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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 heels on the problem....

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads

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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

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

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  &...
19:24, 06/16/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  &...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been tu...
07:12, 05/01/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri,...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people i...
08:24, 05/27/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Grilling-themed Father's Day cards are at steak: Some folks are done with dad stereotypes Often, Father's Day cards tend to depict dads doing typical "dad" things: shoppers want something more.        ...
06:12, 06/14/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to sa...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how ...
10:24, 05/26/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary. ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
05:53, 04/28/2019

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which wo...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new ...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, alt...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred ...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a ph...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Julianne Moore on gender parity: ‘I believe in quotas’ CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore says that for the movie industry to reach gender parity, it’s necessary to implement quotas. Speaking at th...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way ...
22:12, 05/09/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music...
00:24, 05/23/2019

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

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a d...
17:36, 05/17/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new...
15:24, 05/22/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight on the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality f...
15:36, 06/15/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting po...
02:24, 06/13/2019

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping oper...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of t...
12:00, 05/03/2019

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to becom...
17:24, 05/26/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. women’s agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender ...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid ...
11:48, 05/01/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the cele...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transge...
20:00, 05/20/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which it...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnge...
03:48, 05/12/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that d...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although ...
10:12, 05/15/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out...
08:36, 05/10/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community ha...
17:12, 06/10/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” s...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
17:12, 05/09/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who ...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accord...
05:47, 04/28/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and ...
16:12, 05/30/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN re...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign b...
05:36, 06/04/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone lev...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "ti...
08:12, 06/05/2019

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still rein...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by re...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create unca...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri...
00:48, 05/22/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat len...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence de...
11:36, 05/27/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talkin...
04:24, 05/01/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspi...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside i...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objecti...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patro...
10:36, 06/12/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year       ...
07:24, 05/06/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the se...
08:24, 06/12/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women   ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publ...
17:24, 06/12/2019

‘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

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

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy netwo...
13:48, 05/30/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to fede...
13:12, 05/20/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quota...
05:36, 05/16/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun...
03:00, 05/17/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstr...
02:12, 05/24/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risk...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight,...
09:12, 05/08/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an awa...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promot...
21:36, 05/19/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily aro...
17:36, 05/17/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack wo...
00:36, 06/05/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer R...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The r...
20:36, 05/21/2019

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products ma...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday &#...
07:12, 06/10/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressin...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly ...
00:24, 06/09/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if t...
06:12, 05/29/2019

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with g...
15:48, 06/01/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that...
12:24, 05/15/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to in...
02:24, 05/29/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapch...
02:12, 05/16/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M&a...
09:24, 05/16/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.   ...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNE...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long...
17:24, 06/04/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap”...
14:36, 06/12/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the Unite...
10:36, 06/08/2019

‘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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-surveillanc...
01:36, 05/21/2019

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

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

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

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balanc...
05:47, 04/28/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means prov...
05:47, 04/28/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disast...
14:12, 05/24/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT...
20:00, 05/24/2019

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

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offic...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Lake Bell on gender equality: 'Feed the fire' At the Women in Film gala in Los Angeles, Lake Bell, Elizabeth Debicki and Rosanna Arquette discuss the progress made in the fight for gender equality...
03:48, 06/13/2019

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

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we thin...
18:12, 06/14/2019

Longoria: Cannes going 'in the right direction' over gender parity Walking the red carpet for the Women in Motion event at the Cannes Film Festival, Eva Longoria comments on gender parity at the event and addresses th...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."     ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Inst...
14:36, 05/27/2019

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

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.       &#...
20:48, 06/11/2019

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

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

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel. ...
04:48, 06/09/2019

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable. &#...
12:24, 06/14/2019

'Big Bang' star Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender and it's not the one he hoped for Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Inst...
18:12, 05/28/2019

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have b...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The bill...
16:12, 06/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student...
16:36, 06/13/2019

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal w...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawe...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Kid Cudi to have an excellent adventure with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the new Bill & Ted What’s this? A week between Bill & Ted news instead of months or years? We’ve barely had any time to process that Bill and Ted will have daughters...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Bernie Sanders responds to Hickenlooper with mocking video from FDR Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., seemed to mock fellow 2020 Democrat John Hickenlooper after the former Colorado governor rebuked Sanders' endorsement of D...
17:36, 06/13/2019

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck....
17:36, 06/13/2019

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to Afri...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climat...
18:36, 06/13/2019

This Is One Silly Way to Fix the Biggest Annoyance About Open Offices Open offices kind of suck. Sure, they might look like a fancy coffee shop, but when it comes to getting work done, free snacks and lots of mid-century...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Groundbreaking astronomer Kepler 'may have practised alchemy' Analysis of Kepler’s manuscripts finds high levels of metals used in a pseudoscience still practised in the 16th and 17th centuriesThe pioneering astr...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during ...
20:12, 06/13/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian-American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned ov...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox,...
20:36, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Rose birdies last 3 holes to lead Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Justin Rose is the leader after the first round o...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Dodgers’ Seager goes on IL with strained hamstring LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have placed shortstop Corey Seager on the injured list with a left hamstring strain. The mo...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in Nort...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping ...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the ...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Will Send "Jai Shri Ram" Postcards To Mamata Banerjee: Tripura BJP Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her "goons" have converted the state into a "mini Pakistan", Tripura BJP women's wing chief Papia Datta...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speake...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great baromet...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press se...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest wea...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media gi...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being target...
21:36, 06/13/2019

Klay injures left knee, leaves arena on crutches Warriors guard Klay Thompson left Oracle Arena on crutches after injuring his left knee late in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thurs...
22:00, 06/13/2019

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necess...
22:12, 06/13/2019

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teen...
22:24, 06/13/2019

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should...
23:36, 06/13/2019

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling autho...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standal...
00:12, 06/14/2019

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty The man accused of killing 51 people in the deadliest terror attacks in New Zealand’s history, sparking a ban on semiautomatic and assault weapons, ha...
01:00, 06/14/2019

One top tech investor is betting against chip stocks, bearish Netflix AlphaOne Capital Partners' Dan Niles is forecasting a fall in semiconductor stocks as he believes chipmakers will start to cut their earnings for...
01:12, 06/14/2019

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new albu...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. ...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Holy hell, Glenn Danzig might've just made The Room of horror anthologies God bless Glenn Danzig. He’s always been fully committed to his own idea of art, whether that’s been the full-steam-ahead punk rock of Misfits, the he...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh em...
01:36, 06/14/2019

Why India vs Pakistan at the World Cup is the hottest ticket in cricket India and Pakistan have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but when it comes to cricket, the competition takes on a whole different agenda....
01:36, 06/14/2019

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — There was no shortage of shoulders to absorb the blame for the Yankees’ latest loss Thursday night. Blindfolded, it was easy to hit a target...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic f...
02:00, 06/14/2019

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
02:12, 06/14/2019

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG wi...
02:24, 06/14/2019

New Alpine A110S: faster, more hardcore flagship revealed S version of Alpine's Porsche Cayman rival gets more power and bespoke suspensions settings for a more focused feel Alpine says the new high-performa...
02:24, 06/14/2019

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the m...
03:12, 06/14/2019

Ex-trainer sues Ohio State over sexual misconduct by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and shou...
04:12, 06/14/2019

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies d...
04:48, 06/14/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police s...
05:36, 06/14/2019

|EFFdecries'disproportionatelyhigh'R500000damagestoManuel The EFF has argued before the High Court that the R500 000 damages claim awarded to Trevor Manuel in a defamation case against the party is "dispropo...
05:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chin...
06:00, 06/14/2019

China's Official Studio Ghibli Posters Are Excellent This month, Spirited Away will finally be officially released in Chinese movie theaters eighteen years after the movie first came out in Japan. To pro...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Secret Shenmue Punch Hidden In Game Code Found 20 Years Later It’s been twenty years since Shenmue was first released, and for all the millions of times it’s been played and completed in that time, it’s taken unt...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigati...
06:12, 06/14/2019

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violen...
06:12, 06/14/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed th...
06:24, 06/14/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.    ...
06:36, 06/14/2019

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new...
06:36, 06/14/2019

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the cha...
06:48, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson sustained torn ACL before returning The Golden State Warriors confirmed early Friday morning that star Klay Thompson sustained a torn ACL before returning to the court to shoot free thro...
07:00, 06/14/2019

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates w...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Teen shot dead in front of dad as thugs try to rob him of Xbox An Indiana teenager was shot dead in front of his dad when a pair of men tried to rob him of the Xbox he was trying to sell, according to a new report...
07:24, 06/14/2019

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:    ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Baby Phat Makes a Major Comeback With Nostalgic Collection at Forever 21 It's going to be a "hot girl summer," y'all! The iconic women's street-wear brand Baby Phat is back and better than ever. So pull out your Nike Corte...
07:36, 06/14/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police re...
07:36, 06/14/2019

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters ...
07:36, 06/14/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer,...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforc...
08:36, 06/14/2019

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes estab...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and bu...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Border agents recover remains of 7-year-old Indian national in 'rugged' Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday -- the same day border agents say they were told human ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The th...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Teen Vogue instructs minors how to get abortion without parental consent: 'It can be tricky' Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent "sexual health and identity" column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without tel...
09:12, 06/14/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six wee...
09:24, 06/14/2019

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out f...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Phil Neville explains the tactics he uses as England manager Neville wants defenders to pass out from the back, midfielders to dominate and forwards to be braveBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport Networ...
09:48, 06/14/2019

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone marke...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fit launches in the US at last with reasonable price and robust features Unveiled alongside the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup way back in February, the low-cost Samsung Galaxy Fit is only now going on...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Arizona Diamondbacks star thinks it would be 'hassle' if he threw no-hitter Arizona Diamondbacks star Zack Greinke is not known for wanting the spotlight for much of anything and that notion even rang truer Thursday when he wa...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Qualcomm readies for a 5G future With 5G now poised for release across the UK, the use cases for the next-generation networks are beginning to be realised in full flow.Qualcomm has be...
10:12, 06/14/2019

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yard...
10:12, 06/14/2019

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top offici...
10:24, 06/14/2019

Joe Scarborough: Sanders, Conway will have trouble getting jobs in DC for rest of their lives MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and adviser Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would f...
10:36, 06/14/2019

'Live PD' creator says the show helps hold police accountable but that ‘negativity is what gets attention' A&E's big bet on "Live PD" in 2016 paid off and the show became one of the most popular on the network. However, its creator is proudest of the conver...
10:36, 06/14/2019

Yubico to replace compromised authentication hardware Yubico has announced that it will soon replace hardware security keys from its YubiKey FIPS series due to a firmware flaw that reduces the randomness ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say. ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high ...
11:12, 06/14/2019

The GOP Senator Who Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawm...
11:12, 06/14/2019

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally get you the MG Hector review for petrol and diesel variants amidst the lush green...
11:12, 06/14/2019

Practice sessions to count towards F1 superlicense points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of ...
11:36, 06/14/2019

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participa...
11:36, 06/14/2019

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts ...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Aubrey Plaza and Gabriel Bateman of Child's Play rate our creepy doll collection Bloodthirsty plaything Chucky returns to cinemas next week in Child’s Play, this time taking the form of a crazed AI toy with the voice of Mark Hamill...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and p...
12:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Real estate developer Group Mach makes formal bid for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Friday it had formally tabled an offer for Transat AT Inc that was higher than Air Canada's earlier bid f...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Inside Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's 33rd Birthday Party--With Tiaras! Feeling old yet? Twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen turned 33 on Thursday. The former Full House actresses and child stars-turned-fashion moguls ...
12:24, 06/14/2019

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Get Totally Flustered Trying to Answer This Personal Question A bashful Jake Gyllenhaal appeared a little overwhelmed during a game of "Burning Questions" with Ellen DeGeneres. During Friday's episode of The Ell...
12:24, 06/14/2019

McLaren 720S Spider 2019 UK review Super Series McLaren joins the roadster ranks to rival drop-tops from Ferrari and Lamborghini. We drive it in the UK for the first time There are lo...
12:24, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.   ...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewher...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Take Five: The Fed and the rest With President Donald Trump's trade policies heightening fears of a U.S. recession, expectations of a Fed rate cut have dramatically increased in the ...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzo...
12:48, 06/14/2019

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Fi...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Ask the Captain: I have the window seat in Row 10 but where's my window? Pilot John Cox on why your window seat may be missing the window; plus, what's the deal with how airlines number flights?    ...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated mur...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more dur...
13:00, 06/14/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main Euro...
13:24, 06/14/2019

Lexus shows off images of its first-ever space jet concept Lexus debuts its first space jet concept in the next 'Men in Black' movie. Images and details of the spacecraft offer a peek into the compan...
13:24, 06/14/2019

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents ...
13:36, 06/14/2019

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome' An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real weakens Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian real dropped as optimism around the proposed ov...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Chara played with plates, wires, screws to fix broken jaw BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara broke his jaw in multiple places and played the last three games of the Stanley Cup Final with “...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Raptors president Masai Ujiri ‘pushed, struck deputy in face’ during title celebration: police Hold the celebrations. The Alameda County Sheriff’s office is pursuing a misdemeanor charge against Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri for simple bat...
14:12, 06/14/2019

Rangers bring rugged winger Tanner Glass back for franchise job The reorganization of the Rangers’ developmental structure has begun in earnest, as the team hired former rugged winger Tanner Glass to work in ...
14:12, 06/14/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessm...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Army announces new Expert Soldier Badge, aimed at improving 'lethality,' for its 244th birthday The Army on Friday announced its new Expert Soldier Badge to commemorate its 244th birthday, the latest in a series of efforts to improve the combat e...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Commonality In Killing Of Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, Says CBI The CBI and Maharashtra CID told the Bombay High Court on Friday that it had, to some extent, established commonality between the killings of rational...
15:00, 06/14/2019

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to o...
15:00, 06/14/2019

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was sho...
15:36, 06/14/2019

WWC roundup: England nips Argentina to reach round of 16 Jodie Taylor scored in the 62nd minute as England notched a 1-0 Group D victory over Argentina at Le Havre, France, on Friday to clinch a spot in the ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Lessons from Dad: The best money advice CNBC anchors received from their fathers Parents have a big influence on their kids, including when it comes to money. With Father's Day just around the corner, we asked our CNBC anchors...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detect...
16:00, 06/14/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political ...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Jim Cramer: Put Chewy on the shopping list and buy it on a pullback "Even after today's magnificent run, Chewy isn't all that expensive. The company's got a great growth story and they have legions of lo...
17:00, 06/14/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and c...
17:00, 06/14/2019

ICE quarantined more than 5,000 for mumps, chicken pox exposure More than 5,000 migrants detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement have been placed in quarantine after being exposed to mumps or chicken pox...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. N...
17:12, 06/14/2019

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offering...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Armed man busted outside New Jersey elementary school A Delaware man armed with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets was busted Thursday outside an elementary school in New Jersey, authorities said ...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his k...
17:36, 06/14/2019

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an Americ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to the Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about P...
18:00, 06/14/2019

How to create a simple RSS feed reader on iOS Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple has an...
18:12, 06/14/2019

How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of h...
18:12, 06/14/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 14: Sister Nancy, 'Bam Bam' I literally have zero recollection of the first time I heard Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam.” I don’t remember it at all before college though, so I’ll just ...
18:24, 06/14/2019

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago. Officials said Friday that DNA le...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying th...
19:00, 06/14/2019

We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer Enlarge / Hulu also distributed this poster for the new season. (credit: Hulu) As the premiere for a new season of fan-darling-TV-series-brought-bac...
19:24, 06/14/2019

Report claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will receive DOJ approval next week Late last month, we told you about the good news and bad news related to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While FCC Chairman Ajit...
20:00, 06/14/2019

'Iconic' venue an extra motivation for cautious Rose Winning a U.S. Open at "iconic" Pebble Beach would be right up there with lifting the Claret Jug at St. Andrews, Justin Rose said after earning the ea...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Air Force tests hypersonic weapon aboard B-52 for first time The U.S. Air Force ran the first test of a hypersonic weapon on a B-52H Stratofortress, flying a sensor-only prototype of the AGM-183A to gather envir...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mi...
20:00, 06/14/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize u...
20:12, 06/14/2019

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do th...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new st...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit te...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Surprise Surprise Corporations Are Making Out Like Bandits Thanks to Trump Remember in 2017, when Republicans said the tax bill would pay for itself—the idea being that the stimulant effects of cutting taxes would be so huge ...
21:48, 06/14/2019