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| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash

India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash

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India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco.The ann...
22:32 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns....
19:48 2019-09-18

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at oppos...
14:48 2019-09-15

Washington state bans flavored vaping products Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed about a dozen across the country. (Sept. 27)   &#...
04:00 2019-09-28

Juul CEO Steps Down, Vaping Company Suspends All U.S. Advertising Amid Backlash (Bloomberg) — Juul Labs Inc. said Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burns will step down, as the highly valued private e-cigarette company confronts a growing public backlash. The company said in a statement that K.C. Crosthwaite will be joining th...
18:32 2019-09-25

Vaping crackdown: L.A. may be next to ban e-cigarettes; Washington bans flavored vapes Los Angeles could join San Francisco in ending sales of all vaping devices, if new measure passes. Meanwhile, Washington state bans flavored vapes.        ...
04:48 2019-10-10

Vaping crackdown: LA may be next to ban e-cigarettes; Washington bans flavored vapes Los Angeles could join San Francisco in ending sales of all vaping devices, if new measure passes. Meanwhile, Washington state bans flavored vapes.        ...
15:48 2019-10-10

Massachusetts temporarily bans vaping products amid health crisis Following a spate of vaping illnesses and deaths, Massachusetts has become the first state to do a full ban on vaping products. Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and said that both flavored and non-flavored vaping products --...
18:32 2019-09-25

Massachusetts bans all vaping products for 4 months in the toughest state action taken yet Citing a public health emergency, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has banned e-cigarettes for four months.        ...
02:00 2019-09-25

China may roll out e-cigarette rules amid global vaping backlash: state media China, the world's largest tobacco market, may introduce rules for the e-cigarette industry as early as next month amid growing health concerns and reports that some products contain toxic elements, state media reported....
23:00 2019-09-24

As the Number of Vaping-Related Deaths Climbs, These States Have Implemented E-Cigarette Bans Amid growing concern over a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses and deaths, as well as a persistent epidemic of youth use, states are stepping in to limit access to e-cigarette products. State vaping bans are filling what many see as...
04:16 2019-09-26

Massachusetts bans sale of all vaping products for four months as mystery illness spreads Massachusetts on Tuesday imposed a four-month ban on sales of all vaping products, amid what officials called a national public health emergency that so far has been linked to nine deaths....
23:00 2019-09-24

How Spotify Is Learning From India to Improve Its Service Worldwide Having been in India for six months, Spotify has realised the value of signing up with your phone number, and the benefits of language to user on-boarding, recommendation algorithms, and Daily Mixes.......
12:00 2019-09-06

India effectively bans e-cigarettes India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offen...
23:32 2019-09-18

India bans sale of e-cigarettes in wake of ‘epidemic’ India on Wednesday outlawed the sale of all e-cigarettes in a bid to stop an “epidemic” like the one sparking bans in New York and the rest of the US. The country’s government approved an executive order to ban the production, impor...
03:16 2019-09-19

India bans e-cigarettes in setback for Juul, Philip Morris India's cabinet on Wednesday banned production and import of electronic cigarettes, a public health move that is seen dashing the expansion plans of companies such as Juul Labs and Philip Morris International ....
12:32 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes in setback for Juul and Philip Morris India banned the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday, a public health decision that will dash the expansion plans of companies such as Juul Labs and Philip Morris International in the country....
13:32 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the ban covers production, ma...
20:16 2019-09-18

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
06:32 2019-05-25

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were i...
02:00 2019-09-19

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
14:00 2019-05-22

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
10:16 2019-06-04

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
10:16 2019-06-04

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electronic cigarettes....
23:48 2019-09-19

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WATCH NOW....
04:00 2019-09-07

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
21:16 2019-08-16

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored...
05:48 2019-09-20

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch 4G, Watch Active 2 Launched in India Samsung has launched a new tablet and two smartwatch models in India. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 were introduced in August this year, whereas the Galaxy Watch LTE was......
15:16 2019-10-10

|WATCH:India'smoonmissionliftsoffafterdelay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
22:00 2019-07-24

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonomy....
00:16 2019-08-13

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
01:48 2019-08-04

How to Watch India vs New Zealand Would Cup Match Live Online Right Now India vs New Zealand match kicks off the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 knockout stages and all eyes, once again, are on the weather. How to watch live stream....
11:16 2019-07-09

| WATCH: India's Modi sworn in ahead of unveiling new government India's prime minister Narendra Modi has launched his historic second term at a solemn ceremony in front of cheering supporters, as he prepared to unveil a drastically revamped Hindu nationalist government....
19:32 2019-05-30

Redmi 7A to Launch in India Today, Here's How to Watch Live Stream The Redmi 7A is a slightly toned down variant of the Redmi 7 phone, and the China variant comes with traditional bezels, a 5.45-inch screen, 4,000mAh battery, and a 13-megapixel primary shooter....
06:32 2019-07-04

India vs New Zealand: Hardik Pandya, Indian Batsman To Watch Hardik Pandya can be worth his weight in gold, both with bat and ball and also in the field when India take on New Zealand in their 3rd World Cup 2019 league match....
15:00 2019-06-12

England vs India: Kedar Jadhav, Indian Batsman To Watch Though India are still unbeaten in World Cup 2019, the batting has shown quite a few cracks and promoting Kedar Jadhav may be considered a stop-gap repair job....
13:48 2019-06-29

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is....
05:32 2019-07-15

Gionee Smart 'Life' Watch With IPS Touchscreen Launched in India Gionee Smart 'Life' Watch price in India is set at Rs. 2,999, and the smartwatch will go on sale in the country through Flipkart starting Saturday, September 14....
13:16 2019-09-13

India vs New Zealand: Kuldeep Yadav, Indian Bowler To Watch With New Zealand rarely fazed by fast bowling, it will be the wrist spinners who could make the difference. Kuldeep Yadav needs to be an ideal foil to Yuzvendra Chahal....
15:00 2019-06-12

World Cup 2019, India vs Pakistan: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast The narrative of India vs Pakistan duel is such that irrespective of whether it is a World Cup game or not, it creates heroes or villains for life in the eyes of fans....
17:16 2019-06-15

India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast India will host a reinvented South Africa in the second T20I of the three-match series in Mohali, after the opening game in Dharamsala abandoned due to rain....
06:00 2019-09-18

Moto E6S Set to Launch in India Today: How to Watch Live Stream Moto E6S is set to launch in India today. Unveiled at IFA 2019 as Moto E6 Plus this month, the new budget smartphone was recently teased on Flipkart....
04:16 2019-09-16

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India live stream....
12:48 2019-07-02

"Here To Watch The Game": Vijay Mallya At India-Australia World Cup Match Businessmen Vijay Mallya, facing extradition proceedings in UK, was spotted at the Kennington Oval in London today watching India's World Cup match against Australia. "I am here to watch the game,"......
20:48 2019-06-09

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch T20 cricket 2019 from anywhere Having doth fallen short at the World Cup in England this summer, both India and the West Indies are now focusing preparations for the forthcoming World T20 in Australia next year with this series. Florida will host the first two T20Is between t...
15:32 2019-08-03

India vs Afghanistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having won all three of their completed games in progressively impressive fashion, India's reputation as Cricket World Cup 2019's best bet is growing. You'll be able to watch all the action from their next clash no matter where you are...
20:16 2019-06-21

How to Watch India vs Afghanistan Cricket Match Live Online Around the World India vs Afghanistan game is the first match of the day, which also sees New Zealand take on West Indies in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Here's how to watch live stream telecast of both......
12:16 2019-06-22

| New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:32 2019-05-23

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch ODI cricket series from anywhere An opportunity for both teams to regroup after a World Cup where they disappointed, India are in the West Indies for a full tour. The visitors have already won a three-match T20 series and now the action continues with a trio of one day international...
19:32 2019-08-11

World Cup 2019, India vs Australia: MS Dhoni, Indian Batsman To Watch MS Dhoni will be one of the players to watch as India make an effort to snare the World Cup 2019. They have a crucial league match with Australia on Sunday....
12:16 2019-06-08

Redmi K20 Series Set to Launch in India Today: How to Watch Live Stream Redmi K20 Pro price in China starts at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 24,900) for the base 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while Redmi K20 price in China starts at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,900)....
07:16 2019-07-17

Bangladesh vs India live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having failed to seal their place in the semi-finals on Sunday after suffering their first defeat of the 2019 Cricket World Cup to England, India will be hoping to wrap things up at Edgbaston against Bangladesh. It's all set to be another absorb...
00:48 2019-07-02

Watch Live as India Attempts to Land Its Vikram Probe on the Moon India hopes to become just the fourth nation to successfully land a probe on the Moon and the first to land a probe near the lunar south pole. India’s Press Information Bureau is providing live coverage of the historic landing attempt beginning today...
20:16 2019-09-07

Watch a New Trailer for Star Trek: Picard, Out Early 2020 in India We have a new trailer for Star Trek: Picard. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, CBS All Access also unveiled new cast details for Sir Patrick Stewart's return as Jean-Luc Picard....
02:48 2019-07-21

India vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere India have been every bit as impressive as we were expecting in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. With Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli firing on all cylinders and Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami doing the job with the ball, they're probably marginal fa...
14:16 2019-07-06

Watch live as India’s Moon lander attempts to make history [Updated] On Friday, India's Vikram lander will attempt to make a soft landing on the Moon's surface. This gallery highlights how that will happen. [credit: ISRO ] ...
22:32 2019-09-06

England vs India live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With Pakistan having piled the pressure on with their win on Saturday against Afghanistan, and a ruthless India eyeing pole position in the table, England taking their place in the 2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final now looks seriously in doubt. You&a...
11:32 2019-06-30

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH NOW....
00:00 2019-07-24

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch 2019 ODI cricket series from anywhere An opportunity for both teams to regroup after a World Cup where they disappointed, India are in the West Indies for a full tour. The visitors have already won a three-match T20 series and now the action continues with a trio of one day international...
14:32 2019-08-08

India vs Afghanistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having won all three of their completed games in progressively impressive fashion, India's reputation as Cricket World Cup 2019's best bet is growing. You'll be able to watch all the action from their next clash no matter where you are...
17:16 2019-06-22

India vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch the Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere The last two teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup that stand unbeaten go head-to-head today in Nottingham for what looks set to be a cracking match. You can watch the action no matter where you are in the world by using our guide below to getting an I...
17:48 2019-06-12

India vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 grudge match from anywhere There are a lot of people who have been waiting for this 2019 Cricket World Cup a long time - India vs Pakistan. There were rumours of more than 500,000 people applying to buy tickets to watch this live at Old Trafford, and we're expecting a wor...
21:16 2019-06-15

India vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final from anywhere We've at last reached the knockout phase of the 2019 Cricket World Cup with two-time champions India facing 2015 runners-up New Zealand in the first semi-final in Manchester. Will the Men in Blue carry on their good form, or can the downtrodden ...
04:48 2019-07-09

India vs South Africa live stream: how to watch 2019 Test cricket series from anywhere Sitting pretty at the top of the cricket Test Championship table after their recent 2-0 win over the West Indies, India come into this Test series against South Africa in confident form. With the two teams playing out a 1-1 draw in the preceding T20I...
11:00 2019-10-02

India vs Australia live stream: how to watch the huge Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Over a week in to the 2019 Cricket World Cup, and we finally get a clash between two of the pre-tournament favourites. And this has got classic written all over it. One of India or Australia will walk away from The Oval today with a CWC loss to their...
00:16 2019-06-09

Watch ‘Dynasty’ actress Catherine Oxenberg reveal Nxivm verdict to daughter India "Guilty," Oxenberg excitedly told her daughter India, who was not in the courtroom to hear Wednesday's verdict, over the phone. "Guilty, guilty on all charges....
01:32 2019-06-20

Watch live: Friday slate features China, Venezuela, India, Pakistan, Bahamas at U.N. The world leaders who will speak at the United Nations General Assembly Friday include China, Venezuela, India, Pakistan and the Bahamas -- nations that are all facing various political and economic challenges....
21:00 2019-09-28

Apple's iPhone 11 Cases, Apple Watch Series 5 Bands Get India Prices Apple on Tuesday introduced the new iPhone 11 series, iPad (2019), and Apple Watch Series 5. As always, the company is releasing a number of official accessories for these products....
02:16 2019-09-13

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England live stream telecast is on Hotstar in India, with other apps offering live score updates for the England vs India game in other regions....
13:48 2019-06-30

England vs India: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast, Live Streaming England will be on the verge of World Cup 2019 exit if they suffer loss at the hands of India. While, India still have two games after England's test....
10:48 2019-06-29

New Amazfit smartwatches may soon be on sale worldwide Chinese manufacturer Huami spent the first half of 2019 bringing out a new series of watches including the new Amazfit Verge 2 and Amazfit Bip Lite, and it seems these new devices will soon be on sale worldwide.Huami has often brought its Amazfit dev...
14:16 2019-07-19

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist M...
09:48 2019-06-01

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
16:16 2019-05-21

Look to the Skies to See the Bat-Signal in Cities Worldwide In a celebration of Batman started by DC Comics, sites including the former Domino Sugar building in Brooklyn will be emblazoned with his symbol on Saturday....
23:48 2019-09-20

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
14:39 2019-05-21

England vs India: Ben Stokes, England Player To Watch Even as England's World Cup 2019 campaign threatens to come apart, Ben Stokes once again proved his all-round utility and gives the English supporters some hope....
13:48 2019-06-29

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools ...
21:00 2019-09-17

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical rela...
20:48 2019-05-31

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network....
11:00 2019-08-23

Project Worldwide relocates to Meatpacking District A global group of advertising and marketing agencies, Project Worldwide, is relocating to the Meatpacking District. It will be more than doubling in size at the stunning 412 W. 15th St., where it will have 27,177 square feet on the sixth to eighth fl...
07:48 2019-10-09

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
14:39 2019-05-21

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
21:32 2019-07-04

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
16:16 2019-06-19

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
11:48 2019-06-19

HSBC plans to cut 10,000 more jobs worldwide, says report Bank forced to shed jobs due to low interest rates, Brexit and global tariff warsHSBC plans to lay off up to 10,000 staff as it embarks on a fresh cost-cutting drive just months after ousting its chief executive.The cuts would mostly affect high-paid...
22:48 2019-10-08

New vBulletin zero-day could infect thousands of sites worldwide Details about a zero-day in the popular internet forum software vBulletin have been published online by an anonymous security researcher.Following the disclosure, security experts have become concerned that by publishing details about the unpatched v...
23:00 2019-09-25

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
21:32 2019-09-11

5G speeds and coverage aren't just patchy where you are, it's worldwide 5G is here, but even if you live in one of the few cities around the world which have the next generation of mobile network switched 'on', you'll likely find the coverage (and speeds) far from spectacular right now.The good news is, yo...
14:16 2019-07-06

Global fintech investment plummets worldwide The ongoing trade war between the US and China led global fintech investments to fall by 29 percent during the first half of 2019 according to a new report from Accenture.The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year d...
20:00 2019-08-19

WHO: Measles outbreaks continue to spread worldwide There have been more reported measles cases in the first six months of 2019 than in any year since 2006, straining healthcare systems the world over, the World Health Organization said....
15:48 2019-08-13

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcom...
02:16 2019-06-20

Gallup: Most worldwide view their communities as migrant-friendly With immigration a more divisive issue than it's been in years, a new study says most people view their communities as a "good place" for migrants to live....
07:32 2019-10-11

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
22:00 2019-06-21

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report released by Gartner....
15:48 2019-07-12

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
18:00 2019-07-10

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down after three years in the cyber security company....
23:16 2019-08-16

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refug...
09:16 2019-06-19

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
07:32 2019-09-11

A worldwide material shortage is delaying cassette production Just when cassette tapes appeared to be making a comeback, a worldwide shortage of gamma ferric oxide has slowed production. National Audio Company (NAC), the largest cassette tape manufacturer in the US, sent a letter to its customers explaining tha...
14:32 2019-10-11

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....
11:48 2019-09-13

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars worldwide over fire risk Almost 70,000 vehicles in the UK are affected by problem with plastic part in engineMore than 500,000 Volvo cars are being recalled worldwide, including 70,000 in the UK, because of a fire risk in the engine.The manufacturer said a plastic part in th...
22:00 2019-07-22

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
03:48 2019-06-12

Ducati Multistrada Sales Cross 100,000 Units Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada adventure touring motorcycle from Ducati has reached the 100,000 sales milestone, sixteen years after the first Multistrada model was introduced....
16:00 2019-09-19

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
07:00 2019-06-03

EU legal expert says online defamation enforceable worldwide BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union legal adviser says social media networks like Facebook could be ordered to take down anywhere in the world any text, photo or other material judged defamatory by a court. The case concerns a Facebook user who shar...
15:16 2019-06-04

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
00:16 2019-06-09

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
11:00 2019-06-08

Facebook must delete defamatory content worldwide if asked Hosting providers such as Facebook can be ordered to remove remarks identical or equivalent to ones already deemed illegal, the EU's top court says. And the ruling has worldwide implications....
23:32 2019-10-03

Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide, EU court says BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that individual member countries can force Facebook to remove what they regard as unlawful material from the social network all over the world - a decision experts say could hinder fre...
00:00 2019-10-04

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
21:48 2019-07-03

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
07:48 2019-06-19

Allergan recalls textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products....
00:16 2019-07-25

US stocks fall again, joining worldwide sell-off, on tariffs The worldwide sell-off in financial markets came back around to the United States Friday, and stock indexes fell from the get-go as traders continue to take cover following President Trump’s latest escalation in his trade war with China...
21:32 2019-08-02

Facebook can be forced to remove illegal content worldwide: EU court Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide, Europe’s top court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling that rights advocates say could allow authoritarian regimes to silence critics. The ruling came just a week after the sa...
16:32 2019-10-03

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
20:48 2019-06-04

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldw...
20:00 2019-06-28

Gallup: 62% worldwide -- but fewer than half in U.S. -- satisfied with climate efforts Close to two-thirds of all people worldwide say they are satisfied with the efforts their governments are taking to preserve the environment, a new survey showed Tuesday -- the greatest share in more than a decade....
23:32 2019-09-24

Global climate strike: millions protest worldwide – in pictures People around the world have been walking out of school and work to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, is being held in the run-up to a UN summit in New YorkGlobal clim...
22:32 2019-09-21

Activists arrested worldwide during 'International Rebellion' climate rallies Hundreds of environmental activists worldwide were arrested Monday as part of the "International Rebellion" global climate change movement -- in cities including New York City, London and Berlin....
04:16 2019-10-08

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s ...
18:00 2019-06-05

Ivanka Trump hits the road again for women’s rights worldwide Ivanka Trump, her father’s ambassador for women’s rights, is taking her campaign on the road for the second time, traveling to South America to urge nations to remove barriers to economic empowerment for women....
22:48 2019-08-30

Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim Cuts would be twice as many as the carmaker announced in May and will increase fears of UK losses The carmaker Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as part of efforts to turn itself around, Japanese media have reported.Nissan an...
05:32 2019-07-24

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two...
17:00 2019-06-28

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. Amazon continued to lead the race, accounting for 6.6 million units shipped in the quarter. Google, however, fel...
19:48 2019-08-26

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spur of the moment events with little or no preparation....
23:00 2019-09-11

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
19:16 2019-07-24

Google Go, a Lightweight Search App, Expands Worldwide for Android Users After a successful testing in India and other emerging markets, Google has made the lighter version of its Search engine -- Google Go -- available for Android users worldwide where patchy networks are......
08:48 2019-08-21

FDA asks Allergan to recall textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products....
17:48 2019-07-24

Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content Worldwide, E.U.’s Top Court Rules The decision that individual countries can order Facebook to take down posts globally sets a benchmark for the reach of European laws governing the internet....
23:32 2019-10-03

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing stations worldwide Google Maps' bike-sharing station integrations are arriving in global markets from today, more than a year after debuting in New York City. Read More...
01:00 2019-07-17

Microsoft's secure OneDrive personal vault rolls out worldwide Earlier this year, Microsoft announced it would beef up security for its OneDrive file hosting service by offering a private files section secured by variety of authentication methods. At the time the feature was only available to users in Canada, Au...
21:16 2019-10-01

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
07:48 2019-06-15

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires Activists condemn president Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to defend the forest as his supporters condemn ‘global left’Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the ...
02:16 2019-08-24

Europe's top court: Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide Europe’s top court ruled Thursday that a European judge can order Facebook and other online companies to remove content or block access to the photos, videos, or posts in question worldwide....
20:32 2019-10-03

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 bln to $3 bln - AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit. (Reporting by Suzanne Barlyn Editing by Chizu Nomi...
16:32 2019-09-06

Disinformation campaigns have spiked worldwide in past 2 years, study says A new cybersecurity study said Thursday organized disinformation campaigns have spiked and now exist in at least 70 nations around the world -- more than twice the number there were just two years ago....
03:32 2019-09-27

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Back Online After Worldwide Outage A Facebook spokesperson explained that a "routine maintenance operation" accidentally triggered a bug that made it difficult for users to upload or send photos and videos....
06:32 2019-07-04

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands ...
01:32 2019-07-09

Hurricane Dorian: 'historic tragedy' in Bahamas prompts worldwide call for aid Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages as Bahamas hurricane tracks towards FloridaUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help for the Bahamas after the northernmost islands in th...
06:16 2019-09-04

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion continues worldwide protests Extinction Rebellion, a worldwide climate activism group, gathered in cities around the globe to protest a lack of climate action from world leaders.        ...
01:48 2019-10-09

Hurricane Dorian: 'historic tragedy' prompts worldwide call for aid for Bahamas Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages as Bahamas hurricane tracks towards FloridaUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help for the Bahamas after the northernmost islands in th...
09:16 2019-09-04

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, satellite data showed Tuesday....
21:16 2019-07-02

Hobbs and Shaw, The Lion King Rule the Worldwide Weekend Box Office Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw ruled the worldwide box office this weekend with an estimated haul of $180.8 million, the third largest opening in the franchise. In India, Hobbs and Shaw grossed $7.4......
10:48 2019-08-05

New refugee data centre can inform policies, solutions worldwide: Guterres A new UN refugee data centre will improve the way humanitarian agencies support “some of the most dramatically vulnerable people in the world”, UN chief António Guterres said on Thursday....
04:48 2019-10-11

Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide after landmark EU court ruling Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide, Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling that rights activists say raises concerns some countries could use it to silence critics....
00:32 2019-10-04

Tetris challenge: emergency services worldwide go flat-out in viral meme From Switzerland to Singapore, police, fire and ambulance departments are laying down their tools, and their bodies, to take part in a new craze“If you’ve always wanted to know what’s in a traffic patrol car, here you go.” On 1 September, the police ...
14:16 2019-09-18

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chain’s purported top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. Each of five items, launched this week and inspired by different countries, is awful in its own way. ...
04:00 2019-06-06

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking, Fitbit devices function as mobile payment devices and with today's release can even be used in lieu...
16:16 2019-05-29

Facebook can be forced to remove illegal content worldwide, EU's top court decides Courts in the European Union can order Facebook to remove worldwide comments by users of its service that have been declared illegal, the European Union's highest court ruled on Thursday....
18:32 2019-10-03

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
16:32 2019-05-21

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
02:48 2019-09-21

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
17:00 2019-05-21

Joker Leads Worldwide Weekend Box Office as It Nears Justice League Joker was the biggest film over the weekend with $178.7 million at the worldwide box office, pushing it to ninth position in the all-time DC Comics adaptation chart with total earnings of $543.9......
16:32 2019-10-14

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
02:16 2019-06-19

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
14:39 2019-05-21

Zara's hit £40 polka-dot dress propels firm's worldwide sales growth Sales at the Spanish group’s established stores rose 5% in the six months to 31 JulyZara’s owner, Inditex, has reported underlying sales growth at its stores in every part of the world – with a little help from a white polka-dot midi dress which beca...
07:32 2019-09-12

The Lion King Smashes Past $500 Million Worldwide Thanks to Massive Weekend The Lion King has smashed through the $500-million milestone in 10 days of release, as it added $460.8 million at the worldwide box office over the past weekend. In India, it made Rs. 65.19 crores......
11:48 2019-07-23

Scourge of slavery still claims 40 million victims worldwide, ‘must serve as a wakeup call’ Incidents of modern-day slavery are “only likely to increase” as a result of some of biggest challenges facing the world today, a UN expert outlined in a report for the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday....
23:48 2019-09-09

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote access tools (RATs) and illicit mining malware. The Cisco Talos Intelligence Group noted that while Panda...
18:48 2019-09-18

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has announced the much-awaited mobile game's launch ...
06:48 2019-06-19

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
17:48 2019-07-17

Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block Roads, Stage Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. Demon...
22:48 2019-10-07

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
08:16 2019-08-10

Global climate strike: Tens of thousands of New Zealanders kick off second wave of worldwide demonstrations A second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change have kicked off in New Zealand with tens of thousands of people marching to Parliament....
12:16 2019-09-27

Wireless speeds in Canada rank 12th worldwide, if only rural areas counted: study The Opensignal report comes as Canada's wireless industry comes under fire from politicians and consumer groups that allege the country has among the developed world's highest prices for mobile services....
23:16 2019-09-26

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated agains...
04:32 2019-07-16

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May....
18:16 2019-09-22

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brig...
00:16 2019-05-27

Climate Activists Stop Traffic in New York’s Times Square as Worldwide Rallies Stretch Into Fourth Day (LONDON) — Protesters in New York City brought traffic to a standstill in the city’s busiest hub and an activist in London climbed atop a plane as climate change demonstrators entered the fourth day of rallies around the world. Protesters...
11:00 2019-10-11

Climate change strike London LIVE: Millions protest worldwide in global warming march Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets across the UK and around the world as part of global climate protests which could be the largest in history....
15:16 2019-09-20

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
20:48 2019-07-22

'Unprecedented' monsoon rains India leave 11 people dead in western India The western Indian city of Pune was battered by 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rain in 48 hours this week, in what the Maharashtra state chief minister called an "unprecedented" level of monsoon rain....
07:00 2019-09-27

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:32 2019-06-06

Redmi Note 8 Series Coming to India in '8 Weeks': Xiaomi India Chief India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India soon, after certifications and testing process is done....
00:48 2019-08-30

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
15:16 2019-07-02

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
19:32 2019-06-05

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
08:32 2019-07-24

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
11:00 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
17:00 2019-09-06

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a super-smash: $847M worldwide and counting "Spider-Man: Far From Home" celebrates another weekend at No. 1 at the box office. Counterprograming like "Crawl" and "Stuber" barely made a dent.        ...
13:16 2019-07-18

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic information and get alerts about speed cameras and speed limits indications.Surprisingly, the feature didn't ...
07:16 2019-05-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on global food prices; updates on the education and far...
21:48 2019-06-06

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
15:16 2019-07-03

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in Christchurch....
09:00 2019-06-08

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over privacy concerns. Florida-based GEDmatch announced recently that police can now only view DNA profiles of...
23:48 2019-06-07

Jay-Z and NFL stage first concert despite Kaepernick backlash Rapper criticised for league deal after it shunned ex-49ers player for kneeling protestThe first musical event to come from a partnership between Jay-Z and the NFL was staged in Chicago on Thursday, with the rapper facing a backlash over the league’s...
21:00 2019-09-06

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musician Elton John, in Samoa has prompted criticism by human rights activists of “sel...
15:16 2019-06-12

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former di...
13:48 2019-05-31

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that come...
10:48 2019-08-21

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The makers of the movie based off the Sega video game announced Friday that it’ll be later. Like, nex...
00:32 2019-05-25

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border....
15:32 2019-06-19

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all found that a majority of citizens in those places ...
11:48 2019-06-18

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
00:48 2019-08-29

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abo...
15:16 2019-05-31

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
09:16 2019-06-11

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fears about data privacy and identity theft....
00:16 2019-09-04

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the fie...
09:16 2019-07-05

CBS bans TV ad that depicts menstruating men An underwear ad that depicts a world where men and boys menstruate is getting either banned or censored by several TV networks. Thinx, a New York-based maker of feminine hygiene products, said the campaign slated to launch Wednesday on national TV is...
07:48 2019-10-09

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
15:48 2019-06-14

Where are 'burqa bans' in Europe? After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burka ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restrictions for years....
19:16 2019-08-01

WeWork adds woman to its board after backlash ahead of IPO WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million (4.8 million) payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word "We" ahead of a planned initial publi...
15:00 2019-09-04

Southampton's Hasenhuettl wary of backlash at wounded Spurs "Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl compared Saturday\u0027s Premier League opponents Tottenham Hotspur to a wounded boxer who would come out fighting harder."...
11:48 2019-09-27

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
15:16 2019-05-22

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
11:00 2019-06-11

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after backlash Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights activists who accused the organisation of “whitewashin...
03:16 2019-08-21

Women’s World Cup: Blowout backlash makes US a tricky bet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, no...
21:32 2019-06-16

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the controversy, scrutiny, and international regulation...
15:00 2019-05-21

HBO addresses 'Game of Thrones' backlash, prequel in the works The first episode of a possible prequel series to HBO's global hit "Game of Thrones" has completed filming in Belfast, a network executive said on Wednesday....
02:48 2019-07-25

NCAA changes its ‘Rich Paul Rule’ amid backlash After hearing the backlash over its so-called “Rich Paul Rule,” the NCAA has amended the recently implemented agent certification requirements. The guidelines, introduced last week in a memo as a way to help athletes explore NBA Draft opp...
23:48 2019-08-12

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents RALEIGH, N.C. — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news ove...
20:00 2019-09-09

Citizenship Change Will Affect a Handful, but the Backlash Is Fierce Agency officials sought to clarify that the change was unrelated to speculation that the administration would try to revoke birthright citizenship for certain families....
08:48 2019-08-30

IKEA apologizes for dish after cultural appropriation backlash IKEA’s new jerk chicken with rice and peas has been slammed after the warehouse chain made the traditional Caribbean dish using the wrong ingredients. The Swedish-based retailer recently added the jerk chicken to its UK menu, which includes its famou...
07:00 2019-09-17

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for Manhattan's District Attorney's office, has maintained the Central Park Five were guilty despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
23:32 2019-06-04

New Chinese 'deepfake' face app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and how its convincing fake image technology could be used....
22:48 2019-09-03

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Pari...
15:01 2019-07-20

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word “We” ahead of a planned initial public offering. The ...
05:16 2019-09-05

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "probably" would have, causing a fierce backlash from progressive activists supporting her long-shot bi...
04:32 2019-07-11

China's Thirst for Water Stirs Backlash Overseas A growing number of Chinese businesses are investing in plants abroad to extract and bottle water for China’s expanding market, sparking protests and court actions in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere....
16:00 2019-09-05

U.S.'s Move to Open Trails to E-Bikes Prompts Backlash A coalition of outdoors groups say they plan to try to block a new directive that allows electronic bicycles to use trails in national parks and other public lands long reserved for nonmotorized travel....
20:00 2019-08-31

WeWork adds woman to its board ahead of IPO after backlash WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word "We" ahead of a planned initial public offering....
14:00 2019-09-04

NBA faces backlash in China over Houston Rockets GM's tweet Several Chinese businesses are suspending ties with the Houston Rockets after the American basketball team's general manager expressed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
18:16 2019-10-07

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
10:00 2019-08-23

Sean Spicer brushes off 'DWTS' backlash: 'I've been living this for a while' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed backlash to his participation on 'Dancing With the Stars' after Monday's season opener.        ...
17:32 2019-09-17

Kim Kardashian reveals name of new shapewear line following Kimono backlash Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solutionwear.        ...
01:48 2019-08-27

China’s basketball fans divided over their nation’s NBA backlash SHANGHAI, China — China has gone from basketball-mad to mad over basketball. But is all this anger coming from the common man or the communist government? It’s complicated. “It’s a crazy time,” one 30-something told the Post. “It’s so complicated. Ve...
03:16 2019-10-13

How Viktor Orban’s Populism May Face Backlash in Budapest Hungary’s opposition parties are banding together for the first time in local elections in a bid to push back against the power of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, whose party has won seven back-to-back nationwide contests. A strong showing on Oct. 13, p...
09:00 2019-10-09

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden has basked in his status as an early frontrunner: he has coasted in most early b...
11:00 2019-06-08

Dennis slams Tour de France withdrawal ‘backlash’ "Rohan Dennis believes his withdrawal from the Tour de France mid-stage has been “blown out of proportion”, with the Australian criticising those on social media for contacting his wife."...
19:00 2019-09-10

Fat-shaming plates yanked from Macy’s after online backlash Pass the salt, these dinner plates are pretty tasteless. Macy’s yanked a series of dishes that feature arbitrary “portion control” circles from their Herald Square location on Sunday after social media users condemned the meal shaming ceramics. The k...
23:16 2019-07-22

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, according to state media, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
17:16 2019-06-11

NBC’s Universal Pictures plans to release ‘The Hunt’ despite backlash NBC Universal still plans to release the controversial movie “The Hunt” as scheduled on September 27 despite significant backlash over the film that depicts privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables” for sport....
02:48 2019-08-09

Austin plan to allow homeless camps faces backlash Austin officials are facing a major backlash after a vote that would permit the city's homeless population to sleep or camp in any public area -- with few exceptions, such as City Hall....
00:00 2019-07-03

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month eve...
19:32 2019-06-02

Use of ‘crotch cams’ reduced after backlash at World Championships "The use of cameras inside starting blocks will be reduced at the World Championships after the footage was deemed “unflattering” and an invasion of privacy."...
23:32 2019-10-03

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long supported. The former vice president denounced the m...
14:16 2019-06-07

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
16:48 2019-09-18

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by banning glitter from this year’s Christmas cards, wrapping paper, calendars and crackers.The retaile...
01:16 2019-08-31

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
11:48 2019-08-21

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
20:16 2019-08-14

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m.        ...
14:00 2019-08-09

NBA bans 'ninja-style headwear' You won't see LeBron James, Jimmy Butler, De'Aaron Fox and other NBA stars sporting "ninja-style" headwear this season after the league banned the fashion trend ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
01:48 2019-09-11

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)       ...
05:16 2019-07-04

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
15:32 2019-05-22

New York bans most flavors of e-cigarettes New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban would stand for 90 days as a piece of emergency legislation. It would need to be renewed to continue....
02:00 2019-09-18

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league CARACAS – Major League Baseball will not give permission for players to participate in the upcoming Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) season, three sources close to the Venezuelan league said on Thursday, attributing the move to US...
03:48 2019-08-23

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
01:32 2019-08-28

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday....
07:32 2019-07-17

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
19:48 2019-07-10

Emmys 2019: Kit Harington on 'Thrones' backlash, and the best backstage moments "I still haven’t seen the show, so that’s how I dealt with that controversy," Harington said of the last season of "Thrones." See more from backstage.        ...
17:49 2019-09-23

CEO of major tobacco firm resigns amid e-cigarette backlash Alison Cooper, the CEO of UK tobacco group Imperial Brands will step down as boss once her replacement is found, the company announced Thursday. Cooper, 53, a 20-year Imperial veteran who spent nine years as CEO, will also leave the board of director...
21:00 2019-10-03

U.S. school faces backlash after boy with autism told to work in bathroom A school in Washington is facing backlash for telling a boy with autism to work in a bathroom after his mother told teachers he works best in a "quiet place."...
14:48 2019-09-23

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freed...
01:16 2019-07-10

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has ̶...
00:00 2019-06-08

Drew Brees' former teammate comes to his defense over backlash from Bible video Veteran NFL tight end Benjamin Watson said Monday the backlash his former teammate Drew Brees received for his involvement with a Christian group was unfair....
21:48 2019-09-09

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
03:32 2019-06-05

Barr's Requests for Foreign Help Face Backlash in Australia, Italy, U.K. Attorney General William Barr is sparking discord in several foreign capitals, going outside usual channels to seek help from allies in reviewing the origins of a U.S. counterintelligence investigation begun during the 2016 presidential campaign....
04:00 2019-10-07

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that g...
21:32 2019-07-10

NCAA amends 'Rich Paul Rule' amid backlash The NCAA amended its week-old certification process for agents representing pro-bound basketball players amid backlash over its bachelor's degree requirement....
09:48 2019-08-13

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
12:48 2019-08-16

‘Doors off’ helicopter flights for dogs canceled amid backlash An embattled helicopter-tour company announced Monday that it would no longer let passengers bring their dogs on its controversial, “doors off” flights. The move came just hours after a front-page Post report highlighted the shocking prac...
05:16 2019-09-10

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
17:16 2019-05-21

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, ...
03:00 2019-08-02

Drake's new Beatles tattoo stirs backlash from Fab Four fans Beatles fans are not loving Drake's tattoo featuring the rapper as the fifth member of the British band on Abbey Road.        ...
06:48 2019-08-14

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
15:48 2019-07-08

South African Riots Over ‘Xenophobia’ Prompt Backlash Across Africa After rioters in Johannesburg targeted immigrants from other African countries, South Africa has been hit with boycotts and cancellations of soccer games and concerts....
11:32 2019-09-06

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
05:32 2019-07-19

The Great Immigration Experiment: Can a Country Let People in Without Stirring Backlash? One of the world’s most closed countries, Japan, is trying to attract workers for jobs ranging from apple picking to airport baggage handling. To do that, it is imposing strict rules in an effort to head off social and political turmoil seen around t...
13:48 2019-09-12

| China risk backlash with Brazilian Elkeson set for World Cup campaign Brazilian striker Elkeson is set to be called up to Marcello Lippi's squad for China's World Cup qualifiers in what would be a landmark moment for football in the country....
04:00 2019-08-06

Dakota Fanning clarifies the casting in new refugee movie after backlash Dakota Fanning's character in "Sweetness in the Belly" gets caught up in Ethiopia's civil war and is sent to England, a place she has never been to.        ...
04:32 2019-09-06

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
23:00 2019-05-21

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
01:16 2019-06-04

Tim Ryan brushes off national-anthem backlash: 'I love this country as much as anybody else' Democratic presidential contender Tim Ryan brushed off criticism he received Tuesday after being the only candidate onstage who did not place a hand over his heart during the national anthem, saying he loves the U.S. "as much as anybody else."...
18:00 2019-07-31

Council on Foreign Relations faces backlash over $12M Len Blavatnik donation The Council on Foreign Relations is facing a storm of criticism after recently accepting a $12 million donation from Ukrainian-born oligarch Len Blavatnik, The Post has learned. In a tersely worded letter, a group of 56 high-profile policy wonks plea...
20:00 2019-10-08

Trump insists he is not abandoning Kurds after GOP backlash against Syria withdrawal President Trump insisted he was not abandoning Kurdish-led forces as he defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey in the face of an angry backlash at his plans to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria....
19:00 2019-10-08

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
08:16 2019-08-22

New York Times changes front-page Trump headline after backlash Original headline read ‘Trump urges unity vs racism’ – prompting accusations that newspaper was feeding president’s narrativeThe New York Times was forced to change its front-page headline for Tuesday’s newspaper amid an intense backlash over its por...
05:48 2019-08-07

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
10:00 2019-08-10

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
07:16 2019-05-29

Lawrence Jones on backlash against Ellen DeGeneres: The Twitter mob turned on her In the wake of daytime talk show host Ellen Degeneres receiving backlash from the Twitter mob for sitting next to Republican President George W. Bush at a football game, Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones said on Tuesday that her “problem” is that she ha...
20:32 2019-10-08

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery....
14:16 2019-05-24

Brexit backlash begins as Scottish Tory leader quits Boris Johnson is facing a Brexit backlash after suspending parliament - and the fightback is starting with the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson poised to explain her shock resignation....
11:32 2019-08-29

Takuma Sato breaks down the Pocono crash and the backlash he faced after "Unfortunately in the world right now, with social media, people have instant reactions. They make decisions without information. That’s what happened."        ...
03:16 2019-08-24

Australia prime minister joins transgender policy backlash Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday....
08:00 2019-08-09

George W. Bush 'appreciated' Ellen DeGeneres going to bat for friendship after backlash Former President George W. Bush is a fan of how Ellen DeGeneres leveled the playing field after eagle-eyed fans spotted them at an NFL game Sunday.        ...
16:00 2019-10-09

Cadbury facing backlash over new chocolate bar meant to promote diversity The British confectionery giant Cadbury has been facing some backlash on social media for a new candy bar that it introduced in India, which features four types of chocolate — dark, blended, milk and white — to promote diversity....
10:48 2019-08-30

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
14:32 2019-08-09

Apple Tightens Privacy Rules on Siri Recordings After Backlash Apple said it would no longer automatically retain audio recordings of customers’ interactions with its voice assistant, the latest move by a tech company trying to ease privacy concerns....
22:16 2019-08-28

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
03:00 2019-06-03

BBC's decision to reprimand Naga Munchetty sparks backlash from stars The BBC is facing a growing backlash over its decision to rebuke presenter Naga Munchetty following remarks she made about US President Donald Trump....
14:32 2019-09-28

Backlash as Donald Trump is cleared of election collusion with the Russians Donald Trump declared America the "greatest place on earth" today after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that his campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 US presidential election....
10:16 2019-06-03

Demi Lovato Apologizes Following Backlash Over Free Trip To Israel Unlike what her lyrics suggest, Demi Lovato really is sorry. Earlier this week, the "Sorry Not Sorry" singer took to Instagram to share photos from her "absolutely......
17:32 2019-10-03

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, his plans to suspend Parliament are being challenged in court....
11:48 2019-08-30

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
13:48 2019-08-21

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LGBT laws....
02:16 2019-05-25

Analysis: NBA's response to China backlash at odds with league's history How much of its integrity -- and legacy -- is the National Basketball Association willing to sacrifice for the sake of business? The answer, apparently, is: lots....
07:00 2019-10-08

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
22:01 2019-06-27

Malaysian senator drops proposed anti-seduction law after backlash A Malaysian senator on Thursday apologized after proposing a sexual harassment law to protect men from being "seduced" by women into committing sexual crimes....
06:00 2019-08-01

Demi Lovato 'sorry' and 'extremely frustrated' after backlash following Israel visit Demi Lovato is "extremely frustrated" and sorry following the backlash she got for taking a free trip to Israel.        ...
16:00 2019-10-03

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:01 2019-06-13

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
21:00 2019-05-21

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
09:00 2019-05-31

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
16:01 2019-08-01

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
14:48 2019-08-14

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
08:48 2019-06-12

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
01:32 2019-06-02

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
02:16 2019-05-24

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans contests that require registration and a fee and awar...
04:48 2019-06-23

Disney bans Netflix from advertising on its networks The streaming cold war got a few notches hotter today, as The New York Times reports that Disney has begun banning advertisements from Netflix on the majority of its TV networks—including ABC, Freeform, Nat Geo, and more. The only exception to this b...
08:00 2019-10-05

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
01:32 2019-07-17

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
23:16 2019-07-05

NBA bans players from using ‘ninja-style’ headwear Fans won’t see the Nets’ Jarrett Allen in his “ninja-style headwear,” or any other player for that matter. The NBA has banned players from wearing increasingly popular headbands this season. A number of high-profile players — including Allen, M...
06:16 2019-09-10

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of H...
12:32 2019-09-19

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
21:00 2019-07-18

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds With intoxicated riders causing numerous accidents in Germany since they were introduced this summer, Munich officials have decided not to risk it. Strict restrictions and no-go zones have been set up for Oktoberfest....
00:48 2019-09-11

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement....
10:00 2019-07-11

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom for another year. The State Department said the ban would remain in place until Aug. 31, 2020, unless ...
00:00 2019-08-20

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
20:00 2019-09-13

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
22:01 2019-07-17

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit advertising for treatments that lack biomedical or scient...
22:32 2019-09-06

California Bans Deepfakes in Porn and Politics California has become the latest state to ban politically motivated deepfakes amidst growing concern about how the technology could be used to interfere with the 2020 election. Read more......
18:48 2019-10-07

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
04:00 2019-06-06

Punjab Bans Celebrations, Protests Over Article 370 After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited any kind of celebrations or protests that could......
17:48 2019-08-05

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
00:32 2019-06-15

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
03:32 2019-05-30

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients. Read more......
20:16 2019-09-07

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions effective. California first banned the sale of guns it calls assault weapons in 1989, then updated the ...
22:32 2019-06-21

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
04:48 2019-07-17

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from airplanes after recall Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
00:48 2019-08-15

TikTok Bans Paid Political Ads on Its Platform TikTok said on Thursday it would not allow paid political ads on its platform as they do not fit into the experience it aims to provide to millions of its users....
10:48 2019-10-04

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
20:00 2019-06-27

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.       ...
20:00 2019-08-29

We Know Far Too Little About Vaping Risks A rash of vaping-related illnesses underscores the need for aggressive FDA regulation and oversight, without or without a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
15:16 2019-09-12

U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking, have been reported by U.S. health agency. Lawsuits on behalf of young consumers have been filed ag...
22:32 2019-09-25

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
00:00 2019-09-13

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I especially mind. At her age, I was smoking actual, you know, cigarettes. So were most of my friends....
07:16 2019-09-20

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illi...
13:48 2019-09-13

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
04:48 2019-09-16

What is the truth about vaping? Jamie Doward and Max Sanderson join Anushka Asthana to navigate a way through the haze of the debate around vaping. Is it really safe? Plus: Frances Perraudin on the anniversary of #metoo – what has really changed after two years of the campaign agai...
14:32 2019-10-14

Rand Paul: Democrats bracing for backlash on 2020 socialism drive Promises on the 2020 Democratic primary stage of "Medicare for all" and corporate breakups are raising fears in party circles that the push toward socialism will lead to a huge voter backlash, especially as President Trump attacks it with increasing ...
01:16 2019-10-12

New York Times amends front-page headline after intense backlash Facing intense criticism, the New York Times changed a front-page headline about President Trump’s response to the back-to-back mass shootings that claimed 31 lives in Texas and Ohio. “TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM,” read the original headline, which ...
04:48 2019-08-07

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
21:16 2019-06-13

'Be kind': Ellen DeGeneres says backlash for sitting with George W. Bush is out of bounds Ellen DeGeneres is leveling the playing field after eagle-eyed fans spotted her with former President George W. Bush during an NFL game Sunday.        ...
08:32 2019-10-08

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
22:01 2019-06-27

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door m...
06:32 2019-06-14

White House Slams Backlash Over Melania's Coat In 9/11 Image: Report A White House spokesperson has fired back after social media users criticized US First Lady Melania Trump over a coat she wore in a 9/11 tribute image, because they claimed the stitching on the back......
13:48 2019-09-13

Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
10:16 2019-06-02

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
21:16 2019-07-16

Game of Thrones Cast Talks Season 8 Backlash, Petition, More at Comic-Con Game of Thrones cast members Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, and Jacob Anderson showed up at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on......
07:32 2019-07-20

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
04:16 2019-06-05

Brazil's Bolsonaro may drop plans to make son US ambassador amid backlash Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotismBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he may abandon controversial plans to make his son ambassador to the United States, amid a fierce polit...
03:16 2019-08-21

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
15:48 2019-05-21

Braves stop handing out tomahawks amidst backlash over 'Tomahawk Chop' Though the Braves have dialed back their direct ties to Native American imagery, the Tomahawk logo is still prominent on uniforms.       ...
05:16 2019-10-10

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a re...
04:00 2019-07-11

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.&...
03:48 2019-06-13

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
15:48 2019-06-11

'He's not welcome here': Trump faces backlash over Ohio and Texas visits – video report Donald Trump will receive a frosty reception when he arrives in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday afternoon, three days after the cities were struck by mass shootings. A gunman who invoked the language of white supremacy killed 22 people...
01:00 2019-08-09

Rosalía Shares the Importance of Singing in Spanish for Her MTV VMAs Debut Despite Backlash Rosalía continues to march to the beat of her own drum! The 26-year-old singer is opening up about her music, what it was like performing at the 2019 MTV VMAs and more. As W......
07:48 2019-10-01

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
22:16 2019-08-23

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
18:32 2019-07-01

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......
02:16 2019-07-25

Apple announces sweeping changes to its Siri review process following privacy backlash Apple got into a bit of hot water earlier this month amidst reports that the company was using contractors to review audio recordings of Siri commands from users. While the goal was simply to improve the efficacy and reliability of Siri, some contrac...
20:16 2019-08-28

Ellen DeGeneres stands up to backlash after sitting next to 'friend' George W. Bush Ellen DeGeneres had a classy response to backlash after fans spotted her with former President George W. Bush at a football game.        ...
20:00 2019-10-08

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
04:16 2019-06-08

Amid China Backlash, NBA Commissioner Says League Will Support Freedom of Speech (TOKYO) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state br...
15:16 2019-10-08

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
15:16 2019-05-21

Devs restore Modern Warfare’s mini-map after two days of beta backlash Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the user interface and heads-up display—would be pretty s...
17:32 2019-09-16

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to...
00:32 2019-06-13

After Massive Backlash, New York Times Amends Headline On Donald Trump The New York Times weathered intense backlash Monday night for its front-page headline about President Trump's response to the pair of mass shootings that read: "TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM."...
05:16 2019-08-07

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyYouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to an anti-hate group, which he had dedicated as a means of atonin...
10:48 2019-09-13

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in ...
11:48 2019-06-18

Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G's ads are getting political. Will that draw a backlash? In this hyperpartisan and politically tribal world, is the Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G risking turning off consumers with social messaging?       ...
18:16 2019-09-12

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal t...
04:32 2019-09-07

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
21:16 2019-06-19

Walter Mosley quit 'Star Trek: Discovery' over N-word backlash Writer Walter Mosley quit “Star Trek: Discovery” in disgust after getting a formal complaint about him using the N-word in the writer’s room, according to new reports....
21:48 2019-09-08

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
07:00 2019-07-18

Cosmetic surgery billboard faces backlash over ‘disgusting’ body shaming A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman with the phrase "Keep our beaches beautiful" has sparked outcry this week for what some see as body shaming....
21:00 2019-07-18

High-school swimmer disqualified over 'modesty rule' reinstated after backlash Referee ruled swimsuit exposed too much of student’s buttocksAlaskan schools district says decision was ‘heavy handed’The decision to disqualify an Alaskan high school swimmer for wearing a swimsuit that exposed too much of her buttocks has been reve...
22:00 2019-09-11

NBA scraps media access to teams in China amid HK tweet backlash The National Basketball Association said on Friday it won't make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media for the rest of their China visit, amid a furore over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting Hong Kong's prote...
11:32 2019-10-11

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
09:48 2019-06-19

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film af...
04:16 2019-07-10

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
04:32 2019-06-19

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
19:16 2019-05-22

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Many rightfully praised the studio for cast...
19:00 2019-07-09

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.        ...
01:16 2019-09-21

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, to join HUD Eric Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CFPB since September, when The Washington Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decad...
13:16 2019-06-21

Russian court frees actor Pavel Ustinov after public backlash Ustinov is accused of injuring a police officer when he was arrested at a protestA Russian court has released an actor from jail after a public backlash led by Moscow’s theatre community turned his case into a cause celebre.Pavel Ustinov, who was det...
19:48 2019-09-20

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
20:32 2019-07-17

Norway's public backlash against onshore wind threatens sector growth Oil-rich Norway has seen a boom in onshore wind power fuelled by foreign investment, but future growth is at risk after a public backlash sparked a moratorium on new projects and prompted wider calls for a regulatory overhaul....
15:00 2019-09-25

World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Warns Pakistan Teammates Of Backlash At Home Pakistani cricketers are facing strong criticism from both fans and former players after the 89-run defeat to India in the marquee World Cup clash on Sunday....
14:32 2019-06-18

PewDiePie rescinds donation pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash YouTube star PewDiePie pledged to donate to an anti-hate group following criticism for peddling anti-Semitic content – then decided to pull his donation after backlash from his fans. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, announced on Tuesday...
23:00 2019-09-12

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as Yo...
05:16 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
18:16 2019-07-16

German Green leader says bans work better than taxes Green party leader Annalena Baerbock spoke out in favor of prohibition of polluting practices over a carbon tax as better for the environment and more socially just. To make her case, she points to history....
13:48 2019-09-29

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
15:32 2019-05-21

NFL bans Raiders LB Burfict for rest of 2019 season Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the rest of the 2019 season on Monday for repeated violations of unnecessary roughness rules....
09:16 2019-10-01

NFL bans on-field pyrotechnics after Titans’ fire incident No playing with fire, at least temporarily. The NFL banned all flame effects and pyrotechnics on its fields for at least the short term, as an ongoing investigation into a fire at the Titans’ Nissan Stadium in Week 2 continues. A pre-game pyrotechnic...
07:16 2019-09-21

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
22:48 2019-05-21

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
21:00 2019-06-05

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
23:48 2019-06-01

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
07:32 2019-05-31

German Greens leader says bans work better than taxes Greens leader Annalena Baerbock has spoken out in favor of prohibition of polluting practices over a carbon tax as better for the environment and more socially just. To make her case, she points to history....
02:48 2019-09-30

Government Bans Export Of Onions To Contain Rising Prices The DGFT on September 13 had imposed a minimum export price (MEP) of $850 per tonne to curb its shipments and help bring down rising domestic prices....
05:48 2019-09-30

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
01:16 2019-06-08

Government Bans Export Of Onion To Contain Rising Prices The DGFT on September 13 had imposed a minimum export price (MEP) of $850 per tonne to curb its shipments and help bring down rising domestic prices....
13:16 2019-09-29

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
14:00 2019-06-07

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
07:48 2019-07-18

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls but made it hard for the FCC to comb...
20:00 2019-08-02

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
06:16 2019-05-30

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
22:16 2019-07-31

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and Pirates....
23:16 2019-08-01

US prisons accused of widespread 'arbitrary' book bans George Orwell, John Updike and Barack Obama are among the names PEN America says have been illogically withheld from prisoners In one prison in New York, authorities tried to ban a book of maps of the moon, arguing that it could “present risks of esc...
23:16 2019-09-26

German government bans weapons exports to Turkey The German government is halting arms exports to Turkey. Berlin said the ban would apply where there was a suspicion that weapons could be used in its operation against Kurds in northern Syria....
20:32 2019-10-12

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
23:00 2019-05-29

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city parks and venues. The Orlando City Commission agreed on the policy Monday and it takes effect Oct. 1. T...
17:00 2019-06-05

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the third-century AD Baths of Caracalla....
21:48 2019-08-01

City bans calling someone an ‘illegal alien’ out of hate It’s now against the law in New York City to threaten someone with a call to immigration authorities or refer to them as an “illegal alien” when motivated by hate. The restrictions — violations of which are punishable by fines of up...
09:00 2019-09-27

US bans Cuba's Raul Castro over Maduro support The US has banned former Cuban President Raul Castro from entry. The move comes a day after Washington expanded restrictions on Venezuelans and Iranians to include even the relatives of certain state employs....
08:00 2019-09-27

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
21:00 2019-05-21

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
20:16 2019-07-31

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content....
02:16 2019-09-11