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Why social media is going blue for Sudan

People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north ...

Why social media is going blue for Sudan

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Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks...
23:00, 05/28/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
09:50, 04/29/2019

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
23:51, 05/28/2019

South Sudan jails economist over interviews with foreign media JUBA — A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped. The case of ...
21:34, 06/11/2019

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Hensch...
16:51, 06/06/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
02:51, 05/28/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
16:17, 06/15/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It i...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge am...
19:17, 05/25/2019

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, ...
21:34, 06/06/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Camel and Newport cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
14:17, 05/15/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
10:34, 05/12/2019

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an...
11:51, 06/03/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
21:51, 05/15/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
10:51, 04/30/2019

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday night....
03:34, 06/17/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
04:34, 05/30/2019

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British Huawei executive who defended the Chinese telecom......
04:34, 06/13/2019

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to take a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibel...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media post...
21:17, 06/05/2019

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
19:34, 05/27/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has...
04:00, 05/29/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
08:17, 05/28/2019

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
16:51, 05/28/2019

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

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:51, 05/03/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
23:51, 06/02/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack        ...
20:34, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the los...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence...
20:17, 05/23/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for th...
03:34, 06/02/2019

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which left an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group ...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,....
03:51, 06/08/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:00, 05/24/2019

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced ...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; no...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:17, 05/03/2019

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
12:17, 06/08/2019

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

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:51, 04/30/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film ...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
17:17, 05/15/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
17:17, 05/07/2019

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

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
22:34, 05/09/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
04:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
19:00, 06/07/2019

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

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its final days....
17:34, 06/06/2019

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, football never sleeps. It’s mid-June and you should be outside being wholesome: fishing with your dad, runni...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
18:17, 05/04/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and cre...
00:34, 05/05/2019

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged dip...
14:17, 06/14/2019

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
20:51, 04/29/2019

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
15:17, 06/01/2019

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends, sl...
05:34, 05/30/2019

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
17:51, 06/01/2019

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin said Tuesday night....
09:34, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack, and police turned up at a training...
23:17, 06/02/2019

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their con...
20:17, 06/11/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
05:34, 06/03/2019

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
21:00, 06/11/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
06:17, 06/03/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
22:34, 04/29/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Sna...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized because the little girl wasn’t clothed....
12:51, 06/12/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
13:51, 05/13/2019

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
09:17, 04/30/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but weR...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
17:17, 05/25/2019

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."        ...
10:00, 05/27/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
17:17, 06/09/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
20:00, 04/28/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
15:00, 05/03/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
21:17, 05/23/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:17, 05/04/2019

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
10:00, 06/14/2019

World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Pools. However, people are confused about how swimmers will get in it....
06:01, 06/08/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
18:51, 04/28/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
13:00, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
00:34, 05/06/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
10:17, 05/23/2019

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a s...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
15:34, 05/20/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariff...
11:34, 06/03/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
09:34, 06/03/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
07:51, 05/05/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:51, 05/04/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
09:51, 05/16/2019

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-old singer is sharing less these......
22:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
20:34, 06/04/2019

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

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

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If ...
10:51, 06/06/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
15:34, 05/27/2019

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circula...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
13:00, 05/16/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past w...
04:00, 05/26/2019

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
03:34, 05/07/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' directors shocked by their own success at the box office, credit social media As “Avengers: Endgame” continues to dominate at the box office, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are in awe and crediting social media with the film’s success....
17:34, 04/30/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:51, 04/29/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
08:51, 05/29/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
07:51, 05/20/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
03:34, 05/02/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through posts on private social......
10:00, 06/14/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
04:00, 05/16/2019

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
15:00, 06/03/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
06:17, 06/06/2019

Trump slams 'washed-up psycho' Bette Midler as the two clash via social media Actress Bette Midler gave a half-baked apology for circulating a fake quote on Sunday that she alleged President Trump gave to People Magazine in 1998 about a potential presidential run. ...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty but this online antagonism shows how football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps a decade agoIf you, like many people right now, are yearning for common courtesy, a sense of civilit...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible violation of her online privacy. The Paris Saint-Ge...
07:00, 06/07/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.        ...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
15:00, 05/31/2019

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this weekend's 2019 Tony......
21:34, 06/10/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
19:34, 06/05/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
12:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
15:51, 05/25/2019

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
12:00, 06/18/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
04:00, 05/20/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial reco...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
14:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revealed “racially-charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”...
05:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
01:17, 05/29/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the allegation....
18:51, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
14:34, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
16:17, 05/04/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
08:34, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Pampers to install 5,000 changing stations in men's rooms after viral social media post sparks outrage Pampers announced a new initiative this week that aims at installing 5,000 baby changing tables in men’s rooms across the country after a viral social media post last year sparked outrage among fathers....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:00, 05/17/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
04:51, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Britney Spears flaunts body in zebra bikini, hits back at social-media haters The 37-year-old star took to Instagram to broadcast a carefree image – and to send a message confirming that she's the one posting those videos.        ...
18:51, 05/29/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
18:00, 06/05/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
07:17, 06/15/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
18:17, 05/25/2019

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
21:00, 06/14/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately received criticism from fans....
18:17, 06/13/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
01:34, 05/09/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
20:17, 06/13/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
05:00, 05/17/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:51, 05/13/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
02:51, 06/02/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Senate Dems' social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
23:51, 05/05/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
09:34, 05/04/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:17, 06/14/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
20:51, 05/17/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has stirred interesting reactions on social media....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon – Blue Origin's new lunar lander Amazon boss, Blue Origin founder and world's richest man Jeff Bezos has pulled the wraps off his latest project: a lunar lander, which he hopes will help put humans back on the moon by 2024 – and beyond.The lander, named Blue Moon, will h...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
22:17, 05/26/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump In the days since her golf outing with President trump, Thompson claimed that her social media has been bombarded with "hurtful" comments.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander from his Blue Origin space company Fly me to the moon?– you don’t have to ask Jeff Bezos twice. The billionaire tycoon unveiled a lunar lander from his secretive space company Blue Origin for the first time on Thursday — as part of his big plan to send humans to the moon by 2024...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Blue Moon: Here's how Blue Origin's new lunar lander works WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Blue Origin's billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos , revealed the company's plans to land a spacecraft named "Blue Moon" on the lunar surface....
18:17, 05/13/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on the Tory leaders' debate....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
12:00, 06/06/2019

'Punch a guy so hard he poops himself': Police under fire for 'shameful' social media posts The Plain View Project shows police officers referring to minorities as animals and shared pictures that are anti-Islam.        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
15:17, 05/03/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOS...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
02:00, 05/01/2019

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:51, 05/22/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly fund....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Bruins 4, Blue Jackets 3 | Boston leads series, 3-2: N.H.L. Playoffs: Bruins Spoil Comeback Bid by Blue Jackets David Pastrnak scored two third-period goals for Boston, including the winner with 1:28 left in regulation after Columbus had scored twice to tie the score....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Bruins 4, Blue Jackets 1 | Series is tied, 2-2: N.H.L. Playoffs: Bruins Pull Even With the Blue Jackets Patrice Bergeron scored twice and Tuukka Rask made 39 saves for Boston, which peppered Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky with 46 shots as its top line got untracked....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company strives to reduce abusive content and the scrutiny resulting from it....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Blue Jackets Knock Out the Lightning The Lightning ended up on the wrong side of N.H.L. history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after one of the best regular seasons ever....
00:34, 04/29/2019

Blue Origin: everything you need to know about the Amazon.com of space Update: On May 9, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos unveiled a new lunar lander that he hopes will take mankind back to the moon in 2024, and help build a permanent base for future exploration.Expensive, expendable rockets are history. Humanity's f...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Red Sox crush Guerrero-less Blue Jays 12-2 The Blue Jays had little chance against the Boston Red Sox on Victoria Day, especially with the way the World Series champions have performed lately. Subtracting rookie sensation Vladimir Guerrero Jr., from Toronto's lineup didn't help either....
00:17, 05/21/2019

Guerrero rallies Blue Jays over Yankees Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 11-7 comeback win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Blue Note boss Don Was: 'Jazz can't become synonymous with pop again' He’s the shamanic funk star who produced everyone from the Rolling Stones to Bob Dylan. Now, he is steering jazz’s most iconic label into the future – by embracing its ‘secret scene’‘Journeyman” is a term often used to describe Don Was. At 66, the De...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Blue Jays acquire Jackson from Oakland The Toronto Blue Jays have shored up their injury-riddled starting rotation by acquiring right-hander Edwin Jackson from the Oakland Athletics for cash considerations....
22:17, 05/11/2019

White Sox beat Stroman, Blue Jays 7-2 Yolmer Sanchez had a home run and a pair of RBI's and Marcus Stroman didn't get any run support as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday....
03:00, 05/12/2019

Rockies beat Blue Jays 5-1 for 8th straight win DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched six effective innings, Chris Iannetta homered and the Colorado Rockies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Sunday for their eighth straight win. The Rockies swept their weekend set against the struggling Blue Jay...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Analysis: Red counties are doing better under Trump -- but not as well as blue cities Large, mostly Democratic-leaning, metropolitan centers are consolidating their dominance of the national economy even as smaller, mostly Republican-leaning communities at their periphery show clear signs of economic revival under President Donald Tru...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Wrinkles from our cellphones? Blue light may be making us old It’s not just the sun we have to worry about. Turns out, the cellphones we're all carrying could be giving us wrinkles.        ...
15:34, 04/29/2019

How to see the full blue moon set to rise this weekend On Saturday, May 18, you can see a blue moon — but don’t expect it to actually be blue. The name is just what scientists call an “extra” full moon. An astronomical season — between solstice and equinox — usually has only three full ...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that i...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Crawford's HR carries Giants over Blue Jays Brandon Crawford broke a tie with a sixth-inning home run, and four relievers combined on four innings of shutout ball Wednesday afternoon as the host San Francisco Giants salvaged a split in their interleague series against the Toronto Blue Jays wit...
02:51, 05/16/2019

The Director of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Leers Again Can you die from twerking too long? That’s the kind of thought a viewer has while watching Abdellatif Kechiche’s new film, “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo.”...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Blue Jays designate Hansen for assignment The Toronto Blue Jays designated utilityman Alen Hansen for assignment on Friday while selecting the contract of right-handed pitcher Derek Law from triple-A Buffalo....
02:17, 05/04/2019

This is the OnePlus 7 Pro in Nebula Blue and Mirror Grey Hours after OnePlus teased its 2019 flagship’s camera with a cover story shoot for Harper’s Bazaar India, official OnePlus 7 Pro press renders have leaked out online showing the triple-camera setup that was used and the rest of the phone’s sleek desi...
07:51, 05/03/2019

Blue Jays vs. Padres: All signs point to the Under The Blue Jays have had 15 of their 25 home games go under the total so far this season and with the Padres heading north of the border for a Friday tilt, expect more of the same. The Blue Jays have Trent Thornton on the mound and he has pitched bette...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Blue moon is coming Saturday night to a sky near you A Blue Moon is coming this weekend. And it's not the craft beer nor Amazon's new spaceship, both of which have appropriated the name.        ...
19:34, 05/17/2019

Blue Jays get unearned run in 12th for 1-0 win at Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas - The Toronto Blue Jays outlasted the Rangers to win after an overnight trip to Texas, two outstanding starting performances, some rain and an errant throw in the 12th inning....
07:34, 05/04/2019

How we met: ‘I saw this guy with these incredibly blue eyes. My heart stopped’ Paul Boothroyd, 63, and Monika Bauer-Boothroyd, 62, live in Schorndorf, south-west Germany. They met in 1973 when Paul was on an exchange trip from the UKOf the upwards of 3,000 letters that Paul and Monika wrote to each other, many survive. Paul sho...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Spot starter comes up big as Red Sox wallop Blue Jays TORONTO — Red Sox manager Alex Cora was hoping to get four or five decent innings out of spot starter Ryan Weber. The unheralded right-hander gave Boston a whole lot more. Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Guerrero Jr. hits 2 HRs, Blue Jays beat Giants 7-3 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered twice to become the third-youngest player to hit his first two major league homers in the same game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Best Intel processors 2019: the best CPUs from Team Blue The best Intel processor is a fine way to get a sweet new gaming PC up and running if you're looking to choose among the best processors to buy. And, while the debate between AMD and Intel is always raging, we went ahead and gathered up the best...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The Fiver | Red and white ants making a show of themselves against the blue ones Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Before Wednesday’s Big Vase final there were widespread suggestions that Arsenal should boycott the event in protest at a key club member being unable to enter the country for political reasons. But,...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Try Our a Pair of Blue Light Blocking Gunnar Glasses for Just $36 While Gunnar glasses are marketed towards gamers, they can be effective at reducing eyestrain for anyone that spends their day staring at a screen. The problem is that they’re typically pretty expensive. Today though, you can grab a pair on Amazon fo...
00:34, 05/31/2019

The ‘Velvet Hammer’ leads resurgent Blue Dogs Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a veiled shot at Rep. Stephanie Murphy during a closed-door meeting after the centrist Florida Democrat bucked party leaders on a contentious immigration vote.Pelosi said Republicans were eager to exploit fissures in the ea...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Bruins put away Blue Jackets to advance to conference final COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 39 saves and recorded his sixth career playoff shutout as the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 Monday night to clinch their second-round series and advance to the Eastern Conference final. Rask w...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Boston Bruins even series with 4-1 win vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Boston's top scorers finally contributed as the Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets to even their Eastern Conference series at two games each        ...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Blue no more: Patrick Maroon’s perfect St. Louis homecoming ST. LOUIS (AP) — Each morning Anthony Maroon woke up during a visit to see his father, he’d ask his grandmother how many days he had left with him. Nine? All smiles. The goodbyes were brutal. Patti Maroon told her grandson she couldn’t gu...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night....
07:34, 06/14/2019

This is the OnePlus 7 Pro in Almond, Nebula Blue, and Mirror Grey UPDATE: New renders of the OnePlus 7 Pro's Almond finish have been added courtesy of WinFuture. Extra renders that showcase the Nebula Blue and Mirror Grey finishes are included too.###Hours after OnePlus teased its 2019 flagship’s camera with a cove...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Asian shares feeling blue as Shanghai turns red Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered only a fleeting respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
07:17, 05/17/2019

The Sonic trailer's been recut with the speedy blue hedgehog as you've always known him When the, let’s say, long-awaited trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog premiered last month, it must have felt a bit like a finger had closed on the Monkey’s Paw for fans of Sega’s long-running and oft-beleaguered video game series. Finally, they had the l...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Blue Apron Delivers Better Margins as Business Shrinks Blue Apron posted its first quarterly profit by one key metric since going public nearly two years ago but continued to lose customers for its meal kits....
16:51, 04/30/2019

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night. The second-place Rays won for the fourth straigh...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
23:17, 06/14/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2       ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Rare ‘blue flower moon’ will appear in Saturday night’s sky https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2015/07/31/what-is-a-blue-moon-jennifer-gray-weather-orig.cnn_145123_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – May’s full moon is typically known as the flower moon because of all the blooms this month. Th...
21:34, 05/18/2019

Democrats said a GOP tax law provision would devastate blue states. That’s not happening. Nonpartisan analysts at Moody’s earlier this month found “migration from high-tax states is lower than a decade ago,” noting there’s little evidence the changes in federal tax law have driven residents to leave states such as New York and California....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Stroman angry about removal, White Sox top Blue Jays 7-2 TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Stroman was angry when removed from yet another start when he received little run support, and the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Chicago White Sox and Iván Nova 7-2 Saturday. Stroman (1-6) exchanged words with manager Charlie Mo...
01:34, 05/12/2019

Guerrero Jr. homers again, Blue Jays beat White Sox 5-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Following a slow start, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is showing why he’s one of the top prospects in the majors. Guerrero hit another home run, Danny Jansen and Billy McKinney also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago Wh...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was selected to Toronto’s roster Friday to make his debut against the San Diego Padres. Biggio will bat eighth and play second base, the position his father ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

‘Waffle House hero’ honored with joyride in Blue Angels jet SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who wrestled a gun away from a Waffle House shooter has been honored with a joyride in a Blue Angels jet. The Daily News Journal reports James Shaw Jr. enjoyed a stomach-churning flight over Smyrna Wednesday in a ...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents skirt the new cap on state and local t...
05:17, 06/12/2019

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: Masahiro Tanaka will rebound in Canada Mexican drug lord El Chapo’s mom, Consuelo Loera, has asked for permission to bring her imprisoned son his favorite meal, enchiladas, to lift his spirits. Rumors that “heavy”weight champ Andy Ruiz will be accompanying her are false. Injuries to key p...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Chirinos pulled after 5 no-hit innings, Rays beat Blue Jays Yonny Chirinos was pulled after five no-hit innings and the Tampa Bay Rays went on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3        ...
02:17, 05/28/2019

White Sox beat Blue Jays 4-1, game halted by rain in 5th CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito threw five solid innings, Leury Garcia homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Saturday in a game stopped after 4 ½ innings because of rain. Giolito (5-1) struck out the side in the top of the fif...
03:17, 05/19/2019

MIT, Blue Origin to cooperate on sending research experiment to the moon MIT and Blue Origin have signed a memorandum outlining plans to pursue mutual interests in space exploration. MIT will develop one or more payload experiments to be launched aboard Blue Origin’s Blue Moon, a flexible lander delivering a wide variety ...
06:17, 05/11/2019

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 for their sixth straight win        ...
06:51, 06/01/2019

John Davidson returns to Rangers after stepping down from Blue Jackets John Davidson is coming home, back to Broadway where he was a beloved player and announcer. The Blue Jackets’ president of hockey operations stepped down on Friday afternoon to take the same position with the Rangers, it was announced. Davidson leave...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Padres vs. Blue Jays: Take a shot on San Diego and its stud rookie We’re fast and now we’re first. If you are reading this, you are not alone. According to a new quarterly book from the Alliance for Audited Media, your Sunday New York Post (Amed Rosario) has blown past the lazy Daily News (Robinson Cano) in circulat...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. belts first 2 big-league HRs as Blue Jays roll SAN FRANCISCO — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered twice to become the third-youngest player to hit his first two major league homers in the same game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Tuesday night. Guerrero, who finished with ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Blue Apron latest to suffer in tough meal kit market It’s a turbulent time for meal kit companies. Blue Apron said Monday it could be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange because its closing share price has been lower than $1 since early May. The company’s share price plunged 8% to clo...
00:00, 05/21/2019

There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump The recovery, which has brought low unemployment and rising wages elsewhere, hasn’t really lifted industrial northeast Ohio. But President Trump has lost little of his support there....
13:17, 05/20/2019

We tried meal kits from both Blue Apron and Plated to see which one makes the best meals Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
03:51, 05/26/2019

Guerrero Jr. homers to lead Blue Jays past White Sox 10-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a drive that sliced through the misty air and carried to deep centre. But it looked within range for a sprinting Leurys Garcia, who got a glove to the ball....
10:51, 05/18/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Nebula Blue Variant Is Finally on Sale in India OnePlus 7 Pro Nebula Blue colour variant is finally on sale in India. The Nebula Blue colour variant can be purchased from Amazon India, OnePlus.in as well as a variety of brick-and-mortar retailers....
23:17, 05/27/2019

Blue Jays draft Braden Halladay, son of Roy, in touching gesture NEW YORK — Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft — the round matching his father’s Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay i...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Blue no more: Patrick Maroon's perfect St. Louis homecoming Blue no more: Patrick Maroon's perfect homecoming to St. Louis to be with his son and Blues' journey to Stanley Cup Final        ...
11:34, 06/03/2019

Jeff Bezos to announce Blue Origin’s mission to the moon Jeff Bezos is expected to announce plans Thursday of his space company Blue Origin’s mission to the moon, according to a new report. The world’s richest man and Amazon founder will lay out details of the lunar missions, as well as a lunar...
20:51, 05/09/2019

Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle launches Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle completed a launch and landing Thursday from a West Texas launch site carrying 38 microgravity research payloads to space. (May 2)        ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Odor, Cabrera go deep, Rangers beat Blue Jays 10-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor and Asdrúbal Cabrera each homered and combined for seven RBIs, and the Texas Rangers rolled past the Toronto Blue Jays 10-2 on Sunday. Odor had been in an 0-for-21 slump that reduced his average to .122 before he ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Giolito wins 2nd straight start, White Sox top Blue Jays 5-1 TORONTO (AP) — Lucas Giolito allowed one run in seven innings to win his second straight start, Tim Anderson and Yonder Alonso homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Sunday. Giolito (4-1) gave up four hits, matched his se...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Investors Find Blue Apron Split Hard to Digest A reverse stock split may not be the right recipe for beleaguered meal-kit company Blue Apron Holdings. Its shares dropped more than 10% cents a day after its board approved a 1-for-15 split....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Pastrnak, Bruins beat Blue Jackets 4-3 for 3-2 series lead David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1:28 left to cap a wild third period, and help the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series      ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Odour, Cabrera go deep, Rangers beat Blue Jays 10-2 ARLINGTON, Texas - Rougned Odor and Asdrúbal Cabrera each homered and combined for seven RBIs, and the Texas Rangers rolled past the Toronto Blue Jays 10-2 on Sunday....
03:17, 05/06/2019

Blue Jays vs. Twins: Eric Sogard will again be the difference-maker The Twins have been one of the biggest surprises in baseball through a little more than a month of the season while the Blue Jays seem to be righting the ship after a tough start. Marcus Stroman has some of the most impressive numbers you will find f...
21:51, 05/06/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 13: Lysette Titi 'Young, Sad and Blue' For years, I knew very little about Lysette. For instance, I had no idea her actual artist name (at the time) was Lysette Titi. I didn’t know she was from the D.C. area. I had no idea she was, at one point, a lead singer for legendary D.C. go-go band...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Save Up to 80% on Surplus Styles From United By Blue's Warehouse Sale You better believe United By Blue’s Warehouse Sale is offering some great deals on past-season surplus styles and samples. Save up to 80% on loads of apparel, including quite a few jackets featuring the brand’s signature bison fill. And don’t forget;...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto’s five home runs and the Blue Jays hammered the Houston Astros 12-0 on Sunday. Freddy Galvis and Hernández each hit three-run ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets beat Bruins to take 2-1 series lead With Columbus holding on to a two-goal lead late in the second period, Boston's Brad Marchand snapped a shot from the top of the left circle. The puck rebounded and trickled dangerously in the blue paint before Sergei Bobrovsky stretched out and swep...
22:34, 05/01/2019

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being caused by a genetic defect....
11:51, 06/17/2019

Blue Grass Stockyards Beef BBQ Fest Sizzles On Saturday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some folks in Lexington got the chance to enjoy some great food at the second annual Blue Grass Stockyards Beef BBQ Fest on Saturday. Check out the Blue Grass Stockyard BBQ Fest. Our @BillMeck is out there now judging...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Blue collar no more: Skilled auto technicians are in high demand The tight labor market, while frustrating for employers, can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Women Wanted: Blue-Collar Fields Find New Workforce A growing number of women are taking jobs in blue-collar roles that have long been—and still are—mostly men. The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently touched the highest level in at least 25 years....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Wireless nanowire lasers absorb infrared, emit blue light Enlarge / This article is about lasers (not necessarily the one pictured). (credit: Knick Banas / Flickr) Some of us are anxiously awaiting the photonics revolution, where photons will band together to overthrow the tyranny of electrons. One of the...
23:51, 06/01/2019

Trump captures Biden’s blue-collar, older voter base Former Vice President Joe Biden’s hope of riding the support of blue-collar workers and older voters to the White House has hit a wall called President Trump....
15:51, 05/12/2019

Eternally Blue: Baltimore City leaders blame NSA for ransomware attack Enlarge / Baltimore: An IT disaster area? (credit: Cyndi Monaghan via Getty Images) The mayor and city council president of Baltimore are pushing for the ransomware attack that brought Baltimore's city government to a standstill to be designated a...
21:17, 05/28/2019

David Pastrnak, Bruins beat Blue Jackets 4-3 for 3-2 series lead David Pastrnak scored his second goal of the game with 1:28 left to cap a wild third period, and help Boston Bruins beat Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3.        ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Watch: Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky makes 36 saves in Game 3 win Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky continued his impressive postseason play in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 3 Tuesday night....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday nig...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow themselves to get steamrolled by the Bruins in Game 2...
12:51, 05/30/2019

New marine protected areas to create 'blue belt' twice England's size Conservationists say protection helps stop marine-damaging activitiesAn area nearly twice the size of England will become a “blue belt” of protected waters after the government created 41 new marine conservation zones.The short-snouted seahorse, the ...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Houston girl, 5, ‘abducted’ by 3 men in blue pickup, recently had brain surgery Authorities in Houston are searching for a 5-year-old girl they say may have been abducted Friday night by three men in a Chevy truck who apparently beat her stepfather unconscious during the encounter. ...
08:17, 05/06/2019

Blue Jays place Buchholz on injured list with sore shoulder TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Clay Buchholz has been scratched from Friday’s start against the Chicago White Sox and placed on the 10-day injured list because of a sore shoulder. The move is retroactive to May 9. Right-hander Daniel Hud...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Perez pitches 7 scoreless innings, Twins beat Blue Jays 8-0 TORONTO (AP) — Martin Perez and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, Eddie Rosario hit his AL-leading 12th home run and the Minnesota Twins blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Monday night. Rosario began the day in a four-way tie for the AL hom...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Toronto Blue Jays draft Roy Halladay's son in tribute to late pitcher The Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday selected the son of the late pitcher Roy Halladay in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft – the round matching his father’s number...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Manchester City’s sky blue smashing of Watford proves football is broken Watching Pep Guardiola’s side dismantle their opponents in the FA Cup final was gruesome and reflective of a trend across Europe that suggests the time has come for a super leagueGoals! Goals! Goals! Trophies everywhere. Manchester City were brillian...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idlin...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to moon by 2024 The Amazon CEO’s aerospace company is developing rockets for short space tourism trips and satellite launch contractsThe tech billionaires’ space race is heating up.Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, aims to take people to the moon by 2024,...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Means leads Orioles past Blue Jays 4-2 in series opener BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie John Means tied a season-high with seven strikeouts and the Baltimore Orioles took the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night. Means (6-4) allowed one run on four hits with three walks over five innings ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and made his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup, batting eighth and playing second base, the positi...
12:34, 05/25/2019

Cavan Biggio, son of Hall-of-Famer Craig, called up by Blue Jays TORONTO — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup to bat eighth and play second base, the position ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Adames knocks in run in 11th inning, Rays beat Blue Jays 4-3 Willy Adames delivered a long single against a five-man infield in the 11th inning, driving in the winning run as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

Twins vs. Blue Jays: Jose Berrios has the upper hand on Toronto Some weekend transactions you may have missed. … Mets Travis d’Arnaud is now a Dodger. Morning host Norah O’Donnell has been reassigned to CBS Evening News. And Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade has been named captain of the USC softball, sw...
19:34, 05/07/2019

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Go Full Lion King at Tina Knowles' Gala The Lion King? More like the Lion Queen! On Saturday, Beyoncé and 7-year-old daughter Blue Ivy Carter attended family matriarch Tina Knowles's annual Wearable Art Gala in Santa......
19:00, 06/02/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
11:34, 06/02/2019

Gray's strong outing carries Rockies over Blue Jays 4-2 Jon Gray struck out seven in a solid seven-inning outing, Nolan Arenado singled to extend his hitting streak to 12 games and Daniel Murphy drove in two runs as the Colorado Rockies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2        ...
07:17, 06/02/2019

Blue Origin tweeted a cryptic photo of explorer Shackleton's ship — here's what it likely means Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, shared a cryptic photo of explorer Ernest Shackleton's expedition in a tweet....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Jackson plays for record 14th team, Blue Jays lose to Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edwin Jackson became the first player in major league history to play for 14 teams when he made his Toronto Blue Jays debut and pitched five innings Wednesday in a 4-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants. The 35-year-old right-hande...
02:34, 05/16/2019

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

Read this: Weezer’s “Buddy Holly” was almost “Ginger Rogers” and other Blue Album fun facts Twenty-five years ago today, Weezer released its debut album, a 10-song self-titled release that would come to be known as The Blue Album and would be exalted by some fans as the best record the band would ever release. In honor of this quarter-centu...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength,one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
15:00, 05/17/2019

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

Watch: Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. blasts first career home run in MLB Toronto Blue Jays rookie slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushed his first career home run in the MLB on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Blue Origin lofts NASA and student experiments in New Shepard tomorrow morning The 11th mission for Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital launch vehicle is slated for takeoff Tuesday morning. The craft will be carrying 38 (!) experimental payloads from NASA, students, and research organizations around the world. You’...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez...
06:00, 06/15/2019

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continu...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. open to participating in Home Run Derby Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. said he'd participate, if invited, in the Home Run Derby next month at the All-Star Game in Cleveland.        ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Watch: Toronto Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio records first MLB hit, home run Toronto Blue Jays rookie second baseman Cavan Biggio smacked his first major league hit and home run on Sunday with his Hall of Fame father, Craig Biggio, in attendance....
00:51, 05/27/2019

Kate Middleton stuns in pastel blue dress as she arrives at Royal Ascot KATE Middleton has just arrived at Royal Ascot alongside Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning in a pastel blue frock....
17:00, 06/18/2019

A Certain Beefy Young Blue Jay Finally Socked His First Major-League Dinger, And It Was A Beaut Holding to the principle that if a person doesn’t have anything nice to say they should say nothing at all, there hasn’t been a whole lot to say about Vlad Guerrero Jr. since his call up to the majors back on April 26. Entering Tuesday night, Vlad ha...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
00:00, 05/03/2019

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Elon Musk mocks Blue Origin’s lunar lander announcement, embarrasses himself in the process SpaceX is the current leader in commercial spaceflight worldwide, but it’s far from the only game in town. Blue Origin, founded by billionaire Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, has been working on its own reusable rocket technology for some time now, and...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Blue-state House members try to reclaim higher SALT deductions that were cut in Trump's tax overhaul Some House members want to lift the cap on state and local tax deductions, but it could be tough, in part because the move is expected to benefit high earners....
14:51, 05/27/2019

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia. They make up the United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU, that is tasked with protecting UN ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Protect Your Offsprings' Eyes With Felix Gray's New Blue Light-Blocking Glasses For Kids I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, parents these days are pretty concerned about the amount of screen time their tots are logging. I get it! There are a lot more screens to look at now than there were when I was a kid, and also, the inter...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Roy Halladay's son Braden drafted by Blue Jays in 32nd round in touching gesture Roy Halladay spent most of his Hall of Fame career with the Toronto Blue Jays. The team selected his son Braden in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft.        ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a red shell toward a free-to-play launch on iOS and ...
05:51, 05/23/2019

Blue states push to remove Trump from 2020 ballot if he doesn't release tax returns Bills have been introduced in 17 states that would keep President Trump off their election ballots in 2020 unless he releases his tax returns to the public....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Boston Bruins defeat Columbus Blue Jackets, reach Eastern Conference finals The Boston Bruins had a masterful performance from goaltender Tuukka Rask, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 to reach the Eastern Conference finals....
22:34, 05/07/2019

Parlee Beach hopes Blue Flag designation restores confidence in water quality The Blue Flag is awarded to beaches and marinas that meet strict criteria for water quality, environmental management, safety and services, along with environmental education...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits first home runs in career in Blue Jays game against Giants Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career home run, then added another in the Blue Jays' game against the Giants.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Amex's Revamped Blue Cash Preferred Offers 6% Back From U.S. Supermarkets and Streaming Services With a new suite of a bonus categories and a slightly improved welcome offer, Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express might be the strongest entry yet in what I call the “premium cash-back card” category, i.e. cards that don’t focus on lucrat...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Blue Jays' Edwin Jackson makes history by playing for 14th team The Athletics traded Jackson to Toronto last week, and the 35-year-old made his Blue Jays debut Wednesday in San Francisco.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
09:17, 06/05/2019

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

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
00:34, 06/11/2019

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
17:34, 06/05/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
10:51, 06/10/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:51, 06/04/2019

Sudan: what future for the country’s Islamists? Islamist parties that supported the Bashir regime are now facing challengesAs members of Sudan’s Islamist Popular Congress party arrived for a meeting in Khartoum one Saturday afternoon, they were greeted by abuse from groups of young protesters and ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be deported there....
16:00, 06/17/2019

U.N. says to move some staff out of Sudan temporarily the United Nations said on Wednesday it is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, where security forces on Monday carried out a deadly raid on a protest camp....
02:00, 06/06/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
19:17, 06/13/2019

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

Sudan protests turn violent Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of President Omar al-Bashir last month....
10:51, 05/14/2019

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

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
19:51, 06/10/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
15:34, 06/15/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy sa...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Bruins' Brad Marchand caught on camera delivering cheap shot during loss to Blue Jackets Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand punches kneeling Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Scott Harrington in the back of the head after a whistle in Game 3.        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Is there a single blue-rinse Tory who doesn’t fancy a knee-trembler with Boris Johnson? | Marina Hyde The leadership candidate is said to connect with people emotionally. But his only genuine emotion is self-loveI wouldn’t kiss you if you were the last man on Earth!” It’s one of the great cliches of romance novels that any woman saying this will, in ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
00:51, 05/10/2019

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
12:34, 06/03/2019

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
08:51, 06/14/2019

Sudan’s army says talks to be resumed with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month over a transfer of power to civilian rule. The military council says...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 people since Monday...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Sudan's army says talks to be resumed with protesters Sudan's ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month over a transfer of power to civilian rule....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
16:51, 05/15/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
10:51, 06/06/2019

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
12:34, 06/14/2019

The Latest: UN rights office wants monitors in Sudan United Nations human rights office says a monitoring team should be deployed quickly to Sudan to examine alleged violations during this week’s military crackdown...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
12:17, 05/31/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from power say security forces have attempted to forcefully break up a sit-in in the Darfur region. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which h...
18:51, 05/04/2019

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau. Saturday’s ...
18:17, 06/01/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
18:34, 05/09/2019

More than 10 wounded by gunfire in Sudan's capital: doctors More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, and some were in serious condition, local doctors told Reuters....
02:51, 05/14/2019