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Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans

The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be...

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans

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What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Facebook's Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world's biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle...
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FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran....
09:24, 06/21/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs a...
23:00, 05/11/2019

PSC: Electric car chargers in Kentucky don’t need regulation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ruled that electric car charging stations are not utilities and don not need to be su...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of...
17:48, 05/25/2019

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called G...
04:24, 06/20/2019

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. N...
03:36, 06/24/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a derelicti...
10:36, 05/16/2019

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting r...
07:12, 06/10/2019

Finland’s new cryptocurrency regulation forces AML on industry Cryptocurrency businesses in Finland will now have to register with the country’s financial watchdog. As a result of the ACT OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY PROVI...
09:24, 04/29/2019

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be ...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," accor...
13:24, 05/22/2019

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small b...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to ...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are cha...
12:12, 06/21/2019

Cboe Europe Approved as Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) LONDON – 8 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Closing arguments made in Virginia abortion regulation trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer defending Virginia in a lawsuit challenging four state abortion laws has told a judge the benefits provided by the regul...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innov...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil so...
03:00, 06/12/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pit...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First N...
01:12, 05/29/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers...
21:48, 06/06/2019

Facebook’s Nick Clegg discusses social media and internet regulation in Berlin BERLIN - Nick Clegg, Head of Global Affairs at Facebook and Britain’s former deputy prime minister, gives a speech about regulation of social media an...
16:36, 06/24/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average...
23:12, 05/02/2019

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulati...
15:12, 05/21/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inter...
19:00, 05/29/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on ...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Nintendo is shutting down Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp in Belgium due to loot box regulation concerns The loot box debate has been a hot topic in games for several years now, with several government bodies opting to classify the in-game feature as gamb...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bag...
12:36, 06/06/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new ...
07:36, 05/01/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Re...
16:36, 05/19/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read Mor...
01:12, 05/13/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of au...
20:00, 06/12/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomo...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its app...
10:24, 06/20/2019

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology st...
09:36, 05/30/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally kno...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulato...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the comp...
03:12, 05/07/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American sta...
00:00, 06/10/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as R...
13:36, 05/29/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pac...
10:12, 05/14/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is ...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and pr...
01:24, 05/18/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thri...
09:12, 05/03/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report ...
15:36, 06/07/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contr...
16:24, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American ri...
15:24, 05/15/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutl...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read Mo...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer...
09:48, 06/03/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
17:24, 06/08/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI i...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of e...
20:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of au...
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Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and ...
09:00, 04/28/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Se...
01:36, 05/24/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic R...
14:48, 05/08/2019

FBI Probes Whether Lab Startup uBiome Used Improper Billing Codes The FBI is examining whether lab-testing startup uBiome used improper billing codes in claims and sought payment for unnecessary tests, tactics that c...
06:48, 06/24/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been onl...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming one of the startup’s biggest investors and giving it additional firepower aga...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and ot...
13:24, 06/05/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security rese...
13:24, 06/06/2019

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my curren...
07:36, 05/30/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Te...
12:12, 06/06/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraf...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, accordi...
10:24, 05/25/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they p...
18:00, 06/17/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to a...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read M...
13:24, 06/05/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s rea...
06:12, 05/01/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million...
01:12, 06/12/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reli...
08:24, 05/24/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still do...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand ...
09:24, 05/09/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as pa...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according t...
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Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at bec...
11:36, 04/30/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufac...
01:24, 06/24/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially availabl...
11:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture cap...
07:12, 05/23/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon fu...
05:12, 05/01/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and produc...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Dona...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passenge...
01:12, 05/17/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part o...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a...
00:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wo...
15:12, 06/02/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others....
07:48, 05/21/2019

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a b...
05:12, 05/21/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launche...
12:00, 05/06/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its onlin...
10:24, 05/16/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait,...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and...
15:12, 06/16/2019

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
12:24, 06/13/2019

Schick razor owner Edgewell plans to buy shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands, plans to buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a ca...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout fro...
16:24, 06/19/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation int...
05:47, 04/28/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technol...
03:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
12:24, 05/24/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former G...
07:12, 05/23/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Rea...
18:36, 06/06/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read Mor...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other o...
06:36, 06/04/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working ha...
15:48, 05/02/2019

E-scooter startup Spin will place dozens of solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designa...
15:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
01:36, 05/25/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its h...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting i...
05:36, 05/22/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blo...
09:36, 05/03/2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory posit...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions eff...
13:24, 06/21/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of d...
12:48, 05/23/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state se...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enf...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Kyrgyzstan bans uranium mining after protests Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to ban uranium exploration and mining in the Central Asian nation despite previously issuing licenses to for...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gend...
03:24, 06/02/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, ta...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacif...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pred...
16:12, 06/22/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. T...
22:12, 05/02/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion ...
09:12, 05/20/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environme...
09:36, 05/07/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. Th...
08:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on ...
17:12, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others proteste...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Envi...
15:24, 06/01/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio ...
17:36, 05/23/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to all...
20:12, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to veil their faces under an emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of face cover...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its ...
15:24, 05/29/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into for...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the p...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to technology will...
03:48, 05/20/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its...
14:36, 06/05/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated ...
17:12, 05/03/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kil...
19:24, 05/29/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two c...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)  ...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and chi...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included...
20:24, 05/15/2019

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city par...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum off...
01:24, 05/31/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content...
22:12, 06/05/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergencyȁ...
17:12, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sancti...
14:24, 05/07/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
23:24, 06/16/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese t...
09:36, 06/07/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the...
09:36, 06/14/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. ci...
21:36, 05/14/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook aft...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones,...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re ...
19:36, 05/07/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exe...
15:00, 06/13/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigner...
21:12, 05/24/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s el...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
09:36, 05/08/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wedne...
05:36, 05/29/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school student...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battlegr...
00:36, 05/30/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother...
19:36, 05/14/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.   &...
06:24, 05/15/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of Ne...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march o...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to cu...
13:12, 05/16/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creat...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further...
10:36, 06/04/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the ap...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for r...
10:24, 06/05/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
16:24, 06/01/2019

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for fina...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rock...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hy...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homos...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, ...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to compan...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false info...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who...
12:24, 05/04/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader ...
15:12, 05/02/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite con...
02:12, 06/17/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing ...
22:12, 05/02/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary:...
17:12, 06/24/2019

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned aw...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Isla...
06:48, 04/29/2019

Crafting website bans users from sharing support for Trump What a tangled web politics can weave — even when it comes to crafting. Ravelry — a popular knitting and crocheting online community that boasts milli...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars f...
17:24, 05/03/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-...
15:24, 05/03/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white n...
12:36, 05/02/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Vene...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighb...
14:48, 06/21/2019

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effe...
11:12, 06/14/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been c...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causin...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward ...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapid...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an acro...
16:00, 06/23/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restrictin...
19:12, 05/21/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any...
16:00, 06/17/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to ...
05:36, 04/29/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episo...
16:24, 05/21/2019

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infras...
07:12, 06/11/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new trad...
04:36, 06/24/2019

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marr...
01:12, 06/23/2019

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violen...
11:36, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and c...
00:09, 04/29/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings...
05:48, 04/29/2019

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules....
04:48, 06/06/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms...
14:36, 05/04/2019

Safe or addictive? Bans on herbal product kratom spreading in Mississippi State lawmakers rejected a ban on the herbal product, so counties are criminalizing sale and possession themselves. What's behind the movement? ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with c...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweep...
00:00, 06/13/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. ...
11:12, 06/08/2019

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discret...
01:12, 06/09/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” s...
12:24, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
08:36, 05/22/2019

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned fo...
09:00, 05/24/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was wil...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technol...
19:00, 06/22/2019

Apple's earnings would drop by nearly 30% if China bans its products, Goldman Sachs says The U.S.-China trade war could take a big chunk out of Apple's bottom line if China retaliates by banning its products, according to an analyst a...
06:24, 05/22/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways Ame...
14:12, 06/04/2019

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice ...
08:48, 06/22/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, ...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a sta...
06:00, 06/08/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform t...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a thr...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them o...
20:36, 06/10/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing. ...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track...
14:36, 05/29/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Al...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory f...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milw...
17:36, 05/16/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those ...
17:12, 06/05/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get su...
10:00, 05/01/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles ...
13:24, 06/05/2019

NBA bans Pacers' Evans for violating league anti-drug policy The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers free agent guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league's anti-drug policy    ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with c...
16:12, 06/05/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

NBA bans Warriors minority investor Mark Stevens after Kyle Lowry push The Warriors and NBA are hitting back against one of their own. The fan who pushed Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night wasn̵...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professio...
23:48, 06/04/2019

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 mil...
01:36, 06/24/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit...
16:24, 06/14/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring t...
11:48, 05/04/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Lau...
12:24, 05/02/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's ...
20:36, 05/25/2019

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire conse...
17:12, 06/08/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.   &...
17:24, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing ...
09:36, 04/29/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever ...
12:00, 06/17/2019

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ...
13:36, 06/11/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platf...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dolla...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The org...
05:24, 05/30/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to p...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive ...
18:36, 05/25/2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Tru...
10:12, 06/24/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.  &#...
16:48, 05/02/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
04:48, 05/16/2019

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.  ...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Harvard bans ex-professor after finding 'unwelcome sexual conduct' spanned four decades Jorge Dominguez was accused of a pattern of groping and other sexual harassment by at least 18 students and junior faculty members at Harvard.  ...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Boy calls 911 while locked in hot car with 6 other children WALDORF, Md. — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor n...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10 The visit of the hawkish US secretary of state poses problems for Theresa May and Jeremy HuntAmerican secretaries of state can be earnestly dull, like...
08:12, 05/04/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN S...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Lowry shoved by courtside fan, calls for ban Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took exception to a fan sitting courtside appearing to shove him early in the fourth quarter Wednesday, saying, "There's no p...
22:36, 06/05/2019

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getti...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown kil...
12:24, 06/09/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in U.S.-Iran row Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday urged all sides to show restraint in the situation around Iran and said Moscow was concerned about rising te...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for ...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its ...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Trump calls US the 'piggy bank that everybody wants to rob' President Trump said Wednesday that America is the "the piggy bank that everybody wants to rob" and that his administration is helping the country's e...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Boy calls 911 to report he was left in hot car with 6 kids WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the mo...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a g...
10:12, 05/16/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to manki...
11:12, 05/10/2019

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as s...
07:24, 06/07/2019

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restor...
17:48, 06/20/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, s...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Trump Repeats Calls for Fed to Stimulate Growth President Trump called for the Fed to cut interest rates by 1 percentage point and resume its crisis-era bond-buying program to stimulate economic gro...
06:24, 05/01/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a wom...
12:12, 05/19/2019

EA rep calls loot boxes ‘surprise mechanics’ — no, just no Electronic Arts, when called upon to defend its practice of including loot boxes in its games, chose to defend its money-maker in the most cringeworth...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even ...
10:36, 05/15/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary...
07:12, 06/11/2019

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. Th...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Cerrone drubs Iaquinta, again calls for McGregor Donald Cerrone nearly finished Al Iaquinta multiple times in a dominant unanimous-decision victory Saturday night, then reiterated his interest in a l...
03:36, 05/05/2019

Europol calls for action to clamp down on ATM attacks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency is calling for concerted action across the continent to tackle attacks by crimi...
03:24, 06/17/2019

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risk...
16:00, 05/21/2019

VAR in the spotlight again as Cameroon fume over offside calls Cameroon's players made little effort to hide their rage against the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during their women's World Cup last-16 match agains...
11:24, 06/23/2019

China's Xi calls Donald Trump his friend Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupt...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Day has 'severely underachieved', calls for caddie Williams Former world number one Jason Day has hired caddie Steve Williams with an eye toward adding to his single major victory, and has told his new bag man ...
23:12, 06/11/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayor...
07:12, 04/28/2019

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read Mo...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
22:12, 05/25/2019

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions fr...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US at the start of a four-day visit. Trump is hoping to secure a...
12:24, 05/25/2019

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't b...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core...
11:36, 05/18/2019

Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable fo...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Volvo CEO calls possible U.S-Europe trade war 'worrying' President Trump's decision to delay imposing tariffs on European's car industry comes as a welcome relief to automakers, but Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsso...
05:00, 05/25/2019

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I th...
12:48, 06/14/2019

NHL playoffs have often been tilted by controversial calls: Here are some of the most memorable Officiating decisions have drawn criticism in 2019 NHL playoffs, but Brett Hull's illegal foot-in-the-crease goal decided a Stanley Cup champions...
15:36, 05/08/2019

"Ab Ki Baar 300 Paar...": PM Calls For Second Term At Rally On the last day of campaign for Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he is sure of the BJP-led ruling dispensation winning ove...
04:24, 05/17/2019

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select user...
04:12, 05/24/2019

Perez calls for changes to Monaco GP's seafront F1 chicane Sergio Perez believes Formula 1 should look at making an adjustment to Monaco's seafront chicane after controversies such as his brush with Kevin Magn...
07:12, 05/28/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya’s Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are ba...
14:36, 05/05/2019

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and sho...
04:12, 06/12/2019

UN calls for weeklong truce in Libya's Tripoli The U.N. mission to Libya is calling for a weeklong cease-fire in the capital, Tripoli, where forces loyal to a military commander are battling militi...
14:12, 05/05/2019

Schumer calls on CDC to fund battle against ‘superbug’ ​Sen​. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the federal government to designate ​a multi-drug-resistant ​superbug an emergency​ so millions more in funds can...
13:12, 05/05/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should s...
21:00, 06/15/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers b...
18:24, 06/10/2019

6-year-old boy calls 911 because he’s lonely, befriends officer A Florida boy who called 911 because he was lonely has now made a friend for life in a kindhearted cop. Tallahassee police officer Joe White responded...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Nadler squeezed with calls for ‘inherent contempt’ House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is in a bind. A growing number of Democratic committee members are pushing Nadler to take more aggressive steps...
10:36, 05/12/2019

Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called o...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Confident Koepka calls majors the 'easiest to win' Brooks Koepka has enjoyed plenty of success at the majors in recent years and on Tuesday the PGA Championship holder shed some light on why he feels g...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
16:12, 06/10/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon dete...
10:12, 06/09/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President ...
10:12, 05/14/2019

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU wa...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incid...
17:48, 06/01/2019

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on be...
05:12, 05/26/2019

Child calls 911 to report being left in hot car with 6 other kids A Maryland mother’s shopping trip ended in her being hauled off to jail after a young child called 911 to say that he and six other kids had bee...
01:36, 05/14/2019

22 calls to 911 about Kansas home where 2-year-old died At least 22 separate 911 calls informed operators about a "dangerous environment" in a Wichita mobile home before a toddler was found dead and an infa...
16:36, 04/29/2019

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
14:24, 06/07/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit ...
12:24, 06/02/2019

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has co...
17:36, 05/22/2019

European Union calls for ceasefire in Libya All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, the European Union said on Monday, calling the situation a th...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get...
14:48, 06/09/2019

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be ...
12:36, 06/02/2019

China calls on U.S. to remove extra tariffs Chinese Vice Premier Liu He called on the United States to remove all tariffs on goods from the Asian super power during a trade negotiation in Washin...
22:12, 05/11/2019

US calls for ‘concrete actions’ against Maduro’s repression UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is calling on all nations “to be prepared to take concrete actions” to respond to repression by Pr...
17:12, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey&#...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a 'Bitch' on the Air Things are tense on Splinter’s fave gab-fest, The View. After reports of behind-the-scenes bickering, the drama played out in front of the camera on W...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Azar calls on Congress to help border child care Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is calling on Congress to come up with a "unified package" to help fund the care of unaccompanied childr...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat ...
18:36, 05/26/2019

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British hea...
20:24, 05/30/2019

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in th...
09:12, 06/19/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and ev...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Conor McGregor calls for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, says he would win Conor McGregor lost a boxing match in August 2017 to Floyd Mayweather. Now the retired UFC fighter is looking for another go-round with the retired bo...
16:12, 05/22/2019

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest p...
05:48, 05/27/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arg...
14:12, 06/04/2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about la...
16:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fed...
13:24, 06/21/2019

Saudi Says Does Not Want War With Iran, Calls For Urgent Arab Talks Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying Sunday that it does not want war with Iran but is ready...
22:12, 05/19/2019

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tr...
03:24, 06/05/2019

Centre-right lead EU candidate calls for broad coalition The centre-right German candidate to head the next European Union's executive called for a broad alliance of pro-EU forces among socialists, liberals ...
16:24, 05/26/2019

Pakistan’s PM calls Indian counterpart on election victory ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning ...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this wee...
00:36, 06/05/2019

MGM Resorts announces more job cuts, calls layoffs complete LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International says it’s completing planned layoffs with 779 job cuts, mostly in Las Vegas. CEO Jim Mur...
12:24, 05/30/2019

Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming ...
09:48, 05/20/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-altitude military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typh...
02:48, 06/25/2019

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best...
10:00, 05/25/2019

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinp...
19:12, 06/04/2019

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leader...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War&#...
10:00, 05/24/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular li...
11:12, 06/04/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tende...
17:12, 06/24/2019

Marquez calls Austin crash 'hard to understand' "Marc Marquez says the crash that brought his MotoGP win streak at Austin to an abrupt end was \"hard to understand\" because he was not pushing to th...
07:12, 05/01/2019

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, sa...
23:48, 06/23/2019

Sturgeon calls for SNP to ensure 'surging' support for independence Nicola Sturgeon has declared it is "time for Scotland to become independent" and called on the SNP to make sure there is a "surge" in support for leav...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment p...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Shiv Sena Calls For Ban On Burqa In Public Places The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa by women of a particular community as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being ...
22:24, 04/30/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country ...
15:12, 04/30/2019

Trump calls out Pelosi for temper tantrum claims: ‘It’s all such a lie’ President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of lying on Wednesday night after she claimed that he threw a “temper tantrum” at the W...
02:00, 05/23/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said o...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
03:24, 06/02/2019

Fed Likely to Leave Interest Rates Unchanged as Trump Calls for Cut The president wants the Fed to cut rates and stimulate the economy. But the Fed appears poised to continue its patient stance at its meeting that ends...
16:12, 04/30/2019

N Korea responds to Biden jibe and calls him 'fool of low IQ' North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a ty...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Me...
17:00, 05/21/2019

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, with...
13:48, 05/27/2019

NBA stars blame refs for their lack of calls: they should look in the mirror The Warriors v Rockets rivalry is the best we have in the NBA. So it’s a shame it’s being dominated by debates about officiatingThe relationship betwe...
09:24, 05/01/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers ...
05:36, 04/30/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq ...
01:24, 05/28/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreeme...
06:12, 06/04/2019

Hannity calls out the media for their coverage of Mueller's 'clarification' Fox News' Sean Hannity took the media to task for not reporting on a joint statement released by the Department of Justice and Special Counsel Robert ...
03:12, 05/31/2019

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a...
09:12, 06/21/2019

Trump tells Fox News DOJ looking into whether his phone calls were monitored One day after formally launching his 2020 presidential bid, President Trump told Fox News' "Hannity" exclusively on Wednesday that investigators are w...
19:24, 06/19/2019

Biden dismisses calls to apologize after segregationist comment Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday refused calls to apologize for his comments about segregationist senators, saying “there&...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump an...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are ...
08:00, 06/21/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant...
19:00, 05/22/2019

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in ...
10:24, 05/21/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence,...
06:24, 04/28/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a hu...
21:12, 05/21/2019

Woman arrested after toddler calls 911, reports he and 6 others left alone in a hot car A 37-year-old woman was arrested after authorities discovered seven kids between the ages of 2 and 4 alone in a hot car outside a mall.   &...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Lil Nas X calls Guy Fieri a "legend," teasing the bomb-dot-com collaboration that could be “Flavor Town road remix” are four words we did not know we needed in our lives, but Guy Fieri—who is good, actually—just served them up like a plate o...
12:12, 06/07/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

"Didn't Respond To My Calls On Cyclone, Such Is Didi's Arrogance": PM The devastation left by Cyclone Fani in Odisha and Bengal has acquired political overtones amid the mammoth seven-phase national elections, with Prime...
01:24, 05/06/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ha...
03:00, 06/10/2019

EU calls for Libya ceasefire, warns of threat to security The European Union is calling for a ceasefire in Libya, warning that the conflict around the capital Tripoli is a threat to international peace and se...
10:36, 05/13/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner. ...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wi...
17:24, 05/15/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown kil...
03:36, 06/10/2019

| Jake White calls for team announcements to be scrapped Former Springbok coach Jake White has suggested scrapping the rule which forces teams to announce their match-day squads at least 48 hours before kick...
02:12, 05/16/2019

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming munici...
04:00, 06/10/2019