REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:00

'Our water is our gold': Armenians blockade controversial mine

In the mountains of Armenia, a previously bucolic spa town is home to a goldmine locals say threatens the country's biggest source of freshwater, and with it, an entire ecosystem....

'Our water is our gold': Armenians blockade controversial mine

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Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-06-23, 19:39

'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned gold mine Thousands of Turks including opposition lawmakers staged a peaceful and unusually large protest on the outskirts of a small western town on Monday against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project....
2019-08-06, 23:26

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the site by an indigenous community in March and April ...
2019-05-22, 05:00

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
2019-05-24, 00:52

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI and I......
2019-07-08, 01:00

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
2019-06-04, 00:39

This Amazing White Dwarf Discovery Could Be a 'Gold Mine' for Physicists Scientists have discovered a pair of white dwarfs that might one day produce a major gravitational wave discovery, according to a new paper. Read more......
2019-07-24, 22:13

Germany hopes to mine lithium, the white gold of e-mobility A small community in the German state of Saxony may soon see the revival of its centuries-old mining tradition. But this time around, the focus is no longer on tin or tungsten but on lithium, as Hardy Graupner reports....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Despite killings, Continental Gold still on track with flagship Colombia mine Last September, Continental Gold Inc's painstaking efforts to build community support for its gold and silver mine beneath the green skirts of Colombia's Andes suddenly looked vulnerable when gunmen killed four of its employees in two separate attacks....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
2019-07-05, 09:13

REFILE-Greece seeks to kickstart stalled Eldorado gold mine investment Greece's recently-elected government wants a stalled gold mine investment by Canada's Eldorado to be revived, its energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting company executives....
2019-07-23, 22:26

UPDATE 1-Canada's Belo Sun touts procedural win but Brazil gold mine still on hold Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday it had won a legal victory in its push to mine the country's largest undeveloped gold deposit in the Amazon rainforest, which has drawn criticism from environmentalists and indigenous advocates....
2019-07-13, 00:01

UPDATE 1-Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community was lifted....
2019-06-17, 16:52

Newmont Goldcorp temporarily suspends operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Sunday it has temporarily suspended operations at the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after the resumption of a previously lifted blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
2019-09-16, 04:13

Wimbledon's most controversial outfits – from racy lace to gold hot pants WIMBLEDON has a strict dress code – but this hasn't stopped tennis stars sporting daring fashion. Here are the best outfits we've seen over the years....
2019-07-03, 18:52

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
2019-07-07, 22:39

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
2019-05-30, 20:39

Valarivan Wins Gold; India Bag 10m Air Rifle Team Gold With World Record Elavenil Valarivan defended her gold medal in the Junior World Cup as she beat compatriot Mehuli Ghosh (630.4) by 1.4 points in the women's air rifle final on Monday....
2019-07-15, 21:39

‘Bitcoin is digital gold’ meme becomes real as BTC and gold markets align Bitcoin is often called “digital gold,” pitched as an alternative to the real thing. In 2019, the meme is actually true, as the two assets have performed almost identically over the past 30 days. The chart below shows the year-to-date performance of digital assets grouped by market capitalization si...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
2019-08-02, 01:00

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
2019-08-02, 02:52

Kashmir journalists frustrated by communications blockade Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days due to restrictions imposed by Indian authorities to prevent unrest after New Delhi revoked the state's autonomy....
2019-08-10, 01:39

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant issues for the world’s second-largest smartphone m...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Venezuela says new Trump executive order formalizes 'blockade' Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday said a new move by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze all the country's assets in the United States was an effort to "formalize a criminal economic, financial, and commercial blockade that has already started."...
2019-08-06, 19:39

Maduro says he 'repudiates' Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's statement about a possible blockade of the South American country, adding that its seas would remain "free and independent."...
2019-08-03, 06:52

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
2019-06-23, 19:39

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Gold: See the Gold Chart We Showed Subscribers EWI analyst Tom Denham saw the turn coming in gold. He shows you the chart and Elliott Wave pattern he used to anticipate gold's recent move, and what's next. Log in or sign up free to see the chart now....
2019-07-31, 20:26

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protests.A new group c...
2019-08-17, 00:52

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lampedusa.After a two-week standoff with Italian autho...
2019-06-29, 21:39

Pelosi’s impeachment blockade faces biggest test yet: Mueller No one will be watching Robert Mueller’s testimony Wednesday closer than Speaker Nancy Pelosi.The former special counsel’s appearance is viewed by both supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump’s impeachment as a tipping point in the debate that’s roiled Democrats — and which Pelosi has spe...
2019-07-24, 09:13

Extinction Rebellion kick off weekend of protest with Dalston blockade Other events included mass bike ride through A10, Olympic park traffic blocks as well as talks and panels in London FieldsExtinction Rebellion have staged a blockade in Dalston, east London, disrupting traffic at its busiest central junction. Car horns, sirens and swearing competed with drumming pro...
2019-07-13, 18:52

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said on Monday, citing a “nea...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping production for more than a month....
2019-06-14, 22:26

Joined by Pete Buttigieg, Drivers Blockade Roadway Outside Uber Headquarters To a steady beat of whistles, car horns, and “AB5 and a union!” hundreds of rideshare drivers amassed outside Uber’s corporate headquarters in San Fransisco this afternoon. For over an hour, Market Street has slowed to a crawl, choked by the cars of for-hire vehicle drivers. Read more......
2019-08-28, 13:39

Dozens arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Melbourne bridge The climate protesters had promised to shut down the Princes Bridge near Flinders Street station from middayClimate protesters have blockaded a bridge in central Melbourne with police moving in and arresting multiple people.Organisers from the Extinction Rebellion movement promised to shut down the ...
2019-09-14, 15:26

Opinion: Why college football needs new blood to break through current playoff blockade The College Football Playoff has been dominated by Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State but the sport needs new teams to breakthrough.       ...
2019-08-30, 18:00

| Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos Chaos has gripped Hong Kong's airport for a second day as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw police fire pepper spray, and a mainland journalist beaten....
2019-08-14, 03:39

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his campaign's contacts with Russia. On Wednesday, Hicks...
2019-06-19, 11:52

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
2019-07-19, 04:39

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
2019-07-19, 01:39

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
2019-07-04, 15:52

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
2019-08-20, 13:39

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the storm, the devastation of its aftermath, and the desperation of those left behind....
2019-09-10, 04:39

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
2019-07-23, 07:26

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics still recommends that kids drink fluo...
2019-08-22, 09:26

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
2019-08-15, 04:39

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
2019-06-22, 02:13

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
2019-08-17, 01:39

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
2019-06-12, 20:39

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature. The post House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-04, 02:13

War Stories: How This War of Mine manipulates your emotions This video contains some minor spoilers for a non-critical location in the game. Video shot by Dawid Kurowski, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Chances are good that you already have This War of Mine in your Steam library. The side-view, survival-horror adventure game i...
2019-05-30, 18:26

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
2019-07-01, 19:39

| Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government....
2019-06-19, 11:00

At least nine illegal Zimbabwean miners die after mine collapse At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted London-headquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare, the company said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 20:00

At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
2019-06-27, 18:39

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reports....
2019-09-06, 15:52

Nutrien's potash earnings to take a hit on mine shutdowns Fertilizer producer Nutrien Ltd said on Wednesday it would face a $100-$150 million reduction in its annual potash EBITDA as a result of inventory shutdowns at three potash mines due to a short-term slowdown in global potash markets....
2019-09-12, 02:13

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker The U.S. military's Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two ships suspected to have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-14, 05:39

Egypt receives 101 more mine-resistant vehicles from U.S. The final 101 of 930 mine-resistant military vehicles were delivered by the United States to the Egyptian armed forces, the U.S. Army announced this week....
2019-07-31, 19:52

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it back to Earth for investigation. Mars actually has ...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
2019-05-31, 08:13

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, where three labourers are still feared trapped and......
2019-07-24, 18:52

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
2019-08-01, 14:13

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-12, 02:13

Glencore's closure of Congolese cobalt mine 'could backfire' The plummeting price of cobalt has been blamed for the closure of the giant Mutanda mine, but other factors are at play. Owner Glencore is struggling to get the DRC's new president to overturn a 50% super-profits tax....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Vale Mine Dams Often Lacked Stability Certificates Vale lacked stability certificates and full engineering records for several of its mine dams in Brazil—sometimes over a period of years—and is currently investigating stability issues at a complex of dams in Canada, according to disclosures by the iron-ore giant....
2019-06-14, 05:39

Rio Tinto under fire as Mongolia presses for mine deal changes Mongolia will vote in August to rip up parts of an investment agreement with Rio Tinto for the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, which may force the miner to make concessions in a project beset by delays and political squabbles....
2019-07-19, 13:26

23andMe, Glaxo Mine DNA Data in Hunt for New Drugs Genetic test-kit company 23andMe has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals or whether they are likely to develop diseases like diabetes or Alzheimer’s. Now, it’s fulfilling a bigger ambition: drug development....
2019-07-23, 15:26

Origin PC's EVO16-S Is A Wonderful Little Laptop And Mine Has A Unicorn On It When Origin PC approached me about reviewing its EVO16-S gaming laptop, the representative asked me if I wanted anything printed on the top laptop panel. “A pink unicorn,” I said. “Like a majestic unicorn on the side of a van.” A few weeks later arrived the most beautiful laptop I’ve ever used....
2019-08-09, 03:52

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
2019-06-19, 21:52

Battle over copper mine awaits judge’s decision TUCSON – Attorneys on both sides of a controversial copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains spent hours arguing before a judge on Tuesday. A group of Native American Tribes and environmental groups are seeking a temporary injunction against the Rosemont Copper mine. “We feel we got our f...
2019-07-24, 07:26

Joe Theismann says Redskins' Alex Smith's leg injury 'exactly like mine' Former Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann said the leg injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered last season was "exactly" like Theismann's career-ending injury over 30 years ago....
2019-07-18, 03:13

Adani mine would be 'unviable' without $4.4bn in subsidies, report finds Exclusive: Carmichael mine set to receive subsidies, favourable deals and tax concessions over 30 yearsAustralian governments will give $4.4bn in effective subsidies to Adani’s Carmichael coal project, which would otherwise be “unbankable and unviable”, a new analysis has found.The report, by the In...
2019-08-29, 06:26

| Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police Eight bus passengers have been killed by a road mine in central Mali, police and the bus company say, in an attack bearing the hallmark of jihadists who plague the region....
2019-09-03, 22:39

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
2019-07-14, 16:26

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident At least 36 illegal miners killed by collapse in open excavation pit At least 36 illegal miners are believed to have died in a copper mine owned by Glencore in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday.The miners were killed when two ‘galleries’ overlooking an open excavation pit collap...
2019-06-27, 21:13

METALS-Copper edges up after accident at Glencore mine Copper prices rose slightly on Friday, following news that dozens of artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in Congo....
2019-06-28, 07:39

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
2019-07-08, 09:52

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a huge momentous victory for us and for everybody i...
2019-08-02, 08:00

Striking miners and police clash at Chile's Chuquicamata mine Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes on Tuesday with miners striking at Chile's giant Chuquicamata copper mine, as the workers tried to block access to a site operated by state-owned giant, Codelco....
2019-06-18, 21:26

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
2019-07-10, 03:39

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
2019-06-14, 05:52

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emissions....
2019-08-06, 23:26

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Damghan Gov. Aliasghar Majd as saying: “After one of the Alborz-e Sharghi coal mine’s tunn...
2019-06-13, 17:13

'Coalnado' dust devil spotted near mine in West Virginia A mine in West Virginia got turned into a scene out of a movie on Monday when a dust devil whipped up a dark towering column of air that's been nicknamed a "coalnado."...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Northern Territory mine worker buried under collapsing wall Major operation under way at Bootu Creek to find 59-year-old man from DarwinA worker has been buried in soil and rock after a wall collapse at a mine in the Northern Territory.A major operation has been under way to find the 59-year-old Darwin man at the Bootu Creek mine, about 110km north of Tennan...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Glencore to Close Massive Mine as Economic Woes Hit Metals Glencore’s first-half earnings fell by a third and the commodities giant said it is closing one of its largest copper and cobalt mines, as concerns over the global economy and the trade war between the U.S. and China hit commodity prices....
2019-08-07, 15:00

Appeals court rejects challenge to PolyMet copper mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Environmental groups asked the appeals court to order the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a supplemental stud...
2019-05-28, 20:39

The Latest: US Navy: Tanker attack mine similar to Iranian BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A U.S. Navy explosives expert says the limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week “bears a striking resemblance” to similar Iran...
2019-06-19, 13:13

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build a criminal case....
2019-06-19, 16:39

Newmont Goldcorp says will offer $25 mln to end conflict at Mexican Penasquito mine Newmont Goldcorp said on Wednesday it has offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico in northern Zacatecas state....
2019-09-18, 20:26

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has pre-paid for the reforestation at its mine project in western Turkey, its chief executive told Reuters amid growing criticism, adding that it was impossible for cyanide to leak into the environment as protesters fear....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Forest Service issues review of Rosemont Copper mine PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has issued its draft environmental review of a proposed underground copper mine in the mountains east of Phoenix, saying it favors the one of six alternatives that would keep the project’s tailings in a more remote area off federal land. The release...
2019-08-11, 06:39

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Campaigners criticise 'reckless' approval of Adani mine in Australia Environmentalists say opening up Queensland’s Galilee Basin ignores global climate goalsEnvironmentalists have described as reckless the decision by the Australian government to grant the Indian mining company Adani the final approvals it needs to start work on a huge coalmine in Queensland.The proj...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
2019-05-23, 08:39

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India’s Adani Mining in Queensland state was a bi...
2019-05-22, 09:13

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
2019-06-30, 14:00

A Charlie Sheen-endorsed tequila? Make mine a triple There’s an air of desperation about a spirits company turning to a notorious alcoholic who is on the wagon, but then look at the other celebrities who are busy pushing boozeTo the storied world of the luxury spirits market, now, where there is exciting news for all those who’ve ever looked at Charli...
2019-07-04, 20:39

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Coal mine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coal mine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coalition climate policy that promised to put a limit...
2019-08-12, 20:39

The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on climate protests around a coal mine in western Germany (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Hundreds of climate activists have ended their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and authorities pulled some protes...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and Jagalingou country for the controversial new Adani coal mine. ...
2019-09-02, 20:39

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black and white footage shows a small barge, believed to be a Revolutionary Guard patrol boat, with at lea...
2019-06-14, 07:39

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the protesters from the Garzweiler lignite coal mine in w...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine Sierra Leoneans living next to the country's largest diamond mine are taking their government to West Africa's regional court for failing to protect them from alleged environmental lapses by the company that runs it, a subsidiary of Octea Limited...
2019-08-30, 03:52

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
2019-05-27, 21:00

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its first major victim: Oracle servers. The malware ta...
2019-06-11, 13:26

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin....
2019-06-19, 22:00

4 Workers Feared Dead In Landslide At State-Run Coal Mine In Odisha Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in Odisha, news agency Reuters quoted a company spokesperson as saying on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 09:13

Ex-Amazon employee who hacked Capital One bank used its servers to mine cryptocurrency The former Amazon Web Services employee thought to be behind the data breach of Capital One bank earlier this year appears to have also used the infiltrated cloud servers to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrency. According to court documents, Paige Thompson was indicted yesterday after hacking Capital...
2019-08-29, 12:52

Brazil's Vale says risk of dam break at Gongo Soco mine has diminished An unstable embankment at Vale SA's Gongo Soco mining pit in Brazil has a lower risk than previously thought of collapsing in a way that would destabilize the nearby Sul Superior dam, the iron ore miner said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 17:13

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of production, according to its latest filings.The op...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
2019-06-10, 12:00

Thousands are celebrating Palestinian grandmothers – I wish I had more memories of mine | Arwa Mahdawi A tribute by US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has prompted Twitter users to share stories of their own ‘sitty’. Mine was formidableThere are not many good news stories about Palestine so I was thrilled when, over the weekend, #MyPalestineSitty trended on Twitter. A tribute by congresswoman Rashida Tla...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
2019-05-21, 15:26

| WATCH: Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine The US military has released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14, 13:13

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14, 07:39

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
2019-07-15, 18:39

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Rio Tinto Faces Delays, Added Costs for Big Copper-Mine Project Rio Tinto said it will take longer and cost more than expected to finish building one of the world’s biggest copper mines in Mongolia’s remote southern Gobi desert....
2019-07-16, 10:13

World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday....
2019-07-14, 23:13

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it’s taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what’s slated to become Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine. PolyMet announced Thursday that Glencore’s stake will rise from ...
2019-06-27, 20:26

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
2019-06-21, 02:26

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
2019-05-31, 09:52

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
2019-05-21, 20:01

Huge blow as Yorkshire mine fails to secure £400m for next phase The future of a huge fertiliser mine in Yorkshire has been thrown into doubt after the company responsible for its development failed to secure the $500m (£402.8m) needed to move ahead....
2019-09-17, 22:52

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend, the utility said on Sunday....
2019-06-23, 16:39

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced to only sell coal from a new mine in New South Wales to signatories of the Paris climate agreement, under a proposal floated by the state’s independent...
2019-08-06, 11:00

China to mine moon, asteroids, races to be ‘#1 space power by 2045’ An international military expert is warning that China is racing to rule space in just 26 years, with plans to dominate commerce, mining and construction on the moon and Mars in a direct threat to the United States....
2019-07-17, 23:00

UPDATE 2-Newmont Goldcorp offered $25 mln in social projects to end mine conflict The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it had offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico, but activists said they are unsatisfied....
2019-09-19, 01:39

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
2019-06-13, 07:39

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door. As night fell about a week later, the......
2019-07-17, 09:39

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering the story....
2019-06-20, 07:00

Kidnapped South African mine worker freed in eastern Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in late July was released on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of the province where he was taken....
2019-09-06, 01:52

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
2019-06-23, 00:52

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and......
2019-06-20, 06:13

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
2019-07-19, 02:26

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve Jobs and the Macintosh computer. His latest project was bringing one of NASA’s Apollo-era guidance computers back to life, but without a visit to the M...
2019-07-10, 05:00

South Korea land mine victim denied recognition as wounded combatant A South Korean soldier who lost both legs during a 2015 land mine incident at the demilitarized zone said the government is refusing to recognize him as wounded as a result of enemy action....
2019-09-18, 03:00

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achieved World Heritage Status recognized by UNESCO  ...
2019-07-05, 00:00

Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty wins U.S. EPA reprieve, shares soar The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would lift an Obama-era restriction on the world's biggest undeveloped gold and copper resource owned by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, sending the Canadian company's shares soaring....
2019-07-31, 18:39

Peru's Vizcarra says Southern Copper must resolve local concerns at Tia Maria mine Peru's President Martín Vizcarra said on Thursday that Southern Copper Corp's must resolve issues with protesting local residents at its Tia Maria mine before the long-delayed copper project can move ahead....
2019-07-19, 01:13

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
2019-07-17, 09:13

Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel A federal-provincial panel says a proposed northeastern Alberta oilsands mine would be in the public interest, even though it would likely significantly harm the environment and Indigenous people....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Turquoise Hill of Canada swings to loss on impairment charge at Mongolia mine Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources said an impairment charge at the cash-generating unit of its Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia led to the company missing estimates for second quarter profit on Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 01:26

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul, Mr Kim Seong-cheol said that his department is on "standby," ready to go into mass production of di...
2019-06-20, 19:26

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-14, 07:39

Glencore Zambian unit closes two mine shafts; opposition sees 1,400 job cuts Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia has closed two shafts at its Nkana mine, the company said on Thursday, a move that an opposition leader said had led to 1,400 job losses....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
2019-06-14, 19:52

METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China trade tensions. Reuters reported on Tuesday that an indigenous community had imposed a road blocka...
2019-05-22, 11:13

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
2019-06-08, 03:26

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean l...
2019-06-18, 07:39

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
2019-07-31, 20:39

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
2019-05-22, 03:26

UPDATE 1-Chile's Codelco says Chuqui copper mine fully operational following strike Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, said on Friday its Chuquicamata mine was fully operational following a two-week long strike that had docked output from the sprawling deposit....
2019-06-28, 19:39

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
2019-07-08, 17:26

Deadline looms for charges against Mount Polley mine owners for 2014 disaster Prosecutors in Ottawa have until Sunday to lay charges under the Fisheries Act against Imperial Metals, but more serious federal charges could come later....
2019-08-04, 04:00

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
2019-07-14, 18:13

UPDATE 1-Newmont Goldcorp offers $25 mln in projects to resolve Mexican mine conflict The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it has offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico's northern Zacatecas state....
2019-09-18, 22:52

Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine Campaigners say full consultation was not carried out before 2014 reopening of European-owned Fenix siteGuatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a request from indigenous campaigners to suspend operations at one of the largest nickel mines in Central America, in a battle over the facility’s envir...
2019-07-19, 20:13

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones....
2019-06-19, 14:00

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean ...
2019-06-18, 06:52

Anglo American says Chile Los Bronces mine project will not harm glaciers, biodiversity Anglo American said on Friday it had submitted an environmental impact study for a $3 billion project seeking to maintain output from its flagship Los Bronces copper mine in Chile....
2019-07-20, 00:00

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Newmont Goldcorp Corp and villagers in San Juan de Cedros....
2019-05-29, 02:13

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
2019-08-17, 05:26

The iPhone 11’s most controversial new feature might also come to the iPad It’s a bit bizarre that there’s already so much controversy surrounding an iPhone that’s going to look almost exactly like its predecessors. In fact, if you hold an iPhone XS and an iPhone 11 next to each other next month following the 2019 model’s release, the to phones will...
2019-08-12, 17:13

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigration policies....
2019-08-23, 20:52

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guessed, with questions still coming Wednesday about his controversial timeout in the final minutes of Mo...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Omar: ‘I’m only controversial because people want controversy’ WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar on Sunday claimed she’s only considered “controversial” because “people want controversy” after she was accused of comparing US migrant detention centers to the slave trade. “I’m only controversial because people want controversy,” Omar said...
2019-09-16, 06:39

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
2019-07-13, 06:00

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
2019-06-09, 09:00

13 Reasons Why: what the controversial drama gets wrong In the third season of the parent-baiting teen show, a shift in focus can’t prevent the writers from falling back into bad habitsNetflix’s 13 Reasons Why has courted controversy ever since its initial release. Based on the YA novel by Jay Asher, the show’s first season probed the lives of many stude...
2019-08-30, 09:26

Chile Codelco sweetens offer to avoid strike at Chuquicamata mine -union officials Chilean state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, presented workers from three unions with a sweetened contract offer late Wednesday, hoping to avert a strike at the century-old Chuquicamata, union leaders told Reuters....
2019-06-06, 16:26

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability o...
2019-05-23, 03:39

UPDATE 1-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily -official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
2019-05-24, 01:01

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
2019-05-24, 06:26

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
2019-07-14, 18:13

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
2019-06-14, 03:13

Congo deploys army to protect China Moly's copper mine from illegal miners Congo's military has deployed hundreds of soldiers to protect a major copper and cobalt mine owned by China Molybdenum Co Ltd from illegal miners, an army spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 14:26

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
2019-06-13, 12:13

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management....
2019-06-13, 07:39

UPDATE 1-Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill swings to loss on Mongolia mine woes Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources said an impairment charge at the cash-generating unit of its Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia led to the company missing estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 01:26

Ilhan Omar says she's controversial only because 'people seem to want the controversy' Rep. Ilhan Omar, reacting to outrage over a resurfaced video in which she appeared to compare migrant detention centers to the slave trade, said Sunday she’s “controversial” only because “people seem to want the controversy.”...
2019-09-16, 15:00

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
2019-05-25, 18:13

New York to legalize controversial e-bikes and scooters The deal, announced Monday, emerged from negotiations between state lawmakers and city officials that went wait into Sunday night, a person familiar with the talks said....
2019-06-18, 05:13

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
2019-08-03, 03:13

PAX Cancels Controversial Hosts' Live Podcast, Won't Say Why The Seattle gaming convention PAX West has canceled a planned live recording of the “Sacred Symbols” gaming podcast, hosted by politically controversial commentators Colin Moriarty and Chris “Ray Gun” Maldonado, that was set to take place at the show on September 2. It hasn’t yet given a reason for ...
2019-08-06, 01:39

AT&T boss defends controversial succession plan AT&T boss Randall Stephenson defended his decision to pick a controversial insider as his successor, days after billionaire Paul Singer’s activist hedge fund questioned the move. Facing criticism over his decision last week to promote John Stankey, the divisive boss of AT&T’s entertainment unit Warn...
2019-09-17, 20:13

Kim Kardashian says she had 'innocent intentions' with controversial shapewear name Kim Kardashian is opening up about the immense backlash she recently faced after revealing the name of her new line of shapewear: Kimono -- and her decision to change the controversial title.  ...
2019-07-09, 02:39

Aussies could get slugged with a 'Netflix tax' under controversial NBN Co proposal NBN Co has put forward a proposal to its top 50 retail service provider (RSP) partners, asking them what they think of charging a different amount for the data used by streaming video compared with other traffic and services.First reported by telecom industry publication CommsDay, NBN Co is essentia...
2019-07-02, 08:13

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador to make their claims there....
2019-06-20, 03:26

German trial looks into controversial cum-ex dividend deals The western German town of Bonn on Wednesday sees the opening of a criminal trial involving two British investment bankers, who stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in massive tax losses....
2019-09-04, 06:39

| WATCH | Seven controversial Donald Trump tweets A look at seven of Donald Trump's most controversial tweets, from telling some Democratic congresswomen to go back to where they came from, to calling Meryl Streep over-rated as an actress....
2019-08-11, 20:13

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
2019-05-21, 15:00

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors\r\ninto a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byford. Boosters hope the controversial plan, which p...
2019-07-25, 07:26

Pacman Jones retires after controversial NFL career Adam “Pac-Man” Jones’ career was long and filled with controversy. And now, it is over. Jones announced his retirement on Friday after a 12-year career. The infamous cornerback ends his NFL tenure with one All-Pro appearance and one season sat out due to suspension. Jones missed the enti...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
2019-06-28, 22:13

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
2019-06-10, 02:39

Why The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 List Is More Controversial Than Ever Even now, five years on, René Redzepi’s face still lights up when he recalls the April night his restaurant Noma was named best restaurant in the world for the fourth time. After a difficult 2013, whose nadir came when the Copenhagen restaurant dropped one position on the World’s ...
2019-06-21, 14:52

Pac-12 to make statements on potentially controversial calls Pac-12 says it will make public statement this football season on certain potentially controversial officiating calls as part of conference's efforts to provide more transparency.       ...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Yankees nipped by Dodgers after controversial play goes against them LOS ANGELES — The only stain on a scintillating Yankees-Dodgers game on Saturday afternoon was the asinine uniforms worn by the two best teams in baseball. Other than the Players’ Weekend rags, the Dodgers’ 2-1 victory in front of 53,803 at Dodger Stadium produced an assembly line of pulsating momen...
2019-08-25, 03:39

DoorDash Says It Will Change Controversial Tipping Policy DoorDash Chief Executive Officer Tony Xu, facing public criticism that the food-delivery company pays drivers less when they receive tips, said his company would rethink its approach to handling......
2019-07-25, 10:26

E.U. Leadership Shake Up: The Most Consequential, and Controversial, Things to Know The European Union has expanded the power of its controversial digital czar, and the new leader of the bloc’s executive arm is calling for an expanded role in military matters....
2019-09-11, 00:52

Tom Ford's Most Controversial Fashion Moments of All-Time Happy Birthday to the "King of Sex"! No, we're not talking about Harry Styles after that Rolling Stone interview. We're, of course, talking about Tom Ford, the celebrated......
2019-08-27, 19:13

Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law The former leader of the Indian-administered part of Kashmir was arrested on Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to detain people for two years without trial....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face of the earth forever, the UN chief said on Thursday....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as the government plans....
2019-08-10, 21:00

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Five of Curt Schilling's most controversial political opinions As the former MLB star ponders a run for Congress, here's a look back at some of the firebrand's most controversial political opinions.       ...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
2019-06-10, 01:39

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They ban their kids from birthday parties, or refuse to enter sports stadiums, worrying that peanut shells littering the ground ...
2019-08-16, 18:26

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform additional duties they're not trained for while real...
2019-08-17, 04:52

Swedish town launches controversial £21 begging permit Charities say scheme will make beggars even more vulnerable and open to exploitationA Swedish town has become the first in the country to introduce an official begging permit, requiring anyone who asks for money in the street to pay SEK250 (£21) upfront for a licence.Valid for three months, the perm...
2019-08-05, 14:52

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
2019-07-03, 03:00

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs....
2019-08-20, 10:00

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
2019-07-17, 17:39

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

TF Sport crowned British GT champions after controversial finish Jonny Adam won his fourth British GT title with TF Sport team-mate Graham Davidson at Donington, as Rob Bell and Shaun Balfe gave the McLaren 720s a maiden category victory...
2019-09-15, 19:26

India Arrests a Senior Kashmiri Leader Under a Controversial Law (NEW DELHI) — A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial. Farooq Abdullah, 81, who also was the former chief minister...
2019-09-16, 15:26

MLB admits it botched controversial Yankees-Dodgers call SEATTLE — The Yankees were informed by MLB that plate umpire Gabe Morales shouldn’t have granted the Dodgers time in the ninth inning of last Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Dodger Stadium. That call likely cost the Yankees a run. Manager Aaron Boone was told Morales should not have stopped the play wi...
2019-08-28, 04:13

PAX Cancels Controversial Hosts' Live Podcast, Won't Say Why [Update] The Seattle gaming convention PAX West has canceled a planned live recording of the “Sacred Symbols” gaming podcast, hosted by politically controversial commentators Colin Moriarty and Chris “Ray Gun” Maldonado, that was set to take place at the show on September 2. It hasn’t yet given a reason for ...
2019-08-06, 07:00

The most controversial Android flagship of the year just leaked in full The iPhone 11 phones are available for preorder, with several iPhone 11 versions and most iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max options being sold out at the moment. The handsets will ship to buyers on September 20th, but just a day before that, Huawei will unveil its third flagship phone of the year (counting ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

Colin Kapernick Nabs Emmy For Controversial Nike Ad Nike took a major gamble aligning its brand with exiled quarterback Colin Kapernick, and on Sunday, their risk yielded what most would’ve never expected: an Emmy....
2019-09-17, 01:13

| Mercedes' Wolff says controversial Leclerc move 'over the line' Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said he thought Charles Leclerc's controversial block on Lewis Hamilton en route to winning the Italian Grand Prix was "over the line"....
2019-09-10, 02:26

OK seriously, stop whining about Apple’s controversial new iPhone 11 design I’ve been doing this for long enough to know how certain stories are going to play out. That’s why I knew a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold that it would be a piece of junk. Samsung Mobile truly shines when it comes to refining designs and technologies that are already...
2019-07-08, 15:39

Controversial report suggests we're all just going to use Disney+ to re-binge The Simpsons There are any number of reasons to be excited for the advent of Disney+, the entertainment mega-giant’s new streaming service/desperate demand for the last remaining shreds of oxygen in the pop culture biosphere. Maybe you love the idea of Werner Herzog doing a Star Wars. Maybe the possibility of ha...
2019-09-14, 23:52

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization has notified U.S. lawmakers that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guidelines comes a month after U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Plane spotting at Thailand's controversial airport beach Phuket's Mai Khao Beach is one of Asia's top plane spotting destinations. But authorities in Thailand say they're taking steps to expand the restricted areas around the popular airport beach out of fear for visitors' safety....
2019-06-23, 04:39

Controversial Tiger Woods biography set to become TV mini-series The life of Tiger Woods is set to be depicted on the small screen after a deal was struck up to turn a controversial biography of the 15-time Major champion into a scripted mini-series....
2019-05-23, 12:26

Canadian warship sails through controversial Taiwan Strait Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing and Ottawa....
2019-09-11, 16:39

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain’s northern region of Navarre. Several hundre...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
2019-06-21, 09:39

The Angel Cast Reunited and of Course They Talked About the Controversial Ending Ready to feel old? Angel ended 15 years ago. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff that ran for five seasons premiered 20 years ago in October 1999 and to celebrate the enduring appeal of the......
2019-06-20, 19:39

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
2019-09-07, 01:52

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
2019-05-26, 06:39

Christie's auctions controversial Tutankhamun sculpture for $6 million A quartzite bust of the pharaoh Tutankhamun sold for nearly $6 million in a Christie's auction in London despite objections from Egypt that the statue was stolen....
2019-07-06, 01:39

Netflix cuts controversial suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why The scene, which had been criticised by mental health experts, has been re-edited by the streaming service more than two years on from its releaseNetflix has removed a controversial suicide scene from its teen drama 13 Reasons Why more than two years on from its premiere.In a statement, the streamin...
2019-07-16, 13:26

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
2019-06-15, 16:26

NYCFC coach freaks out over controversial loss to Red Bulls Daniel Royer scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season in the Red Bulls’ 2-1 win over New York City FC at Red Bull Arena on Sunday in a game rocked by controversy. Royer scored from the penalty spot before halftime to tie the match at 1-1. He then scored quickly after a disputed......
2019-07-15, 07:13

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
2019-07-04, 22:39

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
2019-07-24, 21:26

A controversial bill awaits the Tanzanian president's signature Tanzania has steamrolled draft amended laws through parliament despite grave warnings at home and abroad that they will further curtail the rights of citizens of the East African country....
2019-06-28, 19:00

Like a Virgin? The Controversial Account of Mary, Mother of Jesus The Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, is one of the key symbols of Christianity and a woman whose cult changed the world. However, she may be one of the most misunderstood biblical people. According to some researchers, the famous story of a woman who had never had sexual contact with a man yet gave bir...
2019-08-22, 06:39

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews. President Andrzej Duda presented Roger Scruton on Tuesday with the Grand Cross of ...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment Jeanne Calment apparently lived to be 122, but divisive new research suggests she wasn't who she seemed. There are huge implications for our understanding of longevity...
2019-05-21, 17:52

‘Second Coming’ comic resurrects Jesus as controversial superhero Forgive me, Father, for I have worn spandex. A controversial new comic series hits shelves Wednesday, imagining Jesus returning to Earth as a superhero sidekick, and The Post has an exclusive first look. The satirical work is written by Mark Russell and illustrated by Richard Pace, and if you think ...
2019-07-05, 14:26

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside us...
2019-06-18, 18:39

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
2019-06-02, 17:26

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
2019-05-21, 17:52

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker. The post US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker appeared first on LEX18...
2019-06-14, 05:39

USA 2-1 England: Alex Morgan criticised over controversial tea-sipping celebration USA star Alex Morgan has been criticised for her controversial tea-sipping celebration as she scored against England in the Women's World Cup semi-final....
2019-07-03, 01:39

After Controversial Finale, Bachelorette Hannah Brown Plans For Her Future (NEW YORK) — Now that she’s moved on from being ABC’s “Bachelorette,” Hannah Brown is looking to the future. Brown says she can’t be sure what’s next, but wants to use her platform. “I think there are a lot of opportunities out there for me,” sai...
2019-08-04, 03:39

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
2019-08-08, 21:26

Scientists Went to China to Create Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos An international collaboration is claiming to have created hybridized human-monkey embryos in China. Disturbingly, the research could result in monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplants, leading to a host of ethical concerns.Read more......
2019-08-02, 23:39

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would indefinitely 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
2019-06-15, 11:39

Green's creditor fight places controversial CVAs in peril The successful battle fought by Sir Philip Green to rearrange the debts of his Top Shop-to Dorothy Perkins fashion empire, Arcadia, has thrown a spotlight on the whole company voluntary arrangement (CVA) process....
2019-06-13, 03:13

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

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also launch soon with a slightly less horrible design, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL that Google just unveiled 4...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Manchester United tell Romelu Lukaku to delete controversial tweet • Lukaku revealed confidential details of training session online• Striker, linked with Juventus and Inter, has since removed postManchester United have told Romelu Lukaku to delete a controversial social media post revealing confidential details of a training sprint session. The striker, who is bel...
2019-08-03, 18:26

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
2019-06-19, 19:13

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
2019-06-19, 21:01

Trump shares controversial video recasting his Charlottesville comments The video, produced by a conservative organization, claims journalists committed “malfeasance” by saying Trump had referred to neo-Nazis as “very fine people.”...
2019-08-14, 05:26

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-24, 03:13

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam planning to address reporters later in the day....
2019-06-15, 08:26

Ashley Wagner took on controversial topics before speaking out about sexual assault Ashley Wagner shared her story this week of being sexually assaulted at 17, but the Olympic figure skater has taken on other tough topics in the past.       ...
2019-08-02, 22:52

Williams defeats Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September last year....
2019-08-10, 20:39

| Promoter defends Joshua's controversial Saudi date with Ruiz Jr Eddie Hearn says the decision to stage Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia can "change boxing forever"....
2019-08-12, 21:39

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
2019-06-13, 22:52

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
2019-07-09, 23:00

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk) and Monica Martinez (D-Suffolk) ba...
2019-06-11, 09:13

Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own goal. Messi challenged him from behind and Medel r...
2019-07-07, 00:39

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at age 95, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced....
2019-09-06, 19:13

Twitch Suspends Popular Leftist Streamer After Controversial 9/11 Comments During a Twitch stream earlier this week, popular leftist streamer Hasan Piker made a statement that would, by pretty much any measure, be considered incendiary. “America deserved 9/11, dude,” he said. “Fuck it, I’m saying it.” Today, Twitch suspended Piker for one week....
2019-08-24, 02:52

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery....
2019-07-03, 04:52

Hamilton secures victory in Canada after Vettel is hit with controversial penalty "Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took his fifth victory of the Formula 1 season on Sunday after rival Sebastian Vettel was hit by a controversial time penalty."...
2019-06-10, 03:00

Controversial Penalty Costs Sebastian Vettel Victory in Canada Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher’s famed 7 victories at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday after FIA stewards awarded Sebastian Vettel a 5-second penalty for an unsafe return to the track after a mistake put him four wheels off. Vettel, who qualified on pole, was leading at the time of the inci...
2019-06-09, 22:52

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
2019-05-24, 19:13

Reboot: 5 controversial extracts from Michael Owen's new autobiography Ex-England footballer Michael Owen has ruffled a few feathers in the footballing world with the serialised release of his explosive new autobiography....
2019-09-06, 11:26

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. McConnell said at a new...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
2019-06-08, 07:39

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial state of siege declaration Guatemala's Congress voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to approve a temporary state of siege in six northeastern provinces, a measure designed to tighten security after several soldiers were killed by suspected drug traffickers....
2019-09-08, 00:26

Blues Benefit From Controversial No-Call To Take 3–2 Series Lead Over Bruins The St. Louis Blues won Thursday night in Boston, 2–1, to take a 3–2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. If Game 5 was the last hockey game of the season in Boston, the lasting image of the home finale will be trash raining down on the ice as furious Bruins fans expressed their displeasure with the way ...
2019-06-07, 21:13

Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company Replica, a controversial data-gathering initiative for city planners, has now become an official company. Alphabet's city-building incubator Sidewalk Labs confirmed today that the program has closed Series A funding and is now hiring for new roles in......
2019-09-12, 19:00

Rape victim at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial....
2019-08-20, 17:52

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
2019-07-12, 04:39

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
2019-07-07, 08:39

Controversial at-home rape kits reportedly pulled from market Two companies selling at-home rape kits appear to have pulled them from the shelves in the wake of legal threats, according to a report. The move comes after New York State Attorney General Letitia James ordered the companies behind the PRESERVEkit and the MeToo Kits to “cease and desist”...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hole-punch—the back still offers plenty of room for creative freedom and experimentation. Unfortunately, as the number of cameras and sensors (and their s...
2019-05-27, 16:39

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
2019-09-17, 22:52

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has caved into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill. Speaking in a video statement Lam cited the need to "allay public concerns."...
2019-09-04, 12:39

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community....
2019-06-12, 12:13

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy.More th...
2019-08-23, 10:26

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines. The post US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a strik...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
2019-07-10, 02:13

Britney Spears Gets Permanent Restraining Order Against Controversial Ex Manager Sam Lutfi UPDATE: Britney Spears was granted a permanent restraining order against Sam Lutfi, a spokesperson for the LA County Superior Courts tells E! News. A judge has ordered the controversial......
2019-06-14, 17:52

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
2019-07-24, 21:13

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
2019-07-01, 16:13

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
2019-06-15, 23:52

Trump Mimics Asian Accent During Controversial Fundraiser in the Hamptons: Report Equinox and SoulCycle owner Stephen Ross still held his Trump fundraiser this weekend because he’s not going to let a few celebrities and common folk scare him away from his love for white supremacy....
2019-08-13, 02:52

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major military branches. The event, which will be added on to t...
2019-07-02, 19:52

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
2019-06-30, 23:39

DuPont to stop buying firefighting foam made with controversial chemicals Industrial materials maker DuPont said on Wednesday it would stop buying and using firefighting foams made with a controversial class of chemicals, which are at the center of multiple environmental lawsuits, by the end of 2021....
2019-08-28, 16:52

Shinnecock tribe lights up controversial Hamptons billboard despite court order Angry Hamptonites won a court battle last week when a judge ordered the Shinnecock Indian Nation to stop building a set of huge highway-side billboards — but the victory may have come too late, as one of the signs is already in use. The temporary restraining order — which was issued at the request o...
2019-05-29, 01:39

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-06-15, 07:00

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
2019-05-23, 17:00

San Francisco School Board May Save Controversial George Washington Mural Following outrage over its vote to paint over the murals, which some considered offensive, the board is considering covering them in a way that preserves them....
2019-08-11, 00:39

The Controversial Role of La Malinche in the Fall of the Aztec Empire: Traitor or Hero? La Malinche (meaning ‘the captain’s woman’), also known as ‘Malinalli’, ‘Malintzin’ or ‘Doña Marina’, is an important figure in the history of Mexico, especially for the pivotal role she played in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. La Malinche is indeed a controversial figure in her country o...
2019-07-24, 20:52

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15, 10:52

Virginia report inconclusive about Ralph Northam, controversial yearbook photo In a rather anticlimactic turn Wednesday, officials in Virginia announced the results of an investigation into a racially-insensitive yearbook from 35 years ago involving Gov. Ralph Northam....
2019-05-22, 18:39

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get off my chest"....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Google officially closes 'Dragonfly,' its controversial Chinese search project Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated......
2019-07-17, 12:00

Why Netflix Is Editing Controversial 13 Reasons Why Suicide Scene Ahead of Season 3 Netflix is doing something it's rarely done before and editing not just any show, but 13 Reasons Why. The streamer announced it is going back into season one and removing the controversial......
2019-07-16, 16:39

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Midwest tour, according to three sources familiar wit...
2019-06-20, 18:13

Controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral house listed for $9.9 million The spiral house Wright designed for his son in an upscale Phoenix neighborhood is listed for $9.9 million, and that includes a $3 million price drop.        ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to India to face charges of money laundering and hate speech....
2019-08-14, 10:00

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversial extradition bill that would tighten Beijing’s hold on the semiautonomous territory. The chaos unfolding in the financial hub, where young, bla...
2019-06-13, 13:39

Watch: The controversial ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release credits scene just leaked Marvel invited Avengers fans back to theaters for an Avengers: Endgame re-release that delivered bonus content as well as an exclusive poster for fans. It was all done in the name of beating Avatar at the box office, a marketing effort that failed — reports say the film might need another re-r...
2019-07-03, 03:00

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night, demanding accountability over a violent police raid on the nearby Prince Edward subway station on Aug. 31....
2019-09-07, 13:00

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
2019-08-15, 04:39

Samsung enlists controversial influencer for its weird anti-iMessage promotion I’ve always felt that the color of text message bubbles on our phones attracts an inordinate amount of attention in the world today, though I know there are plenty of people out there who get hot under the collar when a green text message bubble from an Android device user breaks up a blue iMe...
2019-08-23, 06:00

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of ...
2019-07-18, 00:39

Salvadoran woman at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted of all charges A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial....
2019-08-20, 05:52

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
2019-06-09, 11:52

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and the most controversial US Open final in history It has been called one of the most controversial matches in tennis history. But what is the real story behind the 2018 US Open women's singles final? Don Van Natta looks back at the match that sparked debate on and off the court....
2019-08-18, 19:13

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
2019-07-12, 18:26

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate marketing.The image in question comes from an in-...
2019-06-13, 00:39

Joe Walsh laments past controversial statements while blasting Trump: 'He's a child' Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh announced Sunday morning that he is running for president as a Republican, challenging President Trump in the GOP primary race, while delivering a blistering attack on the president's character and qualifications....
2019-08-25, 21:13

Serena Williams defeats Naomi Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September of last year....
2019-08-11, 06:13

HBO's controversial 'Confederate' is likely dead after Benioff and Weiss sign huge Netflix deal "Confederate," which would have depicted an alternate universe in which the Confederacy successfully seceded from the Union, triggered outrage when the series was announced in 2017....
2019-08-08, 23:00

Canadian newspaper publisher cuts ties with artist behind controversial Trump cartoon A Canadian artist's freelance contract with a newspaper publishing company was terminated days after one of his cartoons depicting President Trump mocking the recent drowning deaths of a migrant father and daughter went viral on social media....
2019-07-01, 07:26

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
2019-06-20, 04:39

Trump wades into debate over controversial Fed speech Thursday, calls for end to tight policy He called on the Fed not to 'stop with the crazy quantitative tightening' and not to 'blow it' by halting 'unparalleled' growth....
2019-07-19, 19:52

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
2019-07-17, 18:39

Leader of Tucson’s sanctuary city campaign writes controversial Facebook post TUCSON — Zaira Livier, the campaign director for Prop 205, took to Facebook after learning of the death of conservative activist and political donor, David Koch. She posted this on her private Facebook page: “I’m getting a little tired of these criminal billionaires dying before we...
2019-09-02, 18:52

Glencore to expand controversial mining operations at McArthur River in Northern Territory Mine has been subject to allegations of contaminating environment and mismanagement of toxic waste Glencore has been given the green light to start work on its plans to vastly extend its controversial mining operations at McArthur River in the Northern Territory.The resource company, McArthur River ...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
2019-06-04, 09:13

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of the European Union's most corrupt states....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Hong Kong protest: Large-scale march under way despite suspension of controversial bill Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-16, 10:52

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
2019-06-28, 10:00

Winnipeg Humane Society calls for permanent closure to zoo’s controversial stingray exhibit The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling for the zoo to permanently shut down the Stingray Beach exhibit, citing unnecessary stress, confinement and suffering on the part of the stingrays....
2019-07-03, 21:13

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
2019-06-12, 18:13

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
2019-07-11, 00:00

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
2019-07-21, 12:26

Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series’ first month of availability than Google’s Pixel 4 series will sell over its entire lifespan. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL also won&r...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in U.S. District Court in Manhattan....
2019-09-17, 02:26

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Controversial Sean Spicer dazzles with outfit, if not with dance The 'Dancing with the Stars' season premiere featured the day-glo debut of Sean Spicer and a save-the-day performance by Christie Brinkley's daughter.        ...
2019-09-17, 08:00

'The Hunt' director breaks silence, says controversial movie's 'ambition was to poke at both sides' The director of the canceled controversial film “The Hunt” still hopes the political thriller will be released someday and stands by the project that he calls “misunderstood.” ...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 21:00

Belmont Stakes 2019: The final chapter in this year's controversial Triple Crown New York's Belmont Stakes is one of the crown jewels of US racing and represents the final leg of the celebrated Triple Crown -- with Justify completing the treble in 2018....
2019-06-07, 14:52

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.        ...
2019-06-15, 10:52

Ferrari Denied Review of Controversial Penalty That Undid Its Canadian Grand Prix Win The Ferrari Formula One team, evidently still not over the controversial penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel the victory at the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks ago, had a hearing in France on Friday to try to win its win back. It didn’t work....
2019-06-21, 19:39

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam has faced unprecedented pressure to scrap the legis...
2019-06-15, 14:26

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
2019-06-11, 01:00

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
2019-05-26, 05:39

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washington.        ...
2019-08-14, 14:13

Ilhan Omar blasts ‘false equivalences’ after top House Dem calls her out over sharing controversial cartoon Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is not happy that a top House Democrat seemed to accuse her -- along with President Trump -- of spreading anti-Semitic messages....
2019-08-24, 06:26

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to scrap the widely unpopular legislation. The protes...
2019-06-19, 11:00

Burglary at Rep. Elijah Cummings's Baltimore home reported hours before controversial Trump tweet Police said the suspected burglary occurred at 3:40 a.m. Saturday at Rep. Elijah Cummings' house. "At this time, it is unknown if any property was taken from the location," a Baltimore police spokesman said....
2019-08-01, 22:52

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Isn't Alone: Inside Disney's Many Controversial Live-Action Casting Choices It was meant to be a moment of celebration for Halle Bailey. When Disney and director Rob Marshall announced the the Grown-ish star and singer, one half of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, had......
2019-07-16, 14:26

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-16, 11:13

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additional protests this weekend....
2019-06-21, 07:13

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
2019-07-19, 21:39

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
2019-05-29, 17:39

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
2019-07-10, 03:26

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove blacks were inferior to whites....
2019-06-21, 04:13

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around and have significant conversations about America” ...
2019-08-21, 20:39

Netanyahu says if reelected he'll annex parts of Hebron in The West Bank in controversial move: reports Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to apply Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements in Hebron, the largest Palestinian city, if he is reelected in Tuesday’s election....
2019-09-17, 16:39

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
2019-06-13, 03:39

The co-founder of Google's controversial AI unit DeepMind has reportedly been 'placed' on leave, but it's not clear why (GOOG, GOOGL) DeepMind The co-founder of DeepMind, Mustafa Suleyman, has been placed on leave of absence, according to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday. "Mustafa is taking time out right now after 10 hectic years," a DeepMind spokesperson told Bloomberg. At the UK-based DeepMind, Suleyman helped build the compan...
2019-08-22, 01:13

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

Iggy Azalea shares controversial view of cultural appropriation, response to nude photo hack Iggy Azalea reflected on backlash she's received for things like her look and racist tweets that resurfaced during her run in the limelight.        ...
2019-08-08, 08:39

Drake's controversial Beatles tattoo puts the rapper on Abbey Road, irking Fab Four fans Beatles fans are not loving Drake's tattoo featuring the rapper as the fifth member of the British band on Abbey Road.        ...
2019-08-13, 11:39

Eternal Driver Paul Menard Retires From NASCAR While Controversial Upstart DiBenedetto Takes His Place NASCAR fans today were not at all prepared for the news bomb that Wood Brothers Racing was about to drop on the racing world: driver Paul Menard will be ending his 4,000-year career in NASCAR and retiring at the end of the 2019 season, to be replaced with currently-driveless Matt DiBenedetto....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Donald Cerrone's Controversial Loss To Tony Ferguson Might've Ended Because He Blew His Nose At The Wrong Time As promised, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tony Ferguson delivered unrelenting action in the people’s main event at last weekend’s UFC 238. The bout earned fight of the night honors, though it ended in a controversial way that left nobody involved very happy....
2019-06-10, 16:39

Referees make controversial call in final minute of Chicago Bears' win over Denver Broncos A last-minute roughing-the-passer penalty on the Broncos' Bradley Chubb helped the Bears pull out a last-second win in Denver.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Gold Fever: Just How Hot? "Gold fever" was running high prior to the yellow metal's all-time high in September 2011. Now, gold fever is back. Learn how today's sentiment toward gold compares with 2011 -- and, what it may mean......
2019-08-29, 05:39

|Gold'srallygetsboostershotasTrumppicksdovesfortheFed Gold has resumed its rally above $1 400 an ounce on a cocktail of positive drivers, with weak data feeding expectations for fresh easing from central banks, Treasury yields hitting a two-year low, and new picks for the Fed....
2019-07-03, 11:00

Gold’s Ups and Downs King Midas lusted after it. The Incas worshipped it. Shiny flakes of it set off a 19th-century rush to California and families in India have poured their life savings into it for ages. Gold’s allure remains as untarnished as the noble metal itself. But its price is subject equally to manias and peri...
2019-07-12, 01:26

Gold: A Lesson from Mom and Pop Keep an eye on mom and pop gold investors. A little over a year ago, they were gung-ho on gold -- just as the price of the precious metal took a dip. Here in 2019, we peak in on mom and pop and see what they've been up to recently....
2019-05-24, 22:39

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
2019-06-12, 12:13

Los Angeles Rams' Aqib Talib offers his thoughts on controversial NFC title game no-call as rematch looms The Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints have a rematch of the NFC Championship on Sunday and the controversial blown pass interference call is something that will loom over the game....
2019-09-12, 21:26

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legislation. Lam said the government’s work on t...
2019-07-09, 08:13

Gold: Driven By Rates Gold has been rallying amid expectations for the Fed's pause on rate hikes turning into a rate cut this week. Can the yellow metal top $1,600 an ounce?...
2019-07-31, 17:39

A Word or Two About That Gold "Rout" Most speculators had an unfavorable outlook for gold in August. Yet, EWI's Chief Market Analyst said "gold is in the late stage of its decline." The very next day, gold hit a low and its price began a steady march upward. Learn how the precious metals usually end a trend......
2019-05-21, 19:13

A Russian B-Boy Dreams of Gold The inclusion of unconventional sports in future Olympics is creating a new breed of aspiring medalist. Sergey Chernyshev, a break dancer known as Bumblebee, is one of them....
2019-08-20, 00:39

Buying cables? Going for gold could mean a rip-off From mobile phone chargers to HDMI for TVs, here’s how to save on leads for your gadgetsCables are a necessary evil in our modern world. Whether it’s the power cord for your phone, the cables jammed in the back of your TV or the wires connecting you to the internet, they’re everywhere.And when you n...
2019-06-08, 12:13

Gold Price Tops $1,500 Gold prices topped $1,500 a troy ounce for the first time in six years, driven higher by a drop in bond yields and investors’ flight from global stocks....
2019-08-08, 10:13

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
2019-07-19, 14:26

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
2019-09-18, 07:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being mulled over by the territory's governing body is "dead." The bill, which would have allowed extradition to mainland China, sparked mass protests over t...
2019-07-09, 21:39

Don't Forget Your Vitamins With This Amazon Gold Box Hey y’all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean chewable vitamins are in your past. (They’re not.) If anything they can be a sweet reminder to live your life with joy. Better yet, you can get them for a lot less today....
2019-05-22, 19:39

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-03, 14:39

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-30, 20:26

Gold Prices Near 39,000 Rupees: 10 Things To Know Rising for fourth consecutive day, gold prices rose by Rs 25 on Friday to hit a record high of Rs 38,995 per 10 gram in the national capital, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). Gold......
2019-08-23, 14:52

Gold Prices Drop, But Still Above Rs 38,000: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Friday decreased by Rs 140 but traded above the Rs 38,000 mark in the national capital, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The yellow metal settled at Rs 38,330 per 10......
2019-08-09, 19:13

Gold Prices Drop on Fed Remarks Gold prices edged lower Tuesday, as stocks rallied amid growing expectations that the Federal Reserve is willing to cut rates in response to escalating economic uncertainty....
2019-06-04, 20:39

Gold Rises After Trump Tweet Gold prices rose Wednesday after President Trump renewed his call for lower interest rates, urging the Federal Reserve to cut borrowing costs below zero....
2019-09-11, 22:13

Gold's Run Signals Worrying Future Gold has hit an almost six-year high after the Federal Reserve signaled that it was willing to lower interest rates. If rates continue to fall, expect further jumps in the yellow metal. But the moves portend some bad news....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Why The Toyota Camry Is Still The Gold Standard The Toyota Camry is, for lack of a better term, the gold standard of mid-sized sedans. They are freaking everywhere. If a day goes by where I don’t see a Camry, it’d be a very weird day indeed. So, why are they so popular?...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Investors Bet on Further Rallies by Gold, Silver Options bets are signaling the precious-metals resurgence has much further to go, with traders making wagers that gold may rally an additional 40% and silver almost another 80%....
2019-09-09, 21:13

Gold falls, Silver rises The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,338.70 an ounce — down $1.40. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.81 an ounce — up 3 cents. The post Gold falls, Silver rises appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17, 22:26

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East boosted haven assets....
2019-06-14, 14:52

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
2019-06-07, 15:39

US head to Gold Cup final after 3-1 win over Jamaica "The United States will face Mexico in the Gold Cup final after two goals from Christian Pulisic helped the hosts to a 3-1 win over Jamaica on Wednesday."...
2019-07-04, 11:39

Investors Bet on Big Gains by Gold, Silver Options bets are signaling the precious-metals resurgence has much further to go, with traders making wagers that gold may rally an additional 40% and silver almost another 80%....
2019-09-10, 11:26

U.S. head to Gold Cup final after 3-1 win over Jamaica The United States will face Mexico in the Gold Cup final after two goals from Christian Pulisic helped the hosts to a 3-1 win over Jamaica on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 14:52

PRECIOUS-Gold firms below $1,500 after slide Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in the previous session, plummeting below a key psychological level of $1,500 an ounce....
2019-08-20, 07:26

On The Road With Tanya Gold: The VW T-Cross "Ah, it is pretty, this tall Polo, now called a T-Cross, which doesn’t drag, or bounce forward to 20mph in first gear like my current car, a VW Fox, which no one has heard of, and which my mother bought me for £900 from her hairdresser..."...
2019-07-31, 21:13

Investors Flock to Gold ETFs Gold exchange-traded funds are regaining their luster. Investors poured about $2.6 billion into gold-backed ETFs in July, the highest total since March 2013, data from the World Gold Council show....
2019-08-16, 15:13

The USMNT Lost The Gold Cup Final, And That's Probably OK It’s never fun to lose to Mexico if you’re an American soccer fan. It’s doubly painful when it’s in the Gold Cup final, on American soil, as was the case Sunday night, when a 74th-minute golazo by Jonathan Dos Santos gave Mexico their eighth Gold Cup win—and fourth over the United States in a final—...
2019-07-09, 03:52

Mexico beats US to lift 8th Gold Cup Mexico's men's soccer team have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women's team lifted its second consecutive World Cup title....
2019-07-08, 11:52

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 07:39

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either....
2019-08-11, 08:13

How To Invest In Electronic-Gold? Here Are Key Things To Know E-gold enables investors to invest their funds into gold in smaller denomination and hold it in a demat (dematerialised) form. It provides benefits like flexibility of buying, say analysts....
2019-08-03, 11:26

$5M worth of gold seized by police About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
2019-07-21, 16:52

Plug Into This Gold Box Deal on a Totu USB-C Hub Totu USB-C Hub (1 Ethernet port, 1 USB-C charging port, 1 HDMI port, 1 MicroSD card slot, 1 SD card slot, 1 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0 ports) | $40 | AmazonRead more......
2019-09-06, 22:26

Gold, Copper and Oil Go Their Separate Ways Gold, copper and oil rose and fell in tandem as China led emerging economies' voracious appetite for commodities. The trade war helped change that dynamic....
2019-08-19, 14:52