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French "spiderman" climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests

French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolising reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of ...

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests

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French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory....
22:00, 08/16/2019

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
16:00, 08/16/2019

'French Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorized climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-story building in Hong Kong as a protest.        ...
21:34, 08/16/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
05:17, 07/20/2019

Officials close the Eiffel Tower as a man climbs it Officers are still talking with a man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structure, French police told CNN....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump visits mass shooting victims at Ohio hospital amid protests U.S. President Donald Trump met in Ohio on Wednesday with victims and first responders from one of last weekend's two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country, even as critics and protesters accused him of inflaming tensions with anti-immigrant and racially charged rhetoric....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs iconic structure The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Monday and surrounding streets blocked off after a man was seen scaling the iconic landmark in the heart of Paris. “The Eiffel Tower is currently closed until further notice. We kindly advise our visitors to postpone their visit,” a posting from the tower’s official Tw...
17:17, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the bill and call for Lam's resignation....
13:17, 07/09/2019

'French Spiderman' Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper With 'Peace Banner' Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
20:00, 08/16/2019

| WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner' Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
23:00, 08/16/2019

On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenaged tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam title....
23:51, 06/08/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, have been passed in more than a dozen states in rece...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
13:00, 07/13/2019

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet exited the tournament....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Coming Clean: The French Government Has Admitted That The Eiffel Tower Is Meant To Be A Statue Of An Elephant But It Sucks A shocking truth has just emerged about one of the world’s most iconic landmarks: The French government has admitted that the Eiffel Tower is meant to be a statue of an elephant, but it sucks....
19:51, 08/19/2019

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government corruption that rocked the bankrupt island....
13:34, 07/25/2019

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, Chris Patten, described it as a place that enjoyed...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
14:51, 06/18/2019

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbor and police fired tear gas after some protesters vandalized a police station. The scene wa...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
06:51, 06/15/2019

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
19:00, 06/18/2019

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure.”...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? "Don't shoot me." That was the message one pro-democracy protester held up, on the sort of sign usually reserved for the names of hotel guests, as demonstrators camped out in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong International Airport on Friday, July 26....
13:17, 08/03/2019

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Roselló Resigns After Mass Protests After more than two weeks of mass protests calling for his ouster, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday that he will be resigning from his position, effective August 2....
08:17, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence and Western-style freedoms. The governm...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Trump was greeted by protesters attempting to partial...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Euphoria in Puerto Rico as mass protests force governor to resign People danced on the streets of San Juan's old city on Wednesday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced he would quit over offensive chat messages that sparked massive protests on the Caribbean island....
13:34, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled leader tries to fend off pressure from a month-long political crisis....
21:34, 07/04/2019

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
14:00, 06/18/2019

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
06:51, 07/03/2019

Mass protests in Sudan draw tens of thousands, with scattered clashes in capital The first major protests since a vast sit-in was violently dispersed on June 3 rocked Khartoum. Protesters have been demanding a civilian-led government since a transitional military council stepped into former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s place in April. ...
20:34, 06/30/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
08:51, 07/25/2019

‘We don’t want him here’: Trump to face protests and skepticism as he visits El Paso and Dayton after mass shootings The open repudiation of a visiting president in the aftermath of a mass tragedy was striking Tuesday as a growing chorus of critics made clear that Trump would not be universally welcome during a pair of condolence visits that will take Air Force One from the Rust Belt to the Southern border....
02:34, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and even decades, experts say. Organizers claim 2 mill...
20:51, 06/17/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
06:34, 06/14/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total failure'. The bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face t...
16:51, 07/09/2019

The moment Puerto Ricans learn the governor will resign after weeks of mass protests – video Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo Rosselló, has given a televised speech announcing his resignation after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down. The streets of San Juan erupted in celebration as the news spread. Rosselló was embroiled in a scandal involving offensive chat messages ...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
01:00, 06/11/2019

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move from the bridge....
09:17, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Chief Executive Leader Carrie Lam....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists. Cardinal Malcom Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo, offered a televised Mass from his residence that wa...
06:51, 05/05/2019

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders....
19:34, 07/14/2019

French actors and writers back latest yellow vest protests The turnout for yellow vest protests in Paris was thin following May Day marches earlier this week. But a letter penned by well-known members of the French world of culture showed support in the hundreds....
00:17, 05/05/2019

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneak...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic overhauls and put months of violent yellow-vest protests behind him....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also raised. Around 2,000 protesters gathered at the Au...
11:51, 07/13/2019

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Aurora, Col., organized by immigrant rights groups, ...
13:17, 07/14/2019

Poland, others mark 15 years in EU amid far-right protests Poland and other nations marked the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders’ summit in Warsaw, while far-right critics celebrated the occasion with protests against the 28-nation bloc...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
21:34, 06/15/2019

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democracy protesters kick off a city-wide strike....
08:17, 08/05/2019

Pennsylvania college's fraternities disband amid protests The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
17:55, 08/12/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will likely defend his deadly anti-drug campaign and his non-confrontational approach to China in territorial disputes when he gives his state of the nation address later Monday...
10:34, 07/22/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
06:00, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: French police clash with demonstrators as yellow-vest protests reach 6-month mark French police have fired tear gas at masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes as heavy rain kept the number of yellow vest demonstrators down in Paris....
21:51, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled Monday, and arrivals faced delays — though officials said inbound fl...
00:51, 08/13/2019

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down this month after a protest by the US art photograph...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Astronomers losing observation time amid protests in Hawaii HONOLULU — Asteroids, including those that might slam into Earth. Clouds of gas and dust on the verge of forming stars. Planets orbiting stars other than our own. This is some of the research astronomers say they have missed out on at 11 observatories on Hawaii’s tallest mountain as a protest blocks...
12:51, 08/13/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
18:51, 07/01/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:51, 05/31/2019

Trump to Meet May Amid Protests in London: Live Updates On the second day of the president’s three-day state visit to Britain, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, while protesters are expected to turn out in force....
10:51, 06/04/2019

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The march comes days after security forces arrested National Assembly Vice Presid...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
18:17, 06/14/2019

Algeria’s ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
22:17, 04/30/2019

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of the northern Spanish city’s annual San Fermin fest...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Amit Shah Speaks In Parliament Amid Opposition Protests Over J&K Crisis A cabinet meeting is taking place at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in Delhi amid uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir and an unprecedented lockdown that included the midnight house arrest of......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
12:00, 08/16/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The proceedings were marked by protests by the UK’s anti-EU Brexit Party and Catalan nationalists...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted. Tokayev be...
10:34, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
16:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.        ...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday -- amid mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day official state visit....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong airport reopens amid warnings over pro-democracy protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of consulate staff in Hong Kong who were concerned about...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
06:34, 06/05/2019

As the nation grieves two deadly mass shootings, stories of heroism amid the chaos are beginning to emerge (NBC News)  The death toll continued to climb Monday following a weekend of deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Two more victims of the El Paso massacre died Monday, bringing the toll there to 22 who were killed when a gunman opened fire in a busy Walmart crowded with back-to-s...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Trudeau says relationship with Metis is ‘model of what reconciliation can be’ At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit held in Ottawa, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will span generations but said the government has come a long way in working with the Metis Nation on long-standing challenges, including housing and post-secondary education....
02:17, 06/14/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend of protests in the territory.At least two dozen pe...
20:00, 08/18/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
14:34, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
05:51, 07/17/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
03:17, 07/17/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
07:51, 06/12/2019

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
18:17, 07/24/2019

The Gambia: Three former hitmen released after admission at reconciliation commission The men belonged to the infamous 'Junglers' and allegedly took out multiple hits on the orders of former president Yahya Jammeh. They were released in a bid to encourage other perpetrators to come forward....
01:00, 08/07/2019

An Arrest, a Reconciliation and Plenty of Tears on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? One couple reconciled, another imploded, all in a day's work for TLC's 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. Colt and Larissa, you may recall them from their many,......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune Tine, who said on Monday that they should be supported “in whatever way possible.”...
20:17, 08/19/2019

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Swarthmore fraternities disband amid protests over leaked documents that referenced ‘rape attic’ Swarthmore College’s two remaining fraternity chapters announced Tuesday they will disband amid outrage over leaked internal documents from one of the chapters that appear to show former members engaging in racist and misogynistic behavior....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
04:51, 07/20/2019

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
20:34, 07/23/2019

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
17:00, 07/23/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet their demands on the retraction of the city’s contr...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allegations of corruption....
06:34, 07/25/2019

State Department issues travel advisory on Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory, issued Thursday, urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”       ...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya’s capital, Tripoli. Wednesday’s closed-door meeting comes two weeks after Macron hosted Libya’...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copper mining project that has led to protests....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have canceled today’s call to San Juan,” Owen To...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Big Brother's Elena Davies Addresses Reconciliation Rumors With Ex Mark Jansen Has MarLena reunited? That's what many Big Brother fans believe after Mark Jansen and Elena Davies recently posted similar bedroom shots on their Instagrams. So today, Davies is......
18:34, 05/28/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back” to the whole legal system and overall accountability, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Todd Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Open to "Genuine" Reconciliation Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter Lindsie Chrisley is open to reconnecting with her family despite trading accusations of harassment over an alleged sex tape and infidelity, which have......
03:17, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
08:51, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators smash government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on the 22nd anniversary of the return to Chinese rule....
15:17, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mountain, reports said....
14:00, 07/18/2019

US mass shootings: Donald Trump insists 'hate has no place' in America amid backlash over bloodshed Donald Trump has claimed "hate has no place" in America after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings that sparked a major backlash over his presidency....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali reconciliation efforts....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Why Thomas Markle Hasn't Given Up Hope for a Reconciliation With Meghan Markle As far as statements go it was definitively benign. Even more so when you consider it came from Thomas Markle. When Meghan Markle's father sent his official congratulations on the......
14:17, 05/15/2019

Astronomers measure mass, energy from high-mass protostar for first time Scientists have precisely measured the mass and energy of a jet driven by a high-mass protostar, a component and process that scientists estimate is a key to part of stellar formation....
12:51, 08/13/2019

Canadian Guy Climbs into Someone Else's Corvette and Tries to Claim It as His I think somebody may have misunderstood how squatter’s rights work. That somebody is a Vancouver man who climbed into a parked Corvette C7 with an open roof, sat in the driver’s seat, and claimed the car was his. The owner of the car, and later the Vancouver police, disagreed....
06:34, 07/03/2019

RealReal Climbs in Trading Debut Online marketplace RealReal’s shares soared in its first day of trading, following a wave of technology companies entering the public markets this year....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Caught On Cam: Bobcat Climbs Power Pole A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida’s Interstate 75 is back on the ground. The bobcat was spotted atop the pole Thursday morning. Wildlife officials originally planned to wait for the animal to climb down on its own, but eventually utility crews we...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, U.S. inventory decline Oil prices edged higher on Thursday supported by rising tensions between the West and Iran and a big decline in U.S. crude stockpiles, but gains were capped due to lingering worries about slowing economic growth that could reduce fuel demand....
23:34, 07/25/2019

Copper Climbs as Some Trade Fears Ease Copper prices rose, boosted by hopes of easing trade tensions following news that the Trump administration had decided not to impose tariffs on auto imports....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
16:34, 08/16/2019

U.S. manufacturing output climbs for second month in June U.S. manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the second straight month, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles and parts....
16:51, 07/16/2019

U.S. stocks gain ground on trade optimism; oil climbs U.S. stocks advanced on Monday at the start of a heavy earnings week, while European shares overall were little changed, as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and escalating geopolitical tensions sent oil prices higher....
17:34, 07/22/2019

Temasek's portfolio value climbs at slowest pace in 3 years to S$313 bln Singapore's Temasek Holdings reported on Tuesday the smallest rise in its portfolio value in three years as declines in key bank stock holdings weighed, and the state investor said it had tempered its pace of investments....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
08:00, 07/20/2019

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
13:17, 07/06/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Bulgaria's Georgieva climbs from communism to IMF head hopeful Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organization the World Bank....
02:17, 08/03/2019

Toddler climbs on airport baggage conveyor belt A 2-year-old hopped on a baggage conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He broke his hand during the incident.       ...
17:17, 07/25/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Oil Climbs After Briefly Dipping Into Bear-Market Territory Oil prices dipped into bear-market territory before recovering, as economic data have come in weaker than expected and trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Extra Cool Mom Climbs Mt. Rushmore Barefoot, Gets Busted Last Friday, Alexandria Incontro from Omaha, Nebraska, very nearly free-soloed Mt. Rushmore, making it 15 feet from the top before she was persuaded to give up on her attempt by a park ranger. According to the Rapid City Journal, visitors reported seeing a woman scaling the wall around 7 p.m. on Fri...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Corona brewer's stock climbs after earnings beat Shares of Constellation Brands rose Friday after the Corona brewer reported earnings that topped Wall Street's estimates and boosted its fiscal 2020 outlook as its beer sales continue to fuel growth....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, easing concerns that currencies would be the next weapon in the U.S.-China trade war....
01:34, 08/07/2019

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the agency, new payroll figures from the Empire Center...
03:51, 08/14/2019

US back in top 5 innovative economies, China climbs to 14th The United States has reclaimed its ranking in the top five countries in the world for economic innovation, while China climbed from 17th to 14th position in the new list of nearly 130 nations...
02:51, 07/25/2019

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Oklahoma: two dead after possible tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’Officials said two people died after a possible tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. Related: Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is ...
18:51, 05/26/2019

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud....
02:51, 07/20/2019

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research agency, which the government has attacked as misleading and harmful to the national interest....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master of the “A press challenge,” which involves clearing levels without jumping. He’s back at it again wit...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following Iran's seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Flight out of Nigeria airport delayed after lunatic climbs onto plane This stowaway wanted to fly on a wing and a prayer. The man ran on Friday onto a taxiway at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria, where he threw his carry-on luggage into one of the engines of a domestic Azman Air flight bound for Port Harcourt, according to the blog One Mile at a......
21:51, 07/22/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 40 At least 40 people died Sunday when a Russian plane burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing, officials said. The Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100, also called the Superjet, bounced onto the runway of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport as giant flames and black smoke spewed from its fuselage. The jet,...
07:00, 05/06/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
03:17, 06/14/2019

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
06:51, 06/15/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions London copper prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. On Thursday, the U.S. government had added Huawei and 68 entities to an export blacklist that makes it nearly impossible for the Chinese ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
17:34, 04/30/2019

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Oil climbs, shaking off Trump calls for OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
20:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. stocks bounce back; dollar climbs on GDP data, upbeat earnings The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit fresh intraday highs and the dollar reached a two-month peak on Friday as strong economic data and a stream of upbeat earnings reports stoked investor sentiment....
22:00, 07/26/2019

Nepalese Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world’s highest peak....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Wall Street climbs as tame inflation data supports dovish Fed U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's accommodative stance on interest rates....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest peak. Nepal Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said guide Kami Rita reached the top of the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak Tuesday wit...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over monetary policy....
00:34, 06/22/2019

Wall St. climbs as jobs data supports upbeat economic outlook U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April coupled with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates....
07:34, 05/04/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Fox News Poll: Biden still leads Democratic race, Warren climbs into second In the first major shakeup to the lineup, Elizabeth Warren moves ahead of Bernie Sanders to claim second place behind Joe Biden in the Democratic nomination race.  In addition, primary voters sharply divide between embracing former President Obama’s legacy and taking a new path....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Kami Rita Sherpa Creates Record Again, Climbs Mt Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
07:17, 05/21/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
07:17, 06/06/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.        ...
16:17, 06/07/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Starbucks climbs on strong earnings, raised full-year outlook (SBUX) Mark Makela/Reuters Starbucks released third-quarter 2019 earnings Thursday that beat analyst expectations. The performance prompted the company to raise its full-year outlook again after raising it in the second-quarter. Shares of the coffee giant rose roughly 6% in after-market trading on the ea...
07:17, 07/26/2019

Mars crude climbs to four-month high on storm-related output losses Mars Sour, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude grade, firmed to the strongest in four months on Monday as traders focused on offshore production losses caused by a tropical storm and a minimal disruption to refining....
23:51, 07/22/2019

Brad's Hall of Fame - Bradley Wiggins picks his five favourite climbs in cycling "Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins names his top 5 climbs in cycling. Alpe d\u0027Huez obviously makes the cut, but which others are in Wiggo\u0027s selection."...
01:00, 06/13/2019

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
04:00, 07/07/2019

Bobcat climbs up Florida electrical pole, triggering epic rescue caught on video A closer look at the animal perched atop an electrical pole on Alligator Alley in Collier County confirms that it was a bobcat, and not a Florida panther.        ...
14:51, 05/10/2019

A Celebrity Tower Is ‘Getting Some Work Done’ The Flatiron Building, with its landmark facade, is joining a growing list of classic New York skyscrapers that are updating and in some cases, reinventing themselves....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bringing the death toll to nine after storms that hav...
23:17, 05/25/2019

UK's richest musicians: Ed Sheeran climbs charts as his wealth doubles to £160m in past year Ed Sheeran has climbed the charts of the UK's richest musicians after his wealth doubled in the last year, but he has a long way to go to catch up with the likes of Sir Paul McCartney....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Man Who Climbed Eiffel Tower Is Taken Into Custody Images of the man scaling the landmark quickly flooded social media, and the tower was evacuated. It was not known why he embarked on the climb. The tower is to reopen on Tuesday morning....
23:34, 05/20/2019

2 rescued from scaffold near top of Oklahoma tower Two window washers are rescued from a scaffold above the roof of an Oklahoma City skyscraper. (May 15)        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Neighbors upset over communication tower TUCSON – Residents in one Foothills neighborhood are not happy with the construction of a nearby communication tower. The tower, located near Kolb and Sunrise, will resemble a palm tree when it’s finished. The tower previously up in that location resembled a saguaro cactus. John Drinkwater sai...
12:34, 07/02/2019

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I think about is my children,” Miller said. ̶...
12:17, 06/06/2019

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
17:00, 07/15/2019

A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows. Bill de Blasio’s news conference felt like a campaign event, as he fought to be heard over hecklers with a “worst mayor ever” sign and the songs of Tony Bennett....
02:17, 05/14/2019

Trump Tower is now one of the least desirable buildings in Manhattan Trump Tower represented the pinnacle of luxury living, but now it reportedly ranks as one of the least desirable luxury properties in Manhattan.        ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s also Amazon’s The Dark Tower series, which, despit...
22:51, 05/31/2019

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while th...
19:17, 07/18/2019

Gravity-defying tower opens in Singapore The newly-opened Robinson Tower in Singapore's Central Business District might baffle you at first glance: the upper section appears to float above the lower, with a leafy garden between the two....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Watch: 21-story tower imploded in Bethlehem, Pa The 21-story Martin Tower, which was the former world headquarters of Bethlehem Steel, was imploded Sunday morning as bystanders lined the streets of Bethlehem and gathered on rooftops....
22:34, 05/19/2019

| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
18:34, 05/22/2019

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said....
02:51, 05/23/2019

Thousands left without power after cooling tower demolition in UK Three landmark cooling towers in the UK were demolished in a controlled explosion. Thousands of homes were left with no electricity shortly after.        ...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took office, most of the units in Trump Tower have sold at a loss — several for a loss of more than 20 percent. For comparison, Bloomberg’s accounting sh...
21:17, 06/25/2019

West 57th tower ready to welcome new retailers to Billionaire’s Row With its 1,400-foot-tall slender condominium tower nearing completion, the developers of 111 W. 57th St. are ready to welcome retailers into its base along Billionaires’ Row. JDS Development Group, Property Markets Group and Spruce Capital Partners have hired a Newmark RKF team to pitch its four sto...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

3 Dead As Train Hits Maintenance Tower Car In Odisha Three Railway personnel were killed when the engine of the Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleswari Express caught fire after hitting a maintenance tower car in Odisha's Rayagada district Tuesday, officials said....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Abu Dhabi Tower Lights Up In Celebration Of PM Modi Swearing-In The facade of the iconic ADNOC Group Tower in Abu Dhabi was lit with the flags of India and the UAE and portraits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al......
07:51, 05/31/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could be seen above him. Continue reading......
05:51, 05/21/2019

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police....
02:34, 05/21/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Climber Spotted On Monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said....
01:17, 05/21/2019

Eiffel Tower Climber Grabbed After Sparking Evacuation A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said....
01:17, 05/21/2019

InWin’s Alice is a mid-tower PC case you can match to your cosplay There’s a huge amount of crossover between the gaming and cosplay communities and InWin’s Alice computer chassis will appeal to many in the middle of that Venn diagram. The company is currently showing off Alice and its other PC cases at Computex in Taipei. Named after the Lewis Carroll character, ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

R. Kelly's Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
19:17, 07/14/2019

Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. A rescuer, seen in orange clothing, also scaled the building to assist the climber, who is wearing black clothing. (May 20)        ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Ford supplier Tower to be acquired in $900 million deal Autokiniton agreed to buy all shares of Tower International for $31 per share in cash -- 70 percent over Tower's Thursday stock price. Ford is Tower's largest customer, accounting for nearly half of the supplier's business....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Rockefeller Center Tower to Offer Airbnb Rentals The owner of a Rockefeller Center office tower in Manhattan is teaming up with home-rental giant Airbnb to convert 10 floors into the first modern-day lodging in the landmark 87-year-old complex....
09:34, 04/29/2019

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-dropping thrills made it a favorite for guests. But wi...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods? A development plan would add thousands of workers to Herald Square, where 92 million people a year pass through the three subway stations in the area....
01:34, 07/02/2019

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and transmitting threats over interstate commerce, according to federal prosecutors....
11:17, 05/23/2019

US lawsuit filed over deadly fire at London’s Grenfell Tower PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit filed in the United States says faulty building materials helped spread a fire at London’s Grenfell Tower in 2017. More than 200 relatives of victims and survivors joined the suit, which targets U.S. companies that made products used at the complex. It was filed i...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the story than the awful 2017 movie adaptation. Rooker is ...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
11:17, 05/09/2019

De Blasio holds press conference at Trump Tower — and gets heckled Donald Trump’s gotten under his skin. Mayor Bill de Blasio grew hoarse shouting over the cranked-up crooning of Frank Sinatra tunes playing in the Trump Tower lobby as he tried to promote his “Green New Deal.” The mayor had planned a press conference outside the tower that houses president’s Manhatt...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Eric Trump blasts de Blasio’s ‘childish’ tower stunt Eric Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s actions as “simply childish” on Monday just hours after hizzoner stormed the Trump Tower lobby to hold a press conference. “The fact that the Mayor of a major city would attack an iconic organization (which employs thousands of hardwo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Go’s 2019 spending up 33% from first 4 months of 2018 Sensor Tower estimates Pokémon Go brought in $65 million worldwide in April, a 15 percent over what it made in April 2018, and $270 million for the year, up 33% from 2018.Read More...
01:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Tower of London welcomes new ravens, ensuring the kingdom won’t crumble The Tower of London and the United Kingdom have been saved from prophesied doom after the historic landmark welcomed the birth of new raven chick for the first time in 30 years....
17:34, 05/17/2019

New Jersey man arrested for plotting terror attack at Trump Tower A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on terror-related charges for allegedly seeking to provide material support to Hamas, and discussing the bombing of Trump Tower and the Israeli consulate in Manhattan, according to federal officials. Jonathan Xie, 20, of Basking Ridge, is charged with two coun...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Tinder the Top Revenue Generating Non-Game App in H1 2019: Sensor Tower While consumers spent an estimated $25.5 billion globally on Apple's App Store in the first half of 2019, Google Play's estimated gross revenue was $14.2 billion for the half, the research showed....
16:17, 07/13/2019

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
23:17, 06/21/2019

Gutsy plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown to include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side entrance of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which is also...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Man Arrested On Charges Of Threatening To Bomb Trump Tower In New York A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a......
11:00, 05/23/2019

'Truly profound': Shard climber describes reaching top of UK's tallest tower George King, 19, describes slipping near the top and wearing disguises to stake out the London skyscraperTeenage climber George King became a viral sensation after scaling the UK’s tallest skyscraper without ropes at dawn on Monday – but he nearly did not make it.As the 19-year-old personal trainer...
00:34, 07/11/2019

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signature property, federal law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday....
09:17, 05/23/2019

After 6 hours, climber who scaled Eiffel Tower in Paris taken into custody The man who scaled the Eiffel Tower on Monday, triggering an operation to evacuate the 2,500 visitors on the monument, has been taken into custody, according to multiple reports....
02:34, 05/21/2019

De Blasio plans ‘Green New Deal’ rally outside Trump Tower Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is mulling a run for president, is planning a rally outside Trump Tower on Monday to promote his Green New Deal, The Post has learned. “It’s a pretty good idea as Trump Tower is one of the biggest polluters per square foot in New York City,” said environme...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Germany demolishes cooling tower of former nuclear power plant A cooling tower emblematic of Germany's nuclear aversion has been toppled near Koblenz. Seven reactors are still operational in Germany, with the last due to be phased out in late 2022 amid a drive to renewables....
23:51, 08/09/2019

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
09:34, 06/23/2019

$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contract valued at some $600 million. Disappointingly, El Capitan, as the system will be called, will be more or less solely dedicated to redesigning our nu...
00:51, 08/14/2019

Falling debris still a risk from damaged Oklahoma City tower Authorities in Oklahoma City say falling debris is still a danger after a skyscraper was damaged when it was battered by a dangling scaffold holding two men....
22:34, 05/16/2019

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Nasdaq leases additional 35,500 square feet at Durst tower Leasing momentum continues at the Durst Organization’s One Five One W. 42nd St., formerly Four Times Square. Nasdaq just signed for an additional 35,512 square feet on the 28th floor, bringing its total in the tower to 180,000 square feet. The deal comes with a 3,215-square-foot outdoor terrace — on...
18:34, 05/21/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the brutal USSR designs Continue reading......
09:00, 05/03/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Eiffel Tower zipline offers a birds-eye view of Paris - video A zipline ride from the Paris landmark is providing an opportunity to speed across the Paris skyline at 90km (56 miles) per hour. The temporary zipline is an initiative by French mineral water brand Perrier to celebrate the French Open. It also coincides with the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Towe...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Paul Manafort’s forfeited Trump Tower Condo hits market for $3.6M Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s luxury condo in Trump Tower in New York City is being sold off by the government for $3.6 million. Now behind bars, the former political consultant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstru...
00:34, 06/20/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
05:51, 05/23/2019

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
13:34, 07/23/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager. He pleaded guilty ...
20:51, 05/25/2019

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Eiffel Tower revamp to turn roads into garden in heart of Paris €72m makeover will create mile-long stretch of pools, fountains and parksA garden stretches for a mile, free of cars with one of the world’s most recognisable monuments at its centre. Crossing the river on a tree-lined and lawned bridge, the roar of traffic has been replaced by the sound of water fr...
17:34, 06/07/2019

Prague TV tower under fire as dark reminder of city’s antisemitic past Memorial should be built at site of tourist attraction erected over Jewish cemetery, say campaignersIt has been called one of the world’s ugliest structures, pointing above Prague like a jabbing metallic finger while offering visitors panoramic views of the Czech capital’s more aesthetically pleasin...
13:51, 05/12/2019

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceivable loss, she’s provided heartfelt insight into t...
20:17, 08/03/2019

Unity unveils round 2 of Obstacle Tower Challenge for game devs Unity Technologies teamed up with Google Cloud Platform in January to create the Obstacle Tower Challenge. Now it is moving on to round two.Read More...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Michael Cohen claimed Jay Sekulow told him to lie about Trump Tower Moscow President Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that Jay Sekulow instructed him to provide false testimony about Trump Tower in Moscow, transcripts released on Monday showed. Cohen said in January that Sekulow, a Trump lawyer, was adamant that Cohen cla...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
18:17, 06/17/2019

Britain Vowed Big Changes After Grenfell Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
16:34, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Cohen links Trump’s lawyer to false tower date WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House intelligence committee’s transcripts of interviews with President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former fixer told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney who sugges...
04:34, 05/21/2019

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s ability to protect them. The old citadel known as Gha...
15:34, 06/15/2019

Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady PARIS (AP) — Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument’s 130-year history. First, the monument invited 1,300 children to a giant “snack time” Wednesday beneath the tower known as the Iron Lady. The tower will then broadca...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Sensor Tower: Clash of Clans’ battle pass introduction increased revenue by 72% Clash of Clans debuted its battle pass in April, and the new monetization model helped the mobile game increase its revenues that month by 72%.Read More...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Vincent Gallo pays all cash for massively discounted Trump Tower condo Actor and director Vincent Gallo has closed on a condo at Trump Tower in Midtown. The 1,076-square-foot, one-bedroom unit sold for $1.47 million,l ess than half of its $3.4 million asking price in 2017. Gallo made a “lowball” offer and bought the apartment in all cash — sight unseen, with “no condit...
08:34, 08/22/2019

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
19:51, 06/17/2019

Hundreds of people march through London demanding justice for Grenfell Tower tragedy Hundreds of people marched through London to demand justice over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a day after commemorations to mark the two-year anniversary of the disaster....
17:17, 06/15/2019

Tourist traps: Why you should skip Stonehenge, Times Square and the Leaning Tower of Pisa Read this before spending your time and money to visit Stonehenge, the Empire State Building and the Mona Lisa.       ...
18:34, 07/19/2019

Sensor Tower — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s first day is slower than Pokémon Go’s debut Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched yesterday for iOS and Android in the U.S. and UK, and Niantic's new game conjured about 400,000 installs.Read More...
20:51, 06/21/2019

Macy's jumps on report it may add office tower to flagship New York City store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store. The reports are indication that the retailer may be further evaluating ways to make money off its expansive real estate portfolio. CNBC's ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 78 Found within a ranger tower overlooking a drained lake Location Found at a Solar Panel Array in the Jungle is the latest Fortbyte 95 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Congrats to the Feds, Now the Proud Owners of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower Condo Paul Manafort used to live in a multimillion-dollar condo in Trump Tower, but now he lives in prison. That multimillion-dollar condo, meanwhile, is in the hands of the federal government, which has formally seized the apartment. A cool new house for the Feds! I only hope, for their sake, that Manafo...
04:51, 05/31/2019

‘Worst Mayor Ever’: Escalator-riding protesters crash de Blasio’s event at Trump Tower The New York City mayor declared Monday that he was putting Trump’s family business on notice for not cutting greenhouse emissions. Then the protesters showed up....
04:00, 05/14/2019

Banks readying 2.5 billion euro loan in TIM-Vodafone Italy tower deal: sources A group of banks is set to lend Telecom Italia unit INWIT up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help it merge its towers with those of Vodafone, two sources said....
19:34, 07/01/2019

Exclusive: Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns The U.S. State Department allowed seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, in what some experts say could be a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Property millionaire who filmed burning Grenfell Tower effigy cleared after key evidence hidden A property millionaire who filmed a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire has been cleared by a judge after key evidence was hidden from defence lawyers in a string of "appalling" failures....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Sensor Tower — Game of Thrones: Conquest revenue grows 90% thanks to TV show’s final season Game of Thrones: Conquest brought in $19 million in April, a 90% year-over-year growth from April 2018. Thank the show's final season for this.Read More...
02:34, 05/03/2019

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times....
09:34, 05/14/2019

De Blasio mocked by protesters at raucous Green New Deal rally inside Trump Tower New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a crowd of angry protesters Monday at a raucous rally promoting the city’s Green New Deal inside the lobby of Trump Tower, where the Democrat threatened President Trump’s family company with millions of dollars in fines if his buildings don’t comply with new ...
20:51, 05/13/2019

'Worst mayor ever': Bill de Blasio heckled by protesters during Trump Tower press conference New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference on his city's version of the "Green New Deal," which took place within the lobby of Trump Tower, was mired by the protesters heckling him on Monday....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “so a lot of people tell me about their personal sh...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders. During televised remarks on August...
14:51, 08/10/2019

Macy's shares rise 2% on report retailer may build office tower on top of flagship New York store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg that the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store....
19:17, 04/28/2019

The Donald’s Worst Nightmare? More Than 260,000 People Petition to Rename Trump Tower Block for Barack Obama Donald Trump seems to have a love affair with Barack Obama; he just can’t seem to resist mentioning the forever president every chance he gets....
14:00, 08/16/2019

New 'fully affordable' west London block: 149 flats in Ealing tower to be for key workers and low-income families All 149 apartments in a new private development in Ealing will be available through the shared-ownership scheme, or to tenants who pay rent at a discount....
07:51, 07/24/2019

Burying A Thracian Tower-Tomb In A Huge Mound Didn’t Deter Ottoman Grave Robbers! Bulgaria is a land that is blessed with a great many important historic and archaeological sites. ...
23:17, 07/11/2019

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats said that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
22:00, 08/07/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
22:00, 08/07/2019

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside the lounge at West 139th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevar...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX – President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence,” said President Trump. Accordi...
08:34, 08/07/2019

‘The Profit’ says the big flag stays even if he goes to jail RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man known as television’s “The Profit” says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsuit because of its size. Businessman and reality tel...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dipping below the yield on the 2-...
05:34, 08/15/2019

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, said in a news release Wednesday that its leaders ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
15:17, 06/14/2019

Grenfell Tower fire anniversary: Commemoration events to take place on Friday to mark two years since fatal blaze A series of events are taking place in the heart of the Grenfell community in north Kensington to mark the second anniversary of the blaze which claimed the lives of 72 people....
21:34, 06/11/2019

Yankees’ latest win is overshadowed by injury red flag BALTIMORE — In a season filled with intoxicating success, an injury to a big Yankees talent has sucked some of the sweetness out of victories but hasn’t eliminated ways to overcome the hurts. More of the same surfaced Tuesday evening when the Yankees beat the Orioles, 9-4, in front of an announced c...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those shootings may not have occurred,” Ireland said...
13:34, 08/21/2019

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional A reality television star says in a court filing it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size...
21:34, 06/06/2019

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
18:51, 07/03/2019

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night’s protest in Aurora...
06:17, 07/15/2019

With Fed sure to cut rates, Powell on hook to flag next steps The U.S. Federal Reserve is almost certain to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, delivering a mild jolt to an economy that is facing headwinds from trade disputes and a global slowdown....
08:51, 07/31/2019

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
22:17, 06/08/2019

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
14:17, 05/27/2019

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
08:00, 06/04/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
00:00, 06/22/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
00:51, 07/23/2019

Paddington Cucumber tower: Westminster council approves plan for 42-storey skyscraper with hundreds of new London Zone 1 homes Westminster council has approved a new 42-storey skyscraper, which, thanks to its inky terracotta cladding, white ridges and distinctive curved profile has been dubbed the Blue Marrow....
20:17, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Belichick the flag bearer for Game 2 in Boston BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins (all times Eastern): 8 p.m. New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is the surprise pregame flag bearer prior to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. There had been buzz throughout the day a...
02:17, 05/30/2019

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
00:00, 07/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:34, 08/07/2019

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the flag ordinance Monday night. That means flags in St...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Foxconn Profit Falls as iPhone Sales Flag Foxconn Technology Group’s profit fell nearly 18% in the first quarter after its biggest customer, Apple, reported an accelerated decline in sales of the iPhone....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely co......
22:00, 07/16/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
10:34, 08/16/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you can make for today, or for the rest of the summer,...
19:34, 07/04/2019

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
09:17, 07/05/2019

Jaguar E-Pace Chequered Flag Edition waved in News 2 May, 2019 The British firm’s latest special edition model adds a host of extra equipment and a unique colour palette to its compact performance SUV...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ relentless offense can’t hide biggest red flag MINNEAPOLIS — Winning doesn’t cure all ills. Nor does it gloss over the current problem in the Yankees’ rotation. Thanks to a lineup that continued to feast on Twins pitching, the Yankees strutted out of Target Field on Wednesday night with a 10-7 victory that was witnessed by a sold-out crowd of 40...
06:51, 07/25/2019

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
18:51, 07/03/2019

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have the track position, Bourdais put a bit of a squeez...
00:51, 05/27/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
00:17, 07/19/2019

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time is divisive. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “Is this any more appropriate than erecting...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed to pay his client $225,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in January 2018 claimed Cleveland police officers used fire extin...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require any red flag measure that comes to the Senate floo...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
14:17, 05/30/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm, rifle or shotgun. “Saturday is a very big day for...
11:34, 08/23/2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:34, 06/07/2019

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
22:34, 06/14/2019

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display JERUSALEM (AP) — Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules. While Madonna performed her new single, two of her dancers flashed Israeli and Palestinian flags pinned on their bac...
18:51, 05/19/2019

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
13:17, 05/28/2019

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
10:51, 06/30/2019

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is against their rules....
10:52, 08/14/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right outside of Stonewall Inn, which was designated in...
01:34, 06/25/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
03:51, 06/15/2019

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council’s first openly gay member, says he’s ...
09:17, 06/21/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Indigenous-themed emojis are coming to Android and iO...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also called for such laws, which allow police and fami...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:51, 07/09/2019

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook used several photos from yearbooks past, including ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into new lane under 'Fast & Furious' flag "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle "Tango & Cash," only with bigger -- well, pretty much everything -- and better special effects....
05:17, 08/01/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
20:17, 07/18/2019

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Hungary F3: Lundgaard holds off Fewtrell to seal lights-to-flag win Renault Formula 1 junior Christian Lundgaard led from lights-to-flag for ART Grand Prix to become the sixth different winner in nine races in FIA Formula 3 this season...
08:51, 08/04/2019

Devin Hester's son looks like an elusive flag football player The former return man shared a video of his son, Dray, who hit flag football field at the Top 100 Central Florida camp. His son has some nice moves.       ...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitable method to resolve this"...
12:51, 05/25/2019

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" by not reporting any unusual situation....
05:34, 07/21/2019

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
21:17, 07/02/2019

WRAPUP 5-U.S. hiring slows; shorter factory workweek a red flag U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month....
20:17, 08/02/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Examining US envoy Richard Grenell's Pride flag faux pas The US ambassador to Germany risked hot water with the higher-ups in Washington DC when he flew a rainbow flag next to the Stars and Stripes outside the embassy in Berlin. What's the deal with Americans and their flag?...
09:51, 07/28/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
00:51, 06/01/2019

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with malicious burning and felony assault on a police ...
10:00, 07/05/2019

WRAPUP 4-U.S. economy slows in Q2; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
20:00, 07/26/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter ; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
22:00, 07/26/2019

Is the Betsy Ross flag a symbol for hate groups? Depends on who you ask The Betsy Ross flag has emerged as a flash point after Nike decided not to release shoes featuring the flag. Here's the history behind it.        ...
12:34, 07/03/2019

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove harmful c......
23:17, 08/02/2019

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows the suspect sitting on a stoop at about 12:25 a.m. w...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. House Speaker Greg Hertz and Senate President Scott Sales accused Bullock Monday of disrespecting the st...
11:34, 06/25/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The Saturday exchange between Zeke and Allison Brown and a contractor in his early 20s identified only ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
21:17, 05/23/2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political message, one that some neighbors living near 40th Str...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump warns Megan Rapinoe not to 'disrespect' US flag at World Cup Player says she will not visit White House if US win World CupOther American teams and players have refused trip in pastOn Monday, Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to send the US through to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup. On Wednesday, the President of the United States warned her not to ...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
07:17, 07/03/2019

Tesla Said to Ready Production Boost, Flag Return to Hiring Mode Tesla is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal email sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries....
12:51, 07/11/2019

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
18:35, 07/06/2019

Chris Pratt called a 'white supremacist' over Gadsden flag T-shirt Yahoo is facing heavy criticism for calling Chris Pratt a "white supremacist" for wearing a T-shirt with the Gadsden flag in an article published Tuesday....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while patrolling th...
21:17, 07/03/2019

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person ma...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
04:00, 07/02/2019

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
14:51, 06/02/2019

Rainbow flag set on fire for second time at New York's only black-owned gay bar For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.        ...
14:17, 07/08/2019

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
23:17, 07/04/2019

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag during the month of June....
22:34, 06/08/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israeli and Palestinian flags during her performance....
04:17, 05/19/2019

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
09:34, 05/19/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The city council in Airdrie, Alberta, received a letter f...
01:51, 07/04/2019

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
23:00, 07/05/2019

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
00:51, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protestors hurl Chinese national flag into harbor Protesters hurled a Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbor Saturday as a part of ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, where the government is bracing for an anticipated general strike set for Monday. Tens of thousands of supporters blocked roads and surrounded police stations ̵...
14:51, 08/04/2019

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Joy Behar slams ‘unpatriotic’ Trump, says GOP supporters should remove ‘those flag pins’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar said on Monday that Republicans who support President Trump should take off “those Flag pins” because the president’s behavior regarding Russian meddling is “unpatriotic.”...
21:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Petrobras executives flag production boost after lukewarm results Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise, executives said on Wednesday, telling analysts that the firm was on course to hit its annual production target despite lagging output in the first three months of the year....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Huddersfield Town Snapped A Corner Flag And Manchester United's Top-Four Chances Manchester United didn’t control their top-four destiny going into Sunday’s match against Huddersfield Town—a club that had been guaranteed relegation for quite some time now. Three points from a win was the minimum required to keep any hopes of Champions League qualification alive, but they also ne...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army......
13:17, 07/04/2019

Baker Mayfield on the Haters, that Ohio State Flag Apology, and Winning He may not look like the NFL's scariest young quarterback, but that's what Baker Mayfield has become. In this interview with GQ, he talks about his boundless confidence and how his grandma handled one R-rated Mayfield move....
16:34, 08/20/2019

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

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
03:17, 06/15/2019

Trump fondly remembers campaign launch at Trump Tower 4 years ago Four years ago on Sunday, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, the first step on a journey few believed would take him all the way to the White House....
02:51, 06/17/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

'The Tulip' tower: backers consider appeal after Sadiq Khan blocks application Backers of the proposed Tulip tower in the City of London are considering an appeal after Sadiq Khan threw out their application for the 1,000ft tourist attraction....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ultimately aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a standoff over allegations the Indonesian flag was ...
09:17, 08/18/2019

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day in Arizona,” he was planning on announcing a “maj...
15:17, 07/02/2019

Megan Rapinoe: Donald Trump tells US women's co-captain to 'respect flag' President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Alabama car dealership offers free shotgun, Bible and American flag to customers A rural Alabama car dealership is giving away a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of any new or used vehicle as part of its Fourth of July sales promotion....
12:17, 06/26/2019

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
21:34, 07/03/2019

WRC Rally Chile: Tanak takes early lead, Neuville bemoans red flag Toyota's Ott Tanak leads the way after the opening three stages of the World Rally Championship's inaugural Rally Chile, while third-placed Thierry Neuville was affected by a red flag...
02:34, 05/11/2019

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America and its uniformed services? (If you go one day with...
16:00, 06/04/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
09:17, 06/10/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-tier pros at StarCraft II. Now it’s learning to wi...
21:34, 05/31/2019

Seattle’s vote for new unofficial flag almost stymied by ‘ballot stuffing’ hijinks, officials say Seattle residents were having a whale of a time deciding on a new unofficial city flag last week, with contest officials scrambling to untangle a web of purportedly falsified votes....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of the July Fourth holiday and was scheduled to go on ...
03:34, 07/02/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
17:17, 05/19/2019

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control comes one day after President Donald Trump called ...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
03:51, 07/26/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the moon for other planets, other stars. The following ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Bern Formula E red flag reset call "super-unfair" Lucas di Grassi maintains that resetting the order of the pack following the first corner crash in ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix to the starting grid positions was "super-unfair"...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
04:17, 07/01/2019

Petition calls for New Jersey town to cancel LGBTQ pride flag raising A planned flying of the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, is being met with controversy in Rutherford, New Jersey.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him, James mowed an image of the American flag into hi...
05:00, 07/03/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American accomplishments over its history, including the moon l...
06:19, 07/06/2019

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
20:51, 06/08/2019

South African court likens display of apartheid-era flag to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-NFL quarterback and Nike endorser Colin Kaepernick ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Trump tweets image of enormous Trump Tower on Greenland US president pledges ‘not to do this’ but residents of the icy island have hardly warmed to his interestDonald Trump may still want to purchase Greenland – but the US president has no plans to embellish the island’s coast with a Trump Tower.On Monday night, Trump tweeted an edited photo of a coastal...
06:51, 08/20/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials for its role in popularizing vaping with youth, the...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Sadiq Khan says Holocaust memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens would be 'powerful statement against hatred' The row over a proposed Holocaust Memorial beside Parliament intensified today as Sadiq Khan said it should be built to make a "powerful national statement" about fighting intolerance....
15:34, 08/15/2019

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P Johnson, a black trans sex worker, and Sylvia Ray Rivera, a Latina trans sex worker. Yet many seem u...
10:17, 06/21/2019

Israeli soccer fans prohibited - temporarily - from flying national flag during match in France Authorities in France briefly prohibited Israeli soccer fans from flying the Star of David flag ahead of a UEFA Europa League qualifying match Thursday, igniting furor from fans and Israeli officials....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
08:51, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
07:17, 07/02/2019

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
05:34, 07/18/2019

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
04:51, 07/02/2019

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early American flag that many attribute to Betsy Ross. In ...
23:34, 07/02/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
01:51, 07/15/2019

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
06:34, 05/30/2019

South African court rules display of apartheid flag constitutes hate speech A South African court on Wednesday ruled that displaying the country's apartheid-era flag in public constituted hate speech that discriminated against black people and violated equality laws....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013....
17:17, 07/05/2019

Parlee Beach hopes Blue Flag designation restores confidence in water quality The Blue Flag is awarded to beaches and marinas that meet strict criteria for water quality, environmental management, safety and services, along with environmental education...
02:34, 05/16/2019