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What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist

A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveillance state!...

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist

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Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor greets the people for the first time Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings to an ecstatic public three days after acceding to the throne following the first abdication in two centuries....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Mom stifles screams as jurors shown never-before-seen footage of Bronx bodega slay The mother of an innocent teen killed by a pack of gangbangers at a Bronx bodega last year stifled screams in court Tuesday as never-before-seen NYPD footage of the machete attack was shown to jurors....
02:17, 05/08/2019

'Heartbreaking' screams of victim's sister as boy, 15, stabbed to death in Stoke Newington A teenager was stabbed to death in the latest episode of bloodshed on London's streets as as new figures reveal five young people are knifed in the capital every day....
12:51, 05/02/2019

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s gro...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Henderson: We knew we could do something special at Anfield "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says he knew his side could conjure up something special after overcoming a 3-0 deficit to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate in the Champions League semi-finals."...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship' London after Baghdad has become the latest destination of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His flying trip coincides with a US military build-up off Iran and his decision to cancel a scheduled stopover in Berlin....
13:51, 05/08/2019

The human problem of AI When expectations for AI aren't met, it’s not always the tech that’s to blame. Here are some of the most common human errors in implementing AI.Read More...
00:34, 05/10/2019

AI: More Than Human - review ... but less than art Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, giant playthings and interactive paintings at viewers, but evidence of true creativity in machines is scarceIn 2016, a machine beat the world’s best (human) player at the ancient strategy game ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Colin Quinn to host CNN's first comedy special Nothing’s funnier than the news these days, so CNN has decided to embrace that turn by announcing its very first comedy special. This comes from The Wrap, which says the network has ordered Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, an event based on Quinn’s...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US 'special relationship' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union....
15:17, 05/08/2019

Pompeo revels in US-UK ‘special relationship’ despite cracks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain and America on Wednesday not to waver in their friendship as the two nations confront a series of global and trans-Atlantic challenges that have exposed cracks in historically close ties...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US ‘special relationship’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain’s exit from the Europe...
13:00, 05/08/2019

'Have to digest special night for Liverpool' - Origi "Liverpool striker Divock Origi says he and his team-mates will have to \"digest\" their epic night after beating Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals."...
10:34, 05/08/2019

Look: Baby giraffe gets special shoes at Seattle zoo A baby giraffe born at a Seattle zoo has been outfitted with a custom-made pair of therapeutic shoes to treat a leg abnormality that prevented it from walking....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Pompeo: US 'special relationship' with UK to thrive despite Brexit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reassured allies in London that the "special relationship" would thrive despite Brexit. Differences over Huawei and Iran have sown some seeds of concern....
20:17, 05/08/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
18:17, 04/28/2019

AMD says it’s helping Sony with the PlayStation 5’s ‘special sauce’ Sony is working on its next-gen console, and that’s hardly a secret at this point. But while the PlayStation 5 isn’t expected to drop this year, we keep seeing it pop up in more and more reports. The newest teaser comes from AMD, which co...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 2:42PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 242 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Georgetown, moving northeast at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Lexington, Georgetown, Midway, Spindletop Estates, Moon Lake Estat...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Summer Special Trains: Timings, Routes And Other Details Here Summer special trains 2019: Indian Railways northern division the Northern Railways has started summer special trains in order to clear extra rush during the summer season, Northern Railways said on......
14:34, 05/01/2019

3 tips for financial planning when a family member has special needs Financial planning can become more complicated when a family member has special needs. Here are three tips that can help.        ...
20:51, 05/05/2019

“And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting y “And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting your face bathed in various healthful steams and smokes.”...
16:17, 05/06/2019

North Carolina’s Special Election: When Do the Polls Close? Primary voters will thin a field of more than two dozen candidates running to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., a longtime congressman who died in February....
15:17, 04/30/2019

30 injured in crash involving bus carrying adults with special needs At least 30 people were injured Friday morning when a school bus carrying adults with special needs collided with another vehicle, officials said. The school bus was driving west near Avenue U and East 61st Street in Mill Basin around 9:20 a.m. when ...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 5 at 10:05PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The wet weather of the past few days and now clearing skies have set the stage for the development of widespread fog through eastern Kentucky tonight. This fog is expected to become dense in the valleys early tonight and spread to other spots during ...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Quinnen Williams planning on ‘special’ first sack of Tom Brady Some people have questioned exactly where the Jets will play first-round pick Quinnen Williams. Will he be a nose tackle? Will he play over the guard? Can he, Leonard Williams and Henry Anderson all be on the field together? Can he return kicks … wai...
01:17, 05/11/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 5 at 10:20PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Skies have cleared out over the region and high pressure will move in overnight, resulting in weak to calm winds through tomorrow morning. The combination of clear skies, light winds, and wet soils from recent rains will aid in fog development, some ...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 19 at 3:43AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Gusty southwest winds will pick up shortly after sunrise ahead of a cold front. Sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH will be seen with gusts to 35 MPH. Some areas may see wind gusts up to 40 MPH at times outside of any thunderstorm. These winds could be s...
10:17, 05/19/2019

This Mother’s Day special for Giants pick after mom’s cancer scare It was not long after Ryan Connelly shared the team lead with eight tackles in Wisconsin’s 31-17 victory over Rutgers at Camp Randall Stadium on Nov. 3. His parents — who, as always, made the four-hour ride to see him in action — sat their son and hi...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Wisconsin parents says daughter with special needs was bitten on school bus GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNN Newsource) – The parents of a student with special needs say another student bit her several times while on the school bus and the bus driver did nothing to help. The parents of Lily Waldron say once she got off the bus Mon...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 6 at 4:36AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV Weekend rain, and high pressure parked right over the area early this morning, have created ideal conditions for dense fog. Areas with visibility of a quarter mile or less will persist past sunrise, and into the morning commute. Fog, with visibility ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 12:31PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 1230 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over London-Corbin Airport, or over London, moving east at 25 mph. Winds up to 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… London, Maplesville, Fariston, L...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 2:30PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 230 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Paris, moving northeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Paris, Carlisle, North Middletown, Jackstown, Blacks ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

This little girl shares a special connection with Sleeping Beauty Since she was an infant, Aurora has shared a special connection with her namesake princess, Sleeping Beauty.        ...
03:34, 05/08/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 3:20PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 319 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles east of Harrodsburg to near Westbend. Movement was northeast at 25 mph. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause locali...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 3:09PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 309 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Yale, or 9 miles northeast of Frenchburg, moving northeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Morehead, Cranston...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 3:07PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 307 PM EDT/207 PM CDT/, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northwest of Edmonton to 7 miles west of Albany. Movement was northeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these stor...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Akshay Tritiya: Special Discounts On Gold Today, Why You Should Buy Akshay Tritiya or Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej is an auspicious day that signifies unending prosperity. Jewellers are offering special discounts to attract buyers....
13:17, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin forms special committee to consider options Canadian engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc said on Wednesday its board has formed a special committee to consider options to increase shareholder value....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 12:58PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 1256 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from Bedford to 6 miles south of La Grange to near Taylorsville. Movement was northeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and small hail are possible with these storms. Locations impacted includ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 2:42PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 241 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Tabor, or over Frenchburg, moving northeast at 30 mph. Winds up to 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Frenchburg, Wellington, Salt Lick, Camps...
21:00, 05/02/2019

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

Flint water scandal's special prosecutor out after 3 years A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, apparently part of the fallout from the recent discovery of 23 boxes of records in the basement of a st...
01:51, 04/30/2019

50th anniversary special: Capital markets – the profiles As part of Euromoney's 50th anniversary coverage, we profile some of the biggest names that we interviewed for our April 2019 capital markets focus....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 8:43PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 841 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from 10 miles northwest of Prospect to near Shelbyville to near Frankfort. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Locations imp...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 6 at 3:54AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Locally dense fog will persist through mid-morning in river valleys and other low-lying areas near bodies of water. Expect pockets of restricted visibilities and be alert to rapidly changing conditions over a short distance....
13:17, 05/06/2019

Why Captain America's Farewell Is So Special to Writers of Endgame Even after writing for everyone from Iron Man to Captain Marvel, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely remain true to the focus of their first Marvel cinematic project: Captain America....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Lockheed nabs $11.9M for modification kits, special tooling for F-35s Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $11.9 million contract for modification kits and special tooling for modification and retrofits of the F-35s of the Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, and allied foreign militaries....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 8:06PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 805 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from 6 miles north of New Castle to near La Grange. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. 40 mph winds were measured with these storms in Oldham County. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds of Scientologists on board was quarantined in St Lucia after one passenger was diagnosed with the dise...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
23:34, 05/12/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence researchers have discovered that computers are outpacing human doctors in a number of important areas....
09:00, 05/14/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat single non-human species are we most dependent upon for our survival on this planet?Josh Le...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Epic Games will receive a BAFTA Special Award next month Epic Games will add another award to its trophy cabinet next month, when it picks up a BAFTA Special Award for its contribution to game development. Not only has the company created several hits of its own, including the all-conquering Fortnite, but....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Netflix is bringing Kimmy Schmidt back for an interactive special It’s been four months since we said goodbye to the irrepressible, unflappable, and unrepentantly Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, with Kimmy, Titus, and the rest of their very weird family bidding fans a fairy tale farewell back in January. That, coinciden...
07:17, 05/09/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend Of $0.75 Per Share CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2012 to stockholde...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Tina Fey Announces Netflix Interactive Special for Kimmy Schmidt Netflix is bringing back its Tina Fey-created original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for an interactive special in 2020, Fey announced Wednesday in New York City....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Assisted Living Residents Get Special Visitor From Newport Aquarium SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group of senior citizens in Georgetown received a special visitor from the Newport Aquarium Thursday. The residents at Hometown Manor Assisted Living waited months for the experience to meet Blueberry the Penguin. ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Anthem's Latest Update Removes Special Loot Chests Today’s Anthem update has removed special Elysian chests from the game just over a month after they were added. This comes on the heels of several delayed updates, leaving the game’s remaining players bewildered and frustrated....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Special teams at U.S. universities try to identify students at risk of violence Last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two students and wounded four was just the kind of tragedy a team of officials at the school was trying to prevent....
12:17, 05/06/2019

The Surprising and Special Meanings Behind All of the Royal Family Members' Names A royal by any other name would appear as non-traditional. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced the world to the newest member of the royal family on Wednesday, after welcoming baby......
14:17, 05/12/2019

Bills seek special consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia Lawmakers in several states want to make sure women needing surgery have a chance to say no to a medical student examining them while they’re under anesthesia. Bills introduced in roughly a dozen states this year would require that women underg...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departm...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from Donald Trump down have made repeated expressions of...
15:17, 05/05/2019

Dover winner Martin Truex Jr. has special bond with speedway Martin Truex Jr., who spent his formative years at Dover International Speedway, had to start from the back after failing prerace inspection.        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died, authorities say....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+. The 2020 Summer Olympic games will be held in Tokyo, Japan next year from...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Adults who played ‘Pokemon’ on Gameboy have special ‘regions’ in brains Adults who played Pokémon as kids have specialized “Pokémon regions” in their brains that respond more to the digital characters compared to people who have never played the game, a new study revealed. University of Pennsylvania doctoral student Mich...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Al Roker pens moving piece about his special-needs son defying expectations In the May issue of "Guideposts," the "Today" co-anchor discusses son Nick's developmental disabilities, writing, "Now that he’s 17, I can tell you that, yes, he’s somewhere on the spectrum and maybe obsessive-compulsive." But he say...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Trash and human bodies recovered from Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
18:17, 05/02/2019

LMPD Cracking Down On Human Trafficking At The Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Human trafficking is always a problem at large events. Louisville Metro Police are encouraging visitors to be mindful and are providing spectators with a list of warning signs. WAVE 3 News says LMPD will be setting up ...
17:17, 05/02/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to show that women are gross,” she said....
17:00, 04/29/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, and society as a whole to battle this evil – and a...
15:17, 05/10/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather extremes that are hostile enough that plenty of sci-...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Human trafficking victims mostly underage children from within the US The dark trade of human trafficking – in which people are traded or sold for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation -- has been a persistent problem across major cities and idyllic rural communities in the United States for decades....
04:34, 05/12/2019

Ruby Tandoh: how I was turned into a human cheese Bacteria from my face have been used to make a wheel of stilton. It’s not gross, it’s art – and it is about to go on display at the V&A’s new food exhibitionI am about to be made into a cheese. The designer and engineer Helene Steiner is serene in he...
00:17, 05/14/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them more human, has slammed the project as ethically unacceptable....
19:17, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Prosecutor: Human decomposition detected in car HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A prosecutor says trained dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the vehicle of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
13:00, 04/30/2019

'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels': Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena "What you see happening is Congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
05:51, 05/16/2019

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is Coming Back With an Interactive Special on Netflix She's alive, dammit! Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is returning to Netflix with an all-new interactive special, Tina Fey announced during an FYSEE panel for the series, which debuted its......
06:17, 05/09/2019

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, opening the body’s 2019 session....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 Trains Cancelled, Special Service For Stranded Tourists As many as 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route have been cancelled in view of Cyclone Fani which is likely to hit the eastern state by May 3, Railways said Thursday....
03:34, 05/03/2019

Alicia Keys Dishes on Her Special--and Totally Sweet--Mother's Day Plans For Mother's Day, Alicia Keys is packing her bags. The Grammy-winning star has some big plans in store for the upcoming holiday--featuring a very important guest. "I'm......
20:34, 05/03/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Trump honors 'very special' World Series champion Red Sox at White House President Trump paid tribute to the Boston Red Sox Thursday at a White House ceremony honoring the club's 2018 World Series championship, describing them as an "unstoppable" team who had won a "spectacular victory."...
03:34, 05/10/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute News. The shift reflects the Navy’s broad shift towards big power warfare - think a low-grade war with C...
06:00, 05/18/2019

‘SOTC’: As Special Session Looms, ‘Quasi-State’ Agencies In Spotlight (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looked at the pension crisis and the possibility that Gov. Matt Bevin might call another special session to address it. The plan would be to deal with one subset: the agenci...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Watch: Kohli, De Villiers' Special Message Ahead Of RCB's Final Match RCB, who have failed to qualify for the playoffs, will play their final IPL 2019 game when they host SRH at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday night....
08:00, 05/04/2019

Major General AK Dhingra Appointed 1st Armed Forces Special Ops Commander The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations by three services and will have elements from the Army, Navy and the Air Force....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Wiggins: Froome's 'amazing' 2018 attack showed why Giro is special "Bradley Wiggins says the 2018 Giro-winning attack by Chris Froome shows why the race is so special. Watch every stage of the 2019 Giro on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges against him were dismissed....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace filled with winged things that look like us, only hotter? Perhaps we are reincarnated as slimy little in...
17:51, 05/15/2019

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointment of William Karsh as Special Advisor....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani: Special Train For Tourists In Odisha After Trains Cancelled As cyclone storm "Fani" inches closer towards mainland, evacuation has begun in full swing. Indian Railways have today announced a special train to aid evacuation of standard tourists from Puri to......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix offering special deal for Tucson residents TUCSON – With the 90-degree heat starting to melt its way to the Old Pueblo, Six Flags is offering a special promotion to help Tucsonans to stay cool this summer. After kicking off its opening weekend in March, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoeni...
05:00, 05/09/2019

IRCTC Special Northern Railway Trains: Routes, Timings, Details Here IRCTC: Indian Railways' northern division Northern Railwayhas started special trains to clear rush during the summer season, Northern Railwaysaid in a notification...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
20:00, 04/28/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Zoroark!...
18:34, 05/04/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Catch-22 Is "Harrowing, Heartbreaking, Human, and Hilarious" According to the Cast In the mood for a bit of a weird laugh this weekend? Hulu just launched Catch-22, its miniseries adaptation of the classic satirical novel by Joseph Heller. George Clooney is an executive......
06:17, 05/18/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
18:17, 04/28/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to focus on human trafficking — until now. Throughout the hospital’s hallways are small stickers and ...
01:34, 05/18/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
05:34, 05/09/2019

Suitcase with human remains retrieved from Cypriot lake A diver has retrieved from the bottom of a man-made lake a suitcase that police officials in Cyprus say contains the decomposing remains of a woman, believed to be one of the victims of a military officer who has confessed to killing seven foreign wo...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:17, 05/17/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
22:34, 05/12/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman named Jedy Vales. The virtual character is the latest in a series of digital humans, where companie...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Several Arrested In Derby Weekend Human Trafficking Sting Akula, left; Johnson, center; and James, right. **Photo: WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Several people are in custody after a LMPD string surrounding the Kentucky Derby. Police say four men were arrested on human trafficking charges. Those ...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Autocar confidential: Mercedes-AMG's delayed hypercar, Audi plans a special delivery and more Mercedes-AMG's Project One promises blistering speed, but is slow to arrive Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry This week, we've got the lowdown on the the delay in launching Merc...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's "I Don't Care" Music Video Is Here--and There Are Plenty of Special Effects Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber just dropped their "I Don't Care" music video--and let's just say fans will definitely care. Earlier this month, the pair teased fans with......
15:34, 05/17/2019

Stranger Things Lego: Superfans queue for over 12 hours to get their hands on special edition set Lego superfans queued for more than 12 hours to get their hands on a Stranger Things special edition set following a late-night launch at the London flagship store....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
04:17, 05/09/2019

Texas softball player receives special surprise from Army brother on senior day Texas Longhorns outfielder Ki’Audra Hayter celebrated her final home game with her family Sunday on senior day and was surprised to see another member of her family make a surprise appearance....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Hearing-Impaired Gurgaon Girl Is CBSE Class 12 Topper In Special Category Hearing-impaired student Lavanya Balakrishnan has topped the CBSE Class 12 board exams in the persons with disabilities category. A student of the Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Gurgaon,......
03:34, 05/03/2019

Kim Foxx fighting push to appoint special prosecutor to her handling of Smollett case Chicago's top prosecutor, who has been thrust in the national spotlight after dropping charges against embattled "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, is fighting an effort to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate her office's handling of the controv...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Chick-fil-A makes special Sunday delivery to sick boy thanks to a quick-thinking nurse Anyone who has tried to eat at Chick-fil-A on a Sunday knows that's the one day of the week the fast food chain famously closes its doors to allow employees to both rest and worship....
20:17, 04/28/2019

UN lauds special chemistry of the periodic table, kicking off 150th anniversary celebrations On Tuesday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements at its headquarters in Paris, kicking off a series of events and activities to be hel...
18:17, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Dividend And Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock. The special dividend will be paid on January 17, 2014 to s...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Arsenal unveil restored grave of founder David Danskin with special ceremony David Danskin, recognised as the founder of Arsenal has been honoured with a special graveside ceremony to unveil a restored gravestone paid for by the club....
14:51, 05/01/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
01:17, 05/14/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially after a wave of violent protests in January....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Custom-built drone delivers human kidney for transplant A kidney was delivered via drone for a scheduled transplant — in a first-ever technique that medical professionals hope will make future organ delivery faster and safer. The organ — a left kidney — was transplanted into a 44-year-old Baltimore woman ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down the years and a recently uncovered species Australopithecus sediba has been claimed as the progenitor...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conservative, predominantly Muslim region saying they wer...
15:17, 05/09/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reveal....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activists thrust global warming onto the political agenda....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key human rights body, the Council of Europe. The festivities were dampened by Russia’s continued thre...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Neuromorphic chip has the architecture similar to neurons of the human brain Neuromorphic hardware has been around for a while but is finally gaining traction and is beginning to be applied in exciting new ways.“It’s AI technology on a chip which uses pattern recognition technology and will be the next disruptiv...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:00, 05/18/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
23:51, 05/13/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
20:00, 04/28/2019

NeRay exploits human foolishness in an overstuffed Legends Of Tomorrow It is to the great credit of Legends Of Tomorrow that the show’s writers have discovered a very particular sweet spot, one shared by some of TV’s best comedies. One example: The late, lamented American Vandal, which, like Legends, found that it could...
14:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Report: Nature in worst shape in human history The Latest on a report on the threat of extinction for the Earth’s plants and animals (all times EDT): 7 a.m. Scientists say nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species o...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits level never before seen in human history The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is the reason for the change....
17:34, 05/14/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:34, 05/16/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
19:34, 05/03/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
20:00, 05/14/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Bruins' superior special teams make the difference in Game 1 win vs. Hurricanes Bruins turn the tide with two power-play goals in the third period against the Hurricanes to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final.        ...
06:51, 05/10/2019

Blood, sweat and fears: special report on abuse towards grassroots football referees – video The FA has rebooted its Respect Campaign this season to protect grassroots referees in England but many continue to suffer both mental and physical abuse. There are some horrifying stories but hope remains: as of 2019-20 season a new sin-bin system w...
16:17, 05/14/2019

FDNY Special Operations Command Task Force run dual terror attack drill A terrorist’s bomb has just reverberated through a Brooklyn commuter tunnel at the height of the Wednesday morning rush, clouding the already dark passage with smoke and wounding several. With the FDNY still racing to the rescue, another call crackle...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Kim Foxx, Jussie Smollett case: Judge steps aside, won't make special prosecutor decision The Cook County judge set to decide whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett stepped aside Friday, saying he would allow another judge rule on the controversial ca...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Chicago Judge in Jussie Smollett Special Prosecutor Case Reassigns Matter to New Jurist The judge who was to decide whether to appoint a special prosecutor to look into how all charges came to be dropped against Jussie Smollett has decided to let a different judge handle it....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, submits resignation to Trump Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general whose appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller roiled the Trump administration for two years, has submitted his resignation to President Donald Trump, Rosenstein's resignation is effective May 11....
00:51, 04/30/2019

Special reason why Portland Trail Blazers' Terry Stotts is wearing a bow tie in Game 2 Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts was rocking a bow tie during Game 2 of the NBA playoff series against the Nuggets. There's a very good reason why.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Netflix Announces Talk Show Special With Shah Rukh Khan, David Letterman Netflix has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman sat down for a taped chat on Thursday in New York, which would be "presented as a stand-alone special" and not part of My Next Guest......
09:51, 05/17/2019

Dustin Johnson's putter costs him chance at a special round Friday at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson was going low and for a while Friday morning at the PGA Championship, but his putting gave him problems all day.        ...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Laura Ingraham gets a first-hand look at the 'border crisis,' Fox Nation behind-the-scenes special drops Tuesday Laura Ingraham took the "Ingraham Angle" to the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to get a first-hand look at the 'border crisis' in the Del Rio sector of Texas....
09:51, 05/07/2019

Will Mueller testify? House Dems in talks for hearing with special counsel, source confirms Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are in negotiations with Special Counsel Robert Mueller for him to possibly testify before their panel, a source familiar with the talks told Fox News on Friday....
20:34, 05/03/2019

Revenge of the nerds: Facebook is developing human-level AI to fight bullying Facebook might be taking its bullying problem a lot more seriously than you think. Rather than hire more humans to flag troubling content, it plans on developing AI with human level intelligence to do the job. An official company blog post today, on ...
23:51, 05/01/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the...
20:00, 05/06/2019

A Texas man went fishing on the Brazos River. He caught a prehistoric human bone While fishing along a Texas river, a man found a 800-year-old human femur bone believed to belong to a Native American between 1286 and 1398 A.D.        ...
07:17, 05/07/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed for The Washington Post....
05:34, 05/03/2019

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executi...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos.        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North Korea's government made a "devoted ef...
19:34, 05/09/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Cave With 25,000 Years of Human History Now Delivers Headless Squatting Woman In China, archaeologists have made an extraordinary discovery from over 13,000 years ago according to the State News Agency. ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
21:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
17:51, 05/12/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crashed into each other on a city street. Grab one while you read about an even better mash-up: the one b...
03:17, 05/14/2019

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
18:34, 04/28/2019

First Neanderthal Remains Discovered in Serbia Reveals Human Migration History In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands of stone tools and animal bones.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected during 2016, but also the largest recorded co...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
20:00, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights activists through WhatsApp....
07:17, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump hosts iftar at White House, describes Ramadan as 'very special time for Muslims' President Donald Trump on Monday night described Ramadan as a "very special time for Muslims around the world" as he hosted an iftar dinner at the White House....
07:51, 05/14/2019

Michael Flynn Told Special Counsel About Efforts to Influence His Cooperation, Court Filing Shows (WASHINGTON) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, ...
06:51, 05/17/2019

For Michael Cohen's 3-Year Jail Term, Special Prison Menu, Full-Time Rabi With a menu that includes matzo ball soup and gefilte fish, as well as a full-time rabbi and a chance at the occasional visit home, the U.S. prison where Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael......
01:34, 05/06/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Special Counsel Mueller's probe "very objective" Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election because he felt it left the impression President Donald Trump was cleared of an...
02:17, 05/01/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:17, 05/17/2019

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

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Anthropocene review – tough film makes case for human-created epoch From Kenyan children picking through plastic waste to swathes of Germany laid waste for coal mining, a film shows why we are in a new, human-created epoch...
18:34, 04/28/2019

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made the world's first "gene-edited" babies....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
19:17, 04/28/2019

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

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
22:00, 05/10/2019

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

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers......
21:34, 05/01/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attention on the unnamed beluga....
07:34, 05/03/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of...
21:34, 04/28/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively to bring restore confidence....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
19:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Robert Mueller Wrote a 'Bish, What?' Letter to the Attorney General After Barr Remixed the Special Counsel's Report For those not up on game, shortly after Special counsel Robert Mueller released the findings of his two-year investigation into whether Russia colluded with the Trump administration to steal the 2016 presidential election, Attorney General William Ba...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day aft...
22:51, 05/01/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the rights committee said....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is amplifying the danger to humanity....
15:17, 05/06/2019

Is fair play in running more important than fairness to Caster Semenya as a human? | Gaby Hinsliff All her life, the South African athlete has been portrayed as a freak. Her case is as much about ethics as about sport or scienceWhen she was a girl, growing up in rural South Africa, the runner Caster Semenya would sometimes face a humiliating ritua...
22:17, 05/03/2019

MSNBC interrupts airing of Lindsey Graham's speech to criticize him: He's a 'human shield' for Trump MSNBC interrupted its broadcast of Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to correct him and criticize his actions as head of the committee tasked with questioning Attorney General Bob Barr about the special counsel's report....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
23:34, 04/28/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Human trafficking victims recount tales of being forced into modern-day slavery: 'It was a living hell' For the past several months, the investigative unit at Fox News has examined the issue of human trafficking in the United States and what was uncovered may be shocking to most -- everyday Americans who are sold into modern-day slavery --  often at a ...
20:51, 05/11/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forces, who have been accused by UN investigators of c...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination' On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Dogs detect human decomposition in car of man arrested in case of missing girl Maleah Davis, 4 Dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the car of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Maleah Davis, 4, outside Houston.        ...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats’ from human activity, but tools exist to save it Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN said in a statement marking 2019 World Wildlife Day which, this year, is celebrated under the theme “L...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Program...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Tuca & Bertie Creator Lisa Hanawalt Makes Shows About Animals. But at Their Core, They’re Deeply Human Fans of BoJack Horseman, who love their cartoons whimsical, full of puns and served with a side of depression, have cartoonist-designer-producer Lisa Hanawalt to thank. And in a happy turn of events for those viewers, Hanawalt has created a new show,...
04:51, 05/11/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy life style can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by le...
20:34, 05/14/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
14:34, 05/06/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Mother's Day special: Astros prospect's grandmother tears up at his MLB debut Corbin Martin's first major league start is an emotional one for his family, especially since it came on Mother's Day.        ...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Man lands 'truly special,' record-breaking tiger shark while fishing off the coast of Florida Mark Stock landed what he says is a record class tiger shark on April 25 while fishing out of Marco Island.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Barcelona vs Liverpool a special tie for Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho after 'spectacular' Anfield years Ivan Rakitic hopes Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho can play a decisive role for Barcelona against Liverpool as the South American pair prepare for a 'special game' against their former club on Wednesday night....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Jawbone of prehistoric human 'cousin' Denisovan discovered in Tibet The jawbone the monk discovered decades ago wasn't from a donkey. Instead, the 160,000-year-old fossil was from a Denisovan, a long-extinct, sister group of Neandertals        ...
22:51, 05/01/2019

CITIC Bank Private Bank: Success = Technology + Human Touch CITIC Private Bank is leading Chinese private wealth managers in the adaptation of technology, but it is not forgetting the most important element of customer service and the notion that each App Must Have the Warmth of the Human Touch!...
18:17, 04/28/2019

'Crowded out of existence': Up to 1M species at risk of extinction because of human activities, report says Up to a million species are at risk of extinction because of human activities, a United Nations report warns.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launch...
19:17, 04/28/2019

'After Parkland' aims to show the human side of David Hogg, gun violence issue The ripple effects of gun violence are explored in the documentary "After Parkland," which follows survivors of last year's mass shooting in Florida.        ...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Reverend Michael Curry: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's baby is 'special for all of us' The American bishop who delivered a barnstorming sermon at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex today said their baby is "special for all of us" because of the joy their marriage brought to millions....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
06:17, 05/15/2019

Jordan Henderson says Liverpool's belief creates 'special nights' after heroic comeback against Barcelona Jordan Henderson relished proving the doubters wrong after Liverpool completed the unlikeliest of comebacks against Barcelona to reach the Champions League Final....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Why bad AI is a human problem, not a tech problem (VB Live) Join this VB Live webinar to learn about the five biggest mistakes companies make when they bring AI to their workflows, and how to achieve real results. Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Daughter's celebrity doll 'Qai Qai' holds special place in Serena Williams' family Serena Williams' daughter's doll has become a minor celebrity in the tennis world, but it also holds special meaning for the star as a mom.        ...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Ayesha Curry addresses reaction to her 'Red Table Talk' confession: 'I am human' Ayesha Curry admitted on "Red Table Talk" that "zero" male attention from men other than her husband makes her wonder "Is something wrong with me?"        ...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Pink talks new album 'Hurts 2B Human,' wanting more kids and anti-Trump lyrics: 'He's a joke' Pink gets deeply personal and political on eighth album "Hurts 2B Human," which features collaborations with Chris Stapleton, Khalid and more.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Anne Hathaway: It's not a stretch playing 'a Muppet-y human' in 'The Sesame Street Movie' "The Hustle" star Anne Hathaway will return to "Sesame Street" for a musical movie set to shoot this summer. "This is not a stretch for me," she says.        ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Over 300,000 disappointed fans sign petition to remake the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 5, 2019. In the third to last episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen is suffering from a crisis of ...
16:51, 05/16/2019

'It had to be raw and dangerous' – Def Leppard, Saxon and Venom on 80s British metal Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Forty years on, its leading players tell the storyJoe Elliott (singer, Def Leppard): The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) was ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Brewers vs. Phillies: Take the Under in the battle of Zachs Going into the season, few would have called a matchup between the Phillies’ Zach Eflin and the Brewers’ Zach Davies a must-see pitching matchup, but both rank in the top 12 in MLB in ERA for starting pitchers and have gotten off to terri...
17:17, 05/16/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Apple Pay to become more useful than ever as efforts focus on wider NFC adoption An iPhone might soon be the only thing you need in your pocketsApple has been trying to replace your wallet with your iPhone for years now. Despite the relatively wide adoption of Apple Pay (at least in the States), however, it’s still not abundant e...
17:17, 05/16/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s where this list comes in. It’s freshly curated to...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Corning says it expects no impact from U.S. ban sales to Huawei Corning Inc on Thursday said it does not believe that a U.S. order potentially restricting sales of components to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will have any material impact on its overall financial performance....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Konta beats Venus to reach Rome quarter-finals "Johanna Konta beat a third American in the space of four days - and a second in the space of a few hours - defeating Venus Williams 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Internazionali BNL D\u0027Italia in Rome."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Playlist: What's Rob Thomas listening to? The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and former Matchbox 20 frontman is currently gearing up for his North American Chip Tooth Tour.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Anatomy of a Pride parade Glitter, rainbows, costumes and corporate logos: At first glance, Pride parades may appear to just be one big party. But peek beneath the surface, and you'll discover that Pride is celebrated by a diverse network of groups, each with their own rich h...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Shock poll: 16% would give Trump 2 extra years, 7% would let him stay if defeated Nearly 2 of 10 Americans believe President Trump should be given two extra years in office because his agenda was stalled by the Russia election probe, and another 7 percent said he should stay in office if defeated, according to a new survey....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Adata claims crown of world's cheapest 1TB SSD with $86 offer Pioneer’s reign as the cheapest per terabyte SSD didn’t last long as another storage manufacturer, Adata, is now selling the Ultimate SU650, a 0.96TB SSD, for $85.99 at popular online retailer, NewEgg, until Monday 20. Granted it is not...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Honda Files Patents For Variable Riding Position Patent images filed by Honda show a new technology which offers rider the option of changing the ergonomics of a sportbike to a more comfortable upright riding position....
18:34, 05/16/2019

The 13 best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device A severely disabled man said that U.S. airlines do not provide appropriate lifts, so he brings his own, but Southwest still wouldn't let him fly.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Stack Two Deals to Get These Surprisingly Good Noise Canceling Headphones For $30 You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars to enjoy the benefits of noise canceling headphones: These TaoTronics noise canceling over-ears are down to just $30 today with promo code LOOBQZNM when you also clip the $3 coupon on the page.Read more......
18:34, 05/16/2019

Norah O'Donnell's teary-eyed 'CBS This Morning' farewell: 'The best is yet to come' Norah O'Donnell said farewell to "CBS This Morning" Thursday. Gayle King will host the show with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil starting Monday.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Know the Enemy The passage and signing of Alabama’s abortion ban this week was met by the rest of the country with despair, as well as action; yesterday, Amanda Reyes of the Yellowhammer Fund, the state’s main abortion fund, told Slate the group had received more d...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
19:17, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Was Hit With an $80,000 Tax Lien Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor allegedly owed a substantial amount in back taxes earlier this year, ahead of his wedding to Brittany Cartwright. According to public records obtained by......
19:51, 05/16/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told the Wall Street Journal on...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law....
20:00, 05/16/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has agreed to set a timetable for her departure as prime minister in the first week of June, lea...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Who killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence finally close the case? By Imogen West-KnightsOn the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime min...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations have been formally arrested, in a move likely to further chill relations between the two countries.Chi...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria’s Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, not sure 'if or when' she will work again Britney Spears' longtime manager Larry Rudolph has clarified comments he made recently about her career, stating that he doesn't know if or when she might perform again....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Wall St. gains on better-than-expected earnings, robust economic data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Keanu Reeves makes a welcome cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe trailer The best friends-who-fall-in-love rom-com theme goes back even farther than 1989’s When Harry Met Sally (for example, 1982’s Best Friends). But the premise is about to get a welcome upgrade in the cleverly titled Netflix production Always Be My Maybe...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Disappointed Game of Thrones Fans Are Petitioning HBO to Make Season 8 All Over Again Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Ahead of Game of Thrones‘ series finale, fans have begun petitioning HBO to create an alternate version of the show’s eighth and final season. The petition, which was star...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Fleabag Season 2 Is a Raunchy, Redemptive Masterpiece The rules of Peak TV dictate that no successful miniseries remains a miniseries for long. In recent years, sensations like Big Little Lies and Top of the Lake have followed Downton Abbey’s road map from limited-series Emmy recognition to arguab...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Koepka in control at PGA Championship, Woods nine back A dialed-in Brooks Koepka made an inspired start to his PGA Championship title defense with a dominant display that left him with a four-shot clubhouse lead while Tiger Woods was nine shots back on Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Cycling: Italy celebrates as Masnada wins stage, Conti leads Giro Italian Fausto Masnada won the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia as Primoz Roglic lost the overall leader's pink jersey to UAE Team Emirates rider Valerio Conti on Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
21:34, 05/16/2019

76ers co-owner jokes about 'hatred' for rapper Drake who used his 'curse' against Philly Rubin says the Canadian rapper used his curse against the Sixers in Sunday's Game 7 against the Toronto Raptors and in this week's NBA draft lottery....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Howard Stern mocks Trump's physical attractiveness, recalls him 'bragging' about his prowess Radio host and author Howard Stern joked about Trump's appearance on Thursday, suggesting that he wasn't in a position to rate women by their physical attractiveness. ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for 'Rocketman' Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
22:00, 05/16/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

NM Police shocked when they pull over a drunk 12-year-old after high-speed chase In one of the strangest high-speed car chases, New Mexico police pulled over a drunk pre-teen girl. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Phone Companies Say They've (Mostly) Stopped Selling Your Location Data to Shady Middlemen In a series of letters published by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Thursday, representatives of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all said they had ceased or significantly curtailed the sale of their customers’ location data to compani...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Vita Coco is getting downright pissy with internet trolls Don’t piss off Vita Coco… The coconut water brand will apparently go to any lengths to get people to try its new product — even if it means sending a jar of one of its employee’s pee to a Twitter troll. Coconut water is a divisive flavor. Its p...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/16/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. Wh...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Sony's Xperia XZ4 Compact isn't dead after all, but you still can't have it The Xperia Z1 Compact was announced back in early 2014 and kicked off a new lineup that’d eventually include smaller versions of many Sony flagships. These smartphones were never best-sellers but the company did always seem pleased with results, so i...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
23:34, 05/16/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technolo...
23:51, 05/16/2019

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
23:51, 05/16/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Doctor Arrested For ''Derogatory'' Post Against Pragya Singh Thakur A homeopathic doctor has been arrested for allegedly posting derogatory remarks on a social networking site against BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Tiger Woods has up-and-down day at PGA Championship, shooting 2-over 72 Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Paper Round: Atletico want Lacazette, Man Utd set to sign Championship star "Atletico Madrid want to sign Alexandre Lacazette whilst Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Championship star Daniel James. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Paper Round."...
01:00, 05/17/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The right and bizarre next move for Jets: Give Adam Gase the power The Jets’ training center in Florham Park has a very clear division in it. The first floor has the coaches’ offices. The second floor houses the front office. For too long, those two floors have felt like two different planets. The Jets have not felt...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Sony's 4K OLED Xperia 1 hits the US July 12th Sony has revealed when you'll be able to get your hands on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. It goes on sale in the US July 12th for $950....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

NTSB says Tesla's Autopilot was active during fatal Model 3 crash The National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report that Tesla's Autopilot system was active at the time of a fatal Model 3 crash in Delray Beach, Florida. Data showed the car's driver, who died in the March 1st incident, ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
01:17, 05/17/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo: Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
02:00, 05/17/2019

NIH: Ultra-processed foods bring on overeating, weight gain People who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and put on more weight compared to those who ate a diet of minimally processed foods....
02:00, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse just outside of Southern California’s March Air Reserve Base. Maj. Perry Covington, director of public affairs at the base, says the pilot ejected before ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record. Summer...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old winger who broke the Finnish league’s record for most ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash. Witnesses reported seeing the jet shutter and roll moments before it plummeted to the ground.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Finding the beauty in America's mundanity Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

| 'See you again - maybe': Kyrgios disqualified in Rome Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open after throwing a chair across court in a foul-mouthed tantrum before storming off during his match....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 Preview 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
04:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
05:34, 05/17/2019

In pictures – IM Pei's finest works IM Pei, one of the most celebrated and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died aged 102. The son of a prominent Chinese banker, he favoured stone, steel and glass in his creations that bore his hallmark geometry and reverence for light Cont...
05:34, 05/17/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate • Manager has consulted with squad and coaching staff• ‘They don’t want the story to be about them’Gareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subjected to racial abuse, having held...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Unheralded Frenchman crashes PGA Championship leaderboard Wonder how it feels to be a no-name player near the lead of a major championship? Just ask unheralded Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera, who shot 2-under 68 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Thursday morning and was just fiv...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Britain's two main parties about to end with no agreement: BBC Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party are about to close without an agreement, the BBC said on Friday....
08:17, 05/17/2019

GOP threat to LGBTQ bill triggers Dem mobilization Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people from discrimination.Democratic leaders have been doing everything they can to beat back the Republic...
08:51, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot ejects before jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the ground were reported injured, military officials s...
09:00, 05/17/2019

12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
09:17, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
09:17, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Cardi B has a message for moms: 'Stop leaving your kids with ya boyfriends! PERIOD.' A few people on social media connected her message with the Maleah Davis case where a 4-year-old went missing.        ...
09:17, 05/17/2019

Netflix Announces Talk Show Special With Shah Rukh Khan, David Letterman Netflix has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman sat down for a taped chat on Thursday in New York, which would be "presented as a stand-alone special" and not part of My Next Guest......
09:51, 05/17/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
09:51, 05/17/2019

A surprisingly warm RuPaul’s Drag Race bids a last farewell before heading to the finale Sometimes performers have a particularly good day. All the hard work comes together and they’re able to get into the flow and execute at their peak. Everything that can go right, that should go right, does. And sometimes, they don’t. An issue or inse...
10:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
11:00, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Temporary I.D. cards now available online PHOENX – Arizona motorists who have had their Driver License suspended are now able to order a temporary six-month identification card online. People can order this I.D. card on line at www.ServiceArizona.com. Until now, this service required p...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Cost of replacing botched Phoenix pay system pales compared to cost of fixing it: PBO The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the cost of stabilizing the failed Phoenix system....
12:00, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
12:17, 05/17/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude festival this year, you’ll find that the world inhabiting your headphones has extended outwards and g...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Exclusive: Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence Continue reading......
12:34, 05/17/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

|PublicInvestmentCorporationsaidtobeconcernedbySibanyeoffer The Public Investment Corporation, whose 30% stake in Lonmin is enough to block the miner’s planned takeover by Sibanye Gold, is concerned that the value of the all-share deal has been eroded, according to a person familiar with the matter....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn Says Brexit Talks Have ‘Gone as Far as They Can’ The Labour leader noted in a letter that “the increasing weakness and instability of your government means there cannot be confidence in securing whatever might be agreed between us.”...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
13:00, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei's legacy stretched from the West to the East The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition with modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution....
13:00, 05/17/2019

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other financial services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL gets prison time for role in Green Beret’s hazing death A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to his role in the 2017 strangulation death of an Army Green Beret in Mali during a hazing attempt gone horribly wrong — and will spend a year in military prison, according to a new report. Chief Petty Officer Adam Ma...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Police appeal to criminal underworld over contract killing of 'Goldfinger' Detectives investigating the suspected contract killing of notorious gangster John "Goldfinger" Palmer today appealed to "changing loyalties" in the criminal underworld in a fresh appeal for information....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent’s main human rights body following a spat related to its annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014...
14:51, 05/17/2019

BS6 Compliant Mahindra XUV500 Spotted Testing Images of the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant Mahindra XUV500 have recently surfaced online. The spy video posted by the YouTube handle Power Stroke, reveals a host different BS6 compliant......
15:17, 05/17/2019

Blood and Truth is a PlayStation VR system seller - The perfect action hero simulator Sony London Studio invited us to play one of the most impressive VR games we've ever seen - and we can't wait to see it redefine what triple-A looks like in VR...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
16:17, 05/17/2019

Samsung phones have a clever new hidden feature you won’t find on any iPhone Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are easily the company’s most exciting new flagship smartphones in years. Samsung’s devastating decline in sales last year was due in large part to the release of three of the most ...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump is the first president to 'actually deliver' on campaign promises "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night and offered some rare praise for President Donald Trump for being the first president to "actually deliver" on his campaign promises....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, internet celebrity feline, dies age 7 Online sensation Grumpy Cat "passed away peacefully" in the hands of her owner after suffering an infection, the feline's human family has announced. The 7-year-old cat's frown earned her millions of fans worldwide....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
17:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the company, after the online retailer's shares plunged on Wednesday following the disclosure of his move....
17:17, 05/17/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
17:17, 05/17/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Nipsey Hussle featured in DJ Khaled's new song 'Higher' Nipsey Hussle is featured in DJ Khaled's new song. The rapper revealed the music video was recorded just days before Hussle's death.        ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Sorry, It Looks Like a Researcher Didn’t Just Crack the Voynich Manuscript After All A university in the United Kingdom is backpedaling after publishing an article claiming that one of their scientists helped crack the famously indecipherable Voynich manuscript, according to a statement.Read more......
18:00, 05/17/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
18:17, 05/17/2019

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk (wohk), the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died...
18:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Matt Fitzpatrick of England on birdie binge FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Friday (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Matt Fitzpatrick has birdied four straight holes and made six overall in the second round of the PGA Championship in a bid to make t...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey: 14 get life over 2016 bombings near Istanbul stadium ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 14 people to life imprisonment without parole over two bombings near an Istanbul soccer stadium in 2016 that killed 47 people. Anadolu Agency said the court in Ista...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook with this capti...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Horner: F1 should keep Barcelona for testing if it leaves calendar Formula 1 should continue to use Barcelona for pre-season testing even if the circuit falls off the race calendar in 2020, reckons Red Bull team boss Christian Horner...
18:51, 05/17/2019