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China and the U.S Are Fighting a Major Battle Over Killer Robots and the Future of AI

Russia started sabotaging the discussion from the very first session. Throughout the morning of Aug. 21, its diplomats at the United Nations in Geneva took the floor, nitpicking la...

China and the U.S Are Fighting a Major Battle Over Killer Robots and the Future of AI

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UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer robots" through international law at the UN appears to have hit a wall....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Japan under pressure to join campaign against killer robots Activists against the development of robots that would select and attack targets without any human input accuse the US and Russia of frustrating international efforts aimed at outlawing the development of these weapons....
17:18, 09/10/2019

Forget rampant killer robots: AI’s real danger is far more insidious AI isn’t going to crush us underfoot, but it does harbour a threat that makes Terminator look innocent: entrenching human biases and turning them against us...
23:34, 05/30/2019

The Westworld Sequel Futureworld Is Low on Killer Robots, But High on Sci-Fi Cheese Futureworld came out in August 1976. The sequel to Michael Crichton’s Westworld—which tweaks the original’s cautionary tale of technology run wild—hasn’t aged entirely well, especially when compared to the sleek HBO series. But if retro goofiness is what you seek, step right up.Read more......
05:51, 07/30/2019

Ex-Google worker fears 'killer robots' could cause mass atrocities Engineer who quit over military drone project warns AI might also accidentally start a warA new generation of autonomous weapons or “killer robots” could accidentally start a war or cause mass atrocities, a former top Google software engineer has warned.Laura Nolan, who resigned from Google last yea...
18:17, 09/15/2019

Death’s Head and the Young Avengers blow up killer robots in this exclusive The Young Avengers are hotter than they’ve ever been right now. Kate “Hawkeye” Bishop is slated to make her Marvel Studios debut in next year’s Hawkeye Disney+ series, potentially setting up an MCU Young Avengers franchise. Meanwhile, Billy “Wiccan” Kaplan and Teddy “Hulkling” Altman have recently b...
21:34, 09/12/2019

Young New Yorkers bring robots, and a glimpse of the future, to UN Headquarters Tiny balls moved along a series of automated Lego robots, as young students from New York explained to United Nations staff the inner-workings of simple motors and engineering. ...
22:34, 06/12/2019

Ex-Giants QB Jared Lorenzen ‘fighting with everything he has’ in scary health battle Former Giants Jared Lorenzen remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit, battling an infection as well as heart and kidney issues. His family released an update on his condition late Saturday through Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio. “On Friday, June 28th Jared began playing a bigger, ...
16:00, 07/01/2019

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for his own planet's future....
13:17, 06/20/2019

In the War for Europe’s Soul, Holland’s Green Crusader Jesse Klaver Is Fighting for the Future Spend a few hours with Jesse Klaver, and you realize he is a little different from other politicians in the Netherlands, a country where most people pride themselves on being modest and unpretentious. First, there is the unblinking self-confidence with which he will look you in the eye and tell you ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Rapper Killer Mike and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey work to inspire future entrepreneurs Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey teamed up with rapper Killer Mike for Square's "Self Made" event for aspiring entrepreneurs in Atlanta.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Rapper Killer Mike and Square CEO Jack Dorsey work to inspire future entrepreneurs Square CEO Jack Dorsey teamed up with rapper Killer Mike for Square's "Self Made" event for aspiring entrepreneurs in Atlanta.        ...
05:34, 06/06/2019

Google open-sources robots.txt parser in push to make Robots Exclusion Protocol an official standard Google wants to turn the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) into an official internet standard -- and it's making its own parser open source to help.Read More...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Tiny 'walking' motor could help robots build other robots How do you get better at making more robots? By rethinking how you build the manufacturing robots, apparently. MIT researchers have developed a minuscule "walking" motor that allows for robots which should be at once customizable, fast and inexpens......
12:34, 07/03/2019

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious diseases...
14:34, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Former UK leader Major joins Brexit legal battle Former British Prime Minister John Major says he will seek the court’s permission to join a legal battle to prevent the government from suspending Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline...
11:51, 08/30/2019

A Must-Win War: The Real Battle That Prince Harry and Prince William Are Busy Fighting Every Day Damned when they don't, damned when they do. For the past six years, Prince William and Kate Middleton have been criticized by traditionalist royal-watchers for not making their......
19:34, 05/21/2019

A Keystone-Like Pipeline Opens Fierce Battle Over New York’s ‘Energy Future’ The Cuomo administration must decide before Thursday whether to approve a new natural gas pipeline that environmentalists say would harm the area’s waters....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Thomas, Ginsburg draw battle lines for future abortion cases The Supreme Court made clear on Tuesday that it's not ready to take big strides quickly on abortion and the future of Roe v. Wade. But justices also revealed that the far right and the far left side of the bench are drawing their battle lines, in anticipation of other cases concerning more restricti...
19:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
14:00, 07/12/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unconstitutional because they placed an “undue ...
17:34, 06/17/2019

Missouri’s only abortion clinic’s future uncertain as licence renewal battle heads to court Planned Parenthood sued Missouri last week after state health officials refused to renew the licence of Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood in St. Louis...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Wall Street losses accelerate as global trade battle intensifies; all three major U.S. indexes shed 2.5 percent or more As the trade war intensifies, global markets tumble and Trump accuses China of currency manipulation. A cheaper renminbi makes Chinese experts cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China....
20:00, 08/05/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. This warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) comes as the UN agency releases a new report – the first of its kind – on the state of the...
18:34, 04/28/2019

A Vicious, Untreatable Killer Leaves China Guessing African swine fever, which harms pigs but not humans, has swept across the country, the world’s largest pork producer. And the government knows about only some of the cases....
19:17, 04/28/2019

New China Tariffs A "Job Killer," US Industry Tells Trump President Donald Trump's new tariffs on Chinese goods are a "job killer" that will slam consumers and could make a recession more likely, industry groups said Wednesday....
07:51, 08/29/2019

Australia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle PM Morrison hopes voters ignore Coalition infighting, while Labor’s Shorten has become tabloid target Australia’s two major parties are neck-and-neck as voters prepare to go to the polls on Saturday, after a bruising election campaign that has turned personal, prompted the issue of climate change to...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this year.”...
13:51, 07/05/2019

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
20:00, 06/18/2019

China is fighting to 'protect its legitimate rights and interests' in trade war with US, state media says China is fighting back against the U.S. in the trade war to “protect its legitimate rights and interests,” state media said in a scathing editorial Tuesday....
10:51, 05/14/2019

'A killer is always a killer’: Gambia gripped by Junglers’ testimony Truth commission reveals evidence of death squad’s abuses over two decadesOne of the most notorious killers in Gambia sits on a grubby mattress on his brother’s stoop, uneasy in his newfound freedom. His nephews fetch cigarettes and brew tea, and birds sing in the mango trees. A cuddly toy crocodile...
12:34, 08/23/2019

Opinion: China, US digging in for long battle What's in a name? Clearly a great deal in the high-stake trade war between the US and China, which has escalated after US President Donald Trump named China a currency manipulator, says DW's Clifford Coonan....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Trump Can Battle China or Expand the Economy. He Can’t Do Both. The president says Americans must sever commercial dependence on China. He also says he wants powerful economic growth. The trade war threatens to force him to choose....
00:34, 08/27/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest trade war since the 1930s. President Donald Trump more than doubled import taxes on $200 billion worth...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
05:51, 05/31/2019

Fighting Game Tournament Has Too Much Actual Fighting Community Effort Orlando has grown to become one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, putting it just below the Evolution Championship Series in terms of both size and importance. The event’s 13 different fighting games were exciting to watch, but in a few cases, the excitement got...
23:17, 07/02/2019

U.S.-China Trade Battle Is Crimping Global Oil Demand Worries about the health of the world’s economy and increasingly uncertain trade relations between the U.S. and China will put further pressure on global oil demand in 2019, the International Energy Agency said....
15:51, 08/09/2019

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
09:00, 05/31/2019

China isn't likely to cut interest rates in the near future: Investor Ronald Wan of Partners Financial Holdings says the Chinese authorities are in a dilemma about whether to cut interest rates because doing so would damage the exchange rate and send a wrong signal that the government wants to push up the property sector....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
09:00, 07/01/2019

The worst justification for Trump’s battle with China? The ‘clash of civilizations’ The remarks from a high-ranking State Department employee caused alarm among China-watchers, who were dismayed at what they saw as a simplistic view of one of the biggest challenges facing the United States....
09:17, 05/02/2019

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
17:00, 08/14/2019

In Global Tech Battle, a Balky U.S. Ally Chooses China The Philippines has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Supercomputing is latest front in U.S.-China high-tech battle China’s burgeoning supercomputer industry became the latest target of U.S. trade restrictions as officials banned exports to four Chinese technology companies and one research institute on the grounds that they threaten American national security....
00:34, 06/22/2019

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
14:34, 07/19/2019

The truth about Trump's China tariffs: Many major US companies don't think they're a big deal Stock markets around the world were caught by surprise when President Trump tweeted another tariff threat against China, but major corporations in the US recently surveyed by CNBC don't see an end to tariffs as a key issue in ending the trade war....
14:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. and China both play tug of war with Huawei over future trade talks Yesterday, we pointed out some comments made by President Donald Trump that made it clear that his administration is using Huawei as a bargaining chip for future trade talks with China. Trump told a reporter yesterday, "So it’s possible that Huawei even would be included in some kind of a trade deal...
00:51, 05/25/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
13:34, 05/17/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
13:34, 08/14/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen In a series of new tweets, President Trump kept up his "America First" agenda in support of hefty tariffs and called on U.S. companies to back him by shifting business away from China. But he softened his tone on soybeans and other agricultural products....
17:00, 05/14/2019

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
17:17, 05/16/2019

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks. Reuters reported extensive new details about t...
23:51, 06/26/2019

More than 50 major companies, from Apple to Nintendo, pull production from China because of the trade war But rather than move their operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of these companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Esper calls out Russia and China in first major foreign policy speech ESPER IN LONDON: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper unloaded on Russia in remarks this morning at London’s Royal United Services Institute, which bills itself as the world's oldest independent think tank on international defense and security...
22:00, 09/06/2019

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead happy lives in China, Chinese state-media reported. This apparent capitulation is particularly signifi...
08:51, 07/07/2019

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
13:17, 05/30/2019

U.S. firms sour on their future in China as trade war bites: AmCham The China-U.S. trade war is souring the profit and investment outlook for U.S. companies operating in the world's second-biggest economy, a survey by a prominent American business association showed....
06:34, 09/11/2019

West Ham battle to sign Maxi Gómez after selling Marko Arnautovic to China • West Ham agree to pay Gómez’s €50m release clause to Celta• Arnautovic joins Shanghai SIPG for €25m after two years at clubWest Ham are battling to convince Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez to snub Champions League football at Valencia and join them for a club-record fee of €50m (£44.5m) after selling Mark...
13:17, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 3-3M profit beats as strength in healthcare helps battle slowing China 3M Co's quarterly profit beat estimates on Thursday as the company's efforts to bolster its healthcare business helped it counter sluggish demand in its traditional industrial and transportation units due to a slowdown in China....
19:17, 07/25/2019

Rising tariffs, tanking stocks: Inside Trump’s trade battle with China President Trump on Friday “ordered” US companies to find “an alternative to China” for doing business after the country slapped more retaliatory tariffs on US imports, sending the stock market into a tailspin. “Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years. They hav...
10:34, 08/24/2019

Exclusive: Boeing CEO eyes major aircraft order under any U.S.-China trade deal Boeing Co said on Tuesday that an aircraft order from China could result from any deal to end a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies....
02:34, 08/28/2019

China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News China has found the destructive fall armyworm in the major corn-producing province of Shandong in the north, the government-backed Beijing News reported on Monday....
06:17, 07/01/2019

Tesla's China plant takes shape as key to Musk's future ambitions Foundations for the plant in Shanghai have been laid, and construction workers are erecting walls and other structures for the factory, which could eventually rival production from its U.S. assembly plant....
13:51, 04/29/2019

China electric car firm Faraday Future says obtains $225 mln in bridge financing Chinese electric vehicle developer Faraday Future said on Tuesday that it had obtained up to $225 million in bridge financing from a U.S. merchant bank to allow it to complete the development of its flagship FF91 model....
08:34, 04/30/2019

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Department of Defense's intelligence chief....
03:17, 08/20/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubio....
07:51, 05/18/2019

Scientists in China are creating monkey-human embryos to fuck with our future, or maybe fix it We already have human-duck things, cat-humans things, and centipede-human things, so why couldn’t we just make our own missing link? According to a report by El País, a biologist and administrator at Spain’s Murcia Catholic University (UCAM), Estrella Núñez, has confirmed that actual monkey-human...
20:17, 08/02/2019

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Trump report card: Manning the battle stations on China, Iran, Hurricane Dorian This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump manning the Hurricane Dorian battle stations at Camp David after a week that included his return from a tense G-7 in France, a pause in the trade war with China and a Justice Department slap at antagonist and former FBI Director James Comey....
20:51, 08/31/2019

Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China The ban was expected. American officials have long warned that they would stop sharing intelligence if allies installed Chinese technology on their 5G networks....
23:34, 05/15/2019

China's Shandong province says fall armyworm a 'major threat' to autumn crop output Agriculture officials in northern China's Shandong province warned on Tuesday that an infestation of the fall armyworm pest will spread further in the key corn-producing area, posing a "major threat" to autumn crop output in the region....
12:17, 07/30/2019

Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Faraday Future's New CEO Gave Us The BMW i8, But The Actual Future Remains Uncertain Do you remember Faraday Future? Last time we were talking about it, it was getting $225 million for one more go at this whole “making a car” thing. Before that, there were furloughs, a near bankruptcy, and some lawsuits. Now, it has a new CEO, the man who gave us the BMW i8 and co-founded Byton. Wil...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
04:17, 06/30/2019

The Jobs That Robots Will Never Be Able To Do The advancement of technology means elimination of human error and an increase in efficiency - so what is stopping us from automating the world around us completely? It is the fact that there are some......
12:34, 05/06/2019

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
10:51, 07/01/2019

Robots will soon be picking salad It takes a certain nimbleness to pick a strawberry or a salad. While crops like wheat and potatoes have been harvested mechanically for decades, many fruits and vegetables have proved resistant to automation. They are too easily bruised, or too hard for heavy farm machinery to locate....
13:00, 09/09/2019

MIT’s new AI for robots can ‘feel’ an object just by seeing it Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a brand new AI that can feel objects just by seeing them – and vice versa.  The new AI can predict how it would feel to touch an object, just by looking at it. It can also create a visual representa...
08:00, 06/17/2019

Here's how you can profit from the rise of the robots ROBO Global, the company behind one of the stock market's top robotics-focused exchange-traded funds, just launched a health-care fund to capitalize on a more specific trend in the space....
11:34, 07/15/2019

‘Robots’ Are Not 'Coming for Your Job'—Management Is Listen: ‘Robots’ are not coming for your jobs. I hope we can be very clear here—at this particular point in time, ‘robots’ are not sentient agents capable of seeking out and applying for your job and then landing the gig on its comparatively superior merits. ‘Robots’ are not currently algorithmicall...
19:34, 05/31/2019

iRobot 2.0: How the company set itself up for its next-gen robots iRobot launched the Roomba S9 and Braava Jet M6 with plans for a lawn mower on deck. It took a lot of IoT, data science, product design, and cloud to make it all happen....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Why won't we let robots into our homes – and our hearts? Last week, Anki, creator of adorable robots that are part toy, part virtual assistant and part pet, went out of business. “It is with a heavy heart to inform you that Anki has ceased product development and we are no longer manufacturing robots,” the company said in a statement, which ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

I Love The Little Robots In Doom 3 I’m walking down a dark, damp and scary hallway. I can hear strange noises all around me. My shotgun is darting about the hallway and connecting rooms, looking for any movement. Suddenly my eyes find an enemy demon. It charges me and shoots a fireball. But I don’t care about myself. Instead, I’m wor...
07:51, 08/11/2019

These delivery robots are going to college These autonomous robots put the special in special delivery and you might see them on a college campus near you!       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

End the 'robots are coming for your job' panic Robots and automation will destroy American jobs — it’s a worrying refrain we hear echoed by prominent figures in academia, the private sector, and the media alike. The Brookings Institution, the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, labor leader Andy Stern and, most recently, CNN, all have...
20:00, 09/04/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Will robots take my job? No, but they will break it into tiny bits Robots will take our jobs in name only. They are actually fragmenting them in a way that undermines our ability to find full-time work, warns Annalee Newitz...
12:17, 06/26/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
07:34, 06/07/2019

The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they’re dying....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Amazon might start using robots to box your orders A few weeks ago, Amazon said it will be at least 10 years before the company is running fully-automated warehouses. But partial automation is already underway. According to Reuters, Amazon is considering installing two machines at dozens of warehouse......
18:00, 05/13/2019

How to outfox the robots reading your resume There are more resumes to compete against. Here's how to tailor your resume to take advantage of the algorithms that reject and choose candidates....
15:17, 06/18/2019

Robots reviewed my resume and they were not impressed According to my — not super scientific — calculations, LinkedIn users have a median average of 630 connections. But I only have 106. Unsurprisingly, I never cared much for maintaining LinkedIn profiles and resumes. I got my first freelance writing job when I was still in school, so I never really ha...
11:00, 06/11/2019

These 'cathartic' stress robots can take a beating Whether it's a meditation app or looking at puppy videos, much of today's technology focuses on replacing your negative feelings with positive ones. But what if you want to act on all your feelings of anger, sadness and anxiety -- in a healthy way? G......
06:17, 05/07/2019

Personal robots won’t catch on until they become more than a novelty Last month, another well-funded social robot startup, Anki, closed its doors for good. And it wasn’t the first. In March, Jibo, which had received $73 million in funding, announced that it was shutting down its servers. Over the past few years, we’ve seen several much-hyped robots take the stage, pr...
17:17, 06/15/2019

Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet the dog. From its humble origins as a mod of a mo...
14:51, 05/16/2019

The Roomba i7+ is a step forward for home robots The 2018 release of the Roomba i7+ marked a turning point for iRobot. Finally, the company offered a feature they'd long requested: A vacuum capable of emptying itself without intervention from its human owner. The i7+ also provided users like review......
23:51, 08/03/2019

The hardest thing about robots? Teaching them to cope with us Humans are spectacularly weird and unpredictable. Computer scientist Anca Dragan is working on helpful robots that understand how we get things wrong...
13:17, 08/13/2019

Astronauts, not robots, essential to getting answers on the moon The scientific legacy of the Apollo program, including the first manned mission to the moon, is considerable. But there's a lot lunar scientists still aren't sure of -- questions unanswered and models in need of tweaks....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Why robots will soon be picking soft fruits and salad It takes a certain nimbleness to pick a strawberry or a salad. While crops like wheat and potatoes have been harvested mechanically for decades, many fruits and vegetables have proved resistant to automation. They are too easily bruised, or too hard for heavy farm machinery to locate....
11:00, 09/06/2019

Robots may be delivering your Domino's pizza Domino's announced Monday it is teaming with robotics company Nuro for a pilot program in Houston later this year.       ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Fiction: Love, Sex and Robots Collide in a New Ian McEwan Novel “Machines Like Me” asks if synthetic humans could spark enlightenment or ease pain — and whether it’s a good idea to invent stuff that could eat your lunch....
19:34, 05/01/2019

Nazis, Robots, and Rage: The Westworld III Trailer Is Here It feels like we’ve been waiting forever to see what’s next for Westworld and though a brief, tantalizing tease was given a few months back, there’s now much, much more.Read more......
01:00, 07/21/2019

Want to build robots and invent stuff? Here's where to start Ever wanted to design and build machines instead of buying them? Start here, with Hannah Joshua’s 10-part series that aims to give you all the skills to make a robot and much more...
14:51, 05/06/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
12:17, 06/13/2019

Delivery robots will soon be allowed on Washington sidewalks Washington has become the eighth state to greenlight the use of delivery robots on sidewalks and crosswalks. Governor Jay Inslee signed the bill yesterday, following support from Starship Technologies, which specializes in autonomous last-mile and lo......
16:34, 05/01/2019

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is planning to change that....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Electrify America will use robots to charge self-driving EVs As self-driving and electric vehicles advance, one fundamental question remains: How will autonomous EVs connect to charging stations? Volkswagen-backed Electrify America and Stable Auto hope to answer that. The two companies are working together to......
19:17, 08/01/2019

Robots are working retail jobs at Walmart now Back in 2017, Walmart launched a pilot project that made some of its old-school brick-and-mortar retail stores seem like futuristic testbeds. The chain began trialing robots that could scan shelves to make sure items display the correct price and that they’re in stock, a test that started out ...
05:51, 08/30/2019

These Lego Star Wars Droids Might Be the Toy Robots Everyone's Been Looking For Consumer-focused robots have been having a bit of a hard time in recent years. Just last week, Anki, maker of the adorable Cozmo and Vector bots, was the latest robot maker to go under as consumers hesitated to spend $250 on an automaton that didn’t really do anything. Lego’s latest creation also wo...
09:34, 05/04/2019

The Big Difference Between Westworld's New Robots and Old Ones Isn't Just Skin Deep Westworld isn’t due back until 2020, and we’ll definitely be getting more details Saturday when it takes over Comic Con’s Hall H (of which we’ll be in attendance), but some new information has already been released, including details about the new flesh free robots first seen in the teaser back in A...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Jumping ant robots use teamwork to overcome obstacles If you've ever marveled at a team of ants working together to carry a huge morsel of food or navigate around objects, you've seen how effective a collective intelligence made up of simple individual units can be....
15:17, 07/11/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could go to Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have proven incredibly useful for gathering information about places l...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
18:51, 08/31/2019

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life expectancy and low birth rates. In 2015, an article in The Lancet m...
08:00, 07/07/2019

| WATCH: Nasa to send flying robots to ISS Two special robots called 'Astrobees' will be sent to space to help astronauts carry out chores and experiments on board the International Space Station....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Starship's delivery robots now serve Purdue University Starship's delivery robots have reached their largest school campus yet. Purdue students at the university's West Lafayette campus now have the option of ordering robot-delivered food that should arrive in "minutes." As at other schools, deliveries......
11:51, 09/10/2019

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children. Many hospitals host interventions in pediatric units, where child life specialists will provide clinical interventi...
07:17, 06/26/2019

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams from 30 countries vying in events including soccer, search-and-rescue missions, manufacturing and logi...
23:34, 07/04/2019

5 of the smartest people in AI teamed up to make awesome robots An all-star team consisting of five of the brightest minds in AI today revealed the launch of Robust.AI, a new startup devoted to revolutionizing the robotics industry. According to a job posting on the company’s website, the company intends to create robots that can navigate the real world with act...
02:34, 06/06/2019

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that totally proves your argument falls directly into your lap approximately three days after you need it to.Read more......
01:17, 06/07/2019

Bike and Snake: Meet the robots that will keep Norway's gas flowing A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four metre snake-like machine are among the new tools that Norway, Europe's second-largest gas exporter after Russia, says will help cut maintenance time at its gas plants and keep supplies flowing....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Rise of robots could eliminate 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030 The rise of robots, artificial intelligence, energy storage, automation and machine learning could eliminate 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, a new study by Oxford Economics found....
22:34, 06/27/2019

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts....
16:34, 07/15/2019

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pillo, these robots can do everything from keeping the elderly company to reminding them to take their ...
23:00, 08/23/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refrigera......
09:51, 05/17/2019

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read More...
10:17, 05/29/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Postmates will test delivery robots on San Francisco sidewalks San Franciscans might soon see Postmates' cute delivery robot rolling down their sidewalks. According to TechCrunch, the food and groceries delivery service has secured what could be the first permit allowing sidewalk robotics operations in the city.......
15:34, 08/08/2019

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose the cause of our failures. Until recently, journa...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Robots To Take Over 20 Million Jobs, Worsening Inequality: Study Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting overall economic output, a new study shows....
09:34, 06/26/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing companies go public....
06:34, 05/09/2019

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for......
05:51, 06/11/2019

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobot driven b......
16:00, 06/02/2019

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deliver parts between work stations. Meanwhile, human ...
11:17, 06/11/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated warehouses becoming a reality any time soon. According to Amazon's director of robotics fulfilment, Scott......
16:34, 05/02/2019

Anki, Maker of Adorable Robots That Don't Do All That Much, Abruptly Shuts Down Robotics company Anki, the manufacturer of an adorable line of tiny home robots like Cozmo and its bigger brother, the $250 Vector, has unexpectedly and abruptly folded, Recode reported on Monday.Read more......
09:34, 04/30/2019

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot....
14:51, 06/14/2019

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to......
13:00, 06/01/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscles.Read More...
18:17, 05/22/2019

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of-the-art computer systems can match or exceed a human's high-resolution optical anatomy, training these m......
20:00, 05/21/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machines....
18:00, 06/06/2019

'Things are changing so fast': the benefits and dangers of robots in the UK workplace Politicians, trade unionists and experts have set out to learn more about the new industrial landscape“We are under the threat of closure all the time,” says Andrew Peters without a hint of fear in his voice.As though repeating himself for the hundredth time, the managing director of Siemens’ Congle...
15:00, 06/30/2019

Ford wants to use walking robots to help self-driving cars deliver packages Auto giant Ford is teaming up with a robotics company to create an autonomous robot that works with self-driving cars to deliver packages.        ...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Why putting googly eyes on robots makes them inherently less threatening At the start of 2019, supermarket chain Giant Food Stores announced it would begin operating customer assisting robots -- collectively dubbed Marty -- in 172 locations across the East Coast. These autonomous machines may navigate their respective sto......
01:34, 05/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. launches a coalition to clean up the earth using AI and robots Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man may have met his end in the Marvel cinematic universe, but the movie star wants to keep doing things that one might associate with his on-screen persona, genius billionaire Tony Stark. The actor announced that he’s launching a collaborative effort to clean up the earth b...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Synthetic fiber 'muscles' could lead to brawny robots and prosthetics Most attempts at giving robots muscles tend to be heavy, slow or both. Scientists might finally have a solution that's both light and nimble, though. They've developed fibers that can serve as artificial muscles for robots while remaining light, re......
07:17, 07/15/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic age....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Buddhists In Japan Are Turning To 'Mindar' Robots To Spread Their Message As interest in religion wanes around the world, and secularism surges, religious leaders have begun searching for innovative ways to spread their message and connect with potential adherents....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The competition attracted 169 entries from EPSRC-funded rese...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Lionfish being hunted by robots to prevent their takeover of the Atlantic Ocean Experts are now turning to lionfish-hunting robots to help curb the destruction the invasive species has wrought on Atlantic ecosystems.        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically helpful, and even dangerousRobots replace truckers, sparking a protest movement that snowballs into violence.With just years to spare before a certain...
08:34, 05/02/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into a superhero...
20:51, 05/04/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could find a home on Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have proven incredibly useful for gathering information ab...
06:00, 05/09/2019

AI Weekly: Amazon’s robots could cut delivery times, but eliminate jobs Amazon's increasing investment in robotics and automation got a lot of attention at its re:MARS conference. What impact might it have on its workforce?Read More...
07:51, 06/08/2019

Robots may take and serve your food order, but won't make it anytime soon, ex-Domino's CEO says People want food to be handmade, but technology will likely continue upending other aspects of the restaurant industry, predicts former Domino's CEO Patrick Doyle....
23:00, 09/04/2019

Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots This week, Amazon unveiled a new warehouse robot named Pegasus. The suitcase-sized robot is used to sort packages at dozens of the company's sprawling distribution centers....
18:34, 06/07/2019

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple senses in much the same way humans do. “While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the...
06:17, 06/18/2019

NASA is building robots that can climb Mars, including an 'ice worm' NASA is no stranger to building robots, having created ones that are currently exploring Mars, traveling to the International Space Station and ones that look like inflatable "aliens."...
17:51, 07/11/2019

Amazon Now Delivering Packages In Southern California With Scout Robots For much of this year, a fleet of Amazon Scouts, mini tank-like delivery vehicles about the size of a cooler, have traversed residential neighborhoods in a Seattle suburb to deliver packages....
12:51, 08/13/2019

Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Google wants to make the 25-year-old robots.txt protocol an internet standard Google‘s main business has been search, and now it wants to make a core part of it an internet standard. The internet giant has outlined plans to turn robots exclusion protocol (REP) — better known as robots.txt — into an internet standard after 25 years. To that effect, it has also made its C++ rob...
12:34, 07/02/2019

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufacturer....
11:51, 08/10/2019

Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable lighter, penknife and two tabs of Alka Seltzer. His unconventional application of scientific principles and outside the......
19:51, 08/28/2019

Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st......
15:17, 05/20/2019

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't exactly strap a big battery on them. That might not be an issue thanks to Georgia Tech researchers. Th......
07:51, 07/17/2019

'Westworld' season 3 trailer shows robots venturing beyond the park HBO has released the first full trailer for Westworld's third season, and it's clear that there's much, much more to see than what you caught in the teaser. The clip shows a future city where the park robots have slipped into human society, with Dol......
06:00, 07/21/2019

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....
09:34, 08/07/2019

Boxing with giants: Italy's packing robots are not just cardboard cutouts Amazon's new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every hour. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week....
17:17, 06/28/2019

CORRECTED-Boxing with giants: Italy's packing robots are not just cardboard cutouts Amazon's new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every hour. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week....
02:36, 07/06/2019

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans....
21:17, 08/09/2019

This video shows the impressive tech behind robots walking on rough terrain While robots taking a tumble is pretty funny, watching how these humanoid machines figure out how to walk autonomously without falling is absolutely fascinating. In a new video, the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) showcased an automatic footstep planning system for Boston Dy...
23:34, 07/05/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the ways robots are being used right now but that you probably have no ide...
19:51, 05/14/2019

YouTuber known for 'shitty robots' turns Tesla Model 3 into pickup truck Why wait on Elon Musk to deliver your perfect vehicle when you can just make one yourself? YouTuber and inventor Simone Giertz needed a truck to carry materials for her creations, but didn't want a gas-guzzling pickup. So the 28-year-old robotics ent......
21:51, 06/18/2019

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass unemployment while also prompting praise for strea...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” human’s tendency to stereotype racial bias is seeping into the world of robotics. Research by the Human Interface Technology (HIT) Lab in NZ found that th...
14:00, 07/24/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Rat brain offers insights to engineers designing self-navigating cars, robots Scientists have discovered the neural cells that provide rats a detailed map of their surroundings, and researchers suggest the finding could inspire better navigational software for autonomous vehicles....
23:34, 07/25/2019

The robots are definitely coming and will make the world a more unequal place | John Naughton New studies show that the latest wave of automation will make the world’s poor poorer. But big tech will be even richerSo the robots are coming for our jobs, are they? Yawn. That’s such an old story. Goes back to Elizabeth I and the stocking frame, if my memory serves me right. Machines have been ta...
15:00, 06/30/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest......
19:51, 07/23/2019

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reasons that — in case you haven’t seen the video above yet — only reveal themselves slowly, the closer you get to the end of the video....
22:51, 06/17/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are turning to AI-assisted robots to help sort garbage in recycling plants and boost quality control....
00:17, 07/28/2019

Brave New World: Uncle Sam is taxing robots as companies invest in advanced tech It’s a brave new world for the IRS: taxing robots. Uncle Sam is padding the Treasury with millions of dollars to assess bots at the same time that corporations invest more in advanced technology and labor-saving machinery, according to experts. New “robot” taxes are expected to multiply in the comin...
13:34, 08/25/2019

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Ford Partners With Robots Maker Agility Robotics In Mobility Service Push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes. Ford's move into......
17:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon’s autonomous robots have started delivering packages in a new location: Southern California After nearly eight months of knowledge-gathering street tests and thousands of successful deliveries, Amazon has announced that its delivery robots have begun delivering packages to customers in Irvine, Calif....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Should we worry about the robots and mind-reading apps remaking our world? | Alex Hern Technology is spying on us and machines are developing human voices. But it’s not all a weird cyberpunk dystopiaTechnology changes so fast that our lives are radically different from even a decade ago, yet slowly enough that sometimes we don’t even notice the changes.We live in the future, in other ...
16:51, 08/01/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and...
23:00, 05/17/2019

How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart home robots iRobot has used its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different from its big tech rivals....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars These days, we keep hearing automakers talk about all the partnerships they’re forming for autonomous cars, car sharing, large-scale electrification, and just general “mobility solutions.” A lot of it is bullshit meant to make the companies appear on the cutting edge, and some is legit research. I w...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Watch: Disney’s new anti-vibration tech maps CGI movements onto actual robots Researchers from Disney have developed software for mapping CGI motion animations to actual robots – without any of the unwanted outcomes of porting virtual movements to the physical world. The researchers note that while it’s fairly easy to create virtual characters with a wide degree of motion, tr...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
22:17, 07/12/2019

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food. A newly opened Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in the restaurant industry....
13:51, 07/02/2019

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

When the fighting goes on too long Phil Rogers examines some key fights in boxing history that should not have been allowed to continue The post When the fighting goes on too long appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 08/05/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
20:00, 05/16/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two year investigation to its fina...
22:17, 05/10/2019

The Orioles can’t stop fighting each other These 29 games can’t end soon enough for the Orioles. For the second time this month, the Orioles turned on each other in an embarrassing dugout fight. This time, during an 8-4 loss to the Nationals on Wednesday night, reliever Richard Bleier and third-base coach Jose David Flores were in an o...
15:51, 08/29/2019

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
02:51, 06/23/2019

10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s Miracle man Manny Pacquiao, the new WBA welterweight champion, isn’t the only boxing great to keep fighting beyond his fortieth birthday The post 10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 07/22/2019

One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. Titled One Punch Man A Hero Nobody Knows, it’s slated for PS4 and Xbox One. The Japanese release date is TBA, and the game has yet to announced for outside Japan. ...
15:17, 06/26/2019

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
23:51, 05/24/2019

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan.        ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

| Ebola: Profile of a killer The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2 000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday, is the second-deadliest on record....
05:51, 09/01/2019

40 Years Later, Lessons From the First 'Killer App' VisiCalc, the world’s first spreadsheet, took the nascent personal computing world by storm, and just as suddenly ceased to exist—in the process, writes Christopher Mims, it transformed how companies are built and how all of us make decisions...
13:51, 07/13/2019

Seeing What the Fighting Is All About on Alaska’s Coastal Plain On a river trip in the starkly beautiful Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, rich in birds and caribou, reflections on what we’re willing to gamble for oil and money....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the American Medical Association at the organization’s an...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Audi Sport boss: "we are fighting for V10" in next-gen R8 Senior figures have strong desire for 10-cylinder engine to remain, while more hardcore variant will be previewed by GT2 race car at Goodwood next week Audi Sport is fighting to ensure the V10 remains an integral part of the next-generation R8, despite the increasing likelihood the flagship superca...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Oh God Trump and Biden Are Fighting About Their Brains Ladies and gents, I give you a depressingly possible preview of the 2020 general election: Joe Biden and Donald Trump arguing about whether their minds work....
14:51, 08/10/2019

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
08:34, 09/03/2019

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world’It was not an auspicious beginning. The first vid...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-called deepfake tec......
06:51, 06/16/2019

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, but continuing battles are a reminder that reliabl...
21:17, 07/05/2019

Man has spent nearly $37,000 fighting $120 speeding ticket A man’s quest for justice is drawing criticism after he’s spent close to $37,000 to fight a $120 speeding ticket including spending his sons inheritance.        ...
00:17, 09/11/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
22:34, 05/25/2019

Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments....
01:17, 06/26/2019

The Fed Is Fighting for Control of Its Key Interest Rate If a ship crossing a wide and placid harbor yaws so far that it almost hits the channel markers, its captain might want to have the rudder adjusted. That’s essentially what the Federal Reserve has done three times since 2018. With the fed funds rate inching disconcertingly close to the top of the ce...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’re for or against the AI arms race: it’s happening. Here’s what that means, according to a trio of e...
01:34, 05/21/2019

Tesla’s Superchargers: The company's killer app Telsa wants to be Ford and Chevron. The company wants to build the cars and supply the fuel. In this case, that fuel is electricity and the delivery system is the company's robust Supercharger network. CEO and tweet-machine Elon Musk routinely talks......
20:17, 06/19/2019

| Salah 'a gentle killer', says former boss Mohamed Salah may be setting European and English football alight now but when he arrived in Switzerland he cast a few doubts in the mind of his first coach....
00:17, 08/29/2019

Vizio's New $70 Soundbar Is a Killer Deal If you don’t own a soundbar, you’ve probably thought about getting one. Maybe your speaker-head friend told you to check out the new Sonos Beam (sort of expensive!), or that sick-looking Sony surround sound system (even more expensive—wow!). Vizio, on the other hand, wants to sell you a new, super s...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday morning. During testimony from NYPD Detective Darryl Ng about how the police handle emotionally disturbed persons, Gilbert exclaimed, “Objection!” The me...
22:00, 06/03/2019

BLU G9 launched in the US, offers killer features for less than $150 In case you're wondering how much bang for the buck you can get out of an Android smartphone, the answer is quite a lot if you're buying a BLU phone. Obviously, there's no perfect brand when it comes to smartphones, but in the entry-level range there aren't too many options.Since people want more an...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Jay Bruce is sounding a lot like a Mets killer Jay Bruce cracked a smile as the New York reporters walked his way. The former Met knew what was coming after another big performance against his old team in the stadium he called home for parts of three seasons. “There’s no hard feelings,” the Phillies’ left fielder insisted, after bashing two home...
08:34, 07/08/2019

UN says death toll from Libya fighting passes 1,000 The U.N. says more than 1,000 people have been killed since April in fighting between rival militias over the Libyan capital, a grim milestone in the stalemated conflict...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 CAIRO (AP) — A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen’s civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project said Wednesday that the Saudi-led coaliti...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
12:51, 05/19/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my artwork Soleil Levant had been used in an advertisem...
08:00, 05/22/2019

7 combatants, 2 civilians killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Five rebels, two army soldiers and two civilians were killed Thursday during two gunbattles in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and residents said. The first gunbattle broke out in a neighborhood in southern Pulwama town as police and ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

The One Punch Man Fighting Game Has An Overpowered Hero Everybody Knows Saitama is called “One Punch Man,” because that’s all it takes for him to level foes. How the heck does that work in a three-on-three fighting game? Interestingly....
02:34, 09/12/2019

Fighting Harassers and Stalkers on the Web, in Court and in Print “Nobody’s Victim,” by the lawyer Carrie Goldberg, and “Consent,” by Donna Freitas, recount the authors’ personal experiences with sexual harassment and its lasting trauma....
21:52, 08/13/2019

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m going to be able to walk, going to be able to writ...
06:34, 06/15/2019

Paul Perkins is fighting to keep his Giants career going The odds are stacked against Paul Perkins. He knows it, and rather than run from it, he’d rather run with it and relish the challenge along the way. Thursday night’s Giants preseason finale against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., might very well represent Perkins’ last stand with the team that dr...
09:00, 08/28/2019

Coffee and ‘brown fat’ could be the secrets to fighting obesity Caffeinate the fat away. Scientists at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have discovered that drinking a cup of joe may fight obesity and diabetes by helping the body burn fat. “This is the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct eff...
20:34, 06/24/2019

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach a long-term truce. Israeli Prime Minister Benjam...
18:34, 05/05/2019

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? Nguyen pulled the game from the App Store just a month after its debut, but the legacy of Flappy Bird continues to influence mobile game development to...
23:17, 05/03/2019

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward....
22:17, 07/14/2019

Evo 2019 fighting game tournament – as it happened Bonchan wins Street Fighter V 3:2Pakistan’s Arslan Ash takes the Tekken 7 championship 3:2MKLeo makes a comeback from loser’s bracket to win Smash Ultimate 3:0 6.19am BST MKLeo holds the crystal trophy aloft and we bid farewell to Evo 2019, James Chen apparently not taking the last commentator posit...
11:34, 08/07/2019

US Shooting Survivor, 12, Wanted To "Go Down Fighting With Baseball Bat" The sixth-grader stood outside his Colorado charter school, one arm wrapped around his dad, while he described how he had planned to try to thwart an active shooter....
05:34, 05/10/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
23:17, 06/27/2019

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
04:51, 07/07/2019

Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez's problem and rounds up the boxing world this week The post Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? appeared first on Boxing News....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Indian news site NDTV reported. Autopsies carried out...
20:51, 06/10/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t mean it’s true. The internet is great, but it can be...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion but still has a big league career ambition....
20:17, 05/30/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
23:17, 05/07/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates. Which ...
11:34, 05/21/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver the last few years, we have come together around ...
02:17, 06/10/2019

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
16:51, 07/04/2019

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Fighting picks up in Afghanistan after talks collapse Fighting has picked up in several areas of northern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, days after the collapse of talks between the United States and the Taliban aimed at agreeing the withdrawal of thousands of U.S. troops....
12:34, 09/11/2019

Girl fighting cancer can't believe what her neighborhood did for her Keren Clay was scared her friends would look at her differently after her amputation, but all it took was the drive home to make her realize she had nothing to worry about.        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Stonewall vet: ‘We were fighting back years of oppression’ The Stonewall Inn uprising was 50 years ago this week, but Mark Segal, 68, remembers a lot about his time there in the early hours of June 28, 1969. That was the night when the NYPD raided the gay bar, leading to four days of unrest in Greenwich Village. He especially recalls a personal shift......
04:17, 06/22/2019

The Baroness Fighting to Protect Children Online Baroness Kidron says tech giants exert too much leverage over young users and has pushed laws to change that. “It’s little Timmy in his bedroom versus Mark Zuckerberg in his Valley,” she said....
19:34, 08/27/2019

A serial killer at the border – and the women who stood up to him A border patrol agent went on a rampage. In acts of unimaginable bravery, a group of friends confronted him When Erika Peña dropped something on the floor of his truck, reached down to pick it up and touched a gun instead, she did not startle. This was Texas – a gun in a truck was not unusual – and ...
11:34, 05/09/2019

‘I-95 killer’ who targeted gay men along busy corridor set to die Thursday A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, is set to be executed in Florida later Thursday....
21:00, 08/22/2019

See all the killer 'Hustlers' premiere photos with J.Lo, Constance Wu and more From Los Angeles to Toronto to NYC, the stars of "Hustlers" have been everywhere promoting their stripper film. Catch up with J.Lo, Cardi B and more.        ...
23:17, 09/16/2019

The Latest: Serial killer has no visitors before execution The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
00:17, 05/24/2019

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital ‘Barbecue’ is the self-appointed mayor and guardian of a neighborhood of tens of thousands of poor and working-class people in Port-au-Prince — and a suspect in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Which composer was accused of being a cat killer? The Weekend quiz From Copperheads to California Dreams, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which world leader is the Bright Sun of the 21st Century?2 Where is “tracht” clothing traditionally worn?3 Which bookworm’s family possessed only one book, Easy Cooking?4 What cricket delivery means “other” in Urdu?5 W...
10:34, 07/27/2019

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

K-Pop singer Samuel’s dad’s suspected killer arrested The man suspected of killing K-Pop star Samuel’s father Jose Arredondo was busted in Mexico on Monday night, authorities said. The suspect was only identified as Roberto N. as per local laws, according to KGET-TV, but officials also released his photo. “That particular person was a friend of h...
22:17, 07/30/2019

Report: Cereal contaminated by weed killer An environmental advocacy group says several popular breakfast foods have Round-Up in them. Cheerios and Nature Valley products are among the foods in the environmental working group’s report cited as containing trace amounts of glyphosate. Some experts believe the controversial herbicide caus...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Xiaomi's latest smartphone really is a flagship killer After teasing its own ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ for quite some time, today Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi K20 Pro in China and, as expected, it certainly doesn’t disappoint.All the specs you'd expect from a flagshipAs you’d expect from any flagship-level smartphone in 2019, the Redmi K20 Pro is powe...
17:34, 05/28/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq....
01:51, 06/21/2019

Brothers stage courtroom beatdown of their mom’s killer Two enraged brothers took justice into their own hands at an Ohio courtroom this week — lunging at and pummeling the man convicted of murdering their mother during his sentencing, dramatic new video shows. Dale Williams, Sr., 62, was about to be sentenced Thursday for gunning down 46-year-old Elizab...
18:51, 07/12/2019

August execution set for Florida killer who targeted gay men TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Tuesday for 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles. The execution is set for Aug. 22 at Florida State Prison. Records show Bowles w...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed by a half hour while Gilbert’s lawyer, Arnold Levine, visited him in a holding cell and unsuccessfully tried to persuade him to return to the courtroom. ̶...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
05:17, 06/09/2019

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance punk band YACHT has always felt like a somewhat tech...
18:17, 08/31/2019

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who consider him their protector....
13:00, 06/07/2019

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many great features.        ...
21:17, 05/20/2019

Is the new Osmo Action camera a GoPro Killer? I got my hands on DJI’s Osmo Action cam and took it out for a spin. Check out the video for my initial impressions. Video Producer: Gregory S. Manalo...
00:51, 05/16/2019

ZTE Axon 10 Pro hands-on: A potential OnePlus killer After building up its presence in the US with its flagship Axon line, it’s been a rocky road for Chinese manufacturer ZTE for the past year. However, the company is optimistic in bouncing back and having a relevant smartphone in contention once again. The ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the company’s latest flagsh...
22:51, 05/09/2019

DJI Made a GoPro Clone With One Killer Feature GoPro, I have some bad news. Drone giant DJI just released a rugged new camera called the Osmo Action. It’s a lot like a GoPro—so much so that I thought it was a GoPro when my colleague handed it to me. The Osmo Action and the latest GoPro aren’t quite identical, but they’re so similar in size and d...
22:00, 05/15/2019

A serial killer may be hunting prostitutes in Detroit Detroit police believe a serial killer who is targeting prostitutes is on the loose, following the discovery of a third slain woman Wednesday. Chief James Craig said the killer seems to be targeting sex workers but he declined to go into detail. “We’re not trying to create an alarm acros...
20:17, 06/06/2019

EPA says popular weed killer glyphosate is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting recent decisions by U.S. juries that found that it caused cancer in people....
02:51, 05/01/2019

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
14:34, 05/24/2019

Fighting Coco sets up Osaka showdown at U.S. Open Crowd-pleaser Coco Gauff came through a tough battle with qualifier Timea Babos 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Thursday to set up a third-round clash at the U.S. Open against top seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka....
12:17, 08/30/2019

Fighting rages in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition and complicating U.N. efforts to end a devastating war....
11:17, 08/10/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European Parliament elections on May 26, centrist leader Grzegorz Schetyna said in an interview....
20:00, 05/08/2019

'I refuse to die in here': the marine who survived two tours and is now fighting deportation In his 21 months of detention, Jose Segovia Benitez says he’s been denied critical treatment for his PTSD and heart conditionJose Segovia Benitez survived two tours of duty with the US Marine Corps, a bomb blast, and a traumatic brain injury.But the US is not helping him recover. On the contrary, th...
11:34, 09/07/2019

Mark Cuban is still fighting back on NBA ‘owner’ saga Mark Cuban isn’t backing down from the NBA “owner” debate. “It’s not that big a deal,” Cuban told TMZ Sports. “If you run a company, own a company, start a company … you decide [on what to call yourself].” The Dallas Mavericks owner’s retort comes as NBA commissioner Adam Sil...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Look at All These Celebrities Fighting Climate Change With Private Jets! At the end of July, a fleet of private jets and luxury “super yachts” descended on Italy for Google Camp, a conference cum party to fight climate change. Guests in attendance—described as the brightest minds of our time—included billionaires and celebrities. I’d ask why we’d entrust the future of o...
21:51, 08/19/2019

Paige on her journey to WWE stardom, fighting misconceptions: 'I'm not hiding anything' Paige spoke to Fox News about her journey to becoming a WWE Superstar, including how she triumphantly overcame difficult times in her personal life, as well as her new movie, "Fighting with My Family."...
13:51, 09/05/2019

France calls for immediate end to fighting in Syrian city of Idlib France called on Friday for an immediate end to fighting in the Syrian city of Idlib, and the French foreign ministry added that it condemned in particular air strikes on refugee camps....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
18:17, 04/28/2019

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The Facebook video shows Richard Pan smiling amiably in the moments before the anti-vaccine activist badgering him on a street near the California state cap...
16:51, 08/29/2019

In Paraguay, Fighting Graft With Eggs and Toilet Paper Paraguayans fed up with corruption discovered that public shame was more effective than state institutions at holding crooked politicians accountable....
18:17, 04/28/2019

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
05:17, 06/03/2019

Why a Black Preacher Is Fighting for Control of a Neo-Nazi Group At a time when far-right extremism has been on the rise, James Hart Stern is battling with a longtime member of the National Socialist Movement over control of the group and its website....
01:51, 07/24/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal State LA....
19:00, 04/28/2019

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what is already a catastrophic humanitarian situation....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Friday at EVO 2019. The game will be the first all-n......
11:17, 08/03/2019

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of for...
12:51, 08/19/2019

6th grader in Colorado school shooting grabbed bat so he could ‘go down fighting’ A sixth-grader who survived the Colorado school shooting held on to a baseball bat during the attack because he wanted to go down fighting, he said on Wednesday. Nate Holley told CNN that he clutched the metal bat while hiding from the two gunmen inside a closet in his classroom at the STEM School H...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
05:34, 06/04/2019

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the decidedly less athletic Ted Cruz, to repeated 5km ja...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Foresters fighting to save Germany's threatened woodlands A lack of rain, soaring temperatures and droughts are posing a serious threat to Germany's woodlands. Foresters are doing what they can to save them, and the agriculture minister has vowed to help....
02:17, 08/02/2019

Three killed in renewed fighting in southern Tripoli: witness At least three fighters aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive on Saturday aimed at pushing back eastern forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar, a witness said....
18:34, 09/07/2019

Baby fighting for life after mom leaves her in running bathtub A Bronx baby is fighting for her life after her mom put her in the bathtub with the water running — and then left the room to do chores, police sources told the Post on Thursday. The 23-year-old mother placed her 8-month-old daughter in the tub shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday inside their t...
19:34, 07/04/2019

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling of vital civilian infrastructure."...
10:34, 07/04/2019

English man spends over $36G fighting speeding ticket worth $120 An English man spent almost three years and used nearly $37,000 of his son's inheritance fighting a traffic ticket — a fine that initially would've cost him around $120....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Biden and Booker Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control....
01:34, 08/08/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Missouri woman fighting to keep her three emotional support monkeys A Missouri woman with post-traumatic stress disorder is in a feud with her neighbors and the city of Creve Coeur who say the three emotional support monkeys living with her pose a safety risk to local residents....
20:17, 09/15/2019

Gaza ceasefire halts fighting between Israel and Palestinians Three-day battle killed 23 in Gaza, including two pregnant women, and four in IsraelIsrael and Palestinian militants in Gaza stopped firing just before dawn as an unconfirmed ceasefire appeared to take hold, suspending some of the deadliest fighting since a war in 2014.While neither side announced a...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting Officials say three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian have been killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes....
09:17, 05/16/2019

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17:18, 09/10/2019

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could spell doom for Miocic at UFC 241 Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Leclerc plays down chances of fighting Mercedes in British GP Charles Leclerc has played down Ferrari's chances of fighting Mercedes at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, admitting the SF90 was "struggling quite a lot" in race simulations on Friday...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms race....
03:51, 09/11/2019

U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to a deal that would open the way for peace in Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, as the insurgents followed their weekend assault on the strategic center of Kunduz by attacking a second northern city....
13:51, 09/01/2019

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates as US and Taliban 'close to deal' The US is "at the threshold of an agreement" with the Taliban, the US envoy in Afghanistan has said. But the militant Islamist group has stepped up assaults on cities in an apparent attempt to strengthen its hand....
16:51, 09/01/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
14:17, 06/30/2019

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Dying US soldier fighting for the right to sue military over medical malpractice Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal survived three combat deployments to Iraq and even an enemy bullet through the chest. But now the Purple Heart recipient is facing the toughest battle of his life: the right to sue the U.S. government for medical malpractice, his days wincingly numbered....
23:51, 05/06/2019

A Senator’s Lake House vs. a Town Fighting Flooding For years, there has been fierce debate over water levels at a popular lake. Senator James Inhofe, who has a vacation home there, took the matter to Washington....
02:00, 08/28/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to your loved ones and ensure they face justice. You g...
03:00, 08/24/2019

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Fighting for their futures: boxing under a bridge in Mexico – in pictures Former professional football player and amateur boxer Miguel Angel Ramirez has set up a small gym under a vehicular bridge in Ecatepec, in the State of Mexico, in order to keep children away from drugs, teach them a sport and prevent them enlisting in the ranks of organised crime Continue reading......
13:17, 08/02/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
17:17, 05/31/2019

Intense fighting in northwest Syria as army tries to advance The Syrian army has made a small advance into the rebels' last major stronghold in Syria, a pro-government newspaper and a war monitor reported on Tuesday, after massive bombardments that began late last month....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women with an indefatigable commitment to causing ru...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Sidestepping Apple: the third-party tinkerers fighting for your right to repair Online repair communities are spreading repair knowledge online to place power back in the hands of consumersWhen Jessa Jones’s twin daughters flushed her iPhone 4S down the toilet, she decided that she was going to fix it herself. She took the toilet apart in her backyard, retrieved the device, and...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? Ten states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for Senate there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s 2020 candidate.I...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community Daigo Umehara is arguably the most popular fighting game player of all time. As such, eyes will always be on him when it comes to high-level play. The legendary Japanese competitor caused a stir recently by announcing his plans to try out an unconventional hit box controller instead of his tradition...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
02:17, 06/29/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that they will not prosecute women who seek abortions....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region. Police say the fighting erupted late Thursday after police a...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in the most recent wave of fighting in Libya, officials said this weekend.The offensive to take control of Tripoli launched by Khalifa Haftar, a military ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it is neither. It was so out of control that we had t...
02:00, 06/07/2019

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Incredible MotoGP pace due to fighting at the front - Quartararo MotoGP record breaker and Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo says his "incredible" race pace was in part due to learning from his front-running rivals in the Spanish Grand Prix...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Space to be 'next war-fighting domain', says Donald Trump – video Donald Trump has said the newly formed US Space Command will 'defend America's vital interests in space, the next war-fighting domain'. Speaking at a ceremony in Washington, Trump said Space Command would protect US satellites orbiting the planet and detect missile launches abroad, and would be foll...
15:51, 08/30/2019

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
16:34, 06/01/2019

Prosecutors: Alleged mob boss killer knew he was ‘marked’ NEW YORK (AP) — The 24-year-old man accused of killing the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family knew he was a marked man. At a bail hearing on Thursday, Staten Island prosecutors said that shortly after the shooting Anthony Comello sent a text message saying “I’m on the ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Cyprus: detention for confessed serial killer extended NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus court has extended for another eight days the detention of an army captain who confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls. The court granted a police request to keep the 35 year-old suspect in custody and give investigators more time to complete their probe. T...
14:34, 05/13/2019

New Jersey killer wants new trial over juror’s ‘LMAO’ post A New Jersey man convicted of his childhood pal’s murder says he deserves a new trial because of a dismissed juror’s “LMAO” post on Facebook about the case. Though the juror was booted before deliberations, Liam McAtasney’s lawyers said the woman’s misconduct tain...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Newly Discovered Cousin of T. Rex Was a Pint-Sized Killer Paleontologists have identified a previously unknown relative of T. rex that stood just below 3 feet at the hip. The discovery is shedding new light on the evolutionary origins of tyrannosaurs, while providing a glimpse of these fearsome creatures before they reached enormous sizes.Read more......
19:51, 05/06/2019

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This is Night Call, a slice-of-life mystery game that ...
23:51, 07/18/2019

Hit Man is a true crime story that centers victims, not the killer As 1865 comes to a close with this 13th episode, it’s tempting to wonder if this is the best audio fiction podcast of all time. While it’s impossible to weigh all such programs equally against some golden mean, few of the genre’s works approach the same heights as this series. Writer-director Steven...
19:51, 09/09/2019

Apple's iPhone SE drops below $90 in killer new prepaid deal Believe it or not, the 2016-released iPhone SE is still available at the time of this writing through Apple's official US e-store (specifically, the clearance section) in a couple of paint jobs with T-Mobile, Verizon, or TracFone SIM cards included at a decent price of $249.But what might be even ha...
15:00, 05/08/2019

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

Rapes, voodoo ritual in killer dad’s chaotic upbringing COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawyers are detailing the chaotic upbringing of a South Carolina father who killed his five children as they ask a jury to spare his life. Social worker Deborah Grey testified Tuesday that Timothy Jones Jr.’s father was born after his then-12-year-old grandmother was rape...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Alleged killer twin claims sister tried to stab her first The twin who allegedly stabbed her sister to death in their New Jersey home claimed that her sibling was the one who tried to slice her first, sources said. Amanda Ramirez — who was charged for the fatal stabbing of her twin sister, Anna Ramirez — told detectives that her sibling lunged at her with....
04:17, 06/26/2019

'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' pits you against killer drones Ubisoft revealed the latest entry in its long-running Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon franchise at a world premiere event Thursday. Set on a remote Pacific island called Auroa, home to a mysterious tech company called Skell Technology, Ghost Recon Breakpoin......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Killer asteroid destroys NYC in NASA’s simulation exercise A massive killer asteroid is headed straight for New York. An exercise set up by “planetary defense” experts is reportedly meant to gauge what would happen if authorities were unable to deflect a giant space rock hurtling toward America’s most populous city at 43,000 miles per hour...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flick, 77, guilty in the 2018 murder of......
04:17, 07/19/2019

Authorities identify 3 bodies linked to suspected killer For more than 30 years, four suspected victims of serial killer Terry Peder Rasmussen remained unidentified — only decomposed bodies found in two barrels....
05:00, 06/07/2019

8 Killer Zombie Movies That Didn't Cost an Arm and a Leg to Make The Dead Don’t Die, opening Friday, is indie icon Jim Jarmusch’s first foray into zombie movies, but it’s by no means the first indie zombie movie—as fans well know, the horror genre is full of low-budget movies that still manage to make a huge impact. As Jarmusch’s take on the undead shuffles into ...
22:34, 06/13/2019

AMD promises a Navi GPU for everyone, from budget efforts to an Nvidia RTX killer AMD believes that its new graphics technology built on RDNA architecture will touch every part of the gaming industry, from mobiles through consoles to cloud streaming – and it will power a full range of Radeon graphics cards from budget to high-performance GPUs.This is AMD’s closing s...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The new 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' trailer is a killer good time WIth the July 26th release date of Wolfenstein: Youngblood nearly upon us, Bethesda took the stage at its E3 keynote on Sunday to reveal additional details and gameplay of its latest installment of the Nazi-hunting franchise....
03:51, 06/10/2019

After 36 years, DNA evidence and genealogy help to ID a murder victim and her killer DNA evidence helped detectives to identify Mary Silvani. Her killer was much more difficult to find.        ...
11:17, 05/12/2019

German police shoot killer bull in Bavaria After a bull killed two men on a farm in Bavaria, it prevented emergency crews from reaching the victims. Police reportedly shot the bull eight times before it was brought down....
09:51, 07/28/2019

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
20:51, 06/13/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now faces a count of insurance fraud, punishable by u...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Playboy model’s ‘killer’ was ‘out of his mind’ on drugs: lawyer The Philadelphia man accused of gruesomely slaughtering a Playboy model in what prosecutors called a fit of “demonic torture” was “out of his mind” on ketamine during the killing, his attorney reportedly claimed as the murder trial kicked off this week. There’s no question Jonathan...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors will update serial killer confessions probe CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prosecutors in Ohio plan to update their efforts to identify women a serial killer claims he killed decades ago. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters’ (DEE’turs) and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien on Friday will discuss cases linked to Samuel Little. ...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Alesha MacPhail killer allowed to appeal against sentence Aaron Campbell was given minimum term of 27 years for rape and murder of six-year-oldAaron Campbell, the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July, has been granted leave to appeal against his 27-year prison sentence.The Scottish Courts and ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

7th body found in hunt for Cyprus serial killer Police in Cyprus have found a seventh body -- that of a six-year-old girl -- during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
08:17, 06/14/2019

NYC transit cops nab suspected serial killer with the help of smartphones Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones....
10:34, 05/12/2019

DJ Jinx killer gets jail time after sex abuse arrest The man who admitted to fatally mowing down Brooklyn’s DJ Jinx was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday — after violating the terms of his plea deal when he was arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage relative. Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chung handed Kevin Ozoria, 28, a split...
03:00, 05/16/2019

iOS 13's killer feature will make your battery last longer... but there are downsides Do you want your battery to be charged to 100 percent as fast as possible, or do you want your last longer before it needs to be replaced? You decide!...
17:34, 07/17/2019

Suspected would-be cop killer arrested for illegal firearm possession Willie Smith, 40, on Monday was hit with charges including three counts of attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to police and city records....
07:17, 06/05/2019

Group: Many breakfast cereals still contaminated by weed killer Several popular breakfast foods, including Cheerios and Nature Valley products, continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer, according to a report released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group....
18:17, 06/12/2019

How Killer Mike reinvented Thomas More for the 21st century The rapper’s utopian attempt to secede from the US, as documented in his Netflix show Trigger Warning, is more than just clever TVWas your city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesThe word “utopia” was coined in the early 16th century by Thomas More, writer, philosopher and counsellor to Kin...
11:51, 07/12/2019

Killer new deal brings the unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM down to $200 A new day, a sweet new deal on a respectable and already pretty affordable Motorola smartphone. The mid-range Moto G7 Power is still on sale at Verizon for 50 percent off its list price with a new line of service and monthly installments, but if you don't want to jump through all those hoops, Woot i...
06:00, 05/19/2019

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
17:00, 06/18/2019

‘Killer granny’ indicted in husband’s fatal shooting MANTORVILLE, Minn. — A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there. The Dodge County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Lois Riess on first- and second-degree murder charges. Riess is accused o...
10:00, 05/24/2019

The Flagship Killer is dead. Long live the new OnePlus My initial idea for how this editorial was going to go was that it'd be discussing the negative side of OnePlus' decision not to make the affordable OnePlus 7 more widely available, and for significantly changing its course by going for a higher-tier market with the 7 Pro, somehow not being true to ...
22:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Intel Xe graphics card won’t be a $200 Nvidia GeForce RTX killer A recent interview with Raja Koduri, senior vice president of architecture at Intel, caused a flurry of excitement when it seemed he was suggesting that the Intel Xe graphics card could take on Nvidia and AMD with a super-competitive $200 price tag – but it has since been confirmed by Intel t...
13:34, 08/05/2019

'I wanted to look him in the eye': serial killer's survivor witnesses execution Lisa Noland, who helped police capture Bobby Joe Long, was 17 when he abducted herA woman who survived an attack by a notorious Florida serial killer, and helped police to capture him, watched on Thursday evening as he was put to death for his crimes.Lisa Noland looked on from the front row as Bobby...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
06:17, 06/21/2019

What the Golden State Killer Tells Us About Forensic Genetics In the year since the arrest of the Golden State Killer, investigative genetic genealogy has emerged as the most powerful crime-fighting tool since DNA itself....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Jailed ‘killer cop’ questioned about Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries A hulking inmate was questioned about the neck injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lock-up, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Thursday. Former Briarcliff Manor cop Nicholas Tartaglione, who’s awaiting trial in four drug-related killings, told investigators that he ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Cyprus finds another victim of suspected serial killer Police in Cyprus found human remains on Sunday in an ongoing investigation into a suspected serial killer thought to have gone on a killing spree that claimed seven female victims and went undetected for almost three years....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Crawl to see Alexandre Aja's new killer 'gator movie for free Hey, did you hear the one about Alexandre Aja and Sam Raimi teaming up for a movie about giant alligators who eat people in Florida during a hurricane? Sounds awesome, right? Well, good news, monster-movie fans: that movie is called Crawl, and it looks like a real nail-biter based on the very Don’t...
04:00, 07/09/2019

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 Thursday after a lethal ...
04:34, 05/24/2019

The Latest: No last words at Florida serial killer execution STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Convicted serial killer Bobby Joe Long had no last words before he was executed for a 1984 murder spree that claimed 10 women. Witnesses say the 65-year-old Long simply closed his eyes as the lethal injection proc...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Cyprus serial killer sentenced to 7 life terms Judges said an army captain who confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls appeared to have mounted a "campaign of murder." The slayings shocked the island nation and sparked anger about perceived police racism....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

UK experts arrive to help in Cyprus serial killer case A Cyprus police spokesman says British experts called in to assist in the east Mediterranean island nation’s serial killer case have been brought up to speed on the ongoing probe...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
00:51, 05/22/2019

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Confessed killer of 11-year-old girl sentenced to life FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who admitted raping and killing his 11-year-old neighbor has been sentenced to life in prison. Andreas Erazo pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated sexual assault in February, days before he was to go on trial for the 2017 killing of Abbiegail Smith in Keansbu...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Parker: Passion killer VAR will damage Premier League "Former Manchester United and Englland full-back Paul Parker believes VAR technology will cause massive problems in the Premier League judging by its misuse this summer."...
13:51, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Redmi K20 Pro vs OnePlus 7 vs Asus 6Z: Which Is the Real 'Flagship Killer'? Redmi K20 Pro, OnePlus 7 and the Asus 6Z have flagship grade hardware but are aggressively priced. But which one is worth your money? We compare their cameras, performance, and battery life to find......
06:17, 08/04/2019

Redmi just undercut the OnePlus 7 Pro with a cheap ‘flagship killer’ of its own OnePlus launched three new OnePlus 7 versions in the past few weeks, including a phone that looks a lot like the OnePlus 6T, a OnePlus 7 Pro that features a brand new design, and a 5G version of the Pro phone that’s only available in the UK for the time being. In the process, OnePlus increased...
06:17, 05/29/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.        ...
00:00, 08/23/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-sized robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had... several questions.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robotics engineer and YouTube creator, teamed up with ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith John Ryder will box Bilal Akkawy on the Canelo Alvarez undercard in Las Vegas The post John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith appeared first on Boxing News....
02:00, 05/04/2019

Roger Stone and the DOJ are fighting in court over a clip from 'The Godfather Part II' Roger Stone and the Department of Justice have been sparring for a month over whether jurors can be shown a 4-minute-and-20-second clip from the film....
23:34, 08/16/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
02:00, 05/31/2019

"Will Go To Jail Fighting": Mamata Banerjee Attacks BJP At Kolkata Rally In a throwback to her signature 'mercurial' avatar, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today exhorted the people to "break down the prison walls put up by the BJP" in the country and said that......
16:51, 08/28/2019

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Fighting Rust, Serena Williams Has a Rocky Start in Paris Williams has barely played on clay and was terrible in the first set of her opening match before a sharp turn to winning form. Then she faced questions about Nike and mothers....
05:34, 05/28/2019

The Women Of The Fighting Game Community Have One Clear Request: 'Listen' Evo 2019 hosted a special panel titled “The Women of the FGC,” allowing female members of the community the opportunity to speak about their experiences within the competitive fighting game space. While the hour-long discussion would touch on a variety of topics, there was one clear through-line exp...
22:17, 08/03/2019

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Man Spends Children's Inheritance Fighting 100-Pound Speeding Fine A British man said he spent tens of thousands of pounds in savings earmarked for his children's inheritance unsuccessfully fighting a speeding fine -- for 100 pounds....
14:51, 09/10/2019

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shrouding canyon walls. Firefighters were on the job. In fact, they had started the blaze that chewed throug...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Jamey Mosley fighting Jets odds to play with brother again It took Jason McCourty 10 years before he got to share a dream and play on the same NFL team with his twin brother, Devin, with the Patriots. Shaquem Griffin somehow made to the NFL with one hand and now plays in Seattle with his twin brother, Shaquill. Jamey Mosley walked on at Alabama to......
20:00, 06/06/2019

Foreskin reclaimers: the ‘intactivists’ fighting infant male circumcision Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common customThe media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.She sniggers with her colleague as she passes on my request –...
10:51, 07/21/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Leila Benitez has worked as a cabin cleaner at Miami international airport for the Spain-based contractor Eulen America. The company employs 3,000 worker...
10:34, 05/17/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to keep fighting the changes, possibly by bankrolling a...
06:00, 09/12/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was cut from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., following the savage attack. The baby suffered...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Yemen fighting brings Saudi-led coalition to brink of collapse Yemen's government and the United Arab Emirates are supposedly on the same side in the country's long-running conflict. But the government is now accusing the UAE of killing dozens of its troops in a series of airstrikes this week. And that's left the Saudi-led coalition that was formed to fight the...
01:51, 09/01/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make up for its mistakes from when the platform was abused in the 2016 US Presidential election. It’s now created a dedicated ‘war room‘ to fight misinfor...
16:51, 05/07/2019

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
20:00, 06/27/2019

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the pr...
02:17, 07/22/2019

Brazil makes U-turn on £16m Amazon fire-fighting funds Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it has control over how the money is spent....
22:51, 08/28/2019

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending its cap on new for-hire vehicles. Recent letters from seven ethnic and religious groups to the Taxi an...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Bale must channel Real Madrid hurt to come back fighting "Gareth Bale did not become one of the world\u0027s best players through chance, and after being ruthlessly shown the door by Real Madrid, the Cardiff-born star must call upon his powers of recovery again, writes Ben Grounds."...
00:51, 07/22/2019

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate in cockfights. One rooster has been taken in at Ho...
05:51, 06/01/2019

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on why climate protesters in France are stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron. Warning: this podcast contains references to sexual abuseEdita Ochieng, lik...
05:17, 08/05/2019

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
23:17, 05/25/2019

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island women to get tested for breast cancer. It’s not t...
01:34, 06/17/2019

Freightliner and Autocar are Fighting for The Soul of the American Sanitation Engineer Unless you’re me at four years old, you probably don’t give garbage trucks much thought. Trash trucks are utilitarian machines by design. That much is clear. But behind the scenes, the sanitation management industry (not that one, the real one) is contending this year with the launch of two new ones...
19:51, 08/10/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
20:17, 05/10/2019