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The First Peanut Allergy Drug Might Be Approved Soon—but Not Without Controversy

On Friday, a panel of experts assembled by the Food and Drug Administration voted that the agency should approve a drug called Palforzia designed to help people manage their peanut allergy. But the non-unanimous verdict ...

The First Peanut Allergy Drug Might Be Approved Soon—but Not Without Controversy

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Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisory Panel A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved treatment....
18:01, 09/14/2019

Peanut allergy immunotherapy may actually do more harm than good Treatments intended to desensitise people to peanuts had shown promise in tests, but an analysis suggests they may make dangerous allergic reactions more likely...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy safe for preschoolers About 90 percent of children in an early trial for oral immunotherapy against peanut allergy safely made it to the maintenance phase of treatment, researchers report....
18:32, 04/28/2019

FDA panel recommending approval of first peanut allergy treatment for kids An estimated 1.6 million children and teenagers would be eligible for the medication, to be sold as Palforzia, an intended for ages 4 to 17.       ...
13:16, 09/14/2019

A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research Review Says In a new review published in the Lancet, researchers came to a disappointing conclusion about recent studies on treating peanut allergies. They found that treating children by exposing them to small amounts of peanuts, which has shown success in several studies, is actually associated with an increa...
19:48, 04/28/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it poses to young patients....
01:00, 09/14/2019

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot that women will have to give themselves. Friday’...
23:48, 06/21/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some believe affects roughly one in 10 women. The first female libido drug, a once-a-day pill called Addyi, wa...
23:48, 06/23/2019

Aspen's drug to prevent preterm birth approved by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aspen Pharmacare's hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women, the South African drugmaker's CEO said on Thursday....
07:17, 09/13/2019

FDA approved world's priciest drug using faulty data The Food and Drug Administration is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Novartis for failing to report faulty data to government regulators about its $2.1 million drug that treats a paralyzing, fatal genetic disease....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
13:16, 07/09/2019

Gene therapy maker submitted manipulated data before drug was approved, FDA says The maker of a newly approved $2 million gene therapy was aware that some of the testing data in its application to the Food and Drug Administration was manipulated, the agency said....
13:16, 08/07/2019

The FDA just approved a baby-saving drug that carries an obscene $2.1 million price tag You can’t put a price on life, but that isn’t stopping Swiss drugmaker Novartis from trying. The company just scored approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new treatment that could save the lives of hundreds of babies born in the United States each year. That is, as lo...
02:00, 05/28/2019

First FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression hits market in June — but with a $34,000 price tag In June, Zulresso — the first medicine approved by the FDA to specifically treat postpartum depression — will hit the market. Sage Therapeutics, the maker of the drug, hopes it will also address the public's misconception about mental health....
18:00, 04/29/2019

‘Drug cheat’ controversy resurfaces in intense swimming scene Mack Horton finished second. His principles came first. After claiming a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea, Horton, an Olympic gold medalist swimmer from Australia, refused to stand on the podium beside China’s Sun Yang or acknowled...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Eat Ice Cream Out of an Almost-Empty Peanut Butter Jar Removing the last bit of sticky jam from a jar is usually a job for alcohol, but other, spreadable substances—such as Nutella and peanut butter—just don’t go into solution that well. The solution, obviously, is to swap one vice for another, and fill that almost-empty jar with ice cream....
04:48, 08/23/2019

Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
13:16, 08/29/2019

How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention....
04:16, 05/08/2019

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? New research shows that babies with food allergy have missing gut bacteria. Giving the bacteria to allergy-prone mice protected them from the disease....
22:48, 06/25/2019

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. An new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions....
23:00, 09/13/2019

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is called sublingual immunotherapy and involves putting a tiny amount of peanut protein under the tongue. Researchers at the University of North Carolina track...
19:00, 09/05/2019

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review: Big Dreams and Possible Big Trouble A young man who has Down syndrome, played by Zack Gottsagen, goes on an adventure that involves wrestling and crabbing. He and his co-star, Shia LaBeouf, make a winning team....
19:48, 08/08/2019

Here Are Some Great Ways Of Including Peanut Butter In Your Diet Contrary to what its name suggests, peanut butter is quite a healthy food and may also aid weight loss. Here are some excellent ways you can utilise that jar of peanut butter sitting idle in your......
14:48, 07/05/2019

Peanut Immunotherapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Serious Allergic Reactions A promising therapy for certain food allergies may be riskier than hoped, according to a new review. It found that patients with a peanut allergy given oral immunotherapy—a treatment that exposes them to small doses of the food over time—were more likely to experience life-threatening allergic react...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Woman temporarily blinded by allergy to hair dye A young woman was temporarily blinded when an allergic reaction to hair dye caused her face to balloon to triple the size, according to a report. Steph O’Dell, of Milton Keynes, England, spent five days in the hospital thanks to an allergy to paraphenylenediamine (PPD), a chemical commonly fou...
17:48, 08/08/2019

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted peanuts. Perhaps less well-known is the origin of this spread – who invented peanut butter? It's mode...
00:32, 05/30/2019

When Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1M in debt When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old, and his peanut business was deep in debt.       ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

'The Peanut Butter Falcon' Review: A Beguiling Buddy Tale A young man with Down syndrome escapes from his nursing home and strikes up a friendship with a small-time crook—played by Shia LaBeouf—in this charmingly off-kilter film....
08:48, 08/09/2019

Pureed peanuts advised for infants to stave off allergy (Reuters Health) - Feeding pureed peanut products regularly to babies before their first birthday could reduce their risk of developing peanut allergies later on, doctors advise....
20:48, 08/27/2019

Ariana Grande’s sudden ‘tomato allergy’ is actually very common Your favorite food may soon turn on you. Superstar Ariana Grande cancelled two shows this week when she “had an unfortunate allergic reaction to tomatoes and my throat pretty much closed…still feels like i’m swallowing a cactus but slowly making progress,” the 25-year-old “Thank u, Next” singe...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
20:48, 08/02/2019

Family can sue Colonial Williamsburg over gluten allergy snafu The family of an 11-year-old Maryland boy with a gluten allergy is suing Colonial Williamsburg, saying the Virginia historic attraction refused to allow their child to eat a homemade chicken sandwich inside their restaurant during a 2017 school field trip. The suit, which was originally shot down in...
07:16, 06/06/2019

Why Peanut Butter Smoothie Is The Ideal Post-Workout Recovery Drink Ideally, post-workout nutrition must involve foods than help your muscles recover from the strenuous exercise. Peanut butter smoothie is a meal in itself and has perfect mix of carbs, proteins and......
14:48, 04/30/2019

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his dream of becoming a movie star. The result is Frid...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Peanuts Or Peanut Butter? Celeb Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Spills The Tea Kareena Kapoor Khan's nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar addressed one of the most common dilemmas of modern nutrition- is peanut butter healthier than eating peanuts?...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Watch: Wisconsin police officer rescues raccoon from peanut butter jar A Wisconsin police department shared video of an officer nicknamed the "pet detective" rescuing a raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head....
18:00, 08/16/2019

'No more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches': Billionaire pays off students' debts Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts....
08:00, 05/20/2019

11-year-old boy with dairy allergy dies after dad gives him milk chocolate by accident British boy Raffi Pownall, who had a severe dairy allergy, was accidentally given a chocolate bar containing milk powder by his father.        ...
02:48, 07/26/2019

Sony Apologizes for ‘Peter Rabbit’ Movie’s Allergy Scene Tom McGregor, a villain who has food allergies, goes into anaphylaxis when rabbits fire a blackberry into his mouth. Some parents said it set a poor example....
18:00, 05/20/2019

With racing and music events, Tesla gets over marketing allergy in China Tesla Inc has always shown disdain for marketing, with CEO Elon Musk boasting his company does not advertise, instead using the money it would have spent to develop products....
08:48, 08/30/2019

Boy with dairy allergy died after dad accidentally gave him chocolate containing milk An 11-year-old British boy with a dairy allergy died when his dad gave him a chocolate bar — unaware that it contained milk, a probe revealed this week. Thomas Pownall of Lancashire handed his son, Raffi, four chunks of chocolate from a Morrisons supermarket June 8, thinking the candy was part...
18:16, 07/23/2019

We Tested Peanut and Gluten Sensors Designed for People With Tricky Food Allergies Eating out with food allergies can be a minor annoyance, or if you’re unlucky, a potentially fatal booby trap. Although most restaurant and take-out menus will have labels for common allergens, the same can’t be said for that banana bread your coworker made, menus while traveling abroad, or unhinged...
22:48, 08/23/2019

Cape Cod man accused of baiting razor blade with peanut butter to attract squirrels Massachusetts investigators have accused a Cape Cod man of trying to injure squirrels in a public park by baiting at least one razor blade with peanut butter....
23:48, 09/01/2019

After Teen Told Restaurant He Had Dairy Allergy, Birthday Meal Killed Him The teenager opted for a grilled chicken breast, but just to be safe, Owen alerted the Byron chain staff about his dairy allergy. It appeared he was satisfied with what he was told, and after ordering......
06:32, 09/16/2019

Middle schoolers send teacher with deadly banana allergy to hospital Students at an Ohio school pranked an art teacher authorities say they knew had a deadly reaction to bananas. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Raisins sold in New York, New Jersey recalled over deadly allergy concerns Packages of golden raisins sold in four states — including New York and New Jersey — are being recalled for undeclared sulfites, which could lead to deadly allergic reactions for some consumers, federal officials said. Queens-based Deshi Distributors LLC issued the recall on Friday after routine sam...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
22:48, 08/21/2019

Black man sues American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from plane over dog allergy A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he says he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Teen died from birthday meal even after he told restaurant of allergy, coroner rules Owen Carey collapsed about an hour after he ate the grilled chicken in April 2017. A corner ruled that he died from a "severe anaphylactic reaction."        ...
00:16, 09/17/2019

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
22:00, 06/29/2019

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, high junk food intake could be a possible reason for......
09:00, 06/12/2019

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition....
17:16, 07/19/2019

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a shortage of Mylan NV's rival product, EpiPen....
14:32, 07/09/2019

Anna Jones’ recipe for ancho chilli and peanut mole with quick tortillas | The Modern Cook A rich and rewarding mole to smother roast vegetables in (with loads left over to use as you please in the week ahead), all mopped up by some super-quick tortillasThe long, easy days of summer are all but behind us; we’re heading quickly into autumn and back to the day-to-day.For some, it’s a welcom...
15:48, 09/06/2019

Shia LaBeouf and a talented newcomer help The Peanut Butter Falcon transcend its feel-good clichés There’s a regrettable tendency in Hollywood to employ actors with Down syndrome either as harbingers of weirdness (see Lars von Trier’s miniseries The Kingdom) or as irrepressible life forces that are mostly around to remind uptight “normal” characters what’s really important. A smidgen of the latte...
01:16, 08/07/2019

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of her “life-changing experience … [it’s] unbelievable that a tick can make you allergic to food.” Downen was bitten by a common &#...
19:32, 07/01/2019

Shia LaBeouf meets Mark Twain in the rousing trailer for SXSW breakout The Peanut Butter Falcon One of the most rousing films to emerge from this year’s SXSW Film Festival was The Peanut Butter Falcon, a sun-baked riff on Huckleberry Finn that populates its swampy Southern milieu with washed-up professional wrestlers, blind preachers, and murderous crabbers. Today, the feature debut of filmmak...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
18:32, 09/12/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
02:16, 08/08/2019

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the start of the crisis." ...
05:48, 08/28/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
07:16, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
17:32, 06/06/2019

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for potato, coconut and peanut tikkis | The new vegan These crisp Indian patties are great fun to make and will get even fussy children eating vegetables As much as I adore cooking, it is also often for work, or a means by which to get food on to the table. But to my toddler daughter, it is always fun. Smashing potatoes? Joy! Mixing and squidging a mix...
11:32, 05/25/2019

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Thai tomato salad with peanut crumbs | The New Vegan Mediterranean courgettes and tomatoes take surprisingly well to the Thai papaya salad treatmentIn April, I was lucky enough to learn how to make the classic Thai som tam salad at the century-old Mandarin Oriental cookery school in Bangkok. From the first bite, it hit me from all angles. It was cold ...
12:19, 07/06/2019

Zoe Kravitz's diet and exercise routine doesn't include a trainer but does include red wine and peanut butter Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Actress Zoe Kravitz has spoken out in interviews about her diet and fitness routine to stay healthy. When it comes to exercise, the actress says simple cardio is her favorite, as well as stretching. Her diet is primarily vegan, with a heavy focus on unprocessed foods and ...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Boy who flicked cheese at pupil with allergy 'did not mean to cause serious harm', inquest told A schoolboy who flicked a small piece of cheese at a teenage pupil, causing a fatal allergic reaction, did not mean to cause serious harm, an inquest heard....
23:16, 05/10/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Bats Europe Approved as an APA Under MiFID II LONDON – 30 August 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it received approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on 24 August 2017 to operate its trade reporting facility as an Approved Publication Arrangem...
16:48, 05/01/2019

You'll Probably Get Approved for an Apple Card—but Be Wary Wondering if you’ll get approved for the Apple Card? Turns out you probably don’t have to. Goldman Sachs, the bank issuing the card, is reportedly approving applications from subprime applicants, according to CNBC. Read more......
01:00, 08/10/2019

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missio...
02:16, 06/28/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to the move approved most of ...
20:48, 05/17/2019

John Daly approved to use cart at PGA Championship John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of an injured right knee. He will be the first player to ride a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open at Olympic Club in 1998 and 2012. The PGA of America says Daly applied for the cart thr...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Mutant rat-human births approved in Japan A Japanese researcher is set to become the first scientist to develop live animals that contain human organs. Hiromitsu Nakauchi plans to insert human stem cells into rats and then transfer the cells into other animals....
00:16, 08/01/2019

First FAA-approved beyond-line-of-sight drone flies in the US The University of Alaska Fairbanks has successfully conducted the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flight in the US that's been approved by the FAA. At this point in time, drone flights are required to remain within their operators' li......
18:16, 08/04/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has found. Many of those approved are banned in Europe...
15:16, 06/12/2019

Celebrity-Approved Underwear to Show Off Your Best Assets We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. We......
12:48, 08/05/2019

No More Embarrassment: The FDA Has Approved A New Pill That Will Allow Men To Last Longer In The Bathroom Get excited, fellas, because there’s finally a solution to one of the most humiliating issues a man can face: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new pill that allows men to last longer in the bathroom....
23:48, 06/10/2019

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities....
07:48, 06/13/2019

What will happen to Sprint if the T-Mobile deal is not approved? Back in 2013, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank purchased 78% of Sprint for $21.6 billion, keeping the carrier from getting purchased by Dish Network. Since then, SoftBank has raised its stake in Sprint to 84%. Bloomberg reports today that with $25 billion in red ink spilled by Sprint over the last 10 ...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Musk, SEC deal over Twitter use approved by judge The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, and other topics....
06:32, 05/01/2019

The Supermodel-Approved Resort To Check Into This Summer On the search for a destination with a difference for summer 2019? Somewhere that marries nature and luxury, elegance and adventure, relaxation and activity?...
12:16, 05/20/2019

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to stand down was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct. 2, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s bir...
15:32, 05/11/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception...
20:48, 05/10/2019

South Korea approved to buy 12 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters The U.S. State Department's approval of the $800 million deal for Sikorsky's Seahawk multi-mission rotorcraft is expected to improve South Korea's ability to perform anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare missions....
14:48, 08/09/2019

Poland approved by State Dept. for $6.5B buy of F-35As A potential $6.5 billion deal that could bring up to 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter planes, engines and related equipment to Poland's military was approved by the State Department....
19:00, 09/12/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Elon Musk agrees to have tweets pre-approved by lawyer Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has agreed to have his social media posts regarding the car maker pre-approved by an expert, in order to settle a dispute over his tweeting. ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. seeks a Congress-approved deal with Iran: Hook The United States is seeking a Congress-approved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told Al-Jazeera satellite television network....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel. “I think that it instills a sense of pride and a ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Hungary approved for $500M purchase of 180 AMRAAM missiles The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 180 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles to NATO member Hungary at an estimated cost of $500 million....
06:48, 08/29/2019

| US university head admits he approved Epstein gift The president of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) admitted he had approved financial support from Jeffrey Epstein after the disgraced financier was convicted of child sex offenses....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Germany approved for $401M buy of Patriot missiles, parts The U.S. State Department on Friday notified Congress it has approved the sale of PAC-3 MSE, an upgraded version of the missiles, as well as associated parts and support....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Trump says he approved unannounced invitation of Iranian diplomat BIARRITZ, France — U.S. President Donald Trump said he gave his approval to the unannounced invitation of Iran’s top diplomat on the margins of the G-7 summit, denying Monday that he was surprised or angered. French President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation was a bold gamble that he could s...
14:16, 08/26/2019

| Iran's Khamenei approved Saudi strike - report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reports, citing an unnamed US official....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Study: One-third of pre-approved drugs has not finished FDA approval process More than 1 in 3 drugs that have received pre-approval from the Food and Drug Administration still haven't gotten the final approval required by the Accelerated Approval Program....
01:16, 08/28/2019

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
16:16, 09/12/2019

First U.S. FAA-approved 'beyond-line-of-sight' drone flight completed The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it had approved the first drone flight beyond the operator's sight line, a major advance for retailers like Amazon.com Inc seeking to speed up deliveries by drone....
01:16, 08/03/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
21:48, 07/23/2019

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that will go up against Verizon, AT&T and the New T-Mob...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Justice Department has approved T-Mobile / Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile have cleared a significant hurdle towards completing their merger. The Department of Justice rubber-stamped the deal on the condition that the carriers sell some parts of the business to Dish Network....
04:48, 07/27/2019

Epstein shouldn’t have been approved for work release: prosecutor Jeffrey Epstein shouldn’t have been approved for work release program while serving time in Palm Beach, according to a newly revealed 2008 letter from then-US Attorney Alexander Acosta’s office which claims that he lied on his application. The multi-millionaire pedophile — who hanged him...
22:32, 09/17/2019

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan's rival leaders to form a unity government....
15:48, 05/08/2019

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Psychologist approved Jeffrey Epstein's removal from suicide watch A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
01:16, 08/25/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Psychologist approved removing Jeffrey Epstein from suicide watch The disclosure came in a letter dated on Thursday from Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd to the Democratic chairman and ranking Republican member of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives....
04:48, 08/24/2019

Japan says approved export to South Korea after strict examination Japan has granted approval for exports of some high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since tighter export curbs were imposed last month, the government's chief spokesman said on Thursday....
11:48, 08/08/2019

The FDA Has Finally Approved the Impossible Burger to Be Sold at Grocery Stores Despite a flashy debut at CES 2019 for version 2.0 of its Impossible Burger, Impossible Foods has only been able to sell its plant-based fake meat patties to restaurants and fast food joints. But the FDA has finally given its approval for a key blood-simulating ingredient that makes the Impossible B...
22:16, 08/01/2019

Psychologist approved Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide watch removal WASHINGTON — A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The disclosu...
04:16, 08/24/2019

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.       ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry....
15:48, 08/23/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.        ...
06:48, 08/22/2019

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training Missiles to Germany through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency....
19:32, 07/01/2019

Final design concepts approved for Pima County Courthouse TUCSON –The final concepts have been approved for the first floor of the historic Pima County Courthouse. The floor will house the visitor’s center as well as the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum. The cost of the Mineral Museum went up from $10 million to $13.5 million. Pima County Administra...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
08:16, 06/19/2019

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Michigan, Detroit The Detroit City Council and the Michigan Strategic Fund voted separately on incentive packages -- with a combined value of $311.6 million -- tied to FCA's creation of more than 6,000 jobs across multiple new and existing plants, 4,950 of which will be in Detroit....
10:16, 05/22/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France, Belgium, Germany and Britain....
04:32, 05/20/2019

Huawei says new 4G internet plan in Canada’s north was approved by feds The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, when announcing a new project for Canada's North....
22:32, 07/22/2019

Bahrain approved by State Department for Patriot, F-16 weapons, support The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Bahrain worth more than $2.2 billion to support weapons for its F-16V aircraft fleet and Patriot missile systems....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Iran’s supreme leader approved Saudi oil attacks: report Iran’s supreme leader personally approved devastating airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities – but insisted that Iran be able to plausibly deny the attacks, according to a new report Wednesday evening. The alleged sign-off by Ayatollah Ali Khameni was revealed by a US official, CBS News said...
05:17, 09/19/2019

Nebraska slowly rolls out voter-approved Medicaid expansion LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are laying the groundwork for the state’s voter-approved Medicaid expansion program, but many people who will eventually qualify now face a long and difficult wait. About 90,000 low-income Nebraska residents who will get new Medicaid coverage must wait u...
19:00, 06/23/2019

LMP1 success handicaps plan approved for 2019/20 WEC season The introduction of success handicaps has been ratified for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship as part of a package of measures aimed making the LMP1 privateers more competitive...
20:32, 07/22/2019

MS Dhoni's Request To Train With Army Regiment Approved: Report Army Chief General Bipin Rawat approved former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni's request to train with the Parachute regiment for two months, top Army sources said on Sunday....
20:00, 07/21/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desire.Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, is s...
05:16, 06/22/2019

Cboe Europe Approved as Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) LONDON – 8 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Europe was registered on 5 March 2018 as a Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). Cboe Europe’s suite...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given the go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel if he wins Tuesday's polls....
03:32, 09/16/2019

| Apple's Mac Pro tariff relief requests approved despite Trump opposition Apple gained US approval to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports for the upcoming Mac Pro computer, even though President Donald Trump indicated the company's waiver requests would be rejected....
18:16, 09/23/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other products.        ...
03:32, 05/01/2019

'Natasha's Law' requiring full list of ingredients on pre-packaged food introduced to protect allergy sufferers Food businesses will be required to list full ingredients on pre-packaged food under a new law introduced by Michael Gove following the death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse....
03:16, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump financial records case gets approved for expedited appeal An appeals court said Friday it will speedily consider U.S. President Donald Trump's challenge to congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks with which he did business....
18:16, 05/31/2019

| Trump approved Saudi nuclear transfers after Khashoggi killing: senator President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator says....
08:48, 06/06/2019

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, it emerged ...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Face-scanning CCTV approved for London hot-spots despite privacy storm Surveillance cameras equipped with face detection technology have been approved for some of London's premier cultural and shopping destinations, the Evening Standard has learned....
18:48, 09/03/2019

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:48, 05/21/2019

Verizon CEO touts 1.5Gbps peak 5G speed as S10 reviewers hit approved sites Verizon just set the top bar for its 5G service in two cities at 1.5Gbps, but realistically, few users are going to see that sort of speed with the S10 5G.Read More...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Trump approved strikes on Iran before abruptly changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and ships in position to strike — before eventually changing his mind, officials say. The retaliation...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Czech Republic approved for Viper, Black Hawk helicopter purchases The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Czech Republic worth more than $1 billion for AH-1Z Viper and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters....
07:16, 05/08/2019

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over a range of issues, including trade and Hong Kong....
13:16, 08/21/2019

Trump Approved Saudi Nuclear Transfers After Khashoggi Killing: Senator President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said Tuesday....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Approved Saudi Attack: Report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed US official....
14:32, 09/19/2019

Sen. Kaine: Trump approved nuclear tech transfer to Saudis after Khashoggi's murder The Trump administration has approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia seven times — including twice since the Saudi-orchestrated murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said the administration approved one of those...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden approved Antonio Brown video before release, producer says Toward the end of Antonio Brown’s short stint with the Oakland Raiders, he released a professionally produced video of a private conversation between himself and coach Jon Gruden....
00:32, 09/11/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has included Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc. in its List of Approved Stock Exch...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Adani cleared to start Carmichael coalmine work as groundwater plans approved Queensland government decision means company can begin work on mine site, but other federal approvals still required before coal extraction can beginAdani has been cleared to start work on its Carmichael coalmine after the Queensland government approved the company’s plans for groundwater management...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Qatar will support any Middle East peace plan approved by Palestinians: foreign minister Qatar will accept any Middle East peace plan that is acceptable to the Palestinians, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, warning that any U.S.-led solution cannot be imposed on Palestinians....
19:16, 06/09/2019

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
15:16, 06/03/2019

U.K. bill to block no-deal Brexit approved by House of Commons, heads to upper chamber In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords. An earlier version was approved 329-300....
21:32, 09/04/2019

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE's planned demutualization. In a special meeting of the membership held today, there were 870 votes cast in favor of the propos......
19:32, 05/02/2019

Trump reportedly approved a $2 million hospital bill from North Korea for Otto Warmbier President Donald Trump approved payment of a $2 million bill issued by North Korea for the care of Otto Warmbier, who returned to the U.S. in a coma, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Trump tweeted that "no money was paid to North Korea."...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department of Energy....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia  on at least two occasions after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder....
02:48, 06/05/2019

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtained by NBC News. According to the draft, “the...
03:48, 08/22/2019

Watch Miley Cyrus' Trent Reznor-approved "Head Like A Hole" cover from Black Mirror Black Mirror’s newest entries have arrived, and, as one might expect, they came with some tunes from Miley Cyrus, star of new episode “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too.” In it, Cyrus plays Ashley O, a bubblegummy pop star whose path to fame was blazed with a hit called “On A Roll.” Upon hearing it, thoug...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Fresh doubt over Sadiq Khan's housing target as half of approved new homes in London do not get built Fresh doubt has been thrown on Sadiq Khan's ability to hit his housing targets by "staggering" figures showing how almost half the proposed new homes in London do not get built despite winning planning permission....
15:48, 05/28/2019

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of a $5bn (£4bn) fine and an unprecedented level of scrutiny over its plans to...
08:48, 07/21/2019

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Gove controversy has warped into something much more damaging There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Sun embroiled in more podium controversy at worlds There was more podium drama at the world swimming championships on Tuesday as British bronze medallist Duncan Scott refused to shake hands with Sun Yang after the Chinese swimmer's victory in the 200 meters freestyle....
20:48, 07/23/2019

As Narendra Modi Heads to U.S., Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
13:02, 09/20/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. They will be removed as fast as the...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
21:16, 09/07/2019

Huawei’s Q1 revenue grows 39% despite company controversy Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39 per cent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a security risk....
14:10, 05/01/2019

De Blasio faces new questions in Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had no idea it was associated with any one individual,...
23:48, 06/28/2019

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League match 3-1, making it to the final of the inaugural ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Controversy swirls over Kentucky Derby finish Country House elevated to victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby as stewards take down the first-place finisher for the first time in the 145-year history of the race....
11:00, 05/05/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her freshman year of high school. Her fellow classmates...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Jim Harbaugh takes one more ‘controversy’ dig at Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh doesn’t have to deal with Urban Meyer anymore, which should make Michigan fans breathe a little easier. But he hasn’t forgotten about his rival. When asked his reaction to Meyer retiring, Harbaugh gave a very on-brand answer: Complimentary yet critical. “Urban Meyer’s ...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Sex toys will be officially sanctioned at CES after vibrator controversy Following allegations of sexism and gender bias, the Consumer Technology Association said Tuesday it would officially sanction sex tech companies, allowing them to show their products at next year's Consumer Electronics Show....
07:32, 07/17/2019

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy PHOENIX (AP) — Nike is going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb. The shoemaker confirmed its plans Thursday even though Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week blocked state money for the facility when Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe from the market. The move came after...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifically, the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel vict...
16:00, 06/10/2019

‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to the Top of the Charts Watch how an unknown Atlanta artist used his meme-making skills and a country-trap beat from the Netherlands to bring “Old Town Road” to the top of the Billboard charts....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and immigrant-rights groups....
19:16, 06/27/2019

Ilhan Omar says she's controversial only because 'people seem to want the controversy' Rep. Ilhan Omar, reacting to outrage over a resurfaced video in which she appeared to compare migrant detention centers to the slave trade, said Sunday she’s “controversial” only because “people seem to want the controversy.”...
04:00, 09/16/2019

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
01:48, 07/31/2019

ICC Responds To World Cup Final Overthrow Controversy A major controversy emerged due to a perceived misinterpretation of rules which resulted in umpires awarding England one extra run in World Cup 2019 final on Sunday....
20:16, 07/16/2019

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
00:48, 05/28/2019

Billy Vunipola looks to put controversy behind him after Saracens triumph • ‘It’s not about me or what I stand for,’ says No 8 after Leinster win• Mark McCall: ‘We needed him to do his talking on the field’Billy Vunipola was booed by a section of the Leinster supporters when his name was read out before the match but several applauded him off when he left the field six mi...
03:32, 05/12/2019

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcast networks invest serious time and money in rolling out their upcoming schedules for ad-buyers this week in New York. But with stars like Jussie Smollett and Constance Wu, controversy can get in the way. When Fox announced that next season would be the last for its drama R...
19:16, 05/17/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
23:48, 08/20/2019

Controversy hangs over revival of Uganda Airlines Two decades after its sudden collapse, Uganda has resurrected its national carrier. Some Ugandans are optimistic about the airline's revival, but can it avoid repeating the same mistakes which led to its closure?...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Roger Federer dismisses seeding controversy "Roger Federer dismissed suggestions that his promotion to second seed has given him a favourable draw when he looked ahead to the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday."...
00:16, 06/30/2019

I'm no diver, insists Kane after penalty controversy "Harry Kane has launched a staunch defence of himself after claims he dived to try to win a penalty at the end of Totenham\u0027s 2-2 draw with Arsenal."...
02:00, 09/03/2019

SATs Invite Controversy With New 'Adversity Score' After a week full of terrible ass ideas comes the news that the College Board—the organization responsible for administering SATs—will bestow students with an “Adversity Score” based upon their socioeconomic status....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Trudeau Tries to Pivot Away From Controversy Over Blackface Images After two days of apologies over photos showing him wearing blackface, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to pivot election-campaign talk toward gun control with a promise to ban military-style assault rifles and give cities the power to ban handguns....
09:49, 09/21/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original causes controversy in Jordan AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series, the supernatural teen drama “Jinn,” has debuted worldwide with much fanfare, but sparked uproar in Jordan where it is set. State-run media reported that the thriller’s release prompted condemnation from several gove...
18:48, 06/14/2019

"...Or We Become Taliban": Anand Mahindra On Godse Controversy Anand Mahindra was responding to controversy surrounding Pragya Singh Thakur's "deshbhakt" comment and warned the country it risked "becoming the Taliban" if it didn't respect Mahatma Gandhi's legacy...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog: why his grotesque new look has caused controversy Bringing a much-loved character to the big screen is always a risk, but it appears the makers of the new Sonic film have got it badly wrongName: Sonic the Hedgehog.Age: 27. Continue reading......
02:16, 05/02/2019

Sex doll ruling arouses controversy in South Korea A petition calling for a ban on importing life-size sex dolls into South Korea has gathered nearly a quarter million signatures as of Friday, passing a threshold that requires the president's office to respond to the matter....
16:16, 08/02/2019

British general in Iran controversy is a Romanian prince Chris Ghika, the British major general who was rebuked by the Pentagon for saying there was "no increased threat" from Iran, is a descendant of Romanian royalty who took part in the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton....
22:16, 05/17/2019

Why Rosalía's Best Latin Win at the 2019 MTV VMAs Is Causing Controversy The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards were a special night for Rosalía. Not only did the Spanish-born rising star wow the crowd at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Monday night......
00:16, 08/28/2019

Swimming: Scott returns to pool after podium controversy Britain's Duncan Scott said he was unaware he had been issued a warning by swimming's governing body FINA over his refusal to shake Sun Yang's hand at the medal ceremony for the 200 freestyle on Tuesday....
11:48, 07/24/2019

Swimming Gets A New Controversy With Lilly King's Vague Disqualification American breaststroke specialist Lilly King comfortably won the 100-meter race, her best event, at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, but she was denied a chance at the 200-meter gold after she was disqualified from a preliminary heat. She only found out after she won her heat last night....
23:32, 07/25/2019

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
06:16, 06/11/2019

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T-shirt that read “Don’t shoot” in Arabic, French a...
23:16, 06/24/2019

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Pragya Thakur, Controversy Magnet, Gets Away With Godse Comment Even as Pragya Singh Thakur blundered into yet another controversy, she appears to have been let off lightly by the ruling BJP for her outrageous comments describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram......
16:16, 07/22/2019

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the president’s tweets about four congresswomen....
19:00, 07/21/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s removal for months, arguing that he oversaw and ena...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Brace for controversy: Edward Snowden has written a memoir Enlarge / This is going to go down on your permanent record. (credit: McMillan Publishers) Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor who spilled some of the deepest secrets of the US government's electronic surveillance operations, has written a memoir. Perman...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Disrespectful or funny? Pro riders react to bottle controversy "Marco Haller clashed with a fan who tried to take a bottle from his mouth at the Giro d\u0027Italia - but what did his fellow pros make of the incident?"...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Valve updates bug bounty rules after Steam zero-day controversy PC gaming giant Valve has said that banning a security research who reported a zero-day vulnerability in its Steam gaming client was “a mistake”.Last month Russian security researcher Vasily Kravets filed a bug report in which he revealed that Steam was vulnerable to a zero-day which l...
00:48, 08/23/2019

What to Know About Sean Spicer and the Controversy Over His Dancing With the Stars Casting The announcement Wednesday that former White House Press secretary Sean Spicer will appear in the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars has sparked fierce debate online – with show’s longtime host Tom Bergeron among those sharing concerns over his casting. Spicer was among the twelv...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Tom Brady’s odd excuse in ‘Tom Terrific’ controversy: ‘Didn’t like the nickname’ Tom Brady wants out of the “Tom Terrific” debate. The Patriots quarterback tried to trademark the nickname and drew criticism and protest from Mets fans who were insulted that he was trying to take Tom Seaver’s nickname. Brady said Thursday he didn’t do so for merchandising p...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Rep. James E. Clyburn under the spotlight after a week fraught with controversy The South Carolina Democrat, who will welcome 22 presidential candidates to his fish fry on Friday, is at the center of disputes in his fractured party and finds his influence under assault in his home state....
04:16, 06/21/2019

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its law school by Florida businessman Hugh Culverhous...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian media, 1936 was the last time a far-right leader held ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams. And they are dangerous because they allow rogue ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region....
07:16, 06/16/2019

Singaporean Broadcaster’s Advertisement Prompts ‘Brownface’ Controversy Singapore’s state-owned broadcaster apologized this week for an ad campaign that sparked accusations of “brownface” after an ethnically Chinese actor darkened his skin to play characters of other races, Agence France-Presse reports. The advertisement for an electronic payment syste...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
18:32, 06/07/2019

Why Netflix cut ‘13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene after years of controversy It's took two years and millions of concerned parents to convince streaming giant Netflix to censor "13 Reasons Why," a series about teenage suicide....
18:16, 07/16/2019

Sean Gelael back to F2 for Hungary after penalty controversy Sean Gelael will return to race in Formula 2 at the Hungaroring, after withdrawing prior to the Silverstone races following a penalty he had received in practice...
12:00, 07/26/2019

| Gyan in Ghana AFCON squad despite captaincy controversy Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana's squad for the Africa Cup Nations after reverting his decision to retire from international duty having lost the captaincy....
20:48, 06/10/2019

At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at a meeting of NDA leaders, even as the......
03:16, 05/22/2019

Kim Kardashian Announces New Name of Shapewear Line After Kimono Controversy Kim Kardashian wants you to #showyourskims. Nearly two months since the reality star announced she was renaming her shapewear line following criticism over "Kimono," the new......
21:48, 08/26/2019

How Controversy Over the Census and Immigration Caused a Crisis 100 Years Ago After months of headlines, presidential tweets and a Supreme Court decision, the 2020 Census will not ask people about their citizenship status. President Donald Trump and his advisers tried to add the question, claiming it was necessary to help enforce the Voting Rights Act, while Census Bureau o...
20:16, 07/23/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. ...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Hope Solo ironically keeps the USWNT celebration controversy going Hope Solo has joined the criticism against the United States Women’s National Team. Solo, who played goalie for the USWNT from 2000-2016 and played every minute of the team’s 2015 World Cup triumph, joined others in ripping the American goal celebrations during their 13-0 throttling over Thailand on...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Pat Shurmur squashes Giants’ QB controversy murmurs: Eli’s the starter It is not difficult to follow the sound bites and come to the readily apparent conclusion that yes, indeed, Eli Manning will start the regular-season opener against the Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, because coach Pat Shurmur believes the 38-year-old quarterback gives the Giants the best chance to win...
23:48, 08/23/2019

‘The Hunt’ controversy: Film’s director breaks silence The filmmaker behind “The Hunt,” a shelved “satire” about a group of blood-thirsty “liberal elites” who set out to slay so-called “deplorables,” is attempting to set the record straight about his controversial flick. Director Craig Zobel (“The Le...
20:32, 08/19/2019

Matt Kuchar stumbles into another bizarre PGA Tour controversy Matt Kuchar’s trademark smile disappeared again on Thursday. The American bickered with PGA Tour officials at The Memorial over whether his tee shot on the 17th hole ended up in his own pitch mark or that of another player. You are allowed to move your ball out of the mark if it came from your...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Zara seeks to distance brand from HK protest controversy Spanish apparel giant Zara, seeking to avoid becoming embroiled in controversy over protests in Hong Kong, issued a statement on Chinese social media late on Monday expressing support for China's sovereignty over the Asian financial hub....
08:32, 09/03/2019

Whincup apologises for Supercars Pukekohe safety car controversy Triple Eight driver Jamie Whincup has expressed remorse for overtaking the safety car at Pukekohe and his subsequent criticism of race control's actions...
15:48, 09/17/2019

NOAA chief: No one getting fired over Dorian forecast controversy No one at the National Weather Service is at risk of losing their jobs in connection to last week's controversy over Hurricane Dorian's chances of hitting Alabama, according to the top official at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
23:32, 09/10/2019

Menu items named after ‘Lock Her Up’ spark controversy A new restaurant in New Mexico has sparked controversy over menu items named after popular phrases used by President Trump. Urban Taqueria, located in Albuquerque, is the talk of the town after some customers complained about the use of terms like “The Wall,” “The Immigrant” and “Lock Her Up” on its...
10:00, 09/05/2019

Diary of a Song: ‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to No. 1 TikTok dances. Nine Inch Nails. Billy Ray Cyrus. How an unknown Atlanta artist and a Dutch bedroom producer joined forces online to make a record-breaking, chart-topping smash....
18:16, 05/10/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Serena Williams' US Open controversy comes down to these two questions Serena Williams' US Open controversy comes down to two questions: Was she treated differently than a man would have been? And, if so, why?        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Odell Beckham’s $2 million watch now in authenticity controversy Odell Beckham Jr. upped the ante in the accessories department ahead of the Browns’ 23-3 victory over the Jets on Monday night. The polarizing wide receiver, who returned to MetLife Stadium for the first time since being dealt by the Giants earlier this year, wore an estimated $2 million Richa...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about the meaning of museums in general. But while art and antiquities are what draw millions of curious visitors to museums each year, that last matter has lo...
19:16, 09/09/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two other horse in an abrupt fashion....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Everything Cops Say About Amazon's Ring Is Scripted or Approved by Ring Amazon’s home security company Ring has garnered enormous control over the ways in which its law enforcement partners are allowed to portray its products, going as far as to review and even author statements attributed to police in the press, according to emails and documents obtained by Gizmodo....
04:48, 07/31/2019

Nick Kyrgios sneaks ‘corrupt’ controversy into US Open night Nick Kyrgios, one of the most combustible characters in tennis who was recently fined a six-figure sum over a meltdown in Cincinnati, could be in more trouble for describing the ATP as “corrupt” after his opening match at the US Open. The Australian, famous for his outbursts on and off t...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
00:16, 08/02/2019

"Was I Not Prophetic?" Mani Shankar Aiyar Revives "Neech" Controversy Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has resurfaced, with one more round of voting to go in the national election, with an article justifying the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra......
09:00, 05/14/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Michael Weatherly harassment controversy CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku....
11:00, 05/16/2019

70-year-old Frank Meza disqualified in hostile marathon controversy It was too fast to be true. Three months after Frank Meza completed the 2019 Los Angeles marathon in 2:53:10, the fastest time ever logged by a man of his age, it has been revealed that the 70 year-old retired physician left the course at one point and reentered at another location. Security camera ...
22:32, 07/03/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians....
03:00, 05/13/2019

USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd’s history The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women’s World Cup group stage game, and it could’ve been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane Endler. The victory clinched a berth in the knockout round, and set up Thursday’s clash versus Sweden with first place in Group F on the line. Here are th...
23:32, 06/16/2019

Exec Derek Jeter swiped from Yankees enmeshed in dog controversy Gary Denbo has rankled plenty of employees in the Marlins organization since taking over as vice president of player development and scouting after Derek Jeter and company bought the franchise in 2017. But picking a fight over dogs? There’s no better way to guarantee enemies. Denbo, who previo...
22:48, 05/06/2019

'We've invited you': Chris Wallace spars with Gillibrand over abortion controversy Things got heated at a Fox News town hall on Sunday when New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand used the platform to blame the network for allowing discussions of infanticide in debates about abortion and women's reproductive rights. ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

New Zealand pizza chain stirs controversy with vegan prank A New Zealand pizza chain pranked its patrons by serving plant-based, meatless patties on its so-called Burger Pizza — a stunt intended to “start conversation” about veganism, according to new reports. Hell Pizza last week launched the meat pie, which purported to have a “medium rare burger patty” a...
22:32, 06/28/2019

'LGBT' sandwich causes controversy: 'Using an entire community for publicity and profit' In celebration of Pride festivities in the U.K., Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with packaging decorated with the colors of the rainbow flag....
18:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of controversial sales....
08:16, 06/11/2019

Wilson Ramos lets bat do talking amid Syndergaard controversy Amid The Post’s report Monday that Noah Syndergaard was frustrated having him as his catcher, Wilson Ramos seemed to only be focused on the Mets’ matchup with the Diamondbacks on Monday night. After the Mets took a 1-0 lead on a Pete Alonso solo homer in the first inning, Ramos kicked off the fourth...
16:48, 09/10/2019

'They always behave like idiots' - Controversy as Movistar attack after Roglic crashes "Controversy reigned on Stage 19 at La Vuelta after Movistar pounced on a crash involving Primoz Roglic to eat into his GC advantage – a decision that prompted strong opinions both for and against the Spanish team."...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
05:48, 05/04/2019

Controversy over possible illegal hand pass clouds Sharks’ OT win over Blues San Jose's Timo Meier appeared to bat a puck in the offensive zone toward a teammate, eventually leading to Erik Karlsson's Game 3 game-winner. Despite outrage from St. Louis players, the incident was not reviewable....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gather As the film festival’s 72nd edition begins, disputes surrounding gender parity, Netflix and Quentin Tarantino won’t go awayWhen Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the Cannes film festival, held the traditional press conference in April to announce the lineup of the 72nd edition, one big name was ...
08:48, 05/14/2019

"Was Asked, Didn't Offer": De Villiers Opens Up On Retirement Controversy AB de Villiers has opened up on the retirement controversy that erupted during World Cup 2019 after South Africa suffered their third consecutive defeat....
21:16, 07/12/2019

NHL considers expanding video review after a postseason plagued by controversy “Clearly what we already do still may not be enough,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said, and the league plans to discuss the issue during the general managers meetings next month....
17:16, 05/28/2019

In speech to forecasters, NOAA chief tries to tamp down Sharpie controversy Enlarge / President Donald Trump has continued to insist Alabama was threatened by Hurricane Dorian. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A soft-spoken, contrite, and at times emotional Neil Jacobs, acting head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, addressed the annual meeting...
00:32, 09/11/2019

Ukraine controversy turns into double-edged sword for Biden President Trump’s allies are leaning into the controversy over a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, gambling that the increased attention to the story could actually hurt the president’s potential 2020 rival Joe Biden. ...
18:48, 09/23/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
13:32, 05/30/2019

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
21:00, 07/11/2019

"Controversy Would Have Ended:" Digvijaya Singh Tweets On Triple Talaq Senior Congress leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday claimed that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government had "accepted amendments" suggested......
13:48, 07/31/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
04:32, 06/15/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
07:16, 06/15/2019

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufacturer controversy...
20:16, 07/15/2019

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.Read more......
23:32, 07/05/2019

Daniil Medvedev rolls into US Open semifinals, this time without controversy Fifth-seeded Daniil Medvedev battles through leg injury Tuesday to oust Stan Warenka in four sets in their quarterfinal match.       ...
00:49, 09/04/2019

Why Dancing With the Stars Courted Controversy for Season 28--And Is Standing By Its Choices Dancing With the Stars is no stranger to controversies, especially when it comes to casting. But, they usually happen during the season and involve contestants with quite a bit of dance......
19:16, 08/22/2019

Swimming Controversy Lasts About A Day Before Lilly King Says She Deserved To Be Disqualified Olympic gold medalist Lilly King was tossed from her preliminary heat at the 2019 FINA World Championships when the organization ruled that she performed a non-simultaneous touch on her first turn—that is, she didn’t touch both hands on the wall at the same time. Although the ruling denied her a cha...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Kevin Grosskreutz faces Borussia Dortmund reunion after new controversy Five years ago, Kevin Grosskreutz had won the World Cup and was a Borussia Dortmund regular. Since then, controversy has stuck with him as he fell down the leagues. On Friday, he meets his old side in the German Cup....
21:16, 08/08/2019

Musk courts controversy with tweets on sex video filmed in Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a series of tweets loaded with double entendre Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla operating on Autopilot....
13:16, 05/10/2019

Rep. Steve King stirs controversy again with Founding Fathers remarks ​Rep. Steve King, who has been rebuked by the House for comments ​about white supremacists, said assuming all cultures are equal devalues the Founding Fathers. “If we presume that every culture is equal and has an equal amount to contribute to our civilization, then we’re devaluing the c...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. are all smiles amid Spider-Man, Marvel controversy While the idea of Spider-Man leaving the MCU sparks panic on Twitter, Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. are enjoying time in the sun.        ...
03:48, 08/24/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
23:16, 05/02/2019

Customs and Border Protection boss out amid controversy over detention conditions Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders has resigned amid ongoing controversy over federal detention conditions along the Mexican border....
20:32, 06/25/2019

Steve Smith, Jack Leach End "Spectacles" Controversy After Ashes Draw Steve Smith was castigated by the English media and fans for supposedly "mocking" Jack Leach by wearing spectacles during the Australian celebrations after they won the 4th Test and retained the......
20:00, 09/16/2019

HBO Boss Casey Bloys on Big Little Lies Controversy and Game of Thrones Backlash Everything is great in HBO land. There may have been a fan petition to reshoot the final season of Game of Thrones and reports circulating that Big Little Lies' second season had......
00:32, 07/25/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald Reagan spoke of the “enemies of freedom.”...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
01:48, 05/28/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
19:48, 05/28/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--is leading to uncertainty and a general slowdown i...
18:32, 05/03/2019

Trump Claims He’s the ‘Least Racist Person’ in Response to Elijah Cummings Controversy (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is claiming a groundswell of African American support in response to his comments insulting Rep. Elijah Cummings and calling his majority-black Baltimore district a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” Trump claimed as he left the White ...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Jitan Ram Manjhi Calls Masood Azhar "Saheb", Triggers Controversy Former Bihar Chief Minister and Jitan Ram Manjhi courted controversy today by addressing Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as "Saheb", drawing sharp reactions from the BJP. He soon retracted and......
23:16, 05/03/2019

Don’t shake off the Taylor Swift-Beyoncé controversy as just a performance | Arwa Mahdawi Swift’s Billboard Music awards set was reminiscent of Beyonce’s 2018 Coachella show – highlighting the history of black women’s achievements being ignoredSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:32, 05/04/2019

BJP Lawmaker Drags In Rajiv Gandhi To Pragya Thakur's Godse Controversy After Pragya Singh Thakur, a second BJP leader has made shocking remarks on Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse. Nalin Kumar Kateel, a BJP MP from Karnataka, has compared Godse with former prime......
06:32, 05/17/2019

Folau controversy brought the Silver Ferns closer at Netball World Cup Silver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua allowed her players to clear the airPlayers were prepared to support Maria FolauSilver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua has described how clearing the air over Maria Folau’s support of her controversial husband paved the way for Netball World Cup glory.Taurua said a no ho...
13:00, 08/03/2019

AOC: Segregationist controversy and debate performance raised question Biden could be too old for office Former Vice President Joe Biden showed his age -- and not in a good way -- when he addressed backlash surrounding his comments about working with segregationist senators, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said in an interview pubilshed on Wednesday....
03:16, 07/11/2019

Chinese company scraps plans to buy New Jersey music college after controversy A Chinese conglomerate will not buy a prestigious college, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., after opponents warned the sale would extend the threat of China's infiltration of American academia....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter....
10:32, 08/10/2019

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
01:16, 05/21/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
23:48, 07/03/2019

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money......
00:32, 07/04/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., a 70-year-old Florida real esta...
00:32, 06/08/2019

German Cup: Kevin Grosskreutz faces Borussia Dortmund reunion after new controversy Five years ago, Kevin Grosskreutz had won the World Cup and was a Borussia Dortmund regular. Since then, controversy has stuck with him as he fell down the leagues. Now he's set to meet his old side in the German Cup....
13:16, 08/09/2019

Snake oil or genius? Crown Sterling tells its side of Black Hat controversy Enlarge / Crown Sterling's presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts. (credit: Crown Sterling) Robert Grant is a reluctant cryptographer. "The last thing I would've wanted to do is start another company," Grant, the CEO and founder of Crown Sterling, told Ars. "It's like my wife as...
23:16, 08/29/2019

The Archie Christening Controversy: Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Under Fire Yet Again What's wrong with this picture? There's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their 2-month-old bouncing baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who's wearing the......
07:16, 07/09/2019

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
22:32, 07/09/2019

Polanski's Dreyfus affair film premieres at Venice amid controversy Roman Polanski's new film "An Officer and a Spy", a portrayal of the notorious Dreyfus Affair in 19th-century France, premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Friday to renewed controversy over the director, given his conviction for a sex crime....
04:48, 08/31/2019

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Naomi Campbell comes to Gucci’s defense after brand’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell came to Gucci’s defense on Wednesday months after the brand faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater that many said resembled blackface....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
06:32, 07/02/2019

Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu responds to controversy over writers' pay disparity Last week, the general public learned that Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim had dropped out of working on the film’s upcoming sequel late last year after she discovered that the other co-writer—white man Peter Chiarelli—was being paid nearly 10 times more than she was for the same job. The just...
08:48, 09/10/2019

Serie A returns with goals, VAR controversy and Sinisa Mihajlovic | Nicky Bandini There was a shoot-out between Fiorentina and Napoli, while Bologna’s manager made the bench from hospitalThe opening day of the Serie A season felt more like a recap sequence: that 30-second montage deployed at the start of a returning TV series to reacquaint viewers with key protagonists and story ...
15:48, 08/26/2019

Yara Shahidi Weighs in on Halle Bailey's The Little Mermaid Casting Controversy R&B singer Halle Bailey already has a number one fan when it comes to her upcoming role as Ariel in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Speaking to E! News during......
10:48, 07/22/2019

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
23:48, 06/26/2019

‘I was the person who made the mistake’: How Gucci is trying to recover from its blackface sweater controversy The company is known for shaping the “ghetto fabulous” aesthetic and elevating black models. But it’s had to take steps to repair its image and change its culture....
16:16, 05/07/2019

Rory McIlroy shuts down Matt Kuchar with a hilarious jab about his caddie controversy During Tuesday's Wyndham Rewards ceremony, Rory McIlroy had his turn to poke fun at Matt Kuchar for being stingy.       ...
08:48, 08/07/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
21:32, 06/30/2019

Biden goes on the attack over Ukraine controversy, pledges to beat Trump ‘like a drum’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday went on the offense over the growing controversy over President Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine, in which Trump reportedly urged the Ukrainian leader to investigate Biden’s son’s dealings in the country -- with Biden backing calls for a Ho...
19:16, 09/21/2019

Should Man City and Tottenham have been awarded penalties? VAR controversy strikes Premier League again Another weekend of Premier League football in 2019/20, another raft of VAR controversies to spark fierce debate over the use of technology in the game....
22:16, 08/25/2019

Steam game-streaming app debuts on iPhone and iPad, a year after controversy The introduction of Steam Link on Apple devices is a surprise after an episode in May 2018 in which Valve, Steam's parent company, publicly said that Apple's App Store had rejected the app for "business conflicts."...
03:16, 05/16/2019

Chinese star Fan Bingbing reflects on tax controversy: 'This trough is actually a good thing' Chinese movie star Fan Bingbing, who is believed to have been disappeared by her own nation for four months last year, is now thanking its Communist authorities for her punishment....
18:48, 08/04/2019

Justin Trudeau says he'll ban assault rifles amid backlash to blackface controversy The Canadian Liberal Party's push comes at the same time the American Democratic Party is splintered over a similar proposal.        ...
22:32, 09/21/2019

Millwall Lionesses' breakaway 'London City' team approved in principle by FA The FA have approved in principle an application for breakaway team London City Lionesses to take the place of Millwall Lionesses in the Women's Championship next season....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of us to work toward the betterment for all of our c...
03:32, 06/07/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinterest censorship scandal....
05:48, 06/14/2019

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached between 2004 and 2010, alluding to his sex scanda...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Sheryl Crow weighs in on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun masters controversy Sheryl Crow shared her thoughts on Taylor Swift's masters issue with Scooter Braun on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen."        ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
23:00, 06/13/2019

What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding New Saturday Night Live Cast Member Shane Gillis On Thursday morning, Saturday Night Live announced that three new cast members would be joining the show for its 45th season, premiering later this month. The long-running variety show was lauded for hiring Bowen Yang, the show’s first ever Chinese-American cast member. Hours later, a backlash...
02:17, 09/14/2019

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial incident involving the stumps at this summer's World Cup....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Nate Parker to premiere movie at Venice film festival after rape controversy The actor and director, who has been absent since a sexual assault charge resurfaced, will premiere American Skin with Spike LeeActor-director Nate Parker will premiere his film American Skin at this year’s Venice film festival, three years after he became mired in controversy over charges of sexual...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, but hopefully the first of many — goodness only knows the industry desperately needs the change. The...
00:16, 08/08/2019

Months After Labor Controversy, Rockstar Converts Game-Testers To Full-Time Workers at Rockstar Lincoln, the British studio that does the lion’s share of testing for the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption games, are being converted from contractors to full-time employees, three sources familiar with the studio have told Kotaku....
21:48, 08/06/2019

Trump visits to El Paso, Dayton stir protests, controversy and political division Even the Baby Trump balloon made an appearance in Dayton on Wednesday as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit.        ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.       ...
03:16, 06/08/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald Reagan spoke of the “enemies of freedom.”...
01:16, 06/01/2019

PGA Tour reviewing pace-of-play policy amid Bryson DeChambeau controversy The PGA Tour announced Sunday that it will take a deeper look at its current pace-of-play policies as its been a topic throughout Northern Trust.       ...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez suspended after Kentucky Derby controversy Luis Saez lost again. The Maximum Security jockey, who watched a Kentucky Derby crown get stripped from him after his apparent winning horse was disqualified for causing interference at the race’s second turn, has now been suspended 15 racing days by Churchill Downs stewards. Saez, who was cit...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political position....
10:16, 09/18/2019

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen but that VAR is central to the discussion. The th...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Re-Cycle: Kidnappings and controversy - the story of South America's first Grand Tour winner "The opener of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Vuelta a España looks back at the first South American to win a Grand Tour – the Colombian Luis \u0027Lucho\u0027 Herrera. Felix Lowe talks saddle sores, kidnappings and race fixing to Herrera\u0027s main rival for the golden jers...
18:16, 08/23/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Divya Spandana......
21:32, 05/14/2019

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
00:16, 05/22/2019

Controversy over Missouri Planned Parenthood branch shows the dishonesty of the pro-abortion movement In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, the debate over abortion stand outs as an issue that can sway voters like no other. Many Democrats, angry after the seating of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, are convinced the "right" to kill the unborn is under attack. On t...
05:32, 06/26/2019

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "there's a place" for natural-born citizens and refugees alike.  ...
08:16, 07/20/2019

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
22:00, 07/04/2019

No ref controversy this time as Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 The referees weren't part of the narrative this time as the Warriors won a ferociously contested Game 2 over the Rockets.        ...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she shouldn't post them at all. The outspoken former Disney...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays of the United States’ military might, a demonstrati...
22:00, 07/04/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
22:48, 07/09/2019

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who were willing to sit out after 2016. Some of......
18:16, 05/28/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows, this would be tame. In Jordan, it’s a situation....
21:48, 07/10/2019

Controversy over Trump phone call centers on Ukraine, as president decries 'partisan' complaint The developing controversy over a mysterious phone conversation President Trump had with a foreign leader apparently centers on Ukraine, as the president and his allies fight back and claim the uproar is just another "partisan" plot against him. ...
23:17, 09/20/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Kliff Kingsbury makes light of Antonio Brown helmet controversy Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury entered the helmet controversy with a comment about Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown’s situation about wearing prohibited equipment....
03:32, 08/14/2019

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
06:48, 07/11/2019

Steven Spielberg and Amblin TV exit CBS drama 'Bull' over Michael Weatherly harassment controversy Steven Spielberg’ Amblin Television is walking away from CBS’ popular legal drama "Bull" in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against star Michael Weatherly....
08:32, 05/10/2019

England 2 Scotland 1 analysis: Work to do for Phil Neville as VAR controversy hurts World Cup debutants England Women got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Scotland, thanks to a helping hand from the VAR, but coach Phil Neville will be concerned by the manner in which his side faded in the second half....
22:48, 06/09/2019

New York Times demotes editor after Twitter controversy as paper takes fire from left, right and within Congressional editor Jonathan Weisman was punished one day after executive editor Dean Baquet fielded comments and criticism from the Times’ newsroom employees....
09:17, 08/14/2019

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
22:32, 07/09/2019

‘Fools:’ Jalen Rose jumps into spiraling Molly Qerim-LaVar Ball controversy Jalen Rose is trying to end the spiraling controversy between his wife Molly Qerim and LaVar Ball. Ball was banned from ESPN after an inappropriate back-and-forth with the “First Take” host. Qerim said, “can I switch gears with you for a second?” to which Ball responded, “you can s...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
01:32, 06/03/2019

Leeds edge Championship Play-Offs semi-final first leg against Derby after penalty controversy Kemar Roofe struck in the second half to hand Leeds a narrow 1-0 win over Derby in the Championship playoff semi-final, but but once again the game was marred by one moment of controversy....
23:16, 05/11/2019

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
01:48, 06/16/2019

Bella Thorne Gets Support From Zendaya, Dove Cameron and More Stars Over Nude Photo Controversy Bella Thorne is seeing an outpouring of support from her famous friends. Stars like Zendaya, Dove Cameron and Lily Rose Depp are sharing their love for the actress after Whoopi Goldberg......
04:16, 06/20/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Elton John defends Prince Harry, Meghan Markle amid private jet controversy The singer came to their defence after they were called hypocritical for accepting jet travel to stay at his home in Nice, France, despite their devotion to eco-causes....
01:32, 08/20/2019

Rep. John Lewis defends Joe Biden amid controversy on working with segregationists, says remarks not offensive Congressman John Lewis has joined the ranks of Democrats defending Joe Biden after the 2020 hopeful touted his past success in working with racist, segregationist senators....
23:00, 06/21/2019

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown breaks silence on 'DWTS' Sean Spicer controversy “Queer Eye” star and future “Dancing With The Stars” contestant Karamo Brown fired back at critics who called him out for appearing on the competition series with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer....
18:16, 08/22/2019

New York Dem appears to take swipe at Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitic controversy, denies talking about colleague Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., said on a podcast last week that leftist extremists aren’t “his cup of tea” when it comes to their stance on Israel, a comment some interpreted as a jab at his Democratic colleagues Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib who have both come under fire in recent weeks for comment...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Miami Marlins executive mixed up in controversy over minor league team's clubhouse dogs: report A Miami Marlins executive reportedly ruffled some feathers in the organization after having an issue with one of the franchise’s affiliate’s use of dogs in the clubhouse....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Aziz Ansari discusses Crazy Rich Asians and Simpsons Apu controversy in new Netflix standup special In Aziz Ansari Right Now, the comedian and actor’s third Netflix standup special, Ansari brings his shrewd humor to numerous subjects, including some timely topics such as the #MeToo movement and Crazy Rich Asians. He also addresses the Apu controversy on The Simpsons, criticizing creator Matt Groen...
01:16, 07/10/2019

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks from the Brooklyn rapper's archrival....
05:16, 08/22/2019

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early version of the American flag....
21:48, 07/04/2019

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
05:48, 07/03/2019

The Producer Of Pokemon Sword & Shield Issues A Statement About National Dex Controversy And Confirms No Plans To Change Decision After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and the main takeaway is simple: They hear all the ange...
20:16, 06/29/2019

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the UWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question on everyone’s mind was how the team would celebrate when they inevitably scored against an outmatched Chilean squad. That question was answered just 13...
23:00, 06/16/2019

NOAA Disputes Its Own Experts, Siding With President Trump Over Hurricane Dorian and Alabama. Here’s a Full Timeline of the Controversy As Hurricane Dorian killed dozens of people in the Bahamas and encroached on the United States’ southeastern coastline, President Donald Trump has been criticized for unduly focusing on the storm’s potential impact on a state that was not expected to be largely impacted: Alabama. The con...
08:48, 09/08/2019

Louis Tomlinson tweets response to 'Euphoria' controversy, saying he 'was not contacted' about the animated scene that has One Direction fans outraged C Flanigan/FilmMagic/Getty Former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson tweeted that he "was not contacted nor did [he] approve" of the controversial animated scene in HBO's "Euphoria," featuring him and former band mate Harry Styles. It originates from the fandom's conspiracy theory coupling of Sty...
19:16, 07/02/2019

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at Roger Federer....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Controversy over Blue Lives Matter flag forces family of fallen officer to remove it from utility pole The son of a Maine police officer killed in the line of duty said he felt forced to remove a Thin Blue Line flag to mark the anniversary of his father’s death after hearing of complaints that it is racist....
02:16, 07/30/2019

All About Royal Bride Lady Gabriella Windsor, Mom "Princess Pushy" and the Queen's Controversy-Courting Side of the Family The royal family excels especially in two areas: weddings and scandals. And sometimes, those two go hand in hand. Lady Gabriella Windsor, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II's first......
18:00, 05/18/2019

Coco Gauff mixed up in Wimbledon doubles controversy as player dumps partner by text for teenage phenom American tennis phenom Coco Gauff has been riding high during Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova in her first two matches at her first Grand Slam tournament....
15:16, 07/05/2019

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
00:00, 06/09/2019

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Geraldo Rivera and Juan Williams say Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 dreams may be dashed after town hall controversy Does Mayor Pete Buttigieg still have a chance at winning the Democratic presidential nomination or are his dreams dashed in the wake of his controversial town hall this weekend?...
06:16, 06/25/2019

A Louisiana police department is investigating after a social media post from one of its officers pointed at U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is creating controversy (WDSU) A Louisiana police officer is under an internal investigation after suggesting on social media that Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot. Officer Charlie Rispoli’s Facebook post said, “This vile idiot needs a round … And I don’t mean the kind she used t...
07:32, 07/23/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "the Squad" of freshman congresswomen that includes O...
10:16, 07/08/2019

Jan Vertonghen reacts to Leicester vs Tottenham VAR controversy: 'It makes football a different game' Jan Vertonghen says VAR "takes a lot out of football" and has made it "a different game" after Tottenham were denied a second goal in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Leicester....
04:16, 09/23/2019

Gary Bettman 'unhappy' over latest officiating controversy, but will NHL expand replay? Missed call that led to OT goal last round did not please Gary Bettman. Incident prompted calls for NHL to expand replay review, which he addressed.        ...
03:16, 05/28/2019

Moby cancels book tour to 'go away for awhile' after Natalie Portman dating controversy Moby is canceling the rest of his book tour following the Natalie Portman contesting the dating claims in his memoir, "Then It Fell Apart."        ...
02:32, 05/30/2019

‘Trump won't let him RIP’: Meghan McCain responds to McCain ship controversy Meghan McCain, the daughter of deceased Sen. John McCain, responded to reports that the White House sought to cover-up the name of the USS John McCain during his visit to Japan....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Kobe Bryant after Instagram post controversy: 'Don't misunderstand the message' Kobe Bryant offered an explanation after an Instagram post of his AAU basketball team drew controversy on social media.       ...
05:02, 09/12/2019

Sheryl Crow responds to Taylor Swift's masters controversy: 'I don't know what the big stink was' Asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy, Sheryl Crow sided with Big Machine, her own music label.        ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at the Pima County Jail with his partner, Seargent Cesar Duarte. The Labrador can detect heroin, marijuana and now cocaine and meth. Jail officials say Die...
13:00, 05/02/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how companies price drugs and how insurers pay for it....
13:48, 05/07/2019

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorization from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stage HIV infections in adults and adolescents above the age of 12 and weighing at least 40 kg....
13:32, 07/03/2019

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows....
13:32, 09/12/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
18:32, 05/10/2019

Mexico’s new drug war may be worse than old one Mexico’s drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government’s 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Drug ads on TV will soon have to include price TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices. (May 8)        ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she first proposed with Congressman Elijah Cummings in 2018 to address the opioid crisis. The proposal would dole out $100 billion over the next decade to pr...
16:48, 05/11/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
09:16, 07/12/2019

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
16:48, 07/09/2019

Drug resistant UTI bacteria can hide in the gut A new study reveals that superbugs that cause hard-to-treat UTIs can persist in the guts of some healthy women, even those with no recorded history of UTI....
08:00, 07/26/2019

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the business, we had people who were addicted to cocai...
03:32, 06/29/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can s...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
14:48, 05/08/2019

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo went from being an......
04:32, 07/18/2019

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiveness....
07:48, 09/19/2019

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
16:00, 07/11/2019

The colleges with the most drug and alcohol arrests The school with the most alcohol arrests isn't particularly known as a party school, but it posted 189.6 such instances per 10,000 students in 2017.       ...
14:32, 08/19/2019

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
19:16, 06/02/2019

How Bad Driving Led To $140 Million Drug Bust A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police......
12:00, 07/23/2019

Uruguay: The new global drug trafficking hub Lacking resources and organization, authorities in Uruguay are struggling to combat global drug trafficking. The country has become an increasingly important hub for drug smugglers as a result....
10:16, 08/07/2019

Coleman: I’ve never failed a drug test and never will "Christian Coleman insists he has \"never failed a drug test and never will\" after the American sprinter saw charges dropped for missing three tests."...
17:48, 09/12/2019

2 officers, dog given Narcan after possible drug exposure Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan after they were exposed to what was believed to be fentanyl....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
22:16, 06/13/2019

FDA says widening probe on generic drug impurities The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration said on Wednesday it was expanding its investigation into impurities in U.S. generic drugs beyond a class of hypertension drugs known as angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)....
18:00, 08/28/2019

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
16:48, 05/06/2019