REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:00

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks

Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks

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Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes 'red flag' law, expanding background checks for gun sales Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine proposed a "red flag" law to remove guns from potentially violent people and universal background checks for gun sales.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Texas gunman had been ruled 'mentally unfit' to buy firearms, used loophole on background check: report The gunman who killed 7 and injured at least 22 others in a West Texas shooting rampage Labor Day weekend before he was shot and killed by police was federally banned from owning or buying firearms after a court previously ruled he was mentally unfit to do so, authorities said....
2019-09-04, 13:26

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Monday....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Pat Toomey: Odds for background checks better than ever President Donald Trump has wavered on expanding background checks on gun sales — but the lead GOP sponsor of the effort says there’s still a better chance of succeeding than ever before. In an interview Monday, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey said he spoke with Trump late last week and that the presid...
2019-08-26, 23:26

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “The president's likely close to making up his mind and he’s getting a lot of pressure from the other side,” Toomey told Murphy. “We need to get before ...
2019-09-14, 17:13

NRA warns Trump after he endorses background checks In the wake of the mass shootings, President Trump told lawmakers and aides privately that he is open to endorsing background checks – but the NRA chief warned him that a bill would be unpopular among his supporters, according to a report. On Wednesday, Trump gave a green light to background check l...
2019-08-08, 17:26

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
2019-08-20, 06:13

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump will support their effort....
2019-09-12, 01:52

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling reporters that "we have very, very strong background ch...
2019-08-20, 23:26

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the U.S. Congress to pass reform legislation when it returns to work next month....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyers, claiming that even Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
2019-08-09, 20:13

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reason for opposing universal background checks on firearm purchases:...
2019-09-06, 07:52

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
2019-08-09, 05:39

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

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White House staffers and a recent call with the president himself, the Connecticut Democrat says it is still...
2019-08-23, 18:00

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant headed by CEO Michael Corbat agreed to pay $1.25 million in fines to the Financial Industry Regulatory Au...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Trump Says Background Checks Would Not Have Prevented Recent Gun Violence As the United States grappled with yet another mass shooting event on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that background checks on gun purchasers would not have prevented recent gun violence in the......
2019-09-02, 11:13

Pelosi, Schumer to Trump: Gun control must include background checks Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases -- or else risk no legislation at all....
2019-09-16, 15:00

Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done,” complicating delicate negotiations between the president and a group of senators.Trump has...
2019-09-16, 08:13

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. In a letter likely to be delivered Wednesday, Democrats...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."...
2019-09-16, 02:52

Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes” doesn’t clear the way for more gun control. Speaking to reporters as he departed the White ...
2019-08-22, 01:39

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks Most mass shooters in the US acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern University who has studied mass shootings for decades. But in several attacks in recent years gunmen a...
2019-09-09, 23:13

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
2019-08-09, 20:39

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a crucial part of their treatment to avoid re-offending....
2019-08-24, 13:13

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background check legislation that has already been passed by the House. The two Democrats called on Trump to intervene personally to “stem the endless massac...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
2019-07-03, 07:39

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.41pm BST Deflecting a question about the children who were left abandoned after Ice raids in Mississippi, Trump ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
2019-08-10, 02:52

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking."Trump told reporters this weekend he will look "very strongly" at ideas from both Democra...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Texas shooting: Trump says background checks wouldn’t have prevented massacre WASHINGTON – President Trump on Sunday called the Texas shooter “a very sick person” but suggested that background checks wouldn’t have stopped the most recent massacre that left seven people dead and more than 20 wounded. “Background checks – I will say that for the most part, sadly, if...
2019-09-01, 19:52

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that “people are dying” because the Senate leader refuses to act. After a summer of devastating ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Trump pushes for ‘strong background checks’ after 2 mass shootings claim 29 lives Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05, 15:13

Trump Wants ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05, 16:13

In call with Trump, Pelosi and Schumer say any gun bill that doesn’t include background checks ‘will not get the job done’ The two Democratic leaders urged the president to endorse House-passed gun measures and pledged to join him for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if the legislation is passed....
2019-09-15, 20:52

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05, 18:13

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootings left 31 people dead earlier this month.In the i...
2019-08-21, 04:00

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate challenge for the president as he works to assure his...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-06, 02:00

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earlier this month....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Dayton and El Paso Shootings: Trump Links Call for Background Checks to Immigration Laws Mourners in El Paso and Dayton implored lawmakers for gun control, while President Trump suggested “marrying” tougher background checks to new immigration laws....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happened in the border town of El Paso, Texas, where seve...
2019-08-05, 16:39

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue could help prevent the next large-scale tragedy....
2019-08-05, 03:39

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
2019-08-09, 02:26

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
2019-06-01, 12:52

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code on Windows computers still vulnerable to the critical BlueKeep vulnerability. The move significantly lowers the bar for writing exploits that wreak the...
2019-07-23, 03:26

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks' President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. (Aug. 21)        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes....
2019-06-20, 16:26

A win for public safety or a government ploy? California set to require background check for ammo sales Already, California has some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. There’s another hurdle for gun owners coming on July 1.        ...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
2019-06-03, 20:26

The best deals and sales happening online this week From early Prime Day deals to sitewide sales at popular apparel stores, there are some amazing opportunities to save on great stuff.       ...
2019-07-09, 16:26

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
2019-06-09, 16:13

US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their retail spending last month, a sign that low unemployment and modest wage gains are encouraging consumers to shop. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.5% in May, after a smaller gain of 0.3% in the previous month. April’s figure was revi...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one of Huawei’s biggest international markets.According...
2019-06-11, 18:13

These retailers are having major sales to compete with Amazon Prime Day Thought Prime Day deals were the only way to save money? Think again. You can actually get huge savings at some of your favorite retailers right now.       ...
2019-07-16, 19:13

Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
2019-06-04, 01:00

UPDATE 2-Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
2019-06-03, 18:52

San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales Nearly 90 percent of all San Francisco high school students who vape get their fix by shopping online or through friends. Just 13.6 percent actually buy their pods at a physical store. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is acutely aware of this t......
2019-06-27, 23:39

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executive said on Friday....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Apple will reportedly start online sales in India Indians from Ahmedabad to Mumbai will soon be able to shop online for Apple products. The nation's government today announced it would ease rules on local production that limited companies like Apple from doing business in the country. The tech giant......
2019-08-29, 07:39

Big Boyz Toyz Kick Starts Online Sales Big Boy Toyz, a pre-owned, multi-brand luxury car dealer, has kick started sales online. The company has put a transparent e-booking mechanism in place, and has been able to generate almost 50 per......
2019-06-29, 08:39

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-China trade tension....
2019-06-17, 22:13

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.       ...
2019-08-17, 06:13

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 17:13

Data and digital capabilities drive Wesfarmers online sales up 33% A total of AU$3 billion was reinvested into the company, with part of that being put towards an analytics centre and an improved online transactional platform....
2019-08-27, 11:13

Chipotle's online focus delivers same-store sales beat Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's focus on online ordering and aggressive spending on advertising paid off as it brought in more customers and helped it beat same-store sales estimates....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
2019-06-06, 02:39

Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Update: Major news for PS4, Xbox Character Creation Reset Rockstar's new patch arrived this week with a new weapon for Xbox One players of the open-world Western, but there's some even bigger news just on the horizon for all players....
2019-06-30, 08:26

Yahoo Japan ending ivory sales, joining other online retailers Yahoo Japan Corp said on Wednesday it will end the sale of ivory on the country's biggest online auction site, finally joining competitors in a ban....
2019-08-28, 09:39

Chipotle's online shift fuels highest sales growth in two years Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's aggressive push into online orders, amped up ads around fresh ingredients and the addition of healthier meals helped the burrito chain post its highest sales growth at established restaurants in over two years....
2019-07-24, 02:52

The best competing Prime Day sales from major retailers like Walmart, Nordstrom, and eBay that are still going on this week Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The pressure of four years of Prime Day has created what is essentially a new Black Friday in July, with major retailers racing to announce their own competing sales. Below, you'll find the top competing Amazon Prime Day sales — both those still available, and t...
2019-07-18, 00:00

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
2019-06-27, 18:52

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
2019-06-13, 21:13

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ICSC says it's a "halo effect."...
2019-07-23, 02:00

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
2019-08-21, 01:13

NY gun law set to go into effect, will close ‘Charleston Loophole’ The new law creates a 30-day period before allowing a sale to proceed if a background check does not come back instantly with a “proceed” notification from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) used by the FBI....
2019-09-12, 09:00

Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole Even though it looked like a rifle, the gun used in the Dayton shooting was likely classified as a pistol – legally skirting laws regarding short-barreled rifles.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

British overseas territories top corporate tax loophole index Britain's offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills....
2019-05-28, 22:13

Britons charged over €440m dividend tax loophole Two British citizens have been charged in Germany over tax evasion worth €440m (£390m) in a case linked to the reimbursement of taxes on share dividends....
2019-06-17, 22:26

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero rel...
2019-08-16, 13:13

iOS 12.4 jailbreak now available after previously-patched exploit reappears Over the years, Apple has patched countless holes that have been used to allow iOS devices to be jailbroken, and it seems that for every fix the company rolls out, there’s yet another way to get around it. Most of the known exploits remain firmly closed once Apple addresses them, but the surpr...
2019-08-20, 02:13

Christian Coleman: Athletes criticize 'loophole' after sprinter avoids ban Athletes have criticised the US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) decision to drop its charges against sprinter Christian Coleman following the advice of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)....
2019-09-03, 18:39

Google loophole allows anti-abortion clinics to post deceptive ads ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ seek to discourage women from getting abortions by ‘deceiving them about services they do or do not offer’A new Google policy that was meant to rein in deceptive advertising by “crisis pregnancy centers” has a loophole that is allowing the centers to continue to post misle...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Loophole Allows NYC Uber and Lyft Cars to Pollute More Than Yellow Cabs New York City’s yellow cabs are iconic of the city itself, though many locals like myself prefer the cost and ease of ridesharing apps like Lyft. Turns out, however, that the yellow cabs can keep the air cleaner than ridesharing vehicles....
2019-05-30, 20:00

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Texas shooter Seth Ator used loophole to get AR-style gun: report Texas mass shooter Seth Ator was barred from owning guns because he was mentally ill — but he was able to use a loophole in the law to get the assault-style rifle used in his massacre, according to reports. Officials previously confirmed that Ator — who killed seven and injured 22 in Sat...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Google to Fix Chrome Loophole That Exposed Incognito Status to Websites Google Chrome restrains sites from saving your browsing history and capturing cookies, and the information you entered in forms when using the Incognito Mode, though it is found to enable some sites......
2019-07-19, 15:39

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it Online lenders are using affiliations with American Indian tribes to pitch loans that charge rates of 300% or more and skirt consumer protections.       ...
2019-07-20, 18:13

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
2019-07-12, 15:26

Destiny 2’s Latest Exploit Lets You Farm Materials By Doing Nothing For the entire five-year span of Destiny’s existence as a series, players have been looking for ways to exploit it. Any old Destiny head will speak fondly of the days we had Loot Caves and cheesed bosses without shame. In the pantheon of cheap Destiny exploits, the latest Destiny 2 scheme for scorin...
2019-07-16, 23:26

Arizona trooper accused trying to sexually exploit drivers Tremaine Jackson/ Arizona Department of Public Safety PHOENIX (AP) – A male now-former Arizona Highway Patrol trooper is accused of trying to exploit eight female drivers for sexual favors during traffic stops and the Arizona Department of Public Safety says officials believe there may have be...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Exploit for wormable BlueKeep Windows bug released into the wild Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) For months, security practitioners have worried about the public release of attack code exploiting BlueKeep, the critical vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft Windows that’s “wormable,” meaning it can spread from computer to computer the way the WannaCry wor...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Parents are exploiting this legal loophole to get their kids more need-based college financial aid Some parents are exploiting a legal loophole so that their children can declare themselves financially independent from them, likely enhancing their eligibility for federal, state and university aid, according to ProPublica....
2019-07-31, 21:13

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
2019-05-25, 21:26

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to veto anti-abortion legislation, and polling shows ...
2019-06-08, 09:52

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites In Google’s latest blog post, the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito’ private browsing mode.Currently, websites are able to detect when a user is browsing in Incognito ...
2019-07-19, 06:00

Google will close a Chrome ‘loophole’ that tells sites you’re in incognito mode Google is about to improve your internet browsing privacy with the help of a new Chrome update that’s meant to prevent websites from detecting your incognito sessions. The “loophole” fix will roll out at the end of July and will have a significant side-effect, effectively blocking ...
2019-07-19, 14:26

Brooklyn man claims legal loophole makes red-light cameras illegal If you were slapped with a red-light camera ticket in the city since 2013, take note. A Brooklyn man is suing the city over the cameras, using a legal loophole to claim that the Department of Transportation has been illegally issuing tickets with their help. The plaintiff, Monroe Street, filed his M...
2019-08-31, 04:52

Baltimore ransomware perp pinky-swears he didn’t use NSA exploit Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, a Twitter account that has since been confirmed by researchers to be that of the operator of the ransomware that took down Baltimore City's networks May 4 has posted taunts of Baltimore City officials and docu...
2019-06-04, 19:52

WhatsApp’s chat manipulation exploit remains unresolved even after a year Vulnerabilities uncovered in WhatsApp — the messaging app used by about 1.5 billion users across the world — can allow bad actors to exploit the platform to manipulate or spoof chat messages. The flaws would make it possible to “intercept and manipulate messages sent in both private and group conver...
2019-08-08, 13:52

Google researcher details iOS exploit that can take over an iPhone with a text message As a general rule, if you avoid clicking on suspicious links that might pop on your phone — whether they’re sent via text message or appear as an in-browser pop-up ad — the odds of your device becoming infected with malware is slim to none. That notwithstanding, security researcher...
2019-08-09, 01:26

Apple claps back at Google for spreading FUD in iOS exploit report It was just last week that we covered a report by Google‘s Project Zero security researchers claiming they’d identified a malware campaign targeting iPhones for “at least two years.” When successful, the exploit chain allowed iPhones to be compromised with no interaction from the user beyond visitin...
2019-09-07, 12:13

Critical KNOB exploit penetrates gaping Bluetooth vulnerability Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Bluetooth’s authentication protocols which, if properly executed, could allow an attacker to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack between two paired devices. This could see an adversary intercept and alter files while they’re in transit, as well as potent...
2019-08-16, 15:39

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
2019-06-17, 12:39

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online games. The exploit chains together several classic types of attacks—phishing, session hijacking, and cr...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Google Chrome Update Will Close 'Loophole' That Tipped Sites Off to Your Incognito Mode In a move that is bound to piss off more than a couple of publishers, Google is readying to fix the “loophole” that allowed sites to see when you’re browsing in Incognito Mode.Read more......
2019-07-19, 05:52

White House expected to replace illegal-immigrant family ‘loophole’: reports The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to end a legal “loophole” that has allowed illegal-immigrant families to enter the U.S., according to reports....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Google uncovers exploit-laden websites that stole data from iPhones A small collection of hacked websites targeted iPhones using zero-day attacks for at least a couple of years, Google's Project Zero team has revealed in a newly published report. The websites don't even need a user's input to infiltrate a device: jus......
2019-08-30, 18:00

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
2019-07-08, 19:39

Apple quietly updates Macs to remove Zoom webcam exploit It's not just Zoom scrambling to fix the exploit that allowed intruders to hijack Mac webcams. Apple has issued a silent, automatic update to macOS that removes the web server used to streamline access to the video conferencing app. The update isn'......
2019-07-11, 04:13

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgruntled security researcher Vasily Kravets released a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows version o...
2019-08-08, 14:13

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability” that could occur when interacting with JavaScrip...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Loophole That Lets People Share Your Private Instagram Pics and Stories Isn't a 'Hack'—but Still, Heads Up Here’s another reminder to be wary of what you share online: BuzzFeed News noticed on Monday that the way Instagram and its owner Facebook serve up media content allows for anyone who has access to a private photo or video to root around in the HTML code and copy-paste a direct link to it.Read more....
2019-09-10, 16:52

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Read More...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Warnings of world-wide worm attacks are the real deal, new exploit shows (credit: flattop341) For the past three weeks, security professionals have warned with increasing urgency that a recently patched Windows vulnerability has the potential to trigger attacks not seen since the WannaCry worm that paralyzed much of the world in 2017. A demonstration video circulating ...
2019-06-05, 22:52

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on immense state driver’s license databases. Read more......
2019-07-08, 20:39

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleading popups, security researchers warned on Wednesday...
2019-05-30, 01:26

Wolves make poor start to group stage as Braga exploit sloppy defending Rúben Neves mentioned in the buildup that one of his Braga midfield counterparts, Ricardo Horta, happens to be his best friend. Well, sometimes good pals have to tell harsh truths. On Thursday night, Horta scored a goal that informed Wolves they cannot get away with sloppy mistakes in the Europa Lea...
2019-09-20, 01:52

Google researchers reveal data-stealing, web-based iPhone exploit that was active for years Researchers from Google have uncovered what appears to be a concentrated malware campaign targeting iPhones for at least two years. Thankfully, this may be over now, although they warn it’s possible there are others that are yet to be seen. Project Zero, the search giant’s security team tasked with ...
2019-08-30, 09:26

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has since opened, and it’s a pretty swish place. Besid...
2019-07-24, 06:13

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”....
2019-05-21, 15:13

DHS chief decries 'child recycling' at border, recalls migrant who ‘bought’ infant for $80 to exploit loopholes Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan relayed a stunning account Thursday of how a 51-year-old man “bought” a 6-month-old child in order to exploit loopholes in the U.S. immigration system that would allow him to stay in the country. ...
2019-07-18, 22:39

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
2019-06-19, 21:39

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
2019-07-01, 16:26

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
2019-07-01, 23:13

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
2019-07-03, 20:00

Prime Day sales burst in July may cause weakness in August retail sales Friday's August retail sales is the last big economic report before the Fed meets, and it could be muddied by Amazon's July Prime Day sale....
2019-09-13, 11:13

Car Sales August 2019: Toyota Sales Dip 24 Per Cent Amidst Slowdown Toyota Kirloskar Motor registered a sale of 10,701 units in August 2019, witnessing a decline of 24 per cent in domestic sales, as opposed to 14,100 units sold in August 2019. The automaker continues......
2019-09-01, 17:52

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
2019-06-03, 13:52

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
2019-07-11, 16:39

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
2019-07-17, 18:13

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
2019-07-03, 01:39

UPDATE 3-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
2019-07-02, 19:52

Car Sales August 2019: Hyundai Motor India Records 16.58 Per Cent De-Growth In Domestic Sales The decline turns out to be even most deterrent for the Korean carmaker which managed with just 3.8 per cent drop last month (July 2019) riding on the success of its latest compact SUV- the Hyundai......
2019-09-02, 09:39

How to boost the health of your sales org by hyping up your sales team (VB Live) The quality of your sales force has a direct, accumulating, impact on your business. Learn how SMBs build and grow world-class sales organizations.Read More...
2019-09-13, 00:39

Car Sales August 2019: Mahindra Sales Drop By 26% Mahindra & Mahindra announced its auto sales performance for August 2019 and the company's domestic sales stood at 33,564 units, a drop of 26 per cent over 45,373 units sold in August last year. The......
2019-09-01, 14:13

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
2019-07-10, 13:26

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
2019-06-29, 23:26

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
2019-07-03, 18:26

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
2019-08-21, 11:26

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
2019-07-23, 20:52

Will a past misdemeanor show up in an employer background check? Ask HR Most employers do background checks, so if you are concerned about a transgression in your past, it's wise to be honest in a job interview.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
2019-07-01, 21:39

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend with its surroundings (I'm just as impressed with the acrobatic tongue), something we'd often like to ...
2019-06-30, 15:13

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...
2019-08-14, 02:26

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite reddit or the social network of your choice, and as...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sort through three hours of sound bites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked through a laundry list of potential water-cooler moments, starting with Bernie Sanders’s more gravel...
2019-09-13, 19:13

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussions over differences on trade....
2019-05-26, 05:52

Donald Trump weighs up Senators gun background check bill President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and other things that might. "It's really 'Gun Sense,' if you think about it," Trump said. (Sept. 11)        ...
2019-09-12, 04:13

Leaked background check plan sows chaos on Hill A Trump administration proposal to expand background checks on firearm sales is already in jeopardy unless President Donald Trump unexpectedly saves it, with the White House distancing itself and the National Rifle Association outright opposing it. A background checks proposal began circulating on ...
2019-09-19, 15:52

Dems press Trump to suppport background check bill Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

The Best Free Background Noise Generators for Working, Gaming, and Studying There are tons of background sound sites and apps, but most do the same things. We’ve compiled the best ones, all free online, plus a collection of the best background sound mobile apps. Use them as background noise while you work, read, study, play a tabletop RPG, or even in the background of a par...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Trump says he will push to close background check loopholes for gun buys U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration would seek to close background check loopholes for gun purchases after Democrats accused him of reversing course on gun control measures....
2019-08-21, 20:39

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
2019-05-30, 03:26

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
2019-06-02, 01:26

Gov. Greg Abbott: Odessa shooter failed background check Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the man accused of killing seven people and wounding 25 others on Saturday had failed a background check to purchase a gun and wasn't screened when buying the gun he used in the shooting...
2019-09-03, 21:00

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) of a recent Snapchat survey that found British people have fewer close mates than other nationalitie...
2019-07-19, 13:13

iOS 13 will stop VoIP app background data collection, impacting Facebook Apple is stopping VoIP apps from collecting data while they run in the background, a change that will force multiple popular apps to make adjustments.Read More...
2019-08-07, 08:52

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democrats’ Green New Deal....
2019-07-01, 12:26

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
2019-07-01, 16:26

Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales, end sales of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammo nationwide; NRA hits back Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon....
2019-09-04, 00:39

Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales, end sales of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammo nationwide Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon....
2019-09-03, 20:39

Texas gunman who killed seven had previously failed background check for firearm The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas obtained an assault-style rifle despite failing a background check, state and law enforcement officials said on Monday....
2019-09-03, 05:00

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with lawmakers, congressional and Republican sources tell CNN....
2019-08-20, 23:26

Reporter testing the 'availability of guns at Walmart' fails background check Hayley Peterson, a senior correspondent for Business Insider, investigated "the availability of guns at Walmart" by attempting to purchase a firearm but was unable to buy a gun after failing a background check....
2019-08-22, 22:52

Apple will limit VoIP background data collection from WhatsApp, Snapchat et al in iOS 13 Apple is reportedly planning a new feature in iOS that will restrict apps from runing voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) processes in the background when the programs are not actively in use. The “small but significant change” — according to The Information — strikes at the heart of Facebook and ot...
2019-08-07, 11:13

How to change the background wallpaper on your iPhone, and set a different image for your home and lock screens Hollis Johnson You can change the background on your iPhone with a few taps, should you wish to use another image. You can customize your iPhone's wallpaper to appear in either Still or Perspective formats. Different images can display on your iPhone's home screen wallpaper and the lock screen. ...
2019-08-19, 23:52

214 mayors call on Senate to reconvene and pass background check bills The letter was signed by the leaders of El Paso and Dayton and several other cities that have experienced high-profile mass shootings in recent years....
2019-08-08, 17:00

White House circulates possible gun background-check proposal on Capitol Hill The White House is circulating a one-page document on Capitol Hill detailing a possible gun background-check proposal – though Attorney General Bill Barr said President Trump has not yet made a “firm decision” on what he ultimately will support....
2019-09-19, 02:52

Hundreds of U.S. mayors push Senate to pass background check bills A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors on Thursday called on the Senate to return from its August recess, demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the chamber to take up legislation to strengthen background checks on gun buyers. The coalition of mayors from three dozen states c...
2019-08-08, 21:00

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
2019-09-02, 16:13

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
2019-08-14, 03:39

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
2019-08-20, 00:13

Your Social Security checks could get bigger next year. Here's how much One new estimate pegs the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment at 1.6% next year. That means the average benefits would go up by about $23.40 per month....
2019-09-13, 07:39

UK's Johnson in Paris: we will not set up border checks in Ireland British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that under no circumstances would the United Kingdom set up border checks on the boundary between EU member Ireland and the British region of Northern Ireland....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings. Trump tweeted Monday about the weekend shootings in Texas a...
2019-08-05, 16:13

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New York lawmakers said the legislation passed the De...
2019-08-06, 15:26

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
2019-08-10, 07:26

Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-‘Thrones’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington has checked into a wellness retreat to work on what his representative says are “personal issues.” A representative for Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utilizing a post-“Game of Thrones” break in...
2019-05-29, 07:39

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
2019-08-03, 01:26

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 19:00

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider alternate routes. 10:30am: Tucson Fire & @Tucson...
2019-08-16, 20:26

SESAME Field Trip Day One: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
2019-09-17, 19:26

CORRECTED-TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
2019-08-20, 07:26

Aretha Franklin had nearly $1M in uncashed checks when she died 1 year ago Aretha Franklin reportedly had nearly $1 million in uncashed checks at the time of her death, a new inventory of her assets found, according to newly filed court documents....
2019-08-24, 18:26

SESAME Field Trip: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
2019-09-19, 00:26

"Do These Checks": Paytm Founder's Warning After Video Of ATM Tampering Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar shared a video of an ATM machine that was tampered with along with a warning. "When using any ATM, you must do these checks," he wrote on Twitter....
2019-08-27, 12:00

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts Pre-orders for Apple Inc's latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data....
2019-09-16, 21:39

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
2019-08-16, 18:26

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 15:52

Andrea Dovizioso taken for hospital checks after British GP crash Andrea Dovizioso has been airlifted to Coventry hospital after a huge crash during MotoGP's British Grand Prix, with the Italian suffering temporary memory loss...
2019-08-25, 17:39

'Grand Hotel' checks out as summer TV for 'The Bachelor' crowd Reality TV used to aspire to replicate the rhythms of scripted drama, albeit for considerably less money. Now dramas are being developed that seem to approximate the simple (or if you prefer, "guilty") pleasures of unscripted shows....
2019-06-18, 00:52

Killer linked to cold-case Florida murder through fingerprint background check for job gets life A man linked eight months ago to a Florida 1998 cold case murder when he applied for a job requiring his fingerprints for a background check has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime....
2019-08-26, 00:26

Apple calls out Google for 'stoking fear' and creating 'false impression' of iOS exploit Apple called Google’s recent Project Zero report on iOS malware misleading and wants to make sure customers have "all the facts"       ...
2019-09-09, 02:26

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturday....
2019-07-13, 13:39

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.The National Mi...
2019-06-17, 13:13

New Jersey suspects swiped $450K in checks after looting mailboxes: DOJ Four New Jersey men were charged Wednesday for stealing $450,000 in checks from dozens of mail collection boxes, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Paterson men — Aneuris Henriquez-Lopez, 24, Eleazer Peralta, 19, Fernando Santiago, 26, and Rikinson Rodriguez-Sanchez, 25 — allegedly r...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
2019-08-19, 08:52

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
2019-05-29, 03:39

Democrats press for stricter U.S. gun-sale checks, Trump non-committal Democrats in the U.S. Congress pledged on Monday to intensify pressure for stricter gun-sale background check legislation, citing strong public backing for the measure, but received no sign of support yet from President Donald Trump....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Mexico reinforces checks amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants...
2019-06-17, 05:00

Irish border checks inevitably disruptive after no-deal Brexit: EU The European Union is still in talks with Dublin over how to organize border checks on the island of Ireland in case of a no-deal Brexit but such controls would inevitably be "disruptive", according to officials in the bloc's hub, Brussels....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
2019-05-31, 15:26

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and cleared for duty, the branch announced this week....
2019-08-24, 14:52

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing....
2019-08-05, 21:00

Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat after 'Game of Thrones' finale "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has reportedly checked into a wellness retreat to deal with "personal issues," after the blockbuster series came to an end....
2019-05-29, 19:00

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario....
2019-09-18, 19:00

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

Ireland raises prospect of some no-deal Brexit checks near border If Britain quits the European Union without a deal next month, some checks may need to take place near Ireland's border with British-run Northern Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday....
2019-09-06, 01:52

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called for a ban on the purchase of assault weapons....
2019-08-05, 00:39

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases.        ...
2019-08-09, 22:13

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
2019-07-02, 21:13

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Meghalaya Fears Spillover Effect After Assam NRC, Increases Border Checks The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
2019-09-11, 08:52

Dozens of Airbus A380s face urgent checks after cracked part dug from ice Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw in a recently salvaged cracked part in a move likely to trigger urgent checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-08-21, 21:39

BTCC checks all crash structures after heavy crashes in 2019 season British Touring Car Championship technical chiefs inspected the crash structures of all car types ahead of racing at Oulton Park to make sure they conform correctly following recent high-profile crashes...
2019-06-30, 18:39

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data Analytics over a three-month period ahead of this ...
2019-07-11, 23:13

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hoping to change perceptions around everyday, gender-bi...
2019-06-06, 16:00

Exclusive: Checks to be ordered after 2017 Airbus A380 engine explosion Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw with a key part in a move likely to trigger checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos worldwide, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-08-21, 16:39

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the late great singer’s finances—were on full display....
2019-08-08, 02:39

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Sweden in response....
2019-08-14, 23:26

NFL star Michael Bennett skips direct deposits and keeps checks 'until the end of the season' Despite making tens of millions of dollars throughout his NFL career, New England Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett said he saves most of his earnings and operates on a fixed budget....
2019-09-10, 15:39

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse's death.       ...
2019-08-07, 13:00

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed in February....
2019-08-05, 00:39

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
2019-05-25, 15:00

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
2019-08-17, 05:52

One of Kurt Cobain's old royalty checks was found in the basement of a Seattle record store The owner of Seattle’s famous Easy Street Records has discovered a buried treasure in its basement. Matt Vaughan found a royalty check addressed to cultural icon Kurt Cobain with a value of $26.57 (closer to $50 in 2019) dated March 6, 1991, which was a whole six months before Nirvana found fame wit...
2019-09-07, 17:52

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
2019-07-18, 20:26

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
2019-07-04, 11:39

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide, multiple sources told The New York Times. They are alleged to have falsified records to hide the m...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Brooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen's ex, checks into trauma center after video of her allegedly doing drugs leaks Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, checked herself into a trauma center after a video leaked allegedly showing the 41-year-old actress doing drugs in a van....
2019-08-10, 09:52

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
2019-07-11, 11:26

Ryan Murphy to keep earning his Netflix checks with Chorus Line series and Andy Warhol documentary After getting a truck full of money from Netflix, some TV creators would embrace the opportunity to stop trying so hard and just throw some spaghetti at the wall. If something sticks, good. If not, the truck is still in the driveway and most of the money hasn’t blown away. That’s not what Ryan Murph...
2019-09-04, 14:39

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they found a security flaw on macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
2019-07-16, 11:13

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
2019-09-07, 17:52

'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat for 'personal issues' "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington is taking time away from the spotlight to work on "some personal issues."        ...
2019-05-29, 08:13

Well, This Isn't How You Want To Start A Major Tournament The Open Championship got underway this morning on a rainy day at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland and grew up playing on the course, had just about the worst possible start to his day....
2019-07-18, 16:39

TCL's first major smartphone is affordable like its TVs You may know TCL as the maker of affordable TVs, but the company makes a whole lot more than that. Like Samsung and LG, the Chinese conglomerate also produces appliances like washing machines, as well as mobile phones. That's not just under the......
2019-09-05, 20:13

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said his country was “ready for war,” and President Donald Trump responded by declaring that Iran had made ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

I Liked Something Online Today It’s hard to shock the staff of Gizmodo dot com. Collectively, we’ve spent millions of hours online, covering everything from fishman dildos to catfish fetishists. Today, however, we discovered something truly surprising: Reddit Public Access Network, the platform’s new experiment with livestreaming...
2019-08-23, 03:13

What happens to our online identities when we die? By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into the issueAndrew Scott Q&A: ‘I never get angrier than with passwords or apps’Esther Earl never meant to tweet after she died. On 25 August 2010, the 16-ye...
2019-06-02, 10:52

Many top printers have major security flaws Researchers at the NCC Group have discovered significant vulnerabilities in six commonly used enterprise printers which could open up organizations to potential attacks and data breaches.The vulnerabilities were uncovered after the team tested multiple aspects of six mid-range enterprise printers in...
2019-08-09, 05:13

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance amending the health cod...
2019-06-19, 11:01

IoT devices still major target for cyberattacks During the first half of 2019, cybercriminals increased the intensity of both IoT and SMB-related attacks according to a new report from F-Secure.The firm's “Attack Landscape H1 2019” report highlighted the threat unsecured IoT devices can pose to businesses and consumers as well ...
2019-09-14, 15:26

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets from its massive portfolio.Although the company supplied 4G modem chips for Apple's iPhone for...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Second major heatwave sweeps across Europe Europe is experiencing a second major heatwave in less than two months. According to officials, temperatures are expected to reach 104 degrees.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Before July 5, Here's A Look At Major Announcements In Last Five Budgets Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 on July 5. That would mark the first Budget by the NDA government after returning to power in May 2019....
2019-06-18, 08:52

'I don't see this major recession,' so let's not talk ourselves into one, says Honeywell CEO "Recessions can be self-created" when corporate leaders, "like myself, become nervous and they stop investing," says Honeywell chief Darius Adamczyk....
2019-08-28, 07:26

Green, 22, hangs on to win her 1st LPGA major Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years....
2019-06-24, 05:39

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Telegram hit in major DDoS attack The encrypted messaging app Telegram was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack while protesters used the app to communicate during recent protests in Hong Kong.The DDoS attack also appears to have affected the messaging service's 200m users across the Americas as well as in some ...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Stars who missed out on major roles You win some, you lose some - and the same goes for the stars! We've rounded up a list of celebrities who have lost out on or turned down major roles.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

US could be hit with 9 major hurricanes this year, experts say Hurricane season may be more turbulent than usual with as many as nine severe storms expected to hit the US this year, according to experts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned Thursday that “above-normal hurricane activity” has been predicted for hurricane season,...
2019-08-12, 18:00

Ransomware threats see major resurgence Ransomware is making a comeback according to a new report from McAfee which observed that ransomware samples grew by 118 percent during the first quarter of this year as cybercriminals adopted new tactics to evade detection.The cybersecurity firm's McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019 saw an...
2019-08-30, 00:13

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its customers can now use cryptocurrency to make payments, a...
2019-05-25, 01:52

Top Wi-Fi routers have major security flaws A security researcher from Trustwave has discovered vulnerabilities in several D-Link and Comba routers which could make it easy for cybercriminals to see usernames and passwords stored on the devices.Trustwave SpiderLabs' Simon Kenin found a total of five security flaws, two in D-Link routers ...
2019-09-11, 22:13

Jim Bouton Opened Up the Major Leagues to Everyone Through both his everyman path to professional baseball and his revealing memoir “Ball Four,” Bouton, who died on Wednesday, made a gilded world seem attainable....
2019-07-11, 23:00

Wikipedia taken down after major DDoS attack Wikipedia was taken offline after suffering a major cyberattack over the weekend, the company has confirmed.The popular reference site said it had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that took down its sites across part of Europe and the Middle East.The attack meant users in the U...
2019-09-09, 13:13

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a s...
2019-07-04, 02:00

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station located in the Catalina Mountains. With the latest...
2019-07-08, 14:52

The 8 best deals you can get online this Tuesday Snag some incredible deals on mattresses, meat thermometers, Bluetooth speakers, and more before the Fourth of July.       ...
2019-07-02, 21:52

New UA online mindfulness course offered TUCSON- The University of Arizona is offering a new online course to help students get off their phones and focus on being present. Leslie Langbert, the executive director of the Center for Compassion Studies at the UA, is behind “SBS 301: The Mindful Semester.” “We are actually wo...
2019-08-22, 04:52

The 7 best deals you can get online this Tuesday Thought Prime Day was the best time to shop and save this month? Guess again. You can save on robot vacuums, Apple Airpods, and more.       ...
2019-07-24, 01:52

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
2019-07-06, 17:00

The 7 best deals you can get online this Friday In anticipation of Prime Day only a few weeks away, we're already seeing price drops on some top-rated products.       ...
2019-06-28, 17:39

Want To Check Your EPF Balance? Here's How To Do It Online An employee contributes 12 per cent of his salary towards the EPF, while an employer pays another 12 per cent, out of which 8.33 per cent is invested in the Employee's Pension Scheme (EPS) while the......
2019-05-30, 17:26

Everything You Need To Know To Apply For A PAN Card Online PAN card online apply: A PAN card holder need not file an income tax return (ITR) on a mandatory basis unless he/she is liable to file one under Section 139 of the Income Tax Act. A PAN card applicant......
2019-07-18, 14:39

How To Link PAN With Aadhaar Online Pan-Aadhaar linking: The Income Tax Department provides an SMS-based facility to enable the linking of Aadhaar with PAN online. In order to access this service, the user is required to send an SMS to......
2019-07-24, 14:52

The 6 best deals you can get online this Monday Nothing makes Monday easier than scoring a great deal on a product you'll love, and there are lots of options today.        ...
2019-06-03, 15:52

The 7 best deals you can get online this Monday Nothing makes Monday easier than scoring a great deal on a product you'll love, and there are lots of options today.        ...
2019-06-03, 18:26

There's Life After Death Online Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relatives who want to hang on to profiles as tributes to loved ones....
2019-08-21, 17:52

Original Google Chromecast's Major Updates Come to an End The original Google Chromecast, now six years old, is no longer receiving major updates, and Google has only committed to delivering bug and security fixes for it....
2019-08-27, 10:26

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
2019-06-23, 04:39

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) found 32 percent of UK businesses surveyed (and 22 percent of charities) had been hit by a breach or cyberattac...
2019-07-05, 11:39

Microsoft reveals more about the next major Windows 10 update Microsoft has revealed what we can expect from the next major Windows 10 update, codenamed 19H2, and as we expected, the update will concern itself more with improving performance and general tweaks than adding any headline-grabbing new features.While this might be disappointing to some people, the ...
2019-07-02, 12:26

Mozilla Fixes Two Major Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 as well as Firefox 67.0.4 and Firefox ESR 60.7.2 to patch the two recent zero-day vulnerabilities....
2019-06-21, 21:00

Intel chips have another major security flaw Another major security flaw has been detected in Intel hardware, potentially putting millions of devices around the world at risk.Researchers at Bitdefender claim that "every machine" that uses an Intel processor and that runs Windows, Linux or FreeBSD is impacted by the vulnerability, which comes j...
2019-08-07, 15:00

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, handing the market its second straight loss, as investors worried about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-24, 01:52

WIMBLEDON '19: How well do you know the grass-court major? WIMBLEDON '19: See how much you know about the year's third Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing home....
2019-07-07, 09:26

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
2019-06-24, 02:26

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an example of how this bar pattern has recently prepared...
2019-06-13, 21:26

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
2019-05-22, 19:00

Why the Corvette C8 Became Mid-Engine and Got a Major Suspension Change We caught up with Josh Holder, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s Program Engineering Manager, at the car’s launch party last night to ask the questions a lot of you have had: why did Chevy move the engine behind the driver, and what made engineers finally swap the car’s signature rear leaf springs fo...
2019-07-19, 23:13

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s first 5G device on hold.During a press conference...
2019-05-22, 19:00

| Highlands Park eye first major final in 36 years Highlands Park seek a first historic major final appearance in 36 years when they play Polokwane City in the MTN Top 8 second-leg semi-final. Sy Lerman reports....
2019-09-13, 17:13

More major US immigration raids likely despite outcry – report White House ordered Ice agents to identify targets across the US, report says, with focus on workplacesMore major raids aimed at picking up undocumented immigrants are likely soon despite a flood of outrage at a huge operation last week that saw more than 600 Latino workers detained at poultry plant...
2019-08-11, 03:26

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
2019-08-11, 01:52

Textbooks are expensive: You can get major discounts using these websites From Amazon and Chegg to lesser-known websites, this is where you can find your required textbooks for a major discount.       ...
2019-08-17, 02:26

Jets’ odd war with Quinnen Williams may have major impact The Jets remain engaged in a contract standoff with first-round draft pick Quinnen Williams, who as a result may miss the beginning of training camp. The sides, according to sources, are haggling over the schedule for payment of Williams’ signing bonus, which is about $21.7 million. Williams would l...
2019-07-24, 05:39

US: Technical outage causes major delays for travelers US airports have confirmed lengthy delays for passengers due to a problem with their processing systems. The issue appears to have been dealt with and normal service is slowly being resumed....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Original Chromecast unlikely to get another major software update Hopefully you’re happy with how your Chromecast works because, according to Google, it’s unlikely to ever see another update outside of bug and security fixes. This news comes after 9to5Google spotted that original Chromecast was running an older version of web browsing software t...
2019-08-28, 18:52

The Fiver | The right to not win their first major piece of silverware in 54 years Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!With the draw for Big Cup not due to take place until shortly after today’s thrilling instalment of the world’s most tea-timely football email is detonated, it behoves the Fiver to bring you news of the England squad for next month’s Euro 2020 quali...
2019-08-29, 19:39

Messi gets another shot at a major title with Argentina After so much disappointment in major tournaments, Lionel Messi has another opportunity to win a title for Argentina at the Copa America        ...
2019-06-05, 13:13

Dodge Charger to get major revamp for 2020 Fiat Chrysler is claiming the new 2020 Charger Hellcat Widebody will be the "most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world." FCA said the Hemi-engined Hellcat will reach 60 mph in 3.6 seconds....
2019-06-27, 21:00

Column: Nicklaus part of the major discussion again Column: Nicklaus likes what he saw from Woods at Augusta and gets back in conversation of whether his record can be broken        ...
2019-05-29, 07:52

How "Fundamentals" Failed This Major Global Corporation Many investors believe that a company's stock price follows its “fundamentals.” However, that’s not always the case. The story of this international conglomerate tells the tale. Take a look at this chart......
2019-08-08, 23:26

Gary Woodland’s next challenge: Winning a second major Monday at a non-major golf tournament is usually pretty sleepy. Players trickle onto the grounds, check in, get the lay of the land, maybe hit a few balls or roll a few putts. Many of them don’t even turn up at the course until Tuesday for a practice round. Gary Woodland wasn’t just at Jersey......
2019-08-07, 08:52

Starrett-Lehigh building gets major upgrades — and new name The Starrett-Lehigh building is getting street cred with a new entrance, retail, restaurants and food hall under the new moniker Starrett-Lehigh Depot. “Enormous and eclectic, the Depot offers an array of flexible spaces for food, fitness, retail, essentials, events and more” brags the brochure. Dri...
2019-06-19, 05:26

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available through BitPay and allows consumers to pay their online bills with virtual currency. Coming for the first time to a major US carrier, the BitPay payment op...
2019-05-24, 08:39

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year ​​​​​​​Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn't go for very long....
2019-07-17, 13:52

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and heightened concerns about domestic terrorism....
2019-08-05, 07:00

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days after a 6.9 magnitude quake struck the heavily populated island....
2019-08-04, 19:52

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The rise of email threats report, the firm surveyed 280 ...
2019-07-05, 23:26

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
2019-05-31, 02:00

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked...
2019-07-13, 20:13

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
2019-05-24, 21:39

OnePlus just revealed some specs of its next major product Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has been making phones for quite a few years now, but it’s 2019 the year that marks several meaningful milestones for the company. This was the first time when OnePlus released a series of phones in the first half of the year, two more than what we expected &md...
2019-08-23, 19:39

The next major Windows 10 update could bring big changes to Cortana Microsoft’s drive to continuously update Windows 10 and its features looks set to continue, with a new build (18922) released to Windows Insiders to test out – which includes a radically different Cortana app.Windows Insiders are people who have signed up to test upcoming versions of W...
2019-06-20, 12:26

US OPEN '19: How well do you know the American tennis major? US OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
2019-08-22, 00:26

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one-seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult for Johnson....
2019-08-02, 16:52

SCOTUS major decisions to come as term nears end The Supreme Court is nearing the end of its term with some major decisions yet to come. Associated Press reporter Mark Sherman explains "there are three major cases yet to be resolved by the court, probably before the end of next week." (June 17)        ...
2019-06-18, 03:26

UConn returning to Big East comes with major question The whispers have been there for a while now — that as strong as the new Big East has been, it could use another quality program. UConn, with its dormant football program the reason it remained in the AAC, made perfect sense. The Huskies are expected to return to the Big East, sources confirme...
2019-06-22, 18:52

MoviePass suffers major data breach Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server that was not password protected.The exposed database was discovered by SpiderSilk security researcher M...
2019-08-21, 19:26

‘Ad Astra’ is a major comeback for Brad Pitt When somebody asks Brad Pitt what he did this summer, here’s how he should respond: “Resuscitated my acting career!” Although the movie star’s best days seemed well behind him, he has, out of nowhere, delivered a pair of stellar performances these past few months: as a devilishly funny stuntman in “...
2019-09-18, 23:13

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the troubled New York City Housing Authority, specificall...
2019-06-22, 09:39

‘13 Reasons Why’ kills off a major character in season 3 Spoiler alert: This post contains info on 13 Reasons Why seasons 1 and 2. If you haven't watched them yet, you've been warned. Netflix unveiled the trailer for the third season of its controversial teenage drama, which debuts on the streaming servic......
2019-08-01, 18:52

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
2019-07-10, 02:26

BMW plots major expansion of M performance range New M4, M3 and X8 M, as imagined here by Autocar, will be high-profile debutants Limited-run models and petrol-electric powertrains on the cards as performance division eyes more diverse line-up BMW’s M performance car division will expand its line-up with more M Performance and full-blown M mode...
2019-07-01, 06:13

Jets downplaying major conundrum headed their way It was a final dress rehearsal, except with multiple stand-ins. The Jets first-team offense took the field together for the final time Saturday night before the games count for real in two weeks, but it wasn’t the true first team. Running back Le’Veon Bell, the big offseason addition, wasn’t out the...
2019-08-26, 06:52

Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-18, 14:13

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump starting this week. As was the case for the US in January, this is the first time that prices for the streaming service have increased since 2017, but th...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Best online learning platforms of 2019 When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers.The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatically, but also in the quality, reach, and value of...
2019-07-05, 21:13

The 8 best deals you can find online this Saturday This weekend, you can score some amazing savings on top-tested products like Sony headphones and Apple Airpods.       ...
2019-06-30, 01:26

Learn Calculus With These Four Online Courses Part of the premise of Good Will Hunting is that if you’re smart enough, you should skip formal education and teach yourself with books. And that was before prestigious universities started uploading all their courses for free online. Now you can choose between all kinds of courses for any subject—i...
2019-07-15, 23:26

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take shape. In the same week that Sony showed just how fast the load times on its next console would be com...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players across the globe, all focused on singular goals. The next great conflict may be starting now....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Who needs a TV cooking show when you can host one online? Traditional cooking shows are so old school. Gaby Dalkin has built her own following online and with a weekly Instagram live cooking demo, moderated by her husband. She also has two cookbooks and is working on a third....
2019-05-25, 05:52

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do checkups on behalf of our kids....
2019-09-09, 17:39

5 ways to protect your child online Modern gadgets are so easy to use, so powerful, and so attractive to young eyes, that it's difficult to police a child's digital life.        ...
2019-06-06, 12:26

Sword Art Online Replica Toy Blade, Only $1,000 You too can own a full-scale replica toy version of Kirito’s sword the Elucidator. Outfitted with over 700 LED lights, the blade’s gyro sensor responds to different types of blade swings with light effects and sounds....
2019-06-06, 13:39

The 8 best deals you can find online this weekend This weekend, you can score some amazing savings on top-tested products like Sony headphones and Apple Airpods.       ...
2019-06-29, 20:26

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, according to data miners, more changes are coming....
2019-06-06, 19:00

How to Watch the 2019 Emmys on TV and Online Ready or not, awards season here we come! Now in its 71st year, the 2019 Emmys honors the year's television shows and performances that made us laugh, cry and shamelessly answer yes......
2019-09-16, 13:00

The Best Online Shops for Ordering Plants Filling your place with greenery no longer requires wandering the aisles of your local humid nursery. Here are companies that'll ship plants right to you....
2019-07-08, 22:26

The emotional price we're paying for being always online Technology has reached a level our grandparents couldn’t have even imagined when they were young. Computers in our pockets, instant communication with people on the other side of the world, access to unimaginable amounts of information at our fingertips or just a voice query away, all of those are t...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credits, and more! – just for sharing your opinion about the products you buy and places you visit. Languages:  English, Danish, Dutch, French, German,...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Save $10 On Your Next $50 Online Grocery Order There’s really no good reason to step foot in a grocery store anymore. A bunch of stores off delivery now, or at the very least, curbside pickup, and Walmart is leading the charge....
2019-06-17, 18:00

Catfish Fetishists: The Men Who Get Off on Getting Scammed Online It’s Thursday night and Eddie is looking for action. He scrolls through Twitter hoping to find the woman of his dreams. Finally, he finds her, or someone who looks a lot like her: A woman going by the name “Katfish Princess” who describes herself as “hot, greedy and completely fake.”Read more......
2019-05-29, 16:39

Madonna perfects her off-key Eurovision act online JERUSALEM (AP) — The Queen of Pop has cleaned up her act. After her much-panned performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Madonna’s official YouTube channel released a noticeably touched-up version. Music critics and others weighed in online, saying she auto-tuned her...
2019-05-21, 21:52

The 7 best deals you can find online this weekend This weekend, get incredible products like Sony headphones and nugget ice makers at some of their lowest prices.       ...
2019-06-22, 19:13

EVE Online's Developers Want A 'Chaos Era' For The Game EVE Online’s developers have talked a lot recently about bringing some changes to the game. On a recent episode of player-created podcast Talking in Stations, CEO of CCP Games Hilmar Pétursson called for a “chaos era” to be ushered in for EVE Online and warned players to brace for impact. If other c...
2019-08-02, 19:52

Celebrities Get Slammed for Everything Online - Even How They Grieve Fans of Disney star Cameron Boyce awoke to tragic news Sunday: The 20-year-old actor, best known for his roles in Jessie and The Descendants, had died in his sleep....
2019-07-11, 00:52

Online gambling now available around the clock in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania's aggressive expansion of gambling has resulted in the second highest commercial casino revenue of any state, trailing only Nevada.       ...
2019-07-18, 22:00

Coming out in online communities like YouTube Elle Mills, who came out as bisexual in a viral 2017 YouTube video, discusses the acceptance of the online community with USA TODAY's Dalvin Brown.       ...
2019-06-19, 19:13

Koenigsegg Is Extremely Mad Online About a Cheap One:1 Not long after we learned of the Bonhams auction that would sell off the seized cars from an African dictator’s son for the benefit of Equatorial Guinea, Koenigsegg weighed in. Nobody asked it to, but it did anyway. You see, there is a Koenigsegg One:1 that’s part of that auction and Koenigsegg is E...
2019-07-02, 01:26

Nintendo Switch Online: should you sign up? The Nintendo Switch Online service has been live for near enough two years now – though even then it was late to the game. Rival services like Xbox Live or PlayStation Plus had been going for years previously, offering a host of online benefits to Nintendo Switch players who subscribe for a m...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Another Alien Faction Is Waging War In EVE Online EVE Online’s players are in a panic: All across the game, player controlled facilities are under siege by powerful NPCs known as Drifters. Drifter vessels have been in the game for years, but they’ve never attacked player structures in an organized force before. Developer CCP has not confirmed wheth...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Jeffrey R. Epstein is having a normal one online Jeffrey Epstein, the shady financier and convicted sex offender, is dead. Jeffrey Epstein, who was slated to go to trial on sex trafficking charges before allegedly killing himself in prison, is not online. Jeffrey Epstein, who flew celebrities and prominent political figures to his private island o...
2019-08-13, 05:39

Your Private Medical Images May Be Online for Anyone to See X-rays and other medical images are supposed to be private, since they are part of your medical records. But a recent ProPublica investigation found patients’ images just sitting around on the internet for anybody to view....
2019-09-18, 09:00

Ready To Come Clean About Meeting Online The couple were reticent about telling people they met through JSwipe. “Frankly, I regret that I was ever that self-conscious,’’ she said. “It’s how people meet these days.”...
2019-08-03, 16:26

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are......
2019-07-12, 23:13

New Brunswick community hosts major celebration of Hockeyville The community of Renous, N.B., has been struck by a string of tragedies, resulting in the deaths of a number of young people. One of them formed the basis of the community's application to Kraft Hockeyville....
2019-09-19, 13:52

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials in Southern California's high desert braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked numerous fires near the quake's remote epicenter....
2019-07-06, 13:26

Out of the shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug        ...
2019-07-23, 08:00

Stocks shoot up as major retailers lead the way; Dow up over 250 points Target is soaring, up roughly 20% after a surprising earnings report. lowe's also jumped after beating forecasts.       ...
2019-08-21, 23:13

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
2019-06-09, 20:39

Koepka leads by seven shots at PGA with record low major score "Brooks Koepka planted one hand firmly on the Wanamaker Trophy when he shattered the record books en route to a seven-stroke lead following the second round at the PGA Championship on Friday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Koepka wins PGA Championship for fourth major title "A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf\u0027s new top dog."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collection of apps that has ever been made by the Redmond...
2019-06-18, 21:00

Man fatally struck while trying to cross Major Deegan expressway A man was killed while when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man, who has not been identified, was on the west side of the busy roadway trying to cross to the east side around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he......
2019-06-29, 03:26

'Major milestone': Africa on brink of eliminating polio Nigeria marks three years without a wild polio case, meaning Africa could be declared free of the disease in 2020Africa is on the verge of being declared polio free, after three years without any recorded cases of the disease, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).Nigeria marked three yea...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Nuclear power is 'not a major player' in Japan's energy mix Rintaro Tamaki of the Japan Centre for International Finance discusses the use of nuclear energy in Japan. He also says the issue of using renewable energy is not a matter of ethics, but of profits and losses....
2019-09-18, 11:00

Tropical Depression Three forms over Bahamas, no major strengthening seen: NHC Tropical Depression Three has formed over the Bahamas, but no significant strengthening is expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Monday....
2019-07-23, 05:13

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
2019-06-13, 19:52

Evidence of Major Cataclysm on Mars Which Would Have Destroyed any Life Analysis of data collected by the Mars Curiosity Rover revealed evidence of a past cataclysmic event that would have ended all life on the surface of the red planet. The event could have involved intense volcanic activity, or been the result of a massive collision with a meteor, asteroid or planet. ...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Svitolina becomes first Ukrainian woman to reach major semi If it had not been for a bout of childhood jealously, Elina Svitolina might never have pulled off the nerve-shredding win over Karolina Muchova at Wimbledon on Tuesday that saw her become the first Ukrainian woman to reach the singles semi-finals at a major....
2019-07-09, 23:00

Alison Rose gets top job at RBS, first woman to lead major UK lender Royal Bank of Scotland named Alison Rose as its new chief executive on Friday, becoming the first major British lender to appoint a woman to its top job....
2019-09-20, 12:00

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns and the fact he doesn’t fulfill a residency requir...
2019-06-20, 02:52

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawJudges at Kenya’s high court have rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex, in a major setback to LGBT campaigners who had hoped that scrapping the laws would inspire other countries in Afr...
2019-05-24, 17:00

Sudan's major floods present first challenge for its new leader In Wad Ramli, a village outside the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Alsamani Fathalrahman and his neighbors traveled in blue speedboats through flooded streets trying to salvage their belongings....
2019-09-10, 13:13

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discrimination at its Hollywood Records music label, its world-...
2019-07-05, 22:52

Arsenal optimism faces first major test at Liverpool "The two remaining teams with 100 percent Premier League records this season go head-to-head on Saturday when Liverpool host a new-look Arsenal at Anfield in an encounter that will act as a barometer to measure the London club\u0027s progress."...
2019-08-22, 17:39

New leak says Galaxy Note 10 camera is getting major upgrades When Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 series earlier this year, it made it clear that the more money you spend, the better the camera experience you’re going to get. The biggest S10 phone, the 5G version, has four lenses on the back and two on the front, and it’s the only one of the four ...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Football Show: What England must do to reach a major final "Our intrepid reporter Marcus Foley asks some fans in Portugal what England must do to reach a major final after their calamitous defeat to the Netherlands."...
2019-06-07, 21:13

Apple’s iPhone 12 could be a major problem for Samsung in more ways than one In an effort to further diversify its supply chain, Apple is “aggressively testing” flexible OLED displays from China’s BOE Technology Group for its 2020 iPhone models. Sources have told Nikkei Asian Review that Apple is in the final stages of certification for the advanced display...
2019-08-22, 11:00

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions....
2019-09-11, 04:00

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
2019-06-19, 18:13

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
2019-06-19, 17:39

Tiger, Brooks and The Beard: The best of an all-too-fast major season DUBLIN , Ireland — With Shane Lowry having captured the British Open Sunday at Royal Portrush and all of Ireland not nearly finished celebrating, this brings an abrupt and jarring close to golf’s 2019 major championship season. So it’s our duty to remind you that 261 days remain until the next major...
2019-07-23, 04:26

Age not an obstacle to Serena's pursuit of 24th major: Mouratoglou Serena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title and the 37-year-old still has time on time on her side despite missed opportunities, the American's coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has said....
2019-09-19, 15:52

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show....
2019-08-02, 19:13

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
2019-07-13, 19:26

Jin Young Ko wins at Evian for 2nd major title of season Jin Young Ko clinched her second major title of the season, firing a 4-under 67 to win the Evian Championship by two shots with a 15-under total of 269 on a rainy Sunday        ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the National Grid after a power cut left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and cut electricity to almost 1 million people in England and Wales.The bi...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Kevin Knox already noticing major Knicks difference Kevin Knox II revealed that the Knicks’ recent voluntary scrimmages have been so fiercely contested, coach David Fizdale has told his group no starters have been determined. At an event marking the release of Knicks legend Walt Frazier’s new PUMA shoe Monday night in Midtown, Knox said he senses a w...
2019-09-17, 05:13

IQE starts production for second major customer at Newport plant Cardiff-based IQE Plc said on Wednesday it had started initial production for a second major customer at its recently constructed Newport factory, with more contracts in the pipeline as it seeks to reassure investors about the impact of global trade restrictions on its business....
2019-07-24, 09:26

Brooks Koepka is more dangerous after taking major punch PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This is the last thing the golf world needs to hear about Brooks Koepka, the most dominant player on the planet, but here it is: He’s stronger for having survived his near-choke at the PGA Championship last month at Bethpage than he would have been had he won by 10 shots.......
2019-06-12, 10:39

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with eight other states and the District of Columbia, ...
2019-06-13, 08:39

Korg's Minilogue and Monologue synths are getting a major update The Minilogue and Monologue are a few years old at this point, and approaching modern classic status in the synth world. But that doesn't mean that Korg is content to simply let them coast through life the same way they left the factory. Today the co......
2019-06-28, 06:52

Portland alt-right rally end without major incident after Trump's tweet What some billed as a possible major confrontation between right-wing activists and those opposing them in Portland, Ore. Saturday afternoon that caught the attention of President Donald Trump, ended with no major skirmi...
2019-08-18, 01:26

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
2019-08-19, 01:13

Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you'd plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One reported aspect of the device is that it'd offer video......
2019-07-31, 18:00

Security flaws found in many major kernel drivers At this year's DefCon security conference, security researchers from Eclypsium revealed in a presentation that they have discovered common design flaws in over 40 kernel drivers from 20 different hardware vendors.The design flaws found in the drivers could allow low-privileged applications to u...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
2019-05-22, 22:52

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly edging out a record-low 136 reported murders for th...
2019-07-09, 00:39

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s the latest blow to Boeing as it struggles to win ba...
2019-07-08, 21:13

Hyo Joo Kim fires 3rd-round 65 to lead Evian major by 1 shot Hyo Joo Kim fired a third-round 65 to lead a wave of South Koreans atop the Evian Championship leaderboard Saturday        ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Dogpiles and championships: Major Leaguers dish on their best CWS memories With the Royals and Tigers set to play the first MLB game in Omaha, we asked current major leaguers who have played in the CWS there to share their best memories....
2019-06-13, 16:13

8 major books being made into movies soon, from 'The Goldfinch' to 'Little Women' Can't wait for 'Cats' and 'Little Women'? Here's a preview of which novels book-lovers can expect to get the Hollywood treatment in the near future.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

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

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also the most intimidating presence in golf. Johnson, with his length off the tee and soft putting touch, w...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Germany's Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs In Major Overhaul The overhaul, one of several over the past few years, signals that Deutsche is coming to terms with its failure to keep pace with Wall Street's big hitters such as JP Morgan Chase & Co and Goldman......
2019-07-08, 05:52

Major Industries Use Coordinated Universal Time. Why Doesn't Everyone Else? A pair of Johns Hopkins professors want to change the way we keep time. Everyone, they argue, should abandon local time zones and instead set clocks to Coordinated Universal Time....
2019-07-12, 19:52

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Why Instagram could be a major site for disinformation in the 2020 election Whoever is spreading disinformation meant to rile up the American electorate, Instagram will almost certainly come into playWith the first Democratic primaries only five months away, it’s time for American voters to steel themselves for new waves of election disinformation delivered via social media...
2019-09-12, 13:00

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
2019-05-21, 19:52

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – called Rabobit – which promised to bridge the gap be...
2019-05-23, 20:39

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
2019-06-28, 19:26

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of software that is able to collect data directly from a us...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Santa Anita owner says reforms led to major improvements Owner of Santa Anita says 'significant improvements' have occurred since it imposed reforms during recent racing season when 30 horses died at Southern California track       ...
2019-06-28, 21:26

Major broadcasters sue nonprofit TV service over copyright infringement CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox have joined forces in a fight against Locast, a nonprofit streaming service funded in part by AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp. The service is marketed as a distribution alternative for people who can't get local TV signals th......
2019-07-31, 21:26

Report: All Four Major Mobile Networks in the UK Are Using Huawei 5G Gear UK telecoms aren’t taking warnings from U.S. intelligence agencies that telecommunications gear produced by Chinese tech giant Huawei could pose a security risk incredibly seriously, at least according to a report from the Observer, which reported on Saturday that all four major carriers in the coun...
2019-07-07, 09:26

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a decade....
2019-06-11, 12:39

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro four months ago....
2019-08-02, 02:39

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2019-08-10, 01:13

| Pre-Tests Proteas: A chronic lack of major runs Heavy scoring in the lead-up looks unlikely to be a hallmark of any SA batsman entering the Test series against India in only two weeks’ time, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-09-17, 15:00