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Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media

Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media

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Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media report Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Exxon's Mozambique LNG project plan gets Mozambique's approval The development plan of Exxon Mobil Corp's Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project received the approval of the Mozambique government, the company said on Tuesday....
17:48, 05/14/2019

Mapping Notre Dame’s unique sound will be a boon to reconstruction efforts Enlarge / Protective tarps displayed on the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, two weeks after a fire devastated it. (credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images) When the iconic Notre Dame cath...
16:24, 05/14/2019

UNESCO experts ready to assist reconstruction of iconic Notre Dame, following devastating blaze Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have “gone” after the devastating fire in Paris on Monday evening, but UN cultural experts are standing by to offer help where ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his Ja...
09:24, 05/10/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
18:12, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:24, 05/03/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:12, 05/07/2019

| What next for cyclone-hit Mozambique? Mozambique is reeling after an unprecedented two cyclones swept ashore within six weeks, wreaking havoc and leaving hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced....
11:12, 05/03/2019

Cyclone in Mozambique kills 5, displaces over 18,000 A cyclone in Mozambique has killed five people, destroyed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 18,000 people since Thursday's landfall, authorities said....
18:48, 04/28/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
22:24, 05/22/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big...
18:12, 04/28/2019

| Mozambique families count cyclone cost Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa were able salvage from the wreckage of their wood...
18:36, 04/28/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Rain grounds aid flights in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, leaving communities in remote areas cut off with few supplies in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth....
14:36, 04/29/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decide...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Rains torment cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique Torrential rain battered northern Mozambique on Tuesday, grounding aid flights and further swamping a region where a second cyclone in six weeks has killed at least 41 people....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Mozambique’s 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction...
11:36, 04/29/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
11:36, 04/29/2019

'The food is going': thousands stranded in cyclone-hit Mozambique Headmaster Ernesto Parivos, like thousands of people across his province in Mozambique, is watching for any signs that flood waters have eased as food supplies dwindle....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Some 160,000 People Are At Risk in Mozambique After a Second Cyclone in Six Weeks PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region’...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Pounds Mozambique, Killing at Least 5 Three days after the deadly storm made landfall in the southern African country, torrential flooding led to power cuts and evacuations in a northern city....
18:12, 04/28/2019

More than 1 million children affected by Mozambique cyclones PEMBA, Mozambique — Isabella Mussa has not set foot in a classroom or read a book for the past week. For the 13-year-old, displaced by a deadly cyclone in northern Mozambique, it feels like a lifetime...
00:36, 05/04/2019

Anadarko says to supply Mozambique LNG to Japan's JERA, Taiwan's CPC Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that a unit it jointly owns which markets gas from Mozambique has signed a long-term deal to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan's JERA and Taiwan's CPC ...
10:00, 05/13/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in ...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Fears for cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique as rains return Torrential rain returned to batter northern Mozambique on Tuesday, derailing aid operations and dumping more water on the port city of Pemba just days after it suffered severe flooding from Cyclone Ke...
15:24, 04/30/2019

'Move to high ground!': Devastating floods to hit Mozambique People are being told to move to higher ground as flooding rages in northern Mozambique, which has been battered by Cyclone Kenneth over the last three days....
21:48, 04/28/2019

| 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
12:24, 04/30/2019

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said on Monday....
14:36, 04/29/2019

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
11:00, 04/30/2019

| Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days ...
21:48, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has jumped to 38 as flooding continues....
15:12, 04/29/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruct...
13:12, 04/29/2019

Heavy rains disrupt aid for survivors of Mozambique cyclones The death toll in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth has risen to 41 and the United Nations says aid workers are facing difficulties in reaching thousands of survivors...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cy...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Mozambique Deal Haunts Resurgent Credit Suisse Credit Suisse faces rising international pressure to forgive loans the bank made to Mozambican companies engaged in an alleged complex fraud, and potentially, to pay damages to victims....
21:12, 05/01/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local television station STV said....
22:36, 05/02/2019

Cyclone kills one, leaves trail of destruction in Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking out power, authorities said on Friday....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Lashes Mozambique, With Floods Feared A day after making landfall in Mozambique, which is still recovering from the effects of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth destroyed homes and killed at least one person....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Local pro Rob Labritz a cut above at PGA Championship Rob Labritz was emotional. He’d just walked off Bethpage Black after shooting a 1-under 69 in Friday’s PGA Championship second round, and thought he had blown his chance at making the cut with a devas...
09:24, 05/18/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his...
03:12, 05/23/2019

| Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
06:12, 04/30/2019

| 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

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to infrastructure, the organization said late on Sunday...
09:12, 04/29/2019

Mozambique Cyclone Wiped Out the Nation’s Food. Now Aid is in Short Supply. International donors gave tens of millions to help Mozambique — a far cry from the nearly one billion dollars pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame in Paris....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Weeks After Deadly Storm, Cyclone Kenneth Hits Mozambique Just over a month after Cyclone Idai left more than 1,000 dead in the region, Cyclone Kenneth struck the East African nation of Mozambique, where residents were bracing for dangerous floods....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come....
20:36, 04/28/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
23:48, 05/12/2019

Review: Can This Marriage Be Saved (at the Local Pub)? “State of the Union,” a TV series in 10-minute servings, offers Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd as a couple who self-therapize over white wine and ale....
21:24, 05/05/2019

How to Find Your Local and External IP Address Your device’s IP address is a critical piece of information that you probably don’t think about very much. You’ll occasionally need it for some network-related setups (if you’re trying to punch a hole...
18:24, 05/13/2019

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38....
15:24, 04/29/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
17:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Anadarko's final investment decision on Mozambique LNG project due on June 18 Anadarko Petroleum, the U.S. independent energy group in the midst of a takeover battle, said on Wednesday it was ready to make a final investment decision on its $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LN...
17:12, 05/08/2019

As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique Aid workers in northern Mozambique scrambled planes and helicopters packed with aid to communities cut off, sometimes without any supplies, for at least two days after Cyclone Kenneth brought torrenti...
14:12, 04/30/2019

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

A local’s guide to Palma de Mallorca: 10 top tips The Spanish island’s seaside capital punches above its weight when it comes to restaurants, art and culture – perfect for a late-spring or early-summer getawayI love the maze of Moorish-feeling little...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-A...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and other issues. Elections are being held Thursday for m...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Medication use drops when local drugstores close (Reuters Health) - People are less likely to take their heart medicine when their local pharmacies close, and the drop-off persists for at least a year, according to a U.S. study....
08:12, 05/02/2019

'Hate is always local': the Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis After a 14-year-old was murdered by neo-Nazis in 1995, Kungälv launched a pioneering project that has changed how people think about tackling racismOn an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; how breastfeeding can prevent...
20:36, 04/30/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans to Mozambique, the group said on Monday....
15:24, 04/29/2019

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, w...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambican port city of Beira, after registering maximum w...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and i...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Main parties take Brexit battering in UK local elections Britain’s two main political parties, Conservatives and Labour, have taken a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters express frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the Europ...
11:24, 05/03/2019

| Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities' Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroun...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Digital news anchors coming to local TV channels Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has signed a deal with the Chinese search engine Sogou to develop AI-driven news anchors- a digital version of a regular anchor, in Arabic and English for its channels.The agreem...
19:48, 04/28/2019

The local club pro who outplayed Tiger Woods at PGA Championship Jason Caron had just finished his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black after having carded an impressive even-par 70 to stand tied for 17th — pretty good for a Long Island club pr...
11:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Theresa May casts vote in local elections Theresa May casts her vote in the local elections. The Prime Minister was with her husband Philip as she went to the polling station in Sonning, Berkshire....
22:36, 05/02/2019

Local pro’s ‘big sacrifice’ lets him live PGA Championship dream The mission was accomplished by Rob Labritz this week. No, he didn’t win the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. But he played. And he played well enough to make the cut and play all four days. It was...
08:00, 05/20/2019

UK Conservatives look for Brexit compromise after local poll losses Britain's governing Conservatives need to be open to compromise with the opposition Labour Party in order to deliver Brexit following heavy losses in Thursday's local elections, senior ministers said ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Local losses for top two may put stop to early election calls The story from councils declaring results overnight is clear - voters are disillusioned with the two main parties and are shopping around for alternatives....
13:12, 05/03/2019

Theresa May under pressure to quit after local election losses Tory councillors and MPs call for PM to consider position as party sheds nearly 500 seatsLocal elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inConservative councillors and MPs have...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Trayvon Martin's mother to run for local office The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. (May 20)    &#...
01:12, 05/21/2019

Local high school recognizes both students and businesses TUCSON – The Annual San Miguel High School Awards luncheon was held at the University of Arizona. The awards honor both local businesses and San Miguel students who take part in the corporate wo...
14:36, 05/03/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
15:48, 05/24/2019

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues througho...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee cam...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
03:12, 05/10/2019

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Vall...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experien...
04:24, 05/21/2019

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local elections in Istanbul that resulted in a narrow victory for the opposition....
13:12, 05/02/2019

| UK's main parties suffer local elections setback over Brexit Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, partial re...
10:12, 05/04/2019

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firm...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
18:36, 04/28/2019

St. John’s coach snags assistant with strong local ties Mike Anderson has found his assistant coach with local recruiting ties. On Friday the new St. John’s coach offered the job to Queens native Van Macon, who accepted it, a source confirmed. An official ...
16:48, 05/04/2019

| AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
18:00, 05/04/2019

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted -- and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial r...
10:36, 05/06/2019

Local philanthropist donates $350K to Pima County JTED TUCSON – With more than 650 Pima County Joint Technical Education District students receiving their Certificates of Completion Friday, a local man has decided to give the program a special gift ...
05:24, 05/18/2019

YouTube Music can now play local files on Android, finally The phase-out of Play Music in favor of YouTube Music has been a long time coming, though Google’s actions towards this goal haven’t been particularly quick or decisive up to this point. However, with...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Woodstock 50's cancellation would hurt local community, officials say The financial backers say the festival is canceled, but promoters are still hoping to hold Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen.        ...
14:12, 04/30/2019

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
19:36, 05/03/2019

Main UK parties suffer Brexit battering in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservative Party sufferslosses as dissatisfied voters turned to new parties and independent candidates amidst the ongoing Brexit deadlock....
23:48, 05/03/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:12, 05/03/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of v...
18:48, 04/28/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its f...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t b...
20:48, 05/23/2019

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
16:00, 05/24/2019

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Indian carrier Vistara leases 6 planes from BOC Aviation for local expansion Indian carrier Vistara, a joint venture between India's Tata Group and Singapore Airlines , said on Friday it has leased six additional aircraft from BOC Aviation to drive its expansion in the domesti...
13:12, 05/24/2019

Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls....
15:36, 05/19/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make t...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, th...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos With more than 40 percent of English local council vote results declared, the Conservative Party had lost 359 councillors and the Labour Party had lost 74 councillors, according to a BBC tally....
09:24, 05/03/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
17:36, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last week, as local investors bought beaten-down stocks. ** Traders,...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Dogs owners concerned with local park after cases of Valley Fever TUCSON- Several dog owners are upset with the conditions at the 6th Avenue Park. Those owners said their pets are catching Valley Fever. They believe it’s because of the dirt at the park, which ...
08:24, 05/13/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U....
11:36, 05/03/2019

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. ...
17:36, 05/21/2019

Giving back to the local community, volunteering at Boys and Girls Club TUCSON – A group of mattress executives in town for a bedding convention gave back to the Tucson community on Tuesday, May 7th. For the past three years, workers from King Koil Mattress have spo...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday        ...
02:24, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a second straight session on Friday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit earlier this week, as local investors bought beaten down stocks. ** ...
15:36, 05/17/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the Europea...
08:36, 05/04/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her to step down....
04:24, 05/04/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustration over the two parties’ handling of Brexit....
19:36, 05/03/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Lab...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Theresa May heckled by her own party members after local election shellacking thanks to Brexit impasse Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May was heckled by her own party Friday, the morning after a drubbing in local elections that saw her Conservative Party take heavy losses amid an ongoing impa...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Tony Romo to compete in U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round after AT&T Byron Nelson Romo will compete in a U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas following the AT&T Byron Nelson.        ...
23:12, 05/04/2019

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries LYON, France (AP) — French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries....
19:12, 05/24/2019

Local Elections 2019: Dogs flock to polling stations as owners cast their votes Hundreds of people are posting pictures of their dogs at polling stations they cast their votes for the UK local elections in a hilarious Twitter trend....
15:24, 05/02/2019

Trail Blazers In Petty Feud With Local Publication Over Powerfully Inane Blog Post If, or more realistically, when the Portland Trail Blazers are eliminated, it will mark the end of the deepest playoff run for the franchise in almost 20 years. They should be focusing on this triump...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Golf: Local hero Romo excites with early eagle before fading at Byron Nelson Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo created some early excitement with an eagle at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Thursday but ultimately fumbled away his round to finish with a five-over-par 76....
11:36, 05/10/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for mo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address distracted driving Distracted driving claimed more than 3-thousand lives in 2017. The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address the problems. Groups of students at several schools cre...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set for Commons clash ahead of local elections Theresa May is set for a Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn as both face growing pressure from their own parties over Brexit ahead of this week's local elections....
14:48, 05/01/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
03:24, 05/22/2019

'Unprecedented, catastrophic:' Cyclone Kenneth slams into storm-battered Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth slammed into northeastern Mozambique on Thursday, only six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the African nation.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Theresa May 'must go' after local elections disaster, says former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith has said Theresa May must set an "immediate date for departure" following the party's disastrous performance at the local elections....
00:36, 05/05/2019

'The Avengers' effect: Have local comic book shops benefited from decade of Marvel films? After more than a decade of MCU films, local comic book shop owners reflect on the impact the movies have had on comic book sales.        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Local election losses branded 'punishment' for Tory response to Brexit as senior ministers urge party unity A Cabinet minister has branded crushing local election losses a "punishment" for the Tory's response to Brexit as senior ministers called for unity within the party....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Twitter will now allow you to add media to a retweet We would love to tell you that Twitter now offers an editing tool, making it easier to correct mistakes and spelling errors. We know of at least one guy wearing a long red tie, living in a white house...
08:00, 05/07/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and What...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
19:12, 05/15/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
02:48, 05/16/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out there. Whatever business you're in, reaching yo...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
17:12, 05/15/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached e...
09:24, 05/24/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
16:24, 04/30/2019

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, a...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips i...
12:12, 05/12/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
10:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China: media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
10:36, 05/17/2019

Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda."...
22:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests Indonesia’s top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate...
09:12, 05/22/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled...
10:48, 05/22/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across.....
09:36, 05/11/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media....
22:48, 05/24/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 11...
19:24, 05/03/2019

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

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China - media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
08:48, 05/17/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician ...
09:24, 05/17/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization tal...
19:24, 04/29/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported S...
11:12, 05/12/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the count...
06:12, 05/21/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is nec...
16:24, 05/24/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can iden...
22:48, 04/29/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably-named ABC News ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed ...
02:48, 05/20/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
13:12, 05/23/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turke...
19:48, 05/15/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, ...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
12:12, 05/02/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, wi...
14:12, 05/01/2019

| Emotional Hamilton excused Monaco media briefing An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of Niki Lauda....
03:48, 05/23/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute...
23:48, 05/23/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
06:48, 05/16/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo says he's 'OK' with media moving on from Va. Gov. Ralph Northam CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday night that the media had moved on from the controversies surrounding the top Democratic leadership in Virginia, particularly from Gov. Ralph Northam, and that he ...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
20:36, 05/19/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has take...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian media say 11 slain in attack at bar...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The t...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressio...
23:24, 05/20/2019

Media outlets follow Guardian to reconsider language on climate Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style ...
15:36, 05/24/2019

Madonna brings GLAAD Media Awards crowd to its feet Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet....
17:36, 05/05/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
16:12, 05/18/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KID...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told st...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports...
22:24, 05/18/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
20:36, 04/29/2019

Media startups learn the art of selling ideas at DW boot camp Selling a business idea is never easy, let alone getting an investor to fund your dream project. A bunch of media startups gathered in Germany's Bonn to get an insight on how to make the perfect pitch...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo i...
13:48, 05/18/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
09:00, 05/18/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
18:48, 04/28/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has take...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately know...
08:36, 05/14/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift h...
19:24, 04/28/2019

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twi...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Satu...
20:48, 05/04/2019

Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico: media The remains of a plane that disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico have been found, a state government official said on Monday, with local media reporting...
21:24, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombi...
05:48, 05/13/2019

TikTok maker’s new app is another shot in the Chinese social media battle ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup and the company behind popular apps like TikTok, has released a new app: Feiliao (飞聊). Or, if you translate it into English, Flipchat. The new app has a cl...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
22:48, 05/04/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot - media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately know...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Joe Concha: Biden's campaign getting more media attention 'than every other candidate combined' Former Vice President Joe Biden is dominating other Democrats in the primary thanks to getting the most media attention since he announced his 2020 presidential bid, says The Hill media reporter Joe C...
15:36, 05/17/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
10:12, 05/06/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday,...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino ...
19:36, 05/22/2019

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France A judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
07:36, 05/16/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
21:00, 05/15/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled poli...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News'...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead...
18:24, 04/30/2019

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economi...
09:24, 05/22/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of &...
02:24, 05/12/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
16:12, 05/09/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing th...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon V...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price...
15:00, 05/15/2019

New Zealand media to avoid ideology at mosque shooting trial New Zealand’s major media organizations have pledged not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques in March...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead autho...
19:36, 05/01/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports s...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:24, 04/30/2019

Florida man who tried to pawn his baby off, claims it was a social media prank 43 year-old Brian Slocum entered the shop carrying his infant son into a local pawn shop and asking the pawn shop owner if he could pawn his baby.        ...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
22:36, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, offici...
00:36, 05/14/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
15:24, 05/08/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Cray...
01:24, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
08:36, 04/30/2019

China media accuses US of plot to ‘colonize global business’ BEIJING (AP) — China’s state media has unleashed fresh attacks on the U.S. as the tariff war between world’s two largest economies continues. The China Daily newspaper on Friday accused Wa...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 ...
20:36, 05/22/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's el...
04:24, 05/17/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open -state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
17:12, 05/12/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said M...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com,...
02:24, 05/17/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researche...
21:12, 04/29/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has...
01:12, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister sa...
16:12, 04/30/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:24, 05/12/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to ...
22:36, 05/16/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
19:48, 05/12/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to...
01:36, 05/08/2019

Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal: state media Iran will reduce some "voluntary" commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers as a response to members' inability to resist U.S. pressure, but will not withdraw from it, state media on Wedne...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
22:48, 05/15/2019

Iron ore mine floods in northeastern China trapping nine workers: media An accident occurred at a newly launched iron ore mine in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang on Friday morning, leaving nine people trapped underground, Chinese state media reported....
06:48, 05/17/2019

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s p...
04:12, 05/14/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ra...
10:36, 05/18/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and f...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Mainstream media fears Trump might not leave office if he loses in 2020 Many members of the mainstream media have pivoted to hyperventilating over fear that President Trump will refuse to leave office if he is defeated in 2020....
21:36, 05/07/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Journo compares Trump to McCarthy, wants GOP to denounce This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a respected author and former Washington Post journalist calling on Republicans to denounce President Trump as they did former Sen. Joe McCarthy, R-Wis., a ha...
21:12, 05/13/2019

MEDIA LINK-Shake up looms at CBS News as new boss makes her mark CBS Corp's news division is set to make sweeping changes to its morning and evening anchor lineups with announcements coming from CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as soon as Monday, according to a Ne...
01:00, 05/06/2019

UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday jailed six Lebanese men, four of them for life, for setting up a terrorist cell with links to Lebanon's Hezbollah, the state news agency WAM reported....
19:24, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
09:48, 05/16/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White H...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Chinese state media calls for ‘people’s war’ as US trade conflict escalates Chinese state media launched a propaganda offensive Tuesday amid the mounting trade war with the US – as Beijing calls for a “people’s war” against Washington’s “greed and arrogance,” according to rep...
16:24, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Worst Unrest Since Easter Bombings Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
09:24, 05/13/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nev...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Vietnam leader Nguyen Phu Trong reappears in state media after illness Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of the Southeast Asian country's corruption crackdown, made his first appearance in state media on Tuesday since falling ill a month ago....
15:36, 05/14/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the ...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Detective Pikachu and the case of the highest grossing media franchise of all time It made adults walk into lamp posts and kids throw sickies: now Pokémon fever is back. What’s the appeal?When it was released in 1996, Pokémon made zealots of children. Desperate to catch ’em all (as ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

'Love vs Hate' in Penultimate Election Round In India: Foreign Media Tens of millions voted today in the penultimate round of India's increasingly bad-tempered election, with all eyes on New Delhi after an ugly campaign of slaps and savage pamphlets....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew, blocks social media amid violence Sri Lanka’s government has imposed a nationwide curfew and temporarily blocked social media following a flare-up of communal violence in apparent response to last month’s Easter attacks that killed mo...
19:12, 05/13/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformatio...
22:12, 05/15/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
04:24, 05/11/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
06:24, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico -media The remains of a plane have been found after it disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official of Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday, with loca...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was...
05:24, 05/16/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend ...
18:36, 05/06/2019

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks Three main differences remain in China-U.S. trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, China's official state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday....
01:48, 05/11/2019

Virgin Media makes more cable connections as mobile base shrinks Virgin Media connected another 102,000 premises to its cable network during the first quarter of 2019 as the number of subscribers to its mobile service remained relatively static.The company is curre...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin S...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
14:12, 05/20/2019

Meghan McCain on new Avenatti indictment: CNN, others in media owe Stormy Daniels an apology "View" host Meghan McCain called for apologies from her colleagues in the media after the Justice Department indicted attorney Michael Avenatti for allegedly defrauding his client and porn star Stormy...
23:36, 05/23/2019

Mark Levin: Why the founding fathers, Patriot press would be 'astonished' at what the media has become What would the founding fathers think of today's modern media? On a special edition of "Life, Liberty & Levin"  set to air Sunday, Fox News host Mark Levin discusses his new book "Unfreedom of the Pre...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Y...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
12:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a "political tool" -China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticised the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
07:36, 05/20/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
10:24, 05/22/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Rwanda's Paul Kagame – an enemy of the media parading as a statesman  Paul Kagame's rigorous suppression of the media has made him Rwanda's unchallenged leader. So don't buy it when he suddenly says journalists should not be jailed for insulting the president, warns DW'...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human ...
06:24, 05/21/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
13:00, 05/25/2019

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia’s interior minister is blaming the Baltic country’s media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned afte...
18:24, 05/02/2019

As Army Claimed Yeti Footprints, Internet Wasn't Having It: Foreign Media Breaking news: Yeti are real, and they're on the move - at least according to the Indian army, which said Monday that its mountaineering expedition team stumbled upon a set of "mysterious footprints"....
10:00, 05/01/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Life Comes To A Complete Halt In Odisha: Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani An extremely powerful cyclone roared ashore Friday morning in eastern India, bringing pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, as tens of millions of people in the......
19:48, 05/03/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Cyclone Fani Forecast Equivalent To A Category 4 Hurricane: Foreign Media Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
10:00, 05/01/2019

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital....
03:12, 05/23/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital an...
21:48, 05/05/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
18:24, 05/05/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
12:12, 05/23/2019

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confir...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blam...
18:00, 05/19/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The 2019 Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
06:36, 05/05/2019

Iran has mobilized all resources to sell oil in 'grey market,' state media says Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying ...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Iran has mobilized all resources to sell oil in 'grey market': state media Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying ...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to cre...
19:48, 05/01/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of s...
08:12, 05/01/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
05:24, 05/20/2019

Trump boasts about ‘very good call’ with Putin, slams news media President Trump boasted about his “very good call” with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin — and slammed his media critics — in a Saturday tweet. “Tremendous potential for a good/great relat...
22:12, 05/04/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
02:12, 05/20/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:24, 05/04/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
21:24, 05/02/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
17:36, 05/03/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as part of a settlement that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
00:12, 05/02/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, i...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
03:12, 05/16/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:00, 05/10/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
14:12, 05/15/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, ...
14:48, 05/11/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buc...
19:12, 05/10/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corporate debt issuance....
23:24, 05/08/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
20:12, 05/12/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s economy facing a crisis....
22:00, 05/12/2019

WestJet to go private in C$5 billion deal Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Monday it will be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp in an all-cash deal valued at C$5 billion ($3.72 billion), including debt....
14:24, 05/13/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
16:36, 05/21/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public compan...
02:24, 05/14/2019

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “The Hunger Games” made it abundantly clear this week...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US conce...
03:24, 05/15/2019

Viewing media coverage of traumatic events may fuel long-term distress When a violent world event occurs, you may want to find out as much about it as possible. But exposure to media coverage may cause long-term anxiety and stress...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -...
19:36, 05/04/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to ...
04:24, 05/16/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like T...
05:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
13:36, 05/25/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arres...
02:12, 05/07/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a com...
13:36, 05/25/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a ...
21:24, 05/01/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strat...
21:24, 05/01/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on soci...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
15:00, 05/01/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator fo...
16:00, 05/01/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers",...
18:12, 04/28/2019

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The ...
04:36, 05/23/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of...
20:12, 05/01/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved&rdquo...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Trump warns he’ll 'monitor the censorship’ on social media after Facebook banned some far-right leaders President Trump on Friday said he would "monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS" on major social-media sites, a day after Facebook permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including...
06:12, 05/04/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a great example ... of how the media noise machine on t...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Brad Marchand finds real culprit of his blindsided punch to head: media If it weren’t for the media, Brad Marchand believes his punch to the back of Scott Harrington’s head would be no big deal. During a stoppage of play in Tuesday’s Game 3 loss to the B...
18:12, 05/02/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
20:48, 04/29/2019

George Clooney hopes the media is ‘a little kinder’ to Duchess Meghan George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy.        ...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Iran to announce "diminished commitments" to nuclear deal on Wednesday: state media Iran's Foreign Ministry will announce Tehran's "diminished commitments" to the 2015 nuclear deal to envoys of the accord's five remaining signatories on Wednesday, and President Hassan Rouhani is to s...
18:24, 05/07/2019