WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 05:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge

Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of us...

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge

Source: theguardian.com

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only to tra...
03:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
11:51, 08/14/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report f...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower tipped off the Guardian to the practice in regards t...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities and e......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. Multiple reports confirm that Apple is tabling th...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve the services. However, neither gives indication t...
06:34, 08/08/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
11:34, 07/27/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it will not follow Google and Apple in halting the p...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The company said it would not restart the programme un...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
20:17, 08/02/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier this......
19:51, 05/13/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
09:18, 08/14/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public and......
17:34, 05/06/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a number of deal-sweeteners for this vulnerable workforc...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal knowledge graphs....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
20:51, 05/13/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, Washington, D.C., and th...
23:17, 05/13/2019

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

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow users to customize what types of in-app notifications they see – i.e. for the Watch, Profile, and Groups tabs nested in the top bar of the app. Of cou...
20:17, 06/26/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
00:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
07:51, 06/19/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Institute predicted what would happen if Facebook gain...
11:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
15:34, 07/23/2019

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
12:34, 08/21/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Why Facebook Users Are Tweeting To Vent Frustration Many Facebook users have taken to Twitter to describe the concerns they have with the Mark Zuckerberg led social media platform with #AndThatsWhyIHateFacebook....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
20:34, 08/21/2019

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...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Zuckerberg admits Facebook made an 'execution mistake' in its handling of doctored Pelosi video Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the social network made an “execution mistake” in its handling of a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that went viral on the platform....
01:34, 06/28/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook Messenger getting the major upgrades users have been crying out for Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, Facebook showed off Messenger 4, and since then it&...
11:51, 05/01/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
23:17, 06/08/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be able to send......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Despite Facebook-FTC deal and $5B fine, social network may not seem different for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two similar apps. But both were shut down after drawing criticism for infringing on privacy, and one was cite...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the social network.   The number of dead users on Facebook is growing at an unstoppable rate. In 2012, e...
16:17, 04/29/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:00, 07/03/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US Senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they collect is worth. Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent children from interacting with people who are not explicitly authorized by their parents. However, Facebook has reportedly been closing down certain gro...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on Wednesday....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
20:17, 04/29/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.        ...
20:34, 07/24/2019

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica over the tactics it employed to harvest personal data from the social media giant's users....
21:34, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:51, 07/03/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, making it possible for its thousands o...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
19:51, 07/19/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recognition features. It will not, however, require Fac...
23:17, 07/23/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach -court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
08:34, 08/16/2019

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked with watching some of the most powerful digital...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
00:34, 05/31/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable for Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that’s published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it’s just posted by a random Facebook user.Read more......
16:17, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
22:34, 05/30/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their political posts online, marking a controversial escalation of President Trump's long-running allegations tha...
03:17, 05/16/2019

I Listened To Vampire Weekend For The First Time Today And I Regret It Vampire Weekend dropped a new album today, which is big news in rock because, well, apparently this is the best that rock can offer at this very moment. You might remember Vampire Weekend from when they emerged on the scene over a decade ago, dressing like 1996 and distinguishing themselves from oth...
04:51, 05/04/2019

USGA: We listened to players, but US Open still will be ‘toughest test’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The players have spoken, some rather emphatically, about the inconsistent, if not incompetent, job the USGA has done in recent years regarding course set-up for the U.S. Open. A year ago at Shinnecock, the USGA lost control of a couple of greens that dried out because of wind ...
08:51, 06/13/2019

I listened to a Massive Attack record remixed by a neural network Drums. Synth. The faintest hint of a vocal track. For a moment the song is familiar and I'm teleported back to the late '90s, listening to worn-out cassettes in the backseat of my parent's saloon. But then the track shifts in a way that I didn't expe......
12:17, 05/18/2019

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren Apologizes at Native American Forum: ‘I Have Listened and I Have Learned’ The forum in Iowa gave Ms. Warren a chance to showcase her plans to help Native communities — and to address the lingering controversy over her past claims of ancestry....
18:17, 08/19/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple and intuitive. It brought features such as full-sc...
13:51, 06/13/2019

A Massachusetts police department asked would-be criminals to 'hold off' during heat wave. They listened The Braintree Police Department in Massachusetts asked criminals to "hold off" for the weekend and, on Monday, the department reported zero arrests.        ...
11:34, 07/23/2019

What is a knowledge graph and how does one work? Even though it probably affects our lives every single day, most of us have no idea what a “knowledge graph” is. Asking your favorite voice assistant what the weather will be like tomorrow? That’s thanks to a knowledge graph. But what exactly is a knowledge graph? Well, there’s actually some debate ...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Optimize your Photoshop knowledge with this $30 course bundle If you’re only using Photoshop to touch up your selfies, it'a time to load up on all of its true depths with the courses in The Complete Photoshop Master Class Bundle 2019. It’s hundreds of dollars off its regular price right now from TNW Deals, only $29....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Bee-hold! Test your honeybee knowledge with this quiz. August 17 is National Honey Bee Day! These insects have a fascinating process when it comes to making that sweet, sticky substance. Get buzzing with this quiz....
21:17, 08/17/2019

"No Knowledge Of Change In Constitutional Provisions": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today conveyed to a National Conference delegation that the state has no knowledge of any changes in the Constitutional provisions and assured that the......
15:17, 08/03/2019

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
15:34, 07/16/2019

What is the shortest walk a footballer has had to their home stadium? | The Knowledge Plus: goals mirroring caps, a substitute keeper forcing his opposing No 1 to be withdrawn, and more. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“What is the smallest recorded distance between a player’s house/apartment/residence and their home stadium? Have any top-level players been able to walk to a game be...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Which goalkeepers have scored on their debuts for club or country? | The Knowledge Plus: long suspensions after pre-season offences and more teams managed by their all-time top scorers. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Young Liverpool keeper Kai McKenzie-Lyle scored on his international debut for Guyana in 2016,” tweets Nathan Eaton. “Have any other keepers scored on their debut ...
13:17, 07/31/2019

Cycling: Nibali uses terrain knowledge to unsettle Roglic Italian Vincenzo Nibali took full advantage of his knowledge of the terrain to unsettle his main Giro d'Italia rival Primoz Roglic in the 15th stage on Sunday....
20:00, 05/26/2019

Holocaust survey exposes gaps in Austrians' knowledge A new survey has found that many Austrians lack basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide — even though the notorious Mauthausen concentration camp was just outside of the city of Linz, and some of the key perpetrators of the Holocaust were Austrian....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
05:17, 08/19/2019

Apprenticeships are critical to America’s future as a knowledge economy An exciting trend is emerging in the US workforce: over half a million workers are using apprenticeships to acquire valuable experience and a pathway to a steady job. They’re earning money while learning critical, in-demand skills. In spite of this progress, a stigma remains. For generations, common...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Which football clubs have replaced players with same-name signings? | The Knowledge Plus: outfield players wearing trousers and more tennis-playing footballers. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Last week QPR sold Matt Smith to Millwall and signed another Matt Smith on loan from Manchester City … on the same day,” writes Martyn Bryce. “Do readers have other examples of such dealing...
18:51, 07/17/2019

What is the shortest gap between top-flight and second-tier football glory? | The Knowledge Plus: the weirdest reasons for a team deliberately giving a goal to their opposition, plus huge goal difference gaps. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“FC Twente have just won the Eerste Divisie (Dutch second tier) less than 10 years after their 2010 Eredivisie title. Is this the shortest time betwe...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Has any World Cup had more goals from penalties than France 2019? | The Knowledge Plus: Ronaldo’s same-city derby feat, armband-swapping club and country captains (part two) and ball-popping captains. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Is the Women’s World Cup the most penalty-ish tournament ever?” asks Thomas Levine. “Either in terms of percentage of goals? Or percentage of goals...
12:34, 07/03/2019

What is football's biggest David v Goliath victory? | The Knowledge Plus: golden oldie top scorers, Zs in names and a Derby County curiosity. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Curaçao beat India 3-1 in the King’s Cup last week,” notes Bas van Eldonk. “Curaçao has a population of 162,000 v India’s 1.367 billion, which means there is one person in Curaçao for every 8,...
12:51, 06/12/2019

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Holocaust survey exposes gaps in Austrians’ knowledge The notorious Mauthausen concentration camp was just outside of Linz, and some of the key perpetrators of the Holocaust were Austrian, but a new survey finds many in the country lacking basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide...
09:17, 05/02/2019

What is the longest gap between a league title win and European glory? | The Knowledge Plus: long-serving kit manufacturers, football on the big screen (part IIII) and clubs that compete in the most different sports“This season’s Champions League final will be contested by two teams who have gone a combined 87 years without a domestic league trophy,” notes Paul Hawkins. “What’s the lo...
11:51, 05/22/2019

BMW, Audi used road car, Le Mans knowledge to beat DTM engine issue BMW and Audi have used their Le Mans 24 Hours and production car expertise to get on top of the reliability problems caused by the new-for-2019 DTM Class One engine...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Who suffered a 'fluke' relegation after a dramatic points swing? | The Knowledge Plus: both teams’ keepers being substituted, free-scoring relegated teams and early bookings for time-wasting. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“What has been the most dramatic relegation/promotion swing of any league, in any season?” asks Andrew Wright.“It took me a while, but I’ve located the deta...
14:34, 05/29/2019

The lowest-ranked international footballers to win the Premier League | The Knowledge Plus: more random guests at footballers’ weddings, captains with roles reversed and who played in six different derbies? Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Which player had the nationality with the lowest Fifa world ranking at the time of him winning the Premier League?” tweets TheTinBoonie.Boris Cul...
14:34, 06/26/2019

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting facts about Bitco...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
21:34, 07/12/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Bhupesh Baghel Has "Little Knowledge" About Veer Savarkar: Raman Singh Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel had claimed that Veer Savarkar was the first one to propose the two-nation theory. Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader......
16:51, 05/28/2019

Football clubs with the lowest-scoring top scorers of all time | The Knowledge Plus: perfect hat-tricks of assists, promoted three times in a row to the Premier League and the biggest wins after extra-time. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Karlan Grant is currently Huddersfield’s top scorer on the rather paltry total of four. What is the lowest top scorer ever, based on, say,...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Holocaust survey exposes ‘really disturbing’ gaps in Austrians’ knowledge A new survey has found that many Austrians lack basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide — even though the notorious Mauthausen concentration camp was just outside of the city of Linz, and some of the key perpetrators of the Holocaust were Austrian....
20:34, 05/02/2019

Could an English club really play 94 competitive games in a single season? | The Knowledge Plus: mixed-gender top-tier football, scoring in the same minute as your shirt number and hypnotismMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“What’s the maximum number of games that an English league club could theoretically play in one season,” asks @jamesv_t.Adam W starts us off with some li...
17:34, 08/14/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge You’d think that adapting Alexa, which supports a range of languages, including Spanish, German, and Japanese, to varieties within a dialect continua would be a piece of cake compared with “teaching” it new language families, but that isn’t the case. According to the Seattle ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Unai Emery hopes to tap into Arsene Wenger's knowledge of Arsenal Unai Emery revealed he has met Arsene Wenger just once since replacing him as Arsenal boss – but hopes in time the pair will have lunch together to share their experiences....
01:34, 05/29/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
23:51, 05/17/2019

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by Irish monks between the years 431 and 1649 AD. A te...
07:52, 07/06/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
15:34, 06/13/2019

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
03:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:34, 08/07/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle that......
11:17, 08/03/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings without using its website. Here’s how to use them. Simpl...
15:00, 05/30/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have to give up your privacy to a giant corporate entit...
17:00, 05/01/2019

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on Friday....
23:17, 08/09/2019

'Nothing cooler': Brooks Koepka hopeful he can deliver Open victory with local knowledge – video Brooks Koepka has said 'there would be nothing cooler' than winning the Open with his caddie Ricky Elliott, who grew up less than a mile from the Royal Portrush.Four-time major winner Koepka added that Elliot, who has caddied for him for the past six years, will be a 'big advantage' during the conte...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested PARIS (AP) — Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested....
11:17, 06/18/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling vagrants seeking support to come back later — a damning new report shows. Auditors with state Comptrol...
22:34, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there, because the answer to that last question i...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of coup...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Has "The Sacrificial Lamb" Arrived?: New Recordings In Khashoggi Murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers waiting at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand,......
00:51, 06/20/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the answer to that last question is apparently “Yes.” On...
02:34, 07/05/2019

Teacher accused bathroom recordings pleads not guilty MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that he placed a video recorder in a bathroom at a high school. The Paducah Sun reports 53-year-old Mark Boggess appeared in court Tuesday to answer to charges of voyeurism and possession of matter portraying a sexual per...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 07/12/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and takes effect immediately. The bill was written aft...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's pausing of the process, Amazon has also decided to let users opt out of the reviews.Bloomberg reports on the change in policy that happened on Friday, ...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Musicians Mourn the Fiery Destruction of Their Recordings: ‘I Think They Are Gone Forever’ An article in The New York Times Magazine revealed that a 2008 blaze was much more destructive than previously disclosed, leading musicians to speak out....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
12:17, 08/02/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
21:17, 08/17/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a q...
03:00, 08/21/2019

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a quick upro...
15:34, 08/21/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:00, 04/30/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them if they’re manually deleted by users. The confirmat...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:34, 07/12/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand Assistant recordings to a Belgian news organization,...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Radio recordings: Iran wanted to inspect tanker before seizure Radio exchanges featuring Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate that they wanted to inspect one of two captured British-linked tankers for security reasons....
20:17, 07/21/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
21:17, 08/02/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
21:34, 07/04/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the second half of 2019, its spokeswoman told Reuters by text on Wednesday...
08:17, 07/10/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
22:00, 07/11/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
01:17, 06/22/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:17, 06/10/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piece, penned by cybersecurity reporter Joseph Cox, cites a trove of internal documentation, screenshots...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
11:51, 08/03/2019

Wait, is that video real? The race against deepfakes and dangers of manipulated recordings Images, videos and voices created by computers have gotten so realistic that some people can't tell the difference between what's real and what's not.        ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “uncomfortable wearing shoes”, newly released audio...
09:51, 08/01/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Master recordings of legendary artists lost in 2008 fire: report The master recordings belonging to some of the greatest musicians in American history were destroyed in a fire that tore through Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008, it was revealed on Tuesday. The recordings were in a vault that caught on fire and included about 500,000 song titles dating back to t...
09:51, 06/12/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
02:34, 07/12/2019

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech giant to admit it uses human contractors to review its users’ audio. So in case you’ve lost track by now, that l...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the solution existed already, although it wasn’t near...
03:34, 05/31/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the company and, in some cases, are being shared with thi...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Google suspends transcriptions from voice assistant recordings in Europe - CNBC Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended producing transcriptions of voice recordings from its Google Assistant product in the European Union, CNBC reported on Thursday....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
00:17, 07/22/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gifts — including pricey Knicks tickets and a Florid...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:17, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
20:17, 07/04/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company and its voice assistant competitors, Apple and Google. Read more......
18:51, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype's translation service. Some contractors are also list......
19:34, 08/07/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants, according to a letter obtained by The Post. Audi...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech companies) insisting that some degree of human review is necessary to help improve the services. Tha...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Cisco Settlement Over Hackable Tech a Warning to Government Contractors The settlement Cisco will pay to settle claims it sold states and federal agencies hackable surveillance software marks a sea change in how seriously the government is now taking cyber-security bugs....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
14:17, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:34, 06/10/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery where it disposed of rivals....
20:17, 07/04/2019

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
23:51, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
22:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, according to a letter seen by Reuters....
05:17, 06/13/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrauding senior citizens.” Susan Encinas’ ...
07:51, 06/15/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
04:51, 05/08/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
21:34, 08/14/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nearly every company operating a major voice assistan...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
23:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a group of contractors toiling behind the scenes bui...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals Ame...
14:17, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
03:51, 06/23/2019

Navy Recordings of Viral Sky Penis Incident Show Pilot Worried 'Balls Are Going to Be a Little Lopsided' In 2017, two creative Navy lieutenants cruising the sky of north-central Washington realized their jet’s contrails were especially thick and puffy, so they decided to make atmospheric artwork. Freshly released recordings give us a glimpse into the creators’ process.Read more......
18:51, 05/14/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
12:51, 08/02/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the seminal Lovin’ Spoonful tune as an introduction. Throu...
08:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
21:34, 08/14/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal government from using Huawei equipment over conce...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, but hopefully the first of many — goodness only knows the industry desperately needs the change. The...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors routinely catch intimate snippets of users’ private lives like drug deals, doctor’s visits, and sexu...
05:17, 07/28/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
18:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
13:17, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
14:51, 05/09/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was li...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a new report....
03:17, 07/30/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list which includes but is not limited to medical information and even couples having sex. As many other com...
15:51, 08/03/2019

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Universal Music fire: Sheryl Crow, Neil Young, Weezer and hundreds of artists’ recordings believed lost More than 700 names have been added to the list of musicians potentially affected by the highly-controversial Universal Studios Hollywood fire of 2008....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has since improved the way it handles viral acts of b...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaking up Mark Zuckerberg’s empire. It’s laden with hi...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable — it could be a cool feature! If you think it&rsquo...
02:51, 06/28/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed......
20:34, 05/09/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Relations Board said in an opinion published on Thursd...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Nokia CEO admits to delays in rolling out 5G Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday that the company had been a little slow in getting 5G technology up and running, citing merging its own technology plans with those of acquired Alcatel-Lucent as a reason....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows – he has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. De Blasio during his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” conceded that he currently doesn’t qualify for the first two presidential d...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 The Raspberry Pi 4. [credit: Raspberry Pi ] The Raspberry Pi 4 was announced two weeks ago as a major new upgrade to the line of cheap single-board hobbyist computers. The Pi 4 featured a ...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who finished third in Tuesday’s Democratic primary — i...
03:34, 06/28/2019

| Middendorp admits pre-season has been 'challenging' Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared himself content with the club's pre-season but admits their preparations have been disrupted by the absence of key players....
04:51, 07/19/2019

Man admits to killing pal with an AR-15 while tripping on ’shrooms BILLINGS, Mont. — A Billings man accused of fatally shooting a friend and wounding himself with a military-style AR-15 rifle while the two were tripping on mushrooms has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide. The Billings Gazette reports 30-year-old William Kenney entered his plea June 28, and prosec...
15:34, 07/06/2019

US carrier admits it's been hacked two months ago If you're using Sprint-owned virtual mobile network Boost Mobile, then chances are that some of your personal data might have been accessed by hackers. The US carrier recently admitted it's been hacked two months ago, TechCrunch reports.According to the notification posted by Boost Mobile this week,...
02:17, 05/14/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Facebook, and by extension its all-powerful CEO Mark...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Australia admits 46 million banknotes contain a typo The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has admitted 46 million banknotes which came into circulation in October contain an embarrassing typographical error....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
16:17, 05/30/2019

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Admits "I F--ked in a Windmill"...Twice! We all know The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown has had sex--and she says "Jesus still loves me"--but now we know where and when this off-camera tryst took place. In a preview for......
17:51, 07/02/2019

Boeing admits to flaw in 737 MAX flight simulators Boeing has reportedly admitted for the first time that there was a flaw in its 737 MAX flight simulators. “Boeing has made corrections to the 737 MAX simulator software and has provided additional information to device operators to ensure that the simulator experience is representative across ...
11:00, 05/19/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:17, 06/08/2019

Man admits to bringing pot-filled suitcase on plane HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia. Twenty-two-year-old Gerardo Delgadillo Jr. entered a guilty plea Monday in federal court in Huntington to possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Pros...
06:17, 06/18/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Huawei admits it won't overtake Samsung this year after all Huawei has been aiming to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer for years. But in light of the company’s recent US trade ban, Huawei has now admitted that it’ll take longer than initially expected.Speaking at CES Asia earlier today, the Chief Strategy Officer of the company...
17:34, 06/11/2019

Twitter admits using user data for ads without consent The social network has said it "failed" its users after sharing data with advertisers without permission. The company says it has launched an investigation into who may have been impacted....
05:34, 08/08/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to The Post, a Department of Defense spokesman said a...
15:34, 05/22/2019

Intel admits it won’t catch up with AMD’s 7nm chips until 2021 Intel has explained how it struggled to bring 10-nanometer processors to market, while also admitting that we won’t see its 7nm chips until 2021.Meanwhile, its competitor AMD has recently released 7nm chips (such as the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X). Intel’s first mainstream octa-core CPU&#x...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-CIA officer admits to espionage conspiracy with China ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An ex-CIA officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with China to commit espionage after receiving a promise from his Chinese handlers that he would be financially set for life. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, admitted as part of a plea bargain struck Wednesday in federal court in A...
12:34, 05/02/2019

| VAR will cause 'controversy' admits Premier League chief Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight debut this season....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Boeing CEO admits 737 MAX jet warning system 'mistake' CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the company made mistakes linked with the model's warning lights. 737 MAX jets are still grounded after two deadly clashes in March and October....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to the airwaves Wednesday to admit to heavy use of marijuana....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Jay Admits to Cheating on Ashley on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? And this is how a marriage crumbles? On 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?, Ashley received some shocking news from Jay's friends at the barber shop, news that he confirmed: He did go......
06:34, 06/24/2019

| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating with smartphones.  “We’re not running 100 screens o...
16:51, 05/17/2019

John Daly admits playing in cart is ‘very awkward’ At least John Daly is aware of how it looks out there. The lumbering 53-year-old was the first person to ride around in a cart at the PGA Championship, granted via the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a knee injury and osteoarthritis, and he carded an opening-round 5-over 75 at Bethpage Black ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
11:51, 05/23/2019

BMW admits worries over Wittmann's Assen DTM charge from 18th to second BMW admits it was "slightly worried" about Marco Wittmann's charge from 18th to second in the final DTM race at Assen because it was concerned his tyres would not last...
13:17, 07/22/2019

Louis Scarcella’s partner admits they used ‘questionable tactics’ It was all legal-ish. The partner of embattled former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella admitted in court Wednesday that the men may have blurred the lines on proper police work sometimes — but maintained they never did anything illegal. “We used some questionable tactics,” retired NYPD of...
05:51, 07/11/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
11:17, 05/23/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Prosecutor: Woman Admits Threatening To Kill Trump WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has acknowledged that she threatened to kill President Donald Trump. A prosecutor said Monday that 25-year-old Taryn Corrinne Henthorn of Middlebourne pleaded guilty in federal court in Wheeling. Authorities say Henthorn made the threat on Facebook and el...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Woman admits to killing husband with dagger during foreplay HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia woman has admitted to fatally stabbing her husband in the back with a 14-inch decorative dagger while the two were roughhousing as a part of sexual foreplay. The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reports 49-year-old Jennifer Lynn Via was sentenced Monday to 15 years in p...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Ferrari admits Formula 1 car concept may be wrong for 2019 Ferrari has admitted that it may have got the concept for its Formula 1 car wrong this year, in the wake of its Spanish Grand Prix defeat in Barcelona...
19:00, 05/14/2019

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
00:17, 05/25/2019

Boeing Admits Flaw in 737 Max Simulator Software After Crashes Boeing said it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people....
13:51, 05/20/2019

Guy Who Built Twitter's Retweet Button Admits Maybe That Was a Really Bad Idea The man behind Twitter’s “Retweet” button—which is pretty much the foundation of the whole site—now thinks he screwed up big time, telling BuzzFeed News in an interview that he recalled thinking, “We might have just handed a 4-year-old a loaded weapon.”Read more......
10:00, 07/24/2019

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritten notes. “This belongs to the Santa Ana Zoo it wa...
04:34, 05/22/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter admits he’s taken photo with dead combatant US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter....
08:51, 05/28/2019

Roger Federer Admits He Used to Mix Up His Twins in Vogue's 73 Questions Even champions make mistakes. Roger Federer proved this to be true during a recent interview for Vogue's 73 Questions. While gearing up for Wimbledon, the 37-year-old tennis......
17:51, 07/02/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
17:00, 05/29/2019

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman, who was re-elected last November as he faces cor...
23:17, 05/27/2019

Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’ The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever, but as we all know by now, the revolution will have to wait. After numerous problems were revealed days after the first batch of phones was sent to reviewers, Samsung was forced to delay the device’s April launch with no...
03:34, 07/02/2019

Samsung CEO admits the Galaxy Fold was released before it was ready After screen malfunctions caused Samsung to pull the Galaxy Fold days before its official launch, it was unclear how the company failed to predict the foldable phone would fail. Months later, Samsung CEO DJ Koh came clean, saying: “It was embarrassing. I pushed it through before it was r...
00:17, 07/02/2019

May admits regret over skipping TV debates as she swipes at Brexiteers Theresa May has admitted she should have taken part in TV debates ahead of the last general election and taken a swipe at Tory Brexiteers in her final fortnight as prime minister....
06:34, 07/12/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and midfielder Camacho were given higenamine, a suppleme...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Biden admits busing questions surprised him at debate Vice President Joe Biden attempted to explain away his sputtering debate response to questions about his opposition to federally mandated busing Thursday by claiming the attacks surprised him. “It came out of nowhere,” the longtime politician told reporters in Iowa at an Independence Day parad...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Pochettino admits he may have quit if Spurs had won the Champions League "Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he may have quit as Spurs boss if the club had won the Champions League final, saying that he loves a “big and difficult challenge”."...
18:17, 07/19/2019

Beto O’Rourke admits he could ‘do a better job’ reaching national audience Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke admitted Monday night that his struggling campaign — which has been getting support only in the low single digits according to polls — can do a better job reaching a national audience. O’Rourke told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Monday that he’s...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
23:51, 07/07/2019

Apple admits it's changing its MacBook keyboard again (oh, great) After so many complain about the so-called butterfly keyboard -- and just after my M-key began to give up the ghost -- Apple says it's making a little tweak. So, that the keyboard actually works. Maybe....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Jos Buttler admits England’s players have been frustrated by their form • ‘Everyone has been really behind the team,’ says wicketkeeper• Jonny Bairstow receives ticking off for his commentsEngland’s one-day rebirth began at Edgbaston four years ago with a Jos Buttler-inspired avalanche of runs against New Zealand. And it is here in leafy south Birmingham where they are ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Developer Fumes About Keyseller G2A, But Admits He Was Wrong About $300,000 Complaint On Monday, game developer Charlie Cleveland, who founded Subnautica and Natural Selection publisher Unknown Worlds, told sketchy game reseller G2A that they owe him a fat chunk of money—$300,000 to be exact—over stolen keys for Natural Selection 2. Two days later, Cleveland told Kotaku today that he...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Sarfaraz Admits It Has Become Tougher For Pakistan After Loss To India Pakistan were not able to make use of the overcast conditions and allowed the Indian openers to score freely, leaving India to pile up a big 336/5 which Pakistan failed to chase down....
11:17, 06/17/2019

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of newsworthy consequences, including FedEx making headli...
09:17, 07/06/2019

Pochettino admits to formation 'mistake' in Ajax defeat "Mauricio Pochettino has taken responsibility for Tottenham\u0027s 1-0 defeat to Ajax, admitting he selected the wrong formation in the Champions League semi-final first leg."...
14:17, 05/01/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
17:51, 06/08/2019

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally ill but end up endangering innocent citizens” ...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027reality check\u0027."...
10:04, 08/12/2019

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
23:34, 06/18/2019

California man admits trafficking underage girls on Backpage.com A California man who prosecutors say ran a criminal ring that trafficked underage girls on the now-defunct sex website Backpage.com pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a string of federal charges....
07:51, 05/08/2019

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem The city’s embattled Housing Authority admitted Thursday that it will miss its federally-imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s plaguing more than 70,000 of New York’s public housing apartments. The disclosure comes after Federal Monitor Bart Schwartz revealed that NYCHA only has 108 pe...
22:17, 08/01/2019

Millimeter-wave 5G isn’t for widespread coverage, Verizon admits Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. (credit: Verizon) Verizon's early rollout of millimeter-wave 5G is producing high speeds and throughput, but the high-frequency spectrum isn't suitable for widespread coverage, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg s...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Ajit Pai admits FCC got broadband growth figures wrong The impressive broadband growth numbers the FCC reported in February were actually off by millions, and now the agency has admitted in a revised draft that its figures were indeed inflated. It was advocacy group Free Press that originally revealed (P......
16:34, 05/02/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Maurizio Sarri admits he will have to win over sceptical Juventus fans ‘I’ve never seen a club so determined to hire a coach,’ he saysEx-Chelsea coach hints at unfair criticism from English pressMaurizio Sarri accepted on his unveiling as Juventus manager that he will have to win over some of his new club’s fans because of his association with their Serie A rivals Napo...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said some of her ministers......
21:17, 06/10/2019

Man admits to killing girlfriend’s daughter after claiming she fell A New Jersey man admitted to killing his girlfriend’s toddler daughter two years ago while committing robberies and doing heroin to “forget a lot of stuff,” a report said. Travis Graham, 23, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter on Friday for causing the death of 3-year-old Charlette...
08:17, 07/01/2019

| Barty admits turning down Murray 'hardest decision ever' Ashleigh Barty says her decision to rebuff Andy Murray's offer to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon was "the hardest decision" she has ever had to make....
14:17, 06/22/2019

"Got $90 Million From Saudi Royals", Admits Ex-Sudan President Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
05:17, 08/20/2019

Bus driver admits to rape, man kept girl in dog cage and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Manchester United’s top four failure just not good enough, admits Young • Captain expresses disappointment at Huddersfield draw• Young says United must bounce back next seasonManchester United captain Ashley Young has admitted failing to beat Huddersfield and missing out on Champions League qualification is “just not good enough”.A club synonymous with success and silve...
18:34, 05/06/2019

Ex-’American Idol’ contestant admits to delivering fentanyl A New Jersey woman who once appeared on reality television shows “American Idol” and “Fear Factor” has pleaded guilty to a drug charge in Virginia and could face 10 years in prison...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Michael Gove admits to taking cocaine on 'several occasions' Tory leadership candidate says he took the drug as a young journalist, adding ‘it was a mistake’Michael Gove has admitted to taking cocaine, joining fellow Tory leadership contenders in confessing to drug use.“I took drugs on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago,” he told the Da...
13:17, 06/08/2019

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now-defunct youth program. The Courier Journal reports Kenneth Betts pleaded guilty in state court Monday to third-degree sodomy and admi...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Ex-French spy chief admits 1980s pact with Palestinian terrorists Families of victims of 1982 Paris attack demand parliamentary inquiry over claimsFamilies of the victims of a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris are demanding a parliamentary inquiry after reports that the former chief of French intelligence made a secret pact with the perpetrators.They have called on P...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions Death sentences in 1800s were hardly ever carried out, despite claim in author’s book OutragesIt was only published this week, but already the writer Naomi Wolf has admitted an error at the heart of her latest book. Instead of being “actually executed for sodomy” in 1859, as the writer claims in Out...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Larry Kudlow Admits Trump Has No Idea How Tariffs Work Trade is a complex issue, and it’s one of the few subjects that even many within parties are divided on. But one thing is clear: Trump has no idea how his own proposed tariffs on China would impact Americans....
06:51, 05/13/2019

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Chelsea footballer Danny Drinkwater admits drink-driving Midfielder banned from driving for 20 months and given 70 hours’ community serviceThe Chelsea footballer Danny Drinkwater has been banned from driving for 20 months and ordered to do 70 hours’ community service after admitting to drink-driving.Drinkwater, 29, was two and a half times over the legal ...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted that he is, in fact, 12 years old. The streamer, named Patrick, aka “H1ghSky1,” has now moved his stream to YouTube, with his mom occasionally supervis...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Chrissy Teigen admits she didn't see herself as a ‘real’ model when she first started Despite the fact the profession helped launch her to fame, Chrissy Teigen admitted this week she never thought of herself as a “real” model — at least when she first started out....
21:51, 05/25/2019

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
12:34, 08/08/2019

Career-defining Derby win bitter sweet, trainer admits Trainer Bill Mott had been determined to add the Kentucky Derby to his Hall of Fame career but the manner of Country House's victory, which came after favorite Maximum Security was disqualified on Saturday, left him with mixed feelings....
08:17, 05/05/2019

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday....
20:34, 06/20/2019

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14 felonies for the sickening conduct, including cri...
06:17, 07/06/2019

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
11:34, 06/06/2019

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes, state media said....
09:17, 06/20/2019

Black Cab rapist John Worboys admits four more attacks on women The notorious predator John Worboys, known as the Black Cab Rapist, is facing more years in prison after he today admitted four more attacks on women....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Gambian army officer admits killing journalist, migrants A Gambian army officer has testified that he and two colleagues shot dead journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004 on orders from then- President Yahya Jammeh, providing the first direct account of the previously unexplained killing....
21:34, 07/23/2019

Man with tattoo reminder to ‘KILL’ rabbi admits to setting fire The firebug charged with torching a Brooklyn rabbi’s house as part of a long-held grudge freely admitted to The Post that he sparked the blaze to kill the man — but insisted he was just being a protective dad. “That was why I set the fire … All I could think about was I’ve got......
02:34, 06/21/2019

Mailman admits to stealing money out of greeting cards in Missouri Investigators connected Brandon Holt's actions to 20 victims who reported losses totaling $562.        ...
12:51, 05/08/2019

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
00:17, 06/13/2019

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy, admits being back scares her Four years after being cleared of murder, a tearful Amanda Knox returned to Italy to lament her ordeal, blasting the media for casting her as a “cunning, psychopath, drug-addicted whore.”...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transitional military council said an investigation into...
17:34, 06/14/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
08:00, 05/18/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side in the dark for five hours. “In this case, primary and backup relay ...
06:17, 07/16/2019

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to illegally smuggle aircraft parts to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to helping smuggle more than $2 million in components. An alleged co-conspirator, Irania...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament Igors Rausis, 58, caught cheating during Strasbourg OpenGrandmaster says he’s retired after confessing in statementThe International Chess Federation says it has suspended a player at a tournament in France after the man was “caught red-handed using his phone during a game”.The organization said Fri...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Team Sunweb never really wanted me to go for green jersey, admits Matthews "Michael Matthews admits his quest to clinch the green jersey was \"always on his mind\" after tactically dropping out of the sprint on Stage 11 of the Tour de France."...
03:51, 07/18/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Police officer admits using grieving family's TV account to buy porn A police officer has admitted buying pornography at the home of a grieving family following the death of their child as he waited for the undertaker to arrive....
01:00, 07/20/2019

California man admits having pot-filled suitcase on plane to West Virginia A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia.       ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Failed MLB pitcher Ben Hendrickson admits to stealing $145K as accountant A former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher who went 1-10 in the big leagues has admitted to stealing at least $145,000 while working as an accountant in Minnesota. Benjamin J. Hendrickson, who finished his MLB career in 2006 with a 7.41 ERA after just 14 appearances over two seasons, pleaded guilty last wee...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Woman admits to smothering elderly mother with pillow: cops An Arizona woman has admitted to smothering her 79-year-old mother with a pillow, police said. Holly Brennan, 46, was arrested Monday at an apartment in Scottsdale that she shared with her mother, Sharon Simmons, for several years. After asking a neighbor to call the cops, Brennan allegedly got on t...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Bihar Lawmaker Admits To "Small Mistakes" In Fight Against Encephalitis Encephalitis has claimed the lives of 126 children in Bihar until now, a majority from the Muzaffarpur area, and public anger against the administration is palpable. On his first visit to the city......
14:17, 06/18/2019

Harry Kane admits England defeat hurts but everyone can learn from it • “This week could have been so different”• Kane likely to start for England against SwitzerlandHarry Kane has bemoaned a painful week in which he saw hopes of winning the Champions League and Nations League dashed but has urged his England teammates to use their disappointment in Portugal as motiva...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Police: Woman Admits To Stealing School Bus After Fight With Husband WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Henry County woman is in jail after she allegedly admitted to stealing a Whitley County school bus over the weekend, according to her arrest report. It is unclear why Ashley Hawkins allegedly drove off with a school bus from Whitley Central Intermediate. The ar...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Ex-school nurse admits to having sex with student, offering him $2K in hush money A former elementary school nurse in Missouri admitted to having sex with an underage student multiple times — and offering him $2,000 in hush money, according to a report. Tina Maria Sumner pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of statutory rape and one count of victim tampering in a plea dea...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Eddie Jones admits to fears over World Cup indiscipline after Ben Te’o axed • Centre out of 31-man squad after altercation with Mike Brown• Uncapped Ruaridh McConnochie named in tournament squadEddie Jones has admitted he is powerless to stop England’s problem with off-field indiscipline after omitting Ben Te’o from his World Cup squad following his altercation with Mike Br...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Cricket World Cup Final Umpire Admits "Error": Report The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer....
11:17, 07/21/2019

Boeing Reports Slide in Earnings and Admits Future Is Hazy The aviation giant, which is dealing with the fallout from its troubled 737 Max jet, declined to provide its customary full-year sales and profit forecast....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Boeing admits it knew of flaw in 737 MAX planes before fatal crash Boeing acknowledged on Sunday they were aware a safety alert on their 737 MAX planes was not working correctly — but did not disclose the information until a plane crashed after the sensor malfunctioned. The airplane manufacturer said that the defect — which prevents pilots from being warned about t...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Jürgen Klopp admits achievements at Liverpool have exceeded expectations • Manager highlights progress since 2015 appointment• ‘I would not have thought it was possible’Jürgen Klopp feels his reign at Liverpool has gone better than even an optimist like him could have expected. “I don’t think I would have believed it but I am not a very negative person,” the manager said...
06:34, 05/12/2019

Priest labeled as sexually violent admits Missouri crimes ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man who became the first U.S. priest to be labeled sexually violent for crimes in Illinois has admitting abusing two boys in Missouri. Fred Lenczycki pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of sodomy for crimes that occurred in the early 1990s. He was serving at a parish in north...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Carlos Correa admits home massage led to ‘frustrating’ injury Shiatsu happens. Carlos Correa admitted Wednesday that he suffered a rib fracture “during a massage at my home on Tuesday.” “To sustain an injury in such an unusual way makes it even more frustrating,” the Houston Astros superstar said. The type of massage, or how Correa mana...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Illegal immigrant admits to murdering socialite Lois Colley An illegal immigrant pleaded guilty Monday to murdering millionaire Westchester socialite Lois Colley, whose playboy son infamously helped break up Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s marriage, officials announced. Esdras Marroquin Gomez, 34, entered the plea in Westchester County Court more than three years after ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard admits new reality: ‘Here come the trade talks’ Noah Syndergaard acknowledged what has become obvious — his future with the Mets is uncertain. After the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Padres on Thursday, the right-hander, who has a strong social media game, tweeted: “Here come the trade talks.” It included a GIF from “Solo: A Star...
16:51, 07/26/2019

Ryan Lochte Admits He's ''Not the Same Person'' After Years of Personal Turmoil Ryan Lochte is diving head first into the world of competitive swimming, 14-months after being banned from competing. Fans of the Olympic gold-medalist will recall that the father-of-two......
12:17, 08/02/2019

Mueller admits he was 'friends' with Comey during heated House hearing In a testy exchange with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller admitted during testimony Wednesday that he was friends with former FBI Director James Comey....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Dutch hero Martens admits team rode luck on their way to win Netherlands goal hero Lieke Martens admitted her side struggled through the closing stages of Tuesday's women's World Cup victory over Japan but said a team sometimes need a little luck to progress in the tournament....
10:34, 06/26/2019

Ariana Grande admits she’s a ‘f–kin’ train wreck’ on new ‘Boyfriend’ single Even Ariana Grande knows that she can be a lot to handle. The ponytailed pop diva admits as much on her new single and music video “Boyfriend,” a collaboration with Social House, which dropped early Friday. “I’m a motherf–kin’ train wreck/I don’t wanna be too much,” she sweetly coos at the beg...
22:51, 08/02/2019

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff is pleading guilty to four felony charges and resigning from his office. Tim Mitchell on Wednesday pleaded guilty in Ackerman to two counts of trafficking in stolen firearms and two counts of embezzlement. Webster County Circuit Judge Joseph Loper or...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Trump Admits to Massive Tax Write Offs, Calling It ‘Sport’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday acknowledged taking massive tax write offs for real estate losses topping $1 billion from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s, calling it “sport” among developers like himself during that period. Trump was reacting to a New York Times repor...
21:51, 05/08/2019

NAB admits it shared personal info on 13,000 customers with two external parties The compromised data included customer name, date of birth, contact details, and in some cases, a government-issued identification, such as a driver's licence....
02:51, 07/27/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the students have alleged....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Conservative pundit admits he was 'destroyed' after cutting short TV debate American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after being widely mocked for storming out of the debate and telling Neil: "I'm popular, and no one has ever heard of you."...
13:51, 05/12/2019

Corey Johnson admits underestimating fur support, will rework ban bill City Council Speaker Corey Johnson conceded Wednesday that he underestimated the opposition his proposed ban of fur apparel sales in the Big Apple would get — adding he’s now planning to re-work it to give fur manufacturers more time to adjust. “Maybe I should have thought more about thi...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and inexplicably admitted to killing hundreds of innocent people while serving in the U.S. military during...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Tribunal Admits Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications For Bankruptcy Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications was forced to discontinue operations two years ago after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm disrupted the telecom industry in 2016 by......
11:17, 05/10/2019

Missouri mailman admits to stealing money out of greeting cards Investigators connected Brandon Holt's actions to 20 victims who reported losses totaling $562.        ...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
19:17, 08/03/2019

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
19:34, 08/18/2019

| Romania suspect admits killing two teenage girls, charged with murder A man in Romania has admitted to killing two teenage girls including a 15-year-old whose disappearance this week shook the country and claimed the scalp of the police chief, the suspect's lawyer has said....
20:51, 07/29/2019

'I felt stuck between a rock and a hard place,' admits frustrated Thomas "Geraint Thomas admits he felt \"stuck between a rock and a hard place\" after failing to take full advantage of the first sign of cracks in Julian Alaphilippe’s bid to be crowned Tour de France champion."...
08:17, 07/22/2019

ISIS supporter admits beheading Scandinavian hiker in Morocco: 'I regret it' An ISIS supporter suspected of leading a jihadist cell has told a court he regrets beheading one of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco....
02:34, 06/01/2019

Aaron Judge admits ‘obvious’: He won’t be fully healthy for rest of season Aaron Judge said it’s “obvious” he won’t be fully healthy the rest of the season while he deals with a strained left oblique, but he will return as soon as possible. “You don’t have time to get all the way there,’’ Judge said Friday before the Yankees opened their series against the Rays in The......
10:00, 05/18/2019

Netanyahu's wife admits misusing state money for luxury meals The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misusing state funds to pay for luxury restaurant meals, despite employing a full-time chef at home....
15:51, 06/16/2019

U.S. Government Admits Another Migrant Child Died Under Its Care—8 Months After the Fact The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody last year, bringing the total number of known migrant child deaths to six in the last eight months. Democrats are calling for an investigation into the case, and...
22:51, 05/23/2019

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
14:00, 06/16/2019

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
04:17, 06/07/2019

Cycling: I felt weak, Thomas admits after Tour's first mountain test Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt "quite weak" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the first big mountain test of the Tour de France on Saturday....
13:17, 07/21/2019

Some F1 races are 'incredibly boring' admits driver Sergio Pérez – video Racing Point driver Sergio Pérez claimed Formula 1 has become ‘boring’ at the front of the grid ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. Mercedes have won all eight races of the 2019 season, with Lewis Hamilton securing pole position in the last four. ‘Definitely it’s losing interest for some people,’ Pére...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Ford admits global profit drive will cost 12,000 European jobs Car giant Ford has admitted its previously announced profitability strategy will now be at the expense of around 12,000 jobs across its European operations by the end of 2020....
20:17, 06/27/2019

France admits it owned missiles found at Libyan militia base While Paris admitted that its anti-tank missiles were found at a Libyan base, it denied supplying them to strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces. French officials did not explain how the missiles reached the Libyan militia....
01:17, 07/11/2019

Gunman accused of shooting ex admits he lied about aiming at bear, authorities say A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday, accused of deliberately shooting his former boyfriend despite initially telling investigators he had been aiming at a bear....
12:17, 05/30/2019

Frenchman Admits To Knocking Wife's Face Against Wall, Burning Her Body A Frenchman charged with murdering his wife in a case that gripped France on Monday admitted to partially burning her body after brutally beating her, following a meticulous police reconstruction of......
22:00, 06/17/2019

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke GayfordThe man who killed New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s cat has reportedly broken his silence, a year after he ran over the first cat of New Zealand.Shortly after Ardern became the prime min...
16:17, 07/10/2019

US Christian group admits error in petitioning Netflix about Good Omens The protest group will now redirect its campaign against the ‘evil’ and ‘offensive’ adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s novel to Amazon, which made it•Thousands petition Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime’s Good OmensA Christian group calling for the cancellation of Good Omens, a television ...
14:34, 06/21/2019

Miranda Lambert Admits She "Has a Tendency to Creep" on Husband Brendan McLoughlin Miranda Lambert is a giver. The 35-year-old country singer posted on her Instagram page on Wednesday night a video of her hot husband Brendan McLoughlin doing laundry while shirtless--a......
01:51, 07/19/2019

Paper Round: Man Utd to pay De Gea to leave, Rose admits Spurs future in doubt "Danny Rose has admitted that his Tottenham Hotspur future is in doubt whilst Manchester United will pay David De Gea to leave. It\u0027s Monday\u0027s Paper round."...
00:00, 06/10/2019

AMD admits its Radeon RX 5700 series price cuts were a trap for Nvidia The fight between AMD and Nvidia for graphics card dominance is certainly getting heated, with AMD admitting that it has weaponized price cuts in a bid to get Nvidia to over-price its graphics cards.You may remember that the AMD Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT were unveiled with prices of $379 ...
14:17, 07/19/2019

Former Tesla employee admits to storing Autopilot source code on his own iCloud A former Tesla employee is being sued for downloading data related to the company's Autopilot feature and allegedly taking that data to a Chinese rival company....
15:17, 07/11/2019

Congress Outfoxed On Kashmir, Admits Party Leader Amid Divide The government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has split the Congress down the middle. More and more prominent members of the leading opposition party are coming......
12:00, 08/06/2019

‘I almost lost it,’ admits Tour de France champion-in-waiting Egan Bernal • Colombian reflects on time-trial struggle• ‘He was born to go uphill fast,’ says Geraint ThomasEgan Bernal has admitted he came close to defeat after a disappointing time-trial performance on this year’s stage 13 time trial in Pau.“I almost lost it on that stage,” Bernal said after closing in on o...
11:51, 07/28/2019

California sex crimes detective admits to assaulting girl, 15, in case he investigated A veteran California sex crimes detective who had been accused of raping a 15-year-old sexual assault victim after he was assigned to investigate her complaint has pleaded guilty to two felonies....
17:34, 07/13/2019

26-year-old man admits to posing as teen basketball player, groping girl DALLAS — A 26-year-old man was sentenced to probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to posing as a 17-year-old student so he could play basketball at a Dallas high school and groping a 14-year-old girl. Under a deal with Dallas County prosecutors, Sidney Gilstrap-Portley received six years’ pr...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Morgan denies Pietersen’s ‘scared’ jibe but admits sag in England confidence • Former batsman said captain ‘looked scared’ in Australia defeat• Team’s confidence ‘isn’t where it was’, Morgan admitsEoin Morgan denied a suggestion he was scared when batting but admitted England’s confidence has dipped following the 64-run defeat to Australia that has left their World Cup hopes...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Vodafone admits it found security flaws in Huawei's equipment in 2011 Vodafone, the world's second-largest mobile operator, said in a statement it had found security vulnerabilities in Huawei technology supplied to its Italian business dating back to 2011....
13:17, 04/30/2019

"Desperate Housewives" Actor Admits Role In US College Admission Scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure......
06:00, 05/14/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities....
00:17, 05/14/2019

Florida Dem admits lying about treating Pulse shooting victims: 'I just made it up' A woman who ended her campaign for the Florida House of Representatives this week reportedly admitted Thursday that she lied about being a doctor and treating victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, according to a charging affidavit....
08:17, 07/20/2019

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
20:51, 06/11/2019

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
13:51, 06/08/2019

California Congressman Admits to Taking Photo Next to Dead Enemy While in Marines (SAN DIEGO) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman, who was re-elected last November as he...
17:00, 05/28/2019

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Maryland man admits kidnapping, assaulting 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl in 1999 A Maryland man pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl in 1999 after DNA evidence and fingerprint technology helped solve the decades-old crime....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Lisa Rinna Admits Her "Character" on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Is "Not All of Who I Am" If you're talking about Lisa Rinna, don't ever hustle the hustler. When given the opportunity to join Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the QVC fashion designer knew there could......
21:51, 07/09/2019

Teen American Recruiter For Lashkar Admits To Helping Terror Group A teenage American recruiter for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has admitted in a Texas federal court that he was guilty of a conspiracy to help the terrorist organisation, according to John......
17:34, 05/09/2019

Selma Blair Admits She's Getting "Seemingly Sicker" in Candid MS Battle Update Selma Blair continues to share her truth amid a public battle with multiple sclerosis. In a new Instagram post shared on Throwback Thursday, the 47-year-old actress opened up about her......
01:51, 07/19/2019

China Eyes High-Tech Army, Admits It "Lags Behind Leading Militaries" China outlined plans to build a modern, high-tech army in a national defence plan published Wednesday, while accusing Washington of undermining global strategic stability and warning against Taiwanese......
07:51, 07/24/2019

‘A dangerous mistake’: New York Times admits its cartoon an example of rising anti-Semitism The political cartoon in the New York Times that sparked backlash around the globe is just one example of the "insidious" way anti-Semitism is rising in society again, the newspaper said on Tuesday. ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Student sues Georgetown after dad admits to paying $400K in college admissions scandal Adam Semprevivo, a Georgetown student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000 in the nation's college admissions scandal, is now suing the school.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A Morristown woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
19:51, 06/16/2019

Romanian murder suspect admits killing two teens in case that drew public ire A murder suspect in the southern Romanian town of Caracal has admitted to killing two teenage girls, his lawyer said on Sunday, in a case that sparked nationwide outrage over the way authorities handled it....
06:51, 07/29/2019

Spurs’ Champions League dream may hinge on Kane call, admits Pochettino • Manager says decision on striker’s role in Madrid will be critical• Sánchez, Winks and Vertonghen should also be fit to playMauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane is on course to be fit for Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool and the Tottenham manager suggested he would live or die by...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Sign of the Times: Rep. John Lewis Admits He's Less Hopeful in 2019 Than He Was on Bloody Sunday If there’s anyone who can serve as a barometer on how messed up things have gotten in this country, it would be U.S. House Rep. John Lewis. And according to the Civil Rights trailblazer known for getting into good trouble, the U.S. is now in “deep trouble.”...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Suarez admits he owes debt of gratitude to Liverpool ahead of Anfield return "Luis Suarez admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool for helping him become the player he is and believes a warm welcome awaits at Anfield for the service he put in for the club."...
22:34, 05/06/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
18:34, 07/05/2019

British man admits brutal stabbing of hair stylist driven by sexual fantasy Andrew Warren, 58, agrees to testify against co-defendantWyndham Lathem accused of killing James Cornell-DuranleauA British man accused in the fatal stabbing of a hair stylist in Chicago that a prosecutor said was driven by a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty in a US court and testify agains...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Court Admits Suit Against Manoj Tiwari On Arvind Kejriwal's Slap Attack A Delhi court Monday admitted a criminal defamation complaint against Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and spokesperson Harish Khurana for "defaming" an AAP volunteer by allegedly accusing him of......
20:51, 05/13/2019

New York Times executive admits media didn't 'understand the Trump phenomenon' New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spoke candidly last weekend about how the media "did not quite understand the Trump phenomenon" during the 2016 election. ...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Unai Emery wants to build something at Arsenal but admits days of Arsene Wenger-like reigns are now over Unai Emery has hinted he wants to stay at Arsenal beyond his three-year contract but believes the days of prolonged spells in charge of Premier League clubs are over....
13:17, 05/21/2019