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Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site

Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site

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Climbers Flock to Uluru Before a Ban, Straining a Sacred Site A rush of visitors to the central Australia monolith ahead of an Oct. 26 deadline has brought an increase in trash, trespassing and illegal camping, officials say....
19:45, 2019-07-11

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
04:30, 2019-07-14

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."       ...
22:15, 2019-06-11

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already ecl...
21:45, 2019-06-10

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
15:45, 2019-06-21

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
00:45, 2019-05-29

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that’s quickly become of the best TV series of the...
23:15, 2019-06-12

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
14:45, 2019-06-12

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
00:45, 2019-06-13

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
05:30, 2019-06-12

Constipated woman 'lost 10 years of memory' after straining too hard on the loo A WOMAN suffered memory loss after a bout of constipation. She reportedly suffered from an episode of 'transient global amnesia' while pushing for a poo....
03:45, 2019-05-30

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:30, 2019-05-27

Consumers won’t flock to 5G as quickly as they did with 4G The adoption of the fifth generation (5G) of cellular technology will be slower than 4G in the consumer space due to various factors, an industry expert said. Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Sukhdev Singh, vice-president at market research and analysis services provider Kantar AMRB, said that the...
20:45, 2019-07-07

Crowds flock to Stonewall for 50th anniversary Hundreds of people gather outside the Stonewall Inn in New York City to mark the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation. (June 28)        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Long lines of Venezuelan citizens are trying to enter Peru before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation...
23:15, 2019-06-13

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
07:45, 2019-07-11

Foodies, faithful flock to Metro Detroit Ramadan festivals Shortly before midnight, a buzzing crowd stood patiently in a line that bent around the corner of a community center and stretched far back into the night....
19:45, 2019-05-31

All 3 Leaders Of Upendra Kushwaha's Party Flock To Nitish Kumar's Team After drawing a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party got yet another setback today as all three of its members in the bicameral......
15:00, 2019-05-26

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “traces of flight by an unidentified object” over the De...
19:45, 2019-07-01

10 Sacred (and Sometimes Scary) Ritual Masks Masks are one of the few things on the earth that connect all of humanity throughout time. We have created ritual masks since our very beginnings in order to disguise, protect, or entertain.  ...
02:15, 2019-05-22

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
14:45, 2019-05-29

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of birds....
17:00, 2019-07-01

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sacred surrounding Chaco Canyon National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. Officials say that will allow time to finish an updated management p...
20:30, 2019-05-29

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:45, 2019-06-14

'Sacred day': Chinese remember Tiananmen killings by fasting Thirty years after crackdown, fasting is gaining traction to mark 4 June amid increasing censorshipFor the past 29 years, Chen Wei has marked the anniversary of the bloody 4 June Tiananmen Square crackdown by fasting for 24 hours, consuming only water and thinking of the students who perished.Chen, ...
13:00, 2019-06-03

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
19:45, 2019-06-14

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, one Roman religious college that was off limits to ...
20:30, 2019-06-13

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning t...
21:15, 2019-07-15

Giant telescope will be built on sacred Native Hawaiian peak HONOLULU (AP) — After years of protests and legal battles, Hawaii officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a volcano that some consider sacred. Gov. David Ige said Thursday that the stat...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Interior Backtracks on Plans to Drill in Sacred New Mexico Canyon, For Now In a rare but potentially brief turn, Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt—a man infamously known for his conflict of interests with the oil and gas industry—did something...good?...
01:00, 2019-05-31

Mount Shasta: Spirits and Danger on a Sacred California Mountain Mount Shasta, located near the Oregon border in northern California, holds the distinction of being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains. It is recognized as an eligible Native American cultural and cosmological property on the National Register of Historic Places. Artifacts found in the s...
22:15, 2019-07-11

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends getting together for a lot of food and drinking and sing...
07:45, 2019-06-13

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though just the first step—is the most promising legislative...
06:45, 2019-06-28

"Balidaan Dena Hoga," Says Delhi Metro With 'Sacred Games 2' Meme Pankaj Tripathi's "Balidaan dena hoga (there has to be a sacrifice)" dialogue from 'Sacred Games 2' has inspired a ton of memes on social media - including one from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation....
14:30, 2019-07-10

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Baha’ism, Hinduism to TaoismShan...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
03:45, 2019-07-16

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
02:00, 2019-07-06

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
13:45, 2019-05-23

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40 percent ri...
06:45, 2019-06-07

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditional pub’s landlord, Alastair Choat, insists ...
16:45, 2019-06-04

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
19:30, 2019-07-03

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
01:15, 2019-06-06

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
15:00, 2019-06-05

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
11:45, 2019-06-05

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You may also be familiar with its highly photogenic atm...
03:30, 2019-06-19

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
01:45, 2019-06-08

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
21:45, 2019-06-16

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
14:00, 2019-07-03

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
17:30, 2019-07-03

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:30, 2019-06-12

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
23:30, 2019-07-11

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was called by one of the victims when she became ill....
05:45, 2019-05-23

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
02:45, 2019-05-30

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai Lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly colored flowers are e...
02:45, 2019-06-22

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
17:00, 2019-07-15

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
05:30, 2019-06-15

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvania, all died of respiratory failure at a resort at ...
07:30, 2019-06-06

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-17

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to iwaspoisoned.com. In J...
05:45, 2019-06-11

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
10:15, 2019-07-05

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
09:45, 2019-06-10

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-10

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
02:15, 2019-06-24

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
09:15, 2019-06-21

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
22:45, 2019-06-13

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
20:30, 2019-06-14

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband died in 2018 of pulmonary edema and a heart attac...
03:45, 2019-06-08

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
18:30, 2019-06-07

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
21:45, 2019-06-27

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
01:45, 2019-07-04

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
17:45, 2019-06-16

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-21

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
19:15, 2019-06-07

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
11:45, 2019-05-28

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
14:45, 2019-07-08

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts are cautioning travelers not to rush to conclusions...
06:30, 2019-06-08

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
20:45, 2019-07-02

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-08

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuated after the Chernobyl reactor exploded 2km away in...
23:30, 2019-06-04

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
23:45, 2019-06-04

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
18:30, 2019-07-02

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
02:30, 2019-06-12

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
02:15, 2019-07-14

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
02:15, 2019-05-23

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
20:15, 2019-07-02

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
13:45, 2019-07-12

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 million people who visited in 2018 spent $947 million i...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s doorstep. While the previous anti-government protest...
14:30, 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
21:15, 2019-07-07

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
18:45, 2019-07-05

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
00:15, 2019-06-08

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state picked up the infection. The Centers for Disease Con...
15:15, 2019-05-31

Fleets of autonomous 'roboats' could gather trash, carry tourists and form bridges Researchers at MIT have developed a system of companionable automated boats that can seek each other out, grab on, and keep trying if they miss.The rectangular rafts are part of the Roboat project, and could be used to form temporary footbridges, stages for live performances, and platforms for marke...
11:45, 2019-06-06

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temperatures nearly every day of June, reaching a balm...
11:15, 2019-07-03

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
13:30, 2019-06-08

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
03:30, 2019-05-30

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high into the sky and wrapping the popular tourist dest...
01:30, 2019-07-04

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
10:15, 2019-06-04

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
05:30, 2019-05-30

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
14:30, 2019-07-09

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
20:45, 2019-07-11

Best free blogging site of 2019 Free blogging sites have come a long way in recent years, and it’s now easier than ever to create a professional-looking blog to share a hobby with likeminded people, express your opinions, and establish an online presence.These free blogging sites are aimed at hobbyist bloggers – blog...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Plan Meals With a Budget of $5 a Day Using This Site Almost half of American families don’t make enough money to regularly cover basic expenses like rent and food. A few years ago Leanne Brown made headlines with her book “Good & Cheap” which helps you plan recipes for the week working with a budget of $5 a day, the average food stamp allotment fo...
00:15, 2019-07-08

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
17:15, 2019-06-11

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
18:15, 2019-06-14

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
23:00, 2019-06-22

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US The Cuban government says it is renovating the Anti-Imperialist Tribune, a massive stage that was known for being an iconic site of its ideological battle with the United States....
21:30, 2019-05-23

The Raspberry Pi 4 launch site runs on a Pi 4 cluster The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has launched. It's a pretty big upgrade from the Raspberry Pi 3, with the company claiming that the device can provide "desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC systems." OK... but how does it perform as a server? Individually, the answer is just about what you...
21:00, 2019-06-27

"I Floated Inside": Man Returns To Site Of UFO 'Abduction' Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker say that they were abducted by aliens in 1973. Now, the site of their 'abduction' in Pascagoula, Mississippi has got a historical marker....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesCuadrilla plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince policymakers to relax safety rules.The first company to frack for shale gas in the UK will d...
17:45, 2019-07-11

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top results f......
14:15, 2019-06-07

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open the summer 2019....
16:00, 2019-06-11

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search for these lists. Search Best Sellers does....
19:30, 2019-07-04

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore tells The Associated Press that “there will be fatalities” from the wreck Wednesday on U.S. Highway 45 south of Scooba. Moore spoke...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
08:00, 2019-07-12

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
00:30, 2019-07-04

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
13:45, 2019-05-30

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
23:45, 2019-06-23

See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and then watching a few episodes each night until we’re d...
10:15, 2019-06-17

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
01:15, 2019-05-25

Small fire still burning at site of oil refinery explosions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a very small fire continues to burn at a Philadelphia refinery following explosions and a pre-dawn blaze that shook homes and caused some minor injuries. Philadelphia Energy Solutions said Saturday that workers are trying to isolate the remaining line, but access is...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of Waterloo.The former soldiers, sailors ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to propose to a significant other on the pornography-streaming platform. “Expectations for the most unique proposals are at an all-time high, as this once in ...
23:15, 2019-06-18

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
16:30, 2019-06-16

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
08:00, 2019-06-15

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

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
02:45, 2019-06-20

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. Puma Punku (Pumapunku, Puma Puncu) which means “do...
01:15, 2019-06-15

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries sources the yearly salaries of pro athletes and then con...
14:15, 2019-07-09

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival, but organizers said they were pursuing a new location....
03:15, 2019-06-11

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
16:00, 2019-06-07

The Erzgebirge want UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might see at......
22:30, 2019-07-11

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook post, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Touri...
01:30, 2019-06-05

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors......
09:30, 2019-05-28

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave., see only a pair of chain-link fences. They surr...
07:45, 2019-05-29

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchAn observatory in Cheshire that has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades has been added to the Unesco world heritage list.The Jodrell Bank Observatory, which is owned by the University ...
14:15, 2019-07-07

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' begins on-site restoration Rembrandt's 17th century masterpiece "The Night Watch" begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able to watch every step of the Rijksmuseum's biggest ever project....
19:15, 2019-07-08

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is currently named after opera singer Maria Callas. A city hall off...
10:45, 2019-05-31

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacists use......
02:15, 2019-05-30

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deputy, Danny Taylor, 62 of Ferrell’s Creek, was ...
04:30, 2019-05-25

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
21:30, 2019-06-07

Porn gaming site Nutaku has a hentai hot sauce — and you’d better believe I tried it Sometimes it’s hard to describe what a weird day is for me anymore. Shouting encouragement to my first robot vacuum named after a Jetsons character? Routine. Scripting a back-and-forth dialogue between two voices in my head over the merits of a PC gaming store? Yawn. Playing a demon-killing badass i...
10:45, 2019-05-24

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
22:30, 2019-07-15

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signed by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally and s...
20:15, 2019-06-12

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
13:15, 2019-06-12

T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon Starting today, T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon. The sandbag site is in the east parking lot of Hi Corbett field. The bags are included but you will have to bring a shovel. A second site is opening in the north parking lot of the rodeo grounds on Wednesday ...
10:45, 2019-06-11

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Chinese financial news site closed for 'rectification' The Chinese financial news website wallstreetcn.com said it has been shut down to undergo "rectification" amid a wider crackdown by the Chinese authorities on websites and news providers....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Woods primed for return to site of greatest performance Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title....
01:30, 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
00:30, 2019-06-11

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspects like Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Sop...
19:30, 2019-06-08

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-07

Fuerte De Samaipata - A Site of Ceremonial Carvings and Sacrifice The Andean nation of Bolivia has been home to a number of remarkable cultures, and as a result many archaeological sites remain in the country.  ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:45, 2019-06-03

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
12:15, 2019-07-11

The Erzgebirge's claim to UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
17:30, 2019-07-06

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
17:30, 2019-07-06

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
22:30, 2019-07-05

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenFlash exploit kit and Seon ransomware.Malvertising is a popular technique among hackers and scammers as it enables them to reach a much wider audience b...
03:15, 2019-06-28

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Air Force Retrieves Rescue Team From AN-32 Crash Site In Arunachal The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday evening retrieved all the members of a rescue team from the site where one of its AN 32 aircraft had crashed in Arunachal Pradesh earlier this month....
21:15, 2019-06-29

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is someday way past its prime, it has another OS waiting in the wings. So Google has built up a team of more than 100 people to help develop Fuchsia OS, anoth...
01:45, 2019-06-30

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to a Facebook event scheduled for Sept. 20 at 3:00 a...
00:15, 2019-07-16

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years after a mass shooting there left 15 people dead....
06:45, 2019-06-07

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of Health Services is investigating a Hacienda Healthc...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Paris plans 'Princess Diana Square' at site where she died Officials at Paris city hall have announced plans to name a small square after Diana, Princess of Wales, at the site of the car crash that killed the royal....
20:15, 2019-05-30

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Jordan Peterson launches anti-censorship site Thinkspot Rightwing academic enlists failed Ukip MEP candidate Carl Benjamin to test subscription-only platformJordan Peterson, the controversial academic, has launched a new anti-censorship website that will only take down offensive content if specifically ordered to by a US court.The psychology professor fr...
17:45, 2019-06-13

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
01:15, 2019-05-29

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to train political activists....
15:30, 2019-06-01

This site makes it ridiculously easy to experiment with Apache Kafka Apache Kafka is a fascinating product that solves a problem that almost nobody has. If the Internet is a series of tubes (RIP Ted Stevens), Apache Kafka is the pipe that connects high-volume applications with their external components, like databases and third-party services. It’s frequently used by...
03:15, 2019-06-13

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over contamination from the site of the former Portsmou...
15:45, 2019-06-01

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Israel marks 1967 war win JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinians hurled stones and chairs at forces Sunday, an Israeli holiday celebrating the capture of the Old City during the ...
10:45, 2019-06-02

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule....
07:15, 2019-06-03

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan’s capital, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against protesters demanding an end to military rule...
08:15, 2019-06-03

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment on the suspension, Facebook’s move comes...
22:30, 2019-06-10

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
11:45, 2019-06-03

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says more than a dozen authors will participate in the event on June 15 including Kimberly Bartley ...
11:45, 2019-06-07

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a new memorial glade at the World Trade Center site “helps us fulfill our duty” to those who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. Recovery workers who themselves are ill were among the hundreds o...
18:30, 2019-05-30

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
21:30, 2019-05-29

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
19:45, 2019-06-19

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
04:45, 2019-06-04

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
00:15, 2019-05-27

China Has Arrested 20 People For Running an Erotic Livestreaming Site Porn is hard to come by in China, as the country’s dedicated anti-porn task force continues to push for a more sanitized web, free from even ASMR videos. There are still those taking the risk to maintain horny corners of the web, but Chinese authorities have arrested the last two main suspects who w...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
07:15, 2019-06-19

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Site of tragic 2011 Christmas blaze sells for $500K The plot of land that held the Connecticut home where three young girls and their two grandparents died in a Christmas day fire has been sold, a report said Monday. Madonna Badger, who lost her five family members in the 2011 blaze, sold the .34 acre plot at 2267 Shippan Avenue in Stamford to her......
09:00, 2019-05-28

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February. A foundation is in place, but only a single secur...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Bad Weather Makes It Difficult To Airlift Bodies From An-32 Crash Site Rescue teams are working to airlift the bodies of the 13 Air Force personnel who died when their plane crashed in a remote, hilly area in Arunachal Pradesh two weeks ago. Bad weather and rough terrain......
07:30, 2019-06-17

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft tha...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coils of wire, up a newly installed elevator, and down...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, developers the Berkeley Group and environmental regulat...
10:15, 2019-07-07

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered....
16:45, 2019-06-10

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
04:30, 2019-07-06

Eden Project plans $150m ecotourism site for Victorian coalmine Joint venture aims to turn Alcoa’s open-cut mine site into Anglesea project near Great Ocean RoadA UK charity that redeveloped a china clay quarry in Cornwall into a major ecotourism project has its eyes on Alcoa’s former coalmine in Anglesea, Victoria.The Eden Project and Alcoa announced a plan to ...
18:30, 2019-05-21

French Finance Minister says he will fight to save jobs at GE's Belfort site French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told the country's lower house of parliament on Tuesday that he would fight to save jobs at the Belfort site of General Electric, which faces the risk of widespread job cuts. (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by John Irish)...
16:15, 2019-05-28

Hungary: Salvage efforts resume at site of sunken tour boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest. A diver could be seen Monday morning entering the water from a pontoon in the river, holding on to a ladder in the river as other adjusted his air hose and other equipment. T...
11:15, 2019-06-03

At Site of Her Death, Paris Wants to Rename Plaza ‘Princess Diana Square’ (PARIS) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is curre...
18:45, 2019-05-30

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco world heritage list and, if successful, would becom...
23:00, 2019-05-22

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported on Sunday.Read more......
11:45, 2019-07-08

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
01:15, 2019-05-31

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
08:15, 2019-05-23

Ground Team Trekking To AN-32 Crash Site To Recover Bodies: Air Force The operation to retrieve the bodies of the 13 Air Force personnel, on board the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, remained suspended today, even as a ground team comprising......
02:30, 2019-06-19

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
06:30, 2019-07-15

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
16:30, 2019-07-01

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
21:30, 2019-06-14

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
11:30, 2019-06-19

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
03:01, 2019-06-12

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
02:30, 2019-06-12

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Man sends ‘white powder’ and ‘blood-like substance’ to OkCupid after site banned him A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters — one of which included white powder — to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017. Liam MacLeod, 47, was arrested in February for sending the letter between September and December 2017, the...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
02:45, 2019-06-22

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday after being called to deal with a hazardous chemical incident, said authorities....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under construction at the corner of El Camino Real and Scott. ...
10:30, 2019-06-29

Change to Google Search site ranking should lead to more relevant mobile results Back in 2015, more Google searches were started from a mobile device than from the desktop for the first time. That led Google to announce plans in 2016 to use the mobile version of a website's content to rank pages and show "snippets" from that site. The reason why Google made this change was that ...
10:15, 2019-05-29

Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequate food, water and sanitation. A team of attorney...
01:30, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
08:45, 2019-05-23

Nike's 'Betsy Ross' sneakers are selling for more than $2,000 on sneaker resale site StockX The "Betsy Ross flag" sneakers will now be hard to come by after Nike reportedly told the retailers it sent them to as part of a celebratory Fourth-of-July-week launch to remove them from shelves and send them back....
16:45, 2019-07-02

Jaipur Designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Move Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, a city known for its iconic architectural legacy, has become a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO......
17:45, 2019-07-06

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
00:45, 2019-07-06

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
06:30, 2019-07-09

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to cash in on the moment on social media. Read more......
19:45, 2019-06-12

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Teams Trek To Suspected Crash Site In Search For Missing Air Force Plane Search and rescue operations to locate a transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing on Monday started again this morning in the hilly terrain of Arunachal Pradesh. The AN-32......
06:15, 2019-06-04

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Liberal think tank Center for American Progress selling hyper-partisan ThinkProgress site that's $3M in red Liberal think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) is its selling hyper-partisan news site ThinkProgress as the organization questions the site’s viability since it’s millions in the red....
13:45, 2019-07-02

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," a federal magistrate judge found on Monday....
21:00, 2019-07-16

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’ capabilities and worth. To help improve the reput...
23:00, 2019-06-13

Area 51 expert on social media campaign to 'storm' top-secret site: Military won't let anyone get close An author and expert on Area 51 said the U.S. military will never let civilians anywhere near the mysterious Air Force-run site after the "Storm Area 51" movement went viral on Facebook. ...
18:45, 2019-07-15

Oregon State University warns students about creep posting pics to porn site A campus creep secretly shot dozens of videos of women from behind at Oregon State University and posted them on a porn website, according to a report Friday. School officials warned students and faculty members to be on the lookout for a sicko walking a silver and blue mountain bike while using his...
18:30, 2019-06-07

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
16:00, 2019-06-02

1,000 Years of Archaeology Emerges from Virgin Hotel Site in Edinburgh Delaying Branson's Plans Sir Richard Branson’s first Virgin Hotel in the UK, which is being constructed in Edinburgh, will be delivered a year late. This is due to archaeologists uncovering 1000 years of artifacts at the site – artifacts which are providing new insights about the origins of the ancient city. Last November, ...
05:30, 2019-07-01

Princess Diana Plaza? Paris wants to name site of royal's fatal 1997 crash after her Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.        ...
16:15, 2019-05-30

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-07

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
11:30, 2019-06-18

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
17:45, 2019-07-05

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending the once-peaceful life she had in a quaint Montana town.Read more......
17:30, 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-16

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somewhat less-known but slowly growing platform has jus...
20:15, 2019-07-10

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website published a statement Sunday, outlining its new policy...
21:15, 2019-06-27

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers Iraqi officials say a rocket hit an oil-drilling site in southern Basra province, striking a camp housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously....
10:30, 2019-06-19

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Kingston University evacuated over 'WW2 bomb' found at nearby construction site Part of Kingston University was evacuated after a suspected unexploded World War Two bomb was found on a nearby construction site in south-west London....
14:15, 2019-05-23

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s Armed with bogus websites that mock leading candidates, a Trump campaign worker is exploiting tensions on the left with Russian-style disinformation....
20:15, 2019-06-29

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Train Yourself to Read Faster (And Comprehend What You Read) With This Site Being able to read things quickly is great, but only if you’re able to comprehend what you’re reading. Blazing through 200 pages of reading in an hour or two is certainly impressive, but if you don’t remember anything you’ve read then it’s also kind of pointless....
22:45, 2019-07-05

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
17:15, 2019-06-18

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
13:15, 2019-06-12

TPD searching for missing vulnerable adult TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is searching for 73-year-old Leonard Gastelo. Gastelo was last seen leaving his home near 12th Ave. and Valencia Rd between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. He is described as a Hispanic male about 5 feet 5 inches, 140 pounds, with long gray hair, mustache,...
05:45, 2019-07-13

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Ex-Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession last month in New Jersey Former Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession, according to criminal complaint.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Opinion: In today's NBA, every summer can be a blockbuster, whether players are free agents or not Players have the power in the NBA and they wield it at will. Just look at the wild deals from this summer, which didn't include just free agents.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
07:30, 2019-07-13

Amarnath Yatra Suspended From Jammu To Srinagar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown, police said....
07:30, 2019-07-13

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries, she told him, like a storm is coming.“Bananas, mi...
09:15, 2019-07-13

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounded the death...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Luis Severino’s Yankees return could come with caveat In what has become a staple of Aaron Boone’s pregame meeting with the media, the Yankees’ manager was asked Friday about the status of his injured players. There was some positive news on first baseman Luke Voit, who is expected to be activated from the injured list Saturday, but general manager Bri...
10:15, 2019-07-13

High Protein Diet: 5 Tea-Time Ragi Snacks You May Include In Your Weight Loss Diet High protein foods: For weight loss, eating foods rich in protein and fibre is ideal deal. Ragi, is packed with fibre and protein both of which are very crucial for weight management....
11:01, 2019-07-13

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
11:15, 2019-07-13

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd trend for our plastic-anxious times.Online searche...
11:15, 2019-07-13

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor house with 15 airy bedrooms. Neutral decor makes th...
11:15, 2019-07-13

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the country’s culture ministry has said.Negotiations ha...
12:00, 2019-07-13

We're playing for him: Angels honor Skaggs with amazing game The Angels will always have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness when they think about Tyler Skaggs' death       ...
12:15, 2019-07-13

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also raised. Around 2,000 protesters gathered at the Au...
12:30, 2019-07-13

SBI To Remove Immediate Payment Service Charges From August 1: 10 Points State Bank of India or SBI, the largest commercial bank in the country, has decided to do away with IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) charges for its internet banking, mobile banking and YONO (You Only......
12:45, 2019-07-13

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
13:00, 2019-07-13

Redragon K582-BA Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard & M711 Cobra Gaming Mouse Combo, 10,000DPI, 7 Programmable Buttons, RGB LED Backlit Keyboard Mouse Set for PC, Laptop, Computer Redragon K582-BA Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard & M711 Cobra Gaming Mouse Combo, 10,000DPI, 7 Programmable Buttons, RGB LED Backlit Keyboard Mouse Set for PC, Laptop, Computer...
14:00, 2019-07-13

Stranger Things and The Blair Witch Project headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
14:30, 2019-07-13

I’m heading into the weekend on that JALOP GOLD chariot, and I could not be feeling finer. I’m heading into the weekend on that JALOP GOLD chariot, and I could not be feeling finer. Let’s twist the throttle and zoom into the future at a blistering rate of 1 second per second. ...
15:30, 2019-07-13

Why do light-skinned women dominate the pop charts? From K-pop stars to Beyoncé, the issue of colourism remains rife in the music industryIt seems every conversation about colourism in pop music must come back to Beyoncé. So it was when Mathew Knowles, record exec, former Destiny’s Child manager and Beyoncé’s father, appeared on SiriusXM radio to dis...
15:45, 2019-07-13

Ferrari duo Leclerc, Vettel fastest in British GP practice Ferrari set the pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel       ...
16:00, 2019-07-13

Valtteri Bottas edges out Lewis Hamilton for British F1 GP pole • Finn fastest by 0.006sec ahead of Mercedes teammate• Leclerc third for Ferrari, Red Bull’s Verstappen fourthValtteri Bottas took pole for the British Grand Prix, putting in a fine performance in qualifying under great pressure from the challenge of his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was in ...
16:30, 2019-07-13

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after thousands took part in a peaceful march in an out-of-town district in Hong Kong.After the end of the Reclaim Sheung Shui protest against paral...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Julian Alaphilippe leads Tour de France again as Geraint Thomas has scare • Thomas De Gendt wins stage eight in St-Étienne• Alaphilippe leads by 23 seconds from Giulio CicconeJulian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France’s yellow jersey in St-Étienne as his fellow Frenchman Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials in Saturday’s eighth stage.Thomas De Gendt of Belg...
19:00, 2019-07-13

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
19:30, 2019-07-13

Celebrating Sabbath with Iran's Jewish minority Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in the Muslim world. Jan Schneider visited the Musazadeh family in Tehran to share in their Sabbath celebrations....
19:30, 2019-07-13

'Manufacturers are building cars designed to last, and it's hurting them' Opinion 13 Jul, 2019 The quality of cars today is so good that customers are keeping them longer which is hurting new car sales, says Mike Rutherford...
19:45, 2019-07-13

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that R. Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscious as ex-employees reportedly turned over more that 20 sex tapes to federal authorities....
20:00, 2019-07-13

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
20:45, 2019-07-13

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine set to attend Wimbledon final Duchesses Meghan and Catherine are expected to attend Wimbledon on Saturday to watch Serena Williams chase her 24th grand slam title in the women's singles final against Simona Halep....
20:45, 2019-07-13

|WATCH:Amazontoretrainathirdofemployeesin$700m'upskilling'effort The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years....
21:00, 2019-07-13

De Gendt wins stage as Alaphilippe attacks to take back yellow "Thomas De Gendt rode to a solo win to take Stage 8 of the Tour de France, while Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the overall lead and ensured that a French rider will be wearing the yellow jersey on Bastille Day."...
21:45, 2019-07-13

'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter says she’s 'not really a fame person' Though the beloved sitcom “Modern Family” has arguably propelled Ariel Winter to stardom, the actress — who has long played the character Alex Dunphy on the show — admitted this week that she doesn’t consider herself to be a “fame person.” ...
22:30, 2019-07-13

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has partnered with the government, and the global fund Education Cannot Wait, to launch a programme designe...
23:15, 2019-07-13

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off in 2011. Back then, Radiohead – the band for whom...
00:15, 2019-07-14

TV presenter Emily Hartridge dies in scooter crash Lifestyle adviser, with a large YouTube following, was killed in a collision in south LondonTributes have poured in for a TV presenter and YouTube star after she died in an electric scooter crash – the first fatal collision involving an e-scooter in Britain.Emily Hartridge died on Friday morning whe...
00:15, 2019-07-14

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough....
01:00, 2019-07-14

Mom whose embryo was wrongly implanted in Queens woman tells all Weeks of legal wrangling and a secret courtroom proceeding left Anni Manukyan and her husband Ashot afraid they’d never see the son they didn’t initially know they had....
01:15, 2019-07-14

‘Open season on incumbents’: AOC-inspired young guns put NYC Dems on edge Some of the city’s most established pols are on the defensive as younger, more liberal challengers accuse them of letting down Democratic voters in the age of Trump and AOC. Reps. Yvette Clarke (Brooklyn), Eliot Engel (Bronx/Westchester), Carolyn Maloney (Manhattan) and Jerry Nadler (Manhattan/Brook...
03:30, 2019-07-14

F1 British Grand Prix 2018: LIVE results, standings, Silverstone lap by lap race latest, TV channel Lewis Hamilton hailed one of the best moments of his Formula One career as he delivered a brilliant lap to put his Mercedes on pole position for today's British Grand Prix....
03:45, 2019-07-14

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
04:45, 2019-07-14

'This has got to be wrong': Disabled veteran's home sold at auction over $236 tax bill Jim Boerner thought he had done everything right. Now, the home's new owner says he won't negotiate and will begin the eviction process.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
05:30, 2019-07-14

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theatre dist...
05:45, 2019-07-14

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 ...
07:00, 2019-07-14

Wiesberger taking 2-shot lead into Scottish Open final round Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the last round of the Scottish Open after carding 6-under 65        ...
07:15, 2019-07-14

Gold Coast Titans sack coach Garth Brennan Brennan axed after just 12 wins from 40 matchesAssistants Craig Hodges and Luke Burt will take over as interim coachesGold Coast have sacked coach Garth Brennan, two days after a 24-2 defeat to Penrith left the club rooted to the bottom of the NRL ladder. Brennan’s future was in doubt with the findi...
07:30, 2019-07-14

Police investigating fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department needs your help finding one of the driver’s involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Police say the crash happened around 11:00 pm on Friday night near the area of E. Broadway Blvd and S. Langley Avenue. Officials say a pedestrian was crossing Broadway outs...
08:45, 2019-07-14

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
09:30, 2019-07-14

How To Tell If You Have A Sleep Disorder If you think you might have a sleep disorder, consider how much of your life is altered by poor sleep. If it impacts your ability to participate in school/work you might have a sleep problem...
11:15, 2019-07-14

What Do We Need Men For? E Jean Carroll on so much more than Trump The columnist’s harrowing book exposes both hideous men and a split between baby boomers and millennial feministsEver since the legendary Elle advice columnist E Jean Carroll appeared on the cover of New York magazine wearing the same (unwashed) Donna Karen coatdress she wore when Donald Trump alleg...
12:30, 2019-07-14

| Aussie Tupou 'ready' for Boks despite Joburg phone snatch Australia prop Taniela Tupou says he is fine to take on South Africa despite a minor struggle with an assailant after his telephone was stolen in Johannesburg....
13:00, 2019-07-14

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Aurora, Col., organized by immigrant rights groups, ...
13:15, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 7-Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main utility said it had restored most power within hours....
13:30, 2019-07-14

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:00, 2019-07-14

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....
14:00, 2019-07-14

Kroes/Afansiev score double Super Trofeo Europe Zandvoort win Bonaldi Motorsport pairing Danny Kroes and Sergey Afanasiev completed a perfect weekend by taking both Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe wins at Zandvoort....
14:45, 2019-07-14

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
15:00, 2019-07-14

IFFI 2019 Meet To Be Headed By Oscar Academy President: Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chaired a steering committee meeting of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji today....
15:00, 2019-07-14

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
16:00, 2019-07-14

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
16:15, 2019-07-14

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
16:30, 2019-07-14

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Brabham BT62: 691bhp track weapon takes on Silverstone Everywhere you look on this BT62 prototype, the attention to detail is meticulous David Brabham’s BT62 is a machine his old man, the late Sir Jack, would surely have loved. We strap in to try it It’s taken five years or 50, depending on how you look at it. It’s been five years since David Brabham...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Federal Reserve. Central banks finance all this and m...
17:30, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the Beijing government than to the territory's people....
17:30, 2019-07-14

Netball World Cup: England thrash Samoa after tears shed for Guscoth • England 90-24 Samoa• Hosts through but squad emotional for injured defenderThe England coach, Tracey Neville, praised her players for responding to the “heartbreaking” loss of Layla Guscoth to injury as they cruised past Samoa at the Netball World Cup in LiverpoolGuscoth, who suffered a ruptured a...
17:45, 2019-07-14

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The image of what looks like a camouflaged rodent was spo...
18:15, 2019-07-14

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch: How to Watch Live Stream Tonight ISRO's landmark Chandrayaan-2 mission will take off from Sriharikota on July 15 with the objective of a soft landing on moon's surface. Here's how you can watch it live....
18:30, 2019-07-14

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-07-14

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
19:00, 2019-07-14

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Opinion: Roger Federer will not forget the sting of this Wimbledon loss to Novak Djokovic It will irk Roger Federer for perhaps the rest of his life that with just one more point, one fewer error this Wimbledon would be much different.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
22:30, 2019-07-14

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
22:30, 2019-07-14

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
23:15, 2019-07-14

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack of easily available alternatives to everyday plast...
23:45, 2019-07-14

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X 2.0 2019 review By making a petrol work more like a diesel, can the Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X show there’s still life in the internal combustion engine? This may look like a humble, if rather stylish hatchback, but there’s more to the Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X than meets the eye. Look under its bonnet and you’ll see, well, an...
03:30, 2019-07-15

Frittelli wins John Deere Classic and last British Open spot South African Dylan Frittelli secured the final spot in the British Open field when he won the John Deere Classic by two strokes in Silvis, Illinois, on Sunday....
03:30, 2019-07-15

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
03:30, 2019-07-15

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
04:00, 2019-07-15

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday....
04:15, 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Kicks Off: Here Are All the Best Deals Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale has started in India. There are hundreds of deals on mobile phones, TVs, laptops, accessories, and other products. We've handpicked the best deals you can grab on the Prime......
05:00, 2019-07-15

New Zealand fans agonize after defeat in thrilling Cricket world cup final With the match tied after England were bowled out for 241 with the last ball of the 50th over, both teams scored 15 runs in a nerve-jangling Super Over. But England won because they had hit more boundaries in the match....
05:30, 2019-07-15

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday....
05:30, 2019-07-15

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a statement....
05:45, 2019-07-15

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
06:15, 2019-07-15

ESPN hires former Washington State star, NFL QB Ryan Leaf as college football analyst Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State star who washed out of the NFL and later served time in prison, will call college football games for ESPN.       ...
06:15, 2019-07-15

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two months....
06:30, 2019-07-15

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
06:30, 2019-07-15

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
06:30, 2019-07-15

ATP seeking strong leadership for bright future The ATP is deep in talks with a host of experts from within and outside the sport as it seeks a new leadership team to help heal rifts in elite men’s tennis and lead it into a new era of growth and opportunity, a director of the sport’s governing body told Reuters at Wimbledon....
08:00, 2019-07-15

VW inadvertently offers a peek at the interior of its ID.3 EV So much for VW keeping a tight lid on the ID.3's finished design. Auto Conspiracy and others have obtained a promo video for the electric hatchback's interior, showing an appropriately very connected machine. The early look suggests the ID.3 will use......
08:15, 2019-07-15

LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI on right calf, Cubs try to make Cincy a seller, Dodgers head to Philly after late night       ...
08:15, 2019-07-15

Before the “Blazer” badge ever adorned the SUV variant of the Chevy S-10 or the new crossover that e Before the “Blazer” badge ever adorned the SUV variant of the Chevy S-10 or the new crossover that everyone’s so disappointed by these days, it graced the sheetmetal of the boxy Chevy K Series. The yellow 1979 two-tone one above is drop-dead gorgeous....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Esperance and Wydad lodge Champions League appeals Tunisia's Esperance and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca both lodge appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the decision to replay the second leg of the African Champions League final....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angeles already had the most successful franchise in Major League Soccer history. A team that have won more championships (five) and made more MLS Cup final...
16:45, 2019-07-15

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old woman’s teeth during rape attempt arrested: police A New York City man wanted for knocking out a 73-year-old homeless woman’s teeth and trying to rape her last week was arrested in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, police said....
16:45, 2019-07-15

China's Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in semiconductor designer China's Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as central to driving innovation....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Prime Day 2019: The top TV brands on sale Hated watching the USWNT win the World Cup from an over-crowded bar? Has your “Stranger Things” binge-watch been countlessly interrupted by your lagging laptop? Prime Day 2019 has you covered. Amazon’s biggest sale is in full effect through Tuesday with huge discounts on top-of-the...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can the Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of the BJP....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Video: CRPF Men Jump Into River To Rescue Woman In Jammu And Kashmir What was supposed to be a day of routine patrolling for some CRPF men turned into a dramatic rescue operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangmarg town today....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Disney Cruise Line named 'world's best' by Travel + Leisure readers Jumping from the No. 2 spot last year, Disney Cruise Line beat out Cunard, which had topped the list for years.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-15

'The View' hosts defend American Airlines flyer told to 'cover up' her outfit: 'I would wear this' The hosts of "The View" agreed that American Airlines was in the wrong for telling Dr. Tisha Rowe to "cover up" her outfit on a recent flight.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-15

Rey Vargas leaves no doubts against Tomoki Kameda Fans wrong to boo Rey Vargas’ victory over Kameda, writes Jack Hirsch The post Rey Vargas leaves no doubts against Tomoki Kameda appeared first on Boxing News....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
17:15, 2019-07-15

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Airlines provide different timelines for the re-entry of the 737 Max American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Engadget’s guide to all the outdoor gear you need this summer If you're reading this at a desk, take a moment to stand up and locate your nearest window. You might see a street, a garden or even some fields. Whatever your current view, you are peering at the edge of the great outdoors, and adventure is beckonin......
17:30, 2019-07-15

Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar? Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big South Korean chip makers like Samsung, citing vague threats to Japan’s security. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason for the move....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Bidencare Is a Useless Pipe Dream After spending a few days lying about Medicare for All, Joe Biden has released his big plan to improve health insurance. As you might expect from a guy who held his first fundraiser with a board member of the health insurance companies’ lobbying group in Washington, and whose frontrunner status was ...
18:00, 2019-07-15

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B on Monday....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
18:15, 2019-07-15

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is seeking a ban on added sugars in foods for children under 36 months old.WH...
18:15, 2019-07-15

The best makeup, beauty, and lifestyle deals you can get this Prime Day These are the best makeup and beauty sales for Amazon Prime Day, from brands like Supergoop, Clarisonic, Mario Badescu, and more.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change Decision fuels speculation that manufacturer and airlines will rebrand troubled planeA Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on the livery, further fuelling speculation that the manufacturer and airlines will seek to rebrand the troubled plane.Photos have eme...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Galaxy Note 10 production might take a hit from another trade war that isn’t Trump’s fault The US vs. China isn’t the only trade war in town, and a similar dispute is brewing between two other major world economies, Japan and South Korea. And the whole thing might be affecting the imminent Galaxy Note 10 launch, Samsung’s next smartphone flagship. Samsung already announced a l...
18:45, 2019-07-15

'The greatest game of all time' : Celebrations continue for England's World Cup triumph – video The celebrations continued after a dramatic and tantalisingly close final saw England crowned Cricket World Cup champions by beating New Zealand.Speaking the morning after Sunday's final, Joe Root said: "I don't think you can top what happened yesterday, it's the greatest game of all time." Captain ...
20:00, 2019-07-15

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Trump says weekend deportation raids were 'very successful' President Donald Trump said on Monday that raids over the weekend aimed at immigrants who had been ordered deported were "very successful" even though much of the activity was not visible to the public....
20:00, 2019-07-15

|Zim’sannualinflationratedoublesinJuneto176% Zimbabwe’s inflation rate almost doubled in June from the previous month. Annual inflation accelerated to 175.7% from 97.9% in May, the statistics office said in an emailed release on Monday. Prices rose 39.3% in the month....
20:15, 2019-07-15

Brad Pitt Awards Leonardo DiCaprio With "Best Meltdown" for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Scene Leonardo DiCaprio really impressed his co-stars during the filming of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In the highly-anticipated Quentin Tarantino movie, set in Los Angeles in 1969,......
20:15, 2019-07-15

Norman Reedus Shares Rare Photo of Daughter In Honor of Diane Kruger's 43rd Birthday Norman Reedus and Diane Kruger have themselves an adorably handsy little girl. The notoriously private duo have rarely opened up about their baby girl, who they welcomed in November, but......
20:15, 2019-07-15

Crack Open a Cold 'Un, Face the Consequences A Japanese teenager is in trouble for selling some very bad beer online, but the offense has nothing to do with hawking inferior goods or even underage drinking....
20:15, 2019-07-15

These Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts could go into reverse in 2019. An earnings hit cou...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
20:30, 2019-07-15

Recipe: Oatmeal, Yogurt And Fruit Medley For A Flavoursome, High-Fibre Meal Our healthy breakfast recipe combines three of the most-loved breakfast foods in a medley of deliciousness and nutrition. The recipe is free of added sugars and uses the natural sweetness of fruits......
20:30, 2019-07-15

Cutting 300 Calories In Your Daily Diet May Protect Heart And Cut Risk Of Diabetes Even those who have a healthy BMI could benefit immensely, if they were to cut back on consuming a few extra calories from their diet, the study reveals....
20:30, 2019-07-15

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations against him as a smear....
20:30, 2019-07-15