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Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license

Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license

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Councilman seeks change to hookah bar liquor license rule LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska city councilman says an ordinance that forces the Muslim owners of a new hookah lounge to serve alcohol in violation of their faith must change. The ordinance requires businesses in Lincoln that allow smoking indoors t...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a rapidly gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, has racked up noise complaints from neighbors. On W...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with Google, reports Korean media today.European antit...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, devel...
10:17, 07/07/2019

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who ow...
02:51, 05/30/2019

California city gives money to some residents Stockton, California is giving away money to some of its residents under a plan to help the city's working poor get out of poverty. The move comes as the idea of a basic income plan becomes a topic in the presidential campaign. (Sept. 3)  ...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
04:34, 06/22/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
02:17, 05/07/2019

A Mystery Frequency Disrupted Car Fobs in an Ohio City, and Now Residents Know Why For weeks, some garage doors would not open and some car doors would not unlock in a Cleveland suburb. After some sleuthing, officials say they discovered the reason....
05:34, 05/05/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
12:51, 07/03/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
21:51, 07/19/2019

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on...
04:17, 08/16/2019

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city ...
13:34, 07/18/2019

LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells ...
15:51, 08/19/2019

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

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
17:17, 07/14/2019

Trump lashes out anew at Rep. Cummings and the ‘corrupt’ city he represents, says Baltimore residents have thanked him Two days after a Fox News segment prompted President Trump to attack Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), the president renewed his criticism Monday night as Fox hosts united to back his comments against Baltimore....
19:17, 07/30/2019

San Francisco homeless stats soar: city blames big business, residents blame officials San Francisco is a city of extremes.  It's got more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world but it's also got a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations....
18:01, 08/20/2019

Pols, residents demand city move trash trucks lining Manhattan block Move it! Politicians and residents lined up Sunday to demand the Sanitation Department find a new home for the trash trucks it has been parking on a residential stretch of the East Village for nearly a year — despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s prom...
00:17, 08/19/2019

South Carolina city restores fallen officer 'Lord' memorial -- but one thing is upsetting residents Tega Cay, S.C. city officials scrubbed references to "Lord" on a fallen police officers memorial -- then they removed the monument altogether -- after a resident complained....
00:51, 07/30/2019

#WeAreBaltimore: Residents, Mayor, Even the City's Newspaper Clap Back at Trump After Vile, Racist Tweets After the president labeled Baltimore “a very dangerous & filthy place” that is “rat and rodent infested mess” and where “no human being would want to live,” the residents of Charm City and many others refused to let that slander lie and came to ...
20:51, 07/28/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Man City fends off Liverpool challenge for title The Premier League title race between Manchester City and Liverpool went down to the wire but there were to be no final twists in what's been a thrilling tale....
10:51, 05/13/2019

Guardiola lauds Liverpool as City face huge title challenge "Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola considers Liverpool among the best sides he has faced in his managerial career with the two clubs set to fight for the Premier League title on the final day of the season."...
12:17, 05/06/2019

IRS can now revoke U.S. passports over back taxes The Internal Revenue Service has instituted changes that enables the U.S. State Department to revoke American travelers' passports if they owe a substantial amount of back taxes....
18:17, 08/14/2019

The Lib Dems switching from Remain to revoke could cause a problem As delegates raised their hands in a vote to adopt a policy of stopping Brexit altogether, it was clear the endorsement was overwhelming - the party of Remain was to become the party of revoke....
06:34, 09/16/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Revoke and remain: inside the Lib Dem party conference – podcast With a new leader in Jo Swinson and the defection of six MPs to the party, Lib Dems are hoping for a resurgence. Rachel Humphreys reports from party conference. Plus Vince Beiser on the black market in sand This week the Liberal Democrats met amid a ...
14:34, 09/18/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
09:51, 05/18/2019

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister......
23:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. to revoke Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars, Trump says President Donald Trump and California are going to war over who should set U.S. standards for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
01:51, 09/19/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by Ca...
06:34, 09/10/2019

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
21:51, 08/06/2019

Flores Agreement: States Sue to Block Trump's Attempt to Revoke It Lawsuits regarding the Flores Agreement and public charge rule argue that the federal government is interfering with states' efforts to enforce their laws....
23:51, 08/27/2019

Teen held in Cyprus after being 'forced' to revoke rape claims A British teenager, who claimed she was gang raped in Ayia Napa, has been held in prison after police forced her to retract the allegations, a UK legal group has said....
05:17, 08/06/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
16:51, 07/12/2019

Five die in India after drinking spurious liquor Five people died and 19 were being treated in hospital after drinking spurious liquor in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, a district official said on Tuesday....
11:17, 05/28/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
11:51, 08/05/2019

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
04:17, 09/06/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc [Updated] Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by C...
16:51, 09/10/2019

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to ente...
20:00, 06/09/2019

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their buildings....
20:51, 05/13/2019

Amazon Plans to Open a Liquor Store Because Sure, Why Not Amazon is trying to set up a physical liquor store in San Francisco, Business Insider reported Saturday, which means soon you may get to act out your drunk Amazon purchases in real-time. Read more......
00:00, 08/11/2019

Top liquor and beer-drinking colleges in the nation Princeton Review released their annual college ranking lists, including their "Lots of Beer" and "Lots of Liquor" lists. Check out which schools made the cut.       ...
07:51, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
21:34, 06/26/2019

Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least six villagers have died after drinking tainted liquor in northern India. Police officer Ajay Sahni says the deceased bought the liquor from a shop in in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday nig...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and M...
20:51, 06/04/2019

JPMorgan credit-card customers are seething about company plans to revoke their ability to sue them — here's how to protect yourself AP Images JPMorgan Chase is planning to revoke its credit-card customers' ability to sue them. The bank sent nearly all of its cardholders notifications alerting them that they were implementing binding arbitration that prevents customers from takin...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in an Independence Day speech Thursday, as about...
07:51, 08/15/2019

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17:00, 06/12/2019

Those Against Bihar Liquor Ban May Vote For Opposition: Sushil Kumar Modi Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said those opposed to the ban on sale and consumption of liquor might vote for the opposition if they wish, and asserted that the policy has made the......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Minister Asked To Take Action Over Mahatma Gandhi's Pic On Liquor Bottles Rajya Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles of an Israeli company, prompting the Chair to direct External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to look......
22:51, 07/02/2019

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
05:34, 06/14/2019

Court Tells Uttarakhand Government To Take Policy Decision On Liquor Ban The Uttarakhand High Court has given the state government six months to formulate a policy to implement provisions of the Excise Act which provide for prohibition of alcohol in the state....
16:17, 08/30/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. Constitution's interstate commerce provision....
16:51, 06/26/2019

Montana threatens to pull exclusive club’s liquor licenses HELENA, Mont. — Members like Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake might find it difficult to get a drink the next time they go skiing at the exclusive Yellowstone Club if state regulators follow through on their threat to pull several liquor licenses fro...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Woman found dead in parking lot of New Hampshire liquor store A woman was found dead in the parking lot of a New Hampshire liquor store, a report said. The body of Melanie Ordner, 55, was discovered by police in the driver’s side of a parked car at the State Liquor Store in the town of Hampton at around 4...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Undercover sting nabs 186 NY liquor joints for selling to minors ALBANY — Nearly 200 liquor joints across New York were nabbed for selling booze to minors in an undercover sting operation conducted by state regulators and law enforcement. Out of 851 business checked for compliance with the law, 186 were found to b...
08:34, 05/16/2019

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. S...
11:34, 06/01/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
21:17, 07/12/2019

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From...
15:17, 08/08/2019

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism f...
13:17, 08/02/2019

The Trumps are coming: London ready for controversial visit For Britain’s unflappable monarch, the arrival of President Donald Trump and his family means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace, but beneath the pomp and ceremony there are differences aplenty...
12:17, 06/02/2019

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
11:00, 05/11/2019

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One Jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Ti...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to b...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
00:34, 06/13/2019

Powerful Liquor Lobby Influences Yogi Adityanath, Says Sacked UP Minister Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gave in to the powerful liquor lobby and did not......
20:00, 05/20/2019

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaurants serving alcohol statewide — is developing new rules that will significantly curb the stiff fees...
10:17, 07/11/2019

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at his head, police said. Cops were responding to a group of people lighting off the pyrotechnics on Nostr...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Leaked Photos Show Liquor, Gambling Party Being Held In UP Jail Jails in Uttar Pradesh are turning into pubs for gangsters who are seen throwing liquor and gambling parties inside the barracks. Much to the embarrassment of the prison department, several......
13:00, 06/06/2019

Todd Snyder opens a menswear shop in Tribeca’s former ‘Liquor Store’ It’s unusual for a new retail space to feel like a homecoming. But when American menswear designer Todd Snyder (whose fans include the Rock, Nick Jonas and Armie Hammer) steps into his new Tribeca shop, the nostalgia flows freely. “I was here way bac...
18:17, 09/19/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor from minibars The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in the Dominican Republican announced it is removing liquor dispensers from all guest rooms after the deaths of Americans that have shaken the island’s tourism and raised concerns over the use of unregulated liquor....
22:00, 06/24/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
15:17, 08/07/2019

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the firs...
23:34, 06/03/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
04:17, 06/04/2019

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
08:34, 07/08/2019

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:34, 06/03/2019

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers from minibars The general manager said the decision is not connected to the deaths of two American tourists at the Punta Cana resort, but is meant to provide "more tranquility for guests."...
21:34, 06/23/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
00:17, 05/24/2019

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a ...
16:51, 06/22/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths In the wake of several tourist deaths, Hard Rock will remove liquor dispensers in its Dominican Republic and Mexican rooms starting this week.       ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
13:34, 08/21/2019

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the...
13:51, 05/25/2019

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when ther...
00:00, 06/30/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
06:51, 06/06/2019

Tencent first quarter profit beats estimates as FinTech trumps mobile gaming Tencent Holdings Ltd booked a 17% profit rise for the three months ended March, and revealed it made more revenue from FinTech and business services than smartphones games for the first time as it bore the brunt of regulatory setbacks in its mainstay...
12:34, 05/15/2019

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:51, 05/27/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
06:34, 06/07/2019

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
02:34, 07/13/2019

10 of Europe's best new seaside hotels Looking to stay close to the beach? Check out (and maybe check in to) these stylish, recently opened hotels and apartments from Latvia to Las Palmas On a remote and rocky hillside on the Mani peninsula, a 90-minute drive south from Kalamata airport, ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Th...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Teaching Hotels: Why You Might Want to Stay In One At teaching hotels, including Cornell University’s Statler, you don’t just get top-of-the-class service, you’re part of the lesson plan. Plus: Hotel pros on how to score an upgrade and other tips on acing a hotel stay....
23:00, 09/11/2019

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

These art-filled hotels could moonlight as museums This summer, if you’re looking for a weekend escape that doesn’t skimp on culture, consider these six hotels. They’re easy to get to — but more to the point, they’re all within reach of world-class art and hang it proudly on their walls. Hamilton Pri...
04:17, 05/22/2019

The best new hotels and renovated resorts in the Hamptons Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk The long-awaited renovation of the old Montauk Yacht Club is the buzziest news on the East End. Debuting Memorial Day weekend, the 107-room property will have all the bells and whistles of a full-on resor...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, hacienda or houseboat....
14:51, 09/09/2019

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. gove...
20:00, 07/21/2019

10 of the best luxury seaside hotels in Greece Filled with lavish amenities ranging from private helicopter transportation and personal butlers, these luxurious seaside hotels offer some of the best places to stay Greece....
03:51, 09/11/2019

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarka...
16:34, 07/19/2019

3 of the chicest British seaside hotels Fish and chips on the sand, buckets and spades — it simply isn't summer without a trip to the seaside. But where to stay once you're there? Anna van Praagh rounds up three of the best British beach hotels...
13:17, 07/25/2019

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor h...
08:34, 07/14/2019

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
19:17, 09/06/2019

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has ple...
11:17, 06/02/2019

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
01:34, 05/18/2019

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave his quixotic presidential bid ke...
03:01, 09/14/2019

Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem. As the long bull market shows signs of fatigue, some industry analysts are starting to ask: What will become of all the upstart brands when the economy sours?...
23:17, 08/26/2019

These are the airlines and hotels with the most-satisfied travelers, according to new survey When it comes to customer satisfaction, airlines and travel websites seem to be moving in the right direction in pleasing patrons. Hotels? Not so much.        ...
16:51, 04/30/2019

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
10:34, 09/10/2019

Choice Hotels CEO on the state of the travel industry Pat Pacious, Choice Hotels CEO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the state of the U.S. travel industry and why he sees now as a great time for consumers....
05:51, 09/06/2019

"Best In World": Trump Praises One Of His Hotels On Twitter President Donald Trump used his official Twitter feed to tout an accolade for one of his hotels, despite claims that he has violated ethics laws by using his hotel chain for government business....
22:34, 09/13/2019

Checking In at Trump Hotels, for Kinship (and Maybe Some Sway) To ethics lawyers, the most extraordinary aspect of the daily merging of President Trump’s official duties and his commercial interests is that it has now become almost routine....
03:51, 09/08/2019

How to Check Resort Fees at Major Hotels When you find a particularly fantastic deal for a hotel stay at a beach town, you might see the rate skyrocket when you agree to book—these are “resort fees.”...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
05:51, 07/18/2019

Goldman Sachs in talks to buy B&B Hotels from PAI Partners Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy B&B Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners, the companies said on Monday, in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion)....
11:51, 05/20/2019

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
10:17, 08/06/2019

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
20:17, 06/20/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US...
21:17, 07/22/2019

10 of the best railway hotels in Europe: readers’ travel tips A friendly welcome and comfortable bed are just the tonic after a long journey: our tipsters know the best hotels near stations from the Med to the TirolCerbère is the last village in France before Spain on the Mediterranean coast. It’s a quiet seasi...
10:51, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka hotels grapple with cancellations after bombing attack Hotels in Sri Lanka are seeing an influx of cancellations following the bombing attack that killed at least 253 people on Easter Sunday.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels InterContinental Hotels Group will switch to refillable bottles by 2021 to reduce plastic wasteInterContinental Hotels Group is ditching miniature shampoo, conditioner and body-wash bottles across its 5,000-plus sites worldwide to reduce plastic wast...
18:51, 07/30/2019

Loews Hotels CEO says trade war makes U.S. less welcoming destination Loews Hotels CEO and Chairman Jonathan Tisch sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he speaks about the threat of tariffs on tourism and the labor shortage the hospitality industry is try...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Traveling with a furry friend? No problem. These hotels allow pets Taking a vacation often means leaving your beloved pets at home — but what if you didn't have to?       ...
22:51, 08/26/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
03:51, 07/31/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Tarifa holiday guide: the best activities, bars, restaurants and hotels This beach town in the far south of Spain, only a windsurf away from Africa, mixes a surfer vibe with excellent nightlifeIt’s the most southerly town in mainland Europe, only 14km from Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar. It’s a 1,000-year-old wall...
10:51, 06/01/2019

Booking.com Takes a Slice of Hotels' Lucrative Resort Fees Resort fees are becoming so ubiquitous that some online travel sites are looking to cash in on them. Booking.com has told its hotel partners in the U.S. that it would begin collecting a 15% commission on resort fees in addition to the 15% it currentl...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels scrap miniature toiletries Guests at Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels will no longer be able to pop miniature bottles of toiletries in their suitcase at the end of their break....
18:51, 07/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Relaxation on the road: 8 luxury hotels with world-class spas Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.        ...
20:51, 05/20/2019

| Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt say they have arrested a suspect....
18:34, 09/18/2019

Explore the new North Fork: The buzziest hotels, restaurants and vineyards Sweet Stays Two new hotels (and another glam inn update) are debuting on the North Fork this season, placing the destination firmly on the New York City weekender’s map. The Menhaden (from $349), in relatively bustling Greenport, weaves seamlessly in...
18:00, 05/24/2019

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
07:51, 05/31/2019

Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact....
09:51, 08/29/2019

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
14:51, 06/19/2019

I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers Data suggests that the vast majority of Americans have never slept on the roof of a midsize Japanese SUV, but almost everyone has stayed in a hotel. I’m here to tell you that you’re all suckers, and a 2019 Honda Passport is proof....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Tourism Suffers In Sri Lanka After Bomb Blasts Targeting Hotels, Churches Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travellers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings, a senior official of the state tourism......
13:00, 05/07/2019

'Person of interest' sought in 3 suspected arson fires at Hawaii hotels Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that they believe were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday. ...
10:17, 08/08/2019

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
03:51, 08/08/2019

Holiday Inn hotels are ditching mini shampoos to cut waste and save the seas Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels are switching to bulk-size bathroom amenities as part of an effort to cut waste.       ...
17:17, 07/30/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Marriott Revenue Lags as Slower Economic Growth Pressures Hotels Marriott International posted weaker than expected revenue growth from guest stays in the latest period, but said its business is stable as it generates more money in fees and expands its portfolio....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
14:34, 06/17/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The Post has learned. After a seven-year hiatus, the Social Security Administration has begun sending out...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Millionaire evaded cops in wife’s slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels The California millionaire who was arrested last weekend for his wife’s 2012 slaying managed to elude capture for four years in Mexico by shacking up in luxury hotels and constantly moving around, police said Tuesday. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 54...
21:51, 08/06/2019

Trump Report Card: Bolton firing, debt, hotels cloud week This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump sizing up his choices for a fourth national security adviser, cheering his Supreme Court endorsement of changing U.S. asylum policy and continuing to pack federal courts with his young judges....
01:51, 09/15/2019

These Key West hotels offer an ‘underwater library’ for book lovers Don’t you just love laying by the pool and reading a good book? What if you could actually be in the pool and continue to read it? Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoy's Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
10:34, 07/08/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Pebble Beach car week isn't for budget travelers. Prices get jacked for tickets, hotels, even gas Thousands of people descend on the normally quiet Monterey Peninsula coast for what has come to be known as "Pebble Beach car week," but it is not an event for those on a tight budget....
16:17, 08/17/2019

Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished | io9 A Crew of VFX Artists Take on the CGI of the Star Wars Prequels | Skillet You Should Grill Whole Heads of Ga...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Gucci-Draped Life In Hotels Ends For Woman Who Conned Manhattan's Elite Anna Sorokin found her mark, and her marks, in the elite corners of Manhattan, and for years crafted an elaborate backstory of being a wealthy German heiress worth tens of millions of dollars....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
04:17, 08/13/2019

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Former baggage handler Surinder Arora named London's latest hotels billionaire A former baggage handler who started his business empire with four derelict houses near Heathrow has been named as London's newest billionaire hotelier....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.   ...
10:51, 08/23/2019

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
14:34, 06/27/2019

New insights into bismuth’s character The search for better materials for computers and other electronic devices has focused on a group of materials known as “topological insulators” that have a special property of conducting electricity on the edge of their surfaces like traffic lanes o...
23:51, 08/06/2019

Every Dragon Ball Character, Together Christopher Cayco is an illustrator and artist who figured sure, why the hell not, let’s put every single character from Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball GT in a single drawing....
04:51, 06/06/2019

Fallout 4 Mod Gives Your Character An Anime Look Fallout 4’s Far Harbor expansion is pretty anime with its island of misfit Synths and deep-seated mysteries. But one modder decided it isn’t anime enough and took matters into their own hands....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Trump financial disclosure shows revenue at major hotels and resorts held steady in 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — Trump financial disclosure shows revenue at major hotels and resorts held steady in 2018....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:00, 07/19/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
07:51, 08/16/2019

Cities Are Saying 'No' to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
06:17, 08/26/2019

Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
22:17, 08/26/2019

Citing unrest, US suspends air traffic with Venezuela The United States on Wednesday suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying the political unrest and tensions there pose a risk to flights....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Half-Full Hotels and Cheap Rooms: Hong Kong Tourism Suffers Worst Month Since SARS The number of tourists visiting the city suffered one of the biggest drops on record in August, one of the clearest indications that months of antigovernment protests are decimating parts of the local economy....
00:51, 09/10/2019

Another Character Is Confirmed to Return for Venom 2 The Cruella prequel casts an important crony. Before Thor: Love & Thunder, Taika Waititi has another mysterious project in the works. Plus, Wonder Woman gets another animated movie, what to expect from the end of Preacher, a clip from Krypton’s s...
00:51, 08/09/2019

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change. With the historic season 21......
20:34, 05/30/2019

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Clarke Who? How The 100's Eliza Taylor Took On a Whole New Character Clarke Griffin is dead. Of course The 100's defacto leader is not really dead (we hope and pray), but for now, her body's being occupied by a young woman named Josephine, one of......
00:17, 05/29/2019

Oh, It's Just T-Pain Cosplaying As A Tekken Character DragonCon, one of the biggest conventions in the US, is going down this long weekend, and among the cosplayers in attendance is rapper T-Pain, living his absolute best cosplay life as Tekken’s Leroy Smith....
03:34, 09/03/2019

Pledge who chugged liquor at frat 'Bible study' event was 'dead man walking', toxicologist says A toxicologist has testified that a fraternity pledge was a "dead man walking" after chugging liquor during a hazing event.        ...
16:17, 07/17/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Soon Your Phone Will Be Your Driver's License, MetroCard and More After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until physical wallets go the way of the change purse....
00:34, 06/28/2019

Best Buy Lowers Sales Forecast, Citing Tariffs' Toll Best Buy reported disappointing sales in the second quarter and narrowed its revenue forecast for the year citing the impact of tariffs, sending shares of the electronics retailer down sharply....
21:51, 08/29/2019

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links Brazil says it “stands ready to cooperate” with the F.B.I. seeks to interrogate an Egyptian man linked to planning attacks against the United States....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Maria Sharapova out of French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

WeWork seeks $20 bln-$30 bln in IPO valuation - Streetinsider citing Bloomberg WeWork owner The We Company is seeking a valuation of between $20 billion and $30 billion in its planned initial public offering, Streetinsider.com reported on Thursday, citing Bloomberg, well below the $47 billion it was worth at the start of the ye...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Google walkout organizer leaves job citing retaliation One of the organizers of an employee-led walkout at Google last year left her job, saying Friday that she experienced retaliation, something the tech company denies....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Massages, Five-Star Hotels, Porsches, And... Mayo-Slathered Sushi?: Tennis Writers Reveal Best (And Worst) Tournament Perks As a rube who has only ever covered one tennis tournament—the U.S. Open (once in 2017 and once this year)—I was blown away by the perks given to credentialed media: $25 per diem to spend on food around the grounds or in the media cafeteria! Great sea...
18:34, 09/17/2019

‘13 Reasons Why’ kills off a major character in season 3 Spoiler alert: This post contains info on 13 Reasons Why seasons 1 and 2. If you haven't watched them yet, you've been warned. Netflix unveiled the trailer for the third season of its controversial teenage drama, which debuts on the stream...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Glee captured all of its wasted promise in one character One can imagine that a perfect version of Glee would have looked like a gayer, cattier serialized iteration of Alexander Payne’s Election. Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have confessed as much. But Payne never exerted the kind of sadism and masochism t...
15:00, 05/09/2019

The Most Relatable Part Of Legion Is Everyone Saying The Main Character's Name Recently I’ve been binge-watching FX’s Marvel universe show Legion. I don’t really care for superhero stuff, but the show’s portrayal of mental illness has its hooks in me, in particular how everyone says the main character’s name so much....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Patriotic movies about America's character being tested While Independence Day is dedicated to celebrating the abundant virtues of the United States of America, it's also worth taking a moment to reflect on those flashpoints in the nation's history where the country's character was tested and democracy th...
18:51, 07/04/2019

The Best Ways to Collect Disney Character Autographs I’ve been to Disney World a few times with my extended family, including with my son and three nieces. Around the time they were in the four- to seven-year-old age range, getting character autographs was a Very Big Deal. We did what every other paren...
00:51, 07/23/2019

Death Stranding trailer introduces a new character Death Stranding’s release date is fast approaching and Hideo Kojima has dropped a brand new trailer which gives us another glimpse into its mysterious world.The latest trailer, first shown during San Diego Comic-Con, is taking a somewhat diffe...
03:51, 07/28/2019

Levi’s wants you to dress like a ‘Stranger Things’ character In preparation for the third season premiere on July Fourth, there has been no lack of “Stranger Things”-themed merchandise debuting over the past few weeks — or even the past year for that matter. But the latest collection — Stranger Thi...
01:51, 06/29/2019

Smash Bros Ultimate DLC: every new character and when you can play them Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the biggest, and possibly the best, Smash Bros fighting game to grace our Nintendo consoles. But if you've fought your current Smash Bros Ultimate DLC characters to exhaustion, don't worry – there looks t...
19:34, 09/13/2019

Closet Cosplay Is the Cheap Way to Go to a Con As Your Favorite Character Geek conventions are filled to the brim with impressive, overwhelming cosplay. And you’re wearing a t-shirt and a hoodie. If you buy the right pieces, and put in a little effort, that can be a costume, too....
05:17, 05/07/2019

Stephen Moore: 'Attacks on my character have become untenable' Stephen Moore, President Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve Board who withdrew his name Thursday, said in a letter to the president he was dropping out of contention because could not endure the personal attacks....
08:34, 05/03/2019

The Gay Character in Avengers: Endgame Was Not Supposed to Be a Big Deal After 11 years and almost two dozen movies, it was a bit of a shock: a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was openly gay. How it was handled, however, was arguably more shocking. Read more......
20:17, 06/21/2019

Why This Character's Game of Thrones Ending Was the Most Satisfying The final episode of Game of Thrones gave us closure for many beloved characters, with some of them getting to fulfill a destiny they may not have even known they had. None of them stood out more than the person who started out as a child, but became...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Fox renews 'Empire' without Jussie Smollett's character U.S. television network Fox on Tuesday renewed drama series "Empire" for a sixth season but said there were no plans to bring back the character played by Jussie Smollett, the actor who said he was the victim of a hate crime in January....
03:00, 05/01/2019

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,” she says. Continue reading......
09:34, 06/22/2019

Joker Is Powerful, Confused, and Provocative, Just Like the Character If Joker wasn’t called “Joker,” you’d never know it was a DC movie. Though there are characters with the last name “Wayne” and it takes place in a city called “Gotham,” there’s little else that distinguishes Todd Phillips’ latest film as a comic book...
20:17, 08/31/2019

US Said to Have Received More Than 130 License Requests to Sell to Huawei US Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell US goods to China's Huawei Technologies, three sources said....
12:51, 08/28/2019

AZ Free Fishing Day on Saturday, no license required TUCSON – Are you up for some family time and relaxing outdoor recreation? If so, grab the fishing pole and some bait. Arizona Game and Fish Department is celebrating the annual Free Fishing Day this Saturday. No fishing licenses are required on Satur...
05:34, 05/30/2019

No license, no problem: Celebrities who don't drive While driving seems like a typical activity for most, celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B and Ed Sheeran don't get behind the wheel.        ...
23:17, 08/01/2019

U.S. Extends Chevron's License to Operate in Venezuela The Trump administration extended a license to let Chevron remain in Venezuela until October, siding with officials who argued its absence would put U.S. companies at a disadvantage....
00:34, 07/27/2019

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez received the suspension letter in July. “I go over to Tucson City Court, and they told me that I missed a ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telecommunications firm, and patent attorneys said Qual...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
13:17, 07/30/2019

Woman in BMW busted for driving with 46 license suspensions A Suffolk County woman was arrested this week for driving with not one, not two, not three, but 46 license suspensions — which she racked up on 14 different occasions, according to cops. Juwel Johnson, 38, couldn’t have cared less about h...
15:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
18:00, 06/23/2019

New Yorkers pick new license plate design New York’s new license plates won’t honor late Gov. Mario Cuomo after all. A proposed plate design featuring the new Tappan Zee Bridge — which Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed to name after his father — tied for last place among five potential de...
02:17, 09/07/2019

Trump Targets Google's China Ties, Citing Thiel President Trump said the government would look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese government....
19:51, 07/16/2019

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country. President Ilir Meta said he acted because “the actual circumstances do not provide necessar...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
07:17, 05/15/2019

Philadelphia Inquirer offers buyouts, citing revenue decline PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The publishers of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com are offering buyouts to staff but the threat of layoffs looms if there aren’t enough volunteers. Philly.com reports that Philadelphia Media Network’...
01:34, 05/24/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Citing ‘aviation terror’ risk, UK suspends Cairo flights Citing an unexplained “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation,’’ British Airways on Saturday suspended flights to Cairo for seven days. Lufthansa, the German airline, had a one-day suspension ending Sunday. The airlines abruptly stopped flight...
09:17, 07/21/2019

Sen. Johnny Isakson says he will resign at the end of the year, citing health problems The Georgia Republican is stepping down in the middle of his third term, putting the seat into play in next year’s election. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she won’t run....
22:51, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson's brother resigns as an MP, citing the national interest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother, Jo, has resigned as junior minister and said he would step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest....
15:34, 09/05/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causing an increase in accidents....
15:51, 05/04/2019

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder.        ...
00:51, 05/16/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
05:51, 05/01/2019

Confirmation students won't join church, citing LGBTQ rules Eight middle-school confirmation class members have decided against joining an Omaha Methodist church in protest at the denomination's renewed ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worke...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidence BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons. The case of Daniel Corbett, reportedly a U.S. Navy SEAL reservist, has made headlines in Serbia since he was arres...
13:51, 06/18/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
01:01, 09/20/2019

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of laws banning “...
15:34, 05/31/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
06:17, 05/07/2019

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the ban covers production, man...
18:34, 09/18/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
03:00, 05/21/2019

US withdraws $100M from Afghanistan project, citing nation’s corruption ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo​ said the US will withdraw $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan because of corruption in the country, according to a report on Thursday.​ He said the funds would be​ returned to th...
17:51, 09/19/2019

Gerard Butler knows his Angel Has Fallen character should probably be dead by now As Secret Service agent Mike Banning, Gerard Butler has taken his share of spills—and bullets—in the Has Fallen franchise. Now, Banning and Butler are back for the third movie, Angel Has Fallen, which features the usual explosions and gunfights, but ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Fox renews 'Empire' without Jussie Smollett's character U.S. television network Fox on Tuesday renewed drama series "Empire" for a sixth season but said there were no plans to bring back the character played by Jussie Smollett, the actor who said he was the victim of a hate crime in January....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Jim Parsons on Ending The Big Bang Theory: "I Played the S--t Out of That Character" Some may have wondered how Jim Parsons could walk away from the easy money of The Big Bang Theory, but it sounds like it was simply time for him to move on from Sheldon Cooper. "I......
08:17, 06/20/2019

Watch: New 'Hustlers' trailer introduces Cardi B's character STX Films released a new trailer for "Hustlers" on Tuesday which introduces Cardi B's character Diamond. "Hustlers" opens Friday, Sept. 13 in theaters....
04:00, 09/04/2019

Tom Hanks on parting with 'Toy Story' character Woody: 'It was terrible' Saying farewell to the “Toy Story” character Woody was no easy task for actor Tom Hanks, who has voiced the beloved sheriff since the start of the franchise. ...
22:51, 06/29/2019

TIME Readers Think This Is the Strongest Character in the Marvel Universe TIME recently challenged fans of the Marvel Universe to determine who they thought would triumph in a grand confrontation between 40 of the top heroes and villains in the gargantuan Avengers franchise, whose latest installment is Avengers: Endgame. U...
05:17, 05/09/2019

Turns out every children's TV show character is a goddamn giant Fools that we are, it’s long been assumed that cartoon characters meant to look like children are at least roughly child-sized. In order to hold onto a sense of reality, our brains automatically parse the Rugrats babies as being as small as real babi...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Avengers: Endgame Cut a Top-Secret Character From What Would've Been an Emotional Scene Remember last year when news broke that Katharine Langford, the star of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, was cast in what would soon be titled Avengers: Endgame? Maybe you do, maybe you don’t, but either way she was cast and obviously wasn’t in the final mo...
07:17, 05/07/2019

‘The Rook’ star Emma Greenwell had amnesia just like her character The amnesia plotline in “The Rook” may seem like just another TV trope — but it’s something that actually happened to series star Emma Greenwell. “When I was 19 I had an accident where I had a bad concussion, which meant I had short-term memory loss,...
08:00, 06/28/2019

The first look of Keri Russell's character in Star Wars: Episode IX is here For a while, Keri Russell’s role in Star Wars: Episode IX-The Rise Of Skywalker was a total mystery, with the actress revealing little more than getting to wear the “coolest costume” on The Late Show back in March. Today, Vanity Fair released an exte...
18:34, 05/22/2019

‘Avengers’ directors hint that Marvel will unveil a gay character “Avengers: Endgame” directors Joe and Anthony Russo reportedly hinted that a gay Marvel character will be identified in a future installment to the movie franchise....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Respawn is teasing a new Apex Legends character – and it could be arriving soon It seems like Respawn Entertainment has a lot planned for Apex Legends in the near future. We already know that the battle royale is about to get the ‘most fan-requested’ feature in the coming weeks, but it looks like a new Legend ...
06:51, 08/06/2019

‘Arthur’ character Mr. Ratburn came out as gay, got married in the season premiere (CNN) – The “Arthur” premiere gave us all the feelings — not just because the PBS animated series is back for its 22nd season, but because Mr. Ratburn finally got the happy ending he deserves. In the episode “Mr. Ratburn...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Character the key during Tottenham's crazy path to final - Pochettino "Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino underlined the difficulties his side have faced to reach Saturday\u0027s Champions League final against Liverpool, whilst admitting fortune has favoured his team on their journey."...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Belgian festival criticized over blackface character ‘the Savage’ Ath, Belgium – Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian parade – “the Savage” – appeared in the town of Ath on Sunday, but anti-racism groups strongly criticized the character and his blackf...
02:17, 08/27/2019

Social services used to build character — now they blame society In the mid-19th century, Charles Loring Brace, the son of a Connecticut school teacher, moved to New York, determined to do something about the wave of children he saw living on the streets of lower Manhattan, selling newspapers and shining shoes. Br...
21:18, 09/14/2019

Lauren Tsai says her Legion character is "here to make some trouble" After a controversial second season finale, Legion is officially back for its third a final season of psychedelic visuals and mind-bending storytelling. Ahead of its premiere, we sat down with series newcomer Lauren Tsai, who plays the mysterious Swi...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Spoiler alert: Is this ‘Stranger Things’ character really dead? Spoiler alert: a major plot point is revealed at the end of “Stranger Things” Season 3 — do not read further if you want to be surprised. Still here? Season 3 of Netflix’s hit ’80s nostalgia show takes a leaf out of the “Game of Thrones” book a...
13:17, 07/04/2019

Iconic Japanese Anime Character Gets Creative Latte Art In the Japanese children’s anime Anpanman, the titular hero’s head is made from a bun stuffed with bean paste. When Anpanman’s noggin gets damaged in the show, a new one is baked and switched out, reviving his powers....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the weekend, teen trouble-magnet Pedro Hernandez was busted yet again, this time for reversing his car a...
03:51, 06/10/2019

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Cherry Hill, N.J., ran out of gas after dropping off a passenger at about 9:35 p.m. Saturday on Woodbury...
17:17, 06/09/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
08:51, 05/23/2019

GOP leaders rip Cuomo’s license plate replacement program Republican leaders ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate replacement program for taking motorists for a ride and steering them to choose the Mario Cuomo Bridge as one of the new designs. “I would love to see the Statue of Liberty be on the New...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised fears over possible censorship in the future....
17:34, 09/03/2019

The Latest: Judge considering abortion clinic license case ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A St. Louis judge is now deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to...
19:51, 05/30/2019

‘Trump’ license plate rejected in Sweden for being offensive Talk about drunk texting. A Swedish man’s application for a vanity license plate reading “TRUMP” has been denied. Marcus Saaf told the Aftonbladet newspaper that he recently purchased a new American SUV (model unspecified) and “was drunk and thought ...
17:51, 09/10/2019

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
17:17, 07/13/2019

CBOE GRANTS LICENSE FOR VOLATILITY INDEXES TO CME GROUP CHICAGO, March 5, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with CME Group that extends the reach of CBOE's volatility franchise. CBOE will apply its proprietary CBOE Volatility Inde...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Board recommends suspension of Sandusky prosecutor’s license HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court will decide whether to a follow the recommendation of a lawyer ethics board and suspend the law license of a prosecutor over the investigation into Penn State administrators’ handling of...
18:34, 06/07/2019

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate Now that’s a vanity plate. New York State is redesigning its official license plate — and residents are being asked to vote on the new look, Gov. Cuomo announced Monday. And among the potential plates is one featuring the new Tappan Zee bridge ...
02:17, 08/20/2019

Ohio's Long Battle Over Front License Plates Isn't Over Yet Some states require front license plates, others don’t. Car enthusiasts say the cars look better without them. The police say they have captured violent criminals because of them. The state of Ohio is somehow still in the midst of this debate despite...
04:17, 07/31/2019

After blacklisting, US receives more than 130 license requests to sell to Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies, three sources said, nearly two months after President Donald Trump said some sales would be allow...
04:17, 08/28/2019

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-called Fujifilm SX800 packs a built-in lens capable of 40x optical zoom, boosting the focal length fr...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer Jame...
23:17, 07/20/2019

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I cou...
10:17, 06/22/2019

US grants temporary license for Huawei to support products Huawei and its affiliates were granted a general license to continue supporting its networks and equipment through August 19, the Commerce Department said....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Because Huawei still has cust...
03:34, 08/18/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions—even though they currently remain legal in Missouri and all other U.S. states. Planned Parenthood...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Renowned Biohacker Is Being Investigated for Practicing Medicine Without a License A NASA scientist-turned-biohacker celebrity and entrepreneur—who has won over mad scientists around the world for his anti-establishment science advocacy—is reportedly being investigated for practicing medicine without a license. Read more......
03:51, 05/17/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic's license A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building....
19:51, 05/31/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic’s license ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building. Judge Michael Stelzer heard argum...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Judge considering Missouri abortion clinic license case A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer base as more devices become connected to the internet....
15:17, 07/16/2019

Make Sure Your Driver's License Can Get You Through Airport Security in 2020 The REAL ID act is scheduled to fully go into effect until October 1, 2020. That means that, depending on the state you live in, next year your driver’s license may no longer be acceptable identification for getting through airport security....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cases of murderous doctors, nurses and medical......
02:00, 05/22/2019

Chris Darden withdraws from Nipsey Hussle case, citing threats Former prosecutor Chris Darden, who famously served on the OJ Simpson murder trial and was representing the man accused of killing Nipsey Hussle, has decided to withdraw from the rapper’s murder case — saying he and his children are receiving t...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
19:17, 06/04/2019

Julian Assange Fails to Appear in London Court Citing Serious Health Problems Julian Assange failed to appear via video link for an extradition hearing in a London court today after WikiLeaks said that it was “gravely concerned” for Assange’s health. Read more......
15:00, 05/30/2019

No Violation, Says Poll Body On PM's Appeal To Voters Citing Pulwama Attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate the model code of conduct when he appealed to first-time voters in Maharashtra's Latur citing the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and the air......
19:51, 05/01/2019

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Dona...
09:00, 07/24/2019

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the latest IMF forecasts....
17:34, 07/23/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co....
19:51, 07/16/2019

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanah...
06:34, 06/18/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each...
23:34, 08/21/2019

House Judiciary delays gun control meeting, citing hurricane preparations The House Judiciary Committee has delayed a meeting to discuss gun control legislation amid preparations for Hurricane Dorian, the panel announced Friday.The committee had planned to meet Sept. 4 to discuss three proposed laws following mass shooting...
16:17, 08/31/2019

Cathay Pacific suspends second pilot, citing misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel’s “oppressive” conditions aimed to humiliate her...
19:51, 08/16/2019

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batteries that pose a fire risk, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
06:17, 08/14/2019

Serena Williams, Citing Back Pain, Withdraws From Cincinnati Masters Williams, who was forced to retire from the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, decided shortly before her first-round match was to start in Ohio that she could not compete....
12:17, 08/14/2019

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses A public offering by the company, which leases shared office space, will be a major test of investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable start-ups....
03:17, 08/15/2019

NJ teen spared by judge for rape charge citing he came from ‘good family’ MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ (NBC NEWS) – When a 16-year-old New Jersey boy was accused of raping an intoxicated girl, filming the assault and sending the video to his friends, the prosecutors sought to try him as an adult. But a state Superior Court j...
02:00, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 6-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
00:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 5-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Germany's Nextmove cancels Tesla order, citing quality issues German car rental firm Nextmove has canceled the bulk of a 100-vehicle order from Tesla worth 5 million euros ($5.54 million) over quality problems with the Model 3, it said on Friday....
18:51, 08/16/2019

"Don't Be Harsh On Student Leaders": Court Tells DU Citing Arun Jaitley Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who died on Saturday, was mentioned by the Delhi High Court which observed today that the country gets great leaders from students leaders and the university......
02:17, 08/27/2019

Vietnam’s top carriers avoid Huawei 5G gear, citing security concerns Southeast Asian carriers haven't been lining up to support the U.S. ban on Huawei 5G gear, but Vietnam will pass on Chinese hardware for security reasons.Read More...
15:17, 08/26/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
07:00, 06/13/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Scottish Conservative leader Davidson quits, citing Brexit and family Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland on Thursday, saying she could no longer juggle the demands of being a politician with family life and suggesting she would no longer stand as a politician in 2021....
19:51, 08/29/2019

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quix...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Apex Legends' Third Season Will Bring A New Character, Changes To Ranked Mode Respawn has officially revealed the next champion slated to join Apex Legends. Players can get their hands on hacker Crypto, a brand new weapon, and a slew of battle pass goodies alongside extensive changes to the game’s Ranked mode when season three...
03:19, 09/20/2019

Belgian festival draws criticism over blackface 'Savage' character Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian parade - "the Savage" - appeared in the town of Ath on Sunday, but anti-racism groups strongly criticized the......
05:17, 08/26/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
15:51, 05/28/2019

How to follow-up Pathfinder? Improve the game, don’t radically change its character Enlarge / The floor of Gen Con 2018... (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) I’ve been an avid player of Pathfinder The Roleplaying Game since its first edition debuted back in 2008 at Gen Con, the great-grandsire of American tabletop conventions. So as I plan...
02:17, 08/01/2019

Ginnifer Goodwin's Why Women Kill Character Learns About the Power of Sex Why Women Kill burst onto the scene with a sordid premiere full of infidelity and killer fashions. That continues in second episode of the CBS All Access series and E! News has your exclusive......
01:00, 08/22/2019

Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t have gender options CD Projekt Red recently revealed that Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t allow players to choose their character’s gender. This is a big deal for LGBT gamers and, hopefully, a sign the company’s committed to being more inclusive. The ne...
01:51, 08/28/2019

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
22:17, 05/24/2019

The larger-than-life character who restored Bethpage Black’s greatness It’s the same reaction whenever someone is asked to describe Dave Catalano — a big chuckle, because how do you describe someone with such an immense presence? “Dave was bigger than life,” said Mike Butz, the USGA managing director of Open Championshi...
04:51, 05/12/2019

The Mystics are an anomaly in the WNBA: A juggernaut patiently built on character and fit Every title-winning team this decade aside from the 2010 Seattle Storm and the 2012 Indiana Fever has featured at least two players who were drafted No. 1 overall by the team with which they won the championship....
19:19, 09/17/2019

A selfless, reckless act brings a character’s journey to a close on OITNB Welcome to The A.V. Club’s coverage of Orange Is The New Black’s final season. The thirteen reviews will be going up over the course of this weekend: five on Friday, four on Saturday, and the final four reviews on Sunday. As always, the reviews hav...
22:34, 07/26/2019

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appear...
05:00, 06/23/2019

17 notable 'Grey's Anatomy' character deaths, ranked from least to most tragic ABC The long-running medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" is known for killing off a lot of beloved characters. Over the past 15 seasons, viewers have watched both doctors and patients die in a variety of ways. Some of the saddest character deaths happene...
00:00, 05/31/2019

R.I.P. Billy Drago, Untouchables villain and prolific character actor Billy Drago, the journeyman character actor best known for his role in Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables, has died. According to Variety, he died on Monday following complications from a stroke. He was 73....
20:00, 06/27/2019

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Conservative party, and therefore Britain, is that tho...
03:51, 06/24/2019

What Democratic debates have historically revealed about the candidates' skills and character Even if the debate stage will be more crowded than ever, recent history shows they can reveal the candidates' skills and character - even if the two stand at odds....
22:51, 06/25/2019

‘Gemstones’ star Edi Patterson loves to blast character’s rage The Righteous Gemstones | Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO Southern megachurch secretary Judy Gemstone has good reason to come unhinged in “The Righteous Gemstones.” Played with a scene-stealing simmer by Edi Patterson, she craves respect but is demeaned by her ...
11:51, 08/24/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Nightwolf Preview: Next DLC character is not what you’d expect in MK11 Nightwolf will be arriving in MK11 as part of the Kombat Pack on August 13 and ahead of the release date, we got hands-on with the Makota Tribe warrior to see how much he's changed since Mortal Kombat...
15:51, 08/07/2019

'Watch Dogs Legion' leak claims players can take over any character The next Watch Dogs title is Legion, Kotaku has confirmed after an Amazon UK listing from Ubisoft revealed the upcoming game. It's reportedly set in London, and it'll come with a gameplay element that could give it a lot of replay value if ...
08:51, 06/04/2019

'Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd with an engineer character There's finally some concrete details about the second season of Apex Legends, and it's heartening news if you're either a defensive player or particularly competitive. The next phase of the game will add Wattson, an engineer characte...
03:51, 06/09/2019

Kim Cattrall Reveals What Samantha Jones Would Think of Her New Filthy Rich Character Kim Cattrall has a new role, both behind and in front of the camera, on Fox's upcoming drama Filthy Rich. In addition to playing the main character, Margaret Monreaux, a mega-rich matriarch to......
16:51, 08/08/2019

Stranger Things season 3 reveals a character's number – and you can actually call it If you've binged all of Stranger Things season 3, and are craving a connection to Hawkins, Indiana, you'll be pleased to know that you can actually call one of the characters from the hit Netflix show. After his phone number was reveal...
13:17, 07/08/2019

ABC teases a Marvel show about a "mostly" new female character, so let's guess what that means Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to wrap up its run on ABC next year with its seventh season, but it sounds like the network isn’t ready to get out of the Marvel game just yet (god bless corporate synergy!). According to a mysterious report from Deadlin...
14:17, 08/06/2019

Dave Bautista to join Xbox's 'Gears 5' as a playable character Actor and former WWE star Dave Bautista announced on Twitter that he will be joining upcoming Xbox One and PC video game "Gears 5" as a playable character....
21:34, 09/04/2019

Very Cool Portraits Of Every Single Smash Bros. Ultimate Character Freelance artist Jorge Marme has for the last few months been working on a project where he draws every single Smash Ultimate character, from the original roster through to the DLC. He’s now done, and the results are fantastic....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Beth Grant is kind of glad her Speed character died Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great action flicks of the 90s, Speed. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we sat down with Beth Grant—who plays the ill-fated Helen—to talk about filming her death scene, and why she’s actually kind of ...
00:51, 06/11/2019

Bayern Munich show character to win hard-fought double After a season of constant speculation over Niko Kovac's job, and fierce criticism of a squad thought to be too old and stagnant, Bayern Munich completed the double by beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final....
05:17, 05/26/2019

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing so...
17:17, 07/18/2019

Perfect Character Balance Is 'Boring,' Says Samurai Shodown Director During Evo 2019, I sat down with Samurai Shodown director Nobuyuki Kuroki to discuss his work on the new game. Since the game’s release in June, players have noticed some character balance issues in Samurai Shodown. In our interview, Kuroki admitted ...
05:51, 08/08/2019

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Mon...
00:00, 09/12/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
21:17, 06/12/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
05:51, 07/19/2019

New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision Manchester City's dominance of English football is helping their affiliate clubs to be successful around the world, using their expertise on the pitch as well as off it, New York City FC sporting director Claudio Reyna said....
01:51, 07/30/2019

Report Claims Google Could Be Pulling Huawei's Android License Google has halted some of its business operations with Huawei, Reuters reported Sunday, in what would be a devasting hit to the Chinese telecommunications company.Read more......
00:00, 05/20/2019

Privacy is off the menu! Drive-thru restaurants want to track your license plate Drive-thru places want to use plate recognition to give customers more features, create loyalty programs and even link your order to your credit card.       ...
16:51, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Missouri abortion clinic license fight continues JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic is taking a...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order (June 21)        ...
05:51, 06/22/2019

Missouri faces deadline to decide on abortion clinic license ST. LOUIS (AP) — The battle over Missouri’s only abortion clinic is back in court Friday, the deadline a judge imposed for the state to decide whether to renew the clinic’s license. Missouri’s health department allowed the St. Louis...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Accident that Killed 7 Motorcyclists Exposed Flaw in License System A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, officials acknowledged....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Elon Musk: Next-gen Roadster will have thrusters hidden behind the license plate While Tesla has a few intriguing vehicles in the pipeline — from the Model Y to a rumored pickup truck — the company’s next-gen Roadster is undoubtedly the most exciting of the bunch. Originally introduced back in late 2017, the sec...
09:51, 07/16/2019

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will beg...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a license under a local law that has since been scrapped. The ruling Monday in U.S. District Court is lar...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order (June 21)        ...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Woodstock 50 festival: Watkins Glen terminates site license WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival is further in doubt after Watkins Glen International announced it’s not hosting the anniversary event. Watkins Glen issued a two-sentence statement Monday saying it had terminated ...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style option to call 911 from within the app -- if there's an emergency, you won't have to switch a...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, incl...
01:51, 06/11/2019

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly fl...
21:34, 05/24/2019

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supporting a renewal and others opposing it, three sources with knowledge of t...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the West. In a recent interview, Ren told The Economist Huawei would give another company "perpetual access"...
23:51, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
04:51, 05/01/2019

Report: United States will give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Update Monday, August 19, 2:15pm: As expected, the US Department of Commerce made the extension official today. Effective today, Huawei has another 90-day Temporary General License that will allow it to s...
22:17, 08/19/2019

After blacklisting, U.S. receives 130-plus license requests to sell to Huawei: sources The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, three sources said, nearly two months after President Donald Trump said some sales would be all...
05:17, 08/28/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight....
13:51, 09/11/2019

Upstate pol wants public hearings on Cuomo’s $25 license plate proposal ALBANY — State lawmakers must hold public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $25 license plate proposal, according to an upstate Republican who branded it a revenue-generating scheme that will hurt taxpayers. “Before the administration fleeces...
03:51, 08/30/2019

Cuomo admin. softens stance on $25 license plate replacement Amid an intense public backlash, the Cuomo administration softened its stance Thursday on requiring motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license plates. “The hypocrisy and misstatements from certain legislators seeking cheap press hits are irresp...
03:51, 08/30/2019

Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four Big" lenders that dominate the sector....
13:34, 09/09/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
18:51, 08/16/2019

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year....
23:17, 08/08/2019

Arizona grants license for care facility where rape occurred PHOENIX (AP) – A Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and then gave birth now has a state license to operate. Hacienda HealthCare on Tuesday said the Arizona Department of Health Services approved the license l...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Apple sues company that sells “perfect replicas” of iOS without a license Enlarge / An image from Apple's lawsuit shows a real iPhone X and Corellium's service running a virtual iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Apple yesterday sued Corellium, a company that sells access to virtual machines that run copies of the operating syste...
22:51, 08/16/2019

Qualcomm says it's waiting to hear from the US on its license to sell technology to Huawei Qualcomm has applied for licenses to continue selling its technology to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has been placed on a U.S. entity list blocking it from doing business with American companies amid the U.S.-China trade war....
12:34, 09/06/2019

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, citing a left knee injury Serena Williams withdraws from the Miami Open, blaming a left knee injury. She retired from a match two weeks ago because of a viral illness.        ...
00:51, 05/16/2019

3 women file lawsuits against Epstein’s estate, citing rape and forced sex acts The lawsuits say two women were 17 and the third woman was 20 when they said they were sexually assaulted by Epstein. All said they were also coerced into giving Epstein sexual massages for years....
01:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
19:17, 06/04/2019

Trump fires foreign policy hawk Bolton, citing strong disagreements U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia....
23:18, 09/10/2019

Citing Iranian Threat, U.S. Sends Carrier Group and Bombers to Persian Gulf John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, announced the deployment on Sunday night. He and other officials have pushed anti-Iran policies....
05:51, 05/06/2019

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
16:51, 08/08/2019

Corey Johnson criticizes 14th Street car ban, citing concerns about spillover traffic Corey Johnson is throwing the city’s 14th Street car ban under the bus. The City Council speaker on Monday took the side of his constituents who are fighting the city’s plan to speed up buses on the street by nixing cars, telling WNYC he ...
01:51, 08/13/2019

Offshore firm EnVen co-founder exits, sues company citing misconduct An EnVen Energy Corp co-founder claims the chief executive of the offshore oil and gas producer provided misleading production and financial data to the board and forced him out as president, according to a lawsuit in a Texas court....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Haas F1 Sponsor Rich Energy Claims to Have Terminated Contract, Citing ‘PC Attitude’ Rich Energy, the enigmatic British energy-drink company that came aboard the Haas Formula One Team’s cars this year and brought a whole lot of questions of legitimacy with it, tweeted Wednesday that it has terminated its contract with the team. The t...
20:51, 07/10/2019

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle...
22:17, 07/18/2019

A top tech analyst is getting worried, citing poor earnings and highest valuations in 15 years Soaring values of technology companies have dominated the market's bull run, but now they are getting way too expensive as the earnings picture continues to deteriorate, AB Bernstein warned....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Netanyahu warns Iran it is within range of Israeli air strikes, citing Iranian threats Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Iran on Tuesday that it is within range of Israeli air strikes, citing what he described as Iranian threats to destroy Israel....
17:34, 07/09/2019

Citing Elon Musk, New York state Legislature aims to pass flamethrower ban In response to billionaire Elon Musk's The Boring Company selling over 20,000 personal flamethrowers, the New York state Senate passed a bill that bans such devices. The bill says if caught with a flamethrower, violators will be charged with a class ...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his ...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
03:51, 06/22/2019

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
12:51, 08/07/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
04:34, 05/30/2019

8 Missing Climbers in Indian Himalayas Are Assumed Dead, Officials Say, Citing Photographs The officials said aerial photographs taken Monday showed at least five bodies on Nanda Devi, India’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers were last heard from on May 26....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to take over secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
15:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a l...
00:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Justice Department keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety The U.S. Justice Department has decided to keep convicted felon Paul Manafort in federal custody, it said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to...
18:34, 06/18/2019

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible 'distress and concern' A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the agency’s presence would cause “distress and concern” to what is an “already vulnerable population.”...
03:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
01:17, 08/17/2019

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
21:34, 09/04/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
19:51, 05/22/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.38pm BST Kenny McLean speaks to Sky. “I don’t think many people gave us a chance. But...
20:51, 09/14/2019

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man i...
06:51, 09/15/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukk...
23:17, 09/14/2019

Samurai Shodown Competitor Shows Off By Dropping His Character's Sword, Gets Wrecked Samurai Shodown is a brutal fighting game, where matches often hinge on landing one good attack. That said, Samurai Shodown also gives players a few cheap ways to mercilessly style on an unsuspecting foe, one example of which blew up spectacularly in...
00:51, 07/24/2019

'Office' actress Angela Kinsey tells why her character loved cats Actress Angela Kinsey not only played a cat lover on the beloved sitcom "The Office" but also deeply cares about cat health and care in her everyday life....
02:51, 08/28/2019

'No plans' for Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' character to return as series is renewed, Fox says Fans of Fox Entertainment’s hit show “Empire” can rejoice as the series has officially been picked up for a sixth season, albeit without one of its mainstays, Jussie Smollett....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Turns Out This Game of Thrones Character Was Originally Supposed to Survive Season 8 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones killed off more major characters — including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei and Jaime Lannister, and Theon Greyjoy — than any of...
22:00, 05/23/2019

The Outer Worlds devs talk gameplay missions, DLC, character companions and more We sat down with The Outer Worlds narrative designer Dan McPhee to talk about the underpinnings of Obsidian's brave new world and its fascinating systems....
16:17, 07/15/2019

Ah, Gleek Out! Celebrate Glee's 10-Year Anniversary By Voting for Your Favorite OG Character Gleeks get your slushies out to celebrate, because today marks the 10-year anniversary of the show. On May 19, 2009, Glee's pilot episode first aired and we were given our first look......
16:34, 05/19/2019

Let’s Discuss the Stranger Things Season 3 Theories About This Beloved Character’s Fate Warning: This post contains major spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. The final episode of Stranger Things season 3, “Chapter 8: The Battle of Starcourt,” became a devastating one for fans of Hopper (David Harbour) when Hawkins’ ...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Lisa Rinna Admits Her "Character" on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Is "Not All of Who I Am" If you're talking about Lisa Rinna, don't ever hustle the hustler. When given the opportunity to join Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the QVC fashion designer knew there could......
20:00, 07/09/2019

Possible leak from ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel set reveals Naomi Watts’ character George Martin recently shared some intriguing tidbits about what we can expect with the Game of Thrones prequel from screenwriter Jane Goldman that’s currently in production for the pilot episode. As we shared here, Martin gave an interview in ...
01:17, 07/16/2019

In and Out of Character, Robert Mueller Makes His Lone Appearance as Special Counsel Mr. Mueller’s decision to speak publicly for the first time as special counsel surprised observers and former colleagues, even as he stuck to plain remarks....
03:51, 05/30/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star shares moving tribute for fallen character Spoiler alert — “Game of Thrones” star Nathalie Emmanuel has given Missandei a touching tribute on Instagram. In the most recent episode of Season 8, “The Last of the Starks,” Missandei is executed by Cersei (Lena Headey). It’s a brutal scene, and it...
03:34, 05/08/2019

Elton John blasts 'relentless' character assassination of Harry and Meghan Elton John has spoken out in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media after they took private jets to stay with him in southern France....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Elton John blasts "relentless" character assassination of Harry and Meghan Elton John has spoken out in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media after they took private jets to stay with him in southern France....
13:51, 08/20/2019

Succession recap: season two, episode five – a test of moral character that nobody passes The Roys are required, for 48 hours, to impersonate an alcoholically abstemious clan that is socially conscious and free of moral turpitude. Some hopeSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Succession season two, which airs on HBO in the US ...
23:18, 09/09/2019

Watch Keanu Reeves voice his ‘Toy Story 4’ character in this hilarious clip The fourth installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise doesn’t hit theaters until next week, but early reactions are starting to trickle in from reviewers and journalists who’ve already seen the film, which will feature the familiar To...
01:17, 06/12/2019