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Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF

The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock ...

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF

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Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an agreement on Tuesday by European Union countries...
17:56, 07/23/2019

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the ...
19:56, 05/27/2019

Wayfair employees protest apparent sale of childrens' beds to border detention camp, stock drops Wayfair employees plan to walk out tomorrow, after no action was taken in response to their opposition that the company supplies border detention camps with beds for children....
22:56, 06/25/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Jonathan Greenblatt, Head of the A.D.L., on the Politics of White Nationalism In the On Politics newsletter, a chat with Mr. Greenblatt, who leads the Anti-Defamation League, about the recent surge in white supremacy and how politicians can fight it....
03:56, 04/30/2019

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Politics may be broken. But it’s only politics that can save us | Jonathan Freedland From Trump to Brexit, democracy seems paralysed. But there’s no point waiting for a hero to ride to our rescueNo one would cast Robert Mueller as the lead in a romcom. And yet watching him deliver a s...
04:28, 06/01/2019

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in th...
10:28, 08/23/2019

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
09:14, 06/08/2019

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of school...
07:14, 05/28/2019

WHO/UNICEF report: Almost 20M children weren't vaccinated in 2018 Nearly 20 million children worldwide were not properly vaccinated last year, leading to greater concern about potential outbreaks of preventable illnesses, a new U.N. report said....
19:14, 07/16/2019

Yankees’ first priority must be to finish off the Red Sox now Imagine a universe in which Ellis Kinder outpitched Vic Raschi on the final day of the 1949 season, Mike Torrez struck out Bucky Dent in the playoff game at Fenway in 1978 and Grady Little pulled Pedr...
17:14, 08/02/2019

Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen’s ...
20:42, 04/28/2019

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the wor...
18:56, 07/15/2019

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
13:28, 06/13/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's...
02:28, 05/28/2019

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with Wo...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Around 23 million boys have married before reaching 15; ‘we can end this violation’ says UNICEF chief An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday by th...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Nigerian militia frees nearly 900 children used in war on Boko Haram: UNICEF A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...
00:56, 05/11/2019

Drought puts 2.3 million people at risk in Angola: UNICEF A severe drought in Angola has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis with thousands of children being treated for malnutrition, a report compiled by the United Nations children’s fund...
17:42, 04/30/2019

When Low-Alcohol Wine Is a High Priority Our headache-prone wine columnist seeks out wines that clock in no higher than 12% alcohol—for the sake of pleasure, not piety. Here are her top five bottles....
14:28, 06/06/2019

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already u...
12:28, 05/24/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday i...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
17:56, 05/24/2019

Vaccinations create ‘umbrella of immunity’ against global measles outbreaks, says UNICEF Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance t...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s...
02:00, 06/29/2019

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years...
18:29, 04/28/2019

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to drop actress Priyanka Chopra as an ambassador Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in th...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Ordinance: Marijuana Low Priority For Louisville Police LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A city ordinance passed in Louisville on Wednesday, making small amounts of marijuana for personal use one of the lowest priorities for police officers. The ordinance, ...
11:42, 06/20/2019

Cephus says returning to school top priority following trial Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus says going back to school is his top priority after a jury found him not guilty last week of sexual assault charges     ...
20:14, 08/06/2019

John Davidson’s first Rangers priority is an AHL overhaul It is taking some time for the Rangers to hire a head coach for the AHL Wolf Pack and there is a reason for that. The organization is not simply seeking to install a new staff in Hartford but rather i...
07:42, 06/07/2019

Passing D-Day memories to children a priority 75 years later With fewer World War II veterans left to share their stories, a focus of the 75th anniversary of D-Day has been keeping their memories alive by passing them on to the youngest generation...
19:14, 06/05/2019

Greater investment in family-friendly policies critical to support breastfeeding – UNICEF While the benefits of breastfeeding for both children and mothers are extensive, policies that support nursing, particularly in workplaces, are not yet available to most mothers worldwide, the Head of...
22:00, 07/31/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the ...
20:42, 08/16/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the interna...
20:42, 04/28/2019

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their  babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that hig...
21:28, 06/14/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNI...
17:42, 04/29/2019

Twitter CEO: Blocking misinformation is top priority in 2020 election While the 2020 presidential election presents an array of challenges for Twitter, blocking attempts to manipulate voters chief among them, CEO Jack Dorsey also anticipates a tremendous opportunity....
00:28, 07/27/2019

Kentucky council lowers priority on marijuana possession LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Council has passed an ordinance declaring marijuana possession a low priority for officers. The Courier-Journal reports the ordinance passed Tuesday in a 15...
18:28, 06/26/2019

Recruiting police officers an 'absolute priority' - Johnson Boris Johnson has pledged to hire up to new 6,000 police officers by this time next year as he attempts to meet his target of recruiting 20,000 in three years....
01:42, 08/01/2019

Working With Canada and Mexico on Trade ‘Is a Priority,’ Mnuchin Says Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said at a Senate hearing on Wednesday that trade advisers were working with Mexico and Canada toward ending tensions between the three countries on trade and ta...
22:42, 05/15/2019

Get Priority Pass Restaurant Credits With These Credit Cards If you have an American Express travel credit card that includes Priority Pass membership, be aware that Amex just cut your ability to save on dining at the airport....
03:14, 08/03/2019

iPadOS makes Apple's tablets feel like a priority again When I reviewed the iPad Pro last year, I was torn. Here was one of the most impressive (not to mention expensive) tablets any company had ever made, and its software seemed caught between two goals: ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

"National Security Our Priority": PM After War Memorial Visit Before Oath Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited the National War Memorial this morning, before he takes oath for a second term in office this evening, paid his tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in......
10:00, 05/30/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesda...
18:14, 06/12/2019

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 p...
08:28, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.       ...
00:28, 08/22/2019

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy a...
20:28, 07/21/2019

Malta rescues more than 200 migrants in Mediterranean Sea Migrants aboard two rubber boats have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta. Good weather has prompted a number of other vessels to cross the sea in the past two days, local authorities report...
12:14, 05/25/2019

Morocco rescues 242 migrants in Mediterranean The migrants were plucked from several inflatable boats in the Strait of Gibraltar and returned to Morocco. The rescue came a day one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean this year...
17:28, 07/27/2019

After Rio Grande tragedy, UNICEF chief highlights ‘dire’ detention centres on US-Mexico border The shocking image of a drowned Central American migrant and his infant daughter on the banks of the river dividing Mexico and the United States, continues to evoke strong reactions, the latest from t...
19:56, 06/27/2019

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, th...
18:28, 07/16/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20...
05:28, 07/16/2019

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tac...
19:28, 04/28/2019

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has par...
22:56, 07/13/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children...
18:29, 04/28/2019

ACMA warns TPG, Foxtel, Aussie Broadband on priority assistance TPG, Aussie Broadband, MyRepublic, Foxtel, Activ8me, Exetel, Dodo, Skymesh, Southern Phone, Spintel, and V4 Telecom have been formally warned to provide accurate information on priority assistance ser...
06:56, 05/07/2019

No-deal Brexit preparation is top priority, UK's Johnson tells officials British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to all government employees on Friday to tell them that preparing for a no-deal exit from the European Union is his and their top priority, according to a co...
17:42, 08/09/2019

How to access and organize files faster in G Suite using Priority and Workspaces Google Drive Priority suggests a short list of files you might find useful, while Workspaces lets you gather files from across Drive for fast access....
22:42, 04/28/2019

Portugal will listen to new UK government, priority is to avoid hard Brexit Portugal will listen carefully to Britain's new government under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but the priority is to avoid a no deal Brexit, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Wednesday....
12:56, 07/24/2019

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
02:00, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka, Maldives Visit Shows "Neighbourhood First" Priority: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning Saturday reflects the importance India attaches to its ''Neighbourhood First'' policy and that it will......
23:28, 06/07/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump administration calls a national emergency. Shanaha...
13:56, 05/11/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an interest in holding a race...
19:56, 05/16/2019

National Security A Top Priority For Modi Government: President Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind today flagged national security as one of top-most priorities of the Narendra Modi government, saying all possible steps will be taken to ensure the country's security, as......
12:56, 06/20/2019

Rep. Eric Swalwell makes gun control top priority in presidential campaign With more than two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020, Rep. Eric Swalwell says he's setting himself apart by making gun control his "top priority."...
23:00, 06/26/2019

National Security Is Government's "Topmost Priority": President Kovind Asserting that national security is the government's "topmost priority", President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said India has amply demonstrated its intent and capabilities through surgical strikes and.....
19:28, 06/20/2019

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority i...
23:14, 06/28/2019

Citizens List On Priority In Areas Affected By Infiltration: President The central government has decided to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC), currently being updated in Assam, on priority basis in areas affected by infiltration, President Ram Nath......
19:28, 06/20/2019

US government piracy blacklist flags Argentina with priority status Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) adds Argentina to a list of nations in its annual report on commercial-scale copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Defense chief's border visit will highlight Trump priority Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency, after freeing up $1.5 billion more i...
16:14, 05/11/2019

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly ...
15:14, 07/08/2019

O2 Priority is relaunching and dishing out loads more freebies with O2 phone deals The famous O2 Priority promotion that gives away freebies to customers, is relaunching and as a result you have the chance to get some of the best benefits yet. These include tickets to the sold-out f...
16:28, 07/09/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Mediterranean diet tied to better memory for diabetics (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may have better brain function if they follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy fats, a U.S. study sugges...
00:14, 06/01/2019

Several hundred migrants rescued from Mediterranean by Malta Malta's armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations on Wednesday and brought them all ashore to the small Mediterranean island, the military said....
20:28, 06/05/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disas...
11:56, 05/24/2019

Up to 70 migrants killed as boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea The International Organization for Migration called it the deadliest migrant boat sinking since January, and it comes as overall migrant arrivals to Europe are decreasing....
19:28, 05/10/2019

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stories behind this statistic and underlines how effort...
22:42, 06/08/2019

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
20:28, 05/14/2019

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever be...
14:28, 06/09/2019

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
17:00, 07/04/2019

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms' Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Chef Ben Returns to Below Deck Mediterranean, But Is Everybody Happy to See Him? He's back! "Oh god, that face." Yep, Chef Ben Robinson is back. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Below Deck Mediterranean featuring the return of the......
16:56, 08/23/2019

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
22:28, 06/11/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
22:14, 07/27/2019

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap...
04:28, 07/19/2019

For global Parenting Month, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’ Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said that June is about supporting parents to give their children “the best start in life”. ...
13:42, 06/01/2019

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 th...
23:28, 05/30/2019

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a symptom of despair....
22:14, 07/08/2019

"Addressing Issues Of Indians Living Abroad Is High Priority": Centre The central government attaches high priority to addressing and resolving issues and grievances of Indian nationals living abroad, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Lok Sabha on......
22:42, 07/24/2019

Peaceful Neighbourhood Pakistan's Priority, Imran Khan Tells Trump Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India will be beneficial for both the countries, asserting that a "peaceful neighbourhood" was the priority....
19:14, 07/23/2019

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening t...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Paper Round: Tuanzebe to get Man Utd chance, Mount contract a top priority for Lampard "Axel Tuanzebe is set to get a chance to win a place in the Manchester United first team whilst Mason Mount’s contract is a top priority for Frank Lampard. It’s Friday’s Paper Round."...
00:14, 07/05/2019

De Blasio lists one priority for Albany session ahead of 2020 trip Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a 2020 state of mind. De Blasio, ahead of a presidential campaign trip to South Carolina this weekend, named just one issue when asked by WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer what h...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Planned Parenthood ousts Leana Wen and proves that abortion, not healthcare, is its priority One of the symptoms of uneasiness is the inability to stay still. Leana Wen knows this. She’s a doctor. And she was the president of Planned Parenthood until today, when the abortion organization's bo...
01:14, 07/17/2019

'Top priority': PM tells civil servants to prepare 'rapidly' for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has piled pressure on the civil service to prepare "rapidly" for a no-deal Brexit, after Downing Street aides had their summer holiday cancelled....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Yates 'proud' of stage win but insists helping Adam remains priority "A beaming Simon Yates completed his Grand Tour trilogy on Thursday, but says helping his brother Adam is his \"main goal\" after Stage 12 of the Tour de France."...
20:42, 07/18/2019

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
12:28, 06/18/2019

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the...
20:42, 07/15/2019

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
17:56, 07/15/2019

Renault-Nissan alliance is priority for France ahead of any consolidation: Le Maire Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains the priority for France ahead of any further consolidation such as a merger with Fiat-Chrysler , French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said o...
07:56, 07/17/2019

Celtics seeking Tacko Fall deal with development a ‘high priority’ All eyes were on Tacko Fall during NBA summer league, and the 7-foot-6 sensation may have earned a future with the Celtics. “We’re trying to still get a contract done with Tacko. We haven&...
20:28, 07/18/2019

115 feared dead after worst Mediterranean shipwreck of the year About 115 people are missing and feared to have drowned and another 134 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat carrying migrants capsized off Libya, a Libyan navy ...
23:28, 07/25/2019

65 Migrants Picked Up in the Mediterranean. Then the Political Games Began. The crew of the Sea-Watch 3 patrols the Mediterranean, where more than 18,000 migrants have died since 2014, in an effort to bring those seeking asylum to Europe. We went on board and witnessed a stan...
10:56, 07/23/2019

I have seen the tragedy of Mediterranean migrants. This ‘art’ makes me feel uneasy The vessel that became a coffin for hundreds has gone on display at the Venice Biennale. It intends to stir our conscience – but is it a spectacle that exploits disaster?On the night of 18 April 2015,...
05:28, 05/14/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said....
15:28, 05/25/2019

French Submarine That Vanished in 1968 Is Found in the Mediterranean The Minerve wreckage was found by the same Norwegian-flagged vessel that last year located a submarine that had disappeared off Argentina’s coast with 44 sailors onboard....
18:56, 07/22/2019

French submarine that vanished in 1968 found in Mediterranean The Minerve disappeared without explanation, leaving families without answers for fifty years. France's Defense Ministry had announced a renewed push to find the vessel last year....
16:14, 07/22/2019

Sea-Watch eyes Mediterranean for abandoned asylum-seekers The Mediterranean route remains one of the deadliest migration routes in the world. German NGO Sea-Watch has operated reconnaissance flights as part of its mission to prevent deaths on the high seas....
12:00, 08/13/2019

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
15:42, 07/05/2019

Russian jet buzzes US recon plane in Mediterranean, US Navy says A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane over the Mediterranean Sea three times on Tuesday, acting in an "irresponsible" manner, the U.S. Navy said. ...
06:56, 06/05/2019

Lost French Submarine Located In Mediterranean 50 Years Later A private search vessel has located a French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean more than 50 years ago, officials said Monday, raising hopes the mystery over the disappearance......
14:00, 07/22/2019

Cruise line says search for passenger in Mediterranean ended MADRID (AP) — A cruise operator says a passenger went overboard during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search for the missing Korean woman has been called off without her being found. Norwegia...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Footsteps: Retracing Truman Capote’s Moment in the Mediterranean Sun Before the author reached the height of his fame, he escaped to seaside idylls in southern Italy and Spain to write, swim and bask under the sun with his great love....
11:42, 05/07/2019

Migrant ships sink, killing 150 people in the Mediterranean Sea At least 150 migrants died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya Thursday, the worst disaster in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the U.N. Refugee Agency reported....
07:42, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa....
19:28, 06/17/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, ...
21:56, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening t...
12:14, 06/13/2019

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
12:14, 06/17/2019

Kieran Tripper: Learning Spanish my first priority at Atletico Madrid after leaving Tottenham Kieran Trippier was officially unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player on Thursday following his move from Tottenham and said his "first priority" was to learn Spanish....
16:28, 07/18/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
00:14, 04/29/2019

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with ...
07:14, 08/10/2019

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people...
05:28, 07/12/2019

Migrants rescued in Mediterranean, taken to Italy and Malta as UNHCR acts Stranded migrants have been rescued by the Italian navy and taken to Lampedusa and Malta. The UN refugee agency has airlifted migrants, including babies, from Libya to Rome....
04:28, 05/31/2019

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.        ...
17:56, 07/26/2019

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
12:42, 07/18/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and increasing vulnerability to climate change, populat...
00:14, 04/29/2019

Richard Gere boards migrant ship stuck in the Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere joined a humanitarian ship off the Mediterranean coast as its crew continues to wait for a safe port to accept the migrants they rescued....
02:28, 08/10/2019

Millions of songbirds slaughtered each year during Mediterranean olive harvest Every year, millions of songbirds are “massacred” during the Mediterranean olive harvest — getting sucked up into crop machines at night — as they sit and roost in the olive bushes, a repo...
01:56, 05/18/2019

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea as the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group on Monday....
18:42, 04/28/2019

150 Migrants Feared Dead After Worst Mediterranean Shipwreck This Year The United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday that as many as 150 people are feared dead in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, potentially marking the deadliest migrant disaster in the......
04:56, 07/26/2019

Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea....
16:56, 05/10/2019

Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean ship Spanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa to the easter...
15:00, 06/18/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegate...
23:00, 05/24/2019

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would ne...
13:42, 07/31/2019

Tease Me, Stacey: Abrams Says She'll 'Jump In' Presidential Race If Fighting Voter Suppression Isn't a Top Priority Yes, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she is still mulling over a run for the White House in 2020—and that the decision will rest on an issue dear to her: voter suppression....
20:42, 05/10/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 1...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out...
23:14, 08/22/2019

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
15:42, 07/18/2019

Richard Gere Delivers Food To Stranded Migrants Ship in Mediterranean The Ocean Viking charity ship plucked 85 African migrants from the sea off Libya on Friday, the latest rescue in the Mediterranean as Hollywood star Richard Gere boarded a second vessel to highlight.....
08:28, 08/10/2019

Turkey to send fourth ship to eastern Mediterranean: energy minister Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/16/2019

About 150 Migrants Drown off Libya in Largest Loss of Life in Mediterranean This Year The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sought to seal its coastline....
21:14, 07/25/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Mediterranean-Style Diet During Pregnancy Reduces Risk Of Gestational Diabetes The study says that following a simple Mediterranean-style diet might not be able to the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but it may help reduce risk of gestational......
15:42, 07/24/2019

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in rec...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Up to 150 migrants feared dead as boats capsize in Mediterranean Sea off Libyan coast Two boats carrying approximately 300 migrants from Libya to Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday and the country's coast guard and the U.N. refugee agency believe that as many as 150 o...
03:56, 07/26/2019

Iranian tanker's owner says ship will head to Mediterranean ports - report The owner of an Iranian oil tanker that was seized off Gibraltar says the ship will head to Mediterranean ports, an Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Thursday, after Gibraltar decided ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck off the Greek island of Lesvos, the UN Migration age...
22:56, 06/11/2019

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is headed to the Italian island of Lampedusa with migrants on board, despite the threat of a fine. The Italian government wants the ship to dock in Germany or th...
16:56, 06/26/2019

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients....
13:42, 08/13/2019

Turkey says drill ships continue work in eastern Mediterranean, another en route Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, as a dispute over natural resources there ...
16:42, 08/07/2019

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Tu...
16:14, 06/28/2019

Migrants feared dead off Libya coast in 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' The UN described the shipwreck of two boats carrying about 300 migrants as the 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' so far this year. Survivors were rescued by fishing boats and returned to detention centers...
01:28, 07/26/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for mo...
18:29, 04/28/2019

Norwegian Epic cruise passenger goes overboard in Mediterranean Sea; search for woman called off A woman went overboard from the Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, and in a grim development, officials called off the search for her on Sunday....
03:28, 06/10/2019

Senior UN officials calls for return to sea rescues, after ‘the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, along with the heads of a number of UN agencies, expressed horror at Thursday’s reports that as many as 150 people may be dead after a boat they were traveling in c...
19:14, 07/26/2019

Rick Steves: These Mediterranean beach towns inspired Picasso, Dalí and Matisse In the quaint Mediterranean beach towns of Collioure and Cadaqués, time seems to move a little slower, and that's exactly what makes them so enjoyable.       ...
16:56, 05/06/2019

Senior UN officials call for return to sea rescues, after ‘the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, along with the heads of a number of UN agencies, expressed horror at Thursday’s reports that as many as 150 people may be dead after a boat they were traveling in c...
13:56, 07/27/2019

A high school in Ohio says it's doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing policy Google Maps Mason High School in Mason City, Ohio, has decided to stop awarding students the titles of valedictorian or salutatorian, officials said in a press release. Instead, they will be moving t...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Priority list for Week 14 starts with Scooter Gennett, Liam Hendricks Looking for an edge in Week 14 and beyond? Check out the top 10 players to prioritize on waivers, along with one bonus star nearing a return from injury who might still be out there....
00:56, 06/24/2019

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
22:56, 04/28/2019

On the Global Day of Parents, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’ Kicking off on Saturday the first-ever global Parenting Month, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, is calling on world leaders to invest in family-friendly policies that support parents to giv...
02:42, 07/28/2019

Libya’s coast guard recovers dozens of bodies of migrants; 'worst Mediterranean tragedy' this year Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants on Friday, a day after roughly 150 people went missing when their boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea; this is described as ...
02:14, 07/27/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human set...
21:42, 08/02/2019

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; Switzerlan...
22:14, 08/15/2019

Sajid Javid orders HMRC to make no-deal Brexit planning an 'absolute top priority' Sajid Javid has ordered HM Revenue and Customs to make no-deal Brexit planning its "absolute top priority" in the latest sign of his efforts to prepare for October 31....
03:42, 08/02/2019

'Please support us': Richard Gere visits migrants stuck at sea in Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere is visiting rescued migrants on board humanitarian ship Open Arms that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week.        ...
19:42, 08/09/2019

'Ocean Viking' ship rescues 85 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea The Ocean Viking charity ship plucked 85 African migrants from the sea off Libya Friday, the latest rescue in the Mediterranean.        ...
23:42, 08/12/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed...
17:42, 08/14/2019

Mattel says Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play recall will cost millions, safety 'highest priority' The recall of the Rock 'n Play sleepers will cost Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, millions of dollars this year, officials said Thursday.        ...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Your Taste Isn't Politics “Discovering something about a company, it’s like discovering your boyfriend has been cheating on you for three years,” Anne Mahlum, the chief executive of a DC-based fitness chain, told the New York ...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Seeing China Through Art, Not Politics For those of us hungering for deeper insight into the the country, Sydney’s White Rabbit gallery provides a dizzying and confronting lesson in understanding....
04:56, 05/31/2019

Longcat lives! Almost fifteen years ago, a Japanese ailurophile posted a picture of her beloved feline companion to the Internet. She didn’t realize it at the time, but this innocuous photo would indelibly etch itse...
16:00, 05/24/2019

‘Toy Story’ lives on, but should it have? NEW YORK (AP) — The finale to “Toy Story 3” was immediately received as a classic Hollywood ending. Everyone, including the film’s makers and cast, believed they had neatly, perfectl...
01:00, 06/20/2019

On Politics: Mueller Time Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who investigated whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia, will testify before Congress on Wednesday....
06:42, 07/24/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

How to talk politics this Memorial Day Is President Trump going to be impeached? Who's going to win the Democratic nomination? Some talking points for the inevitable political debates you'll face this holiday weekend...
12:14, 05/25/2019

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with China....
08:14, 05/24/2019

The politics of ugly buildings In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a dissenting view. The proposed extension, he said, res...
11:56, 05/24/2019

No politics for Steven Van Zandt Steven Van Zandt has avoided the politics of division on new his record, saying he wants to "provide some common ground." (May 20)        ...
20:14, 05/20/2019

Huawei says US case against CFO is about politics The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei was back in a Canadian court Wednesday for what is shaping up to be a very long battle against extradition to the United States....
13:14, 05/09/2019

On Politics: A Nation in Mourning President Trump addressed the country after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, but he stopped short of endorsing broad gun control measures....
08:42, 08/06/2019

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker ...
23:56, 08/16/2019

BMW heirs say their lives are harder than you think Two BMW heirs worth billions of dollars say they’re comfortable with their roles on the company's supervisory board but initially struggled with taking on high-level positions at young ages....
21:28, 06/20/2019

How Socialism Improves Sex Lives A Q&A with Kristen Ghodsee, who wrote the book 'Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism', about why the adoption of socialist policies and safety net programs would make for stronger relationships, ...
02:14, 05/16/2019

The Lexus LS 400 Lives Up To The Hype We idolize it, but ultimately, the first-generation Lexus LS 400 is pretty much just a sedan that debuted in 1989. I knew I wanted one, but as I set out to test drive a clean and well-priced example, ...
00:14, 08/05/2019

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
06:42, 07/22/2019

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Australia’s Politics May Be Changing With Its Climate Australia feels the brunt of climate change. Now, as elections approach, its politicians are trying to figure out how to manage the anxiety of voters....
18:28, 05/07/2019

On Politics: Trump’s Tariffs May Be Here to Stay President Trump’s tariffs were initially seen as a method to force other countries to drop their trade barriers. But they increasingly look like a permanent tool....
08:14, 05/15/2019

Politics, paradoxes and self-fulfilling prophesies We have the supreme paradox of a market-friendly government being torpedoed by the markets with international financial dailies muttering about the “brink of default.”...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Here's how socialism went mainstream in American politics Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have helped to catapult socialism back into mainstream American politics....
03:14, 08/01/2019

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right ...
20:00, 08/01/2019

AFL-CIO spends three times more on politics than organizing A leaked internal budget for the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, shows that it devotes more than three times as much to political advocacy as it does to organizing and recruiting new m...
22:28, 05/17/2019

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Mich...
18:56, 05/27/2019

On Politics: Trump Ousts Pollsters After the leak of internal polls showing President Trump behind Joe Biden in several key states, the campaign is cutting ties with three of its five pollsters....
07:42, 06/17/2019

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in th...
16:42, 05/02/2019

On Politics: Mueller Breaks His Silence The special counsel mostly stuck to his report during his congressional appearances, but he also agreed that the president was untruthful to investigators....
10:56, 07/25/2019

Hiding Outside With Your Wii U While Your Family Yells About Politics Hello! Today we watch Sonic tap his foot, cheer on a mini-Shrek, crash some Xbox consoles, skin some nuggets and ignore the yelling. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
21:28, 05/11/2019

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
07:28, 06/14/2019

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
08:28, 06/10/2019

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrants across the border stopped....
07:42, 05/31/2019

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
04:00, 07/17/2019

iTunes is dead on Mac – but lives on in Windows Apple may have announced the death of iTunes as we know it, splitting it into three separate apps with the next version of macOS (Catalina), but what about the Windows app? Well, it seems this will re...
15:00, 06/04/2019

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
01:42, 08/01/2019

Seeso's HarmonQuest lives again, gets a new season on VRV The restless ghost of the Seeso streaming service has once again risen from its grave to haunt the world of online television, just a few weeks after Pluto TV picked up the unaired season of Bajillion...
02:00, 07/31/2019

Job Training Can Change Lives. See How San Antonio Does It. A program with an intensive approach offers a rare success story in producing lasting wage gains. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”...
23:56, 08/19/2019

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of Americans owe their health coverage to the law enact...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Where are they now? Hicham El Guerrouj’s legend lives on "One of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time, El Guerrouj still holds the world record in the 1500m. Today, he organizes a popular race in Morocco."...
01:14, 07/19/2019

How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives Artificial intelligence is here, and its effects are being felt across how we work. The New York Times examines the impact at its New Work Summit on Feb. 12 and 13....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Lane Splitting Saves Lives There are countless ways things can go wrong when riding a motorcycle, but one of the most prominent fears is to have some iPhone-focused car driver rear end you while sitting in traffic or at a stopl...
06:56, 07/03/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their erotic yearnings and obsessions....
14:14, 07/09/2019

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
16:14, 06/21/2019

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. Chi...
14:28, 08/22/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last mon...
00:28, 05/06/2019

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the ...
17:56, 06/21/2019

'Politics isn't going to wait for you': has Change UK missed its moment? Fighting an election sooner than intended, it is struggling in the polls – but Chuka Umunna insists the new party is on the upWhen Chuka Umunna and his six Labour colleagues dramatically resigned from...
18:14, 05/20/2019

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game developers are political creatures, just like everybody...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t ta...
18:56, 07/24/2019

Trump's pardons appear prompted by TV, friends and politics President Donald Trump, as he considers pardoning military personnel accused of murder and other crimes, is following a pattern for wielding his clemency power that relies more on his personal interes...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Cindy McCain calls for more civility in politics in op-ed The late Sen. John McCain's widow is calling for civility in politics in a new op-ed in The Washington Post, encouraging members of Congress to act with civility as her husband did "for the country's ...
01:14, 08/22/2019

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
07:00, 05/22/2019

With Spanish politics in turbulence zone, what next for Sanchez & Co? Two sets of elections in the past month have left Spanish politics deeply fragmented, paving the way for a complex and hard-to-predict round of horse-trading as the main parties seek to form alliances...
18:56, 05/31/2019

"2+2 Is Never Four In Politics": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV- Highlights Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who dismissed earlier this week that he is not in the PM race, today repeated that the BJP will come back for a second term. In 2014, there was an anti-incumbency wave......
11:14, 05/10/2019

"I Want To Earn It": Robert Vadra On Joining Politics Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, says he has "learnt a lot in the past 20 years", as part of the Nehru-Gandhi family, but when it comes to joining politics, he wants...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former chief of staff....
20:28, 07/12/2019

On Politics: Is Obama’s Legacy Fair Game? Joe Biden has used his association with Mr. Obama to burnish his candidacy, but during the debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
06:28, 08/02/2019

For Celebrity Chefs, Politics Proves Precarious Three New York restaurateurs — David Chang, José Andrés and Christina Tosi — pleaded with the developer Stephen Ross to cancel a fund-raiser for President Trump....
09:42, 08/10/2019

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament       ...
05:28, 07/08/2019

Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics AI-generated faces might be more than just novelties -- they could also be used as espionage tools. Experts talking to the AP believe that spies used AI to create a 'photo' of Katie Jones, ...
00:28, 06/16/2019

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a new governing coalition and a second e...
05:28, 06/03/2019

On Politics: Trump’s Intelligence Director to Step Down President Trump and the director, Dan Coats, were often at odds over Russia, North Korea and the president’s own attacks on the intelligence community....
09:14, 07/29/2019

"Don't Know ABC Of Politics But...": Dharmendra On Sunny Deol Joining BJP A week after actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP, his father and veteran actor Dharmendra - a former BJP leader himself - said that while his family was not very well versed in politics, patriotism ran in...
04:00, 04/30/2019

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
17:56, 06/28/2019

Rahul Gandhi Says He's Pushing For "New Language" In Politics Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he was pushing for a "new language" in politics which does not use violence and hatred even as ideological issues are debated intensely....
03:14, 05/15/2019

Powell says Fed is wrestling with whether to cut rates, insulated from politics Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers wrestle with whether to cut rates as President Donald T...
19:56, 06/25/2019

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
06:28, 08/23/2019

Satirist Jan Böhmermann fires at Austria's politics Austria's public TV aired a provocative interview with German comedian Jan Böhmermann, but added that it "distances itself from his views." Reporters Without Borders sees it as a sign that press freed...
17:56, 05/08/2019

"If Scared, Won't Do Politics": Priyanka Gandhi On Running Against PM Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said the decision to not contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi was not taken "because she was scared", rather it was the party's......
00:00, 05/02/2019

'We Know We’re Not Taking It Far Enough': A Ubisoft VP Wrestles With Politics In Games A couple of months ago, in a meeting room on the outskirts of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the E3 gaming show, Ubisoft’s Tommy Francois described what he thought would be the ultimate vide...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Timeline: Brexit - What is due to happen in British politics before Oct. 31? When the European Union agreed in April to extend the date of Britain's exit from the bloc for a second time, European Council President Donald Tusk pleaded: "Don't waste this time"....
14:14, 05/17/2019

On Politics: Pelosi Accuses Barr of Breaking the Law After the attorney general failed to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report, the Judiciary Committee threatened to hold him in contempt....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Why the EU is witnessing the birth of real European politics Despite 60 years of union there are no real cross-border parties. But times are changingThere is a problem with European elections: they are not very European. When EU citizens go to the polls this mo...
09:56, 05/14/2019

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouT...
09:56, 07/20/2019

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
01:28, 08/20/2019

On Politics: Trump Sees Future in Tariffs Concluding that his tariff threat worked with Mexico, the president vowed to hit Beijing with more levies if it did not accede to America’s trade demands....
07:56, 06/11/2019

This Is the Greatest Thing Happening in Politics Today Today, Brexit fanatic and all-around wanker Nigel Farage was campaigning in the British city of Newcastle when he fell victim to the most wonderful thing happening in politics these days: the drive-by...
16:28, 05/20/2019

Madonna adds politics to Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material wi...
03:42, 05/20/2019

Man falls into dangerous Hawaii volcano – and lives A man miraculously survived a plunge into Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano after he lost his footing along a 300-foot cliff, according to reports. The man fell about 60 to 70 feet Wednesday night after climbi...
23:28, 05/02/2019

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
16:56, 05/17/2019

CPR mannequins are getting breasts to save women’s lives When it comes to CPR, you gotta get grabbed. That’s why a new product, the Womanikin, is putting boobs on CPR mannequins. They’re not just for show: The altered model aims to combat the di...
21:00, 06/06/2019

UN honors 115 peacekeepers and staff who lost their lives UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has honored 115 U.N. peacekeepers and staff from 43 countries who lost their lives working for the global organization, standing in silent tribute to their sac...
06:56, 05/07/2019

If medical wearables want to save lives, they should be ‘invisible’ One of the latest updates to the Apple Watch included FDA-approved ECG monitoring, and it made waves in both the consumer and medical communities. Many people thought this was impossible. Some were wo...
14:28, 08/23/2019

Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others before being fatally shot. (June 3)        ...
01:14, 06/04/2019

A controlling woman in our lives is turning my girlfriend against me The best way to react is to do absolutely nothing, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma My girlfriend and I have been together for four years. A year ago we moved from London to a smaller city where we m...
09:14, 07/28/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
21:14, 05/20/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday...
19:28, 04/28/2019

How Rats Are Saving Human Lives With Their Noses Since 1997, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Tanzania has been training African giant pouched rats to detect two things: landmines and tuberculosis. These trained rats are nicknamed......
19:00, 08/08/2019

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the legal system in Victorian BritainWhen Naomi Wolf tells...
14:28, 05/19/2019

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives up to its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests c...
04:56, 08/22/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to ...
18:14, 05/13/2019

Zion Williamson Lives Up to the Hype, at Least for One Night Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans’ rookie star, gave the fans what they wanted in his professional debut at summer league in Las Vegas: dunks and a glimpse of what could be....
14:57, 07/06/2019

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives to up its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests c...
08:14, 08/20/2019

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats fro...
16:14, 08/06/2019

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Osaka lives to fight another day, Djokovic cruising Naomi Osaka stayed on course for a third successive Grand Slam title and Novak Djokovic a fourth at the French Open on Thursday but their paths to the third round could not be more different....
22:56, 05/30/2019

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
20:56, 05/29/2019

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
00:42, 05/22/2019

The stressful lives of whales can be measured by their mouths PORTLAND, Maine — Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience traumas such as entanglements in fishing gear and...
06:00, 05/31/2019

“Stop the bleed” – saving lives after shootings (NBC News) There’s a renewed push for first aid training following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton…specifically training in techniques that slow or stop heavy bleeding. Stu...
23:42, 08/22/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
11:56, 05/31/2019

Canada police: 2 teen fugitives took their own lives Canadian police said Monday they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man took their own lives amid a nationwide manhunt...
07:14, 08/13/2019

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament....
19:00, 06/19/2019

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

Yara Shahidi: ‘I’ll put my career on the line to talk politics’ The actor, model and activist is no ordinary 19-year-old. She’s filmed with Eddie Murphy and Angelina Jolie, she’s friends with Michelle Obama – and Oprah wants her to be a future US presidentWhen Yar...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Johnson: 'Simply unfair' to 'drag' my loved ones into politics Boris Johnson has again declined to talk about a late-night row involving his partner, saying it is "simply unfair" to "drag" his loved ones into politics....
01:28, 06/25/2019

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel M...
04:28, 06/28/2019

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia. On the grounds of the famous killing fields of Choeung Ek, outside the capital of Phnom Penh, a troupe of young performers will ...
22:28, 05/20/2019

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daugh...
17:56, 06/07/2019

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autog...
09:28, 07/22/2019

Mercedes duo: F1 tracks choice too influenced by politics and money Mercedes Formula 1 duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas hope driver input can improve the championship's choice of circuits and avoid races being held for "pure political reasons and money"...
18:42, 07/16/2019

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to com...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? The Uffizi Galleries are experiencing a renaissance thanks to reforms granting Italy’s top state-run museums autonomy and allowing foreigners at the helm, but populist politics roiling the Italian art...
17:14, 08/13/2019

I’m on ESPN. Nobody expects politics on the Disney Channel, so why from Dan Le Batard? Would I like ESPN to sometimes embrace the world beyond stadiums and arenas? Yes, but that’s not part of the cable network’s mission to maximize profits....
23:42, 08/12/2019

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
00:42, 06/24/2019

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, relig...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the national carrier. Many have speculated that Luxon has poli...
11:42, 06/19/2019

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the deman...
12:56, 06/20/2019

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
15:42, 06/16/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
19:00, 06/21/2019

World Cup final referee Pitana set to join politics Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana, who worked in the 2018 World Cup final, will start in politics after his participation at Copa America in Brazil       ...
04:42, 06/20/2019

UFC’s Colby Covington, the athletic embodiment of Trump's politics The American fighter needs little excuse to profess his support for the US president. But more interesting is what his actions tell us about the first familyOn Saturday night, Colby Covington dominate...
15:00, 08/05/2019

| Will Khama return to active politics in new party colours? It was expected to be known tomorrow whether or not Botswana’s former president Ian Khama will lead the charge in a bid to seize power from the governing party co-founded by his father almost six deca...
20:28, 07/05/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and fam...
10:28, 06/21/2019

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreadi...
22:56, 07/19/2019

Israel's Ehud Barak returns to politics with new party The former Israeli prime minister has called for an end to "Netanyahu's rule with the radicals, racists and the corrupt." Israeli is heading for its second election this year after Netanyahu failed to...
02:28, 06/27/2019

"When Are You Quitting Politics?": Posters In Punjab Ask Navjot Sidhu Posters asking Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics if Rahul Gandhi lost the elections from Amethi were seen in Ludhiana on Saturday....
14:56, 06/22/2019

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
07:28, 07/19/2019

The Deciders: Meet the voters defining America's politics A retiree worried about his granddaughter's future in Pinellas County, Florida. A factory worker in Racine County, Wisconsin, who doubts politicians will improve her life as a single mother....
12:28, 06/20/2019

Mahathir Mohamad on Islam, politics and the love of his life At 93, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is the oldest leader in the world. In May, he made a stunning return to political power, he says in a bid to save his corruption-plagued country before...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Biden's been in politics longer than any US presidential nominee ever. Here's why that matters If Democrats pick Joe Biden as their next presidential nominee, he will set a new standard for political longevity. In the process, he will provoke complex questions about relevance, age and shifting ...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Matters of politics, race follow Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet ano...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material wi...
03:42, 05/19/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political.....
22:42, 05/16/2019

OPEC Warns Against Mixing Oil and Politics as U.S. Iran Ban Begins The head of the OPEC warned against the political use of oil markets during a trip to Tehran, as tightened U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports begin....
15:28, 05/02/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Voters Like Joe Biden. But Are They in Love? In the On Politics newsletter: At Mr. Biden’s events in Iowa this week, voters said practicality, not passion, was the driving force in their support....
03:00, 05/03/2019

On Politics: Americans Will Face Economic Pain From the Trade War President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China will hurt consumers — a contradiction to his claim that his tariffs are a mostly one-way payment by China....
09:01, 05/13/2019

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up ...
23:42, 05/21/2019

Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Donald Trump, visits by championship teams to the White House have often become politicized. That’s happening to the Boston Red Sox, who steamrolled to a World ...
07:42, 05/09/2019

In Germany's smallest state, traditional politics is in tatters The demise of the centre-left SPD in Bremen could herald bigger changes nationwideA bronze statue outside Bremen town hall reminds visitors this northern German port city inspired one of the world’s m...
16:28, 05/23/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
07:00, 05/21/2019

"Voters Have Rejected Negative Politics": Yogi Adityanath As the BJP marched towards a grand victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said alert voters have rejected the "opportunistic and casteist" politics of.....
17:14, 05/23/2019

"Will Quit Politics If Proved," Says Stalin, Accused Of 'Talks' With BJP DMK Chief MK Stalin today vowed to "quit politics" if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK could prove their claim that he is in touch with the BJP and is lobbying for cabinet.....
17:42, 05/14/2019

How Vox Evokes Spain’s Past to Shake Politics Today A new nationalist party, Vox, is shaking up Spanish politics. It’s entering parliament for the first time, with 24 seats, following a national campaign in which the traditional conservatives of the Pe...
19:28, 05/10/2019

Trump and May Can’t Escape Shadow of Politics at Portsmouth’s D-Day Ceremony Local leaders originally intended it to be a humble ceremony of remembrance for the surviving combatants of Europe’s finest hour. But the presence of glittering royals and heads of state at Port...
20:56, 06/05/2019

'I do not agree with you': May responds to Leadsom's resignation – politics live Prime minister replies after Leadsom quits as leader of the House of CommonsTheresa May’s Brexit statement – summaryEarly evening summary 11.32pm BST There is now widespread speculation Theresa May co...
00:42, 05/23/2019

On Politics: Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of His Findings Mr. Mueller’s letter in March is another sign of his team’s anger toward Mr. Barr, whose initial statement let President Trump claim to have been vindicated....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Have American politics stopped making economic sense? With tax season just behind us, this is the time of year when many Americans have naturally had their attention focused on pocketbook issues. And with the recent news that the economy added almost 200...
19:42, 05/02/2019

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material wi...
00:56, 05/20/2019

On Politics: Trump Increases Tariffs on Chinese Goods Tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods rose just after midnight, after a pivotal round of trade talks with China on Thursday failed to produce an agreement....
07:28, 05/10/2019

Foreigners are still interested in U.S. tech jobs despite volatile politics Global interest in technology jobs in the United States is holding steady, despite the political situation about immigration, according to job site Indeed.Read More...
12:28, 06/05/2019

Eurovision in Israel — Tel Aviv caught between partying and politics "Dare to dream" is the motto of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. For some it's a big party, others are determined to boycott it. Sarah Hofmann reports from Israel....
15:56, 05/14/2019

Depth of Field: Alex Morgan and the Politics of Women in Celebration The US women’s soccer team forward scored in the team’s semifinal win over England. It is her moment alone. She’s earned it. We would do well to remember it....
00:00, 07/05/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles on small boats....
09:42, 05/16/2019

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
21:42, 06/27/2019

Trump Weighs New Stance on Guns Amid Changing Politics The president is consulting allies about supporting expanded background checks. Mitch McConnell said the idea would be “front and center” when the Senate reconvenes....
03:28, 08/09/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash quits GOP, says he is ‘frightened’ by party politics Michigan Rep. Justin Amash announced Thursday that he is leaving the Republican Party, saying he is disenchanted and “frightened” by party politics -- and called for others to join him in rejecting “p...
14:56, 07/04/2019

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable int...
23:56, 06/01/2019

On Politics: Trump and Kushner Raised Flags at Deutsche Bank Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to the president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
10:14, 05/20/2019

Malaysia's Anwar says he has support to become PM, decries sex tape 'gutter politics' Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, jailed twice for what he says were trumped-up sodomy charges, said on Thursday he has the support needed to become prime minister and denied calling for a potential challenge...
10:28, 07/18/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and n...
04:56, 04/29/2019

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ahead of the annual haj....
20:14, 08/08/2019

"State-Centric Politics Ought To Be Norm": Stalin's Message To PM Modi The DMK leader orchestrated a landslide Lok Sabha win for his party, leading them to victory in 37 of 38 seats; polling in Vellore, the state's one remaining seat was postponed after the recovery of.....
13:28, 05/25/2019

The problem with BJoe iden's 'chummy' politics | Nathan Robinson You can be the best friend of everyone in Washington, or you can move the country towards justice. But you can’t do bothThis week, Joe Biden attracted controversy after waxing nostalgic about working ...
09:28, 06/23/2019

Meghan McCain to Amy Klobuchar: Leave my father's legacy out of politics Meghan McCain responded to Sen. Amy Klobuchar's claim the late Sen. John McCain "kept reciting to me names of dictators" during President Trump's inaugural address....
22:42, 05/27/2019

The huge decision ESPN’s Dan Le Batard faces after talking politics Dan Le Batard has now boxed himself in. ESPN has called his bluff, leaving him with a choice: Either kowtow to what he described as “cowardly” corporate policy, placing politics and President Donald T...
01:00, 07/23/2019

"2019 Mandate Is To End Appeasement Politics Forever," Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday the politics of appeasement was the reason for the continuance of the "evil practice" of triple talaq for so long....
21:00, 08/18/2019

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance on "The View" Monday. ...
20:56, 07/22/2019

Trump seeks to link Dayton shooter to liberal politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to link the suspected gunman in the Dayton mass shooting to liberal candidates and organizations. At the same time, the president has pushed back aga...
14:14, 08/08/2019

No laughing matter? What Ukraine's joker-in-chief says about politics today He’ll be quick-witted and funny – but how can Volodymyr Zelenskiy possibly lead a country? A comedian gives his verdict on the new president and other gag-cracking politicians‘Ukraine have elected a c...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Illegal drug classifications are based on politics not science – report Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for a reclassification of drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabisIllegal drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabis should be reclassified to reflect a sc...
08:28, 06/26/2019

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says US using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United States is undermining global stability through “power...
11:56, 07/25/2019

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state o...
16:28, 05/29/2019

On Politics: China Hits Back at Trump’s Higher Tariffs The United States and China escalated their trade dispute after Beijing announced higher tariffs and the Trump administration prepared to tax all Chinese imports....
07:42, 05/14/2019

Sheila Dikshit Almost Quit Politics In 2012, Stayed On After Nirbhaya In the winter of 2012, Sheila Dikshit underwent her second angioplasty and her family wanted her to quit politics but then the horrific December 16 gang rape took place and she made up her mind not to...
21:28, 07/20/2019

Politics takes center stage as Israel hosts Eurovision JERUSALEM (AP) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acc...
19:56, 05/12/2019

Center ground of UK politics is under threat, finance minister warns The center ground of British politics "is under threat", finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday in a speech at the launch of a review into increasing the minimum wage....
11:28, 05/30/2019

Georgia's Ex-President Swaps Politics For Life Of An Airbnb Landlord Former presidents often take to the lucrative global lecture circuit, join the boards of major corporations, or set up their own foundations. Georgia's low key ex-president has taken a different path:...
08:42, 05/14/2019

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison governme...
07:28, 07/18/2019

Jimmy Neesham: New Zealand all-rounder on cricket, politics and cattle New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham reveals how he nearly quit cricket to sell electronic collars for cows, his views on politics and his career post-cricket....
11:14, 07/08/2019

Be a faithful fiduciary — keep politics out of your decisions when investing other people's money Amid growing calls for divestment from several industries, Milton Friedman’s view on the role of business in politics bears repeating. Friedman explained that corporate executives are agents of the co...
23:00, 05/21/2019

NASA boss Bridenstine thinks we’d be on Mars already if politics didn’t get in the way NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astron...
05:14, 07/16/2019

Brexit breakdown: 14 days that shook politics | Anywhere but Westminster - video Starting with the unexpected scramble for the European parliament and ending with the byelection buildup in Peterborough, John Harris and John Domokos go on a mammoth road trip into the new reality: p...
13:56, 06/05/2019

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy.”...
10:14, 06/19/2019

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in politics....
21:14, 07/31/2019

GOP leaders dismiss Dem outcry over Trump tweets as ‘all about politics,’ impeachment House Republican leaders stood by President Trump on Tuesday in response to a Democratic resolution condemning his controversial tweets about four freshman lawmakers, alleging their outrage is “all ab...
19:28, 07/16/2019

Broken UK politics means Scotland needs to choose its own path: SNP's Sturgeon Britain's parliamentary system is broken and as a result Scotland needs to make its own choice over its future, Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday....
21:14, 04/28/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: What Does ‘Electability’ Mean in the 2020 Race? Here Are 5 Theories In the On Politics newsletter: Nearly every candidate can stake a claim as the most electable. It just depends on how you think the election will be won....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Five things to know about Amy Klobuchar, from her start in politics to her staff treatment controversy Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced she would be joining the 2020 presidential race back in February. Ahead of her Fox News Town Hall on Wednesday, here are five facts to know about the Minnesota s...
15:28, 05/08/2019

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, son of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar,.....
01:56, 07/11/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
12:56, 08/02/2019

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer ...
15:14, 07/08/2019

Marianne Williamson: the 'leftwing Trump' preaching the Politics of Love As 20 candidates prepare for today’s second Democratic presidential debate, Stefanie Marsh meets the celebrity self-help guru accused of being a ‘dangerous wacko’ who just wants the United States to ‘...
00:28, 07/31/2019

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
12:14, 07/05/2019

Lesson for today: Bush 41 chose friendship over politics in tax fight Long before today's acid relations between Republicans and Democrats, President Trump and "the squad," friendships mattered over daily politics.46193A_med.jpegIn a classic example, a letter going up f...
02:14, 07/27/2019

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential ...
18:56, 05/22/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transp...
07:14, 06/14/2019

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate would prevent the tie-up from being a success...
03:28, 06/06/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
08:14, 05/09/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
19:00, 05/06/2019

How GOP crusader Andrea Catsimatidis is tackling the risky business of NY politics Andrea Catsimatidis is a billionaire heiress, business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native and chairwoman of the Manhattan Republican Party — and that’s just according to her Instagram bio. Like her fat...
19:02, 07/06/2019

On Politics: Trump’s Words Are Scrutinized by Candidates in Wake of Shootings Democratic presidential candidates denounced a culture of hatred and white nationalism that some said emanated from the Trump White House after two mass shootings....
13:56, 08/05/2019

Protect your customers’ lives via tech-driven innovation CIO must understand how healthcare companies and new players are innovating to improve human conditions while positioning their firms for future market leadership....
23:00, 06/26/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells h...
02:28, 05/25/2019

| Tragedy as accident claims lives of 7 sani2c staff The organisers of the KAP sani2c race have confirmed that seven of their event crew were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a head-on collision....
21:14, 05/19/2019

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
21:14, 05/20/2019

How the Sega Mega Drive lives on as a music player If you’re a hardcore retro collector who’s clung onto their Sega Mega Drive (known as the Sega Genesis in North America), or upgraded to HD with Analogue’s premium Mega Sg, did yo...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
17:14, 07/15/2019

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal...
17:28, 07/12/2019

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
18:14, 08/08/2019

'We saw him lying in the street': how a police killing changed our lives On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
22:56, 08/09/2019

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
12:00, 08/13/2019

Celebrating the racing, business lives of Niki Lauda The three-time Formula 1 World Champion was one of the key players in F1 from the early 1970s. His celebrated battle for the 1976 World Championship with James Hunt played an important part in transfo...
06:28, 05/22/2019

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
16:15, 07/06/2019

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU)....
20:56, 05/22/2019

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been st...
20:56, 06/28/2019

No Logo at 20: have we lost the battle against the total branding of our lives? It was the bestseller that brilliantly critiqued the political power of the ‘superbrands’ and shot Naomi Klein to fame. Two decades on, we ask her, how does it stand up in our world of tech giants and...
22:56, 08/12/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim vi...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption scarred landscape, lives Residents are struggling to return to their cherished island lifestyle one year after a volcano rained lava and gases on a rural swath of Hawaii’s Big Island. (May 3)     &#...
07:14, 05/03/2019

Inside the terrifying lives of people who can’t properly sleep The first time Tom and Sarah slept together, he woke in the middle of the night, put on his pants, and told her he was leaving. Then, he went right back to sleep. “He had no top on,” Sarah later recal...
00:28, 07/21/2019

Yankees coach lives in image of paralyzed mom: ‘All Veterine’ Marcus Thames got the news he was dreading in October 2010. The Yankees had just beaten Minnesota in the ALDS, and while his teammates headed to Texas for the next round, the outfielder jumped on a pl...
15:42, 07/09/2019

Scientists Are Probing Tornadoes With Drones to Save Lives This spring saw one of the worst tornado outbreaks in recent years. More than 300 twisters touched down from Texas to North Dakota to Pennsylvania, scarring the landscape, causing widespread damage, a...
22:28, 06/26/2019

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewher...
14:14, 05/18/2019

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:56, 05/24/2019

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
01:14, 07/18/2019

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
14:56, 06/08/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
22:28, 07/26/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchas...
16:28, 08/21/2019

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
10:42, 06/01/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of B...
19:00, 05/04/2019

5 ways Uber changed our lives as company IPO arrives Even with questions lingering about its finances as its IPO arrives, this much is settled: Uber has forever altered the way we travel, talk and work.        ...
07:28, 05/10/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, p...
00:42, 06/19/2019

Driver-assistance tech could save pedestrian lives – so why don't we want it? Pedestrian deaths in car accidents have hit record levels, but potentially lifesaving driver assistance tech is often seen as ‘nice to have’ rather than essential.According to a new repo...
15:28, 04/30/2019

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll ...
14:00, 05/31/2019

The Obsessive, Tumultuous Lives of SpaceX Rocket Chasers In 2017 Ryan Chylinski quit his job and hit the road in a camper to photograph rockets. A full-time rocket chaser, he's helping dig up details on how SpaceX really works....
15:56, 05/10/2019

Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha's Lives Difficult If you are visiting Kyoto, you probably want to take lots and lots of photos. But when you do, there are some things to keep in mind, especially when you see geisha....
12:56, 06/25/2019

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in Fra...
16:14, 06/14/2019

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraord...
18:42, 06/04/2019

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims several lives — reports A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed several people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to media reports. The suspect apparently opened fire in a motel and at other locations i...
17:56, 06/04/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls to battle for playoff lives TUCSON – The expansion professional indoor football team the Tucson Sugar Skulls have a chance to make it to the post season.  If the Sugar Skulls can beat Quad City on Saturday at the TCC they&...
08:28, 06/10/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held areas. The comments Sunday to state news agency SANA b...
14:42, 05/05/2019

The Apple Xserve lives on (kinda) in the rack-mountable Mac Pro This year’s WWDC conference was probably the most memorable in years, and it’s all because of three little words: The Mac Pro. This modular, extensible machine is strongly reminiscent of the Power Mac...
00:28, 06/04/2019

FX’s Pose Is Not Only Entertaining, But Saving Lives—One Episode at a Time When I was a wee, young, gay whippersnapper, I didn’t have any representation of myself on television. With this lack of being seen, I instead found myself in the various black women that paraded them...
02:00, 06/12/2019

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's bad recommendations E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The b...
02:14, 08/06/2019

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were ac...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health illnesses are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, reloc...
17:56, 05/09/2019

Deadwood lives again: A catch-up guide to its cast and characters Deadwood famously ended with more of a whimper than a bang, canceled by HBO in 2006 after three seasons—at least one fewer than creator David Milch needed to tell his highly fictionalized history of t...
13:14, 05/30/2019

How ‘a bunch of jerks’ turned Islanders’ lives upside down RALEIGH, N.C.— It is easy to lament all the things the Islanders could have done better to avoid being on the brink of elimination going into Game 4 of their second-round series against the Hurricanes...
02:42, 05/04/2019

Rescuers fear for lives of 2 cavers trapped in Poland Dozens of rescuers who worked through the night to find two spelunkers trapped in a cave in southern Poland say they are fearing for the lives of the cavers...
12:42, 08/19/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
17:28, 05/13/2019

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said....
03:56, 08/18/2019

Sam Barlow’s Telling Lies lets you spy on the lives of 4 liars Sam Barlow's Telling Lies requires you to sift through NSF surveillance data to uncover a bunch of lies in a tangled web with one big truth.Read More...
01:28, 06/24/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
21:14, 05/13/2019

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital patients with sepsis have saved hundreds of lives, th...
21:28, 08/18/2019

How secondhand drinking ruins lives: ‘Every family has been touched by this’ Passive smoking is treated as a serious hazard. So why have we been so slow to wake up to the dangers alcohol poses to those who live with – or have a devastating encounter with – a heavy drinker?Hele...
05:28, 07/09/2019

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Ass...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
13:28, 05/28/2019

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devices in-house. Computerworld reported that Google re...
10:42, 06/21/2019

How Google has destroyed the lives of revenge porn victims I’m a lawyer who fights for victims of online harassment, sexual assault and blackmail. When I first started my Brooklyn firm five years ago, I was known as “the revenge-porn lawyer,” and indeed many ...
20:28, 08/17/2019

DNA Tests Could Help a Father Find Out What Happened to His Wife and Kids. But Politics Stand in the Way When Walid Khalil Murad drifts off to sleep, he can feel the warmth of his three small children in bed beside him. They are there in his dreams too, playing happily together. There is three-year-old N...
16:28, 08/13/2019

Jimmy Kimmel says his show tackles politics because 'politicians don't seem to care what we think anymore' Jimmy Kimmel is aware that there is an "expectation" that he and other late-night hosts will address tragic events like the two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, and while he wishes they "didn't have ...
19:56, 08/05/2019

Safety first: markets wary of world politics and policy and dash for bunkers Gold, Switzerland's franc, Japan's yen, top-rated government bonds, and even bitcoin -- investors have dashed for havens and alternative assets this week as anxiety grows about trade wars, U.S.-Iran t...
16:14, 06/25/2019

Hollywood actor Tim Roth says rise of populism hurt British politics Hollywood star Tim Roth, who launched his acting career playing a racist skinhead in 1980s Britain, said on Wednesday that the "odium of populism" had led to a deterioration in British politics and be...
04:56, 08/22/2019

Ex-Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's Entry To Politics Was Accidental Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who served three terms as the Chief Minister of Delhi between 1998 and 2013, died on Saturday at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest....
15:56, 07/27/2019

Brit Hume says feeling self-assured led to 'the kind of rage' seen in today's politics When politicians and their supporters feel certain in their convictions and see opponents as insincere, it leads to the discord seen today in America, according to Brit Hume....
04:42, 07/17/2019