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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....

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything?

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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

New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive action" that will ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The move will see the state Department of Health...
21:32 2019-09-15

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
04:48 2019-09-05

| 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

New York Bans Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Publ...
04:32 2019-09-18

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
06:00 2019-06-17

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many wome...
10:48 2019-07-08

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot ̶...
08:16 2019-08-10

California bans smoking on public beaches, state parks California has banned smoking on beaches and in state parks. The bill, which was signed by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom Friday, will also forbid the disposal of cigarette and cigar waste on beaches. Californians who do want to light up will have ...
18:32 2019-10-12

Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the platform, but not its advertising. The change comes after China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua...
06:00 2019-08-20

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the suprem...
18:32 2019-05-21

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marred some of the Big Apple’s most scenic views....
04:00 2019-06-23

Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,0...
04:48 2019-09-21

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

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
00:48 2019-05-26

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
19:48 2019-05-21

Google plays politics with China as it quietly bans state-sponsored YouTube accounts Google yesterday announced it’d banned 210 YouTube accounts “related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong” and the discovery was “consistent with recent observations and actions related to China announced by Facebook and Twitter.” If you’re not an av...
23:16 2019-08-23

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
02:48 2019-05-22

Study finds that youths who do not date are less depressed It’s good news for dateless teens everywhere. A new study by the University of Georgia found that teenagers who don’t date are less depressed and fared better or equal to their dating peers. The study found that adolescents in middle and high school ...
00:16 2019-09-10

To try to understand the youths, researchers snooped through their trash Enlarge / Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau is disguised as a mountain climber, while hiding in a trash can, in a scene from the film 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again', 1976. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) (credit: Getty | Michael Ochs Arc...
19:32 2019-10-11

Formula E Is Making A Profit And Attracting The Youths When Formula E burst onto the racing scene at its first-ever race in 2014, people were skeptical that the series would actually survive. Electric cars weren’t quite in vogue yet, and people wondered who the hell would even be watching. Five years lat...
17:32 2019-09-13

Mexico's children and youths face monstrous violence For more than a decade, Mexico has been grappling with an extraordinarily high number of murders and disappearances. What's particularly alarming is how many victims are children and youths, writes Anabel Hernandez....
04:48 2019-09-19

| 'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, he quickly took out his smartphone to capture the moment....
18:48 2019-08-20

Romania arrests 5 over 'barbaric' abuse of German youths German teenagers faced beatings and slavery-like conditions in Romania while taking part in a German-funded youth project, Romanian authorities said. A resident reportedly managed to flee and report the abuse....
00:16 2019-08-30

Reading to the barber: Youths can earn money, books, mentor LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Get a haircut, read aloud to the barber, earn some cash and a book, make life-impacting connections and put a smile on a young one’s face. That’s what is going on at one Lexington’s Prince Cuts Barber Shop as a...
17:32 2019-06-22

America's lost street kids: the scapegoating of troubled youths In an extract from her book Those Who Wander, Vivian Ho explores the brutal experiences that led to a tragedyIn October 2015, three young drifters robbed and fatally shot Audrey Carey in the bushes of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and went on to k...
08:32 2019-09-05

JCPOA reeling, Iran’s youths seek sustainable economic path Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroad. Is the US's "campaign of maximum pressure" working?...
02:16 2019-06-22

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
15:32 2019-08-12

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
05:48 2019-06-20

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
19:48 2019-06-01

5 US Governors To Visit India Over 2 Months To Boost State-To-State Ties The governors of five US states - New Jersey, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware and Indiana - are scheduled to visit India over the next few months to enhance economic ties between the countries....
09:16 2019-09-04

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.       ...
11:00 2019-09-16

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior company executive said on Wednesday....
12:32 2019-09-05

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
01:16 2019-06-04

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime.       ...
14:16 2019-08-31

Opinion: Ohio State's easy defeat of Michigan State exposes talent gap between programs Michigan State showed fight, but it's clear the Spartans are short on top-tier talent compared to Ohio State in 34-10 loss to Buckeyes       ...
10:16 2019-10-06

UPDATE 2-State Street pays $94.3 mln to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
22:01 2019-06-27

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
06:48 2019-05-24

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.       ...
07:48 2019-09-03

How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville For the fourth straight year, a hurricane could impact Florida State football, as Hurricane Dorian could alter the game status for FSU-Boise State.       ...
04:32 2019-08-29

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:16 2019-06-17

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state tr...
18:16 2019-06-22

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
19:16 2019-09-16

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian       ...
00:16 2019-08-30

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect ...
20:48 2019-09-16

Bettors will soon find out what Penn State, Ohio State are made of Big Ten powers Penn State and Ohio State will be front and center in prime time TV attractions Friday and Saturday. Though they won’t play each other until Nov. 23, each of these national playoff hopefuls has a chance to be tested on the road in the ...
04:32 2019-09-28

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
08:32 2019-09-15

Ohio State vs. Michigan State Brings an Uncomfortable Undercurrent For some, the matchup on Saturday brought to mind the massive sexual assault scandals at the two universities, and their problematic responses to them....
23:48 2019-10-07

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
01:00 2019-06-03

What's at stake in Michigan State vs. Ohio State? 'It's a playoff game' Michigan State features 28 players from Ohio, which makes for a key story line when the Spartans visit Ohio State in 'playoff game' between the teams.       ...
19:32 2019-10-05

Florida State head coach Willie Taggart clarifies hydration comments after Boise State loss Florida State coach Willie Taggart clarified his hydration comment after a loss to Boise State, hoping to put aside any concerns about what he meant.       ...
04:16 2019-09-05

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
18:00 2019-06-02

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on their state ID. People will be able to choose from male and female – or as gender  X. The new opti...
04:00 2019-08-02

Oklahoma State opens with 52-36 victory over Oregon State Chuba Hubbard rushed for 221 yards and three touchdowns, and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders threw for 203 yards and three more scores to lead Oklahoma State to a 52-36 victory over Oregon State.       ...
14:16 2019-08-31

No. 18 Michigan State set for rematch with Arizona State No. 18 Michigan State is showing signs of improvement, but the Spartans will be put to the test against Arizona State       ...
09:48 2019-09-13

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
21:16 2019-05-22

No. 18 Michigan State tries to pay back Arizona State No. 18 Michigan State will try to pay Arizona State back after the Sun Devils beat the Spartans 16-13 last year       ...
23:32 2019-09-12

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
16:48 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them The convenience store has a sign on its door stating, “Notice: Bad Smelling Oil Mill People Please Do Not Enter.”       ...
19:00 2019-09-15

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

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
02:00 2019-08-20

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
11:00 2019-08-11

US bans Chinese officials for persecuting Uighur Muslims Chinese Communist Party officials involved in mass crackdown on Uighur Muslims are barred from entering the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced today....
14:16 2019-10-09

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
12:16 2019-09-13

Tiktok bans political and advocacy advertising from its platform TikTok announced Thursday that it is banning all political ads, a move that sets it apart from other social media platforms that have become destinations for political ad dollars. TikTok is a smartphone app in which users can capture short videos of ...
08:16 2019-10-04

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

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

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" in the country. But when she was reminded that the President and his family live there, she changed he...
01:32 2019-08-10

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

‘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

Hong Kong leader bans masks at protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Oct. 4, 2019 that her government would ban face masks in public in a bid to end the city's protests.        ...
16:32 2019-10-04

Disney bans ads from Netflix ahead of streaming launch: WSJ Walt Disney Co is banning advertising from Netflix Inc across its TV networks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:32 2019-10-04

Google bans advertising of experimental medical techniques Google announced Friday it will no longer allow advertising for "unproven or experimental medical techniques," such as stem cell, cellular and gene therapies....
21:00 2019-09-06

Climate of Fear: When Just Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
19:32 2019-08-10

Hong Kong leader bans masks in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997. (Oct. 4)        ...
12:48 2019-10-04

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
02:32 2019-06-28

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Right...
17:32 2019-06-28

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place through the weekend and into next week....
22:16 2019-07-08

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial past by deciding it will no longer use the term Go...
17:00 2019-09-13

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
15:16 2019-07-07

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

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

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
16:16 2019-06-14

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

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
15:32 2019-08-23

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports....
15:00 2019-08-23

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
06:48 2019-08-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

China bans Uighur textbooks, imprisons academics The family of a literary critic jailed in China is speaking out to bring attention to their fathers imprisonment and Beijing’s crackdown against Uighur culture. Yalqun Rozi was sentenced to 15 years in prison and his textbooks have been banned....
12:32 2019-08-27

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

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

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

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

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

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

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
03:16 2019-06-15

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

14th Street is only the beginning for NYC car bans, top transit official says The de Blasio administration’s bus-boosting experiment on 14th Street could be a model for other streets, the city’s top transportation official said Thursday morning. Speaking at a conference in Manhattan, Transportation Commissioner Pol...
22:16 2019-10-10

Tunisian PM bans wearing of niqab in public institutions Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons" an official source told Reuters on Friday....
14:48 2019-07-05

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
15:16 2019-07-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon for 60 days Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in blazing fires in the Amazon rainforest that has caused international outrage....
08:48 2019-08-30

GlobalFoundries lawsuit threatens sales bans against Apple, NVIDIA The competition between semiconductor giants is getting ugly, and it could have an unfortunate impact on many of the devices you buy. GlobalFoundries has sued the Taiwanese firm TSMC for allegedly violating 16 patents tied to its chip production bus...
07:16 2019-08-27

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
11:32 2019-08-07

CITES bans imports of elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesday by more than two dozen nations....
00:32 2019-08-28

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
07:16 2019-06-17

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
18:00 2019-06-14

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
16:32 2019-08-08

New Zealand bans swimming with bottlenose dolphins after numbers plunge Conservation research shows humans are ‘loving the dolphins too much’ in Bay of Islands regionThe New Zealand government has banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins in an attempt to save the struggling species.According to the departme...
10:16 2019-08-28

Guatemala bans use of disposable plastic, sets two-year deadline Guatemala said on Friday it will ban single-use plastic bags and various disposable utensils, following in the footsteps of Panama, which this year became the first Central American country to adopt similar environmentally conscious measures....
07:48 2019-09-21

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
18:48 2019-05-30

Hungary, Slovakia get stadium bans for fans' racist behaviour "Hungary and Slovakia will play their next Euro 2020 qualifiers behind closed doors after both national federations were sanctioned by European soccer\u0027s governing body UEFA on Monday for racist behaviour by their supporters."...
21:16 2019-09-23

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
22:00 2019-06-14

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
08:48 2019-05-30

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT community....
13:16 2019-06-11

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
21:01 2019-06-01

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
11:32 2019-05-30

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
09:01 2019-06-11

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a ...
18:32 2019-09-05

California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrantsThe private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilitie...
13:48 2019-09-13

Smash Event Bans Competitor Who Got In Fight At Previous Tournament Super Smash Con, a Super Smash Bros. tournament and convention, has announced they will no longer be permitting a controversial competitor to attend the event in Chantilly, Virginia this weekend due to his alleged history of causing trouble in the co...
01:48 2019-08-07

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
19:48 2019-06-08

Trump bans Venezuelan officials from U.S., boosts aid in support of opposition U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday reinforced his support for Venezuelan opposition politician Juan Guaido on Wednesday, praising Latin American leaders who back him, boosting aid funding and barring members of President Nicolas Maduro's govern...
04:48 2019-09-26

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective...
20:48 2019-07-31

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Ni...
21:48 2019-06-04

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality. About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian, and the society is generally considere...
09:32 2019-06-11

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug....
00:16 2019-09-30

Hong Kong bans masks to quell escalating protests Hong Kong banned the wearing of masks in public on Friday as the embattled government attempts to quell escalating protests that have destabilized the semi-autonomous region....
13:48 2019-10-04

NFL bans Raiders' Vontaze Burfict for rest of season after brutal hit Linebacker has a long history of illegal contact during careerBurfict will not be paid during season-long suspensionThe NFL has suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the rest of the season for a gratuitous helmet-to-helmet hit on I...
23:00 2019-09-30

| Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an official said....
21:48 2019-09-03

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mt. Everest, starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
20:48 2019-08-22

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
15:00 2019-06-21

Soccer - MLS bans Torres for 10 matches over failed drug test Major League Soccer on Friday said that it was suspending Panamanian Roman Torres for 10 games after the Seattle Sounders defender tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance....
01:32 2019-08-03

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
22:48 2019-06-05

Chinese video app TikTok bans paid political ads on its platform Chinese video app 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....
02:48 2019-10-04

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards....
17:00 2019-08-02

Disney bans Netflix ads amid streaming platform battle The streaming wars are getting Grumpy. Disney is banning ads from Netflix across all its platforms except ESPN, as it prepares to launch a rival streaming service, Disney+, next month, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The new service will be ...
22:00 2019-10-04

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 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

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new study suggests that attempts to limit the latter run...
15:48 2019-08-24

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:00 2019-05-31

| Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs....
13:48 2019-08-24

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 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

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state......
23:32 2019-06-06

| 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....
16:00 2019-09-18

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola       ...
16:16 2019-07-24

Hong Kong’s Lam bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government's stance on the territory's most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997....
06:16 2019-10-05

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
00:16 2019-06-06

Disney Bans Netflix Ads as Streaming's Marketing Wars Intensify In a sign that the marketing wars over streaming-video are escalating, Disney isn’t accepting advertising from rival Netflix across its entertainment TV networks....
23:32 2019-10-04

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
19:16 2019-06-05

China bans historical dramas ahead of important anniversary BEIJING – China’s television regulator has banned “entertainment-driven” historical dramas, it said in a notice on Thursday, the latest clampdown on media in a sensitive year for the ruling Communist Party. The regulator said the ban also appli...
23:32 2019-08-01

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-05

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

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
14:39 2019-05-21

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal A...
03:00 2019-05-25

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.       ...
20:16 2019-08-14

California bans law enforcement from using facial recognition software for the next 3 years California lawmakers today passed a bill placing a three-year state-wide moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement agencies. AB 1215, The Body Camera Accountability Act, was introduced earlier this year by assemblymemb...
10:48 2019-10-10

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
11:00 2019-05-28

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
09:01 2019-07-06

California bans private prisons and immigration detention centers California moved to end the use of private, for-profit lockups in America's largest state prison system as well as in federal immigration detention centers in the state under a measure signed into law on Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom....
16:00 2019-10-12

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

Google Bans Ads for 'Unproven' Therapies, Including Stem Cells Google said it made the decision due to "a rise in bad actors attempting to take advantage of individuals by offering untested, deceptive treatments."...
02:16 2019-09-08

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional whit...
22:48 2019-06-28

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
15:48 2019-05-21

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

California bans private prisons and immigrant detention centers California is banning the use of for-profit prisons, once embraced to ease overcrowding, but now scorned by prisoner and immigrant advocacy groups over substandard conditions and alleged abuses....
09:48 2019-10-12

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
11:48 2019-06-28

Law firm Weil Gotshal bans longtime client from its cafeteria An unusually cozy relationship between white-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges and one of its longtime clients has soured — and cafeteria privileges have been revoked. “Weil informed us late yesterday that it has revoked our cafeteria privileges,” ...
21:48 2019-09-12

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at t...
13:00 2019-05-29

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
05:16 2019-08-14

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday....
15:48 2019-07-05

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator. The plight of 15-year-old Twitter user “Dorothy” was noticed earlier this month after ...
21:48 2019-08-14

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
08:16 2019-08-14

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

Kent State Investigates Kent State For Title IX Violations, Finds None Kent State’s Office of Compliance, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action announced on Friday that it found no violation of Title IX, or evidence of any sort of gender bias, from the school when officials shut down a game of field hockey the school...
23:00 2019-10-05

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
01:00 2019-06-05

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batteries that pose a fire risk, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
10:16 2019-08-14

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each...
02:16 2019-08-22

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific ci...
10:48 2019-06-23

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
08:48 2019-06-09

Two Hong Kong Cricketers Receive Life Bans For Match-Fixing The ICC on Monday banned two Hong Kong cricketers, Irfan Ahmed and Nadeem Ahmed for life after an investigation revealed their involvement in match fixing....
21:48 2019-08-26

Los Angeles coffee chain bans Kawhi Leonard over signing with Clippers Los Angeles is divided. Kawhi Leonard spurned a chance to create a Big Three with the Lakers to join the Clippers. And one coffee shop has taken its retaliation to the next level. Alfred Coffee, one of the many chain coffee shops of Los Angeles, has ...
16:16 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam bans protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997...
11:16 2019-10-04

Garuda Indonesia bans in-flight photos after being mocked for handwritten menu Popular video blogger whose image of the menu went viral now faces police inquiryIndonesia’s national airline has come under fire for banning the taking of in-flight images after a popular video blogger posted a photo online showing a handwritten men...
15:00 2019-07-18

FIFA bans former Afghan general secretary in sexual abuse inquiry Sayed Aghazada, the former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), has been banned for five years and fined after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of violations relating to the abuse of female players....
16:32 2019-10-11

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
15:16 2019-08-21

Italy's Salvini bans latest migrant ship entering waters Italy's outgoing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has signed a decree banning a rescue ship carrying about 100 migrants picked up off the Libyan coast from entering Italian waters....
21:16 2019-08-28

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s being shared online....
02:32 2019-07-01

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
05:16 2019-06-18

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday with the goal of limiting plastic pollution. The National Conference ...
02:00 2019-06-18

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
00:32 2019-07-17

California bans controversial pesticide linked to health issues in children California has made an agreement to ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with serious health effects in children, the state's environmental protection agency said....
11:16 2019-10-10

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
08:32 2019-06-15

California Law Officially Bans Facial Recognition in Police Body Cams California will block police officers from including facial recognition technology in their body cameras, joining two other states that have created similar laws—Oregon and New Hampshire.Read more......
20:00 2019-10-09

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
06:48 2019-06-13

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

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
18:16 2019-06-22

Apple bans app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity, again Apple has banned HKmap.live — a Waze-like crowdsourced maps app used by protestors in Hong Kong to track police movements in the city state — merely days after approving it. The company told Reuters it made the decision after consulting with local au...
10:48 2019-10-10

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
09:48 2019-05-22

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive. The “Free Willy” bill S203 — named after the 1993 movie about a young bo...
19:32 2019-06-11

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other players’ custom quests appear in their games.. Almost immediately came a mess of quests dedicated to ra...
05:16 2019-07-12

CONMEBOL Bans Lionel Messi For Three Months, To The Delight Of Barcelona Fans Lionel Messi’s 2019 Copa América odyssey is back with a vengeance. After receiving a one-match ban for his bizarre red card alteraction with Chile’s Gary Medel, Messi has been handed a three-month ban from CONMEBOL. According to a report by AFP, Mess...
19:32 2019-08-03

Street Battles Break Out After Hong Kong Bans Masks at Protests Street battles raged and the city’s subway operator suspended its entire network after Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency measures and banned people wearing masks in an effort to quell monthslong protests....
00:00 2019-10-05

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
02:00 2019-07-04

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
15:00 2019-06-16

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
02:16 2019-06-07

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

IIHF Bans Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years After Positive Cocaine Test The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be suspended from international hockey for four years after testing positive for cocaine in late May. The statement says:...
21:48 2019-08-23

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
22:32 2019-06-08

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities called “harmful” to the ideals of society....
04:32 2019-08-20

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
13:16 2019-06-06

Microsoft bans 38 file extensions from Outlook to stop you downloading viruses Microsoft has banned 38 new file extensions from Outlook online, bringing the total number of forbidden file types to 104.The company hasn't said exactly when the change will roll out, but it's expected to come into force very soon. When it...
21:00 2019-09-27

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
20:32 2019-05-24

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
22:00 2019-08-08

Chelsea issues bans to fans for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling Chelsea has issued bans to six of its fans -- one a lifetime ban -- following the racist abuse of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during an English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in December....
00:48 2019-08-01

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indo...
23:48 2019-07-02

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated serie...
06:16 2019-05-22

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald T...
23:48 2019-08-16

| China Open bans guest of player's father after violent scenes A guest of Chinese tennis player Zhang Shuai's father has been barred from the China Open after an online video showed a man beating someone in the VIP seats....
12:48 2019-10-01

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon offences....
14:48 2019-05-29

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
18:32 2019-06-20

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
19:16 2019-06-27

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
02:48 2019-08-23

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wo...
20:48 2019-08-07

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
11:00 2019-06-08

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out si...
10:16 2019-08-13

California bans widely used pesticide linked to brain damage in kids The pesticide is used on numerous crops in the nation’s largest agriculture-producing state — including alfalfa, almonds, citrus, cotton, grapes and walnuts....
16:48 2019-10-10

Walmart Bans e-Cigs, Continues to Sell Things That Definitely Kill People At Walmart, you can buy alcohol, guns, and regular old tobacco. But as of today, you won’t find the mega-retailer stocking e-cigarettes on its shelves.Read more......
02:48 2019-09-21

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
00:48 2019-06-06

Google bans predatory payday loan apps from the Play Store Google has fought predatory loans for a while, but now it's taking that fight to its app store. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Google recently banned Play Store apps with "deceptive or harmful" personal loans where the annual percenta...
02:16 2019-10-13

Channel24.co.za | Malaysia bans Jennifer Lopez stripper movie 'Hustlers' Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie 'Hustlers.' Criticising the film about strippers as packed with "obscene content" not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country....
01:16 2019-09-21

Apple bans app which tracks police movements in Hong Kong protests Apple has banned an app allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track the movements of police, despite growing international condemnation against the violence deployed by police against pro-democracy activists....
15:32 2019-10-03

Schneier slams Australia's encryption laws and CyberCon speaker bans Governments breaking encryption is bad, and 'will get worse once breaking encryption means people can die', says one of the world's leading security experts....
07:16 2019-10-09

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
18:48 2019-06-27

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

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in ou...
03:16 2019-06-06

NWSL Bans Utah Royals Fan Who Yelled Racist Slurs At Portland Goalkeeper The NWSL announced Saturday that a Utah Royals fan has been banned from all games at Utah’s Rio Tinto Stadium and all National Women’s Soccer League games, after the fan yelled racist taunts at the Portland Thorns’ black goalkeeper Adrianna Franch du...
13:48 2019-09-15

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as state lawmakers banne...
09:00 2019-06-15

IAAF World Athletics Championships: Doping bans for Kenyan and Tajikistani athletes The 2019 World Athletics Championships get underway in Doha, Qatar, this Friday. However, several elite athletes from Kenya and Tajikistan are set to miss out after failing to meet anti-doping requirements....
00:32 2019-09-26

Fox News bans guest who described teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as ‘mentally ill’ Fox News announced that they do not plan on booking Michael Knowles moving forward after he called 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg "mentally ill" on the network Monday night....
18:00 2019-09-25

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

Māori tribe bans replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour ship from docking A Māori tribe has banned a replica of Captain James Cook's ship the Endeavour from docking at its village next month, during a national commemoration of the British explorer's first encounter with indigenous New Zealanders....
13:16 2019-09-17

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

Amarinder Singh Bans TV Serial Telecast In Punjab Amid Violent Protests A day-long bandh by the Valmiki community against the telecast of a controversial TV serial provoked incidents of violence in parts of Punjab on Saturday in which a man was shot at in Jalandhar....
23:48 2019-09-07

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On Monday, nearly 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, founders, ...
00:32 2019-06-11

Wildlife regulator CITES bans imports of Elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesday by more than two dozen nations....
20:32 2019-08-27

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery bans costumes on fall graveyard walks Showing up in costume to these Halloween-season events at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery will get you “boo-ted.” The spooky spot is offering a series of $25 after-dark, guided graveyard walks in October and November — but has ...
08:32 2019-10-02

'He's a barbarian': Māori tribe bans replica of Captain Cook's ship from port New Zealand village complains to ministry of culture and heritage over planned visit by a replica of the EndeavourA village in New Zealand has banned a replica of Captain Cook’s ship from docking there to mark 250 years since the explorer’s arrival a...
14:16 2019-09-17

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use o...
22:16 2019-06-27

Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike Ruling also raises concerns over workers’ rights, and orders credit card companies to block transactions made via appsWhen a courier delivering a takeaway in Buenos Aires was hit by a car, the company’s response was not to check how he was, but to as...
00:48 2019-08-17

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holo...
00:32 2019-06-06

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
00:32 2019-06-06

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
21:16 2019-09-12

Mike Pence may break rules on Michigan island that bans motorized vehicles Vice President Mike Pence is making history Saturday as the first sitting vice president to visit Michigan’s quaint Mackinac Island and he may also stir up a bit of controversy by riding in a vehicle during his visit....
14:16 2019-09-21

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things a...
20:16 2019-06-05

Official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament Bans Hero, Then Unbans Him The controversy surrounding Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character Hero and his place in serious competition intensified recently when it was revealed that an official, Nintendo-sanctioned tournament in France had chosen to ban him from play. But now, ...
01:16 2019-09-27

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
11:00 2019-05-28

Blizzard bans esports player from Hearthstone tourney over Hong Kong support Blizzard is in the hot seat after penalizing a Hearthstone esports player for voicing an opinion about the protests in Hong Kong. While the player did violate the rules of the tournament he was competing in, it’s Blizzard that’s taking all the critic...
11:16 2019-10-09

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional ATLANTA (AP) — Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional. The post Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional appeared firs...
17:32 2019-06-28

FIFA bans Afghan football official for failure to act on sexual abuse scandal FIFA has banned an Afghan football official from all football-related activity for five years for failing to act over the country's sexual abuse scandal....
04:00 2019-10-12

Landmark Theatres bans costumes, as well as masks, face paint, for 'Joker' screenings Landmark Theatres is banning costumes, masks and face paint for screenings of 'Joker,' which opens Oct. 4.        ...
09:00 2019-09-27

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
02:16 2019-05-30

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year moratorium Thursday, Reuters reported. This landmark bill comes as legislators nationwide struggle to keep ...
08:32 2019-09-13

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer for Supporting Hong Kong Protestors Blizzard Entertainment has banned a professional Hearthstone player who expressed support for protestors in Hong Kong during a live broadcast following the recent Asia-Pacific Grandmasters tournament in which the top pro players from the region parti...
00:48 2019-10-09

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying ...
06:48 2019-06-24

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
03:48 2019-06-06

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigious honors, as Beijing ramps up economic and political press...
17:00 2019-08-07

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
19:32 2019-05-31

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women’s health has come out against the term “fetal hea...
10:32 2019-06-05

Vape store owners are suing to stop the product bans in New York and Massachusetts New York and Massachusetts officials are grappling with the economic effects of the vaping ban this week, facing lawsuits from local vape shop owners who say the ban will close their stores....
17:16 2019-10-05

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters....
11:48 2019-07-10

TSA bans Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 'thermal detonator' Coke bottles To commemorate your visit to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, you can bring home a $200 lightsaber, a Chewbacca backpack, or a puppet Porg. But you'll have to leave your intergalactic soda far, far away....
05:00 2019-08-29

Hong Kong leader bans face masks amid violent protests The law passed by Chief Executive Carrie Lam was meant to deter anti-government protests, which have rocked the city for months, making it illegal for people to wear masks at public gatherings with the threat of up to one year in jail....
10:32 2019-10-05

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow simple orders, after prosecutors accused him of viola...
00:32 2019-07-17

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions 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....
16:01 2019-08-01

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
12:00 2019-06-17

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unexpected ban on various exports to Korea.Involved in a dispute about World War II dramas, the two natio...
00:48 2019-07-04

New York City bans discriminatory use of 'illegal alien,' with violators subject to fines up to $250K The New York City Human Rights Law has new guidance that states derogatory use of the term 'illegal alien' could lead to a $250,000 fine.        ...
14:48 2019-10-02

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.        ...
19:48 2019-06-04

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. techn...
12:32 2019-06-09

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
03:48 2019-06-10

Hasbro Bans Plastic, Evil Dead 2 Fans Get a Guardian Angel, and More in Tabletop News Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This time around, we’ve got a cool campaign from the folks behind Reigns: Game of Thrones, and a design contest to make figures for the class...
18:00 2019-09-04

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
09:32 2019-05-24

US Yoga Studio Bans Celeb Russell Simmons Amid #MeToo Accusations: Report Hip-hop artist Russell Simmons might be making efforts to make a comeback post the rape accusations but a Manhattan yoga studio believes he is ruining their zen....
08:32 2019-09-16

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, ...
11:16 2019-05-30

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
22:48 2019-06-11

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say the...
02:32 2019-05-26

Portland Timbers fans plan protest after MLS bans supporters for waving Iron Front flag Portland Timbers supporters plan to protest after multiple fans received three-game bans for flying flags bearing Iron Front imagery during a match last weekend, the supporters group said Thursday....
20:00 2019-09-06

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike aga...
14:00 2019-06-21

Israeli Government Bans Palestinian Soccer Players From Traveling To West Bank For Tournament Final The FIFA Palestine Cup is meant to crown the best club team in Palestine each year, with the final pitting the holders of the Gaza Cup against the West Bank Cup champions. This season, however, the final of the tournament has been cancelled due to in...
20:16 2019-09-27

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate speech and racial discrimination....
06:16 2019-08-23

| 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

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen...
10:32 2019-08-23

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
19:16 2019-08-22

TSA bans Star Wars 'thermal detonator' souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.       ...
00:48 2019-08-29

NBA bans 'ninja-style headwear' worn by Jimmy Butler, other players The ninja-style headbands worn by Heat guard Jimmy Butler and others will not be due to safety concerns among teams, the league said Monday.       ...
17:32 2019-09-10

Twitter Bans Saudi Official Implicated in Khashoggi Murder, Hundreds of Other Pro-Saudi Accounts Twitter on Friday said it had “removed or suspended thousands of accounts with ties to governments in the Middle East,” including a former close media adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who reportedly ran a pro-regime online troll army...
04:00 2019-09-22

Gun advocacy groups sue California over new law that bans firearms sales to 'law-abiding adults' under 21 Several gun advocacy groups filed a lawsuit to challenge a new California law banning the sale of firearms to people under 21 years of age.        ...
05:16 2019-07-04

'South Park' creators offer sarcastic apology after China bans episode: 'We good now China?' The creators of "South Park" offered a tongue-in-cheek apology after an episode critical of the Chinese government.        ...
02:48 2019-10-09

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
23:00 2019-06-04

Soho club bans members using screens and social media after 6pm to stop it becoming 'co-working space' A Soho club where Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley are said to have been members has banned screens and social media in the evening to stop it becoming a "co-working space"....
17:32 2019-10-07

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the fore...
15:32 2019-07-16

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:01 2019-06-13

What's the Best State for a Gearhead? I am West Coast born, and that means I’m California raised. My nostalgia for the streetparked cars of my hometown will never fade, remembering ‘70s Corollas still used for commuting to rust-free Volvo 142s sitting with $500 for sale signs on them. Bu...
21:32 2019-07-24

NY Could Become First State To Ban Cat Declawing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill on Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already ille...
15:16 2019-06-04

The most ridiculous law in every state Darren McCollester/Getty There are plenty of urban legends and fake state laws circulating around the internet. However, these weird or outlandish laws are actually on the books, whether they're enforced or not. Here are the most ridiculous laws fro...
21:32 2019-09-13

The best place to get a milkshake in every state Whether you call them milkshakes or just shakes, here's where to get the best ice-cream dessert beverage in each state.       ...
13:48 2019-08-16

The best candy store in every state Yelp user / Amy P. Every state in the US offers its own spin on candy, chocolate, and other desserts. Using data from Yelp, we've compiled a list of the best candy store in every state. Dolle's Candyland in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is a famous spot...
11:32 2019-08-11

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
11:32 2019-06-05

|Mboweni:State-ownedbankwilltacklesectordiscrimination Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says National Treasury has agreed to start the process of developing a state-owned commercial bank, with Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo in charge of the process....
17:16 2019-07-12

The State Of Overwatch In 2019 Overwatch is a game with gravity. Assembled from the scraps of the never-released MMORPG Titan by one of the most trusted game companies of all time, the first-person team shooter was always too big too fail. And since its release three years ago, it...
20:00 2019-09-05

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
12:32 2019-05-25

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
01:48 2019-06-18

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!        ...
22:48 2019-05-24

The most expensive suburb in every US state Shutterstock Many Americans are settling in the suburbs. With the help of Zillow, Business Insider has uncovered the most expensive suburb in each state based on median home value. For the purposes of this study, a suburb is defined as a residential...
07:48 2019-09-20

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing New York became the first state in the nation to ban cat declawing on Monday when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill outlawing the practice that was passed by lawmakers in June. “It’s a cat-tastic day for the felines of New York and the many people who ...
01:16 2019-07-23

Summer in the coolest US state The long days of summer mean that there's no shortage of time to experience Alaska. And with the coolest average summer temperatures of any US state, it's a great place to escape the heat....
13:00 2019-07-16

Please, I Beg You, My Home State Does Not Need Another Kennedy Rep. Joe Kennedy III is reportedly planning to announce that he will challenge Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic state primary....
09:48 2019-09-19

Nickelback Is the Deep State Now Last night, President Donald Trump posted a meme-y video on Twitter featuring the song “Photograph” by the rock band Nickelback. It has since been taken down. And while some believe the video was removed after Warner Music Group, the copyright holder...
17:32 2019-10-03

Some Palestinians Give Up on Their Own State Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinians’ frustration and offer a blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
19:32 2019-06-08

Best place to get a milkshake in every state Whether you call them milkshakes or just shakes, here's where to get the best ice-cream dessert beverage in each state.       ...
20:16 2019-08-14

This is the most expensive city in your state 24/7 Wall St. compared regional price parity among metropolitan areas to determine the most expensive city in every state.       ...
16:32 2019-08-07

The best breakfast sandwich in every state To assemble a list of the best breakfast sandwich in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted user reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor and other sites.        ...
16:16 2019-05-21

Most beautiful natural wonder in every state 24/7 Tempo created a list of the most beautiful natural wonder in every state after reviewing dozens of travel guides, encyclopedia articles and more.       ...
17:16 2019-08-05

California to become the first state to ban fur products SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The fur law bars reside...
19:48 2019-10-13

Trump's second state dinner is scheduled It has been more than a year since President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their first -- and only -- official State Dinner at the White House, but on Monday morning, the White House announced a second dinner is currently in the wo...
22:48 2019-07-22

Road tripping? Must-see attractions in every state Road trips can be one of the best ways to experience the diversity of American landscapes and cultures. Check out the must-see roadside attractions.        ...
16:00 2019-05-22

What a state: how Veep went from clever to crude After Armando Iannucci’s exit, the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-starring comedy took a turn for the worseIn 2012, with Obama a shoo-in for a second term and the era of concentration camps on American soil safely behind us, the time was ripe for a sitcom about...
22:01 2019-07-22

New York Becomes Second US State To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several vaping-linked deaths that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking....
08:00 2019-09-18

The cheapest gas station chain in every state AP Gas is more expensive than it's ever been, according to a new report. Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago reported the highest daily average gas prices. The average price of a gallon of gas in 2019 is $2.70 — ten cents higher than it was last yea...
07:00 2019-07-06

No. 21 Virginia meets state foe ODU for first time Only about 160 miles of Interstate 64 separate the schools, but No. 21 Virginia and visiting Old Dominion will meet for the first time on the gridiron Saturday night in Charlottesville, Va....
08:00 2019-09-18

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history. Halter’s two-out grounder up the middle sc...
12:32 2019-05-23

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
08:48 2019-05-22

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
12:32 2019-05-23

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
12:32 2019-05-23

The state of Nvidia Turing: is RTX worth it? Nvidia Turing has been around for nearly a year now, revealed back at Gamescom 2018. However, once Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the pricing for the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti at $799 (£749, AU$1,199) and $1,199 (£1,099, AU$1,899), respect...
18:48 2019-07-23

Sondland Will Testify Despite State Department Ban (WASHINGTON) — Lawyers for Ambassador Gordon Sondland say he’ll appear for an interview before a joint House committee taking depositions in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump despite having been ordered by the State Departme...
08:16 2019-10-12

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
20:00 2019-08-08

California becomes first US state to ban animal fur products Leather and some animal skins still allowed, while circuses will be banned from using wild animals like tigers and bearsCalifornia will become the first US state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals fr...
02:16 2019-10-14

Drive-in movie theaters in (almost) every state Across the country, drive-in movie theaters are closing up shop. Here's where you can still catch a flick from the comfort of your own car.       ...
23:48 2019-07-18

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the game, where Boyle Co.’s Katy Grace Chadwell ...
06:32 2019-06-15

The Police State Won't End White Supremacy The reaction by most prominent conservatives to the mass shootings in El Paso, yet another allegedly perpetrated by a white supremacist, has mostly been what you’d usually expect: thoughts and prayers, ban video games, vague plays at the existence of...
20:32 2019-08-05

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
20:00 2019-06-14

The Empire State Building's view just got even better The Empire State Building, one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world, has renovated its 102nd floor observatory. Here's a first look at the even-better view....
13:00 2019-10-13

Colorado is the first state to cap co-pays for insulin Colorado enacts new law to make insulin co-pays more affordable for people who suffer from diabetes. The move comes among soaring costs.        ...
22:32 2019-05-25

Michigan is the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today that the state will ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb youth vaping, which the US surgeon general calls an "epidemic." While cities such as San Francisco have recently put si...
20:48 2019-09-04

A degree in mobility? It will soon be possible at Wayne State The Michigan Mobility Institute, formed this year to enhance the state's workforce, is partnering with Wayne State University in Detroit to develop a curriculum that will allow students to earn a master's degree in mobility....
18:32 2019-05-21

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
20:32 2019-08-17

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
19:32 2019-08-09

California to become the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of fur SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NBC) – California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The fur law...
08:16 2019-10-14

The best public high school in your state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
20:00 2019-08-08

The End of the Golden State Warriors' Era of Invincibility The Warriors got worse. The NBA got better. The Raptors won the championship because the rest of the league finally caught one of the greatest teams ever....
18:16 2019-06-14

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the count...
04:01 2019-05-29

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
06:48 2019-06-19

Boyle Co. Ready for State Tournament "Call us the underdogs, that's great. It's something for us to work towards."@BoyleSoftball is getting ready for the State Tournament, where they'll face the top ranked team in the state 3rd ranked team in the nation, Male. pic.twitter.co...
03:32 2019-06-14

Cleanest gas station bathrooms in every state GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices across the country, also produces an annual list of which gas stations rate the highest for cleanliness.        ...
16:16 2019-05-21

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St ...
21:00 2019-05-28

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Democratic governor says she wants to stop companies that are using candy flavors to ‘hook children on nicotine’Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, joining liberal US cities in an effort to curb teen vaping. The move co...
08:32 2019-09-05

Here's how much your state spends on retirement Every day, an estimated 10,000 Americans baby boomers retire — and unfortunately many of them will spend their golden years pinching pennies.       ...
17:00 2019-08-06