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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 lawma...

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

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French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a v...
12:16 2019-06-28

13 Arrested In Delhi, Notice Sent To Fortis Doctors Over Kidney Racket Over a dozen leading private surgeons, including top urologists of Delhi are under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a sensation...
19:16 2019-06-09

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputation...
18:32 2019-06-07

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against h...
10:16 2019-05-21

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and o...
03:32 2019-07-14

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attemp...
08:00 2019-06-03

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland...
23:48 2019-07-19

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mas...
06:32 2019-06-07

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions ...
11:16 2019-06-28

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis...
20:32 2019-07-02

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
12:48 2019-06-01

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
22:16 2019-05-31

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial cus...
20:32 2019-05-31

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them. "The uprising ruined my te...
09:16 2019-06-23

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen ...
02:32 2019-06-05

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to ter...
19:16 2019-06-15

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said the...
00:32 2019-06-16

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bil...
16:48 2019-06-11

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses. ...
21:48 2019-06-11

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior...
01:48 2019-06-12

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata B...
07:16 2019-06-13

Doctors remove knife from Kansas teen’s face Doctors remove a 10-inch knife that impaled a 15-year-old Kansas boy’s face when he fell while playing (June 17)      ...
15:48 2019-06-17

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dem...
14:16 2019-06-17

Mamata Banerjee Suggests New Security Measures At Doctors' Meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attac...
08:16 2019-06-17

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting afte...
14:32 2019-06-16

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movem...
14:16 2019-06-12

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admit...
20:32 2019-07-02

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her durin...
23:48 2019-06-13

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
01:32 2019-05-22

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,...
12:48 2019-05-31

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 revers...
17:32 2019-06-05

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 t...
16:48 2019-06-04

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language 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 su...
07:16 2019-05-25

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...
14:32 2019-06-14

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s e...
11:32 2019-05-25

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 feve...
05:16 2019-06-21

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 foreigne...
15:48 2019-05-24

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 s...
04:48 2019-06-28

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 ...
15:32 2019-06-05

'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 i...
13:32 2019-07-08

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 eff...
02:32 2019-06-16

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 S...
13:48 2019-06-01

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 a...
23:32 2019-05-21

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 crea...
20:48 2019-06-05

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neigh...
20:48 2019-06-21

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 h...
05:32 2019-06-11

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...
05:32 2019-06-11

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 a...
15:32 2019-05-21

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 sourc...
16:16 2019-07-05

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wedn...
08:48 2019-05-29

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, Gucc...
15:48 2019-05-29

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
17:32 2019-06-10

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...
21:16 2019-07-05

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 coveri...
01:16 2019-06-29

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 ...
17:16 2019-06-06

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 battleg...
03:32 2019-05-30

Google bans major Chinese app maker from Play Store Google has banned one of China's largest app developers from its Play Store app marketplace following allegations of "malicious and deceptive be...
10:01 2019-07-17

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 fin...
07:16 2019-05-30

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 compa...
12:32 2019-05-30

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 co...
01:00 2019-06-17

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 homo...
03:16 2019-06-11

Doctors pull foot-long parasitic worm from woman's intestines A woman in China who had been suffering from stomach pains over the last decade underwent surgery this week to remove a foot-long parasitic worm from...
04:32 2019-06-19

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Protesting Doctors In Bengal Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to...
23:32 2019-06-16

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fi...
02:16 2019-06-04

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig...
05:48 2019-07-04

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US ...
21:48 2019-05-28

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals fro...
07:32 2019-06-15

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a mig...
13:32 2019-07-08

Twins conjoined at head separated after 50 hours of surgery in London, doctors say Twin girls from Pakistan that were born conjoined at the head were separated in London after 50 hours of surgery over the course of 4 months.  ...
20:16 2019-07-16

LIVE Updates: Mamata Banerjee Again Invites Agitating Doctors To Meet Her Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolk...
00:32 2019-06-15

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were n...
20:16 2019-05-22

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effor...
17:32 2019-07-09

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before fall...
05:48 2019-07-12

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their suppor...
10:16 2019-06-13

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terr...
15:32 2019-06-13

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team...
16:32 2019-06-13

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer l...
04:48 2019-06-21

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics s...
09:32 2019-05-21

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in W...
06:00 2019-06-14

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency war...
06:00 2019-06-14

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described ...
07:48 2019-05-25

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
07:48 2019-06-14

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old...
19:48 2019-06-03

Mamata Banerjee's Nephew, Medical Student, Seen At Doctors' Protest Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abesh Banerjee, who is a medical student, on Friday came out in support of the protesting doctors...
07:48 2019-06-14

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of p...
10:32 2019-06-21

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 h...
16:48 2019-07-02

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 pl...
02:16 2019-07-12

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....
23:32 2019-06-06

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an acr...
19:16 2019-06-23

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...
13:48 2019-06-22

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 ki...
07:48 2019-05-29

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 techno...
21:48 2019-06-22

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 st...
03:16 2019-06-08

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 discre...
23:32 2019-06-08

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....
00:48 2019-06-09

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 mar...
08:32 2019-06-23

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 an...
00:48 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. Jan...
19:48 2019-06-17

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to t...
05:16 2019-07-03

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 d...
16:49 2019-06-27

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 viole...
20:48 2019-06-20

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 Am...
17:16 2019-06-04

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” ...
15:32 2019-06-05

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 ...
18:48 2019-06-05

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 ...
15:32 2019-07-09

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 swee...
01:00 2019-06-13

U.S bans entry to senior aide to Malawi leader over graft allegations Uladi Mussa, a senior aide to Malawi President Peter Mutharika, and his wife Cecilia have been banned from entry into the United States due to allega...
14:32 2019-07-03

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 ...
19:48 2019-07-16

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...
07:16 2019-06-06

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...
20:16 2019-06-30

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 ...
08:48 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
14:16 2019-05-22

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned f...
11:16 2019-05-24

Abortion-rights activists 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 campaigner...
13:48 2019-05-21

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 ...
13:16 2019-05-24

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 restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

Indonesian airline 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 tak...
00:16 2019-07-18

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 epis...
21:32 2019-05-21

Honduras deploys security forces as doctors and teachers demand president's resignation Demonstrators demand president’s exit as privatization reforms spark fears for education and health servicesHonduran security forces with teargas and...
05:16 2019-06-05

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack ...
06:16 2019-06-14

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' fro...
18:16 2019-07-14

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being pres...
20:32 2019-05-25

Emergency room doctors say it’s not always that easy to detect heat exhaustion and dehydration in children (NBC News) Emergency room physician Dr. Shabana Walia says heat exhaustion is the most common illness that comes into the ER every summer, and itR...
03:32 2019-06-28

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the ...
05:16 2019-06-15

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she...
06:00 2019-06-16

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government ...
00:32 2019-06-17

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according t...
20:32 2019-07-16

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.  ...
12:32 2019-06-18

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
07:48 2019-06-20

Doctors say a vape pen exploded in teen’s mouth, knocking out teeth and shattering his jaw The teen's mother said she heard a loud pop and saw her son run into the living room covering his mouth full of blood.     ...
16:48 2019-06-20

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure...
05:16 2019-06-11

I know antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are real. Why didn’t doctors? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Like many, I’ve experienced severe side-effects from withdrawal. Now clinicians are starting to take them seriouslyIt’s something of a relief to see ...
13:16 2019-05-30

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he h...
05:32 2019-06-11

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods...
05:48 2019-06-09

We’re one step closer to atomic radio Enlarge / Physicist C.J. Holloway in his atomic recording studio at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland. (credit: J. Burra...
03:48 2019-06-22

BMW CEO Harald Kruger to step down: confirmed Kruger's four-year tenure will come to an end in July, throwing uncertainty into the mix in a difficult period for the firm BMW’s chief executive off...
14:32 2019-07-05

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Memb...
21:00 2019-06-27

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the ...
14:32 2019-05-23

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his...
06:32 2019-06-09

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenage...
18:32 2019-06-07

To hug or not to hug: A 5-step guide to embracing at work New jobs and promotions, baby and marriages news, a colleague who's moving out of the country. Should you go in for an embrace at work, even if the s...
16:16 2019-07-13

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after t...
18:32 2019-06-07

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, i...
19:00 2019-07-03

'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to ...
09:16 2019-05-21

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 ...
15:32 2019-06-05

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 f...
09:48 2019-07-10

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 se...
11:32 2019-06-28

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...
00:16 2019-06-06

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 ...
21:32 2019-06-10

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...
14:48 2019-06-05

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 ...
15:48 2019-07-16

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from emplo...
19:48 2019-06-14

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 trac...
16:48 2019-05-29

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and s...
22:32 2019-05-24

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
20:00 2019-06-11

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the lat...
11:32 2019-05-23

Aaron Judge’s next comeback step is a crucial one Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin t...
07:32 2019-05-31

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage....
08:16 2019-07-16

Nets know Dzanan Musa’s itching to take next step LAS VEGAS — Those around Dzanan Musa say the young wing was champing at the bit all last season in the G-League, looking at Brooklyn from afar and co...
04:16 2019-07-07

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
17:32 2019-05-24

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made ...
23:32 2019-06-10

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for block...
23:16 2019-07-17

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Review: A step above anything that has come before This latest installment in the evolving story of Final Fantasy XIV throws wide the gates inviting all players into the best MMORPG Expansion of all t...
12:16 2019-07-10

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Off...
19:00 2019-06-07

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
12:16 2019-07-11

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit tha...
21:16 2019-06-03

If you want to hire better people, step up your ‘recruitment marketing’ Have you noticed a shift in the tasks you’re being asked to do as a recruiter recently? Things like monitoring your company’s reputation on review si...
10:00 2019-07-19

Froome has taken a ‘big step forward’ after ‘traumatic’ period "Chris Froome finally left hospital on Thursday after suffering a horror crash that left him with multiple fractures, Team Ineos supremo David Brails...
13:16 2019-07-06

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defen...
09:48 2019-06-10

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets wit...
18:16 2019-05-21

| Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks The Springboks are looking forward to getting the season underway against the Wallabies on Saturday in what promises to be an exciting season of inte...
15:32 2019-07-15

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the ...
09:32 2019-06-18

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harva...
05:48 2019-06-09

Mane to step down as Senegal penalty-taker "Sadio Mane has said will step aside as Senegal\u0027s penalty taker for the time being after missing spot kicks in successive games at the Africa Cu...
09:32 2019-07-06

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportatio...
18:32 2019-06-22

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of hi...
21:16 2019-06-23

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t ...
12:32 2019-07-01

Trump and Xi Have Reason to Step Back From the Brink Both the U.S. and China are heading into the G-20 loudly proclaiming they don’t need a deal. The reality is that both economies have already suffered...
18:16 2019-06-27

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Mare...
10:16 2019-07-01

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 or...
00:32 2019-05-30

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 unex...
05:16 2019-07-03

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 plat...
22:32 2019-05-23

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...
05:32 2019-06-17

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 cons...
19:00 2019-06-08

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post...
17:32 2019-05-24

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.   ...
19:32 2019-06-09

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.  ...
14:00 2019-06-04

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...
19:48 2019-06-11

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...
19:32 2019-05-25

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed ches...
18:48 2019-06-03

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...
22:48 2019-05-25

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...
08:32 2019-06-21

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage s...
14:48 2019-06-04

Nets’ Dzanan Musa takes encouraging step LAS VEGAS — As NBA starters, Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs are supposed to be the givens on the Nets’ summer league roster — and they looked the p...
06:48 2019-07-11

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin...
02:32 2019-06-29

Ford’s Nugget offers a step up from traditional camping Camping in a tent is fun, but there’s a downside when the weather takes a turn for the worse, mainly because you're on the ground. Ford&#...
08:16 2019-06-18

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it w...
11:16 2019-06-10

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjo...
00:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Iran sees ‘step forward’ but not satisfied VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 5 p.m. A senior Iranian official says that a meeting with Tehran’s remaini...
11:32 2019-06-28

Alvin Ailey’s Associate Artistic Director to Step Down Masazumi Chaya will leave his post in January, and Matthew Rushing will take over. Also, Ronni Favors, an ex-Ailey member, will become rehearsal dire...
15:16 2019-07-08

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made ...
11:00 2019-06-28

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formida...
06:32 2019-05-25

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depend...
21:48 2019-06-18

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now report...
18:48 2019-06-07

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there ar...
10:16 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minist...
22:48 2019-06-20

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round ...
07:48 2019-05-28

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping. &#...
23:16 2019-06-18

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after ...
07:16 2019-06-13

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement...
14:48 2019-06-03

USA’s Megan Rapinoe says equal pay talk must ‘move to the next step’ • ‘We put on incredible show. We cannot do anything more’• Equal pay chant rang around ground after World Cup finalMegan Rapinoe called for the conve...
16:16 2019-07-07

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing say...
04:16 2019-06-04

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as...
17:16 2019-06-05

Alphabet's robotaxis get one step closer to commercial use in California In a milestone approval, Alphabet-owned Waymo can transport passengers for robotaxi service and is the first to be able to use a third-party safety o...
17:48 2019-07-02

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action...
16:48 2019-05-25

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman ...
10:16 2019-06-11

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and serv...
22:16 2019-07-17

Prague crowds demand PM Andrej Babis step down Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government...
21:16 2019-06-23

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navig...
18:16 2019-07-17

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
05:48 2019-06-11

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its u...
17:32 2019-06-03

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military build...
19:16 2019-06-06

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka...
06:00 2019-06-16

Ireland to step up plans for 'significant' risk of no-deal Brexit Ireland will step up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit this week given the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal have n...
08:32 2019-07-08

Sweden takes a step closer to being smoke-free by 2025 The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2...
21:32 2019-07-01

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military build...
17:16 2019-06-06

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the governmen...
04:16 2019-06-18

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable profes...
12:16 2019-05-21

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
00:32 2019-06-19

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congres...
16:48 2019-05-23

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber, named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and add...
04:32 2019-06-04

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
17:48 2019-06-07

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government ...
03:16 2019-07-14

Yankees’ Severino, Betances take huge step in prolonged comeback Luis Severino and Dellin Betances restarted throwing programs together Monday, their latest attempts at returning to the mound in time to make an imp...
22:32 2019-07-15

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communicati...
12:16 2019-07-19

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docke...
07:16 2019-06-29

Sudan protest leader says to step up civil disobedience after 'coup' A leader of Sudan's protest movement on Monday called the storming by security forces of a protest camp in central Khartoum a "coup" against the upri...
04:48 2019-06-03

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers...
13:32 2019-06-07

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO,...
23:48 2019-05-21

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day afte...
05:32 2019-06-16

Carter Page FISA one step closer to fuller declassification The Justice Department declined on Friday to declassify any more information from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act documents related to the ...
00:16 2019-06-30

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating hum...
14:16 2019-05-31

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (D...
03:01 2019-05-29

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the preside...
02:48 2019-07-03

Trump becomes first sitting president to step foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to ...
04:48 2019-06-30

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck -Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season...
16:48 2019-05-29

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement...
05:32 2019-07-20

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving ...
22:32 2019-06-13

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navig...
01:01 2019-07-10

Le’Veon Bell’s hefty promise is next step in unlocking Darnold Le’Veon Bell showed up at Jets minicamp Tuesday with unmistakable star power, and fully cognizant that the magnitude of his star will be blinding in ...
01:32 2019-06-05

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the company intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles now operating in the Russian city of Inno...
15:00 2019-06-21

Maurizio Sarri: coaching Ronaldo will be a 'step up' from Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri says his move to Juventus from Chelsea is a ‘step up’ as he will have the opportunity to coach players such as Cristiano Ronaldo. Spea...
10:32 2019-06-20

Red Bull's Gasly: Silverstone performance a "massive step" forward Red Bull Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he has made a "massive step" forward during what he feels is so far his "strongest" weekend of the season...
08:32 2019-07-14

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning ...
07:48 2019-06-06

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's tr...
20:32 2019-05-27

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving p...
17:48 2019-05-27

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator...
14:00 2019-07-11

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided...
12:32 2019-05-21

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest gr...
15:16 2019-07-06

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang...
14:32 2019-06-30

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric...
01:32 2019-07-07

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Wa...
00:48 2019-07-03

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to d...
18:48 2019-05-28

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers m...
17:32 2019-05-21

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, add...
09:00 2019-06-17

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
04:48 2019-06-04

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message....
10:32 2019-06-16

Didi Gregorius takes major step with Yankees watching closely BALTIMORE — While the Yankees were preparing to play the hapless Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards, their eyes were peaking toward Tampa. That’...
08:48 2019-05-21

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th annive...
02:48 2019-07-19

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bo...
10:48 2019-05-21

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
10:48 2019-05-21

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to wi...
05:48 2019-07-12

Humana takes rare step of squashing Centene deal talk Centene shares are tumbling after Humana took the rare step of publicly refuting reports that it’s interested in buying the company. Centene Co...
12:16 2019-06-03

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the ...
13:16 2019-06-22

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
02:16 2019-06-11

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the pa...
10:48 2019-06-04

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden...
07:16 2019-05-23

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight....
00:16 2019-06-20

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.       &#...
00:32 2019-06-30

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet p...
19:16 2019-06-07

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and ...
19:48 2019-06-12

"A Step-Up Ladder?": Sanjay Nirupam Attacks Milind Deora On Resignation Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam today questioned the intentions of his party colleague Milind Deora soon after he resigned as the Congress's Mu...
14:16 2019-07-07

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further ...
06:16 2019-06-15

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spac...
23:48 2019-05-30

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
23:32 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
19:00 2019-06-07

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests again...
15:32 2019-07-19

Jahlil Okafor takes next step to shedding draft bust label It’s the big day for this year’s NBA prospects, but one former bust has his own draft-day triumph to celebrate. The Pelicans have picked up the 2019-...
21:48 2019-06-20

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who do...
04:32 2019-06-06

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making busine...
10:48 2019-07-06

AriZona Iced Tea and Adidas offered exclusive 99-cent shoes. Cops had to step in The great big brand collaboration machine has chosen two more ingredients at random, put them in a martini shaker and belched out another limited edi...
19:48 2019-07-19

President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea. The post President Trump ...
05:48 2019-06-30

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff...
20:16 2019-05-31

Anti-riot police step back from Honduras protests, fueling demonstrations Members of a Honduran riot police that have dealt with weeks of protests stood down in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday, allowing adversaries of President Ju...
00:00 2019-06-20

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation ...
13:16 2019-07-18

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products ...
12:32 2019-05-22

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
11:16 2019-06-16

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
20:00 2019-06-14

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceeding...
13:48 2019-05-22

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a sta...
05:16 2019-07-09