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Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musici...

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

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Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
12:36, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT comm...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.A...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.        ...
17:36, 06/11/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
01:00, 06/01/2019

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06:12, 06/04/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggest...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges for using a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair whi...
00:12, 06/07/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, ...
18:00, 05/12/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American terri...
05:48, 05/12/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
08:00, 05/12/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
06:24, 05/13/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
09:36, 05/09/2019

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12:36, 05/31/2019

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’ NEW YORK (AP) — “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” was brought down to size at the weekend box office but was still easily No. 1, while the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” and the ...
21:36, 06/02/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addi...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Elton John: ‘There's no holds barred’ in ‘Rocketman’ Elton John, whose musical biopic "Rocketman" releases Friday, said it took decades for him to warm to the idea of a movie, and years more to make sure it was done honestly....
11:48, 05/31/2019

Rocketman review – Elton's sparkliest spectacle yet Taron Egerton is terrific as the singer, but the real star of this electric biopic is director Dexter Fletcher“When are you going to hug me?” That question echoes around Dexter Fletcher’s dazzling roc...
14:12, 05/26/2019

‘Rocketman’ review: A better biopic than ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Freddie Mercury may have had the better voice, but it’s Elton John who gets the better movie. “Rocketman,” director Dexter Fletcher’s trippy new biopic about the flamboyant rocker is braver, deeper an...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for 'Rocketman' Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
21:36, 05/16/2019

Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ touch down in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — Elton John and his biopic “Rocketman” have landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where star Taron Egerton was moved to tears after the premiere. John executive produced...
01:24, 05/17/2019

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
22:12, 05/19/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about architecture. You have to sit still, mostly, through th...
01:48, 05/18/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Spacey, Rocketman, US Box Office Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court; Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film; A diminished "Godzilla" still bests "Rocketman" and "Ma." (June 3)   ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

There's going to be very little of Elton John singing on the Rocketman soundtrack We’re less than a month out from the release of Elton John “biopic” Rocketman, which promises to tell a fantastic, R-rated version of the celebrated singer’s life. You’d be forgiven for assuming that ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Everything Rocketman Got Wrong About Elton John's Life Turning someone's life into a two-hour film is no easy feat. After all, lives are rarely lived in the neat, easy-to-track fashion that storytelling requires. They're messy,......
17:36, 06/05/2019

Taron Egerton's 'Rocketman' prep involved a lot of questions Taron Egerton, the 29-year-old British actor who gained notoriety in films like "The Smoke" and the "Kingsman" franchise, has taken on the role of a lifetime playing music icon Elton John in the biopi...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
11:36, 06/02/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
01:48, 05/17/2019

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-lik...
20:24, 05/22/2019

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
19:24, 05/27/2019

Elton John slams Russian cuts to 'Rocketman' gay scenes Elton John on Friday criticized Russia's reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, "Rocketman," calling the decision "cruelly unaccepting of the love between t...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Elton John slams Russian censorship of 'Rocketman' gay sex scenes Elton John has hit out at Russian film distributors for editing out gay sex scenes from his biopic "Rocketman," adding that it was a "sad reflection of the divided world we still live in."...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Taron Egerton, Richard Madden and More Dazzle at Rocketman NYC Premiere Elton John is known for his stunning styles and flare for the dramatic. So, it's safe to say that the bar was set high for all the stars attending the Rocketman premiere in New York......
04:24, 05/30/2019

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elt...
18:24, 05/31/2019

‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton: I’m not just copying Elton John As Taron Egerton embarked on the timeless flight of musical fantasy that is “Rocketman,” Elton John encouraged the actor playing him to find his own voice. “He told me very early on that he didn’t wan...
02:12, 05/31/2019

The Elton John biopic Rocketman works best when it remembers to be a musical Would it be giving Rocketman too much credit to assume that the filmmakers behind this Elton John biopic (who include executive producer Elton John) are at least faintly aware of their film’s hoarines...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Elton John still standing at Cannes premiere of biopic Rocketman Impeccably dressed as ever, the veteran singer was the star attraction on the Croisette, despite struggling with a limpIt was a case of goodbye yellow brick road, hello Cannes red carpet as Elton John...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has said he was dismayed that gay scenes had been cut f...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is th...
00:24, 05/17/2019

Russia slammed for censoring gay sex scenes from Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and drug use....
17:36, 06/02/2019

'Rocketman' spins jukebox version of Elton John's bohemian life "Taron Egerton is Elton John," say the billboards for "Rocketman," and that's not hyperbole. Egerton's electric performance as the famed rock star drives this jukebox musical, which imaginatively uses...
02:24, 05/30/2019

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion....
06:12, 06/12/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' previews in Russia with cuts to gay scenes Russians are unlikely to see a movie biography of British singer Elton John in its entirety when it is released this week. Media are reporting that scenes involving gay sex and drug-taking will have b...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Elton John got a birthday gift from ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton Get an eyeful of this. Of all the over-the-top costumes that Taron Egerton rocked as Elton John in the new movie musical “Rocketman,” which opened Friday, there was one item that the actor kept to giv...
23:24, 06/04/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“F...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stel...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. Tha...
23:12, 05/16/2019

Taron Egerton Shares the Hardest Part About Transforming Into Elton John in Rocketman Taron Egerton explains he made a huge, erm, "sacrifice" when he transformed into Elton John. Starring in Rocketman, a musical rendition about the legendary singer's......
04:24, 05/30/2019

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, fr...
03:48, 05/31/2019

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:24, 05/31/2019

Elton John, Rocketman filmmakers condemn depressingly predictable Russian censorship We ended up not being especially hot on Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic Rocketman, a film that came in less euphorically bizarre than its quite excellent trailer might have led one to believe (or ...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Elton John performs with ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton at Cannes premiere The biopic has landed. “Rocketman” premiered Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival — and Elton John performed an emotional duet with the actor who channels him onscreen to celebrate the occ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the we...
19:12, 05/29/2019

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sass...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton's fury at Russian removal of gay scenes Sir Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton have condemned the decision by a Russian film company to cut gay sex scenes from new biopic Rocketman....
13:48, 06/01/2019

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over privacy concerns. Florida-based GEDmatch announced rece...
23:00, 06/07/2019

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in Christchurch....
07:12, 06/08/2019

Elton John slams 'Rocketman' sex, drug scene deletions in Russia Elton John and filmmakers say they were unaware that five minutes of sex and drug scenes would be cut from the film in Russia.        ...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to th...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the p...
01:36, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' hurts: Playing Elton John required falling down stairs, singing underwater Taron Egerton paid his dues playing a struggling Elton John in 'Rocketman.' That's really him falling down stairs and even trying to sing underwater.       &#...
09:48, 06/03/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton shoots for the moon playing Elton John in bold new musical Taron Egerton is on a high pressure but exhilarating ride as he prepares to show the world his audacious, R-rated Elton John musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation on punis...
03:12, 05/06/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a gua...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George...
17:24, 05/05/2019

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the south...
17:00, 06/19/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- ...
06:48, 06/11/2019

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The makers of the movie based off the Sega video game ann...
22:48, 05/24/2019

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all ...
08:36, 06/18/2019

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

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved i...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay hom...
05:24, 05/05/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday n...
23:36, 06/24/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
18:24, 06/11/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not toge...
09:00, 05/22/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democ...
05:36, 06/11/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long su...
05:36, 06/07/2019

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden has basked in his status as an...
09:12, 06/08/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is defending a tweet urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events, but says he didn’t mean to offend anyo...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash The sultan of Brunei said the country won't enforce new laws that include stoning to death for adultery and gay sex. The announcement comes after a global backlash to the laws, including calls for a b...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students. The plan aims to steer $1.9 billion from a P...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its roll out of strict new Islamic laws last month....
07:36, 05/06/2019

De Blasio faces Dem backlash after expanding deportation triggers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Immigration Commissioner had to go into damage control mode after local officials took issue with the city's expanded approach to cooperating with federal immigrat...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Brunei says it 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' AP Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is backing off of punishing gay sex with execution after facing global backlash. The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpr...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the c...
12:00, 05/02/2019

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

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ to be redesigned after fan backlash over ‘creepy teeth’ The director of "Sonic the Hedgehog" is burrowing in shame after outraged fans forced him to redraw his star character, whose giant teeth creeped out viewers and sparked a backlash against the flick....
01:36, 05/05/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was to be honored. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Bar...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Fou...
02:48, 05/17/2019

Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex after global backlash The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning....
19:36, 05/05/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her pub...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Pl...
01:36, 05/08/2019

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

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
18:48, 04/30/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
03:36, 05/29/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the f...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
04:12, 05/08/2019

Ilhan Omar faces backlash after complaining about US 'bullying' in Venezuela Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced a wave of criticism after she argued that President Donald Trump's administration made the Venezuelan crisis worse through "bullying" and applying sanctions to the nati...
19:36, 05/02/2019

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theres...
01:48, 06/05/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who allegedly grew a patented strain of potatoes used in...
15:48, 05/01/2019

After Backlash, Sultan Of Brunei Rolls Back Death Penalty For Gay Sex Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics today called for harsh sharia laws to be abandoned entirely. ......
09:24, 05/06/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had ha...
18:24, 06/19/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
13:24, 05/18/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:36, 05/21/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebo...
14:24, 05/13/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
23:24, 05/21/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town....
10:12, 04/29/2019

Backlash as Donald Trump is cleared of election collusion with the Russians Donald Trump declared America the "greatest place on earth" today after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that his campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 US presi...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhe...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LGBT laws....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:24, 06/13/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
02:24, 06/04/2019

Even Elton John's rooster codpiece had sequins: How his 'Rocketman' costumes steal the movie Any movie depicting Elton John is going to need spectacular stage outfits. Here's how the musical "Rocketman" even amped up John's flamboyant style.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
07:48, 06/19/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exp...
08:12, 05/16/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, and with good reason – the beloved Se...
05:48, 05/03/2019

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces b...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remai...
21:48, 04/28/2019

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
15:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:48, 06/19/2019

World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Warns Pakistan Teammates Of Backlash At Home Pakistani cricketers are facing strong criticism from both fans and former players after the 89-run defeat to India in the marquee World Cup clash on Sunday....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of th...
08:36, 06/18/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the c...
06:36, 06/14/2019

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 ...
23:36, 06/13/2019

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm ...
01:12, 06/13/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix s...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
00:36, 05/01/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some pers...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
05:00, 06/08/2019

New York Times drops syndicated cartoons after anti-Semitic backlash The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Monday blasted the New York Times as a “cesspool of hostility towards Israel” — as the newspaper said it has suspended publishing syndicated cartoons....
13:12, 05/02/2019

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LG...
04:12, 06/05/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, to join HUD Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CFPB since September, when The Washington Post reported o...
21:24, 06/20/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.        ...
21:36, 05/11/2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
22:12, 05/22/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago....
05:24, 05/16/2019

Brexit backlash? Britain's Farage sets sight on European election and beyond Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage is one of the few politicians in Britain enjoying this month's elections to the European parliament. In fact, he's relishing it....
20:48, 05/16/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something t...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear her "truth." ABC......
19:24, 05/11/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsew...
11:12, 06/02/2019

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing over pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
21:24, 05/08/2019

Review: Taron Egerton's spot-on Elton John hits all the right notes in groovy 'Rocketman' Taron Egerton won't go breaking your heart: His great take on rock icon Elton John fuels the fantastical numbers of new jukebox musical 'Rocketman.'       ...
19:36, 05/28/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had bett...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
21:36, 05/21/2019

Amazon Faces Backlash For Selling Shoes, Rugs With Images Of Hindu Gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the US retailer's website, making #BoycottAmazon the......
19:48, 05/16/2019

Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that ...
05:24, 05/13/2019

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
03:36, 06/15/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The...
21:00, 06/10/2019

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Honest, intelligent and open to new ideas is how officials of India's main opposition Congress describe their leader, Rahul Gandhi, but the party's election performance has been so poor he now risks l...
13:24, 05/23/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
07:24, 05/30/2019

Amazon hit with backlash in India for selling shoes and rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon was hit with a social media backlash in India after a range of items bearing images of Hindu gods, including rugs and toilet seat covers, were being sold on its website....
17:24, 05/17/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
04:24, 05/25/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
18:36, 04/29/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan Ley, who is under pressure in the regional seat of ...
10:12, 05/07/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
21:36, 05/20/2019

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments...
01:12, 06/22/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Gray Lady made the decision after su...
21:12, 06/11/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
16:36, 05/11/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Fiv...
03:48, 06/05/2019

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

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
19:48, 06/05/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
07:24, 06/20/2019

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage of people who were looking for jobs. A Netflix spok...
21:12, 06/19/2019

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned ac...
16:12, 06/01/2019

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
20:12, 04/28/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
03:12, 05/03/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned...
19:00, 06/13/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resig...
20:00, 05/23/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:24, 06/21/2019

Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the U.S. retailer's website, making #BoycottAmazon the ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
05:12, 06/19/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
18:24, 05/30/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
05:48, 06/06/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
15:24, 05/09/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate s...
06:24, 06/09/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 candidacy amid allegations that he inappropriately tou...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
01:12, 06/11/2019

Florida man caught shooing raccoon off boat in viral video apologizes after fiery backlash A Florida man has reportedly apologized amid an investigation into a video posted to his social media account last week allegedly showing him shoo a stowaway raccoon off his boat to its presumed death...
21:00, 05/14/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
03:36, 05/31/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision tha...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Barcelona analysis: Luis Suarez celebrates against Liverpool as Philippe Coutinho prepares for Anfield backlash Barcelona will take a commanding 3-0 lead to Anfield next week after some Lionel Messi magic put them within touching distance of the Champions League final....
00:48, 05/02/2019

‘It’s unacceptable’: Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams addresses video creating national backlash PHOENIX (KPNX) – Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Team 12’s Brahm Resnik on “Sunday Square Off” for a live interview discussing an incident that has put the department...
10:00, 06/18/2019

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their p...
23:12, 04/30/2019

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election impartiality rules....
13:24, 05/11/2019

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
22:00, 06/11/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton says he's 'at peace, proud' as Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
05:36, 05/16/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton says he's 'at peace' as Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journa...
04:00, 06/06/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

'Godzilla' crushes competitors with $49M, but Elton John's 'Rocketman,' 'Ma' found their fans The new 'Godzilla' underperformed, opening with half the $93 million debut of the 2014 predecessor. Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' fell to second.     ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Brunei 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has said gay sex will not be punished with the death penalty after he faced global backlash over the incoming legislation....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Giants GM Dave Gettleman responds to NFL draft backlash: 'We’ll find out how crazy I am' N.Y. Giants general manager Dave Gettleman took Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick, which made the fanbase bristle.        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
20:48, 06/14/2019

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti...
11:24, 06/07/2019

Mindy Kaling addresses backlash from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari: He's a 'good person' Mindy Kaling is opening up about the reaction she received from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari after a #MeToo allegation was made against him in 2018.        ...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Rob Lowe calls Prince William's hair loss 'traumatic experience,' gets king-size backlash Twitter apparently thinks Rob Lowe is being a royal pain after he called Prince William's hair loss "one of the great traumatic experiences of my life."        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
21:12, 05/02/2019

After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

Hunter who faced backlash for posing with slain giraffe says it was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
02:48, 06/08/2019

'Aladdin': Will Smith calls the shifting backlash over his blue genie 'very funny' Despite criticism and many memes that ensued over his blue genie character, Will Smith appears to be unbothered by the reactions from social media.        ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Key Istanbul Election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
20:12, 06/23/2019

| Morocco gifted win as Namibia concede late own goal Namibian Itamunua Keimuine headed an 89th-minute Hakim Ziyech free-kick into his own net to gift Morocco victory in the opening Africa Cup of Nations Group D match....
21:00, 06/23/2019

The recording industry has a terrible track record of preserving the past: Alan Cross While thousands of master recordings were lost in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios, the sad truth is that this kind of wanton destruction isn't unique....
21:12, 06/23/2019

Czech Republic: protesters demand prime minister's resignation About 250,000 people gathered in Prague to direct anger at Andrej Babiš, who has been labelled a threat to democracyAn estimated 250,000 people have demanded the resignation of the Czech Republic’s pr...
21:24, 06/23/2019

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
21:24, 06/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 23 at 3:09PM EDT until June 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 435 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 31 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENT...
21:24, 06/23/2019

'Toy Story 4' tops North American box office with $118M The animated adventure "Toy Story 4" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $118 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
21:48, 06/23/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 23) The single most exciting addition to the Netflix streaming service arrives this Wednesday. It’s not a new season of a popular series or an original movie with a stellar cast. I’m talking a...
22:24, 06/23/2019

Tennis: Murray crowns return by claiming Queen's doubles title with Lopez Twice Wimbledon champion Andy Murray capped a dream return to action after five months out by winning the Queen's Club championships doubles title with Feliciano Lopez on Sunday....
22:36, 06/23/2019

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazz...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Ye...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Yamamoto wins again, Marlins hand Phillies 7th straight loss PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie right-hander Jordan Yamamoto won for the third time in three career starts, Garrett Cooper and Brian Anderson hit consecutive homers, and the Miami Marlins beat Philadelphia...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the c...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Officials: Woman Playing ‘Chicken’ In SUV Fatally Runs Over 3-Year-Old Son HOUSTON (Video from KTRK via CNN) – A 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son, acco...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Health Alert Issued After Major Spike In Overdoses In Cincinnati Area CINCINNATI (WCPO/Scripps) –  In 24 hours, from Friday to Saturday, the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition said 22 people overdosed. The Cincinnati Fire department tweeted that they responded to 20...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Week In Games: Let's Go Make Another Mario Perhaps the best-known game coming out this week is Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel much anticipated by many of us here at Kotaku, not to mention Mario fans everywhere. But that’s not the only cool game...
23:24, 06/23/2019

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive...
23:24, 06/23/2019

Recalled baby formula sold at Walmart may contain metal This may a bit more iron than the manufacturers envisioned. More than 23,000 containers of a baby formula only sold at Walmart are being recalled over fears they contain metal. Parent’s Choice Advanta...
23:48, 06/23/2019

'Spider-Man: Far from Home' first reactions praise 'fun ride' and clever 'Endgame' follow The first reactions to "Spider-Man: Far from Home' have been unleashed and pundits are pleased, especially in how it handles 'Endgame' aftermath.        ...
23:48, 06/23/2019

30 best beauty products for summer | Funmi Fetto Get summer-ready with this selection of lights scents, glossy makeup and nourishing suncareWe’ve been indoctrinated into the concept of a “summer fragrance” – floral, pretty, sweet, citrus. In reality...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Reavie holds off Bradley, Sucher for first win in 11 years CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory and first in 11 years, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradl...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 6:04PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 603 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from near Owenton to Georgetown, moving east at 40 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Very heavy rain… Locations impacte...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Dozier’s 3-run homer sends Bailey, Royals over Twins 6-1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a three-run shot during a five-run third inning, Homer Bailey was stingy again pitching into the sixth and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Watch Carrie Underwood's baby stop crying as she sings, then start again when Dad does Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's younger son stops crying the minute Mom starts singing. Dad's theory: It has nothing to do with his singing skills.        ...
00:36, 06/24/2019

Inside Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner's '70s-Themed Night Out With Sofia Richie Girls' groovy night out! Sofia Richie and Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner got glammed up and partied together at a pair of mutual pals' '70s disco-themed birthday bash. The......
01:00, 06/24/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary...
03:12, 06/24/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some belie...
03:24, 06/24/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Anfisa Nava Ranks High in First Bodybuilding Competition Not bad for her first try: 90 Day Fiancé star Anfisa Nava got top scores in her first bodybuilding competition. The 23-year-old Russian season four participant, changed her diet and......
04:00, 06/24/2019

AP Top Stories June 23 The latest for Sunday, June 23rd: Trump: "not looking for war" with Iran but would be "obliteration" if there is; 11 people dead in Hawaii plane crash; Motorcycle crash victims remembered; Firefighter...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Skydiving plane in Hawaii crash was involved in previous terrifying incident The skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii on Friday, killing all 11 aboard, had been involved in a terrifying incident before that.        ...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyi...
04:36, 06/24/2019

BJP Acting Like "Terrorist Organisation, Importing Goons": Trinamool The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party was acting like a "terrorist organisation" and "importing goons" from other states to spread unrest in West Bengal, drawing a sharp......
05:48, 06/24/2019

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive ...
05:48, 06/24/2019

California man jumps into river to elude homeowner, police SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a California man jumped into a river to elude a homeowner and police following a report of a burglary. The Sacramento Bee reports that 40-year-old Michael Herna...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank ...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Mexico matches Team USA in win column at Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Uriel Antuna, Raul Jimenez and Fernando Navarro scored and Mexico advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Martinique on Sunday in front of ...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded ...
07:12, 06/24/2019

Report: Trump Admin Considering Ordering All US 5G Gear Be Made Outside of China Donald Trump’s administration is considering issuing requirements that would mandate all 5G telecommunications equipment installed in the U.S. be manufactured outside China, according to a Sunday repo...
07:12, 06/24/2019

Lizzo's Hairstylist Breaks Down the Details Behind Her Epic Headpiece at the 2019 BET Awards Lizzo was looking "Good as Hell" at the 2019 BET Awards. Not that anyone would expect anything less from the 31-year-old star. Aside from her jaw-dropping performance at the......
07:24, 06/24/2019

Trump's healthcare executive order will only mean more red tape, not cheaper care President Trump has been the champion of reducing red tape. That’s why it’s confusing that he plans to issue an executive order requiring healthcare insurers and providers to reveal the details of the...
08:12, 06/24/2019

Telegram update adds location-based chats and much more What not as popular in the U.S. as it is overseas, the Telegram messaging app offers end-to-end encryption and no limits on the number of people you can chat with or broadcast to at one time. It's no ...
09:12, 06/24/2019

Lufthansa pegs dividend payout ratio to net profit German carrier Lufthansa on Monday said it would start pegging its dividend payout ratio to net profit in the future, adding this would give the group, which issued a profit warning a week ago, more f...
09:36, 06/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
09:36, 06/24/2019

China's assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that China will safeguard its fundamental interests....
09:36, 06/24/2019

IRCTC Tourism Offers Rajasthan Tour From Rs 20,150/Person, Details Here IRCTC Tourism: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation's (IRCTC) tourism arm, IRCTC Tourism is offering a five nights and six days tour package to popular tourist destinations of Rajasthan......
10:24, 06/24/2019

UK PM Hopeful Hunt Says Rival Boris Johnson "Coward" For Avoiding Debate British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday....
10:36, 06/24/2019

Police release image in hunt for man after £400,000 Regent Street smash-and-grab Police investigating a Regent Street smash-and-grab in which more than £400,000 of watches were stolen have released a picture of a man wanted in connection with robbery....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecomi...
11:12, 06/24/2019

Today in History for June 24th Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of 'The Honeymooners' fame dies....
11:24, 06/24/2019

The new Raspberry Pi 4 is here for just $35 In a surprise announcement, the Raspberry Pi foundation announced the new Raspberry Pi 4 today. It has an updated processor, up to 4GB of RAM, and a starting price of just $35. The Raspberry Pi 4 offe...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections....
11:48, 06/24/2019

Xi, PM Modi, Putin To Discuss Protectionism Amid US Tariffs: China The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump's "protectionist" trade policy and......
11:48, 06/24/2019

Pompeo confirms Trump sent Kim Jong Un letter Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described by Kim in foreign reports as “excellent.”...
12:00, 06/24/2019

BET Awards: 4 major moments you missed, including Cardi B opener and Nipsey Hussle tribute Highlights of Sunday's BET Awards included a moving tribute to Nipsey Hussle, who was killed in March, and a rousing opener by Cardi B and Offset.        ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Everest deaths: 'Corners are being massively cut' An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's highest peak and has summited it eight times -- once w...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Trump regime. Anyone expressing support for President...
12:24, 06/24/2019

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

Lufthansa announces overhaul of budget carrier Eurowings Lufthansa on Monday announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings in which the budget carrier will focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in costs by 2022 in the hope of returning to profit....
13:24, 06/24/2019

Nissan shareholders set to back CEO Saikawa amid fraying ties with Renault Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday, extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the ...
13:24, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' Wants Hands Amputated To Relieve Pain A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of bark-like growths on his body said Monday he wanted his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain....
13:48, 06/24/2019

Mortgage Bond That Vanished Is Back A unit of private-equity firm Cerberus has issued debt secured by home-equity lines of credit. The securities received a triple-A rating from four agencies....
13:48, 06/24/2019

|Globalpopulationcouldpeaksoonerthanwethink A further two billion people will be added to the current world population of 7.7 billion by 2050, the United Nations Population Division said in a report this week, writes Bloomberg's David Fickling....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
14:24, 06/24/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freewa...
14:24, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant....
14:36, 06/24/2019

Tennis greats applaud Barty’s rise to No. 1 SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking ...
14:36, 06/24/2019

5 Delicious Vitamin D-Rich Snacks You Can Try At Home In addition to the sun rays, your vitamin D requirements can also be taken care by supplements. There are plenty of foods that you can bring in to your rescue as well....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Biden details immigration vision ahead of first Democratic 2020 debate Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the United States as children citiz...
15:24, 06/24/2019

US Bars China Supercomputer Firms, Institute From Buying American Parts The US Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security......
15:24, 06/24/2019

What's the Biggest Favor Someone Can Do in Your City? In some cities, the nicest thing you can do is shovel someone’s driveway. In some, it’s to lend them shade. In some, it’s to let them pass on the freeway, or top off their parking meter. In your city,...
15:36, 06/24/2019

Prague sees its biggest protest since the fall of communism. Here's why The protest gathered more than 250,000 people, according to media reports, making it the largest show of anger among the general public since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which brought down Communism in...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Rafael Benítez to leave Newcastle when contract expires on Sunday • Club say they have ‘worked hard’ to extend manager’s deal• Newcastle announce they are disappointed with outcomeRafael Benítez will leave Newcastle when his contract expires on Sunday, the club have...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Congress Dissolves UP Committees, To Look Into Complaints Of Indiscipline In a bid to set its house in order in Uttar Pradesh after the drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress dissolved its district committees in the state on Monday and decided to set up a......
16:00, 06/24/2019

"Don't Want New India, Give Us Old India": Ghulam Nabi Azad's Dig at BJP The mob killing of a man in Jharkhand found echo in parliament today as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad took on the BJP over its "New India" claim....
16:00, 06/24/2019

"Safety Guaranteed": Bengaluru Police Say IMA Scam Accused Can Return A day after IMA Jewels case accused Mansoor Khan claimed in a video that he was willing to face an investigation in India despite the risk to his life, Bengaluru police today said they will guarantee....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Human waste left by record number of Everest climbers 'threatens local drinking water' Human waste left by a record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season threatens to contaminate drinking water for local communities, campaigners have said....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Formula sold at Walmart recalled after complaint about 'metal' in product A formula company has issued a voluntary recall for a product sold in Walmart locations nationwide after it received a consumer complaint about metal in the powder....
16:00, 06/24/2019

European stocks trade lower as Middle East tensions linger; autos down 1.3% after Daimler warning European stocks traded lower Monday afternoon as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to stoke fears of a military confrontation in the Middle East....
16:12, 06/24/2019

The A.V. Club's best games of 2019 so far If there was a watchword for gaming in the first half of 2019, it might be “iteration”—or possibly even “refinement.” This six-month period saw a dead-on-arrival would-be blockbuster (R.I.P. Anthem) ...
16:48, 06/24/2019

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
16:48, 06/24/2019

|Cash-in-transitfirmdeliveredR500mamonthwithoutduediligence,inquiryhears The state capture inquiry heard on Monday that a Gauteng-based cash-in-transit company was delivering up to R500m in cash per month without adhering to money-laundering laws to check the source of fun...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Trump to Sign Order Requiring Hospitals to Disclose Test and Procedure Prices (WASHINGTON) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and proced...
17:12, 06/24/2019

Trump to issue executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump issues an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
17:12, 06/24/2019

Erdogan no longer appears invincible after bruising election result The Istanbul election result is a stinging defeat for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with major implications for the country and potentially for the region....
17:24, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court to take up Obamacare case with $12B at stake for insurers The Supreme Court said Monday that it will take up cases involving $12 billion in federal Obamacare payments meant to encourage insurers to cover people with preexisting illnesses....
17:24, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court sides with apparel maker who said government violated First Amendment by denying ‘subversive’ clothing line trademark Los Angeles artist Erik Brunetti sued the government, saying it violated the First Amendment by refusing to register the trademark for his FUCT brand of street wear....
17:24, 06/24/2019

Susan Collins draws a Democratic challenger who seeks to undermine her moderate image In an announcement video, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon highlights the Republican senator’s votes for President Trump’s tax cuts and Supreme Court nominees....
17:24, 06/24/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home Has Two Post-Credits Scenes: Report Spider-Man: Far From Home reportedly has two post-credits scenes according to members of the press who attended the early screening for the upcoming Marvel movie last week....
17:24, 06/24/2019

Here's What Every Member Of The USMNT Has To Say About U.S. Soccer's Wage Inequality When the United States Women’s National Team takes the field for their World Cup knockout-round game against Spain today, they will try to forget everything else: their personal drama, their fears, th...
17:24, 06/24/2019

Gears 5 Developer Says It’s Riskier Than The Last One Microsoft’s head of all things Gears of War, Rod Fergusson, says his team is playing it less safe with September’s Gears 5 after feedback that the series’ last installment didn’t go far enough....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Oil prices down 1% as demand fears rise, Mideast tensions ease Oil prices fell about 1% on Monday as crude demand concerns resurfaced and the possibility of an imminent conflict between the United States and Iran began to fade....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Objectively Speaking, There's a Lot of Psycho Nazi Type Stuff in This Laura Ingraham Background Report Axios has published a collection of leaked Trump administration vetting reports—the background documents that Trump’s team prepared on its potential hires and appointees. For example, Fox News’ Laura ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products on the Internet....
18:24, 06/24/2019

Wheels24.co.za | "Toughest" Toyota Desert Race 1000 yet as Visser claims victory in Hilux The 2019 Toyota 1000 Desert Race will long be remembered as one of the toughest on record, thanks partly to the move to the area around Selebi-Phikwe, in eastern Botswana, which played a key roll in t...
18:36, 06/24/2019

Rising Demand for Grocery Delivery Is Shifting China's Grocery Landscape France’s Carrefour is shedding most of its operations in the country, where big-box retailers are struggling to keep pace in a market whose shoppers are turning toward nimble delivery providers....
18:36, 06/24/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration adds anoth...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Puppy helps police rescue owner after he fell into ditch Man’s best friend indeed. One rescue puppy in Ireland is being praised as a hero for “doing a bit of rescuing himself” and helping police find his owner after the 62-year-old man fell into a dit...
18:48, 06/24/2019

The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer It’s rare to come across a bespoke gadget or a cleverly hacked device that doesn’t have a tiny Raspberry Pi inside it. It’s long been one of the easiest and cheapest ways to power a custom creation, b...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Future of Notre Dame Cathedral wide open More than two months after the devastating fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, reconstruction details remain unclear. The French National Assembly has the issue on its agenda again....
18:48, 06/24/2019

Border Patrol to Relocate Hundreds of Migrant Children From Hell Camp The Associated Press reported on Monday that the Trump administration will move 300 children from a border patrol station in Clint, TX, which has come under scrutiny in recent days after an AP report ...
19:24, 06/24/2019

Trump: Some of My Best Friends Are Iranian! President Donald Trump announced on Monday that his administration will place new economic sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei amid rising tensions between the United States and Ira...
19:24, 06/24/2019

This "Human Cheese" Is Made From Celebrity Armpit Bacteria A new exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London features five cheeses have been made with bacteria harvested from the skin of some well-known personalities....
19:36, 06/24/2019

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett reveals where his NFL allegiances lay New York Knicks rookie R.J. Barrett will look to make a great first impression in his first NBA season but a recent revelation may have some fans calling for a foul instead....
19:48, 06/24/2019

Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes President Trump's two Supreme Court picks squared off with opposing opinions in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on certain gun possession cases is unconstitutionally vag...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Mets should fire manager Mickey Callaway after latest clubhouse embarrassment It's not Mickey Callaway's fault his bullpen is so lousy, but it's time for the Mets to cut bait.       ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Analysis: New No. 1 Barty's rapid rise could be just a start Fendrich on Tennis: Ash Barty's rapid rise to the top of tennis could signal just the start of a lengthy run       ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Marta: 'Cry at the beginning and smile at the end' Brazil great Marta delivered an emotional message to the next generation of Brazilian players after the South American team was knocked out of the Women's World Cup Sunday....
20:00, 06/24/2019

'Hell is coming': week-long heatwave begins across Europe Temperatures could hit 40C from Spain to Switzerland, with authorities urging children and older people to stay indoorsAuthorities have urged children and older people to stay indoors and issued sever...
20:24, 06/24/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president...
20:24, 06/24/2019

John Oliver on climbing Mount Everest: 'like the line at Trader Joe’s' Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver explained the danger in the commercialization of climbing the world’s tallest mountainLast Week Tonight’s John Oliver discussed the danger involved in climbing Mount Ev...
20:24, 06/24/2019

US records 33 new measles cases in a week in worst outbreak since 1992 Total confirmed cases for year so far rises to 1,077Most new cases occur in New York Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the US last week, most of them in New York, federal health official...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Seeks Parole, Jail Chief Praises Him For "Good Conduct" Rape and murder convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim is not a "hardcore" criminal and had a good conduct in prison, the jail superintendent of Rohtak district said while seeking opinion from Haryana's Sirsa......
20:24, 06/24/2019

Minister Appeals To God For Rain As Water Crisis Deepens In Chennai Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu that's reeling under a severe water shortage, will get the resource transported from other parts of the state even as a provincial minister performed a ceremony......
20:24, 06/24/2019

90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days Season 3 Is Full of Drama and Returning Faces Do you have room in your life for another batch of Americans falling in love with foreigners? You better, because 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days will be back before you know it and E! News......
20:24, 06/24/2019

Get a Taste of The Hills: New Beginnings Drama With the First 3 Minutes of the Series It's finally here, the long-awaited return of The Hills begins Monday, June 24 on MTV, but you don't have to wait that long to get a sneak peek. MTV released the first three minutes of The......
20:24, 06/24/2019

How Scientists Filmed a Giant Squid in North American Waters for the First Time Scientists spotted an elusive giant squid in its deep-ocean habitat in American waters for the first time. These titanic, whale-battling beasts are rarely seen, so this sighting is a thrill for biolog...
20:36, 06/24/2019

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Disneyland and 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' When I told my friends that I was planning to attend the opening weekend of Disneyland’s new “Star Wars land,” otherwise known as Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, they had one common reaction: horror....
21:12, 06/24/2019

McDonald's says Quarter Pounder sales up 30% since shift from frozen to fresh beef Where's the beef? McDonald's says it has been selling more Quarter Pounder burgers in the last year since it switched from frozen to fresh beef.       ...
21:12, 06/24/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-r...
21:36, 06/24/2019

Apple releases public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina Now's your chance to peek at the future of Apple software without signing up for a developer account. Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina, giving you a ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

A weekend with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Mat Smith and Dan Cooper grew up in the UK at the right age to witness the birth of Pottermania. The Harry Potter novels are firmly encoded in their very British psyches, and both are fans of augmente...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Marcus Gronholm, Kenneth Hansen to return for one-off race Double World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm and 14-time European Rallycross Champion Kenneth Hansen will return to competition for a one-off celebrity race at Holjes, Sweden next week...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Russell's French GP overtake on F1 team-mate Kubica that nobody saw George Russell's damaged front wing meant he finished a Formula 1 race last for the first time despite pulling off a superb unseen French Grand Prix pass on Robert Kubica...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Your Ignorance Is Showing If You Believe in a 'Gay Agenda' Same-gender-loving men have been accused of trying to ruin the black family, and that’s a black-ass lie. Men who are part of the LGBTQ+ community are concerned with having the right to merely exist an...
22:12, 06/24/2019

Big East votes to add Connecticut Huskies to conference, per report The Big East held a vote to approve the addition of the Connecticut Huskies as an 11th member of the conference, according to a report from CBS Sports.       ...
22:12, 06/24/2019

‘Disturbing picture’: Judge says census question might have discriminatory motive BALTIMORE — New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citize...
22:24, 06/24/2019

Burger King worker falls through roof, gets leg stuck: 'The rescue was very challenging' A strange scene unfolded at a Texas Burger King when the local fire department was called to rescue a worker apparently fell through the roof and got his leg stuck....
22:24, 06/24/2019

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Funeral planned for 6-year-old girl who died at US border PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of 6-year-old girl who died while attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border say her body will be flown to New York for a funeral. A civil rights group working with the fami...
23:12, 06/24/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 24 at 3:23PM EDT until June 24 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 439 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT /8 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BOURBON CL...
23:12, 06/24/2019

White Sox vs. Red Sox: Lucas Giolito will put you in the money If you bet $100 on every starting pitcher this season, the one that has netted you the most profit is Lucas Giolito of the White Sox. He will be back on the mound Monday and is once again an underdog....
23:24, 06/24/2019

USWNT in surprising World Cup battle with Spain The United States and Spain are locked at one goal apiece at halftime of their first game in the World Cup knockout stage. Tobin Heath drew a hard foul that sent Megan Rapinoe for a penalty shot at th...
23:24, 06/24/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green on possible White House visit: ‘It’s a hard no’ Don’t expect to see the Toronto Raptors rubbing elbows with President Trump anytime soon after winning the NBA championship earlier this month — especially if guard Danny Green is making the travel pl...
23:24, 06/24/2019

Migrant children removed from detainment centre after ‘inhumane conditions’ exposed Just 30 children remained at the facility near El Paso, said Rep. Veronica Escobar after her office was briefed on the situation by an official with Customs and Border Protection....
23:36, 06/24/2019

K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary "Burn the Stage: The Movie," and now they're aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World....
23:36, 06/24/2019

Study: Cowboys, Patriots have best fan bases among NFL teams A professor at Emory ranked the Cowboys and Patriots as the top two fan bases in the NFL, based on a study using economic and marketing theory.       ...
23:48, 06/24/2019

Rocket-armed Cardinals closer Hicks has torn elbow ligament St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks has a torn elbow ligament and the team says it's determining what to do with the hardest-throwing pitcher in the majors      ...
23:48, 06/24/2019

Milan-Cortina triumph highlights Italy's north-south divide Italy's winning bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics highlighted the growing gap between the north and south of the country       ...
23:48, 06/24/2019

AirPower Is Dead, Long Live This $32 Dual Qi Charger We’re entering a world where people own and use multiple devices that can charge wirelessly. Obviously, your phone. Increasingly, your earbuds. For some of us, even our computer mouse. So, yes, there’...
00:12, 06/25/2019

Microsoft may actually be committed to PC gaming this time Microsoft is serious about PC gaming. It has said that before, but now it's finally proving it with a decent new Xbox app and a focus on Game Pass.Read More...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Samsung touts impressive Galaxy S10 5G sales numbers... in Korea After unveiling a grand total of four Galaxy S10 variants back in February, Samsung released only three a couple of weeks later, waiting until April to also start selling a completely uncompromising, ...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
00:36, 06/25/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil compan...
00:48, 06/25/2019

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez sell 432 Park pad for under ask Engaged celebs Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have officially sold their aerie at the glitzy 432 Park Ave. tower in Midtown Manhattan — and the buyer got a discount, to boot. The 4,003-square...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Most people who think they’re allergic to penicillin are wrong: study One out of 10 people think they are allergic to penicillin, but new research suggests nearly all of those people are wrong. A report published in the January edition of the Journal of the American Med...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Henrik Lundqvist’s Rangers heir apparent Igor Shesterkin is finally here Thirty-seven years old and with two years remaining on his contract, The King will need an heir to his throne sooner than later. It just so happens highly regarded Russian goaltending prospect Igor Sh...
01:24, 06/25/2019

Emmy nominations: Will underdog shows shake things up? Monday night marked the deadline for TV academy members to fill out their ballots for September’s Emmy Awards. With 2,300 submissions in the acting category and 732 programs (165 drama series alone) i...
01:36, 06/25/2019

PM Modi's Visit After Easter Bombings Helped Sri Lanka Tourism: Minister In an effort to restore the Sri Lankan tourism following the Easter attacks in April, the country's tourism minister John Amaratunga visited Mumbai to canvas his country as a safe destination....
01:36, 06/25/2019

Cole Haan's Newest, Lightest ZERØGRANDs Aren't Afraid to Make a Statement We’re longtime fans of Cole Haan’s ZERØGRANDs here at The Inventory, and as such, we’ve been keeping a close eye on their evolution. What started out as a conservative (but quietly innovative) oxford ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

2020 race for president: Who's running so far The 2020 presidential campaign is off and running, with a diverse slate of Democrats -- and one Republican -- vying to challenge President Donald Trump....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Mayor Pete Buttigieg came off 'small' during town hall "The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld reacted to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg performance at a town hall this weekend saying he came off as "small."...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Dan Crenshaw calls Maxine Waters' Iran comments a 'disgrace,' accuses her of 'repeating lies' Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Cali drew fire from Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tx on Twitter Sunday, after she accused President Trump of provoking a conflict with Iran. ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Pelosi tells New York crowd 'violation of status' not a reason to deport illegal immigrants Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed a "violation of status" was not a valid reason to deport illegal immigrants, during a Speaker of the House discussion in Elmhurst, New York on ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steam...
02:24, 06/25/2019

At U.N., Iran says atmosphere not right for U.S. talks, U.S. pushes diplomacy Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as "really dang...
02:36, 06/25/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights moveme...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Blackhawks acquire de Haan in trade with Hurricanes CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Calvin de Haan in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Blackhawks also received minor league forward Aleksi Saarela from the Hurrica...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Lizzo Says She Is Staying True to Herself Even After Massive "Glow-Up'' For Lizzo, the "Truth Hurts," but it can also set you free. E! News caught up with the chart-topping singer on the 2019 BET Awards red carpet, where she opened up about staying......
03:48, 06/25/2019

HBO’s summer of drama bummers continues for Years And Years The most talked-about HBO series of the season each provide their own unique reasons to feel uneasy about the world beyond our screens, and the premium-cable channel concludes the summer bummer trilog...
04:12, 06/25/2019

Amazon takes on TCL’s Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV television Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits for Toshiba buyers. (Note: The TV pictured above is NOT the one we're writing a...
04:24, 06/25/2019

US Ambassador To India Meets Rajnath Singh, Discusses Defence Ties United States Ambassador to India Ken Juster paid a courtesy call on Defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The two held a discussion on the defence ties between New Delhi and......
04:36, 06/25/2019

After 3 years off the air, the Scream TV show is moving to VH1 for another season Someone at Viacom HQ woke up in a cold sweat this morning and remembered that they never released the third season of MTV’s Scream TV show, because The Hollywood Reporter says that it’s finally going ...
05:12, 06/25/2019