REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 16:13

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure

Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure

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‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
2019-09-11, 19:00

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees backed the protests....
2019-08-17, 15:52

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways fell more than 4% to close to a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-12, 11:00

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
2019-08-16, 14:26

Cathay Pacific Staff Face Sacking If They Join Weekend Hong Kong Strike Cathay Pacific has warned staff they risk being sacked if they join a planned Hong Kong strike, as the airline intensifies its crackdown on employee support for the rolling pro-democracy protests....
2019-08-30, 08:39

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy......
2019-09-04, 14:13

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet up. Cathay Pacific passengers can expect informati...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reveals it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, reopening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
2019-08-05, 21:26

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
2019-09-05, 01:39

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
2019-08-14, 08:26

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Cathay Pacific shares rise 2.3 percent after CEO Hogg resigns Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways rose more than 2 percent early on Monday after CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move, as the carrier grapples with the involvement of some of its employees in the city's anti-government protests....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's biggest challenge since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-08-28, 12:26

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and any staff who took part....
2019-08-28, 05:39

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
2019-09-12, 10:13

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
2019-08-23, 10:00

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
2019-08-23, 08:26

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts - memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Cathay Pacific shares in choppy trade after shock exit of CEO Hogg Cathay Pacific shares were choppy in opening trade on Monday after the shock exit of CEO Rupert Hogg, as the airline grapples with mounting Chinese scrutiny over the involvement of some of its staff in anti-government protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from......
2019-08-11, 09:52

Hong Kong protesters aim their anger at Cathay Pacific 'white terror' Organizers of a Hong Kong rally planned for outside the airport offices of Cathay Pacific on Wednesday moved the protest downtown after police withheld permission and the airline warned against an illegal demonstration....
2019-08-28, 10:26

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
2019-09-04, 18:39

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its offices on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and any staff who took part....
2019-08-28, 06:26

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
2019-08-23, 10:00

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks....
2019-08-28, 20:00

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified....
2019-08-12, 01:13

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
2019-08-19, 17:26

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Cathay shares fall nearly 4% after chairman resigns Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd fell nearly 4% in early trade on Thursday following the resignation of its chairman after the market closed on the previous day....
2019-09-05, 05:00

Stop terrorizing flight crews, Hong Kong protesters tell Cathay Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks....
2019-08-28, 13:39

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
2019-09-04, 17:00

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
2019-08-16, 18:00

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
2019-08-24, 10:52

WRAPUP 2-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
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These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard....
2019-09-04, 09:00

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
2019-05-23, 16:13

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
2019-08-08, 06:39

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
2019-08-16, 16:26

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
2019-07-16, 06:52

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and H...
2019-06-23, 05:52

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
2019-08-28, 15:13

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in the region....
2019-06-01, 07:26

Great Pacific offers to take Canfor Corp private at C$16 a share Great Pacific Capital Corp has offered to take private Canadian integrated forest products company Canfor Corp at C$16 per share, or about C$2 billion ($1.51 billion) overall, payable in cash, it said on Sunday....
2019-08-12, 06:26

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 09:00

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported....
2019-06-08, 01:39

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Friday....
2019-05-24, 12:13

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and beer crates floating out in the open waters of the ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup project, announced on Twitter that a 2,000-foot (600-m...
2019-06-23, 01:52

‘Big Brother 21’ cast revealed The hit reality series will return for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, both at 8 p.m. ET/PT with host Julie Chen back for yet another season....
2019-06-18, 22:01

Get a First Look at the Big Brother Season 21 Bedrooms It's officially summer starting today, and you know what that means: it's almost time for Big Brother! E! News has your exclusive first look at the bedrooms in the new Big Brother......
2019-06-21, 19:39

Got you, bro: B. Moran K's brother in MLB debut Brian Moran became the first player in major league history to make his debut while facing his brother on the mound, striking out younger sibling Colin in the Marlins' 10-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night....
2019-09-06, 07:00

What's Really Going on Between Hayden Panettiere and Her Ex's Brother Hayden Panettiere's recent outing with Zach Hickerson is raising eyebrows. The Nashville alum was spotted holding hands with ex-boyfriend Brian Hickerson's brother, sparking......
2019-09-14, 08:26

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
2019-06-20, 03:26

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

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over decades, at the rate of several thousand pieces of plastic per day. A team of scientists, conservati...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging Australia to commit to urgent action to reduce emis...
2019-08-14, 15:39

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
2019-08-10, 12:52

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
2019-07-23, 23:39

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are being met by the children of Tuvalu, who sit submer...
2019-08-11, 13:26

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
2019-08-16, 20:26

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 15:26

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
2019-08-20, 05:52

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
2019-07-04, 06:39

Home favorite Osaka makes winning start at Pan Pacific Open Hometown hero Naomi Osaka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan on Wednesday....
2019-09-18, 20:00

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that removed on Thursday as Pacific leaders including Scot...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
2019-07-31, 22:26

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the region, which are also being courted by Beijing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. E...
2019-08-28, 03:52

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the morning of June 22nd, one of those sights happene...
2019-06-27, 18:52

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and ...
2019-06-23, 23:52

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese officials were far more tactful and better mannered....
2019-08-17, 09:52

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
2019-06-28, 09:39

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan and take up diplomatic relations with Beijing.The move is a huge blow to self-ruled Taiwan, which has lost six allies since 2016, and...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai'i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, cyclones and tsunamis....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
2019-06-08, 14:01

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbying lawmakers to back the deal....
2019-08-01, 07:26

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 job cuts begin Whole teams in Deutsche Bank's Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
2019-07-08, 06:13

Mexico's Riviera Nayarit: Family vacations on the Pacific coast Family-friendly activities in the laid-back Riviera Nayarit region on the Pacific coast include whale watching, zip lining and horseback riding.        ...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
2019-05-23, 00:52

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
2019-08-05, 12:39

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
2019-05-21, 14:38

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
2019-05-27, 19:39

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
2019-06-12, 02:39

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pacific Ocean from the deck of a US Coast Guard ship...
2019-05-22, 12:39

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
2019-05-23, 10:26

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and their pets, looking at levels of a hormone that’...
2019-06-06, 15:39

I had sex for the first time and now I feel disgusted and ashamed I pretended to enjoy it, but it was uncomfortable. I feel sick at the thought of ever having sex againI am a 23-year-old woman and just had sex for the first time. I pretended to enjoy it but it was uncomfortable – I just wanted it to be over, and was relieved that it didn’t go on too long. I now fe...
2019-07-16, 11:26

Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' for markets now? Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can't putt, but on Friday it was the U.S. president that drove markets into the rough....
2019-08-24, 01:13

I feel lonely and ashamed that I don’t have any friends To make friends you need to be ready to display your vulnerabilities, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m 40 and a full-time working mother of two teenagers. I have zero friends and few acquaintances. Spending time with my husband and children used to quell any feelings of loneliness, but that’s n...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Sorry, but some 'Seinfeld' classics feel every bit of 30 years old I was always more of a "Friends" person. In the World Series of series known all over the world, "Friends" would be my Most Valuable Player every single time....
2019-07-05, 21:13

I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby As a freelancer, I struggled to separate my work from my duties as a parent – until I realised that the two could exist side by sideWas it ethical, I wondered, to put my son down for a nap just so I could make a phone call? Could I hold a voice recorder in one hand, phone in the other and push my ch...
2019-07-22, 11:00

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari "Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday."...
2019-07-13, 18:26

‘Home Alone’ is getting a reboot on Disney+, and we’re not sure how to feel Disney keeps upping its streaming game ante, first announcing the arrival of Disney+ in November and then yesterday a mega-bundle that includes Disney+, as well as Hulu and ESPN+, for the same price as some Netflix subscriptions. But the entertainment giant isn’t finished trying to front-load ...
2019-08-08, 05:26

Here's To Five Years Of Not Knowing How I Feel About Destiny Five years ago, I thought we were all a bunch of suckers. Destiny, the new game from the makers of Halo, was an absolute mess, and I didn’t understand why anyone would play it. But people did, and what’s more, they found something compelling in the inexplicable sci-fi shooter. Across five years, num...
2019-09-10, 07:39

RPT-Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' for markets now? Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can't putt, but on Friday it was the U.S. president that drove markets into the rough....
2019-08-25, 02:52

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
2019-08-22, 22:26

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack....
2019-07-17, 19:52

When It Comes to Weddings, Each Jonas Brother Has a Style Joe Jonas’s recent nuptials to Sophie Turner, a star of ‘Game of Thrones,’ was a surprise ceremony in Vegas. It was very different from Nick’s elaborate celebrations and Kevin’s more traditional one....
2019-05-22, 11:39

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13th at the Village Inn on 22nd and Harrison to raise money for Sergeant Gary Hawco and his family. Ser...
2019-06-14, 12:52

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the PM's office said in a statement....
2019-07-25, 01:13

This Is One of the Best Brother Laser Printer Deals We've Ever Seen Unless you really need to print in color, Brother makes some of the only printers worth buying, and their small office-friendly DCPL2550DW is on sale for by far the best price ever today....
2019-05-23, 18:26

Kim Jong Un’s brother was an informant for the CIA: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before his broad-daylight assassination in 2017, a report says. The “nexus” — as one source called it — between the US spy agency and the dictator’s brother, Kim Jong Nam, was revealed Monday by the Wall St...
2019-06-11, 12:26

| Five-year-old boy shoots, kills little brother in US Five children were killed or wounded by gunfire in the US state of Texas over the weekend, including a 4-year-old boy who was shot dead by his 5-year-old brother, according to police and US media reports....
2019-09-17, 20:39

Herrada dedicates win to brother after his near-miss "Jesus Herrada dedicated his victory on Stage 6 at La Vuelta to brother and Cofidis teammate Jose Herrada, who came so close to winning a day earlier."...
2019-08-29, 23:39

Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano Peter Marciano describes what life is like when your brother is a boxing legend The post Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-31, 12:00

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei and Japan's NEC....
2019-07-12, 22:39

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

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and feed the world.”   ...
2019-05-29, 22:52

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this weekend, where he will speak to people living on so...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
2019-07-22, 07:52

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
2019-09-16, 07:00

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a global stage for our inaction on climate change. The forum was held in Tuvalu, one of the lowest lyin...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
2019-09-18, 07:52

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 11:39

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan....
2019-07-23, 15:13

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in the Pacific, protecti...
2019-05-27, 10:13

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
2019-05-23, 05:39

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)....
2019-09-06, 22:52

UPDATE 1-Canadian Pacific quarterly profit rises on higher commodity shipments Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
2019-07-16, 17:13

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
2019-09-17, 00:26

Massive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef The 150 sq km field of floating rock was created by an underwater volcanic eruption near TongaA giant raft of pumice, which was spotted in the Pacific and is expected to make its way towards Australia, could help the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef from its bleaching episode by restocking million...
2019-08-25, 18:00

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fail if his government doesn’t take meaningful action...
2019-06-08, 03:26

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-07-18, 16:13

Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure delight into a colossal gathering of clinking, floating rocks. And then came the foul, sulfurous odors.Read more......
2019-08-27, 01:52

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Australia’s deputy prime minister has said. Michael M...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Australia pushes Pacific islands to drop calls for stronger climate action Australia stepped up efforts on Wednesday to convince Pacific Islands to abandon calls for tougher climate change goals, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the tiny island of Tuvalu....
2019-08-14, 10:00

Asia Pacific stocks little changed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
2019-09-18, 03:26

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-07-19, 04:26

Here's Why All of F1's Newest Circuits Feel So Damn Boring Are you really a Formula One fan if you haven’t cursed a Tilkedrome at least once in your life? It’s pretty commonplace to lambast the series for the hellishly boring, cookie-cutter approach to track construction since Hermann Tilke joined the racing scene with a vision of how to bring F1 into the 2...
2019-06-05, 18:52

58-year-old mom on SI swimsuit issue tryout: ‘I already feel like I won’ The Connecticut mom competing to become Sports Illustrated’s oldest swimsuit model told The Post she thinks she’s “already won” after attending a casting call on Friday in Miami. “It was really cool,” Jodi Harrison-Bauer, 58, said during an interview after the event at the W South Beach hotel, where...
2019-07-12, 23:39

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
2019-07-17, 12:39

Fallout 76’s Raid Missions Feel Like Chores In gaming parlance, the phrase “raid” implies some grand story, an epic boss fight, and the promise of great rewards at the end. Bethesda has called Fallout 76’s latest addition to the game a raid, but it lacks those things. Instead, it takes the base game’s worst quests and repackages them the most...
2019-09-01, 00:00

Healthy gut, happy mind: What to eat to boost how you feel The deep connection between our guts and brains gives us ways to eat ourselves happier – and a few simple changes make all the difference, says dietician Megan Rossi...
2019-09-04, 14:39

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were essentially immortalized into infamy as soon as th...
2019-05-21, 19:13

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
2019-05-31, 16:26

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrift when I mentioned it, as she was adamant we hadn’t. Continue reading......
2019-05-25, 13:13

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the Game 2 crowd acted considerably more subdued than Saturday’s historic opener. Perhaps that speaks to ...
2019-07-01, 16:13

Megan Rapinoe: 'I feel very empowered and emboldened' On an overcast evening, with the 2019 Women's World Cup a day old, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates are exploring the city of Reims, the unofficial capital of France's Champagne region. Hosting the defending champions' opening match of the tournament, the northeastern city where French kings were cro...
2019-06-28, 13:26

How 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the U.S. USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he is hearing about how 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the United States.       ...
2019-07-25, 00:13

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
2019-08-13, 08:00

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what your browser or platform of choice.Read more......
2019-07-19, 23:13

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s becoming quite popular....
2019-07-10, 00:13

James Paxton may feel off all year for Yankees KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to have James Paxton back in the rotation this week, but Aaron Boone acknowledged Sunday the left-hander may have to deal with discomfort the rest of the season. “I don’t know,” Boone said when asked if Paxton would be able to get rid of the soreness n...
2019-05-27, 01:39

'I feel bombarded with to-dos': the hell of life admin – and how to get on top ‘Errand paralysis’ might be the most boring and overwhelming anxiety of our age. How did we get so swamped?It was the eyes that I noticed first; where before he’d made soothing eye contact, now he kept his gaze averted. “What are you doing?” I asked as he tapped at his computer.Eyes down, he replied...
2019-09-07, 09:52

I Didn't Grow Up In The 80s, But This New Game Makes Me Feel Like I Did There was a time, I’m told, when arcades were everywhere and kids spent long summer nights pissing away whatever money they had just to lose over and over again in games like Sinistar and Out Run. I missed that period of time by a decade, but that hasn’t stopped me from pining for it, like someone l...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Watch: Can You Feel Beyoncé's 'Spirit' Tonight? Beyoncé has done the unthinkable—rebranded the word “spirit” so that when you think of that word, you think of her instead of the wonky airline. Wow....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Feel-bad TV: why are we obsessed with small-screen tragedy? The surprise success of devastating fact-based dramas Chernobyl and When They See Us has shown that summer audiences aren’t always seeking escapism Before it had even reached its conclusion, Chernobyl had topped IMDb’s user-voted Best Television Shows of All Time list. It has been critically adored ...
2019-06-19, 08:52

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
2019-07-02, 01:26

USWNT isn’t the feel-good story we’re told they are Perhaps I’m a party-pooper by nature and nurture. When I was a kid I heard the music from the ice cream truck then excitedly asked my father for a quarter. “No,” he said, “they play that music when they’re out of ice cream.” Unless you never heard that one, it’s an old one. Otherwise, it’s......
2019-07-12, 04:26

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
2019-05-22, 17:52

If You Want to Feel Happier, Don't Bother Faking a Smile For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments pretty frequently, I especially hate when people attempt to use science to try and convince me to pu...
2019-07-03, 08:39

Santigold on living the legend of Afropunk: ‘I feel like an OG’ Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with more than 50 other acts scheduled to perform, including Jill Scott, Leon Bridges and FKA twigs. The...
2019-08-23, 05:13

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
2019-05-21, 23:52

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything [UPDATE: Over] It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
2019-08-23, 01:39

We're The Staff Of Deadspin. Let's Chat! The week’s all but blogged out. We’re down below in the comments, hanging out and waiting for your questions. Ask us stuff, and we will answer it! Update: We’re done!...
2019-08-24, 00:00

What the Hell Is Going on With Ron DeSantis' Staff? Politico reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had up to seven aides quit in the last day. Some of these aides have been on DeSantis’ staff since his 2018 campaign. This is very strange!...
2019-06-07, 02:26

We're The Staff of Jalopnik, Let's Chat We made it past Memorial Day, and that means one thing: from now until Labor Day (maybe a bit after that, honestly) summer Fridays are in full effect. That means you aren’t really doing any work on afternoons like these. I know we sure as hell aren’t! Instead of pretending to work, let’s chat....
2019-05-31, 23:39

Frost boys cycle in memory of brother Two sons of late broadcaster Sir David Frost are taking part in a 100-mile charity cycle in memory of their brother who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Mayawati Gives Key Party Positions To Brother, Nephew Mayawati, always a great critic of dynastic politics, has given formal appointments in her Bahujan Samaj Party to two members of her family - her brother Anand Kumar and nephew Akash Anand, who is......
2019-06-23, 13:26

How do I teach my niece about racism without upsetting my brother? She is 13 and has had a very sheltered, conservative upbringing in one of the southern states of the US. How do I go about exposing her to different views and values?My 13-year-old niece is coming from her home in a southern US state to our smallholding in France, as she has for the past four summer...
2019-06-14, 14:13

Airman big brother surprises sister at graduation Makayla's Airman brother has been serving overseas for the past two years. Daylon missed out on a few special moments, but he wasn't going to miss his little sister's graduation day.        ...
2019-08-29, 08:52

Kim Jong Un's Slain Half Brother Was a CIA Source Kim Jong Nam, who was killed in Malaysia in February 2017, was a Central Intelligence Agency source who met on several occasions with agency operatives, a person knowledgeable about the matter said....
2019-06-11, 14:39

Man went to prison posing as his dead brother. Here's what happens next When he was arrested, Kevin Lee Gray told authorities he was Sammie Lee Gray. The discrepancy was discovered as he was about to be released on parole.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

Wouldn't Have Let Kim Jong Un's Brother Become CIA Informant: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking......
2019-06-12, 03:13

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling’s life have reversed that decision. The San Francisco Chronicle says authorities agreed Tuesday to let Lam Le and Hiep Nguyen tra...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Mayawati Hits Out At BJP After Attachment Of Brother's Property Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led central government over the attachment of her brother Anand Kumar's property in Noida....
2019-07-19, 07:13

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Libya on Wednesday, according to the force that was holding him in the Libyan capital Tripoli....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
2019-09-05, 13:39

As PM Modi Looked Set For Epic Return, What His Brother Said Prahlad Modi today congratulated his brother and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election. "The news of my wife's death was sad and the house was in a......
2019-05-23, 12:39

UA defensive standout hopes to follow his brother to NFL TUCSON – Arizona defensive end JB Brown has a brother in the NFL, and has two other siblings who’ve played college ball.  And he hopes to follow in their footsteps.  Here’s more from Arizona’s seventh practice of fall camp: ...
2019-08-03, 08:26

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Elizabethtown Soldier Surprises Brother At School HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A soldier from Elizabethtown wanted to surprise his family when he came home from deployment. But it didn’t quite work out the way he planned. Army Specialist Christian Cruz has been in Guantanamo for the last ten months. He was keeping his homecoming plans q...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Brother of 2017 Manchester Bomber Is Extradited to U.K. British police said the brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber had been extradited to the U.K. to face charges of murder in the 2017 terrorist attack that killed 22 people....
2019-07-17, 20:52

‘Unacceptable’: Beer named after Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by US government research from 1946 to 1958....
2019-08-17, 10:13

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
2019-07-14, 18:13

A giant pumice stone floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
2019-08-25, 14:52

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
2019-06-11, 02:52

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
2019-07-12, 12:39

Ousting Huawei, Australia finishes laying undersea internet cable for Pacific allies The final piece of Australia's A$137 million ($92.53 million) undersea cable to bring high-speed internet to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea was laid on Wednesday, with Canberra seeking to repulse Chinese influence in the Pacific....
2019-08-28, 15:39

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor sentiment. Markets in Japan, India and Singapore were closed for public holidays....
2019-08-12, 10:39

Coast Guard nets 3 arrests, 3,000 pounds of cocaine in anti-smuggling operation in Pacific Newly released video shows U.S. Coast Guard personnel busting up an alleged drug-smuggling operation in international waters of the Pacific Ocean last month....
2019-08-29, 08:26

UPDATE 1-Texas Pacific investors claim nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
2019-05-23, 00:52

Hero MotoCorp MD Pawan Munjal Inducted Into Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame Dr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp, will be inducted into the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame. Dr. Munjal joins legendary golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary......
2019-09-10, 21:39

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
2019-08-20, 14:00

Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are not only making efforts to predict such catastrophes more difficult, but are also a “sign of things to come”, the United Nations development arm in the...
2019-08-22, 20:52

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-08, 23:26

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
2019-05-29, 17:26

A giant raft of rock floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
2019-08-26, 06:52

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 23:01

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
2019-08-17, 00:52

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese inflation data China's inflation rate for the month of July is set to be released around 9:30 a.m. HK/SIN on Friday. Investors will be looking out for the impact of pork prices, which have been persistently high as a result of an outbreak African swine fever....
2019-08-09, 02:52

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

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.        ...
2019-06-07, 07:52

How Kylie Jenner's Sisters Really Feel About Her Billionaire Status How do Kylie Jenner's siblings really feel about her billionaire status? The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star spilled the tea on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen DeGeneres asked......
2019-09-06, 18:52

Five Grooming Products To Make Summer Feel A Little Less Sweaty An occupational hazard that goes along with my job is that people I know in my real life often ask me things they probably wouldn’t say to other friends. I don’t actually even mind this, but I do notice it, if that makes sense. I tell you that to tell you this: The other day, a friend of mine sudden...
2019-08-15, 01:52

All my friends have had babies and I feel marginalised | Dear Mariella It’s hard when you don’t move in unison with your peers. It doesn’t mean abandoning friendships, says Mariella Frostrup, but don’t be afraid to keep a distance when neededThe dilemma I’m 34 and have been in a close friendship group with four other women since university. Our relationship has been a ...
2019-08-25, 08:13

AFL apologises to fans who feel 'intimidated' by security measures AFL CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focus o...
2019-06-18, 08:00

Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer (Reuters Health) - Seniors who feel their life has purpose may be less likely to die from heart, circulatory and digestive diseases and more likely to live longer, new data suggest....
2019-05-25, 03:13

"I Feel Badly For Theresa," Donald Trump Says Of UK PM's Resignation US President Donald Trump said Friday he felt sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has resigned after three years of turmoil surrounding her country's "Brexit" from the European Union....
2019-05-24, 23:52

The Fonts In Control Make Its World Feel Way Creepier There’s a lot to love about the wonderfully weird new Remedy Entertainment game Control, but the first thing that grabbed me were the fonts....
2019-08-30, 03:52

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage props – let’s face it, he had a unique way with every...
2019-05-30, 08:13

I’ve shaved off my beard. I feel like an imposter | Romesh Ranganathan Could this affect my career? What if it never grows back?I noticed recently that my beard was looking a little less “deliberate aesthetic decision” and decidedly more “just released from a Thai prison”, so I accepted it was time to give it a trim before we headed off on holiday.I have a slight issue...
2019-08-24, 08:39

Sci-fi film Aniara's best trick is to make the future feel like now Aniara's story of an interplanetary cruiser thrown off-course is one of 2019’s smartest movies because it understands the future, says Simon Ings in his latest column...
2019-09-09, 18:52

What could the next recession feel like? Stories from past downturns are a guide Economists expect the next recession, whenever that is, to be less severe. But what could it be like? Stories from past downturns could be a guide.       ...
2019-08-23, 14:26

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give health and wellbeing a significant boost, according ...
2019-07-08, 02:39

As the U.S.-China Trade War Escalates, Pocketbooks Feel the Pain To manufacture flat-rolled steel, you need to start with a steel slab. For a company called NLMK USA, which makes carbon flat-rolled steel in Farrell, Pa., there’s nowhere to get those slabs domestically. That’s meant it has to source them from China–and pay a 25% import tariffR...
2019-09-05, 12:52

It may feel like the world's ending – but America has reason to hope Inequality, the climate crisis, and Trump in the White House may cause despair. But the country is poised to bounce backIf stagnant wages, near-record inequality, climate change, nuclear buildups, assault weapons, mass killings, trade wars, opioid deaths, Russian intrusions into American elections, ...
2019-09-08, 20:26

Eli Manning doesn’t ‘feel like it’s a competition’ with Daniel Jones Eli Manning isn’t entertaining the idea of a quarterback competition, even if Pat Shurmur is doing just that. “I don’t feel like it’s a competition,” Manning told NFL Network. “I feel like I’ve got to do my job and I’ve got to compete every day and try...
2019-06-29, 00:00

'We feel empowered': Saudi women relish their new freedoms New laws on travel, divorce and applying for documents have largely been embracedSaudi women have largely embraced new laws allowing them to travel, divorce, and apply for official documents without the permission of a male guardian, and claimed conservative resistance to the sweeping decrees is doo...
2019-08-03, 10:13

Audi Q8: ‘There’s nothing it will not do to make you feel more comfortable’ | Martin Love The new range-topping SUV from Audi is an astonishingly accomlished car. So why does it leave Martin Love feeling so uneasy?Audi Q8Price £64,8100-62mph 6.3 secondsTop speed 155mphMPG 41.5CO2 178g/kmVisiting some friends years ago, when our kids were young, we distracted our two-year-old son with a b...
2019-06-16, 07:39

'I feel exhausted by being exposed': kd lang on being a lesbian icon In 1992, she broke the mould with her album Ingénue. Taking it back on tour, she talks about her pride at its effect – and the regret that it made her life public property A few years ago, I lay in my garden on a hot summer’s day, listening to a few familiar notes of a song wafting over from next do...
2019-07-11, 18:13

When Trump turns up the heat on trade, Americans will feel it too Until now, the US has tried to avoid hurting consumers when imposing tariffs. From next month, they will be fully exposedThe timing could not be better. On 1 September 1939, German troops crossed the border into Poland, triggering the start of the second world war. Eighty years to the day later, on ...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 million followers on the photo-sharing platform, co...
2019-06-16, 00:52

Should I Feel Guilty for Test Driving a Car That I Have No Intention of Buying? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing free gifts with test drives, dual-clutch transmission worries, and how much of a hit you would take if you bought...
2019-07-19, 23:13

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
2019-07-19, 15:26

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-18, 20:39

Tried & tested: Our guide to the best plus size activewear which look and feel good There's plenty of plus size activewear on the market now, but which brands are actually catering to the plus size body shape? Laura Hampson puts them to the test...
2019-08-05, 12:39

Feel Will Go To War With India In Coming Months, Says Pakistan Minister Continuing his attack on India amid tensions over the centres Kashmir move, Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Wednesday that he feels a full-fledged war will be fought between......
2019-08-28, 20:26

I Feel Gross Just Watching NBA 2K20’s Loot Box Trailer NBA 2K20 is supposed to be a game primarily about playing basketball, but you wouldn’t know that from the game’s latest trailer, which makes the game look like something you might see in a casino....
2019-08-29, 00:00

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
2019-07-10, 14:52

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
2019-05-28, 09:52

12 US destinations that will make you feel like you traveled back in time jiawangkun/Shutterstock Living history museums like the Boston Tea Party Museum and Old Cowtown in Kansas recreate historic events and ways of life. Neighborhoods with historic architecture include Miami's Art Deco District and Philadelphia's Old City. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If...
2019-08-03, 13:26

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
2019-09-05, 17:00

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Brooks Koepka found another reason to feel disrespected PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The chip on Brooks Koepka’s shoulder just got bigger than the body of water to the left of Pebble Beach’s famous 18th hole, which happens to be the Pacific Ocean. “There’s a commercial [running] now where I’m not even in it, and Fox put it up for a preview of the......
2019-06-12, 10:39

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
2019-07-12, 15:13

Laura Dern: 'I feel like I’m ready to try anything – and to dive deeper’ Laura Dern decided to become an actor when she was just six. But it’s only now, with 55 films under her belt and as Big Little Lies returns to our screens, that she really feels free to ‘try anything’To hear her mother tell it, it’s a miracle that Laura Dern exists at all. In the early 1960s Diane L...
2019-06-09, 09:26

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
2019-06-24, 04:39

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
2019-06-30, 10:39

Naomi Campbell: “It’s Taken Me A Long Time To Feel Right In My Body” Naomi Campbell has a new-found sense of ease. In the July issue of Vogue, she discusses how learning to feel present and comfortable in her own body is rooted in her mentality....
2019-06-11, 14:26

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread NEW YORK (AP) — An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load. Analysts say big box giants like Target and Wa...
2019-05-22, 22:52

'At last I can feel again': robotic hand gives user a sense of touch Man whose arm was amputated after accident can hold delicate objects such as grapes and eggsA man who lost his hand 17 years ago has been given the sense of touch through a brain-controlled robotic prosthetic.Keven Walgamott, whose arm was amputated below the elbow after an accident, can now feel 11...
2019-07-24, 20:26

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ultra-realistic sensory bass experience" on the Crusher 360 las......
2019-09-19, 08:13

The Opening Credits for BH90210 Will Make You Feel All the Nostalgia The nostalgia has never been more real. With BH90210, the sort of Beverly Hills, 90210 revival right around the corner, Fox has released the new opening credits, complete with the iconic......
2019-08-07, 04:13

U.N. trying to convince North Korea not to cut aid staff The United Nations said on Thursday it was trying to convince North Korea not to cut the number of international aid staff deployed by the world body to carry out "critical" food, nutrition and health work in the Asian country....
2019-09-05, 21:52

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell violently ill, the government said.The Swiss defence ...
2019-07-05, 11:26

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to select the support staff....
2019-08-16, 20:52

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
2019-06-13, 01:00

UAW headquarters staff relocated after fire It is unclear when employees will return to UAW headquarters after a fire broke out Saturday on the third floor of Solidarity House. Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, said the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing....
2019-07-16, 20:39

North Korea wants UN staff cut, but UN says they’re vital North Korea wants the number of U.N. international staff in the country reduced by the end of the year over what it claims is the politicization of aid by parties hostile to its government, but the U.N. says the mission’s “light footprint” is vital...
2019-09-06, 02:13

Trump pressured his alcoholic brother about his career. Now he has regrets.    In an interview about Fred Trump Jr.’s death of alcoholism, the president admitted mistakes and said he is applying lessons to the nation’s fight against opioids.   ...
2019-08-08, 17:00

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)        ...
2019-07-04, 23:52

PM's brother quits: 'I've been torn between family and national interest' The prime minister's brother has quit as a government minister and MP as he cited an "unresolvable tension" between "family loyalty and the national interest"....
2019-09-05, 18:39

A letter to … my brother, who stopped talking to me when I adopted a child ‘You froze me out. Even when I stood in front of you at a party, you stared ahead as if I wasn’t there’That day, as we started to organise our uncle’s funeral, we spent the whole time together – a rarity as adults, although we are only a year and four days apart. It was a sad occasion, but nice to s...
2019-06-08, 08:39

How David Koch and His Brother Shaped American Politics The billionaire, who died Friday, understood the power of changing ‘hearts and minds.’ He spent almost unlimited money on behalf of limited government....
2019-08-24, 04:13

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing. Robert Wideman was sentenced to life without parole and has been in a state prison since his conviction i...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
2019-08-17, 17:26

CBI Charges Ex-Arunachal Chief Minister's Brother, Others With Corruption The CBI has charged Nabam Hari, brother of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, his wife and PWD officers with alleged corruption in government contracts, officials said Friday....
2019-06-28, 15:13

Kim Jong Un's half-brother was CIA informant before his assassination: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before he was brazenly murdered in a Malaysian airport in 2017, according to a report Monday....
2019-06-11, 02:39

Falcons RB swaps number to honor slain brother Falcons coach Dan Quinn gave rookie running back Qadree Ollison permission to switch numbers from No. 32 to No. 30 so Ollison could honor his late brother, who was slain in 2017....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Slain man’s brother frustrated by 23-year wait for justice POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Chris Parks has waited more than two decades for justice to be served for his brother. Marion Wilson Jr. and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the March 1996 killing of 24-year-old Donovan Corey Parks. Butts was executed in May 2018. ...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Hillary Clinton’s brother Tony Rodham dead Hillary Clinton’s youngest brother Tony Rodham died on Friday night, the politician announced. He was 65. “It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today,” Clinton tweeted Saturday. “When he walked into a room he’d light it up with laughter. “He was kind, generous, & a wonder...
2019-06-08, 20:39

Simone Biles breaks silence on brother's arrest Days after her brother was charged in connection to the deaths of three people, Olympian Simone Biles said she was still trying to process what happened....
2019-09-04, 05:52

"Few Have The Courage": Priyanka Gandhi On Brother Rahul's Resignation A day after Rahul Gandhi announced his resignation as Congress president in a public letter owning responsibility for the party's national election defeat, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted:......
2019-07-04, 09:52

Trump Pressured Alcoholic Brother About His Career. Now He Has Regrets An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
2019-08-09, 10:52

Zack Britton and manager brother have new baseball goal Zack Britton and his brother Buck have spent their entire careers in professional baseball, but they only faced each other once. “Zack was still starting and he pitched a minor league intrasquad game,’’ said Buck Britton, who was then a minor league utility player in Baltimore’s system, while Zack w...
2019-07-14, 07:39

On Video, Councillor's Brother Thrashes Woman, Allegedly Over 23,000 A woman is dragged out of her house and beaten up brutally with belts and sticks by at least three men amid wails of her family, in a video that has emerged from Punjab's Muktsar....
2019-06-15, 19:39

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017. Officials at South Korea’s National...
2019-06-11, 11:00

‘We had a row, she left. It was the last time I saw her’: anguish of Emanuela Orlandi’s brother Brother tells of his family’s pain as 36-year investigation into missing Vatican teenager takes another bizarre twistA missing teenager, an empty tomb, a swirl of dark theories, and the closed doors and habitual secrecy of the Vatican. It sounds like fiction, but it is a real-life mystery that has g...
2019-07-20, 18:39

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
2019-06-02, 15:39

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
2019-06-11, 21:00

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2019-06-20, 22:39

5 new releases we love: Whitney folks around, Little Brother returns, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-08-30, 19:13

Jets hopeful has overcome homelessness, brother’s killing There were too many times when the homeless shelter had no room for the boy and his family, too many times when the boy, no older than 8 years old, was forced to spend the night sleeping in the backseat of a tiny old red Ford Ranger in Woodland Hills, Calif. There were too many......
2019-08-02, 09:39

Ariana Grande concert bomber's brother extradited The brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester in 2017 has been extradited from Libya to the United Kingdom, according to a Libyan official....
2019-07-18, 01:00

Son, brother of Guatemalan President Morales acquitted of corruption A Guatemalan court on Monday acquitted a son and brother of President Jimmy Morales, after a corruption case that slashed the president's popularity and precipitated the country's expulsion of a United Nations-supported corruption commission....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
2019-09-05, 16:13

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast, police said....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Teen’s hilarious costume pranks on little brother go viral A 17-year-old from Louisiana is being praised as the “Bus Stop Brother” after his creative – and sweet – pranks on his younger brother have gone viral....
2019-08-29, 00:00

Simone Biles's Brother Charged With Triple Murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of three-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, was arrested yesterday and indicted on a variety of charges stemming from his alleged role in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Cleveland that left three men dead. According to local Cleveland outlet WKYC, two people showed...
2019-08-30, 21:39

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ; news from Somalia; ...
2019-05-31, 22:13

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment minister said Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 17:39

Every Indian Can Feel Chandrayaan 2's Heartbeat: Anand Mahindra's Message For ISRO scientists and millions of people watching India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 with hope and pride, the loss of contact with lander Vikram came as a major setback. There was applause just......
2019-09-07, 05:26

Nadine Kessler: 'For the first time people can really feel how far women’s football can go' Her job is to observe and assess the development of women's football. The former Women's World Player of the Year talks to DW in an interview about Germany's World Cup performance and the impact of the tournament....
2019-07-06, 20:26

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
2019-05-24, 21:00

‘Shocking’ study says unfair games feel fair if you’re winning As someone who reads over various types of scientific research and studies on a daily basis, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of when a study has something interesting to say. When it doesn’t, I won’t bother writing about it, but a recent paper published in Science Advances offers c...
2019-07-20, 07:52

We’ve had our first blackout. Now we finally feel like native New Yorkers | Emma Brockes It wasn’t on the scale of previous power-cut disasters but now, and for years to come, we can tell everyone how we survived itOne of the more annoying mythologies of New York, for anyone who has lived in the city for less than two decades, is the “what we did in the blackout” story. There was the fa...
2019-07-18, 20:52

"I Feel BJP, Shiv Sena Alliance Will Take Place," Says Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday expressed confidence that the BJP and Shiv Sena will seal an alliance for the coming Maharashtra assembly elections....
2019-09-18, 21:13

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
2019-05-21, 15:13

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get them to listen to us and believe what scientists ...
2019-05-23, 17:13

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
2019-05-21, 15:01

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the knot. Dozens of reporters and photographers filled a ...
2019-05-24, 09:00

Global terrorism is in decline. For victims, it doesn't feel like it The absolute number, prevalence and lethality of terrorist incidents has decreased significantly since 2014. That's cold comfort for families.        ...
2019-07-06, 22:00

Most of us feel sleepy in the afternoon. Why can’t work fit round that? | Andre Spicer Even medieval monks complained of an afternoon lull. Now a third of Britons are sleep-deprived, work should be flexibleIn the early afternoon, I often catch myself listlessly staring into the computer screen. I have things to do, but I can’t concentrate. I try writing the same sentence five times an...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Apple Can Feel Its Reputation for Bulletproof Security Slipping Through Its Fingers With its flagship iPhone event just a few days away, it appears that Apple is getting a little nervous about recent reports regarding the state of its lauded security features. On Friday, it took the unusual step of publishing a blog post to refute some recent claims about its operating system made ...
2019-09-07, 07:52

Grammarly's keyboard suggests synonyms to make you feel smart If you ever struggle to find the mot juste when texting your friends, Grammarly might just have your back. Its mobile keyboard for Android and iOS now suggests synonyms while you're typing, giving you a handful of words that might be appropriate -- o......
2019-08-20, 16:26

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the United States has taken in just 50 Yemeni refugees.Desp...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Parents feel pressured to spend more for back-to-school season ’Tis the other season. It’s time for back-to-school shopping, a period that is starting to catch up with the Christmas holiday shopping season as a reason for angst. As retailers are understandably crowing about what seems to be shaping up as another record-setting back-to-school shopping season, a ...
2019-08-18, 19:39

It's Impossible to Watch the Queer Eye Season 4 Trailer and Not Feel Any Emotion This is your mission, should you choose to accept it: Watch the new Queer Eye season four trailer and shed no tears. Yes, it's truly an impossible mission. The new trailer, below,......
2019-07-09, 00:26

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
2019-07-24, 22:13

"I Feel 74 Years Young": P Chidambaram Tweets From Tihar On Birthday Former Union Minister P Chidambaram celebrated his 74th birthday today in Tihar Jail, where he has been imprisoned over the INX Media case, with a tweet on the condition of the economy and a letter......
2019-09-16, 11:52

Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged Tensions between the two economic powerhouses will lead to fragmented technology markets and, if prolonged, drag down Singapore's economy, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges both countries to find ways to establish mutual trust....
2019-08-18, 21:39

Laverne Cox's New H&M Pride Collection Campaign Will Make You Feel the Love Laverne Cox has the perfect reminder for you to stay true to yourself. In honor of H&M's upcoming "Stay True Stay You" collection in celebration of Pride, the equal......
2019-05-21, 20:52

Virtual Vikings: how volumetric capture is making VR feel real There's never been a better time to be a VR enthusiast. With the increased presence of standalone, wireless headsets, plus the advanced motion tracking and screen resolutions to make VR experiences vaguely in sync with our body’s own senses, we’re now reaching a point where VR sim...
2019-06-20, 05:52

"Didn't Feel Seasick": Greta Thunberg In US After Sailing Across Atlantic After voyaging thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, climate activist Greta Thunberg made landfall in the United States on Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year-old began the journey two weeks ago......
2019-08-29, 06:00

Fortnite Competition Hosts Help Deaf Teen Player Feel Welcome During last weekend’s Fortnite Summer Block Party, 13-year-old Deaf streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler played in the event’s Celebrity Pro-Am and met some of her favorite streamers. While it was cool to see a young player have an awesome time, it was even cooler to see a high-profile example of accessib...
2019-06-18, 22:26

'I don't feel humiliated': Naomi Wolf on her book's historical inaccuracy The Outrages author appeared in conversation at a Manhattan bookstore to further delve into the controversy surrounding her new bookIt was a quiet night at the Strand bookstore on Thursday night in New York’s East Village, where Naomi Wolf was promoting her new book.“My friends are here!” she squeal...
2019-06-21, 22:39

In Stranger Things 3, the Hawkins Crew Feel the Pain of Growing Up In Stranger Things season 3, set in the summer of 1985, the Hawkins crew are full-fledged teenagers dealing with new romances and threats old and new. Stranger Things 3 release date in India is July 4......
2019-06-30, 11:26

Apple Is Testing Private Web Ads on Safari So You Feel Less Creeped Out While Shopping Ads are the bane of the internet. On top of being an eyesore, by now everyone’s had that experience of googling an item, only to find targeted ads for that same product follow you across the web. It’s creepy, and today, Apple announced in a blog post that it’s working on a way to make the ads you se...
2019-05-22, 23:52

"In India All Feel Safe, Respected": Rajnath Singh On Minorities In Pak Rajnath Singh tweeted on the condition of minorities in Pakistan this morning, claiming that while "in India all people feel safe and respected" in Pakistan Sindhi, Sikh and other minorities were......
2019-09-15, 14:00

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
2019-06-16, 19:52

Remedy’s Control makes me feel like a Jedi that prefers guns The elevator pitch for Control is pretty simple. It's a third-person shooter with Star Wars-stlye Force powers. And, hey, turns out that's pretty fun.Read More...
2019-06-04, 00:39

How 1969 Mets made Vietnam feel like home for one soldier The funny thing? Michael Yalango wasn’t even all that much of a Mets fan. He’d grown up with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a kid on Staten Island, but that ride had ended 12 years earlier when they pulled up stakes and moved to California. “They moved away,” Yalango says, “and I lost interest.” By 1969,.....
2019-07-14, 14:52

Even A Motorcycle Stunt Race Can't Make Days Gone Feel Less Gloomy Every week this summer, Days Gone developer Bend Studios has rolled out a new challenge for its single-player zombie survival game. The latest challenge, added over the weekend, tests how well you can drive your motorcycle. As a single update, it’s not much. As the third of 12 planned free challenge...
2019-07-16, 00:26

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this middle period, during which they have to work side by side with machines that can be brittle, clumsy and easily confused by the messy realities of big-...
2019-06-06, 16:26

How to Stop Gulls From Stealing Your Food or At Least Make Them Feel Guilty About It It turns out you can ward off some thieving gulls by just staring them down, according to a new study. I say some gulls, because others are not deterred by glares from humans.Read more......
2019-08-07, 23:13

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the far right....
2019-05-31, 12:39

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
2019-05-31, 22:00

"Feel Safer": BJP Leader's Daughter, Husband, Threatened Over Marriage The daughter of a BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, who had posted a video on social media claiming she was in danger from her father for marrying a man outside her caste, on Friday said she felt a lot......
2019-07-12, 23:13

Cannabliss exercise class: ‘No one is here to get high. I feel intensely uncomfortable’ A CBD patch worn on the upper arm is supposed to manage the pain of intense stretches. It is not managing mineTurning up to a Gymbox class called Cannabliss (membership from £73, gymbox.com) is my twofold nightmare. First, group exercise has always struck me as torture plus humiliation. Second, drug...
2019-08-27, 11:39

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the National Institutes of Health. University scientists worr...
2019-06-08, 17:26

Selena Gomez Says It Took Her 4 Years to "Feel at a Good Place" With New Album The wait for Selena Gomez's new music is almost over! The 26-year-old singer revealed she's "actually done" with her next album during Tuesday's episode of The Tonight......
2019-06-12, 18:00

"People Feel Cheated": BJP After Naveen Patnaik Resigns From Bijepur The BJP on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of betraying the people of Western Odisha after his decision to vacate theBijepur Assembly constituency and retain Hinjili....
2019-06-04, 05:39

Viveik Kalra: ‘I feel represented, like finally there’s a part of me on the screen’ Having gone straight from drama school to starring opposite a childhood idol, Viveik Kalra has had a dream start. Here, the 21-year-old star of Blinded By The Light talks PlayStation, Bruce Springsteen and Pakistani role modelsAfter an hour or so with Viveik Kalra, I become flustered by his level-he...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Taylor Swift: ‘Pop music can feel like it’s The Hunger Games, and like we’re gladiators’ The singer spills on feuds, fame, failure – and why she’s taking on the presidentTaylor Swift’s Nashville apartment is an Etsy fever dream, a 365-days-a-year Christmas shop, pure teenage girl id. You enter through a vestibule clad in blue velvet and covered in gilt frames bursting with fake flowers....
2019-08-24, 09:00

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' relatives and the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments say they have not heard anything about the funds....
2019-07-12, 03:26

United CEO: We can't automatically assume flyers will all feel safe on the Boeing 737 Max United CEO Oscar Munoz joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau to discuss how the airline is dealing withe Boeing 737 Max issues and what he expects going forward....
2019-05-30, 18:52

Huawei Accuses the U.S. of Cyberattacks and Staff Threats Huawei accused the U.S. of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business, including launching cyberattacks on its networks and instructing law enforcement to “menace” its employees....
2019-09-03, 17:26

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly seems to deserve the red carpet treatment. But Neon......
2019-06-14, 15:52

PCB To End Contracts With Mickey Arthur, Support Staff Pakistan were knocked out in the league stage of World Cup 2019. They had finished fifth in the points table at equal points (11) with New Zealand after the round-robin stage....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
2019-06-27, 20:00

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning....
2019-08-16, 22:00

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Yankees’ pitching staff could be revamped in many ways In addition to Luis Severino facing batters for the first time before Sunday’s 8-4 loss to Cleveland as he comes back from the lat strain that has sidetracked his season, Dellin Betances threw a bullpen session, as he attempts to come back from a lat strain of his own. Severino and Betances will go ...
2019-08-19, 08:26

UN: Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said...
2019-08-11, 04:39

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
2019-08-16, 20:00

IBM CIO Focuses on User Experience to Keep Staff Happy Fletcher Previn, IBM’s chief information officer, is prioritizing design thinking and the user experience in the development of internal applications and systems, in an effort to attract and retain employees....
2019-06-20, 09:52

Joe Biden's Campaign Staff Is at the End of Their Damn Rope It’s not often that you should feel bad for people who willingly sign up to help Joe “Son” Biden reach the White House, but today might just be one of those days....
2019-06-20, 16:26

Car Bomb Kills 2 U.N. Staff in Benghazi: Officials BENGHAZI, Libya — A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff, health officials said. The attack came even as the country’s warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the...
2019-08-11, 08:39

North Korea demands UN reduce aid staff Despite facing an acute food shortage, North Korea has said it wants a reduction in UN aid, claiming "hostile forces" have made aid programs ineffective. According to the UN, over 40% of North Koreans are undernourished....
2019-09-06, 13:26

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Man Utd backroom staff member hospitalised in Australia "A member of Manchester United\u0027s backroom staff has been rushed to hospital during the club\u0027s pre-season tour of Australia, with reports claiming he had taken an overdose."...
2019-07-12, 13:39

'It has transformed my life': the restaurant where all staff have a disability Universo Santi in the southern Spanish city of Jerez is dedicated to helping people with disabilities join the mainstream workforceThe first thing that strikes you is the calm, the light, the modern art on the walls – and then of course the food.It’s only later that you realise there is something di...
2019-06-10, 09:13

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff are subject to an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, with "urgent" action needed to tackle the problem, an independent report has found....
2019-07-11, 12:39

Todd McShay isn’t joining the Jets staff, after all Joe Douglas’ Jets staff won’t have Todd McShay on it. The ESPN NFL draft analyst decided to remain with the network compatriot Chris Mortenson tweeted on Thursday, taking himself out of the running for a potential personnel role with the Jets and his former Richmond teammate-turned-GM. A...
2019-06-14, 03:26

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urgent restructuring to tackle a “serious budget deficit”, the human rights organisation has confirmed.Amnesty, labelled a “toxic” workplace in a February ...
2019-06-06, 15:39

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
2019-08-18, 10:13

AT&T Cuts Ad Sales Staff at WarnerMedia Unit AT&T’s WarnerMedia began making significant job cuts in its ad sales division, as it continues to reshape the businesses it bought in as part of the Time Warner Inc. deal last year....
2019-07-11, 02:13

Ryanair to cut hundreds of jobs because it has 'more staff than needed' Ryanair has told its staff it is preparing to announce hundreds of job losses in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently needs....
2019-08-01, 11:13