REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 14:13

Man pulls box cutter, slashes 2 after he’s asked to stop smoking on train

A subway rider was asked to stop smoking on a Manhattan A train Tuesday, prompting him to pull a box cutter and slash two people — one on the ankle and the other their face, cops said. The incid...

Man pulls box cutter, slashes 2 after he’s asked to stop smoking on train

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Knife-wielding man slashes schoolgirls at bus stop in Japan, killing two A knife-wielding man slashed at a group of schoolgirls at a bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, killing one girl and an adult who may have been the father of one child, media reported....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Cameron asked for Queen's help to stop Scottish independence David Cameron asked the Queen for help in heading off Scottish independence after a poll before the 2014 referendum suggested a lead for those wanting to leave the union....
2019-09-19, 11:26

Cameron asked for Queen''s help to stop Scottish independence David Cameron asked the Queen for help in heading off Scottish independence after a poll before the 2014 referendum suggested a lead for those wanting to leave the union....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Stop Changing Diapers, and Potty Train Your Kid Already With These Essential Tools When it came to potty training our kids, we had two wildly different experiences. In one, we simply left a potty in the bathroom, and they pretty much taught themselves....
2019-09-06, 06:39

Move over, Florida man: Woman pulls gator from pants during Fort Myers traffic stop Ariel Michelle Marchan-Le Quire, who also had more than 40 turtles in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack, pleaded no contest to multiple charges.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Sharon Osbourne tells Trump to stop using "Crazy Train" for his asinine political wrestling promos Nothing says “Holy hell, this is all still happening” like hopping on Twitter one morning, only to find that the President Of The United States has, employing an official governmental channel of communication, once again resorted to cutting what are essentially wrestling promos taunting his would-be...
2019-06-28, 06:26

Father, son attacked with box cutter in Brooklyn: cops A father and his 18-year-old son were slashed by a man with a box cutter in Kensington early Sunday, cops and police sources said. The violent encounter unfolded just before 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of 18th Avenue and East 2nd Street where the father and son got into an argument with three othe...
2019-09-01, 17:52

James Wan to make you puke with adaptation of Nick Cutter's gruesome The Troop Nick Cutter, the pen name of Canadian writer Craig Davidson, has written some of the most unnerving horror novels of this century with The Troop and The Deep. The former, especially, is a punishing, gore-laden masterpiece, its story of a Boy Scout troop, a deserted island, and an otherworldly diseas...
2019-08-13, 05:39

'Horror movie' sex cult hid in 'cookie cutter' New York suburb: prosecutor A reputed New York sex cult whose leader is accused of holding a woman hostage and having women branded with his initials carried out his crimes in an upstate subdivision that hid a "horror movie" reality, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 23:13

The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted a 'narco sub' with 2,100 pounds of cocaine before even getting to home port The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to its home portNOW WATCH: Heart-pounding video shows a badass Coast Guardsman running down a narco-sub loaded with cocaine and pounding on the hatchSee Also:10 new cars that will lose the least amount of value in 5 ye...
2019-08-13, 03:39

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
2019-06-18, 18:13

WeWork slashes its valuation ahead of IPO WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation it will seek in an initial public offering (IPO) to a little over $20 billion, less than half the $47 billion valuation it achieved in a private fundraising round in January, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The We Co...
2019-09-06, 01:00

N.Y. Fed model slashes U.S. third-quarter GDP estimate below 2% U.S. economy is growing more slowly in the third quarter than previously thought based on this week's data releases on manufacturing and import/export prices, the New York Federal Reserve's Nowcast model showed on Friday....
2019-08-02, 18:13

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government....
2019-07-23, 03:39

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
2019-05-21, 18:13

U.S. judge slashes $80 mln Roundup jury verdict to $25.3 mln A federal judge on Monday reduced a damages award that Bayer AG owed a man who blamed his cancer on the glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup to $25.27 million from $80 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
2019-07-15, 23:26

FedEx Slashes Prices to Fill Its Planes FedEx is offering big discounts to woo online merchants to its air network as it seeks to refashion a delivery system ill-equipped for the rise of e-commerce....
2019-06-24, 05:00

UBS slashes threshold for fee on euro deposits at Swiss bank UBS Group will halve to 500,000 euros ($559,900) its threshold for charging a 0.6% deposit fee on euro accounts at its Swiss banking unit, Switzerland's largest lender said on Tuesday....
2019-08-07, 11:13

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs as trade ban bites China's Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the 850-strong workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States, after being blacklisted by the government....
2019-07-23, 10:26

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
2019-06-07, 13:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln from $80.3 mln A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
2019-07-15, 23:26

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's economy has been hit hard by unilateral sanctions imposed by the US....
2019-07-31, 21:00

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
2019-07-22, 12:13

Huawei slashes revenue forecast amid continued US pressure Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei said that the Chinese tech company will report revenues of around $100 billion in 2019 and 2020, which would be flat growth versus 2018....
2019-06-17, 14:52

Soho loft from first ‘Real World’ season slashes price again Artist Edwina Sandys has chopped the price of her Soho loft. It is now asking $6.8 million — down from its most recent asking price of $7.5 million. Sandys is the granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill and the first cousin of Sir Nicholas Soames, whom Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently expelled f...
2019-09-12, 03:39

Brazil slashes environmental protection budget as Amazon burns Brazil’s government has begun legal procedures to transfer all employees out of three of the state’s four federal environmental protection offices, which are in charge of defending the rainforest....
2019-09-17, 21:26

Goldman slashes Tesla price target by $42 on demand concerns Goldman Sachs on Thursday cut its price target on Tesla Inc by 21%, to third lowest on the Street, on concerns about the sustainability of demand for the electric car maker's models....
2019-06-20, 17:26

Superdry warns of long road to recovery as slashes store value The founder of Superdry warned the revival of the struggling British fashion group would be a long haul after a 130 million pound ($161 million) charge for poorly performing stores pushed it into an annual loss, sending its shares lower....
2019-07-10, 13:52

BASF shares tumble after chemicals giant slashes outlook BASF shares fell almost 6% on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a rise....
2019-07-09, 15:13

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after Q2 profit slide Autoliv said it was stepping up actions to curb costs, which included plans to cut about 5 percent of its workforce and implement a sharper purchasing process. During the quarter, it cut 1,200 jobs....
2019-07-19, 17:00

Fin24.com | Zambia may double electricity prices as drought slashes supply Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, may double power tariffs as the government seeks more costly imports to offset a shortfall from its drought-stricken hydropower dams....
2019-09-17, 18:39

Deal: Google Nest Hub limited time offer slashes price by 50% The first smart speakers have evolved in just a few years into what we're calling today “smart displays.” Unlike the regular units, these come with a display, which further improves functionality by adding new features that smart speakers lack due to he missing hardware. One of the first smart displ...
2019-06-08, 20:00

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 organic sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report a quarterly earnings miss....
2019-07-19, 13:26

PlayStation Days of Play sale slashes prices on a bunch of the best PS4 games Just because Sony won’t be attending this year’s E3, that doesn’t mean PlayStation 4 owners don’t have reason to be excited this month. That’s because Sony’s annual “Days of Play” global promotion is back, kicking off a round of sales and discounts Fri...
2019-06-08, 03:52

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible' A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has slashed an $80 million payout, Reuters reported on Monday.Read more......
2019-07-16, 08:52

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
2019-07-15, 23:52

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
2019-07-16, 02:26

Nitin Gadkari Defends Steep Road Fines As BJP-Ruled Gujarat Slashes Them Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today appealed to states against softening a new law that imposes steep fines for traffic violations, a day after his own party's government in Gujarat slashed penalties.......
2019-09-11, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report weaker than expected quarterly earnings....
2019-07-19, 13:26

Amazon AU Father's Day sale slashes prices on Kindle, Echo and Fire TV devices If you've been hunting for the perfect Father's Day gift for dad, and still haven't gotten anything gift-wrapped yet, you're cutting it pretty fine. Father's Day 2019 is this week – Sunday, September 1 – meaning you've got a bit less than seven days,. Shop...
2019-08-26, 08:26

Amneal Pharma slashes core earnings forecast on allergy shot supply issues Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday cut its core earnings forecast for the year, citing uncertainty in supply of epinephrine auto-injectors amid a global shortage of the emergency allergy shots, including Mylan NV's EpiPen....
2019-07-10, 13:26

Vandal slashes tires on dozens of cars owned by Jewish residents of New Jersey town More than 150 tires have been slashed on vehicles owned by Jewish residents in a New Jersey community in what authorities are investigating as a bias incident, according to reports. The vandal targeted dozens of cars in the Old Pine Acres section of Lakewood early Saturday, according to NJ.com. A su...
2019-08-12, 18:52

Ulta shares plummet as profit and sales miss expectations and company slashes outlook Shares of Ulta Beauty tanked 21% after the company reported earnings after the bell Thursday that missed analysts' expectations and slashed its outlook for the fiscal year....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Amazon-Owned Whole Foods Slashes Health Care Benefits for Part-Time Workers Amazon-owned Whole Foods is slashing benefits for 1,900 part-time workers at the start of 2020, with staff working 20 hours a week told the bar to buy into the company health care plan will now be set at 30 hours a week, Business Insider reported this week.Read more......
2019-09-15, 00:39

Walmart to stop selling certain ammunition, asking customers to stop open carry in stores The move comes after "multiple cases'' where people entered various Walmarts with visible weapons, upsetting customers and employees.       ...
2019-09-04, 04:39

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspiracy theory once more....
2019-08-13, 19:39

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
2019-07-17, 02:39

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the precise sequence of events leading to that decision...
2019-07-16, 01:52

Five ways to quit smoking Getting on with it is the most important thing. But there are tricks to make sure you don’t give in to the inevitable cravingsSmokers who try to gradually taper down the amount they smoke are less likely to quit than those who do so abruptly. “The problem with quitting smoking is it’s something you ...
2019-06-09, 20:00

|Airlinesbattlingdrunk,smoking,violentpassengers The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe....
2019-06-12, 14:26

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour trains.The Digi Police app enables victims of groping...
2019-05-22, 20:13

We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking on TV. What About Rape? Just as research suggests that we should shield young viewers from seeing fictional depictions of smoking and suicide, studies indicate that watching rape scenes can also do harm....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
2019-07-17, 12:26

Smoking commuter gets dragged off bus by another passenger Holy smokes! A straphanger who decided to light up on a bus had his smoking break cut short when he got in a scuffle with another commuter. The altercation — which was captured in a viral video posted Wednesday to Facebook — involved an elderly man taking a drag of his cigarette before t...
2019-08-05, 16:13

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
2019-06-14, 13:26

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes, tobacco smoking has grave consequences on one's......
2019-05-31, 13:13

Smoking ban has transformed ‘grimy’ boozers, says pub guide Good Pub Guide says move opened ‘bars full of fug and male chat’ to women and familiesIt was predicted to be the death knell for the traditional British boozer and likely to lead to a slump in business and permanent closures.But 12 years since the introduction of the smoking ban in England, a pub gu...
2019-09-05, 02:00

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
2019-07-03, 00:26

We're quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming? - video Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You would think this was bad news for cigarette profits, but tobacco companies are making more money than ever. They claim they no longer market tradition...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
2019-07-10, 18:52

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
2019-07-18, 00:52

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and depressing, which suggests they would be effective....
2019-08-30, 21:39

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

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
2019-05-31, 14:26

Netflix says its originals will kick their smoking habit Future Netflix original shows rated TV-14 or lower and movies rated PG-13 or below will no longer include depictions of smoking or e-cigarette use, except in cases of historical or factual accuracy. The service will also avoid showing smoking or e-ci......
2019-07-03, 22:26

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
2019-09-13, 17:39

German state proposes smoking ban in vehicles with children The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is to consider a law which would ban smoking in vehicles with children and pregnant women. The health minister has also called for a nationwide ban....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug Administration also upped its scrutiny of a number...
2019-09-09, 22:00

New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in New Jersey this summer under tougher new restrictions. Nonsmokers are rejoicing over the ban, which also applies to public parks. But some smokers are feeling discriminated against by the law, which took effect i...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Outdoor smoking ban escalates war over Barcelona's restaurant terraces Restaurateurs say ban on top of new regulations on outdoor space threatens their survival – while residents claim the city’s real issues are being ignoredEnjoying a refreshing drink or a cup of coffee on the sunlit terrace of a bar or restaurant is a cherished pastime in Barcelona – and a fundamenta...
2019-08-10, 01:39

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
2019-08-16, 14:52

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, had six figures of student loan debt and her job running a theater company had some unhealthy side effects. “In the entertainment industry, you go...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
2019-07-16, 12:39

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
2019-06-12, 23:13

As smoking on Netflix rises, fears of normalization grow Cigarettes may have been scrapped from billboards, bus stops and most places in between, but they haven’t vanished from our screens — Netflix shows in particular. But does public health have a place in the arts?...
2019-08-26, 21:39

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
2019-08-13, 03:13

'Off our heads' - Cameron reveals pot-smoking school days David Cameron has revealed how he and his schoolmates would row to an island to "roll up" and get "off our heads" - and said he was nearly expelled when teachers found out....
2019-09-14, 09:13

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
2019-06-14, 05:00

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes ef...
2019-06-19, 00:52

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smell this smoking gun from a mile away,” California A...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:13

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episode....
2019-07-08, 00:00

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Trump ‘locked and loaded’ to strike Iran but waiting for smoking gun DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strikes on two Saudi processing facilities that cut the country’s oil production in half....
2019-09-16, 18:26

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review found people were 50% more likely to stop smoking whe...
2019-07-17, 09:26

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
2019-09-06, 10:26

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
2019-05-31, 02:00

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experiences, as detailed in this article from The Ringer ...
2019-05-31, 01:00

Raising smoking age to 21 lowers chance of picking up the habit, study says The chances of a person becoming a regular smoker are reduced by 39 percent when the legal age is increased from 18 to 21, according to research published Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
2019-08-17, 06:13

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
2019-05-21, 17:26

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease than those who never smoked....
2019-08-20, 21:39

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
2019-05-24, 04:13

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
2019-06-11, 23:39

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
2019-07-23, 04:52

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
2019-07-02, 18:13

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
2019-09-05, 21:00

The world's busiest airport is about to ban smoking as places to light up get harder to find Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will snuff out its smoking lounges on Jan. 2, 2020. Places for smokers to light up inside airports are becoming harder to find....
2019-07-21, 20:26

Eric Trump Finally Finds the Perfect Smoking Gun to Take Down the Washington Post Eric Trump, who knows how to use the computer all by himself, absolutely DESTROYED those liberal hacks at the Washington Post today when he exposed the nefarious tactics Post journalist David Fahrenthold is using to report on the Trump Organization....
2019-09-07, 00:00

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic costs it entails....
2019-05-29, 18:52

Florida realtor lists home on fire, calls it a ‘smoking hot deal’ This sure is one hot property. A Florida real estate agent selling a condemned St. Petersburg home included photos of the property engulfed in flames in the listing. “It’s a smoking hot deal posted to the internet and people liked it,” realtor Dylan Jaeck told TV station Bay News 9...
2019-08-02, 03:01

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
2019-07-19, 18:01

Anti-smoking group pumps $1M into City Council battle over e-cigs A national anti-smoking group is pumping more than $1 million into the City Council’s battle over flavored cigarettes and e-cigs — hoping to ride the growing wave of sentiment against them. The DC-based Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids last week launched a local ad blitz to try to convince counc...
2019-09-09, 01:13

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
2019-06-13, 04:52

Investors with 'smoking gun' can sue banks for Fannie, Freddie bond rigging -US judge Citing "the rare smoking gun," a federal judge said investors may sue five big banks for conspiring to rig prices on hundreds of billions of dollars of bonds issued by mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
2019-07-24, 01:13

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
2019-06-12, 23:26

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
2019-07-15, 22:52

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13, 16:52

A dad fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
2019-06-14, 14:26

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of people,” Pitino said late Wednesday after Pan...
2019-05-30, 21:26

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2019-06-23, 06:00

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Active shooter scare that caused Honolulu airport chaos linked to smoking laptop Rumors of an active shooter appeared to be linked to a laptop that malfunctioned, popped and started giving off smoke at a checkpoint.       ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On Ju...
2019-06-10, 17:52

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking campaign demonstrates the horrific effects of having to make small talk with a coworker by the dumpster...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Robert Downey Jr. recalls getting busted for 'smoking pot' on first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. remembered his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted with marijuana on the gondola.        ...
2019-08-24, 22:52

Robert Downey Jr. was busted for 'smoking pot' during his first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. got real about his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted on the gondola.        ...
2019-08-23, 22:52

I Was 21 The First Time I Asked to Have My Tubes Tied "For womb-owners, pregnancy is a beautiful, deeply rewarding experience... I knew early on, however, that despite my true admiration for those womb-owners, I was not going to be one of them"...
2019-06-01, 09:52

Ask the Captain: Frequently asked questions You've got questions about how airplanes and airlines work and Captain John Cox has answers. Each week, he clears up aviation mysteries.       ...
2019-06-22, 00:00

'StarCraft' gets the cartoon makeover nobody asked for When you think of kid-friendly video games, StarCraft might not top the list. But that could change. A new version, StarCraft: Cartooned, reimagines every unit, structure, map, menu and mission with art by CarBot Animations. The usually dark game is......
2019-07-12, 00:39

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
2019-07-18, 21:13

Judges: Feds must act if asked to take a fresh look at pot NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Drug Enforcement Administration must “act promptly” if formally asked to take another look at laws that consider marijuana as dangerous as heroin or LSD. The ruling came Thursday in a 2-to-1 vote by judges from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court o...
2019-06-01, 02:26

The Don Jr. Book Nobody Asked for Is Officially Happening After nearly a year of speculation, President Donald Trump’s first born child and stump-sitting failson Donald Trump Jr. will finally get to show the world that he’s not just a meat-head who spends 90% of his time liking pictures of guns on Instagram—no no, he’s an intellectual. An author....
2019-05-22, 18:52

Nobody Asked the Candidates to Speak Español The first time I vaguely recall hearing a candidate speak Spanish was in 1999, during George W. Bush’s bid for president. During a debate between Republican candidates that December, he proclaimed, “Hay muchos hispanos que viven [aqui],” before getting into a spiel about how his party had to conside...
2019-06-29, 20:52

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Elie Saab pulls out all the stops Lebanese designer Elie Saab's haute couture collection at Paris Fashion Week consisted of multiple showshopping gowns, including a gold sequined bridal dress. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 17:39

AP Source: Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place...
2019-07-31, 18:39

BH90210 pulls out all the over-the-top stops for its possible finale In a TV landscape awash in returns and reboots, we have to give BH90210 credit for meta-ing up the place. Instead of a draggy, 30-years-later plot showing the travails of the David and Donna Silver marriage and Brandon taking over Nat’s role at the Peach Pit, we only see those possibilities via drea...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
2019-05-21, 22:00

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
2019-05-31, 22:39

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05, 19:01

KLM tells breastfeeding women they may be asked to cover up Airline provokes outcry with response after woman says she was asked to cover herself with a blanketThe Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avoid offending other passengers.The company’s policy...
2019-07-17, 21:26

We asked 35 executives how they balance family and work. Here's what they said High-level executives with children have a few advantages over other working parents: They make more money, which makes childcare easier to afford. They may have more say in where and when they work. And they can influence what "family friendly" means at their companies....
2019-08-19, 02:00

De Ligt: Ronaldo asked me to join Juventus "Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, who is widely expected to leave Ajax Amsterdam in the coming weeks, said he was asked about a move to Italian champions Juventus by Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of Sunday\u0027s Nations League final."...
2019-06-10, 09:52

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to provide further information. An email from the breach settlement administrator states that if you file...
2019-09-09, 18:52

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
2019-07-17, 12:26

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31, PM Johnson says when asked about prospect of resigning Parliament should honor the 2016 Brexit referendum and leave the European Union on Oct. 31, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday when asked if he would resign if his government lost a vote of no-confidence....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-05-21, 15:01

The Worst Questions CNN Asked at Last Night's Debate Fox News might not be hosting a 2020 Democratic debate, but last night’s moderators on CNN made sure the conservative network’s disingenuous framing of the issues came through in the questions posed to candidates....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Every Politician Smearing Medicare for All Should Be Asked About the GM Strike Member of the United Auto Workers at General Motors went on strike earlier this week, the first time the union has launched a national strike since 2007. One of the reasons they did so, according to a UAW press release, is because “affordable healthcare for thousands remains unsettled for no good re...
2019-09-18, 20:00

Here’s Why Mueller Kept Getting Asked About a Mysterious Maltese Professor In a moment that quickly made the rounds on conservative media on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Jordan sharply questioned Robert Mueller on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The Ohio Republican pressed the former special counsel to detail who ...
2019-07-25, 00:52

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

A fan asked Lil Uzi Vert to pay his $90,000 college tuition — and the rapper said yes Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia On Thursday night, a college student in Philadelphia saw Lil Uzi Vert at a department store and approached the rapper. The student, who has been identified by as Temple University student Raheel Ahmad, asked the rapper to pay his $90,000 college tuition. Lil ...
2019-08-24, 01:39

What Kamala Harris Doesn’t Want to Be Asked at the Debate In an extended interview, the California senator explains why she thinks litmus-test questions aren’t helpful and how she is approaching this campaign....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:52

Baghdad ready to mediate between U.S., Iran if asked Mohamad Halbousi's comments, carried by state TV, came shortly after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad beginning a two-day visit....
2019-05-26, 00:13

Do the Women of Big Little Lies Have a Case? We Asked the Experts The final episode of season 2 of Big Little Lies, airing on July 21, has a lot of questions left to answer. But the biggest one viewers expect the hit HBO show to address is this: Will the titular “big little lie” blow up the lives of Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman)...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07, 01:52

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
2019-09-14, 07:39

California pulls off stunner, beats No. 14 Washington 20-19 Greg Thomas kicked a 17-yard field goal with 8 seconds left, and California beat No. 14 Washington 20-19 early Sunday in a game delayed more than 2 ½ hours due to severe weather       ...
2019-09-08, 16:00

Woman pulls $28K switcheroo at Costco: cops A New Jersey woman allegedly stole a $28,000 diamond ring from her local Costco and replaced it with a $2,000 ring — which she swiped from a different Costco, cops said. Izaebela Kolano, 49, is accused of pulling the switcheroo on Sunday at one of the retail giant’s stores in Clifton aft...
2019-09-05, 15:26

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

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which was pulled over with foggy windows in Monroe on Tues...
2019-07-01, 22:13

Ewan pulls out of Giro d'Italia following second stage win "Caleb Ewan will press ahead with his preparations for the Tour de France after announcing his withdrawal from the Giro d\u0027Italia following his second stage win of the three-week grand tour."...
2019-05-23, 13:39

Toyota pulls forward electrification plan Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer....
2019-06-07, 12:13

Raonic pulls out of US Open with a glute injury "Milos Raonic will not be competing at the US Open. The Canadian, who had been seeded 21 for the tournament, has not recovered in time for the season\u0027s final major."...
2019-08-26, 19:39

Serena pulls out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

| Huge relief for SA as Dimitrov pulls out of Davis Cup tie In a huge boost for SA, Roger Federer's US Open conqueror, Grigor Dimitrov, has made himself unavailable for Bulgaria in next weekend's Euro-Africa Group Two Davis Cup tie....
2019-09-04, 23:26

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round....
2019-05-30, 01:39

Netflix pulls a bullshit move, cancels The OA In a depressingly familiar narrative that would absolutely fail to live up to the bonkers storytelling standards of the show in question, Netflix has canceled Brit Marling’s weirdly wonderful The OA. Variety reports the streaming service has pulled the plug after two seasons of the show, which starr...
2019-08-05, 21:00

Nevada trooper pulls over hearse in HOV lane Nevada Highway Patrol says passengers must be alive in order to be counted as occupants in cars using the high occupancy vehicle lane. A hearse driver transporting a body in the HOV lane in Las Vegas was given a warning on Monday. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful ingenuity. Case in point, we have this young Rangers supporter named Luke, who figured that instead of just reaching into his mouth and yanking out some...
2019-05-26, 22:26

ATP roundup: Querrey pulls off second upset in two days After upsetting fourth-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia a day earlier, American Sam Querrey defeated fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne, England, to advance to Friday's semifinals....
2019-06-28, 04:26

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs to be done to protect transit workers. “This guy doesn’t need to be out on the street like......
2019-08-10, 04:13

Dixons Carphone pulls Huawei 5G handsets Dixons Carphone has confirmed it will not stock Huawei’s 5G handsets following the decision of EE and Vodafone to suspend all pre-orders.The Huawei Mate X was expected to be one of the first 5G smartphones to be available in the UK, forming part of both EE and Vodafone’s launch line-up...
2019-05-23, 13:39

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship        ...
2019-06-10, 10:26

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
2019-06-16, 17:52

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
2019-06-08, 09:13

Why Gwen Stefani Was ''Shocked'' to Be Asked Back to The Voice Gwen Stefani is ready to have a "sweet escape"... to The Voice. Last month, Adam Levine surprised everyone when he announced he was leaving the singing competition show after 16......
2019-06-05, 06:52

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
2019-06-01, 11:26

Owner of three £80m London homes asked to explain wealth Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
2019-05-29, 08:39

Former Taliban hostage admits striking wife but says she asked to be hit Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent their four childrenThe Canadian man who spent five years held hostage in Afghanistan with his American wife has admitted striking her with a broom, but told a court in Ottawa that she asked to b...
2019-09-11, 01:39

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahead of his planned visit to Washington...
2019-07-11, 22:39

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rules. Over the last two weeks, multiple fans in multiple stadiums have been ejected for banners that run afoul of the league’s Fan Code of Conduct. There...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year's Eve 2012....
2019-06-07, 04:13

Her husband killed their 5 kids. She asked jury for mercy The ex-wife of a man who was found guilty of killing their five children in South Carolina took the stand this week to ask jurors not to sentence him to death....
2019-06-13, 09:26

Trump says China asked for trade talks to resume U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that China has asked for trade talks to resume following a week that saw both countries threatening tit-for-tat tariff increases....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Amanda Knox was already married when she asked for wedding donations Amanda Knox got secretly hitched months before she and her hubby set up a website to solicit as much as $2,000 in donations toward their wedding, according to a new report. The couple made a marriage application on Nov. 21 and tied the knot on Dec. 7, according to The Telegraph, which cited records ...
2019-08-01, 17:26

The Latest: Italy’s president asked for government mandate Italy’s populist 5-Star Movement has asked the nation’s president to give caretaker Premier Giuseppe Conte the mandate to form a new coalition government, a week after the one he led for 14 months collapsed...
2019-08-28, 20:26

Row as lesbian group asked to leave National Theatre bar Women claim staff did not ‘like the T-shirts we are wearing’ but NT says the action was ‘a result of a series of disturbances’The National Theatre has become embroiled in a bitter war of words after a group of lesbians was refused service in its Green Room bar in the run-up to London’s Pride celebra...
2019-07-06, 23:26

Tom Hiddleston Asked Chris Hemsworth to Hit Him in the Face And, Uh, It Didn't End Well Frozen peas need to assemble to Tom Hiddleston's face ASAP. Though you may know him best as Loki--brother to Chris Hemsworth's Thor, of course--in the Marvel franchise, the Brit......
2019-09-17, 16:39

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
2019-05-24, 05:52

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
2019-05-21, 18:26

We asked, you answered: you're holding onto your phone forever The carriers hide list price, showing monthly payments to give illusion that phones not that expensive. Some deals good, but do read the fine print.       ...
2019-08-10, 15:26

We Asked a Chef to Keep a Cooking Diary for a Week. Here’s What She Made. Clare de Boer, of the Manhattan restaurant King, chronicles a week in her home kitchen, from chicken and peppers roasted over focaccia to the juiciest BLTs....
2019-08-27, 20:52

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
2019-07-06, 22:52

Asked About Aaditya Thackeray As Deputy, What Devendra Fadnavis Said A day after expressing apprehension of a rift with ally Shiv Sena over seat-sharing for the upcoming assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Sena and the......
2019-08-03, 18:52

The week Trump said jump – and Johnson asked 'How high?' After an explosive leak, the British ambassador resigned. The special relationship has been propelled into a strange and uncertain new eraDonald Trump, president and showman, was staging a military pageant to celebrate the Fourth of July and independence from the British empire. George Washington’s ...
2019-07-14, 07:26

Here Is The Mostly Front-Wheel Drive 2020 BMW 1 Series Someone (?) Asked For Whenever there’s talk of awesome forbidden fruit European cars, people are quick to discuss wild Audi RS wagons and VW Group hot hatches, but I’ve always favored the BMW 1 Series hatchback. Turbocharged inline-six engines, rear-wheel drive, a manual gearbox and a hatch body? Sign me up. Unfortunatel...
2019-05-27, 19:52

Acosta dodges when asked if Epstein was an 'intelligence asset' Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta declined to answer Wednesday if he had ever been told that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset during his handling of the 2008 child sex abuse case against the jet-setting financier....
2019-07-11, 02:26

Ramos asked to leave Madrid for free - Perez "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos asked to leave to join a team in China on a free transfer, club president Florentino Perez has said, adding that he turned down the defender\u0027s request."...
2019-05-28, 21:13

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
2019-06-16, 03:00

RBI Asked to File Compliance Report on WhatsApp Payments The Supreme Court has granted six weeks' time to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file a report whether WhatsApp had complied with norms for launching its payment services....
2019-08-03, 10:39

Amazon asked some advertisers to increase spend on Prime Day by at least 100% Amazon Prime Day 2019 is an opportunity for Amazon to push companies to spend more on ads, some experts told CNBC. Amazon made $2.72 billion in its "other" segment in the first-quarter of this year, consisting primarily of advertising sales....
2019-07-15, 17:39

10 of the best ski resorts you can get to by train You don't have to fly to get to Europe's best ski resorts this season — try the railways, on both sleepers and daytime services instead, says Daniel Elkan...
2019-05-30, 15:39

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking Android apps from the Play Store after Avast discovere......
2019-07-18, 01:13

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christian groups...
2019-08-04, 13:39

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations....
2019-07-19, 01:39

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey Just Eat!), but that hasn’t stopped London-based startup ckbk from pushing in the opposite direction — with a digital service that offers ...
2019-09-12, 15:26

Arrcus pulls in $30 million for white-box networking software Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based startup developing a hardware-agnostic networking operating system, has raised $30 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-07-23, 15:13

'Broken System': Ex-Starbucks CEO Pulls Out Of 2020 US Elections Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald......
2019-09-07, 05:52

Dennis pulls out of Tour de France in unclear circumstances Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has abandoned the Tour de France during the first Pyrenean stage amid reports he clashed with his team's officials       ...
2019-07-18, 17:39

Harrison pulls out of June 23 title bout with injury Tony Harrison has pulled out of his June 23 title bout rematch with Jermell Charlo after injuring his right ankle during training. Promoters said Jorge Cota will replace Harrison in the 154-pound contest, which heads a card to be televised on the Fox network from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Harrison,...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google to their features.The company says that the apps co...
2019-07-18, 12:39

'No More Heroes III' pulls Travis into the garden of madness next year No More Heroes III is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2020, starring charismatic, homicidal nerd Travis Touchdown and, most likely, a lot of hacking and slashing. The first look at the game featured Travis cutting his way through enemies in slick, flyi......
2019-06-11, 19:13

Saudi Arabia pulls out the stops to draw more tourists Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Divorce pulls off a delightfully awkward dinner party With only third episodes left in the series, “Bad Manners” is a bit of a placeholder for Divorce. Frances tries and fails to make amends with Jackie, Diane moves closer to the rich octogenarian, and Dallas is in trouble at work. While the dinner party scene is a thing of chemistry-laden beauty, as i...
2019-07-23, 05:52

Foxconn Founder Pulls Out of Presidential Race in Taiwan Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou said he wouldn’t run for the island’s presidency, a surprise decision that will alter the contours of what will be a hotly contested election....
2019-09-17, 17:00

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped the carmakers compete in the race for electric and self-driving vehicles....
2019-06-07, 04:00

Lewis pulls out of U.S. Solheim Cup team with back injury Stacy Lewis has withdrawn from the U.S. Solheim Cup team with a back injury and will be replaced by Ally McDonald, captain Juli Inkster said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 18:52

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

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday....
2019-07-03, 05:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. insurer Chubb pulls back from coal Chubb Ltd will become the first U.S. insurer to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies, saying on Monday it will no longer sell insurance to or invest in companies that make more than 30% of their revenue from coal mining....
2019-07-01, 20:52

The Snowpiercer series trailer finally pulls into the station TNT’s Snowpiercer adaptation has had its share of difficulties, derailments we’ve documented in these same internet pages. The series, which stars Daveed Diggs as one of the passengers caught up in the perpetual motion machine that is capitalism, lost a showrunner (Josh Friedman, who’s co-writing bo...
2019-07-21, 01:13

Whole family pulls off epic baby shower surprise Grandma was already beaming over her daughter's baby shower, but then she totally loses it when this unexpected guest walked through the door.        ...
2019-08-10, 02:00

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
2019-08-09, 23:00

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
2019-08-08, 11:52

Opelka pulls off another upset at Wimbledon, beats Wawrinka In a Wimbledon tournament filled with early upsets, Reilly Opelka pulled off another one in the second round        ...
2019-07-03, 18:39

New Fed Rate Pulls Ahead in Race to Replace Libor Signs are appearing that a reference rate created by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is gaining traction as the leading replacement for the discredited Libor rate....
2019-08-09, 23:00

Food delivery service Deliveroo pulls out of Germany Those in Germany looking forward to a night in with pizza or a burger will have to act fast if they want to place their order through Deliveroo. The British bike delivery service has said it is leaving the German market....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coastal 3rd District....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensor. And don't forget the 32MP front-facing selfie snapper. What brings th...
2019-06-06, 23:13

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch Amid U.S. Restrictions China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
2019-06-12, 10:13

EU leader lays into Johnson after he pulls out of news conference Boris Johnson has pulled out of a joint event with the prime minister of Luxembourg due to loud anti-Brexit protests, leaving his counterpart to point to an empty podium....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury “I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from a quarterfinal less than two weeks before she is to start defending her U.S. Open title....
2019-08-17, 02:52

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch as U.S. Restrictions Sting China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
2019-06-12, 12:52

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
2019-07-31, 18:52

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
2019-07-12, 03:26

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam......
2019-08-16, 21:13

Apple Pulls Watch App After Finding Eavesdropping Glitch Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watches after finding a glitch that could allow a person to listen in on someone else’s iPhone call, the second eavesdropping flaw Apple has addressed in recent months....
2019-07-12, 00:13

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He participated in the inaugural NBA G League Elite Camp last...
2019-05-30, 00:52

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around town. (credit: Hulu) Cue Air's “La femme d’argent.” Ah, the optimism of youth. Sure, 2004 Veronica Mars, your best friend was murdered, your high sc...
2019-08-01, 03:39

| Injured Elijah Manangoi pulls out of Doha Worlds World 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has pulled out of this month's world athletics championships in Doha after sustaining an ankle injury in training....
2019-09-16, 21:39

For the first time, Apple outs the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as part of its transparency report initiative.One would ...
2019-07-04, 02:00

The Farewell's Lulu Wang: ‘I would love it if white men were asked the same questions as me’ In making her second feature, the film-maker refused to pander to US or Chinese audiences – and perfectly captured the Chinese diasporaChangchun, the capital of China’s north-eastern Jilin province, has a name that translates to “long spring”. According to folklore, the name was bestowed by an emper...
2019-08-27, 21:13

Imran Khan On Why He Asked Donald Trump To Mediate On Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday told an American news outlet that there will never be a resolution to the Kashmir issue bilaterally and asserted that the US and President Trump can play a......
2019-07-23, 15:39

Ex-MPs Asked To Vacate Bungalows In 7 Days, Power And Water To Be Stopped All former MPs have asked to vacate their government accommodations -- mostly the heritage bungalows in the posh Lutyen's zone -- the Centre said today....
2019-08-19, 19:00

President Was Asked To Return To Hotel After Snag In His Plane In Zurich President Ram Nath Kovind's flight from Switzerland to Slovenia was delayed for about three hours on Sunday after his Air India One faced a technical glitch at the Zurich airport....
2019-09-16, 11:52

Starbucks Apologizes After Six Police Officers in Arizona Say They Were Asked to Leave A customer complained that the officers’ presence made him feel uncomfortable, prompting a barista to ask them to leave, an organization representing the officers said....
2019-07-07, 21:52

NBA free agency explained: Answering all frequently asked questions The NBA's annual free agency period, which begins Sunday, has a lot of moving parts. We explain everything you need to know.       ...
2019-06-28, 06:52

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the Pres...
2019-05-31, 01:13

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. ...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Asked To Explain Mamata Banerjee Contract, What Prashant Kishor Said The much expected explanation from Prashant Kishor about signing up to help Mamata Banerjee with her election campaign, did not materialise as Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United held its national......
2019-06-09, 15:13

We asked, you answered: Rebecca Ford reviews your Warframe frames Video shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. About a month ago, Ars posted a couple of calls to action in our forums and on Reddit: we wanted to take your coolest Warframe designs and get them in front of the game's developers at Digital Extremes to see what the...
2019-06-27, 19:39

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it had been released....
2019-08-16, 14:00

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
2019-07-17, 08:26

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or rogue hiring managers — and that violations of salary history questions posed behind closed doors could prove difficult to police....
2019-08-16, 14:26

We Asked 13 Novelists, From Lee Child to Ruth Ware, ‘What’s the Best Murder You Ever Wrote?’ Karin Slaughter killed a character with antifreeze; Peter Swanson used cashews and a missing EpiPen. Welcome to the devious minds of thriller writers....
2019-08-01, 03:00

Rahul Gandhi Asked To Appear Before Court On July 12 In Defamation Case A court in Ahmedabad has asked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to appear before it in connection with criminal defamation suits filed against him by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its......
2019-05-28, 21:00

Minister Asked To Take Action Over Mahatma Gandhi's Pic On Liquor Bottles Rajya Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles of an Israeli company, prompting the Chair to direct External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to look......
2019-07-03, 01:39

France denies Iraq has yet asked for money to try jihadist fighters France's foreign ministry denied on Thursday a report that it had been asked by Iraqi authorities to pay up to $2 million per fighter for Baghdad to deal with French jihadists transferred from Syria to Iraq....
2019-06-13, 18:39

Alan Dershowitz: Ex-UK spy Christopher Steele must be asked these key questions by US investigators Former British spy Christopher Steele, the author of the anti-Trump dossier, must be asked several key questions by American investigators, Alan Dershowitz told Fox News Wednesday....
2019-06-06, 09:00

Kelly Clarkson: "My youngest daughter has already asked me if she can be on" new talk show Singing star Kelly Clarkson expands to daytime talk with 'The Kelly Clarkson Show.' "I wanted a place that was fun, joyful, had a lot of heart.”        ...
2019-09-09, 22:52

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan....
2019-05-30, 07:13

The Latest: Italy’s Conte: Merkel asked about rescue captain Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says he has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the fate of the migrant rescue ship’s captain is in hands of his country’s justice system....
2019-07-01, 16:39

"Never Asked For Imposing Hindi Over Other Regional Languages": Amit Shah Amid a huge backlash over his comments on Hindi as a "unifying language", Home Minister Amit Shah said today that he had never asked for the imposition of Hindi over regional languages and added, "If......
2019-09-18, 17:39

Rebel AAP Legislators Asked To Reply To Disqualification Notice By July 9 The Delhi Assembly has asked rebel Aam Aadmi Party legislators Kapil Mishra and Sandeep Kumar to reply to disqualification petitions filed against them by July 9....
2019-07-03, 07:13

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as part of its transparency report initiative.One would ...
2019-07-03, 16:39

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (AP) — Officials are asking Washington state waterfront landowners to volunteer their properties as the final resting places for dead gray whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says so many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year that the age...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Aspire to Be As Confident As the Watch What Happens Live Fan Who Just Asked Out Andy Cohen It's only Tuesday but we're awarding Andy Cohen's Mazel of the Week to this fan for his self-assurance. On Monday night's episode of Watch What Happens Lives, Jacob from......
2019-08-13, 15:13

Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
2019-09-13, 10:52

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
2019-06-19, 04:01

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby....
2019-06-12, 03:13

Cop Detains Innocent Black Man, Answers 'Fuck You Is My Name' When Asked to Identify Himself Police officers are well aware of the tremendous power and authority they wield, yet historically they’ve abused it at the cost of black lives. Time after time, instance after instance, we’ve borne witness to innocent black men who are harassed, demeaned or slaughtered simply for existing, while th...
2019-06-04, 00:01

Leclerc asked Ferrari to drop slipstream plan in Spa F1 qualifying Charles Leclerc asked his Ferrari Formula 1 team to abandon "the perfect slipstream" and send him on-track "whenever the car was ready" for his Belgian Grand Prix pole lap...
2019-08-31, 20:13

Heather Rae Young says she turned down Tarek El Moussa when he first asked her out: ‘He respected that’ Heather Rae Young revealed that she initially turned down a date with “Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa, but now feels like she's ready for a future with him....
2019-08-14, 10:00

"Was Asked, Didn't Offer": De Villiers Opens Up On Retirement Controversy AB de Villiers has opened up on the retirement controversy that erupted during World Cup 2019 after South Africa suffered their third consecutive defeat....
2019-07-12, 20:26

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
2019-06-03, 09:39

Russia has not been asked to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it had not received a formal request from any party for Moscow to act as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Iran following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure....
2019-09-17, 14:13

Oliver Stone asked Vladimir Putin to be his daughter’s godfather Was Oliver stoned? In a scene more bizarre than any of this conspiracy theories, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to be his 22-year-old daughter’s godfather. “Does she want to become an Orthodox Christian?” Putin said when Stone suggested the idea duri...
2019-07-20, 20:52

Trump says Pelosi ‘does not understand’ CUSMA after she asked for time to review President Donald Trump said on Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not understand the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and had told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer she wanted two weeks to get to know the agreement....
2019-05-23, 23:26

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionThe office of the former environment minister Josh F...
2019-06-20, 05:13

Lindsay Lohan Cheekily Says "Who's That" When Asked About Frenemy Paris Hilton As far as responses go, this one is so fetch. When Lindsay Lohan was asked about frenemy Paris Hilton personally victimizing her, the Mean Girls actress cheekily said, "Who's......
2019-06-11, 21:00

DOJ: Bernie Madoff asked Trump to commute his 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
2019-07-25, 09:13

The Latest: Pelosi asked Trump to delay immigration sweep WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 3:50 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump and asked him to call off planned raids to deport immigrants here illegally. The California Democrat called Trump on Friday night, according to...
2019-06-23, 00:13

Argentina has asked for more time to pay its debts as it struggles to avoid another default Standard & Poor's announced Thursday it had slashed Argentina's long-term credit rating by three notches into the deepest area of junk debt....
2019-08-30, 20:00

"In Your Home," Snaps Rabri Devi, Asked About Son Tejashwi Yadav, MIA RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav failed to appear for the start of the Bihar Assembly's monsoon session, prompting speculation over his future in the party and the future of other lawmakers in it...
2019-06-28, 15:13

USA is bringing back Nash Bridges, so we asked our mom if she thought it was cool According to The Hollywood Reporter, the USA Network is working on a revival of Nash Bridges, the mid-’90s cop drama that starred Don Johnson as a San Francisco police officer who lived on a boat, with Cheech Marin as his wisecracking partner. To be honest, though, we don’t really remember the show ...
2019-07-19, 02:26

Asked about police visit, UK PM hopeful Johnson says people not interested Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a female in his home....
2019-06-22, 17:52

At least 50 dead in train derailment At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
2019-09-13, 07:39

"From Fintech to Train Wreck" Here’s an index that had more than doubled in less than two years, when our analyst issued a very bearish forecast. Now see what he saw, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
2019-06-18, 21:52

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
2019-07-10, 11:00

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem with the plane....
2019-06-27, 19:13

How ‘Baskets’ star Zach Galifianakis pulls off playing twins The surreal world of “Baskets” extends to its cast, with Zach Galifianakis playing bearded, identical-twin brothers Chip and Dale Baskets and Louie Anderson as family matriarch Christine Baskets — a role for which he won a 2016 Emmy Award. The challenges in making Chip and Dale appear (slightly) dif...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Charles Leclerc Pulls Out First Formula One Grand Prix Victory Benefitting from a first-place start, Verstappen’s early retirement, his teammate holding up Hamilton and a top speed advantage, Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc secured his first Formula One victory at the Belgian Grand Prix. After months of strategy problems and team dynamics getting in his way, Lec...
2019-09-02, 11:39

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
2019-06-18, 22:26

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
2019-06-19, 02:52

Amazon pulls novel written by suspect in Mackenzie Lueck murder A self-published novel written by the suspect in the killing of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck was pulled from Amazon on Monday. The book by Ayoola Ajayi, titled “Forge Identity,” was pulled from the online retailer after he was arrested and charged with murder. His former wife als...
2019-07-02, 06:00

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with Comcast back i......
2019-07-14, 19:13

Customer pulls gun on Popeyes employees over chicken sandwiches, police say Police in Houston say a man pulled a gun on employees at a Popeyes restaurant after they ran out of their popular chicken sandwiches.       ...
2019-09-03, 18:13

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2019....
2019-07-13, 01:13

Golfer Lahiri Pulls Out Of Tournament To Prep For Hurricane Dorian Anirban Lahiri tweeted that he would head to Florida, where residents are bracing for Hurricane Dorian, which had strengthened to a Category 3 storm on Friday....
2019-08-31, 17:39

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous" place and find solutions....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-21, 04:39

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
2019-06-17, 10:26

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
2019-07-12, 22:26

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche back in GTE lead, Lopez pulls away Porsche reclaimed the lead from Ferrari in the close-fought Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro battle as the race hit two-thirds distance, while the #7 Toyota extended its overall advantage...
2019-06-16, 09:00

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
2019-07-09, 21:52

'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's Elite Squad, a mobile RPG that pulls together characters from Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, The Division and Splin......
2019-06-11, 01:52

Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comments he made months before the February 2018 shoot...
2019-06-17, 22:26

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression.“After careful reflection I have ...
2019-07-09, 21:26

Le Mans 24 Hours: Conway pulls clear in polesitting Toyota Mike Conway earned the polesitting #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID breathing space at the front of the field during the first hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-15, 17:13

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Finland's central banker Rehn pulls out from IMF chief vote Finnish central bank governor Olli Rehn, an European Central Bank's board member, on Friday pulled out from the vote between EU leaders to choose a European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, he wrote on Twitter....
2019-08-02, 16:52

How ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ pulls off crazy car stunts Without a high speed chase or four, the “The Fast & the Furious” would be no more than the idle and the content. So the ninth film in the franchise, “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” appropriately features several international, high-octane pursuits involving the title characters played by Dw...
2019-08-02, 03:13

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way forward was to hold fresh elections....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Lyft pulls Bay Wheels e-bikes after two catch fire in San Francisco Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are temporarily making the ebike fleet unavailable to riders while we investigate and u...
2019-08-01, 23:13

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5G launch event. However it looks like the device might take quite a bit longer to get here, as carrier EE has seemingly dropped it from its 5G lineup ...
2019-05-22, 21:01

Walmart pulls displays for violent media after El Paso shooting Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked internal memos revealed that the retailer (which served as the venue for the El Paso shooting) is rushing t......
2019-08-10, 07:26

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "measles free" nation....
2019-08-19, 19:00

New York man allegedly impersonating a police officer pulls over van of detectives A New York man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly tried to pull over a van while pretending to be a police officer except there was reportedly one problem: the van was filled with detectives....
2019-08-19, 12:39

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's how to respond if an unwanted update appears on your PC....
2019-07-24, 17:52

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis "American Nicole Gibbs has revealed she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month\u0027s French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Kubica pulls in the Polish fans for Hungary 'home' race Robert Kubica has just one point to show for his comeback season, and even that could be taken away, but the Pole can still count on more support than most at the Hungarian Grand Prix....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
2019-05-22, 04:13

UPDATE 1-Toshiba says Total to take its U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out French energy group Total will buy Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business for $15 million, the Japanese industrial conglomerate said on Saturday, weeks after a previous deal with a Chinese energy firm collapsed....
2019-06-01, 06:13

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
2019-06-01, 12:13

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
2019-05-24, 19:26

EU race to nominate IMF head narrows to two as Finland's Rehn pulls out European Union governments are set to choose on Friday the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund between Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, a French official said....
2019-08-02, 16:52

A Maryland family was asked to leave Outback Steakhouse. Why? Their special-needs son was too loud A Maryland woman and her family were asked to leave an Outback Steakhouse after her son, who has special needs, was the subject of a noise complaint.        ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

Shahrukh Khan Asked To File Affidavit In Case Against Delhi's IIPM The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan to file an affidavit explaining his relation with the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), against which a......
2019-09-06, 01:26

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Related: YouTu...
2019-09-13, 18:26

Starbucks apologizes after 6 AZ police officers reportedly asked to leave shop NBC NEWS – Starbucks apologized Saturday after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave one of the company’s stores in a Phoenix suburb because a customer reported feeling unsafe. In a letter addressed to the Tempe Police Department, the executive vice president of Starbucks ap...
2019-07-09, 00:52

Barstool Sports' Dave Portnoy Actually Trembles While Being Asked About Harassing Women Nothing was done to that GIF above. Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, the HBO show covering all things sports and/or Bryant Gumbel, had a segment on Barstool Sports in last night’s episode, and there’s site founder Dave Portnoy quivering as he’s interviewed by Soledad O’Brien. He’s one followup questi...
2019-06-27, 20:52

How we met: ‘His Tinder profile said he wanted to cycle round the world. I asked: When are we leaving?’ Mike and Helen Langridge live in Edinburgh. Mike, 32, is a solicitor and Helen, 30, works for an outdoors clothing companyWhen Helen saw on Mike’s Tinder profile that he was a keen cyclist and wanted to cycle around the world, she sent him a message. “I said: ‘When are we leaving?’,” she recalls, “a...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made it clear early on that Tate (played by Margot Robb...
2019-05-23, 01:01

Conflict Conundrum: Rahul Dravid Asked To Depose Before Ethics Officer BCCI ethics officer DK Jain has asked cricketing great and NCA head Rahul Dravid to depose in Mumbai on September 26 over the conflict of interest allegations levelled against him....
2019-08-27, 03:52

Sleater-Kinney Asked St. Vincent for a Creative Spark. The Trio Blew Up. After two and a half decades, the acclaimed band ventures into a different sound on its ninth album, “The Center Won’t Hold” — and moves onward without its longtime drummer....
2019-07-31, 17:52

Starbucks Apologises After 6 Police Officers Asked To Leave Arizona Store Starbucks has apologized to police in Arizona after six officers said they were asked to leave one of the coffee chain's stores last week because another customer said the officers made them feel......
2019-07-08, 04:26

Dying pal of Nipsey Hussle tells NYPD cops ‘F–k you’ when asked to ID shooter A mortally wounded gangbanger hated cops so much, he defiantly refused to identify his killer — instead telling officers, “F–k you, son!” with one of his last breaths, law-enforcement sources told The Post Wednesday. Arsenio Gravesande’s refusal to aid police came amid five fatal shootings ove...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Jeffrey Epstein asked publicist to rehab his ‘billionaire pervert’ image Jeffrey Epstein went to a New York City publicist a few years ago begging for help with his image — telling the society-page ace, “I don’t want ‘billionaire pervert’ to be the first line of my obituary.” The publicist, R. Couri Hay, offered a few options, he recalled to...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Starbucks apologizes to police after six officers were asked to leave Arizona store Starbucks Corp on Sunday apologized after an employee at one of its stores in Tempe, Arizona asked six police officers to leave or move out of a customer's line of sight, triggering social media backlash....
2019-07-07, 17:39

Starbucks apologizes to police asked to leave because customer felt unsafe Coffee giant voices ‘deep respect for Tempe police department’Arizona incident sparks boycott effort on social mediaStarbucks has apologized to Arizona police after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave or change their location in a shop in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe, because another c...
2019-07-07, 16:52

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had asked to be deported after she was repeatedly denie...
2019-06-13, 03:52

Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
2019-08-30, 20:52

Trinamool Slams BJP After Amit Shah Asked To Inaugurate Durga Puja Amid accusations by the ruling Trinamool Congress that the BJP is politicising Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival, a city committee has requested Union Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate......
2019-09-13, 21:13

Maryland family asked to leave Outback Steakhouse because son with special needs was too loud A Maryland woman and her family were asked to leave an Outback Steakhouse after her son, who has special needs, was the subject of a noise complaint.        ...
2019-08-12, 21:13

Accused killer of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz asked me to lie to cops: ex-girlfriend The former girlfriend of a gangbanger on trial for the murder of an innocent Bronx teen held back tears in court Tuesday as she described how her beau asked her to lie to cops....
2019-05-29, 00:52

Brett Favre says family asked if he was going to play in the NFL again after Andrew Luck retirement Brett Favre created a stir earlier this year when a post surfaced on his Instagram page hinting that the legendary quarterback could return to football in the rebooted XFL....
2019-09-17, 06:39

Macron "Asked For My Approval": Trump On Iran Leader's Surprise G7 Visit US President Donald Trump said Monday it was "too early" to meet Tehran's top diplomat who made a surprise weekend visit to the G7 summit, but insisted Washington was not looking for regime change in......
2019-08-26, 19:39

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
2019-07-17, 02:26

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does your child’s father have warrants? Is he carrying ar...
2019-06-18, 20:39

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of the most commonly requested features to its Drive file hosting, sharing, and collaboration service: shortcuts. These will allow users to create pointe...
2019-08-17, 15:13

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
2019-06-07, 17:00

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 21:13

In Madhya Pradesh, Rape Survivor's Father Says, "Asked To Organise Feast" The girl's father alleged that village panchayat declared his family an outcast and treated them as untouchables after he failed to follow the directive to organise a community feast....
2019-06-15, 19:39

Trump asked for ‘my favorite dictator’ at meeting with Egyptian president: report President Trump last month at the Group of Seven summit in France reportedly raised eyebrows when he asked for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi by calling him a dictator....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Two dead after being hit by train in south Wales Police say they are working to identify pair struck on tracks near Port TalbotTwo people have died after being struck by a train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales, police have said.In a statement, British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Shortly before 10am today, officers from British Transpor...
2019-07-03, 14:13

Smoke causes evacuation on A train in Brooklyn About 200 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound A train Sunday morning after a report of smoke in the subway tunnel, according to the fire department. The FDNY responded to the alert at around 10:30 a.m. and the train was evacuated at the High Street-Brooklyn Bridge station, authorities...
2019-09-08, 20:26

Subways delayed after train goes up in smoke Where there’s smoke, there’s subway delays. Subway service on Manhattan’s East Side went out of whack Friday morning after a train car started spewing smoke at East 86th Street. Actress and one-time gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon tweeted out video of passengers fleeing the s...
2019-07-19, 22:13

Ten hospitalized after train derailment in Boston A light-rail commuter train derailed in Boston near Fenway Park on Saturday morning, sending 10 people to the hospital, including the train operator, officials said....
2019-06-08, 23:26

What NYC subway riders are really reading on the train Say what you will about the New York City subway system — and many locals are saying plenty, given its crumbling infrastructure, chaos and delays — but Uli Beutter Cohen still sees the beauty in it. Five years ago, the documentarian started the Instagram account Subway Book Review, where she posts p...
2019-06-22, 17:39

At least 50 dead in Congo train accident At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
2019-09-13, 19:39

How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer If you knew your regular, jam-packed commuter train is usually followed by another one with empty seats, would you leave home 15 minutes later? It is a question that Google Maps will hope to help answer with a new rollout: a transit feature that predicts crowdedness levels across mass transit....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on C train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound C train Sunday morning after part of the train that connects to the third rail became detached, causing smoke in the subway tunnel, according to a Transit Workers Union official. “I saw a small explosion or something. It looked like a fire...
2019-09-09, 09:39

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on A train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound C train Sunday morning after part of the train that connects to the third rail became detached, causing smoke in the subway tunnel, according to a Transit Workers Union official. “I saw a small explosion or something. It looked like a fire...
2019-09-09, 01:13

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
2019-07-01, 14:13

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
2019-08-04, 15:39

| 50 dead after train derails in DR Congo At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest rail tragedy to strike the vast central African nation....
2019-09-12, 19:26

Up to 50 dead in Congo after train derails Up to 50 people were killed when a cargo train derailed in Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika in the early hours of Thursday, government officials said, though reports on casualties differed widely....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
2019-05-22, 15:39

#PicnickingWhileBlack: Pistol-Packing White Woman Pulls Gun on Black Couple A black couple who planned to spend their Memorial Day enjoying the beauty of nature found themselves at the wrong end of a gun barrel when a pistol-wielding white woman confronted them at a Mississippi campground....
2019-05-29, 23:26

US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply A historic arms control treated signed between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev three decades was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw on Friday....
2019-08-02, 17:00

Cameron Norrie to face qualifier at French Open after Kyrgios pulls out • Briton will now play world No 273 Elliot Benchetrit• Australian pulls out of French Open citing illnessNick Kyrgios, who pulled out of the French Open on Friday through illness, three days before his match against Cam Norrie and a few days after saying the tournament “absolutely sucks”, has not im...
2019-05-24, 20:39

Trump, steamed over delays, pulls plug on electric carrier catapults Enlarge / US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photograph with US military personnel aboard the USS Wasp aircraft carrier at the US naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Trump told troops stationed in Japan he plans to order tradit...
2019-05-29, 02:39

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this weekend, that is, when he downed the final boss with a mere sliver of health left. His reaction upon bec...
2019-05-29, 03:39

Mercedes-Benz pulls out of 2020 Toronto, Montreal auto shows Canadian International AutoShow organizers in Toronto are speaking with other manufacturers about occupying the space vacated by Mercedes-Benz, which also has withdrawn from other shows....
2019-09-03, 20:13

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
2019-06-18, 21:52

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 27 release of its satirical thriller, The Hunt, Dea...
2019-08-10, 20:39

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration on Friday amid questions over his experience......
2019-08-03, 05:39

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

Kevin Bacon pulls off a fine Clash impersonation on Jimmy Fallon In Jimmy Fallon’s “First Drafts Of Rock” series on The Tonight Show, he goes back and re-interprets rock classic songs by various artists, usually with Kevin Bacon. The movie star/member of the band The Bacon Brothers is game for breaking down songs from a variety of genres, from The Beach Boys’ “Fu...
2019-08-01, 08:00

R-Motorsport Aston Martin pulls out of DTM/SUPER GT Fuji joint-race The R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad has decided against competing in the DTM's joint-race with SUPER GT at Fuji in November, leaving only BMW and Audi to represent the German series...
2019-09-14, 22:52

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

American pulls 737 MAX flights through early December, still sees approval this year American Airline Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through Dec. 3 but remains confident that the aircraft will be approved to fly again this year following new software and pilot training....
2019-09-01, 21:52

This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
2019-09-14, 18:26

Google Pulls Scam Samsung Updates App That Was Downloaded 10 Million Times Google has suspended a fraudulent mobile app on the Google Play Store called 'Updates for Samsung' for violating its policies that claimed to offer system-level Android updates to smartphones....
2019-07-09, 13:52

Kidambi Srikanth Pulls Out Of China, Korea Open With Knee Injury Kidambi Srikanth was set to face compatriot and World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth in the first round of the China Open Super 1000 tournament....
2019-09-13, 21:39

The Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Pulls No Punches With This Epic Takedown The third honest trailer for Game of Thrones is here and it’s clear that the team over at Screen Junkies pulled no punches in their final takedown of the uber-popular HBO drama. Covering seasons 6-8, the third installment in the Game of Thrones honest trailer series questions how the show mana...
2019-07-10, 22:26

American Kristie Ahn pulls off stunner to reach fourth round of US Open American wild-card entry Kristie Ahn shocked Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 7-5 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. Though Ostapenko flaunted her strong serve with eight aces, it also was the root of her struggles with 12 double faults to Ahn’s three. It was a sloppier match for Ostapenko, who c...
2019-09-01, 06:26

Argentina's Pro-Business President Pulls a U-Turn, Imposes Capital Controls The president of Argentina is implementing financial-interventionist policies that he once railed against as he confronts market turmoil sparked by a crisis of confidence in his embattled administration....
2019-09-03, 06:26

Nasdaq pulls out of Oslo Bors battle, handing Euronext victory Nasdaq withdrew its offer for Oslo Bors on Monday, giving pan-European exchange Euronext free rein to pursue its bid for the Norwegian stock market operator after a five-month battle....
2019-05-27, 17:39

Watch: Top-seed Novak Djokovic pulls out of U.S. Open with shoulder injury Top men's seed Novak Djokovic pulled out of the 2019 U.S. Open in the third set of his round of 16 match against Stan Wawrinka due to a shoulder injury, allowing his Swiss foe to advance to the quarterfinals....
2019-09-03, 02:26

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
2019-06-14, 14:52

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
2019-06-06, 17:52

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after police torched her house, she said....
2019-07-05, 14:13

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion control has caused a major backlash online. On Sunday, podcast host Alie Ward tweeted out a picture of the dinner set (which was being sold at a Macy’...
2019-07-24, 02:52

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by white nationalists, after former NFL quarterback Coli...
2019-07-02, 19:39

Harris pulls into virtual tie with Biden in home-state California: poll Native Californian Sen. Kamala Harris has pulled into a virtual tie with Democratic nomination front-runner Joe Biden in the Golden State, according to a new poll....
2019-07-17, 19:26

Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emerged, shedding light on the mysterious closure of i...
2019-09-19, 03:52

Video: DOD pulls plug on Boeing/Raytheon missile interceptor program SITREP: The RKV has been cancelled, meaning multi-target ballistic missile interceptors are even further off. (video link) With North Korea throwing missiles around again and Iran continuing to depart from the nuclear framework after President Donald Trump exited the deal and re-imposed sanctions, t...
2019-09-18, 01:26

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
2019-07-03, 23:26

Army pulls out of violent Cape Town suburbs after show of force South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next....
2019-07-19, 13:00

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak pulls clear of Jari-Matti Latvala Ott Tanak continues to lead the World Rally Championship's Rally Portugal ahead of his Toyota team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke, as Teemu Suninen's podium challenge for M-Sport faded...
2019-05-31, 20:39

Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters It's not just Twitter cracking down on attempts to undermine Hong Kong protesters through social networks. Facebook has pulled seven Pages, five accounts and three Groups allegedly involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" meant to blast Hong Ko......
2019-08-20, 01:26

Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 09:26

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Celeb, from the internet.Read more......
2019-06-07, 02:00

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollution from cars that were designed to fight climate change. In a letter signed by 17 companies including Ford, General Motors and Toyota, the automakers as...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Texas Teacher Who Asked Trump to Deport ‘Illegal Students’ at Her School Gets Fired When someone is a complete and total jerk for no reason, we as a collective love to see them get what is coming to them. Don’t bother denying it; there is a (not so) secret satisfaction in watching a deserving jackass get their comeuppance....
2019-09-19, 05:26

Tempe Officers Association 'encouraged' by Starbucks apology after cops asked to leave The Tempe Officers Association responded Sunday to the controversy that unfolded after some police officers were asked to leave an Arizona Starbucks on Independence Day, saying the union was “encouraged” by Starbucks’ apology and looked forward to “a welcome dialogue.”...
2019-07-08, 04:52

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
2019-07-19, 21:00

A British church apologized after it asked a boy with autism to leave for making noises during a service A dad intended to celebrate the end of Father's Day at church with his two young sons in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a disruption and Rimmer considered "rejection."...
2019-06-20, 02:39

Barr says Mueller asked DOJ to send letter limiting testimony to ‘boundaries' of report Attorney General Bill Barr told Fox News on Tuesday that it was former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team who asked the Justice Department to send Mueller a letter telling him to keep his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "within the boundaries" of the public version of his Russia probe repor...
2019-07-24, 01:39

Russian oligarch says he spent $20M after McCabe asked him to help free retired FBI agent from Iran A Russian oligarch caught in the crosshairs of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe says he spent over $20 million of his own money at the behest of Andrew McCabe, the fired deputy of the bureau, on a mission – that was later scuttled – to free a retired FBI agent captured in Iran....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Quentin Tarantino lashes out when asked about Margot Robbie’s limited role – video Quentin Tarantino responded sharply at a press conference in Cannes for his new film Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood to questions about the limited screen time afforded to Margot Robbie. The director said 'I reject your hypothesis' to a journalist who asked why Robbie had so few lines in the filmTar...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Khloe Kardashian Reveals the Exact Moment Tristan Thompson Asked Her to Be His Girlfriend Remembering the good times. In this bonus clip from season 16 of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Khloe Kardashian revealed where and when her relationship with Tristan Thompson became......
2019-07-02, 18:26

Ellen Asked. Turns Out, Accidentally Texting Boss Makes For A Great Story This morning, American comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres asked netizens to share screengrabs of a conversation from when they accidentally texted their boss instead of a friend or a......
2019-08-28, 19:39

Mark-Paul Gosselaar says he wasn't asked to be a part of 'Saved By the Bell' reboot "...I woke up to the news this morning with a ‘huh’ kind of response,” Mark-Paul Gosselaar said of the "Saved By the Bell" reboot.        ...
2019-09-18, 21:13

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
2019-08-02, 19:39

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
2019-07-17, 16:13

Starbucks apologizes after police officers reportedly asked to leave Arizona shop http://x-default-stgec.uplynk.com/ausw/slices/e81/c0ab5584e67842a5a9ab685b5c0d943b/e8121ed0ac0d4a118a219268f34c9e11/e8121ed0ac0d4a118a219268f34c9e11_g.mp4 _____ Starbucks apologized Saturday after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave one of the company’s stores in a Phoenix subur...
2019-07-08, 01:52

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around the time that a chair was still a chair—not becau...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Toddler asked to pick parent in attempted family separation at US border: report A US border patrol agent attempting to separate a migrant family asked a 3-year-old Honduran girl to choose which of her parents got to stay in the country and which was sent back to Mexico, the couple claimed in a report. The asylum-seeking family, parents Tania and Joseph, their toddler Sophia — n...
2019-07-17, 03:52

A barista asked police to leave because a guest felt uncomfortable. Starbucks has apologized. The apology comes more than a year after the company temporarily closed its 8,000-plus U.S. stores for “racial bias education” training amid an outcry over an incident in Philadelphia....
2019-07-07, 22:39

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH NOW....
2019-07-23, 21:26

New York Giants' Saquon Barkley cheers up young fan who was snubbed when he asked for autograph New York Giants star Saquon Barkley lifted the spirits of a young fan who was denied an autograph from Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman DeMarcus Lawrence....
2019-09-17, 06:39

Starbucks apologizes after police officers asked to leave shop because of customer complaint Starbucks apologized to police officers who asked to leave from its location in a Phoenix suburb after a customer said they didn't feel safe with cops present. ...
2019-07-07, 09:39

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About a Common Term Related to Foreclosure. He Heard ‘Oreos’ Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson didn’t seem to know what a congresswoman was talking about when she asked a question related to foreclosures during a congressional hearing on Tuesday. Instead, Carson apparently thought she was talking about Oreo cookies. Speaking at a House ...
2019-05-22, 07:52