REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott

• Sports minister Nigel Adams suggests separate shooting event• India unhappy after shooting not chosen as one of the 19 sportsThe government has intervened in an attempt to stop India boycotting the ...

Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott

Source: theguardian.com

India May Consider Pulling Out Of 2022 Commonwealth Games, Says IOA The Commonwealth Games Federation on Thursday left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting while recommending the inclusion of three new sports....
2019-06-22, 02:26

India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia • Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has asked India’s MS Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, prompting New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the cou...
2019-06-07, 18:52

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little room for error" to build facilities in time....
2019-06-11, 17:26

Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row The British government is seeking to reach a compromise with India over the South Asian country's threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022....
2019-08-14, 08:00

"No Space" For Shooting, Says CWG Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games....
2019-08-13, 13:39

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
2019-08-06, 20:13

Budget 2019: Government Announces Steps To Revive Shadow Banks In her first Budget speech, Ms Sitharaman said, "For purchase of high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to a total of 1 lakh crore during the current financial year, government......
2019-07-05, 14:39

Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago....
2019-05-26, 21:13

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely in coming weeks as it tries to resolve the conflict...
2019-06-06, 02:39

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political existence. Prior to colonisation our people were org...
2019-05-22, 15:26

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain in Caracas to monitor the human rights situation. ...
2019-06-22, 18:00

Rahul Gandhi Steps Down as Head of India's Congress Party Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi resigned as the head of the Congress Party, taking responsibility for its embarrassing loss to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalist party....
2019-07-03, 19:13

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislative amendment seeking additional steps to implement......
2019-07-11, 10:26

India's Modi to avoid Pakistan airspace despite getting permission Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will avoid flying over Pakistan during an official trip to central Asia on Thursday, the foreign ministry said, even though Pakistan has granted overflight access....
2019-06-12, 15:13

Senior Chinese diplomat urges India and Pakistan to avoid unilateral actions China is gravely concerned about situation in Kashmir, senior diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday, following a meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Foreign Ministry said....
2019-08-10, 01:39

Commonwealth Cup hopeful Lady Kaya dies after sustaining broken leg • Runner-up in 1,000 Guineas was second favourite for Ascot race• Trainer Sheila Lavery ‘absolutely heartbroken’Her voice shaking with emotion, Sheila Lavery broke the terrible news that her star filly, Lady Kaya, had broken a leg on the gallops on Tuesday morning. It was to have been the final piec...
2019-06-11, 18:01

Unrivaled: India now 7-0 in World Cup games against Pakistan MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For such an intense rivalry, it’s still a lopsided contest when India and Pakistan meet at the Cricket World Cup. India extended its record to 7-0 against Pakistan at World Cups with an 89-run victory in a rain-interrupted encounter Sunday that likely will remain the...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Sacred Games 2 Now Streaming on Netflix in India Sacred Games season 2 is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the globe. Sacred Games 2 has a total of eight episodes, which pick up with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) right where we left off....
2019-08-14, 22:00

Chappell Steps Down, Rains Steps in as New Great Crossings Football Coach GEORGETOWN, Ky. – The inaugural season for Great Crossing High School athletics will kick off on August 23, 2019 with the Battle of the Birds when GCHS and SCHS face off for the first time.  Coach Jason Chappell, selected to lead the Warhawks in January, has spent months hiring qualified staff...
2019-05-22, 22:13

Government Shelves Sale Of Air India For Now The aviation sector is facing turmoil with one of its biggest private carriers, Jet Airways, facing bankruptcy, while passenger growth in the market overall has slowed....
2019-06-27, 18:39

No Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India, Government Says Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified....
2019-07-20, 13:39

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
2019-06-17, 04:39

Government Clarifies Still Planning To Sell Air India Government failed last year in its attempt to sell a 76 per centstake in loss-making Air India due to a lack of interest from bidders, but said it would return with an alternative proposal soon....
2019-06-28, 12:39

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a clear rationale behind it, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
2019-08-05, 18:39

India have ‘two games’ to focus on, says confident Virat Kohli before semi-final • Kohli appears to be planning for final before New Zealand semi• ‘Now we can focus totally on the remaining two games we have’New Zealand are embracing their underdog status leading up to the World Cup semi-final against an India team whose captain, Virat Kohli, gave off the air of a man already pl...
2019-07-08, 23:39

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Minister Ami...
2019-08-05, 19:52

India says Deloitte misreading law in challenging government's call for ban India has told a tribunal the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is misreading a key federal law as the firm seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, according to legal documents reviewed by Reuters on Sunday....
2019-07-14, 15:39

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "immediately" because of new intelligence about terror......
2019-08-03, 18:52

Asian Games: India's Mixed Team Relay Silver To Be Upgraded To Gold India's 4x400m mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and M R Poovamma had won the silver at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year....
2019-07-20, 13:39

Modi Government Changed India, Brought ''Achhe Din'': JP Nadda BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years....
2019-07-21, 16:26

| WATCH: India's Modi sworn in ahead of unveiling new government India's prime minister Narendra Modi has launched his historic second term at a solemn ceremony in front of cheering supporters, as he prepared to unveil a drastically revamped Hindu nationalist government....
2019-05-30, 18:26

Government To Revive Plan To Sell Air India After Last Attempt Flopped Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000 crore taxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet started to......
2019-07-05, 21:13

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
2019-07-03, 21:26

Exclusive: India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says government think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
2019-05-31, 12:39

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend of protests in the territory.At least two dozen pe...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Walmart told US government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties....
2019-07-12, 15:52

India's 'regressive' e-commerce rules could hurt trade ties, Walmart tells US government Walmart told the U.S.government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed....
2019-07-12, 12:39

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed....
2019-07-11, 17:39

Nintendo Switch E3 games news: Are more Xbox Games coming to Switch via Xbox Games Pass? It looks like Microsoft is hinting that Nintendo could be a big part of its E3 plans this year - was Cuphead just the start of the partnership between the two companies?...
2019-06-09, 22:13

Borderlands 3, other games temporarily removed from Epic Games Store sale [Updated] Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" [Update, May 18, 12:03pm ET: Ars received the following response via a representative of publisher 2K Games: "We are working closely with Epic and have tempor...
2019-05-21, 15:13

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
2019-06-09, 16:52

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
2019-07-06, 14:39

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'        ...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Limited Run Games shows the Vita some love as it revives 14 games It's not unusual for games developers to use E3 to announce upcoming titles, but it is pretty leftfield for a studio to reveal plans to launch 50 -- FIFTY -- forthcoming releases. But that's exactly what Limited Run Games has done. At its press confe......
2019-06-11, 19:13

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the world, but a well-crafted solo experience has the u...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
2019-05-28, 19:52

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
2019-06-22, 00:39

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
2019-07-23, 08:39

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship. ESPN released a schedule for 35 bowl games to appear on its networks in December and January...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Games are getting harder to run: are PC games still held back by consoles? Its no secret that many video games are made primarily for mainstream consoles, like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. It only makes sense, too - consoles have by far the widest install base, so making your game work best for most people is  an easy choice. However, as we're entering into t...
2019-08-03, 15:52

Sony CEO: The PS5 will prioritize AAA games over indie games Indie games may take a bit of a backseat on the PlayStation 5 at launch as Sony has recently stated that the company will invest in marketing for bigger AAA games, new features like 8K and focus on ‘serious gamers’.The comments were reportedly made by Sony Chief Executive Officer Kenic...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of these games ended up on Valve’s latest monthly list of top games....
2019-08-21, 02:26

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong police on social media. Here’s what to know ab...
2019-08-17, 03:13

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home that didn't need a powerful PC to get it up-and-running.That's changed now with the launc...
2019-06-21, 16:13

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
2019-07-13, 18:26

Trump Suggests Boycott of AT&T Over CNN Coverage President Trump suggested customers stop using AT&T Inc.’s services to force its CNN unit to cover him more favorably, renewing his attacks on the cable news network in a pair of tweets....
2019-06-03, 18:39

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. If you’re an Xbox O...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
2019-06-03, 23:00

AT&T stock rises after Trump suggests a boycott President Trump's years-long effort to punish CNN for its news coverage took a new, yet wholly unsurprising turn on Monday when he suggested a boycott of CNN's parent company AT&T....
2019-06-04, 09:39

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday immediately after he arrived in London for a pomp-filled state visit to Britain to complain about CNN...
2019-06-04, 06:01

Israel welcomes US vote against boycott movement Israel has welcomed a U.S. congressional resolution opposing the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel, while Palestinians say the decision is a blow to human rights and free speech...
2019-07-24, 14:39

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
2019-06-23, 22:52

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
2019-07-18, 19:00

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
2019-06-04, 08:39

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
2019-07-24, 04:39

Miriam Margolyes joins Mark Rylance's RSC boycott over BP Fellow actor backs stance on oil firm, and Greta Thunberg hails Rylance as role modelThe row over fossil fuel sponsorship of the arts continued to escalate as actor Miriam Margolyes joined Mark Rylance in his protest against BP’s sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company.Rylance told the Guardian...
2019-06-28, 04:13

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preventing him from sending an important tweet? No, the ...
2019-06-04, 05:39

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen as the latest step by Beijing to up pressure on the self-ruled island....
2019-08-07, 21:52

Tom Cotton urges Huawei boycott after Mnuchin report Sen. Tom Cotton urged U.S. companies to shun Huawei, the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives, after a report that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was encouraging the opposite.The Arkansas Republican launched his rebuttal to Mnuchin in response to a report from The Wall Street Journal that M...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay The top female hockey players in Sweden refused to attend training camp Thursday or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland, the latest such move by a women's national team to get better compensation....
2019-08-16, 12:52

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York State into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park Jogger in 1989, has social media demanding book retailers such as...
2019-06-03, 20:26

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
2019-07-31, 20:52

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
2019-07-24, 09:13

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
2019-07-22, 22:52

Xbox Project Scarlett games: all the games confirmed and expected on the next Xbox Microsoft officially announced Xbox Project Scarlett during its E3 2019 keynote conference. It's real, and it's coming.Faster and capable of more advanced graphics than its predecessors, the next-generation hardware promises to be the most powerful games console (or perhaps consoles) ...
2019-07-23, 21:39

Netflix and Disney threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion rights Firms refused to comment on filming in Northern Ireland where laws are stricterNetflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue to make shows in Northern Ireland, where women fa...
2019-05-31, 10:26

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controversial bill for further scrutiny....
2019-07-24, 14:26

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
2019-08-14, 11:39

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
2019-07-05, 09:13

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and three other nations began boycotting it nearly two ye...
2019-05-27, 08:39

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
2019-06-06, 00:39

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Senate President Peter Courtney announced a lack of quorum Sunday. Republicans fled the Capitol last we...
2019-06-23, 21:13

Montenegro fire Serbian coach over Kosovo qualifier boycott "Montenegro have fired their Serbian coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he pulled out of Friday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo, the country\u0027s football association (FSCG) said on Saturday."...
2019-06-08, 11:52

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
2019-07-18, 20:26

Equinox and SoulCycle face boycott over investor's Trump fundraiser SoulCycle says it does not support fundraiser by Stephen Ross, chair of company that owns EquinoxCustomers of the fitness companies Equinox and SoulCycle are calling for a boycott of the trendy brands after news that a high-profile billionaire investor will be hosting a fundraising event for Donald ...
2019-08-08, 05:00

How Qatar's Cows Show Growing Resistance To Saudi-Led Boycott Three times a day, the Holstein cows on this dairy farm north of Doha placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes....
2019-07-22, 07:26

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
2019-07-24, 03:39

Rajasthan Assembly Gives Live Coverage On YouTube After Media Boycott As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them, the officials broadcast the proceedings live on......
2019-06-29, 06:39

Black leaders boycott Trump visit over 'racist, xenophobic rhetoric' Senior Democrats in Virginia stay away from commemorationPresident says boycotters acting ‘against their own people’Donald Trump on Tuesday waded further into the race row he sparked with a weekend attack on a senior black congressman and the city of Baltimore, as black leaders boycotted an event th...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest against its labor practices and its involvement with ...
2019-07-15, 07:26

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017...
2019-05-29, 19:00

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
2019-06-21, 20:52

Born of a Boycott, a Women’s Ultimate Frisbee League Charts Its Own Path Frustrated by a perceived lack of equality in a male-dominated professional league, a group of players broke off to establish a women’s competition and preserve their vision of the sport....
2019-06-28, 17:52

Eric Dickerson says NFL Hall of Famers may boycott 2019 induction ceremonies Former NFL star Eric Dickerson believes Hall of Famers may skip this year's induction festivities because of issues they have with the league's treatment of retired players....
2019-07-20, 23:39

Pro-LGBT Coca-Cola adverts spark boycott calls in Hungary Campaign linked to Sziget festival criticised by senior member of ruling Fidesz partyAdvertisements by Coca-Cola relating to a popular music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the conservative ruling party.The posters are timed for th...
2019-08-05, 19:26

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bid. “Never shopping @HomeDepot again,” wrote one Twitter user. “Cutting up my card,...
2019-07-09, 07:26

SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls over investor's Trump fundraiser Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox on Wednesday sought to distance themselves from a fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly in the works by their billionaire owner, real estate executive Stephen Ross....
2019-08-08, 04:13

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
2019-06-07, 22:39

UPDATE 1-Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
2019-07-05, 12:00

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
2019-06-13, 17:00

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
2019-07-05, 08:13

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
2019-07-18, 02:13

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” in the country’s famous mass games.Thae Yong-ho, th...
2019-05-30, 19:52

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players silent during Advance Australia FairJohnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both teams have taken part in a much-discussed boycott of Australia’s national anthem before Wednesday’s State of Origin opener.Indigenous players Cody Walker, Josh Addo-Carr and Will Ch...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Gunners refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that might force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid abandoning troops behind enemy lines. A commend...
2019-05-23, 20:39

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the network will sometimes accurately describe his crimes, i...
2019-06-03, 14:52

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
2019-05-25, 15:13

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
2019-05-23, 05:52

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
2019-07-19, 17:00

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
2019-07-19, 12:13

Queensland captain Cherry-Evans backs State of Origin anthem boycott Maroons skipper hopes snub will spark debateIndigenous players won’t sing Advance Australia FairQueensland captain Daly Cherry-Evans says he not only respects a national anthem boycott by State of Origin players, he hopes it sparks debate for change. The Maroons skipper on Monday threw his support b...
2019-06-03, 07:13

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
2019-06-29, 12:00

House poised to pass resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
2019-07-24, 00:39

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state-empanelled lawyers at the Calcutta High Court......
2019-07-23, 15:39

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, reportedly posted a message on the Chinese social ...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America if President Trump attends, urging organizers to "Send Him Back." ...
2019-07-21, 03:52

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
2019-08-01, 16:26

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in response to a significant rise in online racist abuse of players."...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
2019-06-13, 09:52

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said recently, referencing her Netflix series that curren...
2019-06-05, 16:26

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
2019-06-27, 23:13

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
2019-08-21, 02:52

Chrissy Teigen, other celebs join boycott of Equinox, SoulCycle over Trump fundraiser Chrissy Teigen, Billy Eichner and George Takei call for boycott after it was revealed the chair of Equinox and SoulCycle is fundraising for Trump.        ...
2019-08-08, 08:39

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
2019-06-02, 18:13

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. 'I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a football community, in terms of really sending a powerful mess...
2019-08-21, 00:52

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in response to the rise in racist abuse of players afte...
2019-08-21, 00:52

Owner of SoulCycle and the Miami Dolphins faces outrage and calls for boycott over Trump fundraiser The billionaire owner of Equinox is planning a high-dollar Hamptons fundraiser for President Donald Trump, leading to calls for a boycott of the luxury gym and its associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness....
2019-08-08, 17:52

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Jamestown Anniversary Brings Boycott, Protest An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.,—the English colonial settlement that saw the first captive Africans arrive on these shores—was boycotted by much of the state’s black caucus, as well as other Democrats, and openly protested by another, due to the pre...
2019-07-31, 19:13

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claiming the film’s star, Chinese-American actres...
2019-08-16, 17:13

Bubble tea brawl: Taiwan brands face mainland boycott over Hong Kong gesture Internet users on the Chinese mainland have blacklisted popular bubble tea brands from Taiwan after a Hong Kong franchise urged solidarity with street protesters in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-08, 15:00

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.       ...
2019-07-09, 04:13

Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik  Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik The Ford v. Ferrari Trailer Makes Me Wish the Damn Movie Was Out Already | Kotaku Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go | Lifehacker What’s the Biggest Scam in Your City? | The ...
2019-06-03, 17:52

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by trade and political tensions.Sales of trips to Japan...
2019-07-24, 09:52

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re-election.       ...
2019-07-09, 20:26

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely flashpoint for debate. Read more......
2019-08-18, 02:39

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
2019-06-05, 20:13

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
2019-06-06, 14:00

India Dispatch: In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
2019-07-22, 23:52

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
2019-06-22, 17:00

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
2019-06-04, 10:52

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
2019-07-02, 13:52

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
2019-06-04, 10:52

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
2019-06-05, 17:13

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 09:00

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, entertaining free games out there right now on PC. And, u...
2019-06-11, 02:52

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her support for the city’s police. ...
2019-08-17, 06:13

6 easy steps to help you land your next job Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There’s no denying that looking for a new role can sometimes turn into a full-time job, but with these handy tips you should be able to get that coveted position ...
2019-07-01, 18:13

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that’s right. Free games. If you're an ...
2019-06-18, 01:13

Jon Huntsman steps down as US ambassador to Russia ​Jon Huntsman ​is stepping down as US ambassador to Russia while he considers another run for governor in his home state of Utah, a report Tuesday said. “American citizenship is a privilege and I believe the most basic responsibility in return is service to country,” Huntsman ​said in his lett...
2019-08-06, 20:13

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other activists.The environmental campaign group said tw...
2019-06-14, 10:52

Switching careers isn’t about little steps — it’s one leap Most people don’t voluntarily quit their jobs, let alone leave their professions, unless they are sitting on a pile of cash or know where their next paycheck will come from. But Jonathan Fields isn’t most people. The Upper West Sider set aside his impressive résumé — which includes a doctorate from ...
2019-05-27, 00:26

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
2019-05-21, 19:39

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run red when his father, an army medic, tended the dy...
2019-06-06, 19:52

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after admitting failure in her attempt to withdraw the country from the European Union....
2019-06-08, 03:13

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
2019-05-27, 20:13

5 easy steps to achieve Inbox Zero Inboxes are beasts, overflowing mountains of frustration – and in my opinion, a real buzzkill when it comes to productivity, sucking up hours out of our days, weeks, and months.   So, what’s the secret to maintaining a healthy inbox and keeping your sanity? Is it even possible? I think so! I’ve put ...
2019-06-20, 20:52

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Sources: Westbrook talking next steps with OKC Russell Westbrook and his agent, Thad Foucher, are engaged with Thunder GM Sam Presti about the next steps of Westbrook's career, including the possibility of a trade prior to the start of next season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-07-06, 21:39

HSBC Chief Steps Down After Less Than 2 Years The bank said it needed a change at the top to address “a challenging global environment.” John Flint will be replaced by Noel Quinn, head of global commercial banking....
2019-08-05, 06:13

The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing The safety of boxing is often called into question. Jack Hirsch identifies some steps that should be taken to make the sport safer The post The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
2019-06-08, 09:13

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus....
2019-07-16, 13:13

You May Not Need the 10,000 Steps a Day Your Fitness Tracker is Telling You to Take Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a ubiquitous benchmark for adequate physical activity, thanks largely to wearable fitness trackers that push users to hit that target. But according to one new study, it may be a more ambitious goal than necessary, at least for some people. A paper published in ...
2019-05-30, 22:00

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
2019-06-07, 15:26

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
2019-08-13, 08:52

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
2019-05-28, 09:52

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came after the Navy announced he was being reassigned pendi...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Romans critical of Spanish Steps sitting ban Citizens of Rome took to social media to accuse the city of having the wrong priorities. "The Eternal City" has been dealing with the damage, litter, and congestion caused by overtourism for years....
2019-08-08, 19:26

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north.In Arriaga, a town in the southern s...
2019-06-24, 06:52

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
2019-06-08, 18:01

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Schalke chairman steps down for 3 months over comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

Christine Lagarde steps down as IMF chief, to take up ECB post Christine Lagarde has stepped down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, saying she now has more clarity on her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank....
2019-07-16, 21:52

Hunt steps up attacks in UK leadership contest LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson, challenging him to address the reported quarrel with his girlfriend last week that prompted a police visit. Writing in the Times of London on Monday, Hunt says Johnson nee...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Learn the steps for turning a contact into a client for just $35 Creating those relationships is more than simple glad-handing. And, it’s more than a command of stats and bullet points. You’ll get the full overview of exactly what it takes to build and maintain a healthy client base for a thriving business with the training in The Business Development and Sales B...
2019-08-20, 19:39

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
2019-05-21, 21:00

Blizzard's Global Esports Director Kim Phan Steps Down Kim Phan, the Global Esports Director of American video game developer and publisher Blizzard, has left the firm to pursue a "new endeavour" in the industry....
2019-06-24, 09:26

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in question. They also say they have informed the school...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-10, 19:39

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
2019-07-17, 18:00

Iran taking new steps to remove itself from nuclear deal Iran announced plans to take additional steps away from the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in an attempt to win protections from the Trump administration’s sanctions. “The third step in reducing commitments to [the nuclear deal] will be implemented in the cur...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday. The injuries were not life-threatening.During the...
2019-07-07, 16:52

Two-thirds of UK exporters yet to take basic steps for no-deal Brexit Two-thirds of UK exporters, responsible for around 25% of trade with the European Union, have still not taken the most basic steps to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, new figures seen by Sky News reveal....
2019-08-08, 03:26

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed there had been a private exchange of letters between...
2019-06-07, 22:52

Brielle Biermann Steps Out With Justin Hooper: All the Details on Her New Man Brielle Biermann appears to have a new beau! The Don't Be Tardy star, who is the daughter of Kim Zolciak-Biermann, has been spending time with athlete Justin Hooper, E! News has......
2019-07-31, 23:39

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s removal for months, arguing that he oversaw and ena...
2019-06-04, 07:26

UK's May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
2019-06-07, 17:52

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
2019-06-08, 17:39

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
2019-06-30, 11:26

How to draft a fantasy football team in nine easy steps New to fantasy football or just making sure you're doing things correctly? Follow these nine important steps to assemble the best roster possible on draft day....
2019-07-12, 05:39

Andrade and Charlo in position to face off to see who steps forward Demetrius Andrade and Jermall Charlo both won on Saturday and called for bigger fights. The unbeaten middleweights could generate the necessary buzz by looking each other's way....
2019-07-01, 22:52

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
2019-05-21, 19:39

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
2019-06-24, 04:13

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American president....
2019-06-30, 14:00

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow these days. But in the midst of a huge summer for c...
2019-06-13, 20:39

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
2019-06-12, 11:52

BMW CEO Steps Down After a Too-Cautious Strategy Loses Market Share Having presided over the German marque for four years, Harald Krueger is stepping down as CEO of BMW. He will not seek an extension of his contract, effective through April of 2020, and the board will meet to discuss finding his successor on July 18th. In the meantime, Krueger will remain in positio...
2019-07-07, 03:39

Community steps up after Manzo Elementary garden vandalized TUCSON – Students at Manzo Elementary on Tucson’s west side are back in their natural habitat just in time for the start of school. Last month, vandals destroyed parts of Manzo’s garden and greenhouse. Fast forward a few weeks and the garden is on the mend. “Something unfortu...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Metro Bank to seek new chair as Hill steps aside Metro Bank will on Wednesday try to draw a line under a series of corporate governance rows with the City by announcing that it is kicking off a search for a new chairman....
2019-07-24, 03:13

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
2019-05-22, 17:52

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-23, 00:52

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down after three years in the cyber security company....
2019-08-17, 04:26

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Mayflower steps allegedly found under bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women’s restroom in an English pub. A set of steps built in Plymouth in 1934 commemorates the location where the Pilgrims are said to have left England...
2019-07-23, 07:26

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
2019-08-16, 18:52

Pompeo Steps Up China Criticism: 'We Were Asleep at the Switch' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escalated his criticism of China during a visit to Australia on Sunday, drawing a direct link between what he called one-sided trade deals and China’s ability to strengthen its military....
2019-08-04, 22:00

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds bullet points)...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the past decade with its mix of serious news reportin...
2019-06-27, 18:39

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same set of standards at each level of engineering growth...
2019-05-27, 11:00

Ghosn's wife steps up call for G20 leaders to help her husband The wife of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has again called on world leaders, who have gathered in Japan for a G20 summit, to help raise the issue of her husband's treatment in the country where he is facing financial misconduct charges....
2019-06-29, 07:52

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying executive pay to safety. The plan announced Friday w...
2019-06-21, 20:26

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11, 10:39

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 17:26

Molson Coors CEO Steps Down Amid Sales Slump Molson Coors Brewing Co. said its chief executive is stepping down as the company struggles with declining sales and a consumer shift away from light lagers to Mexican imports, craft beers, wine and spirits....
2019-07-31, 19:39

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, and take the wallets out,” one pickpocketer, who was eventually arrested and found with three Metrocards and four cell phones, told a detective. “I pick ...
2019-08-21, 03:39

World stocks rally as Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut rates President tweets demand for 1% reduction and more QE as markets look to central banks to bolster global economyStock markets have been boosted by the growing prospect of more stimulus measures by central banks and governments across the world as Donald Trump heaped more pressure on the Federal Reser...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Steps To Check Status Of E-Filed Income Tax Return (ITR) Online For filing of income tax return, individuals are required to register on the Income Tax Department's e-filing portal - incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in - using their Permanent Account Number (PAN)....
2019-07-20, 11:00

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow COMITAN, Mexico — Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants. The National Migration Institute said ...
2019-06-17, 03:39

Olivia Munn steps in to help locate allegedly stolen dog by Wag walker Cops on Friday busted the Wag dog walker who allegedly stole a Manhattan couple’s pooch, police say — after an investigation involving Olivia Munn, the app’s celebrity spokeswoman...
2019-06-15, 17:52

Iran says will take further steps to reduce nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim Iran said it would announce additional steps to reduce its commitments under the 2015 international nuclear pact, which Washington withdrew from last year, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Sean Spicer steps out front in GOP fundraising, fight for House Sean Spicer, the former White House spokesman who has remained an active surrogate for President Trump, has broadened his role in the GOP by taking a lead in 2020 fundraising efforts and helping House Republicans edge back into the majority....
2019-08-20, 17:26

Georgia sheriff steps in after 140 people skipped jury duty DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for jury duty in his county failed to show up for court. WMAZ-TV reports courts in Laurens County faced a small crisis last week when only 60 people showed up for jury duty out of 200 who we...
2019-06-23, 19:39

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a "put/call" agreement, which means that as early a...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader but remains interim PM Theresa May officially resigned Friday as leader of the British Conservative Party, and will spend only a few more weeks in the prime minister's office....
2019-06-08, 00:13

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A routine meeting of the Executive Council was called ...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Wilmer Valderrama Steps Out With Amanda Pacheco: 5 Things To Know About the Model New couple alert? Wilmer Valderrama has been spending time with Amanda Pacheco in recent weeks. The 39-year-old NCIS actor and the 28-year-old model have been spotted out and about in Los......
2019-05-30, 00:52

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the highways over the Memorial Day weekend. Buckle seat...
2019-05-24, 16:26

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner huddled in secret compartments, as the country steps up a crackdown under U.S. pressure....
2019-07-09, 00:26

‘No steps back’: Jets’ Brant Boyer looking to rebuild his unit When Brant Boyer stepped into his room for the first time this year, he came with a message. “There is no steps back,” he told the Jets’ special-teamers, despite the obvious factors indicating otherwise. Andre Roberts, a First-Team All-Pro returning kicks and punts last season with the Jets, will no...
2019-06-16, 11:39

Rare Videotape Of Neil Armstrong's First Steps On Moon To Be Auctioned A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's......
2019-06-28, 18:52

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-07, 22:52

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
2019-06-04, 22:13

Record number of Venezuelans arrive in Peru: UN steps up response The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has sent extra teams this week to the border between Peru and Ecuador to support the authorities, as an unprecedent number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants – over 15,000 – have entered Peru this week....
2019-06-16, 19:13

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish Steps.Police began patrolling the 18th-century ma...
2019-08-07, 16:13

R. Kelly's crisis manager steps down after saying he wouldn't let his daughter near singer A spokesman for R. Kelly has stepped down after he went on national television to talk about the federal sex-crime charges against the singer and said he wouldn’t allow his adult daughter to be alone with anyone “accused of being a pedophile.”...
2019-07-24, 14:00

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
2019-06-01, 08:13

Japan PM Abe: Won't hesitate to take all steps flexibly vs. downside economy risks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that he would take all possible steps flexibly and without hesitation when downside risks to the economy emerge....
2019-07-22, 07:52

Sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps can lead to hefty fines Vistors to Rome's famous Spanish Steps looking to take a load off will need to keep on walking. Officials have announced fines for sitting or lying down on the landmark staircase....
2019-08-08, 17:00

Steps To Update Address Given On Your PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card Permanent Account Number or PAN, a ten-digit alphanumeric identifier, is issued by Income Tax Department. Each assessee (such as individual, firm or company) is issued a unique PAN. Subscribers can......
2019-07-24, 14:52

Business Roundtable Steps Back From Milton Friedman Theory The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Historic Mayflower Steps found under women's bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women's restroom in an English pub....
2019-07-22, 21:26

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
2019-06-13, 11:52

Freddie Ljungberg steps up to give Arsenal a glimpse of the future The Swede made an impact at 21 and he hopes more of the club’s young players can do the sameThere was something deeply symbolic about the moment an ineffective Mesut Özil was substituted for Joe Willock as Arsenal floundered in the Europa League final. With the club’s most lavishly paid, highest-sta...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Schalke boss Toennies temporarily steps down over controversial comments Schalke 04 president Clemens Toennies has stepped down as club boss for a period of three months following a board hearing into controversial comments he made last week triggering a racism row....
2019-08-07, 11:13

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-22, 16:13

Luis Enrique steps down as Spain coach due to personal reasons Forty-nine-year-old leaves post after 11 months in jobAssistant Roberto Moreno takes over national teamLuis Enrique has stepped down as coach of the Spanish national team for personal reasons, leaving his assistant Robert Moreno in charge until Euro 2020.The 49-year-old Luis Enrique abandoned the Sp...
2019-06-19, 17:52

Steps taken to end Saudi ‘guardianship’ system for women, ‘encouraging’ start Allowing Saudi women to apply for passports and travel without their guardians’ permission is “an encouraging move” towards the “complete abolition of the ‘guardianship’ system,” independent United Nations rights experts said on Thursday, but more action is needed to fully dismantle these restrictio...
2019-08-08, 21:52

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
2019-06-02, 13:52

Still In Talks With PMO On What Steps To Take: Finance Minister On Auto Sector's Revival Following the auto industry's request made to the Government to help revive the auto sector, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has now said that they are still in talks with PMO (Prime Minister's......
2019-08-17, 11:00

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14, 02:00

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
2019-05-26, 16:13

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in domestic violence incidents in 2010 and 2011. “It is unfortunate that a painful and deeply persona...
2019-06-18, 23:39

Tesla needs more time to turn profit; founding engineer steps down Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its profit timeline once again after missing financial targets in the second quarter, while announcing that the pioneer of the company's electric batteries, J.B. Straubel, was stepping down from his role as chief technology officer....
2019-07-25, 05:13

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps European foreign ministers will seek to flesh out how to convince Iran and the United States to reduce tensions and initiate a dialogue when they meet in Brussels on Monday amid fears that the 2015 nuclear deal is close to collapse....
2019-07-15, 07:13

More Effective Steps Needed To Deal With Obscene Ads: Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said "more effective steps" are needed to deal with obscenity and vulgarity in advertisements in the media....
2019-07-03, 12:26

RC Enerson gets Carlin Mid-Ohio IndyCar drive as Karam steps out Sometime IndyCar driver RC Enerson will make his return to the series at Mid-Ohio round, competing for Carlin in a race that was originally part of Patricio O'Ward's deal...
2019-07-23, 18:13

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge James Troiano’s request to resign on Wednesday...
2019-07-18, 01:39

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the makeup of the sport.In the buildup to the Canadi...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year....
2019-07-08, 16:26

FCA's Manley steps on accelerator as global auto market stalls FCA CEO Mike Manley is trying to keep the automaker on track in North America, which generates most of FCA’s profits, while rebooting the company’s money-losing business in Europe and China. He also has billions of dollars of catching up to do on EVs and AVs....
2019-07-31, 21:26

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
2019-07-15, 03:26

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attention of United Nations emergency officials....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol consumption during a heatwave, for safety reasons....
2019-07-18, 23:39

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Traveling In Greece this week, undercover cops are cracking down on restaurants over-charging tourists; one American visitor said on TripAdvisor that he was charged 830 euros for six beers and 3 salads at a restaurant in Mykonos....
2019-06-28, 20:26

How to avoid a flat car battery Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Car batteries can go flat for a number of reasons, which is why we have gathered these top tips to help prevent the worst happening...
2019-06-18, 21:26

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
2019-06-14, 15:39

When to Fly to Avoid Flight Delays Over the weekend, my 8pm flight from Chicago was delayed a total of four times; my plane arrived late, followed shortly by our crew who arrived at the gate from delayed flights themselves. Why is flying at night such a pain in the ass?...
2019-05-24, 03:52

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
2019-06-12, 18:13

Cyndi Lauper steps on bee at Los Angeles concert, pulls out stinger while singing Cyndi Lauper showed her “True Colors” at a Los Angeles concert over the weekend when the performer continued singing as she pulled out the stinger of a bee she had stepped on....
2019-07-15, 22:39

Visitors face $280 fine for sitting on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps It is now illegal to cop a squat on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps — with violators facing a fine of up to $280. Locals, however, aren’t taking the ban sitting down. “It seems to me to be a fascist-style provision that the municipality will be forced to review,” said Vittorio Sgarbi, an Italian art cri...
2019-08-08, 08:13

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
2019-06-13, 19:52

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
2019-08-08, 10:13

Apple steps in to automatically remove Zoom’s risky software from Macs Apple has pushed a silent update to Mac users to remove the web server sneakily installed by popular video conference app Zoom, TechCrunch reports. Earlier this week, a disclosure by security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh revealed how Zoom installed a secret local web server on Mac devices — with an...
2019-07-11, 10:26

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 16:00

American-born goalkeeper, 19, steps into spotlight for Jamaica during Women's World Cup Jamaica might have gotten shut out in their first Women’s World Cup match Sunday against one of the best squads in the world in Brazil, but it was their teen goalkeeper who was thrust into the spotlight....
2019-06-10, 23:26

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm’s length. As the...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Sudan rebel leader 'deported' as military steps up street patrols Yasir Arman says he was tied up and flown to South Sudan along with other leading rebelsSudanese rebel leader Yasir Arman has said he and two comrades have been forcibly deported from Khartoum, on the second day of a nationwide civil disobedience campaign by protesters.Speaking from a hotel after ar...
2019-06-11, 05:39

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
2019-06-16, 05:39

How Chick-fil-A uses 5 steps to decide what items — from spicy chicken to brownies — to add to the menu Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A has a five step process for rolling out new menu items. It takes 18 to 24 months to go from an idea to an actual menu item, according to Amanda Norris, the executive director of Chick-fil-A's menu. Here are the steps that Chick-fil-A takes to create new...
2019-05-29, 00:26

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
2019-05-27, 02:13

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
2019-08-09, 00:13

Tony Romo steps out of ‘bubble’ to respond to Peyton Manning criticism Tony Romo took the high road. The former Cowboys quarterback opted not to fire back at Peyton Manning’s jab, insisting he’s merely excelled at broadcasting because of his passion for it, and not because he was focused on it previously. Manning, who passed on a job as a “Monday Night Football&#...
2019-07-18, 23:26

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
2019-05-25, 20:52

Court Asks RBI About Steps To Make Banking Services Friendly For Blind The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India as to what steps they intend to take in future to make ATMs, online banking services and currency notes of Rs 50 and......
2019-08-20, 15:26

No Steps Taken To Promote Tourism Places In Bihar: Rajiv Pratap Rudy Two BJP lawmakers -- Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Hema Malini -- today expressed displeasure in Lok Sabha over lack of adequate steps for promotion of some tourist places in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and urged......
2019-07-08, 16:00

Air Force Steps Up Search To Find An-32, Deploys Unmanned Aerial Vehicles The An-32 is a Soviet-designed twin engine turboprop transport aircraft that has been used extensively by the Air Force for over four decades to ferry people and air-drop supplies...
2019-06-06, 14:26

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
2019-08-13, 06:26

Wearable technology started by tracking steps. Soon, it may allow your boss to track your performance. A team of researchers from Dartmouth say they’ve created a mobile-sensing system — consisting of fitness bracelets, sensors and a custom app — that can measure employee performance with about 80 percent accuracy....
2019-06-28, 19:26

Katharine McPhee Steps Out in Glamorous Blue Dress at Wedding Reception Here's Katharine McPhee's something blue! The 35-year-old Broadway and TV actress, American Idol alum and singer married David Foster, 69, on Friday at the St Yeghiche Armenian......
2019-06-30, 03:52

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
2019-07-09, 12:52

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health professionals on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 18:00

Hong Kong elite take tentative steps out of line over extradition law protest Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam’s stalled bill passesDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of prime city land, blaming “social contradict...
2019-06-22, 22:26

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago....
2019-06-28, 21:39

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker 43 years ago but she is determined to stick to the...
2019-06-04, 22:52

Ferrari F1 team seeks "direction" from Paul Ricard tech steps Ferrari will have "a few small evolutions" at the French Grand Prix that will be key to defining the development direction it takes with its 2019 Formula 1 car...
2019-06-18, 16:13

UPDATE 6-Tesla needs more time to turn profit; founding engineer steps down Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its profit timeline once again after missing financial targets in the second quarter, while announcing that the pioneer of the company's electric batteries, J.B. Straubel, was stepping down from his role as chief technology officer....
2019-07-25, 04:52

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year from a bank account, while small businesses warned it......
2019-07-05, 17:39

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
2019-06-06, 01:39

Robert Kraft Steps Back Into the Limelight, Thousands of Miles Away in Israel The New England Patriots owner, who has been under legal scrutiny in a Florida prostitution case, accepted one of Israel’s most prestigious awards for his philanthropy there....
2019-06-21, 02:13

Maersk family company steps into renewables with wind firm acquisition A.P. Moller Holding, which controls Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk will acquire Danish wind turbine supplier KK Group, it said on Wednesday, in a first step into the renewable energy industry....
2019-07-10, 15:26

Vacationing in Rome? Sitting on these tourist spot steps would be a costly mistake The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. People sitting, eating or drinking there could be fined up to $450.       ...
2019-08-08, 11:52

Wife of Nissan's Carlos Ghosn steps up call for G-20 leaders to help her husband Carole Ghosn called on world leaders to hold Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accountable for what she has repeatedly called the country's "hostage justice system."...
2019-06-29, 11:52

Turkey warns United States against harmful steps over Russian S-400s Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the U.S. State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face real and negative consequences for acquiring Russian S-400 defense systems....
2019-07-10, 12:01

The Latest: Acting Defense boss steps down amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s decision to step down (all times local): 8 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is citing a “painful” family situation as he steps down from the position before his formal nomination has even been...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Bankers Agree To Take Steps To Review Lending Rate Transmission: Centre Since December 2018, monetary policy has been eased substantially by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with policy rates being cut by 75 basis points (bps) and policy outlook being changed to......
2019-08-05, 18:39

Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout • Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-old former Sussex coach guided England to victory in...
2019-08-21, 00:52

China Steps Up Pressure On Taiwan, Halts Individual Travel Permits China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island "due to current cross-strait relations"....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Intimidated by points and miles? Here are 8 steps for beginners looking to earn travel rewards Phil Walter/Getty Images Points and miles can seem intimidating. There's a lot to learn, and sometimes it seems like it's impossible to ever use those hard-earned rewards. If you're willing to put in a bit of effort and can boost your earnings with a rewards credit card, points and miles can be ext...
2019-08-13, 03:39

Toyota steps up Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation programme Fernando Alonso and Toyota Gazoo Racing have unveiled the first stages of the preparation programe for the two-time Formula 1 world champion's planned Dakar Rally debut in 2020...
2019-08-20, 13:13

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
2019-06-30, 10:13

ADOT MVD: Customers should avoid “DMV” websites PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) customers to be careful when looking up websites for motor vehicle services. “Copycat websites not operated by the MVD may charge for services people can otherwise get for free,” ADOT said Tuesday. The department s...
2019-06-04, 18:52

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to use caution when taking advantage of public pools because of a parasite called cryptosporidium that’s...
2019-07-01, 20:39

These Foods Will Help You Avoid And Cope Up With Hangover Some studies suggest that drinking alcohol leads to lowering of levels of important vitamins and minerals. Consuming these food can fill up for the lost nutrients....
2019-05-27, 10:52

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
2019-05-22, 02:00

How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faster than back-to-front boarding, because it spreads people throughout the plane as they stow their luggage and get seated, instead of the back section ge...
2019-05-22, 02:52

How to Avoid 'Stranger Things 3' Spoilers on the Web “Stranger Things 3" is officially out today. If you opted to spend Independence Day outside celebrating with friends rather than glued to your television, then there’s a good chance you might potentially end up running into a spoiler or two before you get caught up on your binge-watching....
2019-07-04, 22:13

How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Restaurants Near You In the weeks following the deaths of nine American tourists visiting the Dominican Republic, hundreds of travelers who’ve visited the country have reported their own food poisoning-like symptoms on the website IWasPoisoned.com; since the start of 2019, over 1,600 cases of illness have been reported...
2019-07-02, 17:13

FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2019, 2020, CEO says FCA will be compliant because of a regulatory credit deal with Tesla, the forthcoming debuts of plug-in hybrid Jeeps, the addition of the full-electric Fiat 500, and the arrival of more efficient combustion engines....
2019-08-09, 15:39

7 Bridal Make-Up Blunders To Avoid From exactly which mascara will last a day of emotions to the secret make-up trick for healthy skin in photos, here's what a pro make-up artist wants you to know about bridal beauty....
2019-05-22, 14:26

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
2019-06-21, 16:13

I Have $15,000 to Avoid Another Poor Life Choice! What Car Should I Buy? Ron currently drives a Lincoln Town Car with 200,000 miles on the clock. How he came to acquire this ride is a long story, but he is ready to move on. He wants something he can modify that works as both a road trip cruiser and an occasional autocross machine. What car should he buy?...
2019-07-12, 00:26

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidates striving to become the next prime minister (Report, 29 May) believe they can individually unite the country. I suggest they start in their own backya...
2019-05-29, 21:26

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After Cain and Moore’s Fed prospects both ended in spectacular failure, Trump’s choices of Christopher Wa...
2019-07-10, 16:13

The Best Sports and Exercises to Avoid Injury The human body is made to move, and physical activity is a requirement for lifelong health. But exercise-related injuries are a significant concern few people think about until it’s too late. Even a mild sprain can sideline an athlete for weeks, and a sports-related injury can be debilitating ...
2019-08-07, 23:13

Yankees avoid sweep with 6-2 win over Jays Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ worked seven strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Thursday night at Rogers Centre....
2019-06-07, 15:52

How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling Over on a recent post, we asked readers to tell us the worst tourist traps to avoid while traveling—and we learned several important things. For one, don’t visit the “overrated” Space Needle. Second, don’t go to Georgetown Cupcakes because there are better dessert options elsewhere in D.C. And last...
2019-08-13, 18:52

Fantasy football: Five big names to avoid SportsPulse: Big reputations don't always add up to big fantasy producers. Trysta Krick gives you five big names to avoid on draft day.       ...
2019-08-06, 17:00

A$AP Rocky testifies, says he tried to avoid fight "I wasn't paying attention at that moment to what they were saying verbally, but I know that it was just kind of strange that he came up to my security guard."        ...
2019-08-01, 21:00

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints received in 2018 were part of a sextortion campaign...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Carlos Gomez steps up to play hero, steals show for depleted Mets Carlos Gomez wasn’t ready. Yes, he had both shoes on this time — unlike his other trip around the bases — but when the Nationals intentionally walked Wilson Ramos to put runners on first and second with two outs in the eighth inning and the Mets trailing by a run Thursday, Gomez had yet to......
2019-05-24, 01:00

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill following the most violent protests in decades....
2019-06-16, 08:00

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a stand against gun violence in the city.Almost 40 p...
2019-06-21, 23:39

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

Supercar enthusiast sues airline for £200,000 after he fell on icy plane steps and injured his hip and shoulder A supercar enthusiast who says he was injured after slipping on icy plane steps is suing for £200,000, claiming his injuries prevent him from looking after his beloved Ferrari....
2019-06-28, 14:39

Buttigieg steps off campaign trail following deadly police shooting in South Bend The Democratic presidential hopeful has canceled a planning appearance Monday night at an LGBTQ gala in New York hosted by the Democratic National Committee....
2019-06-17, 19:01

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon displaying Irving in a Lakers jersey, adding fuel to the fire that ESPN’s Brian Windhorst started Thursday. “I think Kyrie is considering the L...
2019-05-25, 00:00

UPDATE 1-Turkey warns United States against harmful steps over Russian S-400s Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the U.S. State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face "real and negative consequences" for acquiring Russian S-400 defence systems....
2019-07-10, 12:26

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Chip and Joanna Gaines' Baby Boy Crew Takes His First Steps at Magnolia Farms Crew Gaines is on the move! Just days after celebrating his 1st birthday, proud pops Chip Gaines took to Instagram with a very special update from Magnolia Farms. His and Joanna......
2019-07-16, 04:26

Serena Williams steps up to dispatch Kurumi Nara in French Open second round Serena Williams produced a much more convincing display than in the first round to defeat Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara 6-3 6-2 at the French Open on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 16:52

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
2019-07-22, 14:39

Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes Armor 2019 GUIDE: All steps to upgrade your new gear PS4, Xbox One and PC players in Destiny 2 have a new set of Solstice of Heroes Armor to upgrade. Here's everything you need to know about the steps required to upgrade your excellent looking new Solstice of Heroes armor....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic......
2019-06-16, 14:26

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
2019-06-12, 10:39

Puerto Rico power vacuum: As embattled Gov. Rosello steps down, no one knows who will lead the island Who will be Puerto Rico’s governor at 5 p.m. Friday? With just hours to go, no one seems to know for sure, which could create a constitutional crisis in the U.S. commonwealth. ...
2019-08-02, 20:52

Cuteness overload! Newborn baby lion cub filmed nursing and taking first steps with mom This is one lioness who definitely takes pride in her cub. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
2019-08-20, 16:00

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
2019-06-07, 21:26

How to avoid costly Medicare mistakes when retiring after age 65 If you're covered by qualifying health insurance at work and have delayed signing up for Medicare (or parts of it), it's important to plan ahead to avoid a coverage gap or missed deadlines....
2019-07-19, 14:39

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Caution is warranted but US 'should avoid a recession,' economists say The U.S. and global economy should avoid a recession in 2020, with a combination of strong retail sales, potential monetary policy easing and service sector robustness expected to mitigate slowing growth, according to several leading economists....
2019-08-19, 17:26

A$AP Rocky testifies at trial, says he tried to avoid fight American rapper A$AP Rocky testifies at his assault trial, says he did everything possible to avoid conflict with two men he says persistently followed the artist’s entourage in Stockholm, and that one of the men picked a fight with one of his bodyguards...
2019-08-01, 15:52

Aaron Hicks to IL though Yankees avoid the worst The Yankees avoided the worst possible outcome for now. With their poor injury luck this year, that should be considered progress. Manager Aaron Boone said Aaron Hicks will not need surgery on his injured right elbow, though his right flexor strain did result in yet another injured list stint for th...
2019-08-04, 23:13

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU was too important to fail....
2019-05-30, 21:00

Sunday Comics: Avoid The Obvious Joke Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-07-21, 17:52

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
2019-08-02, 11:01

Avoid Traffic on July 4th By Leaving at The Right Time This Independence Day, AAA expects a record-breaking 48.9 million people to hit the road, 4.1% more than last year. That means your chances for running into some epic traffic are better than they’ve been before....
2019-06-30, 21:00

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by Iran....
2019-06-23, 14:39

Seniors should avoid this mistake as the Fed lowers rates Lower interest rates on savings accounts and certificates of deposit are now making equity returns seem even more attractive. Here's why you should resist the risk....
2019-07-31, 20:52

A$AP Rocky testifies in Sweden, says he tried to avoid fight American rapper A$AP Rocky has told a court in Sweden that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men who he said kept following his entourage in Stockholm...
2019-08-04, 03:13

How to Avoid Vehicle Pollution When You’re Stuck in Traffic Most non-electric motor vehicles emit multiple airborne pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, hydrocarbons, and ultrafine chemical particles. Breathing in these pollutants can cause or contribute to a wide range of health problems, from heart and lung disease to neurological, reproductive and immu...
2019-08-19, 19:26

What's the Best Way to Avoid All the Upsells in the Dealership's Finance Office? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing avoiding the finance office, inspecting “certified” cars, and when ridesharing makes more sense than owning....
2019-06-28, 18:52

How to avoid getting sued in your Oracle-to-the-cloud migration Oracle's reputation for aggressive use of audits to push customers to their own cloud services makes the prospect of an Oracle-to-AWS migration look turbulent, but it doesn't have to be....
2019-08-19, 20:39

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
2019-07-17, 13:13

How sports bettors can avoid beginners’ mistakes It’s a question that’s challenged recreational bettors since the earliest days of sports wagering. Should they focus on just one or two picks per session? Or, should they bet a lot of action to spread out the impact of luck? You’ve probably experienced this yourself. You bet one game. It lost …...
2019-07-01, 18:26

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius likely will avoid an IL stint Didi Gregorius sat both games of Saturday’s split doubleheader against the Red Sox with a strained finger in his left hand and he still provided some of the better health news for the Yankees. The shortstop took grounders between games and reported no issues. “Everything went good,’’ Gregorius said ...
2019-08-04, 09:39

Barneys has until Oct. 24 to find a buyer and avoid liquidation "We have new financing that literally developed in the last 30 minutes," testified Kirkland & Ellis' Josh Sussberg, "for a company that only days ago stared down the barrel of a gun."...
2019-08-07, 20:26

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise....
2019-08-08, 22:39

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
2019-06-03, 18:26

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that European leaders need to know when the UK’s prolonged dep...
2019-05-22, 20:13

How do they have my number? 5 ways to avoid being put on robocall lists Make it more difficult for robocallers to get their hands on your phone number using these precautionary measures to avoid ending up on a call list.        ...
2019-06-06, 12:52

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-3) held Houston to one run and four hits in six innings, improving to 5-1 in his last eight sta...
2019-05-27, 00:13

U.S., Mexico Reach Deal to Avoid Tariffs President Trump dropped his threat of tariffs on billions of dollars of Mexican imports after negotiators reached a deal on measures to stem the flow of migrants pouring into the U.S. from Mexico....
2019-06-08, 08:39

4 back-to-school shopping mistakes to avoid OK, parents, it’s that time of year, again: back-to-school shopping season! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste gives tips to help you avoid some big mistakes!       ...
2019-08-09, 21:39

Update Your Older iOS Devices to Avoid These Bugs It’s important to keep your iPhone and iPad’s software up to date—even if the old devices you still use aren’t going to be eligible for the upcoming iOS/iPadOS 13. In fact, sometimes it’s the older phones and tablets in Apple’s hardware line that see the most critical updates....
2019-07-23, 21:26

Lawyers working to avoid retrial of man just off death row Prosecutors and lawyers for a Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row before his conviction was tossed said Thursday that they are trying to work out an agreement to avoid his retrial....
2019-05-30, 23:00

Children 'whitening skin to avoid racism' Children as young as 10 are whitening their faces to avoid being subjected to racist abuse in Britain, a child protection group has warned, as police struggle to stem a rising tide of hate crimes against minors....
2019-05-31, 01:26

Indians are the playoff nightmare Yankees should want to avoid The formula is basic and stands the test of time: If the Twins are in the playoff hunt, then the Yankees should desire to play them. Or do you think they’d rather take their chances against these Indians? These Indians who treated Yankee Stadium like their personal Xanadu on Thursday night? By thras...
2019-08-16, 12:52

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm......
2019-08-13, 21:00

Men avoid reusable shopping bags to not look gay: study Men may be more likely to snub mother nature by refusing to carry reusable shopping bags — because they don’t want to appear feminine or gay, according to a new study. Penn State University researchers found that people tend to view the act of schlepping groceries in a tote bag — instead of plastic ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Avoid playgrounds and eat the last biscuit: how to keep your sense of self as a parent Remember when life wasn’t all packed lunches and soft play? It’s time to get that person backI am currently working away from home, abandoning my family to selfishly pursue my own interests – or at least, that’s how I felt the week before I left. During that time, I couldn’t simply look forward to t...
2019-07-06, 14:39

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans examined people’s confidence and attitudes arou...
2019-06-15, 00:26

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of it....
2019-07-15, 05:52

Blue Jays avoid sweep with win over Orioles Rookie Trent Thornton pitched six scoreless innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit his team-leading 16th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game series sweep....
2019-07-08, 00:13

Avoid Plagiarism With Google's New Assignments Tool Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work....
2019-08-15, 03:39

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't be a nightmare. Here’s how we did it along with some top tips for making the process as stre...
2019-07-10, 18:39

Priest who stole $95K from churches may avoid prosecution A California priest was caught stealing at least $95,000 in church collections after bags of cash were found in a car crash — but he may not be charged, because of police “reluctance” to pursue a criminal probe, his diocese claims. The Rev. Oscar Diaz, 56, fractured his hip in the crash ...
2019-07-23, 18:26

Shrinking your tax burden can come with consequences. Here's what to avoid You don't want to strive so hard to pare income or capital gain taxes that it leads you to make unsound decisions, in pursuit of iffy rewards       ...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks, industry experts are warning them to look out for...
2019-06-14, 14:13

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Four things to avoid when grilling burgers this weekend Grilling your burgers wrong could kill you. Here are four things to avoid to help you get through Memorial Day weekend unscathed.        ...
2019-05-24, 19:26

20 things cruise passengers should avoid at all costs Handout/Getty Images With all-you-can-eat buffets, late-night dance parties, and beautiful ocean views, cruise vacations can be memorable experiences with something for all ages. There are some things passengers should know, however, in order to make the most of their trip. Travelers should be awar...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Take Inventory of Your Home to Avoid Buying Duplicates Have you ever done the thing where you buy a package of batteries, pull out the two you need, stick the rest in the back of a drawer, and forget they’re there?...
2019-08-13, 03:39

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risks.Read More...
2019-06-08, 23:26

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Callum Hudson-Odoi sends Chelsea fans injury update as he steps up recovery Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has handed Blues fans encouraging news, posting an update that his 'recovery is going well' as he fights back from an Achilles injury....
2019-06-23, 20:26

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media China's top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to 31, aiming to meet its air quality targets, a city government-backed newspaper reported on Monday....
2019-07-22, 06:00

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

Naval War College president steps down amid ethics probe, complaints about margarita machine A rear admiral stepped down Monday as president of the U.S. Naval War College amid an ethics probe and complaints he kept a margarita machine in his office....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Trump steps into North Korea in historic DMZ visit, agrees to resume nuclear talks President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
2019-06-30, 14:39

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Stories to be, but he did make the critically acclaimed ...
2019-05-22, 03:13

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21 at-b...
2019-06-07, 05:01

Google Maps will now help you avoid bumping into sweaty strangers on the bus Google Maps for iPhone and Android is getting a new feature that will tell you if your bus is delayed or if it's typically crowded at the time you plan to ride....
2019-06-28, 00:39

Cobra's Expensive New Dashcam Let Me Avoid Speed Traps In a world of hidden speed cameras, insurance scams, and daily dents and dings, putting some protection on your dashboard is a prudent move. But plugging in a radar detector and then also adding a video camera with its sundry of dangling wires and suction attachments creates a mess—and more blind s...
2019-08-02, 23:39

5 Mistakes MacKenzie Bezos and Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid The philanthropic road is littered with the carcasses of those who thought that “disrupting” poverty would be as simple as disrupting the taxi industry....
2019-05-31, 18:26

Red Sox move up game start to avoid Stanley Cup conflict BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox will move up the start of Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers by more than three hours to 4:05 p.m. to minimize the conflict with Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. The team said it was a courtesy for fans who also wanted to watch the Bruins will play the ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6       ...
2019-07-14, 07:52

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against the ruling military....
2019-07-02, 08:52

How to Avoid Annoying Crowds and Lines at Tourist Attractions If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Statue of Liberty, you should know now: You’ll likely run into hordes of slow-moving, selfie-stick-carrying tourists at any popular tourist attraction....
2019-05-29, 20:26

Sources: Sale expected to avoid Tommy John Chris Sale will miss the remainder of the regular season because of a left elbow injury but is expected to avoid Tommy John surgery, sources told ESPN. He will miss the remainder of the regular season as he rehabilitates the injury....
2019-08-20, 02:39

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Watch: U.S., Russian warships narrowly avoid collision The USS Chancellorsville, a guided-missile cruiser, came within 50 to 100 feet of a Russian destroyer, the Admiral Vinogradov, in a near-collision Friday in the Philippine Sea, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
2019-06-07, 17:13

Choosing a web hosting service? Then avoid these common mistakes If you are relatively new to the world of web hosting, you will be bombarded with advices and tips once you start looking into ways to host your brand new website (or indeed, even when you are at the planning stage or trying to find out whether you actually need a website or should simply go to a we...
2019-07-08, 18:52

17 brands millennials loved that 'kids these days' avoid Sophia Grace/YouTube Millennials loved Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie, Hollister, and other preppy garb. They also spent a lot of time on Facebook. Gen Zs tend to wear fast fashion and athleisure. They've dumped Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram. Read on to see the 17 brands millennials loved as teen...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Ferrari needs to address F1 car issues "soon" to avoid 2020 repeat Ferrari needs to address any car shortcomings "very soon" to ensure its 2020 Formula 1 challenger does not suffer the same performance shortfall as this year's...
2019-05-24, 16:52