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| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit

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Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
03:15, 2019-05-27

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
14:15, 2019-06-22

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
01:00, 2019-06-23

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-05-21

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
15:45, 2019-07-21

Whither Brexit? Scenarios For UK Political Crisis British MPs opposed to leaving the EU without a deal on October 31 are poised to vote against the government on Tuesday in a move that could trigger an early election....
23:30, 2019-09-03

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
16:15, 2019-05-24

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
09:45, 2019-06-02

Brexit endgame: Next 72 hours could transform our political landscape It was former prime minister Harold Wilson who coined the phrase "a week is a long time in politics" to try to capture the fast-changing, momentous shifts in fortunes for a politician or a political group in the course of a single week....
08:30, 2019-09-03

Brexit Wreaks Havoc With Britain's Political Traditions As the U.K.’s highest court wades in to settle a tussle between the prime minister and lawmakers, some are questioning whether some conventions need changing....
00:15, 2019-09-14

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels doesn’t give ground during negotiations over Brexit. ​”They’ve got to get it done,” ​Trump told the Sunday Times ​in an interview publi...
00:00, 2019-06-03

EU Commission urges Britain to present Brexit proposal soon The European Commission said on Wednesday it wanted to see a concrete proposal from Britain to resolve the deadlock over Brexit as soon as possible, without giving a specific deadline....
13:45, 2019-08-28

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look for more time to secure a new Brexit deal if he replaced Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:45, 2019-05-28

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved again, joining the centrist Liberal Democrats...
11:15, 2019-06-14

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime minister to prioritise a trade-oriented Brexit deal, claiming that delays caused by a no-deal Brexit could cost the manufacturing sector £50,000 a minute...
21:00, 2019-06-27

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
03:15, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Brexit-sensitive stocks, sterling hit by deepening political turmoil Shares in Britain's housebuilders and retailers tumbled and sterling slid on Wednesday after multiple media reported rumours Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers could oust her in a row over her latest deal to exit the European Union....
18:30, 2019-05-22

Queen Elizabeth Drawn Into Political Battle As Brexit Deadline Nears Queen Elizabeth II has been drawn into the Brexit battle as it comes to the crunch, opening the politically neutral sovereign to potentially challenging positions for her role as a constitutional......
21:45, 2019-08-30

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
06:30, 2019-07-16

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while blaming Brussels for its own inaction or mismanageme...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump urges UK government to send Nigel Farage into Brexit negotiations and go for no deal Donald Trump has called on Britain to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels refuses to meet its demands as he urged the Government to send in Nigel Farage to negotiate....
11:45, 2019-06-02

How Queer People Brought Some Actual Reality to Dating-Reality TV You get the sense on MTV’s “Are You the One?” that the contestants’ identities aren’t as mediated, because they are all used to performing, whether or not they’re being televised....
12:45, 2019-08-28

Jeremy Corbyn assembles opposition MPs in bid to block no-deal Brexit as he warns UK is heading for 'political storm' Jeremy Corbyn has invited senior politicians to a meeting to discuss blocking a no-deal Brexit as he warned the country is "heading into a constitutional and political storm"....
16:00, 2019-08-22

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest Government argues prorogation 'a political judgement' at hearing's second day Boris Johnson's lawyer has argued the suspension of Parliament is "the territory of political judgements not legal standards," during the second day of hearing's at the Supreme Court....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
16:30, 2019-05-28

How they got here: Joe Flacco, other NFL stars reflect on their beginnings We know the stressors that have led to a decrease in youth sports participation. But what about the reasons kids keep playing? We asked NFL players to tell us why they did....
16:45, 2019-08-18

13 Artists Reflect on the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago, the Stonewall Inn became the center of the gay rights movement after a series of riots broke out. Its influence on these artists still reverberates....
04:30, 2019-06-28

WWE's 'Four Horsewomen' reflect on past, present and future Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Bayley and Sasha Banks discuss their origins in NXT, the matches that made "The Four Horsewomen" and their first match together in almost three years....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Robert Frank’s Legacy: Nine Photographers Reflect We asked photographers to submit an example of their work that bears the imprint of Mr. Frank, who died on Monday, and discuss his influence on them....
23:45, 2019-09-13

| WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung....
01:30, 2019-08-09

Guy Garvey: New Elbow album will reflect 'darker times' Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey has told Sky News the band's upcoming eighth album will be "darker" than their last, saying: "We live in darker times."...
10:00, 2019-08-13

Family members reflect on deadly tornado that nearly killed them "We shouldn't be here. We should not be alive." Anyone who hears the harrowing survival story of Shannon Duett, her husband Justin, and their two young daughters, Peyton and Sophie, would certainly agree....
15:45, 2019-07-06

'We were a real family': Algeria reflect on Africa Cup of Nations win – video ‘We were like brothers, we were a real family,’ said Algeria player Aïssa Mandi after Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time, beating Senegal 1-0 in the final with a heavily deflected goal early on by Al Sadd striker Baghdad Bounedjah.Match report: Algeria claim second Afcon title...
03:15, 2019-07-21

‘Mormon’ No More: Faithful Reflect on Church’s Move to Scrap a Moniker For the Latter-day Saints faithful, a shift away from a longtime name has meant lighthearted screw-ups, logistical complications and reflections on identity....
20:15, 2019-06-29

Pose Stars Reflect on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion Despite what various companies try to tell (or sell) you during June, Pride month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community....
07:15, 2019-06-28

How much would a wealth tax really raise? Dueling economists reflect new split in Democratic party The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party's traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left....
21:45, 2019-07-10

HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics Asia's growing population needs to have a bigger voice in the global development of new products, which also will need to cater to the region's increasingly young workforce and change in consumption from transactions to subscriptions....
06:30, 2019-07-12

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Williams half-year F1 finances reflect poor track showing The Williams Formula One team posted a loss of 16.8 million pounds ($20.77 million) in the six months to end-June compared to a previous profit of 0.2 million, reflecting the struggling former champions' plunging track performance....
19:15, 2019-09-10

John Stamos says Fourth of July is a time to ‘reflect’ about 'the importance of being an American' In a recent interview with Fox News, the "Fuller House" star and musician dished on his upcoming hosting gig at the annual "A Capitol Fourth" concert special for PBS, a job he'll tackle for the third consecutive year....
13:30, 2019-07-04

Opinion: Dak Prescott poised to reflect a different type of worth for Dallas Cowboys When Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott handles long-term contract business with Jerry Jones, it will make the Ezekiel Elliott deal quite the bargain.       ...
20:45, 2019-09-05

Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli reflect on U-19 World Cup 11 years ago - video India’s Virat Kohli and New Zealand’s Kane Williamson reflect on captaining their respective sides in the Cricket World Cup semi-final on Tuesday after doing the same in the U-19 World Cup semi-final in 2008. ‘When we meet tomorrow, I’ll remind him,’ said Kohli Continue reading......
23:15, 2019-07-08

'Scooby-Doo' at 50: Cast, creative team reflect on celebrity guests, origins of 'Jinkies!' Grab some Scooby Snacks and hop in the Mystery Machine: Beloved cartoon series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" is celebrating its 50th anniversary.        ...
22:30, 2019-09-16

Scott Disick & Kourtney Kardashian Reflect on His Journey From "Insecure" Party Boy to "Cool Dad" The transformation of Scott Disick. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, the 36-year-old sits down with ex Kourtney Kardashian to talk about his transformation from......
21:15, 2019-08-07

Barr rips 'legal analysis' in Mueller report: 'It did not reflect the views of the department' Attorney General Bill Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he does not agree with the “legal analysis” inside Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and said it does “not reflect the views” of the Justice Department, the latest break between President Trump's attorney general and leader...
17:15, 2019-05-31

Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and More Stars Reflect on Big Little Lies Season 2 Finale That's a wrap! HBO aired Big Little Lies' season two finale on Sunday, and some of the cast members couldn't help but feel a little sentimental over the closing of this......
19:30, 2019-07-22

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
18:00, 2019-07-02

American Airlines just announced 5 new routes that reflect its strategy to leverage its massive connecting network (AAL) Fasttailwind/Shutterstock American Airlines plans to announce five major new routes on Thursday, including its first flight to the African continent. The routes — from three of its hubs, to a total of four different destinations — are the latest move as the airline seeks to refocus and ...
18:45, 2019-08-09

'Steve Smith was the difference': Joe Root and Tim Paine reflect as Australia retain Ashes – video Australia have retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford in the fourth Test with Joe Root crediting rival batsman Steve Smith for costing the hosts the Urn. Smith, who made 211 and 82 in the match as he continued his prolific series where he has now made 671 runs at an ave...
22:30, 2019-09-08

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Blue Bird Flew Away: A Reflect Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Blue Bird Flew Away: A Reflection On Gentleness And Kyoto Animation • I Really Want To Play Outer Wilds But I’m Playing So Many Other Games • Question Of The Day: Fast Food Go-Tos • Discussion: What Music Hits You Right In The Fee...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Ashes captains reflect on ‘phenomenal’ Ben Stokes and third Ashes Test – video England have won the third Ashes Test after a dramatic final day at Headingley. A sublime performance from England's Ben Stokes was the difference as he finished with an impressive 135 not out. Speaking after the match, England captain Joe Root called the performance 'ridiculous' and that 'it was ju...
09:00, 2019-08-26

Mullin, Hardaway reflect on 'Run TMC,' laud today's Warriors 'They're already a dynasty': Mullin and Hardaway _ two-thirds of 'Run TMC' _ reflect on Oracle, and the state of these Warriors        ...
16:45, 2019-06-05

'Scooby-Doo' at 50: Cast, creative team reflect on celebrity guests, origins of 'Jinkies!' Grab some Scooby Snacks and hop in the Mystery Machine: Beloved cartoon series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" is celebrating its 50th anniversary.        ...
02:15, 2019-09-13

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under the leadership of first Teresa May, and now Boris...
22:15, 2019-09-04

Brexit vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson meets Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss Brexit impasse The Prime Minister is giving a press conference with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after arriving in Ireland to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
11:00, 2019-09-09

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
15:00, 2019-09-03

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
21:30, 2019-08-28

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
03:30, 2019-09-03

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama that has unfolded since and the prospects for ano...
19:00, 2019-09-11

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Saber that I’m playing on the Oculus Quest he...
10:15, 2019-07-21

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sit-com. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in evidence on the field was generated......
06:01, 2019-07-04

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern industry that won’t be positively affected by 5...
13:45, 2019-06-01

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
10:30, 2019-09-11

AP Top 25 Reality Check: No overreactions this early, please AP Top 25 Reality Check: After a near perfect week for Top 25 teams, sifting through weeding out overreactions (and under-reactions)       ...
14:30, 2019-09-04

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ability to view the world enhanced with digital imagery is now available in the dashboard of your ca...
08:00, 2019-07-24

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
18:45, 2019-07-31

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiveness of their training. Looking to the future, me...
12:00, 2019-05-24

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
23:00, 2019-08-01

The Mountain West had a moment in the sun. Then reality set in. On Saturday afternoon, the Mountain West stood 7-5 against Power Five teams this season, with four such games either underway or about to get underway....
20:00, 2019-09-15

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
19:45, 2019-06-27

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
19:15, 2019-06-14

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
11:45, 2019-07-08

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
21:30, 2019-08-24

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a PlayStation 4 game that aims to give everyone the ...
11:45, 2019-05-23

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan in free age...
11:30, 2019-07-08

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
00:15, 2019-06-07

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29)        ...
08:00, 2019-05-29

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over three weeks from now. So what can we expect from a J...
20:45, 2019-06-28

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
09:45, 2019-05-23

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
03:15, 2019-08-08

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitio...
16:45, 2019-05-30

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
16:15, 2019-05-26

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
01:01, 2019-08-02

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sunday’s] game and he’s doing fine,” Aaron Boone said...
04:30, 2019-06-18

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-quality VR game. This is great....
22:45, 2019-06-04

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where they had been sheltering for weeks since D-Day, am...
04:15, 2019-05-30

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
10:30, 2019-07-14

What it’s like to play virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called the Champion’s Rally, is loc...
18:30, 2019-07-09

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
15:30, 2019-05-28

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a serious injury to his left wrist while diving for a Jason Kipnis double in the sixth inning with the......
17:15, 2019-08-16

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as the Oculus Quest and games such as Beat Saber are b...
02:15, 2019-07-10

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their leader. He inherited a slowing economy and a bellige...
09:15, 2019-07-25

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cameras......
18:30, 2019-08-13

Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays (Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
03:15, 2019-09-14

Five Nights At Freddy's will soon terrify you in augmented reality The Five Nights At Freddy's franchise shows few signs of slowing down after a virtual reality spinoff arrived earlier this year. Next up is an augmented reality mobile game in which, based on the teaser, it seems the series' creepy-as-hell animatroni......
00:15, 2019-09-14

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
08:30, 2019-05-22

'Sorry, but I am too busy to talk to you right now': this is our modern life reality | Bob Brody It has nothing to do with you, my being too busy. It’s me. I’m too busy for work-life balance“On an average day, nearly everyone age 15 and over (96%) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Men spent 49 minutes per day more in these activities than...
21:30, 2019-08-25

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East and wondering who among the group is about to play...
02:30, 2019-07-12

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Microsoft says new augmented reality headset to go on sale in September Microsoft Corp's second generation HoloLens augmented reality headset will go on sale in September, the company's executive vice president Harry Shum said on Thursday....
09:45, 2019-08-29

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to create what is essentially a remote control dog that receives silent commands and signals through a vib...
20:15, 2019-07-23

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
01:00, 2019-06-02

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story by Tony Schumacher  and all the x-ray kills you c...
23:00, 2019-06-11

SESAME Field Trip Day One: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
09:00, 2019-09-18

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 isn't for you if you’re into mobile virtual reality The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus have just been announced, and while these phones impress in many ways, one thing they’re lacking is compatibility with Samsung’s Gear VR headset.Samsung confirmed this to tech analyst Anshel Sag and to Engadget, with a spokespe...
12:30, 2019-08-08

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
16:00, 2019-07-13

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Virtual Reality Video Games That Double as Exercise Virtual reality is still niche, but a growing crop of VR games with a fitness element may inspire people to pick up a headset. Here’s what to know before you get started....
01:00, 2019-09-18

'I wish I could die,' former Jeremy Kyle participant tells reality TV hearing A man who became known as the "most-hated guest" on The Jeremy Kyle Show has told MPs that he swallowed 30 codeine tablets in an attempt to take his own life last year....
23:15, 2019-09-04

'Going to bed hungry': the harrowing reality of poor children living in DC New study shows kids in District of Columbia are the most underprivileged in the country, facing daily threats of homelessness and food insecurity A common refrain in America’s capital city goes something like this: there’s Washington, and then there’s DC. Washington is where Congress passes bills, ...
08:45, 2019-08-29

SESAME Field Trip: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
07:30, 2019-09-19

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmented reality's killer app: the just-announced Minecra...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
20:15, 2019-05-30

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called virtual banks question the need for brick-and-mortar ...
20:15, 2019-07-31

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
07:30, 2019-06-20

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
00:15, 2019-06-04

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular media has brought us characters like Jake Sully in Av...
13:30, 2019-07-24

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
20:15, 2019-08-01

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded him. Mickelson, a five-time winner at the Pebble....
14:45, 2019-06-20

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors president of basketball operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay. “You do the best you can,” Myers told reporters. ...
04:15, 2019-07-16

'Ignoring reality': Biden got it wrong on Iraq, Mattis says Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doesn’t recite any of his conversations with President Trump in his upcoming book (much to the consternation of Washington journalists). But he does detail an evening with someone else who might be on the presidential ballot in 2020: Joe Biden, who was “ignoring r...
10:45, 2019-08-31

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
01:15, 2019-05-23

Why aren’t brands using Google’s augmented reality wrapper? I'm baffled by why so few brands seem to be using Google's new AR wrapper. It's a landmark product that lets you insert AR models via a single line of code.Read More...
04:30, 2019-09-08

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscre...
22:00, 2019-08-22

D-Day joy, hell for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where thousands of French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy that followed...
12:15, 2019-05-29

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
10:30, 2019-05-25

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
04:45, 2019-05-22

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones.“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive ...
10:45, 2019-07-01

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027reality check\u0027."...
22:30, 2019-08-11

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses, which will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat, as the technology company works to develop its augmented reality features....
17:00, 2019-08-13

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
04:45, 2019-08-15

Quantum physics for regular people: Is reality even real? Everything you assume about the universe, the laws that govern it, and how objective reality works is probably wrong. What goes up doesn’t have to come down, there’s no logical reason why we can’t travel through time, and there’s a pretty good chance that you exist as one of an infinite number of do...
06:45, 2019-09-13

"Not Concept, It's Reality": Next-Gen Plane To Track Your Bathroom Visits Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you've been in there. It's all part of an effort to make commercial cabins a digitally aware domain.......
06:45, 2019-09-13

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
03:15, 2019-08-15

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his final round at Pebble Beach. Otherwise, this birthday ...
09:30, 2019-06-17

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
01:45, 2019-08-15

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,” and i...
01:30, 2019-06-15

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from t...
03:45, 2019-06-18

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, next season begins with the NBA championship appea...
05:00, 2019-07-02

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It's a ridiculous s......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service for VR games made by HTC, and was originally launche...
18:45, 2019-05-29

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
15:45, 2019-06-28

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To School. Like the movie, the series will be about pa...
05:30, 2019-06-18

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
14:45, 2019-08-16

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
17:00, 2019-06-28

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
12:45, 2019-06-30

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-08

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
04:15, 2019-06-14

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the court alone, her head bowed and eyes clenched shut. S...
15:30, 2019-06-30

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
01:15, 2019-07-24

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull in comparison to the possibility their best pure hitter will be lost for an extended period. Jeff McN...
12:30, 2019-08-14

These Sleepless Nights mixed reality exhibit addresses homelessness in the U.S. These Sleepless Nights is a mixed reality documentary that uses cutting-edge spatial computing technology to allow visitors to listen, connect, and engage with those who are homeless.Read More...
19:30, 2019-08-30

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
21:15, 2019-06-20

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this year. They......
03:15, 2019-05-31

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
15:30, 2019-06-21

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
10:45, 2019-06-18

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
22:00, 2019-08-13

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more......
00:30, 2019-05-30

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:15, 2019-06-18

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
22:00, 2019-08-22

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
23:45, 2019-05-29

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when it hired Bristol Palin in 2010. It clung on when ...
17:00, 2019-08-22

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
11:15, 2019-05-30

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Shogaolu was living in Egypt. As she travelled aroun...
02:30, 2019-05-29

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
17:30, 2019-08-13

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 highest-grossing films of 2019, only one – Jordan Peele’s Us – isn’t part of a franchise. Few jaws will have hit the floor, then, at the wholly un-flabbe...
21:30, 2019-08-21

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
05:15, 2019-05-31

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
23:45, 2019-06-18

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
11:45, 2019-05-31

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin N...
08:30, 2019-08-20

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks’ grim reality Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday — a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans’ disgruntled big man — and one fewer superstar target remains on the board for the Knicks. The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t view the Knicks’ young assets as especially attract...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
17:45, 2019-05-29

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
03:15, 2019-07-16

iOS 13 file confirms Apple is testing an augmented reality headset Hints pulled from iOS 13 code have already shown signs of the rumored AR headset that Apple is supposedly working on, but now there's clearer proof than ever. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith points out a readme in a new release that explains to emplo......
09:00, 2019-09-11

Reality check: No, the RCMP did not confirm an investigation into SNC-Lavalin scandal The Conservative Party of Canada posted and quickly deleted a tweet Tuesday declaring that the “RCMP confirms Justin Trudeau is under investigation."...
06:00, 2019-09-18

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented, or “mixed” reality. ZDNet traveled to Finland and gave it a try....
09:30, 2019-08-13

Atwood says 'Handmaid's Tale' got much closer to reality, prompting sequel Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale"....
23:15, 2019-09-10

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
19:45, 2019-07-16

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
00:30, 2019-09-15

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consumer-grade tech isn't going anywhere if the PC gamin...
02:30, 2019-06-29

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
16:00, 2019-07-08

Dark crystals: the brutal reality behind a booming wellness craze Demand for ‘healing’ crystals is soaring – but many are mined in deadly conditions in one of the world’s poorest countries. And there is little evidence that this billion-dollar industry is cleaning up its act. By Tess McClureIn February, crystals colonised Tucson. They spread out over carparks and ...
07:30, 2019-09-17

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh Norman were let go (before Gettleman was), William...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes "defies reality and common sense", the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU's crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals....
14:30, 2019-09-17

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
08:15, 2019-06-28

MWM Interactive moves beyond virtual reality to video game publishing MWM Interactive, the interactive entertainment division of media and entertainment company MWM, is announcing it is moving into video game publishing.Read More...
21:45, 2019-09-04

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple, the filing shows a fairly standard design for a p...
12:45, 2019-07-13

Reality comes Undone in exquisite new series from BoJack Horseman team It’s no mean feat to craft a show compelling enough to be consumed in one sitting, let alone one that practically demands you do it all over again immediately after finishing it, despite the fact that six other shows have probably premiered in the time it took you complete the first binge watch. But...
19:30, 2019-09-14

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:30, 2019-06-08

Time's mixed reality app takes you inside the Amazon rainforest Time's Immersive app brought you to the moon a couple of months ago -- now, it's taking you on a timely trip to the Amazon forest. The publication has rolled out a new augmented reality experience for its application -- now available for both iOS and......
15:30, 2019-09-12

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party to be looking down at the screen, instead of lookin...
18:45, 2019-07-03

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Axon, the company best known ...
06:15, 2019-05-24

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of all human mobility.   San Francisco is a city buil...
13:00, 2019-07-01

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality head...
15:15, 2019-06-28

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team get stuck into their World Cup preparations.“Ther...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans to the Moon. This test, in concert with the loomi...
23:45, 2019-07-03

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
13:15, 2019-07-18

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
10:15, 2019-07-21

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Are You the One? Reality show's sexually fluid season was a Gen Z fever dream The eighth season of the MTV offered unguarded moments in queer love – and breakupsMTV aired the season eight finale of Are You the One? on Monday night and it was a bittersweet ending for the show’s newly gained LGBTQ+ fans, who have been obsessively tracking the dizzying carousel of pairings, make...
04:00, 2019-09-11

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
18:30, 2019-05-29

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
04:30, 2019-07-11

Eddie Money, rock 'n' roll hitmaker and reality TV star, dies at 70 American rock star Eddie Money, whose hits including "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Baby Hold On" formed part of the power pop soundtrack of the late 1970s and early 1980s, died in Los Angeles on Friday at age 70, his family said in a statement....
23:45, 2019-09-13

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
22:15, 2019-06-30

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘How to Build a Girl’ is a dose of reality Something rang awfully familiar to this film critic in “How to Build a Girl,” the story of an enthusiastic but inexperienced female writer trying to break into a field dominated by cliquey older men. So I’m not going to even pretend I’m reviewing it without bias. I suspect, h...
05:15, 2019-09-14

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
19:15, 2019-08-16

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impersonator of the Spanish midfielder to entertain th...
19:30, 2019-08-22

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
12:15, 2019-06-17

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
19:45, 2019-06-07

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. They haven̵...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
19:45, 2019-05-21

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
05:30, 2019-08-22

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Rami due to “gross misconduct,” resolving a bizarre situation that involved a reality show, a missed tr...
20:00, 2019-08-13

'There's No Such Thing As Cold, Hard Reality': Meet The Hyperloop's Truest Believers GOLDEN, Colo.—Shortly after arriving at the Global Hyperloop Conference, Brad Swartzwelter looked me in the eye and issued himself a challenge. “If I haven’t convinced you by the end of this conference that Hyperloop is the most glorious transportation opportunity of our time, then I’ve failed.”...
18:45, 2019-09-09

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his dream of becoming a movie star. The result is Frid...
20:30, 2019-08-08

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Google Maps gets an augmented reality upgrade, beating Apple to the punch Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has applied for a patent for AR directions that would overl...
12:30, 2019-08-08

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
13:30, 2019-06-22

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, who this week starred in a reality-based crim...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
21:15, 2019-05-30

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
01:30, 2019-05-31

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
03:30, 2019-05-31

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
14:45, 2019-07-20

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen’s Medical Cente...
19:00, 2019-06-27

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
17:00, 2019-07-18

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
05:45, 2019-07-17

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed reality d......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-01

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
19:30, 2019-07-20

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
22:01, 2019-08-01

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a show that was crucial to the genre – it’s not only ...
09:00, 2019-05-24

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
05:30, 2019-06-22

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endorsement deal, his manager David A. Garcia told The...
09:45, 2019-06-04

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
14:15, 2019-05-30

Joe Giudice, convicted reality star in ICE custody, training to be MMA fighter: report Former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Joe Giudice apparently decided to make the most of his time behind bars after being convicted of tax fraud in 2014....
14:15, 2019-09-19

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. The photo is a gleeful post from Dana White, the p...
04:15, 2019-06-22

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del......
07:00, 2019-08-02

Qualcomm XR enterprise program blends vendor matchmaking and mixed reality The maker of Snapdragon processors that power the HoloLens 2 seeks to advance AR where it's seeing the broadest adoption. Its mobile expertise could start a new chapter for headset applications....
11:00, 2019-09-18

El Pollo Loco embracing Snapchat augmented reality for Hispanic Heritage Month For celebration, El Pollo Loco looks to revive lost L.A. murals virtually, via Snapchat's World Lenses. Point phone at blank wall, and art comes back.       ...
00:00, 2019-09-15

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted for the end of this year. Instead, the company an...
17:15, 2019-07-24

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
22:15, 2019-07-16

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
00:15, 2019-07-18

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a party for their show....
12:15, 2019-06-04

Watch a comedian sabotage a 2016 dance competition reality show for influencers Though we all understand reality TV is to be taken absolutely seriously, that doesn’t stop the sacrilegious from making fun of the dramatic events of Love Island, The Bachelor, or Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. While anyone who would dare besmirch these good names is reprehensible, it’s even worse to und...
21:00, 2019-08-28

MTV Taking on Ghosting With New Reality Show Starring Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills From the network that brought you Catfish comes...Ghosted. Hosted by The Bachelorette veteran Rachel Lindsay and artist Travis Mills, MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing is a new......
19:15, 2019-08-21

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
01:00, 2019-08-10

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, founder of the Keri Shull Team, created a vision bo...
23:15, 2019-08-16

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
18:30, 2019-07-09

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley Knows Best” star and his wife, Julie, also includes charges of wire fraud, conspiracy to comm...
04:00, 2019-08-14

Lenovo's New Avengers Augmented Reality Game Is a Glitchy Glimpse into a Future Past For the past few years, hardware manufacturers and game studios have been valiantly trying to sell the public on the idea of virtual and augmented reality being a core aspect of the future of gaming. Their efforts have been in vain for the most part because, outside of hyper-controlled environments,...
01:00, 2019-09-18

The Complicated Reality of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette's Short but Legendary Relationship Carolyn Bessette didn't say yes when John F. Kennedy Jr. first proposed to her. She didn't say no, either, but remarkably the 29-year-old Calvin Klein publicist, who had been......
13:15, 2019-07-16

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'clock news moment it needed....
15:15, 2019-06-04

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
07:15, 2019-08-15

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to turn the race to colonize the moon into a reality show-esque contest between billionaires. The proposal, obtained by Politico, would offer up a pal...
10:30, 2019-08-20

Trump's Impeachment Just Became One Step Closer to Reality After House Judiciary Committee Sets Guidelines If only Operation Trump Gotta Go was as easy as signing a Change.org petition and changing all the locks in the White House. Sadly, impeachment proceedings are a bit more arduous than that—though it would appear that the Lord heard our cry and he pulled a few strings to expedite the process....
03:45, 2019-09-13

Reality check: Could Scheer fast-track pipeline challenges straight to Supreme Court? Andrew Scheer said he would help build new oil pipelines by “fast-tracking” any objections to the Supreme Court. Legal experts say the proposed plan is unclear....
20:45, 2019-09-20

‘Did it work, Mommy?’’: Top Obama aide describes moment she realized reality was more important than rhetoric Former ambassador Samantha Power credits her young son with teaching her not to be too proud of the speeches that won her prominence as an “impassioned” critic of Russian aggression....
00:30, 2019-09-13

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
20:00, 2019-08-13

‘Did it work, Mommy?': Top Obama aide describes moment she realized reality was more important than rhetoric Former ambassador Samantha Power credits her young son with teaching her not to be too proud of the speeches that won her prominence as an “impassioned” critic of Russian aggression....
20:00, 2019-09-14

Fifa 20 review: A nostalgic throwback with a modern twist as EA Sports edges closer to reality The official launch of Fifa 20 is now just days away and football fans are gearing up to shut themselves away from the outside world to get acquainted with the title's latest incarnation....
09:30, 2019-09-19

Mattis slams Obama, Biden for 'ignoring reality' in Iraq, leading to rise of ISIS Former Defense Secretary James Mattis, in stark terms, lambasts Barack Obama and Joe Biden's leadership in his new book, and suggests their naivete and ignorance of "reality" contributed to the rise of ISIS in Iraq, according to excerpts reviewed by The Washington Examiner....
12:30, 2019-09-04

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
22:15, 2019-06-01

CHEAP: Watch your shitty reality TV on full blast with $42 off Anker’s Soundcore Infini soundbar I’ve said before that I love me a good soundbar. What’s not to love about a speaker that can upgrade your TV viewing experience with significantly better sound, while taking up minimal space? That’s why I’m excited to share today’s deal with you. Anker – which manufactures high-quality tech accessor...
18:15, 2019-09-09

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
21:15, 2019-09-05

Love Island's Chris Williamson, Marcel Somerville and Yewande Biala to appear before MPs investigating reality TV Love Island stars Chris Williamson, Marcel Somerville and Yewande Biala are set to offer evidence on their treatment on the show as they appear before MPs....
08:15, 2019-09-04

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art that truly earns this description....
06:15, 2019-06-06

British reality star and Pippa Middleton brother-in-law Spencer Matthews hid in vault during robbery: report Spencer Matthews, a British reality star and brother-in-law to Pippa Middleton, hid from robbers who stormed a luxury watch store in London on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Liverpool 4 Norwich City 1: Alisson injured in Reds rout as Canaries get Premier League reality check Liverpool got their Premier League campaign off to the perfect start with a 4-1 hammering of newly promoted Norwich City in the season curtain-raiser at Anfield....
02:00, 2019-08-10

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rights pioneer Thursday....
01:30, 2019-06-21

Is the political novel dead? Where is the Nineteen Eighty-Four of our times? As film and TV writers engage with our divided political moment, where is the campaigning literary novel?Jonathan Freedland on the great, forgotten political novel you need to readWhen Anna Burns, author of last year’s Booker prize-winning account of t...
19:30, 2019-08-24

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
06:45, 2019-06-07

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
04:30, 2019-07-11

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
21:15, 2019-08-16

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
21:00, 2019-08-21

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
16:30, 2019-05-21

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
17:15, 2019-07-06

How the Viral Campaign Ad Became a Political Trap Democratic candidates in deep-red districts have figured out how to tell their stories to faraway liberal donors. But that might not help them at home....
03:15, 2019-08-08

#GreenShirtGuy is the cure for political absurdity Social media discourse is generally unhinged. But for those who follow US politics, simply opening the Twitter or Facebook app is like jumping into a swirling vortex of rage and blame. It’s as though we’ve forgotten how to communicate with one another as mature, professional adults. Thankfully, #Gre...
08:15, 2019-08-09

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at No. 3. Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” which hit in......
04:01, 2019-07-13

UFC Octagon Girls are under political attack The much-loved Octagon Girls could be banned from a UFC event in Australia next month after a politician claimed the tradition was “outdated.” Similar to boxing, mixed martial arts deploys scantily clad females to parade around the cage before each round at their events. That has led to the likes of...
22:00, 2019-09-11

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
20:30, 2019-06-09

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
18:15, 2019-07-20

The next 72 hours could transform our political landscape It was former prime minister Harold Wilson who coined the phrase "a week is a long time in politics" to try to capture the fast-changing, momentous shifts in fortunes for a politician or a political group in the course of a single week....
04:30, 2019-09-03

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
20:45, 2019-05-21

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
16:15, 2019-05-24

Reporting from the eye of a political storm – podcast Anushka Asthana follows the Guardian’s political correspondents in Westminster as they attempt to make sense of another seismic week in British politics, with Boris Johnson losing his fragile majority and calling for MPs to allow him an election. Plus Lily Kuo on a huge moment in Hong Kong as protes...
16:15, 2019-09-05

Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations Pressure on the Ukrainian government by President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, has been an open secret in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, for months....
22:30, 2019-09-20

AOC could be political neighbors with Ruben Diaz Sr. He opposes abortion, has fought gay marriage and backed Republicans — and soon, City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. could be a political neighbor to far-left firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Diaz, known as much for his trademark cowboy hat as his socially-conservative leanings, is considered the favor...
07:00, 2019-09-09

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Days later, four more MPs joined them, including thre...
05:30, 2019-06-12

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
00:30, 2019-07-02

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank, whose key group portfolio firms have tumbled in value. The valuation for the money-losing office-sharing startup coul...
16:45, 2019-09-10

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "may be endangered" without more funds for the armed forces....
23:00, 2019-09-11

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO - FT SoftBank Group Corp, the biggest outside shareholder in the We Company, is urging the WeWork owner to shelve its anticipated initial public offering after concerns over the valuation it can achieve in a listing, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing sources familiar with the matter. (https:...
01:00, 2019-09-10

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a range of internationally recognized human rights....
11:01, 2019-05-23

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
02:15, 2019-06-28

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
11:00, 2019-05-24

| Rama urges Chiefs not to have too big ambitions Kaizer Chiefs defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele says the club must stay grounded after winning their opening Premiership game of 2019/20 against Highlands Park....
11:00, 2019-08-08

Dorian downgraded, but Fla. gov urges vigilance Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is warning residents to "stay vigilant" as Dorian weakened very slightly to a Category 4 storm. (Sept. 2)        ...
20:30, 2019-09-02

GM urges patience as Silverado falls to No. 3 Executives insist the shake-up in a closely watched battle with major image and profit implications isn't a sign of trouble and say the pickups' launches are going as planned....
10:30, 2019-06-17

Trump Urges UK to Be 'Very Careful' Over Huawei and 5G Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London....
09:30, 2019-06-03

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggled to prevent Iran suffering under crippling new US sanctions....
21:15, 2019-08-30

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
20:00, 2019-06-09

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie cheeses from Trader Joe’s seemed to sum it all up. E...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
01:45, 2019-05-29

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landmark gigs may soon await even fans who were not born...
04:15, 2019-05-27

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new way “to cook egg white[s] without a frying pan”.As ...
08:00, 2019-07-04

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
21:45, 2019-06-09

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
00:00, 2019-07-18

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
20:15, 2019-06-07

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprecedented second election this year or even force him to step down...
22:45, 2019-05-29

The Strange Political Ascent of Alyssa Milano On April 21, 2010, Us Weekly ran an article that was simply titled: “Alyssa Milano: She’s Back!” The actor had spent the years since Charmed ended in a familiar post-network-series purgatory, taking bit parts in sitcoms and doing TV movies. She wore a cabbage dress for PETA and wrote blogs for MLB.c...
23:30, 2019-08-06

Google Curbs Political Debate by Employees Google tightened its guidelines on how employees communicate about politics and topics not related to work, in a major shift for a company that has long prided itself on open debate....
23:15, 2019-08-23

Why bringing your political views to the office can be bad for your career Resist the urge to live-tweet the upcoming debates for the 2020 presidential election. While nearly 4 in 10 people engage in political chats at work, these conversations could harm your career....
20:00, 2019-09-12

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
16:45, 2019-06-08

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
23:15, 2019-05-21

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-06

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided against it, according to a Thursday report. The social ...
04:15, 2019-05-24

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
22:15, 2019-07-17

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:30, 2019-05-23

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
11:45, 2019-05-23

Dave Chappelle shows why we need some political incorrectness Can a provocateur, by nature, ever go too far? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot since Dave Chappelle’s new special, “Sticks & Stones,” premiered on Netflix this week and swiftly generated one headline: Dave Chappelle says Michael Jackson’s accusers are lying. Does Chappelle actually beli...
01:00, 2019-08-30

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
14:15, 2019-07-12

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
04:30, 2019-05-25

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Timeline: Key dates in Sudan's political upheaval Opposition leaders said on Thursday they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan's military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
04:30, 2019-05-25

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
20:30, 2019-08-01

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
23:45, 2019-08-01

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
00:30, 2019-07-10

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of issues....
07:30, 2019-08-27

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
09:45, 2019-07-07

The Londoner: Political TV shows jockey for position Broadcasters battle over big beasts | Salman Rusdie's reality TV addiction | Bojo echoes Mao at CCHQ | Cerys Matthews on getting a deep voice | Fleas at ITV...
10:15, 2019-08-31

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
08:15, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody. President Daniel Ortega’s government says in a statement...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
12:00, 2019-06-20

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israel voted in its second election in five months that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him....
14:30, 2019-09-17

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
09:30, 2019-06-16

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Golden Tate's looming suspension overshadows Giants camp reality - he's been really good If not for his looming 4-game ban that he is appealing, Golden Tate would be one of the best stories of the Giants' training camp.       ...
21:45, 2019-08-02

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:30, 2019-05-22

Harry Potter meets Pokemon Go in new augmented reality game called 'Wizards Unite' Niantic, the company that built the hit game “Pokemon GO,” launched its new game this week based on another popular franchise.       ...
20:30, 2019-06-21

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
00:00, 2019-08-03

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
14:45, 2019-08-18

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi-final on Wednesday, legendary singer Lata......
14:15, 2019-07-11

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting settled status in the UK after Brexit.Arkady Rzegocki...
00:00, 2019-09-19

"I love him": Mbappe Urges Neymar To Stay With Him At PSG Kylian Mbappe also doused any lingering concerns over his own plans after he talked about playing "elsewhere" at the French league awards ceremony in May....
17:45, 2019-08-02

GOP senator urges Trump to set guidelines for gun legislation Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to provide details on what type of legislation he’d like to see in an effort to reduce gun violence.The GOP senator from Missouri noted on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the upper chamber won’t vot...
13:30, 2019-09-09

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
13:30, 2019-07-16

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
16:15, 2019-08-16

Oxfam urges shoppers not to buy new clothes for a month Second Hand September aims to raise awareness of fashion’s environmental impactSeptember occupies a mythical position in the fashion industry, when magazines are traditionally heavy with advertising and substantial winter purchases are made. This year, however, fashion’s most important shopping mont...
08:30, 2019-08-31

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
14:15, 2019-06-01

| Edu urges Arsenal to rediscover winning mentality Arsenal's new technical director Edu has challenged the Gunners to find a winning mentality as they bid to erase memories of last season's disappointments....
19:30, 2019-07-20

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
08:00, 2019-06-15

Waymo urges U.S. to 'promptly' remove barriers to AV's In addition to Waymo's latest plea, automakers have acknowledged complex issues surrounding testing, acquiring and evaluating fully autonomous vehicles -- suggesting final safety rules are years away....
02:30, 2019-09-01

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
03:45, 2019-08-17

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlin's efforts to engineer a recovery....
18:15, 2019-09-19

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Courtney Wild said Tuesday that Epstein “will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.” (July 16)     &#...
23:30, 2019-07-16

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)        ...
01:00, 2019-09-04

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
16:15, 2019-06-22

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
13:00, 2019-06-30

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrashing against Chelsea....
16:00, 2019-07-20

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
21:45, 2019-06-27

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before finalising goals and timelines for electrification of......
17:15, 2019-06-10

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones told the Hay literary fest...
16:45, 2019-05-26

Trump Urges ‘Big’ Rate Cut as Fed Faces Challenges From short-term political and trade war concerns to a long-term lack of “firefighting capability” if the economy dives, things are not poised to get easier for Chair Jerome H. Powell....
20:30, 2019-09-16

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
16:30, 2019-07-02

Trump urges GM, UAW to resolve contract dispute U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union should "get together and make a deal." Trump tweeted about five hours before the union is set launch its first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years....
05:00, 2019-09-16

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Study shows some political beliefs are just historical accidents Enlarge / OPINIONS IN MIRROR MAYBE BE MORE ARBITRARY THAN THEY APPEAR (credit: Ethan Trewhitt) If you’ve spent much time thinking about the political divide in the United States, you’ve hopefully noted how bloody weird it is. Somehow, just about every topic that people want to argue about splits i...
16:00, 2019-09-02

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks....
23:30, 2019-09-19

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
00:00, 2019-07-15

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

"Political Vendetta Stronger Than Law": DK Shivakumar's Video Message Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who has been sent to Enforcement Directorate custody for 10 days in connection with a money laundering case, today said political vendetta has become stronger......
20:45, 2019-09-04

Russia Raids Offices and Homes of Political Opposition Nearly 200 homes and offices affiliated with opposition politician Alexei Navalny were searched in one of the biggest ever coordinated strikes against the Kremlin’s political opponents....
22:30, 2019-09-12

Lagarde to rely on political skill to overcome shortcomings at ECB A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde will face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a largely depleted policy arsenal....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain independent and free from short-term political pressures....
09:00, 2019-08-06

At Long Last, Keira Knightley Gets the Political Thriller She’s Been Waiting For Keira Knightley’s best-known roles feature the British actor playing strong women in critically-acclaimed period dramas, like the mid-aughts’ Pride and Prejudice and Atonement. She’s played leading love interests in rom-coms, including the divisive Love Actually and the musically-o...
04:15, 2019-09-04

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
19:30, 2019-07-13

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
05:45, 2019-06-30

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
15:30, 2019-07-23

Tunisia election: Political outsiders headed to runoff An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy....
17:30, 2019-09-16

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
21:45, 2019-07-21

Trump claims whistleblower complaint as ‘political hack job’ The complaint, which the administration has refused to let Congress see, remains shrouded in mystery but is ``serious'' and ``urgent,'' the government's intelligence watchdog said....
23:30, 2019-09-20

Political battle escalates over whistleblower complaint about Trump A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it into an attack on Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals....
23:00, 2019-09-20

This 25-year-old could cause one of the biggest earthquakes in British political history It's a sweltering Sunday in late August and Ali Milani, dressed in a navy suit and clutching a wad of flyers, dabs at the beads of sweat gathering on his brow....
22:30, 2019-08-31

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
03:45, 2019-06-03

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a motion this week saying Moore’s lawsuit is ...
00:45, 2019-06-28

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged “follow up” four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions “constrained” FBI probe....
04:00, 2019-09-17

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:00, 2019-06-29

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
13:00, 2019-07-20

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
20:00, 2019-07-19

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
05:15, 2019-08-15

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
12:30, 2019-07-14

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Tunisia election: Political outsiders reach runoff An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy....
09:00, 2019-09-18

Raab accuses EU of political posturing before Johnson talks Complaints about lack of detail mask unwillingness to move position, says foreign secretaryFollow the day’s political developments - liveDominic Raab has set out an uncompromising UK stance before key Brexit talks, insisting the EU has been given sufficient details of alternatives to the Irish backs...
12:30, 2019-09-16

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
05:01, 2019-07-04

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
22:45, 2019-07-02