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Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute

The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute

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US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
06:34, 05/18/2019

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on...
20:00, 05/09/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Inquiry closed into UK lawmaker who grabbed female protester An inquiry into the conduct of a lawmaker from Britain's Conservative Party, who bundled a female protester out of a bankers' dinner, has closed after he left government in a clear-out of ministers by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
16:17, 07/29/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
17:51, 05/09/2019

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
17:00, 07/18/2019

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
19:51, 06/27/2019

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
17:51, 06/21/2019

Lawmaker at center of viral grocery store dispute suggested Parkland shooter was victim of 'the system' The Georgia state lawmaker who claimed last week that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" last year sounded a note of sympathy for high school mass shooter Nikolas Cruz....
14:17, 07/23/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
15:17, 07/22/2019

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers The founder of the far-right National Front was charged with embezzlement of public funds. The scandal centered around the misuse of EU money to pay for France-based staff....
01:34, 09/14/2019

Co-ed charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged Ma...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Pennsylvania lawmaker charged with possession of child pornography GOP state Sen. Mike Folmer of Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday after images of child porn were found on his phone, the state’s attorney general said.        ...
08:51, 09/18/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
17:34, 07/09/2019

Philadelphia cop charged after dispute with girlfriend's brother over Maltese dog, authorities say A Philadelphia police officer was charged with robbery and other crimes in New York City Saturday after a dispute with his girlfriend's brother over a Maltese dog....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Indiana lawmaker charged with drunk driving, impersonating a police officer A politically connected state rep in Indiana was arrested on drunk driving charges after trying to buy “party favors” and pretending to be a member of law enforcement, police said. Rep. Dan Forestal, an Indianapolis Democrat first elected in 2012, is...
17:51, 08/15/2019

Ohio parole officer Keith Cooper charged with sexually assaulting female parolees A parole officer in Ohio has been charged with sexually assaulting three women whose cases he oversaw, police said. Keith Cooper, a 50-year-old employee with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, was arrested Monday on charges of rap...
21:17, 07/25/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with alleged sabotage of plane amid union dispute An American Airlines mechanic was on Thursday charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July amid a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations....
09:00, 09/06/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with trying to sabotage Miami flight amid labor dispute An American Airlines mechanic is charged with sabotaging a plane at Miami International Airport in July, during a major labor dispute.       ...
22:51, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines mechanic charged with alleged sabotage of plane amid union dispute An American Airlines mechanic was ordered temporarily detained Friday after he was charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July amid a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations....
01:17, 09/07/2019

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
22:17, 06/25/2019

I’m scared shitless of my new robot colleague There’s a new member in our editorial team: Satoshi Nakaboto. Usually I get along great with my colleagues, we joke, we share our Monday blues, and braid each other’s hair — but Satoshi is… different. He’s a bot.  Amazingly futuristic? Absolutely. We...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017....
11:00, 05/25/2019

Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others before being fatally shot. (June 3)        ...
02:51, 06/04/2019

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave the party....
17:17, 06/21/2019

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
20:34, 08/10/2019

He died so I could live: UN peacekeeper pays tribute to fallen colleague But for the selfless bravery of the UN ‘blue helmet’ who dragged him to safety during a firefight against Congolese militiamen, it is unlikely that Corporal Ali Khamis Omary would be alive to tell the tale. The man who saved him, Malawian peacekeeper...
05:34, 05/25/2019

Amazon stock jumps 3 percent after Buffett reveals colleague’s stake Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of foresight. Buffett told CNBC on Thursday that a money manager at B...
04:34, 05/04/2019

TV anchor makes tearful apology after comparing black colleague to gorilla A white Oklahoma City TV station anchor has tearfully apologized to her black colleague for comparing him to a gorilla during a broadcast last week. KOCO-TV morning anchor Alex Housden finished a segment Thursday about a gorilla at the Oklahoma City ...
21:51, 08/27/2019

Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Countered By Party Colleague In Parliament A BJP member in the Lok Sabha today countered his colleague - Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that during calamities, that only state-run telecom operators provide free services to......
16:00, 06/26/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Backing a Liberal Challenger to a Democratic House Colleague for the First Time (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making her first endorsement of a liberal challenger to an incumbent House Democrat, backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in Illinois. The New York congressw...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Assam Rifles Soldier Shoots Dead Colleague, Injures 2 At Bengal Poll Camp An Assam Rifles jawan on election duty in West Bengal's Howrah district today allegedly opened fire at a poll camp, killing a colleague and injuring two others, a senior police official said....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Pro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams 'shameful' colleague: 'Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard' CNN commentator Steve Cortes had a fiery clash both on television and online with a network colleague, who he accused of suggesting he himself was "some brown fool" hoping to earn the approval of President Trump's white supporters. ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Justice Sotomayor tells Seth Meyers her nickname for Supreme Court colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg The United States Supreme Court remains the shadowiest branch of the federal government, what with the robes, no video recording of proceedings, and the general air of apparent disinterested sequestration from the rest of us ding-dongs that the nine ...
17:34, 09/04/2019

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthco...
04:34, 09/05/2019

Kenya's best food is a kaleidoscope of flavors From nyama choma roast goat, to the spicy hit of pilau and kamba wa kupaka, and the comforting starch of ugali, here are the essential dishes worth trying in Kenya....
16:17, 05/09/2019

Kenya prepares for first paperless census The census will provide the first official snapshot of Kenya's demographics in a decade. Intersex persons will also be included for the first time in a move lauded by human rights organizations....
21:51, 08/23/2019

How to wear crochet | Kenya Hunt It may be hot outside, but sometimes a summer knit is the coolestAt this point in the year, certain tropes of summer dressing become unavoidable – batik, florals, raffia and some of the more “tropical” animal prints, such as tiger and zebra. But this...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Rudisha unhurt after car crash in Kenya David Rudisha escaped unhurt after his car collided with a bus on a highway near Keroka in his native Kenya on Saturday, the Olympic 800 meters champion said on Monday....
18:17, 08/26/2019

How to wear lace | Kenya Hunt Once confined to lingerie and weddings, lace is having a moment“That’s so cool how it’s got all these… holes. And yet you can’t see through it,” the photographer said, offering one of the more accurate, and amusing, descriptions of lace I’ve heard in...
03:00, 08/10/2019

Kenya and Tanzania: Living on the Mara River, together Scientists are gathering data on the Mara River to ensure it can continue to support life, all the way from its source in Kenya to its mouth in Tanzania....
18:17, 09/10/2019

UN chief to visit Kenya and Mozambique next week U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Africa next week to attend a counter-terrorism conference in Kenya and assess recovery efforts from two cyclones earlier this year in Mozambique...
00:51, 07/02/2019

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
23:34, 05/22/2019

How to wear a seasonless sweater | Kenya Hunt Buy the nicest quality you can find, hold on to it and rewear it oftenIn theory, summer is about breezy shorts, swimsuits and diaphanous dresses. But now and then we need something more substantial, such as a seasonless sweater – a piece sturdy enoug...
14:17, 08/23/2019

Mahrez concerned about unknown quantity Kenya "Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is wary of Kenya being something of an unknown commodity when the two teams kick off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in a Group C encounter on Sunday."...
15:51, 06/22/2019

Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy 2-0 win over Kenya "Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign with a competent display in their Group C match on Sunday."...
10:17, 06/24/2019

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed....
20:17, 05/20/2019

'They just eliminate us': Are Kenya's police getting away with murder? - video Promising student Carliton Maina was shot by the police in Nairobi. His mother believes he was murdered. As part of The Guardian's special focus on Kibera, we met residents of Africa's largest slum to explore their deep distrust of the police and fin...
13:51, 08/06/2019

How to wear: a mini-dress | Kenya Hunt Going for more volume on top balances out my relative nakedness on the bottom, easing any sense of discomfortDress hemlines have been inching higher and higher. As my awkward body language probably makes clear, I feel very conflicted about it. At one...
14:51, 08/16/2019

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out in the Somali capital....
02:17, 06/16/2019

Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy win over Kenya "Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign with a competent display in their Group C match on Sunday."...
12:51, 06/24/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Ken...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Kenya convicts 3 in Garissa terrorist massacre case Three men have been convicted for supporting the 2015 Garissa University terrorist attack in Kenya. Though they were not among the gunmen, the trio knew the al-Shabaab assault would happen....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place....
18:17, 05/24/2019

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight police officers were killed when their car struck an improvised explosive device (IED), and the car...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
03:34, 09/14/2019

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson...
21:17, 07/02/2019

David Rudisha escapes unhurt after car collides with bus in Kenya • 800m world record holder is ‘fine with no injuries’• Rudisha taken to hospital after crash on SaturdayDavid Rudisha escaped unhurt after his car collided with a bus on a highway near Keroka in his native Kenya on Saturday, the Olympic 800 metres ch...
12:51, 08/26/2019

3 guilty in Kenya Garissa University attack that killed 148 A Kenyan court has found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Garissa University assault that killed 148 people....
21:00, 06/19/2019

The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economyA faint smell of sulphur, a shrill hiss of gas and a Rift Valley panorama punctuated by 30 pillars of steam mark the frontline of renewable energy growth in Keny...
14:09, 05/01/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
05:00, 04/29/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
11:34, 06/30/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
14:51, 07/01/2019

Three al Shabaab fighters killed in Kenya after attack on police Security forces in Kenya killed three suspected militants from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab after they attacked a police outpost in Garissa county near the border, police said on Saturday....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
09:51, 09/13/2019

Kenya's president appoints Yatani as acting finance minister Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister after Henry Rotich was charged with corruption, the presidency said on Wednesday....
14:34, 07/24/2019

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland as a country....
10:34, 07/02/2019

Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction Noordin Haji, head of public prosecutions in Kenya, is the urbane son of one of the country's most prominent families. George Kinoti, born in the slums, rose from burly beat cop to head the powerful police investigation department....
12:34, 07/26/2019

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop processing payments for sports betting firms....
16:17, 07/17/2019

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nation to meet its ambitious goal of 100% green energy next year....
12:00, 07/20/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
10:34, 07/11/2019

Six Bodies Recovered After Flash Flood In Kenya National Park Kenyan authorities said Monday they have recovered the bodies of six of seven members of a tour group who were killed in a flash flood at the Hell's Gate national park....
03:00, 09/03/2019

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at least 148 dead....
09:17, 07/04/2019

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service....
15:34, 07/05/2019

'There’s a lot of weirdness in a slum': making a living in Kenya's anarchic mud city Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guardian spoke to people who have all threeLiving in a slum is the reality for 1 billion people and rising...
19:51, 08/07/2019

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on why climate protesters in France are stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron. Warning: this podcast con...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24Tv....
01:17, 08/26/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
14:34, 05/14/2019

Kenya's herders adapt to drought with new land management deals Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land management is showing that these pastoralist communities can adapt....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Kenya Moore Returning for The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12 She was gone with the wind, and still fabulous, and now Kenya Moore is getting back her peach. E! News has learned the reality star will make her ATL comeback in the upcoming season 12 of The Real......
22:17, 07/10/2019

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Elton John AIDS fundraiser brings in $6 million for Kenya HIV testing Elton John on Wednesday hosted a celebrity-packed gala that raised more than $6 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya, thanks partly to auctions of a luxury car and an autographed piano used in the singer's "Rocketman" movie musical....
07:00, 07/25/2019

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption....
15:51, 07/24/2019

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease...
18:51, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: Kenya Airways goes full circle with two-year nationalization plan Kenya will take at least 21 months to take back full control of its national carrier Kenya Airways , buying out minority shareholders and converting shares held by banks into Treasury bonds, a lawmaker briefed on the transaction said....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Body found in London garden of stowaway who fell from Kenya Airways jet The body of a man thought to have been a stowaway who fell from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways flight on its way into Heathrow Airport has been found in a garden in London, police said on Monday....
20:51, 07/01/2019

Kenya's president blunt on scourge of al-Shabab: 'I would be lying to you if I said that we had dealt with the problem' Wedged in the middle of chaos, bordered by the long-running instability of South Sudan to the northwest and Somalia to the east, the East African nation of Kenya is striving to maintain the feeble balance of welcoming refugees while securing their bo...
23:51, 07/03/2019

Kenya warms to the water hyacinth as wonder source of biofuel | Gilbert Nakweya This invasive plant was reviled for clogging rivers but now it’s helping provide cleaner energy and protect healthIt is 9am on the shores of Lake Victoria’s Winam Gulf in Kenya’s Kisumu county. Tourists are arriving on the beach in droves, preparing ...
15:17, 08/27/2019

Olunga nets fabulous double as Kenya beat Tanzania in thriller "Kenya, helped by a Michael Olunga brace, twice came from behind to beat East African neighbours Tanzania 3-2 on Thursday and chalk up their second-ever win at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
00:17, 06/28/2019

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.        ...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data coll...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Kenya’s Pokomo people ask the British to return what was stolen: Their source of power The request for the return of a sacred drum comes amid a fierce debate over whether institutions that benefited from colonialism have any right to keep plundered objects....
04:34, 08/11/2019

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must submit a fresh environmental study because they had failed to consult residents....
21:34, 06/26/2019

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
16:34, 06/11/2019

Flash floods kill six, one missing in Kenya's Hell's Gate park -authorities Flash floods killed six people at Kenya's Hell's Gate National Park and left one person missing after their tour group was swept away, the state-run wildlife authority said on Monday....
10:34, 09/02/2019

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously ...
17:51, 07/02/2019

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear path, started off selling solar panels in coastal parts of the country as she conducted market resear...
04:51, 07/10/2019

As Kenya's herding communities struggle to adapt to drought, new land management deals could help Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land management is showing that these pastoralist communities can adapt....
17:00, 05/28/2019

| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah Mensah reports....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Black Excellence: Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones to ‘Flip the Family Sitcom’ on Netflix If you thought Kenya Barris had already redefined the black family sitcom for a new generation with ABC’s Black-ish, think again. Netflix has just announced the first offering from his recently inked overall series deal, and the writer-producer will ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Google’s balloon project has a new test: providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya. Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4g service....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back garden yards from a sunbather....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he expressed solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa....
16:34, 07/10/2019

Kenya government, Tullow Oil, Africa Oil and Total sign deal to develop crude oil facility Kenya's government, and oil firms Tullow Oil, Total and Africa Oil Corp have signed agreements for the development of a 60,000-80,000 barrels per day crude oil processing facility for oil discovered in the country's north west, the Petroleum and Mini...
15:51, 06/25/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left h...
14:51, 06/19/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the people behind Batman Ninja are making an anime movie f...
00:51, 07/23/2019

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kenya Moore and Marc Daly Split After 2 Years of Marriage One relationship in Atlanta isn't all peaches and cream. E! News can confirm Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore and her husband Marc Daly have split after two years of......
02:36, 09/20/2019

Don't Get Too Excited About the S&P 500 Hitting 3,000 The S&P 500 hit 3,000 for the first time ever on July 10. And while it was a temporary boost of just a few hours, it was a big moment for watchers of this index. The moment was good news for investors, but not for the reason you might think....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Behind the Yankees’ very necessary hitting renaissance ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — How much by design, and how much by accident? We’ll need the Yankees season to play out some more in order to determine that. But there’s no denying a major reason why this team has proven able to overcome so many injuries: The...
04:51, 05/12/2019

‘I Need the Money But I Feel Guilt.’ How a Drought-Resistant Crop Turned Women in Kenya into Reluctant Drug Lords This story was a collaboration between TIME, The Fuller Project for International Reporting, and Kenya’s The Daily Nation. Hours before dawn at Soko ya Nadhif market in Garissa, Kenya, middle-aged women in neon hijabs shout orders at men. They...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Hitting the Books: When better living through technology isn't enough Welcome to Engadget's newest series, 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 sci...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI 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...
02:34, 08/18/2019

For Christian Yelich, hitting is far from a science In this age of technicality — spread your feet, bend your knees, lower your hands, shorten your stride — the reigning NL MVP doesn’t regard it. And the results speak for themselves....
13:51, 08/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches malaria vaccine; and agreement made to neutralize land degradation....
02:02, 09/14/2019

Iron-Ore Prices Have Surged Almost 70%, Hitting Steelmakers Iron-ore prices have soared by more than 68% this year, a resurgence driven by falling supplies that has led to challenging times once again for steel mills that use the material....
16:51, 07/10/2019

Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee 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...
03:34, 09/01/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Video shows McGregor hitting man in Dublin bar In a video from April that was obtained by TMZ Sports, Conor McGregor is shown pumping his fist in the air before throwing a jab at a man seated at a bar in Ireland....
23:51, 08/15/2019

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

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
21:51, 08/29/2019

Hitting the gym makes esports athletes more successful When you think of the daily life of an esports player, you might imagine something sedate. Professional gamers, by definition, sit at computers and work to hone their talents by staring at a screen and clicking buttons. But, as many of them will be q...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Woman, called rude, accused of hitting man with car PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been charged with intentionally hitting a man and running over his packages with her car outside a Pennsylvania post office after he accused her of rudeness. Pittsburgh police say the 31-year-old man said he called Eliza...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon 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...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
12:34, 06/19/2019

Real or not? Vintage Pujols was about as good as hitting gets Don't worry about the relevance of RBIs or let his present value fool you. Albert Pujols knocking in 2,000 runs is a testament to his fantastic career....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Rangers 3B Cabrera suspended for hitting ump with equipment ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera plans to appeal a four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for throwing equipment on the field that hit an umpire. MLB handed down the suspension Friday, a day after umpire c...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks down slightly after hitting record NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The stock market is taking a breather Friday, a day after the S&P 500 index rose to a record high. The commodities and bond markets are also tame compared wi...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? 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...
17:51, 05/04/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, 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 technol...
19:51, 05/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortage...
01:17, 05/25/2019

Iran months from hitting enriched uranium cap despite acceleration Iran has multiplied the speed at which it enriches uranium but it is still far from the maximum rate possible under its nuclear deal with major powers, meaning it would be months before production ceilings are hit, diplomats who follow it say....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Lakers' Howard blessed after hitting 'rock bottom' Dwight Howard said Wednesday that his offseason struggles in his personal life had nothing to do with basketball, but added that they made him stronger as he prepares to embark on his second go-round with the Los Angeles Lakers....
11:17, 09/05/2019

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani 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...
20:51, 06/15/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 mln paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
12:34, 06/24/2019

2-way player McKay making hitting debut with Rays Tampa Bay Rays two-way player Brendan McKay set to make hitting debut 2 days after winning first appearance as starting pitcher       ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

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

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
01:51, 08/13/2019

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million There are new cracks in the budget! Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the agency, n...
02:17, 08/14/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Hitting the new exercise bike every day is a nightmare | Romesh Ranganathan I am sweating at a marriage-threateningly unattractive rateWhen I was filming in the US a couple of years ago, I saw an advert for a spin bike with a screen on it that meant you could log in and do classes at home. I watched the ad for 30 seconds and...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Meet all the VMAs 2019 performers hitting the stage The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards broadcast from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, is packed with top performers. The 36th annual awards show, happening Monday at 8 p.m., will feature mini-concerts from 15 of the recording industry’s top perfo...
23:17, 08/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian might hug coast instead of directly hitting Florida Hurricane Dorian is still powering toward Florida — but meteorologists said Friday night that there’s a chance it will bank north at the last minute, hugging Florida’s coast and delivering only a glancing blow to the state instead o...
02:51, 08/31/2019

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery....
17:51, 06/12/2019

NASCAR suspends Sauter for 1 race for hitting Hill NASCAR has suspended Johnny Sauter for one race for intentionally ramming into Austin Hill during the Truck Series race in Iowa. The sport’s sanctioning body announced on Tuesday that Sauter will be kept out of this weekend’s race outside...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Jos Buttler a doubt for West Indies after he injures hip hitting six • Jonny Bairstow takes over gloves against Bangladesh• Eoin Morgan says Jason Roy may have Test futureEoin Morgan moved to play down fears over Jos Buttler’s fitness but admitted his vice-captain will not be risked against West Indies on Friday if th...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team off...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Hitting the road July 4th? Here are 4 reasons you'll pay more when you fill up. As July 4th nears, gas prices are rising. It's an unexpected reversal because fuel was expected to steadily drop this summer. Here's why it hasn't.       ...
05:34, 07/04/2019

My friends’ husbands keep hitting on me. How can I stop them? | Dear Mariella It’s reassuring to know that our allure doesn’t fade with age, says Mariella, and while it may actually be the opposite, it’s hard to know what’s prompted this epidemic of lustThe dilemma I’m a 60-year-old grey-haired woman, reasonably fit and not ug...
09:17, 06/02/2019

Manuel, 75, back in Phils' dugout as hitting coach Charlie Manuel, the winningest manager in Phillies history, is returning to the dugout to serve as the team's new hitting coach. The 75-year-old Manuel last managed the team in 2013....
20:52, 08/13/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
14:17, 07/26/2019

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
11:51, 06/06/2019

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide 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...
03:51, 06/09/2019

India's Sugar Production Seen Hitting Record Levels Years of bumper cane harvests and record sugar production have hammered domestic sugar prices, making it hard for mills to pay monies owed to farmers, who form an influential voting bloc....
12:00, 05/03/2019

YouTube star accidentally uploads clip of herself hitting dog A California YouTube star accidentally uploaded a video that captured her apparently hitting, shoving, and spitting on her Doberman puppy — and police are now investigating the case, according to a new report. In the video — which has sin...
19:17, 08/08/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' 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...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
10:34, 06/06/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Storms and sweltering heat seen hitting U.S. South on Memorial Day Sweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the U.S. southern Plains and southeastern states on Memorial Day after a spate of deadly tornadoes and flooding in the region....
12:17, 05/27/2019

Police: Man fatally shot after hitting trooper with vehicle HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man who hit a state trooper with his sport-utility vehicle has died after troopers fired at the vehicle. Police said in a news release that troopers were trying to find Christopher L. Brown of Letcher Co...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change 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...
19:51, 08/24/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 million paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
12:51, 06/24/2019

China's new tariffs are hitting US farmers at 'every single angle,' economist says China's retaliatory tariff hike on U.S. goods hits American farmers at "every single angle," Michael Nepveux, an economist at American Farm Bureau Federation, told CNBC Tuesday....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists 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...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Hard-hitting youngster Michael Chavis keying Red Sox’ turnaround The already young Red Sox core may have found another member. Meet Michael Chavis, the power-hitting infielder who has turned heads and helped Boston overcome a shaky start since getting called up Apr. 19. In just 22 games, he has 21 RBIs and seven h...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late ne...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Liberal Media Scream: CNN says hitting Trump ‘is true patriotism’ This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s media critic calling on journalists to rap President Trump. “That is true patriotism,” said Brian Stelter....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Video shows a Model 3 on Autopilot swerve out of the way to avoid hitting an SUV Over the past few years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of videos depicting Tesla’s Autopilot feature assume control of a car and maneuver out of potentially dangerous situations. This shouldn’t come as much of a surpris...
22:51, 05/28/2019

Eoin Morgan’s six-hitting spree has got England buzzing, says Joe Root • Batsman unsurprised by Morgan’s 17 sixes against Afghanistan• ‘It gives the dressing room a huge amount of confidence’Eoin Morgan claimed his six-hitting spree against Afghanistan went beyond his wildest dreams but, for Joe Root, who watched all bu...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Daredevil breaks cycling speed record, hitting 174mph A British man has broken a cycling speed record, hurtling down a runway at over 174 miles per hour (280 km/h) on a custom-made bike in what he called the "biggest rush you'll ever experience."...
16:51, 08/19/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.00pm BST Interesting figures on the changing racial make up of state legislatures...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Pete Alonso keeps hitting homers after donating Derby winnings On a day when he already donated $100,000 to charity, Pete Alonso also cashed in for the Mets — fittingly with a home run. Both of Alonso’s grandfathers served in the military. On his mom’s side, a marine, and on his dad’s side, an intelligence agent...
09:00, 07/27/2019

Off-duty firefighter accused of hitting cyclist with muscle car turns himself in Brauley De La Rosa, of Yonkers, turned himself in to the 10th Precinct and was charged with reckless endangerment and aggravated unlicensed operator, both misdemeanors, after being told he was wanted for questioning....
13:00, 06/11/2019

How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? We examine some of the fiercest punchers in heavyweight history and wonder if Deontay Wilder is the biggest of the lot The post How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? appeared first on Boxing News....
15:34, 05/19/2019

Petrucci "very, very scared" of hitting Ducati team-mate Dovizioso Danilo Petrucci was "very, very scared" of hitting his Ducati MotoGP team-mate Andrea Dovizioso while attacking him for second in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans...
17:17, 05/19/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Extinction Rebellion: hitting a nerve at Australia's climate flashpoint The amorphous climate action group has fired up activists and opponents alike as it tries to shut down BrisbaneThe Extinction Rebellion protesters think you should be angry. They want politicians and opinion columnists to be angry. The more people th...
05:00, 08/11/2019

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
20:02, 08/11/2019

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge resumes on-field hitting TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge resumed on-field batting practice Thursday and said he is not focusing on a timeframe for returning to the lineup. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday it is possible Judge could return in...
21:00, 06/06/2019

YouTube star accidentally uploads video of her hitting, spitting on dog YouTuber Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after a video of her hitting her dog was accidentally uploaded to her channel.        ...
21:51, 08/08/2019

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
00:17, 08/16/2019

Mexico murder rate spirals out of control, hitting 94 killings a day Mexico saw a record number of murders in the first six months of the year, with an average 94 killings each day, according to figures from the Secretariat of Security and Citizens Protection....
21:00, 07/05/2019

‘I Love Lucy’ is hitting the big screen for Lucille Ball’s birthday Attention all “I Love Lucy” fans still cruising the channels for reruns: five uncut episodes of the classic TV sitcom will hit the big screen this summer for one night only. In honor of iconic slapstick comedian Lucille Ball’s 108th birthday, “...
00:17, 06/06/2019

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
07:17, 06/04/2019

Why Stocks Are Hitting Records as Economic Fears Rise: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
07:00, 07/12/2019

China's Netflix Looks Abroad After Hitting 100 Million Paying Subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this......
09:51, 06/25/2019

YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog.        ...
17:17, 08/08/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Giolito ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Fenced In: UK Pitchers Ground Indiana’s Heavy-Hitting Offense RYAN SHINNUK baseball beat Indiana 5-2.Photo by Britney Howard | UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky scored a pair of early runs and kept the nation’s leading home run team in the ballpark, defeating Indiana 5-2 on Tuesday night at Kentucky Proud ...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4 — but might hug coast instead of directly hitting Florida Dorian strengthened into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane Friday night — but meteorologists say there’s a chance it will bank north at the last minute, hugging Florida’s coast and delivering only a glancing blow to the state in...
14:51, 08/31/2019

Hitting the road? Packing these 10 simple things could save your life What should you pack in your car for a road trip? Prepare for an emergency by packing these ten simple things.        ...
04:17, 09/01/2019

Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the end goal of gaining access to their customers' networks, researchers from security firm Symantec sai...
05:35, 09/19/2019

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, the news agency said. “DirecTV, Net Uno, Intercable, and Telefónica all received orders from V...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Files for Divorce Rania ‘Rainbow’ Barris After 20 Years of Marriage For years, producer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris’ relationship helped inspire plotlines on Black-ish, Barris’ acclaimed and widely-watched ABC sitcom. Now, the two are parting ways....
01:17, 08/14/2019

'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris divorcing wife of 20 years who inspired character Kenya Barris, creator of the sitcoms "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish," has filed for divorce from his wife of 20 years, Dr. Rania "Rainbow" Barris.        ...
05:51, 08/13/2019

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) found him guilty of "dishonest and corrupt" conduct....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to rec...
01:17, 08/08/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart hitting several people before getting arrested NBC — A Florida man is caught on video driving a golf cart through a Walmart store, as people scramble to get out of the way. Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies say 56-year-old Michael Dale Hudson was driving the golf cart into the st...
01:00, 08/10/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing a US drone after President Donald Trump took......
06:17, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 mln paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
10:51, 06/25/2019

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the widening economic hit from a diplomatic row over Tokyo's wartime role....
13:51, 08/09/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service ...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Idiot Portsmouth Fan Arrested For Hitting Sunderland Player Who Fell Into The Stands In the lower levels of English soccer, fans often are nasty, brutish, and short-tempered. We saw evidence of this in March when an idiot stormed the field mid-game to sucker-punch a player, and we saw even more yesterday, when a Portsmouth fan punche...
20:00, 05/17/2019

A YouTuber is defending herself after accidentally uploading raw footage showing her hitting and spitting on her dog WIZZ/YouTube YouTube personality Brooke Houts uploaded a video Wednesday that showed her hitting and spitting at her dog. The video, which has since been deleted, was the unedited version of one she meant to post to her YouTube channel, where her Do...
21:17, 08/08/2019

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
18:17, 07/02/2019

Pitching Pitbull: The start-ups hitting Miami Beach for a chance to woo the superstar At the eMerge Americas conference in Miami, start-ups from around the world compete for a chance to pitch their breakthrough business ideas to Pitbull, the American rap star and entrepreneur....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Hitting the Books: Your personal data makes the digital world go round 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...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Trump suggests 'nuking hurricanes' to stop them hitting America – report US president reportedly asked more than once about why military could not bomb hurricanesDonald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt them before they make landfall.Ac...
05:51, 08/26/2019

YouTube star Brooke Houts accidentally uploads clip of herself hitting dog A California YouTube star accidentally uploaded a video that captured her apparently hitting, shoving, and spitting on her Doberman puppy — and police are now investigating the case, according to a new report. In the video — which has sin...
01:51, 08/09/2019

Phillies File Lawsuit To Prevent Phanatic From Hitting Free Agency The Philadelphia Phillies filed a lawsuit on Friday against the New York company that created the team’s beloved mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, after the company threatened to make the Phanatic a “free agent” if a contract signed in 1984 was not restr...
01:51, 08/05/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
17:17, 07/13/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien arrested after ‘hitting wife’ during car argument Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence following an incident involving his wife in Washington state, police said. Rypien, 56, pleaded not guilty Monday morning to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault after offic...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Robot sets world record for hitting 2,020 consecutive free throws Toyota’s giant basketball robot might not be able to slam dunk — but it just earned a world record for consecutive free throws. The humanlike machine set a Guinness World Record by consecutively nailing 2,020 free throws — a number ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Bryce Harper puts on show in front of new Phillies hitting coach PHILADELPHIA — Hittin’ season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Col...
09:51, 08/15/2019

Frankfurt's 'dark day' leaves dream season in danger of hitting the rocks A 6-1 thrashing by a rival for a top-four finish threw the Europa League semi-finalists into a panic at the worst possible timeAn emphatic result feels as if it should be a definitive, a full stop either positively or negatively. Eintracht Frankfurt ...
13:51, 05/06/2019

Hitting the Books: Stop pranking your kids to impress Jimmy Kimmel 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...
07:00, 09/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
19:39, 08/11/2019

BJP Star Candidate Sunny Deol Prays Before Hitting Campaign Trail Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sunny Deol, the latest in the family to join politics after Hema Malini and Dharmendra, offered prayers at the Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur today. He is the BJP......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Gwalior Cop Caught On Camera Hitting Woman With Child Inside Station A shocking videoshowing an as-yet-unidentified Madhya Pradesh police officer repeatedly beating a womanwith a lathi has emerged. The attack is believed to have taken place inside the Gwalior Railway......
10:34, 05/09/2019

Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday announced they re-hired former manager Charlie Manuel to take over as the team’s hitting coach replacing John Mallee....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Coach Of Passenger Train Derails After Hitting Buffalo In Andhra Pradesh A coach of a passenger train derailed near the Vadlamannadu railway station in Andhra Pradesh after hitting a buffalo on Tuesday evening, an official said....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Travis Barker slams Echosmith drummer, 20, for hitting up his 13-year-old daughter Echosmith drummer Graham Sierota, 20, is apologizing for sending inappropriate messages to Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.        ...
04:51, 08/02/2019

Stocks rise despite 30-year Treasury bond yield hitting record low Stocks rose on Wednesday, despite the 30-year Treasury bond hitting a new all-time low as traders continue to bet on slow growth and mild inflation in the United States....
16:17, 08/29/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
05:34, 06/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting that relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off....
22:17, 07/26/2019

An Easter Egg In Half-Life: Decay Can Only Be Found After Hitting A Corpse 600 Times Some secrets in video games are found after hitting a hidden button or jumping out of a certain area. Sometimes you can find a secret by just doing nothing, which is the case in Far Cry 4. But in Half-Life: Decay, to find a small Easter egg you will ...
00:17, 07/06/2019

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
13:00, 07/01/2019

MTA worker jumps onto live subway track, stops train from hitting woman MTA worker Anthony Mannino went from signal maintainer to hero on Wednesday — jumping onto a live track to stop a train from hitting a woman in Brooklyn, sources said. Mannino was on a job near the Newkirk Plaza Q station around 10:30 a.m. when...
12:51, 08/08/2019

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
06:51, 06/19/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent w...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Racist texts from border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck revealed A US Customs and Border Patrol agent accused of hitting a Guatemalan man with a truck in 2017 and then lying about the incident called migrants “disgusting subhuman s–t unworthy of being kindling for a fire” just weeks earlier, federal prosecut...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Generic Version of Life-Saving EpiPen for Children Is Finally Hitting the Shelves Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, an Isreali drug maker, has announced that a generic version of EpiPen for kids is now available in pharmacies at $300 for a two-pack of the life-saving treatment.Read more......
23:34, 08/20/2019

China says first-half growth sets good foundation for hitting 2019 GDP target China's first-half economic growth of 6.3% was "hard-won" and laid a good foundation for achieving a full-year growth target of between 6% and 6.5%, a spokesman for the country's statistics bureau said on Monday....
07:17, 07/15/2019

Michigan woman, 82, reportedly flips vehicle after swerving to avoid hitting squirrel An 82-year-old Michigan driver encountered a snowball of unfortunate events on Sunday after police say she swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel in the road....
23:17, 08/06/2019

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Thrill to the Charming Music Made by Hot Wheels Mustangs Hitting Xylophone Keys Humans have been making music for thousands of years, and yet somehow it has taken us until the year of our Great Camshaft two thousand and one score less one until someone has figured out you can make sweet, sweet music by running Hot Wheels into xy...
21:00, 06/01/2019

Apple disputes negative Goldman call hitting the stock, says TV+ will not have 'material impact' Apple told CNBC in a statement that it does not expect the launch of Apple TV+ "to have a material impact on our financial results," as Goldman estimated....
23:17, 09/13/2019

Biker runs red light, dies after hitting Uber on Long Island: cops A motorcyclist died Sunday after running a red light on Long Island and colliding with an Uber driver, cops said. Gerson Mendez-Cruz, 20, of Greenlawn, was riding his 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle east on Jericho Turnpike at about 3:30 a.m. when he ran a ...
20:17, 09/01/2019

Delivery man accused of killing Florida woman, 75, by hitting her with mallet, setting her on fire An appliance delivery man bashed an elderly woman’s head with a mallet before dousing her with a liquid chemical that spontaneously combusted and ultimately killed her, police in South Florida said Tuesday....
14:00, 08/21/2019

After hitting rock bottom, Nationals are revitalized – and a terrifying postseason opponent Washington was 12 games under .500 near the end of May, but have turned things around and find themselves in a pennant race.       ...
21:51, 08/05/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.        ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Video captures truck ignore school bus sign, almost hitting girl in Georgia BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — A 15-year-old girl enters the frame, head down, about to make her way across the street and onto her school bus. Hardly a second passes before the bus driver starts blowing on the horn, to the girl’s surprise. She glances ...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Trump signs executive order delivering 'hard-hitting' sanctions against Iran President Trump struck back Monday at Iran by issuing “hard-hitting” financial sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates. ...
18:51, 06/24/2019

Watch: Astros star George Springer carted off after hitting head on wall Houston Astros star George Springer was carted off the field after hitting his head on the outfield wall during a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee....
09:17, 09/05/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
01:00, 09/03/2019

Man raped 8-year-old girl after hitting her in head with shovel, fracturing her skull: police A 29-year-old Kentucky man who has seen past charges against him dismissed in numerous cases after being declared incompetent to stand trial, is now accused of a brutal attack on an 8-year-old girl, according to reports....
06:34, 08/11/2019

Man accused of intentionally hitting family of ducks playing in puddle in Florida neighborhood LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – People living in a Largo neighborhood are upset after seeing a truck plow through a puddle while a mother duck and her ducklings were playing in the water, killing two of the birds. Police say the man behind the wheel ran the bir...
20:51, 08/14/2019

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Video shows a Model 3 automatically apply the brakes to avoid hitting a cop who ran a red light Tesla’s automated emergency braking (AEB) system, which was first introduced in 2017, has improved markedly in a relatively short amount of time. Just a few weeks ago, for example, Tesla demonstrated its next-gen AEB system which can more ably ...
14:51, 09/14/2019

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
07:34, 06/19/2019

Aaron Judge finally finds his power stroke: ‘Tired of hitting singles’ Aaron Judge hadn’t homered since July 20 before Sunday’s series finale against the Red Sox. “I’m not too concerned about home run numbers,’’ Judge said before the game. “They’ll come. The minute you try to hit them, you get into trouble. It’ll come.”...
07:51, 08/05/2019

Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears spawned America's nuclear spy force 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...
19:00, 09/14/2019

Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era One of a kind - Alex Daley pays tribute to the late Jock Taylor The post Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era appeared first on Boxing News....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart, tries to hit shoppers before hitting cash register, deputies say A Florida man is facing charges for allegedly driving a golf cart through the front doors of a Walmart Supercenter on Thursday and hitting several shoppers before crashing into a cashier register, deputies say. ...
23:34, 08/09/2019

US Open: Henrik Stenson takes part in unusual photo op after hitting fan with golf ball Henrik Stenson made up for hitting a fan in the head with a golf ball by posing for pictures with him -- lying on the ground at the U.S. Open.       ...
23:51, 06/16/2019

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Heat wave shatters records in Europe, with Paris hitting all-time mark of 108.7 degrees An epic heat wave in Europe has toppled national temperature records in multiple countries, as well as some of the biggest cities in Europe. Its next target? The Arctic....
20:00, 07/25/2019

RV fans embrace the warm weather of Memorial weekend by hitting the road and sharing pics Memorial Day honors soldiers who died defending the U.S. It's also the unofficial start of summer, when RV fans make the most of the weather .        ...
11:51, 05/23/2019

Watch: Pitcher Nathan Patterson signs contract with Oakland A's after hitting 90s in viral video Nathan Patterson, a 23-year-old fan, signed a contract with the Oakland A's after a video showed the pitcher throwing mid-90s fastballs while doing the speed pitch challenge at Coors Field....
05:17, 08/03/2019

‘I dreaded that song coming out’: Ben Folds on Brick, William Shatner and hitting rock bottom In Australia with his new memoir, the ‘songwriting sociopath’ discusses creativity and what Shatner taught him about coolness: ‘He just does not give a shit’Ben Folds has what appear to be perfect piano-playing hands. They’re large, with long, elegan...
10:51, 08/29/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
22:00, 06/26/2019

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
12:51, 05/30/2019

Which cancers receive the least funding, and why? First-of-its-kind research examines how much nonprofit funding goes to different forms of cancer and finds striking disparities in funding allocation....
05:51, 07/29/2019

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the l...
20:34, 06/11/2019

Dina Asher-Smith focused on hitting her peak at World Championships after Anniversary Games disappointment Dina Asher-Smith was left frustrated after finishing second to Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100m at London's Anniversary Games, but says she is on course to peak for next month's British trials after breaking the eleven-second barrier twi...
01:00, 07/22/2019

Struggling Phillies shake up coaching staff, naming ex-manager Charlie Manuel hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies, who have slipped to fourth place in the National League East, hired former manager Charlie Manuel as their hitting coach.       ...
03:17, 08/14/2019

Bronny James shouted out Steph Curry after hitting a trick shot 3-pointer from the bench during warmups @Ballislife Bronny James hit a wild trick shot from his seat ahead of his younger brother Bryce James' basketball game. After hitting the shot, Bronny called out "STEPH!" leading to some fans to make jokes at LeBron's expense on Twitter. Bronny has ...
03:34, 08/18/2019

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri perhaps get a little too carried away in his zeal to celebrate with his team on the court after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy maybe go a littl...
01:51, 06/15/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
17:34, 05/29/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this week when it taps investors for more than £2.5bn of debt and equity funding....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Security footage shows Florida police officer use his body to stop rolling car from hitting its elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a police officer getting into his cruiser at a Leesburg gas station as a woman who’d parked next to ...
06:34, 06/20/2019

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 07/25/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
23:17, 08/19/2019

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
11:17, 06/26/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
16:34, 04/29/2019

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
18:51, 07/12/2019

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
22:51, 04/29/2019

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban...
17:34, 07/19/2019

From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities The Federal Reserve will conclude its latest policy meeting on Wednesday buffeted by conflicting economic data, under steady pressure from the White House for steep interest rate cuts, and confronted as well with an unexpected jump in overnight borro...
14:34, 09/18/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers hold rallies to highlight classroom condi...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Grocery Start-up Bigbasket Gets $14.5 Million In Funding Bigbasket, which competes with Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc, will use the fresh funds to set up warehouses and boost its cold chain, the company said in a statement....
17:51, 07/29/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
12:17, 05/08/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband ...
10:17, 06/11/2019

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
19:18, 08/13/2019

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a com...
06:01, 09/15/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewide as teachers walked out to draw attention to education funding. (May 8)     ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
20:34, 06/07/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing to...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Airbus-Boeing WTO dispute: What you need to know The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-year-old case that has seen the two allies duel over aircraft subsidies....
15:34, 07/02/2019

AT&T, CBS Resolve Distribution-Fee Dispute AT&T and CBS have reached an agreement that will bring back CBS offerings to about 6.6 million AT&T customers who lost access to local TV news channels because of a distribution-fee dispute....
15:17, 08/08/2019

CBS Goes Dark on AT&T Amid a Dispute Programming from CBS went dark for about 6.6 million viewers of AT&T’s DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse packages Saturday morning after the two companies couldn’t come to terms on a new distribution agreement....
10:34, 07/20/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a ...
00:17, 08/07/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
04:00, 06/23/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 09/14/2019

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
08:00, 05/22/2019

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with clima...
18:00, 07/26/2019

EU parliament postpones Farage hearing on funding to June 13 The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
18:34, 06/05/2019

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
02:51, 08/31/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
07:34, 06/08/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
03:00, 08/21/2019

McConnell backs election security funding after Dem criticism A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came under criticism from Democrats for impeding separate election security legislation. The...
22:53, 09/19/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
13:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. House approves short-term funding measure The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap funding measure on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
00:35, 09/20/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized some of the city’s systems almost two months ago. WBAL reports the city’...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their seco...
02:34, 05/16/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding changesVice-chancellors in Britain are united in the view that this is the most challenging time to ru...
08:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
23:34, 07/12/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
09:51, 06/06/2019

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:19, 08/12/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump....
05:00, 06/06/2019

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
13:34, 07/05/2019

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
01:51, 06/20/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hit by funding for border wall More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance parts of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:00, 09/04/2019

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
13:00, 06/27/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
04:34, 06/07/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
07:17, 06/07/2019

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
15:34, 07/16/2019

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are giving it their best shot. FarmWise seems to have impressed someone — it just raised $14.5 million to...
07:51, 09/18/2019

The Latest: Thousands protest school funding in Portland SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. Crowds gathered on sidewal...
23:00, 05/08/2019

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The f...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
23:34, 04/30/2019

Any attempt to stop government funding would be irresponsible: UK PM's spokeswoman Any attempt to cut off funding to British government departments would be "grossly irresponsible", a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, after reports that lawmakers would try to do so to stop a no-deal Brexit....
12:51, 06/27/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Italian PM stands by League over Russia funding scandal Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday he had continued trust in the ruling coalition League party despite allegations it had sought illicit funds from Russia....
18:51, 07/24/2019

GitLab raises $268 million in funding, may look at direct listing GitLab said on Tuesday it had raised $268 million in its latest round of funding, taking the valuation of the U.S. coding platform to $2.75 billion in its run-up to a stock market launch next year where it might opt for direct listing....
16:34, 09/17/2019

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

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
20:00, 05/08/2019

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
22:51, 08/23/2019

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
17:17, 06/11/2019

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
06:17, 07/01/2019

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
06:51, 06/30/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
04:00, 06/28/2019

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The...
10:00, 06/27/2019

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government....
06:51, 06/09/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
04:34, 05/18/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billion....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Huawei says to spend more than $300 million a year in funding for universities Huawei plans to spend more than $300 million a year in research funding for universities, a senior company executive said on Tuesday, even as the Chinese firm fights a U.S. trade ban from that has hurt its business and academia tie-ups....
13:00, 09/03/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
18:17, 07/02/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to enable the show to go on....
21:51, 05/17/2019

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $120 million in outside funding Elon Musk's plan to connect major cities with Hyperloop tunnels is raising the interest of investors. Boring Co. authorized the sale of $120 million in stock today, reported Bloomberg. It's the first outside investment for Musk's infra...
03:00, 07/26/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers try to put pressure on lawmakers for more money. Oregon schools have ...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Pledge On Conversions For All NGO Staff In New Rules For Foreign Funding For NGOs to receive foreign funds, all their employees and officials have to declare to the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted for religious conversions, according to new rules put......
08:34, 09/17/2019

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
09:34, 05/31/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
12:00, 07/09/2019

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a rec...
04:51, 08/07/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
03:00, 05/09/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
20:17, 04/28/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
00:51, 06/15/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
06:34, 06/14/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:00, 06/15/2019

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious castin...
18:00, 07/05/2019

AT&T and FTC settle data-throttling dispute AT&T and the Federal Trade Commission have finally reached a settlement as part of a dispute that’s been ongoing since 2014 over an accusation that AT&T throttles the data speed of wireless users on unlimited data plans. The terms (and value) o...
11:17, 08/27/2019

GM autoworkers strike in dispute over conditions Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first national strike since 2007 for the union autoworkers at GM....
02:17, 09/17/2019

EU Braces for U.S. Tariffs Over Airbus Dispute The U.S. is poised to impose new tariffs on European Union exports over the bloc’s subsidies to Airbus, the EU’s trade chief said, citing the Trump administration’s unwillingness to settle a long-running commercial dispute over aircraft manufacturers...
18:19, 09/16/2019

CBOE Wins in S&P Index Dispute CHICAGO, IL - May 13, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Supreme Court of the United States denied the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) petition to review the Illinois Appellate Court's decision that p...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
21:51, 08/16/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Vargas talks dispute: 'All the info isn't out there' Mets lefty Jason Vargas called Sunday's confrontation with a Newsday beat writer "unfortunate," but he said it would be "foolish" to think it happened out of the blue....
09:00, 06/27/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prose...
17:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
13:34, 05/29/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Mueller was tentatively scheduled ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
01:17, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen said a...
19:17, 07/28/2019

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:17, 07/14/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermakers. The hero of the game was freshman kicker Brandon Talton, who hit a 56-yard field goal as the clo...
01:00, 09/01/2019

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support,...
01:51, 07/16/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. Thi...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
20:17, 08/06/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-...
03:17, 06/13/2019

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
22:34, 08/22/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Government's Dependence On RBI Payout Leaves Budget Funding At Risk Slower economic growth has made it harder for the government to improve tax collections and the boost from the central bank and assets sale program are unlikely to be repeated....
22:34, 09/05/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migrants along the southern border with Mexico....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activisio...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and oth...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought fundin...
06:51, 07/18/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding entrenches an existing relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
13:51, 06/13/2019

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to quickly find a new host....
00:34, 05/31/2019

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year ...
01:17, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
07:51, 08/31/2019

Pelosi, Trump spoke by phone about reconciling border aid funding U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump on Wednesday to try to reconcile the different congressional approaches to border aid funding, a Senate Democratic aide said....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co raises about $117 mln in latest funding round Elon Musk's Boring Co raised about $117 million in its latest round of funding from 20 unnamed investors after offering to sell about $120 million in equity, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday....
23:34, 07/26/2019

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 m...
13:34, 06/19/2019