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Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans

(NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few yea...

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans

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FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
23:00, 05/15/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
20:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls: sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Yankees’ bullpen taking steps toward finally becoming whole The Yankees bullpen hasn’t been as dominant as many predicted before the season, but it could be getting an important arm back relatively soon. Dellin Betances, who has been sidelined with a right shoulder impingement all season, could begin a throwi...
05:17, 05/06/2019

| Federer taking 'baby steps' on clay return Roger Federer returns to clay court tennis for the first time in three years at Madrid next week, admitting it feels like a journey into "no-man's land"....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Millions of Americans will skip work Monday or show up late because of ‘Game of Thrones’ A slump in productivity is coming. Okay, that doesn’t have the same ring to it as “Winter is coming,” but for Game of Thrones fans, at least, the statement is no less true. Several million Americans, it seems, are planning to either...
04:51, 05/16/2019

"In No-Man's Land": Roger Federer Taking "Baby Steps" On Clay Return Roger Federer last tested his ability on European dirt at the Rome Masters in 2016, before opting to concentrate on the world's hard surfaces and grass courts....
08:34, 05/03/2019

Giancarlo Stanton, Didi Gregorius and Dellin Betances taking baby steps The Yankees on the injured list aren’t taking huge steps back but the small ones signify progress on some level. Giancarlo Stanton was slated to hit off a tee before Tuesday night’s 5-4 comeback win over the Mariners at the Stadium. Stanton played in...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Chappell Steps Down, Rains Steps in as New Great Crossings Football Coach GEORGETOWN, Ky. – The inaugural season for Great Crossing High School athletics will kick off on August 23, 2019 with the Battle of the Birds when GCHS and SCHS face off for the first time.  Coach Jason Chappell, selected to lead the Warhawks i...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Stop Robocalls on Your iPhone, Once and for All Robocalls are getting worse—that should be a familiar headline, if not a familiar feeling, for anyone who owns a smartphone. Mine have gotten a little better, but I have plenty of friends who aren’t so lucky—and are getting sick of call after call of...
01:34, 05/07/2019

New Yorkers were flooded with 112 robocalls per second in April Phone scammers badgered New Yorkers with an eye-popping 293 million robocalls in April alone, according to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who announced Sunday support for a new bill to tamp down on the unwanted intrusions. That figure averages out to 112 c...
09:00, 05/13/2019

FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through. Now, the Commission wants to make it legal for phone companies to block unwanted robo...
17:34, 05/15/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
22:51, 05/04/2019

Don't Return Robocalls Unless You Like Losing Money I receive at least six calls a day from area codes in cities I’ve never been to—San Angelo, Texas, say, or Warrenville, Illinois. Occasionally, I’ll receive a call from my hometown in California and worry it’s some kind of emergency....
17:17, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has ...
03:34, 05/07/2019

These robocalls don't want to talk to you, they just want you to call back, FCC says The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers of a new wave of one-ring robocalls. If you call back, you can be hit with toll charges.        ...
20:51, 05/03/2019

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by de...
01:00, 05/16/2019

The FCC Wants Carriers to Start Automatically Blocking Robocalls for Free It’s no secret that the Federal Communications Commission is fed up with robocalls—them, and everyone else with a phone. The latest salvo in the war on robocalls? Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai put forth a proposal that would let carriers block unwant...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
23:00, 04/30/2019

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
16:34, 05/10/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
20:34, 05/09/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
20:00, 05/21/2019

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Federal Trade Commission as it also considers a rare ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the ...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
22:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Massachusetts Gambling Regulators Levy $35 Million Fine Against Wynn Resorts Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations of state regulations stemming from the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against f...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Duplicate messages demanding mercy on payday lenders overwhelms regulators Federal regulators have been inundated with messages calling for looser restrictions on payday lenders — and a lot of them look alike. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received about 27,000 messages urging regulators to ease proposed Obam...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert system on the 737 Max for over a year before notifying airlines and regulators. Engineers reportedly dis...
04:51, 05/06/2019

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

EU antitrust regulators to fine banks for forex exchange rate rigging - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to fine a group of banks including Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC and JPMorgan in the coming weeks for rigging foreign exchange rates, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:00, 05/09/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. That is why a value based firm like Xiaomi has done so well in the country. And while Apple expands pro...
20:00, 05/10/2019

How jazz reached the homes of millions Was the first jazz album recorded in New York or in Berlin? For International Jazz Day, expert Bert Noglik discusses the role of technology for pioneers of the genre, from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to Miles Davis....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
11:17, 05/18/2019

Hangover help: five easy steps (KPRC) Hoping to avoid a hangover after your next night of partying? Experts say there are ways to prevent the pain, or ease it if you’re too late. 1) AVOID CONGENERS Dr. Spencer Greene, director of medical toxicology at Baylor College of Medic...
19:51, 05/08/2019

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Millions of Germans have trouble reading and writing More than 6 million adults in Germany struggle when it comes to reading and writing simple texts in German, a new study has found. Education campaigners say the government needs to do more to promote reading at home....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7 MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and “passed away p...
18:17, 05/17/2019

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
03:17, 05/17/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Couture once again steps up for Sharks in postseason Logan Couture once again led the way in the playoffs for the San Jose Sharks with two goals and one assist in a Game 1 win over St. Louis in the opener of the Western Conference final        ...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Millions in India brace for 'very severe' cyclone Fani Cyclone Fani is expected to unleash extensive destruction when it smashes into northeastern India. Nearly a million people have been evacuated ahead of landfall....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition fighting for check and balance under a leader they regard as a looming dictator....
03:34, 05/13/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – descended on Najran at the weekend. Creepy online v...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Millions of retirees are returning to work looking for extra income Millions of retirees, fearful of Social Security cutbacks, are returning to the workforce or finding new income sources. They are going after something many other American workers also seek: better income. Indeed, more than half of elderly employees ...
10:17, 05/12/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 08-16-22-66-68, Mega Ball: 11, Megaplier: 2 (eight, sixteen, twenty-two, sixty-six, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: eleven; Megaplier: two) Est...
09:00, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: Australia prints millions of typos on Aus$50 bill Millions of Aus$50 banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
20:51, 05/09/2019

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

Mid-major to millions: Ja Morant’s life is changing quickly CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s how much everything has changed for Ja Morant in the last 12 months: He’s gone from being considered the No. 3 option at Murray State to the possible No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. Put another way, he’s a player ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in the street and at work....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Alphabet continues to spend hundreds of millions on 'other bets' The year is looking bright for Google. Despite being slapped with a $1.7 billion fine by the European Commission for its "abusive" advertising prices last month, the company still made a a ton of money in the first quarter of 2019. It didn't mak...
23:00, 04/29/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Unsecured database exposed millions of Instagram influencers A database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers was reportedly found online, exposing info like phone numbers and email addresses for celebrities, influencers and brand accounts. According to TechCrunch, the database w...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
13:34, 05/22/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
18:34, 04/28/2019

12 steps to starting a thriving side hustle for under $30 The training in The Complete Start a Side Business Bundle ($29, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) not only lays the foundation for starting a successful business, it even helps you shape what that business should be to get you what you want most: c...
20:51, 05/01/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
15:51, 05/02/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant off from American suppliers and ban it from doing business in the U.S....
12:34, 05/16/2019

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

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
16:34, 05/18/2019

Millions of songbirds slaughtered each year during Mediterranean olive harvest Every year, millions of songbirds are “massacred” during the Mediterranean olive harvest — getting sucked up into crop machines at night — as they sit and roost in the olive bushes, a report says. British birds, like robins and greenfinch...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stored in plain text and easily searchable by thousands of Facebook employees, the company acknowledged ...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Bobby Jenks, former Red Sox pitcher, gets millions after surgery ruined career Bobby Jenks, a former White Sox closer and Red Sox pitcher, has received a $5.1 million settlement in a medical malpractice case that allegedly led to his career being cut short. Jenks has alleged his career ended when a surgeon at Massachusetts Gene...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Google Says It Spends Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Content Review Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on......
21:51, 05/02/2019

After 25 years, Kyle Petty is still riding across the country, raising millions The anniversary edition of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride will trek 3,700 miles on motorcycles from Seattle to Key West, Florida, still raising money for his family's 84-acre camp for children with serious medical conditions....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's decree relaxing gun laws that experts say is......
23:51, 05/09/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Millions without water in Libya as armed group cuts off supply Gunmen claiming to be loyal to Khalifa Haftar force shutdown in Tripoli and nearby citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been cut off after an armed group stormed a control room, leaving millions of people without wat...
08:34, 05/21/2019

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
20:00, 04/28/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
12:17, 05/16/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
09:34, 05/01/2019

They've got masterpieces worth millions. But including more black art would be priceless Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a diplomatic solution....
07:34, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Iran steps away from parts of nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Iran’s president says the Islamic Republic will keep its excess enriched uranium and heavy water, setting a 60-day de...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Sudan Takes First Tentative Steps Toward Democratic Rule Leaders of Sudan’s military and the protest movement that unseated dictator Omar al-Bashir agreed on a three-year blueprint for democratic rule, days after clashes between the two sides left at least four people dead....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
18:17, 05/21/2019

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
10:17, 05/21/2019

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
23:17, 05/09/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning the move....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Jaguars’ Telvin Smith steps away to ‘get my world in order’ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, the team’s leading tackler the past two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to “give this time back to myself, my family & my hea...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Guatemala applauds Belize vote, says to work on next steps Guatemala's government on Thursday applauded a referendum vote in Belize in favor of sending the countries' long-running territorial dispute to a top U.N. court, saying the move will help deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors....
20:00, 05/09/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Planning on growing wealth? Three steps to start investing Market havoc is temporary, but long-term growth through equities can help you fund your retirement. Douglas Boneparth, certified financial planner and president of Bone Fide Wealth, discusses where to begin....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
08:34, 05/10/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
18:51, 05/02/2019

Journey to Knighthood: The Hidden Steps of Becoming a Medieval Knight The knight is arguably one of the most iconic figures of the Middle Ages. Knights were essentially mounted warriors, and in the hierarchy of Medieval society, were considered to be part of the lower nobility. Nevertheless, knights could rise to the r...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
01:51, 05/02/2019

US steps up trade war with threat to $300bn of Chinese goods US officials have issued a list of $300bn worth of Chinese goods earmarked for further tariff hikes as the bitter trade war between the two countries showed no sign of abating....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Why two in five Americans want to quit their job Two in five Americans dream about the day they can tell their boss they quit, according to new research. But it’s not necessarily because they hate their job....
09:17, 05/09/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Global neglect of millions forced from their homes by conflict branded 'pitiful' Top official condemns lack of focus on record 41 million people left homeless in their own countries after fleeing violenceRecord numbers of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in a crisis that has received “pitiful” international at...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Australian officials killing millions of feral cats with poisoned sausages Australian officials are airdropping poisonous sausages across the country in order to kill millions of feral cats that have taken over the continent....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolster the country's slowing economy....
06:51, 05/21/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Sen. Thom Tillis: Iran funnels hundreds of millions into terrorist organizations Sen. Thom Tillis, R, N.C., Wednesday defended recent action taken by President Trump in response to "credible threats" from Iran and spoke out against the country's state-sponsored terrorism....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Seagull wars: councils spending millions in effort to banish birds Plastic owls, birds of prey and swapping eggs for dummy eggs among methods being usedIt’s not just your chips that are threatened by seagulls at the British seaside: increasingly, the gull menace is hitting taxpayers in their pockets too, as research...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review: letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it annually spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review and said it manually reviewed over 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
19:17, 05/02/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Hundreds of millions pledged for Notre Dame rebuild not yet collected, archbishop says The more than a billion dollars pledged from people around the world to help fund the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral has yet to be collected, the Archbishop of Paris said in a statement exactly one month after the spectacular fire broke out a...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the country's biggest outbreak in 25 years....
22:34, 05/01/2019

UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps The U.N. envoy for Yemen is urging the country’s warring parties to maintain the momentum of the initial pullout of Houthi rebel forces from three port areas...
20:34, 05/15/2019

'A wall will not fix this': U.S. Senator Graham offers more steps to limit migrants Declaring that the United States needs more than a border wall to stem a surge of Central American migrants, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday proposed additional steps such as holding migrant families for longer periods...
21:17, 05/15/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who is incapacitated if the victim is responsible for b...
23:34, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Bed Bath & Beyond long-time CEO steps down following investor pressure Bed Bath & Beyond Inc's long-time Chief Executive Officer Steven Temares stepped down on Monday, following pressure from a group of activist investors that had been pushing for his ouster and a shakeup of the home goods retailer's board....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
17:34, 05/20/2019

As Houthis quit ports, Yemen awaits next peace steps Yemen's government wants the United Nations to give time-frames for next steps of a peace deal after Houthi forces began withdrawing from key ports in the most significant advance yet for efforts to end the four-year war and relieve hunger....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
00:00, 05/15/2019

RBI Plans More Forex Swaps, Steps To Inject Cash, Say Officials Despite cutting its key policy rate by 50 basis points this year to 6 per cent, the RBI has struggled to get banks to reduce lending rates due to tight cash conditions and high deposit rates....
13:34, 05/07/2019

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

Kellogg CFO steps down, earnings slide on higher input costs Kellogg Co said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Fareed Khan was stepping down and would be replaced by Amit Banati, who heads the Froot Loops maker's Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East business....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current term expires on June 19th, 2019, Alphabet announced on Tuesday. Schm...
05:34, 05/01/2019

Austrian vice chancellor steps down over video as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
21:17, 05/21/2019

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15. After this date, all UK-based internet users will have to confirm that they are 18 or older to access adult entertainment sites. Given that Pornhub alone received 33.5 billion visit...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Tornado warnings issued in Texas as violent night of weather begins for millions Tornado warnings were issued in the Panhandle of Texas Tuesday afternoon, the first salvo in what's predicted to be a violent night of weather across the southern Plains.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going to be more serious about protecting your data, lo...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Intel inside? New security flaw in chips may affect millions of machines around the world Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft released advisories. The bug can't be fully fixed. Intel says it hasn't seen it exploited outside the lab.        ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Liverpool could lose millions from fallout of Barcelona's Champions League exit Liverpool's Champions League semi-final win over Barcelona may have come at a cost for the Reds, with the Anfield club set to miss out on around €25million (£21.7m) if Philippe Coutinho is sold by the Spanish champions this summer....
15:17, 05/15/2019

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live streaming feature. Today, the social network introduced a new ‘one strike’ policy to ban users who violate...
10:17, 05/15/2019

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests....
01:34, 05/13/2019

Vodafone steps up fight for Liberty deal with German access offer Vodafone stepped up its battle to gain regulatory approval for its Liberty Global deal on Tuesday by offering rival Telefonica Deutschland access to its enlarged high-speed broadband network....
14:00, 05/07/2019

A Boss Gig, a New Home and Starting a Family: Inside Kaley Cuoco's Big Next Steps As endings go, it was equal parts sad and satisfying. As reluctant as Kaley Cuoco was to say goodbye to Penny, the waitress/aspiring actress turned pharmaceutical rep she inhabited for......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
01:34, 05/15/2019

New York Times to take 'disciplinary steps' against editor who OK'd anti-Semitic cartoon The New York Times said it will take "disciplinary steps" against the editor responsible for publishing an anti-Semitic cartoon in its international edition last week....
15:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Kellogg CFO steps down, earnings slide on higher input costs Kellogg Co said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Fareed Khan was stepping down and would be replaced by Amit Banati, who heads the Froot Loops maker's Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East business....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Jet Airways Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal Steps Down, Cites "Personal Reasons" Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy chief executive and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The now-grounded airline said that Mr Agarwal stepped down due to personal reasons.......
09:00, 05/14/2019

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

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran....
04:51, 05/08/2019

Tiananmen Square: China steps up curbs on activists for 30th anniversary Government’s critics say controls are more severe: ‘They know the 30th anniversary means a lot’Every year in late May, Hu Jia is taken on a mandatory holiday to Qinhuangdao, a port city almost 200 miles from his home in Beijing. He is accompanied by ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Volvo r&d chief defends 'Big Brother' steps to reach safety goal Volvo's decision to limit the top speed in its new models has sparked reaction that is 80 percent positive or neutral and 20 percent negative, says the automaker's r&d chief....
14:51, 05/10/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achieve his goal of completing the task before the Par...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Who Pays the Trump Tariffs? We Do, These Americans Say Escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China have fueled a debate over who is actually paying—but the answer isn’t straightforward because the person paying the tariff doesn’t necessarily bear its burden....
19:34, 05/15/2019

The top reasons Americans are freaking out about money Nearly one in five respondents said they worry they can't pay for everyday expenses, according to a new CNBC and Acorns Invest In You Savings Survey....
15:51, 04/30/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
13:17, 05/15/2019

Biggest problem Americans have with their boss A study examining the performance and productivity of American workplaces found the inefficiencies and daily frustrations add up quickly -- two in five workers described their workplace environment as “challenging.”...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Study reveals how Americans like to masturbate A whopping 84 percent of Americans are feeling themselves. That’s according to a new global study of masturbation and “self-care” trends from sex toy company Tenga. Researchers surveyed 10,000 adults in nine countries for their 2019...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Are Americans overly confident about retirement? Americans may say they're more confident than ever about financing their retirements, but the question remains: Will they actually have enough money?...
19:51, 04/28/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of itRead our entire Broken capitalism seriesThe economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway. In th...
16:17, 05/01/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
04:34, 05/22/2019

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired salary for a despised job? $77,000....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Don't tell us to lay down arms, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and convince the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Amy Klobuchar just revealed what Americans actually care about The average American doesn’t care about Russian collusion, presidential obstruction, or many of the other issues that Washingtonians find all-consuming....
21:00, 05/06/2019

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing in...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Reports: Police Bust Deep Dot Web, Saying It Made Millions Off Referral Links to Dark Web Markets The FBI working in conjunction with authorities in multiple nations has arrested several individuals in connection with their involvement in Deep Dot Web, a website that allegedly profiteered by taking commissions on referral links to dark web market...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Millions of Chinese-made devices, including baby monitors, vulnerable to hacking: study Two million home security cameras, webcams, electronic doorbells and baby monitors are vulnerable to spying and hacking, according to Paul Marrapese, an independent security expert from California who found security flaws in 140,000 devices in the Un...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
19:17, 04/28/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Consider Taking A Shower Before A Bath Science says this is how you probably take a bath: You plug the drain and run the water to get it nice and hot. While the tub is filling up, maybe you put on some music, or a podcast, or even a sporting event. Perhaps you grab a beer or some wine or ...
22:34, 05/10/2019

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United Sta...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
15:17, 05/13/2019

‘Bubbles’ steps in to help Trailer Park Boys fan suffering from severe chronic pain Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the Trailer Park Boys, has set up an online crowdfunding campaign to help a die-hard fan living with chronic pain....
01:34, 05/15/2019

Former OJ prosecutor Chris Darden steps down from defending alleged Nipsey Hussle killer Former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Chris Darden said Friday that he had decided to withdraw from defending the suspect accused of killing Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report findsA total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Asian Americans push for Smithsonian gallery of their own Asian Americans are pushing for a Smithsonian gallery of their own on Washington’s National Mall. A $25 million fundraising drives kicks off with glitzy, celebrity-filled party in Los Angeles Saturday. Lisa Sasaki, who is the director of the Sm...
18:00, 05/18/2019

One in ten Americans would prefer a week in jail over moving Between navigating the moving truck, fitting furniture through small doorways and arguing over room layouts — it’s no secret that moving stresses Americans out. But the extent to which it does might surprise you....
09:17, 05/09/2019

From lab to table: Will cell-cultured meat win over Americans? Cell-based meat companies are targeting all those carnivores and omnivores who want to eat meat, only without animal slaughter and a smaller environmental footprint....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our nation and helped shape our history. As the White House proclamation put...
08:51, 05/11/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels since 2000....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Americans waste $18K on ‘non-essential’ expenses a year Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes, and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, according to new research....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the American cancer society found 137 million adults had problems paying their medical bills or even delayed care because of cost. People with less education, m...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
08:00, 05/17/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
21:17, 05/22/2019

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
01:34, 05/22/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
08:51, 05/16/2019

Gallup: Americans are among the world's 'most stressed' people Americans are among the most overstressed people in the world -- with 55 percent experiencing a "lot" of strain during an average day, new research shows....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
14:17, 05/16/2019

The legal ins and outs of the UK Porn Block The Government has announced that as of 15 July 2019, qualifying websites which host pornography will be required to implement age verification processes before users can access them. Porn hosting websites who run commercial activities will...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of the post people are commenting on....
04:00, 05/06/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

The Trump administration is cosigning states' efforts to overturn Obamacare, and it could leave millions without health care Reuters Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's signature health care law — a de...
05:17, 05/02/2019

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

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Storie...
02:51, 05/22/2019

We might already know where Marvel is taking the MCU after ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Following the release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel fans are more curious than ever about how the studio plans to top (or even reach) the heights of the Infinity Saga in the future. The movie has already topped $2.5 billion and the box office to becom...
19:17, 05/15/2019

This guy became a millionaire at 24 by taking his shirt off on YouTube Want to look like a superhero, barely working out and eating chocolate and burgers? Greg O'Gallagher says his fitness company Kinobody's minimalist approach can help, and sales more than doubled from $2 million in 2016 to $5 million in 2018...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Why The Times Is Taking Down Its Paywall for 3 Days As we mark World Press Freedom Day, our international editor asks each of us to imagine what would happen around the world if journalists, and the public, were not watching....
00:17, 05/03/2019

Ron Chernow is a historian. Now he’s taking a comedian’s job. Huh? The White House Correspondents' Association chose the best-selling historian to be the featured speaker at this year's dinner, continuing the ascent of historians as major public figures....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Feral Parrots Are Taking Over America Visitors to Chicago’s Hyde Park or New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery may be surprised to hear the raucous squawks of lime-green monk parakeets. These birds, descendants of escaped pets, have managed to create thriving colonies in these cities despite th...
06:51, 05/15/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry....
17:17, 05/13/2019

ExOfficio Is Taking 60% Off Sale Items, For One Day Only For one day only, ExOfficio is taking up an additional 60% off already discounted sale items from last season. Choose from athletic wear, suits, casual shirts, and, of course, underwear for both men and women. ExOfficio underwear are not only one of ...
14:34, 05/04/2019

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and the former Australian prime minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Four Americans, Canadian pilot die after plane crash in Honduras TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Four Americans and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, officials said Sunday. Armed Forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza confirmed the nationalities of those who ...
06:17, 05/20/2019

Like Americans, Austrians are forgetting the Holocaust. These are the shocking numbers More than half of Austrians surveyed didn't know six million Jewish people were killed in the Holocaust, a new survey released on HaShoah found.        ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health illnesses are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, relocate. Most Americans will have no context for the r...
17:00, 05/09/2019

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
09:00, 05/02/2019

What will Meghan and Harry call their son? Brits and Americans have some ideas. For Meghan and Harry, a couple who have already broken with the pressures of royal tradition in so many ways, the naming of their firstborn has the world watching for several reasons....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d exper...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Actor Baldwin says Trump 'fooled all these flyover Americans' Actor Alec Baldwin blasted President Trump for not changing his personality since taking office and for fooling "all these flyover Americans" into backing his candidacy in 2016. ...
04:34, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Tells Americans: Go Get Your Measles Vaccination US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels......
07:00, 04/29/2019

On Politics: Americans Will Face Economic Pain From the Trade War President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China will hurt consumers — a contradiction to his claim that his tariffs are a mostly one-way payment by China....
13:00, 05/13/2019

PBS film tackles Mexican Americans’ role in winemaking ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new PBS documentary is examining at the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California’s Napa Valley. “Harvest Season,” scheduled to begin airing Monday on most PBS stations as part ...
20:17, 05/11/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
17:51, 05/12/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Majority of Americans have no clue why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated Know the real reason Cinco de Mayo is a holiday? Congratulations, you’re in the minority! According to a new poll of 2,000 Americans, only 22 percent of respondents know that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican army’s victory over the Frenc...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Study: Most Americans have positive view of FBI after Russia saga After the two-year Russia investigation and its continuing fallout, most Americans still approve of the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation handles its job, a new survey said Friday....
20:34, 05/10/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Lyon are taking a big gamble on Juninho and Sylvinho Lyon legend Juninho has returned to the club as sporting director, with Sylvinho taking over as his head coachBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt’s difficult to overstate Juninho’s legendary status at Lyon. Between 2002 and 20...
20:51, 05/20/2019

How to use Micropad as a synchronized note-taking tool Find out how to install and sync a mobile note-taking tool, which offers a couple of unique features that might appeal to open source users who want a bit more control over what is synched....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon's Taking $60-$100 Off Every eero Router Bundle If Amazon’s recent acquisition of eero didn’t scare you off the pioneer in mesh networking, the retailer is celebrating its new networking play-thing with big discounts across the board, for a limited time....
01:17, 05/21/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking On Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A....
18:00, 05/19/2019

What are emoluments and is Trump taking them from foreign powers? When Benjamin Franklin, the first US ambassador to France, was given a diamond-encrusted snuff box by the King, he followed the rules against "emoluments" to officials by foreign states and asked Congress if he could keep it. They said sure, and he d...
17:34, 05/03/2019

Amazon's Taking $50 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the...
23:34, 05/03/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to nearly 1.5 million ex-felons in the state last Novembe...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Optus is taking 20% off some iPhone XS, Galaxy S10+ and SIM-only plans Whether your phone contract has just expired or has long been in need of changing, now's a good opportunity to snag an excellent new plan from Optus.The telco is offering a stellar 20% discount on several of its plans, although you'll have ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking prednisone? Whether a person can drink alcohol while taking prednisone depends on a range of factors, including the length of the treatment, the dosage, and how much alcohol they drink. Learn more here....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Pole-sitter Bottas taking nothing for granted "Valtteri Bottas may be on pole position for Sunday’s Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix, but the Finn will need no reminding that when it comes to the unforgiving streets of Baku that is not even half the job done."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Frugal Traveler: Taking the $57-a-Day Challenge in Prague That’s what a typical resident of the city earns. Can you get a real taste of the Czech capital for that much? Without skimping on the beer or the sights?...
12:00, 05/09/2019

4 Your Health: Taking care of your body before and after birth Women should be more concerned with weight before rather than during pregnancy. New research suggests women should worry more about their weight before getting pregnant than what they gain while carrying a child. The Dutch study of nearly 200,000 wom...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Ina Road celebration taking place all weekend TUCSON- On Saturday, the town of Marana hosted an Ina Road weekend celebration to mark the end of the multi-million dollar construction project. “This is the largest construction project ever done in the town of Marana,” said Marana Mayor...
05:51, 05/05/2019

New keto menus prove that the diet’s taking over NYC Extra butter, hold the popcorn. The dine-in movie theater chain Ipic just launched a keto diet-friendly menu. Now, followers of the high-fat, low-carb keto regimen can dine on entrees that contain fewer than 5 grams of carbs, as well as sugar-free co...
04:17, 05/15/2019

VW starts taking deposits for its ID.3 electric hatchback VW is finally ready to take €1,000 deposits for the production version of its I.D. electric hatchback in 29 European countries. Now called the ID.3, the finished car (which won't come with the colorful camouflage above) is initially availab...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Man miraculously survives taking an arrow to the heart A man narrowly escaped death after an arrow pierced his heart and doctors in Italy performed emergency surgery to remove it, a report said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man walked into Molinette Hospital in Turin, Italy, with the arrow sicking out of his ...
11:17, 05/22/2019

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Paranoia will destroy us: Why Huawei and other Chinese tech is not spying on Americans The notion that the Chinese government would spy on corporations and US agencies with electronic devices manufactured by Chinese companies is not only absurd but would be catastrophic to furthering its ambitions in world trade....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Gallup: Most Americans favor popular vote over Electoral College Most Americans would like to see the Constitution amended to change the way presidents are elected every four years -- doing away with the Electoral College and taking the winner of the popular vote, a new study says....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Yes, African-Americans Drink Bourbon. And Distillers Are Finally Catching On. Groups like the Black Bourbon Society have formed to share an appreciation of the whiskey, despite the industry’s fraught history on matters of race....
20:00, 05/20/2019

‘I Have a Plan For That.’ Elizabeth Warren Is Betting That Americans Are Ready for Her Big Ideas Voters encountering Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail these days often seem surprised. After a packed gathering at an elementary school in Concord, N.H., in April, a 40-something woman told me she had expected Warren to be more like...
15:00, 05/09/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.        ...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Trump’s ‘sport’ hurt tens of thousands of honest Americans Donald Trump’s callous disregard for others is evident yet again in his series of Tweets on the morning of May 8 responding to the release of ten years of his embarrassing tax returns....
04:17, 05/09/2019

Americans Lipsky, Crocker share lead in Trophee Hassan II Americans David Lipsky, Sean Crocker share one-shot lead after second round of the Trophee Hassan II        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Heart Problems Are Killing More Americans—Even Younger Ones. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk The heart health of younger Americans may be declining, even after years of medical progress. Heart disease is, and has for years been, the leading cause of death among American men and women. But for decades, medical and therapeutic advances were en...
20:51, 05/06/2019

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

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018 An annual transparency report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shows warrantless searches of Americans' data jumped 28 percent in 2018. According to the report, the National Security Agency (NSA) conducted 9,637 w...
05:34, 05/01/2019

Southampton residents clash with Native Americans over huge monuments The Shinnecock Indian Nation is trying to show the leaders of tony Southampton that hedgerows for billionaires aren’t the only tall things that can go up on the East End....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Even Americans who report financial improvement under Trump are split on voting for him Trump and his supporters claim that the health of the economy will spur support for his candidacy. The Quinnipiac poll suggests that this may be overly optimistic....
22:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. embassy in Israel: Americans should 'remain vigilant' for terror attacks The U.S. embassy in Israel warned Americans to be vigilant for terrorist attacks on the anniversary of the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
17:34, 05/14/2019

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

Americans feel more confident about their financial status than previous two decades Over half of Americans are feeling confident about their finances. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to 'block' Tata merger plan Neither Thyssenkrupp nor Tata were prepared to make the concessions necessary to get their planned merger passed by the European Commission, fearing a negative effect on synergy. Thyssenkrupp then announced job cuts....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Judge declines to block pro-Palestinian panel at UMass BOSTON (AP) — A panel discussion about Palestinian rights at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will be allowed to move ahead following a challenge by a group of Jewish students at the school. A Superior Court judge on Thursday ruled against the...
04:00, 05/03/2019

L.A. sues H&R Block, TurboTax maker, alleging misconduct Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer detailed suits Tuesday against tax-prep giants H&R Block and Turbo Tax, alleging the firms defrauded low-income clients into paying for services they should've gotten for free....
17:34, 05/08/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
20:00, 04/28/2019

How the UK Porn Block could give one company an unfair advantage The UK's Porn Block will go into effect on July 15th at which time users will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online.There will be several ways for users to verify their age online such as by submitting official government ID...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
12:34, 05/10/2019

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding table...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Judge refuses to block subpoenas sent over teacher sickouts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block subpoenas issued by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration during an investigation into teacher sickouts that closed some schools. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday denied...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
14:00, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his requ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only taking action in self-defense....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
15:34, 05/17/2019

I'm Taking the 2019 Ford Ranger on a Road Trip; What Do You Want to Know? The 2019 Ford Ranger may not be getting as much attention anymore as trucks like the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, but it’s an important contender from arguably the truckiest automaker out there. That’s why I’m excited to take this Lightning Blue pickup on a ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Lori Lightfoot, on Day 1 as Mayor, Is Taking Aim at the Classic Chicago Way Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
17:00, 05/20/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
20:17, 05/15/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of its valuable slots....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild-card entries. The TIU says Tobon was found guilty ...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Titan Note : The Innovative Notes-Taking Device Titan Note is the world’s first most advanced and featured transcription device. It can record everything accurately and then converts it into text. Titan Note is best for booth students as well as professionals. It takes notes for you better than yo...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito pledged to "think of the people" and serve as a symbol of their unity....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Vodafone and TPG are taking the ACCC to court over blocked merger After confirming last year that the Australian Vodafone mobile network and TPG internet service were planning a merger, the consumer watchdog ACCC wasn’t necessarily pleased with the idea.Now, the ACCC has officially revealed that it will be b...
02:17, 05/10/2019

The Republicans taking on Trump in 2020 despite the ‘very, very slim’ odds The Republican class of 2020 is serious about defeating the incumbent president – even pumping their life savings in their campaigns or quitting their careersDonald Trump won the Republican nomination with ease in 2016, defeating more than a dozen ri...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Gary Sanchez has concussion tests after taking bat to head ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After getting hit on top of the head by Guillermo Heredia’s back swing in the eighth inning of the Yankees’ 7-2 loss to the Rays on Saturday night at Tropicana Field, Gary Sanchez went through some concussion tests. Thoug...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Kamala Harris Is Trying to Reset Her Campaign by Taking On Trump In the months since 20,000 people gathered to kick off her candidacy, Ms. Harris has found herself in a vise, squeezed by factions in her party and her own campaign....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Rafael Nadal says he is taking clay slump ‘naturally’ MADRID (AP) — Usually this time of the year Rafael Nadal is talking about how his game is peaking ahead of the French Open. The discussion is typically about how many title-winning streaks he has extended and which records he has broken as the clay s...
16:34, 05/12/2019

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

People are accidentally killing themselves taking insomnia drugs: FDA Experts have warned that people are accidentally killing themselves while taking common insomnia drugs. Government health officials in the US have ordered drug makers to add warning labels to certain prescription sleeping pills after a review. The Fo...
19:51, 05/03/2019

The Mueller report has not changed Americans' minds about Trump and Russia: NBC/WSJ poll Overall, Trump's public standing remains little changed. The proportion approving of the president's job performance has ticked up slightly to 46%, while 51% disapprove. But his job rating has moved within a narrow band for some time now....
22:34, 05/06/2019

77% of Americans say kids should get measles shot even if parents object: Reuters Poll Three out of four Americans believe children should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found, showing little sympathy for the anti-vaccination movement that U.S. officials blame for the ongoing outbreak....
21:00, 05/07/2019

McDonald's commits to hiring older Americans to fill jobs McDonald's is teaming up with AARP to post job vacancies for older Americans and also launch a pilot program targeting those who are lower income        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Two Charged in Anthem Breach That Exposed the Personal Data of 78 Million Americans Federal prosecutors have charged two individuals in connection to the 2014 data breach of a major health insurance provider that exposed the personal data of tens of millions of Americans.Read more......
07:34, 05/10/2019

Iran reportedly told proxy forces to target Americans in region President Trump boosted the US’ military presence in the Middle East after learning that Iran told some of its proxy forces that they can target Americans in the region, according to a report on Thursday. The US military is tracking threats inc...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Americans' support for impeaching Trump rises: Reuters/Ipsos poll The number of Americans who said President Donald Trump should be impeached rose 5 percentage points to 45 percent since mid-April, while more than half said multiple congressional probes of Trump interfered with important government business, accord...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Half of Americans have used swimming pools as an alternative to showering, study finds A survey showed that 51% of Americans reported using the pool as an alternative to showering or rinsing off after engaging in exercise or yardwork.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden Says Trump Abused His Office and Calls for a ‘President Who Works for All Americans’ (PITTSBURGH) — Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of abusing the powers of his office and ignoring everyone but his political base Monday in his first public rally as presidential candidate, arguing in the crucial battleground state of Pe...
07:17, 04/30/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
22:00, 05/19/2019

A quarter of Americans don't trust Census on citizenship: Reuters/Ipsos poll The Trump administration has repeatedly assured Americans that it will not use data from a proposed citizenship question on the 2020 Census to target undocumented immigrants. But more than a quarter of Americans don't believe it, according to a Reute...
14:17, 05/10/2019

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care: poll More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll....
20:17, 04/29/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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

Italians Want Americans To Stop Messing With Their Food; This Twitter Account Is Proof 'Italians Mad At Food' is a Twitter page that documents the various colourful ways that Italians express their disgust and disdain for American cooking methods....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Relatives of Americans allegedly massacred by Rwandans shocked by resettlement deal Relatives of American tourists who were hacked to death by Rwandan militia members 20 years ago were stunned when it was revealed this week that their loved ones’ accused murderers were allowed to quietly resettle in Australia, according to new...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Why Trump Wants to Block Deutsche Bank From Sharing His Financial Records President Trump and Deutsche Bank had a long, symbiotic relationship. Now, Mr. Trump is racing to prevent the bank from sharing his financial information with Congress....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Mo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for providing tens of thousands of dollars in free adverti...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to block subpoenas After US lawmakers demanded Donald Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, the US president sued to stop the release. The subpoenas would serve to "ferret" for damaging material, the lawsuit says....
18:17, 05/01/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
14:00, 04/30/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block third Heathrow runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high court.Five judicial reviews were challenging the le...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, blocked rail lines demanding the arrest of those......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Trump uses executive privilege to block unredacted Mueller report President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege Wednesday to keep the unredacted Mueller report from being released to Congress, as lawmakers meet to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Huawei ban causes trade-ins to surge as news breaks of Android block It seems that the news of Google's ban on Android services for Huawei phones is causing worry among users, as a large surge in trade-ins began as soon as the situation was confirmed.UK trade-in site Music Magpie told TechRadar that it saw 154% m...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Sirius Computer moves to block derivatives holders from speculation NEW YORK, May 22 (LPC) - Data services provider Sirius Computer Solutions wants to stop derivatives holders from influencing business decisions to benefit their bottom line at the expense of the borrower....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Protesters block FDR Drive traffic on first day of Eric Garner trial A small group of demonstrators snarled Monday morning rush-hour traffic on the FDR Drive to protest Eric Garner’s chokehold death — as officer Daniel Pantaleo’s administrative trial got underway at police headquarters. About half a ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump could cite the legal doctrine of "executive privilege" to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Kraft’s prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Fourth Circuit rules move to block DACA is illegal A federal appeals court has ruled that move to end program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children from deportation is illegal....
16:34, 05/18/2019

Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP headquarters demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
11:51, 05/20/2019

U.S. judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to ...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
02:51, 05/10/2019

‘Rarest Beatles record in the world’ hits the auction block Lady Gaga was not the first superstar to rock raw meat. The Fab Four’s “Yesterday and Today” album, often referred to by musicologists as the “rarest Beatles record in the world,” features the band in white coats covered...
17:51, 05/09/2019

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently opp...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ford is taking its GoRide patient transport service nationwide Ford has slowly but surely been expanding GoRide's reach ever since it launched the non-emergency medical transportation service. Now, the automaker has revealed its plans to deploy the system to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years aft...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Protesters chant ‘stop taking bribes’ in Pennsylvania House HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Demonstrators chanted “stop taking bribes” and threw dollar bills from a balcony in Pennsylvania’s House chamber as part of a protest over state law that doesn’t limit the value of gifts that lawmakers m...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Online extremism is taking a mental toll on researchers studying it Social media platforms do an indispensable job of connecting us with our families, friends and like-minded people. But of late, they have also become conduits for bad actors to hijack users’ attention to manipulate news, spew conspiracy theories, and...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild card entries in 2017        ...
04:34, 05/19/2019

Caster Semenya says ‘hell no’ to taking controversial testosterone medication The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday that the IAAF may maintain restrictions on female athletes who produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women....
02:17, 05/04/2019

Women taking pill may be less likely to suffer ACL injury, study finds Hormonal contraceptives potentially reduce risk of tear to anterior cruciate ligamentWomen on the combined pill appear to be less likely to tear a key ligament in their knee, research suggests.Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee ar...
02:34, 05/03/2019

How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Honors rewards points. The program officially kicked off this week....
01:00, 05/20/2019

BMW CEO rules out taking Daimler stake as part of deeper alliance BMW's Chief Executive Harald Krueger on Tuesday said there are no plans for the Bavarian carmaker to take a stake in rival Daimler as the two carmakers continue talks on how to deepen cooperation in the area of autonomous vehicles....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (credit: NASA) 4pm ET Tuesday Update: In an email, a spokeswoman for NA...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ Stanton, Gregorius taking huge comeback strides The good news keeps coming in The Bronx. The Yankees keep winning and their injured stars are making progress on joining the party. Two key components — shortstop Didi Gregorius and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton — are expected to take sign...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Yankees’ Thairo Estrada taking advantage of ‘second chance at life’ Rookie infielder Thairo Estrada has impressed the Yankees with his talent and overall calmness in his approach to the game, no matter what type of position he is put in on the field. The lifelong infielder even played the outfield on the 6-3 road tri...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Woman lost hair and became suicidal after taking MS drug: suit A mom with multiple sclerosis says she lost her hair, became covered in lesions and even became suicidal — all because of a greedy doctor who was cashing in on her dubious medication, according to a Manhattan lawsuit. “I went to a very dark place,” P...
10:34, 05/06/2019

Virgin Australia to delay taking Boeing 737 MAX jets to cut spending Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it would delay taking the first deliveries of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets for nearly two years to reduce capital spending and give it time to be satisfied with the model's safety....
08:00, 04/30/2019

AOC and Sanders Are Taking on the Industries That Profit Off Poor People's Misery Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will reportedly introduce new legislation today capping credit card and consumer loan interest rates at 15 percent and also set penalties for companies that violate the law “including a forfeiture of all in...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Jaguars star Telvin Smith announces he’s taking year off Telvin Smith needs time. The standout Jaguars linebacker announced Thursday he will sit out the 2019 NFL season for his own health. “It was said to me from a great coach, that in order for the man to be his best, he must get his world in order,...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook slammed for not taking action against ICE for alleged phony videos The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling on Facebook to escalate action against fake accounts set up by law enforcement to nap immigration violators....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Adult kids are robbing parents of retirement. So mom and dad could be taking their jobs Half of parents have sacrificed their retirement savings to pay their children's bills, a Bankrate.com study shows.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Everyone be cool: Aaron Hicks is taking batting practice in the Bronx Aaron Hicks taking some BP in the Bronx today pic.twitter.com/wkBni2WeoJ — George's Box Pod (@GeorgesBoxPod) May 9, 2019 Aaron Hicks has been playing in extended Spring Training and Single A games down in Tampa for the last week or so. It...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Blood and Truth: how Sony’s London Studio is taking VR to the next level Since its launch in 2016, PlayStation VR has seen the emergence of some terrific exclusive titles, from Astro Bot: Rescue Mission to Tetris Effect. However, PSVR has been missing a genuine blockbuster, a system seller on the scale of Uncharted that c...
19:34, 05/21/2019

J.Crew Is Taking 40% Off Sale Items and 15% Off Full-Priced Styles J.Crew is no stranger to extra discounts for on-sale stuff, but for today only, they’re marking down a whole lot of full-priced styles, too. All shoppers get 40% off sale items for men, women, and kids, and for everything else not in the clearance se...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Before Meghan Markle: Princess Grace and six more Americans who gave birth to royal babies We don't know the name of Duchess Meghan's baby yet, but we do know she's not the first American to give birth to a royal baby. She's not even the first actress to do so.        ...
00:51, 05/07/2019

90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Trailer Brings the Drama: Meet the Americans Moving for Love Around the World You've seen star-crossed foreign and American lovers before the 90 day K-1 visa period, during the 90 days and after the 90 days. Now? What about Americans who leave the US for love? It's......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
03:51, 05/23/2019

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

Retire early: Can ordinary Americans find financial independence and stop work by 50? There’s a movement that preaches extreme saving, long work hours and aggressive investing to achieve financial independence. Can you do it?        ...
20:34, 05/06/2019

O’Rourke suggests using tax code to transfer wealth from rich whites to African-Americans Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested Thursday using the tax code to address income inequity by transferring wealth from rich white residents to African-Americans....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
21:51, 04/29/2019

The Trump economy is hurting most Americans. Statistics won't fool voters | Robert Reich If Democrats speak to the practical economic needs of Americans, they’ll have a chance to win against Trump in 2020The award for this year’s Biggest Backhanded Compliment to Trump goes to White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who recently ...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
05:51, 05/14/2019

Trump Just Told Americans Not to Buy American Products Because He Doesn't Understand How Tariffs Work President Donald Trump was finishing up his Monday morning—this was, of course, after he’d pistol-whipped a panda to death and drank the rancid blood of an owl—and was ready to call it a day when he asked to borrow Jared Kushner’s phone to send a few...
01:00, 05/14/2019

'Poison pills': Pentagon tells EU not to block U.S. companies from defense pact A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the bloc, hinting at possible retaliation....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Trump financial records: New York judge won't block congressional subpoenas Arguments in New York stemmed from House decision to subpoena Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump’s recordsFollow the latest in US politics – liveA federal judge in Manhattan ruled against Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he will not block recen...
04:00, 05/23/2019

GM recalls diesel Silverado, Sierras with block heaters over fire concerns General Motors is recalling hundreds of thousands of trucks equipped with engine block heater cords after 19 of them caught fire, the automaker announced Friday....
21:00, 05/03/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo calls for investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block hid tax filing options Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block and other tax preparation companies allegedly hid tax filing options from individuals who are eligible to file their taxes for free....
08:34, 05/02/2019

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:00, 05/21/2019

OnePlus demos 7 Pro's pop-up camera with 12-hour torture video and a cement block The OnePlus 7 Pro is finally official, and indeed features a pop up selfie shooter that extends from the body to snap one for the team, and then retract back, leaving you with the uninterrupted front of the device. Thankfully, the company listened to...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court stripped several lawmakers of their immunity amid a political crisis in the South American country....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to try to block Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block them from responding to subpoenas issued by U.S. congressional Democrats seeking financial records....
16:34, 04/30/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
11:00, 05/21/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege to block release of Mueller report The White House exerted executive privilege over the contents of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report as a House panel was poised to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt for not releasing it to Congress. “We are d...
16:51, 05/08/2019

DOJ says it will block unredacted Mueller report if Dems hold contempt vote The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it would not release an unredacted Mueller report to Congress if Democrats moved forward with their plan to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt. In a letter to New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the rank...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Trump Is Suing Two Banks in an Effort to Block Subpoenas for His Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka, was filed Mo...
11:25, 04/30/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
00:34, 05/22/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft refuses to deny that it will block Windows 10 updates on Huawei laptops Google’s decision to block Android updates for Huawei smartphones has been making waves around the world, but owners of Huawei laptops – such as the Huawei MateBook 14 – have been left wondering if Microsoft will follow suit and ...
13:17, 05/20/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
01:51, 05/22/2019

White House intends to block former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
21:34, 05/20/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and one of his companies filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the banks from complying with federal subpoenas investigating his financial deali...
07:00, 04/30/2019

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by President Barack Obama’s health care law. Under guidance the administration issued last year, sta...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Scott Kelly Spent a Year Taking Photos in Space. They’re Beautiful. In orbit aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut wasn’t just gathering data for NASA’s Twins Study. He also produced some, well, stellar images....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker is taking VR mainstream in The Edge of Time this September MazeTheory and PlayStack are teaming up to deliver an immersive Doctor Who game later this year - and let us tell you, it's the most authentic Doctor Who experience you could hope for....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:00, 04/30/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a failed revolt against Nicolás Maduro last we...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘The River and the Wall’ Review: Taking a Side on the Rio Grande Adventurers are tested by treacherous terrain and dangerous currents as they aim to document the potential effects of a border wall on wildlife and residents....
15:17, 05/09/2019

With Uber’s I.P.O., Dara Khosrowshahi Is Taking Travis Kalanick’s Company Public The C.E.O. wants to prove that the start-up has evolved past a raucous, and profligate, tech-bro culture. But Uber’s past is simply not that far gone....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Florida man sought after breaking into home, taking daughter by force, police say A Florida father may be heading to another state after breaking into a home and taking off with his 8-year-old biological daughter, authorities said Saturday....
18:00, 05/12/2019

The Met Finally Decides to Stop Taking the Sackler Family's Blood Money One of the things many rich people love to do is pretend to give away their money. I say “pretend,” because families like the Sacklers, the family behind Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin, aren’t donating so much as buying—forking over larg...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Crime Trackers: Man accused of taking upskirt photos turns himself into police SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 34-year-old man accused of taking upskirt photos of a woman at a grocery store in Sahuarita has turned himself in, according to Sahuarita Police Department. Kelvin Kirby Jr./ Sahuarita Police Department On Tuesday, a man ap...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Buttigieg: Past Trump wants to return to 'never as great as advertised,' citing treatment of marginalized Americans Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana took aim at President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan saying that the “past he is promising the return us to was never as great as advertised.”...
17:34, 05/07/2019

Dem 2020 candidate Andrew Yang: Universal basic income will make Americans healthier Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that the benefit of his $1,000-a-month “Freedom Dividend” will be healthier Americans--physically and mentally....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Duchess Meghan’s son will be popular — for his name. Brits and Americans LOVE royal names A look at how British royal names have influenced the name of English and American children in recent years.        ...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial is thriving in the United States. In fact, the only countries that deny climate change harder than Ame...
02:17, 05/09/2019

American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Trump invokes executive privilege to block release of unredacted Mueller report WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump’s battle with Congres...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Judge declines to block subpoena seeking Donald Trump's financial records A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday said President Donald Trump's former accounting firm must comply with a congressional subpoena seeking the president's financial records....
01:00, 05/21/2019

US briefing: Trump goads Iran, Huawei block and Game of Thrones finale Monday’s top story: Trump threatens ‘the end of Iran’ in incendiary tweet. Plus, why Kirsten Gillibrand can’t break through in the Democratic primary raceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s...
12:51, 05/20/2019

CORRECTED-Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the banks from complying with federal subpoenas investigating his financial dea...
09:00, 04/30/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populo...
23:17, 04/29/2019

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, challenging U.S. House Democrats as they met to vote on holding Attorney General Willi...
20:00, 05/08/2019

House Democrats vote to block Trump's Obamacare 'relief' ideas for states House Democrats voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from letting states make changes to their healthcare programs, the first of several bills up for a vote this month attacking Republican efforts to gut Obamacare....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 82 Location: Accessible by solving pressure plate puzzle at The Block Fortbyte 82 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible by solving the pressure plate puzzle NW of the Block". Here's how you solve it....
05:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the banks from complying with federal subpoenas investigating his financial dea...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Carson clashes with Dems over proposal to block illegal immigrants from public housing Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson faced harsh criticism from Democrats on Tuesday, as he fielded questions at a Capitol Hill hearing on a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants. ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block release of financial records President and his children oppose Democrat-controlled committees’ investigationsDonald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies have filed a US federal lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them complying ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Father of CIA officer slain after 9/11 calls for Trump to block release of 'American Taliban' The father of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, the first American to be killed in action after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has blasted the scheduled release this month of John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban who was part of a prison upri...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like&...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Los Angeles sues H&R Block and maker of TurboTax for allegedly misleading low-income taxpayers LOS ANGELES — The City of Los Angeles filed suit Monday against tax preparers H&R Block and Intuit, maker of the popular software TurboTax, alleging that the companies defrauded low-income taxpayers and charged them for a service that the companies a...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smartphones or other electroni...
22:34, 05/17/2019

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the...
23:34, 05/01/2019

The first Chinese automaker sets sights on US with start-up Zotye taking on big rivals in Detroit With a name that few Americans will likely know how to pronounce — it's Zoh-tee, not Zot-yee — a small budget and even less brand equity than bigger Chinese brands like BYD, Geely or Great Wall, there are plenty of skeptics....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Oklahoma man, 70, arrested for taking wife’s dead body on road trip, police say An Oklahoma man was arrested Monday after police pulled over the 70-year-old driver in Arizona with his dead wife buckled in the passenger seat, authorities said....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Meet the injured armed forces team taking on the desert in Dacia Dusters Progress can be slow but you still need full throttle The Future Terrain team is using cross country rallying to teach inspirational injured service personnel new skills The hardscrabble town of Boudenib, the base for the opening stages of this ye...
14:17, 05/12/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison after taking harsh parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before reporting to a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin a three-year sentence....
18:34, 05/06/2019