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Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York

More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-...

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York

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Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
19:17, 08/01/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a chance at justice delayed....
05:34, 08/15/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Dozens of child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
15:34, 08/14/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
12:34, 08/15/2019

New York child sex-abuse victims demand release of ‘secret files’ on pedophile priests Child sex-abuse victims are calling on the New York Attorney General’s office to release the Catholic Church’s “secret files” on predatory priests, The Post has learned....
10:17, 07/28/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
15:00, 08/14/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
03:34, 08/15/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect a midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood of electronically filed New York State Supreme Court...
08:51, 08/14/2019

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light. The toxic legacy of child abuse gets minimal atte...
10:51, 07/17/2019

Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court....
08:34, 06/26/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims the rabbis “would inappropriately touch” his ...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sexual abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting allege that the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them documents relating to the court battle they are figh...
14:17, 06/18/2019

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse seeking long-awaited justice. The new law opens up a so-called “look-back window” for one year and one year only, allowing victims of any a...
22:18, 08/13/2019

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today to demand that the Church of New York, all the Ca...
22:17, 07/15/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Lawsuits: Dallas man charged in killings had more victims DALLAS (AP) — Lawsuits allege a Dallas man already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women also killed six additional elderly people, which would bring the number of his victims to 18. The six lawsuits filed Tuesday in Dallas County against The Tradition-Prestonwood independent living facility acc...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church....
00:51, 05/14/2019

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “customer and a friend” has started a GoFundMe ca...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
10:51, 05/24/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Heat wave expected to roast NYC this weekend The Big Apple will bake this weekend as a heat wave sends the mercury up to temps in the mid-90s, with heat indexes above 100, forecasters predict. Temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to top out around a sticky 90 degrees — and then cool down slightly to 85 degrees as a thunderstorm r...
18:34, 07/16/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a systematic way. Digital abuse may be many things: ha...
05:00, 08/16/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
23:00, 05/13/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
23:00, 05/15/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
12:51, 05/14/2019

Victims of clergy abuse sue Vatican, seek names of abusers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret. Attorney Jeff Anderson plans to file his lawsuit on Tuesday. The plaintiffs include three brothers who were ab...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Chelsea face huge bill as abuse victims sue the club Chelsea are facing a massive legal bill as victims of racist abuse are suing the club as well as those who were sexually abused by former chief scout Eddie Heath....
14:34, 08/07/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Twitter's terms of service: Throttle the victims of leftist abuse Here's how Twitter enforces its policy on "violent threats": If you're a conservative and you "get threatened by other people," then you are in violation and can have your account suspended....
15:51, 08/10/2019

Five U.S. abuse victims sue Vatican to release names of predator priests Five U.S. men who say they were sexually abused as minors by Roman Catholic priests filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota on Tuesday against the Vatican, accusing the church of concealing the identities of thousands of predator clergy members....
04:51, 05/15/2019

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers' names Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret....
00:51, 05/14/2019

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
15:17, 06/06/2019

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms across the country. Here are some of the things we’ve heard from our patients:...
19:51, 07/30/2019

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abused was busted for practicing medicine without a license, police said. Phillip Stutzman, 43, of Lakewood Ranch was arrested Thursday after three women to...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:34, 05/23/2019

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan Shearer, the Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier a...
00:17, 05/24/2019

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend's alleged abuse victims for "sullying his image" in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland"....
16:34, 07/04/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:34, 07/09/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
09:51, 07/14/2019

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
07:51, 07/19/2019

Child Victims Act brings ‘hope’ to formerly abused kids: lawyer Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Bond set for mom charged in child and animal abuse case AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a New Mexico couple can be released on bond as they await trial in an abuse case marked by allegations of child beatings and slain pets. Martha and Timothy Crouch made initial court appearances Wednesday, two days after their arrests in Aztec. The mother is ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did not have an attorney listed in court records Wedn...
11:17, 07/04/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
00:00, 05/01/2019

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns of Kirklees, Bradford and Leeds over the last two...
19:00, 06/21/2019

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, after charging him with sex trafficking. There,...
09:17, 08/03/2019

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto Torres, of Frederick County, was indicted by a gr...
04:17, 05/22/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
21:34, 07/03/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies around the ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
17:51, 06/05/2019

Major power outages pop up from Michigan to New York amid dangerous heat wave As the heat wave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark....
03:51, 07/22/2019

‘Lolli’ exhibit sheds light on plight of child pornography victims The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is teaming up with the Ontario Provincial Police to showcase the exhibit from July 12th to the 14th at the Stackt Market....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Houston-area ex-priest indicted on child sex abuse charges CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on two of four counts that had led to his Sept. 1 arrest. The charges arise from allega...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
23:51, 06/06/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
10:51, 06/03/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando were initially found guilty for child abuse and kidn...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests. Scicluna is attending th...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Kansas Christian school founder acquitted of child sex abuse OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The co-founder of a suburban Kansas City school has been found not guilty of child sexual abuse charges. Fox4KC reports 49-year-old Dennis Creason was acquitted Tuesday on several counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Creason and his wife, of Bonner Springs, co-fo...
14:51, 05/22/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
23:34, 07/09/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexuality....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Tucson mom pleads guilty to child abuse in son’s 2016 death TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges in the 2016 death of her baby boy. Pima County prosecutors say Kimberly Gail Self entered her plea Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 16. Authorities say Self’s 7-month-old son Victor died in a T...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of time victims of child sexual abuse have to sue their...
21:17, 07/21/2019

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to reverse the ruling....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Apple is expected to launch 3 new iPhones this year — here's everything we know so far (AAPL) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple is expected to release three iPhones again this fall. One of the most notable changes expected is a new three-lens camera system. Other potential updates could include the ability to use the iPhone as a charging pad for other products, and a frosted-glass design. ...
07:00, 06/02/2019

The best-looking foldable phone of the year might launch sooner than expected Samsung’s Galaxy Fold might be the first foldable phone announced this year, but it will not be the first to hit stores. The phone’s original late April launch was canceled after reviewers discovered durability issues with the display, and Samsung went back to the drawing board. Repairs ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Medical miracles: Child burn victims in Syria brought to US for last shot at life One moment, then 15-year-old Hamama was playing in the mountains with her farm animals in her poor family’s remote property in the Homs countryside. In the next moment all of her family, much of her memory, and almost her entire face was gone. But thanks to the U.S advocacy group Burnt Children’s Re...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Who Murdered My Child?: the Facebook pages keeping the memory of homicide victims alive Following their children’s death, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed calls, and voicemails. He turned on the local news ...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease future child sex abuse cases. “Erin’s Law” requires at least one hour per school year to teach kids in kindergarten through eighth grade ab...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public outrage.MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of changes...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
07:34, 08/21/2019

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland ‘shocked’ by child sex abuse charges Former Yankees World Series MVP John Wetteland appeared in court Monday for the first time since being arrested in January on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child, maintaining his innocence of the horrific alleged acts. Wetteland, 52, was indicted in March by a grand jury on three counts of...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Revealed: how Carl Beech, the serial child abuse accuser, became the accused The extraordinary story of how the man who said he was the victim of a VIP paedophile ring ended up on the run in SwedenCarl Beech made up VIP paedophile ring claims, jury findsPaedophile Carl Beech gave NSPCC talks to children about abuseOn a snowy bank overlooking an ice-covered river in the tiny,...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
11:17, 07/04/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
20:51, 07/10/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
07:00, 07/18/2019

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just that morning she had been sexually abused. When her...
05:17, 06/19/2019

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
02:00, 07/27/2019

Cardinal George Pell's conviction for child sexual abuse upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction,...
07:34, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses. Australian Cardina...
10:34, 06/05/2019

Bronx mom accused of slashing kids’ throats has history of child abuse The Bronx mom who allegedly slit her children’s throats — before turning herself in to cops covered in their blood — previously had one of those kids taken away by the city only to have custody restored, The Post has learned. Shanice Martin, 24, allegedly used a razor slice the nec...
22:34, 05/10/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation found that Strauss abused at least 177 male student-...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
15:51, 06/06/2019

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
19:17, 07/16/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
23:34, 04/30/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of online exploitation.Representatives of the four globa...
15:34, 05/13/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langlois, Jr. used Bitcoin to subscribe to an overseas ch...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Shooting victim had accused Olympian Michael Barisone of child abuse: lawyer The former US dressage Olympian charged with shooting an equestrienne on his sprawling New Jersey farm had been accused of child abuse by the victim — and was quizzed by state investigators just “moments” before the alleged run-in, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Barisone, 54, alleged...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victim’s Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims the rabbis “would inappropriately touch” his ...
23:00, 08/16/2019

50 Roman Catholic clergy ‘credibly accused’ of child abuse in Rhode Island A Roman Catholic Diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 priests and deacons who are still alive. Most have been...
22:17, 07/01/2019

Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch  From killing and maiming, to recruitment, sexual abuse and abduction, “violence against children in armed conflict can take many forms”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, in a special message delivered at the launch of a new UN advocacy campaign on Tuesday - Act to Protect Children Affected b...
18:51, 04/28/2019

LG Teases Dual Screen Phone Launch at IFA 2019, V60 ThinQ Expected LG Electronics on Monday unveiled a teaser video of the second 5G phone with a detachable dual screen, which is set to make its global debut next month....
13:17, 08/13/2019

Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted serial killer given the country’s high abortion rate....
23:51, 07/30/2019

New York Archdiocese lists 120 former clergy accused of abuse The New York Archdiocese, one of the largest in the United States, on Friday identified 120 former Roman Catholic bishops, priests and deacons who were accused of sexually abusing children....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
08:51, 08/14/2019

Ex-NFL running back Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 child abuse charges Former NFL running back Cierre Wood and his girlfriend were indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges Tuesday in the death of the woman’s 5-year-old daughter, officials said....
09:51, 06/27/2019

Man accused of ‘heinous’ child abuse is hospitalized after found hanging in jail cell: reports An inmate who had been jailed on suspicion of “heinous” abuse of a child in Florida was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after authorities found him hanging in his cell, according to reports....
17:34, 05/03/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
15:00, 05/11/2019

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
14:17, 07/18/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
20:51, 07/19/2019

Ex-NFL player Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 felony child abuse charges Cierre Wood and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter.       ...
03:17, 06/26/2019

New York Giants' Cody Latimer helps Ohio tornado victims New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to help aid victims who were affected by a deadly tornado that swept through the area....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
11:34, 05/17/2019

Alex Jones sent child pornography to Sandy Hook victims' lawyer, court documents allege Lawyers representing the families of Sandy Hook victims filed a statement alleging that they found child porn in documents sent by Jones' defense.        ...
11:34, 06/18/2019

Syracuse, New York, diocese pays $11M to settle abuse claims SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has paid nearly $11 million to settle claims of clergy sexual abuse with 79 people, who are now prohibited from suing. The Post-Standard reports 85 of the 88 people who had applied to the Independent Reconciliation Compensation Program rec...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction,...
17:00, 08/21/2019

New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: report A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplant, according to a report....
07:51, 07/11/2019

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
08:34, 07/13/2019

Charities urge Home Office 'let trafficking victims stay here longer to prevent even more abuse' Home Secretary Priti Patel was today urged to allow trafficking victims to stay in Britain for at least 30 months after being rescued to protect them from renewed exploitation....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Galaxy Note 10 to launch on August 7th in New York We expect Samsung to launch its next flagship in early August, because that’s what Samsung did with the Galaxy Note line for the past few years. Eager to beat the latest iPhone batch to market, and avoid any competition from Apple, Samsung has pushed its Note events to August from early Septem...
13:00, 06/19/2019

New York candidates can tap into campaign funds to cover child care expenses Candidates running for state or local office in New York will now be able to use campaign funds for child care expenses, according to legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday. State law authorizes candidates to use donations for expenses directly tied to the political campaign. The n...
02:17, 07/31/2019

Samsung Note 10 will reportedly launch on August 7 in New York City The much-awaited Samsung Note 10 will launch on August 7, sources told CNET. The flagship phone will be unveiled at Samsung’s yearly Unpacked event, which will be held in Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn - the same venue it occupied last year, the sources continued.The Note series it...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has found....
00:34, 08/07/2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill child abuse allegations The wide receiver has been suspended from all team-related activities after audio surfaced Wednesday in which he discusses abusing his son.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Motorola India Launch Event Set for June 20, Motorola One Vision Expected The Motorola One Vision has also been spotted earlier on the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification site in India, indicating an imminent launch....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Vivo S Series India Launch Soon, Vivo S1 Expected Vivo S1 was originally launched in China back in March, and its global variant debuted in Indonesia just earlier this month with a price tag of IDR 35,99,000 (roughly Rs. 17,800)....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Child 'afraid to go home' emails Arizona police chief about father's abuse A child reported two years of physical abuse by his father in an email to the El Mirage police chief. Officers arrested the man within hours.        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
09:17, 06/12/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillyer, president and CEO of Great Circle Academy, was arrested Tuesday after a search of the nonprofit’s facility in Webster Groves, where a former employe...
20:17, 05/09/2019

Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue [Updated] Tesla's Model 3 page in July 2018. Tesla expects to be "cashflow positive every quarter from here on out, absent paying down a big loan," said Elon Musk during a Wednesday financial call. The CEO was contrite when he came to the call. He apologized to the analysts that had snapped at on last quart...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
11:17, 06/23/2019

Lawsuits against renowned psychiatrist have been settled SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Several malpractice lawsuits against celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow alleging he engaged in sexual relationships with patients, inappropriately prescribed drugs and committed “boundary violations” have been settled. The Salem News reports that terms of the sett...
17:51, 06/27/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
17:17, 07/14/2019

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing a city offi...
16:36, 08/12/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
06:34, 07/03/2019

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was dealing with a South Tucson property tax improperl...
07:51, 07/09/2019

Lawsuits stemming from gas explosions settled for $143M LAWRENCE, Mass. — A series of class action lawsuits stemming from the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts have been settled for $143 million, the utility blamed for the disaster and lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Monday. The settlement is subject to the approval of a judge, according to Co...
12:17, 07/30/2019

Bayer faces skyrocketing US lawsuits over glyphosate The number of plaintiffs in the US claiming they are contracting cancer after using the weedkiller Roundup has leapt to over 18,000. German company Bayer admits it's facing a "challenging environment."...
16:51, 07/30/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
18:34, 07/16/2019

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
23:34, 07/21/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
20:51, 05/03/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:51, 06/04/2019

NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. A federal judge is holding a hearing Tuesday in Cleveland on a plan...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to pay for their agents’ services....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on Tuesday. Anna Hillis, of Grove City, filed suit F...
22:51, 06/15/2019

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods called the claims ̶...
01:00, 05/25/2019

PepsiCo withdraws lawsuits against Indian potato farmers PepsiCo Inc has formally withdrawn lawsuits against Indian farmers that the snack food and drinks maker had accused of infringing its patent by cultivating a potato variety, the company and the growers said on Friday....
17:17, 05/10/2019

House of pain: who are the Sacklers under fire in lawsuits over opioids? The Sackler name graced some of the world’s top museums and universities. But now key family members are being sued over the US opioid crisis – and their wealth and reputation is under threatEight members of the billionaire Sackler family who own Purdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial opioid ...
12:51, 07/26/2019

Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
15:17, 06/26/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas massacre Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably possible that a settlement will be reached” by next Ma...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is working to keep up with the rush of migrants coming in....
08:34, 07/01/2019

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
21:34, 08/07/2019

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting opioid addiction, but so far has remained on the sid...
15:00, 06/12/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a costly endeavor for the ridesharing pioneer.Read mor...
06:51, 05/09/2019

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday....
14:51, 07/21/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
18:34, 05/07/2019

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniels filed against him last year in relation to her a...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits - U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
03:34, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to protest against the company’s handling of lawsuits b...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Cardinal Health says opioid-related lawsuits to hurt business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could take a hit as it defends itself against a host of opioid-related lawsuits....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
05:51, 05/24/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months after the state senate made it a crime to perform the ...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the role the company’s prescription painkiller, OxyCont...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead. Relatives of those killed or injured at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs sued the federal go...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
21:51, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in a court filing Friday that the FBI contacte...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four liberals in rejecting a plea from Cupertino, Californi...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for unpaid medical bills. Related: Insulin costs are ri...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Judge weighs request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll rule soon on whether to dismiss claims filed in several lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force in connection with a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that killed more than two dozen people. Relatives of those killed or injured at the First Baptist Churc...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Rajapaksa faces new lawsuits in U.S. court Sri Lankan torture victims have filed 10 new claims for damages in a U.S. court against wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, lawyers for the plaintiffs and a rights group said, possibly jeopardizing his plan to run for president....
13:17, 06/27/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit ‘Dark Horse’ copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are ripoffs....
19:51, 08/04/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
16:17, 06/30/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:00, 06/01/2019

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a series of lawsuits filed against financial institutions that refuse to accept money generated by se...
00:17, 08/20/2019

Cardinal Health warns ongoing opioid-related lawsuits to hit business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could be hurt as it defends itself against several opioid-related lawsuits....
03:34, 08/21/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
21:34, 05/24/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:00, 07/02/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular opioids....
17:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
05:34, 08/09/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
01:17, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
04:51, 06/15/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc , were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
22:51, 07/30/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and f...
01:17, 06/12/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
01:34, 05/01/2019

3 women file lawsuits against Epstein’s estate, citing rape and forced sex acts The lawsuits say two women were 17 and the third woman was 20 when they said they were sexually assaulted by Epstein. All said they were also coerced into giving Epstein sexual massages for years....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not commit......
15:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company called Pivotal Software for $181 million. The two...
21:34, 07/25/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
01:51, 06/28/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” breaking laws in nine states, the Seattle Times re...
11:34, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. Apple v Pepper, as the case is called, dealt with the...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump administration more time to deal with pending lawsui...
04:00, 06/30/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN on Wednesday. The payouts—$725,000 for Mumphery, ...
04:17, 07/12/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
05:34, 05/24/2019

First Wave of Showers Winding Down It’s been another dud day in the severe weather department. The lack of sunshine has been the limiting factor for the development of stronger thunderstorms. The scattered showers and isolated storms that are out there will taper off as the night wears on. A few showers could linger through the...
22:00, 05/09/2019

MUST SEE: VA: ‘Wave-like’ clouds spotted By: CNN A rare formation of clouds wowed onlookers at Virginia’s Smith Mountain Lake on Tuesday. The photo shows Kelvin-Helmholtz Waves, which the National Weather Service defines as, “Vertical waves in the air associated with wind shear across statically-stable regions. Can appear as br...
22:17, 06/20/2019

What in the Hell Was Google Wave Trying to Be Anyway? Ten years ago tomorrow, Google introduced an app that was meant to transform the communications space. During an hour-plus keynote presentation at Google I/O in 2009, the company’s then-Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra introduced what he called a “magical” new web app that combined email, ...
20:34, 05/27/2019

A Simmering Heat Wave Temperatures continue to simmer. Lexington has hit 90 degrees for the second straight day. And the hottest days of this heat wave are still to come. Highs will remain in the lower 90s through at least Tuesday. Factor in the humidity and heat indices will consistently run in the mid 90s. Thunderstorm...
03:17, 06/30/2019

'Everyone is welcome to the party!': the B-52s on 40 years of new wave The band’s singer Kate Pierson talks about the joy and tragedy behind her favourite songs of their back catalogue, from Rock Lobster to Love Shack‘We never thought of ourselves as pop stars,” says Kate Pierson, reflecting on the B-52s’ 40 years of twisting the detritus of American popular culture in...
15:17, 07/16/2019

No Records, Despite the Heat Wave It’s no secret that we’re entering a very stagnant weather pattern. The persistent heat ridge will bring a very familiar forecast each day through the middle of the upcoming work week. Temperatures will heat up from the warm low 70s each morning and top out around 90 degrees each afternoon. Despite...
17:51, 06/29/2019

What's the Best Way to Catch a 3rd Wave Early? An opportunity in commodity markets is only meaningful if you take advantage of it. For tips on how to do it, ElliottWaveTV sat down with Jeffrey Kennedy, long-time editor of our Commodity Junctures and experienced trading instructor....
18:34, 05/01/2019

How to cool off during this weekend’s heat wave Feeling the heat? Here are seven ways to stay cool this record-breaking weekend: Five extra New York Public Library branches will be open Sunday to provide a cool spot to relax, and Brooklyn and Queens libraries will also keep doors open at a number of branches. Many libraries function as official c...
07:17, 07/21/2019

Ex CEO faces trial over wave of suicides French telecom company Orange and its former chief executive have gone on trial in Paris, accused of pursuing a strategy to destabilize employees that resulted in a wave of suicides a decade ago....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Elliott Wave Tips of the "Trade" What's the number one rule governing whether a market's price chart presents a high-probability opportunity -- or failure? If you don't know the answer, it's time for a refresher Elliott wave crash course! Our FREE video lesson takes you back to the basics and paves the way to a more favorable tradi...
20:17, 06/04/2019

A Wave of New Crossovers Is Coming And We Will Never Escape It We’ve been given a glimpse of the future of the automobile, and it looks bleak my friends. With pretty much every manufacturer clamoring over themselves to abandon sedans for hatchbacks on stilts they call crossovers, there are a ton of them on the market. But according to an annual “Car Wars” study...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Here’s how to survive NYC’s upcoming heat wave With heat indexes expected to soar well above 100 degrees this weekend, city officials are scrambling to keep the Big Apple from turning into a baked apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials held a press conference Wednesday announcing the opening of cooling centers, an extension of pool hou...
20:17, 07/17/2019

Heat wave scorches Europe Forecasters say Europeans will feel sizzling heat this week with temperatures soaring as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit in an "unprecedented" June heatwave hitting much of Western Europe.       ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

More visitors could hike The Wave in Arizona SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new proposal could mean bigger crowds at one of the most exclusive hiking spots in the southwestern United States. The federal Bureau of Land Management proposed changes Wednesday that would increase daily visitor limits from 20 people to 96 people per day at The Wave, a popu...
20:00, 05/08/2019

New wave of terrorist attacks possible before end of year, UN says UN report warns threat from Islamist extremist groups remains highThe United Nations has warned that a recent pause in international terrorist violence may soon end, with a new wave of attacks possible before the end of the year.In a report, specialist monitors at the UN security council paint a wo...
07:17, 08/03/2019

The Next Wave of Storms Arrives This Evening Today has turned out to be a typical summer day here in the Bluegrass. So far it has been a little sultry with sunshine breaking through the clouds. Next will come the storms. A line of thunderstorms is moving northeast through western Kentucky and southern Indiana. A few of those storms will move t...
23:17, 06/23/2019

Three things could cause a 'second wave' in the market sell-off The combination of mounting recession fears, bets on a more cautious Fed and a regular uptick in market volatility could spell more losses, writes Nomura....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Biscuits Start Baking In Hot Car During Heat Wave The National Weather Service in Nebraska has demonstrated the effects of the heat wave in the US state with an innovative experiment - baking biscuits inside a hot car....
00:00, 07/20/2019

This Week's Brutal U.S. Heat Wave Could Be a Killer The sweltering heat outside is not only annoying as hell; it’s downright dangerous. There’s no better time to sit inside with the air conditioner blasting—except that our collective need for artificial cooling may also push local power grids over the edge into a blackout similar to what New York Cit...
01:00, 07/21/2019

Germany Scorned Air Conditioning---Then Came the Heat Wave America’s fondness for artificially chilled air was long viewed as wasteful, unnatural and wimpy, but record temperatures have some Germans rethinking....
22:51, 06/30/2019

De Blasio warns New Yorkers to take heat wave seriously As New Yorkers prepare to deal with record temps on Sunday — again — Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take the weekend heatwave seriously. “This is really serious. This is not business as usual,” the mayor said on Good Morning America Sunday morning. Those who stay in the city Sa...
17:00, 07/21/2019

How is the heat wave in Europe affecting travel? Getting from A to B in these baking hot conditions is a challenge for commuters and holiday travelers alike. So which mode of transport is best suited to cope with the heatwave?...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Heat Wave Carried Over into the Holiday Week It may have taken summer a little while to get going, but it has certainly arrived here in late June. For the third straight day highs were in the 90s around central Kentucky. The heat and humidity get carried over into the holiday week. Monday will be the hottest day of this heat wave with highs in...
23:51, 06/30/2019

6 tips for keeping your pet safe during a heat wave iStock INSIDER spoke with experts from the ASPCA and learned some helpful tips on how to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during your summer holiday. High temperatures can cause animals to experience stress, dehydration, and death. Pet owners should not leave their animals alone near swimmin...
01:17, 07/20/2019

Heat wave outside has little impact on UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Officials say U.N. talks on tackling climate change made limited progress over the past 10 days, but key issues still need to be resolved by year’s end. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa noted Thursday that the meeting in Bonn, Germany, took place as Europe was gripped by a re...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Heat wave kills 11 people in Japan The Japanese government said Tuesday that 11 people died and more than 5,600 were treated at hospitals for heat-related conditions last week due to a heat wave that swept across the island nation....
00:17, 07/31/2019

How to keep your family and pets safe in a heat wave _____ Experts predict that this year’s heat waves are going to be frequent and severe. We’ve already seen some scorching temperatures blister across the country of late, and it’s likely that, unless and until climate change is forcefully addressed, heat waves will continue to worsen, threatening the...
18:34, 06/29/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
09:34, 06/11/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
18:17, 05/20/2019

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
22:17, 07/22/2019

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs....
00:17, 07/04/2019

Acoustic Levitation: Floating on a Wave of Sound Experiments in sound or acoustic levitation are common and ongoing. Dozens of researchers have managed to use sound waves to levitate and move tiny particles and liquid droplets. Multiple vibrating plates are used to create different frequencies and move an acoustic field with particles trapped insi...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern states. Organizers have dubbed the endeavor the “National Day of Action to Stop the Bans.R...
00:34, 05/22/2019

The "Look" of a Clear Elliott Wave Pattern in Commodities EWI's Commodity analyst Jeffrey Kennedy talks with Dana Weeks about his recent soybean oil forecast, complete with an in-depth show and tell with the chart....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Intense heat wave to hit northern Europe Record temperatures are predicted in northern Europe this week, with authorities in France and Germany on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase in Europe, calling it further evidence of climate change....
04:34, 06/25/2019

Japan heat wave has killed at least 57 in last 9 days The Japanese government said Tuesday a major heat wave that's scorched the island nation this summer has killed almost 60 people since the beginning of last week....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Natural-Gas Traders Bet Heat Wave Will Fizzle Natural-gas prices declined for the second straight day on signs that producers will continue to push output to new highs, while forecasts that the current heat wave will dissipate threatened demand....
02:17, 07/17/2019

Arizona’s famed ‘The Wave’ might open to the masses Internet influencers and the selfie-obsessed are known for their disregard of nature — by trampling over rare blooms, ruining Burning Man with Instagram culture and even dying for the perfect photo. Which is why it’s so hard to believe that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would consi...
10:00, 05/15/2019

How to Stay Cool During Europe’s Heat Wave Temperatures are near or above 100 degrees in some places, and air-conditioning can be scarce. Here’s how to find relief in nine popular destinations....
00:00, 07/26/2019

McIlroy riding wave into Pebble Beach If momentum counts for anything Rory McIlroy will be riding a wave when he hits the scenic beachside layout for the opening round of the U.S. Open on Thursday looking to end a nearly five year major drought....
02:51, 06/13/2019

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
15:51, 07/08/2019

This is how zoo animals across the country are keeping cool during the heat wave As temperatures rose from the East Coast to the West Coast, zoos have had to get creative in keeping their animals safe under the extreme conditions. Elephant showers, wolf pool parties and frozen watermelons have been just a few of the ideas they came up with....
20:17, 07/22/2019

Surfline’s Apple Watch app will record your next big wave ride If you surf, there's a good chance you use Surfline. The call-in swell forecasting service started in the '80s and has blossomed into a video-streaming source of information that surfers rely on to plan trips and or just hit their local break. But th......
03:51, 08/01/2019

UK officially broke temperature record during heat wave LONDON — Britain has officially had its hottest day on record. Weather agency the Met Office says the temperature reached 38.7 C (101.7 F) at Cambridge University Botanic Garden in eastern England during last week’s heat wave. The temperature was recorded Thursday and confirmed Monday after “quality...
02:17, 07/30/2019

US seeks new tools to counter unrelenting wave of robocalls U.S. regulators are proposing new tools to counter the unrelenting waves of robocalls received each year in America. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Deep Tech startups: Next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
06:17, 05/15/2019

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergency. At least three people have died, and many events have been canceled....
09:34, 07/21/2019

Europe boils in record-setting heat wave Extreme heat was felt across Europe, from the United Kingdom to Luxembourg and in cities like Paris, which suffered its hottest day ever. Germany recorded 42 degrees Celsius, its highest temperature since records began....
21:34, 07/25/2019

Deep Tech startups: the next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
12:34, 05/14/2019

Family of man crushed to death by wave will donate his organs The family of North Carolina man who died in a freak accident while playing his children at the beach will donate all of his organs to patients in need, a report said Monday. Lee Dingle’s parents told a local news station that their son’s organs will go to 55 people in a “final act...
09:34, 07/23/2019

‘It’s brutal’: Heat wave across half the US cancels events NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” sent temperatures into ...
01:17, 07/21/2019

A new wave of American women's tennis players is emerging In 2017, four U.S. women made the semifinals at the US Open, with Sloane Stephens winning it all. Now, a new class of U.S. contenders has risen up, led by Amanda Anisimova, Coco Gauff and Sofia Kenin....
20:00, 08/07/2019

Schulz: love wave pools but Olympic surfing should be at sea American surfer Kevin Schulz loves wave pools but he's on firm ground when it comes to his opinion on surfing at the Olympics: it should always be in the ocean....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Popular hiking spot The Wave may be opened to more visitors One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Record-breaking heat wave lingers in Europe A day after record-breaking temperatures in Germany and France, a heat wave has eased off as it heads towards a new destination. But the UN has warned that it could cause further environmental damage....
15:17, 07/26/2019

Scandinavia goes tropical as heat wave heads north A heat wave that brought record temperatures to Germany has moved over Nordic countries. Scientists are warning of possibly accelerated melting of ice in Greenland....
09:51, 07/28/2019

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:51, 05/28/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
20:00, 05/28/2019

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

Intense heat wave to strike Paris and across Europe PARIS (AP) — Authorities in the Paris region have issued an alert for intense heat expected in the French capital and across Europe this week. The alert level in Paris has been raised to “orange,” the second-highest level. France’s national weather agency Meteo France said the heat...
11:00, 06/24/2019

These Minecraft Wave Machines Are Extremely Satisfying To Watch Minecraft is a game that lets players create basically anything they want, assuming that player has the time to do it. It also has Redstone, a resource that allows players to move, power and manipulate blocks in various ways. Combine this with the predictable and simple physics of Minecraft and you ...
19:17, 06/02/2019

Alaska heat wave could bring record temperatures Alaska has been hit with record-high temperatures that have the arctic state packing heat. The unusual heat wave will have the northernmost state cooking in temperatures of 87 degrees or higher over the holiday weekend, starting July 4 through Monday, the National Weather Service said. “Expect recor...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Intense heat wave hits northern Europe Record temperatures have begun in northern Europe this week, with authorities in Germany and France on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, further evidence of climate change....
16:00, 06/25/2019

The first wave of millennials is about to turn 40. Time for a financial checkup The youngest of millennials, those born in 1980, are just completing college. Once we ring in 2020, the first millennials will reach four decades.       ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Hottest day in June? Germany sweats through heat wave An intense heat wave in Germany could see the temperatures soaring to a record 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities have placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents....
17:51, 06/26/2019

| Hamilton expecting 'real challenge' in heat-wave Lewis Hamilton said he expects a "real challenge" to fend off his rivals after winding up fourth in the opening practice sessions at the Austrian GP....
23:34, 06/28/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 ...
13:51, 06/28/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
10:51, 05/30/2019

"Modi Wave" Became Tsunami This Time, Says Devendra Fadnavis The BJP is set to return to power as it led in over 300 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with about 50, according to trends released by the Election Commission for all 542 seats that went......
13:51, 05/23/2019

British student killed by wave as she watched the sun rise A British student died when a wave dragged her into the sea from a South African beach where was watching the sun rise over Christmas, an inquest has heard....
09:51, 08/13/2019

US heat wave is just warming up for a long and scorching weekend The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend....
16:51, 07/18/2019

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

India heat wave triggers clashes over water With temperatures nearing record highs across India, residents of some areas started fighting over access to water. Madhya Pradesh authorities have deployed police to escort water tankers....
21:17, 06/08/2019

LIGO has spotted another gravitational wave just after turning back on One week after LIGO switched back on, it has already detected the gravitational waves from another pair of merging black holes, marking the beginning of a new era of gravitational wave astronomy...
20:00, 04/28/2019

India Heat Wave, Soaring Up to 123 Degrees, Has Killed at Least 36 The government warned that the extreme temperatures, which have struck large parts of northern and central India, might continue as the arrival of monsoon rains has been delayed....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Lawmakers raise alarm after wave of Philly shootings PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawmakers from Philadelphia are calling on state and city officials to stem a rising tide of gun violence that included a fatal shooting at a graduation party. The members of Pennsylvania’s Legislature are asking for a stronger police presence on the street, collaboration a...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
05:51, 07/19/2019

'Promise me you'll shoot yourself': Nazi Germany's suicide wave With the Allies closing in and capitulation imminent, thousands of ordinary citizens in Nazi Germany killed themselves in a wave of mass suicides. Florian Huber's book on the taboo story is now available in English....
15:34, 07/04/2019

Apple might wave goodbye to Dashboard in macOS Catalina One of the Mac's longer-serving features appears to be going away. Appleosophy and others using the developer preview of macOS Catalina have discovered that Dashboard, the secondary screen for widgets, isn't present. The app is missing in Launchpad,......
08:17, 06/05/2019

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh Microsoft is readying 'hundreds' of new features for Dynamics 365 and its Power Platform, which it will deliver between October 2019 and March 2020 as part of its 'Wave 2' roll-out....
07:51, 06/11/2019

Crude Oil Jumps 5%: See Intraday Elliott Wave Setup (That You’ll See Again. And Again.) In this excerpt from our June 19 Energy Pro Service forecast, see how Elliott waves prepared subscribers for crude oil’s 5%+ rally one day before – and get a glimpse at oil's next move....
22:17, 06/20/2019

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last through Sunday, and more than 185 million people nationwi...
17:00, 07/19/2019

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergency declaration issued Thursday night applies to al...
04:17, 07/19/2019

Cycling: Bardet ready to ride wave of French expectation So great are expectations placed on French riders every time the Tour de France comes around they could be excused for feeling as though they are pedaling up an Alpine road carrying pannier bags full of lead....
18:34, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
18:17, 07/04/2019

Heat wave poses new threat to Notre Dame Cathedral The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid that the heatwave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse....
23:00, 07/24/2019

Brutal Heat Wave Breaks Temperature Records Across Europe Europe is burning. A heat wave—the second in roughly a month—is taking over the continent, and it’s already breaking records. Again. And these are some of the world’s oldest temperature records.Read more......
19:34, 07/25/2019

Another mass shooting, another wave of politicians pointing at video games Enlarge / A killer in training? (credit: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) In the wake of a horrific mass shooting in El Paso that the suspected shooter wrote was "a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas," high-ranking Republican politicians are including video games in the list o...
19:34, 08/05/2019

Quantum measurement could improve gravitational wave detection sensitivity Minutes before dawn on Sept. 14, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) became the first-ever instrument on Earth to directly detect a gravitational wave. This work, led by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration with prominent roles from MIT and Caltech, was the first confir...
21:34, 05/01/2019

As heat wave breaks across U.S. northeast, thousands left without power Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Monday and into early Tuesday, even as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed....
17:00, 07/23/2019

Rapid results in on climate change and the European heat wave Enlarge / How the warmest three-day averages from June rank—the darkest red area set new records. (credit: van Oldenborgh et al.) Much of Europe—and particularly France—has been sweating through an incredible heat wave in recent days, with temperature records falling left and right. Despite it bei...
23:51, 07/02/2019

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
00:17, 07/03/2019

Sony’s Wearable Air Conditioner Should Be Ready for Next Year’s Heat Wave We are officially in the dog days of summer, and that usually means strategically dashing from one air-conditioned space to the next. But what if we didn’t have to bow down to the whims of the scorching midday sun? Well, apparently Sony is crowdfunding a portable wearable air conditioner/heater so y...
19:34, 07/25/2019

44 People Injured After Freak ‘Tsunami’ at a Wave Pool in China Dozens of people were injured Tuesday when a “tsunami pool” in China malfunctioned, sending a massive wave crashing down on swimmers, according to local media reports. Visitors to the wave pool at Yulong Shuiyun Water Amusement Park in Longjing got more than they bargained for Tuesday wh...
14:51, 08/01/2019

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 million U.S. apartments....
14:00, 06/19/2019

European heat wave threatens to accelerate Greenland ice melt Weather conditions that brought a heat wave to Europe last week are spreading to the Arctic, where scientists predict they could trigger one of Greenland's biggest ice melts on record....
22:17, 07/31/2019

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared over Smith Mountain around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. “I ...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Hawaiian heat wave: With temps in 90s, nearly 30 records matched or broken since May Hawaii, which usually enjoys temps in the 80s in May and June, is in the midst of a mainland-style heat wave with 90-degree days.       ...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Viral Pic Of Rare Wave-Shaped Clouds Wows Netizens A picture of magnificent cloud waves in the sky has gone viral on the Internet, and people can't stop marvelling at it. The clouds, known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability clouds, are rare....
10:00, 06/21/2019

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the auction process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion bidding have finally been revealed.Read More...
05:17, 06/04/2019

Tencent’s Chinese PUBG dupe has enemies who wave after you shoot them Tencent revealed this week it would be pulling its test version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds from the Chinese market. Instead, it’s going to publish a similar but more, um, approachable app called “Game for Peace.” Tencent announced it was pulling back the test version of PUBG it’d released to C...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Potentially historic and deadly heat wave is set to roast Europe The sweltering weather is expected to peak midweek, when a swath from Spain to Poland could see temperatures at least 20 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal....
22:34, 06/24/2019

A Potentially Record Setting Heat Wave Is About to Scorch Europe Last year’s climate change-fueled European heat wave shrunk mountains and and revealed ancient history. So it’s with great trepidation that Europe is bracing for another scorching heat wave to descend this week.Read more......
23:17, 06/24/2019

Paris reaches record-high 108 degrees during heat wave The City of Light became the city of heat on Thursday, as Paris recorded its highest-ever temperature thanks to a sizzling heat wave that’s been blasting Europe. The mercury in the French capital skyrocketed to 108.7 degrees by Thursday afternoon, smashing the previous record of 104.7 degrees ...
02:00, 07/26/2019

These Cities Broke Temperature Records in Europe’s Heat Wave Temperature records are being shattered across Europe this week as the continent swelters in its second heat wave this summer. “We are observing weather since 1833 and we never experienced these kind of temperatures,” David Dehenauw, chief forecaster at the Royal Meteorological Institute...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Millimeter-wave 5G will never scale beyond dense urban areas, T-Mobile says Enlarge / T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. (credit: T-Mobile) 5G mobile networks have started arriving but only in very limited areas and amidst misleading claims by wireless carriers. While all four major nationwide carriers in the United States have overhyped 5G to varying degrees, T-Mobile today made ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

'Korean Wave' celebrity couple to split, fans mourn South Korean actors Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki are splitting up less than two years after their fairytale marriage, the couple said on Thursday, shocking fans across Asia....
06:34, 06/27/2019

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of record temperatures occurring with and without rising CO2 emissions....
19:17, 08/02/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
04:00, 06/10/2019

D.C. will be as hot as Death Valley as record-breaking heat wave scorches most of the US Record hot temperatures are likely, says National Weather Service. Heat index is forecast to surge past 100 degrees and near the 110s in many areas.        ...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law. Senators voted 24-10 for the bill early Thursday. The proposed ei...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Surf's Up in the California Desert as Wave-Pool Attractions Grow A developer who loves to surf is building a $200 million artificial-wave resort in the middle of Palm Desert, Calif., part of a budding movement of artificial-wave parks opening across the U.S. and overseas....
16:51, 08/13/2019

'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' ride sentimental wave into Emmys The Emmys usually offer a mix of old and new, but sentimental favorites could be more pronounced at this year's nominations, with "Game of Thrones" defending its crown, "Veep" waging its final campaign and "The Big Bang Theory" having a shot at one last big bang....
19:51, 07/15/2019

The data and AI market landscape 2019: The next wave of hybrid emerges It’s now data, not big data, and the landscape is no longer complete without AI. There's a wave of consolidation in the BI space which raises the question, will there be a new generation of AI? And yes, hybrid cloud is no longer an abstract term to most enterprises....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors A heat wave that has gripped much of the country has affected many major league ballparks, where players and fans are trying to keep cool.       ...
19:17, 07/21/2019

Beat the NYC heat wave at these cool indoor ice skating rinks In case your sweaty palms and red cheeks haven’t tipped you off, the city is baking under a heat wave. With temperatures creeping near 100 degrees, your standard pool and sputtering air conditioner probably won’t cut it. Our advice? Cool it at one of these indoor ice-skating rinks. At Chelsea Piers’...
06:51, 07/20/2019

Australia's Pentecostal PM rides miraculous wave back into office Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
08:51, 05/19/2019

Record high temperatures? How to stay safe during a heat wave Extreme heat and hot temperatures can be deadly. Avoid the heat and know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion. Here's a guide to staying safe.        ...
17:17, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Is Set to Roast This Week Under a Potentially Record-Setting Heat Wave The only thing worse than the hottest time of summer is a heat wave on top of the hottest time of summer. And lo and behold, that’s exactly what the eastern U.S. is to deal with.Read more......
18:17, 07/17/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off fundsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to pr...
17:00, 05/17/2019

EU picks 26GHz for 5G millimeter wave, requires support by end of 2020 The EU is requiring member states to allocate the 26GHz band for millimeter wave 5G services, a major step in deploying next-generation cellular service.Read More...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
20:34, 07/19/2019

Alaskan heat wave could rise to record levels for Independence Day Independence Day temperatures will continue the heat wave in the nation's northernmost state. Across south Alaska, mercury is expected to rise to record or near-record levels on the nation's 423rd birthday and continue at above-average levels through next week, the National Weather Service reports....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Long Island dentist working again after he was paralyzed by Dominican Republic wave A Long Island dentist is back at work — though not filling cavities just yet — months after he was paralyzed by a monster 8-foot wave that slammed into him during a “mancation” in the Dominican Republic. John Brofsky, 62, was on his 13th annual trip with his pals in the Caribbean country on March......
21:51, 08/02/2019

Heat Wave Bakes Central, Eastern US; Residents Go To "Cooling Centres" A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with......
06:17, 07/21/2019

Potentially Historic Early-Summer Heat Wave To Roast Europe An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in the coming days, and it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Undead hordes rise from the sea in delightfully campy Zombie Tidal Wave SYFY hopes to do for zombies what all those Sharknado movies did for sharks with Zombie Tidal Wave. Fans of SYFY's delightfully cheesy B-movies like Sharktopus and Sharknado, rejoice. This weekend, the network debuts its latest offering in the genre: Zombie Tidal Wave. The title pretty much says i...
10:34, 08/17/2019

Europe heat wave moves over Greenland, causing massive ice melt Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82 per cent of its surface covered in ice....
05:51, 08/03/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
09:17, 08/10/2019

European heat wave sees Germany put speed curbs on autobahn BERLIN (AP) — A swath of western and central Europe is sweating under blazing temperatures, with authorities in one German region imposing temporary speed limits on some stretches of the autobahn as a precaution against heat damage. Authorities have warned that temperatures could top 40 degrees Cels...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Belgian heat wave claims first death as temps soar over 104 degrees Belgium suffered its first death as a direct result of the record-breaking heat wave when a woman was found dead near her caravan close to the beach.       ...
14:34, 07/26/2019

Scientists link Europe heat wave to man-made global warming In countries where millions of people sweltered through the heat wave, temperatures would have been 2.7 to 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower in a world without human-induced climate change, the study said....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Heat wave, protestors wreak havoc on Monmouth’s Haskell card OCEANPORT, N.J. — With extreme heat draining fans and causing concern about the horses, Monmouth Park canceled six races and pushed back until early evening its stakes races, including the $1 million Haskell Invitational headlined by Maximum Security. The decision came after the start of the first r...
01:51, 07/21/2019

Europe's Heat Wave Threatens Record Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet A heat wave has shot up temperatures in Europe to new highs. Now, it’s set to continue moving north to Greenland. And that’s bad news for the ice sheets, the World Meteorological Organization reports.Read more......
18:00, 07/26/2019

Photos from Greenland reveal worrying cost of European heat wave As Europe reels from a record-breaking heatwave, which has halted the Tour de France and sparked major fires in France, a concerning consequence has been laid bare in striking images from Greenland....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time home buyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Anchorage, Alaska reaches 90 degress in record-shattering heat wave ANCHORAGE, Alaska (NBC NEWS) – Alaska hit record-breaking temperatures on Independence Day, shattering the previous heat record by 5 degrees. At 5 p.m. local time Thursday, Anchorage reached 90 degrees for the first time in the state’s recorded history, topping the previous record set at Ancho...
22:34, 07/05/2019

D.C. will feel as hot as Death Valley as record-breaking heat wave scorches most of the US Record hot temperatures are likely, says National Weather Service. Heat index is forecast to surge past 100 degrees and near the 110s in many areas.        ...
23:51, 07/19/2019

Konami's TurboGrafx-16 mini is ready to ride the retro-gaming wave Need a sign that the retro gaming console market just won't come to an end? At E3 Konami just announced the TurboGrafx-16 mini, marking a return for the console that debuted in the US alongside the Sega Genesis in 1989, but never quite enjoyed the su......
10:00, 06/12/2019

Actor Hartley to wave green flag for IndyCar Grand Prix INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Television star Justin Hartley will be the honorary starter for Saturday afternoon’s IndyCar Grand Prix. Hartley plays Kevin Pearson in the NBC series “This Is Us” and was part of the cast that earned the Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding performance by ...
21:17, 05/08/2019

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
23:34, 06/07/2019

A #MeToo Wave Hits Global Soccer as the Women’s World Cup Begins Allegations of sexual misconduct against influential men have been made in several countries and include an accusation against a top-ranking official in world soccer’s governing body....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Heat Wave Conditions In Rajasthan, Leaves of Churu Doctors Cancelled There was no let-up in heatwave conditions in most parts of Rajasthan and with Churu district touching 50.3 degree Celsius it became the hottest area in the country....
07:00, 06/07/2019

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
14:00, 06/14/2019

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
02:17, 06/19/2019

"Stunning Sight": Wave-Like Cloud Formation Wasn't Classified Until 2017 Paul McCully was having a relatively normal Tuesday in Myrtleford, Australia on June 11. Then he looked up. "It looked like inverted waves moving quickly across the sky," wrote McCully, who was......
04:34, 06/19/2019

Wave of military rollover deaths heightens fears over equipment and training A series of accidents over the past month have led to the deaths of at least five and injuries to 43 American troops, triggering questions over whether equipment and training shortcomings are responsible....
06:34, 06/11/2019

How trashy TV made children dumber and enabled a wave of populist leaders The longer people were exposed to particularly vapid television, the more likely they were to vote for populist candidate offering a simple message and easy answers....
18:00, 07/20/2019

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker 'army' on, outdoor races off A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a massive heat wave broiled the eastern and central United States with temperatures expected to reach 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43 Celsius)....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Space-based gravitational-wave detector may detect strange exoplanets Enlarge / A depiction of one of the trio of satellites that will form the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna. (credit: NASA) The first detection of gravitational waves came via LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)—an instrument that has to strain to overcome the constant ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high temperatures after a record-breaking week....
23:17, 06/29/2019

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An intense wave hit him just right to slam his......
16:34, 07/22/2019

Sydneysiders find their happy place catching a wave on 'Fluoro Friday' The sun is rising over Sydney's Bondi Beach and surfer Grant Trebilco, clad in a colorful striped long-sleeved shirt and bright yellow shorts with black polka dots, has just caught his first wave....
05:17, 05/02/2019

Beloved 17-year-old lion falls victim to scorching heat wave A beloved lioness overheated and died in North Carolina last week as a blistering heatwave gripped much of the nation. Staff at the Carolina Tiger Rescue sanctuary said they worked for over a day to help the 17-year-old big cat, named Sheba, by running IV fluids and other treatments. But “desp...
07:51, 07/25/2019

Europe’s record heat wave is changing stubborn minds about the value of air conditioning Only 5 percent of European households — compared with 90 percent of American ones — have air conditioning. Record heat is changing some European minds....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
02:17, 07/02/2019

Alaska heat wave: Coldest state could see all-time record today Anchorage, Alaska's biggest city, is struggling with dry conditions, wildfires and what could become the hottest day on record.        ...
00:34, 07/05/2019

New threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat wave The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceiling in fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse...
20:00, 07/24/2019

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment....
00:34, 07/22/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could give the blaze fresh impetus Saturday. Miquel Buch, the regional interior minister, says the fire is...
15:51, 06/29/2019

Texas power demand to hit record again as heat wave bakes U.S. Southeast Demand for electricity in Texas on Tuesday will break a record high that was hit on Monday as consumers keep their air conditioners cranked up to escape a heat wave baking much of the U.S. Southeast, according to the state's power grid operator....
11:51, 08/14/2019

Guarana, Maximum Security survive heat wave to win weekend races Despite oppressive heat, most of the weekend's big races finally got to the post, with Maximum Security surviving another inquiry to win the Haskell and Guarana winning the Coaching Club American Oaks....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Sydney-Singapore team manipulate light wave on a silicon chip A team from the University of Sydney and Singapore University of Technology and Design has announced manipulating soliton photonic waves on a silicon chip....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Rescue dog in city care dies en route to new home during heat wave A dog from the city pound died of possible heat exhaustion while being driven to his forever home during the hottest weekend the Big Apple has seen in nearly a decade, The Post has learned. Don — a 2-year-old pit bull who’d been rescued from Brooklyn’s Animal Care Center — wa...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Stones fell from Notre Dame’s ceiling after July heat wave France’s Culture Ministry says several stones fell from the vaulted ceiling of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral after last month’s heat wave, and is urging renewed stabilization efforts to prevent further damage...
19:34, 08/14/2019

North Carolina lion dies during heat wave, wild cat sanctuary says A 17-year-old lion became overheated and died last week in North Carolina as a scorching heatwave gripped much of the Central U.S. and East Coast in boiling temperatures....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
21:17, 07/03/2019

Heat wave brings Germany new June high for 2nd time in days BERLIN (AP) — Germany has recorded a new high temperature for June just days after an early summer heat wave toppled a 72-year-old record German meteorological service DWD said the central town of Bad Kreuznach reached at least 38.9 degrees Celsius (102 F) on Sunday. A later reading showed the mercu...
01:17, 07/01/2019

Europe Heat Wave May Melt World's Second Largest Ice Sheet In Greenland The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move towards Greenland and could cause record melting of the world's second largest ice sheet, the United Nations said on......
13:17, 07/27/2019

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
19:00, 06/27/2019

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Provisional results Monday showed the left-leaning Gr...
23:17, 05/27/2019

Brooklyn pool closed during heat wave after infant poops in water An infant flushed this perfect pool day down the toilet at one Gowanus swimming spot. “Somebody didn’t put a Pampers on their kid,” a staffer at the Douglass and DeGraw Pool told The Post about the Friday evening accident. Patrons who showed up Saturday morning hoping to beat the h...
07:17, 07/21/2019

Donald Trump faces wave of criticism over 'bigoted and racist' attack on Baltimore Trump called a Maryland district ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’, sparking pushback from the Rev Al Sharpton and others proclaiming #WeAreBaltimoreDonald Trump faced a chorus of criticism on Monday from high profile figures including the Rev Al Sharpton and the mayor of Baltimore over his racist attack...
03:51, 07/30/2019

Cool clothes: Bras, boxers and bracelets to chill from the inside out during a heat wave The worst thing about summer? Sweat. The 58Cool bra cooler, Snowballs Underwear and Embr Wave bracelet help you beat the heat in unusual fashion.       ...
06:17, 07/30/2019

Breathtaking View of SpaceX Starlink Satellite ‘Train’ Triggers Wave of UFO Sightings A satellite tracker in the Netherlands has captured stunning video of dozens of SpaceX Starlink satellites passing overhead. Launched together late last week, the chain of satellites looked like a giant, brightly lit train chugging away in the night sky—a rare sight that understandably prompted UFO ...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is fighting for its political future....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Deadly storms bring explosive end to heat wave that roasted Northeast and mid-Atlantic Following days of brutal heat in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, severe thunderstorms trekked over the region on Monday night, causing dangerous flash flooding and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands in New York,...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Intense European heat wave roasts millions as all-time records tumble A blistering heat wave is expanding its scope across parts of Europe, with records falling in France and more likely to come, from the United Kingdom to Scandinavia....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Jojo Rabbit leads Fantastic Fest 2019's killer first wave of programming There are two kinds of film festivals: Fantastic Fest, and everything else. Now in its 15th year, the Alamo Drafthouse’s annual film festival in Austin is like a rowdy, beer-flavored oasis for cinephiles, and you need look no further than this year’s first wave programming announcement to see why. L...
20:51, 07/30/2019

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated heat index of 110 degrees. “Heat kills, so it’s extremely foolish and reckless for Monmouth Park to stay open with temperatures soaring to record ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

D-Wave releases lower-noise quantum processor on its Leap cloud service D-Wave Systems released a lower-noise D-Wave 2000Q processor in its Leap cloud service and research showing a correlation with improved performance.Read More...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Fed Stress Tests Find Top Banks Are Strong, Setting Stage for Wave of Payouts The Federal Reserve said the largest banks were generally well prepared to withstand a severe crisis, although Credit Suisse must improve its operations....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Liam Hemsworth meets Critters in the Fantasia Film Festival's first wave lineup First things first, a note of clarification: Liam Hemsworth does not star in the newest film in the Critters franchise. We apologize if you came here thinking that, based on the headline of this Newswire. Sometimes one does what one has to do to get those sweet clicks. But now that you’re here, we’v...
07:34, 05/30/2019

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $2 billion....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Paris sets new temperature record at 108 as Europe heat wave continues to sizzle Paris soared to a record high of 108 degrees as most of Europe sizzled under its second heat wave of the summer.        ...
17:51, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no sign of let-up, with anger over an extradition bill morphing into a fresh front against what many see as an erosion of freedoms by Beijing....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Germany imposes speed limits on autobahn in midst of European heat wave The transport ministry in Germany’s eastern Saxony-Anhalt state said it has imposed speed limits of 100 kph or 120 kph on several short stretches of highway until further notice....
17:34, 06/26/2019

Huge Wave of Syrians Flee Intensified Bombing on Last Rebel-Held Province An escalated bombing campaign on Idlib, the last rebel-held province in Syria, has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, alarming aid workers....
05:17, 05/31/2019

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast....
07:17, 07/21/2019

Europe Is Experiencing a Record-Breaking Heat Wave – and Paris Is Hotter Than Cairo Europe’s latest summer heatwave broke heat records just weeks after the continent recorded its hottest ever June, fueling concern that a shifting climate is making extreme weather events more frequent. Germany saw its all-time heat record broken on Wednesday, with a new high expected later Thu...
14:51, 07/25/2019

Heat wave broils US east coast but Midwest could face flash floods Added humidity could make daytime highs feel like 43CCold front could bring thunderstorms to MidwestA heat wave will continue to keep much of the eastern US in its grip on Sunday but a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that thre...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Europe's heat wave shatters temperature records and cities are struggling to cope Europe is sweltering in intense heat, suffering through the latest heatwave in a summer that has seen at least 12 countries experience record-breaking temperatures....
18:17, 07/25/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Yankees have plan for players, fans to stay cool amid heat wave With the temperature expected to approach triple digits in The Bronx this weekend, the Yankees said Friday they would take added precautions at the Stadium, including having hydration stations on all levels of the ballpark. Fans will also be permitted to bring bottled water into the Stadium — exclud...
15:51, 07/20/2019

Nitish Kumar Meets Officials As Heat Wave Claims Over 100 Lives In Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday issued elaborate instructions to deal with the intense heat wave conditions in the state which has left more than 100 dead so far....
09:51, 06/21/2019

I Braved A Heat Wave For A Desolate Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Event Harry Potter: Wizards Unite had its first Community Day this past Saturday. There was a heat wave in my area, but I headed out to play the game anyway. Ever since Wizards Unite came out, I haven’t run into anybody else playing it, and I figured the Community Day would be the chance to finally see ho...
18:51, 07/22/2019

If anyone who’s not watching EVO’s Super Smash Bros. tournament felt a sudden and inexplicable wave If anyone who’s not watching EVO’s Super Smash Bros. tournament felt a sudden and inexplicable wave of grief, that was sympathy for Light falling victim to ProtoBanham’s ruthless Lucina. It was ProtoBanham’s second time playing Smash abroad from Japan, according to a GoFundMe raising money for his E...
09:51, 08/05/2019

Italy, France on highest-level ‘red’ weather alert amid heat wave PRAGUE — France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting heatwave in Europe. Meteo France raised the hazardous weather warning to “red,” the h...
06:34, 06/29/2019

Alaska Heat Wave Shatters City's Record, Disrupts Jobs And Lives Temperatures in Alaska's largest city Anchorage have soared to a sweltering all-time record of 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 centigrade) as a heat wave grips the US state which straddles the Arctic......
11:21, 07/06/2019

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
09:00, 07/25/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
02:17, 07/13/2019

In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib Following the collapse of the latest truce in Idlib at the start of this week, the Senior Humanitarian Adviser to the UN’s Syria Envoy urged Member States on Thursday to increase their support for “critical humanitarian needs” in the country’s last opposition-held enclave....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Gravitational Wave Detectors May Have Spotted a Neutron Star Colliding With a Black Hole A pair of objects, each more massive than the Sun but only as wide as a city, have once again produced ripples in spacetime that were picked up by sensitive gravitational wave detectors on Earth. But this time, scientists think they may have measured something even weirder the usual.Read more......
20:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government activists gear up for a three-day rally to raise awareness among tourists entering the city....
06:34, 08/09/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
09:51, 08/02/2019

Gaza militants intensify wave of rocket fire into Israel as violence escalates Gaza militants on Sunday intensified a wave of rocket fire into southern Israel, striking towns and cities and killing at least three people in one of the bloodiest rounds of fighting since the 2014 war....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Images show staggering extent of melting on Greenland ice sheet because of heat wave Pools of sapphire melt water have popped up like pimples, while the usual pristine blanket of fresh snow atop the ice sheet has vanished over large areas....
03:17, 08/03/2019

The rise of digital fitness: can the new wave of high-intensity home workouts replace the gym? You can now have personal trainers in your headphones, or set up a mirror that beams classes into your home. The options are limitless. But can they ever beat the camaraderie of working out with other people?Chessie King whoops, flipping her ponytail out of her face. Her partner, Mathew Lewis-Carter...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball: The next wave of breakout starting pitchers, led by Griffin Canning and Framber Valdez So you missed out on the first wave of breakout pitchers, like Lucas Giolito and Matthew Boyd. Too bad. But Scott White thinks a second wave is forming, and now is the time to act....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Robert Prechter's Latest Elliott Wave Theorist: Triangles Past and Present in the Dow Industrials You can recognize the triangle pattern literally at a glance. It unfolds in a very specific part of the larger pattern. See the triangles past and present that Bob Prechter himself sees, in his just-published Elliott Wave Theorist....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Trashy TV made children dumber and enabled a wave of populist leaders, study shows The longer viewers were exposed to particularly vapid television, the more likely they were to vote for candidates offering simple messages and easy answers....
10:00, 07/27/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leaders voiced concerns about a rising wave of anti-Semitism around the world. In emotional addresses to an opening ceremony at Israel’s national Hol...
02:34, 05/02/2019

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
05:34, 07/18/2019

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
07:34, 06/11/2019

Heat Wave Grips North And South India, Andhra Pradesh To Touch 47 Degrees The northern part of India continues to remain under the grip of an intense heat wave, with Jammu recording the highest temperature of the season at over 40 degrees celsius, according to the......
14:00, 05/09/2019

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heat wave in Europe The mercury rose to over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in France, making it the hottest temperature logged since records began. Meanwhile, a wildfire in Spain has destroyed thousands of hectares of land....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Heat wave relief in sight after scorching temps blamed for several deaths, buckled roads A dangerous heat wave that has seared more than 200 million Americans from the Central U.S. to the East Coast over the weekend is about to come to an end, after being linked to several deaths, canceling events, and even causing roads to buckle....
22:51, 07/21/2019