TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 06:00

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa

Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa

Source: nytimes.com

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
2019-06-11 13:51

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on missing persons in conflict; and same-sex rights ...
2019-06-11 21:17

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born inside the country after their parents fled across the border....
2019-08-06 21:34

A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Book Railways' Train Tickets Online IRCTC train, IRCTC ticket, IRCTC booking: IRCTC, the online ticketing arm of Indian Railways, enables users to book train tickets a maximum of 120 days prior to travel (excluding the date of......
2019-06-28 01:34

Fraternity member gave 'step-by-step' directions to 5 people who then killed themselves, lawsuit alleges A former fraternity member and student at Truman State University in Missouri allegedly provided "step-by-step" directions to five people who died by suicide in 2016 and 2017, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the university, the fratern...
2019-08-05 23:34

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the propaganda tactics companies often ...
2019-08-09 16:34

A fraternity member gave 'step-by-step' directions to 5 people who then killed themselves, lawsuit alleges A former fraternity member and student at Truman State University in Missouri allegedly provided "step-by-step" directions to five people who died by suicide in 2016 and 2017, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the university, the fratern...
2019-08-04 22:17

A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Apply For Permanent Account Number (PAN) According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL(UTI Infrastructure......
2019-07-19 03:51

Botswana decriminalizes gay sex The country's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law with British roots that could punish people with up to seven years in prison. Botswana's president had also signaled his support for a change in a recent speech....
2019-06-11 19:17

| Red carpet for Botswana investors Botswana has promised to roll out the red carpet for investors, urging them not to be discouraged by its small population from doing business in the country because decent returns are part of the package....
2019-08-12 08:17

How to put together your first bowl of ramen, step by step I’ve touched on every major component of ramen so far: the noodles, the soup, the tare, the quintessential chashu pork belly and egg toppings, even the aromatic oil that bobs on the surface....
2019-06-13 21:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo • Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations.Lorch struck following a...
2019-07-07 01:00

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting (JOHANNESBURG) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world’s highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups and warnings of a blow to lucrative touri...
2019-05-24 00:34

Botswana government to appeal against law legalising gay sex Attorney general says high court was mistaken in its ruling decriminalising homosexualityBotswana’s government will appeal against a high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to s...
2019-07-06 15:34

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
2019-06-01 14:34

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants Country with Africa’s largest elephant population says its growth is affecting farmersBotswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move likely to trigger outrag...
2019-05-23 13:00

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
2019-05-23 20:00

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
2019-05-23 15:51

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash....
2019-05-23 17:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
2019-06-28 20:34

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
2019-07-11 06:51

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened 9.54pm BST Nope! That’s it! Egypt are knocked out of their own Africa Cup of Nati...
2019-07-07 01:00

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B 7.01pm BST Right then, I’m off. It was, well, not the best. Morocc...
2019-07-01 22:17

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom c...
2019-06-11 17:17

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
2019-07-06 14:17

| Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code....
2019-06-11 13:51

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
2019-06-21 03:00

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central Distri...
2019-06-21 21:34

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights...
2019-06-11 14:51

Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split the party that has ruled the country since independence in 1966....
2019-05-25 18:00

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The wa...
2019-05-21 16:00

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery....
2019-07-23 02:00

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 22:00

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It&rsquo...
2019-06-11 19:17

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
2019-05-25 01:51

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rule....
2019-06-11 20:00

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
2019-05-24 03:00

K-Pop Pick Of The Day: Step By Step It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a classic girl group pop ballad, in the veins of Gfriend’s Me Gustas Tu or A Pink’s No No No. Oh My Girl’s Step By Step is one of the better examples of late....
2019-06-19 10:51

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy and a reshoot....
2019-05-22 19:17

Current-Account Deficits If a family spends more than it earns, it can make up the difference by borrowing, at least for a while. The same goes for a country that sends more money outside its borders to pay for imports than it brings in from the sale of exports. That’s calle...
2019-06-12 14:17

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
2019-05-23 19:51

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-02 00:00

Who is JoJo Siwa, your tween’s current obsession? This 16-year-old YouTube sensation is making headlines after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said her makeup kit, sold at Claire's, tested positive for asbestos....
2019-06-10 21:34

A rip current at the beach can be deadly, but experts say you can escape by doing this At least 100 people are killed by rip currents every year. Here's what you need to know about how to spot them and what to do if you're caught.        ...
2019-06-19 21:00

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director...
2019-08-16 20:34

Jaguar to end production of current XJ saloon in July Current-generation XJ was revealed a decade ago X351 model will depart after nine years on sale, with Solihull's iconic flagship tipped for an electric reinvention in 2020 Jaguar will shortly end production of its XJ saloon as it makes way for a ...
2019-05-30 12:00

Osaka plays Azaranka in matchup of current and former No. 1s Naomi Osaka plays Victoria Azaranka in a matchup of current and former No. 1 players in the second round of the French Open        ...
2019-05-30 10:34

AC/DC: It’s Tesla duking it out with Edison in The Current War trailer Benedict Cumberbatch and Nicholas Hoult play arch-rivals Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, respectively, locked in a race to electrify the world in The Current War. In The Current War, brilliant inventors and arch-rivals Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumbe...
2019-06-27 22:34

The real history of electricity is more gripping than The Current War Benedict Cumberbatch plays Thomas Edison in The Current War, an epic tale about the fight to electrify 19th century America. But this odd film only hints at the truth of the battle of invention...
2019-07-31 20:00

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
2019-05-28 01:00

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory sexual and racial content....
2019-07-16 13:34

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
2019-06-05 18:51

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno...
2019-06-15 06:17

Verstappen better than Hamilton on current form, says Horner Max Verstappen is the best driver in Formula One on current form, ahead even of Mercedes's five-times world champion and overall leader Lewis Hamilton, according to his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner....
2019-07-10 00:34

Valentino Rossi can't blame his age for current MotoGP slump Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he can't blame his age for his recent MotoGP slump, pointing out he was "already old" last year when he finished second at the Sachsenring...
2019-07-11 14:34

There's a New Kindle Oasis Coming, So Save On the Current Model While You Still Can A new Kindle Oasis with adjustable color temperature is out next month, and that means you can score the previous generation model, which is otherwise identical, at a rare discount....
2019-06-21 03:17

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-o...
2019-07-22 14:00

Xbox One sales have slowed to a crawl as the current gen wanes Xbox One's sales have dropped off a clip, but that makes sense when you look at life cycle of the current generation. Everyone is waiting for what's next.Read More...
2019-07-19 08:00

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler power unit...
2019-06-01 11:34

She was dead for 18 minutes after drowning in a rip current. Then she started breathing Tia Gambrel-Irizarry, a trained diver and former lifeguard, drowned in a powerful rip current off Turner Beach on the edge of Captiva. She survived.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

'PSA is bucking the current sales trend thanks to strong leadership' Opinion 1 Aug, 2019 PSA is the defying the current market trend of negative sales and it's all down to having strong leaderships, says Steve Fowler...
2019-08-01 15:51

Apple's Current Gen iPad Is Back On Sale, Starting at $249 Unless you really need the iPad Pro (and you almost definitely do not), the standard, vanilla 2018 iPad is a terrific tablet for both consuming and creating media. It even works with the Apple Pencil, the first non-Pro iPad to do so.Read more......
2019-06-11 00:34

Qualcomm forecasts current-quarter revenue below estimates Qualcomm Inc missed quarterly revenue estimates and forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Wednesday, sending its shares down 5% in extended trading....
2019-07-31 22:51

UK PM May and Trump have no current plans to discuss escalating diplomatic row Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump have no current plans to discuss relations, May's spokesman said, after the president condemned Britain’s "stupid" ambassador to Washington over leaked memos critical of his administration...
2019-07-09 18:34

'The Current War' trailer explores electric race for power If you think you've heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called "The Current War" before, it's because you probably have. It's a movie some people first saw nearly two years ago....
2019-06-27 22:34

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 06:51

| Morne, Schalk hail current Boks' unity Two distinguished figures of past Springbok rugby have lauded Rassie Erasmus’s 2019 side for the high sense of togetherness in the ranks, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-08-14 17:51

Turkey's Albayrak says he hopes for current account surplus in June Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday he hoped Turkey would post a current account surplus in June for the first time since President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party came to power nearly 17 years ago....
2019-06-03 15:34

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
2019-06-29 13:17

Markko Martin to take on current World Rally runners in Estonia Markko Martin is the latest addition to an increasingly impressive Rally Estonia entry list, with the five-time World Rally event winner making his competitive debut in a Ford Fiesta WRC...
2019-06-28 18:34

Ryanair says passenger total for current year may miss target Ryanair expects to fly between 151 million and 153 million passengers in the year to March 31, 2020, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday, down from an earlier forecast of 153 million passengers....
2019-07-16 15:51

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
2019-07-13 23:51

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism a...
2019-06-20 01:00

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
2019-06-09 12:51

"Best Decision In Current Circumstances": Amarinder Singh On Sonia Gandhi Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has welcomed Sonia Gandhi's appointment as interim president of the Congress as the "best decision in the current circumstances". He said her "experience and......
2019-08-11 07:00

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory posts on Facebook groups....
2019-07-16 11:34

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
2019-07-20 10:17

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing director of Jefferies Group....
2019-05-24 12:34

‘Your Family Loves You. They Miss You’: An R. Kelly Accuser Warns His Current ‘Girlfriends’ While many of the entertainment industry’s elite showed off their red carpet looks on Sunday at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Asante McGee, an accuser of R. Kelly’s, shared a message for the women currently in his life—and allegedly, under his strict ...
2019-06-19 07:51

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
2019-07-20 00:51

1MDB: Malaysia files charges against 17 current and ex-Goldman Sachs bosses Investment bank’s most senior bosses in London among top bankers facing criminal chargesThe most senior Goldman Sachs banker in London is among 17 former and current bosses at the investment bank facing criminal charges in Malaysia in connection with...
2019-08-09 16:34

Malaysia Charges 17 Current and Former Goldman Sachs Directors Over 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB. Malaysian and...
2019-08-09 12:34

Malaysia files charges against 17 current, former directors of Goldman Sachs units Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the multi-billion dollar corruption probe at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general said on Friday....
2019-08-09 07:34

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:17

Not sure if a stock is worth buying at current levels? Follow Jim Cramer's checklist "Money managers are desperate to avoid owning companies that could be facing estimate cuts, and this checklist is what protects them," Jim Cramer says....
2019-05-31 08:34

Florida beachgoers form human chain to save swimmers caught in rip current Teamwork makes the dream work, and they proved it in Panama City over the weekend. Cellphone footage captured from a PC balcony shows dozens of beachgoers forming a human chain — with up to 100 people locking arms at one point — as they attempted to ...
2019-07-17 04:34

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter. The post US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter appeared first on LEX1...
2019-05-30 16:01

Jeffrey Epstein struck a secret deal in 2008. Here’s what it means for the current case The financier is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005....
2019-07-11 19:00

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
2019-05-28 20:17

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 12:34

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy relationship with technology are becoming mainstream.'...
2019-06-08 19:34

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-government militia groups” on Facebook, according to an investigation by the U.S. Center for Investigativ...
2019-06-15 21:00

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google...
2019-06-12 00:51

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontation....
2019-06-28 15:00

Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related to its recent acquisitions and a hit from tariffs, sending its shares down 5%....
2019-05-30 04:00

UPDATE 1-Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related to its recent acquisitions and a hit from tariffs, sending its shares down 5%....
2019-05-30 00:17

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permission. You can change your Netflix password at any time via the Account settings menu on the Netflix w...
2019-06-07 21:51

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of playing football again but knows there are a number of steps to get there....
2019-06-21 22:00

Mind the gap – When Britons step up Anthony Yarde is not the first British fighter to make a massive step up and take on a supposedly fading but substantially more accomplished opponent. Matt Christie looks at the lessons of history The post Mind the gap – When Britons step up ap...
2019-08-21 02:00

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
2019-05-24 11:34

HSBC says CEO John Flint to step down HSBC on Monday announced the surprise departure of its Chief Executive Officer John Flint, 51, saying the bank needed a change at the top to address “a challenging global environment.” The change comes nearly one-and-a-half years after Fl...
2019-08-05 04:51

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his hands more and pushing the pace for the Warriors. While Green’s numbers are mostly solid, he has bee...
2019-06-09 17:34

White Sox go step further to protect fans from getting hit CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting Monday night against the Miami Marlins. The extra netting at Guaranteed Rate Field was in place for Chi...
2019-07-23 09:17

We’re one step closer to atomic radio Enlarge / Physicist C.J. Holloway in his atomic recording studio at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland. (credit: J. Burras/NIST) Scientists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland...
2019-06-21 23:51

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the driving concepts behind JavaScript as well as the tools to use it to its fullest potential....
2019-05-23 17:00

BMW CEO Harald Kruger to step down: confirmed Kruger's four-year tenure will come to an end in July, throwing uncertainty into the mix in a difficult period for the firm BMW’s chief executive officer Harald Krüger has announced he will not seek a second term when the German car maker’s superviso...
2019-07-05 17:51

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has used to reach the French Open final....
2019-06-07 23:00

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:00

Top U.S. auto safety official to step down Heidi King, a key player in efforts by the Trump administration to roll back the nation's light-vehicle fuel-efficiency rules, will step down at the end of the month as acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
2019-08-13 05:17

Jon Huntsman: US ambassador to Russia will step down Two-year tenure ends with stark warning to hold Russia ‘accountable when its behavior threatens us’Jon Huntsman, whose two-year tenure as the US ambassador to Russia has been characterized by disagreements with the Kremlin, is stepping down with a st...
2019-08-07 15:34

'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to watch her. They had never played golf, or even seen the sport live, but Woods had captured their imag...
2019-05-21 16:17

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
2019-08-13 04:51

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with ...
2019-07-04 04:00

It looks like Yankees’ Luke Voit is almost set for next step Luke Voit will join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday to continue working out. The plan is for the Yankees first baseman/DH to start a minor league rehab assignment later in the week. “I believe I will play Thursday or Friday,’’ said Voit, who...
2019-08-17 12:34

Tesla CTO and co-founder JB Straubel will step down During Tesla's earnings call today, the company announced that one of its longest-tenured executives -- outside of CEO Elon Musk -- is leaving the company. CTO JB Straubel is credited with helping to create the company's battery technology,...
2019-07-25 06:34

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who ...
2019-06-27 22:51

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
2019-07-25 09:51

To hug or not to hug: A 5-step guide to embracing at work New jobs and promotions, baby and marriages news, a colleague who's moving out of the country. Should you go in for an embrace at work, even if the situation warrants it?...
2019-07-13 18:17

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine succes...
2019-08-13 04:17

Aaron Judge’s next comeback step is a crucial one Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique ...
2019-05-31 13:51

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Nets know Dzanan Musa’s itching to take next step LAS VEGAS — Those around Dzanan Musa say the young wing was champing at the bit all last season in the G-League, looking at Brooklyn from afar and convinced he should be in the NBA. The Nets see that as a good thing. “As coaches, you’re always excite...
2019-07-07 08:34

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
2019-08-15 05:51

Why is the AARP missing in action on 'step therapy?' Why is the largest consumer advocacy organization sitting on the sidelines as new federal rules make it harder for patients to get the vital medicines they need? That’s the question every senior should be asking AARP, and the organization’s lucrative...
2019-08-10 05:00

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line....
2019-07-23 14:17

| Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks The Springboks are looking forward to getting underway against the Wallabies on Saturday in what promises to be an exciting season of international rugby....
2019-07-15 23:17

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
2019-05-24 23:17

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
2019-08-20 22:34

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center fo...
2019-06-18 09:00

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
2019-07-18 02:17

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
2019-07-11 20:00

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He ...
2019-06-11 07:51

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Review: A step above anything that has come before This latest installment in the evolving story of Final Fantasy XIV throws wide the gates inviting all players into the best MMORPG Expansion of all time....
2019-07-10 20:00

Tesla Needs To Step Up Its Service Game, Especially In Germany Tesla needs to step up its service game in Germany, India is leading the charge on battery-swapping, and BMW’s new CEO wants to beat Mercedes. All that and more for The Morning Shift for Friday, August 16, 2019....
2019-08-16 19:00

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate said on Monday....
2019-06-10 15:51

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
2019-07-01 06:17

Trump and Xi Have Reason to Step Back From the Brink Both the U.S. and China are heading into the G-20 loudly proclaiming they don’t need a deal. The reality is that both economies have already suffered substantial damage—and the next round of tariffs would make things far worse. A further escalation i...
2019-06-27 22:00

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, b...
2019-07-05 19:17

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools...
2019-06-23 00:51

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face. “Yeah, we’ll visit together...
2019-05-21 21:51

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit that daily benchmark. But a new study out of Harvard Medical School says that less may be more when it c...
2019-06-04 02:34

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
2019-06-24 00:34

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is already working on a universal OS that would one day re...
2019-07-01 21:00

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of families who are in the United States illegally. Mark Morgan spoke with reporters on Tuesday in his fi...
2019-06-04 20:51

Jill Ellis to step down as USWNT coach Jill Ellis, the legendary coach of the US Women's National Team who led the team to back-to-back FIFA Women's World Cup titles, is stepping down in early October, US Soccer announced Tuesday....
2019-07-31 20:34

The Roomba i7+ is a step forward for home robots The 2018 release of the Roomba i7+ marked a turning point for iRobot. Finally, the company offered a feature they'd long requested: A vacuum capable of emptying itself without intervention from its human owner. The i7+ also provided users like r...
2019-08-04 01:17

Froome has taken a ‘big step forward’ after ‘traumatic’ period "Chris Froome finally left hospital on Thursday after suffering a horror crash that left him with multiple fractures, Team Ineos supremo David Brailsford revealed ahead of the Tour de France."...
2019-07-05 21:51

Mane to step down as Senegal penalty-taker "Sadio Mane has said will step aside as Senegal\u0027s penalty taker for the time being after missing spot kicks in successive games at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
2019-07-06 11:34

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-08 07:34

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No replacement was named amid signs that deeper cuts at...
2019-05-24 00:34

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
2019-06-08 22:00

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pr...
2019-07-22 07:17

Care.com Founder to Step Down as CEO Months After WSJ Report Care.com’s founder is exiting her CEO position, months after a Journal investigation found instances in which caregivers listed on the site had police records and were accused of committing crimes on the job. Also, the company reported a net quarterl...
2019-08-06 14:00

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request....
2019-06-13 13:51

Liverpool ready for next step in Champions League final MADRID (AP) — Jürgen Klopp saw last year’s loss in the Champions League final as a starting point for Liverpool. Now he feels it’s time for the next step, to finish the season celebrating instead of lamenting. Liverpool will be seeking it...
2019-05-31 22:17

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage support we’ve been asking for from the beginning. Well, it’s technically iPadOS 13 that’s bringing nat...
2019-06-04 16:34

Aaron Judge just behind Giancarlo Stanton after big rehab step CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are scheduled to take big steps forward in their comebacks from injuries on Friday night when they will be in the lineup for Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A) against Durham in North Carolina. And if Stanton...
2019-06-14 20:51

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the sport altogether."...
2019-06-10 15:51

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
2019-06-13 08:51

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
2019-06-19 04:00

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the last – but it looks like the upcoming handset could simply be a minuscule upgrade over the iPhon...
2019-06-14 12:34

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of thousands have fled, amid increased pressure from the United States to stop migration north....
2019-06-13 07:51

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next step on Brexit and no single European Union country ...
2019-06-28 21:51

Acosta to Step Down Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta said he was resigning as labor secretary, amid criticism of a nonprosecution deal he struck with financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago as a federal prosecutor....
2019-07-12 22:34

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
2019-06-14 04:17

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
2019-06-20 22:51

Prague crowds demand PM Andrej Babis step down Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands have rallied against him in Prague....
2019-06-23 21:17

Alvin Ailey’s Associate Artistic Director to Step Down Masazumi Chaya will leave his post in January, and Matthew Rushing will take over. Also, Ronni Favors, an ex-Ailey member, will become rehearsal director....
2019-07-08 20:34

Ford’s Nugget offers a step up from traditional camping Camping in a tent is fun, but there’s a downside when the weather takes a turn for the worse, mainly because you're on the ground. Ford’s foray into the world of camper vans is therefore a great alternative to bedding down for the ...
2019-06-18 13:34

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 11:17

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
2019-05-28 12:17

Putin says ready to step up dialogue with U.S over disarmament: paper Russia is ready to step up dialogue with the United States over disarmament and strategic stability, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, adding that he discussed these issues with his American counterpart Donald Trump in Japan....
2019-07-04 10:00

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made infotainment system that cranks Initial D Eurobeat music when the throttle opens up. Hilarity ensues....
2019-06-28 19:51

The Latest: Iran sees ‘step forward’ but not satisfied VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 5 p.m. A senior Iranian official says that a meeting with Tehran’s remaining partners in its nuclear deal with world powers was a “step forward” but his country...
2019-06-28 17:34

Alphabet's robotaxis get one step closer to commercial use in California In a milestone approval, Alphabet-owned Waymo can transport passengers for robotaxi service and is the first to be able to use a third-party safety operators....
2019-07-03 13:17

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
2019-06-08 03:00

USA’s Megan Rapinoe says equal pay talk must ‘move to the next step’ • ‘We put on an incredible show. We cannot do anything more’• Equal pay chant rang around ground after World Cup finalMegan Rapinoe called for the conversation on equal pay to move forward after she helped USA to retain the World Cup.“I think everyon...
2019-07-07 22:34

Thousands rally in Mongolia to call for government to step down Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, on Thursday to demand the leadership step down over allegations of corruption and failure to revive a struggling economy....
2019-05-30 10:00

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and has contacted 737 operators. (June 3) &...
2019-06-04 06:51

Nets’ Dzanan Musa takes encouraging step LAS VEGAS — As NBA starters, Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs are supposed to be the givens on the Nets’ summer league roster — and they looked the part Wednesday night. But every bit as encouraging was the work put in by Theo Pinson and Dzanan Musa ...
2019-07-11 08:17

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
2019-06-03 19:17

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
2019-06-06 07:17

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning.Huge slabs of steel, glowi...
2019-05-25 23:17

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon b...
2019-07-17 22:51

HSBC to cut thousands of jobs; CEO John Flint to step down Bank HSBC on Monday announced the surprise departure of CEO John Flint after just 18 months, saying new leadership was needed amid increasing economic uncertainty, and that it was cutting some 4,000 jobs to reduce costs. London-based HSBC Holdings sa...
2019-08-06 03:17

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, according to a report. House of Commons leader Andrea Lea...
2019-05-23 17:34

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against...
2019-07-22 23:34

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
2019-07-18 10:00

Ellis to step down as head coach of U.S. women's team "Jill Ellis, who led the U.S. women\u0027s national soccer team to consecutive World Cup victories, will step down as head coach in early October, U.S. Soccer said on Tuesday."...
2019-07-31 20:17

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

The world’s largest telescope is one step closer to completion The world's largest telescope is one step closer to completion. This month, the team working on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) completed the second of seven primary mirror segments, a process that began in January 2012....
2019-08-01 07:34

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime minister. It seemed likely to be a short-lived appointment....
2019-08-09 20:00

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidable haul even for Serena Eight years ago, the documentary Venus and Serena followed the Williams sist...
2019-05-25 15:00

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
2019-07-24 01:51

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depended on you also having an iOS device on hand, but over the years, that link began to sever as the comp...
2019-06-19 00:34

Step up your note-taking game with these easy to use apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Let’s be honest, most writers don’t come up with their best, or most creative ideas, sat at their desks all day....
2019-08-07 14:34

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand....
2019-05-21 14:32

We’re One Step Closer to a Blood Test that Predicts When a Person Will Die While death is inevitable, knowing when it will come isn’t necessarily, and scientists have been trying to develop a test that could reliably and easily predict how long a person will live — or, more technically, how healthy they are and ...
2019-08-21 13:34

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a red pinnie during practice and fielding questions about an injury is familiar territory for the saf...
2019-06-06 18:17

Xanten Archaeological Park – Step Back and Experience the Romans Open-air archaeological parks or museums are increasingly popular as they bring the past to life.  ...
2019-07-21 04:00

Trump meets Kim in DMZ, becomes first sitting US president to step into Hermit Kingdom With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. leader to set foot in North Korea when he took 20 steps into the Hermit Kingdom on Sunday....
2019-06-30 14:17

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
2019-05-24 09:51

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
2019-06-11 13:17

For Patriots' young receivers, pressure is on to step up for Tom Brady Entering his 20th season, Tom Brady is surrounded largely by inexperienced wide receivers, but his knowledge affords the Patriots to go this route.       ...
2019-08-16 18:34

Ireland to step up plans for 'significant' risk of no-deal Brexit Ireland will step up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit this week given the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal have never been higher, foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Monday....
2019-07-08 15:34

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package wo...
2019-06-04 01:34

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
2019-05-22 00:34

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-08-19 19:00

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area....
2019-06-06 21:34

Thousands of ex-prisoners to reunite with their families this month as part of First Step Act More than 2,200 federal inmates are returning back to their families this month from behind bars under the bipartisan prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
2019-07-08 20:00

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
2019-07-20 03:51

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
2019-05-31 19:51

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ BAGHDAD (AP) — The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie says it’s to...
2019-06-06 20:34

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement, played catch for a third straight day and then took to a bullpen mound, where he threw from the slo...
2019-07-20 09:00

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
2019-05-23 23:00

Schalke chief Tönnies to temporarily step down amid racism row Clemens Tönnies, head of Schalke's supervisory board, will temporarily step down after he was found to have broken anti-discrimination rules. But a club committee said his controversial comments on Africa weren't racist....
2019-08-07 13:00

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the president to improve conditions and ramping up their oversight of agencies at the center of a growing politi...
2019-07-03 02:00

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will increase the frequency of her......
2019-06-16 19:00

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading partners....
2019-06-04 02:34

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a cultu...
2019-05-22 13:51

Le’Veon Bell’s hefty promise is next step in unlocking Darnold Le’Veon Bell showed up at Jets minicamp Tuesday with unmistakable star power, and fully cognizant that the magnitude of his star will be blinding in the New York market. And he will not squint for one second. For those who might have forgotten, befor...
2019-06-05 04:17

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in deca...
2019-06-16 12:34

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber, named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
2019-06-04 10:34

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docked without permission, ramming an Italian border police motorboat which was in its way. Italian Interi...
2019-06-29 09:00

More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform package, according to data from an administration official provided to Fox News on Monday....
2019-07-23 07:51

Sonia Gandhi Accuses Centre Of Taking "First Step" To Privatisation UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in Lok Sabha a railway ministry proposal to corporatize its production units, including the Modern Coach Factory in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae......
2019-07-02 15:51

Sweden takes a step closer to being smoke-free by 2025 The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2005....
2019-07-02 03:34

Carter Page FISA one step closer to fuller declassification The Justice Department declined on Friday to declassify any more information from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act documents related to the surveillance of former Trump campaign associate Carter Page....
2019-06-30 05:34

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
2019-06-18 15:34

The Handmaid's Tale takes a road trip and a step back Take medication away from a person who needs it, and things happen. Subject someone to years of violence, control, oppression, cruelty, and mental and physical torture, and things happen. Take a child from its mother. Give information to someone you ...
2019-08-01 02:51

Trump becomes first sitting president to step foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to meet his North Korean counterpart at the border....
2019-06-30 12:00

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
2019-06-18 13:34

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
2019-05-21 17:34

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
2019-07-11 21:17

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. From Los Angeles to Atlanta, advocates and attorneys have brou...
2019-06-22 21:34

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
2019-05-21 19:17

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
2019-05-28 01:00

Firing of officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold is just first step to justice Fates of other officers involved in New York man’s death remain largely opaque, and there is little to suggest they will be dismissed One thousand, eight hundred and sixty days after Eric Garner was killed on the streets of Staten Island, New York, h...
2019-08-21 18:34

"Bold Step", Says BJP Veteran LK Advani On Centre Scrapping Article 370 BJP veteran LK Advani joined the chorus of party leaders in welcoming the government's decision to end Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. He called it a bold step towards......
2019-08-05 15:00

W Series takes next step towards female F1 driver with points move • FIA to award drivers super licence points next season• Leila Lombardi in 1976 is last woman to compete in F1The all-female W Series has taken a major step towards its goal of a woman in a Formula One car with the announcement that from next season ...
2019-07-18 15:34

Red Bull's Gasly: Silverstone performance a "massive step" forward Red Bull Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he has made a "massive step" forward during what he feels is so far his "strongest" weekend of the season at Silverstone...
2019-07-14 20:34

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck - Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2...
2019-05-30 00:51

The ambitious Europa Clipper has cleared an important step toward flight Enlarge / This is an earlier design of the Europa Clipper spacecraft. (credit: NASA) NASA has given its ambitious Europa Clipper mission a green light to proceed into final design and then into construction of the spacecraft. The multibillion-dolla...
2019-08-20 18:34

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China...
2019-07-14 03:34

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-08 05:00

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers to use....
2019-06-07 18:34

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 21:00

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the tech giant intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles operating in the Russian city of Innopolis and conduct completely driverless commercial operations....
2019-06-21 21:51

Brandon Nimmo takes another major step in return to Mets Brandon Nimmo is knocking on the door. The Mets outfielder had his rehab assignment transferred to Triple-A Syracuse Tuesday at Lehigh Valley. He played five innings in center field and went 2-for-3 with an RBI and was hit by pitch. “That makes us fe...
2019-08-21 12:34

Yankees’ Luis Severino closing in on taking key step in his rehab Now that the Yankees know they won’t be adding any significant arms for the rest of the season, the return of Luis Severino is even more critical. And even the right-hander was caught off guard when the Yankees failed to make a move to boost their ro...
2019-08-03 21:17

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
2019-06-14 05:17

Maurizio Sarri: coaching Ronaldo will be a 'step up' from Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri says his move to Juventus from Chelsea is a ‘step up’ as he will have the opportunity to coach players such as Cristiano Ronaldo. Speaking at his unveiling, the Italian said it was his aim to help the forward ‘break some new records’. ...
2019-06-20 17:00

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
2019-07-10 02:00

Putin: Meeting with British PM could be step to moving past Skripal row Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a published interview he believed his meeting with Britain's Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisonng of a former Russian spy on British soil....
2019-06-27 22:17

Europeans take first step to punish Iran over nuclear pact breaches European powers took their first step on Tuesday towards punishing Iran for breaking its nuclear agreement, triggering the deal's mechanism to resolve breaches....
2019-07-09 18:34

Yankees’ Severino, Betances take huge step in prolonged comeback Luis Severino and Dellin Betances restarted throwing programs together Monday, their latest attempts at returning to the mound in time to make an impact this season. Neither has thrown a single pitch in the regular season because of shoulder injuries...
2019-07-16 06:51

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang will relaunch stalled nuclear talks. The statement came during an extraordinary last-minute meeting ...
2019-06-30 23:51

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to do it....
2019-05-28 21:51

The Terror: Infamy Is a Step Forward for Depictions of Japanese-American Internment When The Terror: Infamy premieres on AMC on Aug. 12, it will be a welcome rarity: a mainstream depiction of the World War II incarceration camps in which Japanese Americans are actually at the center of their own story. Over the past eight decades, ...
2019-08-12 23:17

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-14 02:17

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected fr...
2019-06-07 18:51

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses A public offering by the firm, which leases shared office space, will be a major test of investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable start-ups....
2019-08-14 17:51

Australian captain Tim Paine: win in first Test is 'huge step in right direction' – video Australia's cricket captain Tim Paine said his team's victory in the first Test was a step in the right direction – although there was plenty more work to be done – while England captain Joe Root called the outcome 'frustrating'.The 251-run win by Au...
2019-08-06 00:17

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
2019-06-30 06:34

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the past to a much more modern look, culminating in the I-Pace electric crossover. Jaguar's No. 2 designer,...
2019-06-04 18:00

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-08 07:34

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
2019-07-02 12:34

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. Sometimes in sports, as an event is unfolding, the winner appears destined. Eighteen holes remain on...
2019-06-16 09:17

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing will not let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on the weekend was effectively withdrawn....
2019-06-17 12:51

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. Cuomo, served as the executive director of the much-criticized Joint ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Scientists move one step closer to explaining why Komodo dragons are so awesome Komodo dragons are incredible animals. They’re lizards, but they have a number of unique tweaks to their chemistry that gives them advantages often only seen in mammals. To figure out how these large predators arrived at their current state, re...
2019-07-31 17:51

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
2019-06-11 01:34

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
2019-06-04 04:34

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
2019-07-24 14:17

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and health-and-wellness divisions online....
2019-06-13 00:00

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zo...
2019-07-31 18:17

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's grand ambitions in the booming women's game....
2019-05-23 10:34

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unl...
2019-05-21 15:00

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Halle Open where he is seeking a 10th title....
2019-06-22 21:34

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
2019-05-21 15:51

Didi Gregorius takes major step with Yankees watching closely BALTIMORE — While the Yankees were preparing to play the hapless Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards, their eyes were peaking toward Tampa. That’s where Didi Gregorius and Giancarlo Stanton, two big talents the Yankees hope to get back from the i...
2019-05-21 15:34

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
2019-06-20 03:34

"A Step-Up Ladder?": Sanjay Nirupam Attacks Milind Deora On Resignation Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam today questioned the intentions of his party colleague Milind Deora soon after he resigned as the Congress's Mumbai unit chief....
2019-07-07 23:00

Luis Severino throws off Yankee Stadium mound in big step toward return Yankees ace Luis Severino took another step toward making his season debut, throwing off a mound at the Stadium for the first time all year. Severino – who hasn’t pitched all year due to multiple injuries to his pitching arm and shoulder – tossed in ...
2019-08-18 22:00

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt take a step closer to the group stage Eintracht Frankfurt did what they set out to do in Vaduz, moving a step closer to the Europa League group stage. There are reasons to think that Frankfurt are also moving in the right direction in the longer term....
2019-08-09 03:34

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
2019-07-19 08:51

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers....
2019-05-21 17:17

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the...
2019-05-30 23:51

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
2019-07-06 23:00

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "important step forward."...
2019-07-06 22:00

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
2019-07-12 07:51

Jahlil Okafor takes next step to shedding draft bust label It’s the big day for this year’s NBA prospects, but one former bust has his own draft-day triumph to celebrate. The Pelicans have picked up the 2019-2020 team option on Jahlil Okafor, according to ESPN. The 76ers drafted the 23-year-old big man with ...
2019-06-21 01:00

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests against Rosselló on the island....
2019-07-19 19:01

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agreeing a fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the player...
2019-06-15 18:17

'Timing is right’: Jill Ellis to step down as U.S. women’s national team coach Ellis, the first national team coach (men’s or women’s) in 81 years to win consecutive World Cup championships, will step down after a five-game victory tour that will begin on Saturday....
2019-08-01 00:17

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
2019-05-21 17:51

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
2019-07-06 12:34

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doesn’t want to get pregnant can take a pill, or wear a patch or insert a hormone-filled ring into her ...
2019-06-06 08:34

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
2019-08-01 22:00

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for an end to hostilities, a renunciation of al Qaeda, and, most ...
2019-08-02 16:51

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of so...
2019-06-06 14:51

Watch Your Step: Tourists Sitting on Rome’s Spanish Steps Now Face a $450 Fine (ROME) — The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. Implementing an ordinance that came into effect a month ago, police officers are working Wednesday to tell seated Italians and tourists to get up from one of the Eternal City...
2019-08-07 23:00

Washington state takes landmark step on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
2019-06-17 18:34

Muslim group calls on Conservative candidate to step down over social media posts In a statement to Global on Friday, Melek didn't deny sharing any specific messages on social media, but said she does not support conversion therapy and "will always stand with with Muslim Canadians."...
2019-08-04 18:51

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22 13:17

President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea. The post President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea appeared first on ...
2019-06-30 12:34

South Korea's Moon pledges action against Japan's 'unfair' trade step President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to take stern action against Japan's decision to strip South Korea of its fast track export status, calling it a reckless and unfair retaliatory action by Tokyo....
2019-08-02 08:17

Anti-riot police step back from Honduras protests, fueling demonstrations Members of a Honduran riot police that have dealt with weeks of protests stood down in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday, allowing adversaries of President Juan Orlando Hernandez to block streets and cause traffic chaos in the city. ...
2019-06-20 06:01

India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal India on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan, moving to grasp its only Muslim-majority region more tightly....
2019-08-05 19:51

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged earlier with sex trafficking in New York City federal court....
2019-07-09 09:17

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced he would not seek re-election amid corruption allegations that have led to widespread protests acros...
2019-07-22 22:51

Sony's New Truly Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbuds Feel Like a Fancy Step Forward Sony showed up early to the truly wireless noise-canceling party in 2017, and now the company has an exciting new update: the WF-1000XM3 truly wireless earbuds. They cost $230 and look like some silly mini version of the company’s popular WH-1000XM3 ...
2019-07-05 22:00

New North Korea constitution calls Kim head of state, seen as step to U.S. peace treaty Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the United States....
2019-07-12 12:00

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-14 23:17

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move could destabilize Angela Merkel's coalition....
2019-06-02 13:17

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
2019-05-30 05:17

Nasa mission to Jupiter moon Europa moves step closer to launch Mission that could shed light on possibility of life on icy rock is expected to lift off in 2025A Nasa mission to explore the most tantalising of Jupiter’s 79 moons has been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development.Europa –...
2019-08-20 21:34

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as state lawmakers banne...
2019-06-15 08:51

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 23:51

AriZona Iced Tea and Adidas offered exclusive 99-cent shoes. Cops had to step in The great big brand collaboration machine has chosen two more ingredients at random, put them in a martini shaker and belched out another limited edition, OMG-why-do-I-want-it-so-bad crossover....
2019-07-19 23:51

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
2019-06-01 00:17

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes....
2019-07-09 11:51

John Gotti’s brother seeks compassionate jail release under Trump’s ‘First Step Act’ “Dapper Don” John Gotti’s remorseful ailing older brother wants to be sprung from prison under the prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
2019-07-05 19:34

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
2019-05-26 19:34

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music vid...
2019-05-29 10:17

Chelsea cannot replace Eden Hazard but players now have opportunity to step up, says Frank Lampard Frank Lampard has admitted it is impossible for Chelsea to replace Eden Hazard, but urged the club's next generation to prove they can still deliver success by winning the Uefa Super Cup on Wednesday night....
2019-08-14 20:17

U.S. companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
2019-07-02 00:00

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products after the city council voted unanimously in the first of two votes required to enact the ban....
2019-05-22 21:17

Backward step for mankind: man walks 800km in reverse to save Indonesia’s forests Medi Bastoni hopes to get to meet the president when he arrives in Jakarta, in several weeks A man from a village in East Java has embarked on an unconventional mission to raise awareness about preserving forests: he is walking 800km to Indonesia’s c...
2019-07-24 05:00

|Africa'sworkforcesettoovertakeAsiabyendofthe21stcentury Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges....
2019-07-20 18:00

Opinion: The Raiders did their part — now it's time for Derek Carr to step his game up Surrounded by an upgraded roster and armed with greater familiarity and confidence, Raiders QB Derek Carr needs to regain difference-maker form.       ...
2019-08-09 16:00

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer backs Mason Greenwood to step up after Romelu Lukaku exit Mason Greenwood will be given the chance to establish himself at Manchester United after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted he could not block the teenager's path to the first team....
2019-08-09 19:00

Arsenal step up Dayot Upamecano pursuit as Laurent Koscielny agrees £4.6m Bordeaux move Arsenal are set to step up their attempts to bring in a defender before Thursday's transfer deadline after agreeing a £4.6million deal to sell Laurent Koscielny to Bordeaux....
2019-08-06 13:00

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the s...
2019-07-25 00:34

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
2019-06-01 04:17

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official residence remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fortaleza that serves as the governor’s official residence....
2019-07-21 13:17

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges....
2019-07-12 17:34

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band,...
2019-06-07 10:34

Elon Musk's latest project shows first step toward mind-reading brain implant After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the public on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 06:34

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
2019-05-22 03:51

Porch pirate steals medicine from heart transplant recipient's door-step: report A Washington state man who received a heart transplant last year said surveillance cameras captured the moment a stranger stole life-saving medication from his doorstep last week....
2019-07-17 12:00

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to be there. With the flight, America’s planned...
2019-07-02 18:00

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
2019-05-21 19:34

Alisson Becker injury: Trent Alexander-Arnold backs Adrian to step up for Liverpool Trent Alexander-Arnold believes Adrian is ready to fill in for the injured Alisson Becker having quickly struck up bonds with his new Liverpool team-mates....
2019-08-12 13:51

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
2019-07-20 06:17

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise....
2019-07-11 20:00

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
2019-06-12 15:34

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
2019-06-20 02:17

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
2019-06-04 06:51

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city of Hudaydah, the Chair of the Redeployment Coordin...
2019-05-21 14:32

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx ...
2019-06-06 01:51

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-05-23 22:51

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
2019-07-06 01:17

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in re...
2019-06-16 08:17

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they do not offer a new deal by then....
2019-07-03 14:34

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
2019-06-30 10:51

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
2019-07-19 04:17

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
2019-05-23 22:17

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's single market....
2019-05-29 18:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
2019-06-30 20:34

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don’t go to plan....
2019-05-21 16:34

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their ascent....
2019-07-15 17:34

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
2019-06-13 23:51

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are not doing enough....
2019-07-11 20:00

Voting Rights Some court rulings end fights. Others rev them up. In this decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued two such decisions. In 2019, the court declared it had no power to intervene when a political party draws voting maps for maximum partisan advantage,...
2019-07-31 19:01

Celtics Draft Outspoken Round-Earther, Move One Step Closer To Post-Kyrie Irving Future The Boston Celtics used the 22nd pick in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft to select first-team All-American Grant Williams from Tennessee. Williams is a skilled, undersized forward and the son of a NASA safety engineer. I mention his par...
2019-06-21 05:00

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies....
2019-07-11 03:51

National rail strike: Threat of first walkout in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
2019-06-28 13:00

Step aboard the USS Jason Dunham, one of the versatile destroyers the Navy uses to do everything from nabbing pirates to tracking Russian warships US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay The destroyer USS Jason Dunham is one the Navy's newest warships, commissioned at the end of 2010. It's also one of the Navy's most versatile ships, capable of defending against airplanes, ships a...
2019-07-06 10:34

Jake Fromm aiming to lead Georgia to final step in national title quest after narrow misses Georgia has just missed out on winning a national title in the first two years with Jake Fromm at quarterback. He hopes to take the Bulldogs the last step.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Life after apartheid: images from the new South Africa Thabiso Sekgala’s solo show features work taken by the late South African photographer offering nuanced, alternative narratives about life in contemporary Africa. His work focused on the idea of home and the personal, political or economic conditions...
2019-08-20 09:34

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
2019-07-11 09:51

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
2019-06-10 15:00

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-06-20 19:00

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:00

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on pollution in West Africa....
2019-08-10 01:34

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals....
2019-08-20 08:34

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
2019-06-15 22:00

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
2019-05-21 15:00

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
2019-06-18 14:17

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
2019-05-21 15:00

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in their opening two matches against China and Spain, the reigning Olympic champions progressed to the...
2019-06-18 04:00

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
2019-08-07 13:34

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned...
2019-07-10 07:51

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
2019-05-29 17:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
2019-06-28 07:00

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress 6.53pm BST Benin’s supporters wel...
2019-07-03 02:51

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
2019-06-28 15:17

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
2019-07-11 12:00

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government on Tuesday said the economy declined by 3.2% in t...
2019-06-04 14:51

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
2019-06-28 21:51

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 2.58pm BST Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire? Some answers from the Guardian’s Noters and Queries, quite some ti...
2019-06-23 16:00

PepsiCo Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
2019-07-19 20:17

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating...
2019-07-01 16:34

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-20 11:17

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
2019-06-05 07:17

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008, it's been besieged with obstacles, and last ...
2019-07-10 14:17

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-23 16:17

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
2019-07-14 22:51

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
2019-05-28 18:34

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
2019-07-21 15:51

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
2019-05-28 15:17

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
2019-05-21 21:00

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
2019-05-31 07:51

West Africa: Using data to prevent drought Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fuelling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario – with help from Germany....
2019-08-01 20:00

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first ha...
2019-06-23 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea face Madagascar later....
2019-06-23 10:00

| ANALYSIS: Turmoil in Africa’s ‘model democracy’ Everywhere you look, there is back-stabbing, defections, grandstanding and chaos. Joel Konopo looks at the disjointed state of politics in Botswana as the election nears....
2019-08-02 08:00

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked li...
2019-07-06 01:34

E-commerce’s challenge in Africa: Lack of addresses Internet users in Africa now outnumber the U.S. population by some estimates, but reaching that exploding market is among the continent’s most pressing business challenges....
2019-08-04 04:17

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
2019-07-18 09:51

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
2019-07-09 05:51

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.19pm BST 61 min Algeria stroke it about and look like they’ve a real chance of winning the competition. They’ve got a l...
2019-07-07 22:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
2019-07-08 00:00

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery f...
2019-06-15 18:17

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to assassinate his character...
2019-07-15 21:34

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
2019-07-09 11:17

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boosting a sector that has been hit by drought and tough trading conditions....
2019-07-19 13:51

Rare ‘strawberry’ leopard photographed in South Africa A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve. Images of the leopard, named for its red coat, were caught on a motion-sensitive camera set up by Alan Watson, 45, and his wi...
2019-08-20 18:34

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.15pm BST 14 mins: Biyana is back, and the game has slowed down after China’s early chances. 8.12pm BST 12 mins: ...
2019-06-13 21:17

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China got its Women's World Cup back on track with a scrappy 1-0 win against a resilient South Africa on Thursday       ...
2019-06-13 23:34

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
2019-07-15 17:34

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15 09:34

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
2019-07-13 00:17

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older...
2019-07-11 15:51

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's mos...
2019-07-18 16:51

South Africa to take 'affordable' approach to nuclear: minister South Africa will not adopt a "big bang" approach to building new nuclear power capacity but instead add capacity in an affordable way, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 12:34

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned.New research says the continent...
2019-06-15 14:51

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered i...
2019-06-15 15:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal end Benin's fairytale Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin. Everton's Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game....
2019-07-10 21:34

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the birth of son Archie....
2019-06-27 23:51

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
2019-06-15 21:17

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final. Their players and fans celebrated a career-defining achievement as the Fennec Foxes claime...
2019-07-20 13:34

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
2019-06-28 17:34

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell. Fried fish, samosas, and bean dishes are all on the menu, reflecting the cultural mix of those who ...
2019-08-10 16:34

Smoke from fires in Africa fertilizes the Amazon over 6,500 miles away It’s tempting to think that two locations separated by over 6,500 miles wouldn’t have much of an impact on one another, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Our planet is like a vast web, and continents can play a major role in th...
2019-08-01 09:17

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defe...
2019-06-28 05:51

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
2019-06-28 03:34

Smoke from fires in Africa help keep the Amazon rainforest alive A new study by the Unversity of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science reveals that fires which rage in Africa actually fertilize the Amazon rainforest in South America, by supplying it with phosphorus....
2019-08-02 05:17

'Major milestone': Africa on brink of eliminating polio Nigeria marks three years without a wild polio case, meaning Africa could be declared free of the disease in 2020Africa is on the verge of being declared polio free, after three years without any recorded cases of the disease, according to the World ...
2019-08-21 18:34

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful go...
2019-06-29 00:51

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its secretary general Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
2019-06-20 17:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Gr...
2019-06-23 00:51

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-21 00:51

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 10.43pm BST 82 min: Billiat dances past two opponents down the left wing, leaving them to...
2019-06-21 23:51

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
2019-06-21 22:00

Faf Du Plessis Confirmed As South Africa Test Captain South Africa will play three Twenty20 internationals in India next month ahead of the Test series, their first in the new world Test championship, which starts on October 2....
2019-08-06 20:34

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distilleries are mushrooming, trying to give a colonial......
2019-06-28 19:51

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
2019-06-18 19:34