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International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions

Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a lea...

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions

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Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
09:00, 05/04/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Pres...
13:12, 06/10/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company value...
20:12, 05/10/2019

U.N. Criticizes International Community ‘Indifference’ to Syria Conflict as 100 Civilians Die in 10 Days Airstrikes in Syria over the last 10 days have killed more than 100 civilians, according to the U.N., which has criticized the “apparent international indifference” in response to the esca...
02:48, 07/27/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level me...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Goodyear plant conditions raise concerns about Mexican labor reforms - U.S. lawmakers A group of U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Monday criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co for refusing to let them visit its Mexican plant, and said poor conditions there raised questions about Mexican lab...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Thousands march on May Day to demand better working conditions A major South Korean umbrella trade union also issued a joint statement with a North Korean workers’ organization calling for the Koreas to push ahead with engagement commitments made during a s...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions Thousands of trade union members and activists are marking May Day by marching through Asia’s capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Olympics: Bach boxing comments undervalue International Federations - AIBA chief The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organization to run the sport at next year...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will h...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with...
01:36, 07/16/2019

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few union...
05:48, 07/19/2019

Disney slams claims by family heiress about working conditions The Walt Disney Co. has called scathing claims by a family heiress about worker conditions at Disneyland “a gross and unfair exaggeration of the facts.” In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her ...
22:12, 07/17/2019

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off t...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the si...
07:12, 07/19/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:48, 07/17/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Report reveals desperate working conditions of Facebook moderators — including death In a report published by the Verge, working conditions of a Tampa, Florida Facebook moderation site were revealed to be shockingly poor. The site, one of several moderation sites located throughout No...
23:12, 06/19/2019

Abigail Disney is taking her family’s company to task over ‘intolerable’ working conditions at Disneyland Her grandfather co-founded one of the world's wealthiest companies. But Abigail Disney has fought tax breaks for the wealthy, advocated for a wealth tax and protested working conditions in her family'...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Abigail Disney takes her family’s company to task over ‘intolerable’ working conditions at Disneyland Her grandfather co-founded one of the world's wealthiest companies. But Abigail Disney has fought tax breaks for the wealthy, advocated for a wealth tax and protested working conditions in her family'...
02:00, 07/17/2019

What to Consider About Working With International Clients When You're Freelancing If you’re a U.S.-based freelancer, working with international clients can be a good way to expand your portfolio and earn extra money—but it can also come with some unexpected costs....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration pass...
03:48, 07/18/2019

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
15:12, 07/24/2019

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
01:12, 06/18/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronic...
15:48, 07/25/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration de...
18:24, 07/08/2019

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Skateboarding to debut U.S. Olympic skateboarding hopefuls Tom Schaar and Brighton Zeuner discuss how skateboarding debuting in the 2020 Olympics will help grow the sport.       ...
22:36, 07/26/2019

Shirtless Tongan is aiming for his 3rd Olympics in 2020 Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan man who gained immediate fame when he went shirtless during the Parade of Nations in the past two Olympics, is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo....
19:48, 04/29/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
18:36, 07/24/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
16:24, 07/24/2019

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe is looking forward to a busy summer in 2020. The 20-year-old France forward, who helped his national team win the World Cup last year, wants to play at both the 2020 Europea...
14:36, 06/26/2019

An Amazon executive snapped back at John Oliver after his stinging attack on the firm's 'brutal' working conditions Bryan Bedder/Stringer/Getty John Oliver ran a segment on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" criticising the working conditions in Amazon warehouses and other logistics centers. Oliver said Amazon's success...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and th...
18:24, 07/23/2019

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveiled its vision: Build a better golf cart. ...
11:36, 07/18/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
18:48, 04/28/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
22:36, 05/14/2019

Twitter teams up with NBC for live 2020 Olympics coverage NBC is slightly loosening its firm grasp on its Olympic Games broadcast rights. It's teaming up with Twitter to bring limited live coverage and highlights, along with a daily 20-minute Olympics s...
20:00, 07/25/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
20:12, 05/15/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
08:48, 08/14/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The vete...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidl...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
06:00, 08/10/2019

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh start after seeking treatment in October amid strugg...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
12:00, 07/22/2019

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D...
04:24, 07/04/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
19:12, 06/27/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
15:00, 07/24/2019

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot ...
18:12, 07/23/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the ...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
08:24, 07/25/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
11:12, 07/18/2019

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
16:24, 04/29/2019

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest about the party’s record on workers’ rights, repor...
12:36, 08/02/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in t...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Ryan Lochte talks alcohol rehab, 'roller-coaster' life as he eyes 2020 Olympics Lochte, now a father of two, said he checked into a rehab center in Florida last year and the treatment lasted about six weeks.       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in ...
18:48, 06/07/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
19:24, 06/07/2019

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
20:36, 06/07/2019

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.        ...
20:48, 06/07/2019

'It's now or never': US athletes ready for final push a year out from 2020 Summer Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are a year out and now is the time for American hopefuls to make a final push to earn a spot on Team USA.       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble i...
20:24, 06/15/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
22:24, 07/12/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they ar...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
00:48, 07/17/2019

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer invo...
08:24, 07/25/2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls head to Las Vegas to make case to top union, pitch working class credentials A number of top 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls will be in Las Vegas Saturday to pitch their working class credentials to the top Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as they seek to dis...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Microsoft working to get “every single Xbox One game” working on Scarlett LOS ANGELES—When Microsoft announced the first details of its next game console Sunday, it said that "thousands of games across four console generations will look and play best on Project Scarlett." I...
06:24, 06/11/2019

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Trump: US may designate Antifa as terror organization President Trump threatened to designate left-wing activist group Antifa as a terrorist organization in a Saturday tweet just hours before the start of opposing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon. “Maj...
18:00, 08/17/2019

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 mln for big expansion Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday....
07:36, 05/01/2019

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes....
02:48, 06/20/2019

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he f...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Millions of workers are "unaligned" with their organization's strategy A new survey from Slack has revealed that millions of employees are “unaligned” and this puts them at odds with their organization's strategy, vision and operating principles.To com...
10:12, 08/16/2019

Abe Says Overhauling World Trade Organization Is High on G-20 Agenda Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would use the country’s presidency this year of the Group of 20 large industrialized and emerging countries to push for an overhaul of the World Trade Organi...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump co...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 million for big expansion Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:12, 05/01/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen wrong to hide behind ‘organization’ speak MIAMI — My question was simple. Brodie, is this on you? Brodie Van Wagenen sat in the first-base dugout Friday afternoon at Marlins Park and answered quickly about his soon-to-be 40-51 Mets. “I think ...
14:48, 07/13/2019

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues...
22:36, 06/22/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+...
21:12, 06/06/2019

Leader of Kenyan drug organization sentenced to 25 years in U.S. A U.S. judge sentenced a leading Kenyan drug trafficker, Baktash Akasha, to 25 years in prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to import heroin and methamphetamine and other ...
23:36, 08/16/2019

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) sai...
19:12, 07/18/2019

World Health Organization now considers ‘burnout’ a condition The process of crashing under the pressure of a heavy workload just got some validation. Work “burnout syndrome” has been recognized for the first time as an official medical diagnosis by ...
15:48, 05/28/2019

Building a world-class sales organization (VB Live) Join this VB Live event to learn the essential strategies and key best practices that can make your company into a world-class sales organization.Read More...
23:00, 07/29/2019

Islamic organization condemns Israeli tunnel near Al-Aqsa International body of Muslim nations condemns opening of Israeli tunnel that runs beneath a Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem south of Al-Aqsa Mosque...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Trump Presses World Trade Organization on China The administration ratcheted up pressure on the World Trade Organization to overhaul a provision it argues has allowed China to game global trading rules....
00:24, 07/27/2019

China criticizes possible US penalties against banks China has criticized Washington’s efforts to enforce US law abroad following a report three Chinese banks might be penalized in a case over dealings with North Korea...
14:12, 06/25/2019

China criticizes US action against Huawei BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese compa...
12:24, 05/16/2019

Trump Criticizes Departing U.K. Leader May President Trump took a swipe at departing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of Brexit, while declaring the U.S. would “no longer deal with” the British ambassador, who was critical of ...
00:12, 07/09/2019

Trump Criticizes Expected Fed Rate Cut as 'Not Enough' President Trump said that the Federal Reserve’s expected small interest-rate cut this week is “not enough,” but he expressed optimism that the country would do well regardless of what is decided....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Trump Organization sells Beverly Hills property for $13.5 million The Trump Organization has sold one of its two remaining properties in Los Angeles County, a Beverly Hills home for $13.5 million in an off-market sale, property records show....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.        ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Organization Hopes To Teach The Dangers Of Head Trauma To Children LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) — A new video from the organization Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is being sent to birthing centers across the state as a major effort to save young children’s live...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Edwin Jackson set to make MLB history by playing with his 14th organization Edwin Jackson's 16-year journeyman career is unlike any other in baseball history. A recent trade to the Blue Jays will be his 14th MLB organization.        ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president's bus...
22:24, 05/13/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
01:24, 05/26/2019

Panama Hotel Says Trump Organization Lied and Evaded Taxes A Panama luxury hotel that once partnered with the Trump Organization alleged today that the company evaded taxes and misrepresented its finances, according to the New York Times. The allegations were...
04:36, 06/04/2019

Argentina brands Hezbollah terrorist organization, freezes assets Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist group's assets in the ...
17:48, 07/18/2019

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.G...
14:24, 05/29/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
00:00, 05/26/2019

World Health Organization issues new tips for fighting dementia As our bodies age, we have to accept new limitations. We lose muscle, joints can become painful or need replacement, and our brains can experience similar declines. Dementia, a cognitive decline often...
11:12, 05/16/2019

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
19:36, 06/11/2019

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report LONDON — The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and n...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Arsenal criticizes ‘unacceptable’ choice of Baku LONDON (AP) — Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused “unacceptable” problems for fans. Arsenal and Chelsea have been given just 6,000...
12:24, 05/16/2019

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun ...
05:12, 08/09/2019

Kentucky lt. gov. criticizes top Bevin aide for firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has criticized Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff, saying he “overstepped his boundaries” in authorizing the firing of her de...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classificat...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Google Photos Fixed the Bad Photo Organization That I Spent Years Creating If you’ve lived long enough to remember the early days of digital photography, you may well have hundreds of thousands of pictures squirreled away on your computer, from various cameras and phones and...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Health organization calls DHS migrant welfare rule potentially 'catastrophic' The public charge policy, finalized Monday by the Department of Homeland Security, is a new rule that will allow immigration officials to deny green cards to illegal immigrants who rely on public assi...
00:00, 08/13/2019

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, ...
06:48, 07/17/2019

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicat...
03:36, 06/01/2019

The organization that started a petition to change the date of Halloween has a new goal in mind The petition to change the date of Halloween from October 31 to the last Saturday in October is now a petition to start National Trick or Treat Day.        ...
15:48, 07/31/2019

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living opulent lifesty...
03:36, 07/05/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
15:48, 05/23/2019

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the add...
04:36, 05/28/2019

Google Gave Free Ads to a Deceptive Anti-Abortion Counseling Organization An anti-abortion nonprofit has raised millions of dollars to further expand its mission to target “abortion-minded women,” and a public filing indicates that about $150,000 of funding has come from Go...
02:24, 05/14/2019

Rick Fox Accuses Fellow Esports Organization Investor Of Trying To 'Engineer A Firesale' In a new interview with The Richard Lewis Show, Rick Fox accused fellow Team Echo Fox investor Amit Raizada of being a “bully,” “self-dealing,” and holding the company “hostage.”...
09:24, 07/31/2019

Gillibrand lights into NRA as 'worst organization in this country' at Fox News town hall Kirsten Gillibrand sought to revive her struggling presidential candidacy at a fiery Fox News town hall Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa, raising her voice repeatedly, unapologetically embracing late-term abor...
03:24, 06/03/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at event for fallen officers President Donald Trump used a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to renew his pitch for changes to the nation’s immigrations law and to criticize some big-city prosecutors...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Rihanna Criticizes Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings Rihanna criticized Donald Trump’s reaction to back-to-back mass shootings in less than a day via her social media accounts on Sunday. The singer and entrepreneur posted a screenshot of TrumpR...
06:24, 08/06/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's fede...
10:12, 05/08/2019

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
05:36, 08/11/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
20:12, 04/30/2019

The Latest: AIPAC criticizes Israel for barring US lawmakers A pro-Israel lobbying group is criticizing the Israeli government for barring a pair of outspoken Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country because of their views...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
13:24, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
10:12, 05/28/2019

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people...
22:12, 06/30/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet high...
02:12, 07/13/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
23:00, 05/14/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies....
15:36, 05/16/2019

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING — Beijing on Friday criticized “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trad...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
23:24, 07/05/2019

North Macedonia criticizes Interpol over fugitive ex-premier North Macedonia's top prosecutor is accusing Interpol of allegedly refusing to issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who has fled to Hungary to avoid serving a jail senten...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his ad...
01:36, 06/04/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criti...
06:48, 05/09/2019

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

Maradona criticizes Argentina after Copa America loss BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Diego Maradona has criticized Argentina after its opening loss to Colombia in the Copa America. Maradona tells the TyC Sports channel in Buenos Aires “even Tonga ca...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his ...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
22:48, 05/29/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at ceremony for fallen officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to criticize some big-city prosecutors he asserts don’t go after criminals who pose ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Iowa man arrested for making anti-Semitic threats to Manhattan Jewish organization The feds have arrested an alleged neo-Nazi and have charged him with leaving anti-Semitic and threatening messages with a unnamed Jewish organization in Manhattan, according to a criminal complaint un...
04:36, 07/24/2019

Baltimore police organization tears apart commissioner's proposed plan to overhaul department The Baltimore police commissioner’s newly-unveiled plan to reduce crime and make the department more efficient is bound to fail, a group representing local cops warned Tuesday, arguing there “are not ...
22:12, 07/30/2019

World Health Organization Issues First-Ever Screen Time Guidelines for Young Kids. Here’s What to Know (LONDON) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1. The U.N. healt...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Owner says Maximum Security won’t run in Preakness, calls Churchill Downs ‘a greedy organization’ Gary West also reportedly filed an unsuccessful appeal Monday with the Kentucky state racing board over the controversial Run for the Roses decision....
00:24, 05/07/2019

Bannon described Trump Organization as 'criminal enterprise', Michael Wolff claims in new book Former White House adviser says financial investigations will take down president in sequel to Fire and FuryThe former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a crimin...
11:48, 05/29/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The Uni...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Netflix's new docuseries investigates "secretive Christian organization" influencing the White House Scroll through Twitter and you’re likely to read about a number of “secret organizations” polluting the Deep State of American politics, almost all of which are apparently brimming with pedophiles. Th...
17:24, 07/24/2019

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential electi...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization over Stormy Daniels hush-money payments The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Thursday subpoenaed the Trump Organization over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections....
10:36, 08/02/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of t...
18:36, 05/03/2019

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on ...
04:00, 08/09/2019

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’...
04:48, 06/20/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ri...
07:12, 05/09/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower ...
01:36, 06/14/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bill, saying she is “really scared” for women through...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe for anthem protests during World Cup President Trump criticized one of the co-captains of the US Women’s World Cup soccer team for protesting during the national anthem at the team’s games during the tournament in France. Tru...
11:12, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Senate Leader Criticizes Grimes Lawsuit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed by Kentucky’s secretary of state challenging a law scaling back her authority (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A top Senate Republican in Kentuck...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear divided....
04:00, 06/12/2019

Kremlin criticizes new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capit...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Toyota sharply criticizes Trump designation on auto imports Toyota Motor Corp on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat, saying it sends a message to the Japanese automaker that "...
00:48, 05/18/2019

EU top jobs: German MEP criticizes eastern Europe’s 'destructive approach' Speaking on DW's Conflict Zone, conservative lawmaker Andreas Schwab criticized the role played by eastern European countries in the selection of candidates for the EU's key positions....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars,...
01:36, 06/08/2019

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
01:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast ...
15:24, 08/01/2019

Arsenal criticizes selection of Baku as Europa League host Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused "unacceptable" problems for fans        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
08:00, 06/08/2019

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidar...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid criticizes the NFL's partnership with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Carolina Panthers defensive back Eric Reid criticized the NFL over its partnership with rapper and business mogul Jay Z and his agency Roc Nation to "strengthen community through music and the NFL's I...
21:24, 08/14/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using ha...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Trump threatens to designate Antifa a terrorist organization ahead of expected Portland clashes President Trump said “major consideration” is being given by his administration to designating the far-left Antifa movement a terrorist organization, as the city of Portland, Ore., prepares for duelin...
05:48, 08/18/2019

Aiming for Diversity: Meet the Organization Giving Black and Brown Communities a Shot at Archery The Black and Latino Archery Association (BLAA) is one of the few archery organizations geared toward promoting the sport to black and Latinx neighborhoods, where there is usually a lack of exposure t...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’...
02:36, 07/01/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio produced several quality boxers who turned professional in the months and years that followed. Here are 10 of the best The post 10 of the best pros to emerge from the 201...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple fou...
09:12, 08/10/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:00, 06/11/2019

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers t...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
19:36, 05/27/2019

Trump targets China in call for World Trade Organization to reform 'developing' country status US President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday to change how it designates what are developing countries, singling out China and other countries for unfairly getting ...
21:12, 07/26/2019

Opinion: Lakers' organization resembles clown car, not storied franchise that attracted LeBron James Pleas were public and private, imploring Lakers owner Jeanie Buss to stop treating the storied franchise like a mom-and-pop shop. It hasn't happened.        ...
03:36, 05/10/2019

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidenti...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Kenny Stills Criticizes Dolphins Owner Over Trump Fund-Raiser The player said Stephen Ross’s fund-raiser ran counter to the mission of a nonprofit Ross founded, which aims to use sports to improve race relations....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiator...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean w...
23:12, 05/27/2019

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
02:00, 06/19/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Mi...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Black student group criticizes Harvard Law School after anonymous messages Harvard Black Law Students Association says school, which failed to determine who sent offensive emails and texts, ‘woefully failed to act’An association of black students at Harvard Law School says t...
03:48, 07/28/2019

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s souther...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
00:12, 05/16/2019

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s p...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
20:24, 06/05/2019

A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally In morning tweets, the president said reporters should be more focused on the “vile and disgusting” statements by minority congresswomen he had repeatedly attacked....
18:36, 07/19/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the s...
04:36, 07/20/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:12, 06/13/2019

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
02:36, 06/12/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:12, 05/20/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
06:36, 07/22/2019

USA, Red Bull create pathway to 3-on-3 Olympics teams USA Basketball has partnered with Red Bull for a series of 3-on-3 events to help determine who could represent the U.S. at the 2020 Olympics.        ...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods: 'Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes' – video Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games &...
01:24, 07/05/2019

AG Barr said there must be 'zero tolerance for resisting police' and went after 'social justice reformers' in a heated speech to the US' largest law enforcement organization AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr gave a heated speech about being tough on crime to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) this week. FOP is the US' largest fraternal police organiza...
14:36, 08/14/2019

Report: Rick Fox's Esports Organization Plans To Sell League Of Legends Slot To Rams, Arsenal Owner Former LA Laker Rick Fox’s esports organization Team Echo Fox plans to sell its slot in the North American League of Legends Championship Series to Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke, according to a ...
04:36, 07/24/2019

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
01:24, 07/10/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
05:48, 08/02/2019

Rob Schneider criticizes tech giants, progressive Democrats over 'Orwellian nightmare of censorship' Comedian Rob Schneider called out big tech firms like Facebook and Twitter as well as progressive Democrats for promoting an “Orwellian nightmare of censorship.” ...
17:36, 05/06/2019

Corey Johnson criticizes 14th Street car ban, citing concerns about spillover traffic Corey Johnson is throwing the city’s 14th Street car ban under the bus. The City Council speaker on Monday took the side of his constituents who are fighting the city’s plan to speed up bu...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Olympics: Bach says 'impressed' with Queensland 2032 bid plans International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has praised Southeast Queensland's early planning for a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games after meeting with the mayor of Brisbane on Monday...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapi...
15:12, 07/18/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing ...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroid        ...
18:36, 05/27/2019

US in flux: Ellis leaves, GM coming soon and Olympics loom Fresh off of a repeat performance as World Cup champions, the U.S. women's national team finds itself in flux       ...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Su...
08:24, 05/02/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:36, 07/24/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications o...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Heatstroke suspected in death of Olympics construction worker - NHK Heatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television said on Friday, as the Japanese capital swelters through a heatwave that has killed doze...
03:36, 08/09/2019

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic at...
02:24, 06/01/2019

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics     &...
13:24, 06/23/2019

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s worl...
13:36, 08/07/2019

Tiger Woods eyes a career first: Playing in the Olympics Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he’d “like’’ to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies. “I’ve never played in the Olympics, and I’m sure that I won’t have many more opportunities going forward...
08:49, 05/15/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
22:36, 06/23/2019

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
12:36, 06/24/2019

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics The Italian city edged out Stockholm, Sweden to host the games in seven years time. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each ga...
17:12, 07/24/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has b...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
12:24, 07/05/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profi...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word o...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin T...
02:36, 05/27/2019

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
01:12, 07/19/2019

Former USMNT player Jermaine Jones questions equal pay in soccer, criticizes Alex Morgan Former U.S. men's player Jermaine Jones does not believe women are justified in their fight for equal pay, saying it could "backfire real quick."       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Losing the base? MSNBC guest criticizes Biden for embarrassing public gaffes over many years MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman claimed Joe Biden has been embarrassingly misspeaking in public for years and said voters shouldn't be shocked by his gaffes out on the campaign trail. ...
23:48, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
20:48, 07/16/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely...
00:36, 05/05/2019

Toronto Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman fires back after Dennis Eckersley criticizes him Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman was criticized Sunday after he celebrated a strikeout during the sixth inning of his game against the Boston Red Sox....
16:48, 06/24/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s mo...
06:24, 07/23/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Ga...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
15:12, 07/05/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
06:36, 07/05/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth bu...
11:48, 07/23/2019

Tokyo Olympics Construction Worker Dies From Suspected Heatstroke A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the......
09:36, 08/09/2019

Olympics - Sponsorship rule change will not apply to everyone: Canadian official Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a "one-size-fits-all" decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee Presid...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
07:36, 08/08/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo O...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Olympics: As Games suitors dwindle, sport still good business, says LA While another reduced bid process was completed on Monday with Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo winning the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Los Angeles Sport Council (LASC) released a report that said sport, includi...
07:24, 06/25/2019

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games....
03:36, 06/14/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chie...
14:48, 07/23/2019

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
13:12, 07/02/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
19:24, 05/27/2019

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Pari...
23:36, 06/23/2019

Watch: IOC choosing between Italy, Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee will vote Monday on the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, a competition between Stockholm-Are in Sweden and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy....
15:00, 06/24/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveil...
00:12, 08/14/2019

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
03:24, 06/20/2019

Olympics: Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic sta...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
04:12, 06/28/2019

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi write...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in wh...
16:24, 08/07/2019

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills criticizes team owner Stephen Ross over Trump fundraiser Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized team owner Stephen Ross over the holding of a fundraiser to support President Donald Trump.       ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.       ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Auschwitz Museum criticizes Aussie company for selling products with images of notorious concentration camp The Auschwitz Museum denounced an online marketplace for independent artists Wednesday over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp. ...
13:24, 05/08/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic S...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s vote in their favor. The Stockholm-Are plan to sta...
19:36, 06/23/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flatte...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:24, 06/07/2019

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Olympics: Raelene Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Boyle uses Australian Olympic Committee’s agm to take a stanceAustralian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Oly...
12:12, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden'...
13:36, 05/24/2019

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
01:48, 06/24/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Olympics: Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights at Games In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity....
18:12, 07/26/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
01:24, 07/24/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
03:36, 07/05/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japane...
05:12, 08/09/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
12:24, 08/09/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by re...
06:36, 06/01/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch Lea...
06:36, 06/12/2019

David Ortiz backs Red Sox manager Alex Cora's decision to skip White House, criticizes Trump Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz backed the team’s current manager Alex Cora for his decision to skip President Trump’s White House ceremony to celebrate the 2018 World Series team....
15:48, 05/10/2019

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
15:24, 05/31/2019

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will be confined to our south. On Monday, there is only...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Father’s Day Forecast: Hot and dry conditions TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 kicked off this weekend but we aren’t expecting any rain this week. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today̵...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Italian bid of Milan-Cortina voted by IOC members to host 2026 Winter Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Italian bid of Milan-Cortina voted by IOC members to host 2026 Winter Olympics....
18:24, 06/24/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Oly...
18:48, 07/05/2019

Italy’s Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympi...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corrupti...
19:36, 06/27/2019

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all yea...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency ...
09:12, 05/23/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
16:24, 06/26/2019

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
15:12, 05/21/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unlea...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a de...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Popular Streamer Sues FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract, But The Organization Says The Contract Is Fine With over six million followers, Fortnite pro Turner “Tfue” Tenney, 21, is far and away one of the most popular streamers on all of Twitch. Now he’s suing FaZe Clan, the esports organization that sign...
04:00, 05/21/2019

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant.....
17:48, 05/28/2019

Waitress Spit on Eric Trump at Chicago Bar, Trump Organization Says Mr. Trump, one of the president’s sons, had been having dinner in Chicago when a waitress spit on him, his company said. He declined to file charges....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. A...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Thursday Forecast: Cool conditions on tap TUCSON – It’s going to be another cool day in Southern Arizona. This week’s second storm system passed through Arizona this morning, leaving behind cool conditions here in the Old Pueblo....
17:36, 05/23/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Tiger struggles to 75 in tame conditions; 'just off' Looking like someone who had competed in just 12 rounds over the past four months, Tiger Woods made numerous mistakes on his way to shooting a 4-over-par 75 in the first round of the Northern Trust....
21:12, 08/08/2019

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary changes and exercise. Learn more here....
05:00, 06/12/2019

| Vettel wants closer races in dry conditions Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has urged F1 chiefs to "make sure we string the field together more in dry conditions", after a string of entertaining races in wet conditions....
22:48, 08/13/2019

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politic...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
22:12, 06/24/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were ...
09:36, 07/24/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Ol...
05:36, 07/05/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United...
19:24, 05/18/2019

New York DA subpoenas Trump Organization over hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery Associated Press/Marcus Schreiber The president's family business, the Trump Organization, received a subpoena Thursday from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The subpoena ...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks,...
14:36, 08/14/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to offici...
21:24, 05/18/2019

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditions.'...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new re...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Fourth of July Forecast: Dry and hot conditions persist TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions this afternoon and evening. Today’s daytime high in Tuc...
19:00, 07/04/2019

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump ...
20:24, 07/14/2019

Court: Virginia can’t revert to old death row conditions RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Virginia cannot go back to isolating death row inmates and denying them access to recreational facilities. On Friday, a three-judge panel of...
00:12, 05/04/2019

Weekend forecast: Conditions remain dry and hot in Tucson TUCSON – It was another dry today, and tomorrow you can expect more of the same. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and hot. High: 103° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 76° Tucson is expected t...
05:24, 08/18/2019

Astonishing weather conditions at the finish of Stage 19 "Crazy weather with heavy hail brings an abrupt end to Stage 19 of the Tour de France. Watch the Tour de France live on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player"...
17:24, 07/26/2019

Weatherwatch: perfect conditions for a Spanish plume High temperatures and high moisture levels make for atmospheric instabilityOver the last few days, we have seen the arrival of hot and humid weather, with some thunderstorms. Various media outlets hav...
11:12, 07/24/2019

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
09:00, 07/11/2019

2 housekeepers sue Dr. Dre, alleging poor work conditions Hip Hop mogul Dr. Dre and his wife are being sued by two housekeepers who claim the couple created a restrictive work environment by failing to provide meal and rest breaks, among other labor code vio...
01:48, 06/20/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in US for migrants The U.N.’s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is “appalled” by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States...
09:24, 07/09/2019

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.  ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and...
05:36, 05/08/2019

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being use...
09:12, 08/10/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex is in labor with her and Prince Harry's......
15:36, 05/06/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics, beating out Sweden Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics with the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, h...
18:12, 05/19/2019

Monday Forecast: Expect cooler conditions this afternoon TUCSON – How do the low 70s sound? A storm system is passing to our north today, which will leave behind much cooler temperatures across Southern Arizona. Today’s forecast high will only reach ...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Bad Weather Conditions Halt Search Ops For Missing AN-32 Plane Airborne search operations to locate the missing AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force could not be carried out today due to bad weather conditions....
19:24, 06/09/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
13:36, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
12:36, 07/17/2019

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Terms and Conditions: TIME’s 2019 Best Inventions Search PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION CONSTITUTES PARTICIPANT ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TIME’s 2019 Best Inventions Search (the “Search”) is a skil...
22:24, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Unsealed file contains Smollett bail conditions CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a judge’s order unsealing the file from actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The file that a judge unsealed in Jussie Smollett...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point U.N. officials and dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting...
22:00, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods discusses soggy conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio spoke with Tiger Woods and the four-time PGA Championship winner discussed the harsh conditions currently plaguing Bethpage Black in Long Island. ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Carranza under fire for ‘deplorable’ conditions at school for disabled State Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D-Queens) said his reaction to the paper's expose "went from surprised to disappointed to depressed, because these children really need the best optimal education."...
06:36, 07/29/2019

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexi...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez braves wet conditions to take pole in France Honda's world champion Marc Marquez took pole position for the French Grand Prix after overcoming crashes in rainy conditions during practice and qualifying at Le Mans on Saturday....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Saturday Forecast: Below average temperatures and breezy conditions TUCSON – May continues to bring us below average temperatures, thanks to the low pressure systems that have brought wind and cooler temperatures. Models showed another system approaching the reg...
06:36, 05/26/2019

Deal: Get a free iPhone 8 from AT&T (terms and conditions apply) The last time AT&T offered a free Apple iPhone, it was the old and rather inexpensive iPhone SE that could have been yours for $0 in certain conditions. For a limited time, AT&T is now offering a newe...
02:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. judge rejects 'El Chapo' request for better jail conditions A U.S. judge has rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better conditions at the Manhattan jail where the convicted Mexican drug lord awaits sentencing, after prosecutors said the request mi...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Audit finds appalling conditions in NYC preschool classrooms Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature Universal Pre-K initiative was found to have dangerous facilities filled with hazards like peeling lead paint, missing window and radiator guards and barbed wire fence...
02:36, 06/08/2019

Etihad interested in re-investing in India's Jet subject to conditions Etihad Airways is interested in re-investing in embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways for a minority stake, subject to certain conditions, a spokesman for the Middle Eastern carrier said on Friday....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

The conditions are ripe for the biggest Brexit backlash imaginable On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and count...
04:24, 05/08/2019

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, acc...
14:36, 07/03/2019

CBP says it’s not low on supplies after claims of ‘appalling’ conditions for migrant children A Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday the agency was not running low on supplies in response to reports that people looking to make donations were being turned away from its facilities...
07:12, 06/26/2019

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
20:36, 06/13/2019

Widow: Dangerous conditions at Braves’ stadium led to death SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — The widow of a beer tap inventor found dead inside a walk-in cooler at the Atlanta Braves’ stadium is blaming a faulty door mechanism and carbon dioxide leaks for his death. A...
14:36, 06/26/2019

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
14:36, 07/04/2019