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Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people

Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people

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Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
09:51, 05/16/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
21:51, 05/15/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Carpet: Oprah, Selena Gomez attend THR empowerment gala Oprah was honored at The Hollywood Reporter's Empowerment in Entertainment Gala, where Selena Gomez, Kumail Nanjiana, Alicia Keys and Don Lemon spoke.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Tilda Swinton, Selena Gomez swap zombies for Cannes red carpet Pop royalty mingled with screen stars at Cannes on Tuesday, with the eclectic cast of zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" leading the glamor on the red carpet as the film festival got underway on the French Riviera....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Goes Ultra-Glam For Her 2019 Cannes Film Festival Debut Selena Gomez is back in the spotlight, and she's shining brighter and better than ever. On Tuesday, the 26-year-old actress made her first-ever appearance at the 2019 Cannes Film......
23:51, 05/14/2019

Selena Gomez, Amber Heard kick off the glamour at Cannes Film Festival The stars are heading to the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez, Julianne Moore kick off the glamour at Cannes Film Festival The stars are heading to the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Selena Gomez unveils bikini designed to hide kidney transplant scar Singer and actress Selena Gomez said she's designed a bathing suit that would cover kidney transplant scars -- including her own -- as a part of a new swimwear brand started by close friend Theresa Mingus....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Selena Gomez And Bill Murray Are The Ultimate Red-Carpet Double Act At Cannes 2019 Gomez donned a matching Louis Vuitton bustier and floor-length skirt paired with an art-deco collar of Bulgari diamonds, but her co-star was still her best accessory...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Kicks Off 2019 Cannes Film Festival With Effortless Style France is about to get even more star-studded this week! In case you didn't already guess, it's time for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and Hollywood's biggest stars are......
10:17, 05/14/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
21:17, 05/23/2019

Selena Gomez Jokes She and Bill Murray Are ''Getting Married'' After Viral Cannes Film Festival Photos Selena Gomez is most certainly enjoying her time at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where she made her red carpet debut at the fête on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress and her co-star Bill......
01:34, 05/17/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
09:50, 04/29/2019

Self-made millionaire: This is the No. 1 way to get rich—and most young people are not doing it Personal finance guru and best-selling author Ramit Sethi says young Americans are not taking advantage of "the biggest money-making vehicle in the history of the world."...
15:17, 05/16/2019

4 Your Health: More young people having heart failure More young adults are having heart failure. More younger adults are dying from heart failure. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern University. It shows despite many advances in treatment deaths from heart failure have increased sin...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Porn isn’t a great way to learn about sex – but where else do young people work out how to do it? As any parent knows, talking to your kids about sex isn’t easy. So where else can they get educated?I watched a programme about porn on BBC iPlayer this week. I saw – and heard – things I can neither unsee nor unhear, but I’m still rather glad I saw ...
10:17, 05/09/2019

Protecting young people: 100 years of Save the Children Save the Children has been working to protect young people for a century now. To mark the anniversary, the organization is looking back at its founder as it faces new crises....
09:17, 05/19/2019

71% of young people are ineligible for the military — and most careers, too A vast majority of young people aren't qualified for the military and more, and a retired Naval officer says the solution begins in childhood.        ...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Camel and Newport cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
14:17, 05/15/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:34, 05/17/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
10:34, 05/12/2019

Suicide attempts by poisoning rising among young people in US, study says More than 1.6 million children and young adults aged 10 to 24 attempted suicide by poisoning between 2000 to 2018The number of children and young adults who have attempted suicide by poisoning has increased in the United States over the past several ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Laughing gas deaths double as young people ignore the dangers Young people are ignoring the lethal risks of laughing gas, nurses warn — with deaths doubling in just 12 months. They claim nitrous oxide, also known as hippy crack, is now taken by more than one in 10 men and one in 15 women aged 16 to 24 in ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:17, 05/03/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
17:51, 05/12/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; no...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
16:51, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the los...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence...
20:17, 05/23/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking unsafe hormones and attempting surgery on themsel...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Priority To Create Jobs For Young People, Says BJP Candidate Sunny Deol Bollywood actor and BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunny Deol today said that creating employment opportunities for young people will be his top priority. He added that he had come to......
12:34, 05/02/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
17:17, 05/07/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
03:17, 05/17/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
11:17, 05/22/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
13:51, 05/13/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
09:17, 04/30/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
18:17, 05/04/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
20:51, 04/29/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
22:34, 05/09/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
22:34, 04/29/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
08:34, 04/30/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and cre...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Study confirms young people will quit Netflix if it gets rid of The Office or Friends, they swear Although Netflix typically keeps its streaming numbers secreted away in some digital vault, probably guarded by a mid-level corporate IT guy named Steve, it’s safe to assume that shows like The Office and Friends are among the most-watched on the pla...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
15:34, 05/20/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
13:00, 05/20/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:51, 05/04/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
22:51, 05/16/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
18:51, 04/28/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
15:00, 05/03/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
21:51, 05/06/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
07:51, 05/05/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
00:34, 05/06/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
10:17, 05/23/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:17, 05/04/2019

‘The promises are empty’: As South Africans cast ballots, many young people stay home Nearly 25 years after a long liberation fight ended apartheid and ushered in a democratic era for all of South Africa’s citizens, vast numbers of youth said they see no point in voting....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Young people, scrolling their friends' Instagram feeds, feel pressure to overspend The images on Facebook and Instagram feeds put pressure on millennials and others to spend more than they can afford.        ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
04:00, 05/20/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
03:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
07:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
15:00, 05/01/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' directors shocked by their own success at the box office, credit social media As “Avengers: Endgame” continues to dominate at the box office, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are in awe and crediting social media with the film’s success....
17:34, 04/30/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial reco...
22:34, 05/23/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:51, 04/29/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
14:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
23:00, 05/04/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
16:17, 05/04/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
04:51, 05/01/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:00, 05/17/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
00:17, 05/02/2019

Senate Dems' social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
05:00, 05/17/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
11:34, 05/22/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:51, 05/13/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
01:34, 05/09/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Your Money Adviser: Checking on Social Security Estimates Is a Good Idea, but Many People Don’t Do It The Social Security Administration used to mail out many more statements each year. Now, it encourages workers to go online. A new report says millions haven’t looked....
19:34, 04/28/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
09:34, 05/04/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Chinese state media calls for ‘people’s war’ as US trade conflict escalates Chinese state media launched a propaganda offensive Tuesday amid the mounting trade war with the US – as Beijing calls for a “people’s war” against Washington’s “greed and arrogance,” according to reports. “The most important thing is that in t...
17:51, 05/14/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has stirred interesting reactions on social media....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump In the days since her golf outing with President trump, Thompson claimed that her social media has been bombarded with "hurtful" comments.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
18:51, 05/19/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:51, 05/22/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Carlos Gomez coming back to Mets — for real this time Carlos Gomez’s second stint with the Mets will begin Friday. The veteran outfielder was informed following Thursday’s game for Triple-A Syracuse that the Mets were selecting his contract. It was unclear whether Gomez will be replacing Michael Confort...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max S...
22:00, 05/23/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Carlos Gomez steps up to play hero, steals show for depleted Mets Carlos Gomez wasn’t ready. Yes, he had both shoes on this time — unlike his other trip around the bases — but when the Nationals intentionally walked Wilson Ramos to put runners on first and second with two outs in the eighth inning and the Mets trai...
04:51, 05/24/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Player Gets A Terrible Zombie Surprise Hello! Today we learn how to spell Jason Statham’s name, watch a man lose five years of progress, torture our cats with teabags, get ambushed by zombies and leave hidden notes around the office. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
16:51, 05/04/2019

Here’s why privately-owned cities are a terrible idea Over the last five years, something strange has happened at the eastern edge of Karachi, the crowded megalopolis in southern Pakistan. From scratch, a new city has appeared, complete with its own smooth asphalt highways, schools, hospitals, housing o...
20:00, 04/28/2019

These Motorhome and RV Crash Tests Are Remarkably Terrible I’ll be honest: as an owner of an RV, I can’t say I’m really all that surprised by these results. An RV is basically a flimsy mobile house with wheels and a driving cab and an engine, somewhere, and it’s filled with furniture and appliances and explo...
23:34, 05/13/2019

How to Get Your Relationship Back on Track After a Terrible Fight It’s not easy to bring your relationship back to equilibrium after a major fight. Even if you and your partner have come to an agreement, the arguing can really put a damper on things. It might take some time to restore the romance and affection. He...
21:17, 05/13/2019

The trade war is coming at a terrible time for Boeing Boeing is the largest American exporter, and China is its most important export market. The China-US trade war is not good news for the already troubled company....
07:17, 05/14/2019

We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic...
00:51, 05/16/2019

The new Honor 20 series has great specs, but terrible luck It’s a bit of a tough time for Huawei‘s budget sub brand Honor to release its latest flagship phone, but, the show must go on. And, to be quite honest, the Honor 20 series has some impressive looking specs for a mid-tier device, even if this is the w...
01:00, 05/22/2019

AI autotune makes your terrible karaoke singing more tolerable Autotune can often sound robotic because it shifts off notes into perfect pitch, a new version listens to the notes you've already sung and uses them to help fill in the gaps...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Stop Wasting Money On Terrible Backpacks and Get This Under Armour Bag for $27 Looking for a backpack that could work for either you or your kids? Under Armour has a versatile bag that won’t break after a few months of use. The Under Armour Boy’s Storm Scrimmage Backpack is almost $20 off on Amazon right now. The One Sizes Fits...
23:34, 05/21/2019

"1984 A Terrible Tragedy, Sam Pitroda Was Out Of Line," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Sam Pitroda's remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were "absolutely and completely out of line" and he should apologise for them, party chief Rahul Gandhi said in a Facebook post today....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents that “the only things meant to be flushed are pee, poo and toilet paper.”...
21:34, 05/04/2019

Chelsea's Cahill hits out at Sarri after 'terrible' final season "Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said it was hard to respect manager Maurizio Sarri due to the way he has been treated this season as the defender prepares to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the campaign."...
16:51, 05/05/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. On Friday, Pence argued that the Fed should cut rates because inflation was ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

A dramatic walk, terrible Orioles save Yankees after pen meltdown BALTIMORE — With the Yankees’ two hottest hitters glued to the dugout bench at the start of the game, Masahiro Tanaka delivered a performance worthy of ace status. Jonathan Holder and Tommy Kahnle then spit on it, which flushed a win for Tanaka...
22:00, 05/23/2019

We're counting down the seconds until something terrible happens on New York's new real-life "Sesame Street" Invoking the potential for some kind of unspeakably grim future, in which NYPD officers are forced to call in “a twisted, fucked-up drug-fueled sex-and-murder orgy…on Sesame Street,” the city of New York announced today that it’s permanently naming o...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Warriors thrash 'terrible' Blazers in NBA Western Conference finals opener Portland Trail Blazers 94-116 Golden State WarriorsSteph Curry finds shooting touch and scores 36 pointsWarriors win easily despite continued absence of Kevin DurantStephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shootin...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tuesday called the former employee's death a "terrible ending."...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Olsen Once Had a ‘Terrible’ Audition for the Role of Daenerys in Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen, a name that you have trouble spelling, definitely definitely not me, is one of the central players of Game of Thrones, but she, of course, wasn’t the only person auditioned for the part. According to a recent Vultu...
17:51, 05/19/2019

FIFA Screws Up Ticket Sales For Women's World Cup, Does Terrible Job At Apologizing Soccer fans who purchased tickets to attend the Women’s World Cup in France this summer were finally able to download their pre-ordered tickets on Monday. Many who had bought groups of tickets were understandably pissed off at discovering that not al...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Warren promises to pick public school teacher as education secretary in response to 'terrible' DeVos Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise promise regarding her potential cabinet on Monday, in a tirade against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. ...
00:34, 05/14/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the ende...
20:51, 05/10/2019

John Wick is headed to Fortnite, which sounds like terrible news for Fortnite players We’ve spilled quite a bit of ink here in the Newswire world musing about John Wick’s general capacity for killing, and speculating that—in addition to the roughly, oh, million bad guys he murders over the course of his three feature films—he could al...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez 'wants sixth star' after revealing 'hurt' at missing historic campaign Joe Gomez admits he has been 'hurt' by spending most of Liverpool's historic season on the sidelines, but wants to bounce back by winning the club's sixth Champions League title....
23:17, 05/16/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing and lingerie is marked w...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Bride branded 'terrible human being' after asking if she can ban groom's daughter, three, from attending wedding A bride-to-be has been branded a "terrible human being" in a viral Facebook post after asking if it is ok to ban her groom's daughter, three, from attending their wedding....
10:00, 05/22/2019

Gary Cahill says it is 'hard to respect' Maurizio Sarri after 'terrible' final season at Chelsea Chelsea defender Gary Cahill says it has been 'very hard' to respect manager Maurizio Sarri this season as his career at Stamford Bridge draws to a close....
13:00, 05/05/2019

NonFiction: On Being Young, Gay and Addicted in the 1970s “The Light Years,” a memoir by the artist Chris Rush, evokes his troubled youth in a wealthy Catholic family in New Jersey and his search for acceptance in the mountains of the Southwest....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Oldest F1 Team Claims Their Car Is Bad Because They're So Young There’s so much pre-season hype in Formula One that one of the best talking points of the year itself is how every single team but Mercedes chalks up their lack of competition. This time around, it happens to be that Ferrari—F1's oldest still-run...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Young or old, it's a good time to get hired Whether you're graduating from college or you've been in your job for years and are ready for a change, it's a good time to get a new gig. Here's how....
15:34, 05/04/2019

Will Young: ‘If I were to do this concert now, I’d probably wear a skirt’ The singer on the beauty of wearing white and anything that pushes the boundaries of gender normsI wore this Burberry shirt and Alexander McQueen suit for the Concert for Diana memorial, 10 years after her death. It was a big event and I wanted to ma...
14:51, 05/22/2019

The young sun spun slowly, which could explain why we are here The makeup of the moon shows that the young sun rotated slower than other similar stars, leaving the early solar system relatively calm so life could arise...
15:00, 05/22/2019

A Young Chef, and a Stunning Comeback Kwame Onwuachi vaulted from troubled youth to overnight success to failure with a fancy restaurant in Washington, D.C. Now he’s drawing attention with a new book and approach....
21:51, 04/28/2019

The Souvenir Is a Haunting Portrait of Young Love People who want to tell the story of their youth usually write memoirs; seldom do they make movies. With The Souvenir, English filmmaker Joanna Hogg re-creates some version of her own experience as a film student in early 1980s London. Yet the movie ...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Inside a young dad’s journey after crossing the US border Jose Menjibar, 19, strapped his barely 5-month old to a baby carrier and they fled Honduras. Hugging her close to his chest, they walked and took buses through Guatemala and Mexico, a journey of more than 1,600 miles....
03:51, 05/19/2019

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash befo...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie first-teamers NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Atlanta’s Trae Young are unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team. Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Memphis’ Jaren Jackson and Sacramento’s Marvin Bagley III are also on...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Loophole could keep young terror suspects out of US court The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws....
11:51, 05/07/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Killing Two A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said....
10:17, 05/08/2019

AP Exclusive: Europe’s far-right wooing the young Europe’s far-right parties are fielding candidates in their 20s and early 30s to appeal to the young. And they are using aggressive social media campaigns playing on themes favored by white supremacists in the U.S. (May 16)    &...
09:34, 05/16/2019

A loophole could keep young terror suspects out of US courts The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their parents won the right to vote for the first time....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Photos show young, rebellious China For Chinese photographer Luo Yang, girlhood has a multitude of meanings. But rather than relying on the type of saccharine depictions often used in China to depict young women -- gentle, delicate, and overly feminine -- Luo's ongoing project "Girls" ...
07:34, 05/13/2019

Diabetes hospitalizations spike among young adults in U.S. The hospitalization rate for diabetic ketoacidosis rose by 90 percent among teenagers in the United States entering adulthood, with researchers suggesting the availability of health insurance may have some effect....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

The Young Ones' Adrian Edmondson joining EastEnders Comic actor Adrian Edmondson, best-known for his roles in TV shows such as The Young Ones and Bottom, is joining the cast of EastEnders in the summer....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Why young South Koreans aren't interested in dating Kim Joon-hyup recently went on his first date in three years. But the 24-year-old student wasn't looking for a girlfriend, he was completing a college assignment....
02:17, 05/12/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
23:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Credit-Card Delinquency Rates Rising, Particularly Among the Young Credit-card delinquency rates are rising, particularly among young people who are now more likely to have a credit card than a decade ago, according to a report Tuesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Bumblebees lose sleep looking after the young by napping half as much Worker bees tend to their queen’s eggs, feeding and grooming her offspring until they grow into adults – and they lose a significant amount of sleep doing the job...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Namwali Serpell: 'As a young woman I wasn’t very nice to myself' The novelist looks back on the two decades it took to write her shapeshifting debut, The Old Drift, which takes in a long century of Zambian historyNamwali Serpell just shrugs when asked to explain why her debut novel, the 563-page epic The Old Drift...
15:00, 05/01/2019

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
14:17, 05/22/2019

For many young South Koreans, dating is too expensive, or too dangerous Kim Joon-hyup recently went on his first date in three years. But the 24-year-old student wasn't looking for a girlfriend, he was completing a college assignment....
10:34, 05/12/2019

Manchester United’s top four failure just not good enough, admits Young • Captain expresses disappointment at Huddersfield draw• Young says United must bounce back next seasonManchester United captain Ashley Young has admitted failing to beat Huddersfield and missing out on Champions League qualification is “just not goo...
17:51, 05/06/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Young Indians Helped Put Modi in Power. Can He Count On Them Again? In the 2014 election, the youngest voters turned out in large numbers for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As he seeks a second term, some are less enthusiastic....
17:00, 05/04/2019

8 ways to keep your brain young and stave off mental decline Want to defy ageing and keep your mind sharp? From the right diet to your dental hygiene and social life, here are the best ways to keep your brain fighting fit...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Manchester United's top four ambition "a disappointment in itself", says Ashley Young "Manchester United should be looking to win trophies instead of targeting a top four finish to qualify for the Champions League, skipper Ashley Young has said."...
10:51, 05/07/2019

How Ajax young guns upset $1.5 billion Champions League He's still only 19, but Matthijs de Ligt has already experienced more big football moments than most top-level professionals can hope for in their entire career....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Brooklyn pervert busted for flashing two young boys: cops A Brooklyn man wanted for flashing two young boys — the second time he’s exposed himself to minors in only months — was busted after cops spotted him while handing out flyers looking for him, authorities said. Jianxing Cai, 22, was ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

N4T Investigators: Young father needs surgery for failing pacemaker battery TUCSON – For people dealing with heart problems, medical science offers lifesaving technology, but one young Tucson father is learning that technology can sometimes be unpredictable. “I didn’t know there was a problem until they called me...
05:00, 05/09/2019

PM Modi Congratulates "Young Friends" For CBSE Class 10 Results Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated high school students who passed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 examinations....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Young voters eager for change in South Africa’s election As South Africa’s May 8 election approaches, political observers are watching the country’s young voters, who say they are eager to end the continued economic inequality...
12:34, 05/04/2019

Kristen Stewart celebrates young stars redefining sexuality Kristen Stewart says she felt a “huge responsibility” to define her sexuality after finding fame in the “Twilight” movie franchise. But she’s glad today’s young stars don’t have to do so....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no c...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Algeria’s ruling party relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Pakistan busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages, officials said on Monday....
18:51, 05/06/2019

CBS Reveals 2019 Fall TV Schedule: Young Sheldon on the Move and More Changes Young Sheldon just got a big promotion. With The Big Bang Theory ending on Thursday, May 16, the prequel series will inherit the long-running comedy's prime Thursday night timeslot in the fall......
16:34, 05/15/2019

Cops bust perv for luring young girls to car, pleasuring himself Cops busted a man who allegedly lured at least two young girls to his car and pleasured himself in front of them — and authorities said Friday there may be more victims. Eddie Rodriguez, who is out on parole after serving a prison stint for robbery a...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Sei Young Kim takes 3-shot lead at chilly Lake Merced Sei Young Kim shot a 4-under 68 at cold and windy Lake Merced to take a three-stroke lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship        ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: You can blame Tiger Woods for a lot, but not the death of young employee Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a man who worked as a bartender at Woods' restaurant and died after drinking with fellow employees.        ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Pediatricians explain viral 'croup' that often affects young children (Reuters Health) - Croup, a common upper respiratory tract infection in young children under age 6, can become severe and require hospitalization, doctors say in a new patient resource published in JAMA....
21:34, 05/01/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the chance to photobomb him with a same-sex kiss....
04:34, 05/03/2019

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Steppin...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Paul Millsap carries young Nuggets to key Game 5 victory DENVER — Paul Millsap is showing the young’uns how it’s done. Millsap scored 19 of his 24 points in the first half Tuesday night, sparking Denver’s 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers that put the Nuggets on the verge of th...
11:17, 05/08/2019

J.J. Watt did something awesome to help a young student get a better grade on class project The Texans star took time to film a commercial for "Energy Chips" in hopes the student will get a better grade on a project.        ...
14:34, 05/22/2019

‘The Sun is Also a Star’ review: Young love story lacks heat Once again, with the odds stacked against them, two extremely attractive people have fallen in love. The latest smoldering pair are Natasha (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel (Charles Melton) from “The Sun Is Also a Star,” a sweet but soupy adaptation of a yo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Kenneth Haigh, 86, ‘Angry Young Man’ of British Stage, Dies A coal miner’s son, he had a long theater, film and TV career, but he was best known as the rebellious antihero in John Osborne’s “Look Back in Anger.”...
18:00, 05/20/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
20:17, 05/17/2019

More young adults in the US are dying from heart failure, study finds Premature deaths caused by heart failure are on the rise in the United States, especially among young black men, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Young Dhol Player Has A Message For First Time Voters In Punjab As Punjab readies to vote in the last phase of national elections on May 19, the election commission has been holding intense awareness campaign to ensure maximum voter turnout. A young dhol player......
12:34, 05/11/2019

'I cried a lot. My face was a mess' – young fans on Avengers: Endgame We asked readers who have grown up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to tell us what the movies mean to themAfter Endgame: what’s next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?I was probably 11 when I watched the first Iron Man, and quickly caught up by watc...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Young Couple Set On Fire; Woman's Family Was Against Inter-Caste Marriage A young couple was set on fire by the woman's family who was against their marriage at a village just five hours from the country's financial capital Mumbai. People at the village in Maharashtra's......
13:17, 05/07/2019

Too Old to Die Young review - Nicolas Winding Refn's dead-eyed LA nightmare The Only God Forgives director has made his first foray into TV with a supernatural noir series, and it’s just as horrible and upsetting as you’d expectWhen I spoke to Nicolas Winding Refn at the Lumiere film festival in Lyon a while back, he told me...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Hemingway on Gillibrand's 'identity politics' push: 'Come up with a better gimmick than being young and a woman' "Federalist" senior editor Mollie Hemingway said Tuesday on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that 2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand should "come up with a better gimmick" than her gender and age if she seeks to practice "identity politics."...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
18:34, 05/07/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
08:17, 05/07/2019

Jaden Smith to play young Kanye West in Showtime series Jaden Smith is set to play an alternate-reality version of Kanye West in 'Omniverse,' an upcoming Showtime anthology series exploring ego and 'the many doors of perception.'...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Parents of Babies Too Young to Vaccinate Feel Trapped by Measles Outbreak The measles vaccine is not usually given to children until they are a year old. So some new parents are avoiding public places and anti-vaccine friends....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Mark Noble: West Ham is buzzing but we need more hungry young players to join Sunday sees the final game of my 15th season in the first team at West Ham, I celebrated my 32nd birthday on Wednesday and I have to say I'm feeling brand new....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to their young in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
18:34, 05/02/2019

"Hope My Young Friends Turn Out In Large Numbers Today": PM Modi Minutes before voting started in the fifth phase of the national election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted asking people to come out in large numbers to vote....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Algeria's ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Pakistan busts prostitution ring sending young women to China PAKISTAN — Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of a prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages, officials said Monday. Those arrested include...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Mercedes Sent Lewis Hamilton's Race-Winning Car to a Young Terminally Ill Fan's House It can be easy to get caught up in Formula One’s churning sea of negativity, but every so often something really special can happen in the sport. Mercedes was very generous to one terminally ill young fan in England, sending Lewis Hamilton’s race-win...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he understands their fears, but is hopeful for the future....
23:34, 04/28/2019

'Young & the Restless,' Alex Trebek, Valerie Bertinelli win Daytime Emmys "Y&R" won the top prize of Outstanding Drama, as well as the trophies for writing and directing, at the Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony in Pasadena on Sunday....
10:51, 05/06/2019

Shahnaz Husain Suggests Foods For Young And Glowing Skin This Summer There is no doubt that natural foods can improve our skin's health by keeping your skin hydrated and youthful for a longer time. Eating natural foods regularly makes your skin glowing and young.......
14:34, 04/29/2019

World Health Organization Issues First-Ever Screen Time Guidelines for Young Kids. Here’s What to Know (LONDON) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1. The U.N. health agency said Wednesday that kids under 5 should n...
19:51, 04/28/2019

A killer confessed to the murders of 5 women and 2 young girls. Police just discovered the 4th body Police in Cyprus are continuing operations to retrieve the remains of more victims in what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Feel young again as Lori Beth Denberg revives her Loud Librarian for the All That reboot All That returns to Nickelodeon next month with a brand new cast of pint-sized comics, but they won’t be without a few mentors. As we reported earlier this month, previous cast members Kel Mitchell, Josh Server, and Lori Beth Denberg will join the ne...
23:00, 05/23/2019

New Restaurant: Zorambo's Indian Fusion Food Is Young At Heart With An Eye On Global Domination The 'cafetaurant' - an amalgamation of the two concepts of cafe and restaurant, and a term by Zorambo's founding team - has popular street food dishes like samosas, fried chicken (called Kurkure......
12:17, 05/02/2019

Two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber breaks his pitching arm after being hit by 102mph liner Two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Corey Kluber broke his right forearm Wednesday night after he was struck by Miami Marlins’ Brian Anderson’s liner in the fifth inning....
15:51, 05/02/2019

A Certain Beefy Young Blue Jay Finally Socked His First Major-League Dinger, And It Was A Beaut Holding to the principle that if a person doesn’t have anything nice to say they should say nothing at all, there hasn’t been a whole lot to say about Vlad Guerrero Jr. since his call up to the majors back on April 26. Entering Tuesday night, Vlad ha...
06:34, 05/15/2019

'The Young and the Restless' pays emotional tribute to late actor Kristoff St. John "The Young and the Restless" on Monday celebrated late actor Kristoff St. John and his iconic character Neil Winters in an emotional tribute episode....
17:34, 04/30/2019

| WATCH: Young woman violently pushes elderly man off bus [WARNING: Disturbing footage] The man, identified as Serge Fournier, initially survived the fall but died of his injuries at a local hospital a month later. [WARNING: Disturbing footage]...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods' message to young man with cancer resonates deeply with Harold Varner III Tiger Woods filmed an inspirational video for Harold Varner III's childhood friend, who is in a fight for his life against Stage 4 colon cancer.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Fiction: A TV Comic Invites a Young Staffer to His Country House. Then Something Funny Doesn’t Happen. In Erin Somers’s debut, “Stay Up With Hugo Best,” a 60-something retired late-night host invites his 29-year-old writers’ assistant to New England for a long weekend....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Man wanted in series of sexual assaults on young females turns himself in to police after 23 years on lam: officials A 62-year-old man wanted in a serious of sexual assaults involving several young female victims in the 1990s turned himself in to Oregon police Friday, officials said....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Young Child Demonstrates Impressive Pigeon-Throwing Abilities To Confused, Scared Onlookers Pigeons don’t have a whole lot of real-world applications outside of being the animal that Burger King probably gets the meat for their chicken nuggets from. But thanks to this adorable child, we now know that if you have quick enough hands, you can ...
00:17, 05/20/2019

Joe Biden tells young activists he started push to tackle climate change in 1987 In a newly posted video, Joe Biden can be seen telling a young activist he "started this whole thing" in response to a question about climate change activism....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Young Philadelphia 76ers fan pens heartwarming note to Joel Embiid following playoff ouster Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was visibly upset after his team narrowly lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
00:00, 05/16/2019

‘Teen Mom: Young Moms Club’ stars say show does not promote pregnancy: ‘Nothing is staged or scripted’ Nikki Hussey and Heather Miinch want to show the world what their lives are really like as parents, but that doesn’t mean they’re encouraging viewers to follow in their footsteps....
13:17, 05/08/2019

Emily Oster Wrote the Modern Pregnancy Bible. Now She Has Some Advice for Parents of Young Kids It is often said that babies don’t come with instruction manuals, but parenting advice is hardly difficult to come by. On the contrary, there’s so much of it — from John Locke to Dr. Spock, no fewer than 50,000 books for sale on Ama...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Stephen King's young adult fantasy epic The Eyes Of The Dragon is heading to Hulu Stephen King’s 1984 novel The Eyes Of The Dragon is being developed as a pilot at Hulu and, honestly, how the hell did it take this long? It’s not one of King’s most popular properties, having never been adapted for film or TV, but it is a fantasy ep...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Young Marine hopeful helped stop Colorado school shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured The U.S. Marine Corps says a student who helped subdue one of the Colorado school shooters is Brendan Bialy, a member of the Marines’ Delayed Entry Program....
01:51, 05/09/2019

70% of adults over age 50 get this wrong about Social Security Social Security is a key ingredient in the recipe for sustainable retirement income, yet few older adults understand how to maximize those benefits, according to a study from Nationwide Retirement Institute....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has claimed....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Even the FBI Says Social Platforms Need to Get Better at Policing Extremism Today, the FBI Assistant Director Michael McGarrity testified to the House Committee on Homeland Security that the bureau is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism, many of which are white supremacists, according to MSN. McGarrity wa...
11:34, 05/09/2019

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’: Social equity becomes a key question NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking poi...
15:17, 05/19/2019

A virtual cave got me excited about the future of social VR Inside the Future Reality Lab at New York University, there is a cart with 50 headsets on it. It sits by a 10-by-10-foot square that's sometimes used as a motion-capture stage for the lab's offshoot startup Parallux and its ambitious projec...
17:00, 05/06/2019

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it now threatens to tear it apart. In this special report, European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitm...
17:51, 05/01/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Social Security, a lifeline for millions, needs its own life preserver Social Security's current and future beneficiaries deserve better than a symbolic month each year. They deserve a predictable program that can be relied upon, one that is on sound financial footing....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Over-50s could see NI hike to fund 'fairer' social care system The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Oculus Quest’s social strategy remains cloudy Oculus Quest doesn't have many of the social VR apps you can find on Rift or Go, and it's unclear when apps like Netflix or Rec Room will appear.Read More...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Your Contacts List Is Your Most Important Social Network. Here's How to Make It Better. Apps like CardHop and HiHello help you streamline your contacts app and keep it tidy, so it can become the center of your digital universe—and they promise never to share your data with anyone....
15:51, 05/05/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Have a crush on Facebook? Social network may help you meet your secret admirer Facebook is introducing features to make it easier for people to pair up inside the social network and for members new to a community to meet friends.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

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

Faced with their own demise, Europe’s social democrats are moving left The plight of Germany’s oldest political party reflects a broader identity crisis for parties across the West — including America’s Democrats — that present themselves as champions of workers, unions and social democracy, but have seen support wither...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Judd Trump’s social perspective: ‘The world is not as nice a place as it used to be’ "Judd Trump tells Eurosport\u0027s Desmond Kane why focusing more on snooker and less on social media is good for his mental outlook as he chases a first world title."...
20:17, 05/02/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.        ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Checked your Social Security statement? If not, you could miss a shortfall in benefits If the government doesn’t have accurate records of your earnings, you may not get the Social Security benefits you deserve. Here's how to check.        ...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down....
17:17, 05/01/2019

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches.        ...
20:17, 05/19/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Social Security impostor scam: It's growing, and this is how it works Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old scam, called the "Social Security impostor scam."        ...
14:17, 05/14/2019

Facebook helps you grow your social circle with ‘Meet New Friends’ Facebook is introducing a feature called "Meet New Friends" at F8 2019, its annual developers conference, as part of a major redesign to its mobile app. The company says that Meet New Friends is designed to help users start friendships with others fr...
22:17, 04/30/2019

How Chris Hughes and Facebook co-founders were portrayed in ‘Social Network’ Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes writes in his new op-ed for The Times that Facebook has become a “threat” to democracy. Wait, who is Chris Hughes? Until this week, the face of Facebook has always been hoodie-clad computer genius Mark Zuc...
17:51, 05/09/2019

All taxpayers should fund social care, Sky Data poll suggests A clear majority of the public thinks the burden of social care funding should be shared across all taxpayers – with just 5% saying the costs should be borne by the over-50s, according to a Sky Data poll....
20:17, 04/29/2019

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: Tips for thriving with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease On this episode, two Young Onset Parkinson's patients share their experiences living with the disease and offer tips around finding happiness, parenting and working....
18:51, 05/15/2019

'Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years' Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found....
19:34, 05/21/2019

President Trump Insulted Pete Buttigieg With a ‘Mad’ Magazine Reference. Mayor Pete Might Be Too Young to Get It Along with tweetstorms, red hats and cries of “fake news,” giving his political opponents mocking nicknames is part of President Donald Trump’s signature style. When Trump came up with a new pet name for Pete Buttigieg, however, the...
00:17, 05/12/2019

Older Americans are relying too much on Social Security as a main source of income Older Americans are relying too heavily on Social Security as their main income source. Many are claiming benefits at age 62, lowering monthly payouts        ...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
01:51, 05/10/2019

New York City waiter returns lost check of over $400,000 to social worker NEW YORK — A New York City pizzeria waiter returned a lost check worth nearly $424,000 to a retired social worker who lost it. Armando Markaj found a bank envelope while cleaning a table last Saturday, at Patsy’s Restaurant in East Harlem...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Social Security's latest report reveals a glaring omission The latest report on Social Security's trust funds reveals that there is a lack of public representation on the governing body.        ...
20:34, 05/06/2019

Billie Jean King's early epiphany led to social activism Billie Jean King's early epiphanies led to social activism, fight for equal prize money chronicled in movie "Battle of the Sexes"        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Wealth Matters: Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Let’s talk about Social Security’s $80 billion negative cash-flow crisis Solving Social Security problems in real ways rather than with fantasy finance fixes will matter even more in the future than it matters now — and it matters plenty now....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Fandom Sports will create esports social engagement platform in Helsinki Fandom Sports said it will create an esports superfan engagement campaign as part of Finland’s first mega esports event, Arctic Invitational.Read More...
13:17, 05/14/2019

From private bank client to farmer: a Chinese model of social lending Financial services group CreditEase runs an app through which its private banking clients can be connected to needy women farmers in China’s rural interior. It’s a remarkable initiative taken up by 200,000 farmers and shows what can be done with low-...
18:17, 04/28/2019

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice – it's a social responsibility | Robert Reich The core issue is the common good. Measles travels through the air – and if enough people opt out of vaccinations, they put everyone at a higher riskI remember having measles as a kid. Believe me, it was no fun. Also, measles could cause birth defect...
15:17, 05/05/2019

Companies Make Room for Investors Pushing Climate, Social Issues The largest U.S. companies are beginning to pay heed to the demands of investors focused on environmental and social issues, a shift for shareholders long relegated to the sidelines....
15:51, 05/01/2019

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

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Twitter will now allow you to add media to a retweet We would love to tell you that Twitter now offers an editing tool, making it easier to correct mistakes and spelling errors. We know of at least one guy wearing a long red tie, living in a white house that would really appreciate the ability to go ba...
05:17, 05/07/2019

'Young and the Restless' tribute: Shemar Moore, Victoria Rowell honor Kristoff St. John "The Young and the Restless" honored late cast member Kristoff St. John in a special tribute episode featuring Shemar Moore and Victoria Rowell.        ...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Amazon made social mini-games to make warehouse work less bland Amazon has turned to video games to make warehouse work a bit less tedious while boosting worker productivity in the process, according to The Washington Post. The e-commerce giant has "gamified" warehouse workers' tasks by reflecting their prog...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Trump proposals may redefine poverty, cut Americans from social welfare programs: report The Trump administration is weighing changes to the way poverty is measured in the United States, a move critics say would break with decades of precedent and threaten social welfare recipients, according to a Monday report....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
15:17, 05/16/2019

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Why the Clock Is Running Out on Big Media Companies Live sports remain the sole reason legacy media companies haven’t lost many more customers than they already have, but that could change as tech companies enter the bidding war for sports broadcasting rights....
09:39, 04/29/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level meeting to commemorate the centenary of what was the...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Buttigieg takes shot at social conservatives, describes coming out during Vegas LGBTQ gala Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took a shot at social conservatives Saturday in Las Vegas as he described the exclusion he experienced after publically coming out as a gay man....
08:01, 05/12/2019

"Pink Booths" Give Out Social Message Of "Nari Shakti", Draw Women Voters "Nari Shakti" was on display in the all-women staffed booths in Delhi today which drew more women voters, especially from the Muslim community, officials said....
15:00, 05/12/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Ja...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
16:34, 05/14/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, and she thought that Tumblr would help. Three years...
07:51, 05/03/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
06:17, 05/16/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal...
16:51, 05/16/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
12:51, 05/01/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the America...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
03:00, 05/20/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo says he's 'OK' with media moving on from Va. Gov. Ralph Northam CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday night that the media had moved on from the controversies surrounding the top Democratic leadership in Virginia, particularly from Gov. Ralph Northam, and that he was "OK" with that. ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda."...
21:17, 05/22/2019

| Emotional Hamilton excused Monaco media briefing An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of Niki Lauda....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
07:34, 05/21/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
01:51, 05/20/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
21:51, 05/06/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turkey....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably-named ABC News special “The Girl in the Car” — a cheap riff on su...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported Sunday that a court had suspended the weekly magazi...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
17:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China: media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
07:17, 05/17/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Salon Media sold for $5 million to tech entrepreneurs Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
04:17, 05/16/2019

'Young and the Restless': Kristoff St. John's Neil Winters may have died of massive stroke "From everything I've seen and heard, it sounds like a massive stroke," a doctor said on "Y&R" of Neil Winters, played by the late Kristoff St. John.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Man United 'effort and the attitude' can't be faulted despite Huddersfield draw, says Ashley Young Manchester United captain Ashley Young says he couldn't fault the "effort and attitude" of his team-mates despite missing out on the top four after a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield....
19:34, 05/05/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction service coverage, meaning they are denied adequate ac...
22:00, 04/28/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say H...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
20:34, 05/15/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
19:34, 05/12/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately known....
10:34, 05/14/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports, on Sunday evening, Mother’s Day, three car loads...
23:17, 05/18/2019

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
10:34, 05/22/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
12:51, 05/18/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
09:17, 05/18/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
14:34, 05/18/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
23:34, 05/16/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview....
04:00, 05/21/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:17, 05/12/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
11:51, 05/16/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News' "Hannity."...
05:51, 05/16/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
18:34, 05/21/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open -state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
16:34, 05/12/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest controversy....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
18:17, 05/01/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at th...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
18:00, 05/03/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico: media The remains of a plane have been found after it disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official of Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Trump boasts about ‘very good call’ with Putin, slams new media President Trump boasted about his “very good call” with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin — and slammed his media critics — in a Saturday tweet. “Tremendous potential for a good/great relationship with Russia, despite what you read and see...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media....
20:34, 04/28/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Life Comes To A Complete Halt In Odisha: Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani An extremely powerful cyclone roared ashore Friday morning in eastern India, bringing pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, as tens of millions of people in the......
19:17, 05/03/2019

'Love vs Hate' in Penultimate Election Round In India: Foreign Media Tens of millions voted today in the penultimate round of India's increasingly bad-tempered election, with all eyes on New Delhi after an ugly campaign of slaps and savage pamphlets....
15:00, 05/12/2019

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sou...
23:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico -media The remains of a plane have been found after it disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official of Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of jus...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Iron ore mine floods in northeastern China trapping nine workers: media An accident occurred at a newly launched iron ore mine in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang on Friday morning, leaving nine people trapped underground, Chinese state media reported....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia’s interior minister is blaming the Baltic country’s media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned after being investigated for domestic violence. Mart H...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White House said....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Mainstream media fears Trump might not leave office if he loses in 2020 Many members of the mainstream media have pivoted to hyperventilating over fear that President Trump will refuse to leave office if he is defeated in 2020....
22:51, 05/07/2019

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks Three main differences remain in the China-U.S. trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, Chinese state media said on Saturday, following the end of the latest round of negotiations in Washington....
10:34, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Rwanda's Paul Kagame – an enemy of the media parading as a statesman  Paul Kagame's rigorous suppression of the media has made him Rwanda's unchallenged leader. So don't buy it when he suddenly says journalists should not be jailed for insulting the president, warns DW's Fred Muvunyi....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal: state media Iran will reduce some "voluntary" commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers as a response to members' inability to resist U.S. pressure, but will not withdraw from it, state media on Wednesday quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
19:17, 05/16/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Japan's Abe signals shift on North Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust between their countries, the Sankei newspaper reported on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Virgin Media makes more cable connections as mobile base shrinks Virgin Media connected another 102,000 premises to its cable network during the first quarter of 2019 as the number of subscribers to its mobile service remained relatively static.The company is currently in the middle of the single biggest network e...
14:17, 05/07/2019

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
09:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico -media The remains of a plane that disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico have been found, a state government official said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died....
21:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
04:51, 05/20/2019

Cyclone Fani Forecast Equivalent To A Category 4 Hurricane: Foreign Media Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
11:34, 05/01/2019

One-Legged Beast Or Snowshoer? Foreign Media On Army's Yeti Claim Breaking news: Yeti are real, and they're on the move - at least according to the Indian army, which said Monday that its mountaineering expedition team stumbled upon a set of "mysterious footprints"......
11:34, 05/01/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
06:17, 05/01/2019