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Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war

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20:00 2019-06-06

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a b...
09:48 2019-07-19

Dutch to seek clarification from Philippines on death of hostage Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Friday he would seek clarification from the Philippines on the killing of a Dutch photographer held hostage ...
06:16 2019-05-31

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through ...
07:16 2019-05-31

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over internationa...
07:32 2019-05-31

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
11:32 2019-05-31

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about...
15:48 2019-07-15

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of ...
23:32 2019-05-30

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodri...
02:48 2019-07-05

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried t...
08:32 2019-05-31

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel again...
07:48 2019-05-31

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
11:48 2019-07-15

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. ...
18:32 2019-07-12

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploy...
17:16 2019-07-01

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row whic...
04:48 2019-05-23

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to Chin...
15:01 2019-07-12

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term ele...
13:16 2019-05-22

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a...
15:00 2019-06-29

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents ...
23:00 2019-07-07

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government i...
10:16 2019-05-30

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a ...
19:32 2019-06-29

Philippines president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte wants President Trump to park the Navy's Seventh Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in ...
16:48 2019-07-17

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drug...
07:48 2019-07-09

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines...
23:16 2019-07-08

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citi...
11:16 2019-06-08

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shore...
13:16 2019-05-22

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swe...
08:32 2019-06-10

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesda...
16:00 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasin...
14:32 2019-05-31

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has test...
00:16 2019-05-31

8 children dead, 16 people hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say 8 grade school students died and 16 other people were injured when a truck lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side...
07:32 2019-07-19

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.   ...
16:48 2019-06-13

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with...
20:16 2019-07-12

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing ...
16:48 2019-06-20

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; others in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of...
22:48 2019-06-28

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since...
14:16 2019-07-17

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered h...
00:16 2019-05-23

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on ...
11:16 2019-06-29

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Phil...
10:32 2019-05-30

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Fili...
22:48 2019-06-21

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from...
05:48 2019-06-22

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to ...
03:16 2019-05-31

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and sai...
18:32 2019-05-31

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Can...
12:48 2019-05-22

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a ...
19:00 2019-07-03

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June ...
16:32 2019-06-11

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped i...
03:16 2019-05-31

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle ...
19:16 2019-07-11

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
03:48 2019-06-01

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
13:32 2019-05-21

A 24th Slam for Serena or a second for Simona? "Serena Williams enters her 11th Wimbledon final knowing she is just one title away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams held sin...
10:32 2019-07-12

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian...
14:16 2019-05-22

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in...
22:16 2019-07-18

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance ...
09:00 2019-07-07

MLB roundup: Machado, Padres slam Phils Manny Machado hit the ninth grand slam of his career Monday night to cap a seven-run sixth inning as the San Diego Padres earned an 8-2 victory while...
06:48 2019-06-04

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroi...
17:00 2019-05-23

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
03:16 2019-05-23

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio tha...
17:48 2019-06-13

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose...
03:32 2019-07-22

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French ...
08:48 2019-05-26

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousov...
12:16 2019-06-07

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach "Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she ...
12:48 2019-07-10

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Tuesday night to snap a ...
04:00 2019-06-05

McIlroy's grand slam bid on life support at Masters "Rory McIlroy\u0027s quest to complete the career grand slam at this year\u0027s Masters was on life support after the misfiring Northern Irishman fa...
17:48 2019-05-21

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close...
22:32 2019-07-15

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Op...
01:00 2019-05-23

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers bea...
01:48 2019-05-25

4 dead as killer tornadoes, floods slam central U.S. A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said. &...
16:16 2019-05-22

| Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at R...
14:16 2019-05-25

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the...
06:32 2019-07-02

Win Wimbledon, win the all-time Grand Slam title race? "With Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semi-final action on Friday, what bearing could this Grand Slam have in their three...
14:16 2019-07-11

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian research...
18:48 2019-06-07

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the las...
16:32 2019-07-06

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam...
00:16 2019-05-28

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in mult...
10:32 2019-06-30

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea Residents of an NYCHA development in Chelsea packed a meeting Tuesday night to voice their objections to a plan that would knock down a portion of th...
23:32 2019-06-04

Highlights: Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open f...
11:48 2019-06-08

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory o...
06:32 2019-06-04

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more maj...
22:32 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
19:16 2019-06-07

The Latest: Dems slam White House after Shanahan withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s decision to step down (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Top Senate Democ...
16:48 2019-06-18

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not...
20:48 2019-06-28

Serena Williams opens bid for 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam Serena Williams renews her bid for her 24th Grand Slam title and eighth at Wimbledon with a Centre Court match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Ital...
15:16 2019-07-02

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the ...
23:48 2019-06-11

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal match...
04:16 2019-06-06

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing pe...
18:48 2019-07-02

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pal...
15:16 2019-05-21

Dustin Johnson Completes a Grand Slam of Runner-Up Finishes “Yay,” Johnson said when told the news that he now had a second-place finish in each of the four majors. This time, he lost to his friend and trainin...
17:32 2019-05-21

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expecte...
03:32 2019-05-22

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Conforto’s first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7...
03:16 2019-05-29

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
15:16 2019-07-08

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
19:48 2019-07-02

Machado’s grand slam carries Padres over Harper’s Phillies SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during s...
02:16 2019-06-04

French Open glance: Djokovic looks to keep Slam streak alive A quick look at the French Open: Djokovic looks to extend his Slam streak with quarterfinal matches rescheduled for Thursday after Wednesday's w...
23:32 2019-06-05

Sports: Serena Chases a Grand Slam Record at Wimbledon This is the third Grand Slam final for Serena Williams since she gave birth to her daughter. She lost the first two — can she win Saturday at Wimbled...
20:32 2019-07-12

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal...
07:32 2019-06-13

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond t...
15:32 2019-07-16

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration ...
19:16 2019-07-19

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimb...
14:32 2019-07-14

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon     ...
00:16 2019-07-14

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open &#...
12:32 2019-06-16

'Thinker' Cilic's search for winning grand slam formula Marin Cilic describes himself as a "thinker." Deeply reflective, the Croatian is one of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam i...
06:32 2019-06-17

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh w...
02:00 2019-05-24

Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4 Tyler Saladino had his first career grand slam, Mike Moustakas hit a go-ahead run-scoring single in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat ...
20:32 2019-07-21

Naomi Osaka's unbeaten Grand Slam run ended by Siniakova Naomi Osaka's 16-match winning streak in Grand Slam tournaments came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Katerina Siniakova in the third round...
11:32 2019-06-01

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 c...
23:32 2019-05-23

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final     &#...
13:16 2019-07-13

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:00 2019-07-03

U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration ...
18:32 2019-07-19

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationis...
04:32 2019-06-20

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill ...
19:32 2019-05-22

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his...
01:16 2019-06-09

Drake's Emotional Performance of ''O Canada'' at the NBA Finals Is a Slam Dunk Drake offered up quite the rendition of "O Canada" during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and let's just say it was every bit sweeter than a spoonful of ma...
00:16 2019-06-11

Acuña hits grand slam after early fracas, Braves top Pirates ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam, Ozzie Albies added two homers and the Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh 13-7 on Monday night after Pir...
23:32 2019-06-10

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is th...
01:48 2019-07-14

Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and t...
04:32 2019-07-15

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden wil...
12:01 2019-06-11

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
14:32 2019-05-31

Michael Conforto’s grand slam propels Mets past Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Michael Conforto’s month has included a concussion and ricocheted ball off the fence that nailed him in the crotch earlier this week. S...
15:00 2019-05-29

Fitness key to Serena breaking slam record, says Billie Jean King She's on course to break the all-time grand slam record, but fitness could be the key to Serena Williams achieving that goal, according to tennis Bil...
05:00 2019-07-02

Naomi Osaka knocked out of French Open to end winning grand slam run • Osaka beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova• Defending champion Simona Halep races into last 16Naomi Osaka’s winning grand slam run came to a disap...
13:16 2019-06-01

Blaum's grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 Bryce Blaum hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimina...
19:00 2019-06-02

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Gram Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori 4-6 6...
14:16 2019-07-10

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the As...
15:32 2019-05-30

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move ...
16:16 2019-07-10

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers’ bullpen beats Reds 7-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Roughned Odor hit his fourth career grand slam, Delino DeShields singled and drove in a run during a reunion with his dad, and the ...
00:16 2019-06-15

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open &#...
02:16 2019-05-28

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic cong...
03:48 2019-07-16

Watch: Chris Herrmann crushes grand slam in first game with Athletics Chris Herrmann had just one hit in his Oakland Athletics debut, but it happened to be a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-6 win against the Minnesota Twins...
11:16 2019-07-03

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Grand Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori 4-6 6...
15:16 2019-07-10

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" t...
19:32 2019-07-15

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beati...
00:16 2019-06-06

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from W...
19:16 2019-07-18

Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season Saturday, and Jose Quintana went six innings for his first victory since May 5, ...
20:48 2019-06-29

Tellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Oriole...
01:16 2019-06-13

Play Eurosport's Fantasy Tennis game for the second Grand Slam of the year "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your frien...
15:00 2019-05-23

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two s...
01:48 2019-06-20

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
06:32 2019-06-04

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats t...
01:32 2019-06-13

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture...
01:48 2019-07-01

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.     &#...
17:16 2019-07-18

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open &...
23:00 2019-07-17

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global...
13:32 2019-05-27

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
19:00 2019-05-23

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died  &...
20:32 2019-07-21

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Gr...
06:48 2019-05-26

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros ...
00:16 2019-06-15

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a reco...
11:32 2019-07-12

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Su...
23:16 2019-07-15

Wimbledon '19: Serena eyes 24th; Sharapova makes Slam return The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, top-ranked Ash Bar...
15:32 2019-06-27

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a f...
18:48 2019-07-03

Serena Williams loses 24th Grand Slam title to Simona Halep Williams started stronger in the second set as the pair traded holds until it was 2-2, but Halep broke her in the fifth game and never looked back --...
13:48 2019-07-13

Three-time Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, who won two Wimbledon and one Australian Open doubles title with fellow Australian Paul McNamee, died at age 64 in Germany.  &#...
22:32 2019-07-21

Democratic presidential contenders slam Trump for his meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un They said the brief photo op at the North Korean border did not result in any meaningful progress in talks between the United States and North Korea....
14:32 2019-06-30

Rosie O'Donnell defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Sarah Sanders slam Rosie O’Donnell defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Sarah Sanders after the freshmen congresswoman criticized Ivanka Trump for accompanying h...
11:16 2019-07-02

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally fo...
00:32 2019-07-21

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his care...
15:16 2019-05-24

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occur...
13:48 2019-05-30

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero...
21:32 2019-07-09

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wed...
15:00 2019-07-12

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the ...
00:16 2019-06-03

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total ...
02:16 2019-05-25

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environm...
13:00 2019-06-18

Dylan Alcott wins at Wimbledon to secure fourth straight grand slam • Australian beats Britain’s Andy Lapthorne 6-0, 6-2 in final• Alcott is Wimbledon’s first quad wheelchair singles championWhen Rod Laver won Wimbled...
15:48 2019-07-13

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage...
10:32 2019-05-31

Watch: Serena Williams moves on to final, eyes record Grand Slam at Wimbledon Serena Williams will go for her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title after beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets in a 2019 Wimbledon semifinal Thur...
14:32 2019-07-11

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week...
01:16 2019-06-09

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the ...
10:48 2019-06-06

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open...
18:00 2019-06-09

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
01:16 2019-06-20

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the ti...
10:32 2019-07-10

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
00:16 2019-06-05

Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning French Open and first grand slam title – video Ashleigh Barty says 'the stars aligned' for her to claim her maiden grand slam title after becoming the first Australian woman to win the French Open...
21:16 2019-06-08

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you ne...
22:32 2019-06-08

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trum...
17:32 2019-06-30

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
04:48 2019-06-15

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 y...
18:32 2019-06-07

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
20:32 2019-07-15

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15...
15:32 2019-06-27

Atletico Madrid slam Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann chase with wantaway star expected to report for pre-season Atletico Madrid have hit out at Barcelona over their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann and say the French forward is obliged to report to pre-season train...
05:32 2019-07-06

Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a s...
12:16 2019-07-11

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss. The post Top-seeded Naomi Osak...
12:48 2019-06-01

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and so...
07:32 2019-05-26

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC,...
16:48 2019-06-03

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — ope...
23:48 2019-05-21

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange s...
08:32 2019-06-10

Human sex treatment threatens seahorses In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, ...
03:32 2019-06-07

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 buri...
04:48 2019-05-22

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid ...
09:16 2019-05-21

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her t...
20:48 2019-06-18

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most i...
23:48 2019-05-31

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the survei...
08:48 2019-05-21

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
17:16 2019-06-14

Machado's grand slam carries Padres over Harper's Phillies Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during spring training an...
04:16 2019-06-04

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
02:32 2019-06-05

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern...
03:16 2019-05-24

Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway in the Pyrenees to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France ...
16:00 2019-07-18

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on....
14:16 2019-06-04

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual d...
01:00 2019-05-23

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic”...
01:16 2019-05-22

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke ...
14:48 2019-06-20

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This dis...
20:48 2019-06-18

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to...
23:48 2019-05-21

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while divi...
12:16 2019-07-16

Human failings are the reason you can't catch a self-driving bus yet It’s a weird vision: I’m speeding down the street, sitting backwards in the front passenger seat of an electric Renault Zoe Cab and nob...
08:01 2019-06-03

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire fa...
23:16 2019-07-15

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial i...
19:16 2019-07-16

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church ...
13:16 2019-05-22

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
23:32 2019-06-14

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon...
18:00 2019-05-22

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and...
13:00 2019-06-18

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
20:48 2019-06-06

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
22:16 2019-07-11

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the ...
12:16 2019-06-18

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an...
15:32 2019-05-21

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colo...
00:48 2019-06-16

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least...
13:32 2019-06-03

Wimbledon: Simona Halep's dominant win spoils Serena Williams' bid for 24th Grand Slam title Serena Williams’ bid for a 24th Grand Slam title was spoiled Saturday by No. 7 seed Simona Halep, who dominated Williams 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon....
11:16 2019-07-13

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to...
22:16 2019-06-03

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually ca...
21:16 2019-07-16

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said ...
03:48 2019-07-12

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly...
11:16 2019-06-17

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers ...
14:16 2019-05-21

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the...
03:00 2019-07-02

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved ...
09:32 2019-05-21

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which ...
16:16 2019-05-31

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s...
00:16 2019-05-24

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn...
15:32 2019-06-27

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts ...
21:32 2019-05-21

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launc...
23:16 2019-05-21

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. ...
02:16 2019-07-04

Koepka shows he is human after all with mediocre final round Brooks Koepka showed he is fallible after all, four straight bogeys to start the final round costing the American any chance of winning the British O...
03:16 2019-07-22

Indianapolis police: Suitcase found containing human remains INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a suitcase containing human remains has been found near a creek in Indianapolis. Department spokeswoman Officer Genae ...
11:16 2019-05-28

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occup...
22:32 2019-06-13

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant quer...
11:32 2019-07-12

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffic...
16:48 2019-06-20

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecuto...
13:16 2019-05-26

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 ...
07:00 2019-06-20

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethica...
12:48 2019-06-27

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot ...
08:48 2019-06-13

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance ...
10:16 2019-05-21

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have troub...
18:16 2019-06-15

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Au...
14:48 2019-06-20

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Af...
21:32 2019-07-17

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But ...
14:16 2019-05-29

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the firs...
15:16 2019-07-15

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pi...
11:16 2019-06-18

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal versio...
11:32 2019-06-29

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw –...
09:32 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on tw...
09:32 2019-05-21

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisi...
11:32 2019-07-14

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
16:32 2019-06-13

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in...
17:16 2019-07-17

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
10:48 2019-06-04

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of de...
13:16 2019-07-09

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this ...
08:48 2019-06-06

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesi...
22:16 2019-06-12

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anyw...
14:01 2019-06-14

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to...
23:16 2019-07-11

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The fin...
22:00 2019-07-10

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to r...
09:32 2019-06-12

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.    &#...
11:32 2019-06-10

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
16:00 2019-06-03

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another s...
19:32 2019-07-09

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
10:32 2019-06-06

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

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recog...
16:48 2019-05-29

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the sub...
12:48 2019-06-18

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday....
00:32 2019-05-23

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands ag...
19:48 2019-07-11

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is...
12:48 2019-07-15

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U....
11:48 2019-05-27

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capab...
20:32 2019-05-23

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of...
10:16 2019-05-21

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everyb...
08:16 2019-06-22

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media ha...
07:00 2019-06-23

Real human being Mitt Romney wants to remind you that "hot dog is my favorite meat" Mitt Romney is desperate for you to believe that he’s a real flesh-and-blood human being and not the skin-draped robot manufactured in a Koch brother...
03:01 2019-07-19

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to...
08:00 2019-07-19

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)     ...
21:48 2019-06-21

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found near a creek in Indianapolis. Authorities responded to a ...
18:16 2019-05-28

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the Intern...
20:00 2019-07-18

A dog found a big bone that turned out to be human. Police are seeking answers Seneca, South Carolina police searched this week for human remains after a homeowner's dog found a large bone that belonged to a human female. ...
13:32 2019-06-21

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks...
08:00 2019-05-22

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports ...
10:48 2019-05-22

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services ...
13:16 2019-05-21

England's 'super-human' Stokes revels in ultimate vindication "Most players would have been broken by what happened at the end of the T20 World Cup final in 2016 but Ben Stokes, the bowler destroyed by West Indi...
23:00 2019-07-14

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking,...
18:16 2019-06-20

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants ...
21:00 2019-05-25

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps...
09:32 2019-05-21

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Ga...
13:32 2019-06-20

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died batt...
19:32 2019-05-31

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds,...
08:31 2019-05-21

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of ...
03:16 2019-06-18

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an a...
06:16 2019-06-20

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the compos...
16:48 2019-05-26

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said ...
20:16 2019-07-12

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- somet...
13:00 2019-05-24

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the...
09:32 2019-05-21

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the...
09:32 2019-05-21

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
10:16 2019-05-21

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorisation from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stag...
05:16 2019-07-03

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with som...
13:16 2019-06-21