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

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point

Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site’s previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view....

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point

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IMDb Will Let Transgender People Remove Birth Names, With Caveats Following criticism, IMDb has decided to allow transgender film professionals to remove their birth names in credits—in some circumstances. As it now stands, the website will allow users to remove a person’s birth name if that person no longer voluntarily goes by it, and it’s not widely known to the...
2019-08-14, 10:26

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any sort of data about actors themselves is completely out of the question—to the point where California ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of transgender people in the industry without their consen......
2019-08-13, 21:00

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
2019-05-22, 02:52

NYC to Shanghai in 40 minutes: SpaceX's goal for point-to-point space travel UBS believes that, if the obstacles to point-to-point space travel can be overcome, the service would represent an annual market of more than $20 billion....
2019-06-08, 14:39

'Virgin birth': A captive anaconda became pregnant by herself and gave birth to two babies Anna, a female anaconda, gave birth to two babies without sexually reproducing with a male snake, Boston's New England Aquarium has announced.        ...
2019-05-26, 02:26

PM's Panel's Point-By-Point Rebuttal To Arvind Subramanian's Claim On GDP The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian regarding over-estimation of GDP growth after 2011,......
2019-06-19, 16:39

"Point-To-Point Rebuttal" Soon, Says PM's Panel On Ex-Advisor's GDP Twist A panel of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic advisors today pointed out that the former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has admitted to being "unsure" of his conclusions about the......
2019-06-12, 13:52

Even split: 43% for, 43% against impeachment, just 10% see ‘removal’ With the number of House Democrats supporting impeachment hearings against President Trump reaching 112, just shy of a majority, the nation is more divided than ever on the issue, according to a new survey....
2019-08-01, 03:26

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options, here....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Two Men Charged in Pelvic Mesh Removal Scheme An indictment in Brooklyn says a physician and a medical consultant were part of a network that enticed women to have surgery to bolster lawsuit settlements....
2019-05-25, 11:52

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War’s Union and Confederate soldiers. Speaker Adrienne A. Jones said Thursday that the plaque “sympathizes with Confederate motivations and mem...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
2019-07-19, 00:26

Wikipedia bios for women scientists are more likely to be flagged for removal It comes as no surprise that women are grossly underrepresented in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Although the stats are disheartening, it doesn’t reflect women‘s ability, instead it acts as a stern reminder on the realities of the society we live in. This realit...
2019-07-31, 23:26

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides of the political aisle seem to have forgotten this crucial fact. They also seem to have forgotten that the First Amendment does not guarantee you a ri...
2019-06-06, 22:39

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of Le Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspection Knives are being sharpened in the elite world of French gastronomy after an acclaimed chef demanded that his restaurant, which recently lost one of its three stars, be w...
2019-07-11, 18:13

Hair removal can be a struggle for some trans women but this electrologist can help Trans women often struggle with hair removal, so Siobhan set up her own clinic in Manchester providing electrolysis - the only form of permanent hair removal....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Removal Of Article 370 In The Interest Of Nation: Vice President Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday backed the scrapping of special status under Article 370 to Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was the need of the hour....
2019-08-11, 11:52

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.” “We’re a city right now that ...
2019-07-16, 16:26

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s great and is from the tech world and I think could ...
2019-06-12, 10:26

Turkey says defense firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defense Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 14:13

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Father in French right-to-die case says removal of son's life support is 'murder' Vincent Lambert has been at the centre of a bitter case after becoming severely brain-damaged after car accidentThe father of Vincent Lambert, a severely brain-damaged patient at the heart of a bitter right-to-die case, has denounced his son’s “murder” after a French hospital began removing him from...
2019-07-08, 04:52

A school's mural removal: should kids be shielded from brutal US history? Every day at a San Francisco high school, students pass artwork depicting slavery and violence against Native AmericansDepending on whom you ask, a 1,600-sq-ft art installation at George Washington high school in San Francisco is either an unflinching look at American history, a stark depiction of v...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Article 370 Removal Will Result In End Of Terrorism In Kashmir: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region....
2019-08-11, 11:52

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury...
2019-06-22, 13:26

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro No Android Q update for the impressive Huawei Mate 20 Pro?Remember Huawei's promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company's flagships would receive official Android Q updates shortly after Google's own Pixel devices? It's pretty crazy how fast and drastic things can change in today's vola...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Poles stage banana protest over removal of 'indecent' artwork Around 1,000 people, many eating bananas to make their point, protested in front of Warsaw's National Museum on Monday over a decision last week to remove artworks deemed "indecent" by the museum's director....
2019-05-21, 15:39

On Sudip Roy Burman's Removal From State Cabinet, Biplab Deb's Response After the removal of Tripura health minister Sudip Roy Barman from the state cabinet, Chief Minister Biplab Deb on Sunday said a leader should not forget the organisation, which selects him as a......
2019-06-03, 06:39

Gall bladder surgery lowers stroke risk more than gallstone removal Gall bladder removal could lower cardiovascular disease risk -- and stroke risk, as a result -- for gallstone patients, report researchers in Taiwan....
2019-06-05, 21:39

At Least 1 Dead in Haiti as Protesters Demand the Removal of President Jovenel Moise (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of the Haitian capital Sunday as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. At least one person was reported killed.Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during the march in ...
2019-06-09, 23:26

India's removal of Kashmir special status may face legal challenges: lawyers India's move on Monday to strip Kashmir of special rights is likely to face legal challenges, constitutional experts and Supreme Court lawyers said, with some questioning the legality of the route used to make the change....
2019-08-06, 09:52

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
2019-07-07, 22:39

Man suffered groin blisters, severe burns after leaving hair removal cream on too long A man in the U.K. has allegedly been in the hospital for weeks and will remain there for several more after he reportedly left hair removal cream on his groin for a few minutes too long, resulting in gruesome blisters and painful burns....
2019-08-19, 20:39

White House frustration over moon mission delays preceded removal of top NASA official The sudden removal of William Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
2019-07-12, 01:26

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Render Leak Tips Removal of Dedicated Bixby Button Samsung Galaxy Note 10 selfie camera hole is placed in the middle on top of the display, instead of the right as seen in the current Galaxy S10 series....
2019-06-06, 13:39

Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton's fury at Russian removal of gay scenes Sir Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton have condemned the decision by a Russian film company to cut gay sex scenes from new biopic Rocketman....
2019-06-01, 12:01

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site of a viral penguin hideout where the two birds re...
2019-07-16, 17:39

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
2019-07-12, 03:52

'Point Blank'? 'Point Break'? Netflix’s Anthony Mackie movie isn’t what you think it is No, Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo's new Netflix film "Point Blank" isn't a remake of the 1967 or 1998 films. Nor is it "Point Break." We explain.        ...
2019-07-18, 15:13

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13, 19:39

Summer is sexist: Women have to sweat 'bikini bodies,' hair removal, camp and crime A focus on "bikini bodies," kids out of school and a rise in seasonal crime means summer isn't all sunshine for women.        ...
2019-06-07, 15:26

My birth mom isn’t my real mom For 22 years, Antonia Picardi had no reason to think she was not related to her look-alike, blond-haired mom. People were always pointing out their similarities, saying she was the perfect combination of her Swedish mother, Allene, and her late father, John, who was of Italian heritage. Therefore Pi...
2019-07-16, 01:13

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
2019-08-14, 05:52

These Are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody Is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’m tired of made up names that sound like sleep-aid medications or the interminable strings of alphan...
2019-06-24, 05:52

Alanis Morissette Gives Birth to Baby No. 3 It's a party of five! Alanis Morissette shared the special news on Monday that she welcomed her third child, a baby boy named Winter Mercy Morissette-Treadway. "he's......
2019-08-12, 23:13

How to Choose a Birth Control Pill “The Pill” is not a monolith: there are hundreds of birth control pills out there, and they’re not all the same. But most people are never given a choice. They walk into the clinic, ask for the pill, and get a prescription that may or may not be the best one for their particular situation. Given how...
2019-07-23, 17:39

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to third child Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child on Monday morning, she said on Twitter....
2019-07-22, 20:52

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth to Baby No. 3 It's officially a party of five for Chelsea Clinton. The former first daughter, 39, and her investment banker husband Marc Mezvinsky have welcomed their third child, she announced on......
2019-07-22, 18:39

CVS Might Make It Even More Difficult to Get Birth Control On August 15, a prescription birth control delivery service called Pill Club alleged that CVS is lowballing mail-order drug companies to the point where Pill Club and others may have to stop serving patients with CVS Caremark pharmacy benefits....
2019-08-18, 05:26

Make birth control over the counter Between New York legalizing abortion up until the point of birth and Alabama banning it with the sole exception of saving the life of the mother, our national impasse on abortion seems to finally be coming to a hostile head. The debate is nasty and divisive with little room for compromise....
2019-05-21, 18:13

Mom gives birth in front seat of her car, son gets it all on camera A Nevada woman gave birth in the front seat of her car while driving to the hospital — and her 11-year-old son caught the whole thing on his cellphone. Rudy Naper was two weeks away from her due date and going to the hospital for her final check-up last week, with all three of her......
2019-05-31, 02:39

The most popular film from your birth year 24/7 Wall Street determined the most popular movie released each year since 1930, based on domestic box office sales and IMDb user ratings.        ...
2019-05-30, 20:13

Anaconda gives birth to two ‘clones’ without male A female anaconda gave birth without the help of a male, according to the Massachusetts aquarium where it happened. Anna, an 8-year-old anaconda at the New England Aquarium in Boston, used the extremely rare reproductive strategy called parthenogenesis, which resulted in two living baby anacondas, a...
2019-05-28, 07:39

Snooki Wants to Give Birth to Baby No. 3 Already: "Come Out You Little S--t" Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's unborn child has officially overstayed his welcome. The 31-year-old Jersey Shore star is set to any day now give birth to her and husband Jionni......
2019-05-27, 05:39

Rite Aid Names New CEO Rite Aid appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive, saying her experience leading health-care companies would help the pharmacy chain confront competition that has hurt sales and prompted job cuts....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
2019-06-05, 05:13

The View's Abby Huntsman Gives Birth to Twins Congratulations are in order for Abby Huntsman! The View co-host welcomed twins, a boy and a girl, with her husband, Jeffrey Livingston, late last night, a rep for The View confirmed to......
2019-06-06, 17:52

Chelsea Clinton Announces the Birth of Her Third Child (NEW YORK) — Chelsea Clinton has announced the birth of her third child. Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky was born Monday. The former U.S. first daughter tweeted that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky “are overflowing with love and gratitude and can’t wait to introduce him to his big sister a...
2019-07-23, 03:39

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

7 Things to Know About Birth Control If You Are Transgender Or Nonbinary Regardless of how you identify, you deserve medical practitioners who respect your gender identity and understand your specific needs, one of which may be birth control...
2019-07-22, 11:00

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won’t have any more babies This March 16, 2019 photo provided by Animal Adventure Park shows April the Giraffe with her new male calf on in Harpursville, N.Y. There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled worldwide YouTube audiences with two livestreamed pregnancies and births.Jordan Patch, owner of Anim...
2019-06-07, 19:00

Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo announced the birth of the cubs Thursday; one was born May 13 and two were born May 14. The cubs and ...
2019-05-24, 18:26

No more babies: April the Giraffe is going on birth control HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and births. Jordan Patch of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, says Thursday that 17-year-old April will start contraceptives Friday and ret...
2019-06-07, 00:13

Birth rate in England and Wales at all-time low Rate drops by 46% from its ultimate peak in 1947 as 657,076 babies are bornThe birth rate in England and Wales has hit its lowest level since records began, government statistics have shown.In total, there were 657,076 live births in England and Wales last year – a fall of 3.2% from the previous yea...
2019-08-01, 19:13

'My own birth went horrifically wrong – having twins was like a reclamation' Robert Softley Gale’s show Purposeless Movements turns the involuntary gestures of cerebral palsy into choreographyBecoming a parent for the first time can be nerve-racking for anyone. Knowing it will be twins, the more so. But when your own mother has died in childbirth, the trepidation is intense....
2019-08-14, 15:39

Can Over-the-Counter Birth Control Become a Bipartisan Issue? Women in more than 100 countries can buy birth control pills without a prescription. Now, some members of Congress from both parties are arguing that the United States should allow it as well. Earlier this month, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the latest Republican to voice support for making birth cont...
2019-06-21, 21:26

Couple gives birth to children that were not theirs due to IVF 'unimaginable mishap' A couple in New York gave birth to twin boys in March that were not genetically theirs after being implanted with the wrong embryos by a California fertility clinic....
2019-07-08, 19:52

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
2019-07-07, 08:39

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

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
2019-06-14, 14:26

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 18:13

The Fiver | Madrileño by birth but Scouse by the grace of God Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Liverpool’s supporters have long been renowned as a detached and indifferent bunch who could never be accused of being even remotely sentimental, but The Fiver is prepared to bet even those Koppites with the flintiest of hearts shed a salty tear upo...
2019-06-21, 18:52

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off the bench to help the Raptors rout the Bucks 120-102 in Game 4....
2019-05-22, 12:52

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as its new CEO, replacing outgoing boss Harald Krüger.  Zipse, who will assume his new role on 16 August...
2019-07-19, 22:26

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
2019-06-04, 02:26

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving throwback/nostalgic light.) The single most ’90s thing in professional sports is, obviously, that th...
2019-05-28, 22:52

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing Officer; Jennifer Lamie, Chief Regulatory Advisor; Stephanie Marrin Lara, Deputy Chief Regulatory Of...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
2019-06-30, 23:52

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Rush hour delivery: mom gives birth during morning commute (KING) Time in the car is often time we forget. But for Julie Aguila, Wednesday morning’s drive is one she will always remember. “I just didn’t expect delivering on a freeway,” said Aguila, who delivered her daughter Wednesday morning on the side of Washington’s I-405. ...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Candrea & Cats excited about World Series Birth TUCSON – Coach Mike Candrea & the Arizona softball team are gearing up for the 2019 College Softball World Series. Zona takes on Washington on Thursday.  Here’s more with the Cats as-seen-on Sunday sportscast:...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Amy Schumer returns to the stage 14 days after giving birth She's back. Amy Schumer made an impressive (and surprise) return to comedy Monday night, performing for a packed crowd at The Comedy Cellar in New York City. Her performance comes just two weeks after she welcomed her first child, baby boy Gene Attell Fischer, with husband Chris Fischer, on May 5....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Woman given three days to live at birth is now a college grad Born with multiple physical disabilities, Nekhidia Harris was given just three days to live. But on Wednesday, the 24-year-old, who stands just over two-feet-tall, walked at her graduation from Medgar Evers College, according to a new report. “I feel so excellent,” Harris told ABC New Yo...
2019-06-06, 22:39

How the Microbiome Might Predict Diabetes, Premature Birth and Gut Diseases Over the last 10 years, the U.S. National Institutes of Health has invested $170 million to better understand the universe of bacteria that live within us—the so-called microbiome. In the first phase of the project, researchers focused on cataloguing the myriad types of microbes found througho...
2019-05-30, 22:00

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
2019-05-21, 14:32

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

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In "Extremely Rare" Event A Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets with each newborn weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced on Monday....
2019-05-21, 20:26

Eliza Dushku Gives Birth to Baby Boy Philip Bourne Congrats are in order for Eliza Dushku! The Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum has welcomed a baby boy with husband Peter Palandjian. She shared the happy news on Instagram, saying, "Our......
2019-08-02, 04:13

Monsoon storms might induce child birth for some women PHOENIX (KPNX) — The monsoon season brings wind, rain, flooding, dust and some very serious insurance claims for many people in Arizona. The season, which officially begins June 15th can also help induce labor for some full term expecting mothers. “Talk to enough labor nurses, and they’r...
2019-06-17, 21:52

Krysten Ritter Gives Birth to First Child With Adam Granduciel Krysten Ritter has officially kicked off her newest role: motherhood. The Jessica Jones star has given birth to her first child. According to the newborn's birth certificate obtained......
2019-08-08, 23:26

‘We are overflowing with love’: Chelsea Clinton gives birth to third child Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child on Monday morning, she said on Twitter....
2019-07-23, 09:39

Jessa Duggar had an unexpected home birth on her couch Jessa (Duggar) and Ben Seewald revealed on TLC's "Counting On" that the birth of their baby girl Ivy Jane didn't go exactly according to plan.        ...
2019-06-21, 17:39

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

That screaming next door? Relax — your neighbor’s just giving birth If you’re walking down the street and hear a woman screaming from an apartment above, think before you call 911 — you may be interrupting a home birth. I became alarmed one afternoon when I heard Emma Jane Coombs, a first-floor neighbor in our Park Slope apartment building, moaning in agony from beh...
2019-07-11, 02:00

A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of highways through a maze of heavily guarded checkpoints....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to have come from 30 miles east of the island of Mayo...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth control legal. The Texas Republican was responding to a tweet from the Democratic darling that read: “Psst! ...
2019-06-13, 04:13

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian ...
2019-05-22, 13:26

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
2019-08-16, 13:39

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used the contraceptive implant for eight years but sudd...
2019-07-22, 16:52

Lake Bell reveals her second home birth was traumatic Lake Bell had a rewarding and healthy home birth with her with her daughter in 2014. But when she did a second home birth with her son, it didn't go as planned....
2019-07-23, 19:52

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

GoDaddy names Expedia alum as CEO GoDaddy said Aman Bhutani, who used to be president of Brand Expedia Group, will be its new CEO as current chief Scott Wagner steps down for health reasons....
2019-08-02, 05:00

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
2019-05-30, 17:39

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
2019-06-28, 11:26

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
2019-05-30, 21:00

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
2019-05-30, 21:00

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

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have uncovered a way to prevent that outcome....
2019-07-31, 19:26

American women are timing their pregnancies to give birth in spring US moms who are educated and married are more likely to have tried for a spring birth for their first baby, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics....
2019-06-18, 18:39

Breakthrough in-utero surgery treats ‘devastating’ birth defect This baby went under the knife — from inside the womb. Emery Greene Mullin was born two months after a January operation to correct her spina bifida. She is the first baby to ever undergo the surgery in-utero. The potentially fatal condition occurs when the spine doesn’t fully fuse with the ba...
2019-06-03, 19:52

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the year before. The US is not producing enough......
2019-05-21, 17:52

Snooki Shares First Photo of Her Kids Together 2 Days After Giving Birth LaValle, party of five! Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and her husband Jionni LaValle welcomed their third child together on May 30--a baby boy named Angelo James LaValle. He weighs 7......
2019-06-02, 10:26

The test of time: the best cars from the Autocar team's birth-years You might know what was number one in the charts when you were born, but what was rocking the motoring world? Six of our writers, young and not so young, hook up with cars of the same vintage to discover the greatest year in motoring history Can you stop doing this, please?” requested colleague a...
2019-07-20, 17:39

Three things we learned from royal baby Archie's birth certificate Prince Harry and his wife Meghan kept much under wraps about the birth of their first son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in the morning of May 7....
2019-05-21, 17:39

A baffling ad that follows a man from the moment of his birth is suddenly going viral 3 years later — and you'll never guess what it's for A baffling Subway ad went viral on Thursday. The strangely intense commercial shows a child at the moment of his birth, major milestones as he grows up, and ends with him as a young man at a Subway shop. The ad is real and was released by Subway in Brazil in 2016. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
2019-06-28, 00:13

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

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
2019-06-27, 22:26

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

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
2019-06-28, 03:52

First-time mom dies hours after giving birth to twins, family says A grieving family in Colorado is coping with the unexpected loss of a 26-year-old mother, who died in emergency surgery just hours after giving birth to twins....
2019-06-05, 20:13

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

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
2019-07-12, 19:26

Twelve months of birth control pills at once is beneficial, new research says Distributing a year's supply of birth control pills to women up front reduces unintended pregnancies, according to new research.        ...
2019-07-09, 00:39

Birth of Giants-Jets rivalry still carries some bitterness 50 years later Even to John Mara’s 14-year-old ears, this sounded a little crazy. This was late in the morning of Aug. 17, 1969, and the New York Giants’ team bus was negotiating the 18-mile path along I-95 from the team’s training headquarters at Fairfield University to New Haven, where that afternoon they would ...
2019-08-16, 18:26

Levi Johnston's Wife Sunny Gives Birth to Baby Girl Congratulations to Levi Johnston and Sunny Johnston! Bristol Palin's ex and his wife have welcomed a baby girl, Delta Jo Johnston. According to Entertainment Tonight, the couple's......
2019-07-15, 18:39

Couple sues clinic over IVF mix-up after giving birth to twins unrelated to them New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after woman gives birth to other couples’ babiesA couple from New York is taking legal action against a fertility clinic claiming their IVF treatment left them pregnant with twins who were unrelated to them or each other.According to a lawsuit ...
2019-07-09, 14:00

Gretchen Rossi Explains Why She's Getting a C-Section Ahead of Daughter's Birth By the end of the week, Gretchen Rossi is officially going to be a mom. With just days to go until the birth of her first child with Slade Smiley, the former Real Housewives of Orange......
2019-07-10, 02:52

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

Video of Nevada mom giving birth in car goes viral: It was a 'beautiful nightmare' The moment a Nevada mother gave birth in a car last week has gone viral after the woman’s 10-year-old son recorded the emotional video from the backseat....
2019-05-29, 20:52

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
2019-06-21, 21:52

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
2019-06-13, 02:52

Moving during early pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk (Reuters Health) - Moving to a new home during the first three months of pregnancy may add stresses that increase a woman's risk of having a premature birth, low birth weight and a baby that's small for its gestational age, suggests a U.S. study....
2019-08-08, 00:52

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

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Chapelle and will never be able to truly thank her fo...
2019-07-18, 01:39

It's a boy! Mikki the elephant gives birth to 200-pound calf at Louisville Zoo Mikki, Louisville Zoo's 33-year-old female African elephant, gave birth to a male calf just before midnight on Friday.        ...
2019-08-04, 12:39

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

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
2019-07-20, 01:39

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
2019-08-05, 17:52

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Here's Why The Names Of So Many Aston Martin Models Start With A 'V' If I had to rank all the letters of the alphabet from lamest to coolest, ‘v’ would be somewhere in the top five—it’s sharp and badass, commanding the kind of respect only the fronting letter of vampires and vacations can garner. But apparently Aston Martin has the same idea. From the Vantage to the ...
2019-08-13, 08:00

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new dutie...
2019-06-04, 13:39

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
2019-07-12, 21:52

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
2019-05-26, 11:26

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
2019-06-12, 14:13

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
2019-06-05, 06:00

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
2019-06-10, 20:26

MOVES-NatWest names CEO for its new digital-only bank NatWest Holdings, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Tuesday it had appointed Marieke Flament as the first chief executive officer of its new digital-only bank for small businesses, Mettle....
2019-06-18, 15:13

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

India's Mindtree names ex-Cognizant exec as new CEO Indian IT services firm Mindtree Ltd on Friday named former Cognizant executive Debashis Chatterjee as its new managing director and chief executive officer....
2019-08-02, 09:52

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
2019-05-29, 19:00

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-29, 04:13

The top 10 most ridiculous names of sporting events and tournaments Add another interesting name to the bowl game lineup. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is new title sponsor of Frisco Bowl. We rank the top 10 craziest names.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive officer. News outlets report Monday that Harold Osborn will take over the company, popularly known fo...
2019-06-10, 18:52

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the mix for various reasons. The 14 that remain are H...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legion Partners Asset Management, Macellum Advisors an...
2019-05-29, 19:26

'Overwhelming joy': birth of California condor chicks marks soaring comeback The birds, whose numbers once dropped to just 22 in the wild in the early 1980s, have two new chicks: Nos 1,000 and 1,001Nestled among the red-rock cliffs of Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon, California condor chicks No 1,000 and 1,001 blinked into this world. Their birth signalled success fo...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control implant had dislodged from her upper arm and made its way to her left lung, according to a recent report from BMJ Case Reports. ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Moeen Ali back from daughter’s birth and ready to face West Indies • All-rounder’s wife had couple’s second child earlier this week • England may opt for two spinners and Buttler also passed fitMoeen Ali will resume England training on Thursday following the birth of his second child, with the all-rounder pushing to return for Friday’s game against West Indies in S...
2019-06-13, 03:26

Couple weds in maternity ward moments before baby’s miracle birth The Washington Heights couple had been planning a City Hall wedding for Monday. Shantel, 22, had appointments to get her makeup and nails done that morning, but had to cancel after severe stomach pains sent her to the hospital....
2019-06-22, 23:39

Real Housewives Alum Gretchen Rossi Gives Birth to Baby Girl Gretchen Rossi has given birth to a baby girl! The 40-year-old former Real Housewives of Orange County star welcomed her first child with beau Slade Smiley on Wednesday, People confirms.......
2019-07-11, 01:39

Brie Bella Recalls Depression and Identity Struggle After Giving Birth For anyone reading, Brie Bella has a message: when you're struggling, reach out to someone. After all, she's been there. During a new motherhood-focused episode of her Bellas......
2019-07-24, 19:52

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2019-06-14, 17:26

Foundation Stone Of Pak University In Birth Place Of Guru Nanak Dev Laid The foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University has been laid in Nankana Sahib, the birth place of founder of Sikhism Baba Guru Nanak Dev, in Pakistan's Punjab province, more that a......
2019-07-13, 16:52

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
2019-07-13, 00:13

Real Housewives of Potomac Star Ashley Darby Gives Birth to Baby Boy There's a new (and mini) Real Housewives of Potomac member in town: Ashley Darby's newborn son! She and her husband Michael Darby welcomed their little bundle of joy on Sunday,......
2019-07-08, 05:13

Woman takes exams at hospital — a half hour after giving birth It was no rest for the weary for an Ethiopian woman who took her exams in a hospital — only 30 minutes after giving birth, according to a report. Almaz Derese, 21, of Metu in western Ethiopia, had hoped to take the secondary school tests before her baby was born, but they were postponed because......
2019-06-12, 22:39

Snooki Shares the ''Disgusting'' and ''Awesome'' Details of Giving Birth to Her Third Child "My whole entire yoga pants were soaked when I got to the hospital." Snooki is sharing the good, the bad and the ugly side of giving birth. The Jersey Shore star and her......
2019-06-07, 03:39

Gretchen Rossi Reveals First Photos of Baby Skylar a Week After Birth Baby Skylar Gray Smiley is ready to make her big debut! Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi is finally revealing the most adorable photos of her newborn daughter a week......
2019-07-18, 05:00

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
2019-07-18, 21:13

El Salvador: woman whose baby died in toilet birth back in court Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was jailed for murder after she was ruled to have induced abortionA 21-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby in a toilet in El Salvador has returned to court for a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly rest...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
2019-06-13, 22:26

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doesn’t want to get pregnant can take a pill, or wear a patch or insert a hormone-filled ring into her vagina. She can have hormone-secreting implants in...
2019-06-06, 09:52

Amy Schumer laughs off being mom-shamed for returning to work 14 days after son's birth Amy Schumer announced her return to the stage Monday, just two weeks after giving birth to Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
2019-05-22, 05:26

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta Wild horses are an iconic part of the eastern slopes of Alberta. But the future of the horses is in question, with some fearing a project to help keep the horses from being killed, could be scrapped....
2019-08-17, 11:52

San Diego Hospital Reveals Birth of World’s Tiniest Surviving Baby SAN DIEGO — A San Diego hospital on Wednesday revealed the birth of a girl believed to be the world’s tiniest surviving baby, who weighed just 245 grams (about 8.6 ounces) before she was discharged as a healthy infant. The baby named Saybie was born at 23 weeks and three days and was sen...
2019-05-30, 03:26

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
2019-08-20, 00:13

PM Modi, Rajnath Singh Pay Tribute On Rajiv Gandhi Birth Anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday paid their tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary....
2019-08-20, 08:39

Couple accused of faking baby’s birth, death in charity scam FRIEDENS, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of faking the birth and death of a baby to obtain more than $600 in donations and gifts from friends and family. State police on Thursday charged Geoffrey and Kaycee Lang with theft by deception, theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving s...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Amy Schumer ‘mom-shamed’ for returning to comedy stage 2 weeks after giving birth Amy Schumer returned to the comedy stage this week two weeks after giving birth to her and husband  Chris Fischer's son. But some of the star’s fellow moms were not too happy with her decision to do so, slamming Schumer on social media for returning to work....
2019-05-22, 19:39

At Ayodhya Hearing, Supreme Court Has A Query On Jesus's Birth Place The idea that Ayodhya was the birth place of the Lord Ram is a matter of faith and there is no evidence of it but faith at this point, the lawyer representing Ram Lalla - the infant Lord Ram - told......
2019-08-07, 18:52

Poll: Birth control, alcohol most 'morally acceptable'; cheating, cloning the least Many Americans consider birth control, alcohol and divorce to be morally acceptable issues -- while extramarital affairs, suicide, polygamy and human cloning are mostly considered immoral, a new survey said Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 12:26

Amarinder Singh Pays Tributes To Rajiv Gandhi On His Birth Anniversary Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh paid tributes to "dear friend" and former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary on Tuesday, remembering his contributions to nation-building....
2019-08-20, 15:26

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly legal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop, I think I am well within my rights ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
2019-08-16, 23:13

Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on “The Comeback Trail.” The feature film will begin shooting in early June in Albuquerque, Tojajilee and other locations. Work is expected to last...
2019-05-24, 09:39

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction"....
2019-06-11, 15:13

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim head of Swiss engineering group ABB....
2019-06-11, 11:00

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled Airbus jet on New YorkR...
2019-06-11, 04:26

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
2019-07-16, 09:26

Larry H. Miller Group names Steven Starks CEO Starks, 40, will leave his position as president of the NBA's Utah Jazz and LHM Sports & Entertainment. Dean Fitzpatrick, a 31-year veteran of the company, will continue as president of Larry H. Miller Dealerships....
2019-08-08, 00:00

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
2019-07-16, 01:39

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
2019-06-10, 08:39

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
2019-05-29, 01:26

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Reorganization and Names New Officers CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today an organizational realignment, including the consolidation of two major divisions, the creation of new areas of business development, and the appointment of new CBOE officers. The reorganization was designed to ...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves....
2019-06-11, 22:39

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
2019-06-12, 08:26

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
2019-05-23, 11:39

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members were appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and are divi...
2019-06-13, 22:13

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
2019-07-11, 03:26

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
2019-06-14, 05:39

We might finally know the exact names Apple is using for its iPhone 11 lineup Only about a month separates us from Apple’s iPhone press conference, where the company will unveil three new devices, part of the iPhone 11 family. We’ve been using the iPhone 11 moniker for these devices for months now, not knowing what Apple will call these handsets, and whether Roman...
2019-08-14, 14:13

Holocaust haunts Lithuania as names are erased from capital's map Vilnius' main synagogue shut its doors after the mayor denied city honors to two Holocaust enablers, prompting threats. It has since reopened, but the controversy over how to deal with the past has hardly died down....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
2019-05-24, 19:13

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
2019-05-24, 22:39

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. These folks get functional speaking parts, but I honestly can’t remember a word they’ve said. They’r...
2019-05-25, 01:13

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
2019-06-05, 19:26

Fort King George - Many Names, Many Rulers, But Never Besieged The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, which consists of islands situated just off the coast of South America together form one of the most populous countries in the Caribbean.  ...
2019-08-12, 09:13

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
2019-05-26, 10:26

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would become Abe Shinzo, as he is known in Japan, ending the Westernized name order the country adopted for use with forei...
2019-05-22, 15:39

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites to its World Heritage List at its annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan....
2019-07-10, 01:52

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who is due to retire....
2019-06-12, 08:26

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
2019-07-05, 14:00

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
2019-08-17, 05:52

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
2019-06-07, 17:39

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of every word I use, especially when it comes to proper names. For me, proper names are usually automaker...
2019-06-28, 18:52

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
2019-08-03, 03:39

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges a...
2019-06-21, 08:13

Some big names are missing, but big money ahead at Tour Championship Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth will not be at the Tour Championship this week, but that doesn't change the bottom line: The winner gets $15 million....
2019-08-19, 06:00

UPDATE 1-India's Mindtree names former Cognizant executive as CEO Indian IT services firm Mindtree Ltd on Friday named former Cognizant executive Debashis Chatterjee as its new managing director and chief executive officer....
2019-08-02, 09:52

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van on a rural highway. The accident happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. Andy West of the Highway Patrol says the...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
2019-06-22, 00:13

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitriptyline – not exactly memorable, are they?Peter H...
2019-06-04, 22:13

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 11:39

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
2019-06-27, 23:39

IHOP is changing names again over burgers, but not to IHOb this time IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
2019-06-03, 18:26

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
2019-06-06, 18:26

Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe What we think Ford's Mustang-inspired electric crossover will look like Ford will indirectly replace its larger car range and ditch MPVs in favour of "utility vehicles”, while 12,000 job losses are confirmed Ford’s rollout of its redesigned European business plan will result in a radical overhaul...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Some big names among notable golfers to miss the FedEx Cup Playoffs The list of golfers to miss the playoffs includes two who won PGA Tour events this season and two who have each won two majors.        ...
2019-08-05, 07:52

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone wit...
2019-06-19, 02:26

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party...
2019-06-05, 18:52

Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert to steer it back to its strengths in high-tech equipment....
2019-07-19, 13:26

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
2019-06-04, 04:52

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
2019-06-20, 07:13

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc , the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
2019-07-23, 01:26

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademark application for the name......
2019-05-24, 00:01

Alberta mom who died shortly after giving birth donates brain, placenta to research Doctors didn't think Sabrina Lauman would live long enough to give birth. She did. Then she passed away and donated tissues to research on her rare dementia....
2019-06-05, 15:52

Congress To Observe Rajiv Gandhi Birth Anniversary On Grand Scale: Report The Congress is set to celebrate former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary on a grand scale and programmes will be held across the country on August 20, sources said on Tuesday....
2019-08-14, 05:52

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

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
2019-05-25, 20:13

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

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According to the Hollywood Reporter, A Private War’s Matthe...
2019-07-10, 13:39

Jessa Duggar, Ben Seewald reveal their baby's home birth was not part of their plan Jessa Seewald, formerly Duggar, and husband Ben Seewald revealed that the birth of their third child, while successful, did not go as planned at all....
2019-06-21, 17:39

Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Giving Birth to Baby Archie Meghan Markle has emerged! The Duchess of Sussex has made her first royal and technically public appearance since giving birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, son Archie......
2019-06-09, 01:13

California woman gives birth to two infants behind local business, resulting in the death of one: police A California woman is in custody after police say she abandoned two newborns behind a local business after appearing to give birth to them on the sidewalk, resulting in the death of one infant. ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

12-month supply of birth control pills cuts unintended pregnancies, cost When women are given a 12-month supply of oral contraceptives, they are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than if they need to get refills every three months, a new study shows....
2019-07-09, 06:39

Ayodhya Case: Top Court Asks How Birth Place Can Be Party To Land Dispute The Supreme Court today asked 'Ram Lalla Virajman', one of the parties in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya, as to how the birth place of the deity can be......
2019-08-08, 13:52

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
2019-07-06, 00:39

Toddler born with rare birth defect has legs amputated, will be fitted with prosthetics An 18-month-old girl born with one of the rarest congenital lower-limb deformities known in the medical community has had both of her legs amputated below the knee....
2019-05-29, 20:52

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was compiled by judges from Autocar and the Society for Mo...
2019-06-19, 11:00

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras are well-tended by loved ones and the place has an elegance and peace abou...
2019-06-29, 07:52

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
2019-06-17, 15:26

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated with reported cases....
2019-06-29, 05:01

Annual ‘Dr. Beach’ list names Oahu’s Kailua best in America KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those are among the reasons Oahu’s Kailua Beach Park has been selected as the best stretch of sand for an annual list of...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
2019-06-17, 11:13

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
2019-06-16, 22:00

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
2019-06-23, 00:52

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of these look-alike domains that it has set up to re...
2019-06-29, 04:00

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the United Nations over the appointment of an officer who has been accused of serious human rights violations....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Frank Lampard names his first ever Chelsea XI as Blues take on Bohemians in Dublin Frank Lampard has named his first Chelsea XI since taking over at Stamford Bridge as the Blues prepare for their first pre-season friendly against Bohemians....
2019-07-10, 22:52

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
2019-06-11, 17:00

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
2019-05-30, 21:00

UPDATE 1-Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert to steer it back to its strengths in high-tech equipment....
2019-07-19, 13:26

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the auction process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion bidding have finally been revealed.Read More...
2019-06-04, 02:52

UPDATE 2-Schlumberger names new CEO, tops revenue on international demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
2019-07-19, 14:26

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 st...
2019-05-28, 17:13

HSBC Global Asset Management names Nicolas Moreau as CEO HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Nicolas Moreau as its new chief executive, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he will join the $500 billion business in September....
2019-08-07, 00:39

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
2019-07-16, 05:00

Newly formed Peak Media names former Newsweek head as first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
2019-08-02, 07:13

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
2019-06-10, 17:26

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 22:13

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
2019-06-04, 10:26

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombstone-shaped signs with her name and those of other Democrats with a death date listed as the 2020 election....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
2019-05-31, 13:26

Newly formed Peak Media names ex-Newsweek head first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
2019-08-04, 10:52

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
2019-05-31, 01:26

Shiv Sena Names Arvind Sawant For PM Modi's New Cabinet Arvind Sawant has been proposed by the Shiv Sena for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, the party's Sanjay Raut said today hours before the oath ceremony on Thursday. Arvind Sawant won the......
2019-05-30, 10:39

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to me,” the president said in an interview on “Fox & ...
2019-06-14, 19:52

AutoNation names Cheryl Miller CEO; Liebert leaves after 4 months Miller, who was AutoNation's CFO, becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer. Executive Chairman Mike Jackson said the outgoing Carl Liebert wasn't a good fit for auto retailing. ...
2019-07-23, 03:26

In Mexico, thousands more names added to border wait lists About 50,000 people are on waiting lists in Mexican border cities to claim asylum in the US or have been returned to Mexico while cases wind through US immigration courts...
2019-08-09, 08:52

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
2019-06-03, 22:52

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi....
2019-06-07, 11:13

Why do so many men think they could win a point off Serena Williams? One in eight British men believe they could take a point off Serena Williams in a tennis match. Are they all delusional?She has a serve that once topped 128mph, has won 23 grand slam singles titles and is regarded by many to be the best female athlete of all time, but 12% of British men would still ...
2019-07-15, 19:26

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
2019-06-13, 18:39

Meghan Markle Cheers on Serena Williams at Wimbledon in First Solo Outing Since Giving Birth Meghan Markle was all smiles as she cheered on her longtime friend Serena Williams at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships on Thursday in what marked the first solo outing for the Duchess of Sussex......
2019-07-04, 19:39

Meghan Markle makes first public appearance since birth of baby Archie at Trooping the Colour Meghan Markle took a break from maternity leave to make an appearance at the annual Trooping the Colour parade in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday....
2019-06-08, 15:52

Royal baby Archie's birth certificate shows he was born in London hospital The birth certificate for Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor says Duchess Meghan gave birth gave to Harry's son in an American-owned London hospital.        ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Kentucky father shot on the way home from hospital after birth of twins not expected to survive: family A Kentucky man who was shot while walking home from the hospital after the birth of his twin daughters is on life support and not expected to survive, family said....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Singer Alanis Morissette, rapper Mario Treadway announce the birth of son Winter Mercy Alanis Morissette and Mario Treadway's new son won't feel left out. Little Winter Mercy joins brother Ever Imre, 8, and sister Onyx Solace, 2.        ...
2019-08-13, 11:39

Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth at private London hospital Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth earlier this month at a private hospital in London, her son's birth certificate shows, according to the Press Association....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Sikh Body Invites Imran Khan For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary Celebration For Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary celebration, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Governor VP Singh Badnore have also been invited to attend the nagar kirtan in Pakistan....
2019-07-12, 13:39

Influencer Hannah Polites Shares "Real," Naked Selfie 24 Hours After Giving Birth Hannah Polites wants you to see the naked truth of childbirth. The 28-year-old Australian model and Instagram influencer posted on her account on Wednesday a naked photo of herself 38......
2019-06-06, 21:13

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

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women rethinking the decision to have children....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Brittany Lincicome, two-time LPGA major winner, gives birth eight weeks early to first child Brittany Lincicome, a two-time LPGA major winner, had flown to Chicago for an outing and was surprised by the early arrival of Emery Reign Gouws.        ...
2019-07-10, 01:26

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
2019-06-02, 15:52

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

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

Bachelor in Paradise's Jade Roper Shares Empowering Selfie 1 Week After Giving Birth Jade Roper Tolbert is loving the skin she's in. Just one week after giving birth, the Bachelor in Paradise alum took to Instagram to share an empowering......
2019-08-07, 19:13

Pennsylvania couple accused of faking baby's birth, death to collect cash and gifts A Pennsylvania couple who reportedly set up a GoFundMe page asking for donations in the wake of their newborn son’s death are now being accused by police of faking the child’s entire existence as part of a ruse to collect cash and gifts from their friends, family and the community....
2019-08-16, 20:52

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
2019-07-06, 02:52

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morning, two days before the disgraced leader of the US territory is due to resign. He named Pedro Pierlu...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncertainty....
2019-05-21, 18:26

WWE names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff executive directors of Raw, Smackdown WWE announced on Thursday that Paul Heyman has been named the executive director of Monday Night Raw with Eric Bischoff named the executive director of Smackdown....
2019-06-27, 21:39

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CBO...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Instant View: Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, while the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will become home minister....
2019-05-31, 12:39

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-30, 13:00

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
2019-06-13, 10:13

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
2019-06-14, 16:52

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
2019-05-22, 21:26

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
2019-05-24, 19:13

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
2019-08-09, 05:39

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians who helped him assemble a majority in the House of Representatives after March elections. Prayuth...
2019-07-11, 04:26

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction and will be based in New York City. "We're thrill...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
2019-06-17, 20:00

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
2019-07-18, 13:39

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an intellectual property dispute that briefly changed t...
2019-07-17, 00:52

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Scaloni delivers a shock as he names Argentina's squad for Copa América Agüero recalled, with River Plate left back Milton Casco a shock name in the squad. Meanwhile, there's no place for Sevilla right-back Gabriel Mercado or controversial Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi....
2019-05-21, 21:39

Broadcom looks to old software names Symantec and Tibco as chip business deteriorates If the Symantec deal doesn't get done, Broadcom has also been working on a deal to acquire an infrastructure software company and has considered Tibco....
2019-07-05, 19:52

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet....
2019-05-21, 22:39

Chelsea Wolfe strips back on "The Mother Road," the lead single from her upcoming Birth Of Violence There’s always been an ominous bombast to the work of gothic songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, one that’s grown darker and more dire on recent albums like 2015's Abyss and 2017's Hiss Spun, which we called a “full-on sludge-metal extravaganza.” Consider it some kind of reprieve, then, that the doom ...
2019-06-18, 20:13

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notice of claim against the state of Arizona, the first...
2019-06-14, 12:52

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two decades and he told UN News, in an exclusive intervie...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Jade Roper Tolbert shows off postpartum body in underwear selfie days after giving birth Jade Roper Tolbert is showing appreciation for her "phenomenal" postpartum body just nine days after unexpectedly giving birth in her bedroom closet.        ...
2019-08-08, 08:39

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
2019-06-23, 09:39

The Best Signet Ring at Every Price Point I’ve always loved a guy brave enough to wear a signet ring. It’s such a statement piece, and it takes confidence to wear one without feeling like you’re in Tony Soprano cosplay (or worse, that you feel like you are and think that’s a good thing)....
2019-08-01, 05:52

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
2019-07-05, 11:52

Babies point at objects because they really want to touch them Infants across the world begin pointing with their index finger between 9 and 14 months of age – perhaps because of an urge to touch objects beyond their reach...
2019-07-10, 20:26

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
2019-07-10, 21:39

What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices....
2019-05-21, 16:52

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
2019-06-14, 10:26

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhead that has been standard since the Cold War....
2019-06-21, 06:00

Phoenix police must now report whenever they point a gun at someone Chief Jeri Williams provided an update on Phoenix Police Department changes following a record number of police shootings in 2018.        ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

Looks Like a Breaking Point on The Bachelorette: "The Beast Is Going to Come Out" Forget Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, the new must-watch TV showdown is The Bachelorette's Battle of the Lukes. And it looks like things will get even more dramatic in the......
2019-06-04, 19:52

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
2019-06-06, 04:01

Spider-Man and Venom ‘likely’ to meet up in the MCU at some point After an unsuccessful attempt to reboot the Spider-Man series with Andrew Garfield, Sony struck a deal with Marvel to bring Peter Parker to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This resulted in the webslinger making a cameo appearance in Captain America: Civil War before starring in his own movie: Spider-...
2019-06-21, 23:26

The Best Summer Espadrilles at Every Price Point More than any other season, summer is a time for doing: cookouts, rooftop bars, weddings, and more—there’s never a shortage of Things To Do. All that running around in the heat naturally lends itself to wanting good-looking footwear that will keep you cool and comfortable all season long. And while ...
2019-05-23, 04:00

What is the point of rewilding lynxes? (Is it to see if they purr?) The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the point of rewilding lynxes in the UK? Would this involve the killing of feral domestic cats? And while on the subject – do lynxes purr?...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
2019-07-01, 18:00

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" to show yo......
2019-05-23, 00:39

'May God bless those in Toledo': Trump names wrong Ohio city as shooting site President referred to Toledo, not Dayton, in his remarks on the recent massacres – not the first time he has confused shooting sitesDonald Trump has been widely criticized for confusing Dayton, the site of one of this weekend’s shootings in which nine people were killed, with another Ohio city, Tole...
2019-08-06, 04:13

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-13, 04:13

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
2019-05-27, 18:13

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Leaving White House, Names No Replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
2019-06-14, 00:00

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
2019-05-22, 11:00

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
2019-06-12, 17:39

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
2019-06-18, 05:26

Several familiar names still alive as WSOP main event hits money bubble Players reached the money bubble at the World Series of Poker late Monday, guaranteeing at least a $15,000 payday. But for some, like defending champ John Cynn, the journey is over....
2019-07-09, 21:26

MOVES-Bank of America names Steinemann head of Asia industrials banking Bank of America Corp has named Patrick Steinemann as its head of Asia industrials investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday....
2019-07-08, 11:26

MOVES-Insight Investment names Andrew Stephens as EMEA distribution head Insight Investment, an asset manager owned by Bank of New York Mellon Corp, said on Monday it had appointed Andrew Stephens as its head of distribution in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region....
2019-07-08, 18:52

McGrath Names England, India Favourites, Backs Australia To Reach Final Other than England, Glenn McGrath named India as one of the toughest teams to beat but took confidence from Australia's recent ODI form and backed them to reach the final....
2019-05-27, 17:26

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom....
2019-07-14, 20:13

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
2019-06-06, 01:39

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
2019-06-07, 17:13

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
2019-08-01, 10:52

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday, was aimed at a black refugee from Somalia wh...
2019-07-19, 08:52

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
2019-07-19, 19:00

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
2019-07-19, 21:52

A fertility clinic is under fire after a woman gave birth to 2 other couples’ babies, but the scandal may be a symptom of a larger issue Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters Two couples are suing a California fertility clinic after an embryo mixup led one of them to have one of the others' baby. There are plenty of gaps in the fertility clinic industry, which may contribute to errors. There's no way to know how often such problems occur,...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Tiara-wearing Iowa Pork Queen lends a hand to help struggling sow give birth at State Fair Gracie Greiner is just your average Iowa Pork Queen, stepping in to pull a piglet without disturbing her tiara.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

The Duchess of Sussex makes first public appearance since the birth of baby Archie as she arrives for the Trooping the Colour ceremony The Duchess of Sussex has arrived for the Trooping the Colour parade with her husband Prince Harry, marking her first appearance at an official royal event since the birth of their son Archie....
2019-06-08, 12:00

At $5,300, Could This 2000 Toyota Celica GT-S Prove a Point? Despite their having just brought back the Supra, it’s still unlikely that Toyota will resurrect the once venerable Celica. With cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe GT-S around, that may not be a big deal. Let’s see if its price proves otherwise....
2019-05-23, 15:52

Dow turns positive, erases 118-point drop The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded slightly higher late in Friday's session, erasing a loss of 118 points from earlier in the day as Wall Street headed for back-to-back weekly gains....
2019-06-14, 21:13

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
2019-07-09, 02:52

Necessary To Always Point Out Country's Flaws, Says Shabana Azmi Veteran actor Shabana Azmi said today that anyone who criticizes the government is branded as an anti-national these days. She added that no one in the country should be afraid and no one needs a......
2019-07-07, 21:26

Blue Jays vs. Padres: All signs point to the Under The Blue Jays have had 15 of their 25 home games go under the total so far this season and with the Padres heading north of the border for a Friday tilt, expect more of the same. The Blue Jays have Trent Thornton on the mound and he has pitched better than his 1-4 record......
2019-05-25, 00:00

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-22, 12:13

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its modus operandi. On the left, there is understandable ...
2019-06-16, 11:26

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have t...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Indians vs. Tigers: All signs point to Cleveland Transactions you may have missed: Dodgers’ Corey Seager was placed on the 10-day IL. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration. And goalie Sukanya Chor Charoenying, who could not stop anything in her team’s lopsided 13-0 loss, is leaving to become a schoo...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown Signs pointing to a deepening global economic slowdown—and the risk of recession—are flashing more brightly as China and Germany, the world’s second- and fourth-largest economies, post figures showing sluggishness and U.S. stocks tumble....
2019-08-15, 08:13

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Women’s World Cup: Odds point to US over Sweden For practical purposes, the 2019 women’s World Cup starts Thursday for the United States. It faces Sweden, its first competitive opponent, in the final game of group play (FOX, 3 p.m.). Both the U.S. and Sweden already have qualified for the 16-team knockout bracket. Each swept Thailand and Chile in...
2019-06-20, 18:52

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
2019-05-21, 18:13

Untimely Sprinklers Derail Match Point Life can be rough on the ATP Challenger tour, one rung below the pro tour you see on TV. World No. 317 Adam Pavlásek was just a point away from locking up his second-round win at the Challenger Bratislava over world No. 218 Elliot Benchetrit. Then six sprinklers came to life....
2019-06-20, 04:00

The Point: Joe Biden's troubles and four other BIG 2020 stories With 218 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I deliver the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most im...
2019-07-01, 14:52

The Best White Jeans For Guys at Every Price Point Whenever I start talking about guys wearing white jeans, I sound like a life coach. But instead of helping you reach your weight loss goals or achieve your career aspirations, I just want you to see that it’s possible to live a fulfilling and stylish existence, free of freak accidents involving a ke...
2019-07-19, 22:26

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital markets....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Racing Point will bounce back, says Szafnauer Racing Point principal Otmar Szafnauer says it is only a matter of time before the team, successors to now-defunct Force India, get back to being best of the rest behind Formula One's big three....
2019-08-07, 15:39

Upstart Crossword Puzzle Builders Get Their Point Across (and Down) A new wave of crossword creators started to notice something: The old guard didn't have a clue. Now this band of enthusiasts is thinking outside the boxes....
2019-08-19, 16:39

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
2019-05-30, 21:39

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has already included top-ranked analyst Christopher Wood....
2019-07-15, 05:52

Trump names counterterror chief Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence President Trump said Thursday that Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon will leave that position Aug.15, the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is set to leave the administration....
2019-08-09, 02:26

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
2019-08-06, 11:00

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wettershneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Boy...
2019-05-29, 04:00

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for people to know about businesses in San Antonio that donated to the president....
2019-08-10, 02:00

Thai king names mistress official concubine in ceremony alongside new wife of 3 months The King of Thailand held an odd ceremony Sunday where he named one of his top generals and longtime girlfriend as his official mistress, a role that has not formally been acknowledged since 1921....
2019-08-02, 21:26

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and reports to Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, C...
2019-05-21, 22:26

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 04:39

On a live, post-debate Late Show, AOC names the winners, which Trump staffer gets jailed next Stephen Colbert introduced his first guest, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as a “superstar,” and, judging from his audience’s extended standing ovation and spontaneous chants of “AOC!,” he appears not to be just blowing smoke. With the Bronx representative sitting down for a two-se...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publicly criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-18, 00:39

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
2019-05-22, 03:39

San Diego hospital reveals birth of 8.6-ounce girl believed to be world’s tiniest surviving baby, now a healthy infant SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego hospital reveals birth of 8.6-ounce girl believed to be world’s tiniest surviving baby, now a healthy infant. The post San Diego hospital reveals birth of 8.6-ounce girl believed to be world’s tiniest surviving baby, now a healthy infant appeared first on LEX18...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Phoenix police to track when officers point guns PHOENIX (AP) – The Phoenix Police Department says it will track when officers point their guns at people. The department announced Friday the policy recommended by the Community Police Trust Initiative and the National Police Foundation, which studied last year’s police shootings in the ...
2019-08-05, 00:13

'Two Point Hospital' is coming to consoles in late 2019 You won't have to fire up a computer to play the spiritual successor to Theme Hospital. Two Point Studios and Sega are bringing Two Point Hospital to PS4, Switch and Xbox One sometime in late 2019. It'll remain faithful to the absurdity of the PC h......
2019-07-24, 03:39

Sam Darnold was biggest selling point for Jets GM Joe Douglas It is Sam Darnold who holds in his golden right hand the key to making sure this new collaborative partnership between the soft-spoken talent-evaluator whiz and alpha male offensive guru can function the way winners are supposed to function inside an organization that has known far too much dysfunct...
2019-06-12, 12:39

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Verstappen: No point being in F1 if Austria move on Leclerc illegal Max Verstappen said drivers should "stay at home" and there is no point "being in Formula 1" if his move on Charles Leclerc to win in Austria gets punished...
2019-06-30, 18:39

Point taken: Cavs select Garland with No. 5 pick in draft CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers used the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft on point guard Darius Garland, who played in just five games at Vanderbilt because of a knee injury Garland suffered torn meniscus in his left knee during a Nov. 23 game and underwent season-ending surgery. The 19-year-old might hav...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
2019-06-28, 20:39

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
2019-07-13, 01:01

West Point says cadet killed in rollover was from New Jersey WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has identified the cadet killed in a vehicle rollover during a training exercise as a 22-year-old from New Jersey. West Point on Friday announced that Cadet Christopher J. Morgan of West Orange, New Jersey, died when the vehicle carrying cadets overt...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
2019-05-31, 22:13

Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way? On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals....
2019-06-21, 18:26

Fed Cuts Rates by a Quarter Point in Precautionary Move The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point—the first reduction since 2008—in a pre-emptive strike to cushion the economy from a global slowdown and escalating trade tensions....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Ford to unveil radical GT that could point to WEC hypercar future Ford will next month unveil an extreme version of its GTE racer that could point to a future in the hypercar concept class of the World Endurance Championship...
2019-06-21, 15:26

| Junior Boks earn bonus-point win against Georgia Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team will have to sharpen up before their final World Rugby U20 Championship pool game against New Zealand....
2019-06-08, 22:13

'We have to point the finger at Highways England for making a mess of the M2' Opinion 27 Jul, 2019 The decision makers at Highways England need to be held accountable for the mess they made with the M2 closure, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-07-31, 18:26

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
2019-05-28, 19:52

The Point: Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue With 169 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- s...
2019-08-19, 06:00

Trossard grabs point for Brighton against West Ham after VAR blow "Leandro Trossard had a goal disallowed by VAR in the first half, but later equalised for Brighton against West Ham to maintain his side\u0027s unbeaten start to the season."...
2019-08-17, 18:39

Ferrari: No point stopping development of 2019 Formula 1 car Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto does not believe the outfit will need to stop development of its 2019 car, despite its increasingly faint hopes of catching up Mercedes in 2019...
2019-08-17, 17:52

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup       ...
2019-06-10, 22:39

Racing Point announces new drivers for third F1 Esports season Racing Point is the latest team to announce drivers for the third Formula 1 Esports season, partnering F1 Esports debutant Daniele Haddad with the returning Marcel Kiefer...
2019-07-11, 17:00

Donald Trump Has a Point About Mario Draghi and the Euro The economic messaging of the president was as hypocritical as ever, but the relative strength of the euro will figure highly in the thinking of the ECB. ...
2019-06-19, 11:13

For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point Enlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2's sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earni...
2019-05-21, 15:52

New trailers you need to watch from this week: Spider-Man, Point Blank, and more This is the weekend. That is, if you’re a Toy Story fan, because the fourth and final episode in the franchise is hitting cinemas, and it’s expected to set an opening record for the series. Also out this week is Anna, which feels like a preview for Black Widow — you know what the k...
2019-06-22, 19:52