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

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

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

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‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
18:48, 09/11/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
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Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
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Cathay Pacific Staff Face Sacking If They Join Weekend Hong Kong Strike Cathay Pacific has warned staff they risk being sacked if they join a planned Hong Kong strike, as the airline intensifies its crackdown on employee support for the rolling pro-democracy protests....
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China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace ...
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Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Catha...
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Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy.....
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Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's t...
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Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has revealed it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, re-opening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
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Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
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Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the pro...
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Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's bi...
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Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovern...
23:12, 09/04/2019

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
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Cathay Pacific shares rise 2.3 percent after CEO Hogg resigns Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways rose more than 2 percent early on Monday after CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move, as the carrier grapples with the involvement of some of its employees in the ...
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Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Air...
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Hong Kong protesters aim their anger at Cathay Pacific 'white terror' Organizers of a Hong Kong rally planned for outside the airport offices of Cathay Pacific on Wednesday moved the protest downtown after police withheld permission and the airline warned against an ill...
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Cathay Pacific suspends second pilot, citing misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced i...
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Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-gov...
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Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts - memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-gove...
06:38, 09/12/2019

Cathay Pacific shares in choppy trade after shock exit of CEO Hogg Cathay Pacific shares were choppy in opening trade on Monday after the shock exit of CEO Rupert Hogg, as the airline grapples with mounting Chinese scrutiny over the involvement of some of its staff ...
06:48, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in t...
11:24, 08/23/2019

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from.....
22:12, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in t...
11:24, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Air...
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Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
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Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled ci...
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Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
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Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and i...
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Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified....
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Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong airport protests hit share price Rupert Hogg ousted and new management brought in to ‘reset confidence’, says chairCathay Pacific’s boss has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to the airline’s share price plunge, as it came under i...
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Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
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Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
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| Cheika takes Wallabies to Pacific for World Cup fine-tuning Australia coach Michael Cheika has plumped for a slice of South Pacific paradise shorn of any daily distractions to fine-tune his Wallaby squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup....
13:48, 08/26/2019

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:48, 06/11/2019

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Paci...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
06:24, 08/08/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgen...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ...
20:12, 06/28/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
21:36, 05/15/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
02:36, 07/16/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail gia...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
18:48, 05/12/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Osaka sets up Pan Pacific Open title clash with Pavlyuchenkova World number four Naomi Osaka showed no signs of fatigue as she powered past Belgium's Elise Mertens 6-4 6-1 in her second match of the day to reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday....
21:12, 09/21/2019

UK's CMA refers Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal for in-depth investigation Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it would launch an in-depth investigation into the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Bi...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
11:24, 05/14/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest att...
17:12, 08/13/2019

New Evidence Bolsters Theory That First Americans Arrived by the Pacific Coast Archaeological evidence excavated in western Idaho suggests humans were in the region well over 15,000 years ago—prior to the opening of the massive ice sheets that blocked entrance into North Americ...
01:24, 08/30/2019

These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard....
09:36, 09/04/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison s...
17:12, 08/13/2019

India Welcomes ASEAN's Outlook On Indo-Pacific Region Welcoming ASEAN's outlook on the Indo-Pacific, India said on Wednesday that it sees important elements of convergence with its own perspective on the region....
09:24, 06/27/2019

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
03:00, 08/14/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
18:36, 08/28/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vesse...
04:24, 06/08/2019

US promotes free and open Indo-Pacific at naval exercise A senior U.S. naval officer has underlined Washington’s commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as the United States launched its first joint naval exercise with the Association of Southeast Asian ...
13:24, 09/02/2019

India Looks At Open, Balanced Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar India looks at an open, inclusive and balanced region connected by secure seas, integrated by trade and investment, underpinned by the rule of law, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on......
16:00, 09/09/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
01:24, 06/19/2019

Pacific Shipyards tapped for USS Michael Murphy maintenance, modernization The Navy awarded Pacific Shipyards International with a $32.1 million contract for fiscal 2020 selected restricted availability work on the USS Michael Murphy, which will include maintenance, repair a...
19:12, 09/06/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Plastic Junk Spawns Desert Island Disaster In Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it while a throwaway culture persists....
10:36, 07/30/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
04:00, 07/05/2019

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such p...
23:00, 07/30/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found to...
09:24, 07/31/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
12:48, 08/16/2019

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his ...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot 'blob' Phenomenon could be as damaging as ‘the blob’ that caused algae blooms and killed sea lions several years agoThe ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usu...
14:24, 09/08/2019

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
16:48, 08/06/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in t...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
21:12, 09/12/2019

Mumbai Pilot First Ever Woman To Fly Solo Across Atlantic, Pacific Ocean Mumbai girl Aarohi Pandit, currently on a global flight in a small plane, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first woman pilot to cross both Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean solo in a Light....
17:48, 08/21/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrac...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
07:12, 09/10/2019

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to du...
11:24, 09/10/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth i...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures the...
18:12, 08/15/2019

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
22:12, 09/10/2019

What's Really Going on Between Hayden Panettiere and Her Ex's Brother Hayden Panettiere's recent outing with Zach Hickerson is raising eyebrows. The Nashville alum was spotted holding hands with ex-boyfriend Brian Hickerson's brother, sparking......
04:24, 09/14/2019

Get a First Look at the Big Brother Season 21 Bedrooms It's officially summer starting today, and you know what that means: it's almost time for Big Brother! E! News has your exclusive first look at the bedrooms in the new Big Brother......
16:00, 06/21/2019

‘Big Brother 21’ cast revealed The hit reality series will return for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, both at 8 p.m. ET/PT with host Julie Chen back for yet another season....
18:36, 06/18/2019

RPT-Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' for markets now? Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can't putt, but on Friday it was the U.S. president...
23:00, 08/24/2019

I Feel Nothing From House of X's Mutants, and That's Great This week, Marvel ushered in a bold new era for the X-Men and mutantkind at large with House of X—part of a new duology under the auspices of Secret Wars and Avengers writer Jonathan Hickman, where mu...
09:48, 07/27/2019

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday....
18:36, 07/13/2019

I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby As a freelancer, I struggled to separate my work from my duties as a parent – until I realised that the two could exist side by sideWas it ethical, I wondered, to put my son down for a nap just so I c...
11:24, 07/22/2019

For under $20, Adobe Photoshop will never feel complicated again. With the courses included in The Adobe Photoshop CC Training Bundle, you actually get four experts to guide you in becoming a skilled photo editor. And the entire collection is also over 85 percent of...
16:36, 07/29/2019

‘Home Alone’ is getting a reboot on Disney+, and we’re not sure how to feel Disney keeps upping its streaming game ante, first announcing the arrival of Disney+ in November and then yesterday a mega-bundle that includes Disney+, as well as Hulu and ESPN+, for the same price a...
01:36, 08/08/2019

Sorry, but some 'Seinfeld' classics feel every bit of 30 years old I was always more of a "Friends" person. In the World Series of series known all over the world, "Friends" would be my Most Valuable Player every single time....
18:12, 07/05/2019

I had sex for the first time and now I feel disgusted and ashamed I pretended to enjoy it, but it was uncomfortable. I feel sick at the thought of ever having sex againI am a 23-year-old woman and just had sex for the first time. I pretended to enjoy it but it was u...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdog...
15:12, 06/06/2019

What is the 'salmon cannon' and how do the fish feel about it? A video showing a cannon shooting fish over a dam went viral – but how does it work? CEO and inventor of cannon has answers Earlier this week, a video shot through the Twitter feed fray with the veloc...
09:24, 08/15/2019

I feel lonely and ashamed that I don’t have any friends To make friends you need to be ready to display your vulnerabilities, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m 40 and a full-time working mother of two teenagers. I have zero friends and few acquaintance...
12:24, 08/04/2019

Here's To Five Years Of Not Knowing How I Feel About Destiny Five years ago, I thought we were all a bunch of suckers. Destiny, the new game from the makers of Halo, was an absolute mess, and I didn’t understand why anyone would play it. But people did, and wha...
01:36, 09/10/2019

Ayesha Curry Said What Many Moms Feel For most of my adult life, I’ve been the kind of slim that inspired a stranger to tell me “If you could just eat a pork chop sandwich, you’d be alright!” In the fall of 2017, when my husband and I lea...
22:24, 05/09/2019

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

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
02:48, 06/12/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body ...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sa...
02:24, 08/13/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese i...
13:12, 08/05/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to figh...
04:24, 05/22/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport t...
11:01, 08/11/2019

In World's Deepest Dive, Trash Found On Floor Of Pacific Ocean On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash....
04:24, 05/14/2019

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
03:12, 07/24/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prim...
07:36, 08/17/2019

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back ...
16:36, 08/14/2019

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will ...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
13:24, 07/27/2019

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit-picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they w...
07:24, 08/22/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
08:24, 05/23/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
02:00, 05/23/2019

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
04:00, 08/20/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
01:12, 08/20/2019

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over ...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
15:24, 08/10/2019

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. B...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Austral...
16:00, 08/16/2019

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the reg...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese offic...
11:36, 08/17/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plan...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a...
21:48, 08/14/2019

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,....
09:12, 06/28/2019

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
08:48, 07/04/2019

Home favorite Osaka makes winning start at Pan Pacific Open Hometown hero Naomi Osaka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan on Wednesday....
17:48, 09/18/2019

Graves of 30 US service members believed found on Pacific WWII battlefield  A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. service members lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Asia Pacific stocks edge up amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Friday afternoon trade as a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouse...
06:36, 09/20/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, of...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Evidence of Arsenic-Breathing Microbial Life Found in Pacific Ocean Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes are a vestige of Earth’s ancient past, but they could ...
05:12, 05/04/2019

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his con...
01:36, 06/20/2019

China's Pacific influence grows as it signs up new friend in Solomon Islands China and former Taiwan ally the Solomon Islands established diplomatic ties on Saturday in a sign of Beijing's growing influence in the Pacific that has angered Washington, with a top Chinese diploma...
16:12, 09/21/2019

Asia Pacific stocks rise as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific rose on Thursday afternoon as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
07:24, 06/27/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
06:02, 09/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcom...
07:00, 07/04/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influ...
06:24, 06/24/2019

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
10:12, 06/19/2019

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commissio...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsu...
16:48, 09/19/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
14:36, 07/18/2019

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to...
04:24, 06/27/2019

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools were ...
00:36, 09/20/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in in...
05:36, 05/02/2019

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
00:24, 09/12/2019

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrif...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
07:36, 08/13/2019

If You Want to Feel Happier, Don't Bother Faking a Smile For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments ...
00:12, 07/03/2019

Watch: Can You Feel Beyoncé's 'Spirit' Tonight? Beyoncé has done the unthinkable—rebranded the word “spirit” so that when you think of that word, you think of her instead of the wonky airline. Wow....
15:24, 07/17/2019

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
13:36, 07/17/2019

I Didn't Grow Up In The 80s, But This New Game Makes Me Feel Like I Did There was a time, I’m told, when arcades were everywhere and kids spent long summer nights pissing away whatever money they had just to lose over and over again in games like Sinistar and Out Run. I m...
06:36, 08/29/2019

Healthy gut, happy mind: What to eat to boost how you feel The deep connection between our guts and brains gives us ways to eat ourselves happier – and a few simple changes make all the difference, says dietician Megan Rossi...
20:48, 09/04/2019

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
00:24, 05/31/2019

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn...
17:24, 05/21/2019

Microsoft wants to know how you feel about Windows 10’s Start menu Windows 10’s Start menu is one of the most carefully watched and polarizing parts of the operating system’s UI – historically, it has been a very sensitive subject – and ap...
12:36, 06/05/2019

Here's Why All of F1's Newest Circuits Feel So Damn Boring Are you really a Formula One fan if you haven’t cursed a Tilkedrome at least once in your life? It’s pretty commonplace to lambast the series for the hellishly boring, cookie-cutter approach to track ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included,...
04:00, 07/10/2019

The $550 OnePlus 6T makes me feel like I know something that others who buy expensive phones don't Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The OnePlus 6T is now "the previous" phone now that OnePlus released its latest OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus is still selling the OnePlus 6T in the US in place of the r...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
23:24, 05/23/2019

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Santigold on living the legend of Afropunk: ‘I feel like an OG’ Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Megan Rapinoe: 'I feel very empowered and emboldened' On an overcast evening, with the 2019 Women's World Cup a day old, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates are exploring the city of Reims, the unofficial capital of France's Champagne region. Hosting the def...
16:36, 06/28/2019

USWNT isn’t the feel-good story we’re told they are Perhaps I’m a party-pooper by nature and nurture. When I was a kid I heard the music from the ice cream truck then excitedly asked my father for a quarter. “No,” he said, “they play that music when th...
04:12, 07/12/2019

Reservation Should Continue Till Its Beneficiaries Feel Its Need: RSS Reservation is required because there is social and economic disparity in society, and should continue till its beneficiaries feel it is needed, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, BJP's ideological......
16:00, 09/09/2019

58-year-old mom on SI swimsuit issue tryout: ‘I already feel like I won’ The Connecticut mom competing to become Sports Illustrated’s oldest swimsuit model told The Post she thinks she’s “already won” after attending a casting call on Friday in Miami. “It was really cool,”...
01:48, 07/13/2019

James Paxton may feel off all year for Yankees KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to have James Paxton back in the rotation this week, but Aaron Boone acknowledged Sunday the left-hander may have to deal with discomfort the rest of the seas...
21:00, 05/26/2019

'I feel bombarded with to-dos': the hell of life admin – and how to get on top ‘Errand paralysis’ might be the most boring and overwhelming anxiety of our age. How did we get so swamped?It was the eyes that I noticed first; where before he’d made soothing eye contact, now he kep...
18:12, 09/07/2019

Microsoft’s TORC will let you feel squeezable objects in AR and VR Conveying the elasticity of an object in AR or VR could made the difference between carrying a virtual ball and actually feeling its texture in your hand.Read More...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Feel-bad TV: why are we obsessed with small-screen tragedy? The surprise success of devastating fact-based dramas Chernobyl and When They See Us has shown that summer audiences aren’t always seeking escapism Before it had even reached its conclusion, Chernobyl...
09:12, 06/19/2019

My wife says sex makes her feel violated, but she won’t talk about it Asking about it usually leaves her sobbing and accusing me of pushing her too far. I want to know why she gets so upsetMy partner and I have been together for 18 years and have two wonderful children ...
09:12, 06/25/2019

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the G...
16:36, 07/01/2019

A New Test for Pete Buttigieg: Does He Feel Their Pain? Mr. Buttigieg is a technocrat trained in performance management. But his response to a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Ind., has raised questions about his ability to forge personal connections....
22:24, 06/24/2019

It’s now getting hard for Yankees, whose feel-good story is nearly over Their first two steps into deeper water didn’t go well, but now the Yankees need to prove they can handle teams that are actually good as opposed to the awful clubs they beat up despite having many of...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Turkington: Nice to actually feel fast in WSR's new BMW BTCC car Defending British Touring Car Championship champion Colin Turkington says it is "nice to actually feel fast" after winning twice at Donington Park last weekend...
16:24, 05/01/2019

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ...
15:36, 07/19/2019

Fallout 76’s Raid Missions Feel Like Chores In gaming parlance, the phrase “raid” implies some grand story, an epic boss fight, and the promise of great rewards at the end. Bethesda has called Fallout 76’s latest addition to the game a raid, bu...
21:00, 08/30/2019

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
03:24, 07/02/2019

Big Brother Evicts First Houseguest of Season 21 "For Now" Big Brother's a real weird show, man. After being named Camp Director in Tuesday's premiere, Jackson had to choose four people to "banish" from the house, who would then......
04:12, 06/27/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for raping his estranged wife. Bernard Sigh, of Milto...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Kim Jong Un’s brother was an informant for the CIA: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before his broad-daylight assassination in 2017, a report says. The “nexus” — as one source called it — between ...
08:12, 06/11/2019

When It Comes to Weddings, Each Jonas Brother Has a Style Joe Jonas’s recent nuptials to Sophie Turner, a star of ‘Game of Thrones,’ was a surprise ceremony in Vegas. It was very different from Nick’s elaborate celebrations and Kevin’s more traditional one....
18:48, 05/07/2019

Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano Peter Marciano describes what life is like when your brother is a boxing legend The post Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00, 08/31/2019

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Indu...
00:12, 07/25/2019

Former Sri Lankan strongman’s brother to run for president Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was a livewire in Sri Lanka’s military campaign to end a long civil war but faces allegations of human rights violations, has been nominated as the opposition’s candi...
13:36, 08/11/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor convicted of rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been convicted of two counts of rape and other charges. The Norfolk district attorney says 67-year-...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13t...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Herrada dedicates win to brother after his near-miss "Jesus Herrada dedicated his victory on Stage 6 at La Vuelta to brother and Cofidis teammate Jose Herrada, who came so close to winning a day earlier."...
20:36, 08/29/2019

Big Brother Season 21's First Twist Is a Doozy Camp BB might not make for the best summer ever after all. We saw the houseguests settle in to the Big Brother house tonight for the premiere of season 21, but they didn't have long......
05:48, 06/26/2019

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber that killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terro...
18:48, 07/17/2019

| Five-year-old boy shoots, kills little brother in US Five children were killed or wounded by gunfire in the US state of Texas over the weekend, including a 4-year-old boy who was shot dead by his 5-year-old brother, according to police and US media repo...
01:12, 09/18/2019

Get a Brother Sewing Machine For Just $100, Today Only Today only, this highly-rated Brother RSQ9185 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine is marked down to just $100, an all-time low. This particular refurbished model makes it easy by including 130 pr...
22:12, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejec...
03:12, 05/23/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
10:12, 09/16/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
10:36, 05/23/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General An...
21:24, 05/10/2019

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how ...
23:12, 05/29/2019

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, accor...
01:12, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the ...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been......
09:48, 06/26/2019

Children in Pacific suffer 'shockingly high' levels of violence, report finds Aid organisations call out ‘dramatic underinvestment’ by Australia and other donors in tackling ‘endemic’ problemViolence against children in the Pacific region has reached “endemic” levels, with chil...
09:00, 07/30/2019

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates....
02:24, 07/11/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific decline; US-China trade talks set to resume in Beijing The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between the two economic powerhouses were in "the final laps...
02:24, 04/30/2019

New Zealand PM calls on Australia to answer Pacific island climate change demands New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern challenged Australia on Wednesday to answer South Pacific island demands for more action on climate change, saying her country was doing its part to limit glo...
11:50, 08/14/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly a...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a g...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Erick spins in Pacific Ocean, could hit Hawaii by week's end Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many ...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
07:12, 09/16/2019

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our P...
00:36, 06/08/2019

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korea...
15:48, 07/23/2019

Asia Pacific markets mixed as investors watch for US-China trade developments Shares in Australia rose Thursday morning while major indexes in Japan and South Korea fell as investors awaited developments in the U.S.-China trade negotiations....
02:36, 05/09/2019

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
01:12, 09/21/2019

Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influence Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising compe...
10:24, 07/16/2019

Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure delight into a colossal gathering of cl...
01:00, 08/27/2019

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcem...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic po...
10:12, 09/20/2019

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei and Japan's NEC....
23:12, 07/12/2019

Massive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef The 150 sq km field of floating rock was created by an underwater volcanic eruption near TongaA giant raft of pumice, which was spotted in the Pacific and is expected to make its way towards Australia...
18:12, 08/25/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip ahead of closely watched US jobs data Stocks in Asia Pacific were lower in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street. Meanwhile, investors await U.S. nonfarm payrolls set to be released later on Frida...
04:36, 05/03/2019

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the Unite...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Mom told 'healthy' son has 2 holes in heart: 'I feel like I have been abandoned' A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition....
14:12, 09/21/2019

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In...
07:36, 05/30/2019

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
12:12, 05/06/2019

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Brooklyn boy ‘can’t feel legs’ after shooting, may be paralyzed: family "Right now, Jayden has no sensation from the waist down. There is still some swelling [around his spinal cord]," said Bessie Watson-Grant, a registered nurse, outside the hospital where her grandson i...
03:24, 06/25/2019

Sci-fi film Aniara's best trick is to make the future feel like now Aniara's story of an interplanetary cruiser thrown off-course is one of 2019’s smartest movies because it understands the future, says Simon Ings in his latest column...
15:36, 09/09/2019

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if s...
18:00, 07/07/2019

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often ni...
11:48, 06/30/2019

When Trump turns up the heat on trade, Americans will feel it too Until now, the US has tried to avoid hurting consumers when imposing tariffs. From next month, they will be fully exposedThe timing could not be better. On 1 September 1939, German troops crossed the ...
13:12, 08/04/2019

Five Grooming Products To Make Summer Feel A Little Less Sweaty An occupational hazard that goes along with my job is that people I know in my real life often ask me things they probably wouldn’t say to other friends. I don’t actually even mind this, but I do noti...
22:36, 08/14/2019

The Opening Credits for BH90210 Will Make You Feel All the Nostalgia The nostalgia has never been more real. With BH90210, the sort of Beverly Hills, 90210 revival right around the corner, Fox has released the new opening credits, complete with the iconic......
20:24, 08/06/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are bein...
22:00, 05/23/2019

iPadOS makes Apple's tablets feel like a priority again When I reviewed the iPad Pro last year, I was torn. Here was one of the most impressive (not to mention expensive) tablets any company had ever made, and its software seemed caught between two goals: ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Eli Manning doesn’t ‘feel like it’s a competition’ with Daniel Jones Eli Manning isn’t entertaining the idea of a quarterback competition, even if Pat Shurmur is doing just that. “I don’t feel like it’s a competition,” Manning told NFL Net...
01:00, 06/29/2019

'We feel empowered': Saudi women relish their new freedoms New laws on travel, divorce and applying for documents have largely been embracedSaudi women have largely embraced new laws allowing them to travel, divorce, and apply for official documents without t...
17:48, 08/03/2019

12 US destinations that will make you feel like you traveled back in time jiawangkun/Shutterstock Living history museums like the Boston Tea Party Museum and Old Cowtown in Kansas recreate historic events and ways of life. Neighborhoods with historic architecture include M...
14:36, 08/03/2019

Hondurans feel fate of their unpopular president lies in US From the depths of Tegucigalpa’s gang-controlled La Travesía neighborhood to the halls of their congress, Hondurans wonder how long the U.S. government can stick with their unpopular president...
06:24, 09/09/2019

Tried & tested: Our guide to the best plus size activewear which look and feel good There's plenty of plus size activewear on the market now, but which brands are actually catering to the plus size body shape? Laura Hampson puts them to the test...
14:00, 08/05/2019

It may feel like the world's ending – but America has reason to hope Inequality, the climate crisis, and Trump in the White House may cause despair. But the country is poised to bounce backIf stagnant wages, near-record inequality, climate change, nuclear buildups, ass...
20:48, 09/08/2019

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ultra-re...
08:24, 09/19/2019

| 'I feel pain': a Kenyan runner's downfall from doping At first, the Kenyan marathoner felt invincible. Racing out beyond the pack, his energy levels buoyed by blood doping, nothing seemed to stand in the way of victory....
09:00, 07/30/2019

'At last I can feel again': Robotic hand gives user a sense of touch Man whose arm was amputated after accident can hold delicate objects such as grapes and eggsThe sense of touch has been returned to a man who lost his hand 17 years ago, thanks to a brain-controlled r...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Naomi Campbell: “It’s Taken Me A Long Time To Feel Right In My Body” Naomi Campbell has a new-found sense of ease. In the July issue of Vogue, she discusses how learning to feel present and comfortable in her own body is rooted in her mentality....
11:00, 06/11/2019

"I Feel Badly For Theresa," Donald Trump Says Of UK PM's Resignation US President Donald Trump said Friday he felt sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has resigned after three years of turmoil surrounding her country's "Brexit" from the European Union....
22:48, 05/24/2019

All my friends have had babies and I feel marginalised | Dear Mariella It’s hard when you don’t move in unison with your peers. It doesn’t mean abandoning friendships, says Mariella Frostrup, but don’t be afraid to keep a distance when neededThe dilemma I’m 34 and have b...
10:36, 08/25/2019

Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer (Reuters Health) - Seniors who feel their life has purpose may be less likely to die from heart, circulatory and digestive diseases and more likely to live longer, new data suggest....
01:36, 05/25/2019

Should I Feel Guilty for Test Driving a Car That I Have No Intention of Buying? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing free gifts wi...
21:24, 07/19/2019

The Fonts In Control Make Its World Feel Way Creepier There’s a lot to love about the wonderfully weird new Remedy Entertainment game Control, but the first thing that grabbed me were the fonts....
01:24, 08/30/2019

Teslas for the robotaxi fleet: With every update, owners feel like they got a new car Over the years, Telsa has released useful updates like Autopilot, Dog Mode and Valet, along with fun features like Fart Mode and Romance Mode.        ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Audi Q8: ‘There’s nothing it will not do to make you feel more comfortable’ | Martin Love The new range-topping SUV from Audi is an astonishingly accomlished car. So why does it leave Martin Love feeling so uneasy?Audi Q8Price £64,8100-62mph 6.3 secondsTop speed 155mphMPG 41.5CO2 178g/kmVi...
10:00, 06/16/2019

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The int...
17:48, 06/15/2019

Feel Will Go To War With India In Coming Months, Says Pakistan Minister Continuing his attack on India amid tensions over the centres Kashmir move, Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Wednesday that he feels a full-fledged war will be fought between......
03:48, 08/29/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
20:36, 07/19/2019

I Feel Gross Just Watching NBA 2K20’s Loot Box Trailer NBA 2K20 is supposed to be a game primarily about playing basketball, but you wouldn’t know that from the game’s latest trailer, which makes the game look like something you might see in a casino....
06:36, 08/29/2019

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Etsy CEO shrugs off 'rocky' start to Q1: 'We feel really good' Etsy CEO Josh Silverman tells Jim Cramer he is optimistic about the rest of the year and explains the e-commerce platform's plan to reduce carbon emissions....
03:12, 05/10/2019

We’re deluged with images of ‘beauty’. No wonder so many of us feel so bad | Dawn Foster Adverts constantly bombard us on social media, undermining our self-confidence. We know the cost – this can’t continueIn the early 2000s, the internet was a key component of my teenage life: many even...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Laura Dern: 'I feel like I’m ready to try anything – and to dive deeper’ Laura Dern decided to become an actor when she was just six. But it’s only now, with 55 films under her belt and as Big Little Lies returns to our screens, that she really feels free to ‘try anything’...
10:48, 06/09/2019

I’ve shaved off my beard. I feel like an imposter | Romesh Ranganathan Could this affect my career? What if it never grows back?I noticed recently that my beard was looking a little less “deliberate aesthetic decision” and decidedly more “just released from a Thai prison...
09:48, 08/24/2019

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Brooks Koepka found another reason to feel disrespected PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The chip on Brooks Koepka’s shoulder just got bigger than the body of water to the left of Pebble Beach’s famous 18th hole, which happens to be the Pacific Ocean. “There’s a com...
09:24, 06/12/2019

Mother's Day 2019: How To Make Mothers Feel Special? On Mother's Day, take time out from your busy schedule and make it a gala affair for your mothers. There are a lot of options a person can choose from to surprise their mothers....
12:36, 05/08/2019

How Kylie Jenner's Sisters Really Feel About Her Billionaire Status How do Kylie Jenner's siblings really feel about her billionaire status? The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star spilled the tea on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen DeGeneres asked......
18:48, 09/06/2019

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
17:12, 07/10/2019

Lauren Conrad's Struggle to Breastfeed Made Her Feel Like a "Bad Mom" Lauren Conrad knew what to expect while expecting, but when she finally became a mom, she was hit with the unexpected. In her new podcast Asking For a Friend, the mom of Liam Tell, 22......
22:24, 05/08/2019

What could the next recession feel like? Stories from past downturns are a guide Economists expect the next recession, whenever that is, to be less severe. But what could it be like? Stories from past downturns could be a guide.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable am...
10:24, 06/18/2019

I have seen the tragedy of Mediterranean migrants. This ‘art’ makes me feel uneasy The vessel that became a coffin for hundreds has gone on display at the Venice Biennale. It intends to stir our conscience – but is it a spectacle that exploits disaster?On the night of 18 April 2015,...
16:36, 05/13/2019

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
20:48, 09/05/2019

As the U.S.-China Trade War Escalates, Pocketbooks Feel the Pain To manufacture flat-rolled steel, you need to start with a steel slab. For a company called NLMK USA, which makes carbon flat-rolled steel in Farrell, Pa., there’s nowhere to get those slabs dom...
00:48, 09/06/2019

'I feel exhausted by being exposed': kd lang on being a lesbian icon In 1992, she broke the mould with her album Ingénue. Taking it back on tour, she talks about her pride at its effect – and the regret that it made her life public property A few years ago, I lay in my...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Chris Matthews: Many pro-life voters feel Democrats 'look down' on them MSNBC host Chris Matthews said the Democratic party has tunred it's back on middle America and "discarded" the working class, during a Monday interview on "Morning Joe." ...
20:12, 06/17/2019

Robin Lopez Has Another Mascot To Defeat: His Own Brother The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, have unleashed upon the world this mascot, which resembles Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez or possibly a leering pervert in you...
00:12, 05/10/2019

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
10:48, 05/12/2019

Mayawati Hits Out At BJP After Attachment Of Brother's Property Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led central government over the attachment of her brother Anand Kumar's property in Noida....
04:24, 07/19/2019

19 Times Saint West Proved He Was the Best Big Brother Saint West is the ultimate big brother and now he's going to get even more practice thanks to the arrival of his little brother. On Friday, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West......
19:12, 05/10/2019

Brother of 2017 Manchester Bomber Is Extradited to U.K. British police said the brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber had been extradited to the U.K. to face charges of murder in the 2017 terrorist attack that killed 22 people....
21:36, 07/17/2019

After Playing Episode 3, I Think I've Been A Bad Brother In Life Is Strange 2 The third episode of Life Is Strange 2 has the player grapple with the fact that protagonist Sean Diaz’s younger brother Daniel is his own person. It can go very badly....
22:48, 05/10/2019

C.J. McCollum's Older Brother Is The Blazers' Best Hype Man After the Blazers came back from 17 down to knock out the favored Nuggets, Portland hero C.J. McCollum told reporters that his 37 points, 9 rebounds, and game-saving chase-down block was fueled in par...
22:12, 05/13/2019

My brother cut me off for being gay. Should I accept his daughter’s wedding invitation? She says she wants to get to know me, but I don’t feel this public occasion is suitable for any attempt at reconciliationI have had an invitation to my niece’s wedding that includes a note saying she ...
17:24, 05/10/2019

BJP Doesn't "Want To See Dalits Do Well": Mayawati On Tax Move On Brother Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati attacked the ruling BJP on Friday and dared the party to make public the source of funds it received during the elections, a day after a plot of land worth Rs 400......
13:24, 07/19/2019

Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Libya on Wednesday, according to the force that was hol...
17:36, 07/17/2019

Frost boys cycle in memory of brother Two sons of late broadcaster Sir David Frost are taking part in a 100-mile charity cycle in memory of their brother who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition....
11:24, 08/01/2019

| Brother of Algeria's Bouteflika, ex-spy bosses in custody An Algerian military judge remanded the powerful brother of deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs on charges including 'conspiring' against the state....
07:12, 05/06/2019

UA defensive standout hopes to follow his brother to NFL TUCSON – Arizona defensive end JB Brown has a brother in the NFL, and has two other siblings who’ve played college ball.  And he hopes to follow in their footsteps.  Here’s more from...
13:00, 08/03/2019