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Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court

Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would ...

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court

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Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to several recent reports. ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ads....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
02:12, 06/03/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a le...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest so...
03:48, 05/01/2019

On Politics: Pelosi Accuses Barr of Breaking the Law After the attorney general failed to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report, the Judiciary Committee threatened to hold him in contempt....
06:24, 05/03/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company als...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. But few experts appear ready to celebrate Google...
11:00, 05/08/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
16:24, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed President Trump engaging in "impeachable conduct."...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitio...
06:00, 05/12/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European...
14:24, 05/23/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an ...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Biden open to breaking up Facebook On the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook. The former vice president said that dismantling large technology companies is something the government ...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to someth...
08:12, 05/12/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in callin...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has.....
07:36, 05/13/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
02:48, 05/18/2019

Short Seller Accuses Chinese Sportswear Company of Improper Accounting A U.S. short seller took aim at China’s most valuable sportswear company, accusing it of improper accounting and triggering a steep fall in its shares....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's ...
03:36, 04/30/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Booker expresses caution about breaking up big companies like Facebook The senator from New Jersey insisted his comments were not meant as criticism of Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren, who has called for stricter regulations to help unravel some tech giants....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Kamala Harris sees Facebook as a 'utility' that might need breaking up Senator Elizabeth Warren isn't the only major presidential candidate eyeing the possibility of breaking up Facebook. Fellow Senator Kamala Harris stated in a CNN interview that she believed the ...
04:24, 05/13/2019

U.S. presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has ...
00:12, 05/13/2019

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself into custody. Twenty-nine-year-old Jose Simms, who ...
08:36, 05/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citi...
20:48, 06/12/2019

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes with social logins like Facebook and Google’s login...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
07:24, 06/13/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook Inc. to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s b...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it wi...
17:12, 05/02/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commi...
23:48, 05/24/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create n...
15:36, 05/02/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
20:12, 04/28/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financia...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday, anno...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a s...
21:36, 04/30/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
02:00, 05/01/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
23:24, 05/16/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
01:12, 06/13/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
01:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to sa...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook or Google....
16:36, 06/10/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Me...
21:00, 04/30/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in th...
20:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a s...
21:24, 04/30/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of user info, according to a report....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — b...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
17:24, 05/11/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
14:36, 05/14/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
21:48, 05/08/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to sa...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and socia...
23:36, 05/16/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
03:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source know...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past......
06:36, 05/01/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
01:48, 04/30/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to t...
23:36, 05/31/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straight face.The Facebook founder and chief executive re...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling onstage at Facebook’s annual developers conference T...
13:00, 05/02/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
10:36, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to sa...
08:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
03:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss l...
23:36, 05/07/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where...
22:24, 05/03/2019

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commis...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislati...
02:24, 05/08/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambr...
19:36, 06/02/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook photos, status updates and other content posted s...
03:24, 05/07/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handling of data protection issues. The governor’...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
00:24, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
21:36, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook is violating our privacy. Where are the cops? | Sarah Miller and Matt Stoller A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges with Facebook that the social networking gian...
16:24, 05/08/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
06:12, 05/06/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
01:12, 05/14/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
21:48, 04/29/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that cr...
22:24, 06/11/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
00:36, 05/10/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
18:48, 05/03/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, according to people familiar with the matte...
22:12, 06/12/2019

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good for the company, which is already willing to settl...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
02:12, 06/13/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connecti...
22:36, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source ...
01:12, 05/14/2019

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 elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
01:12, 05/25/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
17:24, 05/25/2019

Venezuela top court accuses four opposition legislators of treason: statement Venezuela's supreme court on Tuesday accused four opposition legislators of treason and conspiracy, according to a statement posted on the court's Facebook page, following similar accusations earlier ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:12, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roomm...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
21:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuela's top court accuses more lawmakers of treason; congress building closed Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
00:36, 05/15/2019

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....
20:12, 05/09/2019

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 opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday....
18:24, 05/09/2019

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, social, and corporate governance rankings. The i...
10:24, 06/14/2019

Facebook Watch thrives with breaking news, 'Fox News Update' with Shepard Smith One year after Facebook Watch debuted as a dedicated section of the social media giant for news, shows such as “Fox News Update” with Shepard Smith are drawing significant audiences and the program wi...
13:24, 06/12/2019

Facebook Portal is coming to Europe and Canada The Facebook Portal was launched back in 2018, in the wake of a host of privacy scandals rocking the company. It seemed a curious time to ask consumers to invite Facebook's smart displays in...
10:36, 05/01/2019

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 opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday....
18:36, 05/09/2019

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 has called for the government to break-up the comp...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook protesters share their dislike of company at shareholder meeting Eight proposals are up for vote, including plans for an independent board chair and to reform the company’s share structureA specter is haunting Facebook’s shareholder meeting – the specter of a giant...
22:24, 05/30/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet. The move to quit both Facebook...
18:48, 05/27/2019

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
23:12, 05/27/2019

Canada Fugitive Caught After Facebook Location Reveal A fugitive on Canada's most wanted list ended up leading police to his doorstep after announcing where he was living in a defiant Facebook message to a television station publicizing his case....
07:24, 05/16/2019

Pelosi slams Facebook as 'willing enabler' of Russia despite owning up to $1M in company's stock House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Facebook for being a “willing enabler of Russian interference in our election” despite owning shares worth up to $1 million of the social media giant....
13:36, 05/31/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
22:36, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
23:12, 05/27/2019

Facebook: Nick Clegg rejects calls to break up company as idea spreads Kamala Harris is latest convert among Democratic presidential candidates while Cory Booker expresses cautionFacebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg has rejected calls for the social media giant to ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's billion-dollar attempts to fix the social network....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
01:24, 05/28/2019

Facebook Sues South Korean Analytics Company to Send a 'Message' That It Means Business Now Facebook has filed a lawsuit against South Korean data analytics company Rankwave over a breach of contract after the company allegedly failed to prove that it was complying with Facebook’s data polic...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to appear in a Canadian court on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradi...
13:36, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
04:12, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to appear in a Canadian court on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradi...
17:12, 05/08/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and governments investigate the company's business practices...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
02:00, 06/08/2019

Weinstein Company seeks to liquidate to end bankruptcy, court papers show Company had about 100 employees when it filed for bankruptcy last March, at the time listing $500m to $1bn in liabilitiesThe Weinstein Company said in court papers filed in bankruptcy court in Delawar...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Huawei lawsuit: Chinese tech company asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional Huawei filed a motion in U.S. court Wednesday challenging a a law limiting its sales of telecom equipment, the latest in the ongoing class.        ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO Meng arrives in Canada court for pre-extradition hearing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in a Canadian courtroom on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradited t...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Canada court to hear Huawei extradition case details June 6 Canadian authorities have set a June 6 court date to discuss technical issues concerning the extradition case against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Meng Wanzhou, but she will not be in court, t...
21:24, 06/04/2019

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Fight Over Cambodian Leader’s Facebook ‘Likes’ Reaches a U.S. Court An opposition politician argues that Hun Sen, the Asian country’s authoritarian premier, has used social media to spread fake news and strengthen his hold on power....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies abo...
17:12, 06/03/2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:12, 05/31/2019

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
16:36, 05/31/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
05:24, 06/08/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
20:36, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed....
20:00, 05/09/2019

|BREAKING:BritishPrimeMinisterTheresaMayannouncesresignation Theresa May will resign as British Prime Minister on June 7. Speaking in front of 10 Downing Street, May said she had done everything she could to convince MPs to back her deal for Brexit, but without...
12:36, 05/24/2019

Record breaking May day in Tucson TUCSON – On Saturday night, Tucson reached the wettest May day on record at the Tucson International Airport, at 1.08 inches. The old May record was in 2009 with 0.53 inches of rain. Tucson crus...
08:48, 05/12/2019

|BREAKING:PublicProtectorfindsGordhanguiltyof'improperconduct' Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan guilty of "improper conduct" over his approval of then-deputy SA Revenue Services Commissioner Ivan Pillay's ea...
14:36, 05/24/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found i...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Massimiliano Allegri And Juventus Are Breaking Up After five wildly successful years, Juventus released a statement today saying that the club and manager Massimiliano Allegri would be parting ways at the end of this season....
20:48, 05/17/2019

The Impeachment Dam Is Breaking Against Nancy Pelosi After multiple reports on Monday night that several members of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership team were breaking with her in pushing for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump...
18:36, 05/21/2019

$14B record-breaking desert megaproject Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai's desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park -- named after the emirate's ruler...
18:24, 04/28/2019

"Rule-breaking" McLaren GT to be revealed on 15 May McLaren's image of the upcoming GT, lightened by Autocar New grand tourer will be "more differentiated" than 570GT, says boss McLaren has announced its "rule-breaking" new GT will be revealed on 15...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Looks Like a Breaking Point on The Bachelorette: "The Beast Is Going to Come Out" Forget Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, the new must-watch TV showdown is The Bachelorette's Battle of the Lukes. And it looks like things will get even more dramatic in the......
15:48, 06/04/2019

Breaking down FCA's new investments, tax incentives in Mich. The deal entailed not only wooing the automaker with state tax incentives, but also the city of Detroit going to extraordinary lengths to assemble 215 acres of both private and publicly owned land — i...
17:00, 05/22/2019

MLB: Breaking down best way to wager first inning Yes/No bets LAS VEGAS — As a society, we love instant gratification, whether it’s quick meals in the microwave or instant access to news (or any other content) online. So, it makes sense that we’re looking for a ...
20:36, 06/08/2019

Ian Hutchinson promises he has more Isle of Man TT success in him Two years on from seriously breaking his left leg, 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson says "there's still more left in me" ahead of the 2019 event...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
12:36, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Volkwagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
14:36, 06/06/2019

MTV Is Breaking Barriers With the Are You the One? Cast--They're All Sexually Fluid There still hasn't been a gay Bachelor or Bachelorette, but MTV is coming for those barriers and introducing the first sexually fluid cast of hit reality series Are You the One?. The......
20:36, 05/30/2019

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is...
23:12, 06/10/2019

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opene...
00:00, 06/15/2019

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

An exhilarating Fleabag sets some boundaries while breaking down others What is it about fancy parties that brings out the worst in everyone but Fleabag? The opening reception for Godmother’s “Sexhibition” in the season-one finale saw Fleabag get dumped by Arsehole Guy, b...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Kee...
04:48, 06/09/2019

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the ga...
01:24, 06/08/2019

PCSD needs to ID a thief who is breaking into vehicles carrying a gun TUCSON – An armed man was caught on camera burglarizing a car in April. Pima County Sheriff’s Department is concerned for the public’s safety. It happened in the driveway of a residence in the 5...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling w...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:24, 05/10/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
16:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
19:00, 06/17/2019

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The state proved it was serious when it refused to app...
00:12, 06/07/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU's "broken promises" French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a "cemetery of broken promises" at a campaign rally for the European Parliament elections....
19:12, 05/01/2019

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
06:24, 06/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language the evangelicals embrace....
20:00, 05/16/2019

One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? On the evening of June 11, 2018, at LA Center Studios, PlayStation’s head of worldwide studios Shawn Layden welcomed everyone to a tent where Sony was about to host an unusual E3 showcase....
20:24, 06/04/2019

United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
21:12, 05/22/2019

Google promises app developers more ad monetization options Google is going to let app developers bid on a target return on ad spend (tROAS), develop and manage their own creatives, and finally use Open Bidding.Read More...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company that has never made a profit, admits it may never...
10:12, 05/05/2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to rebook any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
19:36, 05/22/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company ha...
17:36, 05/16/2019

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

PM Misleading People With Hollow Promises: Congress The Congress today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was misleading the electorate with "hollow claims" of success of various schemes and dubbed him as a "king of advertisement and villain of....
16:48, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson promises fibre for all UK by 2025 Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver full fibre connectivity to the entire of the UK by 2025 if he becomes Prime Minister.Writing in his column in The Telegraph, John...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Varane promises Real Madrid stay "Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has promised to stay at the club this summer despite rumours that he could move away from the Santiago Bernabeu."...
23:36, 05/21/2019

The Hills: New Beginnings Trailer Promises the Story Isn't Over Just Yet When The Hills ended in 2010, that seemed to be it. The MTV show revealed portions of the reality series were crafted for the cameras and it was an end of an era. Until now--The Hills: New......
19:36, 05/21/2019

HSBC opens in Cupertino, promises 50 new U.S. branches The North American arm of HSBC Holdings Plc has opened a branch in Apple Inc's home town of Cupertino, California, and intends to add up to 50 branches in new and existing markets, the bank said in a ...
16:24, 06/17/2019

One Year Later, Did Nintendo (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? In June 2018, the Nintendo Switch was a few months past a debut year that featured the standout games The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. What would Nintendo reveal at E3...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:12, 06/14/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
17:36, 06/04/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:36, 05/08/2019

Ardern 'does not understand' lax US gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
03:12, 05/15/2019

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc after European election, and for a first gendered-b...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Tony nominee Ali Stroker keeps on breaking Broadway barriers NEW YORK (AP) — Ali Stroker booked her first musical theater gig at the tender age of 7. She was cast as the title role in “Annie” in a friend’s backyard production in a New Jersey b...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, Breaking Artist's Record Claude Monet’s eponymous 1890 painting of haystacks turned purple under a setting sun, sold Tuesday for $110.7 million——a record for the impressionist and a record for any impressionist work of art....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Italy's government seems to be at breaking point – here are 5 reasons why it's all going wrong Tensions in Italy's coalition government appear to be growing with differences of opinion between the ruling Lega party and 5 Star Movement becoming more pronounced....
14:24, 05/20/2019

Biotech ETFs are breaking out—here are 3 ways to play the space Pfizer's deal to buy Array BioPharma for $10.6 billion has ignited biotech stocks. There are ways to get in on the rally using exchange-traded funds....
23:36, 06/17/2019

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is already breaking world overclocking records The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was only just announced at E3 2019, but it's already breaking records – it's been pushed to 5GHz across all 16 cores.In order to hit this massive clock speed, ov...
18:24, 06/11/2019

Apartment wars are breaking out over stroller traffic jams Tyler Moore has a wife, two daughters, two strollers, a wagon, a scooter, a mini balance bike — and a small, walk-up apartment in Astoria. “It’s a big stress,” the 32-year-old teacher, whose girls are...
12:48, 05/02/2019

How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records Jeopardy! has been a reliable nightly fixture on TVs across America for decades. But current contestant James Holzhauer is showing it’s never too late to teach an old show new tricks. Holzhauer,...
00:36, 05/17/2019

Sheriff: Three Arrested After Breaking Into Home Of Recently Deceased Man BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three individuals were arrested after they allegedly broke into the home of a man who recently died. According to the Bell County Sheriff’s office, the incident...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according t...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-huntin...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
23:48, 06/03/2019

Breaking down Tiger Woods' 19 PGA Championship performances Tiger Woods has won the PGA Championship four times in 19 appearances, claiming victory in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007.        ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter 'recovering comfortably' after breaking hip, surgery Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was recovering "comfortably" from surgery Monday after falling and breaking his hip, his non-profit organization said....
23:12, 05/13/2019

Apple makes another change to the keyboard that keeps breaking on the MacBook Pro The launch comes as Apple's laptops have been criticized for a keyboard design that users say breaks easily and results in key presses resulting in doubled-up characters or not registering at all...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Why Amazon Is Hiring an Editor for 'Breaking Crime News' A smart doorbell company owned by Amazon is looking for a new managing editor to oversee a team of journalists breaking crime news for an app tailor-made to stoke fear in its users and loop in the cop...
19:36, 04/30/2019

President Jimmy Carter Is Recovering From Surgery After Breaking A Hip ATLANTA (AP) – A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has broken his hip. Spokeswoman Deanna Congileo says he fell at his home in Plains, Georgia, while leaving to go turk...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
22:36, 05/24/2019

Masked burglar caught on camera breaking into bank ATM A man was caught on video breaking into an ATM inside a Queens bank Wednesday and allegedly stealing cash before running off, according to police and video obtained by The Post. The thief managed to s...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, the...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
00:12, 06/09/2019

Lenovo's Project Limitless 5G laptop makes a lot of promises When you name a product Project Limitless, it better truly have no limits. But the 5G laptop that Lenovo so boldly named and teased here at Computex 2019 was precisely the opposite: limited. Granted, ...
09:12, 05/27/2019

Pitchford promises no “free-to-play junk” for Borderlands 3 Enlarge / Four new classes that you'll have to level up the old fashioned way... for the most part. Yesterday's rollout of the first public gameplay footage for Borderlands 3 went about how you'd e...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
00:24, 06/05/2019

UK leader promises a ‘bold offer’ on Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a “bold offer” to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes. Writing in Th...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Despite “revolutionary” promises, Stadia’s biz model is pure establishment Enlarge / "Play Now"... but first, do you want to pay full price to buy the full version of the game? In announcing Stadia this March, Google executives sold their streamed-gaming ambitions as a wa...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Modi promises inclusive India after stunning election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country on Thursday after a huge election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of pursuing business-friendly po...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chin...
09:24, 05/21/2019

Biden promises Sanders' free stuff — without the taxes DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden agreed with an audience member that America is in the midst of a “class war” and said government-run healthcare was in order, but he also promised everyone attending that ...
22:12, 05/02/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold e...
19:36, 06/04/2019

BT's new Stay Fast Guarantee promises its most reliable broadband ever BT broadband is committing to a speed guarantee, both for new and current customers, that it says will mean it's the most reliable service yet. It's hoping it will ensure that BT broadband d...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement...
08:12, 05/22/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administra...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Rep. Jim Banks: Make good on promises made to veterans Memorial Day is rapidly approaching, the time when Americans of all walks of life pause and honor the sacrifices of our armed forces. As the keepers of peace abroad and guarantors of liberty at home, ...
06:36, 05/06/2019

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution....
01:24, 05/15/2019

Amazon promises to crack down on toxic school supplies Amazon has agreed to enforce more stringent rules nationwide when it comes to selling children's school supplies and jewelry after an investigation by the Washington Attorney General's Offic...
17:12, 05/10/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Major...
22:12, 05/14/2019

CD Projekt Red Boss Again Promises That Cyberpunk Devs Won't Have To Crunch Following an impressive showcase from Cyberpunk 2077 this week at E3 in Los Angeles, CD Projekt Red boss Marcin Iwiński joined Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about crunch, recent controversy over transgen...
07:24, 06/15/2019

| Billionaire Stade Francais owner promises R1.6bn investment Stade Francais owner Hans-Peter Wild said he was planning on investing €100 million in the under-performing French Top 14 giants over the next half a decade....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Trevor Noah says Trump is the first president to ‘actually deliver’ on promises "Ironically, it's funny that Donald Trump would be the first presidential candidate to actually deliver. Hate him or love him, he's doing the things he said he was going to do," "The Daily Show" host ...
01:12, 05/19/2019

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after fir...
06:36, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing says sorry for MAX 737 crashes, promises to learn lessons Boeing executives took turns to apologise for the loss of life in two 737 MAX crashes and pledged to apply lessons of the crisis to future planes as the world's largest aerospace company struck a chas...
11:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
19:00, 06/01/2019

Danny Rose promises to go out with a bang in final against Liverpool • Left-back one of many Spurs players with uncertain futures• Pochettino plots rebuild despite admitting Real tempted himDanny Rose has promised to sign off in style if next month’s Champions League f...
00:12, 05/10/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native v...
08:24, 06/03/2019

BREAKING: FBI, Emergency Crews Respond To Possible Explosive At Bluegrass Station FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — FBI agents and emergency crews were responding Tuesday afternoon to Bluegrass Station at Avon after reports of a suspicious vehicle and possible explosive. Lexingt...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbei...
07:12, 04/29/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
21:36, 05/04/2019

Almost record-breaking number of people expected to travel for Memorial Day The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the beginning of the U.S. summer travel season, here's how many people are expected to travel.        ...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school days after breaking hip Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday....
00:36, 05/17/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro benchmarks have popped up with great, but not record-breaking performance The OnePlus 7 Pro is showing its immense power, even if the new Android phone hasn’t officially launched yet. The latest leak for the new OnePlus phone is a pair of GeekBench benchmark scores t...
01:36, 05/11/2019

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented n...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school for the first time since breaking his hip With a healthy dose of humor and grit, Jimmy Carter returned to the pulpit to deliver his first Sunday School lesson since breaking his hip last month....
00:12, 06/11/2019

What's next for Kevin Durant after Achilles injury? Breaking down his options When Kevin Durant went down with what the Golden State Warriors fear to be an Achilles tear in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the future became murky.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
01:48, 05/23/2019

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
11:24, 05/25/2019

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball...
18:24, 05/25/2019

Twitter Says Saw a Record-Breaking 27 Million IPL 2019-Related Tweets The golden tweet for IPL 2019 was the tweet from Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya acknowledging MS Dhoni as his friend and source of inspiration....
15:36, 05/14/2019

Breaking Down Election Campaigns Of PM Modi And Rahul Gandhi In Numbers As campaigning for the seventh and the last phase of the national election comes to an end, we try to decode the science behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's campaigns...
11:12, 05/18/2019

Breaking Down Bachelor Nation's Biggest Celebrity Fans--and Haters Not everyone will accept a rose from the world of Bachelor Nation. It's no secret that The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have been huge successes for ABC and the reality TV genre. In......
04:00, 05/16/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ is already breaking records ahead of its June 21st release Pixar fans just got a hint on Thursday morning that the next installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise will not only crush it at the box office as expected but that it will outpace last year&rsqu...
23:12, 05/30/2019

Dyson electric car: new patents show mould-breaking design Newly revealed details provide insight into Dyson's unique take on the EV Sir James Dyson’s eagerly anticipated electric car is likely to be a long, sleek crossover-style premium saloon that occupies...
03:36, 05/09/2019

What's Next for The Big Bang Theory Cast Now That the Record-Breaking Sitcom Is Officially Over It may have all started with a big bang, but, after a record-breaking 276 episodes, it's about to be all over. The Big Bang Theory signs off for good on Thursday, May 16, meaning that......
14:36, 05/16/2019

FIFA fines Anderlecht for breaking youth transfer rules FIFA has fined Belgian club Anderlecht 200,000 Swiss francs ($198,000) for breaking rules related to youth transfers, though did not impose a transfer ban        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Samsung’s Ambitious Galaxy Fold Smartphone Is Already Breaking, Reviewers Say The hotly anticipated and futuristic Samsung Galaxy Fold is set to hit shelves before April’s end. But a handful of journalists reviewing the foldable smartphone have highlighted some potentiall...
18:36, 04/28/2019

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawh...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Japan tests out bullet train with record-breaking speed of 249 mph All aboard! With a maximum speed of 249 miles per hour, the new Alfa-X model by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Hitachi will be the fastest bullet train in the world, according to CNN. The current zippi...
18:48, 05/14/2019

President Carter to miss rest of turkey season after breaking hip Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering from surgery after breaking his hip yesterday in Georgia. A statement released by the Carter Center said the 94 year old former President, fell while leavin...
16:24, 05/14/2019

Ultimate Ears' Wonderboom 2 promises big sound in a small package Ultimate Ears has launched its latest portable speaker, the Wonderboom 2, the second generation of its popular waterproof speaker.The new speaker has been optimized for listening outdoors, with an &ap...
11:12, 06/04/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger, and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The carriers have made new commitments to the FCC that...
17:12, 05/20/2019

Amit Shah Promises To Build 80-Feet Statue Of Nishadraj In UP In a bid to woo the Nishad (boatman) community ahead of the final two phases of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday promised to build an 80-feet tall statue of......
07:24, 05/10/2019

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Wall Street split on Tesla 2019 delivery promises Tesla Inc shares rose almost 3% in early trade on Wednesday, with analysts still divided on the electric-car maker's chances of meeting delivery and production targets in the months ahead, after comme...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath's Next Release Promises 'Sublime Perfection' Kids, start stockpiling your allowance, because “Mother” is about to sell you the promise of “sublime perfection” in a bottle—and it ain’t cheap (but will likely be worth it, if her previous releases...
16:36, 06/17/2019

Trump promises not to use Kim Jong Un's family members as intel assets President Donald Trump promised not to use Kim Jong-un's family members as intelligence agency assets Tuesday, and reassured the North Korean dictator of his commitment to detente. ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Samsung promises more Galaxy Fold launch details by tomorrow Samsung will reveal a new US launch date for the Galaxy Fold by tomorrow, according to a report from the Korea Herald. CEO Dong-jin Koh said that it "has reviewed the defect caused from substances [en...
11:24, 05/09/2019

In Tirupati, PM Modi Promises "All Cooperation" To Jagan Reddy's Andhra Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to the temple town of Tirupati yesterday, praised Andhra Pradesh as a state with "infinite possibilities for growth"...
08:24, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-HSBC opens in Apple's hometown, promises 50 new U.S. branches The U.S. arm of HSBC Holdings Plc announced plans to expand its branch network by around a quarter on Monday as it opened a new location in Apple Inc's home town of Cupertino, California....
16:24, 06/17/2019

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before t...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Amazon’s new Prime Air drone promises to deliver packages in under 30 minutes At its re:MARS 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced a new delivery drone that'll begin ferrying packages to customers within months.Read More...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Luis Suárez promises not to celebrate scoring against Liverpool at Anfield • ‘I think there will be more applause than whistles,’ says Suárez• Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde warns against complacencyLuis Suárez expects a warm reception on his return to Anfield and has clai...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:48, 06/13/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Fluid Framework promises a more collaborative Web Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this year....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Pope’s aide promises to pay electricity bills for homeless squatters Vatican almoner criticised by Italy’s deputy PM for restoring power to 450 peopleAn aide to Pope Francis said he would start paying the electricity bills of a squatted state-owned building in Rome aft...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an electi...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attacks by relatives of patients....
15:12, 06/17/2019

May promises 'bold offer' as Corbyn says public vote not 'disastrous' Theresa May has said she is preparing to make a "bold offer" to MPs in a final bid to get her Brexit deal through, as Jeremy Corbyn claimed a second referendum would not be "disastrous"....
15:12, 05/19/2019

Trump vows 2020 win, promises not to use dirt from foreign powers WASHINGTON – President Trump said Monday he’ll win re-election in 2020 fair and square and pledged not to use dirt dug up from foreigners on his opponents. “Well, I never did use [it],” th...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current EdgeHTML-based Edge is in its support for other platfo...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the stat...
07:12, 06/06/2019

‘Heartbeat’ laws could ban most abortions across Deep South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. T...
18:12, 05/11/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other ...
12:24, 05/19/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penal...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
11:48, 06/11/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
13:48, 06/10/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, ...
23:12, 05/18/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to...
05:24, 05/18/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is r...
09:12, 05/19/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch...
18:24, 05/15/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include strong...
07:48, 06/10/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
17:24, 05/19/2019

Florida man sought after breaking into home, taking daughter by force, police say A Florida father may be heading to another state after breaking into a home and taking off with his 8-year-old biological daughter, authorities said Saturday....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Does a Jeopardy! Leak Reveal James Holzhauer's Record-Breaking Fate? Is this the moment Jeopardy! fans have dreaded (or awaited, depending on your feelings)? It just might be. Warning! Potential spoilers follow. Leaked Jeopardy! footage may show the end of......
23:48, 06/03/2019

Breaking Barriers: Vets wanted for 9-day trek in Big Bend National Park TUCSON – Rough waters, the blazing sun and an unpaved road – while this may seem like the perfect setting for the latest adventure blockbuster ready to hit theaters this summer, some disab...
01:36, 06/06/2019

Listen: Breaking down officiating in Rockets-Warriors, examining every second-round series In the April 29 episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, host Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports NBA reporter Martin Rogers.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
23:24, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead o...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Breaking point: how John McEnroe's biggest meltdown was turned into a movie Newly uncovered courtside footage of the tennis star’s 1984 French Open final defeat has been turned into a documentary about sport, film and the nature of geniusJohn Patrick McEnroe was the wayward a...
20:36, 05/16/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. A...
22:24, 06/07/2019

Record-breaking Winx secures 33rd straight win in final race The Australian wonder-horse, Winx, racked up a 33rd straight win and a third consecutive Queen Elizabeth stakes in the final race of a remarkable career on Saturday....
14:48, 04/29/2019

In Mobile Game, Players Kill Reporter To Win "Breaking News" Mission The mission is called "Breaking News." It's the seventh mission in the game, and it comes after you've upgraded your sniper rifle to shoot at a distance of nearly 1,000 feet with accuracy....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Where will Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel sign? Breaking down the five best landing spots Teams in contention will be pursuing Kimbrel and Keuchel hard this week and each should have a range of options.        ...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Rollicking, record-breaking NFL Draft earns rave reviews for Nashville The largest sports spectacle in Tennessee's history wrapped up Saturday with high praise from many inside and outside the NFL.        ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Samsung Is Delaying the Galaxy Fold After Reports the Foldable Phone Was Breaking (Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co. will delay the planned launch Friday of its first foldable smartphone until at least next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar wi...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the "heart of the 2019 South African election" on his innovative WhatsApp channel, #SMWX....
23:12, 05/07/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gul...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on...
19:48, 06/17/2019

The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company. Although it...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Trump promises ‘phenomenal’ UK trade deal to make up for Brexit losses President Trump on Tuesday promised a “phenomenal” post-Brexit trade deal and tried to patch up disagreements with America’s closest ally — heaping praise on Britain and Prime Minister Theresa May dur...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Trump holds rally in Florida Panhandle, promises more hurricane relief U.S. President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after devastating Hurricane Michael as he rallied supporters Wednesday for his re-election....
08:12, 05/09/2019

Gautam Gambhir Promises Converting Ghazipur Landfill Into Green Space Conversion of Ghazipur landfill into a green space, utilisation of waste to generate energy, clean Yamuna project and a Delhi University campus in East Delhi are on the agenda of......
04:24, 05/09/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson launches bid to succeed Theresa May, promises not to ‘kick the can’ on Brexit Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson promised not to “kick the can” on Brexit as he formally launched his push to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May -- while showing no signs of pulling back fr...
21:12, 06/12/2019

Booker promises to create government office devoted to abortion issues Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., vowed Wednesday to create an entire government office devoted to abortion and reproductive rights on his first day in office if he wins. ...
15:36, 05/22/2019

Tyson Fury promises to leave Tom Schwarz 'in a heap on the floor' – video Tyson Fury has resumed the role of provocateur ahead of his fight against German Tom Schwarz - promising to 'break his jaw, break his ribs, leave him in Las Vegas a heap on the floor.' The former heav...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read More...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Iran threatens uranium enrichment if world powers do not keep promises: Rouhani Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not keep their promises under a 2015 nuclear agreement, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the U.S. withdra...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House crit...
15:36, 06/10/2019

Trade war: Trump promises deal with China 'when the time is right' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade rowLatest: Trump tweetsMore investors fear a crashEarlier:Latest: UK jobless rate no...
16:36, 05/14/2019

MacKenzie Bezos promises to donate half of her $37 billion fortune to charity The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO who just so happens to be the richest man in the w...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Vladimir Putin promises to uphold Russia's defense at Victory Day parade Russia put on a display Thursday of its full military might -- with 13,000 troops, rows of tanks, aircraft and nuclear weapons for the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow....
18:12, 05/09/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale Promises 'Lowest Prices' on Smartphones Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is set to kick off from May 15 and will go on till May 19. Flipkart has started revealing some of the major upcoming deals and offers on smartphones ahead of the sale....
09:36, 05/10/2019

Confident of poll win, Modi's alliance promises to boost India's economy India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general elect...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Condo development promises homebuyers free avocado toast for a year A luxury condo development in Vancouver, which opens this year, is adding another perk to set it over the edge with its peak demographic of millennials — free avocado toast for a year from a local res...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory bus...
06:00, 05/23/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to act on corruption; EFF promises radical reforms South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elections at which its overwhelming majority faces its...
17:24, 05/05/2019

Pelosi Accuses Trump of a ‘Cover-Up’ After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags search...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Kim Jong Un accuses US of acting in 'bad faith' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he believes the United States acted in "bad faith" at the Hanoi summit, North Korean state media reported....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump accuses New York state of trying to 'take down' NRA U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday accused New York state officials of trying to "take down" the National Rifle Association as the powerful gun rights group faces internal divisions and allegations...
15:48, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measur...
13:48, 05/19/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:24, 06/05/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
23:12, 05/12/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration offic...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:24, 06/17/2019

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:48, 05/29/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:36, 06/11/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women’s abil...
16:00, 05/17/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
04:48, 05/31/2019

Trial begins in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial began Monday in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn four abortion-restriction measures in Virginia. The laws being challenged include a physician-only measure that bars ...
22:48, 05/20/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
14:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in ever...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview...
17:48, 05/15/2019

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming landslide, continuing the country’s social liber...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in s...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation in place....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
15:24, 06/13/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
23:12, 05/21/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
18:12, 06/11/2019

BTCC rookie Smith barred from Croft session for breaking test rules British Touring Car Championship newcomer Rob Smith was barred from taking part in the opening practice session at Croft as the MG6 racer was found to have broken testing rules...
13:12, 06/15/2019

PGA Championship leaderboard: Record-breaking Brooks Koepka streets ahead after day two at Bethpage Brooks Koepka set a new record for a 36-hole score at a Major championship to take a seven shot lead into the weekend of his PGA Championship defence while Tiger Woods missed the cut....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Record-breaking rally leaving energy stocks behind The stock market surge since the start of the year that has sent the benchmark S&P 500 index up to new record highs is leaving behind one sector that typically outperforms in an expanding economy: ene...
14:36, 05/03/2019

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' ...
14:24, 05/18/2019

'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews While the Pokemon film remains the first and only video game film adaption to ever hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear that Hollywood still hasn't mastered transitioning pop...
22:12, 05/10/2019