ in Rome parkProsecutors in Rome have launched a murder investigation after a leading member of Lazio Ultras, hardcore football fans often associated with the extreme right, wa...
18:51, 08/08/2019

Fulham to investigate alleged racist incident involving family of defender "Championship side Fulham said they are investigating an incident among their fans after defender Cyrus Christie said his sister was hit and racially abused during their 1-0 defeat by Barnsley on Saturday."...
00:51, 08/04/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops. The crash of...
18:34, 05/05/2019

Epstein accuser sues estate as officials investigate his apparent suicide The fight over Epstein’s estate has begun taking shape, with a woman filing a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he raped her when she was a teenager in 2002....
13:17, 08/15/2019

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
20:17, 08/23/2019

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities....
03:00, 07/17/2019

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of s...
12:17, 08/14/2019

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the contract....
08:34, 08/14/2019

Judge orders special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case Just when you thought it was safe to go back out on the internet without having to think about the Jussie Smollett legal-nonsense clusterfuck ever again: A Chicago-area judge has just decided that, nope, this is what we’re doing with our brains today...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
03:51, 08/08/2019

A girl vanished in Rome 36 years ago. Now the Vatican is opening tombs to investigate Two tombs in Vatican City will be opened next week to determine if they contained the remains of a 15-year-old girl who vanished in Rome in 1983.        ...
19:51, 07/02/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
02:51, 07/15/2019

Marine Archaeologists Drain Sea To Investigate Underwater Building At Salamis Ruins The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced a major discovery by marine archaeologists off the island of Salamis. It has been revealed that divers and researchers have found a monumental structure or building. ...
21:51, 06/18/2019

China should investigate ‘own backyard’ over forged Canadian meat certificates: experts A food industry expert says the ban on agricultural products will continue unless the diplomatic issue involving the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is resolved....
23:00, 06/26/2019

NTSB to investigate collision of floatplanes near Ketchikan, Alaska; at least 4 dead, 2 missing At least four people died and 10 were injured after two floatplanes crashed in the water near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Is 5G the key to virtual reality finally going mainstream? 5G is the next-generation of mobile internet. That means soon, when it rolls out to more than a few locations, it’ll be replacing 4G. There are lots of advantages to 5G: it promises to be faster than 4G, it’ll cover wider areas, co...
15:00, 06/11/2019

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
04:17, 08/02/2019

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ability to view the world enhanced with digital im...
07:17, 07/24/2019

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
23:17, 07/25/2019

How augmented reality put five Madonnas on stage at once At Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards, Madonna performed her latest single, "Medellín", with Latin singer Maluma. However, they (and their flesh-and-blood dancers) weren't alone on the Las Vegas stage. Several virtual versions of the...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
02:51, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Frankfurt train station reopened as police investigate suspected robbery Frankfurt's main railway station was reopened on Friday, rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Twitter, after police said officers were responding to reports of an apparent bank robbery....
17:17, 08/02/2019

El Paso shooting: 21 year-old suspect in custody as officials investigate possible hate crime Officials investigating whether suspect wrote a ‘manifesto’ ahead of mass shooting that left at least 20 people dead and two dozen injuredA mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso that has left 20 people dead and 26 injured is ...
04:51, 08/04/2019

Frankfurt train station closed as police investigate suspected bank robbery Frankfurt's main railway station was closed due to a police operation on Friday, German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Twitter, with police saying officers were responding to reports of an apparent bank robbery....
17:17, 08/02/2019

FBI investigate 3 homes where El Paso shooting suspect had stayed after capital murder charge Authorities announced Sunday the massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas — where a gunman opened fire, killing at least 20 and wounding 26 others — is being investigated as a domestic terrorism case, and officials are looking into whether hate crime ...
05:51, 08/05/2019

Pelosi says Dems will 'legislate, investigate and litigate' as more members back impeachment inquiry With a majority of her caucus now supporting impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Friday that the president would be "held accountable."...
01:17, 08/03/2019

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
05:51, 08/08/2019

Are YouTube Stars Divided Over James Charles and Tati Westbrook's Feud? We Investigate Pop culture fans continue to pick a side in James Charles and Tati Westbrook's explosive feud. Less than a week after the YouTube community learned these two are no longer friends,......
21:51, 05/15/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
03:51, 06/25/2019

Training helps law enforcement investigate animal abuse and prevent violent crimes TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Humane Society of the United States held a training course Friday to help officers investigate animal abuse and prevent violent crimes. 90 law enforcement officers attended the trainin...
06:17, 08/24/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunda...
12:17, 07/15/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein dead in suspected jail cell suicide; FBI to investigate Convicted financier Jeffrey Epstein died of a suspected suicide after being found unresponsive Saturday morning in his Manhattan Correctional Center cell where he was being held on sex trafficking charges....
11:35, 08/11/2019

Police Investigate Bomb Scare, Find 'Giant Glittery' Christmas Ornament Instead On Wednesday, London police officers were called to investigate a “possible unexploded device,” which had apparently washed onto the bank of the River Thames in east London. Read more......
16:17, 05/29/2019

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their le...
08:51, 07/25/2019

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal ...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soo...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the ...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
08:51, 05/26/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
16:17, 05/11/2019

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
05:51, 08/05/2019

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as t...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
01:51, 08/02/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-pu...
07:34, 05/06/2019

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a serious injury to his left wrist while diving for a Ja...
16:51, 08/16/2019

Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves in the Wall, a VR experience adapted from the Neil Gaiman s...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish and the graphics are kind of crap. It’s so cheaply constructed it’s literally made of cardboard. Ther...
01:00, 05/04/2019

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-qual...
01:51, 06/05/2019

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
22:51, 08/07/2019

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
13:17, 05/23/2019

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes w...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

New rules to protect 'wellbeing' of reality TV contestants Broadcasters could be held responsible for the "wellbeing and dignity" of TV participants, including reality show contestants, under new proposals issued by the UK's media regulator....
08:17, 07/30/2019

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing D...
15:17, 07/08/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over th...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cam...
18:17, 08/13/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sun...
04:51, 06/18/2019

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
16:34, 05/28/2019

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where ...
09:34, 05/30/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Firefox Reality VR browser is now available for Oculus Quest The multi-platform web browser has just been released for Oculus' premium standalone VR headset, promising safe browsing and superior performance.Read More...
23:34, 07/25/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died, possibly from the effects of prescription medication....
03:51, 08/03/2019

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
01:17, 08/16/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
17:34, 05/04/2019

GOP congressman introduces 'Investigate the Investigators' bill to find out how Russia 'witch hunt' began A House Republican lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to introduce a bill called the Investigate the Investigators Act, arguing that the Mueller probe turned up a "big, fat goose egg."...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Eurovision bosses investigate Iceland's Palestine banner demonstration during final in Israel Iceland's Eurovision performers could face disciplinary action from the event's organisers after holding up Palestinian banners during the final in Israel....
09:34, 05/19/2019

Prosecutors investigate alleged chicken price fixing: grand jury probe disclosed U.S. prosecutors are investigating poultry processors over criminal allegations that they propped up prices through collusion.       ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
23:51, 06/21/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
00:51, 05/28/2019

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
23:51, 08/14/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular med...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
23:51, 08/14/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
14:17, 08/09/2019

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
23:17, 08/14/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has appli...
16:17, 08/08/2019

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
14:34, 06/06/2019

GlobalFoundries uses PTC augmented reality to transform chip manufacturing PTC said chip manufacturing giant GlobalFoundries is using the company's AR solutions to transform its training for chip manufacturing workers.Read More...
16:51, 07/30/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
02:51, 05/12/2019

Apple Stores add augmented reality [AR]T installations and lessons Apple is debuting a series of augmented reality sessions and features developed in partnership with the New Museum and a handful of artists.Read More...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise sh...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to create what is essentially a remote control dog that ...
19:34, 07/23/2019

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called vir...
02:17, 07/30/2019

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
03:17, 05/25/2019

Joe Namath adds dose of reality to Sam Darnold expectations Jets great Joe Namath saw the 2019 version of the team up close on Monday, watching practice and spending some time in the quarterbacks room with Sam Darnold. Namath said his expectations for Darnold are high, but the quarterback can’t win by himself...
09:17, 08/13/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon...
23:17, 06/01/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the technology company works to develop its augmented...
15:52, 08/13/2019

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027realit...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service fo...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Augmented reality can change your behavior in the real world A new study from Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences has found that augmented reality (AR) experiences significantly affect people's behavior in the real world, even after they've taken the headset off....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 isn't for you if you’re into mobile virtual reality The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus have just been announced, and while these phones impress in many ways, one thing they’re lacking is compatibility with Samsung’s Gear VR headset.Samsung confirmed this to tech a...
11:51, 08/08/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that lever...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
19:34, 05/30/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and l...
15:51, 05/30/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Mark Carney Is Smacked in the Face by Brexit Reality Sterling’s plight has boxed the U.K.’s central bank into a corner. It needs a clearer plan for how to manage Boris Johnson’s “no-deal” Brexit threat....
10:17, 07/31/2019

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine ...
04:17, 07/13/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
11:34, 06/28/2019

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the failed Fyre Festival. Michael Cohen is due to rep...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the cou...
13:51, 06/30/2019

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR...
14:17, 06/14/2019

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands...
02:34, 06/15/2019

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films s...
13:34, 06/30/2019

Derek Jeter acknowledges the Marlins’ grim reality MIAMI — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins’ performance, attendance and business operations have been a problem. Shadows at Marlins Park don’t bother him, however. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since the season began, Je...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
04:34, 06/14/2019

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me an...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded...
15:00, 06/20/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
11:51, 04/29/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
13:34, 06/26/2019

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, ...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
02:51, 06/20/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
18:00, 04/29/2019

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol...
08:34, 07/13/2019

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:17, 07/08/2019

Cilic offers Nadal a Wimbledon reality check Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday....
18:17, 06/26/2019

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox R...
22:17, 04/30/2019

'Sorry, but I am too busy to talk to you right now': this is our modern life reality | Bob Brody It has nothing to do with you, my being too busy. It’s me. I’m too busy for work-life balance“On an average day, nearly everyone age 15 and over (96%) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Men spen...
19:17, 08/25/2019

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To S...
02:34, 06/18/2019

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his fina...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay....
01:34, 07/16/2019

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather statio...
05:51, 06/18/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
20:34, 05/04/2019

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
14:51, 06/28/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Chicago police told not to 'investigate' Jussie Smollett weeks before charges dropped, documents reveal Weeks before charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, the Chicago Police Department was reportedly told by Cook County prosecutors to end the criminal investigation into allegations Smollett orchestrated a hate crime hoax, newly r...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Texas Rangers Decline to Criminally Investigate Officers Who Paraded Black Man in Street Like Runaway Slave No surprise here. If police are barely investigated, hardly charged, and scarcely convicted for killing black people—on video—why would they face any sort of consequence for parading a black man through the streets tied to a rope while on horseback?...
08:34, 08/18/2019

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
15:34, 05/31/2019

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
17:51, 05/29/2019

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: bu...
01:17, 08/14/2019

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Sh...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Knicks schedule: Kyrie Irving’s New York reality comes early The Knicks will open their season with two road games — in San Antonio on Oct. 23 then an early meeting in Brooklyn against Kyrie Irving’s Nets on Oct. 25, the NBA announced on Monday. As reported earlier, the Knicks’ home opener is Oct. 26 vs. Bosto...
01:19, 08/13/2019

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested Pr...
03:51, 08/20/2019

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
06:34, 05/31/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
03:34, 05/03/2019

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this ...
04:17, 05/31/2019

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks’ grim reality Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday — a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans’ disgruntled big man — and one fewer superstar target remains on the board for the Knicks. The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t v...
06:17, 06/16/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:34, 06/18/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beli...
10:17, 07/21/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
20:17, 05/31/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Mickey Callaway indicated he will consider Lugo for the closer’s rol...
12:17, 08/04/2019

Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling? Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
19:17, 08/13/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Yankees get reality check, finally look like a team full of backups Truth be told, there should have been a lot more games like Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Mariners this year for the Yankees. The Yankees have played above their heads for a while, and all that is a testament to the willingness of the Acciden...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (c...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or...
14:17, 07/21/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
06:51, 05/15/2019

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 highest-grossing films of 2019, only one – Jordan Peele’s Us – isn’t part of a franchise. Few jaws will...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
06:00, 05/13/2019

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party t...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
13:34, 08/22/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
16:51, 07/03/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
05:34, 06/28/2019

Karan Johar Will Host a Dating Reality Show for Netflix Netflix has announced a new dating reality show called 'What The Love? With Karan Johar', which will be produced by BBC Studios India. The 47-year-old Bollywood producer-director will serve as......
07:34, 05/27/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:17, 06/08/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets – if the models stocked on its own website is anything to go by.As spotted by RoadtoVR, Microsoft has culled most of the Mixed Reality heads...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Firefox Reality VR web browser arrives on Oculus Quest headsets Mozilla just expanded the reach of its Firefox Reality VR browser to one of its bigger platforms yet: the Oculus Quest. Owners of Facebook's stand-alone headset can surf sites, watch videos and dive into VR experiences through a browser that bot...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honol...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did i...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
07:00, 07/17/2019

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
06:34, 07/16/2019

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consum...
21:17, 06/28/2019

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard admits new reality: ‘Here come the trade talks’ Noah Syndergaard acknowledged what has become obvious — his future with the Mets is uncertain. After the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Padres on Thursday, the right-hander, who has a strong social media game, tweeted: “Here come the trade talks....
12:51, 07/26/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Rel...
08:51, 07/28/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
18:34, 06/05/2019

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of ...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
19:00, 06/27/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh ...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
19:34, 07/18/2019

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
21:17, 06/20/2019

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull in comparison to the possibility their best pure hi...
12:51, 08/14/2019

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple,...
14:00, 07/13/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body actually does....
08:51, 05/07/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
14:17, 05/13/2019

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since Decembe...
18:17, 05/28/2019

U.N. Report Finds ‘Credible Evidence’ to Investigate Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing A United Nations special report has found “credible evidence” warranting further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year — a conclusion that follows...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matth...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
06:00, 06/22/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—...
07:34, 05/10/2019

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his ...
06:51, 08/09/2019

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
05:00, 08/22/2019

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a s...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
23:51, 05/20/2019

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings”? I’m going with two. And I’d recommen...
19:34, 08/09/2019

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed real...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impe...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Facebook's futuristic mind-reading wearable is one step closer to reality It began with a simple question: “So, what if you could type directly from your brain?” That was something Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg asked on stage during the company’s annual F8 conference back in 2017. Since th...
08:51, 07/31/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Trump or Europe? UK's Johnson to sample post-Brexit reality at G7 summit Boris Johnson is about to feel the pinch of Brexit Britain's new global status: squeezed on one side by Europeans in no mood to yield, and on the other by a United States driving a hard bargain for its economic support....
08:34, 08/21/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Google Maps gets an augmented reality upgrade, beating Apple to the punch Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has appli...
12:51, 08/08/2019