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Master recordings of legendary artists lost in 2008 fire: report

The master recordings belonging to some of the greatest musicians in American history were destroyed in a fire that tore through Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008, it w...

Master recordings of legendary artists lost in 2008 fire: report

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Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the da...
01:34, 06/12/2019

Universal Music fire: Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Weezer and hundreds of artists’ recordings believed lost More than 700 names have been added to the list of musicians potentially affected by the highly-controversial Universal Studios Hollywood fire of 2008....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
08:51, 06/22/2019

Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency' Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burnedUniversal Music Group CEO and chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said that the company owes its artists “tran...
15:17, 06/19/2019

Beyond the canvas: the personal style of legendary artists – in pictures From the pared back aesthetic of Georgia O’Keefe to the maximalist hedonism of Keith Haring’s style, a new book by author Terry Newman explores the sartorial statements of more than 40 artistsLegendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore is available f...
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04:00, 05/30/2019

700 further artists affected by Universal warehouse fire A document seen by the New York Times suggests recordings by Neil Young, Cher, Martin Luther King and Groucho Marx could have been destroyed in the 2008 fireThe 2008 fire at a Universal Music Group (UMG) warehouse that destroyed a large number of mas...
22:34, 06/26/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Tupac Shakur, Tom Petty estates sue Universal Music for $100 million over 2008 fire Soundgarden and estates representing Shakur and Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire.        ...
18:17, 06/24/2019

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by ...
23:17, 07/10/2019

UMG's recovery efforts following 2008 fire reportedly prioritized Limp Bizkit over Les Paul and The Roots Despite disputations from Universal Music Group, The New York Times is doubling down on its reporting that a 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot destroyed roughly 500,000 invaluable master recordings. A new report from author Jody Rosen det...
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Celtics hire Kara Lawson, 2008 Olympic gold medalist and former Tennessee and WNBA star, per report Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as an analyst for the Washington Wizards and ESPN.       ...
23:51, 06/27/2019

Music legend Sheryl Crow said 'apocalyptic' Universal fire destroyed master tapes of hits The singer said a 2008 fire at Universal Music Group destroyed the originals of some of her hits. The extent of the fire only recently became known.        ...
01:34, 06/27/2019

Fire Emblem's 'Lost Items' Mechanic Is So Annoying Even in the fantasy world of Fire Emblem, there is no way the students of Garreg Mach Monastery are so forgetful that I, as their teacher, need to ferry 100 of their lost items around a school campus at all times in hopes of finding their owners. Fir...
16:34, 09/09/2019

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic believes Nevermind masters lost in Universal fire Yesterday, The New York Times’ published a wild, deeply sad story alleging that the 2008 fire that swept through Universal Studios Hollywood destroyed roughly 500,000 master recordings, a figure that Universal Music Group, who owned the recordings, d...
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Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
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Jets Fire GM Mike Maccagnan, Who Apparently Lost Power Struggle With Adam Gase Less than a month after the NFL Draft, and long after any notable free-agent signings, the New York Jets have decided to get rid of GM Mike Maccagnan. The team also fired VP of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger, Maccagnan’s right-hand man and presu...
23:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Trump says report he lost over $1B ‘inaccurate’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s taxes (all times local): 7:22 a.m. President Donald Trump says a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 is “highly inaccurate.” ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Air India Lost Rs 491 Crore Due To Closure Of Pak Airspace: Report Due to closure of airspace by Pakistan, national carrier Air India lost Rs 491 crore till July 2, according to data presented by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
19:17, 07/03/2019

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Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is getting bigger. The company earned $3.1 billion in ...
04:17, 05/31/2019

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago and claimed he was just haggling with banks like other developers at the time. ​”Real estate de...
16:51, 05/08/2019

24 million natural acres in U.S. lost to human activity, report says The United States loses the equivalent of two football fields of natural area per minute due to housing development, agriculture, oil and gas and other human factors, a new independent report said....
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Biden lost top fundraiser days after segregationist comments: report Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s racial gaffes are now costing him money — the Dem frontrunner lost a top fundraiser just two days after he made controversial comments about his time working with known segregationist senators, according t...
10:34, 06/29/2019

President Trump’s Businesses Lost More Than $1 Billion Over Ten Years, According to Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was “highly inaccurate.” He contended the reported losses were “non monetary,” ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the...
11:17, 08/06/2019

176 Children Lost Parents In Sri Lanka Easter Sunday Attacks: Report A total of 176 children have lost either one or both of their parents during the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people, a media report quoted the head of Sri Lanka's Catholic Church as saying....
14:51, 06/25/2019

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09:51, 08/19/2019

BlackRock lost $90bn investing in fossil fuel companies, report finds World’s biggest fund urged to invest in clean energy for good of the climate and its investorsBlackRock, the world’s biggest investor, has lost an estimated $90bn over the last decade by ignoring the serious financial risk of investing in fossil fuel...
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Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an act...
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11:51, 08/03/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
17:34, 07/22/2019

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How to Master Your Sunday Brunch Table We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. It......
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22 Lipsticks Celebrity Makeup Artists Always Use We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
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05:34, 06/19/2019

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05:34, 06/19/2019

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00:34, 07/12/2019

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Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Voice Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
00:17, 08/14/2019

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00:17, 08/29/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been ...
06:17, 08/14/2019

Apple Tightens Privacy Rules on Listening to Siri Recordings Apple Inc. said it would no longer automatically retain audio recordings of customers’ interactions with is voice-assistant Siri, the latest move by a tech company trying to ease privacy concerns....
20:17, 08/28/2019

Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers waiting at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
18:51, 06/21/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand As...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it...
19:17, 08/05/2019

Apple makes Siri recordings optional after listening revelations Apple will allow users to opt out of having their interactions with Siri recorded following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
15:51, 08/29/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings. Read more......
16:51, 08/14/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tankers for security reasons....
21:17, 07/21/2019

Apple apologizes for letting contractors eavesdrop on Siri’s sex recordings Sorry we’ve been eavesdropping on your sex life. Apple on Wednesday apologized to its users for employing third-party contractors to listen to audio recordings picked up by its Siri voice assistant, including when the voice assistant program was acci...
14:17, 08/29/2019

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them.The company made the announcement after it completed a ...
15:51, 08/29/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's final words revealed in consulate recordings Jamal Khashoggi's final words were a plea to his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate, according to a report....
09:18, 09/11/2019

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to ...
16:17, 08/02/2019

Apple to stop default practice of keeping Siri recordings Apple Inc on Wednesday said it would quit its default practice of retaining audio recordings of the requests users make to its Siri personal assistant and limit human review of what audio it does collect to its own employees rather than contractors....
01:51, 08/29/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane 'bounced' before catching fire, FAA accident report says Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane 'bounced' as part of a hard landing, according to a Federal Aviation Administration accident report.       ...
12:17, 08/17/2019

Logitech’s new MX Master 3 employs magnets for a better scroll We've long been fans of Logitech's MX line of mice, especially the Master series. They're attractive, reliable and have found a home in both our back to school and holiday gift guides. Today the company revealed the newest additions to...
13:00, 09/04/2019

We speak to Bay Garnett on how to master Second Hand September As the new fashion season approaches, Oxfam is challenging us to take part in Second Hand September, and give up buying new for the month. We speak to our fashion director at large, Bay Garnett, about how we can make the switch...
09:17, 08/27/2019

Master raw data with this $13 Microsoft Access training Microsoft Access is the perfect tool for learning how databases work, then advancing to the management, security and growth concerns large organizations share. With the Microsoft Access Complete Course: Beginner to Advanced ($12.99, over 90 percent o...
14:51, 07/28/2019

Rom-Com Master Richard Curtis Is Still Trying to Prove That All We Need Is Love Richard Curtis, the Typhoid Mary of incurable romantics, is not surprised that even though it is 9 a.m. on a weekday, Strawberry Fields, the memorial to John Lennon in New York City’s Central Park, is crowded. And he’s not bothered that t...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Fitness tips: three korfball moves to master Rob Williams, the England senior coach, on how to come out on top• Fit in my 40s: could korfball be the nicest team sport of them all?The long shot This involves catching the ball and shooting from a distance, over the defender. Shooters should have ...
09:34, 08/10/2019

Logitech MX Master 3 is the most advanced mouse in the world Logitech has unveiled its most advanced premium mouse and keyboard releases to date.The company says its new MX Master 3 offers unparalleled speed and precision in scrolling for a wide range of users, from software programmers to graphic designers.In...
11:00, 09/04/2019

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Master the Chunky-Chain Necklace Trend As actress and model Marisa Berenson illustrated in 1969, weighty gold chains can make an impressive statement, especially when layered. Jewelry brands including Hermès are tackling the style....
18:17, 09/19/2019

The evolution of Porsche: new 911 vs legendary 959 Does the new 911 owe its five-star status to its be-winged grandfather? The iconic Porsche 959 was so far ahead of its time that it's taken 33 years for the 911 Carrera 4S to catch up. We compare them I remember well the reception afforded to the ...
08:51, 05/11/2019

Racing HOF seeking artists’ contributions for new display SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame wants to create a panoramic work for its Race Day Gallery and is asking artists to submit original concepts for the project. Artists must submit their contributions in a for...
06:51, 06/10/2019

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

These rising artists scored their first Hot 100 hits this summer Read on for singles from the rising pop stars, rappers and other breakthrough artists having a moment this summer.        ...
06:17, 08/09/2019

Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists Count Spotify among the ranks of internet giants duping Snapchat's Stories feature. The streaming music service has confirmed an Android Police report that it's testing a Storyline feature where musicians can share Stories-style content, w...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
23:17, 07/19/2019

Apple taps renowned artists for AR art walks Apple has been pushing its way into the world of augmented reality for years. Now, it wants to get more users involved. Working with artists like Nick Cave, who you might remember from the Alan Wake soundtrack, Apple has installed AR art in public sp...
19:51, 07/30/2019

5 top Latin artists heating up the charts in 2019 In 2017, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s smash “Despacito” proved that you could sing and rap in Spanish and still completely dominate the US pop landscape. Then, last year, Latin stars J Balvin and Bad Bunny helped Cardi B score the song of the summer...
02:51, 05/17/2019

VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog After the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it was like a million voices cried out in laughter, then were suddenly placated. The negative response to Sonic’s look prompted director Jeff Fowler to announce that the filmmakers were going back t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Spring Gallery Guide: Four Artists to Watch Now They are fearless, and their works are among the season’s exciting shows. Drawing on memories and research, they propose new ways to live with our histories....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Japanese Artists Keep Showing Off Their Work Spaces A few years back, Japanese artists began posting photos of their work spaces on Twitter. They have not stopped. Thank goodness for that!...
14:51, 05/29/2019

'Artists don't value it': pop accused of taking advantage of dancers Vague promises of ‘exposure’ used as cover for poor pay and insecure working conditions, Guardian toldLast year, one of pop’s rising stars was heading to London for a show and needed local dancers to accompany her. The singer’s management only wanted...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (fo...
18:34, 06/29/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
09:00, 06/25/2019

Venus beats Serena to 2008 Wimbledon title Venus Williams talks to CNN after beating sister Serena for her fifth Wimbledon singles title in 2008. Republished as part of 25 years of CNN World Sport....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
10:51, 06/13/2019

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
17:17, 07/17/2019

Household debt hits highest level since 2008: NY Fed The average U.S. household's debt is at its highest level since 2008, according to the New York Fed. Mortgages make up 68 percent of the total balance....
21:52, 08/13/2019

Eurozone unemployment falls to lowest rate since 2008 The jobless rate in the eurozone has ticked down, despite concerns over global trade disputes. A 7.5% rate was last seen before the 2008 financial crisis....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Fed Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008 Crisis The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate a quarter point as it tried to insulate the economy from President Trump’s trade war and a global slowdown....
21:17, 07/31/2019

Banks Warm to Mortgage Bonds That Burned Them in 2008 Lenders all but gave up on packaging mortgages into securities and selling them after the financial crisis. But now banks like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are getting back in....
11:34, 09/16/2019

Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008 All these years later, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet again at Wimbledon for the 40th installment of their terrific rivalry — and first at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final....
13:00, 07/11/2019

This 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 First Edition For Sale Sure Is Something The year 2008 might seem like a long time ago, but it wasn’t. Just look at the Dodge Challenger, which, unlike yourself, hasn’t aged a day. But how can the used Dodge Challengers compete with the newer ones, given that they’ve kept the same cosmetics...
18:34, 09/17/2019

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “...
07:17, 08/01/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries a...
00:51, 07/27/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or ...
19:17, 07/26/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
10:34, 07/27/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the com...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
03:17, 08/03/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
03:17, 07/12/2019

Apple Apologises Over Siri Privacy and Will No Longer Retain Audio Recordings Apple apologised for privacy mishaps surrounding its Siri voice assistant and said that it would no longer retain audio recordings of Siri interactions....
09:17, 08/29/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
20:17, 08/07/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
20:51, 08/05/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower ti...
03:51, 07/28/2019

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech giant to admit it uses human contractors to review its users’ ...
09:51, 08/16/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries a...
18:51, 07/27/2019

Wait, is that video real? The race against deepfakes and dangers of manipulated recordings Images, videos and voices created by computers have gotten so realistic that some people can't tell the difference between what's real and what's not.        ...
12:51, 05/13/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities ...
23:34, 07/26/2019

Get access to this coding master class at a huge discount It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that coding is one of the most invaluable skills you can have in 2019 – not to mention one of the most lucrative. And, guess what: you don’t even need to spend years in school or your life savings to learn. ...
18:51, 08/28/2019

How does $100K a year sound? Master database administration for only $19 Python has long been a computing language of choice for hardcore data manipulation -- and in The Complete SQL Database in Python Bundle ($19, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals), you’ll join to wield all the tools used in this constantly expanding fi...
09:34, 09/09/2019

Master & Dynamic's MW65 are its first noise-cancelling headphones Last year, Master & Dynamic filled a gap in its headphone lineup with the MW07 true wireless earbuds, but the company was still missing one key feature: noise cancellation. That changes today as M&D has announced the MW65, a set of over-ear w...
08:17, 05/07/2019

I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Jeremy Hunt and the NHS: master negotiator or out of his depth? – podcast Denis Campbell assesses whether Hunt’s experience as health secretary warrants him becoming the next prime minister. Plus: Dan Milmo on the Deutsche Bank job cutsJeremy Hunt is now the only man standing between Boris Johnson and 10 Downing Street. Bu...
06:17, 07/10/2019

Netflix says its new high-quality audio is equivalent to a master Netflix announced today that it's bringing "studio quality" sound to its audiences. The company is increasing its audio bitrate up to 640 kbps on devices that support 5.1 surround sound and up to 768 kbps for Dolby Atmos -- though you'll ne...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Arjen Robben: master of the expected who brought joy and trophies Defenders knew what Robben would do but still could not stop him and his retirement after 10 years at Bayern is a shameThere is beauty in the unexpected but sometimes even more so in the expected. Everyone knew what Arjen Robben would do, yet they co...
14:17, 07/05/2019

Balenciaga: 'the master' of couture's sculptural garments – in pictures The work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, one of the 20th century’s most revered fashion designers, is on display at Bendigo Art Gallery. The Shaping Fashion exhibition, curated by London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, explores the legacy of the Spanish couturi...
22:51, 08/19/2019

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyramids of Egypt....
18:34, 06/15/2019

Jo Nesbo, Master of Norway Noir, Returns With His Creepiest Yet Nesbo’s new novel, “The Knife,” made Marilyn Stasio’s skin crawl, so she followed it with less grisly fare, including a mystery set at a summer cottage in Maine....
11:17, 07/19/2019

These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar comes into play. Like all calendars, Google Calendar is, ostensibly, supposed to keep you on track a...
16:17, 08/23/2019

In over your head: how to master Instagram’s favourite pose – the headstand Celebrities from Duncan Bannatyne to Fearne Cotton have been posting pictures of their advanced yoga moves – but these precarious positions need a bit of preparationInstagram has long been filled with fitness crazes, from urban parkour to HIIT workou...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Can you master the Molly-Mae bun? Here's what happened when Love Island fans tried MOLLY-MAE Hague gave Love Island viewers a hair tutorial this week. But sadly, when ITV2 viewers tried the look for themselves, it didn't quite go to plan....
15:17, 07/26/2019

Master & Dynamic MW65 review: Almost the perfect headphones Master & Dynamic has been making some of the world's best-looking headphones since 2014. The company uses premium materials like leather and anodized aluminum for its high-end products, while the competition settles for cheaper plastic even ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Legendary actress Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, the perennial girl-next-door whose career as a singer and actress spanned almost 50 years and made her one of the biggest box office stars and most popular entertainers in the US, has died. She was 97....
15:17, 05/13/2019

The Nature and Dangers of the Legendary Kobold In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spi...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Legendary Packers HOF QB Starr dies at 85 Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback who helped build the Green Bay Packers dynasty in the 1960s and was named the Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls, died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85....
19:17, 05/26/2019

The nature and danger of the legendary Kobold In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spi...
01:34, 05/07/2019

R.I.P. legendary wrestler Harley Race Harley Race, one of the most beloved and celebrated performers in the history of professional wrestling, has died. A charismatic performer with a noted penchant for playing the heel, Race spent nearly 60 years in the business, from wrestling, to mana...
07:17, 08/02/2019

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
12:51, 06/07/2019

TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin'” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he scroll...
13:17, 05/23/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been d...
20:17, 06/24/2019

'Not again': the online artists accusing pop stars of stealing work Chris Brown’s video Wobble Up features artwork allegedly copied without their consentMarius Sperlich says his first thought when he saw Chris Brown’s music video for his song Wobble Up was “not again”. The image of a nipple that acts as a temperature...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Crap artists rejoice! MS Paint is getting a last-minute reprieve Enlarge / Who needs Aurich's artistic talents, anyway? (credit: Peter Bright) Long, long ago, Microsoft quietly announced that it was going to remove the venerable mspaint.exe from Windows 10. The app was listed as deprecated, indicating intent to ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Black Artists Built Country Music—And Then It Left Them Behind Over the past few months, a contentious debate has raged over whether Lil Nas X, whose single “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this summer, is a country artist. But for the filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer...
05:34, 09/12/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Deezer's new royalty system could be a big deal for smaller artists Deezer wants to launch a payment structure that more fairly rewards creators for their music. If the company can get the necessary rights holders on board, it intends to launch a user-centric payment system (UCPS) as a pilot in France early next year...
16:34, 09/11/2019

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money ...
03:51, 06/09/2019

io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 20 io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving | Lifehacker Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congres...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Artists who’ve broached Tiananmen topic pushed into shadows BEIJING — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China’s major streaming sit...
22:00, 06/03/2019

'Oh no, I have the world's most boring name!' The show of artists called Smith A new exhibition unites artist with a common surname. We sent a Smith of our own along – to see what else Patti, Paul, Bob and Roberta have in commonCan you spot a Smith? Would you like to see one? Maybe you are one – I am. Having the most common sur...
14:17, 07/03/2019

The Cottage Industry for Artists Among the 'Game of Thrones' Faithful From illustrations to sculptures, HBO is showing off standout creations by hobbyists and paying professional artists to produce gallery-quality pieces. Others, meanwhile, operate in a gray area between homage and copyright infringement....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app. Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Tidal's interactive credits let you explore artists' other projects In the days of CDs and records, exploring the credits for a piece of music simply meant reading the album sleeve. But with digital music, discovering the unsung heroes behind your favorite music -- the producers, the engineers and studio musicians --...
14:34, 07/03/2019

India vs NZ Semis: Kohli, Williamson Revive 2008 U-19 WC Memories Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson will face off on a big stage, 11 years after the 2009 U-19 World Cup semi-final where two had led their respective sides....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Federal Reserve lowers interest rates for 1st time since 2008 Weeks of speculation were put to rest Wednesday when the Federal Reserve announced a quarter-percent interest rate cut in its mid-year assessment of U.S. economic health....
06:51, 08/01/2019

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates For First Time Since 2008 Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cited signs of a global slowdown, simmering US trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank's decision to lower borrowing costs for......
11:51, 08/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida looks at possible lax monitoring after 2008 plea deal Epstein joined program that gave him time away from jailOfficials: ‘All aspects of the matter will be fully investigated’Authorities in Florida have launched an investigation into whether the financier Jeffrey Epstein was properly monitored during a ...
22:00, 07/20/2019

US housing debt surges to $9.4T, topping record high from 2008 Residential mortgage debt in the U.S. reached a new high in the three months through June, topping a previous record during the height of the financial crisis....
21:17, 08/14/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
20:17, 07/12/2019

House prices on slide longer than after 2008 financial crash London house prices have been on the slide longer than during the slump that followed the financial crisis, after a 16th consecutive month of falls was revealed today....
01:00, 09/03/2019

Raj Thackeray Acquitted In 2008 Maharashtra Hotel Attack Case A court in Nashik district on Wednesday acquitted Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in connection with a 2008 case of attack on a hotel by his party workers....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Meek Mill Granted New Trial and New Judge in 2008 Conviction The rapper, who has become an outspoken advocate for criminal justice reform, claimed a legal victory after a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled in his favor on Wednesday....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Meek Mill granted new trial, 2008 conviction tossed out A Pennsylvania appeals court threw out on Wednesday rapper Meek Mill’s decade-old conviction in a drug and gun case.        ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
15:00, 05/13/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings o...
03:51, 08/06/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve...
21:17, 08/08/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
23:17, 07/20/2019

Apple apologizes for retaining Siri audio recordings and vows to improve privacy Apple concedes that it hasn't "been fully living up to our high ideals" and will end the practice of retaining Siri audio recordings by default.       ...
01:51, 08/29/2019

ICC Trolls Sachin Tendulkar, Master Blaster Comes Up With A Cheeky Reply Sachin Tendulkar retired from all forms of cricket in 2013 and is currently associated with the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians as the team icon....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex slaves” testified Thursday. The woman, only i...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Trainers across the world celebrate after Ash Ketchum finally becomes a Pokemon Master TUCSON – After 22 years of traveling across the land and searching far and wide, the Pokemon trainer Ash Ketchum finally understands the power that’s inside – the forever 10-year-old is now a Pokemon Master. Since he befriended his ...
07:51, 09/17/2019

Eugenics and the master race of the left – archive,30 August 1997 30 August 1997 Forced sterilisations in Scandinavia have shocked the world. But the great founding fathers of British socialism, reports Jonathan Freedland, had dreams almost as vile as those of the NazisThey will be searching their souls in Stockhol...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Ash Ketchum finally claims Pokémon Master after two decades trying to catch 'em all In the 139th episode of "Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon," Ash Ketchum finally "caught 'em all" and became a Pokémon Master.        ...
21:34, 09/16/2019

Master digital marketing without breaking the bank with these online courses The times they are a-changin’, especially in the world of marketing. Long gone are the days of plastering brochures and billboards to get recognition. Today, if your business doesn’t have an online presence, you’re practically invisible. But it takes...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Franco Zeffirelli was a master charmer - no wonder we all fell for his Romeo and Juliet His take on Shakespeare’s tragedy tapped the zeitgeist, but Zeffirelli’s whole body of work pulsated with an irresistible camp and romanticismFranco Zeffirelli was the mainstream maestro of high culture on screens big and small who dashingly made his...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Serial subway brake-yankers are using a master key to open doors The “morons” who have been yanking emergency brakes on subway trains somehow got their hands on a master key to access the locked cabs where they’re housed, NYC Transit President Andy Byford said Wednesday. Byford said MTA and NYPD ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Master & Dynamic's MW60 wireless over-ear headphones are up to $170 for a limited time Best Buy The Master & Dynamic MW60 headphones are some of the best headphones you can buy. They have a beautiful design, sound great, and they're easily one of our favorite pairs of wireless headphones. For a limited time, the headphones are $170 of...
12:17, 07/26/2019

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above ...
10:00, 07/12/2019

The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander? He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old Qassem Soleimani, the military mastermind whom Secretary of State Mike Pompeo equates with being as...
03:17, 05/08/2019

The master shipbuilder keeping Macao's maritime past alive Master shipbuilder Tam Kam Chun is on a mission. Every day, the 71-year-old spends hours at an abandoned Macao shipyard, hunched over a table, hard at work. With only stray dogs for company and a single electric fan to keep him cool, he meticulously ...
20:00, 09/02/2019

FOCUS-Norsk Hydro looks to master magnetism to keep carbon promise In the cavernous chamber of Norsk Hydro's aluminium smelter on the Norwegian island of Karmoey, the magnetic forces are so strong they make heavy iron wrenches float out of the hands of workers....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Building a better trivia game with a Jeopardy master and Magic’s creator An example of a Half-Truth card. There are three right answers, but you can make progress even if you pick only one. "I think most people's experience playing trivia is just feeling dumb, and that's no way to ...
07:34, 08/22/2019

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle oriented cryptoc...
01:00, 05/22/2019

How Microsoft reinvented itself as a master of the tech universe | John Naughton Long written off by as a parable of missed opportunities, Bill Gates’s firm has become the third in history to be valued at $1tnIt may have escaped your attention, but Microsoft recently became the third company in history to reach a valuation of one...
17:17, 05/12/2019

David Lee Roth: 'My advice for aspiring artists? Breathable fabrics' The Van Halen singer on squeezing into spandex for the 1980 Pinkpop festival in Holland – and his unfortunate run-in with a disco mirrorball I wore this outfit on stage at the Pinkpop festival in Holland in 1980. On the way there, I broke my nose on ...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Sustainable art and design: How Calgary artists, entrepreneurs are repurposing and upcycling Whether sustainability was their main objective or not, Calgarians have come up with a variety of ways to upcycle and repurpose everything from skateboards to skulls....
17:17, 07/31/2019

Living In: Leonia, N.J.: A Suburb of Artists, in Easy Reach of Manhattan Known for its creative community, the Bergen County borough is said to have “more oboists per capita” than anywhere else. But look out for the traffic....
11:51, 05/01/2019

| Artists refusing to make gay wedding invitations win US legal battle Two Arizona artists who refused to create invitations to same-sex weddings due to their Christian beliefs were within their legal rights, the US state's top court has ruled....
07:51, 09/18/2019

New Order at MoMA review: artists chart a world in motion Museum of Modern Art, New YorkThe uses, abuses and future of technology since 2000 are explored in an exhibition of Louise Bourgeois holograms, cyborg exercise equipment and lab artTo think computers were not supposed to make it to the new millennium...
19:00, 05/01/2019

An artist reimagined famous artists and paintings as modern-day millennials Courtesy of Untitled.Save Portugal-based artist Untitled.Save, who goes by his first name, Tiago, re-imagined iconic artists and their subjects as urban hipsters. In Untitled.Save's pieces, the "Mona Lisa" subject is a social media influencer. The c...
04:51, 07/16/2019

Afrofuturism show in Berlin criticised over absence of black artists Activists point out 21 artists in Space is the Place exhibition are white and the other AsianThe organisers of an exhibition inspired by the unlikely bedfellows of the Afrofuturism movement and the tech entrepreneur Elon Musk have been criticised for...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Art so white: Black artists want representation (beyond slavery) in the Met, National Gallery Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors’ many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
16:34, 06/13/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
20:34, 04/28/2019

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
08:51, 06/13/2019

Leading artists call on National Portrait Gallery to cut ties to BP Judge also among those calling on gallery to sever links to oil firm on eve of its annual awardsArts institutions: cut your ties with BPA judge and several leading artists have written to the director of the National Portrait Gallery on the eve of it...
19:34, 06/09/2019

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from ...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week. The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Artists Association said Wednesday t...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
18:51, 08/04/2019

Ancient Artists Left Signs For us to Decode. Did they Witness UFOs? Did ancient artists leave us clear signs of otherworldly interference in our lives and in our culture? ...
20:17, 09/09/2019

This Sandwich Shop Is Florence's Most Legendary Street Eat A visit to Florence city would not be complete without a trip to one of its most iconic eateries - All'Antico Vinaio. A video by Insider explores what makes this sandwich shop Florence's most......
17:00, 06/20/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
20:51, 07/07/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....
00:17, 06/08/2019

Video: Memories of the legendary Enzo Ferrari Motorsport Network photographer Ercole Colombo, recalls some his favourite memories of "Il commendatore" - or as Colombo called him "l'Ingegnere" - Enzo Ferrari, on the weekend of the Italian Grand Prix and the celebrations of the Scuderia's 90th yea...
23:51, 09/06/2019

Legendary Singer and Actor Doris Day Dies at 97 (LOS ANGELES) — Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ’60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97. T...
16:17, 05/13/2019

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97 FILE – In this Jan. 28, 1989 file photo, actress and animal rights activist Doris Day poses for photos after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award she was presented with at the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Day, whose whole...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91 T. Boone Pickens joined other billionaires in signing a "giving pledge" in promising to donate a majority of his wealth to charity.       ...
15:18, 09/12/2019

The History of the Legendary Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Back in 1979, Mercedes launched the Gelandewagen, a stripped-down, go-anywhere SUV built to survive anything. In the last 40 years, it’s somehow done just that....
05:34, 08/21/2019

All the Legendary Cosplay We Saw at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Day 1 San Diego Comic-Con is back, baby, and the cosplay is looking bigger and better than ever. Thousands of cosplayers and fans have flocked to the San Diego Convention Center to show off their tributes to amazing shows, films, comics, and video games. A...
19:17, 07/19/2019

Cerberus: Legendary Hell Hound of the Underworld In ancient Greek mythology, there exists a three headed dog called Cerberus that guards the entrance to Hades, a misty and gloomy Underworld in which spirits of the dead are permitted to enter but none are allowed to leave. In the ancient world, dogs...
06:51, 06/11/2019

One of the darker times of Mariano Rivera’s legendary run Aaron Boone’s remembrance of his time with Mariano Rivera on the eve of the closer’s entrance into the Hall of Fame included some reality. “I remember when I got traded here at the deadline in ‘03, he went through a stretch where he’d blown a c...
19:51, 07/20/2019

Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008, but sends confusing signals about what’s next The Fed made its first interest rate cut since December 2008 in an effort to ensure the trade war and slow growth overseas don't drag down the U.S. economy....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein donated $9m to Harvard before 2008 guilty plea, says university University rejected proposed gift after his convictionLargest gift was $6.5m for Program for Evolutionary DynamicsHarvard University received nearly $9m in donations from the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein before his 2008 guilty plea to sex c...
04:17, 09/14/2019

Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008 but sends confusing signals about what’s next The Fed made its first interest rate cut since December 2008 in an effort to ensure the trade war and slow growth overseas don't drag down the U.S. economy....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Pakistani authorities arrest leader behind 2008 Mumbai hotel attack Pakistani authorities have arrested the radical cleric mastermind behind a 2008 hotel siege in Mumbai, India, that left 166 people dead. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the UN, was collared near the town of Gujranwala in Punjab pr...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Sparkle’s Niece Refused to Testify Against R. Kelly in 2008. Now, She’s Cooperating With Prosecutors The year was 2008 and Robert “R.” Kelly was wrapped up in a now-infamous case involving a sex tape, allegedly showing the singer urinating on a young girl. He would eventually be acquitted of the child pornography charges levied against him....
20:34, 07/17/2019

Before playing Dolphins, Cowboys assistant Rod Marinelli reflects on 0-16 Lions of 2008 Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached the 0-16 Lions of 2008, expects the winless Miami Dolphins to compete.       ...
01:00, 09/21/2019

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
03:51, 08/19/2019

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked fo...
23:51, 06/11/2019

At $2,500, Could This 2008 SsangYong Actyon Roller Turn You Into a Lover of Korean Shortbeds? The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe SsangYong says it was imported without a drivetrain with the intention of turning it into an electric car. That’s a crazy plan, but not half as crazy as the Ssangyong itself. Let’s see how crazy it’s price ...
18:17, 07/29/2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008, in which the then-congresswoman praised "the...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the ...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Ema review: Pablo Larrain proves a master rug-puller in domestic teaser Gael Garcia Bernal and Mariana Di Girolamo blame each other for quitting on their adoptive son. Is either correct? And will we ever meet him? Pablo Larrain is the great discombobulator of modern cinema, a master of black jokes, a spinner of transgres...
14:17, 09/01/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Philippe Zdar: a studio master who gave pop a peerless joie de vivre The French producer has died after a freak accident – but leaves a legacy as a bon viveur who sprinkled everyone from Phoenix to Kanye West with his magicNews: Cassius’s Philippe Zdar dies in fall from Paris buildingPhilippe Zdar knew about the beaut...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Cooler Master Built the Slim, Wireless Mechanical Keyboard of Your Dreams It’s launch day, and I’m still typing on the pre-release SK621 Bluetooth mechanical gaming keyboard that Cooler Master sent me several weeks ago. That simple fact speaks volumes about how exceptional this keyboard is.Read more......
02:17, 05/09/2019

Sidewalk Labs finally publishes its smart city master plan Better late than never. Sidewalk Labs, the part of Alphabet focused on cities and urban development, has unveiled its Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) for a proposed smart neighborhood on Toronto's Eastern Waterfront. The MIDP is ca...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Nets’ master plan will go boom or bust, depending on Kyrie Irving Irving's decision was surely aided by the opportunity to play with Kevin Durant, who reportedly agreed to sign a four-year, $164 million contract with Brooklyn on Sunday....
00:00, 07/01/2019

I’ve learned to swim but changing in public will take longer to master | Coco Khan Where, I wonder, could I have learned to be comfortably nude?Since my first swimming lessons last year, I’ve made progress. Last week, I went for a country river swim, complete with frozen toes, refreshed lungs and floating condom wrappers.But there ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Five Bold Navigators Master the Deadly ‘Black Stream’ Migration After 32,000 Years A brave Japanese and Taiwanese rowing team has successfully replicated a 32,000-year-old ancient sea migration route in a traditional dugout canoe. ...
00:17, 07/10/2019

The Master At Her Canvas: Mom Just Brought In A Pretty Average-Looking Rock From The Woods That She Says She Will Use In A ‘Project’ It seems like Mom once again has some sort of art thing in the works, and it’s anyone’s guess where her creative instincts will take her this time: Mom just brought in a pretty average-looking rock from the woods that she says she will use in a “proj...
16:34, 07/18/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design firm called LoveFrom....
08:34, 07/08/2019

Incomparable Messi reminds Salah who is master of left-footed arts The Liverpool forward played well but Barcelona’s magician wrote his name all over another Champions League semi-finalThere was a moment at the end of this game – like so many other Lionel Messi moments – that you felt like pulling out of the air, ta...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Matteo Salvini: the master campaigner counts cost of strategic errors Far-right League leader licks his wounds after gambit to collapse Italian government failsLess than a month ago, Matteo Salvini was in his element, drinking mojitos, DJing and posing for countless selfies at Papeete, his favourite beach club in the s...
18:17, 08/29/2019

The CEO of a $13 billion investment firm says there's one lesson everyone has to master to build wealth: patience Stephen Brashear/Stringer/Getty Mellody Hobson, a co-CEO of Ariel Investments, told the New York Times that the key to successful investing is patience. Patience leads to compound interest, which is the most important concept to understand about mon...
12:17, 07/26/2019

Spotify says it overpaid artists last year and wants its money back and good luck with that When the U.S. Copyrights Royalty Board voted to increase songwriter payouts by 44% between 2018 and 2022, Spotify was one of four major streaming companies (along with Amazon, Google, and Pandora) to appeal the ruling. Though they continue to oppose ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity ...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Dating sim meets survival horror: the game that exposes pick-up artists A dating sim with a difference, artist Angela Washko’s The Game: The Game exposes the manipulative horror of extreme seduction by getting the player to experience it from the woman’s point of viewIt’s Friday night, and it’s been a long day. You’re a ...
00:51, 08/17/2019

Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journalists and activists....
15:17, 06/18/2019

Artists use street murals to change image of violent Caracas slum In the sprawling slum of Petare in the east of Venezuela's capital of Caracas, 31-year-old Fabian Solymar begins sketching a mural of abstract figures on a wall filled with Socialist Party political......
00:00, 08/21/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new decree....
21:51, 04/28/2019

100 years of RCA products and artists, from radio and TV to Elvis Presley and David Bowie RCA helped popularize radios, television, broadcasting and popular music. The label was the home of Elvis Presley and the TV network brought "Bonanza" into our homes.       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Trilobites: Ancient Artists Carved Camels in Saudi Desert’s Stone The unique, life-size relief sculptures of humped creatures and other beasts of burden are about 2,000 years old, but little is known about their origins....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Women without passports: the artists tackling desert, rivers and red tape to get to Paris To exhibit their work in France, these women drove over stone country, deserts and 31 river crossings – and that was just to get passportsWhen Ingrid Johanson decided to help organise a trip to France for five Aboriginal artists to exhibit their text...
05:34, 07/02/2019

Taylor Swift’s Fight Over Her Catalog Is Just the Latest Example of Artists Struggling to Own Their Work Taylor Swift’s very public feud with music manager Scooter Braun over her music catalog has become the stuff of tabloid gossip, with several stars taking sides. But the dispute raises big questions about the struggle for many artists to own and...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Whitney artists withdraw over board member's ties to teargas company Warren Kanders linked to military supplies firm SafarilandSeven artists say participation in Whitney Biennial ‘untenable’Seven artists have removed their work from the 2019 Whitney Biennial, citing the New York museum’s lack of response to calls for ...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Apple Music adds a Shazam-powered playlist to highlight new artists Until now, Apple hasn't visibly integrated Shazam much into its other services since buying the music discovery service last year. As of today, though, a Shazam-powered chart highlighting new artists will be available to stream on Apple Music....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Lee Daniels Is Giving Back and Moving Artists Forward With a New Creative Workshop Mentorship is something that’s a rarity for many creatives. Too many people go through their respective fields making mistakes that could have been easily avoided if someone took the time to point them in the right direction. Now, before you start yo...
05:34, 08/21/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Drop Everything and Watch This New Documentary Series About Retro-Futuristic Space Artists Did you see those slick animations of space colonies that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos showed off yesterday? They were, not surprisingly, inspired by Gerard O’Neill’s ideas from the 1970s. And if that kind of thing interests you (and of course it does, ...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Bart Starr, legendary Packers quarterback, dead at 85 GREEN BAY, Wis. — Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s whose sneak won the famed “Ice Bowl” in 1967, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sund...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the Octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dangerous problem....
20:52, 08/13/2019

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photogra...
16:17, 07/18/2019

Harold Lederman, legendary boxing judge, dies at 79 Veteran boxing judge Harold Lederman, who was the sport’s unofficial scorer for more than 30 years, died Sunday after a losing battle with cancer, his family confirmed. He was 79....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Legendary Jaguar XJ13 reborn as Ecurie LM69 Limited-run recreation packs a quad-cam V12 and is fully road-legal UK-based firm Ecurie Cars has unveiled the LM69 as a road-legal reimagination of Jaguar’s 1966 XJ13 prototype racer.  The company said the new model has been built as if revered Bri...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Pavarotti review – syrupy tribute to the legendary tenor From Bono to Domingo, the stars line up to sing the praises of their late friend in Ron Howard’s heart-sinking documentaryBland, incurious and passionless, this documentary about the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti is like a promotional video licensed ...
11:17, 07/12/2019

Legendary Haight Street Gets a New, Legal King of Weed Equity programs can help get those affected by the War on Drugs into the cannabis business. That's helped Shawn Richard win approval for the first legal weed shop in the famed Upper Haight....
14:17, 05/06/2019

The Legendary Public Rec Center In A Private School's Pocket Every now and then comes a reminder that The System works precisely as everybody suspects it does and wishes it didn’t. The situation now roiling the youth sports scene in the Nation’s Capital is one of those. The D.C. government recently agreed to l...
22:51, 08/29/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
20:34, 08/10/2019

Legendary Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr Dies At 85 (LEX 18/AP) — Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. According to an obituary posted on the team’s website and written by the team historian...
17:51, 05/26/2019

'Mike Wallace is Here' presents legendary CBS newsman in his own words The archival-footage-only documentary has certain advantages but also significant flaws when it comes to contextualizing subjects. "Mike Wallace is Here" thus capitalizes on an enormous trove of fascinating material featuring the legendary "60 Minute...
19:17, 07/25/2019

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Legendary Post columnist Steve Dunleavy dead at 81 Steve Dunleavy, the hard-hitting, hard-drinking journalist who helped define The New York Post as a crime reporter, editor and premier columnist, died Monday at his home on Long Island. He was 81. The cause was unknown. “Steve Dunleavy was one of the...
05:34, 06/25/2019

Cokie Roberts, Legendary Political Journalist, Dies at 75 (NEW YORK) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. ABC broke into...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Guillermo Mordillo: Legendary cartoonist dies in Mallorca The Argentinian cartoonist, whose trademark humorous sketches featured people and animals with large bulbous noses, has died at the age of 86, his agent confirmed on Monday....
12:17, 07/01/2019

WWE Unearthed Some Legendary '80s Wrestling Gold In The Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Everybody knows that WWE is in a crowded and deeply boring creative trough at the moment, but not enough people know that the “Hidden Gems” section of WWE Network, updated every Thursday morning, serves as a weekly reminder of just how good and how f...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Legendary Le Mans Racer Brings The Thunder To Goodwood Holy crap, look at the incredible lineup of racing talent in this one vintage race. You’ve got open wheel and Le Mans legends, led by the incomparable Romain Dumas in a stonking great Ford Thunderbird. Following him is a litany of modern greats, incl...
16:18, 09/14/2019

Legendary GP machinery highlights Donington Historic Festival Two Grand Prix legends will be celebrated in a pair of races for pre-1961 front-engined Grand Prix cars at this weekend's Donington Historic Festival...
17:34, 05/02/2019

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up whil...
20:17, 06/13/2019

Bernanke, Paulson and Geithner: revisiting the 2008 financial crisis | Howard Davies Three of the key players co-author a book about lessons of the past and make proposals for the futureJournalists, the adage goes, write the first rough draft of history. It’s a grand claim, but perhaps the best of them achieve something close to that...
14:00, 05/29/2019

The 2008 Crash Made This Madrid Suburb a Ghost Town. Now It’s Coming Alive. Valdeluz, created as a commuter haven, is emerging from a lost decade after the financial crisis. But its former dreams, like a 1,500-student school, remain out of reach....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein struck a secret deal in 2008. Here’s what it means for the current case The financier is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005....
02:51, 07/12/2019

Shares slump as bond markets flash warning signals not seen since 2008 crisis Shares have plunged after bond markets flashed recession warning signals not seen since the global financial crisis - following a slew of gloomy economic data....
18:17, 08/14/2019

Federer vs. Nadal at Wimbledon brings back memories of epic 2008 final Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to meet at Wimbledon for the first time since their famed 2008 final, which was arguably the greatest match ever played....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Sasse demands Barr ‘rip up’ 2008 Epstein deal, bring co-conspirators to justice Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) has urged Attorney General William Barr to “rip up the non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement” for Jeffrey Epstein so that co-conspirators are brought to justice. “Too many of Epstein’s secrets have gon...
16:51, 08/14/2019

Epstein case: judge agrees to keep documents on 2008 plea deal secret Court grants prosecutors’ request amid concern that releasing materials could hinder investigation of financier’s associatesA judge in New York has granted a request from prosecutors to keep secret documents relating to Jeffrey Epstein’s controversia...
00:17, 07/28/2019

Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Ahead of playing Dolphins, Cowboys assistant Rod Marinelli reflects on 0-16 Lions of 2008 Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached the 0-16 Lions of 2008, expects the winless Miami Dolphins to compete.       ...
16:00, 09/20/2019

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal in first Wimbledon meeting since 2008 final Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
15:17, 05/09/2019

A rising Japanese master spins sublime romance out of cinematic doubles in Asako I & II When we first see Asako (Erika Karata), the central character of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II, she’s milling about a photography exhibition titled Self And Others—though it’s not long before her attention wanders to a slouchy hunk whose name,...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Nxivm slave master to take stand against accused cult leader Keith Raniere Well, this should be awkward. Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman will take the stand against her onetime “Grandmaster,” Keith Raniere. Salzman’s imminent testimony was revealed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court by Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Garaufis to...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Paramount Network renews 'Ink Master' for Season 12 and 13, orders 'Grudge Match' spinoff Paramount Network has handed out a two season renewal to tattoo competition series "Ink Master" and has ordered a spinoff titled "Ink Master: Grudge Match."...
12:51, 05/08/2019

New Linux malware mines crypto after installing backdoor with secret master password Cybersecurity researchers have identified a new strain of Linux malware that not only mines cryptocurrency illicitly, but provides the attackers with universal access to an infected system via a “secret master password.” TrendMicro’s latest blog also...
04:51, 09/17/2019

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
21:34, 07/11/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff said at a press conference that Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet unit, will not disclose persona...
23:34, 06/24/2019

Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, as part of a 1,500-page master plan released on Mon...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Ted Bundy’s ex-girlfriend inspires haunting Netflix biopic on their romance: ‘He was a master manipulator’ In 1974, Elizabeth Kloepfer spotted a composite drawing of a primary suspect named Ted, similar to her boyfriend, who was connected to a string of unsolved kidnappings and murders....
11:34, 05/04/2019

After Swiping Lots Of Fortnite Dances From Black Artists, Epic Finally Teams Up With One Fortnite has been a colossal success for publisher Epic Games, but Epic has not made a habit of sharing that notoriety with the predominantly black artists whose dances helped turn it into a global phenomenon. This has led to (for-now dropped) lawsui...
04:51, 06/06/2019

Two artists built seesaws across the U.S.-Mexico border. Then video of kids playing on them went viral Republicans have been saying the border is a dangerous, lawless place. Two architects built transnational seesaws there in order to prove that theory wrong....
05:51, 07/31/2019

Spotify's latest acquisition helps artists and labels hire studio talent Spotify has been making an honest attempt at helping artists get their music to the masses. The streaming service has already acquired and partnered with various distributors and even an online recording studio. Today, it's joining the music pro...
23:51, 09/12/2019

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
06:51, 05/31/2019

Jonas Brothers' Tour Kicks Off With a Major Surprise From Your Fave Latin Artists It's the moment that fans have been waiting for--the Jonas Brothers are finally performing their new song "Runaway" live with Sebastián Yatra, Natti Natasha and Daddy Yankee.......
16:51, 08/08/2019

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" in high quality, you can now stop thinking about that and concentrate on more important matters. Google announced yester...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Mother's Day Beauty Gift Guide: Celebrity Makeup Artists Reveal Their Must-Haves It's a beautiful day to celebrate mom! The countdown is officially on for Mother's Day 2019 and if you're like the majority of Americans, chances are you still need a fabulous......
15:00, 05/08/2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down Warren B. Kanders, of the Safariland Group, has been the target of protests since tear gas his company makes was said to have been used at the border....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Eva Longoria and America Ferrera join more than 150 artists in letter of solidarity to Latinx community Eva Longoria and America Ferrera are among more than 150 artists who have signed an open letter in support of the Latinx community after the mass shooting in El Paso and recent ICE raids....
18:17, 08/16/2019

Arizona Supreme Court rules artists don't have to make LGBTQ wedding invitations The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on a case challenging Phoenix's nondiscrimination ordinance and how it applies to LGBTQ couples.        ...
22:17, 09/17/2019

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Forget a 2008 Lehman Bros-style crash – this is how a ‘normal’ recession could start | Dan Davies Current political uncertainty or trade restrictions could shock business confidence, but policymakers are fixated on financeThere’s a hoary old proverb in the financial markets that a crisis happens precisely when the institutional memory of the last...
16:51, 08/16/2019

US-wanted terror suspect blamed for 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 arrested in Pakistan Pakistani authorities took Hafiz Saeed into custody in Punjab province on Wednesday while he was traveling from the eastern city of Lahore to the city of Gujranwala, according to counterterrorism official Mohammad Shafiq....
19:00, 07/17/2019

VIX FUTURES AND OPTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION DURING THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS RELEASED Chicago, July 8, - A recently released University of Massachusetts study found that certain investments in futures and options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) could have reduced downside risk for a typical institutional investment portf...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump creating financial crisis worse than 2008 crash Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday unveiled a financial plan she says will stave off a financial crisis that's headed for the United States....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Florida governor orders probe into handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 sex abuse case Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered a criminal probe into the Palm Beach Sheriff and State Attorney’s handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 sex trafficking case. “Floridians expect and deserve a full and fair investigation,” DeSantis said ...
23:17, 08/06/2019

Bond 25 production delayed due to legendary klutz Daniel Craig Just a few weeks after Bond 25 began production, Daniel Craig has again betrayed his too-cool character by taking a tumble, making this boo-boo the latest in a franchise’s worth of busted knees, knocked-out teeth, and sliced-off fingertips. The suppo...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect ci...
04:34, 07/14/2019

Legendary Jaguar XJ13 reborn as Ecurie Ecosse LM69 Limited-run recreation packs a quad-cam V12 and is fully road-legal Revived UK-based racing team Ecurie Ecosse has unveiled the LM69 as a road-legal reimagination of Jaguar’s 1966 XJ13 prototype racer.  The company said the new model has been built ...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Legendary ex-Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized after having stroke LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An official with Denny Crum’s foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke. Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, pro...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Archeologists confirm near-legendary tale of crusaders’ siege of Jerusalem Enlarge (credit: UNC Charlotte) Recent excavations south of Jerusalem unearthed a ditch used to defend against siege towers, along with a ruined house Crusaders may have used as cover during a battle. The finds confirm some oft-questioned details o...
00:51, 07/25/2019

BMR brings legendary team boss Ian Harrison back into BTCC Legendary British Touring Car Championship team manager Ian Harrison has rejoined BMR Racing for the majority of the rounds remaining on the 2019 calendar...
13:00, 06/15/2019

In photos: Woodstock turns 50: A look back at the legendary music festival Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed August 16 to 19, 2019, at a concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
22:17, 08/19/2019

New footbridge restores crossing at birthplace of UK's legendary King Arthur A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest......
02:17, 08/09/2019

What Mickey Callaway’s crew can learn from legendary 1969 Mets Unless you have a stake in the upcoming presidential election you can forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for using the wrong catch phrase attached to the 1969 world champion Mets. “You gotta believe,” which de Blasio kept repeating during a ceremony Saturd...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85 https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/sports/2019/05/26/caption/super-bowl-ring-ebay-story-bart-starr-wife-vpx.wluk_2624337_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl...
19:51, 05/26/2019

Practice field at U of A named after legendary Coach Dick Tomey TUCSON – The University of Arizona football program announced it will name its new outdoor practice fields alongside of the Davis Sports Center the Dick Tomey Football Practice Fields to honor the legendary coach.  Dick Tomey passed away last m...
02:17, 07/28/2019

Ryan Ruocco thriving as fill-in for legendary Yankees voices John Sterling returned to his usual place in the Yankees’ radio booth and had a few simple words for Ryan Ruocco. “Thank you so much for doing that, I so enjoyed my four days of rest,” Sterling told his temporary replacement. It had been 5,060 games ...
07:00, 07/19/2019

CrossFitter Katrin Davidsdottir embodies the legendary Icelandic warrior The Body Issue's first CrossFitter and a two-time CrossFit Games champion, Katrin Davidsdottir represents the best of her homeland: a history of strong Icelandic women....
19:17, 09/06/2019

On This Day: Sugar Ray Robinson beats a shell of the legendary Henry Armstrong The August 27, 1943 battle of the legends came too late for Henry Armstrong, writes Matt Christie. Sugar Ray Robinson was in a dominant mood The post On This Day: Sugar Ray Robinson beats a shell of the legendary Henry Armstrong appeared first on Box...
13:51, 08/27/2019

'He tackled him too hard': Inside Ndamukong Suh's legendary 2009 season It's been 10 years since Suh put together one of the most fearsome defensive seasons ever. We revisit his final Nebraska year through the eyes of those who lived it....
22:51, 08/25/2019

Legendary Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase, dies at 96 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The legendary New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase has died at 96, according to a statement her family released to news outlets. Chase shepherded Dooky Chase’s Restaurant from a sandwich shop that catered to patr...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir dies aged 63 • ‘Brilliant, brilliant’ bowler dies following cardiac arrest• Shane Warne adds: ‘He was the guy we looked up to’The legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir has died after a cardiac arrest.The 63-year-old died in Lahore, his family confirmed on Fr...
07:34, 09/07/2019

Legendary pizza war in Dumbo intensifies with newly announced eatery Square-pie icon L&B Spumoni Gardens is opening a new shop on the street — right across from two already-warring pizza legends, Grimaldi’s and Juliana’s, The Post has learned....
05:34, 06/10/2019

A peek at legendary architect John Storyk’s design process John Storyk, the founder of WSDG, an acoustic consulting and A/V integration firm, is a legend in the music world. He’s a world-class architect and acoustic designer whose built recording studios for everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Jay-Z. As someone wh...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
03:17, 06/07/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
03:17, 06/07/2019

'A marvelous night for a moondance': Legendary lunar-inspired pop songs "Walking on the Moon," "Bad Moon Rising," "Moonlight Shadow" ... Countless lunar-themed pop songs invoke a timeless musical motif. But for all the odes to love under moonlight, there's also a dark side....
14:17, 07/18/2019

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some of the lesser-known figures to have transformed the face of ancient medicine. ...
00:17, 08/04/2019

Leah Chase, legendary queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 _____ NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city’s first white-tablecloth restaurant for black patrons, broke the city’s segregation laws by seating white and black customers and introduced count...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help save Austin's legendary Vulcan Video With the world’s Blockbusters all but shuttered, future generations of movie buffs will never know the joy of snatching the last VHS tape from a towering wall of new releases, let alone the shivering euphoria of peeking through your fingers at old, w...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Master & Dynamic's Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones Beat Sony in Two Important Ways Sony has been the king of noise-canceling headphones for the past couple of years, but a new royal has arrived: the new Master & Dynamic MW65. This finely crafted set of wireless cans represent the company’s first attempt at noise-canceling over-...
19:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, as part of a 1,500-page master plan released on Mon...
02:34, 06/25/2019

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. T...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
22:17, 07/09/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quar...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that...
19:51, 09/06/2019

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon rainforest....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB...
16:34, 06/03/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
22:34, 05/18/2019

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an elect...
00:17, 08/24/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Legendary John Force races to milestone 150th NHRA Funny Car win John Force, a 16-time NHRA season champion, extended his record for Funny Car victories, winning for the ninth time at Pacific Raceways.       ...
06:17, 08/05/2019

Woodstock Had Some of the Most Legendary Performances in History. But Many Attendees Never Heard a Single Note The musical lineup at Woodstock was unparalleled: Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin, Sly & the Family Stone and many more showed up to play at Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York, 50 years ago in August, 1969. Many of the performances that ...
15:17, 08/03/2019

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident AUBURN, Ala. — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB ...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Three Legendary Marvel Comics Covers Are Getting the Limited Edition Poster Treatment Starting tomorrow you can get Amazing Fantasy #15, Uncanny X-Men #1, and The Incredible Hulk #181 for $40 each. Now, they’re limited edition posters instead of the actual comics—but for most of us, that’s probably as close as we’ll ever get to owning...
10:17, 08/29/2019

Bentley Is Making 12 Replicas Of Its Legendary 1929 4½ Litre Team Blower Pre-war cars aren’t really my jam, but even I think the Blower Bentleys are cool. They look great and give off a palpable presence only a huge Bentley can. The problem with pre-war cars like that is they are usually rare and difficult to come across....
02:17, 09/10/2019

Legendary Louisiana-Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies Tony Robichaux, who coached baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette for 25 seasons, took the school to the College World Series in 2000.       ...
23:34, 07/03/2019

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
04:34, 06/07/2019

My Night: Jesse James Leija defeats the legendary Azumah Nelson In his own words, Jesse James Leija remembers two victories over Azumah Nelson The post My Night: Jesse James Leija defeats the legendary Azumah Nelson appeared first on Boxing News....
13:34, 05/07/2019

The Real Legacy Of The Legendary Kurt Angle Vs. Shane McMahon Match Is WWE Doing Whatever It Wants On Sunday, fans found that WWE Network’s streaming service had chosen to devote the sixth entry in the WWE Untold series to a match that’s legendary for none of the right reasons. It’s hard to know why the promotion chose to make a documentary about ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Moog brings back its legendary Model 10 'compact' modular synth Moog regularly releases new and exciting instruments like the Matriarch and Sirin. But it also has a rich history of iconic instruments that it's not afraid to tap into. For example, the Minimoog Model D. But its latest adventure into its archiv...
19:51, 09/17/2019

Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman George Foreman explains why Andy Ruiz Jr is the last thing that Anthony Joshua needs The post Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman appeared first on Boxing News....
15:01, 07/06/2019

Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died Chris Kraft, left, and Robert Gilruth monitor the launch of Apollo 5 in 1968. [credit: NASA ] Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA's f...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Fire Near Emergency Ward At AIIMS In Delhi, 22 Fire Engines At Spot A fire has broken out at Delhi's AIIMS Hospital. Several fire engines are at the spot and are trying to douse the fire. So far, there is no report of any casualty....
14:17, 08/17/2019

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and bo...
20:17, 07/13/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Delhi's Naraina, 30 Fire Engines At The Spot A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in south west Delhi this morning. Thirty fire engines are at the location in Naraina Industrial Area to control the fire....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Murrieta fire: Fast-moving Tenaja Fire scorches nearly 1,400 acres in Southern California Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
23:34, 05/16/2019

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First...
13:51, 08/19/2019

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to prevent another deadly blaze. State fire officials concluded Wednesday that the utility’s powe...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fi...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. According to officials, the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tuc...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE...
21:17, 06/09/2019

YouTubers under fire for pretending to fire Walmart employees in prank YouTubers who have more than 1.3 million subscribers came under fire for a prank they did where they walked around a Walmart store in Texas and fired employees as part of a prank....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unv...
22:34, 09/04/2019

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire breaks. No structures threatened. Smoke drifting E and ...
03:51, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
02:34, 05/25/2019

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
12:00, 06/22/2019

'I hate this PC Navy': Old salts dismayed by downfall of master chief over Pence 'strip club' quip Command Master Chief Jonas Carter spent nearly three decades in the Navy, but his 28-year career will likely be remembered for an indelicate comment that led to his resignation this month....
04:34, 05/21/2019

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a master-class in beta-male misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the vegan musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feminist. He dismisses Portman’s refutation that they dated as untrustworthy ‘gossip’If someone had said the word ‘Moby’ a week ago, chances are the first thing you’d have thought ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

An Incredible Prodigy: This 4-Year-Old Wine Taster Just Became The Youngest Person Ever To Pass The Master Sommelier Exam A little girl named Sarah Chalmers from Sonoma County, CA is proving that sometimes a young child can exhibit some serious adult genius: This 4-year-old wine taster just became the youngest person ever to pass the Master Sommelier Exam....
01:17, 08/17/2019

National Guardsman on deployment catches flight back to America in time to receive master's degree A National Guardsman who spent the last seven months in Afghanistan has managed to make it home just in time to receive his master’s degree – and a standing ovation – at a graduation ceremony in Georgia....
02:02, 07/27/2019

'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards “As women, we tend to downplay ourselves, to dim our light, and we’re kind of conditioned, socially, to be humble....I grew up being a huge hip-hop fan, and none of my favorite artists are humble,” said Issa Rae as she accepted the inaugural Women In...
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