REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:26

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike

Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her a bike, after her online callout to find the man ...

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike

Source: theguardian.com

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found and met the man whose generosity brought her joy.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Net...
2019-08-14, 15:39

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Four men sentenced for child pornography, DOJ says they used bitcoin and Tor to cover their tracks Four men from across the U.S. and Canada were sentenced to decades in prison for running what the Justice Department called a "highly sophisticated" encrypted underground network for trading child pornography....
2019-08-12, 22:52

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
2019-06-10, 07:39

Man threatens to harm worker’s child during bodega robbery Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Brooklyn bodega worker’s child, then swiped hundreds of dollars from her after she refused to break his $100 bill. The stranger entered Blanquita’s Deli & Grocery on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst twice shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May...
2019-06-05, 21:39

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
2019-07-08, 22:39

Heroic Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save a choking child Logan Simmons, a 19-year-old Chick-fil-A manager, jumped out the drive-thru window after spotting a 6-year-old boy being choked by his seat belt.        ...
2019-06-30, 22:26

Teachers need more training to support traumatized refugee and migrant students, says UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for migrant and refugee students....
2019-08-04, 16:52

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes positive attitudes — and helps trainee chefs launch new careers....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle traumatized refugee and migrant students, urges UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for migrant and refugee students....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Congress Worker Loses Bet To BJP Worker, Gets His Head Shaved Madhya Pradesh Congress worker Bapu Lal Sen had bet with BJP's Ram Babu Mandloi that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets re-elected, he will get his head shaven....
2019-05-25, 15:13

World Naked Bike Ride 2019: Hundreds of cyclists take part in naked bike ride around the capital Hundreds of cyclists across the world have taken part in a naked bike ride in an annual protest aimed at celebrating the human body and campaigning against dependency on cars....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
2019-07-19, 12:39

Can overtourism be stopped in its tracks? Destinations from Barcelona to Bali are overwhelmed by visitors. Find out how some places are putting the brakes on overtourism -- without driving away too many travelers....
2019-07-02, 06:00

Man seriously injured after falling onto subway tracks A man was seriously injured when he fell onto subway tracks in Brooklyn Monday morning, authorities said. First responders rushed to the Cortelyou Road Q train station in Flatbush around 7:40 a.m after a report of a man falling on the tracks, according to the FDNY. He suffered serious injuries but w...
2019-07-08, 18:26

Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better sense of whether or not you need more shut-eye. You can add to and......
2019-08-05, 07:00

"Plan Bee" Gets Elephants To Buzz Off Railway Tracks Indian Railways have come up with a novel way of getting elephants to buzz off from train tracks: speakers that play the sound of bees to scare the jumbos away....
2019-07-10, 18:13

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
2019-06-11, 20:00

Exciting new Pokémon game just sounds like an app that tracks your sleep The success of Detective Pikachu has proven that there’s still a huge market for that electric mouse and all of his pocket monster friends, but there still won’t be another real Pokémon video game sequel until later this year. To make that wait a little easier, the Pokémon Company has announced a ne...
2019-05-29, 04:13

'Put that down, cancel that': the Guardian tracks Philip Green to Monaco As his Arcadia empire struggles for survival, its chairman is planning a grand prix partyWhile Sir Philip Green’s 19,000 employees fear for their future as his Arcadia retail empire attempts to engineer a rescue deal, the Guardian tracked down the multimillionaire owner to tax-free Monaco, where he ...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Puppy on subway tracks stalls trains in Midtown A dog got loose on subway tracks in Midtown on Thursday evening, stalling trains as workers tried to rescue the pup, the MTA said. The cocker spaniel puppy named Marley got into the tunnel between the Herald Square N and Q station and the 42nd Street station at about 5:40 p.m., the agency said in......
2019-05-24, 02:39

Abiteboul: Better to change Formula 1 tracks, not tech rules Changing "one or two" corners at Formula 1 circuits would be much more "cost efficient" than regularly changing technical regulations, according to Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Video: NYC commuters take down man for shoving straphanger onto subway tracks Wild video obtained exclusively by The Post shows a group of good Samaritans banding together to bring a crazed subway maniac to justice — after he allegedly stole a cellphone, then shoved a New York Times illustrator onto some Manhattan subway tracks during the Thursday morning rush. The clip shows...
2019-08-01, 22:52

Radiohead makes stolen tracks available to help 'Extinction Rebellion' The band has reacted in unusual fashion to a ransom notice over 18 hours of hacked material. Rather than pay hackers, the group has put the tracks online and asked fans to donate to Extinction Rebellion....
2019-06-11, 19:52

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"...
2019-07-16, 17:00

UK's Eye On Indian Subcontinent Flights As It Tracks Forced Marriages With summer holidays beginning in Britain this week, officials are redoubling efforts at the border to stop young people being dragged into forced marriages....
2019-07-17, 14:39

Bottas prefers punishing tracks despite 25G F1 Austrian GP crash Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas says he prefers circuits that penalise mistakes following his 25G accident during second practice for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-06-28, 21:13

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Apple is reportedly in talks to let Siri play Spotify tracks You wouldn't think that Apple and Spotify's relationship would be thawing out anytime soon, given that Spotify has lodged an antitrust complaint against its streaming rival in the EU. However, the two companies are reportedly discussing a plan to let......
2019-08-14, 14:39

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Read more......
2019-06-17, 21:39

Quartararo impatient to get to Yamaha-suited MotoGP tracks after podium After a surprise podium at the Red Bull Ring, Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says he is "impatient" to go to tracks where the Yamaha stands a better chance of winning...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some unions said they supported a strike Wednesday....
2019-06-11, 19:52

Police bloodhound tracks woman found chained in NY basement NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Niagara Falls, New York have been searching for a suspect after a woman was found chained in a basement. WKBW says the woman was taken to a hospital after police used a bloodhound to track her down on Sunday. Police had received a call about an as...
2019-06-10, 14:00

Dead body found on train tracks near Hudson Yards Police discovered a dead body with a shovel lying nearby on some Manhattan train tracks close to Hudson Yards on Monday, according to law enforcement sources. The unidentified corpse was found in a pool of blood on a rail right-of-way that runs below West 38th Street between 10th and 11th avenues, s...
2019-07-09, 00:39

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healthcare-focused device described as similar to the A...
2019-05-22, 03:52

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity Deutsche Bank found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, a sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
2019-05-22, 20:13

50 great tracks for August from Taylor Swift, Kano, Jenny Hval and more Swift delivers her most personal song yet, while gospel and church organs keep the faith in this month’s roundup of new music – read about our 10 favourite tracks below Continue reading......
2019-08-07, 12:13

Bon Iver announces star-studded new album i,i with a pair of immersive tracks The “amorphous collective” known as Bon Iver has announced a new album, i,i, a title that, like 22, A Million before it, will soon become the scourge of so many copy editors. Recorded in Texas and Wisconsin, the 13-track album doubles down on the collaborative spirit of its recent singles with a rob...
2019-07-11, 20:52

New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his rollercoaster career....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Train operator rescues kitten that fell on subway tracks in Manhattan A train operator rescued a kitten that tumbled onto the subway tracks in Manhattan on Sunday, cops said. The yellow kitten slipped away from its owner, a 14-year-old boy, on the platform of the Canal Street station at about 5:30 p.m. and fell on the tracks for the uptown R train, authorities told th...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Trio of goats wandering on rail tracks cause delays for London commuters A trio of escaped goats caused havoc for London commuters this morning after they broke out of their farm enclosure and started explored the railway tracks....
2019-06-07, 15:26

Mark Ronson: Late Night Feelings review – the tracks of his tears (Columbia)Midas-touch producer’s divorce album moves from reggaeton to yacht pop with vocalists Yebba, Miley Cyrus and more – it’s oddly old-fashionedEarlier this year, Mark Ronson lamented the state of modern pop in a Guardian interview, saying songs are currently produced to sound “as loud as poss...
2019-06-21, 15:26

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogatory comments about Mexicans. “This defendant’s crime was more than a violation of our laws — it was a violation of our New York values,” said District A...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Metro-North, Amtrak trains delayed after firefighters flood tracks After the fire comes the flood. Commuters on Metro-North’s Hudson Line faced delays of up to an hour and a half Thursday morning after firefighters inadvertently flooded the tracks between the Glenwood and Greystone stations while fighting a massive blaze, according to a new report. Marshals w...
2019-06-20, 21:26

Live updates: Rains Batter Maharashtra, Water-Logging On Roads, Tracks Rains battered Maharashtra leaving two people dead. On Saturday, thousands of passengers remained stranded for hours at stations between Thane and Panvel as train movement was hit on water-logged......
2019-08-04, 06:13

Damian Lillard, Marvin Bagley III trade diss tracks on NBA Draft night NBA Draft night was upstaged by rap battles. As the picks were unfolding Thursday night, Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard and Kings youngster Marvin Bagley III were going back-and-forth in an unexpected rap beef, complete with diss tracks. It started when Bagley, during a segment earlier this week ...
2019-06-21, 19:13

Stopped in his tracks: New York 'subway bandit' suspect arrested for brake chaos Isaiah Thompson, 23, was charged for allegedly activating the brakes of a 2 train amid a recent pattern of subway disruptionA suspect has been arrested in the case of the mysterious “subway bandit” who has wreaked havoc on New Yorkers’ rush-hour commutes by pulling train emergency brakes, causing de...
2019-05-24, 19:26

Navy fast-tracks new large 'strike warfare' attack surface drones The Navy is moving fast to build new medium- and large-sized armed surface attack drones able to hunt submarines, surveil the air and sea and launch offensive attacks across air, surface and undersea domains....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Man hurls subway rider’s phone onto tracks for recording his anti-Semitic slurs A hateful straphanger snatched a man’s phone and hurled it at an oncoming train because he was being recorded spewing anti-Semitic slurs, police said Friday. The 33-year-old victim was on the southbound platform of the Gates Avenue station waiting for the J train at about 8:00 a.m. on Thursday...
2019-06-14, 21:13

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the scheme, according to an indictment unsealed in fede...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered Marley’s lifeless body Wednesday, not far from the platform to the Herald Square N/Q station wh...
2019-05-30, 16:52

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
2019-05-21, 14:52

G Suite’s Work Insights hits general availability, now tracks Word, Excel, and PowerPoint usage Google announced that Work Insights, a G Suite tool for insights on app adoption, work patterns, and collaboration, is generally available for Enterprise.Read More...
2019-06-04, 17:13

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ration Challenge was created to raise awareness and ...
2019-06-21, 07:26

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on the conservative side as the crisis in Venezuela is underreported....
2019-06-19, 08:26

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions....
2019-08-19, 05:13

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from right-wing extremists....
2019-06-20, 01:13

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
2019-06-06, 18:00

Refugee-friendly German club forgoes sponsor for cause German soccer club Babelsberg is forgoing a main jersey sponsor for the coming season to carry the logo of a group campaigning for safe routes for refugees to reach Europe       ...
2019-08-01, 17:52

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
2019-06-27, 19:13

'I wouldn't be the refugee, I'd be the girl who kicked ass': how taekwondo made me When she arrived in the US as a 10-year-old refugee, Dina Nayeri found it hard to fit in. But that all changed when she hatched a plan to get into Harvard – by becoming a taekwondo championWhen I was 13, three years after arriving in the US with my mother and brother, I devised a plan to get into th...
2019-05-31, 07:26

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
2019-05-22, 03:13

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
2019-06-19, 11:00

‘The land where we lived has gone' – the life story of a Rohingya refugee As a young man Habiburahman fled oppression in his native Myanmar and lives, stateless, in Australia. Now he has written a book about his struggle – and his suffering people“A tyrant leant over my cradle and traced a destiny for me that will be hard to avoid: I will either be a fugitive or I won’t e...
2019-08-04, 19:26

Iraqis choose refugee camps over ruined homes Despairing of the corpses and debris littering the streets, many Iraqis have left their homes in areas liberated from Islamic State two years ago and voluntarily returned to the displacement camps that housed them during and after the fighting....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 20:00

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
2019-07-12, 19:52

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings define her....
2019-06-07, 19:26

Jack Dorsey told us about Square’s plan to help refugee entrepreneurs Europe’s refugee crisis is often framed as merely that – a crisis. The Syrian civil war, to name just one of the many humanitarian catastrophes that occurred this decade, resulted in a flood of people escaping to safety in Europe. It’s easy to forget that these people once had lives and careers. The...
2019-06-12, 06:39

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to a terror group and two counts of distri...
2019-06-20, 03:52

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
2019-07-11, 00:39

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
2019-06-19, 16:52

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
2019-07-09, 15:52

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kraehenbuehl said Monday in Jordan that UNRWA will start running out of money if it does not receive si...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the EU to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers there...
2019-06-07, 15:52

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....
2019-07-18, 12:13

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the student body on a Tuesday morning in late May, and the line of students ahead of Mohamed means she ...
2019-07-19, 00:39

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has been hit by three days of non-stop rain, and more hea...
2019-07-05, 19:39

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financial situation due to voluntary contributions from......
2019-07-02, 08:39

East German refugee eligible for compensation over dramatic escape An East German refugee had applied for compensation after being traumatized during a hair-raising escape. He was trapped on a barbed wire fence when border guards found him....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refugee agency called a “stag...
2019-06-07, 21:26

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals. Jean Fakhry, a Lebanese official from Deir Al-Ahmar in the Bekaa valley, said Sunday the ...
2019-06-09, 17:26

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday. Mexico is on track for 60,000 asylum a...
2019-05-23, 03:26

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
2019-07-12, 20:52

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, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure future in Germany....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentified church in Pittsburgh and purchased materials h...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Should You Trade in Your Car for an E-Bike? The next generation of electric bicycles is rolling up now, with smarter, app-enabled tools and settings that can make your ride to work—or across town—no sweat at all....
2019-06-21, 09:13

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
2019-06-07, 07:26

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were critical to safeguarding their right to return home....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
2019-05-22, 18:00

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
2019-06-18, 19:13

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
2019-06-11, 20:52

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The government recently blew up several properties in t...
2019-06-09, 01:39

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
2019-07-10, 12:13

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese zone....
2019-05-23, 15:52

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends getting together for a lot of food and drinking and sing...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing awareness....
2019-07-01, 20:52

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of international protection from violence or persecution....
2019-07-17, 01:26

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
2019-08-04, 02:52

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political deadlock over sea rescue and disembarkation....
2019-05-21, 16:39

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Interior ministers from across the European Union have failed to agree on temporary measures to manage increased migration across the Mediterranean. Officials have told DW that the future of the bloc is at stake....
2019-07-18, 19:00

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regarding refugees: Whatever country gets the refugees first keeps them....
2019-06-11, 06:13

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in the bathroom when a deadly airstrike ripped through the ceiling of the hall he was locked inside, in Tripoli’s Tajoura migrant detention centre last ...
2019-07-10, 10:52

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex....
2019-07-10, 11:00

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is proving to be a major challenge, calling for greater international support....
2019-08-19, 19:00

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support....
2019-05-21, 19:13

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 international community must address their “untenable situation” and “invest in this generation”....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
2019-08-10, 13:13

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 22:26

Haiku review: Cowboy e-bike Welcome to Haiku Review, a feature where we review gear and gadgets using the Japanese poetry form. The Cowboy is a Belgian electric bike. Here’s a haiku about it:   Panther-lithe, sexy Too. Pedal power slick, but no mudguards? “Wet ass.”   Read the full review here.For more gear, gadget, and hardwa...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Blacksmith B2 Electric Bike Teased Blacksmith Electric is a Chennai-based electric bike start-up and the company's first electric bike, the Blacksmith B2 will be launched in 2020. According to Blacksmith, the B2 is the first electric......
2019-07-01, 16:26

Mountain Bike Getaways Just Got More Enticing From British Columbia to the Italian Alps, these four places are ideally suited for mountain biking. Plus: why flying with your bike is easier than you think....
2019-08-02, 21:39

NJ Transit bus kills boy, 10, who was riding bike BERGENFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit bus has struck and killed a 10-year-old boy riding his bike. The accident occurred on Memorial Day in Bergenfield. Police responded to 911 calls shortly before 4 p.m. They tell The North Jersey Record that the bus was making a left turn when it struck th...
2019-05-28, 13:26

The Electric V8 on This $75,000 Bike Is One of the Coolest-Looking Motors Ever Small-batch American motorcycle shop Curtiss is moving into the future with high-end electric vehicles and it’s a good look. This Zeus motor design co-developed with YASA puts eight cylindrical batteries in a “V” formation to look kind of like a gas engine, but, not. It’s a retro-futuristic thing of...
2019-07-11, 05:13

First-ever Bike to Work Day held in Lethbridge Environment Lethbridge held its first-ever Bike to Work Day on Monday, encouraging citizens to ditch their cars for a more environmentally friendly option....
2019-06-04, 05:39

The Week In Games: Say, That's A Nice Bike A quiet week. E3 is getting closer and closer and as usual, game releases are slowing down during this time of the year. But for you fans of fast motorcycles, the season is just starting! MotoGP 19 is out later this week for most platforms. Vroom vroom! Or whatever noise a motorcycle going that fast...
2019-06-03, 00:52

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integrated Citi Bike onto its mobile app. Lyft users won't need a Citi Bike account to locate or rent a b......
2019-05-23, 18:39

'We bury our heads': Horsemen prefer dirt tracks even though they lead to more fatalities Despite lower fatality rates than dirt and grass horse racing tracks, artificial surfaces are far less in vogue now.       ...
2019-07-05, 13:52

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 17:39

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 05:52

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday, while scaling up relief effort...
2019-07-09, 20:13

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed “not only as our common responsibility, bu...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact that “we have become almost unable to make peace”. ...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages, an ominous trend that's emerged as the newest front in the ongoing battle to stop terror from taki...
2019-07-23, 03:13

Australia tracks Chinese warship headed toward U.S.-Australia war games Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between Australia and the United States....
2019-07-08, 08:39

10 secrets of Disneyland's new Star Wars land, from droid tracks to Princess Leia's jewelry Also: Easter eggs to look for when you visit and more interesting facts about Disney's new Star Wars land.        ...
2019-05-31, 16:52

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
2019-06-28, 17:00

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Florida Highway Patrol says the third grader and his ol...
2019-05-21, 18:26

FROM THE FIELD: Persons with disabilities bike towards sustainability People with disabilities in Ukraine are contributing to the development of a network of environmentally friendly bicycle routes which are helping to protect unique local landscapes....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Ten common myths about bike lanes – and why they're wrong From congestion to cost, there are many entirely misguided arguments in circulationCycle lanes have been in the news recently, as have the many often entirely misguided arguments that opponents use against them.For all the (slight) progress in some UK cities over mass cycling, we are still at a stag...
2019-07-03, 08:52

Man fatally shot while riding bike in Queens A 37-year-old man was fatally gunned down while riding his bike in Queens, police sources said. The victim was on his way home from the store at about 11:15 p.m. Friday when he was shot multiple times on 229th St. near 144th Ave. in Brookville, police said. The man was struck in the back, abdomen......
2019-07-06, 20:00

Aprilia plans "really different" 2020 MotoGP bike Aprilia technical boss Romano Albesiano says the Italian manufacturer is planning something "really different" for its 2020 MotoGP bike as it bids to catch up with its rivals...
2019-08-08, 21:52

VanMoof X2 ebike: ‘Bad news for bike thieves’ Its stealth lock is just one of many innovations in this smartest of smart new ebikesPrice £2,598 vanmoof.comWeight 19kgGears 2-speed, autoRange 40 miles, full powerCharge 4 hoursTop speed 15.5mph“That’s one of those bikes that looks like it’s made of scaffolding poles,” scoffs my friend Richard. Wi...
2019-07-07, 10:26

J.J. Watt gives GB rite a spin, but ruins kid's bike Wisconsin native J.J. Watt said he always wanted to take part in the Green Bay tradition of players riding children's bicycles to practice. The Texans star got his wish Monday, but he broke a kid's bike in the process....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Brailsford: Froome is back on a bike, pedalling with one leg "Tour de France 2019 video - Dave Brailsford gives Eurosport an update on Chris Froome\u0027s condition following his crash, on the day he was awarded the 2011 Vuelta."...
2019-07-18, 13:52

The Cowboy e-bike is so good I want to cycle with it off into the sunset I’m going to get straight to the point: I’ve tested out a few electric bikes in my time, and while I love the VanMoof Electrified 2 series, the Cowboy might be the best. Uh, Cowboy? Yep, it’s a Belgian company that makes electric bikes. The version I tested over the last month or so is the bike’s se...
2019-07-03, 18:26

The Best Thing For a Half-Pipe is a Side-By-Side with Tracks Fresh pow season is over, brah. We got, like, 30 feet of sick ass white this winter up at the lake, but it’s starting to warm up, and that’s harshing our vibe. The totally rad folks over at Boreal set up a freakin’ sweet ride park, but it’s time to burn it all down to the ground, and shred a dope se...
2019-05-25, 21:00

Murray: 'If that is the last time I play, I'll be okay with that... I gave it everything' "Catherine Whitaker spoke to Andy Murray after his five-set epic against Roberto Bautista Agut and discussed what the future holds for the former British No. 1."...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Fox’s US Open coverage gave us everything but golf So which came first, the chicken or the egg salad? Are we treated like morons because there’s a pre-production presumption that we’re morons? Or because so many TV professionals don’t know any better? Fox’s U.S. Open coverage demanded patience or sedation. My favorite may be construed as a nitpick, ...
2019-06-21, 07:26

Netflix just gave us another look at what could become the next ‘Game of Thrones’ Netflix a few weeks ago shared with the world the first images from its upcoming Game of Thrones rival, as well as the first poster for the series that’s set to launch by the end of the year. That’s The Witcher, based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s books that inspired a series of popular v...
2019-07-17, 18:26

The gifts our dying dog gave to my sons He did his greatest educating in old age, showing our family how to live with infirmities and without self-pity, and in the end, how dying and dead are different things....
2019-05-31, 16:52

Panthers' McCoy mad Buccaneers gave his No. 93 to Suh Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said he feels disrespected after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave his former jersey number to free agent signing Ndamukong Suh....
2019-06-20, 16:26

Everyone Gave Up on the Citizenship Question Except Trump On Wednesday, President Donald Trump contradicted pretty much everyone else in his administration by tweeting that the “news reports” about the 2020 Census being printed without a citizenship question are “incorrect or, to state it differently, FAKE!”...
2019-07-03, 20:26

Bike, swim and run to help children in need at Tri for Kindness Sprint Triathlon TUCSON – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year. With hopes of burning the extra cookie pounds from last Christmas, Kris Kringle with be making an appearance at La Mariposa Resort and Spa Sept. 7 for the 10th annual Tri for Kindness Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon and 5K. GettyImage...
2019-07-02, 20:26

Brad on a Bike - Wiggins' Champs-Elysees memories "From peering over the barriers as a kid to leading out Mark Cavendish for a sprint victory, Bradley Wiggins reminisces about his Champs-Elysees memories."...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Why the vitriol about my bike expenses won't stop me cycling for work – MP Media criticism has actually kickstarted my drive to get commuters on to two wheelsOver the last few weeks, our schoolchildren have staged climate change strikes, while Extinction Rebellion locked down central London. Nearby, MPs (including myself) listened to Greta Thunberg and held debates on clim...
2019-05-21, 15:26

The Analog Motion E-Bike is the alternative to commute hell — and it’s $130 off.  They created the AM1+ ultralight electric bike, a crafty alternative to cars and scooters that keeps the needs of city travel firmly in mind. Right now, you can discover a smarter way to get across town at more than $130 off, just $1,449 from TNW Deals....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Bike crash kills South African man set to be first 'Afronaut' Mandla Maseko, a DJ who won the chance to be the first black African in space, has died in a motorbike accidentA South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality.Mandla Maseko, a part-time DJ and candidate...
2019-07-08, 08:26

Citi Bike looking to double coverage, expand to the Bronx Maps obtained by The Post show that in the next three years, the bicycle-share program is going to double its geographic reach by placing docks in the Bronx and farther out into Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens....
2019-07-16, 16:26

Elephant bike: ‘Buy one – and change someone’s life’ | Martin Love This upcycled old postie’s bike is the ultimate in feelgood cycling – for you and for villagers in MalawiElephant bikePrice £250, cycleofgood.comFrame steelGears 3 speedThis is the original ‘buy one, give one’ bike. When you buy one, the charity Cycle of Good, which is based in Stoke-on-Trent, donat...
2019-06-30, 08:52

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
2019-07-07, 22:00

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge reports it will have a maximum range of about 50 ...
2019-06-05, 06:00

KTM Overtakes Harley-Davidson In 2018 Bike Sales In 2018, KTM sold more motorcycles than Harley-Davidson, and the Austrian brand is now looking at one of the top-three motorcycle manufacturers spots worldwide....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Ulster GP SBK winner Hickman: Record lap testament to new BMW bike Eight-time Ulster Grand Prix winner Peter Hickman says his record-breaking lap of 136.415mph in Thursday's Superbike race was a "testament" to BMW's all-new S1000RR...
2019-08-09, 18:26

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pa...
2019-06-10, 21:13

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
2019-08-01, 14:00

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
2019-05-22, 23:13

Apollo Transfer men’s hybrid bike: ‘A pleasant surprise’ Halford’s cheapest adult bike looks like a slick bargain, but how long before the gloss wears off?Apollo Transfer men’s hybrid bikePrice £130, halfords.comFrame steelGears 18-speed ShimanoBrakes steel V-brakesTyres KendaIn the Lycra-wrapped, Insta-aspirational world of cycling today, it’s all too ea...
2019-08-04, 16:00

Build it and they will bike: the second Bicycle Architecture Biennale – in pictures 15 projects from nine countries have been selected for the second Bicycle Architecture Biennale, which launches on Monday in Amsterdam Continue reading......
2019-06-17, 09:01

Tariffs cause price hike, worry for bike industry Trade war with China causes price hikes, uncertainty for bike industry, which imports more than 90 percent of bikes and bike parts from China. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-22, 10:13

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
2019-05-22, 04:00

Crutchlow: Lorenzo's complaints about Honda MotoGP bike not new LCR rider Cal Crutchlow says the bike changes that Honda's new signing Jorge Lorenzo has been asking for are the same as what other Honda riders have requested "for years"...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Three people shot by a bike-riding gunman in the Bronx Three people were shot by a man on a bicycle in the Bronx Sunday afternoon, according to police. The male suspect was riding a bicycle around 4 p.m. on East 166 Street and College Avenue in Concourse Village when he opened fire, cops said. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left leg, a 26-year-old......
2019-06-24, 06:39

Lyft Is Suing San Francisco to Keep Bike Rental Competitors Out Ridesharing giant Lyft is fighting to retain total control of the docked and dockless bike share market in San Francisco, the Verge reported  Friday, and has filed a lawsuit that its contract prohibits the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) from issuing permits to competitors.Read...
2019-06-08, 20:13

Zero’s SR/F electric motorcycle makes a great commuter bike Zero has been on a roll for the past few years. Great electric motorcycles keep coming off their assembly line and the number I see on the streets of Northern California keeps growing. Before, if you rode an electrified motorcycle you got stare......
2019-07-10, 01:13

How Does Mike Pence Ride a Bike? Inquiring Minds Want to Know There are some things I don’t picture members of the Trump administration doing simply because I can’t imagine their anatomy working that way. One of those things is biking and cycling. But after a few tweets on Saturday by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, I gotta know: How does Mike Pence ride a ...
2019-08-12, 04:26

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
2019-06-28, 13:26

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
2019-07-12, 23:13

My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get rid of it....
2019-06-16, 18:39

We gave US police, ICE, and CBP AI without regulations in 2016: Now it’s 1984 This weekend’s ICE raids are essentially a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the government‘s surveillance state. The same AI-powered tools empowering those agents to identify, target, track, and spy on immigrants without a warrant are already in the hands of police officers, sherriff’s deputies, and bord...
2019-07-13, 03:26

Mazda "never gave up" on its IMSA SportsCar win goal Mazda "never gave up" on its goal of winning an IMSA SportsCar Championship race during an "amazing journey", says director of Mazda Motorsports North America John Doonan...
2019-07-01, 19:00

Lee Iacocca gave people what they wanted, whether they knew it or not Lee Iacocca, who died Tuesday, sold America on the Mustang, the minivan and Chrysler, turning the automaker around through genius salesmanship.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
2019-08-21, 04:00

James Paxton gave the Yankees what matters most In his past three starts, James Paxton has pitched 18 innings. He has struck out 21, walked four, given up just five runs. And, somehow, on Monday night, the Yankees lost their third of those three games. “It’s — ” Yankees manager Aaron Boone started in explaining the loss, then paused, cleared his ...
2019-07-16, 07:39

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
2019-06-05, 03:39

Noah Syndergaard gave Mets and scouts what they want to see MIAMI — This was the kind of start Noah Syndergaard needed. So did the Mets. It didn’t hurt that a good number of scouts were in the stands Saturday night at Marlins Park to see the big right-hander, including Yankees scout Cory Melvin, The Post has learned. The Mets are not likely to trade Synderga...
2019-07-14, 07:39

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Apple says go to Best Buy for repairs. A Best Buy salesman gave me the bad news Apple says it has expanded its authorized service network to 1,000 Best Buy stores. A visit to a Best Buy, however, reveals some of the catches. They're quite big....
2019-06-23, 22:52

Airbus: did not get chance to bid for the MAX order IAG gave to Boeing Airbus confirmed on Thursday that it had not been offered a chance to bid for a surprise aircraft order announced by British Airways owner IAG at the Paris Airshow, involving 200 of the grounded 737 MAX....
2019-06-20, 13:39

The Side-Eye Beyoncé Gave to This Woman Will Make You Bow Down Beyonce and Jay-Z enjoyed date night yesterday--and no one, no one, was going to get in the way of that. During Game 3 of the NBA Finals last night, the duo, seat courtside, watched the......
2019-06-06, 17:52

Noel Gallagher: ‘I liked my mum until she gave birth to Liam’ Jeremy Corbyn, the climate crisis, nuclear war and feminism: the former Oasis songwriter has opinions to burn. But it’s all a bit of a laugh until it gets to his younger brother‘This,” says Noel Gallagher, nodding towards my dictaphone, “is going to end in trouble. It always does.” Well, let’s hope ...
2019-08-05, 19:26

Experience: I gave birth at Glastonbury festival My friend Tracy was crying her eyes out, covered in blood, dressed as a pandaIn June 2013, I was nearly nine months pregnant, and I took my hospital bag with me to the festival – but only because everybody told me I should. The baby was due in July, and my other children had all been two weeks late,...
2019-06-21, 12:39

At age 22, she gave up studying law to sell $63,000 swimsuits and $2,300 bras Claudia Lambeth realized becoming lawyer wasn't what she was passionate about, so at 22 years old she took a giant leap and started a luxury lingerie company called Luna Mae....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Brad on a Bike: A barny, some love and the Chelsea Flower Show "Bradley Wiggins was in irrepressible form during his third day as a motorbike reporter at the Tour de France. There was beef with a driver, some love for Maxime Bouet and a rant about flower pots."...
2019-07-09, 01:13

Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman LONDON (AP) — U.K. authorities are investigating a collision between a police motorcycle escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and an elderly woman in southwest London. The accident occurred around 12.50 p.m. on Monday when the royal couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George’...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
2019-05-24, 03:13

Quartararo "on Moto3 bike" vs Marquez in wet Czech MotoGP qualifying Fabio Quartararo says he felt as if he was riding a Moto3 bike and pole man Marc Marquez was on a MotoGP bike in the damp Czech Grand Prix qualifying...
2019-08-03, 18:52

China's CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Man riding Citi Bike shot two people in Brooklyn: cops Police are looking for the bike-riding gunman who shot a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The suspect was cruising on his Citi Bike headed eastbound on Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue at 10:24 p.m. on Friday, June 7, when he revealed his firearm and shot si...
2019-06-24, 06:39

Lyft suspends its San Francisco e-bike program following battery fires Lyft has slammed the brakes on its San Francisco e-bike hire scheme after several bikes reportedly caught fire in the city. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the first incident happened on July 27, with another battery fire confirmed on July 31.Lyft reacted quickly, taking the city's 1,0...
2019-08-01, 19:00

Harley-Davidson LiveWire: An Electric Bike for a New Generation of Riders The humming LiveWire represents a shift in design, strategy and sound for a brand with a failing business model and aging ridership. It’s also the world’s best sport-bike-riding experience, says Dan Neil....
2019-07-18, 22:13

Revolt RV400: 5 Things Which Make It An Exciting Electric Bike The Revolt RV400 will be launched in July 2019, and the company has officially unveiled the electric motorcycle. Here are some features which will make it a unique electric bike....
2019-06-19, 06:00

Security expert steals a $3,000 ‘theft-proof’ bike in 60 seconds VanMoof makes some of the best electric bikes in the world — including this one, the S2, which we had to pry out of Callum’s hands when he was done reviewing it. But what truly sets the Dutch company apart is its focus on security. The S2, for example, comes with a hidden wheel lock, an “earsplittin...
2019-08-01, 12:39

Aleix Espargaro: Aprilia should now switch MotoGP bike focus to '20 MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro admits his Aprilia team is unlikely to make a big step over the rest of the campaign and wants it to switch focus to 2020 already...
2019-07-05, 15:26

Men On Bike Snatch Cellphone From Solicitor General's Wife In Delhi Two bike-borne men allegedly snatched the mobile phone of Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta's wife in front of the FICCI auditorium in Mandi House, the police said today....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
2019-06-13, 19:39

Queens councilman wants to trade parking spots for bike lanes in LIC With cyclist fatalities on the rise, a City Councilman from Queens wants to blanket Long Island City with protected bike lanes — a proposal that could likely cost the neighborhood hundreds of parking spots. “We have got to understand that this is about saving lives and we have to act now...
2019-08-01, 01:52

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
2019-07-17, 12:00

Hines wins NHRA Mickey Thompson Pro Bike Battle Andrew Hines raced to his third NHRA Mickey Thompson Pro Bike Battle victory at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals        ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Honda won't radically change its MotoGP bike to suit Lorenzo Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig says the Japanese manufacturer won't overhaul its bike just to help Jorge Lorenzo adapt, so long as Marc Marquez continues to win...
2019-06-13, 17:52

Revolt RV400 electric bike to launch in India on August 28 The RV400 by Revolt Intellicorp is one of the most anticipated 2-wheelers in a long while. It seems like that wait is about to get over soon as a final launch date has been set - August 28.This final launch date comes via Financial Express and the event is also expected to elaborate on specifics suc...
2019-08-06, 08:13

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing stations worldwide Google Maps' bike-sharing station integrations are arriving in global markets from today, more than a year after debuting in New York City. Read More...
2019-07-17, 01:26

Claim seeks $45M for incapacitated woman who gave birth PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state. The precursor to a lawsuit says the woman allegedly was raped repeatedly before giving birth last December. The 54-page claim also s...
2019-05-23, 04:13

This District Collector Gave Up ACs In Office For Undernourished Children District Collector Swarochish Somavanshi said it was a spontaneous decision to get the air conditioners installed in all the four Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres (NRC) which come under his......
2019-06-07, 17:52

Charter just gave us another reminder of why everyone hates telecom giants If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement — way down in the fine print — that you’re essen...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do "Anything" for Paris Hilton: "She Literally Gave Me a Career" There is no schedule too demanding for Kim Kardashian! "God, I'm so tired," she huffs in this preview clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season,......
2019-08-19, 02:26

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-07, 15:26

Chris Paddack Gave The Marlins A Taste Of What They're Missing Back in June 2016, a much different Miami Marlins team beefed up their bullpen with a trade for 39-year-old journeyman reliever Fernando Rodney. Rodney would play out the rest of the season with the Fish, posting a 5.89 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP over 36.2 innings as Miami finished 15.5 games out of first ...
2019-07-18, 18:52

Correction: Lawyer Gave Inmate Cash story BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — In a story June 21, The Associated Press based on reporting by The Cincinnati Enquirer erroneously reported that Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor ordered a board overseeing attorney discipline to consider a harsher punishment for a lawyer caught giving her...
2019-06-23, 00:13

| Hamilton says British crowd gave him 'energy' for record win Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the "energy" to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas....
2019-07-14, 22:39

How Jarrett Culver’s family gave him an advantage on court Jarrett Culver is just hours away from completing his journey to the NBA, but his development started with a familial rivalry. Fresh from leading Texas Tech to the national championship game, Culver is one of the best two-way players in the draft, and could be a top-5 pick. The 20-year-old credits m...
2019-06-20, 10:26

How a Big U.S. Chip Maker Gave China the 'Keys to the Kingdom' Advanced Micro Devices revived its fortunes when it decided to help Chinese partners develop computer-chip technology. The deal sparked a prolonged battle with Washington over national security....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Jamie Oliver gave us our big break in the kitchen – and he’s still our hero Jobs are at risk as his restaurant chain collapses, but apprentices from the Fifteen project say they will always back their mentorWhen, in 2002, Jamie Oliver launched Fifteen, a not-for-profit restaurant designed to train up 15 disadvantaged, young, unemployed candidates into chefs, few expected it...
2019-05-26, 19:39

The Moon Missions Gave Us Way More Awesome Technology Than You Realize Fifty years ago, American astronauts walked the moon, completing an incredible mission that, if we’re honest, was extremely unlikely to happen as soon as it did. And it was all possible because of incredible innovations, some of which paved the way for new tech in transportation. Here are a few of t...
2019-07-19, 06:00

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
2019-05-21, 14:32

A Revenge-Seeking Woman Went Viral By Telling Men She Gave Them HIV Brandi Yakeima Lasiter wanted to punish the men of Americus, Georgia, who had allegedly wronged her. She set her plan into motion last week on a Facebook Live feed, claiming to be HIV-positive and......
2019-08-09, 10:52

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
2019-08-14, 19:39

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate rebuke from President Donald Trump....
2019-06-18, 19:00

Mitchell Robinson happily gave Zion Williamson his NBA welcome LAS VEGAS — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson only blocked two of Zion Williamson’s shots in the Earthquake Game on Friday at Thomas & Mack Center. But that’s probably because Williamson only got through nine minutes before he was shut down for the summer league with knee and back pain. Robinson didn’...
2019-07-08, 08:39

Love Island Night 2 Gave Us a New Favorite Couple Two nights in and much has already changed on Love Island. We're still just as invested as we were after one episode, but our attentions have shifted over to what might be......
2019-07-11, 06:13

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront of worker organizing in the tech industry, organi...
2019-05-21, 15:39

MTA worker recounts his run-in with the ‘subway saboteur’ An MTA subway driver described the heart-stopping moment an e-brake-happy, serial saboteur struck and brought his train to a grinding halt. “I was in between stations and I was operating the train, going at a good speed, all of a sudden the train just completely stops,” the driver told The Post in a...
2019-05-24, 00:52

Asgreen’s Tour in doubt after crash leaves bike snapped in half "Kasper Asgreen will continue to be monitored by Deceuninck-Quickstep’s medical staff after a crash during Stage 3 of the Tour de France left the rider’s bike snapped in half."...
2019-07-09, 01:13

Houston Texans' JJ Watt accidentally breaks boy's bike while riding it to practice Houston Texans star J.J. Watt participated in a Green Bay Packers tradition during the two teams’ joint-practice session Monday and rode a young fan’s bicycle to the field....
2019-08-06, 17:52

Sleeping for just four hours a night, woman wins 4,000km bike race Fiona Kolbinger, a 24-year-old cancer researcher from Germany, made history Tuesday after becoming the first woman to win one of cycling's most grueling races....
2019-08-06, 22:39

UPDATE 1-China's CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Peter Hickman could drop hybrid bike Isle of Man Senior TT plan Peter Hickman is now considering running his Superbike in the Isle of Man Senior TT, having previously said he would race the hybrid BMW he won the SBK race with...
2019-06-06, 21:26

Sunday's Best Deals: Bike Tools, Menswear, USB-C Chargers, Kindle Books, and More A big Kindle ebook sale, a bunch of menswear deals on Amazon, and travel-friendly bike repair tools lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-06-23, 17:39

Vinales slams Lorenzo for causing four-bike Barcelona MotoGP crash Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix, saying the Honda rider made a "rookie mistake" and that he was needlessly aggressive...
2019-06-16, 18:52

Miller 'won't accept' year-old Pramac bike for 2020 MotoGP deal Jack Miller says he "wouldn't accept" a year-old bike if he is to stay with the Pramac team next season, as Ducati's decision on its 2020 MotoGP line-up nears...
2019-06-13, 17:13

RPT-India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs - sources India's federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government's proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters....
2019-06-24, 10:00

Austria debates bike trailers for children after fatal road accident The debate on traffic safety broke out after two children died when a car hit the bike trailer they were riding in. The far-right is mulling a ban, while others say more limits are needed for cars — not for bicycles....
2019-08-08, 19:26

Armed thug robs food delivery man of e-bike in East Harlem A food delivery man was robbed of his e-bike at gunpoint in East Harlem, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old was dropping off food on Fifth Avenue, near 127th Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by an armed man, cops said. “Give me your shit,” the robber said, ac...
2019-06-16, 23:39

Cataldo wins Giro stage as Roglic crashes on borrowed bike Astana rider Dario Cataldo won Stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia on a nightmare day for race favorite Primoz Roglic        ...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Harley-Davidson is Working on a New Low-Cost Bike For Asian Markets: Report Harley-Davidson is in a period of massive upheaval right now, executing a plan to expand the brand beyond the company’s traditional image. The plan is to take the H-D brand into new markets, and expanding existing markets with a proposed influx of new products. The Milwaukee company announced last y...
2019-05-29, 04:00

Lyft halts San Francisco e-bike program after bicycles catch fire Decision to temporarily pull bikes comes nearly two months after ride sharing company launched its fleet in the cityLyft has put the brakes on its electric bike program in San Francisco, after the batteries on multiple vehicles caught fire.On Wednesday, a Twitter user posted an image of a bike in Sa...
2019-08-01, 03:26

Crutchlow “begged” Honda to let Nakagami test 2019 MotoGP bike Cal Crutchlow says he "begged" Honda to let LCR MotoGP team-mate Takaaki Nakagami test the current RC213V in Barcelona to "confirm" its turning deficiency...
2019-06-28, 21:13

Dutch take cycling to a new level, with world's biggest multistorey bike park In the Netherlands, where there are more bikes than people, serious money is being spent encouraging even more people to get on their bikesIn a nation with more bikes than people, finding a space to park can be a problem. The Dutch city of Utrecht is unveiling an answer at its railway station on Mon...
2019-08-19, 16:13

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs - sources India's federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government's proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters....
2019-06-22, 17:26

Froome back on a bike five weeks after horror crash, Brailsford confirms "Chris Froome is back on a bike and making “steady progress” following his horrific crash last month, Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford told Eurosport."...
2019-07-18, 13:52

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seeking an injunction that would prohibit SF from giving its rival......
2019-06-09, 05:13

Brad on a Bike - Wiggins chats to Van Avermaet and deals with the sweltering heat "Bradley Wiggins reviews an entertaining day at the Tour de France from the heart of the action. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player"...
2019-07-24, 20:26

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs: sources India's federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government's proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters....
2019-06-22, 19:13

J.J. Watt accidentally breaks young Packers fan's bike, promises to buy new one J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans participated in a longstanding Packers tradition, although Watt experienced a bit of a hiccup with a tiny bike.       ...
2019-08-06, 02:26

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leadership, more humanity and more support to countries ...
2019-06-10, 17:39

Enes Kanter Says The Blazers Gave Him Six Minutes To Consider Their Contract Offer Enes Kanter signed a two-year, $10 million deal with the Boston Celtics yesterday, bringing an end to his short but feel-good tenure as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter’s time in Portland may have gone on a little longer if the team hadn’t, according to Kanter, given him just a few min...
2019-07-02, 18:52

I started mentoring young people – and gave my own life a purpose I quit a job in marketing to edit a youth magazine. I loved helping to launch careers (and to send a lamb chop into space)Every morning, I would walk past my boss’s desk and see a mouse mat saying: “Keep calm, I’m in marketing.” For almost eight months, I’d stare at it, not really understanding what...
2019-06-10, 14:00

Matt Prior: Jaguar's country roads gave its XJ the edge Jaguar XJ’s driver engagement isn’t enough to save it Porsche's engineers spend a lot of time on the autobahn, Jaguar's on the A444 to Nuneaton. Guess whose sports saloons are more usable? It was interesting to drive the new Porsche Panamera GTS in the same week that Jaguar confirmed XJ productio...
2019-06-14, 03:39

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t going to quit until it gets this aqua-menace convi...
2019-07-03, 17:26

Enes Kanter says Blazers gave him six minutes to choose team Center Enes Kanter said the Portland Trail Blazers gave him six minutes to decide if he wanted to stay with the team or sign elsewhere in free agency....
2019-07-02, 18:26

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of friendship between the two nations died while in quarantine, the French newspaper Le Monde reported. “100 years ago, American soldiers fought in Fra...
2019-06-10, 18:13

Kathua Case: Sanji Ram Sweating In Winter Gave Him Away, Says Officer It was like looking for a needle in a haystack till an unusual sweat on Sanji Ram's face on a chilly January morning hinted he was hiding something, recalls RK Jalla - the chief investigator in the......
2019-06-11, 17:52

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-09, 16:13

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican government's help, the foreign ministry said....
2019-07-03, 07:39

A mother gave birth to other couples' babies because of an IVF mix-up, lawsuit claims A couple from New York is suing a fertility clinic after a woman gave birth to other couples' babies because of an IVF mixup, according to a federal lawsuit filed in US District Court....
2019-07-08, 20:52

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defense attorneys say, was simply being kind by providing two migrants with water, food and lodging when ...
2019-06-12, 04:13

Bangladesh Chase Gave Us Butterflies, Accepts Aaron Finch Mushfiqur Rahim played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 102 and was well supported by Mahmudullah (69) during the course of their chase against Australia in the World Cup 2019....
2019-06-21, 12:00

Democratic senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook Inc's chief to answer questions about his April 2018 congressional testimony in light of reports that Facebook captured audio from users and sent it to a vendor to be analyzed and transcribed....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval for a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The president told NBC News‘ “Meet the Press” t...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Trump says Kim wants to meet again and gave 'small apology' for missile tests President tweeted details of latest letter and said North Korean leader wanted to ‘start negotiations’ after military exercises endDonald Trump said Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un wants to meet once again to “start negotiations” after joint US-South Korea military exercises end.The presiden...
2019-08-11, 03:26

Boy with dairy allergy died after dad accidentally gave him chocolate containing milk An 11-year-old British boy with a dairy allergy died when his dad gave him a chocolate bar — unaware that it contained milk, a probe revealed this week. Thomas Pownall of Lancashire handed his son, Raffi, four chunks of chocolate from a Morrisons supermarket June 8, thinking the candy was part...
2019-07-23, 18:52

"Congress Ignored J&K, But We Gave It Power": Amit Shah In Rajya Sabha Union Home Minister Amit Shah today launched a scathing attack on the way subsequent Congress governments at the centre had "ignored" the people of Jammu and Kashmir since Independence, and claimed......
2019-07-01, 18:26

Verstappen: McLaren era gave Honda cautious F1 start with Red Bull Max Verstappen believes Honda was correct to be cautious with how hard it pushed its Formula 1 engines initially this year, after "all the negative stuff" it experienced with McLaren...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top department stores....
2019-08-14, 22:00

Dr. Leonard Bailey, Who Gave a Baby a Baboon’s Heart, Dies at 76 The case of Baby Fae, the recipient of Dr. Bailey’s experimental transplant in 1984, generated worldwide headlines — along with criticism, demonstrations and threats....
2019-05-23, 03:13

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix since 1992, deli...
2019-05-23, 18:13

For Drake So Loved the World That He Gave His Only Begotten Care Package Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment has evolved into a cultural cornerstone, but there was a time and place where the now-iconic imprint was dismissed as an ominous purgatory where promising careers went to die....
2019-08-04, 21:39

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
2019-06-04, 04:52

More Trump donors who also gave to Castro brothers say they're irked by Dem's tweet When U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro apparently tried to shame more than 40 prominent San Antonians for donating money to President Trump, he also seems to have alienated some individuals who gave to Castro and his twin brother as well....
2019-08-08, 15:52

For Drake So Loved the World That He Gave His Only Begotten 'Care Package' Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment has evolved into a cultural cornerstone, but there was a time and place where the now-iconic imprint was dismissed as an ominous purgatory where promising careers went to die....
2019-08-03, 17:00

Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn’t find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones. KOTA-TV reports Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, gave birth to the healthy triplets on Aug. 10. Giltz says th...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Epstein’s gal pal gave $1K to hospital that treated alleged sex slave: report Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell donated $1,000 to New York-Presbyterian Hospital after the two of them allegedly brought one of his accusers there for treatment following a sexual assault, according to a British news report. Maxwell also gave $350 to a New York City charity that ai...
2019-08-18, 22:26

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr extraordinarily broad latitude over the investigation...
2019-05-24, 15:39

The best advice celebrity graduation speakers gave the class of 2019 Leon Bennett/Getty Images Every year, colleges invite celebrities to deliver commencement speeches at their graduations. Oprah Winfrey told graduates that life isn't about a "big break," but about "taking one big life transforming step at a time." Viola Davis said that "You can either leave somethi...
2019-05-29, 00:26

A Missouri suspect was hiding from police. A loud fart gave him away Law enforcement officers in Missouri managed to find a suspect they were looking for after he farted and gave away his position.        ...
2019-07-10, 06:00

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.Read more......
2019-05-22, 03:39

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
2019-06-07, 17:52

Woman who gave birth to baby in toilet cleared of murder A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador who says she was raped and unwittingly gave birth to a stillborn son in a toilet has been cleared of murder during a retrial....
2019-08-20, 16:52

Why I gave away my Champions League final ticket to watch it with dad | Max Rushden I will be in Madrid on the morning of Spurs v Liverpool but will see the all-English European Cup final at home on my sofaOn Saturday I will wake up in Madrid. A few hours later when Spurs walk out to play Liverpool in the Champions League final in the Spanish capital, I will be in my living room wa...
2019-05-29, 21:26

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
2019-06-18, 03:26

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. According to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, investigators believe Todd Whittard, 52, stole items that belonged to the department during his e...
2019-06-18, 02:13

U.S. Worker Productivity Is Revised Downward Slightly The improvement in U.S. worker productivity was slightly less robust than initially estimated in the first quarter, though the year-over-year gain was still the best in nearly a decade....
2019-06-06, 15:13

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
2019-07-17, 13:13

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
2019-06-05, 22:52

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
2019-07-13, 03:00

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to two years in prison. Eliana Bauta, 36, admitted t...
2019-07-18, 04:00

Electra Attitude Cruiser: ‘A chilled-out bike to take the stress out of cycling’ | Martin Love What’s the rush? Recapture the pleasure of life on two wheels by taking it easy on an Electra dream rideElectra Attitude Cruiser EBC 93 3iPrice £699.95, electrabike.comFrame AluminiumGears Shimano NexusBrakes DiscTyres Schwalbe Fat FrankClose your eyes and picture a “cyclist”. Chances are the image ...
2019-05-26, 08:39

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 parking spaces. Manhattan Community Board 7 approved the city’s plan for a northbound protected bike lane by a vote of 27-7, with four abstention...
2019-07-03, 07:39

Puig refutes Ducati claims Honda built MotoGP bike only for Marquez Honda team boss Alberto Puig has hit out at comments made by Ducati which suggested the Japanese marque has only built its MotoGP challenger for Marc Marquez...
2019-07-11, 00:52

Lance Armstrong says he 'blew the f-----' doors off Mike Pence' on bike path in Massachusetts Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong bragged online about passing Vice President Mike Pence on a bike path in Massachusetts on Saturday — quickly drawing criticism for what he described as a joke....
2019-08-11, 19:26

‘Velo Barber’ gives fashionable cuts to New York’s elite from his Citi Bike salon Julien Howard’s barbershop is wherever you need it to be. A recent summer afternoon found him in lower Manhattan at the corner of Lafayette and Howard streets trimming one customer’s hair from the seat of a parked Citi Bike. He used the bike basket next to him as a makeshift counter. For more than a...
2019-08-11, 09:52

UPDATE 2-Harley-Davidson strikes deal to build smaller bike in China Harley-Davidson Inc will partner with China's Qianjiang Motorcycle Co to build a new smaller motorcycle than its trademark "big hogs", making good on promises to move more production outside the United States that have angered President Donald Trump....
2019-06-19, 16:26

Cannondale Habit NEO preview: ‘The bike for fast and flowing trails’ | Martin Love One of Cannondale’s most popular trail bikes has now been fitted with a new electric motor to add to its thrillsCannondale Habit NEOPrice £3,999, cannondale.comFrame BallisTec carbonSuspension RockShoxGear set SRAM SX Eagle 12-speedMotor Bosch CX 250WThe Habit is Cannondale’s most popular trail bike...
2019-08-11, 14:39

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Truck drivers, mourners clash at bike victim Devra Freelander’s vigil Two truck drivers from the company involved in the death of a 28-year-old Brooklyn cyclist got into a shouting match with mourners at the site of the crash Wednesday. Bike advocates and elected officials had just wrapped up an East Williamsburg vigil for artist Devra Freelander, who was struck and k...
2019-07-03, 20:13

Pervert faked bike accident to grope woman, later snuck into her apartment: cops A stranger groped a Queens woman after pretending to be in a bike accident — then showed up hours later inside her apartment, where she awoke to find him standing over her bed, police said Thursday. The man first approached the 26-year old around 2:50 a.m. Saturday in the area of 24th Street a...
2019-08-01, 22:52

Crutchlow: People can't grasp Marquez's hard Honda MotoGP bike ride Cal Crutchlow says people cannot how hard fellow Honda rider Marc Marquez is riding to extract the most from his bike in pursuit of his sixth MotoGP title...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Google Maps now shows bike-sharing docks with real-time updates Google Maps now shows the location of bike-sharing docks, and whether there are any bikes there for you to grab and ride right now.If you've already hired a bike, the app will also tell you whether there's a space in the dock for you to leave it.In December, Google introduced an option to ...
2019-07-17, 14:39

Liv Tyler helps charity bike ride raise £400k for The Felix Project Liv Tyler and Poppy Delevingne were among donors who helped raise more than £400,000 for food surplus charity The Felix Project through a 300-mile cycle ride....
2019-07-04, 17:26

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, though. These were protests from some of the thousa...
2019-06-04, 13:26

CCTV shows thief in Deliveroo kit picking lock of £1.3k bike before calmly riding off A thief dressed as a Deliveroo rider was caught on CCTV stealing a £1,300 bike in broad daylight outside Sol Campbell and his wife Fiona's interior design studio in Westminster....
2019-05-22, 12:13

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying downhill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big crash sent cyclists flying down the hill....
2019-07-02, 19:13

New Zealand woman stops to capture loose goat, loses her bike to theft A New Zealand woman who stopped on her way home to chase a loose goat running through the Auckland city streets said someone stole her bike during the animal rescue....
2019-06-07, 22:13

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
2019-07-17, 17:00

City moving forward with protected bike lane in Brooklyn after cyclist deaths The city announced Tuesday it will finally move forward with a stalled plan to build a protected bike lane along Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue — after two cyclists were fatally hit by vehicles nearby this year. The city had been planning a pedaling path stretching four miles from Atlantic Ave...
2019-08-07, 10:26

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Lynn Kotler rapped the residents of 25 Centr...
2019-07-31, 23:52

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Vikram Sarabhai Gave New Direction To Space, Nuclear Programmes: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to space pioneer and ISRO founder Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and said his vision helped India become a major science and technology player......
2019-08-12, 19:13

Agreement which gave bonuses to workers impacted by Phoenix pay system expires The incentives included a payment of $4,000 to compensation advisers, the pay-centre employees tasked to stabilize Phoenix, as well as double-time compensation for overtime....
2019-07-04, 16:00

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a social video app popular with teens.Read more......
2019-06-13, 00:39

Grindr's owner gave staff access to sensitive user data When the US pushed Grindr's owner to sell the app over national security concerns, it made only vague allusions to what might have prompted the decision. Now, however, the situation is clearer. Reuters sources have claimed that Beijing Kunlun trigg......
2019-05-26, 22:13

Toronto Gave Vlad Guerrero Jr. A Big Ovation After Grounding Into A Double Play The Yankees beat the Blue Jays 1-0 on Sunday afternoon, with Bombers closer Aroldis Chapman completing the epic task of taking down Toronto’s highly touted youngsters for the final outs and the save. After Masahiro Tanaka allowed a leadoff single to Brandon Drury, Chapman came on to face three famou...
2019-08-13, 02:00

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
2019-05-21, 19:26

Philippe Zdar: a studio master who gave pop a peerless joie de vivre The French producer has died after a freak accident – but leaves a legacy as a bon viveur who sprinkled everyone from Phoenix to Kanye West with his magicNews: Cassius’s Philippe Zdar dies in fall from Paris buildingPhilippe Zdar knew about the beauty of chance moments. On his first day as a tea boy...
2019-06-20, 18:00

True Grit at 50: the throwback western that gave John Wayne his only Oscar Released in the same year as The Wild Bunch and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Henry Hathaway’s western was defiantly old-fashioned in comparisonThe year 1969 was a true inflection point for the American western, a once-dominant genre that had become a casualty of the culture, particularly when...
2019-06-11, 12:13

Deadspin Play In Game 5, Coward, God Gave You Two Calves For A Reason | The Root Help! Deadspin Play In Game 5, Coward, God Gave You Two Calves For A Reason | The Root Help! Trump Spoke to CNBC and I Don’t Understand Anything He Just Said | The Muse Black Mirror’s Miley Cyrus Episode Is a Sly Critique of Empowerment Feminism | Splinter Republicans Desperately Trying to Make ‘History’ ...
2019-06-11, 03:00

Onboard gave 'distorted' view of Bottas/Leclerc clash - FIA's Masi Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says onboard footage of Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc's first lap clash in Hungary offered a 'distorted' view of who was to blame...
2019-08-05, 13:26

The Same Publisher That Tried to Publish O.J. Simpson Gave Mark Halperin Another Book Deal The same publisher who attempted to published O.J. Simpson’s If I Did It has a new client: Mark Halperin. Halperin’s book is called “How to Beat Trump: America’s Top Political Strategists on What It Will Take” and is set to be released in November, according to Politico....
2019-08-19, 03:39

Ivanka Trump gave her daughter a puppy named Winter for her 8th birthday Michele Sandberg/ Getty Ivanka Trump got her daughter, Arabella, a dog for her eighth birthday, and they named it Winter. Some commenters on Instagram debated about the dog's breed, while others brought up border politics. Donald Trump broke with tradition in 2017 when he became one of the only pr...
2019-07-22, 01:13

El Paso Walmart shooting victim ‘gave her life’ shielding son: sister The 25-year-old's baby was not hit -- but was still lucky to survive after getting crushed as his mother fell after getting shot dead, leaving him with broken bones....
2019-08-04, 17:52

Rating Agencies Knew Of Stress At IL&FS, But Gave Good Ratings: Audit Dewan Housing Finance, another top firm in the sector, last week warned its financial situation was dire, raising more worries about the sector's health and signalling the crisis was far from over....
2019-07-20, 17:39

FAMU Alum Karamo Brown Just Gave the HBCU a Queer Eye Makeover “More than a makeover” is the tagline of Queer Eye, Netflix’s hit reboot featuring the talents of the “Fab Five” experts in fashion, beauty, interior design, food and culture who revitalize the lives of their subjects, with often tearjerking results. If you’re anything like me, you binge-watch each ...
2019-07-25, 02:52

Enes Kanter: Trail Blazers gave me 6 minutes to decide future Turns out, Enes Kanter had a pretty solid reason to leave Portland. The former Knicks center reportedly inked a two-year, $10 million deal with the Celtics on Monday afternoon despite playing well in Portland and seemingly liking it there. “I was considering signing with (the) blazers, but the...
2019-07-02, 03:13

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took part in the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox. The couple left month-old son Archie home as Meghan made one ...
2019-06-30, 06:00

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
2019-06-22, 14:52

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
2019-07-12, 13:13

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini Allison, triggered an internal investigation, two...
2019-08-13, 15:39

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had ever considered leaving the UK behind and continu...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's looking forward to clearing his name....
2019-08-20, 23:26

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanting ''Jai Shri Ram''. Trinamool termed the......
2019-07-06, 22:52

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an annual festival in Zamora, Spain, after being released by a “torilero,” the name fo...
2019-06-17, 17:52

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
2019-07-16, 09:13

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames coming out of a manhole. Arizona Public Service Co....
2019-07-01, 21:26

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arrested Monday and has since been released from jail...
2019-06-06, 12:13

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
2019-08-13, 02:00

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during an argument with a group of people gathered outside of Dyckman Kwik Stop in Inwood about 8 p.m., police said. Before the ...
2019-06-20, 13:39

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
2019-08-08, 08:13

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
2019-06-18, 20:52

Man attacked worker over sawdust left on Porsche: cops A Connecticut hothead caused quite a dust-up when he discovered sawdust on his prized Porsche, police said. When Francisco Hidalgo, 35, of Norwalk, went to move his ride on Tuesday, he discovered it was covered in sawdust, authorities said. But instead of simply cleaning off the 2006 sports car, Hid...
2019-05-30, 22:39

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
2019-05-29, 10:13

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be part of an organ-harvesting team. The prisoner was brought in, tied hand and foot, but very much alive. The army doctor in charge sliced him open from ...
2019-06-01, 17:39

Saudi princess tried in absentia over alleged attack on worker Princess Hassa accused of getting bodyguard to beat man for taking photo in Paris homeThe sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia is going on trial in absentia in Paris accused of conspiring to kidnap and beat a worker who was refurbishing her luxury apartment in Paris.Hassa bint Salman’s French ...
2019-07-09, 17:26

Hummingbird x Paul Smith preview: ‘A folding bike that’s earned its stripes’ | Martin Love The world’s lightest folding bike gets the PS treatmentHummingbird x Paul SmithPrice £3,995, hummingbirdbike.comFrame carbonWeight 6.9kgGears single speedSocks, ties, shirts, wallets, watches, furniture, crockery, bedlinen, beach towels, loo seats… There are few things Paul Smith has not put stripes...
2019-06-02, 07:26

Crutchlow: Team-mate Nakagami hasn't earned works Honda MotoGP bike Cal Crutchlow says LCR Honda MotoGP team-mate Takaaki Nakagami "doesn't deserve" machine parity with the other factory HRC riders next season as his results this year do not justify it...
2019-08-02, 19:52

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
2019-07-12, 22:26

Polarity Smart Bikes Teases Electric Bike Range Ahead Of Unveil This Month Pune-based start-up Polarity Smart Bikes has released teasers for its range of upcoming electric bikes for the Indian market. The company will be unveiling six electric smart bikes later this month,......
2019-08-07, 14:39

‘I’m Back to Riding My Own Bike.’ Higher Prices Threaten Silicon Valley’s Mobility Revolution When JUMP’s bright red bikes started appearing on the streets of San Francisco last year, Ian Chesal was relieved. His lengthy commute, from the hills of Oakland to his tech company’s San Francisco office, involved driving to the subway, sitting for 40 minutes, and then walking a mile to...
2019-08-09, 20:13

Cyclist Miguel Angel Lopez slaps fan who knocked him off his bike during Giro d'Italia Cyclist Miguel Angel Lopez apologized for slapping a fan who knocked him off his bike Saturday during the penultimate stage of the Giro d'Italia. Lopez finished 18th in the stage.        ...
2019-06-02, 08:52

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
2019-06-23, 18:52

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
2019-06-05, 01:00

'That could have been me': 13-year-old on Guatemalan teen refugee who died in US custody We can debate asylum laws, but not whether to treat sick kids or separate families. We have to really take of refugees under under US government care.        ...
2019-05-24, 12:13

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees ...
2019-05-21, 16:39

A woman who carried her twin sister's babies gave birth to her two healthy twins An Oregon woman was told she couldn't give birth herself, so her twin sister offered to be her surrogate. Months later, the sister gave birth to two babies -- twins....
2019-06-22, 12:26

Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Spe Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Speech We All Wrote in Our Heads Every Shitty Day of High School | Splinter If Uber Wants It, It’s Bad | The Glow Up ‘None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble’: Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the…...
2019-06-14, 19:01

Which novelist gave a eulogy at Benny Hill’s memorial service? The Weekend quiz From Mumblecore to The Quatermass Experiment, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What “extinct” fish was caught off South Africa in 1938?2 Who is the “first selfie-made billionaire”?3 What comprised John Knox’s “monstrous regiment”?4 What marker days fell in the middle of a Roman month?5 Whi...
2019-06-29, 10:26

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he was executed on Thursday night. ...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’s view of once larger-than-life characters. “Proba...
2019-06-16, 17:52

Fact check: Trump told the troops he gave them their first raise in years. He didn't. During a speech to US troops at the Osan Air Base in South Korea on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he had given them their first pay increase in almost a decade....
2019-07-02, 19:26

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
2019-06-14, 07:00

YouTuber Gave Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreo Cookie, Gets Jail Term A Spanish YouTube star, who gave a homeless man an Oreo cookie filled with toothpaste, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. He also owes $22,300 to his victim, The New York Times has reported....
2019-06-03, 10:52

Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as US flight regulator orders aircraft to avoid airspace near drone missile hitDonald Trump reportedly gave initial approval for the military to launch strikes on Iran in retaliation for Tehran shooting down a US drone, before pulling back a...
2019-06-21, 06:13

A giant manufacturer just gave a glimpse into this earnings season as it tanks on tariff costs For those who don't see China trade war hurting the U.S., a $17 billion industrial distributor sounds alarms on tariff costs and related inflation....
2019-07-11, 15:52

Meghan McCain: Cyrus Vance, others should 'rot in jail' if they gave Epstein special treatment "View" host Meghan McCain argued on Wednesday that Cyrus Vance, a former district attorney for New York, should face stiff penalties if he somehow allowed Jeffrey Epstein to continue victimizing young girls. ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04, 10:39

Brittney Sykes Gave A 9-Year-Old Fan Her Shoes And The Girl Could Not Physically Handle Being So Happy Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes led her team with 15 points in a home loss to the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night. Afterward, Sykes presented her autographed, game-used sneakers to a certain superfan....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Karnataka Speaker Gave Legislators Time Till Tomorrow: Congress Leader Congress leader and Minister DK Shivakumar said today that Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has served notice to rebel lawmakers, giving them time till 11 am tomorrow to come and attend the proceedings of the......
2019-07-22, 22:52

Incapacitated woman who gave birth was raped repeatedly, lawyers allege in $45M claim Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Virginia Beach gunman gave resignation before shooting, was in ‘good standing,’ authorities say The Virginia Beach shooter who killed 12 people and wounded several others in a municipal complex on Friday had submitted his resignation earlier that morning, officials said Sunday....
2019-06-02, 19:52

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
2019-05-29, 23:13

Former campground worker charged after holding gun during confrontation with black couple A white former campground worker has been charged after she holding a gun while confronting an African American, according to media reports.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:00

Shop worker's body found behind freezer 10 years after disappearance Ten years after going missing, a supermarket worker has been found dead in a gap behind a freezer in the store - where he is thought to have taken a break....
2019-07-24, 04:00

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
2019-08-09, 04:52

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree murder. Bond was set at $250,000. Investigators beli...
2019-06-23, 19:39

BJP Worker Shot Dead In West Bengal's Nadia, Says Police A 23-year-old BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Saturday. The incident happened at Chakdaha town around 10 pm last night, a police officer said....
2019-05-25, 15:13

"Not Elected To Clean Toilets": Pragya Thakur On BJP Worker's Complaint Pragya Singh Thakur, a first-time BJP parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh, has told party workers that she "wasn't elected to get drains and toilets cleaned", a statement that many saw as arrogant and......
2019-07-22, 10:01

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
2019-07-21, 22:52

Man slugs MTA worker in random attack inside Harlem station Shocking video released by police shows the moment an irate straphanger slugged an MTA worker in an unprovoked attack in Harlem. The man was acting erratically as he slipped past the red tape stretched across the turnstiles inside the 2/3 train station at 145th Street around 3:30 a.m. Saturday and b...
2019-06-17, 15:39

Woman threw hot coffee on McDonald’s worker during fight: cops A Baltimore woman threw a hot cup of coffee on a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker Thursday morning after the employee asked her to take her feet off the restaurant furniture, police said. Christine George, 69, was sitting inside the McDonald’s at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue...
2019-05-23, 17:52

Amethi BJP Worker, Who Campaigned For Smriti Irani, Shot Dead A former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was shot dead on Saturday night....
2019-05-26, 08:13

Worker confidence in finding a new job has hit a six-year high, but it might be a 'turning point' A recent Fedsurvey showed that workers' confidence for finding a new job was the highest since the central bank started keeping track in June 2013....
2019-06-17, 22:13

Wife held against her will rescued after handing note to Domino’s worker A New Mexico woman being held against her will by her husband was rescued after she handed a note detailing her dire situation to a Domino’s Pizza worker, according to a report. The woman delivered the message at a Domino’s Pizza shop in Anthony, Texas on Monday night when her captor husband allowed...
2019-07-25, 07:01

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
2019-06-27, 21:52

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliveries in a residential area of Shreveport, around ...
2019-06-23, 06:13

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
2019-06-23, 04:13

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva police....
2019-08-11, 17:52

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressure management to cease the sale of firearms. Now, ...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Pissed-off worker urinates on Birds Eye’s pea production line in England A worker at a frozen foods plant in Britain apparently gave the ultimate “piss-off” to his employer. A video that appears to show a stream of urine washing over peas on a production line with the caption “Boycot birdseye peas” [sic] sparked an investigation at the plant in Hu...
2019-08-10, 19:13

Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save choking boy One Chick-fil-A employee in Georgia said he’s feeling like a “hero” after leaping through a drive-thru window to save a young boy from choking. On Wednesday, Logan Simmons was working the drive-thru of the chicken-centric chain’s Stonebridge Village location in Flowery Branch when he heard a woman i...
2019-06-28, 20:00

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Arizona postal worker says mail trucks get hot enough to cook steak I only lived in Phoenix for two years, but that was long enough to know I couldn’t stand the heat, and I needed to get out of the kitchen. Oh, it’s a dry heat you say? Forgive me for ignoring the dew point when it’s 110 degrees at 2 in the morning and asphalt parking lots are liquifying into quicksa...
2019-08-07, 17:52

Arizona DPS trooper arrested for allegedly threatening to kill co-worker PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another employee of the agency. DPS officials say Edward Swan made the threat in front of his supervisor during a meeting last Friday. The 48-year-old Swan was taken into...
2019-08-01, 01:39

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard-Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard-Rogers, 31, found out his father was the aristocrat Charles Rogers after his ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
2019-06-11, 19:52

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer....
2019-05-21, 20:26

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez was taken into custody without incident early Tues...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Chinese worker killed in clashes at Bangladesh power plant Clashes erupted between Bangladeshi and Chinese construction workers at a Chinese-funded power station in southern Bangladesh on Wednesday in which a Chinese worker was killed, the manager said....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Stadium worker attacked on way home among four dead in just 48 hours in London A young man on his way home from work is believed to have been gunned down in a park last night, making him the fourth person to be murdered in a weekend of bloodshed....
2019-07-08, 18:26

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Shortly Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Mumbai shortly in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS......
2019-07-04, 09:52

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
2019-06-14, 17:13

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
2019-07-05, 21:26

Homeless man arrested in disturbing machete attack on deli worker A homeless man was picked up hours after allegedly hacking at a helpless deli worker with a machete in Hells Kitchen, police said Sunday. Rigoberto Reyes, 57, was arrested just after 2 p.m. Saturday on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tressing passing, according to po...
2019-06-09, 20:52

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
2019-05-22, 18:00

Police: Worker finds suspected fentanyl in ice cream freezer SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Routine maintenance on a South Carolina convenience store’s ice cream freezer reportedly turned up a hidden stash of what authorities believe is the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Authorities say a maintenance worker found aluminum foil pieces containing an “u...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
2019-07-16, 20:26

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
2019-08-16, 15:39

DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Ex-‘Lion King’ puppet worker plans to sue city over 3-D gun bust The Brooklyn resident says he told cops that the gun he was making would be “completely non-functioning,” and a detective acknowledged it was merely “a prop of a firearm."...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Tale of the Handmaid’s knee: naked men, a wobbly bike and an accident in Berlin | Brigid Delaney's diary After escaping a cycling accident in the German capital with only a throbbing knee, I thought I had – for once – averted catastrophe Ah Berlin! Such a great city for cycling. It was a sunny day in June and two friends and I had rented some of those disposable orange bikes via an app.We sailed throug...
2019-08-01, 21:52

Massachusetts man accidentally sold wife’s bike – given to her by Holocaust-surviving father – during yard sale: reports A Massachusetts man mistakenly sold a vintage bike that was gifted to his wife by her Holocaust-surviving father more than 45 years ago and is now desperate to get it back, according to reports....
2019-07-08, 10:52

Lawyers for ‘bike path terrorist’ Sayfullo Saipov demand release of wire-tapped calls Lawyers for accused “bike path terrorist” Sayfullo Saipov want prosecutors to reveal intercepted calls between their client and other ISIS supporters. The attorneys argue that their client — who faces the death penalty for the Halloween 2017 terror attack which left eight dead — has a ri...
2019-08-12, 18:52

Incapacitated woman in Arizona who gave birth was repeatedly raped, may have been pregnant before, family claims _____ An incapacitated female patient in Arizona who gave birth although no one at her long-term care center realized she was pregnant was “violently and repeatedly raped” and may have been impregnated before, the family claims in court documents In a $45 million notice of claim — the fi...
2019-05-25, 22:13

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
2019-05-24, 05:52

Is Capitalism or Communism Better for Women? How the Kitchen Debate Gave a New Meaning to the Cold War ‘Home Front’ The Cold War wasn’t just fought in the White House and the Kremlin. In American and Soviet homes, the capitalism-communism divide was a topic of conversation at many a kitchen table — and, most famously, in one model kitchen. On July 24, 1959 — 60 years ago Wednesday — U.S. V...
2019-07-24, 20:26

The Parenting Advice Jay-Z Gave Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at The Lion King Premiere It's been two months since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison, into the world. On Sunday, Jay Z gave the new mom and dad a bit of parenting......
2019-07-15, 18:39

Too many men think teenage girls are fair game. That gave Jeffrey Epstein cover | Moira Donegan Epstein is an extreme example of how heterosexual pedophilia is both normalized and often cast as aspirational: the reward for male successJeffrey Epstein may well take a lot of powerful men down with him. A new indictment on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges against the hedge fund financier th...
2019-07-10, 19:00