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Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia

This might even be too much wolf for Jon Snow. A massive wolf’s head that’s been encased in permafrost for 40,000 years — with its fur and teeth still intact — was discov...

Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia

Source: nypost.com

Head of Ice Age wolf found perfectly preserved in ice in Siberia About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue are largely intact....
2019-06-15 20:34

Perfectly preserved head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have found the furry head of an Ice Age wolf perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost. The head of a wolf, which died 40,000 years ago, was discovered in the Russian Arctic region of Yakutia. Valery Plotnikov, a...
2019-06-14 12:51

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
2019-06-14 08:17

Furry head of ice age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old wolf found in Siberia was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
2019-06-14 17:17

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
2019-06-13 21:34

Severed head of a giant 40,000-year-old wolf discovered in Russia Last summer, a Russian man was strolling along the shore of the local Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia when he came upon a grisly sight: the severed head of an ancient wolf....
2019-06-12 13:51

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-14 16:17

Severed head of 30,000-year-old wolf found intact in Siberia A severed head of a wolf estimated to have died between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago was discovered by a local man near the Tirekhtyakh River in Eastern Siberia last year, giving scientists a rare opportunity to analyze wolf genealogy and evolution.  ...
2019-06-12 13:51

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 14:39

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
2019-06-14 00:17

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
2019-05-29 17:34

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-15 17:00

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching their heads as to the function and meaning of the attire. ...
2019-05-30 03:00

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemi...
2019-06-13 19:51

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about ...
2019-05-29 00:34

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which...
2019-05-29 21:34

Organic matter from space preserved in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks Carbon-based chemicals carried to Earth by a meteorite 3.3 billion years ago have been found encased in rock, and may have been crucial to the origin of life...
2019-05-24 14:34

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
2019-06-12 20:34

What’s the secret to a perfectly shaped burger? The answer to why homemade burgers shrink and then bulge usually lies in the kind of meat you’re using• Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comWhenever I make beef burgers, they tend to shrink in diameter and go really thick in th...
2019-06-15 01:00

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
2019-05-21 18:34

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
2019-06-01 00:17

'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings says head-to-head with James Holzhauer is 'inevitable' Now that James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” winning-streak has come to an end just shy of Ken Jennings’ cash record, the 2004 champion says a head-to-head game between them is “inevitable.” ...
2019-06-07 16:17

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
2019-06-04 15:17

10 perfectly good monitors that cost less than the Apple Pro Stand Apple's Pro Display XDR unveiling was dragged down by the announcement of a proprietary $999 stand, sold separately. Here's 10 alternatives for those who won't stand for this pricing model....
2019-06-08 02:17

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
2019-06-01 00:17

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battle for supremacy on Thursday....
2019-06-12 09:17

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
2019-06-02 12:34

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
2019-06-01 12:51

PS5 and Xbox Two could perfectly render creepy mannequins with lush hair In 2001, Pixar's Monsters, Inc was not only a charming kids film, but a technological marvel: the Pixar animators' super computers had created a world full of fuzzy creatures with hair so natural-looking, you wanted to reach into the screen...
2019-05-22 16:34

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission ope...
2019-05-22 02:00

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemin...
2019-05-29 01:51

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
2019-06-06 15:17

A woman shamed a wedding guest for wearing an 'absurdly short dress,' but a lot of people think her outfit is perfectly fine Shutterstock A woman posted a photo from someone's courthouse wedding in the "That's It I'm Wedding Shaming" Facebook group with a caption that critiqued one guest's "absurdly short dress." "You can totally see all the way up to her underwear," the ...
2019-05-22 06:34

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
2019-06-02 12:34

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming servi...
2019-06-05 20:34

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
2019-06-03 16:34

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
2019-06-04 15:17

Stop shaming pregnant women about caffeine. 'One cup of coffee is perfectly OK' One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.        ...
2019-06-04 13:51

Joe Biden’s Twitter fight with Amazon perfectly sums up the battle over America’s new tax code Amazon and Joe Biden are in a Twitter spat, and it perfectly captures the controversy over America’s new tax code.       ...
2019-06-14 18:00

Kentucky For Kentucky Selling Preserved Kentucky Fried Chicken Drumsticks LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– If you love Kentucky Fried Chicken, but hate the fact that you can’t preserve it for the rest of your life, well you’re in luck! From the store that brought you preserved Derby Turds comes preserved Kentucky...
2019-06-13 02:51

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
2019-05-29 00:00

Michelle Wolf: 'My new period joke is for men – and they love it' The upfront standup took down Trump with a blistering routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But she won’t joke about him againHere are some things the comedian Michelle Wolf won’t do. Wear shorts on stage. “Because I don’t want people to...
2019-06-11 19:34

I'm Musician Dan Boeckner of Operators and Wolf Parade, and This Is How I Eat If you keep up with new music, you probably know Dan Boeckner from Operators, the dark and dance-y synth pop band that consists of him, electro-wiz Devojka, and drummer Sam Brown. (Check out their new album, Radiant Dawn, here and here, and their tou...
2019-05-31 02:51

Phoenix Zoo welcomes Mexican Gray Wolf pups New-born Mexican Gray Wolf pups playing. Courtesy: Phoenix Zoo Twitter PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation announced Monday, the birth of six healthy Mexican Gray Wolf Pups at the Phoenix Zoo. This litter marks the first...
2019-06-04 08:34

VisionizAR reveals Lone Wolf AR mobile game VisionizAR said it plans to develop a location-based mobile augmented reality fantasy role-playing game based on the popular Lone Wolf "Choose Your Own Path" book series.Read More...
2019-05-28 17:00

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
2019-06-01 22:34

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
2019-06-01 03:00

Umpire Jim Wolf to miss rest of Indians-Tigers series DETROIT (AP) — Mike Muchlinski is replacing Jim Wolf on the umpiring crew for the rest of this weekend’s Indians-Tigers series in Detroit. Major League Baseball said Saturday that Wolf is tending to a medical issue. Wolf, brother of former big ...
2019-06-15 21:51

Publisher delays US release of Naomi Wolf book, ‘Outrages’ NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf’s U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, “Outrages,” after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced t...
2019-06-14 19:51

Naomi Wolf learns of serious flaws in upcoming book during BBC interview In a mortifying radio interview, author Naomi Wolf learned the thesis of her about-to-be-published book is completely wrong – because she had misunderstood the British court documents that served as her source material. Wolf’s book, “Outrages,” on ga...
2019-05-25 16:34

Still Snarling After 40,000 Years, a Giant Pleistocene Wolf Discovered in Yakutia Reports of a the sensational find of head of a toothy beast with its brain intact that has been preserved since prehistoric times in permafrost, have been a delight for archaeologists and the like.  ...
2019-06-11 00:34

Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions Death sentences in 1800s were hardly ever carried out, despite claim in author’s book OutragesIt was only published this week, but already the writer Naomi Wolf has admitted an error at the heart of her latest book. Instead of being “actually execute...
2019-05-24 22:51

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
2019-05-24 03:34

Outrages author Naomi Wolf stands by view of Victorian poet At Hay festival, Wolf restated belief that John Addington Symonds was deeply affected by laws against homosexualityNaomi Wolf has said she “stands by” her latest book and denied that the presence of errors had undermined her wider argument, after his...
2019-05-26 00:51

George R.R. Martin joins Meow Wolf as ‘chief world builder’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — George R.R. Martin, author of the novels that fueled “Game of Thrones,” is teaming up with Meow Wolf, a New Mexico-based art collective. Martin’s storytelling skills will be tapped to tie together the Meow Wolf...
2019-06-04 06:00

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. Wildlife officials warn the red wolves of North Carolina could be gone f...
2019-05-23 08:34

Horrifying moment shepherds trap wolf under car wheel before torturing and shooting it A WOLF was filmed squealing in pain as it got trapped under the front wheel of a shepherd's car – before it was tortured and shot for "killing 200 sheep"....
2019-06-11 16:34

Times Square terror plot suspect is lone wolf from Queens A Queens man is facing federal charges for allegedly plotting to shoot up Times Square — and wanted to target politicians in New York and Washington, DC, sources told The Post Friday. Ashiqul Alam, 22, allegedly discussed buying suicide vests a...
2019-06-07 22:51

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from bookse...
2019-06-14 23:51

‘It wasn’t crying wolf’: sale of whole Italian village revealed as PR hoax Tiny Esino Lario claimed all its assets were up for grabs – but it was actually working with a tech firm to raise awareness of issues facing villages Last month a mountain village in northern Italy put all its assets up for sale. A website advertised...
2019-05-29 14:34

Times Square grenade-attack plot thwarted after 'lone wolf' suspect arrested: reports A suspect described as “a lone wolf” was arrested Thursday in connection with a plan to throw explosives at people in New York City’s famed Times Square, according to reports....
2019-06-07 10:51

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08 10:00

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
2019-06-11 20:17

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost exclusively male....
2019-06-07 14:51

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictions despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision ...
2019-05-22 09:17

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who fi...
2019-05-30 09:00

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
2019-06-07 02:34

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-22 20:17

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct....
2019-06-05 00:34

Man Charged With DUI After 2 Killed In Head-On Crash BURKESVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Burkesville man was arrested on DUI charges after two people were killed Saturday night in a head-on crash. Authorities said 28-year-old Christian Parrish was under the influence around 11 p.m. when the 2000 Ford h...
2019-05-27 17:51

Brooklyn man fatally shot in the head A 29-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in Brooklyn late on Sunday night, cops said. Police found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head around 10:10 p.m. outside of a building on Lincoln Avenue near Blake Avenue in East New York, officia...
2019-06-03 12:34

Shevchenko KO's Eye with head kick to keep title Valentina Shevchenko knocked out challenger Jessica Eye with a left head kick 26 seconds into the second round Saturday night in Chicago to retain the UFC women's flyweight title....
2019-06-09 11:00

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
2019-06-02 03:51

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
2019-05-26 06:01

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-03 22:51

Valentina Shevchenko Just About Kicked Jessica Eye's Head Off Valentina Shevchenko defended her UFC flyweight title against Jessica Eye last night, and she wrapped up the fight in the second round with one of the most devastating head-kick knockouts the world has ever seen:...
2019-06-09 19:34

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
2019-06-13 04:34

KBO Fielder Gets Bonked On The Head, Bailed Out By Teammate Lotte Giants shortshop Shin Bon-ki got Jose Canseco-ed during a KBO game this morning against the Hanwha Eagles. But unlike the dinger that spawned when a baseball smacked the Bash Brother in the melon, Hanwha’s batter got no satisfaction from striki...
2019-06-06 12:17

Lucas Moura: ‘I saw a guy arrive and put a gun to the driver’s head’ Tottenham’s Champions League hero on growing up in Brazil, the worst night of his career and turning down Manchester UnitedLucas Moura was eight years old or maybe he was nine – he cannot remember exactly. But every other detail remains seared on to ...
2019-05-30 17:17

Selma Blair Shaves Her Head With the Help of Her 7-Year-Old Son Selma Blair enlisted the help of one tiny hair stylist to achieve a new summer 'do. The actress took to Instagram on Friday with a photo of her son, 7-year-old Arthur Saint Bleick,......
2019-06-15 10:01

Hotspot Appoints Head of FX Liquidity Analysis NEW YORK and LONDON – April 26, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Jon Weinberg’s appointment as Head of FX Liquidity Analysis....
2019-05-22 02:51

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
2019-06-07 00:34

Roma appoint Fonseca as new head coach "AS Roma have appointed Paulo Fonseca as their new coach with the former Shakhtar Donetsk boss signing a two-year contract, the Italian Serie A club said on Tuesday."...
2019-06-11 15:34

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
2019-06-05 11:51

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
2019-05-25 02:51

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
2019-06-03 19:34

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
2019-06-07 09:00

Reelected head Gianni Infantino says FIFA scandals over Gianni Infantino has been reelected president of FIFA, after running unopposed. He said that the organization has been transformed into being "synonymous with credibility."...
2019-06-05 14:17

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues....
2019-06-09 09:00

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-21 14:32

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
2019-05-21 15:01

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
2019-05-31 21:17

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 01:00

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
2019-06-04 06:00

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
2019-05-25 01:00

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
2019-06-15 17:51

Alligator spotted swimming with steak knife in head “A steak knife was sticking out of his head.” An alligator stunned Texas neighbors when it swam by their homes — with a massive knife sticking out of its noggin, according to a report. Erin Weaver, who spotted the resilient reptile in her suburban Ho...
2019-06-15 00:01

Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler in the head GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing w...
2019-06-14 14:51

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, according to state TV....
2019-06-04 11:34

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-07 00:17

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
2019-05-29 12:34

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12 01:34

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two high-ranking, veteran Federal Reserve Bank of New York executives, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
2019-05-28 23:00

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
2019-06-13 17:51

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
2019-06-12 15:34

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha Brandon Dixon broke an eighth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 3-2       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Good luck getting Katy Perry’s new song “Never Really Over” out of your head Katy Perry kicked off an enviable run of hits just over a decade ago with “I Kissed A Girl,” which was followed by various earworms like “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” and “Wide Awake.” Lately though, she’s hit a bit of a cool streak with songs like 20...
2019-05-31 22:17

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle...
2019-05-28 07:01

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Ed...
2019-05-31 23:51

Liu, Boutier head crowded leaderboard at U.S. Women's Open China's Yu Liu joined Celine Boutier of France at the top of a crowded U.S. Women's Open leaderboard after the third round at Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday....
2019-06-02 08:51

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
2019-06-13 23:17

Stuttgart appoint Walter as head coach for next season "VfB Stuttgart have appointed Tim Walter as their coach from next season, with the 43-year-old signing a two-year-contract, the Bundesliga club said on Monday."...
2019-05-21 18:34

Bundesliga club Stuttgart name Tim Walter as new head coach Tim Walter is to take over as coach of Stuttgart at the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign. The Swabians are to face second-division side Union Berlin to try to secure their place in the Bundesliga for next season....
2019-05-21 22:17

Netherlands head into World Cup on a positive by beating Matildas 3-0 Netherlands 3-0 AustraliaVan de Sanden scores twice, Miedema nets the otherThey call Eindhoven the city of lights and a footballing public eager to send their team off to the World Cup in fashion was rewarded handsomely as the Netherlands’ top stars ...
2019-06-02 01:00

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
2019-06-10 15:17

PLL: The Perfectionists Season 1 Finale Flips the Show On Its Head Sasha Pieterse told us the season one finale of PLL: The Perfectionists would involve "a lot of experiments," and boy she wasn't kidding. It turns out that almost everything......
2019-05-23 09:17

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting        ...
2019-05-23 08:51

Marcello Lippi returns for second stint as China head coach Marcello Lippi is set for a second stint in charge of China's national team as the country targets a place at the 2022 World Cup        ...
2019-05-24 12:00

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
2019-05-24 17:34

Sabre-toothed cats bit rivals in the head and punctured their skulls Two sabre-toothed cat skulls have holes in them that precisely match the cats’ famously long canine teeth, suggesting rival cats bit through the bone...
2019-05-21 14:39

Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive 'Fortnite' If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief ...
2019-05-25 23:17

Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft acted Tuesday. Last week he rejec...
2019-06-11 23:17

Modi set to name BJP head Shah as new Indian finance minister: TV reports Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian TV stations....
2019-05-30 18:17

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day woul...
2019-05-25 07:00

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 01:00

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
2019-06-01 07:17

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
2019-05-25 11:17

Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of ...
2019-06-13 02:34

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
2019-05-21 22:17

Mexican judge suspends arrest warrant for ex-Pemex head MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal judge has lifted an arrest warrant issued for a former head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in a corruption investigation, but says he must appear at a hearing. Prosecutors issued the warrant for Emil...
2019-06-06 06:34

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
2019-06-06 12:34

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business TOKYO (AP) — Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles. Karpeles told reporters Wednesday he wants to make...
2019-06-05 08:34

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi ....
2019-06-07 08:17

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hector Gandini said by telephone....
2019-06-15 00:17

Trump is trying to 'murder' Huawei when he can just ban it, head of US-China business group says President Donald Trump's restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei are akin to "murder," according to the president of U.S.-China Business Council....
2019-06-11 21:51

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup again...
2019-06-07 11:00

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after ...
2019-06-10 16:34

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated ...
2019-06-07 17:17

Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 12:17

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
2019-06-04 04:17

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-26 20:00

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit pol...
2019-05-26 21:17

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
2019-05-23 21:17

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched himself into the water ahead of the Black Cats’ 2-1 playoff final loss against Charlton on Sunday...
2019-05-27 03:00

Australia public broadcaster head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster ABC says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story into possible war crimes in Afghanistan...
2019-06-08 07:00

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
2019-06-09 08:01

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
2019-05-21 16:51

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
2019-06-02 07:00

The Latest: Head of Japan school condemns ‘savage’ attack The head of a Japanese school has condemned what he called a “savage” knife attack on students waiting for a school bus in which a student and a parent were killed...
2019-05-28 13:51

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-24 03:51

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
2019-05-31 01:00

Looking for a budget-friendly beach vacation? Head off the beaten path There are plenty of beach vacations that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these lesser-known destinations that go easy on your wallet.        ...
2019-05-31 00:51

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
2019-06-11 02:17

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
2019-06-11 19:34

Modi to name BJP head Shah as finance minister: Indian media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian media reports....
2019-05-30 19:17

Antetokounmpo and Harden head All-NBA teams as LeBron's streak ends Steph Curry, Paul George and Nikola Jokic also in first teamLeBron James missed first team for first time since 2007Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA ...
2019-05-24 00:00

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
2019-05-26 01:17

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very me...
2019-06-04 14:00

NFLPA head sends eerie lockout memo to players: Plan now Prepare. That’s the apparent message coming from NFL Players’ Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, who sent an email advising agents to begin budgeting for a possible season-long work stoppage in 2021. “We are advising players ...
2019-05-29 10:51

Defensive Magic Johnson blasts ESPN’s Lakers report head-on The ESPN spotlight shined on a defensive Magic Johnson Tuesday night, as the former Lakers club president was left to answer for countless allegations laid out in an explosive exposé published on its website earlier that morning. “Do you think ...
2019-05-29 10:51

Northern State's Sather to head University of North Dakota A longtime basketball coach at a small-college power will be taking over the program at the University of North Dakota.        ...
2019-05-30 20:00

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpallettiNeil Lennon appointed permanent Celtic managerFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management...
2019-05-31 17:51

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 01:17

MOVES-JPMorgan poaches UBS banker for China equities head role JPMorgan has poached UBS banker David Xu as head of its China equities business, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the U.S. investment bank prepares to launch its majority-owned onshore securities joint venture....
2019-06-05 07:00

From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections....
2019-05-30 20:00

James and Falcao head Colombia's Copa America squad With James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao as main leaders, Colombia's coach Carlos Queiroz announced Thursday his squad for Copa America in Brazil        ...
2019-05-31 12:00

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
2019-06-05 04:17

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
2019-05-21 18:17

Mercedes head Wolff pays moving tribute to friend Lauda Struggling to deal with his raw emotions Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff said losing his friend Niki Lauda has left him feeling crushed and cast a "huge black cloud" of sadness over motorsport.        ...
2019-05-24 09:34

Trump's explanation why he blocked Huawei from U.S. supply chain will have you shaking your head Huawei has not had a good week. It started exactly one week ago today when President Donald Trump used an executive order to declare a national emergency against U.S.technology. At the same time, Huawei and 68 affiliates were placed on the Commerce D...
2019-05-24 08:51

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29 18:00

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February....
2019-06-12 01:34

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-12 00:17

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

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-14 10:00

Man dies of mysterious head injury following Dave Matthews Band concert Darcy Smith left her souvenir T-shirt behind at a Dave Matthews Band concert near St. Louis last week and her husband Jasen went back to their seats to retrieve it. The next time she saw him he was unconscious and being treated by paramedics. He was ...
2019-05-23 13:34

FA head of security warns of trouble before England’s October trip to Prague • Tony Conniford concerned over presence of far-right groups• ‘Deeply embarrassed’ by scenes in Porto during Nations LeagueThe Football Association’s head of security has warned of more trouble when England travel to Prague to play the Czech Republic...
2019-06-09 00:51

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
2019-05-23 15:34

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-16 01:01

UPDATE 2-U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 04:51

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
2019-05-24 20:00

A son sues a company for $1 million — and the return of his dad's frozen head Laurence Pilgeram directed Alcor Life Extension Foundation to preserve his body after his death but how his remains were handled is now in dispute.        ...
2019-06-11 17:51

Corrections officer needed 20 staples in head after stabbing in Bronx: cops A city corrections officer had to get 20 staples after being stabbed in the Bronx amid a hail of projectiles, according to police and sources. The 25-year-old was stabbed in the back and head by an unknown man on Chisholm Street and Rev. James A Poli...
2019-05-21 16:51

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 07:00

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 02:34

Head of Ram trucks files whistleblower suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales and Ram trucks, has sued his own company, claiming it retaliated against him over his cooperation with the SEC.        ...
2019-06-06 08:17

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into ad...
2019-05-21 21:34

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly to the chest and eventually had to leave the game. Tonight ...
2019-06-12 07:17

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city....
2019-06-13 19:34

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of bas...
2019-06-12 01:51

Airline group to hold summit on Boeing 737 MAX return in 5-7 weeks - IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will organise a summit with airlines, regulators and manufacturers in 5 to 7 weeks to discuss what is needed for the Boeing Co 737 MAX to return to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday...
2019-05-29 10:34

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-08 00:00

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.R...
2019-05-31 18:34

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head Andy Ruiz’s upset of Anthony Joshua will reverberate through the ages The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02 20:17

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
2019-06-10 18:51

Void Bastards review – gloriously chaotic head-trip into outer space PC; Blue Manchu/Humble BundleGraphic novels and classic anime provide the inspiration for this frenzied and spectacularly smart survival shooterIn space, no one can hear you make catastrophic decisions – and in Void Bastards, you will make plenty. Th...
2019-05-29 16:00

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
2019-06-02 00:00

Montana man suing cryonics company for $1 million and return of father's frozen head  A Montana man is suing a cryonics company for $1 million and demanding his father's frozen head be returned after the company cremated the rest of his body. ...
2019-06-12 03:17

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the governme...
2019-05-26 23:34

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
2019-06-05 18:00

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and repo...
2019-05-23 08:00

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
2019-05-30 09:51

WRAPUP 3-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia cut interest rates to a record low on Tuesday as a worsening trade war between Beijing and Washington raises recession risks for the world economy and pushes major central banks into what could be a global monetary easing cycle....
2019-06-04 11:00

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
2019-05-30 07:17

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, Wisc., police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who i...
2019-06-11 01:34

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
2019-06-12 00:00

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
2019-05-24 03:51

Milwaukee Brewers' Jeremy Jeffress narrowly dodges line drive heading for his head Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress avoided nearly having his head torn off by a screaming liner back to the mound and made a fantastic catch during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins....
2019-05-28 15:34

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
2019-05-23 19:51

Already been to Napa Valley? Next head south to Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe Head 75 miles south of Tijuana and discover Mexico's answer to Napa Valley, Valle de Guadalupe, one of the country's most sophisticated destinations.        ...
2019-06-06 15:00

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
2019-05-30 18:34

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-05-29 11:17

Dean Smith mixes personal pain with pride as Aston Villa head to Wembley The manager who used to sweep the steps of the Holte End has his eyes on a Premier League return as his side face DerbyIt was a moment to cut through the hyperbolic noise surrounding the Championship play-off final. All the talk about the richest gam...
2019-05-27 05:00

Japan Derby upset, final preps for Epsom head global Thoroughbred racing news The Investec Derby preparations are all but final, and weekend racing from Ireland to France put some shape to fast-approaching Royal Ascot. there. Exultant is done for season after G1 win in Hong Kong....
2019-05-28 20:34

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an e...
2019-05-25 15:17

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international ...
2019-06-08 23:17

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 12:17

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
2019-05-21 14:39

Finding Common Ground: 5 Times Harry Potter And Voldemort Agreed That For The Sorting Hat, Being Put On A Kid’s Head Probably Felt Like Using A Bidet The Boy Who Lived and He Who Shall Not Be Named were certainly at odds in most respects, but that doesn’t mean they disagreed on everything. Here are five times Harry Potter and Voldemort agreed that for the Sorting Hat, being put on a kid’s head pro...
2019-05-21 17:51

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
2019-05-21 16:51

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years - CEO Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce market, boosted sales growth and improved infrastructure, its chief executive said....
2019-06-06 19:51

US and Russia blame each other after nearly colliding at sea The U.S. and Russia each accused the other of unsafe actions after naval ships from each came within 165 feet of each other off the coast of China.        ...
2019-06-08 05:00

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena of competition among Russia, the West and China....
2019-06-14 21:51

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The deal was signed Wednesday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vlad...
2019-06-06 14:00

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too...
2019-06-14 10:34

The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear weapons in secret. The explosive accusation was made by the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency,...
2019-05-31 19:51

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
2019-06-09 21:51

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by email. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

US, Russia blame each other as warships nearly collide The US and Russia are blaming each other in a near-collision of naval ships in the East China Sea on Friday. Both countries claim the near miss forced them to perform emergency maneuvers. Russia’s Pacific Fleet accused the USS Chancellorsville ...
2019-06-07 16:17

Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the main owner of Russia's TCS group, told Russian Internet giant Yandex's chief executive on Friday that their companies together would be worth more than $20 billion and suggested that they integrate....
2019-06-07 13:00

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss took place just days after a similar close call between planes....
2019-06-08 05:51

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
2019-06-14 07:51

US and Russia blame each other after warships nearly collide American guided-missile cruiser and Russian destroyer came within 165ft of each other in the East China SeaThe US and Russia have accused each other of unsafe actions after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165ft ...
2019-06-07 22:51

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW about NATO's objectives....
2019-06-14 17:17

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
2019-05-30 15:51

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
2019-06-14 20:17

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
2019-06-13 21:00

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a jo...
2019-05-30 16:01

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
2019-06-13 23:51

US official: Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuke test ban WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Russia “probably” is not adhering to a moratorium on nuclear weapons testing. The statement was made Wednesday by the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley....
2019-05-29 23:34

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW about NATO's objectives....
2019-06-14 20:17

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over what the investigation found and didn’t find. In his remarks Wednesday, Mueller said federal r...
2019-05-30 06:17

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's national security was not threatened by what Moscow regards as a betrayal of trust....
2019-06-13 19:34

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nation....
2019-06-03 23:51

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian crisis and turmoil. ​Russia, which has energy invest...
2019-06-04 02:00

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
2019-06-07 20:34

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-06-07 15:17

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior....
2019-06-07 14:51

UPDATE 1-Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate Oleg Tinkov, the founder and key shareholder in Russia's TCS Group, said on Friday that if his bank were to merge assets with Russian Internet giant Yandex, the united company would be worth over $20 billion....
2019-06-07 14:51

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
2019-06-04 19:17

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better relations under her successor....
2019-06-06 18:34

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-06 13:51

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
2019-06-06 05:34

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist ri...
2019-06-05 14:51

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election in February resulted in a hung parliament....
2019-06-09 04:34

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda. Wealthy individuals like Roman Babichev are filling the gap by brin...
2019-06-02 13:34

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its S-400 missile defense system....
2019-06-13 17:34

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turkey it is excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its S-400 missile defense system...
2019-06-13 14:51

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign minister as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-13 13:51

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of methylephedrin...
2019-06-07 12:17

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
2019-06-13 13:51

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in the country if and when President Vladimir Putin ultimately steps down....
2019-06-13 08:34

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influence an election should call his bureau....
2019-06-13 03:51

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
2019-06-12 20:34

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could p...
2019-06-04 18:51

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
2019-06-10 20:00

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
2019-06-10 19:51

Russia's MTS and China's Huawei sign agreement on 5G Russia's top mobile phone operator MTS and China's Huawei signed an agreement on Wednesday to develop 5G technology in Russia and to hold test launches this year and in 2020....
2019-06-05 17:34

Russia’s great firewall: is it meant to keep information in – or out? Vladimir Putin will soon sign the ‘sovereign internet’ bill to allow greater monitoring of traffic. But what are its other consequences?Earlier this year, US officials briefed reporters on an extraordinary operation: they claimed to have launched an ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Executive Officer Alexei Kornya said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 17:17

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
2019-05-22 03:17

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
2019-05-22 18:34

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to support prices....
2019-05-21 20:17

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
2019-05-29 16:17

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
2019-05-25 00:34

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of t...
2019-05-27 17:17

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 12:34

How Draymond Green found his zen The same competitive fire that makes Green great can get him into trouble with refs, opponents and teammates alike. But a quest to drop 25 pounds has helped him channel it for good....
2019-06-04 15:51

We Found the Very Best Truly Wireless Earbuds Deciding which of the many sets of truly wireless earbuds to buy can feel like a daunting task. Unless you’re one of those people who believes the AirPods hype, in which case the decision might seem very easy. Don’t be that person. Read more......
2019-05-31 18:34

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involv...
2019-06-14 23:34

Cleaner wins court battle over 'invalid' will of former Savoy head waiter A cleaner who is fighting for more than £400,000 from the estate of a former Savoy head waiter has won a High Court battle to overturn a will that disinherited her....
2019-05-28 16:00

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
2019-06-06 22:34

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
2019-05-31 05:17

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter. Bogdana Alexandrovna Mo...
2019-06-07 01:51

Russia to host 2023 hockey worlds in St. Petersburg BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championships. Russia plans to build a 23,000-seat arena in central St. Petersburg for the event, and also use th...
2019-05-24 14:51

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
2019-06-04 06:51

UPDATE 2-Turkey says no delay in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday, dismissing reports that Ankara was evaluating a delay in response to U.S. concerns....
2019-05-31 14:34

Putin says Russia didn’t meddle in US vote, despite evidence Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite the extensive evidence to the contrary, saying that Moscow has no intention to interfere in any other votes...
2019-06-06 20:17

Answers to Readers’ Questions on Our Coverage of the Russia Investigation Our deputy managing editor who oversees The Times’s investigative and enterprise journalism answers readers’ questions on our coverage of the Mueller report....
2019-05-31 01:51

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply....
2019-06-04 06:51

China's CNPC to develop partnership with Russia's Rosneft China National Petroleum Corp will further develop its partnership with Russian oil producer Rosneft, CNPC's chairman said on Thursday at an economic forum in St Petersburg. (Reporting by Dmitry Zhdannikov; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jane M...
2019-06-06 13:51

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
2019-06-13 04:00

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means la...
2019-06-10 08:34

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
2019-06-06 14:34

The Latest: Putin wants to turn a page on Russia-UK ties ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says a page should be turned on the strain in relations between Moscow and London caused b...
2019-06-06 16:51

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
2019-06-13 02:17

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to halt a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
2019-06-06 18:34

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said....
2019-06-13 00:00

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championship runner up Danil Lysenko....
2019-06-03 23:17

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-4 sudden-death overtime defeat by traditional rivals Finland on Thursday....
2019-05-24 05:00

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
2019-05-24 04:34

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reports that documents from a fake c...
2019-06-02 13:34

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field....
2019-06-08 16:17

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the public, who were able to nominate and vote for their preferred icons....
2019-06-01 06:00

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tes...
2019-06-10 11:51

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
2019-06-02 08:34

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants over doping....
2019-06-08 20:51

Russia accuses Kosovo of 'provocation' over Serb detentions Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused Kosovo of provocation after its police detained what Moscow said were 13 Serbians in Serb-populated municipalities in Kosovo's north....
2019-05-28 14:34

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting thi...
2019-06-09 16:51

Belarus vice PM to meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news agency cited the Belarusian government as saying....
2019-05-23 10:51

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
2019-06-10 20:00

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate the president. (May 29)     &...
2019-05-30 01:17

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
2019-06-11 05:34

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
2019-06-11 20:00

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at full throttle....
2019-06-07 17:51

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
2019-05-31 19:34

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the...
2019-06-07 18:51

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
2019-06-07 20:34

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
2019-06-11 17:17

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action later on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:17

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
2019-05-28 20:34

Russia summons Spanish ambassador over 'old enemy' comment Russia summoned Spain's ambassador to Moscow on Tuesday after acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell referred to the country as an "old enemy", the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 20:34

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believes we are on “the superhighway” to getting that information and talked to Fox News Radio’s “Todd Sta...
2019-05-29 00:00

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
2019-06-14 06:17

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new....
2019-05-29 23:34

The other 'special relationship'? Xi heads to Russia for three-day state visit Russia and China appear to be intent on strengthening their alliance and fostering deeper cooperation in the face of increased political and economic hostility from the U.S....
2019-06-05 10:51

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justice Department, which said he would speak at 11 a.m....
2019-05-29 16:34

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The two contestants in Lithuania’s runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric. Gitanas Nauseda, a prominent economist,...
2019-05-25 12:00

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he had “nothing to do with” their efforts to aid his campaign....
2019-05-30 14:51

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
2019-05-21 18:17

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-06-06 02:34

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:34

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:17

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
2019-06-05 14:51

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
2019-06-14 01:17

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treat...
2019-05-30 02:17

Rep. Swalwell: Russia investigation 'larger issue than Watergate' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says the Russia investigation is a "larger issue than Watergate" after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's press conference Wednesday breathed new life into the much debated report....
2019-05-30 03:17

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
2019-05-25 08:51

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
2019-06-05 18:51

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
2019-06-05 18:34

Robert Mueller speaks, declares end to Russia investigation In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role at the Justice Department....
2019-05-29 17:34

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
2019-06-05 00:00

Mueller To Make 1st Public Statement On Russia Investigation WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to make his first public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday, the Justice Department said. Mueller will speak at the Justice Department at 11 a.m. and won’t take any ques...
2019-05-29 16:34

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
2019-06-04 06:51

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as S...
2019-05-29 19:51

Russia rejects US claim of violation of nuke test ban MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has angrily rejected a U.S. claim of Moscow’s possible violation of a global nuclear test ban. Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, said Wednesday that Russia &...
2019-05-30 17:34

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American ...
2019-06-07 03:34

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities....
2019-06-15 12:17

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported....
2019-06-15 13:01

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
2019-06-05 20:51

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
2019-05-29 16:17

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit chargin...
2019-05-29 19:51

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
2019-06-15 03:00

The Latest: Trump muddles waters over Russia election help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 8:37 a.m. President Donald Trump is muddying the waters over Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election. Trump tweeted early Thursday that “...
2019-05-30 16:01

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good thing for him."...
2019-05-21 15:51

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations followed a previous round of consultations in February. Russia has sought to play power broker in Afghanis...
2019-05-30 16:01

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to speak on Russia probe at 11 a.m. ET U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) for his first public comments on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:17

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:34

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-25 02:34

Mississippi kangaroo found after 2 days ‘on the hop’ GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A missing kangaroo has been found after two days “on the hop” along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Cody Breland and Gulfport police tell news outlets Jojo was found about 1 a.m. Friday in a Gulfport neighborhood. Brela...
2019-06-07 19:34

We've found the medium-sized tyrannosaurs that came before T. rex Two fossils have been found of a new tyrannosaur species that lived around 90 million years ago, before the creatures evolved into giants like T. rex...
2019-05-21 14:39

I Found the Perfect Pet Cam to Launch Treats at My Dog One of the worst parts of pet ownership is leaving your dog or cat home alone. They’re stuck in the house, and you’re out in the world! Pet cameras are ostensibly a great way to watch and interact with pets even when you’re away from home. While they...
2019-06-07 18:51

US Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His 5 Children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several......
2019-06-05 09:00

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a...
2019-05-23 15:51

Refugee found hiding in car glove box A refugee travelling from Morocco has been pictured stashed in a car glove box, while others trying to cross the border were rescued from an engine compartment and a dump truck....
2019-05-27 16:00

The Latest: Man found dead in flooded van FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Police in Arkansas have pulled a body from a van found submerged in floodwater at Fort Chaffee. Barling police Officer James Breeden says a di...
2019-05-29 06:00

Magneto almost found out Quicksilver is his son in the 'X-Men' movies 20th Century Fox Evan Peters plays Quicksilver in the "X-Men" franchise and was introduced in "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Quicksilver is Magneto's son in the comics, but their relationship has not been explored in the movies. Peters said their con...
2019-06-04 04:00

We’ve found 4000 exoplanets but almost zero are right for life The chemical reactions that give rise to life need enough liquid water and not too much ultraviolet light, which seems to be a rare combination in the galaxy...
2019-05-21 20:34

NHL suspends Blues' Ivan Barbashev one game for head hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will sit out Game 6 for an illegal check to the head of the Boston Bruins' Marcus Johansson in Game 5.       ...
2019-06-08 04:34

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) found him guilty of "dishonest and corrupt" conduct....
2019-05-22 21:01

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
2019-06-12 03:17

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
2019-06-06 13:51

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
2019-06-03 21:00

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started. (May...
2019-05-25 02:34

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
2019-06-08 08:51

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 19:51

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, ...
2019-06-08 16:17

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology company considered a security threat by the US, has signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to deve...
2019-06-06 08:34

U.S. and Russia trade blame over near collision in East Asian waters _____ MOSCOW/TOKYO (Reuters) – Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in East Asian waters on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior. Acting...
2019-06-09 00:51

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 17:34

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
2019-05-25 17:34

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
2019-05-26 15:34

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-05-28 14:34

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in or...
2019-05-26 11:17

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Moscow over its alleged support of pro-Russian separatists in the Crimea and eastern Ukraine....
2019-06-03 16:00

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-05-27 18:01

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulged anyone's personal information yet....
2019-06-04 16:51

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
2019-06-05 20:51

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russia...
2019-06-07 10:00

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court in Moscow on Friday that an investigator in the case was subjecting him to threats and humiliation, the TASS news agency reported....
2019-05-24 11:34

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
2019-05-25 23:00

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block nine major VPNs, including ExpressVPN and NordVPN...
2019-06-07 19:51

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from communicating with visitors, Russian rights activists and U.S. diplomats said....
2019-06-05 15:00

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest sig...
2019-06-07 21:51

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional naval maneuver by one its warships in the East China......
2019-06-07 22:34

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
2019-06-05 15:00

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
2019-06-05 04:17

Get on one, comrade! The story of Russia’s post-Soviet rave scene For a brief period in the early 90s, anything seemed possible for the pioneers of a new youth culture. But as a new film reveals, things didn’t turn out quite as hopedIn 1991, the Soviet Union finally crumbled under the weight of its own contradictio...
2019-06-07 22:51

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
2019-06-04 07:17

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-08 00:00

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
2019-06-02 20:34

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations....
2019-05-24 19:00

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 06:34

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has said he is dismayed that gay scenes have been cut from the film in Russia.Egerton, who has won praise...
2019-06-01 23:17

Norway thinks it captured a Beluga whale that was spying for Russia Russia may be resorting to more unconventional methods of espionage these days, dragooning Mother Nature into helping the country extend its spying capabilities. That’s what Norway officials think, at any rate, after the capture of a Beluga wha...
2019-05-21 14:39

Russian lawmaker says Poland could be targeted if Russia is attacked: Interfax Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Thursday that Washington's plans to deploy spy drones and send troops to Poland are a concern to Moscow, and that Poland could be hit with a retaliatory strike if Russia were attacked, Interfax reported....
2019-06-13 11:17

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stands as a test for future developments, writes Robert Schwartz....
2019-06-13 08:34

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with...
2019-05-29 07:51

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
2019-05-30 22:00

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says his panel is “determined to find out”...
2019-06-12 16:00

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, the head of the Russian military’s Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the al-Qaida-...
2019-05-21 22:17

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
2019-05-31 02:17

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured last year by the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England that London blamed on Moscow....
2019-06-06 17:00

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
2019-06-12 12:17

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on R...
2019-06-12 09:17

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing rights in waters around the Crimean Peninsula. Preliminary hearings that started Monday in The Hague ...
2019-06-10 11:51

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
2019-06-11 22:17

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Was...
2019-06-11 21:17

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said on Thursday after a meeting of Japan and Russia's foreign and defense ministers....
2019-05-30 18:17

US Believes Russia Conducting Low-Level Nuclear Tests: Official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, a US intelligence official on Wednesday, while the head of a body monitoring a global nuclear treaty said there was no sign......
2019-05-30 17:51

Robert Mueller makes first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller is scheduled to make the statement at 11 a.m. and will no...
2019-05-29 17:51

Moldovan oligarch's party makes way for pro-Europe, pro-Russia coalition Moldova's Democratic Party, headed by a powerful oligarch, has ceded power to an unlikely coalition of pro-Russian and pro-European forces. It's an alliance even the new prime minister called unnatural....
2019-06-15 07:00

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life....
2019-05-29 22:34

Gaetz says 'most compelling' evidence in the Trump-Russia probe could be days away Florida congressman Matt Gaetz revealed Monday night that "most compelling" evidence in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation is days, if not weeks away. According to Rep. Gaetz, R-Fla., secret unreleased transcripts involving former Trump aide Ge...
2019-05-21 15:51

Russia starts giving passports to Ukrainians from Donetsk, Luhansk Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said it would never recognize documents issued by the "aggressor country."...
2019-06-14 17:17

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential boundary negotiations in the future....
2019-05-29 17:51

Russia ‘probably’ not abiding by nuclear test ban, says U.S. military intelligence official Moscow’s questionable approach to nuclear testing has helped Russia enhance new warhead designs, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency....
2019-05-30 06:34

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump later this month....
2019-06-13 08:34

U.S. believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear testing in violation of a moratorium on such tests, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:17

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
2019-06-14 00:51

Russia, Serbia blame NATO for Kosovo police raid BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia and Serbia have blamed pro-NATO and Western influences for an armed raid by Kosovo police in the Serb-dominated north of Kosovo that raised tensions in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday t...
2019-05-29 16:34

Mark Meadows: Declassification of Russia investigation docs ‘right around the corner’ Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said on Monday that the declassification of key documents related to the Russia investigation is "right around the corner."...
2019-05-21 18:17

Russia says U.S. nuclear accusation is an attack on global arms control Russia's ambassador to the United States on Thursday said a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting banned nuclear tests was a calculated attempt to undermine nuclear arms control, Russian state television reported....
2019-05-30 10:00

Trump Equates Taking Dirt From Russia With Presidential Diplomacy Under fire for saying he would accept incriminating information about an opponent from foreign governments, the president said it was no different than meeting with the queen of England....
2019-06-13 17:17

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
2019-06-11 19:51

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public insistence the deal will go ahead as planned....
2019-05-31 19:34

Russia says to deliver missile defense system to Turkey in July Russia plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, amid concerns that the delivery will further harm already strained Turkish-U.S. relations....
2019-06-11 17:17

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
2019-06-01 11:17

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
2019-05-29 00:00

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastat...
2019-06-01 11:01

Russia’s Soyuz rocket got nailed by lightning shortly after launch When planning for a rocket launch there are many things that have to be taken into account, and one of the biggest factors is always the weather. Launches are delayed frequently due to uncooperative weather conditions such as brisk high-level winds a...
2019-06-01 05:00

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
2019-05-31 23:51

China says its Russia partnership is designed to blunt US ‘strategic edge’ China and Russia are being pushed into a closer geopolitical partnership by President Trump's foreign policy decisions, a diplomat in Beijing argued Thursday....
2019-06-07 03:17

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of laws banning “...
2019-05-31 20:17

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak...
2019-05-23 10:51

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 21:34

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 06:17