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English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog

Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of Eng...

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog

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UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
03:17, 05/25/2019

Women's World Cup would get same 'crown jewels' TV status as men's tournament under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Oil lifted towards $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged up towards $73 a barrel on Friday, heading for a weekly gain, supported by supply cuts and concern over potential further disruption to Middle East shipments as political tensions rise....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions rise, and was heading for a weekly gain....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted toward $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher toward $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by real and threatened supply disruptions in the Middle East and heading for a weekly gain....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Another man charged in theft of royal jewels from church A Swedish prosecutor says a 26-year-old man has been charged with grand larceny in connection with last year’s theft of royal funeral artifacts from a cathedral west of Stockholm...
11:34, 05/16/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year....
13:51, 06/11/2019

£100,000 spent on jewels in one day, £232,000 the next: banker's wife and her London shopping spree Martin Bentham lifts the lid on the extraordinary lifestyle enjoyed by the wife of a jailed businessman — the target of Britain's first unexplained wealth order...
15:34, 05/28/2019

Interpol Issues Blue Corner Notice Against Accused In IMA Jewels Case A blue corner notice has been issued by the international police (Interpol) against I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Jewels founder Mansoor Khan, who is accused of perpetrating financial fraud running into......
04:34, 06/23/2019

Imelda Marcos' jewels to go on sale after green light from Philippine president The jewelry of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, famed for her extravagant spending and vast shoe collection, will go on sale with the proceeds going to benefit the Philippine public, the president's spokesman said on Thursday....
18:34, 05/30/2019

Violence, romance and glittering jewels: the Bolshoi Ballet visits Australia – in pictures Russia’s globally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is in Queensland performing two ballets from the company’s repertoire: the bombastic Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich, and the glittering triple bill Jewels by George Balanchine. Five 40-foot containers worth of...
22:34, 06/26/2019

Gold, Diamonds And Revolver Seized From IMA Office Amid Jewels Scam Probe The Special Investigation Team probing the alleged IMA Jewels ponzi scheme fraud has seized various items, including a revolver, 58 bullets and a huge quantity of gold and silver jewellery and......
02:51, 06/26/2019

‘Golden Barbie’ Jasmine Sanders on the jewels, gels and mists that give her that glow When cover girl and social-media personality Jasmine Sanders was tapped for the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, she cried tears of joy. After all, landing in its pages is one of the highest accolades for a model. But Golden Barbie, as she is ...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Swords, Seals and Jewels. Naruhito Inherits Regalia in His First Duty as Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession and pledged in his first public address Wednesday to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close t...
09:51, 05/01/2019

Probe Agency Summons Main Suspect Mansoor Khan In IMA Jewels Case The ED has summoned Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, for questioning in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged ponzi scam perpetrated by his group that is said to......
08:17, 06/21/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
00:34, 05/17/2019

What it was like to be cursed out and threatened by Mets He really was just indicating that he would see Mickey Callaway on Monday. Newsday reporter Tim Healey gave his perspective of the Mets’ clubhouse fiasco that saw manager Mickey Callaway curse him out and starting pitcher Jason Vargas threaten him. “...
20:34, 06/24/2019

He threatened to kill everyone if he got fired. His co-worker didn't believe him Gary Martin made no secret of his intentions when he showed up for work at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, according to authorities....
02:17, 05/01/2019

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
21:51, 06/20/2019

Once Threatened, Europe’s Night Trains Rebound With growing concern over the environmental impact of flying, sleeper train service, long considered old-fashioned and nostalgic, is picking up steam....
11:34, 06/11/2019

Trump says he never threatened to demote Fed Chair Powell, but has the 'right' to do so "I'd be able to do that if I wanted, but I haven't suggested that," Trump said in an interview with NBC's "Meet The Press" that aired Sunday....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Why Trump’s Threatened Mexico Tariffs Are Really Bad News for BMW BMW executives opened the automaker’s first Mexican assembly plant extolling its value for the coming years, just a week after President Donald Trump threatened a fresh tariff threat on Mexican goods. BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant, se...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
02:17, 05/18/2019

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just over three years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Buddy Keith Myers of Gibbs, Texas, was sentenced Monday for ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Pelosi: Trump’s threatened deportations are not ‘civilized’ WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump’s threat to begin deporting migrants if Congress doesn’t quickly pass immigration legislation is “outside the circle of civilized human behavior.” Trump ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)     ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs On Hold After Deal With Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But ...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Man who threatened Boston Globe journalists pleads guilty A California man who threatened to kill employees of The Boston Globe after the newspaper called on media organizations nationwide to denounce President Trump's attacks on the media has pleaded guilty....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Florida man allegedly threatened to behead cops, eat their eyes A Florida man allegedly threatened to behead police officers then “eat their eyes and tongues” while he was under arrest. Ken Freeman, 50, remains held on bond Monday after he repeatedly threatened to decapitate six officers in a Brevard ...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Planet on 'path to catastrophe' as million species threatened Over a million species of plants and animals are under threat of extinction, according to a major report which says nature is in more trouble now that at any time in human history....
14:34, 05/06/2019

Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses BOSTON (AP) — A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he blamed for his gambling losses. Authorities say 23-year-old Addison Choi, of F...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast Longstanding efforts to protect the nests of loggerhead sea turtles have been paying off, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in conservation....
10:34, 06/13/2019

Key moments surrounding Iran’s now-threatened nuclear deal Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal, an agreement that capped over a decade of hostility between Tehran and the West over its atomic program...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paint...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Hedgehogs threatened by loss of habitat and food in Europe The mammal has come under threat as humans destroy its habitat and kill off massive numbers of insects and invertebrates. The UK, for instance, has seen the population halved since the year 2000....
20:17, 05/08/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Watch says the campaign started after it released a report earlier this week accusing Egyptian security...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Police apprehend ex-worker who threatened shooting in caves KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a fired worker who is accused of threatening a shooting in Kansas City’s massive subterranean network of businesses housed in old limestone mines. Police said Tuesday in a tweet that they fou...
21:00, 06/25/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
06:34, 05/18/2019

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s R...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Trump Sat Down With Time Magazine and Then Threatened a Reporter With Prison Time magazine was supposed to have an innocent little sit down with President Trump, but of course nothing involving the overlord of the White House can be innocent or easy or not involve the president threatening a Time reporter with prison....
20:51, 06/21/2019

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box turtles with the help of his seven dogs....
02:17, 06/27/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow...
07:00, 05/22/2019

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McC...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Man threatened to ‘kill every gay person’ at St. Louis pride parade: cops A Missouri man was busted by cops for threatening to shoot up a gay-pride parade next weekend in St. Louis, according to court documents. Edward Terry of the St. Louis suburb Overland, created a fake email account to threaten one of the parade planne...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Baby mama threatened to kill me before murdering her beau: witness “She said that she would kill the baby, she would kill me and that no one was going to have him if it wasn’t her,” recalled Elizabeth Matos, who was pregnant with victim Juan Deleon’s son at the time....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Mexico’s prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown,...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Mexico's prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are wa...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Pelosi and Schumer Slam President Trump’s Threatened Deportations WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s threatened coast-to-coast deportations of migrants “outside the circle of civilized human behavior” and the Senate’s top Democrat labeled the warnin...
14:17, 06/25/2019

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Family Threatened by Phoenix Police Rejects Apology as a ‘Sham’ A department with a record number of shootings last year was shown on video aiming a gun in a shoplifting case. Critics say officers routinely blame residents for their use of force....
23:51, 06/17/2019

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political kidnapping.        ...
16:51, 05/25/2019

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
01:17, 05/26/2019

Staffers at ‘out of control’ Brooklyn school threatened, injured by students A highly regarded Brooklyn school has become a zoo where students threaten teachers and roam the halls, injuring each other and adults, desperate staffers told The Post. Among a spate of incidents since January at It Takes a Village Academy in Flatbu...
03:34, 05/26/2019

Off-leash dog kills threatened seal pup in California national park Authorities at Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County are seeking information about the dog's owner after a Guadalupe fur seal was killed.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between the two nations, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday...
05:51, 06/07/2019

| Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change A Dutchman has completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice skating race -- which has not been held for two decades as climate change bites....
00:51, 06/25/2019

Varanasi Voters Being Lured, Threatened To Ensure PM's Victory: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's men were bribing and threatening voters in Varanasi and questioned why the Election Commission is not......
17:17, 05/17/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
00:51, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new fr...
21:34, 06/04/2019

Police: Man Abuducted Juvenile At Gunpoint From Louisville Kroger, Threatened Witnesses LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Police in Louisville arrested a man who they say abducted a juvenile Tuesday afternoon at gunpoint from a Kroger as witnesses tried to intervene. WAVE reports that 58-year-old Fabao Chen was being held after the incident. Acc...
19:51, 06/05/2019

One million species threatened as global extinction rates speed up, U.N. report says The "unprecedented" loss of biodiversity around the globe is a growing threat to humans, according to a first-of-its-kind report by the United Nations....
16:17, 05/06/2019

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Rape survivor claims school threatened expulsion if she spoke out: suit A former William Jewell College student has filed a lawsuit claiming administrators threatened expulsion if she broke her silence about being raped by a football player. The Kansas City-area woman identified only as “A.P.” claims official...
23:51, 05/08/2019

In ‘urgent letter’, six premiers tell Trudeau national unity would be threatened if bills C-48, C-69 become law The premiers of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario New Brunswick and the Northwest Territories have told Trudeau that two pieces of federal legislation could hobble Canada's resource sector if passed....
08:17, 06/11/2019

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah responds by suggesting boycottDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test wit...
07:34, 06/19/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Employees Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says In a series of phone calls, Robert D. Chain called The Boston Globe the “enemy of the people” and threatened to shoot employees, court documents show....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow vegetables or b...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Dad accused of letting daughter burn alive threatened murder-suicide: mom The twisted dad who allegedly left his 3-year-old daughter for dead inside a burning car threatened a murder-suicide an hour earlier — sending the tot’s mom and cops on a frantic, unsuccessful scramble to save the kid, family told The Post on Tuesday...
07:51, 05/08/2019

English far-right rally, protesters clash Police officers say arrests will be made after violence broke out at a campaign rally for the British far-right activist and founder of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson....
03:17, 05/20/2019

English does it all for Georgia Tech against Duke DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tristin English doubled off the left-field wall with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday, giving Georgia Tech a 5-4 victory over Duke and a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. English, who als...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Motorway signs should be redesigned, says watchdog News 29 Apr, 2019 Junction numbers on motorway signs are obscured too often, forcing drivers into dangerous manoeuvres, according to Transport Focus...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accounta...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Auto industry starts counting cost of Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs Major automakers are assessing the cost of tariffs that U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened for Mexican imports, both to themselves and their supply chain, with Toyota Motor Corp telling U.S. dealers the duties could cost its major suppliers u...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Federal procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters with lawsuit Public Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists' names and other personal information to companies with government contracts....
00:17, 05/31/2019

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

FedEx misses delivery of Huawei package to U.S.; China paper says retaliation threatened FedEx Corp said on Sunday an operational error prevented a Huawei Technologies package from being delivered to the United States, just weeks after the U.S. delivery company said an error led to the Chinese firm's packages being misdirected....
03:34, 06/24/2019

In All-English Champions League Final, Big Clubs Already Have Won A competition increasingly dominated by rich teams from big leagues gets a final for its era: The Premier League powers Liverpool and Tottenham will meet in Madrid on June 1....
19:51, 05/09/2019

English clubs take over European football finals After a week in which football has redefined the word "incredible," the Premier League title race enters the final chapter of an extraordinary season....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Anthony Van Dyck gives O’Brien 7th win in English Derby EPSOM, England (AP) — Top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien won the English Derby for a record-tying seventh time when Anthony Van Dyck squeezed to a narrow victory in the 240th edition of Britain’s richest flat race on Saturday. One of seven O...
18:17, 06/01/2019

130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns As part of efforts to tackle global heating, grants will be available for planting and three years’ careMore than 130,000 trees are to be planted in English towns and cities over the next two years as part of the nation’s battle against global heatin...
11:34, 05/19/2019

| English crowds excite Aussies ahead of CWC Australia assistant coach Brad Haddin believes his side will relish the "theatre" of an English crowd reacting to the returning Steve Smith and David Warner....
22:34, 05/24/2019

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel The coastguard said the migrant boats were located along Britain's southeast coast. A senior British minister said the situation was "alarming" amid concerns that warming weather could fuel more crossings....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men’s football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday. The fourth piece of silverware...
20:17, 05/18/2019

AI achieves its best ever mark on a set of English exam questions The English language is difficult for machines to master, but one artificial intelligence is now top of its class after passing reading exams with the best mark for AI yet...
19:00, 04/28/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Law student threatened to launch terror attack in Westminster when HMRC refused to return his passport A law student threatened to carry out a terror attack in Westminster when HM Revenue and Customs refused to return his passport after he had applied for tax credits, a court heard....
18:34, 06/13/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Hudson's Bay to pay C$4.5 mln to settle with Canada's competition watchdog Hudson's Bay Co will pay C$4.5 million ($3.34 million)to settle a case related to the departmental store chain's advertising and pricing practices for its sleepwear sets, the Competition Bureau said on Wednesday....
21:51, 05/08/2019

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s phy...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Treasury’s watchdog to look into Tubman bill delay The U.S. Treasury’s watchdog says it will look into why the redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman was delayed. The Office of the Inspector General said in a letter on Friday to Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., that it will consider the m...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
15:51, 06/18/2019

ESPN+ is the English-language home for Copa America in the US If you want to watch the hottest soccer (or rather futbol) tourney in the Americas, you'll have to pony up for an ESPN+ subscription. The service has struck a deal to become the sole home for English-language coverage of the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa ...
00:17, 05/29/2019

Cardiff relegated from English Premier League after 1 season CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff was relegated from the English Premier League after a losing to Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday. The Welsh club joined Fulham and Huddersfield in going down, and will be returning to the second-tier League Championship af...
20:34, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English Channel is three small boats over the weekend. The French maritime authority for the Cha...
18:17, 05/19/2019

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
18:51, 05/21/2019

English fans hit out at Uefa over 'extortionate' cost of going to finals Supporters of Liverpool, Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea irate at high cost of watching the gamesFans of the four English clubs to have made it to Europe’s two main football finals have joined forces to criticise Uefa’s disregard for the “extortionate cos...
18:34, 05/10/2019

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien 7th win in English Derby Top Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien won the English Derby for a record-tying seventh time when Anthony Van Dyck squeezed to a narrow victory in the 240th edition of Britain's richest flat race        ...
19:34, 06/01/2019

Gareth Southgate warns Premier League could soon be only 15% English • Data shows fall in starting places for England-eligible players• ‘We’ve got to arrest the slide; it’s a big danger for us’Gareth Southgate fears that only 15% of players in the Premier League will be eligible for England in a decade’s time unless c...
01:17, 05/19/2019

Golf: Rose bids to end English drought at PGA Championship It has been 100 years since an English golfer won the PGA Championship and Justin Rose has tweaked his preparations in a bid to peak at the right time and snap the drought....
23:17, 05/15/2019

English motorcycle racer Mathison killed on Isle of Man ISLE OF MAN (AP) — Organizers said English motorcycle rider Daley Mathison died Monday following a crash during the third lap of the opening Superbike race at the Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) event. The race was due to be run over four laps, but w...
04:34, 06/04/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is......
04:51, 05/08/2019

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
23:51, 06/06/2019

English soccer club Bolton set for bankruptcy protection BOLTON, England (AP) — One of English soccer’s most historic clubs is set to be placed in bankruptcy protection after a failed takeover bid. If financially stricken Bolton is placed under the management of administrators, it would result in a p...
16:00, 05/08/2019

| Saracens beat Exeter to complete English double Saracens completed their second domestic and European double in three years with the greatest comeback in the history of the English Premiership final....
05:34, 06/02/2019

Trump arrives for D-Day commemoration in English city of Portsmouth U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the southern English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday for the 75th anniversary commemorations for D-Day, a Reuters reporter travelling with the president said....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
23:00, 06/21/2019

“So ugly he’s cute” – maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmouth, Maine home to California later this month to enter Tostito in the World’s Ugliest Dog Cont...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Saudi crown prince says does not want regional war: Asharq al-Awsat Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said the kingdom does not want a war in the region but would not hesitate to deal with any threat to its vital interests, amid heightened tensions with rival Iran, Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsat ...
02:17, 06/16/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Candidates seeking to become Britain's next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson....
14:00, 06/16/2019

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
11:17, 05/30/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
10:00, 06/16/2019

Borussia Dortmund Are Coming For Bayern Munich's Crown While no one bottled the Premier League this season, it can be said that Borussia Dortmund blew it in their pursuit of the Bundesliga title. Dortmund had a nine-point lead over arch rivals Bayern Munich in late January, only to let it slip through th...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Adata claims crown of world's cheapest 1TB SSD with $86 offer Pioneer’s reign as the cheapest per terabyte SSD didn’t last long as another storage manufacturer, Adata, is now selling the Ultimate SU650, a 0.96TB SSD, for $85.99 at popular online retailer, NewEgg, until Monday 20. Granted it is not...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Crown Prince Naruhito poised to become Japan's next emperor Crown Prince Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is poised to become Japan's next emperor on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's first abdication in two centuries....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public ...
10:17, 06/16/2019

What’s next for Triple Crown champs American Pharoah, Justify With no Triple Crown on the line in the 151st Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park, racing fans are looking to the progeny of American Pharoah and Justify to provide the next superstar capable of the historic sweep. They might — or might not — ...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Kentucky Derby: Will we see a Triple Crown winner in 2019? SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken says that this year's Kentucky Derby field looks to only have one potential Triple Crown winner.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Here's who RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 queens want to see go after the next crown Drag Race season 11 has come to a close, with Yvie Oddly handily walking away with the crown. With casting for the next season presumably just around the corner, we asked this season’s queens who should be in the competition next year....
22:17, 05/31/2019

Triple Crown attention shifts to the Preakness Stakes With the first-ever Kentucky Derby disqualification still clouding the picture, attention shifts this week to the second jewel of the Triple Crown -- the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico....
13:34, 05/06/2019

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
18:51, 06/01/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
18:00, 05/28/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
16:17, 06/10/2019

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
23:34, 06/23/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
08:51, 06/07/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. The Charity Commission ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
05:34, 06/14/2019

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
14:34, 05/21/2019

OFM’s classic cookbook: Rick Stein’s English Seafood Cookery Nathan Outlaw pays tribute to the 1988 book that he borrowed from Rick Stein’s restaurant (and never gave back). Plus five brilliant recipesI wouldn’t be the chef I am today if this book didn’t exist.I saw a copy for the first time in 1998, in the st...
15:51, 05/19/2019

John Cleese criticised for saying London no longer an English city Sadiq Khan and comedian Dom Joly among those condemning ‘racist’ and ‘hypocritical’ claimsThe Fawlty Towers actor John Cleese has been criticised for repeating his 2011 claim that London was no longer an English city.Cleese, 79, tweeted that his frie...
00:17, 05/30/2019

Ann Coulter says if Trump knew English, he would understand meaning of ‘WALL’ Conservative pundit Ann Coulter continued her harsh criticism of President Trump as he unveiled his immigration plan Thursday, saying he will someday “understand the meaning of the word ‘WALL.”...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Alibaba Aims to Double Tmall Brands With New English Portal Alibaba has launched an English-language website for its Tmall marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three......
13:17, 06/26/2019

Manchester City wins FA Cup and sweeps English men’s football trophies LONDON (AP) — Manchester City wins FA Cup and sweeps English men’s football trophies....
20:17, 05/18/2019

'We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany's legacy for English football' – video report Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City in their 6-0 ...
21:17, 05/19/2019

DOE failed to provide translators for non-English speaking parents: suit The city Department of Education is failing to provide translators for the parents of disabled kids who don’t speak English — leaving them in the dark on everything from medical emergencies to academics, according to a Brooklyn federal court su...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Record attendance for English women’s match expected at FA Cup final • West Ham and Manchester City meet at Wembley on Saturday• Crowd is on course to break 45,423 record in last year’s finalThe Football Association is quietly confident that the record attendance for women’s domestic football in England will be broken...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition BANGKOK (AP) — The Nation, one of Thailand’s two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version. The CEO of the Nation Multimedia Group, Somchai Mees...
16:00, 05/16/2019

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

The Fate of English Witches: From Water Torture to Divine Retribution During the Early Modern period of European history – from the Renaissance (1500) to the French Revolution (1800) ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Melania and May's husband Philip attend English garden party U.S. First Lady Melania Trump joined Prime Minister Theresa May's husband Philip on Tuesday at a garden party at Downing Street where, under cloudy skies, they listened to a brass band and met the......
17:34, 06/04/2019

Bilic back in management at English club West Brom Former Croatia coach Slaven Bilic is back in club management at second-tier team West Bromwich Albion in England       ...
15:34, 06/13/2019

The Latest: English fans fill Madrid ahead of CL final Thousands of Liverpool and Tottenham fans are gathering under the sunny and clear skies in Madrid hours before their teams face off in the all-English Champions League final        ...
16:51, 06/01/2019

Liverpool, Spurs Set For Showdown As Madrid Picks Up English Accent Liverpool are aiming to make up for the disappointment of several recent near misses while Tottenham Hotspur dream of winning the Champions League for the first time....
10:34, 06/01/2019

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 Tristin English drives in 5 runs on 4 hits as host Georgia Tech overwhelms Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional        ...
05:34, 06/01/2019

Britain’s big squeeze: ‘This Is All We Can Afford’: Shrinking Lives in the English Countryside In Cumbria, a bucolic landscape masks growing poverty and isolation. As bus lines are cut and services dry up under austerity, older people are feeling new constraints....
13:17, 05/13/2019

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next month."...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Villa beats West Brom, through to English playoff final WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Aston Villa will contest the second-tier League Championship playoff final as the club seeks a return to the Premier League after an absence of three years. Villa beat West Bromwich Albion 4-3 in a penalty shootout on Tu...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Eden Hazard rules out playing for another English club after Chelsea • ‘I am a Blue. It means a lot to me,’ says forward• Europa League final likely to be Hazard’s last Chelsea gameEden Hazard, who is preparing for what is likely to be his final appearance after seven years at Chelsea, has ruled out playing for anothe...
01:34, 05/28/2019

Europa League clash kicks off 1st all-English finals week Forget Barcelona, forget Real Madrid. This is England’s week. After years of Spanish domination in Europe’s top club competitions, England has done what no other nation has done before. Both the Champions League and the Europa League fina...
17:34, 05/27/2019

"New Word In English Dictionary": Rahul Gandhi Taunts PM With "Modilie" Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, in an oblique jab at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, posted what he said was a new word in the English dictionary. The word, "Modilie," -- a jibe at PM Modi -- is defined as......
20:51, 05/15/2019

Football quiz: when English clubs play in European finals With Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool in action this week, how well do you remember previous English finalists?Madrid will host the second all-English Champions League final on Saturday night. Which city hosted the first?Moscow MadridManches...
15:00, 05/29/2019

‘Absolutely mad’ raccoon dogs are terrorizing this small English village Two rare, hissing critters are wreaking havoc on one English village, attacking farm animals and terrifying villagers, according to a new report. The Japanese tanukis — also called raccoon dogs because of their similarities to both animals R...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Elton John: 'I am a European – not a stupid, imperialist English idiot' The singer says Brexit has made him ashamed to be British, while performing in Verona during his final world tourElton John has said he is ashamed of the UK over its voting for and handling of Brexit.While performing on Wednesday in Verona on his las...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Nadal tops Thiem for record 12th French crown Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem in the French Open final for the second straight year, giving Nadal his 12th career title at Roland Garros -- the most by one player at a single Grand Slam tournament....
01:34, 06/10/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said he discussed regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Monday....
20:34, 06/10/2019

Olivia Colman gets royal honor ahead of debut in ‘The Crown’ Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II, the monarch she is about to play on Netflix’s royal drama “The Crown”...
19:34, 06/08/2019

With the Triple Crown split three ways, best 3-year-old in the land unclear After Sir Winston's victory in Saturday's Belmont Stakes left three winners from three races, the question remains: Who is America's best 3-year-old?...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Better camera technology game-changer for Triple Crown races BALTIMORE (AP) — Without high-tech cameras and updated monitors, TV viewers would not have been able to see Justify win the 2018 Preakness. At least not nearly as clearly as they did. When the fog descended on Pimlico Race Course, everyone was blinde...
16:51, 06/06/2019

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strength for the playoffs....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Pompeo meets Abu Dhabi crown prince, discusses Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday discussed countering the threat from Iran in the region with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Mission in the UAE said....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Chevy's diesel Silverado seeks to grab pickup mpg crown Heating up the sales race between the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram pickups this year will be a battle for the fuel-economy crown held by the Ford F-150....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Hidden Valley Supercars: McLaughlin first to win Darwin Triple Crown Scott McLaughlin became the first Supercars driver to win the elusive 'Darwin Triple Crown', thanks to a dominant performance in the 200-kilometre race at Hidden Valley...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Khashoggi "Didn't Come Up" During Call With Saudi Crown Prince: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist JamalKhashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
23:34, 06/23/2019

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, C...
01:34, 05/31/2019

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
01:51, 06/14/2019

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson....
11:17, 06/15/2019

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Destiny 2: Season Of Opulence - How To Unlock The Crown Of Sorrow Raid A new season of content has begun in Destiny 2, and this one has a raid that fans will want to jump into as soon as possible. Here's our guide for how to do just that....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Thailand To Crown Its Newlywed King In Series Of Grand Rituals Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday begins intricate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowns its......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Preakness predictions: Whom to bet on for wide-open Triple Crown race After a controversial Kentucky Derby, the 144th Preakness will have to brand itself as one of the most wide-open runnings in recent memory.        ...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Canelo Alvarez sets foot on the path towards undisputed crown Canelo Alvarez eyes the ultimate prize as he and Danny Jacobs arrive in Las Vegas for their middleweight unification The post Canelo Alvarez sets foot on the path towards undisputed crown appeared first on Boxing News....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Country House out of Preakness Stakes in Triple Crown debacle There will be no Triple Crown winner this year. Controversial Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not be running in the May 18 Preakness Stakes after developing a cough, trainer Bill Mott told the Daily Racing Form on Tuesday. “He develope...
18:51, 05/07/2019

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog India will ask the global money laundering and terror finance watchdog to put Pakistan on a blacklist of countries that fail to meet international standards in stopping financial crime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley India on Thursday said that Pakistan should be put on the blacklist for countries who are not cooperating in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke President Trump, in an exclusive interview Friday morning with “Fox & Friends,” said he will not fire adviser Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a government watchdog’s recommendation that she be removed over violations of the Hatch Act....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Treasury Watchdog Looking Into Why the Harriet Tubman $20 Is Taking So Damn Long The Treasury Department’s Office of the Inspector General will look into why a $20 bill with Harriet Tubman’s face on it has been delayed, according to the New York Times. The inquiry was made public with the release of a letter from Treasury’s Inspe...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Pentagon watchdog: US no longer tracking Taliban gains in Afghanistan HEIGHTENED INSECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN: The latest quarterly report to Congress by the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction is rife with bad news about how the war against the Taliban is going. But the most telling metric...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
15:51, 05/31/2019

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

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Crew says aide’s tweet about her father’s re-election campaign violates rule limiting political activity by federal employeesIvanka Trump was accused on Thursday of violating the Hatch Act that bans government workers from speaking out on political c...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
16:00, 06/16/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
05:17, 06/01/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
11:17, 05/29/2019

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
23:17, 06/05/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Tucking in to a full English and ludicrous drama – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Eliot Rothwell discuss a comeback, a comeback, a ridiculous goal, another ridiculous goal, Sid’s ham garage breaking AirBnB records and lots more besidesJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Leeds, Aston Villa earn narrow leads in English playoffs LONDON (AP) — Leeds and Aston Villa earned narrow leads after the first legs of the second-tier League Championship semifinal playoffs on Saturday. Leeds, which missed out on automatic promotion after falling away late in the regular season, beat Der...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Boris Johnson’s full English Brexit could rip the union apart | Martin Kettle The Tory frontrunner’s ‘do-or-die’ approach is alienating Scotland and Northern Ireland – and courting disasterIt is time to wake up, but there is barely a moment to smell the coffee. If Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, Britain will be sleepwalk...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Collection Of Mana Comes To Switch, Including An English Seiken Densetsu 3, And It's Out Today Twenty-four years after its release, Seiken Densetsu 3 is coming to the U.S. for the first time, as part of a new Switch package called the Collection of Mana. This newly localized version of the Super Nintendo role-playing game will be called Trials...
20:00, 06/11/2019

What a week! English Premier League teams ending season with a bang The world's most popular sport has just seen three consecutive nights of wonder, the likes of which few fans have ever seen before -- or will ever see again....
16:34, 05/09/2019

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
16:34, 05/30/2019

"No Halwa Puri?": Pakistan Airlines Slammed For Serving English Breakfast Pakistan's national carrier learnt a lesson just how seriously airline meals are taken, following a backlash after its latest advert, bearing a photo of a cheese omelette, sausages and beans, promised......
15:51, 05/02/2019

Nikita Parris: ‘It’s exciting for English football. We’ve put so much work in’ | Suzanne Wrack The leading scorer in WSL history draws on her 2015 selection heartache to help fuel England’s World Cup ambitionsFour years ago Nikita Parris was in Egypt, being woken up in the early hours by her mum to watch England play at the World Cup in Canada...
16:17, 06/08/2019

China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Firms Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light regulation, in the wake of stricter EU rules aimed to make bond markets more transparent and fair....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds also quietly arrested five people in California for allegedly helping Chinese nationals score US stude...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It too...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Saudi crown prince tells Iran: 'We won't hesitate to deal with any threat' Mohammed bin Salman speaks publicly for first time about latest tanker attacks amid fears of regional conflictMohammed bin Salman has spoken publicly for the first time since a second attack on Saudi oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, blaming arch-riva...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Congratulates PM Modi On 2019 Election Victory Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) victory in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections, the media......
09:51, 05/24/2019

UN Jamal Khashoggi Report Piles Pressure On Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped global pressure back on the......
05:00, 06/21/2019

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday having vowed to enjoy herself in the absence of the stifling pressure of previous campaigns in Paris....
05:17, 05/28/2019

Anthony Joshua knocked down, loses heavyweight crown to Andy Ruiz Jr. Andy Ruiz Jr. became the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion Saturday after a stunning upset victory over British boxer Anthony Joshua....
17:34, 06/02/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
02:17, 06/16/2019

Triple Crown winner Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby ride LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all. He picked up the mount on 30-1 shot Cutting Humor, trained by Todd Pletcher, race officials said Friday. The 53-year-old rider had been on the ea...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
22:34, 05/26/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
02:17, 06/16/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince 'responsible for Khashoggi murder' A UN expert investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says there is "credible evidence" that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was responsible for the killing....
21:00, 06/19/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst takes the Miss USA crown On Thursday, Cheslie Kryst of North Carolina was crowned Miss USA. The Wake Forest MBA works as an attorney who works to reduce sentences for inmates.        ...
12:51, 05/03/2019

She's a Natural: Miss Teen USA 2019 Kaliegh Garris Won the Crown In Curls The newly-minted Miss Teen USA Kaleigh Garris gives “crown” a new name. When the 18-year-old Connecticut teen won the title on Sunday, the tiara was placed atop her halo of naturally-textured hair. As Garris told Refinery29 in an exclusive interview ...
14:34, 05/02/2019

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator...
13:17, 06/19/2019

U.N. Expert Calls for Investigating Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing There is “credible evidence” suggesting that an investigation should be carried out into whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was involved, experts said....
12:51, 06/19/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
15:34, 06/16/2019

Olivia Colman honored by Queen Elizabeth ahead of her 'The Crown' debut Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman was honored Friday by Queen Elizabeth II — the monarch she is about to play on television in "The Crown."...
22:51, 06/08/2019

Federer primed for Wimbledon charge after sealing 10th Halle crown Roger Federer warmed up for next month's Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Noose found near Crown Heights church in possible hate crime: police The symbol of black oppression was found Saturday morning on some bushes outside the United House of Prayer for all People, a Pentecostal church on Park Place in Crown Heights, police said....
23:51, 06/23/2019

Michel Platini rages from the sidelines as Infantino stands to keep Fifa crown The banned former Uefa president claims there was a plot to stop him taking top job at Fifa but says he has no regretsAt the annual Fifa congress gathering in Paris, Gianni Infantino is set to be elected unchallenged on Wednesday for a second term as...
15:17, 06/03/2019

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in......
06:34, 06/22/2019

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very me...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Sir Winston springs final Triple Crown surprise with Belmont Stakes win Sir Winston wins one-and-a-half-mile Belmont as 10-1 longshotPreakness winner War of Will finishes ninth in 10-horse fieldSir Winston provided a perfect finish to a crazy Triple Crown.After a disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and a runaway horse...
04:17, 06/09/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry tweeted on Sunday....
06:00, 05/19/2019

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crow...
19:34, 06/22/2019

We need a timetable czar to hit stop button on train chaos, says watchdog boss The UK's rail watchdog today repeated demands for a "timetable czar" after it was revealed there is still no single person in charge of overseeing the complex operation — and order a stop if it starts going wrong again....
16:00, 05/13/2019

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
11:51, 05/28/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Head Of Global Finance Watchdog FATF Hints At Pak 'Blacklist' Over Terror Outgoing Financial Action Task Force or FATF president, Marshall Billingslea, has hinted about the possibility of blacklisting Pakistan after the international financial watchdog's meeting in Paris......
14:51, 06/25/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
23:51, 05/17/2019

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid plastic business could hurt market competition....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, a source said....
12:17, 06/26/2019

Nissan could face fine from Japan's financial watchdog over Ghosn pay, report says Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend a fine for Nissan of up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, Reuters reported....
18:00, 06/26/2019

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
08:51, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
21:51, 05/19/2019

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
21:51, 06/06/2019

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
19:17, 06/06/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,......
20:51, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health -UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

AT&T's Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog Mexico's consumer watchdog, Profeco, said on Friday it won a class-action lawsuit against the local unit of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T Inc for undue charges and poor service....
02:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. says military killed 120 civilians abroad in 2018, lower than watchdog estimates United States military actions killed about 120 civilians and injured 65 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, the Pentagon said in a report on Thursday, though the figures were far lower than those reported by watchdog groups....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn International, the company that runs the biggest shelter for migrant youth separated from their parents at the ...
02:51, 05/10/2019

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
20:51, 05/31/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
00:00, 05/17/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
09:17, 06/01/2019

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Nationals phenom Juan Soto thinks mastering English will help him become one of baseball's best Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto has impressed teammates and staff on the field but also with how quickly the 20-year-old picked up English.        ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
14:34, 06/26/2019

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
12:17, 05/30/2019

All the game can share in English clubs’ dizzying European glory | Sachin Nakrani Premier League monopoly of European finals has a global dimension that should not be ignoredGeorge Sephton has been Liverpool’s stadium announcer for 48 years and is such a part of the furniture there that he is known as The Voice of Anfield. His is ...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustration over the two parties’ handling of the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:51, 05/03/2019

As English fans get set to cross Europe, anger rises at football’s carbon bootprint Planes going to the finals in Spain and Azerbaijan will emit 35,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide – climate activists want change Controversy has erupted over the environmental impact of football fans travelling across Europe in coming weeks – to watch En...
02:34, 05/12/2019

English fans warned to beware ticket touts in rush for European finals Some websites list £10,000 tickets for Liverpool-Tottenham Champions League final in MadridFans travelling to the finals of Europe’s two major club competitions have been warned about touts who are willing to exploit their eagerness to get to the mat...
22:17, 05/11/2019

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
07:00, 06/16/2019

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:17, 06/11/2019

Illegal Viking Coin Hoard Worth £500,000 Threatens To Rewrite English History A hoard of Viking coins worth at least half a million British pounds has been recovered by police investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures and they tell a completely different story of Alfred the Great's role in English history. ...
18:51, 06/02/2019

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

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:17, 06/16/2019

The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Just Beat Up The Civic Type R and Stole Its Nürburgring Crown I don’t put much stock in Nürburgring lap times, or any lap times for that matter, as they relate to how good a performance car actually is to own. That being said, a new front-wheel-drive record-setting time of 7:40.100 means it can go really fast a...
05:51, 05/22/2019

Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hiding a da Vinci masterpiece on his yacht? Art market website Artnet claims to have located the missing painting on the private superyacht Serene, also reportedly bought by the Saudi crown prince....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Kentucky Derby didn’t figure to have a Triple Crown threat. Now it’s lost its best story. A day after they scratched race favorite Omaha Beach, Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and owner Rick Porter mourned their last, best chance at their first Derby win....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Winners and losers of a wild, unpredictable 2019 Triple Crown topped by two trainers It was odd and controversial, but this year's Triple Crown was undeniably unique and memorable. It ended Saturday with another jolt in the Belmont       ...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
02:34, 06/16/2019

Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince is liable for Khashoggi murder: UN expert Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
13:34, 06/19/2019

Evidence suggests Saudi Crown Prince is liable for Khashoggi murder: U.N. expert Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Khashoggi killing: 'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince responsible, UN expert says There is "sufficient credible evidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he should be investigated for it, a United Nations special rapporteur said in the first independent investigati...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Field for 2019 Preakness Stakes could be largest for Triple Crown's second leg since 2011 A handful from the 2019 Kentucky Derby and several new shooters are expected for the 2019 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.        ...
07:51, 05/13/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over journalist’s murder, says report The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi because there is “credible evidence” that he and othe...
12:34, 06/19/2019

"Credible Evidence" Linking Saudi Crown Prince To Khashoggi Murder: Report There is "credible evidence" linking Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, a report by an independent United Nations rights expert said......
12:34, 06/19/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
06:17, 05/24/2019

That Missing $450 Million Da Vinci Painting Is Reportedly on Saudi Crown Prince MBS’ Yacht (Bloomberg) — A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com. “Salvator Mundi” is being kept on supe...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Olivia Colman gets royal honor ahead of her debut in ‘The Crown’ Olivia Colman has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II - the monarch she is about to play on the Netflix royal family TV drama “The Crown.”        ...
00:51, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Billionaire James Packer to sell 20% stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd from casino mogul James Packer for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), just months after Wynn Resorts withdrew its offer to buy Crown....
15:34, 05/30/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
19:34, 06/19/2019

Samsung won back India's premium market crown in Q1, but the OnePlus 6T was the top-selling phone Both Apple and Samsung struggled to keep up with Huawei's impressive growth in Q1 2019 global smartphone shipments, losing precious market share compared to the same period of last year, but while iPhone sales continued to tumble in China, the Galaxy...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Belmont Stakes 2019: The final chapter in this year's controversial Triple Crown New York's Belmont Stakes is one of the crown jewels of US racing and represents the final leg of the celebrated Triple Crown -- with Justify completing the treble in 2018....
12:34, 06/07/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a rival lies with the courts, with analysts doubting any alternative plans can succeed....
11:51, 05/09/2019

Australia competition watchdog blocks $11 billion Vodafone unit-TPG Telecom merger Australia's competition regulator blocked a proposed A$15 billion ($11 billion) merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and a Vodafone Group unit on Wednesday, sending shares of companies on both sides of the deal tumbling....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes wa...
14:51, 05/20/2019

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
19:34, 06/20/2019

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
12:51, 05/21/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
16:17, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
21:51, 05/19/2019

Treasury Department watchdog to review delay in Harriet Tubman redesign of $20 bill The Treasury Department inspector general's office said it will look into why the Trump administration delayed the redesign of the $20 bill, which would have replaced the image of President Andrew Jackson with one of abolitionist and runaway slave Ha...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
03:51, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business could lessen competition in the market....
17:00, 05/24/2019

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
21:34, 06/13/2019

MLB, long expecting Latin players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Chinese parents are paying for their kids to learn English from US online tutors. Here's how the job works Native English speakers with a college bachelor's degree are paid $12 to $20 per hour to teach Chinese kids English online.       ...
18:17, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
13:17, 06/26/2019

Klopp and Pochettino go back to English basics in final that fails to fire | Jonathan Wilson The Champions League final carried echoes of the scrappy showpieces at which English teams triumphed in 70s and 80sFor Liverpool this has been a season of two extraordinary statistics: 11.7mm and 64%. It was the former that denied them a goal (albeit...
16:00, 06/02/2019

Penalty heartbreak for Eintracht Frankfurt as Chelsea book English Europa League final They never ran out of gas but Eintracht Frankfurt finally reached the end of the road in London on Thursday night. The German side came so close to the Europa League final but finally fell to Chelsea on penalties....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Chelsea and Arsenal into Europa League final as English teams seal full house Chelsea and Arsenal will face each other in BakuSpurs and Liverpool already into Champions League final Latest reaction from Stamford Bridge – live!Arsenal and Chelsea have qualified for the Europa League final, completing an historic week with Europ...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Maurizio Sarri hails English standards after Chelsea reach Europa League final The Chelsea manager called the Premier League ‘the best in the world’ with four English teams in the two European finalsChelsea will play Arsenal in the Europa League final on 29 May with both of Uefa’s major showpieces to be contested by Premier Lea...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
03:34, 06/06/2019

MLB, long expecting Latino players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
00:51, 06/05/2019

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European soccer governing body UEFA's financial control body....
13:34, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
13:17, 06/26/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN finds 'credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to murder The UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul....
14:34, 06/19/2019

Pompeo discusses ensuring stability of energy markets with Saudi king and crown prince U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held discussions on Monday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on ensuring stability in energy markets and freedom of navigation, Saudi Arabia's ambassador designate to Washington s...
23:00, 06/24/2019

The scene at the Kentucky Derby as Maximum Security is disqualified and Country House takes the crown In a development unprecedented in the race’s 145-year history, the apparent winner was disqualified for interference, leaving Country House as the second-longest shot ever to win....
06:34, 05/05/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House won't run in Preakness, ending Triple Crown shot Country House, the longshot who was awarded victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby following the disqualification of Maximum Security, will not run in the Preakness Stakes on May 18 in Baltimore....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Nadal racks up 12th French crown as Thiem runs out of steam at Roland Garros Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder....
21:34, 06/09/2019

Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hiding a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece on his yacht? Art market website Artnet claims to have located the missing painting on the private superyacht Serene, also reportedly bought by the Saudi crown prince....
19:51, 06/11/2019

"Jamal Khashoggi Death Painful, Stop Exploiting Case": Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned against "exploiting" the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi for political gains, in what appeared to be a veiled attack on Turkey....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Horse racing: Improbable tops Preakness field missing Triple Crown drama Favored Improbable will seek to give trainer Bob Baffert a record eighth Preakness Stakes victory on Saturday in a race void of Triple Crown excitement....
22:17, 05/17/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
11:17, 06/21/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
00:17, 05/22/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report note...
23:17, 05/01/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanis...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Arsenal And Chelsea Advance To Europa League Final, Making Both European Finals All-English Affairs Arsenal and Chelsea both qualified for the Europa League final today by advancing past Valencia and Eintracht Frankfurt, respectively. That means both the Europa League and Champions League finals will be contested by English clubs, officially consec...
04:17, 05/10/2019

European finalists deliver a very English great football moment forged overseas | Barney Ronay They may be foreign-owned corporations featuring few homegrown players but we should celebrate English club successes built on the blurring, not the building, of bordersNous sommes les meilleurs! Wir sind die Besten! We are the cosmopolitan, financia...
18:34, 05/10/2019

Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby mount on Cutting Humor Mike Smith became available Wednesday when Omaha Beach was scratched; he will replace Corey Lanerie on Cutting Humor.        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

Jabra Elite 85h headset review: Competing for the wireless ANC crown with SmartSound tech, for $50 less than Bose and Sony Wireless headphones with active noise cancellation are a popular accessory for workers and business travelers. Bose and Sony are the leaders in this area, but Jabra just launched its latest offering that offers more for less....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
07:17, 06/19/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
00:17, 06/17/2019

Man accused of killing seven in Tennessee set home on fire in 2017, threatened to 'finish the job' 'When I get out, I'll finish the job,' Michael Cummins told Sumner County deputies who arrested him in 2017 for setting a neighbor's house on fire.        ...
22:17, 04/29/2019

Neo-Nazi teen who threatened Prince Harry jailed for online 'terrorist' posts Two teens have been sentenced to prison for neo-Nazi posts including one that threatened to assassinate Prince Harry and deemed him a "race traitor."        ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Knicks' Steve Mills says Kristaps Porzingis threatened to go to Europe if he wasn't traded The Knicks are a mess, and unless they strike gold in the draft and free agency this summer, that may not change very soon. Here's the latest example.        ...
22:17, 05/24/2019

Sieren's China: Trump feels threatened by China's rise In the trade dispute between the US and China, Washington has placed all its bets on one card and is flexing its military muscles, too. It shows just how much Trump feels cornered by China's rise, says DW’s Frank Sieren....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally allowed to die by euthanasia. Most of these outlet...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Administration Cancels English Classes, Soccer, Ping-Pong, Legal Aid for Migrant Children in U.S. Shelters Just when you think the Trump administration can fall no lower than they already have, the entire White House hands American their Pabst Blue Ribbon....
21:17, 06/05/2019

U.N. Report Finds ‘Credible Evidence’ to Investigate Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing A United Nations special report has found “credible evidence” warranting further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year — a conclusion that follows...
17:34, 06/19/2019

UN expert calls for probe amid 'credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince MBS was involved in Khashoggi's killing A United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday that there’s “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi....
14:51, 06/19/2019

UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi GENEVA (AP) — UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi....
12:34, 06/19/2019

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21:00, 06/26/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets R...
00:00, 06/01/2019

'A giant game of chicken': GOP lawmakers warn against Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico GOP lawmakers pressed the White House to negotiate with Mexico on tariffs and said Trump could face a legislative rebuke if he goes through with them.        ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain....
21:51, 06/01/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Conway (Conwy) Castle, which is widely regarded as one of the finest medieval fortresses in all of Euro...
20:17, 05/26/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.        ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

BTS unveils 'Dream Glow', their latest English language crossover smash, with Charli XCX 'Dream Glow' is BTS' latest attempt at a crossover after its Top 10 hit 'Boy With Luv,' with lyrics in Korean and Spanish — and featuring Charli XCX.        ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

UN expert cites 'credible evidence' against Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi murder A U.N. human rights expert cited 'credible evidence' that high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in the death of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufacturer's 25-hour talk time claim.The independe...
07:34, 05/06/2019

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Jürgen Klopp, Daniel Farke, Daniel Stendel: German managers in title hunt in top three English leagues As Jürgen Klopp tries to plot a course on two fronts, his impact is being felt further down the English league pyramid. German bosses could still take the title in England's top three divisions. What makes them so good?...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
02:34, 06/02/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince linked to murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UN report finds A UN expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has found 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing, according to a report....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. However, a person with larger, deeper, or more numerou...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Ford: Job cuts had to be slow Executives are adamant that being deliberative about cutting 10 percent of its global white-collar work force was necessary to yield meaningful benefits....
06:17, 05/27/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia after a contamination problem discovered last month....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rates, though, investors have changed their minds a lot, but the facts don’t look much different....
13:17, 06/06/2019

John Cleese takes another swipe at London as he defends claims the capital isn't 'an English city any more' Comedian John Cleese has taken another swipe London as he spoke out to defend saying the capital was not an "English city any more," a remark which sparked a storm of criticism....
17:34, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The ...
19:34, 05/03/2019

The Fed Should Ignore Trump and Contemplate Cuts for the Right Reasons At a time when the need for easier money is debatable, it would be natural for monetary policy makers to snub President Trump’s calls for interest-rate cuts to prove their impartiality. But it would be a mistake....
13:34, 06/09/2019

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
22:00, 06/08/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
23:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Google Cuts Off Huawei From Some Smartphone Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to U.S. technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business....
11:17, 05/20/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
22:51, 05/15/2019

New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5% WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Citing lower global growth, New Zealand’s Reserve Bank has cut the nation’s benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%. The cut on Wednesday brings New Zealand’s rate in line...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth due to global trade tensions....
20:51, 06/16/2019

Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce....
02:17, 05/21/2019

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Benelli TNT 300 And 302R Receive Price Cuts Of Up To Rs. 60,000 Benelli India, a part of Mahavir Group, today announced a price reduction of up to Rs. 60,000 on its 300 cc range of motorcycles. While the naked streetfighter bike, Benelli TNT 300, has received a......
16:17, 05/13/2019

Maruti Suzuki Cuts Production By 9.6% In April India's largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India has cut its production by 9.6 per cent to 147,669 units in April this year from 163,368 in April 2018....
16:17, 05/10/2019

Tesla cuts the price of the Models S and Model X Tesla Tesla has lowered the US base prices of its two most expensive models, the Model S sedan and Model X SUV. The electric carmaker's price cuts come amid a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles. Tesla wouldn't say if sl...
00:00, 05/22/2019

US military cuts back on Afghan war data Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency....
07:17, 05/01/2019

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
07:17, 06/03/2019

Daimler cuts outlook over Dieselgate costs The German automaker says its 2019 operating profit will be the same as last year, due to a huge vehicle recall bill. Authorities have ordered the recall of 770,000 diesel cars installed with emitting-cheating software....
00:00, 06/24/2019

Best Buy cuts LG V40 ThinQ price in half with AT&T installments The V40 ThinQ is not LG's newest or fastest smartphone, having been released around eight months ago with a then-impressive Snapdragon 845 processor under the hood. But although the G8 ThinQ and 5G-enabled V50 ThinQ have seen daylight in the meantime...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Motorola Moto Z4 gets early price cuts at Best Buy Yesterday, after Motorola announced the Moto Z4 - the only Moto Z of this year - the company started taking pre-orders for the phone's unlocked variant. Being an upper-mid-range handset, the Moto Z4 is not excessively expensive, but certainly not che...
21:51, 05/31/2019

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change in almost three years....
10:34, 06/04/2019

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
19:17, 06/19/2019

Australia Cuts Rates for the First Time in Nearly Three Years Australia became the largest developed economy to cut interest rates in 2019, lowering borrowing costs for the first time in nearly three years to offset the effects of global trade tensions and a slowdown in China....
11:51, 06/04/2019

EPA cuts 40 regulations, saves $3.6B, seeks balance on costs Aiming to erase the “fuzzy math” past administrations used to hide the costs of politically favored policies, the Environmental Protection Agency is pulling back the curtain on costs and benefits, and planning to kill regulations that are out of whac...
18:00, 06/11/2019

This Watermelon Wedger Cuts Perfect Slices in Seconds I am always suspicious of single-use slicers and dicers, but I am truly in aw of this watermelon wedger. It’s particularly helpful during BBQ season, when serving lots of fresh melon wedges is of the utmost importance....
21:17, 06/12/2019

North Korea cuts rations to record low after bad harvest, U.N. says North Korea has cut food rations to 300 grams a day -- less than 11 ounces -- the lowest ever for this time of year, and further cuts are likely after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" for the decision....
03:34, 05/01/2019

EU commission cuts growth outlook over trade pressures FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Union’s executive commission has trimmed its forecast for eurozone growth this year and next as uncertainty over trade conflicts and continued weakness in the auto industry hold back output. The commission...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support. The Fed isn’t considered ready to announce...
06:51, 06/19/2019

ARC Resources cuts 2019 capital expenditure budget to C$700 mln Canadian oil and gas producer ARC Resources said on Thursday it has cut its 2019 capital expenditure budget by C$75 million to C$700 million ($530.46 million) due to the postponement of the Attachie West Phase I gas processing and liquids-handling fa...
01:17, 06/21/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic conditions may merit lowering interest rates in the coming months, but they poured cold water on the...
06:51, 06/26/2019

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
08:00, 06/09/2019

S&P 500 hits record high as Fed signals rate cuts The S&P 500 index touched an all-time high on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve indicated that it could cut interest rates as early as July to combat growing risks to global and domestic growth....
19:17, 06/20/2019

The Fed signaled rate cuts may be coming soon. What does that mean for borrowers, savers The Fed signaled that interest rate could be on the way but the benefits for borrowers may be limited. Bank customers could see savings rates fall.       ...
12:51, 06/20/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Ban...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Chhattisgarh Man, 53, Charged With Sedition For "Rumours" On Power Cuts A 53-year-old man was arrested on the charges of sedition for allegedly spreading rumours over power cuts on social media in Chhattisgarh, police said....
14:34, 06/14/2019

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, ...
02:17, 06/18/2019

Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policymakers are wrestling with whether to cut interest rates as President Donald Trump has demanded....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Huawei reportedly cuts shipments of its flagship phones After being banned from accessing its U.S. supply chain, Huawei decided in May to stop taking orders for its low and mid-range handsets that aren't powered by the company's Kirin chipsets. Huawei has reportedly stockpiled a year's worth of chips and ...
01:34, 06/20/2019

Spirit cuts workweek in wake of 737 MAX groundings - union Boeing Co's largest supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc is reducing its workweek to 32 hours in response to the 737 MAX groundings, a labor union for the aerospace industry said on Friday....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
17:51, 06/15/2019

Tom Brokaw dramatically cuts price of vacation home Legendary journalist Tom Brokaw has cut the price of his Pound Ridge, NY, vacation home to $4.25 million. This is a significant reduction from when the country estate first came on the market a year ago, for $6.3 million. Brokaw and his wife, Meredit...
08:17, 06/21/2019

Brazil Cuts 2019 Economic Growth Forecast The government lowered its outlook for Brazil’s economic growth this year to 1.6% as President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration struggled to get an overhaul of the pension approved by Congress....
00:00, 05/23/2019

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding table...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Huawei cuts orders to key suppliers after U.S. blacklisting: Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers for components that go into its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the mat...
19:00, 06/05/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Huawei cuts orders to key suppliers after U.S. blacklisting -Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers for components that go into its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the mat...
19:00, 06/05/2019