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'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.        ...

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail'

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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

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

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

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, wh...
03:24, 04/30/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstr...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to a...
10:48, 05/07/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
06:12, 05/12/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and t...
07:12, 06/04/2019

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrock...
23:12, 06/17/2019

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know t...
16:00, 06/14/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been ...
09:12, 05/23/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonishe...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue...
19:12, 06/16/2019

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? N...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end ...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its...
15:24, 06/01/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government of...
04:00, 05/19/2019

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defendin...
12:36, 05/29/2019

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a r...
10:24, 05/30/2019

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carc...
17:48, 06/10/2019

US Shooting Survivor, 12, Wanted To "Go Down Fighting With Baseball Bat" The sixth-grader stood outside his Colorado charter school, one arm wrapped around his dad, while he described how he had planned to try to thwart an ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

FTC sues 'iBackPack' founder for deceiving crowdfunding backers After a months-long investigation into the practices of the crowdfunding campaign for iBackPack, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that it ...
21:12, 05/06/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: h...
12:36, 05/20/2019

A Day Well Spent with... Pamela Marshall, co-founder of Mortar & Milk One of London's best clinical aestheticians in London, Pam Marshall swears by Exuviance skincare products and says taking a probiotic is a no-brainer...
21:48, 05/19/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Tr...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. Th...
08:12, 05/22/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accu...
06:12, 05/01/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and record...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said ...
18:24, 05/19/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due ...
15:24, 05/18/2019

Judge: Man can recover money from neo-Nazi website founder A federal judge has ruled that a Muslim-American radio host can recover monetary damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him o...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Insys Co-Founder and Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston on Thursday convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics Inc. of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due ...
15:24, 05/18/2019

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

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-19...
16:48, 05/02/2019

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “...
21:24, 05/20/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Flipkart founder: How I sold my business to Walmart for $16 billion Binny Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, says there are three traits that led to the business landing a record-breaking sale to r...
22:36, 05/20/2019

Kansas military school moves to keep property from founder An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property onc...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely diffi...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and s...
11:00, 05/21/2019

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

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom ...
11:36, 05/21/2019

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

SaaS startups are changing the founder/investor dynamic The balance of power between startup founder and venture capital investor has changed – and the rules of the courtship reversed. Falling software cost...
19:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. Clampdown to Cost Huawei $30 Billion in Revenue, Founder Says The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the ...
03:24, 06/17/2019

Huawei’s Founder Ren Zhengfei Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast ...
10:24, 06/17/2019

Shutterstock founder finds buyer for Tribeca penthouse Jon Oringer, the founder and CEO of stock media provider Shutterstock, along with wife Talia, are in contract to sell their Tribeca penthouse for just...
19:12, 05/08/2019

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Z...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Huawei's founder and CEO does not support retaliation against the iPhone in China The moment you stepped onto a kindergarten playground for the first time was when you probably first learned about retaliation or revenge. At the time...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break it up Et tu, roommate? Chris Hughes, who helped launch Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago, claims that the 34-year-old billio...
08:24, 05/09/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular di...
03:24, 06/17/2019

Huawei founder doesn't want China to ban Apple's iPhones It’s no secret that Huawei is currently in a bit of hot water, with the US Government officially limiting the scope of business the Chinese-bas...
01:36, 05/28/2019

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged p...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. ...
08:12, 06/17/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says company should be broken up Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually becameFacebook Inc., is calling for the social-media giant to be broken up...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Huawei founder 'would shut it down' if China asked it to eavesdrop Telecoms firm insists it has never been asked to spy after political row over 5G networkThe founder of the Chinese telecoms equipment firm Huawei woul...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charg...
19:36, 05/23/2019

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

Sweden reopens rape case against WikiLeaks founder The case had been discontinued while Julian Assange hid for years in London’s Ecuadoran Embassy. He is also fighting possible extradition to the Unite...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Even a Facebook co-founder thinks Mark Zuckerberg has way too much power Chris Hughes hasn’t seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in-person since the summer of 2017, when Hughes, a fellow Facebook co-founder, hung out wi...
14:12, 05/09/2019

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assang...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Wipro Founder Azim Premji To Retire By End-July Wipro said on Thursday that its founder Azim Premji would retire as executive chairman and managing director on July 30. Mr Premji - India's second ri...
11:12, 06/06/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls It a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hugh...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anti...
12:12, 06/06/2019

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

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

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that ...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in t...
19:24, 05/05/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south,...
06:48, 06/16/2019

In Paraguay, Fighting Graft With Eggs and Toilet Paper Paraguayans fed up with corruption discovered that public shame was more effective than state institutions at holding crooked politicians accountable....
09:12, 04/28/2019

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than ...
06:48, 06/16/2019

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana countie...
05:36, 05/24/2019

Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community Daigo Umehara is arguably the most popular fighting game player of all time. As such, eyes will always be on him when it comes to high-level play. The...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the ...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not re...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money bu...
10:36, 04/28/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signal...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal ...
10:24, 04/28/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new cl...
08:24, 05/31/2019

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentenc...
03:24, 06/05/2019

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European ...
19:36, 05/08/2019

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplati...
05:12, 06/10/2019

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect ...
14:12, 06/06/2019

Sidestepping Apple: the third-party tinkerers fighting for your right to repair Online repair communities are spreading repair knowledge online to place power back in the hands of consumersWhen Jessa Jones’s twin daughters flushed...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police ...
04:48, 06/07/2019

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The pr...
13:24, 06/12/2019

6th grader in Colorado school shooting grabbed bat so he could ‘go down fighting’ A sixth-grader who survived the Colorado school shooting held on to a baseball bat during the attack because he wanted to go down fighting, he said on...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Gaza ceasefire halts fighting between Israel and Palestinians Three-day battle killed 23 in Gaza, including two pregnant women, and four in IsraelIsrael and Palestinian militants in Gaza stopped firing just befor...
03:12, 05/06/2019

After latest fighting, Israel’s Gaza blockade questioned This weekend’s violence between Israel and Palestinian militants, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war, shows the limitations of Israel...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Incredible MotoGP pace due to fighting at the front - Quartararo MotoGP record breaker and Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo says his "incredible" race pace was in part due to learning from his front-running ri...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting Officials say three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian have been killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests ...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Fighting breaks out in Yemen's Hodeidah as Houthis pull out Houthi fighters and pro-government forces battled in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, breaching a ceasefire and potentially complicating a ...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is ...
10:24, 05/11/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust act...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors reveal Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s first ‘sex slave’ The leader of the upstate sex cult Nxivm recruited a 15-year-old girl from Mexico as his first “sex slave,” prosecutors revealed Tuesday. Detail...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no w...
05:48, 06/15/2019

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier devoted his life to the disabled A remarkable man named Jean Vanier died Monday at age 90 in France, after spending a lifetime improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of people w...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei just made a surprise confession: He’s an Apple fan When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a “Happy #2019” greeting on Twitter, they were demoted ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc wa...
20:12, 05/26/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of ...
12:12, 04/30/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of inv...
10:36, 04/28/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in a...
22:36, 05/23/2019

CBS founder’s NYC mansion back on market after huge price chop A townhouse built by CBS founder William S. Paley for his first wife Dorothy in 1934 has hit the market for $16.9 million — down significantly (some 6...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and dipl...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Speak About His Biopic At Cambridge Anand Kumar will speak at the UK-Asia summit organized at Cambridge University from June 24-28, 2019, dwelling on his inspiring two-decade long journe...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pre...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
04:48, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against ext...
23:36, 06/13/2019

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s bigge...
17:36, 06/13/2019

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions includin...
08:24, 05/29/2019

New York Sex Cult Founder Ordered Naked Meetings, Says Former "Slave" The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and ...
00:24, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opi...
09:24, 05/09/2019

$117M raised for charity in honor of a Home Depot founder ATLANTA (AP) — A fundraising bash honoring the 90th birthday of philanthropist Bernie Marcus, one of Home Depot’s founders, has raised more than...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Founder and CEO completely blindsided by sale of Steiner Sports to rival Last month’s sale of Steiner Sports Memorabilia came as a complete surprise — including to its controversial founder and CEO, Brandon Steiner. Steiner...
20:36, 06/12/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared by a jur...
14:24, 05/09/2019

U.K. Judge Grants Bail to Abraaj Founder Arif Naqvi A U.K. judge granted Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi’s request for bail in his extradition case to the U.S., where he is accused of diverting millions...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.    ...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has die...
02:48, 06/05/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried...
00:12, 05/17/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against ...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA co-founder of Facebook ...
08:12, 05/09/2019

Curtis Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s Restaurant Chain, Dies at 102 Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. The store became an East Coast staple with an expanded...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Farfus shows WTCR fighting qualities with ‘best touring car race ever’ "Augusto Farfus produced what he admitted later was his ‘best touring car race ever’ after he battled from P19 to fifth in Race 1 at WTCR Race of Slov...
13:36, 05/13/2019

Fighting Rust, Serena Williams Has a Rocky Start in Paris Williams has barely played on clay and was terrible in the first set of her opening match before a sharp turn to winning form. Then she faced question...
19:24, 05/27/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new re...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Apple devotes website to fighting anticompetition claims against App Store Apple has quietly launched a new website promising consumers and developers that its App Store "welcomes competition," pushing back against claims the...
12:36, 05/30/2019

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly b...
12:24, 05/25/2019

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signal...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to ...
21:12, 05/30/2019

Wimbledon Champion Angelique Kerber On Finding Her Fighting Spirit Tennis champion Angelique Kerber knows the courage and determination that it takes to succeed in the sport. Here, she recalls how she hit her stride a...
06:24, 05/31/2019

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late l...
06:24, 06/17/2019

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the...
21:36, 05/31/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential ar...
08:24, 04/30/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South America...
14:36, 05/10/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood into Hong Kong's streets Hundreds of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawHundreds of thousands of protesters have flooded into central...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures...
01:36, 05/02/2019

Baby left fighting for life when herpes virus attacked his eye Noah Tindle was just four weeks old when his short life was left hanging in the balance. Mom Ashleigh White noticed her son’s right eye had beco...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was ripped from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says ...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Stalemate persists in Tripoli after overnight fighting, more civilians flee Fighting raged in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday, with neither faction able to secure gains as an offensive by eastern commander ...
11:12, 05/03/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In th...
02:36, 05/17/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on ...
06:24, 05/17/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Lei...
11:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
14:36, 06/04/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation of...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting Rockets and missiles from Gaza killed three civilians in Israel while Israeli air strikes and artillery fire killed seven Palestinians militants in su...
09:24, 05/05/2019

John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith John Ryder will box Bilal Akkawy on the Canelo Alvarez undercard in Las Vegas The post John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith appeared...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a s...
11:24, 05/03/2019

Carve Cafe worker stabbed after fighting off muggers: cops A worker at a deli called Carve Cafe was stabbed early Monday — after chasing down two thieves who tried to mug a customer at the Midtown site, cops s...
16:00, 05/06/2019

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot rec...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Yemen: ceasefire broken as fresh fighting breaks out in Hodeidah UN envoy issues warning as renewed clashes reported following Houthis’ withdrawalRenewed clashes broke out between Houthi rebel fighters and Saudi-bac...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 review – the best, goriest, fighting game in years Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; NetherRealm Studios/Warner Bros InteractiveThe extreme violence will deter some, but this over-the-top f...
06:36, 05/01/2019

World Health Organization issues new tips for fighting dementia As our bodies age, we have to accept new limitations. We lose muscle, joints can become painful or need replacement, and our brains can experience sim...
01:36, 05/16/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Jets’ Jamey Mosley fighting odds to play with brother again It took Jason McCourty 10 years before he got to share a dream and play on the same NFL team with his twin brother, Devin, with the Patriots. Shaquem ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a sta...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research sugg...
17:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private C...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ul...
06:48, 06/13/2019

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against ...
00:36, 06/17/2019

TopShop founder charged after accused of assaulting Tucson fitness instructor TUCSON – The founder of the British multinational fashion retailer, TopShop is facing assault charges after a Tucson fitness instructor claimed ...
21:36, 05/31/2019

Alleged New York sex cult 'slave' to testify at founder's sex trafficking case A former member of the cultlike Nxivm organization will resume testifying at founder Keith Raniere's criminal trial on Wednesday, as prosecutors detai...
03:24, 05/08/2019

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and ...
20:12, 06/07/2019

That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business You’ve heard of Jaguar, and maybe even the first company started by Jag’s founder, Sir William Lyons, the Swallow Sidecar Company. You may not however...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients ...
03:36, 05/03/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors br...
22:24, 05/02/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large...
22:12, 05/02/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, w...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokesw...
15:24, 05/18/2019

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world...
06:36, 05/21/2019

'Not for doing journalism’: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he does not want to surrender to US "I do not, not for doing journalism that has protected many people and won many awards," the WikiLeaks founder said from a British prison.  ...
04:24, 05/02/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in he...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Defiant Uber co-founder Kalanick shows up for stock market premiere Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of Uber Technologies Inc who stepped down as CEO in 2017 amid a string of scandals, showed up for the ride-hailing gia...
10:12, 05/10/2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland working on prison memoir Billy McFarland, the concert promoter whose botched music festival spawned documentaries by Netflix and Hulu, is now working on a memoir that will tal...
12:24, 05/04/2019

How an Abuse Victim’s Nerve and a Hidden iPhone Led to the Arrest of a Sundance Founder Sean Escobar wanted answers from the man who he said groped him in 1993. He got them, and recorded the conversation. It spurred a new child to come fo...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is no...
03:36, 05/20/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-ye...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-...
03:12, 05/10/2019

‘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

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

Israeli and Palestinian forces reportedly reach truce after days of fighting Israeli and Palestinian forces have reportedly reached a truce in the Gaza Strip after days of fighting. The suspension of hostilities was mediated by...
06:36, 05/06/2019

‘I was gonna go down fighting’: Sixth grader grabbed bat in Colorado school shooting (CNN) – Children burst into tears in sixth-grader Nate Holley’s classroom as gunfire erupted at his school Tuesday. Two people believed to...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctor...
04:36, 06/13/2019

25-year-old battling colon cancer shares message about fighting for answers TUCSON- Doctors are seeing an increasing number of young people diagnosed with colon cancer. Renee Vukelich is 25-years-old, has no family history of ...
12:24, 06/05/2019

News Analysis: A Strange Symbiosis: Why Israel and Gaza Keep Fighting Brief Battles Israel and Gaza have fought eight short battles in the past year. Despite the loss of life, analysts say the clashes work in the interest of both side...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Fighting grips south Yemen as Saudi coalition bombs capital SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s human rights minister says heavy fighting is underway in the country’s south as rebel Houthis push to gain mor...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Fighting grips Yemen's Hodeidah port, complicating peace moves Houthi fighters and Saudi-backed pro-government forces battled in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, breaching a ceasefire and potentially co...
07:24, 05/15/2019

No ‘Middle Ground’ on Fighting Climate Change, Says Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York c...
15:12, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shar...
16:12, 06/06/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Eases as Both Sides Hint at Cease-Fire (JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel on Monday, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas mil...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action agains...
05:24, 05/13/2019

Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch Schwarz fight ideal preparation for Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury’s trainer The post Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder remat...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Slime-fighting slug can superglue enemy frogs to trees for days After finding a tree frog stuck fast to a branch, biologists in Australia have discovered that a species of slug defends itself with extremely sticky ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

‘Let’s Stop Fighting and Let’s Start Fixing.’ Joe Biden Settles on Election Theme Former Vice President Joe Biden has had it with partisan gridlock and political games. He thinks he can still find a way to work with rival Republican...
12:24, 05/20/2019

Afghanistan Dispatch: In Afghan Blood Sports, the Animals Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting In Afghanistan, dogfights attract stadium-sized crowds and big purses. Fighting birds and even camels also feed the Afghan love of animal “sports,” al...
03:36, 04/30/2019

Fighting anti-Semitism a 'civic duty,' German President Steinmeier says German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said German society must oppose anti-Semitism on a daily basis. His remarks came a day before a planned Q...
14:24, 05/31/2019

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window ...
04:24, 05/25/2019

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the h...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Every Varanasi Resident Fighting Polls As Narendra Modi: PM Video Message Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the people of Varanasi in a video message days before the holy city on the banks o...
07:36, 05/14/2019

‘I’ll keep fighting’: Philippine women keep alive memory of sex slave horrors during World War II The sad history of Asian women forced to become sexual chattel during World War II — so-called “comfort women” — is most often associated with South K...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16...
05:51, 04/28/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Ho...
04:24, 06/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had vi...
11:48, 05/30/2019

Retired Dogecoin CEO Elon Musk trolls Ethereum and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin Elon Musk has been trolling the Ethereum cryptocurrency and its co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter. The Tesla founder simply tweeted the word “Ethe...
00:36, 04/30/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per sha...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who p...
21:48, 05/25/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmak...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said ...
02:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 5-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, w...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
15:12, 05/20/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.   ...
09:24, 05/22/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison For Skipping Bail (LONDON) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and h...
06:36, 05/01/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug m...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Rascal Flatts founder writes about pain of giving daughter up for adoption when younger In a new memoir out Tuesday, Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus discusses the pain of putting his baby daughter up for adoption with his then-girlfrie...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.       ...
19:12, 04/30/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Arsenal unveil restored grave of founder David Danskin with special ceremony David Danskin, recognised as the founder of Arsenal has been honoured with a special graveside ceremony to unveil a restored gravestone paid for by th...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Kim Foxx fighting push to appoint special prosecutor to her handling of Smollett case Chicago's top prosecutor, who has been thrust in the national spotlight after dropping charges against embattled "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, is fi...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are she...
05:51, 04/28/2019

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursd...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Libyan national conference postponed, nearly 500,000 children at ‘direct risk’ from fighting around Tripoli An imminent UN-led Libyan conference seeking to set up elections for the war-ravaged, oil-rich country has been postponed because of ongoing clashes n...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursu...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Stop the Kentucky Derby fighting and work for solutions to fix horse racing Instead of fighting over the Kentucky Derby, maybe the only good that can come of this mess would be looking for solutions to racing's biggest is...
15:36, 05/08/2019

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the n...
08:12, 06/08/2019

Florida teen dies after fighting 16 months to recover from burns covering 95% of her body Leigh Ann Wirz Chesney, Layne's mother said the teen died from organ failure Friday morning. She was 16 years old.      ...
12:36, 05/12/2019

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on it...
01:48, 05/28/2019

China is fighting to 'protect its legitimate rights and interests' in trade war with US, state media says China is fighting back against the U.S. in the trade war to “protect its legitimate rights and interests,” state media said in a scathing editorial Tu...
01:24, 05/14/2019

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs. &#...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Workers at ‘Soviet-style’ Park Slope Food Coop fighting for union It’s not all kumbaya and kombucha at the Park Slope Food Coop — where life under its socialist-tinged grocery store is apparently so oppressive that t...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Lewis Hamilton on Monaco Grand Prix win: I really was fighting with the spirit of Niki Lauda Lewis Hamilton dedicated his tense Monaco Grand Prix win on Sunday to Niki Lauda, saying he was 'fighting with the spirit' of the late motorsport grea...
02:12, 05/27/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down Anthony Joshua expects to fight Deontay Wilder one day but doesn't know when, and Isaac Dogboe is considering his future The post Boxing News at Five:...
10:36, 05/13/2019

In the War for Europe’s Soul, Holland’s Green Crusader Jesse Klaver Is Fighting for the Future Spend a few hours with Jesse Klaver, and you realize he is a little different from other politicians in the Netherlands, a country where most people p...
09:48, 05/22/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for ...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Insys Therapeutics founder, former executives found guilty in criminal fentanyl bribery case A Boston jury convicted Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor and several other executives of racketeering and other crimes in a fentanyl bribery cas...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
03:24, 05/13/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, ac...
04:48, 05/26/2019

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
12:36, 05/10/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive pain...
12:12, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 6-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmak...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder supports giving cash to single moms in public housing with no strings The U.S. should provide monetary help to groups who have been "disproportionately discriminated against," says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes....
09:36, 06/17/2019

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

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transi...
05:00, 06/13/2019

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support hi...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP)...
08:12, 06/04/2019

Silicon Valley revolt: meet the tech workers fighting their bosses over Ice, censorship and racism Whether it’s protesting projects with immigration authorities or walking out to demand better treatment of women, activism has entered tech with a for...
10:24, 05/01/2019

A 7-year-old girl fighting a brain tumor asked for tons of dog photos, and the internet delivered Fighting a brain tumor isn’t easy, and beating it requires a vast support network of doctors, specialists, and of course friends and family. A 7...
04:24, 05/02/2019

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs. &#...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Tease Me, Stacey: Abrams Says She'll 'Jump In' Presidential Race If Fighting Voter Suppression Isn't a Top Priority Yes, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she is still mulling over a run for the White House in 2020—and that the decision will ...
13:36, 05/10/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civ...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Review: Flawless fighting marred by tedious grinding and content gating NetherRealm's latest game has a very strong core - one of the best fighting games of the generation! - but design choices outside of combat have left ...
05:24, 05/02/2019

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Second Christian woman and her disabled husband fighting death row conviction for committing 'blasphemy' in Pakistan While the news this week that Christian woman Asia Bibi has safely exited Pakistan after years on death row – having been falsely held on blasphemy ch...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei founder likens company to badly damaged plane, says revenue will be $30 billion below forecast over next 2 years SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei founder likens company to badly damaged plane, says revenue will be $30 billion below forecast over next 2 years....
00:36, 06/17/2019

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pus...
09:00, 06/10/2019

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

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

Like a Boss: Whitney Wolfe Herd’s Work Diary: Fighting Misogyny, One Bumble Brand at a Time The dating-app founder’s week includes testifying before the Texas Legislature, planning a new headquarters and avoiding a lethally enthusiastic Great...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Ronaldo’s final glory? Home triumph glimmers for an icon fighting off the dusk | Barney Ronay Portugal captain enters Nations League showdown knowing an undying drive cannot sustain his career for ever‘How dull it is to pause, to make an end, t...
02:36, 06/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
11:00, 04/29/2019

Lightwater Valley theme park: Boy, 7, who fell from Twister rollercoaster now fighting for life in hospital, police say A seven-year-old boy who suffered head injuries after falling from a rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley theme park is now fighting for his life in hos...
05:24, 05/31/2019

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

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day...
14:36, 06/12/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustai...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." ...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighting drug cheats The big heavyweight fights are in the pipeline, just don't expect them soon, and Julian Williams won't be giving up his belt for a drug cheat The post...
21:36, 05/20/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels,...
05:51, 04/28/2019