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Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters

Prof Arne Akbar, president of the British Society for Immunology, says compulsory vaccination is a blunt tool which could increase health inequities and alienate parents....

Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters

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Letters: don’t recycle plastic – burn it | Letters Trying to reuse plastic is hopelessly inefficientWe have been going the wrong way with plastics for the last 30 or more years (“Waste no more? Plan to turn plastic into fuel for homes”, News). The eff...
10:36, 07/28/2019

Helmets Made Compulsory On Agra-Lucknow Expressway The Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has made wearing helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway....
09:36, 07/16/2019

| SEE: Compulsory evacuations as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the coun...
18:36, 04/28/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face he...
13:00, 07/17/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compul...
18:36, 06/19/2019

Malaria vaccination: Paving the way to immunity Although it's a breakthrough, the first ever malaria vaccination only provides partial protection. But researchers are optimistic that a different vaccination currently in the works could be even more...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Debunking the anti-vaccination myths For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there is a growing anti-vaccination movement that disputes...
15:12, 06/04/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest leve...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "health...
20:36, 04/28/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut’s attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children from vaccinations for religious reasons. Att...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic Rescheduled To May 14 Because Of Weather The Lexington Health Department has rescheduled its annual low-cost vaccination clinic, citing bad weather. The clinic will now be held from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. on May 14. The event will be held at ...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Dengue Vaccination To Be Available In India From Next Year: Doctor's Body Dengue vaccination will be introduced in India early next year on a demonstration basis in areas where the prevalence is high, a senior official of the Indian Council of Medical Research said in......
04:36, 09/17/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:12, 07/18/2019

Teen at center of vaccination lawsuit catches chickenpox The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. The teen’s lawyer reportedly told the Cincinnati Enquirer that his client was diagn...
17:36, 05/09/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of school immunization requirements.Read more......
00:36, 05/28/2019

Donald Trump Tells Americans: Go Get Your Measles Vaccination US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels...
07:36, 04/29/2019

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The Facebook video shows Richard Pan smiling amiably in ...
13:24, 08/29/2019

Tiananmen massacre a 'vaccination' against turmoil: Chinese state media A Chinese state-run newspaper has described the massacre that ended mass pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 as a "vaccination" that protected the country from future "political turmoil...
12:24, 06/03/2019

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declar...
14:24, 06/13/2019

2020 Democrat promoted anti-vaccination theories in 2012 Democratic White House hopeful and spiritual self-help guru Marianne Williamson gave credence to anti-vaccination theories in a 2012 radio show episode, telling her audience to “do your due diligence”...
00:12, 08/16/2019

Venezuelan migrants to get regional vaccination cards under 10-nation pact Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October, health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday, in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and...
02:12, 08/27/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
15:24, 06/07/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Minister Jens Spahn told the German weekly Bild am So...
15:36, 05/05/2019

German parents face fine for refusing measles vaccination Law would make vaccination mandatory for children in schools and nurseriesParents who refuse to vaccinate their children against measles in Germany could be punished with fines of up to €2,500 (£2,130...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the wor...
15:48, 07/15/2019

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
18:48, 07/05/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to revie...
10:24, 07/15/2019

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice – it's a social responsibility | Robert Reich The core issue is the common good. Measles travels through the air – and if enough people opt out of vaccinations, they put everyone at a higher riskI remember having measles as a kid. Believe me, it ...
16:36, 05/05/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on rec...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination ...
22:24, 06/28/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
02:48, 05/22/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer...
22:12, 06/11/2019

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency...
20:12, 07/15/2019

Orangutan mothers tell infants where to go by scratching themselves When it’s time for an orangutan mother to move to a new part of the forest, she scratches her body to alert her infant while avoiding attracting predators...
07:24, 07/17/2019

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementatio...
02:24, 09/18/2019

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
17:48, 07/31/2019

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help ...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles ...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new im...
17:24, 05/27/2019

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a ...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
20:12, 08/21/2019

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
23:48, 06/19/2019

Folic acid seems to be essential for fathers-to-be as well as mothers With evidence building that folic acid is vital for healthy sperm, is it time to recommend that fathers-to-be supplement their diet with the vitamin?...
13:48, 08/02/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though ...
09:00, 06/17/2019

TLC’s ‘sMothered’ Cast: Meet the mothers and daughters Your latest reality TV obsession is here — TLC’s “sMothered.” Premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., the new reality show — co-produced by the New York Post — follows four mother-daughter pairs from acro...
04:00, 06/06/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Thousands of mothers of disappeared march across Mexico Thousands of mothers of missing Mexicans are marching in cities across the country to mark Mexico's Mothers' Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies....
22:12, 05/10/2019

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
21:24, 05/10/2019

Kraft has a special offer for mothers this weekend With Mother’s Day on Sunday, Kraft, the purveyors of boxed mac and cheese, is hoping to do more for Mothers this year. The company has offered to pay up to $100 for mothers to hire a babysitter ...
08:24, 05/08/2019

When Will America Save Black Mothers From Dying? Never, Without Us “I have taken trauma and turned it into triumph,” says Brittany “Tru” Kellman, founder of Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson, Mo. At the age of 13, Kellman found herself in an unfamiliar city, running aw...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere ...
14:01, 09/19/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan pay tribute to all mothers Prince Harry and Meghan paid tribute to all mothers on Sunday, when the Duchess of Sussex's native United States celebrates Mother's Day, by honoring and celebrating "past, present, mothers-to-be and ...
17:48, 05/12/2019

These are some of the best and toughest US cities to live in for single mothers 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.       ...
19:00, 08/31/2019

These are some of the best and toughest cities for single mothers to live in 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.        ...
17:48, 08/31/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
02:00, 05/11/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
05:24, 05/11/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Migraine in pregnancy linked with complications for mothers and babies (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with migraine headaches are more likely to develop complications, and their babies are at higher risk for complications early after birth, too, a large study from Den...
21:12, 06/25/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a smal...
18:48, 07/04/2019

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

Veteran actresses deserve better roles than crazy mothers How did television become the repository for characters afflicted with Munchausen syndrome by proxy? Talk about trending! That strange psychological disorder — in which someone seeks attention by exag...
01:00, 09/20/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Burdened at home, some physician mothers consider career change (Reuters Health) - Like many working mothers, female physicians with kids often handle most housework and childcare duties, and the high burden of domestic duties prompts some to consider a career cha...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales and sharks...
01:12, 07/12/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Tina Knowles "Annoying" Beyoncé Is a Mood for Mothers and Daughters Everywhere Now matter how old or famous you get, you're not immune from being annoyed by your mom. Case in point: Beyoncé and Tina Knowles. As we've learned in recent years,......
16:48, 06/27/2019

Here Is Joe Biden's 1981 Op-Ed That Sure Seems to Suggest Mothers Shouldn't Work Outside the Home On Wednesday night, Kirsten Gillibrand got into it with Joe Biden, whose decades-long record is basically a menu of terrible shit that is very worth getting into it over. The topic was Biden’s lone op...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
15:24, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Mothers' Day surprise helps Walmart in Mexico to profit jump Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's largest retailer, on Thursday reported a nearly 10% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating expectations as higher traffic partly attributed to Mother's Day and the summ...
06:24, 07/19/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregn...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Happy Mothers Day 2019: Quotes, Wishes, Photos, Images, SMS, Messages Happy Mother's Day 2019: To wish and greet your mother on this special day, here are some Mother's Day messages, quotes, SMS, photos, images, messages, greetings, SMS, Whatsapp and Facebook status....
16:36, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to ma...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
04:00, 07/06/2019

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
03:48, 07/17/2019

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile and strong, as well as familiar with their surroundin...
19:12, 09/06/2019

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the l...
19:36, 07/17/2019

Who Can Adopt These Navajo Children? A Tale of Two Mothers and a Bitter Constitutional Fight Is a law meant to protect the best interests of Native American children based on the child’s tribal ties or on race? A federal appeals court is deciding whether to strike it down....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth a...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Eating Disorders Linked To Long-Term Depression Risk For Mothers: Study If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy may lead to.....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Reclaiming Our Birthright: Latham Thomas Is Protecting the Birthing Experience for Black Mothers When Latham Thomas was preparing to give birth to her son, she knew she wanted the holistic birthing experience her Oakland, Calif., upbringing inspired, but the then-recent Columbia University gradua...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Pregnant mothers fleeing Syria violence give birth in olive groves Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
18:12, 05/25/2019

Thinking outside the phone box | Letters Catherine Croft reflects on past campaigns to save telephone boxes, while Christopher Bornett shares his favouriteThe Twentieth Century Society welcomes BT’s plans to update the iconic Sir Giles Gilbe...
19:00, 08/30/2019

No getting out of chemistry classes | Brief letters GCSE science | Carry On films | Apt surnames | Clueless crosswords | Not enough womenThe idea that a state school can “scrap” GCSE chemistry because “the lab is expensive to maintain” (Letters, 8 July...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Stepping out in style well into your 70s | Brief letters Dr Martens | Greta Thunberg | Zombie pensioners | Buying train tickets | The meaning of ‘guy’Dr Martens boots are not just for the young (Dr Martens sales triple in six years, 17 August). My wife, now...
18:48, 08/19/2019

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorr...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Mothers Of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi Move Court Over Campus Caste Bias Mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula who had committed suicide over alleged caste discrimination, have moved a petition in the Supreme Court seeking directions for strict measures to end caste......
03:48, 08/29/2019

Nashville apartment fire kills baby, injures 5 children, while mothers were at nightclub, investigators say An early morning fire on Sunday killed an eight-month-old baby and injured five small children in Tennessee, while their mothers were at a nightclub, authorities said. ...
06:24, 07/08/2019

Dax Shepard says he and Kristen Bell are 'Most vocal pro-vaccination couple in the biz' The famous couple and parents of two daughters made it clear on social media they support vaccinations and California Senate Bill 276.        ...
02:12, 06/27/2019

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidates striving to become the next prime minister (Repor...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Anorexia, DNA, and false distinctions | Letters All psychiatric conditions are caused by an interaction between a person’s mind and body, writes Peter White. Anorexia is a quite recent phenomenon, writes Declan FlynnWhile it’s welcome news that res...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Being breastfed is a baby’s birthright | Letters Babies cannot speak for themselves, so we have to, writes Naomi StadlenHadley Freeman argues that breastfeeding is “the maternal ideal” (Weekend, 4 May). But breastfeeding is why women have breasts. B...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Turned off by the switch to BBC Sounds | Letters The withdrawal of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app angers Rod MacraeI am saddened to discover that the closure of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app service leaves me, and thousands of other loyal listeners, unab...
06:00, 09/18/2019

Can we humans save ourselves from self-destruction? | Letters Richard Middleton, Robin Russell-Jones, Judith Wright, Tom Fyans, Richard Aldwinckle, John Nissen, and Mayer Hillman respond to the latest dire warnings from scientists and policymakers on biodiversit...
00:24, 05/08/2019

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigg...
21:24, 08/13/2019

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters Let’s go for an expansive renewable energy system, backed up with energy efficiency and energy storage, says David Blackburn. Plus Mike Ellwood on the integral fast reactor, and John Barstow on the ca...
19:48, 08/14/2019

Rollout of 5G and the risk of harm | Letters There is a lot of science demonstrating plausible risk of harm from electromagnetic fields, says Damien Downing, and campaigners against 5G are simply alerting people to the evidence, says Sally Beare...
23:48, 07/28/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Getting to grips with the climate crisis | Letters Readers share their views on how to move global heating higher up the political agendaOur political system has been hijacked by a cabal of ideologically driven free marketeers with no democratic manda...
18:24, 07/26/2019

Apollo 11: fly-tipping us all to the moon? | Letters Humans should not be allowed to turn the moon and planets into a junkyard, writes Phil Murray, while Ian McNicholas says space exploration is vital for the survival of our speciesYour recent series of...
19:36, 07/23/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop pr...
00:24, 09/06/2019

A chilling truth: our addiction to air conditioning must end | Letters Readers respond to Stephen Buranyi’s long read on how air cooling systems burn electricity and fuel global heatingKudos to Stephen Buranyi for drawing attention to the growth of air conditioning world...
05:00, 09/02/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Why it’s payback time on climate change | Letters The generation that has benefited most from fossil fuels must start paying the price, argues Daniel ScharfThe principle of restorative justice (Glasgow University to pay £20m in slavery reparations, 2...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new world...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July ...
08:24, 08/04/2019

Low testosterone needn’t spell misery | Brief letters Testosterone | Disaster tourism | Dog comparisons | StarbucksAs a GP I read your article about testosterone replacement therapy with interest (‘My energy and drive are back’, G2, 9 September). I was d...
00:12, 09/11/2019

Old technology can solve a modern crisis | Letters Dr Peter Hounsell writes that the electric bin lorries currently being trialled are nothing new, while Richard Ellam says that it used to be common for councils to burn rubbish to generate electricity...
23:36, 09/06/2019

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh | Brief letters Sajid Javid | Iranian crisis | Cafod | Feline eating habits | Holidays | Izal |• In his first 12 months as home secretary, Sajid Javid sent 8,637 people back where they came from.Prof Becky TunstallUn...
23:36, 07/21/2019

War on words: cancer is a disease, not a battle | Letters Emeritus professor Alan Bleakley and cancer patient Jacinta Elliott on the use of military metaphors, and Adrienne Betteley of Macmillan Cancer Support on end-of-life careIt is heartening to see a fro...
23:38, 08/11/2019

Agincourt ascribed to a mistaken scribe | Brief letters Azincourt | Geoffrey Boycott | Strawberries | Steam trains | Coffee ordersI think Prof Valentine Cunningham might be wrong about Agincourt being a medieval trooper’s mishearing of Azincourt (Letters, ...
20:24, 09/11/2019

IRS Sending Warning Letters to More Than 10,000 Cryptocurrency Holders The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders, warning about penalties for failing to report income and pay tax on transactions involving virtual cu...
19:48, 07/26/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance ...
05:00, 09/02/2019

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t ta...
19:00, 07/24/2019

When playing with the kids is hard work | Letters Janet Kay on how to enjoy time on holidays with children, Jeanne Warren on a generation that just got on with it – and got no credit, and Annie Tunnicliffe on the struggles of women in a poverty trapI...
19:48, 09/01/2019

Switch off your phone and get lost in a gallery | Letters Readers respond to Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett’s piece about selfie culture in art galleriesI was pleased to read Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett’s criticism of selfie culture – every aspect of life has been gatecr...
01:24, 08/24/2019

Privatising energy is doomed to failure | Letters Small, private energy firms can’t hope to compete in a global marketThe possible failure of some smaller energy suppliers might not raise major issues, even for their customers, but clearly illustrate...
13:48, 08/25/2019

USMCA progressing through 'side letters': Grassley Democratic congressional leaders and the Trump administration officials are inching towards an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, one GOP leader said Tuesday....
00:12, 07/03/2019

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MP...
22:36, 06/12/2019

Get More From Your Letters With Custom Stationery for Print or Pixels Even in today’s digital world, notes sent under a formal letterhead can help get the right message across. Here’s how to make your own powerful design with just a few keystrokes....
18:36, 06/12/2019

Making cycling safer and more appealing | Letters Sally Watson calls for protected lanes, John Kirkwood and Simon Geller describe their experience of cycling in the US, and Matt Caine says London is heading in the right directionWhile some people may...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on...
21:36, 06/09/2019

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambrid...
23:24, 06/04/2019

Wisdom for happy, modern marriages | Letters Men who want to change need to organise themselves, writes Henrietta Cubitt. And one reader reflects on her relationship of 50-plus yearsWhat an interesting article by Hadley Freeman (Marriage isn’t t...
19:36, 05/30/2019

How the UK electronics industry lost its spark | Letters Blame for the fall of GEC rests with its boss, Arnold Weinstock, says Tim Webb. Plus letters on the collapse of a once-great British electronics sector from Roger Cooper, Michael Prior, Alan Burkitt-G...
05:36, 05/10/2019

The Proustian draw of sexy hawthorn | Brief letters Scapegoats | Gorbachev | Timpson | Hawthorn | Danny DrinkwaterIt is surprising that your stimulating and relevant supplement (Age of rage: the ultimate guide to anger, 11 May) appears to overlook a ma...
18:12, 05/16/2019

The Iron Lady could keep stumm when it suited her | Brief letters Huawei | IAAF ruling | Emma Thompson films | Gender inequality in salons | The royal babyThe US secretary of state says: “Ask yourself: would the Iron Lady be silent when China violates the sovereignt...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Maternal stress and the male foetus | Letters When women are secure and optimistic they produce more boys than usual, writes Sebastian KraemerZoe Williams cites the American sociologist Elizabeth Armstrong, who “examined the evidence for the detr...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
23:12, 05/11/2019

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims Messages appear to be a ruse to get people to sign up to unnecessary servicesWe have had solar panels on our roof for some years and all is working well. Last week we received a letter from the Britis...
08:36, 07/30/2019

YouTube’s fine and child safety online | Letters Fining YouTube for targeting adverts at children as if they were adults shows progress is being made on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Steve Wood of the Information Commissioner’s OfficeThe conclu...
06:00, 09/18/2019

Pelvic floor exercises with imaginary eels | Brief letters Anti-vaxxers | Adam Kay’s pelvic advice | European parliament | Funeral songs | Black squirrelsGaby Hinsliff’s piece (Anti-vaxxers are taking populism into deadly territory, 27 April) starts with a sc...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Tackling hair-raising inequality in salons | Brief letters Haircut equality | Danny Baker | Crematorium tunes | Pelvic floor exercisesSam Wollaston reports (Haircut equality is finally here, G2, 8 May) that his local salon is raising the price of a man’s hair...
18:36, 05/10/2019

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at people (Journal, 22 May), whoever they are. If you ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Climate, green energy and the Amazon fires | Letters Ian Duncan responds to letter on energy targets, Carol Blumenthal defends activists, Wendy Mulville recalls her experiences about air conditioning in Texas, Joseph Nicholas on the apocalypse, Michael ...
07:00, 08/31/2019

Ex-cardinal’s letters to victims show signs of grooming Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of the...
12:48, 08/06/2019

This double-height keyboard puts a numpad above the letters Keyboards are infuriating, right? With their long, thin layouts require you to move your hands left and right in order to hit specific keys. If it's a sentiment you agree with, then Chassepot / R...
19:36, 05/30/2019

What ‘rewilding’ really means for forestry and heather moorland | Letters Plantations are an excellent way to combat climate breakdown, writes Andrew Weatherall, of the National School of Forestry. And Rachel Kerr says heather moorland is rarer than rainforest and the under...
20:48, 05/24/2019

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love s...
18:36, 05/22/2019

IRS is going after cryptocurrency users with warning letters about back taxes The IRS has begun sending thousands of letters to US cryptocurrency holders warning them they may have incorrectly reported the taxes they owe on their transactions involving digital money....
19:00, 07/27/2019

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock ...
02:12, 07/11/2019

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
19:24, 06/26/2019

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far right has taken on the ...
15:48, 07/04/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
14:12, 07/13/2019

This girl’s love of the Blues wasn’t unusual | Letters As a teenage fanatical supporter of Birmingham City in the 1970s, Toni Clark says that on the terraces her gender wasn’t an issueI remember Julie Welch’s name as I was a football fan from 1969-76 (It ...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially charged issues came back to haunt him again Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping ...
20:36, 06/21/2019

Mindfulness can be an active force for change in the world | Letters Readers debate Robin Purser’s dismissal of ‘a tool of self-discipline, disguised as self-help’Ronald Purser’s article on mindfulness (Tune out, 14 June) weaves a sensational point by alleging that thi...
19:48, 06/16/2019

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goals...
19:36, 06/16/2019

Revealed: New £1bn London HQ of Goldman Sachs - which boasts resting rooms for tired bankers, lactation suites for mothers, a nursery and pre-school Goldman Sachs's new £1 billion London headquarters is full of family-friendly features, including lactation suites for new mothers, a nursery with pet fish and a climbing wall, and "resting rooms" for...
12:12, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 ...
04:12, 09/13/2019

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journ...
23:36, 09/15/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Indus...
01:24, 07/03/2019

Baseball at London Stadium was the right sport in the wrong place | Letters The games played by the US teams in London were fundamentally flawed, says Ed Vulliamy, and Ian J Jackson explains why baseballs fly further in DenverI was intrigued by Matthew Engel’s relative enthus...
22:24, 07/03/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of t...
19:12, 05/15/2019

JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday accused the varsity administration of spreading "blatant falsehood" on its letter to historian Romila Thapar asking her to......
23:48, 09/03/2019

Soccer store low on letters of Rapinoe’s name as jersey sales soar As the US women’s national soccer team heads into the World Cup finals, retailers say team merchandise is flying off shelves at record levels — with one Brooklyn soccer store struggling ju...
02:48, 07/04/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and ...
10:48, 05/12/2019

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
23:12, 09/09/2019

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversar...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Iran sends letters on partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian state television says letters outlining the Islamic Republic's partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have been delivered to ambassadors....
08:24, 05/08/2019

Ex-cardinal letters show signs of grooming victims for abuse Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of the...
09:36, 08/06/2019

Caster Semenya: a questionable ruling and a worrying precedent | Letters The ruling against Caster Semenya is discriminatory, argues Malcolm Ferguson-Smith, while Jane Singer says it breaches the founding spirit of the Olympics. Sarah Mulholland fears for the futureIt is f...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Unseen Anne Frank letters illuminate life before confinement Translated into English for the first time, letters to grandmother and others reveal context of birthdays, boys and braces as well as the rising Nazi menace• Anne Frank at 90: Costa-winner Bart Van Es...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Anne Frank's Haunting Newly Published Letters To Her Grandmother In April of 1940, a few months before Adolf Hitler ordered Jews in Germany to wear yellow stars, a 10-year-old girl in Amsterdam sent a postcard to her pen pal in Iowa....
03:36, 06/26/2019

‘The Watcher’ home finally sells after five years of creepy letters The New Jersey home terrorized for years by creepy, sinister letters from a stalker has been sold. The creeped-out owners, who never moved into the tony Westfield property known as “The Watcher&...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Disgraced ex-cardinal’s letters to alleged sex abuse victims revealed VATICAN CITY — At first glance, the handwritten postcards and letters look innocuous, even warm, sometimes signed off by “Uncle T.” or “Your uncle, Father Ted.” But taken in co...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five ti...
02:12, 06/14/2019

Keith Botsford, Man of Letters and Saul Bellow Associate, Dies at 90 He was an uncontainable writer (novelist, essayist, biographer and more), started magazines with Bellow and died almost a year ago, to little public notice....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScot...
19:12, 06/26/2019

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater....
12:12, 06/15/2019

Kind Words Is A Game Where You Send Confessional Letters To Online Strangers “I always read the stuff people send me the wrong way,” a stranger on Kind Words, a new PC game where you write and receive confessional letters. “I read it as if they are upset with me and don’t want...
22:48, 09/13/2019

Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday. Ariauna Lillard, 19, w...
04:36, 09/19/2019

New Zealand families receive handwritten letters claiming to be from dead loved ones Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t....
18:36, 06/06/2019

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe...
08:12, 05/12/2019

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Heart attacks and the efficacy of polypills – a hard pill to swallow? | Letters Dr Peter Trewby questions the risk-reduction figures of the Iran study and Oliver Lepen says the focus must be on preventing disease, not medicationYour headline (Single polypill reduces risk of heart...
02:12, 08/26/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Uighur man held after leaking letters from Xinjiang camp inmates, says family Abdurahman Memet believed notes from his parents and brother were proof they had been imprisoned in Chinese ‘re-education’ centres A Uighur man who leaked letters from inmates at China’s secretive int...
05:00, 08/14/2019

In Letters To Union Ministers, Rahul Gandhi Seeks Help To Rebuild Kerala Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has written to three Union Ministers asking for help to rebuild Kerala, recovering from floods, as he prepares to visit his constituency - one of the worst hit - Wayanad for.....
06:36, 08/27/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The Post has learned. After a seven-year hiatus, the So...
06:48, 05/16/2019

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for thei...
05:36, 06/01/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them...
17:48, 05/20/2019

'Mothers come in all different forms:' These celebrity odes to mamas will make you cry Gabrielle Union, Chrissy Teigen, Justin Timerblake, Hilaria Baldwin and more celebrities shared touching messages about motherhood.        ...
23:48, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile is treating mothers to some killer iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch, and Galaxy Watch deals T-Mobile doesn't need a special occasion to run special offers including free service lines for new and existing customers, as well as cool BOGO deals on the likes of the Galaxy S10e and massive trade...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Cold war politics hampered life-saving phage therapy research | Letters Western scientists ignored the progress being made in the Soviet east, argues David HankePhage therapy (Girl is first patient saved by GM virus treatment, 9 May) has a long history, predating antibiot...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sex...
14:48, 05/29/2019

Thanks to children's letters, USTA finally honors Althea Gibson with statue Classmates from Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington wrote letters asking for first African-American player to compete at U.S. Open to be honored.       ...
10:36, 08/27/2019

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved...
21:12, 07/18/2019

D-Day veteran's grandson recalls 'vivid' letters of 'striking images' from Omaha Beach After fighting with the Allies on D-Day, Navy sailor Bill Svrluga Sr. wrote letters that "vividly" recounted the horrors he witnessed, his grandson said....
05:12, 06/04/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Rosamund Kissi-Debrah whose daughter died of asthma attack linked to air pollution joins hundreds at London climate rally The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah, who died of an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution, told a climate rally her daughter died a "very horrible death"....
23:12, 05/12/2019

Eva Longoria and other celebrities write letters of support for actress Felicity Huffman ahead of her sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman is asking for a year's probation, 250 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine for her involvement in the college admissions scandal, a new filing from her attorneys says...
14:12, 09/07/2019

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
14:00, 06/21/2019

‘A kind of creeping oppression’: Anne Frank’s haunting newly published letters to her grandmother A new book, “Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” includes previously unpublished letters Anne Frank wrote to her grandmother as the Nazis made their way across Europe....
22:36, 06/25/2019

Passionate, tender, heartbreaking … letters reveal Leonard Bernstein’s 10-year secret affair The West Side Story composer met and fell in love with a young Japanese fan on tour and their romance lasted until his deathOne was among the most brilliant composers and conductors of the 20th centur...
17:12, 08/17/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
15:00, 05/01/2019

'Lucky Seven' koala joeys peep out of mothers' pouches at Australian park Seven adorable koala joeys peeped their heads out from their mothers’ pouches at Australian Reptile Park in July.       ...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users streamline the process: A brand-new Gmail predicti...
23:36, 06/05/2019

Taika Waititi calls 'Jojo Rabbit' a 'love letter to mothers' at Toronto Film Festival Taika Waititi premiered his 'love letter to mothers,' the satire "Jojo Rabbit" with Scarlett Johansson, at the Toronto International Film Festival.        ...
16:24, 09/09/2019

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after c...
09:48, 07/20/2019

'Whitey' Bulger praised Trump, bashed Mueller in letters from prison before he died last year Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger praised President Trump regularly in handwritten letters he wrote from prison, according to a new NBC report.        ...
07:48, 06/09/2019

Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax returns – live news Trump askis a federal judge to prevent New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his personal and corporate tax returnsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.55pm BST Congres...
21:12, 09/19/2019

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, B...
21:12, 09/19/2019

'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse Olympic medalist Tasha Schwikert and US national team member Jordan Schwikert reveal their experience as sisters and survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse, including an unthinkable week Tasha spent in the...
21:12, 09/19/2019

California vows fightback after Trump voids state's right to set emissions rules California governor Gavin Newsom tweets: ‘See you in court’Administration formally revokes vehicle emissions waiverThe Trump administration has formally moved to revoke California’s authority to set i...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Girls should be taught at school how to ask for pay rise, says female CEO Females ‘lack confidence’ to demand wage parity, says one of UK’s best-paid charity bossesGirls should be equipped at school with the skills to ask for a pay rise in the workplace and accept nothing l...
21:12, 09/19/2019

'Lost' Françoise Sagan novel causes stir in France Unfinished story, Four Corners of the Heart, was found by her son after her death in 2004A “lost” novel by Françoise Sagan has been published in France.Four Corners of the Heart, an unfinished 200-pag...
21:12, 09/19/2019

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defy...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia Council of Europe warns cases transferred to late journalist’s family jeopardise sourcesThe Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner has urged Malta to drop libel lawsuits against murdered journa...
21:48, 09/19/2019

‘I couldn’t breathe’: Hong Kong protesters allege beatings and torture by city’s police An Amnesty International report offered evidence of mistreatment of people in police custody and called for an independent investigation into use of force....
21:49, 09/19/2019

The Latest: Cyprus rescues 12 Syrians in danger aboard boat Cypriot police say a dozen Syrians have been rescued off a small boat around 65 nautical miles southeast of the coastal town of Larnaca after signaling for help...
21:49, 09/19/2019

Ex-Atlanta Falcon Justin Crawford pleads guilty to child molestation Former Atlanta Falcons player Justin Kenyuno Crawford will face at least 12 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to child molestation and sodomy charges as part of a plea deal, according to a new...
22:12, 09/19/2019

Media companies pull e-cigarette ads from airwaves Major media companies are removing advertisements for e-cigarette companies from their airwaves as concerns over mysterious lung illnesses that appear to be tied to vaping continue to mount....
22:12, 09/19/2019

New York Yankees' Domingo German placed on leave under league's domestic violence policy Major League Baseball placed New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave of absence Thursday under the league’s domestic violence policy....
22:12, 09/19/2019

PETA praises Trader Joe’s for package redesign eliminating circus elephant images People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is praising Trader Joe’s after the grocery store chain redesigned some of its packaging, allegedly at the animal rights group's urging....
22:12, 09/19/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
22:36, 09/19/2019

|Themarketispresentingrareopportunitiesforthosewhocanridethestorm-PSG Given the uncertainty investors are currently facing, it's useful to take a step back and re-evaluate the rare opportunity current conditions are presenting, says the CEO at PSG Asset Management....
23:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Senate hearing to confirm Trump pick Issa for trade post delayed by concern over FBI check The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider former congressman Darrell Issa to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, after Democrats accused the White...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Shares of Ping Identity jump 25% in U.S. market debut Shares of Ping Identity Holding Corp jumped 25% in their market debut on Thursday, giving the identity software company a market value of about $1.46 billion....
23:01, 09/19/2019

At least 28 displaced people killed in northern Congo At least 28 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days, the UN stabilizing mission in the country (MONUSCO) said on Thursday....
23:01, 09/19/2019

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Mike Johnson breaks silence on ABC's pick for next 'Bachelor' Mike Johnson broke his silence on ABC's choice as the next "Bachelor." Peter Weber was named the franchise's new leading man in September.        ...
23:24, 09/19/2019

Roku unveils its new lineup of streaming players and the future of Roku OS Roku has gotten a jump on the holiday shopping season, announcing a range of updates to its streaming device portfolio in addition to a new version of its Roku operation system. The updates include a ...
23:48, 09/19/2019

Woman puts injured bobcat in back of SUV with young child Wildlife officials in Colorado are reminding residents not to approach wild animals after a woman picked up an injured bobcat and put it in her vehicle with her young child....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Economic divide in the US is becoming as stark as its politics Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more conservative or liberal than ever. A new data analysis by the Brookings Institution documents just how fas...
23:48, 09/19/2019

No Need For Its Arrest Warrant Against Rajeev Kumar: Court Tells CBI A city court today said the CBI does not need its arrest warrant against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, as the Supreme Court and the Calcutta High Court had already lifted bar on his...
23:48, 09/19/2019

White House withdraws Byard's nomination to head FEMA The White House said on Thursday it withdrew the nomination of Jeffrey Byard to head the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), after concerns were raised in his background investigation....
00:12, 09/20/2019

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time' Retired Navy SEAL Adm. William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) who organized the 2011 raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden, says the U.S. will be in A...
00:36, 09/20/2019

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, Al Sharpton clash over anti-Semitism accusations as police brutality hearing goes off rails A House Judiciary Committee hearing on law enforcement Thursday descended into a heated confrontation between GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and MSNBC weekend host Al Sharpton when the Florida lawmaker challenge...
00:36, 09/20/2019

| Abbott shows Proteas have shed a costly ‘generation’ Kyle Abbott’s superlative county bowling feat served as a disconcerting reminder of the flight of high-calibre cricketers from SA soil, says Rob Houwing....
01:00, 09/20/2019

Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network with hosts that include Donna McKechnie, Tonya Pinkins, Justin Guarini, Kerry Butler, Josh Lamon, Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Ilana Levine...
01:00, 09/20/2019

The New York Restaurant That Feels Like an Italian Farmhouse For 25 years, Il Buco has served perfect pasta and Umbrian charm to the loyal customers who have returned again and again to its small cobblestoned block....
01:00, 09/20/2019

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
01:00, 09/20/2019

Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses Lasers beamed directly into your eyes might enable you to experience augmented reality with multi-layered 3D depth, if Apple's latest patent is practical.Read More...
01:24, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Anthony Rizzo Walks Up To Undertaker Theme, Smashes Home Run In Surprise Return To Cubs Lineup Anthony Rizzo was thought to be done for the regular season after he rolled his ankle on a divot while trying to field a bunt on Sunday against the Pirates. Shortly after the game, the Cubs announced ...
03:01, 09/20/2019

'Death knows no privilege': David Cameron hits back at controversial Guardian editorial on death of son Ivan David Cameron has spoken out for the first time about a controversial editorial published by the Guardian which claimed he only felt privileged pain over the death of his son....
03:27, 09/20/2019

Suspected Hezbollah spy scouted targets in New York, other major cities: prosecutors A New Jersey man is accused of being a Hezbollah operative in the United States who scouted various locations for a potential attack, including famous New York City landmarks such as the Statue of Lib...
03:48, 09/20/2019

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office....
03:48, 09/20/2019

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
04:12, 09/20/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after no clear winner in Israel vote After Israel's do-over election indicated no clear winner, the fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
04:36, 09/20/2019

Plans to build living memorial in Oro Valley, honors veterans and first responders ORO VALLEY- One group is raising funds to build the Southern Arizona Veterans and First Responders Living Memorial in Oro Valley’s Naranja Park. “We are hoping to build a living memorial f...
05:00, 09/20/2019

The Kardashians’ ‘miracle’ diet posts targeted in new Instagram policy The Kardashian clan will have to find a new platform to hawk their diet drinks. Instagram has announced new policies to remove or restrict posts that promote weight loss remedies and cosmetic surgery ...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Man to drink ‘iconic shot’ with his own severed toe in it Soon, all of him will be toe-gether again. When Nick Griffiths lost his big toe to frostbite in February last year, he gave it a second life — as a morbid cocktail. This June, the British man donated ...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Someone Can Be Breathing and Still Need CPR I’ve taken a few CPR classes, and I admit I walked away with the mistaken impression that a person who needs CPR will be unresponsive and not breathing at all. But a common symptom of cardiac arrest i...
05:24, 09/20/2019

How to Choose a Bank That's Not Profiting From the Climate Crisis If you’re trying to live in a way that helps mitigate the effects of climate change, you might resolve to fly less often or eat less meat. But what about switching banks?...
05:24, 09/20/2019

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s...
05:48, 09/20/2019

Jimmy Carter Invokes Idea of ‘Age Limit’ for Presidential Candidates Mr. Carter, 94, said he wouldn’t be up to the rigors of the nation’s top job if he were 15 years younger. The three leading Democratic candidates are in their 70s....
05:48, 09/20/2019

Sheyi Ojo gives Rangers win against Feyenoord on emotional night Steven Gerrard was quietly pleased with how his Rangers side responded on an emotional night at Ibrox, with a hard-fought 1-0 Europa League win coming a day after the loss of Fernando Ricksen from mot...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Karius drops clanger in Besiktas defeat, Dudelange shock Apoel Besiktas beaten 4-2 by Slovan BratislavaLazio lose in Cluj, Wolfsberger stun GladbachLorius Karius had a night to forget as Besiktas lost 4-2 to Slovan Bratislava on a Europa League evening filled wit...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Former El Salvador President Saca gets two-year prison term for bribery A court handed down a two-year prison sentence for bribery to former Salvadoran President Elias Antonio Saca, the attorney general's office said on Thursday....
06:12, 09/20/2019

Inside the oldest Irish tavern in New York City McSorley's Old Ale House is the oldest Irish tavern in America. The historic pub is covered in old artifacts, photos, and momentos, each one telling a story of days past. We interviewed the current ow...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Honesty needed to break 'impasse' over cops versus encrypted data The Encryption Working Group has proposed a sensible way to advance the debate on encryption policy, including a reality-based decision-making framework. Australia's approach has been nothing like thi...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Live Updates: BJP's Chinmayanand Arrested After Rape Accusation Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former union minister Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested. He has been taken to a hospital by the police for medical tests, five.....
07:12, 09/20/2019

Difference With Centre Not On PoK, But On Article 370: Shashi Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said that Pakistan has no right over Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and it has given a territory to China which does not belong to it....
07:12, 09/20/2019

Feds sue Okla. dealership over allegation of hiring discrimination The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of a sales associate who said that because of her gender, she was not hired during an ownership change....
08:00, 09/20/2019

How Saquon Barkley is handling Giants’ move to Daniel Jones Together, they will be the NFL’s youngest starting duo at quarterback and running back. Their combined age is only two years older than a certain quarterback in New England and six years older than th...
08:00, 09/20/2019

The Mets have a secret weapon for their final playoff push Even when they ranked among the industry’s higher rollers, the Mets routinely found themselves plagued by organizational depth concerns. Or have you forgotten how they placed the fate of their 2006 se...
08:00, 09/20/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and in Mexico. Some look to the underworld saints for protection. A former U.S. ...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Gives a Tour of Her Kids' Fun and Fabulous Playhouse The playhouse Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick designed for their kids might be your new dream home. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star gave a tour of the playful pad for a new......
08:24, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
09:12, 09/20/2019

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
09:49, 09/20/2019

Wait, the Indians went 18-1 against the Tigers? Inside the historic, season-long domination No team in the division era had defeated a single opponent 18 times in one year until Cleveland finished its latest thumping of Detroit. Here's how the record-setting disparity unfolded....
09:49, 09/20/2019

|SwizzBeatzandCharlamagnechataboutCassperNyovest'sGlobalCitizenperformance:'Hekilledit' It's been months since Cassper Nyovest's hit the stage at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg, and his performance is still getting recognition as one of the best on the night....
10:12, 09/20/2019

The Warm-Up: The teenage saviours of the Europa League "Bukayo Saka and Mason Greenwood lit up an unloved competition last night. Plus: Loris Karius has been at it again and was Dimitar Berbatov actually cool?"...
10:36, 09/20/2019

My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away My dad was one of the only people with a good-for-life, go-anywhere American Airlines pass. This is the true story of having – and losing – a superpowerOn 10 March 2009, a case was filed in the US cir...
10:36, 09/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi Is the Best Friend Donald Trump Could Ask For When it comes to the issue of impeaching one of the worst Republican presidents of all time, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has done exactly the same thing that she did over a decade ago when p...
11:00, 09/20/2019

Reporter Says She Tried To Contact Dead Man For Comment. Video Is Viral An old video of a US news reporter recently resurfaced on Twitter and has gone viral with hilarious reactions, memes and jokes. Sara Welch of KTLA news station, made the gaffe on air saying she......
11:00, 09/20/2019

Mark Zuckerberg visited Donald Trump at the White House Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has met with the president at the White House, as well as with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to talk about the future of internet regulation. According to The Wall Street Jo...
11:24, 09/20/2019

Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies The practice, which the bureau says is vital to counterterrorism efforts, casts a much wider net than previously disclosed, newly released documents show....
11:48, 09/20/2019

How will Tottenham line up vs Leicester? Heung-min Son in line to start With a little over two days to recover from their draining Uefa Champions League trip to Olympiakos on Wednesday night, Mauricio Pochettino is likely to freshen things up against Leicester....
12:12, 09/20/2019

EPA chief Andrew Wheeler says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler told lawmakers Thursday the agency plans to implement a controversial transparency rule that critics say could limit available science....
12:12, 09/20/2019

Navy acknowledges, but can't explain strange 'aerial' objects in 3 videos The U.S. Navy has acknowledged what appear to be unusual flying objects in footage from three separate military videos, saying they show "unidentified aerial phenomena" moving at high speeds....
12:12, 09/20/2019

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of thre...
12:12, 09/20/2019

Germany's coalition to detail carbon-free plans after marathon talks German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Friday unveil a major new climate protection package thrashed out by parties in her coalition through the night ahead of Friday's global day of protests by acti...
13:01, 09/20/2019

Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Russia's agriculture watchdog said on Friday....
13:24, 09/20/2019

Song of Style's Aimee Song Takes Us Inside Her World A little over a decade ago, while studying interior architecture in college, Aimee Song started a little fashion blog as a mere hobby. An outlet to explore her passion while she followed the......
14:12, 09/20/2019

Apple Watch gains ECG support in India for Series 4 and later The Apple Watch Series 4 was one of the only fitness trackers that could take and echocardiogram (ECG) without the need for any additional apparatus. That functionality is now finally available in Ind...
14:12, 09/20/2019

AMD is eating up Intel’s CPU market share – but supply issues could spoil the party AMD continues to forge ahead in the processor market going by a new survey from an analyst firm, although there is a potential dark cloud on the horizon in the form of supply concerns.Barron’s ...
14:12, 09/20/2019

How Experts See Corporate Tax Rate Cut - Early Reactions Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a news conference that the effective corporate tax rate will be lowered to around 25 per cent from 30 per cent, which she said would be on par with Asian......
14:12, 09/20/2019

Heavy rain early next week TUCSON – Most stay dry today but as early as tomorrow night, moisture will begin to spread northward into the far Southwest from Hurricane Lorena. Widespread heavy rainfall by early next week! ...
14:51, 09/20/2019

MS Dhoni Spotted Driving His New Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk For The First Time One of India's most talented cricketers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni recently become the proud owner of a brand new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. While the high-performance SUV was delivered to him last......
15:12, 09/20/2019

Chip stocks brush off trade war and rally to near record highs as investors bet on 5G Semiconductor companies, especially those that sell heavily to China, have faced major headwinds this year. But investors are betting on a big payoff in 2020....
16:03, 09/20/2019

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance....
16:24, 09/20/2019

Opioid-maker Purdue Pharma is allowed bonus payout in bankruptcy case The judge overseeing the bankruptcy case for opioid-maker Purdue Pharma issued an interim order late Wednesday allowing the company and its subsidiaries to continue paying its employees, former employ...
16:24, 09/20/2019

Latvia criticised for choosing banker to police banks Latvia's appointment of a banker to supervise the sector is threatening a conflict of interest, Transparency International said on Friday, following a series of financial scandals in the Baltic state....
16:24, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Pakistan gives green light to five LNG terminal plans Pakistan has given the go-ahead to five consortiums, including Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi, to progress with their liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal plans, a minister told Reuters...
16:24, 09/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps to record high at open as energy shares gain Canada's main stock index opened at a record high in a broad-based rally on Friday, with energy shares outperforming as they continue to track gains in oil prices....
16:24, 09/20/2019

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and...
17:37, 09/20/2019

Market Calling the Clock On Tech Unicorns The clock appears to be ticking on the days in which technology companies losing billions of dollars are valued at tens of billions in the public market. That realization may be forcing the hand of to...
17:38, 09/20/2019

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Su...
17:38, 09/20/2019

Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max up for pre-orders in India Pre-bookings for the Apple iPhone 11 series have gone live in India. The three phones in the series—iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max can be pre-ordered from online and offline ret...
17:38, 09/20/2019

New windfarms will not cost billpayers after subsidies hit record low Cost of supporting offshore turbines drops to less than market price for electricityThe UK’s next wave of offshore windfarms will generate clean electricity at no extra cost to consumers after record ...
17:38, 09/20/2019

Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too? We got our invite, and unit is slow and not ready for prime time. On the positive side, it could play music, read back e-mail and locate gas stations.       ...
18:00, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s f...
18:24, 09/20/2019

As a foreign reporter visiting the US I was stunned by Trump's press conference | Lenore Taylor Despite being subjected to a daily diet of Trump headlines, I was unprepared for the president’s alarming incoherenceAs a regular news reader I thought I was across the eccentricities of the US presid...
18:24, 09/20/2019

It’s no surprise that a woman was the first to swim the Channel four times | Alexandra Heminsley Sarah Thomas’s incredible feat points to a uniquely female resilience – and the healing capacity of wild swimmingOn Tuesday morning, 37-year-old Sarah Thomas from Colorado, US, became the first person...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Where did it all go wrong for David Cameron? As the former PM publishes his memoirs, Patrick Wintour tells Anushka Asthana that Cameron’s pursuit of austerity and decision to call an EU referendum sowed the seeds of his demise. Plus, in opinion,...
18:24, 09/20/2019

UFO activists who vowed to storm 'Area 51' turned away by police, K-9 What began as a joke about conspiracy theorists storming a Nevada military installation known as "Area 51" turned into an actual, albeit brief, confrontation Friday....
18:24, 09/20/2019

U.S. cuts $160M in Afghan aid over government 'corruption' The United States has cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan and is withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and mismanagement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
18:24, 09/20/2019

What is the Bundesliga doing for the climate? Hundreds of thousands demonstrated for a better climate in Germany - and on the weekend, hundreds of thousands will make the pilgrimage to Bundesliga stadiums, which has a huge carbon impact. What to ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Labour of love? Jeremy Corbyn under pressure to deliver UK's Labour goes into its party conference this weekend with a leader who wants to remain "neutral" in any second Brexit referendum. Could that be a recipe for disaster for the party and the country?...
18:24, 09/20/2019

The faces of the Global Climate Strike September 20 kicks off a week of climate action protests. Inspired by Fridays for Future, millions are expected to turn out across the globe. DW spoke to people in several countries about what's drivi...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner's 'Protecting European Way of Life' title Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Taiwanese businesses look to India as alternative to China Taiwan is pitching India as a potential business destination to its tech, auto, renewable energy and farm sector firms as the United States' trade war with China has pushed its companies to look for n...
18:48, 09/20/2019

Man stabbed in the neck after scuffle in Riverside Park The victim was in Riverside Park near West 84th Street at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he got into an argument with another man, who pulled out a knife and attacked him, cops said....
18:48, 09/20/2019

British envoy to Canada says government wants to avoid no-deal Brexit High Commissioner Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque said in an interview that a negotiated departure, not the so-called hard Brexit that would mean no negotiated departure agreement with the EU, is sti...
19:48, 09/20/2019

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
19:48, 09/20/2019

Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings...
19:48, 09/20/2019

Step aside, Kevin Smith: Here's some more contenders for the worst tweet of all time You, dear reader, may or not be familiar with Roko’s Basilisk, a thought experiment popular with self-described “libertarian techno-futurists” and, of course, Elon Musk. As simply put as humanly possi...
19:48, 09/20/2019

You're invited to The A.V. Club's Emmys liveblog The 71st Emmys ceremony, the crown jewel of awards season for TV viewers, will be broadcast live on Fox on Sunday, September 22. The event will be simulcast on both coasts, so if you’re hosting an Em...
19:48, 09/20/2019

iOS 13 on the iPhone 6S and SE: New software runs fine on a phone that’s still fast Enlarge / The iPhone 6S and SE are the new baseline for iOS 13, and everything is still running smooth. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) People upgrading to iOS 13 this year may have more of an incentive...
21:12, 09/20/2019

Robot priests more acceptable to Protestants than Catholics, says professor Can AI create better priests? Are we prepared to worship via machines rather than fallible humans? A Villanova University professor believes a post-human priesthood has its advantages....
21:12, 09/20/2019

Pesticides could explain mystery ‘attack’ on US diplomats in Cuba: study Some 40 Canadian and US diplomats and their families stationed in Cuba may have not been victims of “sonic attacks” after all — but instead may have fallen ill from ingredients used in pesticide...
21:12, 09/20/2019

UK Claims Brexit Talks Progressing With 'Momentum' Brexit talks are progressing with "momentum", the British minister in charge of negotiating the divorce said Friday after meeting his EU counterpart, despite warnings from Europe that a deal is still....
21:12, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio ends presidential bid, draws Trump's sarcasm New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, Presi...
22:00, 09/20/2019

Buttigieg, Harris head to Iowa, seeking to rise into 2020 Democratic top tier Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris return to the crucial state of Iowa this weekend with pressure mounting on them to break into the top tier of 2020 election contenders...
22:00, 09/20/2019

Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter ...
22:00, 09/20/2019

North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf was a veteran Missouri cop who kept his enthusiasm When Michael Langsdorf joined the North County Police Cooperative in April after nearly two decades as an officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, it was a fresh new start. He was ne...
22:01, 09/20/2019

5 Key Effects On Businesses After Government's Big Move On Corporate Tax The centre's move today to reduce corporate tax on domestic companies had an immediate effect on the markets, with the S&P BSE Sensex surging over 2,100 points and the NSE Nifty climbing above the......
22:01, 09/20/2019

Amazon pledges 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels....
22:03, 09/20/2019

Twitter in twist: Is this pillow for your boobs necessary? This pillow is a bust. A company is generating buzz by hyper-marketing a $69 product to slow down the aging process — of breasts. “Fight cleavage wrinkles with Sleep&Glow pillow bra,” the ...
22:03, 09/20/2019

A stitch in time: Tapestry immortalizes ‘Game of Thrones’ BAYEUX, France — Famously, Arya Stark always preferred her sword Needle to needlework. Still, even she would be impressed with the giant tapestry now on show in France that recounts the plot of “Game ...
22:03, 09/20/2019

How 'Downton Abbey' has changed – and how it hasn't – as beloved TV drama jumps to big screen The "Downton Abbey" film offers a comforting place for fans of the PBS period drama about the noble Crawley family and their staff. (Spoilers ahead!)        ...
22:04, 09/20/2019

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address clim...
22:24, 09/20/2019

'Little People, Big World' star Amy Roloff is engaged to boyfriend Chris Marek "Little People, Big World" mom Amy Roloff is engaged! The reality TV star, 55, says she was "thrilled" by the proposal by boyfriend Chris Marek.        ...
22:48, 09/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser says she met Prince Andrew in London and he 'knows the truth' A woman who alleges she was a victim of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has said she was forced to meet with the Duke of York and he "knows the truth"....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Antonio Brown released by Patriots amid sexual assault lawsuit The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown after less than two weeks with the team as more details an alleged sexual assault were made public.       ...
23:24, 09/20/2019

What Happens When Extreme Action Meets Elusive Language? In Elizabeth Streb and Anne Bogart’s “Falling & Loving,” dancers and actors share the stage with the Guck Machine, which emits a waterfall of food andother objects....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Lamar Jackson is off to a historic start but he’s a bad bet to win NFL MVP Jackson’s odds to win the league’s Most Valuable Player Award have improved from 100-1 entering the regular season to 40-1 after Week 1 to 5-1 as of Wednesday morning....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home up for auction This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions in September 2019 shows a home in Phoenix designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The Norman Lykes House will be up for auction in October 2019. Wrig...
23:48, 09/20/2019

Chinese cancel plans to meet with Midwest farmers The Chinese trade delegation on Friday canceled plans to meet next week with Midwestern farmers impacted by the ongoing trade dispute with the United States....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Family dog ‘fried’ to death on United Airlines flight: report A Florida family is heartbroken after their dog died on a United flight from Boston to Fort Lauderdale that made a stopover in Newark, where the father claims Rock fried in the baking hot hold, accord...
23:48, 09/20/2019

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two ...
00:24, 09/21/2019

'Nature is quantum from the start': Sean Carroll, many worlds, and a new theory of spacetime – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample speaks to the theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his mission to demystify quantum mechanics. It won’t be easy, though, as Carroll’s favoured interpretation of this fundamental theory ...
00:25, 09/21/2019

Women's tour punctuates year of change in pro hockey A coalition of top women's hockey talent is hosting its first public competition in Toronto on Saturday, months after pledging not to join any professional North American league until an economically ...
00:48, 09/21/2019

Unity Technologies acquires mobile and web game marketing firm DeltaDNA Unity Technologies continued its quest to be a one-stop shop for game developers today with the acquisition of mobile-and-web marketing and analytics firm DeltaDNA.Read More...
00:48, 09/21/2019

Punjab Congress "Blocking" Inauguration Of Bathinda AIIMS: Harsimrat Kaur Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday alleged that the Congress government in Punjab is "blocking" the inauguration of AIIMS in Bathinda after making "repeated attempts" to stall the project....
00:48, 09/21/2019

Walmart says it will stop selling e-cigarettes Walmart says it will stop selling e-cigarettes at its stores as concerns continue grow over the potential health risks linked to vaping.       ...
01:12, 09/21/2019

| Moscow frees actor convicted of role in anti-Putin protests Pavel Ustinov, a 23-year-old actor, will be freed - at least temporarily - after his conviction over an opposition protest sparked public outcry, a Moscow court has ruled....
01:12, 09/21/2019

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change...
01:12, 09/21/2019

‘Sonic weapon’ used on diplomats in Cuba may have been pesticide, study finds The mysterious high-pitched buzzing sound associated with the so-called "sonic attacks" on nearly 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats living in Cuba may have been caused by a neurotoxic agent used to kill ...
01:12, 09/21/2019

Ahead of the Curve: What Every Lingerie Brand Can Learn From Rihanna's Vision for Savage x Fenty “I’m looking for unique characteristics in people that aren’t usually highlighted in the world of fashion, as it pertains to lingerie and ‘sexy’...what society sees [as] sexy,” says Rihanna within the...
01:12, 09/21/2019

Opinion: Tarnished reputations should follow Antonio Brown, Patriots after WR's release Merely releasing Antonio Brown shouldn't mark the end of scrutiny for the Patriots or the wide receiver, USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones writes.       ...
01:36, 09/21/2019

Brown out: Pats cut WR amid off-field allegations Antonio Brown's brief stint with the Patriots is over, as the team released him Friday. "We feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time," the Patriots said....
01:37, 09/21/2019

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden F...
01:37, 09/21/2019

|WorldBankintalkswithNigeriaforfreshR37bnloan The World Bank and Nigeria are in talks for as much as $2.5bn (R37bn) in a new tranche of concessionary lending to Africa’s most populous country, Vice President for Africa Hafez Ghanem said....
01:37, 09/21/2019

‘Collective’ erosion of two-State solution, continues unabated: Mladenov The “steady deterioration” of chances that a lasting peace can be negotiated between Israel and Palestine as two States live side by side, reflects a “collective failure” of leadership across the regi...
02:00, 09/21/2019

Climate emergency ‘a new danger’ to peace, youth activists hear ahead of World Day Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secretary-General told the annual peace...
02:00, 09/21/2019

Jennifer Lopez closes Versace Milan show in that jungle dress Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez strutted down the Milan catwalk on Friday, closing the Versace fashion show in a recreation of the plunging jungle-themed gown she wore to the Grammy Awards nearly ...
02:24, 09/21/2019

Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event Enlarge / Robert Grant, Crown Sterling CEO and founder, emcee'd a demonstration of crypto-cracking at an event yesterday. Cryptographers were not impressed. (credit: Crown Sterling, via YouTube) On ...
02:24, 09/21/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—w...
02:24, 09/21/2019

Former Charlie Rose makeup artist alleges his talk show was a ‘sexual hunting ground’ in new lawsuit Gina Riggi claims the disgraced television personality “subjected her to a pattern of misogynistic, abusive behavior” and created a “toxic work environment.”...
02:48, 09/21/2019

In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global w...
02:48, 09/21/2019

Talks ‘going backwards’ as UK asks EU to keep its proposals secret Downing Street tells Brussels ‘confidential’ documents must not be shared with 27 statesDowning Street’s secrecy over its Brexit proposals has caused a fresh rupture in the negotiations in Brussels, a...
02:48, 09/21/2019

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
02:48, 09/21/2019

High Protein Diet: This Rajma Salad Is Vibrant Mix Of All Things Nice And Nutritious This Smoked Kidney Bean Salad recipecould prove as an ideal addition to your weight-loss diet. Apart from the goodness of rajma, the delish salad also contains red and yellow bell pepper, spring......
02:48, 09/21/2019

UK's Sajid Javid plans October giveaway Budget: FT British Finance Minister Sajid Javid is planning a pre-election giveaway budget in the week of October 21 if the UK strikes a Brexit deal with the European Union and parliament votes for the accord, t...
03:36, 09/21/2019

At U.N., Trump to tout leadership as U.S. seeks to tackle Iran and China U.S. President Donald Trump will tout U.S. leadership and a collective approach to challenges while at the United Nations next week, said a senior administration official on Friday, as Washington seek...
03:36, 09/21/2019

Find Your Perfect Bra Quickly By Knowing Your 'Sister Bra Sizes' If you’ve ever gone shopping for a bra, you know how frustrating it can be. Between bra sizes being a myth and hormone levels changing the size of breasts throughout the month, it’s an uphill battle. ...
04:14, 09/21/2019

Texas residents rescued from flooded homes The Sheriff's Office said home rescues happened in far northeast Harris County as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Imelda receded. (Sept. 20)        ...
04:36, 09/21/2019

Helicopter plucks kayaker from Great Salt Lake "It looks like a dude in a tube." Night vision video from a Utah National Guard helicopter shows another chopper plucking a stranded kayaker from choppy water in Utah's Great Salt Lake. (Sept. 19) ...
04:36, 09/21/2019

Oktoberfest 2019: 8 of the best places to celebrate in NYC Alessandro Iorlano traveled all the way from Las Vegas to the Manhattan waterfront last weekend, fully loaded for Oktoberfest. He had a bachelor party’s worth of bros in tow, all wearing lederhosen th...
04:36, 09/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Few U.S. lawmakers hit 'like' button after Facebook CEO visits Capitol Hill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new "friends" to help the top social media compan...
05:12, 09/21/2019

Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week....
05:12, 09/21/2019

Country risk: Why Hungary lags the Visegrad pack The country’s risk scores have lagged its central European neighbours since the financial crisis. Is overspending in the mid 2000s entirely to blame, or should the Fidesz government take some responsi...
05:36, 09/21/2019

Walmart's car seat trade-in event underway through Sept. 21. What you need to know. Walmart is conducting a child car seat recycling event through Sept. 21. If you turn in a seat, you get a $30 Walmart gift card.        ...
05:37, 09/21/2019

Too few pregnant women get exercise advice from doctors, study finds (Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and more than half of these women had to raise the topic...
05:37, 09/21/2019

Germany's New $60 Billion Climate Package Does the Bare Minimum Germany appears to be listening to the millions of people around the world protesting climate inaction Friday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Friday a $60 billion climate package to transfo...
05:38, 09/21/2019

Former Fukushima Bosses Cleared of Criminal Negligence Over Nuclear Disaster The Tokyo District Court has acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Company executives charged with criminal negligence leading to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.Read more......
05:38, 09/21/2019

Worse Than Previously Reported: The Facebook Story The most powerful tool in Facebook’s considerable arsenal isn’t its incalculable trove of user data or yearly revenue that exceeds the GDP of more than a few sovereign nations—it’s the platform’s abil...
05:38, 09/21/2019

Another QB blow for USC as Slovis takes hard hit USC quarterback Kedon Slovis, who was making his third start in relief of JT Daniels, left Friday's game against Utah after taking a big hit on the second play from scrimmage....
05:38, 09/21/2019

Kim Kardashian Introduces the West Family's Precious ''New Babies'' Kim Kardashian is revealing the newest furry friends to join the Kardashian-West family. Meet Saké and Soba/Soy Sauce! The white and black Pomeranians, respectively, join the other......
05:38, 09/21/2019

What Makes Janice's Laugh on Friends So Memorable? Maggie Wheeler Has a Theory Maggie Wheeler can't escape Friends, but that's not a problem. "People stop me on the street and they say, 'Will you laugh? Will you do the oh my god?' whatever it is,......
05:38, 09/21/2019

The Latest: Indigenous from Amazon protest Brazil leader Weeks after Brazil drew global concern over a spike in fires in the Amazon rainforest, around 200 people gathered for the climate strike in downtown Rio de Janeiro...
06:00, 09/21/2019

The all-new Apple Watch 5 gets a price cut at Amazon While the Apple Watch Series 5 was announced just last week, you can already find discounts on the smartwatch at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 5 with GPS for $384.99. That&ap...
06:00, 09/21/2019

'Inside Bill's Brain' Calls BS on Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' Theory The author and pundit claimed he knew the formula for the Microsoft cofounder's genius. Davis Guggenheim's Netflix doc shows a much more logical equation....
07:12, 09/21/2019

Protests in Egypt demand el-Sissi's ouster Small anti-government protests have broken out in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Such public shows of dissent against strongman President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi are rare in the country....
07:36, 09/21/2019

Ram 1500 The redesigned pickup hit the market in 2018. The 2020 1500 EcoDiesel arrives in the fourth quarter with a new twist: The Rebel variant gets a diesel engine for the first time....
08:24, 09/21/2019