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Tamil Nadu Honours ISRO Chief K Sivan With APJ Abdul Kalam Award

In recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan was on Thursday awarded the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award ...

Tamil Nadu Honours ISRO Chief K Sivan With APJ Abdul Kalam Award

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P Chidambaram "Only A Burden On Earth": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was "only a burden" on the earth....
13:17, 08/13/2019

Last Rites Of Ex-Chief Minister RV Janakiraman Held In Tamil Nadu The last rites of former Puducherry Chief Minister and senior DMK leader RV Janakiraman, who died at a private hospital in Puducherry, were performed with full state honours at his native Alathur......
00:34, 06/12/2019

Observe APJ Abdul Kalam's Birthday As National Students Day: BJP Leader India should observe October 15, the birth anniversary of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, as National Students Day, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Telangana has proposed to the government....
23:00, 06/16/2019

Polling On For Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha Constituency Polling began this morning in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates, said the Election Commission (EC)....
10:17, 08/05/2019

As PM Modi Begins New Term, Why Tamil Nadu Has No Representative Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 58-member Council of Ministers has no representative from its Tamil Nadu ally AIADMK, which won one seat in the Lok Sabha polls. Many say the party missed the bus......
22:00, 05/30/2019

$30,000 For Tamil Nadu Man Who Spots Major Privacy Bug In Instagram Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram....
00:51, 07/19/2019

14 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Set Up Terror Group In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ''Asnarulla'' in Tamil Nadu,......
19:34, 07/15/2019

"Andhra Zero, Tamil Nadu Zero...": Mamata Banerjee's Exit Poll For BJP Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, engaged in a bitter fight with the BJP since the violence at Amit Shah's rally, today gave a report card for the BJP in the ongoing elections. The party will end......
13:34, 05/16/2019

"Kamal Haasan's Tongue Should Be Cut Off": Tamil Nadu Minister's Shocker Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's comment that the country's first extremist was a Hindu has prompted a controversial response from Tamil Nadu Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji who has said Mr......
18:17, 05/13/2019

Centre Not Imposing Hindi In Tamil Nadu: Nirmala Sitharaman Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the Union government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well....
21:00, 07/20/2019

103-Year-Old Woman Casts Her Vote In Tamil Nadu's Sulur A 103-year-old woman was among the early voters this morning as polling began at around 7 am in Tamil Nadu's Sulur, one of the four assembly seats in the state where by-elections are being held today....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Rajya Sabha Bids Farewell To Five Retiring Members From Tamil Nadu The Rajya Sabha todaybid farewell to five of its members from Tamil Nadu, who are retiring today after completion of their terms, with V Maitreyan turning emotional during his farewell speech....
14:34, 07/24/2019

Cyclone Fani To Intensify, Rain Likely In Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh Cyclone Fani, that has been gaining strength in the south-east Bay of Bengal, is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours, the weather department said on Sunday. It......
23:17, 04/28/2019

3 Suspected ISIS Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore: Police Three suspected ISIS supporters were detained in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore Thursday by police for interrogation over alleged conspiracy to carry out attacks in the city, a day after the NIA arrested the......
04:00, 06/14/2019

14 Tamil Nadu Men Raised Funds To Set Up ISIS Cell In India: Sources Fourteen men from Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency raised funds in Dubai to set up a cell of the terror group in ISIS in India, sources in the probe agency have said....
08:34, 07/17/2019

700 Crores "Undisclosed Income" Found In Raids On Tamil Nadu Distilleries The Income Tax Department has recovered Rs 700 crore unaccounted income during search and seizure operation on two major producers of beer and IMFL (Indian-made foreign liquor) in Tamil Nadu....
05:51, 08/11/2019

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim,......
01:51, 06/13/2019

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Heavy Rainfall In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Today, Predicts Weather Office Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in north interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Telangana and Maharashtra today, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said....
11:17, 07/21/2019

Kerala Offers Drinking Water To Parched Tamil Nadu, Claims Turned Down With Tamil Nadu facing a severe water crisis, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office on Thursday claimed it had offered to supply 20 lakh litres of drinking water to its neighbouring state,......
22:00, 06/20/2019

Tamil Nadu-Based Terror Gang Busted, Says National Anti-Terror Agency The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said it has busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India with the intention of......
23:17, 07/13/2019

Chandrayaan-1 Too Faced Glitch Before Launch: Former ISRO Chief Hours after Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off because of a technical glitch, former ISRO chief K Madhavan Nair recalled Monday that India's first mission to the Moon too had experienced a similar......
21:34, 07/15/2019

India Planning To Launch Own Space Station, Says ISRO Chief In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said today....
13:17, 06/13/2019

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring......
14:34, 07/22/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Taser Chief Gets $246 Million Stock-Option Award The company that sells Tasers to police departments around the world paid its chief executive $246 million last year, according to a proxy filed last month, one of the biggest compensation packages for a corporate leader....
22:17, 05/02/2019

My My My! It's Troye Sivan's Birthday and We Can't Stop Watching His Best Music Videos PSA: Troye Sivan turns 24 years old today and he's already done more than us mere mortals have done with many more years. In 23 years thus far, the birthday boy has managed to dabble......
21:17, 06/05/2019

| Heinz honours grandmother with England call-up England's new scrumhalf Willi Heinz may have been born and brought up in New Zealand but he insisted his English links had been a part of his life since childhood....
10:51, 08/10/2019

Google Honours Haematologist Lucy Wills With A Doodle Google is celebrating English haematologist Lucy Wills with a doodle to commemorate her 131st birth anniversary today. The pioneering medical researcher's analysis of prenatal anaemia changed the face......
05:34, 05/10/2019

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and women” who serve....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Prince Harry honours Princess Diana during youth summit On Tuesday, the Duke of Sussex attended the Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit in London and delivered a speech focused on the impact role models can have on others....
21:34, 07/03/2019

| WATCH: Donald Trump honours veterans at D-Day memorial service Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron have honoured D-Day veterans at a special memorial service at the Normandy American Cemetery in northern France, on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
23:17, 06/06/2019

Olivia Colman awarded CBE in Queen's birthday honours list Sculptor Rachel Whiteread becomes a dame and Tunnock’s teacake creator is knightedOlivia Colman, who plays the Queen in the forthcoming series of Netflix’s The Crown, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours, adding to her haul of awards in 2019.Colman has already won an Oscar, a Bafta...
15:17, 06/08/2019

UN honours fallen colleagues and friends who ‘risk all to promote peace’ The lives of 115 colleagues who lost their lives between the beginning of last year and the end of March, serving the United Nations, were honoured on Monday at the annual Memorial Service for Fallen Staff, in New York....
22:17, 05/06/2019

Pilot Who Crash-Landed Plane Says He's No Hero, Gets Top State Honours Two Russian pilots safely landed an airliner carrying 233 people in a cornfield outside Moscow after striking a flock of birds, prompting the Kremlin to hail them as heroes who will receive top state......
03:00, 08/17/2019

Elena Cornaro Piscopia: Google Doodle honours the first woman to be awarded a PhD Many people may not have heard of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, but as the first woman to receive a doctorate, she is credited with paving the way for women in academia....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Moving In Right Direction: ISRO A day after launching the country's second moon mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is in "good health" and moving in the "right......
22:17, 07/23/2019

Paula Abdul Keeps Talking About Surviving a Plane Crash for Which No Record Exists On Tuesday’s episode of RuPaul’s new talk show, RuPaul (which kicked off a three-week trial run Monday on selected Fox affiliates), consummate survivor and savior of this year’s Billboard Music Awards show, Paula Abdul, took to Ru’s pink couch to promote her upcoming Las Vegas residency. In the proc...
05:00, 06/14/2019

With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar behind the wheel, Veronica Mars drops the bomb(er) The time has finally come for the episode we have all been waiting for: the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-written episode of Veronica Mars. Yes, despite the killer basketball reference in “Losing Streak,” this is actually the one. Technically, an important one, as a piece of the puzzle—the identity of the Sea...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Paula Abdul injured Julianne Hough with a flying hat at the Billboard Awards During her performance at Wednesday night's awards, Paula Abdul dramatically tossed her black hat into the crowd -- where it hit Hough in the neck.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Look: Paula Abdul, Julianne Hough laugh off flying hat incident at BBMAs Paula Abdul and Julianne Hough took to Twitter after Abdul accidentally hit Hough in the neck with a hat during her performance at the Billboard Music Awards....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday, and were snapped with the LI4 camera onboard...
13:51, 08/04/2019

ISRO's Second Launch Attempt For Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today India's space scientists have a narrow one-minute window for their second attempt at launching moon mission Chandrayaan-2 today, a week after the mission was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan......
08:00, 07/22/2019

Space Station Can Double Up as Eye in the Sky, Former ISRO Chiefs Say Former chiefs of Indian space agency say space stations can also double up as earth observation satellites with installation of necessary instruments like cameras....
10:51, 06/14/2019

Marking Sir Brian Urquhart’s 100th birthday, UN honours life-long servant of ‘we the peoples’ Secretary-General António Guterres is wishing Sir Brian Urquhart, the legendary long-time United Nations official, a very happy 100th birthday, joining legions of admirers worldwide in praising Sir Brian’s ever-principled and groundbreaking work for the UN and beyond....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Paula Abdul injures Julianne Hough with hat toss at Billboard Music Awards Paula Abdul closed out the Billboard Music Awards with a truly knockout performance — and Julianne Hough was almost a casualty of the former "American Idol" judge's choreography....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Why America's Got Talent's Simon Cowell Is Comparing Julianne Hough to Paula Abdul America's Got Talent returns for another summer of fun and there are big changes afoot. Joining Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel at the judge's table are Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough.......
23:51, 05/28/2019

Basketball is my first love, but the athleticism of beach volleyball is amazing | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The sport has come a long way since it was an excuse to hang out at the beach with a beer. The skills of its athletes are breathtaking Not many people know that my friend and mentor Wilt Chamberlain was not just one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived, he was also a world-class volleyb...
15:17, 07/29/2019

Queen's Birthday Honours 2019: Seven Holocaust survivors receive British Empire Medals All Holocaust survivors in Britain should be recognised by the Queen, a leading campaigner has said as seven survivors were honoured in her 2019 Birthday Honours list....
00:34, 06/08/2019

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
08:00, 07/14/2019

ISRO's Commercial Arm Launched 239 Satellites In 3 Years: Centre A total of 239 satellites were launched by Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation in the last three years, garnering revenue of Rs 6,289 crore, the government......
17:00, 07/24/2019

ISRO To Launch Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today: Live Updates The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
08:00, 07/22/2019

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
23:17, 07/13/2019

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
17:17, 07/22/2019

PM's Shout-Out To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch; He Watched From Office Prime Minister Narendra Modi watched the Chandrayaan 2 lift-off on a giant screen at his office in Delhi and was also seen clapping with scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)......
14:34, 07/22/2019

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest to dunk on Quentin Tarantino's vision of his friend Bruce Lee The discourse surrounding the portrayal of martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood continues apace today, with The Hollywood Reporter publishing a piece from Lee’s long-time friend, co-star, and student Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, blasting Tarantino’s vision of th...
01:34, 08/17/2019

Paula Abdul dances, conducts surprise audition for Bond's next Oddjob at Billboard Awards The most recent crop of Bond movies show a willingness to revisit classic characters from the spy series’ long history. After going so far as to feature Christoph Waltz as a 21st century Blofeld, scarred eye and all, the sky seems to be the limit for which figures from the spy’s past might return in...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Julianne Hough Wears a Neck Brace After Getting Hit by Paula Abdul at the Billboard Music Awards Julianne Hough straight up got hit by Paula Abdul's hat. For fans who caught the iconic performer's impressive finale medley routine at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, they......
23:00, 05/02/2019

JK Tyre NRC 2019: Vishnu Prasad, Chirag Ghorpade, Syed Muzammil & Mira Erda Bag Top Honours In Round The first round of the 2019 JK Tyre National Racing Championship (JKNRC) kicked-off this weekend and saw young racers coming back to the track across multiple categories. The 22nd edition of the JKNRC......
21:51, 07/29/2019

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
12:17, 06/14/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
14:34, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Raises Orbit Around Earth For 2nd Time: ISRO India's ambitious second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 has successfully raised its orbit around the Earth for the second time early on Friday, taking the spacecraft one step closer to the Moon, the......
14:51, 07/26/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission to Launch on July 22, ISRO Announces ISRO has announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off....
09:17, 07/18/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan Take 2, ISRO's Track Record Inspires Confidence Despite the recent disappointment of an aborted launch for its high-profile lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's track record remains one of the most enviable among space......
04:17, 07/21/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Reach Moon By August 20, Says Space Agency ISRO India's second moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, put into earth orbit on July 22, is scheduled to reach the Moon by August 20, the Indian space agency said on Wednesday....
14:34, 07/24/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
12:34, 07/22/2019

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
00:34, 07/15/2019

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
16:51, 06/23/2019

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
04:51, 06/06/2019

The way Americans regard sports heroes versus intellectuals speaks volumes | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The difference between the way Americans regard athletes versus “intellectuals” is a touchstone for how we see ourselvesOn 19 April 1980, more than 50,000 Parisians marched through the streets to mourn the loss of one of their own. Was it for a famous pop star, a beloved politician or a nationally t...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Paula Abdul Receives Standing Ovation After Nostalgic 2019 Billboard Music Awards Performance Paula Abdul is proving her icon status on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards stage. The former American Idol showed she's a force to be reckoned with when she performed a six-minute......
13:00, 05/02/2019

Billboard Music Awards: 10 things to know, from Madonna’s holograms to Paula Abdul’s show-stealing medley Plus, Drake gave a shout-out to "Game of Thrones"; the Jonas Brothers reunited on TV for the first time in a decade; and Taylor Swift kicked off the show....
14:17, 05/02/2019

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded. ...
01:17, 08/11/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Land On Lunar South Polar Region On September 7: ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said that India's indigenous moon mission Chandrayaan-2 is set to land on the lunar south polar region on September 7....
01:51, 08/18/2019

ISRO To Build Centre To Protect High-Value Assets From Space Debris The Indian space agency on Saturday said that the foundation stone for a centre to monitor and protect high value space assets from space debris has been laid....
04:17, 08/04/2019

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Live Show On Soft Landing Of Chandrayaan-2 Rover Planned From ISRO With the Chandrayaan-2 rover expected to soft land on the lunar surface in September, a live show from ISRO has been planned on the D-Day by the National Geographic, the network said today....
17:00, 07/24/2019

PKL7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan Play Out Draw Youngsters Ajeet and Manjeet were the stars for Thalaivas and Paltan respectively in a match that had been billed as a clash of the Kabaddi stalwarts....
06:17, 08/19/2019

Hobbs and Shaw Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham star in the lead....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the police said today....
19:17, 04/28/2019

The Lion King Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu The Lion King is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Jon Favreau, it is a photo-realistic remake of the traditionally animated 1994 original....
10:00, 07/19/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by......
00:17, 06/03/2019

Black Mirror, Season 5: Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen and Nicole Beharie Play Mind Games in a Techno-Paranoid World The last time we saw Black Mirror, they had us playing a Choose Your Own Adventure-esque game to watch it. But, this isn’t a game. Black Mirror is returning for its fifth season—and we’ve got a trailer to prove it!...
01:34, 05/16/2019

The Green New Deal doesn't just help climate. It's also a public health new deal | Abdul El-Sayed As a doctor, I realize the forces that cause climate change are the same forces that poisoned the lungs of babies in DetroitI used to be a reluctant environmentalist. Of course, as a scientist, I’ve always believed in the science of climate change – even a casual examination of the evidence shows th...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slams Quentin Tarantino’s 'somewhat racist' depiction of Bruce Lee Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest celebrity to weigh in on Bruce Lee's controversial depiction in Quentin Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."        ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Queen's Birthday Honours list 2019: Olivia Colman 'thrilled and humbled' to be made a CBE Olivia Colman has said she is "totally thrilled" to be made a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours, while stage actor Simon Russell Beale has been knighted....
15:17, 06/08/2019

'It's heartbreaking': Paula Abdul talks father's death, Billboard Music Awards performance After scoring six No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, Paula Abdul will perform a career-spanning medley on Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards.        ...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
05:34, 08/09/2019

I Won an Award, but Who's the Real MVP? Last week, on Monday night, was the 19th annual Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century gala at Club 101 in Manhattan, N.Y. There was some revelry, but there was a lot more talk about how we can advance our cause as women, and ultimately, not just save ourselves, but save the world....
05:00, 05/13/2019

Autistic Boy Given “Most Likely To Get Lost” Award   An end-of-the-year superlative has angered the mother of a student with autism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Desiree Perez said teachers at Normandin Middle School gave her son a certificate on the last day of school that reads, “Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd.” The paper appears to have been...
06:17, 06/19/2019

F1 says Kubica's 'Driver of the Day' award was an error A technical error led to Williams back-marker Robert Kubica being declared 'Driver of the Day' at the Austrian Grand Prix instead of race winner Max Verstappen, Formula One said on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Giannis, George finalists for NBA MVP and defensive award Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year        ...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Pelosi being honored with JFK Profile in Courage Award BOSTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democrats reclaim control of the U.S. House during last year...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Marilyn Nelson given $100,000 award from Poetry Foundation Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes. The Chicago-based foundation announced Tuesday that Nelson has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Nelson is a three-time National Book Award finalis...
14:51, 05/07/2019

VentureBeat announces the Women in AI award nominees VentureBeat is pleased to announce its first ever Women in AI Awards at Transform 2019, honoring the changemakers in the field of artificial intelligence.Read More...
01:17, 07/04/2019

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-year-old son, who is nonverbal, at a luncheon for Ba...
20:51, 06/04/2019

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal’s system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tests from the Ohio Department of Agriculture reveal that the lamb was given a diuretic, which is banne...
01:34, 07/21/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Missy Elliott to receive MTV's Vanguard Award The MTV Video Music Awards will honor Missy Elliott this year with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the show's equivalent of a lifetime achievement award....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Mendez to receive Jimmy V Award at ESPYS High school football coach Rob Mendez, who was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder that caused him to be born without arms or legs, will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at next month's ESPYS....
18:17, 06/18/2019

‘Fortnite’ is about to award its best players $30 million. What happens next is anyone’s guess. The fledgling “Fortnite” competitive scene has been as volatile, unpredictable, and maddening as its signature storm. And with the advent of the Fortnite World Cup, Epic Games has created a lightning rod that has attracted a world’s worth of players, media attention and controversy....
17:00, 07/25/2019

‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical....
09:17, 06/10/2019

Superintendent Dustin Williams honored with award TUCSON – Pima County School Superintendent Dustin J. Williams was selected as the 2019 Outstanding Correctional Professional of the Year award recipient by the Arizona Correctional Educators Inc. (ACE). Courtesy of Pima County and Matthew StampDustin Williams with his award Superintendent Will...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City."...
10:51, 05/13/2019

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
06:17, 08/02/2019

The Latest: US, UK teams share $10M XPRIZE award LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the competition for the XPrize For Global Learning (all times local): 8 p.m. A US company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their special-needs son and a London-based educational nonprofit have won a $10 million award for software they developed to...
07:51, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Expert says $2 billion award likely reduced SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4 p.m. A law professor says it’s likely a trial judge or appellate court will significantly reduce a Northern California jury’s $2 billion punitive award against Monsanto Co. University of Californi...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Melvil Dewey's name stripped from top librarian award The American Library Association will rename the Melvil Dewey medal in recognition of their co-founder’s racial discrimination and sexual improprietyAmerican librarians have voted to remove the name of Melvil Dewey, widely seen as the father of modern librarianship, from one of their top awards, cit...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last day....
11:17, 08/01/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC women’s footballer of the year award for 2019, behin...
11:51, 05/22/2019

Gaurav Gill Nominated For Arjuna Award 2019 In a big step up for the world of Indian motorsport, ace rally driver Gaurav Gill has been nominated for the Arjuna Award 2019. The selection committee for the Sports Awards 2019 announced its......
00:51, 08/18/2019

Bharat Ratna 2019: Know About This Year's Award Winners 2019 Bharat Ratna Award: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh will be awarded the countrys highest civilian award....
11:34, 08/08/2019

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal riffs, especially following a deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in the city. Madeline Michel from Mo...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
10:34, 08/17/2019

Award-winning director's son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
07:51, 08/01/2019

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Global Derivatives Awards ceremony in London. ......
08:34, 05/02/2019

NHL award thinks ex-Islanders star played for the Rangers It may be the offseason, but former Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner still needs one more big save. On Saturday the 28-year-old Swede tweeted a picture of what appears to be the replica Masterton Trophy — awarded to the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and ...
23:17, 08/10/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Ebersol gets Hall of Fame award for radio, TV contributions CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Dick Ebersol has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which is presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The award recognizes “longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.” E...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Rhiannon Giddens, Frank Johnson to get Americana award Grammy-winning folk musician Rhiannon Giddens and the late Frank Johnson, leader of a 19th century black brass band, are named inaugural recipients of the Legacy of Americana Award...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian ...
17:34, 05/22/2019

The Apple Watch 4 just won a prestigious award for its screen tech The Apple Watch 4 marked the first time the company had increased the size of its smartwatch's screen since the original Apple Watch, and the company is now winning awards for that move.Apple's wearable just won "Display of the Year" at the Display Industry Awards, which was set up to cele...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Libraries says it is changing the name of a children’s book award that honors a prominent author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to the sterilization of people with severe mental and physical disabilities. The Stat...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome' An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are "not the final outcome."...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Ohio college says $44M award to business not ‘final outcome’ CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists said Friday the jury awards are “not the final outcome.” “We are disappointed in the jury’s decisions and the...
00:00, 06/15/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
21:17, 05/27/2019

How I became an award-winning musician and winemaker: John Legend When he's not playing the piano or performing, John Legend spends time being a dad, coaching on “The Voice,” and creating wine.       ...
12:17, 07/02/2019

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
16:51, 05/10/2019

Award-winning Latin American photography – in pictures In the second annual Latin American Foto festival, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York, a range of photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America will exhibit their varied and vibrant work until 21 July Continue reading......
13:17, 07/11/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
02:51, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Nipsey Hussle honored with award at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The late Nipsey Hussle was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards. Rapper T.I. presented the posthumous award Sunday to his family that included...
08:00, 06/24/2019

The five most emotional, meaningful ESPY Award moments of all time The ESPYs have provided some of the sports world's most compelling moments over the last 25-plus years. Here are five from the award show's history.       ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
01:51, 07/08/2019

Charlie Schaffer wins 2019 BP portrait award Award comes amid criticism of BP’s funding and sponsorship of National Portrait GalleryA portrait of an English literature student posing in a fake fur coat has won one of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes, which has been overshadowed by criticism of the oil company BP’s sponsorship of the award....
00:51, 06/11/2019

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Joe, son of the late Jack Horrigan, is the 47th award ...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Emmy award winning actor Rip Torn dead at 88 Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez....
07:34, 07/10/2019

Goodwill looking to return donated Purple Heart award TUCSON –Goodwill Southern Arizona is asking for the communities’ help in locating the family of a war hero and recipient of a Purple Heart award. The organization says the Purple Heart was donated to the store on Houghton and Golf Links roads in mid-June. The name engraved on the heart is “Nic...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as an assistant coach, renowned for his feared defensive units in Kansas City over two stints and nine...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des Jahres" trophy, were announced this week and featur...
16:17, 05/25/2019

Nets’ D’Angelo Russell a finalist for award he brashly said he’d win After Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell boldly stated he would win the NBA Most Improved Player Award, he was named one of the three finalists on Friday. The 23-year-old will have to contend with Sacramento’s De’Aaron Fox and Toronto’s Pascal Siakam, the NBA said in announcing finalists for six awar...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
06:34, 06/25/2019

Cardi B and Nipsey Hussle top 2019 BET award winners Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and Migos among winners at black entertainment awards, where tributes were paid to Nipsey Hussle who was shot dead in MarchCardi B topped the winners at this year’s BET awards, receiving two awards: best female hip-hop artist, and album of the year for Invasion of Privacy.The awa...
14:17, 06/24/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic “personal massager” for women. An independent panel of judges had selected Lora DiCarlo’s Ose vibrator last fall for a CES 2019 Innovati...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
23:17, 06/07/2019

Don McLean receives lifetime achievement award, only to have it rescinded hours later The Student Alumni Association of UCLA decided against the award after discovering the 'American Pie' singer was charged with domestic abuse in 2016....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets 'best fight' MTV Movie award nod U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg scored nominations on Tuesday for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV awards, where she will compete for top honors with blockbuster offerings "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame."...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The league and Turner Sports announced Wednesday that the Hall of Famers and 1992 U.S. Olympic teammates will r...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Tony Award-winning ‘Hamilton’ ending Chicago run in January CHICAGO (AP) — The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. Productions of the Tony Award-winning musical deta...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Epic Games will receive a BAFTA Special Award next month Epic Games will add another award to its trophy cabinet next month, when it picks up a BAFTA Special Award for its contribution to game development. Not only has the company created several hits of its own, including the all-conquering Fortnite, but......
01:17, 05/15/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest Indiana that he was at the awards luncheon last m...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

Judge Tosses $128 Million Award in ‘Bones’ Profit Dispute The ruling was a major victory for Twentieth Century Fox Television, which an arbitrator found had denied the stars and creators of the crime drama millions of dollars....
23:34, 05/03/2019

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of his and hers chairs that challenge the way men and ...
06:51, 07/20/2019

Braves release Venters 1 year after NL Comeback Player award ATLANTA (AP) — Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last year, has been released by the Atlanta Braves. The 34-year-old Venters had a 17.36 ERA after giving up nine earned runs in 4 2/3 innings coverin...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Lexington Boy Posthumously Receives Franklin Moosnick Service Award American Heart Association LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lexington division of the American Heart Association is honoring a young boy who died in April after battling several congenital heart defects with his entire life. The American Heart Association said that Finn Collier posthumously rece...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Keeneland fall meet to award record $5.675 million in purses LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keeneland’s fall meet will award a record $5.675 million among 18 stakes races that include 10 as part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The total is a Keeneland purse record in a season without the season-ending championships. Five of six Grade 1 races will run durin...
10:34, 06/27/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Football coach born without limbs to receive Jimmy V Award Rob Mendez never played football, and never could. He taught himself with Madden, playing by tucking a controller under his chin. Mendez was born without arms or legs, a result of tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder. Still, he’s managed a career in football. First as a manager in high schoo...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals, was "not perfect" but entitled to his opinions....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Neymar Jr. hangs out with Rihanna instead of attending Paris award ceremony Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. was expected to attend the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) football awards, but opted to hang out with music star Rihanna instead....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
04:51, 05/07/2019

US, UK teams share $10-million XPRIZE award for child literacy Elon Musk announced the winners at an event honoring the finalists. The total XPRIZE Each finalist got $1 million just for making the final round.        ...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 Worl...
14:17, 06/18/2019

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
15:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Justin Timberlake Gushes Over Jessica Biel and Son Silas After Award Win Justin Timberlake gave his wife, Jessica Biel, and their son, Silas, the sweetest shout-out during his acceptance speech at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in......
02:34, 06/15/2019

'No one should be left behind': Lenny Henry in diversity call as he wins award Lenny Henry has called for "no one to be left behind" in the entertainment industry after picking up the trophy for outstanding achievement at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards....
21:34, 07/07/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for this year’s NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED). Larry Lucero Larry Lucero was honored for h...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Ryan Shazier wins Halas Award for overcoming adversity Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has won the 2019 George Halas Award by the Professional Football Writers of America. Shazier, the 51st Halas Award winner, is the third Steeler to receive the honor from the PFWA, joining Rocky Bleier (1975) and John Stallworth (1985). He is making progres...
19:34, 06/03/2019

JEDI Cloud-Computing Contract Award to Be Delayed Weeks The Pentagon will take weeks to brief Defense Secretary Mark Esper and await his approval before awarding a potentially lucrative cloud-computing contract....
00:17, 08/10/2019

Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk Wins PFA Player Of Year Award Virgil van Dijk has starred in a hugely improved Liverpool defence that has kept 20 clean sheets and conceded a mere 20 goals in the current campaign....
13:17, 04/29/2019

Tony Award Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown’ Leads the Pack The new musical received 14 nods, while two high-profile hit plays, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Network,” were ignored in the best new play category....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
21:53, 08/13/2019

Williamson "Worthy Recipient" Of New Zealander Of The Year Award: Stokes Ben Stokes insisted that Kane Williamson was more deserving of the award than him as he led his side to the final of World Cup 2019 "with distinction and honour"....
14:34, 07/23/2019

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept Wins Award At Villa d'Este The Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept created by Centro Stile Ducati has won first place in the Concept Bikes: New Design and Prototypes at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Mets’ Seth Lugo wins award he didn’t know existed PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo wishes he could say winning NL Reliever of the Month was a goal, except he didn’t realize the award existed until Saturday, when a Mets public relations official informed him he had won it for July. “I wouldn’t have heard about the award because I’ve never been around a guy wh...
03:51, 08/04/2019

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
16:51, 08/04/2019

Jennifer Lopez's CFDA Fashion Icon Award Is More Than Well-Deserved: See Her Best Looks Damn, J.Lo! Jennifer Lopez has been crushing it with her often sexy, avant-garde fashion style for more than two decades now. Seriously, who can forget the iconic plunging green......
16:34, 06/03/2019

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
16:17, 08/01/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
17:51, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Frank Layden receives Chuck Daly Award TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Frank Layden is this year’s winner of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the National Basketball Coaches Association. Layden coached the Utah Jazz for parts of eight seasons, winning coach...
01:34, 06/03/2019

Award-winning lamb under investigation for performance-enhancing drugs An award-winning lamb is currently under investigation and may be stripped of its title after veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in Ohio found illegal drugs in its system....
22:51, 07/21/2019

CES group reinstates innovation award for women’s sex toy maker Lora DiCarlo The Consumer Technology Association has reinstated an innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, the maker of the Ose sex toy that debuted at CES 2019.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Enter the Microscopic World of Bugs With These Award-Winning Garden Photos Who doesn’t love to spend time in garden? Some people love it so much, though, that they stake out for hours, camera in hand, waiting for an insect to land on a flower petal to capture the perfect shot. Read more......
20:00, 07/24/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Equestrienne shot on Olympian’s farm identified as award-winning rider The equestrienne shot on a ritzy New Jersey farm was identified by sources as national medalist Lauren Kanarek, as charges were announced against the former US Olympian who owns the sprawl. Kanarek, 38, was blasted two times at close range by 2008 dressage Olympian Michael Barisone on Wednesday afte...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Kidnapping survivor Jayme Closs honored with ‘Hometown Hero’ award Kidnapping victim Jayme Closs made a rare public appearance on Wednesday, when she was honored with the “Hometown Hero” award by Wisconsin lawmakers. The 13-year-old girl — who escaped Jan. 10 from the clutches of a man who murdered her parents and held her for 88 days in his remote cabi...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
02:51, 06/14/2019

Chris Paddack takes out award anger on Mets’ Pete Alonso SAN DIEGO — Chris Paddack took his NL Rookie of the Month slight seriously. The Padres brash right-hander fired 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in which he allowed only four hits and struck out 11, lowering his ERA to 1.55 in Monday night’s 4-0 victory over the Mets. In an anticipated matchup, Paddack ...
19:51, 05/07/2019

NDTV Wins "India's Most Trusted News Broadcaster 2019 Award" NDTV has been awarded "India's Most Trusted Companies Award 2019" by the International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA. The citation says NDTV won the award in "India's Most Trusted News......
11:35, 08/11/2019

Soprano Lisette Oropesa wins Beverly Sills Artist Award Soprano Lisette Oropesa has won the Beverly Sills Artist Award, given by the Metropolitan Opera to rising young singers, adding to the Richard Tucker Award she won earlier this season...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift tie for 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations Among the 2019 MTV Video Music Award nominees: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and the late Nipsey Hussle.        ...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be honoured with the UN’s highest peacekeeping award...
20:51, 05/20/2019

The Warm-Up: Give Alexander-Arnold Puskas Award for greatest ever corner "WHAT A NIGHT! Plus: Mauricio Pochettino delivers the world\u0027s worst motivational speech, Barcelona forget to delete a tweet and airlines are horrible vultures."...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Gabrielle Union's Daughter Kaavia Is a Total Natural at Her Very First Award Show Baby Kaavia James Union Wade made her red carpet debut and she is here to slay. The 8-month-old made her big debut on the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards red carpet on Thursday......
01:34, 07/12/2019

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
15:51, 06/12/2019

MLB 2019 predictions: World Series, award picks for new baseball season The USA TODAY Sports baseball staff had a variety of picks for who will raise the Commissioner's Trophy at the end of October.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

"Award Wapsi Gang Active Again": Giriraj Singh On Citizens' Letter To PM Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said ''award wapsi'' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 eminent citizens wrote to the prime minister on......
22:17, 07/24/2019

Bayer stock seen at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 6.8 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
09:17, 05/14/2019

Liverpool trio, U.S. World Cup winners head FIFA award shortlists Liverpool's Champions League winning trio of Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men's player award, world soccer's governing body announced on Wednesday....
01:17, 08/01/2019

Tayla Harris photo nominated for inaugural women's sport award Picture went viral following online trollingWSA to announce winners on 30 MayA photograph of AFLW star Tayla Harris has been named a finalist for a new women’s sports photo award. The stunning shot of Harris in full flight is one of 15 photos in contention to claim the top gong in the professional s...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
05:51, 08/01/2019

Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Marc Jacobs to Receive First Fashion Trailblazer Award at 2019 MTV VMAs As a designer who paved his own way, Marc Jacobs is making history yet again as MTV's first Fashion Trailblazer Award recipient. On Tuesday, MTV announced the newly minted honor for......
23:17, 07/30/2019

Academy Award-winning director's son breaks Junior PGA mark Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 in the Boys Junior PGA Championship to break the 54-hole mark        ...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions League final to play....
01:17, 05/16/2019

PBWA selects Dwyane Wade as Magic Johnson Award winner MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat has been selected as this season’s winner of the Magic Johnson Award, presented by the Pro Basketball Writers Association. Wade, who just completed his final season before retirement, was chosen as “the player who best combines excellence on the...
20:51, 06/10/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to receive NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award Pro Basketball Hall of Fame players Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird will be co-recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 NBA Awards in June....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Michael B. Jordan honors Central Park 5 with ACLU Courage Award Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series "When They See Us" without getting emotional and feeling like as a young black man he too could have faced a similar ordeal....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk to face off for one final individual award Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk will contest one more individual award this season after being nominated for the PFA Premier League fans' player of the year....
16:17, 05/24/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Wins People's Choice Award In US Renowned Indian sand artist and Padma Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the People's Choice Award at a prestigious sand sculpting festival in the US, wowing the American public with his sculpture that......
10:17, 07/28/2019

The 2019 Kia Stinger Gets IIHS' Top Safety Award, but Its Headlight Ratings Are All Over the Place The Kia Stinger is a great car that might not do a few things enthusiasts would like, such as come with a manual or offer its 365-horsepower turbocharged V6 for less than $40,000. But if there’s one thing the Stinger can do, it can protect its occupants well in a crash—even if its headlight quality...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
16:17, 06/29/2019

Platini arrested amid probe into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday morning amid an investigation into the controversial decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup."...
11:51, 06/18/2019

Raptors' Leonard joins elite company by winning Finals MVP award Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard joined elite company on Thursday by winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for the second time after his team's championship victory over the Golden State Warriors....
08:34, 06/14/2019

This award-winning cooking gadget is back at its Black Friday price If you've ever wanted to learn how to cook sous vide, this sale on the best WiFi immersion circulator, the ChefSteps Joule, is the perfect chance.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Missy Elliott Will Receive the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV VMAs Iconic rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott will be honored with the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at this year’s annual MTV Video Music Awards on August 26. The four-time Grammy winner will be the first female rapper with receive the award and the fourth rap artist to be...
05:17, 08/13/2019

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman winner of Dick Howser Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher and top overall draft pick Adley Rutschman is winner of the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball player of the year. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its major award winners Saturday. UCLA reliever Holden Powell was named Stoppe...
22:51, 06/15/2019

MTV finally remembered that it owed Missy Elliott a Video Vanguard award While the continued legitimacy of the Video Music Awards has come into question for a while, the Video Vanguard award has always served as credible recognition of the music industry’s time-honored legends (and evidence that the network retains a modicum of common sense). So you could probably unders...
17:51, 08/13/2019

Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir wins ‘One Book, One New York’ award City readers have picked rock star Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir “Just Kids” — which details her relationship with avant-garde photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — for this year’s prestigious “One Book, One New York” award. The honor, based on a poll, means that 1,000 copies of ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting .411 with 17 home runs and 58 RBIs and an NCAA-lead...
04:34, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
12:17, 06/02/2019

Boeing, Accused of Union-Busting, Really Going for Some Sort of 'Worst Company' Award With an entire line of its planes grounded following several, likely preventable air disasters that cost hundreds of passengers their lives, Boeing has decided to kick itself while it’s down by engaging in what three ex-workers are calling retaliatory firings.Read more......
21:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in 2015....
04:00, 05/02/2019

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now been dropped from both Showtime’s The Chi and the upcoming Netflix film Desperados. Now, The Wrap repor...
07:34, 05/30/2019

Award-winning designer transforms dingy apartment into a stylish home Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he hopes will culminate with a place in England’s Wo...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the White House.The medal is one of the highest civilian...
22:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
01:51, 07/16/2019

The Jonas Brothers Set to Receive Decade Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards Months after reuniting as a band, the Jonas Brothers are being honored with a major milestone award. At the 2019 Teen Choice Awards in August, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas are......
01:34, 07/18/2019

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
19:34, 06/17/2019

John's Crazy Socks co-founder becomes 1st person with Down syndrome to win major entrepreneurs' award John Cronin, 23, co-founder and Chief Happiness Officer of John’s Crazy Socks just won an Entrepreneur Of The Year award and celebrated his huge achievement on “The Story.”...
05:51, 06/25/2019

ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton's Honor in 2020 It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; look out for it!) and as always, it was delightfully black as fuck....
19:34, 06/17/2019

Missy Elliott to be honored at 2019 MTV VMAs with Video Vanguard Award, set to perform Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
08:17, 08/13/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history when she became the first black British model to appe...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Taylor Swift to Be Honored With First-Ever Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards You may need to calm down when you hear this news: Taylor Swift is already a 2019 Teen Choice Awards winner. The pop singer is set to receive a special honor at the annual award show this......
22:51, 07/25/2019

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
22:17, 05/26/2019

Sundar Pichai, Nasdaq President To Receive 2019 Global Leadership Award Google's India-born Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by business advocacy group USIBC in......
09:51, 06/05/2019

Cop accused of ‘blatant racism,’ excessive force wins ‘officer of the year’ award A Florida police department will review its annual award procedures after a cop previously accused of excessive force and “blatant racism” was named its 2018 patrol officer of the year, according to a report. Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón said in a statement that he believes departm...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Pentagon will not award JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of through reviews of the technology....
20:34, 08/12/2019

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2018-19 NBA Most Valuable Player award Six years after entering the NBA as a skinny teenager full of raw talent, Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a season full of accolades with his first MVP.       ...
06:34, 06/25/2019

"Canal Man" Of Odisha Daitari Naik Denies Returning Padma Shri Award Padma Shri awardee Daitari Naik, who claims he is struggling to make ends meet, has denied reports that he is planning to return the prestigious award. Mr Naik was awarded a Padma Shri for......
16:17, 06/29/2019

CBOE Wins Global Capital's ‘Derivatives Exchange of the Year - Americas' Award CHICAGO, IL -- May ­­29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named "Derivatives Exchange of the Year -- Americas" Thursday night at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Americas Derivatives Awards 2015 ceremony in New York City....
08:34, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a "true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of dominance".Woods, 43, won his fifth Masters title last...
04:17, 05/07/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith to Receive Trailblazer Award at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards There's a new MTV Trailblazer in town! Jada Pinkett Smith has been announced as this year's recipient of the Trailblazer Award at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV......
01:51, 06/12/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
02:51, 04/29/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
00:17, 05/14/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird recipients of NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Basketball Hall of Famers and NBA icons Magic Johnson and Larry Bird are this year’s recipients of the NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Maryland’s Megan Taylor wins Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in college lacrosse The Terps' goalie received the honor four days after Maryland lifted the national championship trophy and she was named the Final Four’s most outstanding player...
04:34, 05/31/2019

Lucknow Cops Again Stall Magsaysay Award Winner's Kashmir Protest Plan A Magsaysay Award-winning social activist has been confined to his house in Lucknow this evening by the city police, over a planned demonstration to protest against the scrapping of Jammu and......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
11:51, 06/04/2019

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ Executive Vice President and Head of Programming Co...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Judge cuts $2 billion award for couple with cancer to $86.7 million in Roundup lawsuit It is the third time in less than a year that Bayer has had a jury award significantly reduced in a lawsuit alleging the world’s most widely used herbicide causes cancer....
10:00, 07/27/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10+ wins Readers' Favorite Phone of H1 2019 award: here are the full rankings Which is your favorite new phone from the first half of 2019?We have had dozens of great new phones launch on the market, but a few names stood out. Last week, we asked you, our dearest readers, to select your favorite phones of the most popular models and the results are now in.And we have a winner...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wetterschneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Bo...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Michael Douglas to be honored at Monte-Carlo Television Festival with Crystal Nymph award Michael Douglas is set to receive the prestigious Crystal Nymph award for lifetime achievement at the 59th annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 18....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Samsung's Conor Pierce wins MIA 2019 Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry award “I’ve trained myself,” he says. “My phone is never in my bedroom [at home] and when my device isn’t buzzingIt might be surprising for a man who commands such influence in the mobile market, but Samsung’s UK chief Conor Pierce prefers more traditional forms o...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Pep Guardiola scoops LMA manager of the year award after guiding Man City to Premier League title Pep Guardiola has won the League Managers' Association manager of the year award following Manchester City's successful defence of the Premier League title....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Missy Elliott Will Be Honored With Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV VMAs Missy Elliott just worked her way to a major new honor. At the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, the music icon will receive the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the network......
04:17, 08/13/2019

In photos: Jeff Daniels, Judith Light among actors celebrating Tony Award nominations Tony Award nominees, including Jeff Daniels, Bob Mackie and Judith Light, walk the red carpet at the media event for the awards on May 1, 2019 in New York City....
03:00, 05/02/2019

This year's Google Play Award winners include a bunch of Android apps and games you should try out It has become a fun little tradition for Google over the past few years to precede the I/O developer conference with an awards ceremony honoring the most innovative creators of some of the best Android apps available in the search giant's Play Store.The nominees for the aptly titled 2019 Google Play...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Overcoming ''Internal Obstacles'' While Accepting MTV's Trailblazer Award Jada Pinkett Smith is getting the recognition she deserves! At the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, the actress was honored with one of the biggest achievements in Hollywood: the......
04:34, 06/18/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: Drake wins top award, becomes the winningest artist in history Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but rap star Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech when he won the night's top honor at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.        ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

All Hail the Queen: Mary J. Blige to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards For the past three decades, Mary J. Blige has provided us with everlasting life through song like no artist before her. And to celebrate her various contributions to the entertainment industry, she’ll be honored with BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award later this month at the 19th annual BET Awards....
17:17, 06/13/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democrats reclaim control of the U.S. House during last y...
21:00, 05/19/2019

2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige Proves She's a True Queen While Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award Mary J. Blige took home an especially meaningful prize at the 2019 BET Awards tonight: the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The icon was introduced at Los Angeles' Microsoft......
06:34, 06/24/2019

Pep Guardiola scoops LMA's Premier League manager of the year award after guiding Man City to title Pep Guardiola has won the League Managers' Association Premier League manager of the year award following Manchester City's successful defence of the title....
08:51, 05/15/2019

EDWARD J. JOYCE, CBOE PRESIDENT AND COO, TO RECEIVE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Chicago, November 25, 2009 - Edward J. Joyce, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), will be honored for his philanthropic and corporate achievements with the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, November 30. ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

Design duo: once-dingy St John's Wood flat is now a stylish home for an award-winning designer and his dog Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
19:51, 07/15/2019

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Missy Elliott Lasted Twenty Rounds and Finally Got Her Well-Deserved 2019 MTV Video Vanguard Award Pass that dutch—it’s a celebration, bitches! Melissa Arnette Elliott—also known as Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott—has been honored with the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award!...
03:51, 08/13/2019

Award-winning blogger Marie Sophie Hingst accused of inventing her Jewish family history The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories about her family who perished during the Holocaust were contrived....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Happy 70th birthday, Meryl Streep: The award-winning actress' life in pictures Meryl Streep has been nominated for more Academy Awards – 21 – than anyone else in history. The actress turns 70 on June 22.        ...
10:00, 06/22/2019

2019 BET Awards: Nipsey Hussle Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award and Star-Studded Performance Nipsey Hussle may be gone but he will never, ever be forgotten. Though the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed in late March outside his South L.A. clothing store, the......
06:34, 06/24/2019

Alberta’s Brett Kissel, Ontario’s James Barker Band lead 2019 CCMA Award nominations Alberta sweetheart Brett Kissel is taking on Ontario bro-country act James Barker Band as the two homegrown favourites lead this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five nominations each....
01:34, 07/11/2019

Autocar Awards 2019: Laurens van den Acker wins Sturmey Award for forward-thinking vehicle design The Sturmey Award is handed to the motoring industry's most celebrated innovators Renault’s incumbent design boss has instigated a new era of modern style at the car maker. We celebrate his success Laurens van den Acker, Renault’s tall, soft-spoken head of design, may not look like a fully fledge...
04:17, 05/15/2019

'Game of Thrones' nabs record 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series in final season HBO's "Game of Thrones" earned a record 32 nominations on Tuesday, including best drama series. The all-time record was once held by "NYPD Blue," which had a total of 27 nominations in 1994....
19:51, 07/16/2019

Autocar Awards 2019: Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche wins Issigonis Award for extraordinary achievements in motoring Zetsche: "The biggest challenge we now face is also the most enjoyable" Daimler’s convention-busting CEO will leave a legacy of innovation in the wake of his imminent departure It’s likely no boss at Daimler will wear a tie to a middle-ranking business meeting again. In 2015 the company’s long-se...
04:17, 05/15/2019

High school football coach born without limbs delivers inspirational ESPYs speech, receives Jimmy V Award A California high school football coach who was born without arms and legs due to a rare disorder gave a heart-wrenching speech at the ESPY Awards on Thursday night....
15:34, 07/11/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
08:51, 05/03/2019

England star Lucy Bronze misses out on Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament as Cristiane wins award England defender Lucy Bronze has missed out on the Fifa Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament award after Brazil star Cristiane was voted the winner....
21:34, 07/18/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Mariah Carey Throwing Her Used Tissue on Stage While Accepting an Award Is Peak Mariah What becomes an icon most? In Mariah Carey‘s case, it’s giving fans a very on-brand moment (and we all know how much she loves a “moment”) while accepting an award for being an icon. Mimi was in peak form as the Elusive Chanteuse on Wednesday night when she took to the stage ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Trump to give ‘Trump Award’ for top sumo wrestler during Japan trip The winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo this weekend will take home a unique prize: a custom-made “Trump Award” presented by President Trump himself. Trump and first lady Melania Trump plan to attend the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on May 26 while they’re in Japan for an official state visit. They...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park Five with courage award after 'When They See Us' series Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five that he cannot watch footage of “When They See Us” without getting emotional.        ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

CBOE, WisdomTree Win 2017 Sharpe Product Award for Index/ETF Based on CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy CHICAGO – June 29, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced CBOE and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), received the Index/ETF Product of the Year Award for the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT) and the WisdomTree CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy Fund (PUTW)....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Don McLean calls UCLA students 'morons' for offering, then rescinding achievement award "American Pie" singer Don McLean is slamming UCLA after the university quickly rescinded a lifetime achievement award they offered to him.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Tennessee courage award recipient Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
10:17, 06/01/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Man City star Raheem Sterling focused on 'biggest game' of career after picking up FWA award Raheem Sterling was keen to turn focus to the "biggest game" of his career after receiving the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award on Thursday night....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Judge tosses $128 million punitive award to 'Bones' stars Boreanaz, Deschanel, producers A Los Angeles judge overturned a $128 million punitive damages award to stars and producers of Fox's 'Bones,' leaving in place a $50 million award.        ...
08:17, 05/03/2019

CBOE Chairman and CEO William Brodsky Receives Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award at Super Bowl of Indexing Conference CHICAGO, December 17, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-long support of index products as risk-management tools. The award was presented earlier this month at...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Rookie rivalry: Mets' Pete Alonso, Padres' Chris Paddack do battle after award snub Two of the National League's top rookies squared off in San Diego. And it was Padres' pitcher Chris Paddack who got the edge over Mets' Pete Alonso.        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Lucy Bronze wins Women's World Cup Silver Ball as Megan Rapinoe scoops award for competition's best player England's Lucy Bronze has been awarded the Fifa Women's World Cup Silver Ball, recognising her as the second best player in this summer's competition....
19:34, 07/07/2019

German 'blogger of the year' stripped of award for inventing family's Holocaust past An award-winning German historian has been stripped of a national blogging prize after she was found to have made up the stories of 22 Jewish relatives who she said "died in the Holocaust"....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Shed of the Year 2019: Shakespeare-themed 'boat' and beach bar shack among projects shortlisted for best shed award A beach bar shack, artist's studio and live-in lorry with impressive eco-credentials are among the eclectic conversions and outdoor living spaces in the running to be crowned Shed of the Year 2019....
11:51, 07/25/2019

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW IMPLIED CORRELATION INDEX BASED ON THE S&P 500 INDEX; Plans to Develop Realized Correlation Products; Add New Analytical Tools to Award-Winning Website CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing data associated with a new volatility-related benchmark index, the CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index tied to two different option matur...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Sue Gordon out as deputy spy chief Sue Gordon is leaving the role of No. 2 spy chief in the U.S., ending a guessing game about whether President Trump would choose her to succeed outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in an acting capacity....
04:34, 08/09/2019

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals at blue-chip companies....
00:34, 05/23/2019

FTC chief willing to break up Big Tech The head of the Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Q&A with Bitdefender’s chief hacker Bogdan Botezatu is Director of Threat Research at Bitdefender, and as such, a person with his finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest malware trends. We asked him a range of questions about the biggest threats out there, the dangers of smart home gadgets, and much more…TechRadar Pro (...
00:17, 04/29/2019

The most consequential commander in chief in decades Not since Harry S. Truman fired Gen. Douglas MacArthur for insubordination during the Korean War has an American president imposed his will on the U.S. military with more authority than President Trump....
06:00, 07/12/2019

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday....
20:34, 06/26/2019

IranAir appoints new chief executive A new chief executive was appointed for Iran's state carrier IranAir in a cabinet meeting on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported....
10:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
22:51, 06/26/2019

| La Liga chief takes aim at Man City once again La Liga chief Javier Tebas has reignited his feud with Manchester City after suggesting the Premier League champions "present a danger that football has not seen before"....
20:34, 08/06/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligence on Aug. 15....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Netflix taps the BBC for its new marketing chief Netflix appointed Jackie Lee-Joe as chief marketing officer (CMO) on Friday, filling a key role as the company faces increased streaming competition....
16:51, 07/12/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:17, 07/16/2019

| Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, is in the United States, "a free man," a senior US official confirmed Tuesday, holding him out as an example for others prepared to turn against President Nicolas Maduro....
10:17, 06/26/2019

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he manufactured controversies to distract attention from more important issues....
22:51, 06/11/2019

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a year....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Won’t Let No. 2 Spy Chief Take Over When Coats Leaves A law says that Sue Gordon, the deputy intelligence director who has both experience and bipartisan respect, should be acting director. Mr. Trump is said to have other ideas....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
15:00, 07/06/2019

Karambir Singh Is The New Navy Chief. Know All About Him Karambir Singh is the first helicopter pilot to become chief of Naval Staff. With a career spanning over 37 years, Karambir Singh is one of the most decorated Admirals....
08:51, 05/31/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
03:51, 05/03/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (June 14)        ...
04:51, 06/15/2019

T-Mobile Chief's Pay Valued at $66.5 Million Chief Executive John Legere’s 2018 compensation jumped to $66.5 million after the cellphone carrier granted him and other executives a large stock-based award tied to its pending merger with Sprint....
18:17, 04/28/2019

FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October....
00:34, 05/23/2019

HSBC Chief Steps Down After Less Than 2 Years The bank said it needed a change at the top to address “a challenging global environment.” John Flint will be replaced by Noel Quinn, head of global commercial banking....
06:51, 08/05/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 percent from last year to 4.3 million people. Mark Lowcock told an informal Security Council meeting Monday that this me...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
05:17, 05/17/2019

FTC Chief: Well Yes, We Could Break Up Big Tech, But Only If We Really, Really Wanted to or Something The chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Chairman Joe Simons, acknowledged in an interview on Tuesday that perhaps maybe, just maybe, one outcome of an FTC task force inquiry into whether tech giants violated anticompetition laws could be forcing them to break up into smaller companies, according ...
14:34, 08/14/2019

Kia's U.S. marketing chief Chehab steps down Saad Chehab told his Kia colleagues about his departure on Wednesday but did not indicate his new employer. He is expected to stay within the industry....
03:34, 06/27/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
18:00, 05/13/2019

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
01:51, 05/23/2019

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Czech PM Babis: We do not need "Spitzenkandidaten" for Commission chief Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Thursday that the next European Commission should be led by a candidate reflecting the needs of all EU member states and not one of the "Spitzenkandidaten", or lead candidates proposed by factions in the European Parliament....
17:34, 06/13/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption....
20:34, 05/27/2019

S&P 500 jumps above 3,000 for the first time after the Fed chief foreshadows rate cut Stocks jumped to record highs after testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell bolstered the case for easier monetary policy in the U.S.       ...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF's chief economist There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead of the latest decision on rates from the central bank on Wednesday....
15:51, 06/19/2019

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
22:34, 08/05/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
20:17, 05/20/2019

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No replacement was named, but one inside candidate is rumored to be Michael Hainey, a veteran of GQ who l...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
05:00, 07/24/2019

FBI Chief Says China Is Trying to ‘Steal Their Way’ to Economic Dominance FBI Director Christopher Wray told senators that China is engaging in a sweeping effort to steal its way to economic dominance, with more than 1,000 investigations underway on intellectual property theft “almost all leading back to China.” “There is no country that poses a more sev...
12:34, 07/24/2019

UN Chief says ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Secretary-General says the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, António Guterres says the alternative would be total ...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Brexit Could Be Delayed For The Third Time, Says New EU Chief Nominee Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to be the next EU Commission president, said Wednesday that Brexit could be delayed for a third time, but warned London it must take responsiblity for "sorting out"......
21:00, 07/10/2019

Ex-Virgin Money chief Gadhia to run Salesforce's UK arm Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, one of Britain's most prominent businesswomen, is to make a surprising comeback to a frontline executive role by taking over the UK operations of Salesforce, the American cloud software giant....
04:34, 08/06/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the nearly two-decade-old war ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
00:34, 07/11/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, a controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the war in Afghanistan and stalled talks with No...
09:17, 06/21/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan is an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, and he’s sch...
10:17, 05/19/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Ex-Wartime Defence Chief To Run For Sri Lanka President Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year's presidential race, loyalists said Thursday....
05:34, 08/09/2019

Bristol R&D Chief to Leave After Celgene Acquisition Bristol-Myers Squibb’s research-and-development chief will leave the company later this year after the drugmaker completes its $74 billion acquisition of rival Celgene....
16:51, 06/05/2019

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fire negotiated by Turkey and Russia in September...
03:34, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:34, 07/16/2019

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract negotiations. ...
01:51, 07/17/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing dire...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Will See How To Ensure An-32 Crash Does Not Happen Again: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force will investigate the cause of the recent crash of a transport aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not happen again, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa......
12:17, 06/15/2019

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

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
23:34, 07/21/2019

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn’t comment on reports he is going to the restive Xinjiang region...
13:17, 06/14/2019

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
12:51, 06/14/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Avis Budget Chief Executive to Depart Avis Budget is searching for a new leader after its chief executive said he would leave the rental-car company, which is adapting to dramatic shifts in the transportation sector....
18:51, 05/28/2019

"I Was Chief Minister...Did Anyone Talk Of My Bungalow, Farmhouse": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government was committed to bringing in law against instant triple talaq in favour of "Muslim sisters" as per their sentiments and accused the......
16:51, 05/05/2019

Ailing BMW Appoints Production Chief Zipse as Next CEO BMW AG said it would appoint its current head of production, Oliver Zipse, as its next chief executive as the struggling auto maker contends with shrinking profits, global trade fights and the intensifying race to build electric cars....
22:00, 07/18/2019

FAA Acting Chief Won't Predict When 737 MAX Will Return to Flight Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell appeared to undermine industry expectations that Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets would be heading toward a smooth and predictable return to the skies....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Here's Trump Freaking Out at His Chief of Staff for Coughing The human body is a fragile, delicate machine. We’re born, we grow, and eventually we die. Along the way, we might even cough a few times, which is evidently an unforgivable sin for President Donald Trump—a man with extremely questionable ideas about physical fitness, who simply will not abide by an...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Takeaways From Fed Chief's Two Days on Capitol Hill Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill this week. Here are five things learned from his exchanges with lawmakers....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday....
12:51, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 3-FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
01:51, 05/23/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama administration....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Hornby on menu as Wagamama owner's new chief Andy Hornby, the former HBOS chief executive, is to end a decade-long absence from the London stock market by becoming the next boss of The Restaurant Group (TRG), the owner of Wagamama and Garfunkel's....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote that ended the longest period by far the Pentagon had been without a permanent top official....
01:51, 07/24/2019

"Have Right To The Report": Woman Who Complained Against Chief Justice The woman who had accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, today demanded that she be provided with a copy of the report of the Supreme Court's in-house committee that cleared......
17:00, 05/07/2019

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha......
19:34, 07/15/2019

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
20:17, 07/15/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “clumsy fake reports” on the internet.But since his d...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday....
20:17, 07/16/2019

Bustle raids Elle for new editor-in-chief Bustle Digital Group, where longtime editor-in-chief Kate Ward resigned mid-April, has raided Hearst-owned Elle for its newest EIC, Emma Rosenblum. She was the No. 2 editor under Nina Garcia on the fashion title. Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg — who had previously founded and sold Bleacher Report — for t...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-TV reports that in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Carlus Page says Lumberton city leaders had agreed to give him Sundays off so he could continue to serve a...
10:51, 06/28/2019

US Intelligence Chief Dan Coats To Quit In August US intelligence chief Dan Coats will leave office on August 15, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, the latest high-profile departure from his turnover-plagued administration....
09:17, 07/29/2019

Luxe rug company chief nabs Fifth Ave. co-op at a discount A co-owner of the posh Safavieh brand of rugs and home furnishings, Cyrus Yaraghi, bought the 16th floor of 812 Fifth Ave. for $10.8 million — far less than its original $15 million asking price last year. It was last asking $11.8 million. The four-bedroom co-op, with four full bathrooms and a powde...
01:00, 07/04/2019

FAA chief to face questions over Boeing’s 737 Max airliner WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear before a House aviation panel. Acting FAA head Daniel Elwell is scheduled to testify Wednesd...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for intelligence chief The Texas congressman faced questions about padding his résumé and lack of experience. Trump said he would soon name another nominee for director of national intelligence....
22:17, 08/02/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
22:51, 06/25/2019

EPA chief rips media: ‘Reporters are lazy’ President Trump’s EPA chief is stepping up his campaign against what he sees as media bias skewed to disparage him and his agency, ripping online media as unreliable and reporters as “lazy.”...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Ratcliffe tapped to replace Coats as U.S. spy chief U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Representative John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a recent congressional hearing, to replace Dan Coats as the U.S. spy chief....
02:51, 07/29/2019

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure....
19:34, 07/05/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
23:34, 06/07/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been “no progress” in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar’s Rakhine state...
04:51, 04/30/2019

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
16:00, 05/29/2019

JP Morgan clicks on stake with ex-Barclays chief JP Morgan Chase, America's biggest lender, is close to buying a stake in the banking venture founded by ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins, providing a shot in the arm for Britain's financial technology sector....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Germany says no need for cabinet to back new Commission chief It is up to the European Council of EU leaders to nominate a new European Commission chief and not a national government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Wednesday, dismissing a call for the cabinet to be involved....
14:00, 07/03/2019

"Thank You": Rahul Gandhi's Letter After Saying He's Not Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi said today it was "an honour to serve the Congress party" in a letter he tweeted hours after declaring that he was no longer the party president....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Depart Apple said its chief design officer, Jony Ive, will leave this year to form an independent design company, with Apple being one of its primary clients....
02:17, 06/28/2019

| Evra reveals row with United chief Woodward Patrice Evra has revealed he threatened Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward during a heated row over his future at the club in 2014....
01:17, 07/31/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request. The French government office that rules on asylum requests ren...
01:00, 05/14/2019

UN Chief Warns Paris Climate Goals Still Not Enough (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy. Guterre...
23:51, 06/30/2019

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief William Scott told the San Francisco Chronicle on Frida...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
19:17, 04/29/2019

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
15:00, 05/25/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has filled her "with power."...
12:18, 05/14/2019

Germany's von der Leyen mooted as EU Commission chief German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen emerged as a leading contender to head up the European Commission on Tuesday as part of a proposal to break a summit stalemate over who should run the EU's top institutions....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategist told CNBC Monday....
15:17, 07/29/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Barack’s ICE chief: Cages were Obama’s idea Former President Barack Obama’s top immigration chief in charge of removing illegal immigrants said that the “cages” Democrats have accused President Trump of housing children in were the brainchild of the Obama administration....
01:51, 06/27/2019

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
01:51, 07/03/2019

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
15:51, 08/03/2019

BJP's BS Yeddyurappa To Take Oath At 6 pm As Karnataka Chief Minister The BJP's BS Yeddyurappa today said he had staked claim to form government in Karnataka and would be sworn in this evening, ending speculation that his party was playing it cautious to secure numbers......
08:51, 07/26/2019

New Vodafone chief rings up row over share awards Vodafone risks becoming the biggest company this year to fall victim to City unrest over boardroom pay ‎amid continuing fury at the mobile communications giant's decision to slash its dividend....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
20:34, 05/16/2019

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by Iran....
15:51, 06/23/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was offered opportunities inside Daimler that would have required him to leave the U.S., which is something he didn’t want to do....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump taps Shanahan to be next Pentagon chief Shanahan, 56, has filled the position on an acting basis since Mattis resigned in December amid mounting policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years on the run Spain says a longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been arrested on the street of a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Car In RSS Chief's Convoy Overturns In Bid To Save Cow, One Injured A vehicle that was part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned in an attempt to save a cow standing in the middle of the road near Warora in Chandrapur district, in which one of his security......
05:17, 05/17/2019

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that children in particular have suffered “grievous violations” of their rights. Michelle Bachelet also expressed “regretR...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Nissan Will Cut 12,500 Jobs, and Its Chief Hints at Leaving The Japanese carmaker’s profit plunge suggests its problems run deeper than it has said, putting more pressure on it to fix its alliance with Renault....
21:51, 07/25/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language" at an election meet....
01:17, 05/01/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday, marking the first-ever International Day of Education....
19:51, 04/28/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
23:51, 06/10/2019

Brooklyn DA coddling gun-toters: NYPD chief The NYPD’s top cop on Monday groused that the Brooklyn DA is going too easy on gun-possession cases — as officials announced that shootings are up citywide despite a downswing in overall crime. Of 158 guilty pleas that Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez has obtained for weapons possession, 47 resulted in the...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, urged Venezuelans on Thursday to build a new state and combat corruption....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, according to a report by a Conservative MP and two acad...
19:51, 05/16/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in US for migrants The U.N.’s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is “appalled” by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Justice’s antitrust chief sketches how he’ll assess big tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s antitrust chief is suggesting he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said in a speech in Israel that antitrust regulators should n...
00:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
04:51, 06/01/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safet...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Andrew Cuomo throws MTA chief Andy Byford under the bus Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday minimized his own subways chief’s role in fixing the embattled system. When asked by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to respond to a Gothamist report that NYC Transit president Andy Byford might quit in frustration, Cuomo downplayed Byford as a mere “division head” and instead used ...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Liz Cheney clashes with NRCC chief behind closed doors Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, privately battled with the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee Monday night, where she raised concerns from members about the direction of the party's campaign arm as they try to win back the chamber.Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota use...
02:34, 06/12/2019

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they were court-martialed on charges of espionage and revealing classified information to foreign intelligence agencies....
19:34, 05/30/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
19:34, 06/09/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:51, 06/01/2019

White House Chief Economist to Leave Post Kevin Hassett, the Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers, told The Wall Street Journal that his departure had “been in the works for a good long time” and that it was common for people to leave the post after around two years....
15:17, 06/03/2019

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his party failed to win a plurality of seats....
18:17, 06/06/2019

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian......
09:34, 06/11/2019

New HSBC finance chief dumps Goldman as broker Europe's biggest lender is calling time on its corporate broking relationship with Goldman Sachs a decade after the Wall Street bank orchestrated one of the biggest capital-raisings undertaken by a financial institution during the financial crisis....
13:51, 06/03/2019

Ex-Psychiatric Hospital Chief Files Lawsuit Over Firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospital director Josie Goodman are Gov. Matt Bevin and C...
01:34, 06/03/2019