TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:51

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform

Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of t...

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform

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This new podcast tells the stories of sexual assault survivors overcoming their trauma For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the podcast, After: Surviving sexual assaul...
2019-07-22 15:00

College Essays Should Be Personal. For School-Shooting Survivors, the Question Is How Personal. A generation of American students has become tragically familiar with mass shootings. Many of them describe the life-changing experiences in their college applications....
2019-06-19 10:17

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
2019-07-15 21:17

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio....
2019-07-19 15:17

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
2019-06-07 21:51

Righting a wrong: UN Fund helps thousands of sex abuse survivors rebuild their lives About 3,340 women, children and men have been given support to restart their lives after falling prey to sexual exploitation or abuse (SEA) by United Nations personnel, thanks to a Trust Fund established in 2016. On Friday, a meeting was held at UN H...
2019-06-21 21:17

Police demand access to sexual assault survivors’ phones — or have their case dropped For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. In April 2019, police in the UK introduced new consent forms asking...
2019-07-23 15:34

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new...
2019-08-16 19:34

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
2019-06-01 00:51

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
2019-05-31 17:51

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working wit...
2019-05-21 14:39

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
2019-07-21 06:34

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions w...
2019-08-13 03:17

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
2019-05-21 18:51

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
2019-05-31 22:17

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
2019-05-30 23:34

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
2019-07-18 02:51

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
2019-07-19 10:51

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing...
2019-08-06 11:34

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
2019-08-07 00:00

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what they believe is a first of its kind case for the state. Attor...
2019-06-28 02:51

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
2019-05-24 22:17

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
2019-06-08 20:34

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
2019-06-13 22:00

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
2019-05-31 01:01

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
2019-05-31 01:00

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this mont...
2019-08-03 08:17

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” ...
2019-08-14 22:17

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 17:51

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
2019-07-04 08:00

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
2019-07-22 08:00

Japan Rolled Out the Red Carpet. Trump Veered Off Into Personal Fixations. In Japan, President Trump acted like a man who could never be fully present, defining his trip more by a focus on politics at home than diplomacy abroad, expressed daily on Twitter....
2019-05-28 09:00

Trump’s Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea. Trump and Abe will play golf Sunday joined by...
2019-05-24 10:34

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
2019-07-04 19:34

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
2019-07-16 06:51

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
2019-07-05 04:01

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
2019-06-08 16:17

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
2019-05-30 08:00

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
2019-07-09 21:34

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
2019-05-29 18:00

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light....
2019-07-17 09:00

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
2019-06-12 09:17

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 15:17

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
2019-06-14 16:34

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
2019-06-06 18:17

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
2019-07-11 13:17

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
2019-07-25 04:01

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
2019-06-19 22:34

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
2019-06-13 05:34

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
2019-05-22 04:34

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
2019-07-12 12:17

Vatican defends confessional secret as sexual abuse crisis stings The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
2019-07-01 19:51

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the Internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Cro...
2019-06-06 20:34

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
2019-06-06 13:34

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
2019-06-09 15:00

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
2019-05-30 01:34

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-30 21:34

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
2019-05-29 00:51

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
2019-07-04 09:51

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 20:51

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims t...
2019-08-17 03:34

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
2019-06-08 18:51

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
2019-06-11 20:00

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
2019-06-11 05:34

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
2019-05-28 16:00

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
2019-08-09 02:00

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
2019-05-21 15:00

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
2019-06-21 20:34

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
2019-05-31 20:51

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-12 08:34

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
2019-06-12 01:34

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
2019-05-30 02:34

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-05 18:00

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
2019-08-11 10:34

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
2019-08-08 21:34

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
2019-07-10 14:34

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
2019-07-09 14:51

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
2019-06-12 03:00

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
2019-07-01 19:17

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
2019-06-20 05:51

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
2019-06-07 11:34

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
2019-05-30 22:51

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
2019-07-13 00:17

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
2019-08-10 03:00

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
2019-07-16 10:17

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
2019-07-31 18:51

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
2019-05-28 01:00

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexual assault and harrassment cases. (July 17)        ...
2019-07-17 16:00

Who needs flowers? The garden that won at Chelsea is still blooming impressive Andy Sturgeon’s best-in-show garden may seem like a simple green canvas. But look closer and it tells us something about the state of our worldGreen. A totally green garden without colourful flowers. Some black rocks. That’s about it. At first glance...
2019-05-22 20:17

| Yes to Roland Garros skeletons and zebra stripes, no to flowers There's been a few skeletons, the odd zebra and tiger stripe at Roland Garros... and flowers. Whatever you do, just don't ask Britain's Kyle Edmund about the flowers....
2019-05-29 17:17

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
2019-07-12 07:17

The Latest: Governor lays flowers at Pulse nightclub ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his wife have laid flowers at the gay nightclub where 49 club-goers were massacred three years ago on ...
2019-06-13 02:51

The Latest: Pride Month celebrated at Tonys with flowers NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Pride Month was on full display at the Tony Awards, with a red carpet background of the rainbow flag done in flowers. It was a busy parade of fashion and celebrity before the ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Jersey grants licence to harvest hemp flowers for CBD oil Team of ex-firefighters given go-ahead to legally process crop for cannabidiol extractionJersey has become the first place in the British and Irish Isles to grant a licence for farmers to harvest hemp flowers for cannabis oil.A former Royal Marine co...
2019-08-10 08:34

Spring flowers inspire Louis Vuitton menswear collection Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest menswear collection on Thursday, using a picture-postcard scene of Paris as the backdrop for models parading in pastel colors and flowery statement pieces that......
2019-06-21 10:17

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South Korean first lady....
2019-06-12 14:34

Anonymous fan sends flowers to Kevin Durant on behalf of all Canadians Flowers were sent to the Warriors office with a card reading: "Dear KD and the Warriors: I can’t even believe those dumba** Raptors fans cheered when they saw you were injured."...
2019-06-12 18:17

Ebony Flowers captures the thrill of new hair in this Hot Comb exclusive Hair and maturity are tied together in significant ways. Getting your first haircut is a milestone in personal care, and trying to make drastic changes your own hair is a common mistake made by the young, who learn the hard way that they should trust...
2019-06-13 19:17

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecuto...
2019-06-22 14:34

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope' U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that divides the two Koreas....
2019-06-30 15:17

Flowers for Zoë: Stars Come Out to Watch Zoë Kravitz Marry Karl Glusman in France Her father once implored us to “Let Love Rule,” and now, Zoë Kravitz, the genetically-blessed daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, has done just that, marrying longtime boyfriend Karl Glusman in a star-studded wedding at her father’s home in Par...
2019-07-01 20:34

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
2019-05-21 17:34

Making A Difference: Friends With Flowers Delivers Joy To Hospice Care Patients SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A group in Scott County is hoping to make the experience of hospice care patients and their families a little better. Each week, Friends With Flowers bundle up donated flowers from Kroger, local funeral homes and Gr...
2019-06-13 02:51

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
2019-06-21 16:17

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
2019-06-21 23:34

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
2019-07-12 03:17

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in t...
2019-06-21 23:17

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
2019-06-12 17:51

Air Force Says "No Survivors" From The Wreckage Of An-32 Jet That Crashed There were "no survivors" from the An-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh last week, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said today after searching the wreckage found earlier this week....
2019-06-13 11:34

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster g...
2019-06-11 14:51

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
2019-07-16 21:51

AOC BURNS Rahm Emanuel To a Crisp NO SURVIVORS Former Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel has wasted no time after leaving his post churning out the personal news, but his latest job announcement has drawn ire from none other than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-06-06 01:51

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
2019-06-14 14:00

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
2019-06-11 20:51

Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in India Rescuers are clearing debris and using sniffer dogs to find survivors after a dilapidated residential building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, killing at least 12 people...
2019-07-17 05:01

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-20 06:17

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders....
2019-05-23 04:00

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to interview people who have personal stories to tell about h...
2019-08-17 17:34

Camp Fire survivors move to Tucson TUCSON – A couple that survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is now calling Tucson home. The Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California back in November 2018. “Then one morning, November 8th, the fi...
2019-05-30 01:00

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-10 19:01

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties...
2019-07-24 06:17

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 15:34

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said....
2019-06-28 05:34

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, killing two people, injuring more than two dozen and leaving hundreds homeless, officials said....
2019-05-26 23:34

El Paso Shooting Survivors Refused to Meet With Trump There are eight victims of the El Paso shooting still being treated in the city’s University Medical Center, and none of them agreed to meet with President Trump or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when they visited the city on Wednesday, the Washington Post repo...
2019-08-08 20:00

Terrorism survivors: ‘The terrorists killed many people in front of us’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, on 21 August, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North Region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier this year, to interview people who have personal stories to t...
2019-08-14 18:17

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
2019-06-20 21:34

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
2019-06-12 02:17

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque at Christchurch, New Zealand where her mother, fath...
2019-08-10 13:34

Germany pursues justice for survivors of Yazidi genocide The extremist group "Islamic State" attempted to wipe out the Yazidis. Many thousands died, and survivors tell horrific tales of abuse and enslavement. Now, German investigators have taken up the fight for justice....
2019-08-03 09:51

The Latest: Mass Shooting Survivors Reuniting With Families VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The Latest on a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach (all times local): 8 p.m. Survivors of a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal center are reuniting with friends and relatives at a middle school....
2019-06-01 03:00

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway to determine the cause....
2019-05-30 15:34

Survivors from Honduras fishing boat sinking tell of fears Some of the 58 survivors of the sinking of a Honduran fishing boat that claimed at least 27 lives have returned to port, saying they had feared they also were going to perish when the vessel went down in the Caribbean before dawn...
2019-07-05 03:51

Indian authorities say no survivors of air force plane crash NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities say there are no survivors from an AN-32 transport plane that crashed in a mountainous area near the border with China earlier this month. The Indian Air Force tweeted Thursday that rescuers reached the crash site ...
2019-06-13 12:34

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz ca...
2019-06-13 12:34

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
2019-05-29 03:34

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
2019-05-26 06:34

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Survivors recount Nazi massacre at Sant'Anna di Stazzema Nazi German soldiers murdered hundreds of innocent civilians in an Italian mountain village 75 years ago. Those who lived want the massacre to serve as a warning for the future....
2019-08-12 09:51

Holocaust survivors respond to AOC's 'concentration camp' comments in new video Two holocaust survivors responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y. concentration camp comments Saturday, and their feelings were resoundingly negative.  ...
2019-06-23 21:01

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
2019-06-14 06:17

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas...
2019-05-29 18:00

For 30 Years, Jeffrey Epstein Evaded Prosecutors, Survivors At Every Turn At the beginning, middle and end of his career, Jeffrey Epstein faced a reckoning with his misdeeds. At every stage, he managed to avoid the efforts of prosecutors and victims to confront him with his......
2019-08-11 07:34

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours following the Air Force's announcement that nobody on the......
2019-06-13 18:34

Survivors of Budapest boat sinking recall chaotic moments Survivors of a South Korean tour boat sinking in Budapest say they were taking photos or preparing to disembark when they were thrown into waters after another ship rammed their boat....
2019-05-31 12:17

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
2019-05-23 03:34

Minimal hope for more survivors in Hungary boat accident: ambulance There is minimal hope to find more survivors in the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the national ambulance service said....
2019-05-30 10:00

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
2019-05-31 19:00

Survivors of northeast Congo ethnic attacks recall harrowing scenes A group of machete-wielding assailants descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo last Monday at noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others....
2019-06-18 21:00

'He didn't destroy me. We carry on. He lost': survivors of terror attacks look back From London to Nice, Berlin to Oslo, 11 people caught up in attacks across Europe reflect on the horror, the hope – and the kindness of strangers. Portraits by Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer Continue reading......
2019-05-25 15:17

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Gilroy Garlic Festival survivors also escaped Las Vegas massacre in 2017 Alicia Olive had a unique perspective when shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. “Oh man, this is not happening again,” Olive told KTXL-TV. Olive and two friends — brothers Christopher and George Cook — have now surviv...
2019-08-01 21:51

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is also the season when the world comes most fully to ...
2019-08-09 20:34

Eight killed in Hungarian boat capsize, minimal hope for 19 South Korean survivors Prospects were minimal on Thursday for finding 20 people missing from a group of South Korean visitors aboard a pleasure boat that capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital, killing at least eight, authorities said....
2019-05-30 11:17

Survivors of ISIL terror in Iraq want justice, not revenge, says head of UN investigation team The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the...
2019-07-16 07:51

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
2019-05-21 17:51

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
2019-08-16 17:34

'If Waitrose did rows'... resident left in tears after neighbours' notelet war over flowers A woman who tried to brighten up her street by planting flowers only to be accused of "gentrification" told today how the row left her "upset and teary"....
2019-05-30 10:34

Floatplane carrying 4 Americans, 3 Canadians, crashes into Labrador lake, no survivors expected: officals Officials in Canada said Wednesday the search for several missing people will likely turn up no survivors after a plane carrying four Americans and three Canadians crashed earlier this week. ...
2019-07-18 19:34

Cancer survivors share a roller coaster ride and hope at Six Flags Great Adventure A new campaign from Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey aims to boost awareness and education for cancer patients at the theme park.       ...
2019-06-10 18:00

‘He didn’t show no remorse’: Survivors recount confusion, horror during deadly El Paso shooting It had been a typical Saturday for many families and shoppers at Walmart before torrents of gunfire sent adults cowering behind toy machines and panicked children fleeing for their lives across a parking lot....
2019-08-05 05:51

Queen's Birthday Honours 2019: Seven Holocaust survivors receive British Empire Medals All Holocaust survivors in Britain should be recognised by the Queen, a leading campaigner has said as seven survivors were honoured in her 2019 Birthday Honours list....
2019-06-08 08:51

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday that UNICEF-built safe spaces have given them “a sen...
2019-05-30 23:17

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
2019-06-14 13:34

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
2019-06-28 21:00

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
2019-05-31 23:17

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-13 23:51

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 23:17

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
2019-06-29 13:34

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
2019-07-04 15:00

The best personal EVs for any commute My commute isn't too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it's a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there's a $...
2019-07-19 18:34

Is AI the new personal touch? Artificial intelligence has come a long way from the early days when Alan Turing’s “Turing Test” evaluated a machine’s ability to behave like a human. It’s now playing a pivotal role across technology, from big data...
2019-07-15 17:17

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
2019-06-10 10:34

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
2019-07-23 19:00

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11 00:17

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation after the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas are “all reconcilable.” President Trump has been d...
2019-08-11 18:00

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
2019-05-31 00:17

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
2019-05-21 19:51

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
2019-06-09 20:51

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 04:51

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation on CBS, Scalise (the number two Republican in the ...
2019-08-12 20:51

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
2019-08-10 19:00

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
2019-07-02 03:34

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
2019-07-23 17:17

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
2019-06-18 02:17

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
2019-06-16 17:34

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
2019-07-12 09:51

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
2019-07-17 10:17

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
2019-06-17 12:34

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
2019-07-25 05:51

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
2019-07-11 04:00

Immigration reform is Congress’ moral responsibility: Nancy Pelosi  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America....
2019-08-12 01:17

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
2019-07-24 05:51

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
2019-05-23 21:34

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
2019-06-15 00:17

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
2019-08-01 10:34

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
2019-06-11 05:17

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the social security system, lawmakers said on Thursday....
2019-08-09 02:00

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
2019-07-04 20:34

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
2019-05-26 12:00

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
2019-07-03 21:51

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
2019-05-24 01:34

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
2019-05-25 21:17

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
2019-07-04 12:00

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
2019-06-09 21:34

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
2019-08-14 11:17

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party b...
2019-07-02 22:00

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
2019-07-13 17:17

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-07-31 20:51

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” ...
2019-06-03 06:51

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
2019-07-19 22:00

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
2019-07-12 10:17

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
2019-06-07 18:00

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
2019-07-15 21:00

Best personal finance software of 2019 The wide availability of digital devices and mobile apps means that managing your personal finances is no longer such a challenge as it used to be. Rather than juggling pieces of paper, you can now run everything through a single software package.Bec...
2019-07-01 13:00

Rahm Emanuel Has Some Personal News Rahm Emanuel, fresh off his disastrous tenure as mayor of Chicago, wasn’t left wanting for work long: He’s now a blogger at The Atlantic and, the Daily Beast reported on Tuesday, he’s scored a plush contributor gig at ABC News, just two days after he...
2019-05-21 22:34

‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ Emilie Pine talks about her remarkably frank essay collection, a best seller in Ireland that confronts infertility, sexual violence and other taboos....
2019-06-30 16:34

Personal robots won’t catch on until they become more than a novelty Last month, another well-funded social robot startup, Anki, closed its doors for good. And it wasn’t the first. In March, Jibo, which had received $73 million in funding, announced that it was shutting down its servers. Over the past few years, we’ve...
2019-06-16 01:17

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: Are flying cars next? Jetsons-style family flight is probabl...
2019-08-04 10:17

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being a Dick Strategist, podcaster, and influencer-for-good Aminatou Sow talks about confronting trolls, building a brand, and using her considerable clout for positive things....
2019-05-29 00:34

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
2019-07-10 20:00

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
2019-05-23 05:17

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
2019-05-21 15:51

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
2019-07-22 22:00

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
2019-07-10 09:00

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
2019-06-22 05:17

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
2019-05-24 01:34

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
2019-05-27 10:00

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
2019-06-10 15:17

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
2019-05-24 01:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
2019-07-18 04:17

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
2019-08-05 20:51

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
2019-07-02 22:51

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
2019-06-04 00:00

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
2019-06-27 20:17

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
2019-08-05 22:51

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 12:17

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
2019-07-09 02:34

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
2019-06-13 12:51

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
2019-06-29 00:00

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
2019-08-02 00:34

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
2019-06-03 23:17

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower house leader of the New Party, a key government ally, said on Monday, after speaking with the chamber...
2019-08-05 19:51

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
2019-05-27 18:01

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the cri...
2019-08-11 21:00

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
2019-06-03 20:17

AP Top Stories May 21 Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Severe weather and more        ...
2019-05-21 18:17

AP Top Stories May 28 On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28 13:34

AP Top Stories May 31 P Here are the top stories for Friday, May 31st: Trump threatens to slap new tariffs on Mexico; Mo. judge issues order to keep abortion clinic open; Search continues for river victims in Budapest; Normandy readies for 75th anniversary of D-Day.  ...
2019-06-01 03:17

AP Top Stories 18 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: Pompeo assures US military presence in Persian Gulf only a deterrent; Shananan withdraws Secretary of State nomination; Merkel better after shaking episode; Einstein's handwritten manuscript donated ...
2019-06-19 03:00

AP Top Stories May 27 A Here's the latest for Monday May 27th: Trump says US not ready for China trade deal; European Union parliaent election results; Oklahoma tornado winds may have reached 165 mph; Deadly shark attack in Hawaii.       ...
2019-05-28 23:34

AP Top Stories May 27 Trump says China wants to make a trade deal; National Weather Service says twister in Reno, Okla. had winds up to 165 mph; more        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

AP Top Stories May 31 A Here's the latest for Friday May 31st: Trump says he'll put tariffs on Mexican imports; Surveillance video shows large group crossing US-Mexico border; Flooding in Arkansas; Raptors win Game 1 of NBA Finals.       ...
2019-05-31 17:34

AP Top Stories May 30 P Here's the latest for Thursday May 30th: President Trump criticized Muller over public comments, New Hampshire abolishes death penalty, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister calls for 'firmness' against Iran, Merkel receives honorary de...
2019-05-31 01:34

AP Top Stories May 23 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 23rd: Violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri; Evacuations in Oklahoma due to floods; Pentagon has plans for more troops in Mideast; Man rescued from ledge of burning building.     &#...
2019-05-23 21:51

AP Top Stories May 27 P Here's the latest for Monday May 27th: Trump, Abe at odds over NKorea missile tests; VP Pence lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; Oklahoma Governor tours tornado damage; Fiat-Chrysler propose merger with Renault.     ...
2019-05-28 23:34

AP Top Stories Here's the latest for Thursday, May 23: Missouri authorities checking on residents after tornado; Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump trading words; Wikileaks founder facing more charges; American Taliban released from prison.     ...
2019-05-24 06:17

AP Top Stories May 22 Here's the latest for May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia.        ...
2019-05-22 13:17

AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: Pelosi says Trump "took a pass" to work together with Dems; Probe inconclusive on Va Gov. racist yearbook pic; Flooding concerns in 3 states following severe storms; and Prada goes fur free.   ...
2019-05-23 01:34

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia; Republicans keep US House seat in Pennsylvania special election; Massive floods in Oklahoma....
2019-05-22 12:17

AP Top Stories May 21 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 21st: McGahn a no-show for testimony, faces contempt vote; Activists protest a new wave of abortion bans; Rough weather hits Southern Plains; New Coke, from 1985, makes a comeback with `Stranger Things.'...
2019-05-22 02:51

AP Top Stories May 28 P Here's the latest for Tuesday May 28th: A swarm of tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio; Missouri's only abortion clinic may close; hospital bombed in opposition held Idlib, Syria; and a rare all white panda was photographed in China. (Ma...
2019-05-29 06:01

AP Top Stories 27 P Here's the latest for Thursday, June 27th: SCOTUS places hold on Trump administration's census citizenship question; Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to NY state charges; Chancellor Merkel has second shaking bout; Europe braces for "exceptio...
2019-06-28 01:17

AP Top Stories May 30 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 30th: Military told to hide McCain ship so Trump wouldn't see it; Tornadoes in Northeast Texas; Tourist boat capsizes and sinks in Hungary; Israel to hold new elections.       &#...
2019-05-30 17:34

AP Top Stories May 24 P Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions; Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May; A crack has formed in the WWII memorial; SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to co...
2019-05-25 02:34

AP Top Stories May 25 P Here's the latest for Saturday, May 25th: Trump began Japan visit by needling the US ally; Baghdad offers to mediate tensions between US and Iran; Pence tells West Point grads they should expect combat; Colombian conservationist breed native fro...
2019-05-26 06:34

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We ...
2019-06-02 21:17

RJ Barrett reveals the personal reason he wants to be a Knick Duke star RJ Barrett has said for weeks his hope is to play for the Knicks. On the eve of the NBA draft, he explained one more reason why. “It would mean a lot,’’ Barrett said during Wednesday’s draft press conference. “My late grandfather, rest in p...
2019-06-20 05:34

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been re...
2019-07-03 15:00

E3 Expo Leaks The Personal Information Of Over 2,000 Journalists A spreadsheet containing the contact information and personal addresses of over 2,000 games journalists, editors, and other content creators was recently found to have been published and publicly accessible on the website of the E3 Expo....
2019-08-03 19:51

Trump and Biden Get Personal in Iowa Skirmish President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded attacks as they traveled to the battleground state....
2019-06-12 16:00

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
2019-06-28 20:00

Here’s how anonymized personal data should be used to create better services Ask anyone their opinion on companies using their data and the response will almost always be negative. It’s not surprising; revelation after revelation has revealed that the likes of Google and Facebook not only profit off of user data, but are ofte...
2019-08-12 04:51

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said....
2019-06-13 09:00

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70 off This personal smart air conditioner is the answer to a bunch of cooling problems — and right now, you can save $70 off the price (an over 25 percent savings), just $199 from TNW Deals....
2019-06-01 19:51

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
2019-06-03 17:00

AirTamer personal purifier – for anyone who finds raw air too wild I know city life is like taking a bath in virulent filth, but I want to breathe the same foul atmosphere as everyone elseI often walk past a branch of the sandwich shop Upper Crust, with its sign that reads “Famously fresh baguettes”, and think: are ...
2019-05-29 04:51

How to Figure Out If That Personal Finance Advice Is Nonsense The press release that sent me over the edge was the one that mentioned lattes and how few Americans are prepared for a $400 emergency. “Where’s my bingo card?” I joked....
2019-06-29 00:17

"Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight......
2019-07-22 16:51

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
2019-07-05 04:00

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the Judiciary Committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
2019-08-05 22:51

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
2019-06-11 21:34

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
2019-06-14 16:34

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
2019-07-13 07:34

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
2019-08-07 06:34

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
2019-07-05 04:00

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
2019-06-14 07:00

Dan Crenshaw: Tlaib's income inequality reform plan 'encourages people not to work' Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., new plan to fight poverty is a "deeply immoral" proposition that encourages people not to work, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw....
2019-06-11 06:34

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
2019-05-25 02:34

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
2019-06-21 18:17

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
2019-06-07 22:17

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
2019-08-08 01:34

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Brian Abrahams says....
2019-08-05 20:17

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
2019-06-14 06:00

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
2019-05-23 19:17

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
2019-07-31 17:51

AP Top Stories July 5 P Here are the top stories for Friday, July 5th: Trump administration still looking to put citizenship question in 2020 census; Body of missing Utah college student found; U.S. adds 224,000 jobs in June; Chicago aquarium celebrates arrival of Beluga ca...
2019-07-06 02:34

AP Top Stories June 1 P Here are the top stories for Saturday, June 1st: Virginia Beach shooting victims remembered; Momentum for North American trade deal runs into Trump turbulence; DOJ readying an investigation of Google; Plant rescue mission underway in Queensland. ...
2019-06-02 05:17

AP Top Stories July 5 A Here's the latest for Friday July 5th: Strong earthquake in Southern California; Putin meets Italian Prime Minister; Brazilian Ex-Governor claims Olympic bribery scandal; Trump delivers Fourth of July speech.       ...
2019-07-05 14:34

AP Top Stories June 20 A Here's the latest for Thursday June 20th: Official says Iran shoots down US drone; Sacramento police officer shot and killed; Hope Hicks refuses to answer questions; Severe weather northeast of Dallas.        ...
2019-06-20 13:34

AP Top Stories July 16 A Here's the latest for Tuesday July 16th: House Democrats plan vote on resolution condemning Trump comments; Biden unveils health care overhaul; Explosion destroys house in Southern California; Protesters try to stop Hawaii giant telescope constr...
2019-07-16 12:00

AP Top Stories July 15 Reaction to Pres. Trump's controversial tweets; Financier Jeffrey Epstein is due in court; Barry leaves areas of the south under flash flood watches; more        ...
2019-07-15 17:51

AP Top Stories June 23P Here's the latest for Monday, June 23: President Trump beins his UK visit; A man who threw a five-year-old boy from a Mall of America balcony is sentenced; Actor Kevin Spacey makes an unexpected court appearance; "Jeopardy's!" 32-time champ...
2019-06-04 06:51

AP Top Stories June 21 A Here's the latest for Friday June 21st: Trump reportedly approved strike on Iran, called it off; Biden to meet with black leaders; Police officer killed in South Texas; Migrant children in a Border Patrol facility described neglect for lawyers. ...
2019-06-22 02:34

AP Top Stories July 6 P Here's the latest for Saturday, July 6th: Crews assess damage after the big California earthquake; Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures at least 21; Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby christened; Contemporary sculptures take over Lond...
2019-07-07 03:00

AP Top Stories July 4 P Here's the latest for Thursday, July 4: Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Southern California; Washington celebrates July 4 with a Trump twist; Michigan Congressman leaves the GOP; Joey Chestnut snarfs 71 hot dogs for win.     &...
2019-07-04 23:51

AP Top Stories June 19 A Here's the latest for Wednesday June 19th: Trump officially begins re-election campaign; Protests outside Trump rally; Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan steps down; Phoenix holds community meeting on videotaped police incident.  &#...
2019-06-19 14:17

AP Top Stories July 4 A Here's the latest for Thursday July 4th: DC, Trump prepare for July 4th; Trump says administration still plans citizenship question on census; Police shoot, kill man at gas station near Cleveland; Harris clarifies views on busing.   &...
2019-07-04 12:51

AP Top Stories July 3 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 3rd: Iran threatens more uranium enrichment; Airstrike hits Libyan migrant center; Asylum seeker ruling goes against Trump administration policy; Military vehicles in DC ahead of July 4th celebrations.  ...
2019-07-03 14:17

AP Top Stories June 21 President Trump's response to Iran's downing of a US drone: Joe Biden to meet with black leaders, Texas police officer was shot and killed; more        ...
2019-06-21 13:00

AP Top Stories July 10 A Here's the latest for Wednesday July 10: Calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign; Obama health care law challenged in federal court; Floods in Nebraska; Heatwave in Alaska.        ...
2019-07-10 12:51

AP Top Stories June 14 Here's the latest for Friday June 14th: US military releases video said to be Iranian attack on tanker; Sarah Sanders leaving White House; more        ...
2019-06-14 14:34

AP Top Stories June 16 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, June 16th: Pompeo pushing for diplomacy with Iran; Tens of millions in the dark in South America; Hong Kong's chief executive apologizes; OJ Simpson gets on Twitter.        ...
2019-06-17 06:00

AP Top Stories June 17 A Here's the latest for Monday June 17th: Iran says it's boosting uranium enrichment levels; Trump says strong economy drawing migrants to US; Mexico puts troops on routes used by migrants; Tornadoes in Indiana.      ...
2019-06-17 15:51

AP Top Stories June 29 P Here are the top stories for Saturday, June 29th: Trump, Xi hit reset button on trade but slog awaits; Possible Trump, Kim DMZ meeting a 'good thing'; Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies; London Tower Bridge celebrates 1...
2019-06-30 06:17

AP Top Stories June 10 P Here's the latest for Monday June 10th: Helicopter crashes into NY building; Justice agrees to release key Mueller evidence to Congress; Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 and tree gifted by France dies in quarantine.   &...
2019-06-11 05:34

AP Top Stories June 17 P Here's the latest for Monday June 17th: Trump admin weighs response to Iran uranium enrichment claim; Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dies after court hearing; Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dies; NASA announces new 'Artemis' m...
2019-06-18 03:34

AP Top Stories June 18 Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: 1,000 US troops heading to Mideast; Trump says people living in US illegally will be removed; No body cam video of South Bend police shooting; 90-year-old woman rescued from Kentucky mudslide.  ...
2019-06-18 14:00

AP Top Stories June 13 Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Trump: "open to listening" to dirt on opponents from foreign powers; 6 arrested in David Ortiz shooting; more        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

AP Top Stories July 23 Pres. Trump and congressional leaders from both parties are endorsing a new budget agreement; Police and demonstrators clash in Puerto Rico; more        ...
2019-07-23 18:17

AP Top Stories July 10 P Here's the latest for Wednesday July 10: Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal; Kim Darroch, British ambassador to the US, resigns; New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas; Fans cheer World Cup women at NY parade  ...
2019-07-11 03:51

AP Top Stories June 13 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Two oil tankers were attacked near the Straight of Hormuz, Boris Johnson advances in race for prime minister; Amanda Knox returns to Italy, Researchers aim to retire monkeys not kill them.   &...
2019-06-14 00:51

AP Top Stories June 27 A Here's the latest for Thursday June 27th: First Democratic presidential debate of 2020 campaign; Trump goes to summit in Japan; Journalists tour Texas border patrol facility; Helicopter searching for marijuana fields crashes.    ...
2019-06-27 18:34

AP Top Stories July 11 A Here's the latest for Thursday July 11th: Louisiana prepares for possible hurricane; Labor Sec. Acosta rejects criticism of Epstein plea deal; Patient stabs Boston EMT in ambulance; Hawaii ready to build giant telescope.     ...
2019-07-11 15:34

AP Top Stories June 12 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 12th: House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress; Donald Trump, Jr. testifies on Capitol Hill; Trump to send more troops to Poland; Protests turn violent in Hong Kon...
2019-06-13 00:34

AP Top Stories June 28 A Here's the latest for Friday June 28th: Trump jokes with Putin about election meddling; Democrats hold second debate; El Paso bishop protests immigration policy; NASA plans unmanned trip to Saturn's largest moon.     &#...
2019-06-28 16:00

AP Top Stories June 14 P Here's the latest for Friday June 14th: Trump accuses Iran of oil tank attacks; Brazilians begin general strike to protest pension reform; Amanda Knox attends festival in Italy and Pink Floyd guitarist puts some of his guitars up for auction. ...
2019-06-14 23:51

AP Top Stories June 12 Here's the latest for Wednesday June 12th: Trump, Biden trade insults; Japanese Prime Minister going to Iran; Woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago can act as own attorney; Alleged accomplice charged in David Ortiz shooting.  &#...
2019-06-12 13:17

AP Top Stories June 15 P Here's the latest for Saturday, June 14th: First mass in fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral; HK leader shelves extradition bill; Tearful Amanda Knox accuses media of creating a false story; Zoo animals enjoy cold treats as Rome swelters.  &...
2019-06-16 12:17

AP Top Stories June 28 P Here are the top stories for Friday, June 28th: Avowed white supremacist sentenced in Charlottesville attack; Democrats criticize Trump for Russia 'meddling' remarks; Supreme Court to rule on DACA case; Hundreds gather for Stonewall 50th an...
2019-06-29 02:34

AP Top Stories June 11 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 11th: Attorneys General sue to block T Mobile and Sprint merger; Trump and Biden hold dueling Iowa rallies; Botswana legalizes gay sex; extraordinary crystal cave opens to the public in Spain.   ...
2019-06-12 08:34

AP Top Stories July 9 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday July 9th: Four bodies found in and around a home in Ohio, H. Ross Perot dies at 89, Britain's Labour Party calls on next Prime Minister to hold new Brexit referendum, Volkswagen to stop producing icon Beetle....
2019-07-10 06:34

AP Top Stories July 17 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 17th: House votes to repudiate Trump; Republican Mark Sanford mulls presidential bid; more        ...
2019-07-17 16:00

AP Top Stories June 5 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, President Trump and the world leaders gather on England’s south coast to remember D-Day; and more stories        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

AP Top Stories July 16 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, July 16th: GOP defends Trump on tweets; DOJ won't charge officer in choke hold death; Epstein accuser speaks out; USA celebrates Apollo 11 mission anniversary.        ...
2019-07-17 01:51

AP Top Stories July 2 A Here's the latest for Tuesday July 2nd: Texas plane crash voice recorder found; Border Patrol chief says employees who violated standards will be held accountable; Man deported from US allowed to return; DC prepares for July 4th.   &#...
2019-07-02 13:34

AP Top Stories June 4 P Here's the latest for Tuesday, June 4th: Demonstrators protest Trump's UK visit; Police search for body of missing Conn. mother; NY state becomes first state to ban cat declawing; US soldiers commemorate infantry ahead of D-Day anniversary....
2019-06-05 03:01

AP Top Stories July 1 P Here's the latest for Monday July 1st: Police begin clearing Hong Kong legislature protest; Migrant girl recalls poor care at US border center; Trump not boosted by strong American economy; Robotic art fetches over $1 million at debut show ...
2019-07-02 01:00

AP Top Stories June 4 Here's the latest for Tuesday June 4th: Trump meets British Prime Minister May; House passed disaster aid bill; Mexican officials in U.S. to fight tariffs;        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

AP Top Stories July 1 A Here's the latest for Monday July 1st: Trump back at White House after Asia trip; Plane crash kills 10 at airport near Dallas; Massive bomb in Afghanistan; Protests in Hong Kong.        ...
2019-07-01 16:34

AP Top Stories June 6 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 6th: Trump and Macron honor those who fought in D-Day invasion; WHO says it may be missing 25% of DRC ebola cases; Mexican and US hold talks on Trump's tariffs; R.Kelly back in court.    &...
2019-06-06 23:34

AP Top Stories June 22 P Here's the latest for Saturday, June 22nd: Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’; Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep; 11 aboard skydiving plane killed in Hawaii crash; Miniature nail art of babies in...
2019-06-23 11:51

AP Top Stories July 9 A Here's the latest for Tuesday July 9th: Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty; Barr says there is legal way to get citizenship question onto census; Texas Congresswoman claims DHS covering up border facility conditions; Bacteria closes Mississippi b...
2019-07-09 16:51

AP Top Stories July 8 A Here's the latest for Monday July 8th: Jeffrey Epstein expected in court; Californians warned to prepare for earthquakes; Iran says it will enrich uranium beyond 2015 limits; WWII bomb diffused in Germany.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

AP Top Stories June 23 The latest for Sunday, June 23rd: Trump: "not looking for war" with Iran but would be "obliteration" if there is; 11 people dead in Hawaii plane crash; Motorcycle crash victims remembered; Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube video (Jun 23) &#...
2019-06-24 04:17

AP Top Stories July 8P Here are the top stories for Monday, July 8th: "Canyon of Heroes" parade set for Team USA after World Cup win; Trumps touts record on environment; Epstein pleads not guilty to sex charges; Wobbly first steps for baby giraffe.     ...
2019-07-09 03:34

The Londoner: Michael Gove biographer says book was nothing personal Owen Bennett says he didn't have an axe to grind / Samantha Cameron reveals her admiration for Angela Merkel / Tom Watson's rude awakening at Glastonbury / TeamSaj's lonely hearts...
2019-06-14 13:34

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
2019-06-04 07:17

Never be an ego lifter: personal trainers' 12 secrets of succesful exercise Free advice from fitness professionals? What’s not to like? Here’s how to train harder, smarter and cheaper, whether you’re a beginner or an old handIs there any group of people better qualified to comment on fitness habits than personal trainers? Fr...
2019-07-21 19:34

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
2019-06-12 17:17

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant adult supervision....
2019-05-21 14:32

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
2019-06-04 13:00

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
2019-06-08 18:34

Playing With J.B. Holmes Was Brooks Koepka's Personal Hell As the top golfer in the world, Brooks Koepka has shown that he has no problem confronting, or at least calling out, his fellow competitors when he takes issue with something they’ve done. It’s the kind of personality that led him to calling Sergio G...
2019-07-22 02:17

BB King's 'Lucille' guitar to be auctioned along with other personal items Blues legend used instrument on tour in his later yearsTouring van, jewellery and clothing also on sale in Beverly HillsAs the “king of the blues”, BB King was dedicated to his guitars – nicknaming each of them “Lucille” and even writing a song about...
2019-07-23 18:17

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign was toast. “No, of course not,” Castro responded Sunday when CN...
2019-07-01 01:17

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-17 04:00

Georgia personal injury lawyer gets bitten by shark "It scared me, but I feel really lucky," Gene Brooks told the Savannah Morning News about the attack. "It didn't hit muscle, bone or blood vessels, so I'm good to go."...
2019-06-19 06:51

Beyond the canvas: the personal style of legendary artists – in pictures From the pared back aesthetic of Georgia O’Keefe to the maximalist hedonism of Keith Haring’s style, a new book by author Terry Newman explores the sartorial statements of more than 40 artistsLegendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore is available f...
2019-06-24 08:17

5 Million Bulgarians Have Their Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
2019-07-18 08:51

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
2019-06-23 09:17

Amazon's next foray into fashion is a personal shopping service Amazon's adventures in fashion haven't usually set the world on fire, but it might have a more appealing option: have someone else pick your apparel choices. It just launched a Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe service that, for $5 per mo...
2019-08-01 07:34

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
2019-06-16 21:01

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A new study revealed that over 1,300 Android apps ca...
2019-07-08 22:17

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping ...
2019-07-16 15:51

Defacement: the tragic story of Basquiat's most personal painting The death of artist Michael Stewart, allegedly the result of police brutality, inspired Basquiat to create one of his most impactful works“It could have been me,” Jean-Michel Basquiat would say at the mere mention of the untimely death of Michael Ste...
2019-06-28 10:34

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, an...
2019-05-29 18:00

I’ve been using Personal Capital for years, and the best tool it has to offer is free Shutterstock Personal Capital offers a set of free investment tools to help you better understand your current portfolio and plan for the future. Using the investment checkup, I found $300 in annual investment fees I was able to eliminate from my po...
2019-08-10 18:00

Nathan Fielder will now awkwardly infringe on HBO's personal space Nearly a year since Nathan Fielder announced that his legendary Comedy Central series Nathan For You would not be returning for a fifth season, we finally have an idea of where we’ll be able to see Fielder doing weird, awkward comedy next. According ...
2019-08-13 00:17

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the institution....
2019-05-21 16:34

Katarina Johnson-Thompson smashes her personal best to win heptathlon • Johnson-Thompson wins by 337 points• Briton says: ‘It gives me so much confidence’After two days of exhilarating competition in the world’s most prestigious heptathlon event, Katarina Johnson-Thompson tumbled across the line in the 800m before drop...
2019-05-26 20:00

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote...
2019-08-06 04:51

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has said in an unusual series of full-page advertisements in newspapers across the city on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 09:51

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
2019-07-13 04:51

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
2019-08-06 05:34

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
2019-07-22 23:00

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
2019-05-21 17:51

Presidential panel submits long-delayed report on South African land reform A panel of experts appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to advise South Africa's government on how to resolve the issue of land reform, restitution and redistribution handed in its final report on Tuesday, the presidency said....
2019-06-11 21:17

Here's a look at our top 5 Prime stories of the second quarter Hello! I wanted to highlight our top 5 Prime stories of the second quarter. While they all fall within different industries, what connects these stories is deep reporting that truly takes readers inside the companies they care most about. 1) As Or...
2019-07-08 02:00

Three Collections of Stories in Translation “Rain” (by Mia Couto), “The Sun on My Head” (by Geovani Martins) and “Arid Dreams” (by Duanwad Pimwana) depict landscapes of misfortune around the world....
2019-07-08 21:51

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-13 00:00

U.S. Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
2019-07-01 23:17

Kleinwort Hambros: Maintaining a high-touch personal service Paul Kearney, head of private banking at Kleinwort Hambros, says that there are two overriding prerequisites for success in the competitive private banking market: relevance and efficiency....
2019-07-02 19:34

Stephen Colbert on Trump's racist attack: 'A new personal best in being the worst' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour and his decision to stand behind itLate-night hosts took apart Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashid...
2019-07-16 18:00

Luis Enrique steps down as Spain coach due to personal reasons After 11 months in the job, 49-year-old leaves post Assistant Roberto Moreno takes over national teamLuis Enrique has stood down as coach of the Spanish national team due to a serious family problem, leaving his assistant Robert Moreno in charge unti...
2019-06-19 18:17

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal account...
2019-05-21 16:34

Raiders’ Richie Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Incognito pleaded guilty in April to disorderly conduct in Scotts...
2019-07-13 09:51

ACLU: Police must get warrants to obtain personal data from cars You might not think of your car as a treasure trove of personal data, but it frequently is -- performance data, phone contacts and location info may be sitting under the hood. And the American Civil Liberties Union wants to be sure police can't ...
2019-06-17 21:17

Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus in blow to Man Utd Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed personal terms with Juventus as the clubs continue to haggle over a fee, according to his agent Mino Raiola....
2019-07-08 11:51

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand...
2019-06-12 12:34

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
2019-07-02 04:51

Belarusian diplomat shot by neighbor in Turkey over personal dispute ANKARA/MINSK – A Belarusian diplomat was shot and wounded by his neighbor in the Turkish capital Ankara late on Wednesday, Ankara’s governor said, adding that the shooter had later committed suicide. Alexander Poganshev was attacked by his neig...
2019-07-25 02:17

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
2019-05-29 01:17

Luis Enrique resigns as Spain coach for personal reasons Spain's national soccer team coach Luis Enrique has resigned for personal reasons and will be replaced by his number two, Robert Moreno, the country's soccer federation president Luis Rubiales said in a news conference on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:00

Quest Diagnostics Says 12 Million Patients May Have Had Their Personal Information Exposed NEW YORK (CNN Business)– Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised. The clinical laboratory company said in a release that an “unauthorized user” gained access to a sy...
2019-06-04 16:00

Loyalty programs cost you your personal data — are the rewards worth it? Last year, music streaming service Spotify partnered with Google to bundle a free Google Home Mini smart speaker for all US-based account holders with a Spotify Premium for Family subscription. Sounds like a great way to listen to music right? But th...
2019-06-12 18:00

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
2019-06-03 19:17

Behind the deeply personal mission to bring Vietnam War vet’s remains home This is the heartwarming moment a Southwest Airlines captain finally flew his Vietnam vet dad home — 52 years after he waved his father off to battle from that same airport. As pilot Bryan Knight made his final descent into the airport Thursday...
2019-08-10 01:34

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, social security numbers, home addresses, dates of ...
2019-06-11 15:00

Jaguars QB Nick Foles skipping OTAs for ‘personal reason’ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles is skipping organized team activities for “a personal reason.” Coach Doug Marrone says “our thoughts and prayers are with Nick and his family.” The team say...
2019-05-28 18:34

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
2019-05-21 16:34

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
2019-06-06 21:51

Ryan Lochte Admits He's ''Not the Same Person'' After Years of Personal Turmoil Ryan Lochte is diving head first into the world of competitive swimming, 14-months after being banned from competing. Fans of the Olympic gold-medalist will recall that the father-of-two......
2019-08-02 00:17

Microsoft makes OneDrive more secure with Personal Vault for Android and iOS Microsoft has just announced it's making OneDrive more secure with the addition of Personal Vault, a protected area that can only be accessed by the owner of the account, which features a strong authentication method or a second step of identity veri...
2019-06-27 23:00

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including yo...
2019-06-28 00:00

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
2019-06-19 17:01

Spain coach Luis Enrique stepping down for personal reasons MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Luis Enrique is stepping down as coach of the national team for personal reasons. Federation president Luis Rubiales says assistant coach Roberto Moreno will take over. Moreno has been in charge of run...
2019-06-19 18:17

One year on, GDPR brings transparency to handling of personal data The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is celebrating its first anniversary on May 25, 2019, has had a significant impact on personal data protection. All companies doing businesses with other companies located i...
2019-05-24 17:51

Bella Thorne shares her own personal struggles in book of poetry The actress' latest project is a collection of poetry called "The Life of a Wannabe Mogul: Mental Disarray Vol. 1.”        ...
2019-07-25 08:17

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
2019-06-13 08:51

Lock Her Up! Betsy DeVos Used Her Personal Email for Government Business Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, aka America’s most sinister church bake-goods saleswoman, used her email occasionally for government business and hasn’t saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday....
2019-05-22 08:51

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. ...
2019-07-09 01:34

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 06:00

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 13:51

Ahead of second round of 2020 debates, Biden unveils sweeping criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide ranging plan to reduce the country’s prison population, reform the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and income disparities in sentencing....
2019-07-23 14:34

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
2019-07-31 21:34

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

What to Know About the Folklorist Behind Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark The new movie Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, from André Øvredal and Guillermo del Toro, has kids of the ’80s and ’90s reminiscing about the terrifying source material. Written by Alvin Schwartz—and distinguished by...
2019-08-09 23:00

Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood After decades of older generations portraying the age group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industryMillennials: avocado-smushing, beard-grooming, selfie-snapping snowflakes, or beleaguered inheritors of a world pre-ruined...
2019-07-20 12:00

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

War Stories: How This War of Mine manipulates your emotions This video contains some minor spoilers for a non-critical location in the game. Video shot by Dawid Kurowski, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Chances are good that you already have This War of Mine in your Steam librar...
2019-05-30 18:17

Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not. Ury’s books about a young German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their children. But few knew Ury died in Auschwitz....
2019-07-10 18:17

19 people share their 'coming out' stories Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-binary is a personal experience. Not everyone is in a position where they can be certain they will receive support. INSIDER highlighted different personal ...
2019-05-28 01:00

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
2019-06-05 17:34

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Get Totally Flustered Trying to Answer This Personal Question A bashful Jake Gyllenhaal appeared a little overwhelmed during a game of "Burning Questions" with Ellen DeGeneres. During Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the......
2019-06-14 20:17

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
2019-05-31 13:17

Los Angeles police: personal data of thousands of officers stolen in breach More than 17,000 applicants also affected in breach of city’s personnel departmentThe personal information of 2,500 Los Angeles police department officers and 17,500 people who had applied to join the force were exposed in a data breach, the departme...
2019-07-31 21:51

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy Devos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to co...
2019-07-15 22:51

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
2019-07-16 22:00

Russian tour guide’s inspiring personal story becomes the tourist attraction Vyacheslav Rasner’s tours mainly cover the detailed history of St. Petersburg's main avenue, Nevsky Prospekt -- but many tourists are mainly excited about his personal story....
2019-07-31 18:34

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the black female vote at the 2019 Essence Festival, there was one who presumably had an advantage. As the lone black female candidate running for the presidency in 2020, Kamala Harris is seemingly in ...
2019-07-16 16:00

FCA CEO Manley sold shares for $3.5 million this week to cover personal expense Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Mike Manley sold shares in the car maker for $3.46 million on May 28, the day after the announcement of a merger proposal to French rival Renault, a regulatory filing showed....
2019-05-31 16:01

Microsoft OneDrive gets a more secure Personal Vault, plus additional storage options Enlarge / Microsoft at a trade show. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan) Microsoft is launching a new layer of security for users of its OneDrive cloud storage service. OneDrive Personal Vault is a new section of your storage that's accessed t...
2019-06-27 21:01

"Wizard" Hacked Personal Data Of Practically Entire Bulgarian Population Call it mother of cybercrimes but a hacker has more or less broken into the entire population of Bulgaria -- hacking personal data of more than five million of the total seven million residents....
2019-07-22 09:34

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
2019-06-09 04:01

Canadian lender Desjardins says personal data of 2.9 million members breached Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Thursday an unauthorized use of internal data by an employee led to breach of personal information including social insurance number, address and details of banking habits of more than 2.9 million members....
2019-06-21 01:01

The President’s Personal Fourth of July Party Has Bankrupted D.C.’s Security Fund Remember just a few weeks ago when the president planned a “my dicktatorship is bigger than yours” July Fourth event in which he wanted tanks and jets and sparklers and shit?...
2019-07-11 00:01

Carranza protégé takes ‘personal time’ after prior scandals exposed The California man tapped by DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza to improve the city’s struggling schools has taken “personal time” after The Post reported his disciplinary history and resignation from a former job over mismanaged funds. Abram Jime...
2019-06-18 21:34

Google Artist's Doodle Celebrates Pride History And A Personal Journey Google Doodle On Pride Month: Today's Google Doodle commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the celebration and acceptance of gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual identities....
2019-06-04 02:01

Gabbard denies feud with Kamala Harris is ‘personal,’ but persists with attacks There’s no letup in the criticism Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii’s leveling at rival Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris of California. ...
2019-08-08 23:00

EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ BRUSSELS (AP) — EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ The post EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without perso...
2019-05-24 14:51

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector Gene...
2019-05-21 18:17

Pregnant Amber Rose Cancels SlutWalk 2019 Over Personal "Turmoil" Amber Rose wants to be surrounded by "positive vibes" only amid her pregnancy. The model and actress, who is currently expecting her second child, has revealed that she's......
2019-08-14 05:17

‘It Has Become a Very Personal Endeavor.’ Paul Rudd on What the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend Means to Him Paul Rudd may not consider himself a talented softball player, but when it’s time to take the field for the annual Big Slick celebrity softball game, that doesn’t matter. What matters is raising money for the Cancer Center at Children&rsq...
2019-06-09 18:00

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
2019-07-17 15:17

Trump's Personal Attacks on Elijah Cummings Reach a Sinister New Level Donald Trump has spent days waging a one-sided war on Rep. Elijah Cummings, with a particular focus on portraying Cummings’ city of Baltimore as an American hellhole....
2019-08-02 16:51

Jane The Virgin’s personal troubles pile up as new professional opportunities arise Jane Gloriana Villanueva has long dreamed of being a professional writer, and while she had a significant crisis of confidence last week, the universe has assuaged her insecurities by giving her two major writing opportunities. She’s been tasked to w...
2019-05-30 05:51

Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi on Hong Kong protests President Trump in a tweet Wednesday evening suggested a “personal meeting” with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid tensions in Hong Kong and fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global recession....
2019-08-15 07:51