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Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture

Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture

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U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
22:17, 06/18/2019

Sculpture from the saddle: a cycling and art tour of Belgium Only in bike-mad Flanders could they create an installation like Limburg’s Cycling Through Water, part of an art trail designed to regenerate the region – and be seen from a bicycleA ring-necked duck swam by at eye level, the water rippling beside me...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ sculpture goes for record $91M A sculpture of a silver rabbit by artist Jeff Koons sold at Christie’s auction house in Manhattan Wednesday for $91.1 million, setting the record for the highest amount fetched for a piece of art by a living artist. Koons’ “Rabbit” surpassed the prev...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Producer Joel Silver is getting $8M Jeff Koons sculpture after all Silver, who produced “The Matrix,” sued the Gagosian Gallery for not delivering “Balloon Venus Hohlen Fels,” a Koons sculpture that Silver agreed to buy in 2014....
21:17, 06/10/2019

Sand Sculpture Of UK PM In Brexit Beheading Hits The Beach On a beach in south-west England, a Dutch artist is hoping to change minds with a sand sculpture showing Prime Minister Theresa May cutting off her own head with a guillotine named Brexit....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Jeff Koons's 'Rabbit' Sculpture Sells for $91 Million Jeff Koons’s metallic sculpture of a balloon-animal, “Rabbit,” sold for $91 million at Christie’s on Wednesday—setting a record for a living artist at auction....
05:34, 05/16/2019

There's a tiny little sculpture up on the Moon that will break your heart It may surprise you to know that somewhere up there on the moon lies a tiny sculpture of an astronaut and little plaque.        ...
15:34, 04/29/2019

Goodwood Festival sculpture to celebrate Aston Martin Aston Martin Goodwood 1959 Central Feature to highlight British firm's World Sportscar Championship title win at the venue Aston Martin will be the subject of this year’s Central Feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a sculpture celebrat...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Kehinde Wiley to unveil sculpture in Times Square Artist Kehinde Wiley will unveil his first monumental public sculpture in New York’s Times Square this fall in response to Confederate statues nationwide...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles finds a way to keep it....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Eric Cantona announces trip to space (maybe) with levitating sculpture of himself Footballer Eric Cantona is planning to take a trip into space (perhaps), and has announced it in the only logical way: by unveiling a life-sized levitating statue of himself at London Victoria railway station, England.The monument (puzzlingly describ...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Kid Rock plans giant ‘middle finger’ sculpture for his Nashville property Kid Rock has made his reputation in part by being an iconoclast – one who raises a middle finger to society’s conventional ways of thinking and acting. Now the 48-year-old rocker, who was born Robert James Ritchie, plans to plant a giant middle-finge...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Edinburgh prankster dresses Antony Gormley sculpture in 'bawbag' pants Cast of Turner prize winner’s own body in Water of Leith found in mystery underpantsAn Antony Gormley sculpture in Edinburgh has had its modesty preserved after a mystery passerby on the Water of Leith dressed the naked figure in underpants with “baw...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said....
03:34, 05/16/2019

Jeff Coons' 'Rabbit' sculpture sells for record $91M; most ever for work by living artist A rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons sold for $91 million on Wednesday night at Christie's in New York City, the most paid for any artwork by a living artist....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: Rare 'Horse and Rider' sculpture in the spotlight On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and a sculpture based on a rare model made by the great artist and inventor is in the spotlight....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Steve Mnuchin's dad pays record $91M for stainless-steel 'Rabbit' sculpture by Jeff Koons A three-foot stainless-steel rabbit holding a carrot reportedly sold at a record $91.07 million at Christie’s Auction House in New York on Wednesday....
15:17, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
20:17, 06/03/2019

In Egypt Referendum, Only the Turnout Seems in Doubt The country began three days of voting on constitutional amendments that will effectively extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s hold on power until 2030....
21:51, 04/28/2019

WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction An iconic piece of World War II history, the bell from a craft that landed on the beaches of Omaha on D-Day, is set to go up for auction later this week....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 12 members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in shootouts in Cairo, just hours after a roadside bomb struck a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Egypt Attack on Tourist Bus Near Pyramids Injures at Least 14 A roadside bomb targeted a sightseeing bus near Egypt’s famed Pyramids, injuring at least 14 people, an attack on one of the most visited sites in the country that threatens its vital tourism industry....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum next to Egypt's Giza Pyramids has reportedly injured at least 16 people. Sources claimed that most of the injured were foreign tourists....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident LUXOR (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day before and forced them to land in the country’s southern desert. Local authorities said on Friday the r...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group's top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group....
15:17, 04/30/2019

2,600-year-old military castle uncovered in Egypt An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed the ancient remnants of a 2,600-year-old military castle, meaning it dates back nearly three millennia...
19:00, 05/14/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt’s economic development BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption. Lebanon’s economy is struggling with soaring debts, rising unemployment...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It say...
12:51, 06/08/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
03:51, 06/03/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christian-owned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people....
15:00, 05/12/2019

Ancient Egypt's spellbinding mummy portraits While ancient Egyptian mummy portraits have long been objects of curiosity, only a minimal amount of scholarship exists about them. Many questions have lingered since they were uncovered by archeologists around the Egyptian city of Fayum in the late ...
08:34, 05/14/2019

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
23:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Treasurys Fall After Weak Auction U.S. government-bond prices fell as conflicting reports pointed to uncertainty over trade negotiations and a Treasury auction drew tepid demand from investors.....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Going, going, gone: Sotheby’s auction house sold for $3.7bn Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli telecoms billionaire, takes 275-year-old company private Sotheby’s has agreed to a takeover by the billionaire art collector Patrick Drahi, in a $3.7bn (£2.9bn) deal that restores the auction house to private ownership...
06:51, 06/18/2019

Gun that likely killed Vincent van Gogh goes on auction Bidders, lend them your ear! The gun Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with will hit the auction block in Paris next week, according to reports. The weather-worn revolver — dubbed “the most famous weapon in art history”— is expected...
21:51, 06/14/2019

How to decide between an auction and estate sale Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
19:00, 06/11/2019

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
06:34, 06/04/2019

The Last New Saab With Just Three Miles on the Clock Is Going Up for Auction Saab, as most of us know, is quite the busy zombie. It died, was retrieved from the great beyond by the confusingly named Chinese company National Electric Vehicle Sweden, and later formed loose ties to supercar maker Koenigsegg. Now, the last new Sa...
01:51, 06/08/2019

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
23:17, 06/18/2019

Egypt: 5 soldiers killed, dozens of militants die in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says five soldiers and dozens of militants were killed in recent clashes in the country’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai issued a statement on Thursday saying the five slain troops ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before being ousted by the military in 2013....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez on Wednesday...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week....
14:51, 06/19/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
20:51, 06/20/2019

Egypt upholds death penalty for 13 on terror charges CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for 13 people convicted of terror charges over attacks in the capital in which explosive devices killed at least two police officers. The Court of Cassation Tuesday upheld li...
15:17, 05/07/2019

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that th...
20:00, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Egypt dismisses HRW criticism over Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Egypt’s authorities are criticizing a leading human rights advocat...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
03:34, 05/13/2019

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals, a coroner’s court has hea...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died ...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that an Egyptian team of archaeologists has unearthed a two towers of a castle or fortified structure th...
16:17, 05/14/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes....
19:34, 04/28/2019

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
11:17, 06/21/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus in Egypt near Giza Pyramids CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was traveling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Mus...
17:51, 05/19/2019

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter Egyptian authorities rearrested an Al-Jazeera journalist who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention on accusations of spreading false news, his family and lawyer said Wednesday....
04:34, 05/30/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Zimbabwe side. Both teams lacked sharpness up front...
02:17, 06/22/2019

After a Mosque Massacre, Egypt Strikes Back in Sinai Egyptian Air Force pounded militant targets late Friday as part of a major operation in North Sinai. But the military provided scant detail about the operation....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
03:00, 06/22/2019

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation....
14:51, 05/23/2019

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
12:34, 05/19/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
21:51, 04/28/2019

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Egypt court orders the release of Al Jazeera journalist An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a news producer for Qatar's Al Jazeera television network held in pretrial detention for more than two years, his lawyer and a judicial source said....
23:00, 05/23/2019

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead....
12:17, 06/06/2019

India to auction fugitive billionaire's art collection Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's collection and have been seized by the government....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of Vincent van Gogh's death....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Auction giants try new tack to track used cars Drones, beacons and devices that plug into OBD-II ports are part of the next wave of technology being used to track the sea of vehicles on Manheim and ADESA auction lots....
06:17, 06/22/2019

Starboard takes new position in KAR Auction Services Activist investment firm Starboard Value has taken a new position in KAR Auction Services, the firm's founder Jeffrey Smith said at a conference on Tuesday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)       ...
06:51, 06/14/2019

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
08:17, 06/04/2019

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction PARIS (AP) — Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio or raise questions about the work that was found in an attic before it goes on the auction block in Toulouse. Paris auction hou...
16:00, 06/14/2019

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Police: Man found in trunk of car sent to auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man was found in the trunk of a car that arrived to be sold at a Pennsylvania auto auction. Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Chief David Steffen said the man is being treated at a hospital and is expected to ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
03:51, 06/13/2019

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of...
05:17, 06/22/2019

Shipwreck's 350-Year-Old Bottles of Wine Are Up for Auction - Would You Take a Sip? Divers have uncovered many treasures and rare items from the seafloor. Some years ago, a team of divers recovered a collection of wine-bottles from a shipwreck in the North Sea. They date back over 300 years and the wine is about to be sold at one of...
23:51, 06/05/2019

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring B...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Hermès Birkin bag sells for £162,500 in London auction Birkin 35 sells for over double its estimate at Christie’s sale which fetched £3.4mA Hermès Birkin bag sold for £162,500 at Christie’s, in London, on Tuesday, shattering its predicted sales price of £70-90,000.The 2015 Himalaya niloticus crocodile Bi...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Seven companies bid for eleven contracts in Colombia oil auction Seven companies have put in bids for 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Tuesday, as the Andean country seeks to revitalize its oil sector....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
13:00, 05/16/2019

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
22:00, 06/11/2019

‘Substantial’ lock of Beethoven’s hair goes up for auction LONDON — British auction house Sotheby’s plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a “substantial” lock of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in 1826. The lock is expected to fetch up to £...
23:00, 06/11/2019

How one couple added £1.6m value to a wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
16:51, 05/13/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his sons said, as tributes poured in on social media....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch allege...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial Egypt’s state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country’s first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session...
01:17, 06/18/2019

4,500-Year-Old Burial Ground Discovered Near Egypt's Great Pyramids Egypt's antiquities ministry on Saturday unveiled a 4,500-year-old burial ground near the Giza pyramids containing colourful wooden coffins and limestone statues dating back to the Old Kingdom....
08:51, 05/05/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo...
18:17, 05/04/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president, Mohamed Morsi, has collapsed during a court session and died, almost six years after he was forced from powe...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted after serving a year as president, collapsed and died in a Cairo courtroom. Critics cited poor prison conditions as a possible cause of death....
21:17, 06/17/2019

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

Egypt's New Desert Capital Faces Delays As It Battles For Funds Egypt's government wants to start running the nation from a new capital in the desert from mid-2020, but the $58 billion project is struggling to raise funds and needs to overcome other challenges......
22:17, 05/13/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs ministers of the three countries, all neighbori...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Egypt's prosecutor orders release of seven opposition figures: source Egypt's public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said....
22:51, 05/20/2019

At Least 17 Injured as Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids (CAIRO) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egy...
19:00, 05/19/2019

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks, security and judicial sources say....
11:17, 05/30/2019

Bomb Hits Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, Wounds 17 Ricardo Liberato / CC BY-SA 2.0 / MGN CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close ...
18:17, 05/19/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:17, 05/29/2019

Incredible 4,500-year-old cemetery discovered near Egypt’s Giza pyramids Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered an ancient cemetery near the famous Giza pyramids just outside Cairo. In a Facebook post, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities said that the discovery was made at the Giza Plateau, where the pyramids are located. Mos...
06:34, 05/07/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 16 CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids. They say Sunday’s blast wounded at least 16 people, including tourists. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t a...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s ousted president, dies in court Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to state TV. Morsi, 67, was being tried on espionage and other charges when he blacked out and died of an apparent heart attack. His body was taken to a hosp...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets of Turkey's capital and Istanbul on Tuesday, mourning former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Quietly Buried In Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
03:51, 06/19/2019

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning ...
02:17, 06/22/2019

Media group says Egypt suppressed coverage of Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — A media advocacy group says Egypt has suppressed media coverage of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi in a Cairo courtroom this week. Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, said Friday that Morsi’s death was barely mentioned ...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance to her family. ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Marilyn Monroe’s lock of hair from 1959 up for auction Get it while it’s hot. A 60-year-old clipping of Marilyn Monroe’s hair is up for auction – along with a photo of the blonde bombshell. The “very well preserved” hair is being offered by Lelands and comes in a box labeled Kenneth Battelle, the “Gentle...
19:17, 05/15/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...
20:17, 05/15/2019

A laptop filled with the most dangerous malware in the world is up for auction People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with s...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Auction In US Featuring "Mughal Magnificence" Expected To Set New Records Ever since its announcement, Christie's upcoming auction -- "Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence" -- of Indian jewels, gemstones and decorative objects that span over 500 years, has been the talk of the......
08:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Seven companies bid for eleven contracts in Colombia oil auction Seven companies have put in bids for 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Tuesday, as the Andean country seeks to revitalize its oil sector....
01:34, 06/05/2019

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
18:00, 06/22/2019

Germany ends 5G frequency auction, raises $7.4 billion BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s auction of frequencies for a super-fast 5G network has ended after nearly three months, raising more money for the government than was originally expected: 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion). The Federal Network Agency on...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy        ...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Monet Painting Draws $110.7 Million At New York Auction A Claude Monet painting from his celebrated "Meules" (Haystacks) series drew $110.7 million in New York on Tuesday in an auction record for the French Impressionist master....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Foreign buyers snap up Sicilian homes at €1 auction Houses sell for €1,000 to €25,000 in Sambuca strategy to entice new familiesThe Sicilian town that put its empty houses up for sale for €1 each to try to reverse its decline, has sold 16 of them to foreign buyers. Though they sold for slightly more t...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what...
03:17, 05/28/2019

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador staye...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Naomi Campbell's Most Recent Vogue Cover Is Up For Auction The glamorous shot found its way to the block thanks to Yuka Yamaji, the co-director of photographs at Phillips, who spotted a promotional poster for the issue outside her local North London newsagent...
09:51, 05/15/2019

Sotheby's to auction 'substantial' lock of Beethoven's hair British auction house Sotheby's plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a "substantial" lock of Ludwig van Beethoven's hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in......
01:17, 06/11/2019

Claude Monet painting sells for record $110.7M at auction An iconic painting from Impressionist artist Claude Monet's "Haystacks" series has been sold for a record price at auction in New York. The former owners paid $2.53 million for the work in 1986....
08:17, 05/15/2019

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

It's the one you want: Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' costume up for auction Olivia Newton-John is putting the black leather jacket and tight pants that she wore in the final number of "Grease" up for auction to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia....
18:51, 06/19/2019

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctio...
20:51, 06/05/2019

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
13:00, 06/15/2019

In photos: Art for auction at Christie's 20th Century Week Christie's auction house gives a media preview of it's 20th Century Week offerings at Rockefeller Plaza on May 3, 2019, in New York City. Six auctions will feature works from Van Gogh to Koons....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
09:17, 06/18/2019

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Missing Lewis Chessman found, could fetch $1M at auction A chess piece purchased for 5 pounds ($7.50) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era...
15:34, 06/03/2019

Monet painting ‘Meules’ sells for more than $110M at auction A Claude Monet painting sold for $110.7 million at Sotheby’s auction house in Manhattan on Tuesday — the first time any impressionist painting has fetched more than $100 million at auction. Monet’s celebrated “Meules,” which was sold in Manhattan, la...
09:51, 05/15/2019

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Auction to feature baseball signed by 11 original HOFers NEW YORK (AP) — A baseball signed by all 11 members of the inaugural induction class of the Baseball Hall of Fame headlines the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. The ball features the signatures of George Sisler, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Koon’s ‘Rabbit’ fetches record $91 million at NY auction NEW YORK (AP) — A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, fetching over $91 million. The sale of Koons’ 1986 “Rabbit” at Christie’s Wednesday was the most expensive work by a ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years could fetch $44M at auction One month after Claude Monet’s “Meules” sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby’s New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that’s been in a private collection for 87 years is set for auction. Part of MonetR...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Egypt’s Former President Mohammed Morsi Dies in Court, State TV Reports (CAIRO) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and di...
19:17, 06/17/2019

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
07:34, 05/31/2019

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
15:51, 05/23/2019

"Nawaz Sharif Won't Meet Fate Of Egypt's Mohammad Morsi," Says Daughter There is a serious threat to the life of jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due to lack of medical care, his daughter Maryam said Saturday as she vowed to not let his father meet the......
20:00, 06/22/2019

Egypt teaches marriage conflict resolution in universities as divorce skyrockets A new government project called Mawadda, meaning affection, offers lessons to university students about how to pick the right partner and how to handle conflicts in marriage after the number of divorces rose again in 2017....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even b...
15:17, 05/28/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists.   ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death The country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was buried at dawn in a furtive and closely guarded ceremony. Reporters were barred....
16:34, 06/19/2019

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial for espionage, collapsed and died during a court session Monday, state television reported....
19:34, 06/17/2019

Egypt expects giant solar park to be fully operational in 2019 Egypt expects the 1.6 gigawatt solar park it is building in the south of the country to be operating at full capacity in 2019, the investment ministry said in a statement on Sunday....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be......
01:17, 06/18/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
12:51, 05/05/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources said....
19:17, 06/17/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
18:34, 05/25/2019

Morsi's Death in Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Back in Focus Ex-President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in Egypt and beyond hope his death becomes a turning point that spurs the movement to reorganize, but the now-outlawed group faces an existential crisis....
23:51, 06/18/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
06:00, 05/26/2019

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
11:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tuesday after convicting them of terrorism offences....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Tourist bus hit by roadside bomb near Egypt's Giza Pyramids; injuries reported At least a dozen people were injured after tourist bus was hit by a roadside bomb Sunday near a museum being built close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says it will continue 'peaceful' work regardless of Trump moves Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with "our moderate and peaceful thinking" regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power following mass protests against his rule....
21:34, 06/17/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the United Nations, according to a senior U.S. administra...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
22:51, 06/13/2019

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction h...
03:34, 06/14/2019

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house....
19:17, 06/14/2019

‘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

David Gilmour's Pink Floyd guitars at auction in NYC David Gilmour of the seminal rock band Pink Floyd will be auctioning off more than 120 guitars through Christie's auction house in New York City on June 20. (June 14)        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

TRAI Asked by DCC to Revisit 5G Spectrum Price for Successful Auction The Digital Communications Commission, the decision-making body for the Telecom Ministry, on Thursday decided to refer the spectrum auction recommendations back to regulator TRAI....
15:00, 06/14/2019

JGBs mostly flat, but super-longs gain ahead of auction Japanese government bonds were little changed on Wednesday, but super-long bonds gained supported by strong demand from domestic investors ahead of an upcoming auction of 30-year debt....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday....
08:34, 06/13/2019

God 'does not play dice with the universe,' Einstein writes in letter up for auction Letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein have become hot properties for auction houses recently. Christie's has the latest batch, in which Einstein criticizes other scientists for their understanding of quantum physics, going so far as to say ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Recently found Lewis Chessman piece could fetch $1M at auction This long-lost chess piece will cost you a pretty check, mate. A missing piece from the medieval Lewis Chessmen set was bought for $7.50 in Scotland in 1964 — and spent the last 55 years in the drawer of an Edinburgh family who had no idea of its rea...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
07:00, 05/15/2019

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
20:51, 05/02/2019

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
05:51, 05/15/2019

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Monet 'Meules' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years eyes $44.6 million at auction One month after Claude Monet's "Meules" sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby's New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that's been in a private family collection for 87 years is set for auction....
15:51, 06/11/2019

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
08:17, 06/17/2019

Two melons sold at Japanese auction for $45G to first-time bidder: report Two melons were sold at an auction in the Japanese city of Yubari last month for a record-breaking $45,600 to a first-time bidder, according to reports....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources to hold public auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus item...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.6 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth je...
02:17, 06/16/2019

Avianca Brasil bankruptcy auction scheduled for Tuesday suspended A bankruptcy auction for struggling carrier Avianca Brasil that was scheduled for Tuesday has been suspended through a last-minute injunction, according to a legal document seen by Reuters....
21:17, 05/06/2019

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
19:17, 06/18/2019

'Star Wars' Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction A man who made appearances as Darth Vader at film premieres and fan conventions will sell a costume created in 1979 by the "Star Wars" design team at an auction of classic movie memorabilia next......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be president and, another year on, behind bars again....
03:00, 06/18/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Firms flock to power auction for troubled Brazil state near Venezuela Developers have presented more than 150 proposals for power plants ahead of an auction this month to supply electricity to the Brazilian state of Roraima, which has struggled with a rash of blackouts due to reliance on the shaky Venezuelan power grid...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Caravaggio painting missing for 400 years expected to fetch $112M at auction A Caravaggio painting discovered after going largely unseen for more than 400 years went on display Thursday in New York ahead of its planned auction in June....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
08:00, 06/02/2019

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
10:00, 06/13/2019

First moon landing manual used by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin is up for auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie’s said on Wednesday. The 44-page ring-bound A...
17:51, 05/03/2019

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibly soulful and it sounds incredible. One with only seven miles on its odometer is going up for auctio...
01:34, 05/31/2019

'Wine styles' of the rich and famous on display at Napa Valley auction For wine lovers with money to spend, the Super Bowl of annual wine charity events -- where the wealthy mix it up with celebrity chefs and vintners to raise millions by bidding on high-end goods -- is right around the corner....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to auction off guitar collection for charity According to a classic Pink Floyd song, “Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today.” But the band’s legendary guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour is turning that sentiment on its head by selling off more than 120 of his gui...
20:34, 06/15/2019

Only God Knows What Astronomical Price This Super Clean 1997 Toyota Supra Will Go For at Auction As the seasons come and go, so do the listings for super-clean, highly coveted fourth-generation Toyota Supras on Bring a Trailer—each a startling reminder of just how expensive our dream cars have become. Meet the latest installment in that series: ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquitie...
02:51, 06/07/2019

Spectrum Auction Including For 5G Services This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radiowaves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly-appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar......
15:51, 06/03/2019

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letitia James. Teacher Rebecca Antinozzi, who has since ...
23:34, 05/29/2019

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden p...
15:00, 06/21/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Geopolitical concerns continue to weigh on Saudi, Egypt extends losses Saudi Arabia's stock market fell sharply on Monday to drop for a fourth straight session as geopolitical concerns in the Gulf region weighed, while Egypt's blue-chip index also extended its losing streak. Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi movement att...
16:51, 06/24/2019

Egypt’s Ousted President Mohammed Morsi Is Quietly Buried After Sudden Courtroom Death (CAIRO) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a glass cage of a Cairo courtroom, a member of ...
14:51, 06/18/2019

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter from a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, from heading to the auction block....
00:51, 06/05/2019

How Clint Eastwood, Arnold Palmer and $820 Million Took Pebble Beach Off Auction Block Twenty years ago, a group including Clint Eastwood and Arnold Palmer banded together to secure the future of Pebble Beach, the site of this week’s U.S. Open....
13:00, 06/11/2019

A Claude Monet Haystack Painting Sold for a Record $110.7 Million at a New York Auction (NEW YORK) — One of Claude Monet’s iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York. Monet’s “Meules” sold at Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Tuesday night. T...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s...
08:34, 06/10/2019

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M for a climate change charity An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.        ...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneer...
11:34, 05/28/2019

Soothe your You’re The Worst grief by bidding on rando show props via this online auction You’re The Worst recently wrapped up its emotionally gripping five seasons with an immensely satisfying, time-jump-explaining finale. While the show’s many fans will certainly miss it, one small, slim upside to a series ending is that some of its stu...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 mln as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc , sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction. Bidding began on Sunday at $25,000 in t...
21:51, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Court suspends Avianca Brasil bankruptcy auction of airport slots A Brazilian appeals court on Monday suspended a bankruptcy auction set for Tuesday, in which struggling carrier Avianca Brasil hoped to raise at least $140 million by selling some of its coveted airport takeoff and landing rights, known as slots....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time around....
18:51, 06/21/2019

Steve Jobs' legacy lives on: Rare Apple-1 computer could fetch $650G at auction A rare working Apple 1, the computer that began the legacy of Steve Jobs and Apple, is set to go up for auction later this month and experts believe it could sell for nearly $650,000....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist ...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
02:00, 06/22/2019

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray's first NFL autograph sets record at auction Cardinals rookie quarterback is already posting huge numbers in the NFL without even throwing his first official pass.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 million as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi dies in court while facing trial, state television reports Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
20:00, 06/17/2019

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
18:34, 06/16/2019

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Fortune favours the brave: how one couple created their dream home from an old Victorian wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

David Gilmour auction nets $21M, nets record for guitar sale The auction of David Gilmour's guitar collection netted more than $21 million, which the legendary Pink Floyd guitarist is donating to efforts to battle climate change, Christie's announced....
01:51, 06/22/2019

Burt Reynolds auction: See the cars, 'Smokey' memorabilia and other personal items sold Julien's Auctions held a two-day auction of Burt Reynolds' personal items, including his custom 1979 Trans Am, which sold for $317,500.        ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
22:00, 05/02/2019

Sleepover at Jim Harbaugh's house is up for auction. Here's the price As part of a fundraiser for The ChadTough Foundation, a one-week stay at Jim Harbaugh's California home is up for auction.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

This Amazing Porsche 356-Powered FWD Camper is Up for Auction and May be the Slowest Porsche Ever Every now and then, something really special emerges from the aether and goes up for auction, and I think this is one of those times. In August at Monterey, Mecum Auctions is going to be putting on the block a very rare (one of three) 1955 Porsche Te...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Boy calls 911 while locked in hot car with 6 other children WALDORF, Md. — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor not running. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that the children ranged in...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
18:51, 06/09/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Boy calls 911 to report he was left in hot car with 6 kids WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor not running. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that the children rang...
12:00, 05/13/2019

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
16:34, 06/14/2019

Trump calls US the 'piggy bank that everybody wants to rob' President Trump said Wednesday that America is the "the piggy bank that everybody wants to rob" and that his administration is helping the country's economy excel....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10 The visit of the hawkish US secretary of state poses problems for Theresa May and Jeremy HuntAmerican secretaries of state can be earnestly dull, like John Kerry, or plain brilliant, like George Marshall; Machiavellian, like Henry Kissinger, or inten...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Translator charged after his voice was intercepted on calls Federal authorities have charged a former FBI translator with making false statements after they say he altered transcripts of calls in which his own voice was caught on intercepts with a terrorism suspect....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Stewart calls on rivals to drop out so he can take on Johnson Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and Britain's new prime minister....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Callaway calls reporters back in to apologize Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas have been fined an undisclosed amount following a confrontation with a reporter in the clubhouse Sunday....
00:34, 06/25/2019

6-year-old boy calls 911 because he’s lonely, befriends officer A Florida boy who called 911 because he was lonely has now made a friend for life in a kindhearted cop. Tallahassee police officer Joe White responded to a local home after a six-year-old-boy, who is not being named publicly, called the police last w...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Europol calls for action to clamp down on ATM attacks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency is calling for concerted action across the continent to tackle attacks by criminal gangs targeting ATMs. Europol said Monday that physical attacks on cash-dispensing machines rose...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Perez calls for changes to Monaco GP's seafront F1 chicane Sergio Perez believes Formula 1 should look at making an adjustment to Monaco's seafront chicane after controversies such as his brush with Kevin Magnussen in this year's grand prix...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Putin calls for compromise over cathedral standoff Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a compromise to ease tensions over a plan to build a cathedral in a popular park in the nation’s fourth-largest city that has sparked protests and drawn nationwide attention...
20:51, 05/16/2019

US calls for ‘concrete actions’ against Maduro’s repression UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is calling on all nations “to be prepared to take concrete actions” to respond to repression by President Nicolas Maduro’s regime in Venezuela. A statement Tuesday by the U.S. Mission to the U...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went...
06:00, 05/24/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
01:00, 06/11/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Trump Repeats Calls for Fed to Stimulate Growth President Trump called for the Fed to cut interest rates by 1 percentage point and resume its crisis-era bond-buying program to stimulate economic growth....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a group called the Firefighter Support Association, are calling people and saying they are raising mone...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Volvo CEO calls possible U.S-Europe trade war 'worrying' President Trump's decision to delay imposing tariffs on European's car industry comes as a welcome relief to automakers, but Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the potential of a trade war between the two global power players is "worrying."...
18:51, 05/25/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
22:51, 06/09/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US at the start of a four-day visit. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
21:34, 05/25/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and protecting minorities....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
06:34, 05/26/2019

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. The plant, which employs 1,900 UAW members, supplies interior parts to FCA, Ford and Tesla, the UAW sa...
11:00, 06/21/2019

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights. The OAS said in a Thursday statement that it applaud...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
03:00, 06/05/2019

China calls on U.S. to remove extra tariffs Chinese Vice Premier Liu He called on the United States to remove all tariffs on goods from the Asian super power during a trade negotiation in Washington on Friday....
10:17, 05/12/2019

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
17:51, 06/10/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya's Tripoli The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are battling militias loosely allied with a U.N.-supported government....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even in the case of rape or incest. “The attack on women’s rights is happening in Alabama, Georgia and ac...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Schumer calls on CDC to fund battle against ‘superbug’ ​Sen​. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the federal government to designate ​a multi-drug-resistant ​superbug an emergency​ so millions more in funds can be made available to New York ​where hundreds of cases have already been reported. “When it c...
00:17, 05/06/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya’s Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are battling militias loosely allied with a U.N.-supported government. The U.N. mission says the “on...
23:34, 05/05/2019

22 calls to 911 about Kansas home where 2-year-old died At least 22 separate 911 calls informed operators about a "dangerous environment" in a Wichita mobile home before a toddler was found dead and an infant severely injured earlier this month....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the a...
16:51, 05/26/2019

Cerrone drubs Iaquinta, again calls for McGregor Donald Cerrone nearly finished Al Iaquinta multiple times in a dominant unanimous-decision victory Saturday night, then reiterated his interest in a lightweight title shot -- or former champion Conor McGregor....
07:51, 05/05/2019

EA rep calls loot boxes ‘surprise mechanics’ — no, just no Electronic Arts, when called upon to defend its practice of including loot boxes in its games, chose to defend its money-maker in the most cringeworthy way possible, by comparing them to Kinder eggs. The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media, and S...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Nadler squeezed with calls for ‘inherent contempt’ House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is in a bind. A growing number of Democratic committee members are pushing Nadler to take more aggressive steps to force President Donald Trump and top administration officials to comply with a host of congressi...
20:51, 05/12/2019

| New Lakers coach Vogel calls for 'togetherness' Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said forging a sense of "togetherness" would be crucial as he attempts to halt six years of failure at the franchise....
09:17, 05/21/2019

European Union calls for ceasefire in Libya All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, the European Union said on Monday, calling the situation a threat to international security....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent trip to Japan “much ado about nothing.” “The pr...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday...
01:51, 06/02/2019

VAR in the spotlight again as Cameroon fume over offside calls Cameroon's players made little effort to hide their rage against the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during their women's World Cup last-16 match against England on Sunday, after Phil Neville's side scored their second goal....
20:00, 06/23/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
20:34, 06/02/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, president of the 15-member body for May....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Day has 'severely underachieved', calls for caddie Williams Former world number one Jason Day has hired caddie Steve Williams with an eye toward adding to his single major victory, and has told his new bag man to give him some tough love....
11:34, 06/12/2019

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns."...
19:17, 06/13/2019

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU was too important to fail....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
01:34, 06/14/2019

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
19:00, 06/14/2019

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

Russia calls U.S. nuclear accusation 'smear' Russia rebuffed as a baseless smear on Thursday a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting low-level nuclear tests in violation of a moratorium....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Mickey Callaway calls out Mets as it all gets uglier SAN DIEGO — The positive vibes of a breakout offensive performance lasted fewer than 24 hours for the Mets. Instead of building momentum, manager Mickey Callaway’s scuffling lineup lapsed into another slumber in completing this forgettable road trip ...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
07:34, 05/02/2019

UN calls for probe into allegations of torture in Lebanon BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling for “a thorough, effective and independent investigation” into the death of a Lebanese man who was allegedly tortured by police intelligence. Michelle Bachelet says Hass...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable for her departure, Downing Street has signalled, with a spokesman insisting she is determined to “get ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Child calls 911 to report being left in hot car with 6 other kids A Maryland mother’s shopping trip ended in her being hauled off to jail after a young child called 911 to say that he and six other kids had been left in a hot car by themselves, authorities said. Charles County deputies received the call just ...
13:17, 05/14/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
21:17, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Mexico calls new US tariffs a serious matter WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s announcement on a new tariff for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The Mexican undersecretary for North America is calling new tariffs on ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
18:00, 05/23/2019

NHL playoffs have often been tilted by controversial calls: Here are some of the most memorable Officiating decisions have drawn criticism in 2019 NHL playoffs, but Brett Hull's illegal foot-in-the-crease goal decided a Stanley Cup championship.        ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Confident Koepka calls majors the 'easiest to win' Brooks Koepka has enjoyed plenty of success at the majors in recent years and on Tuesday the PGA Championship holder shed some light on why he feels golf's blue riband events may just be the "easiest to win"....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leade...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow’"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Hannity calls out the media for their coverage of Mueller's 'clarification' Fox News' Sean Hannity took the media to task for not reporting on a joint statement released by the Department of Justice and Special Counsel Robert Mueller clarifying remarks Mueller made during his press conference Wednesday....
14:51, 05/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.” ...
18:51, 06/21/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
07:34, 05/22/2019

MGM Resorts announces more job cuts, calls layoffs complete LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International says it’s completing planned layoffs with 779 job cuts, mostly in Las Vegas. CEO Jim Murren told employees the last affected workers would learn Thursday their positions were eliminated. C...
19:51, 05/30/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
06:51, 06/06/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement t...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lopez....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British heavyweight champion is taking his Mexican opponent just as seriously....
05:51, 05/31/2019

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on trade, Iran China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and that Washington should show restraint, China's foreign ministry said....
20:34, 05/18/2019

N Korea responds to Biden jibe and calls him 'fool of low IQ' North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a tyrant....
16:00, 05/22/2019

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
14:00, 06/06/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
21:34, 05/25/2019

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

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the...
11:34, 06/05/2019

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
11:34, 05/22/2019

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media ahead of a visit to the country....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain. A video from South Metro Fire Rescue shows how a firefighter was able to scoop out fou...
00:34, 06/22/2019

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
12:00, 05/27/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
09:51, 05/21/2019

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
07:51, 06/03/2019

EU calls for calm in Sudan, urges democratic transition The European Union on Monday called on Sudan's military leaders to allow people to protest peacefully and urged a speedy transfer of power to civilians....
13:51, 06/03/2019

Conor McGregor calls for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, says he would win Conor McGregor lost a boxing match in August 2017 to Floyd Mayweather. Now the retired UFC fighter is looking for another go-round with the retired boxer....
12:34, 05/23/2019

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
22:51, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN sanctions for Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 6:45 p.m. A leading rights group is calling on the U.N. Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on members...
18:51, 06/03/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democratic city leader to resign....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
13:17, 06/04/2019

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, saying the talks were "repetitive", state news agency IRNA reported....
11:51, 06/24/2019

Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says United States support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is that county’s best option for addressing the flow of immigrants...
17:17, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey’s lawyer is calling the case accusing the actor of groping a young man in 2016 “ridiculou...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Azar calls on Congress to help border child care Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is calling on Congress to come up with a "unified package" to help fund the care of unaccompanied children being held at the southern border. (June 24)        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Saudi Says Does Not Want War With Iran, Calls For Urgent Arab Talks Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying Sunday that it does not want war with Iran but is ready to defend itself....
23:34, 05/19/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections after his ruling left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European elections to opposition conservatives....
00:51, 05/27/2019

Spain calls on U.N. to correct 'mistakes' in Catalonia report Spain on Friday called on the United Nations to correct what it called mistakes in a report compiled for the U.N. by independent human rights experts, who urged the release of three jailed Catalan separatist leaders....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Pakistan’s PM calls Indian counterpart on election victory ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs Sunday said that during the telep...
15:34, 05/26/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, credible and inclusive poll.”...
19:51, 04/28/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tendencies and austerity measures, and widespread corruption....
02:34, 06/25/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
05:51, 06/02/2019

Sturgeon calls for SNP to ensure 'surging' support for independence Nicola Sturgeon has declared it is "time for Scotland to become independent" and called on the SNP to make sure there is a "surge" in support for leaving....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
02:51, 05/23/2019

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

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Trump calls out Pelosi for temper tantrum claims: ‘It’s all such a lie’ President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of lying on Wednesday night after she claimed that he threw a “temper tantrum” at the White House and stormed out of a meeting. Pelosi recounted the alleged incident in a letter to the De...
07:17, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says a universal background check bill must be brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Charles Schum...
19:00, 06/02/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
19:34, 06/04/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
20:17, 05/23/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to be behind in opinion polls. Recent polls show the...
15:17, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Phoenix man in video calls for police firings PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the videotaped police encounter after a reported shoplifting (all times local): 4:57 p.m. The young black man who was targeted in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns at him and his pregnant fia...
03:51, 06/20/2019

Maryland boy calls 911 while locked in hot car with 6 other children, woman arrested A Maryland boy called 911 last Friday to report that he and six other children had been left in a hot car with the windows rolled up and the motor not running, police said. ...
06:51, 05/14/2019

Woman arrested after toddler calls 911, reports he and 6 others left alone in a hot car A 37-year-old woman was arrested after authorities discovered seven kids between the ages of 2 and 4 alone in a hot car outside a mall.        ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned against further rallies and police were on high alert....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic law enforcement response, prosecutors said. Terreance M. King, 22, also made at least one bomb threa...
23:00, 05/13/2019

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 million a year, officials announced Wednesday. Under a new law spearheaded by City Council Speaker Co...
12:51, 05/02/2019

EU calls for Libya ceasefire, warns of threat to security BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is calling for a ceasefire in Libya, warning that the conflict around the capital Tripoli is a threat to international peace and security. The self-styled Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, l...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Iran calls for investigation into incidents to ships near UAE: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman called incidents on Sunday to ships near the coast of Fujairah "worrisome and dreadful", and asked for an investigation into aspects of the matter....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Calls for criminal investigation into leak after Williamson sacking There is "certainly an argument" for a criminal investigation into the leaking of information from the National Security Council, a former attorney general has told Sky News....
10:34, 05/02/2019

Biden dismisses calls to apologize after segregationist comment Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday refused calls to apologize for his comments about segregationist senators, saying “there’s not a racist bone in my body.” Biden made the statement to reporters outside of a fund...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Trump tells Fox News DOJ looking into whether his phone calls were monitored One day after formally launching his 2020 presidential bid, President Trump told Fox News' "Hannity" exclusively on Wednesday that investigators are working to determine whether his personal phone calls were secretly monitored by U.S. intelligence ag...
09:34, 06/20/2019

'Unsophisticated' investors overreact to Dem calls for 'Medicare for All' — ex-Aetna CEO Health-care stocks are underperforming the market because of investor alarm over political "slogans" from Democrats, says former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams....
16:00, 05/07/2019

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
11:34, 06/11/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON — President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, which he labeled a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better position to prevail in the tiff over tariffs. “Our economy is fantastic. Theirs is not so good,” Trump...
00:00, 05/15/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Lebanon calls on Iran to release citizen who is US resident BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is calling on Iran to use the upcoming holy month of Ramadan to grant amnesty to a Lebanese citizen who is also a U.S. resident imprisoned there for more than three years. The appeal for the release of Nizar Zakka came Friday in...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Linda Fairstein calls Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ an ‘outright fabrication’ Linda Fairstein, the Manhattan prosecutor who oversaw the “Central Park Five” case, slammed director Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series as “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” Fairstein...
19:51, 06/11/2019

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
10:34, 06/14/2019

WhatsApp attacked by advanced spyware via missed calls A missed call on WhatsApp was enough to infect some of the app users' phones with advanced spying software, the messaging platform has said. The malicious program was reportedly developed by Israel's NSO group....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a 'Bitch' on the Air Things are tense on Splinter’s fave gab-fest, The View. After reports of behind-the-scenes bickering, the drama played out in front of the camera on Wednesday morning, as Meghan McCain finally snapped and called Joy Behar, her frequent nemesis and co...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suff...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Maduro regime against "silencing" the opposition-held National Assembly....
03:51, 05/10/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro calls for military unity after clashes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security forces failed to respond to opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call for an uprising. Flanked by com...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is calling for regulators to break up the social media giant, which he calls a “powerful mo...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Mitsubishi calls for plug-in hybrid grant to be reinstated Surveys show 25% of Outlander PHEV owners would buy a pure electric vehicle next Mitsubishi is leading calls for the UK government to revive its axed financial incentive scheme for buyers of plug-in hybrid vehicles.  The Japanese car maker says that...
13:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:34, 06/15/2019

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed wit...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered last September....
20:51, 05/10/2019

911 calls illustrate chaotic aftermath of campus shooting CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Students frantically describe a deadly shooting on a North Carolina campus and ask for help in a series of newly released 911 calls. Charlotte government officials on Friday released 48 emergency calls from students and faculty...
19:17, 05/03/2019

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
20:51, 06/16/2019

Dad wants mercy in 5 kids deaths; prosecutor calls for death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — If jurors are unsure whether a South Carolina father should get the death penalty for killing his five children, a prosecutor says they should just consider the five garbage bags where he left their bodies in rural Alabama. Soli...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm Syria government forces expand ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold, despite calls for honoring a cease-fire...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Otto Warmbier's father calls Kim Jong Un 'criminal Kim' The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state says Kim Jong Un should be called "criminal Kim" — not "chairman Kim" which "makes me sick."...
12:00, 05/11/2019

Otto Warmbier’s father calls Kim Jong Un ‘criminal Kim’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state says Kim Jong Un should be called “criminal Kim” — not “chairman Kim” which ...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
03:34, 06/16/2019