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UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal

Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official...

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal

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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 testing...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.   ...
04:48, 07/19/2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to plac...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Ene...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Lobster vs. kebab: French food fight after minister scandal France’s government spokeswoman says the resignation of the country’s ecology minister over reports of lavish dinners at taxpayers’ expense comes at a...
16:48, 07/17/2019

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker In late May, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned...
02:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in t...
02:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with c...
02:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agen...
08:16, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Takeaway.com in talks to buy UK's Just Eat in food delivery tie-up European online food delivery firm Takeaway.com NV said it was in talks about an all-share offer for Britain's Just Eat, announcing the possible bid a...
22:48, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Performance Food Group to buy Reinhart Foodservice in a $2 bln deal Performance Food Group Co said on Monday it would buy privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice LLC in a deal valued at $2 billion, as the foodservice...
15:16, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration rule would cut 3 mln people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. D...
17:48, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight busi...
03:00, 05/31/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Iran floats offer on nuclear inspections; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday signaled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear program th...
05:32, 07/19/2019

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the p...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's l...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Scheer calls for stricter inspections, possible tariffs on Chinese imports Last week, China announced an additional suspension of all imports of Canadian meat products because of claimed concerns over fraudulent inspection re...
20:16, 07/05/2019

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all o...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious dise...
14:16, 05/23/2019

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter ...
10:32, 07/06/2019

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad J...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children....
08:48, 06/27/2019

Tell us: How good are Grado Labs’ first wireless headphones? Senior Editor Billy Steele knew it was only a matter of time before Grado Labs released a pair of wireless headphones showcasing the company's di...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday...
00:48, 06/13/2019

Hanu Labs' Stone vaporizer hits like a ton of bricks It's not hard for us to guess what the oil vape in your pocket looks like. If it's a 510, chances are it looks pretty much like every other ...
21:32, 05/13/2019

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette m...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the...
20:48, 08/06/2019

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Cockroach Labs raises $55 million for ultra-resilient databases Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced that it's closed a $55 million oversubscribed series ...
16:48, 08/06/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Pat McGrath Labs becomes Selfridges biggest-selling beauty line The store sold a product from the range created by the British makeup artist every 40 seconds in AprilPat McGrath Labs, the beauty range created by th...
10:32, 06/01/2019

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the compa...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laborato...
14:48, 05/01/2019

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have war...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Sidewalk Labs finally publishes its smart city master plan Better late than never. Sidewalk Labs, the part of Alphabet focused on cities and urban development, has unveiled its Master Innovation and Developmen...
21:16, 06/24/2019

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs backs Umbrella, a community marketplace for boomers Umbrella is setting out to help homeowners in their later years connect with others in their neighborhood through a membership-based marketplace.Read ...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. ...
01:16, 06/05/2019

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive: Leave canned food at mailbox this Saturday TUCSON – Having any non-perishable food collecting dust in your pantry? Well, look no further, the Community Food Bank’s single biggest on...
21:16, 05/10/2019

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ev...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Cory Booker: A handful of companies make most of our food. We need to end big food mergers On December 4, 1889, US Senator John Sherman of Ohio introduced the Sherman Antitrust Act into the 51st Congress of the United States. Three months la...
18:16, 07/25/2019

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier...
15:32, 05/26/2019

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adultera...
14:48, 07/19/2019

About 28 Percent of Food Delivery Drivers Provide Free Secret Food Tasting Services If you’re like most of our readers, you’re likely in charge of some important organization, possibly the ruling regent of a country, the CEO of a majo...
22:48, 07/29/2019

Trump administration study shows food stamp move could limit food access for many The Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could undercut access to basic nutrition for millions of Americans, according...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Impossible Food and Beyond Meats' plant-based burgers aren't actually healthier than the fast-food originals Burger King Fast-food chains are jumping on the meatless bandwagon, with deals with plant-based "meat" makers such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Food...
00:32, 06/08/2019

No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks, candy and potato chips.   ...
05:48, 05/06/2019

John Cattuci helps find one-of-a-kind food across North America in ‘Big Food Bucket List’ 'You know it's a good burger if it's messy. If it's not running down your arm and you're not licking the burger juice off your arm, it's not a great b...
21:00, 05/27/2019

UN food agency accuses Yemen’s Houthis of diverting food aid The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country’s hungriest people and is threatening to suspend fo...
21:48, 06/17/2019

UN food agency accuses Yemen's Houthis of diverting food aid The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen's Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country's hungriest people and is threatening to suspend fo...
22:48, 06/17/2019

UN food agency starts partial suspension of Yemen food aid CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency says it has started a partial suspension of food aid in areas controlled by Yemen’s rebels. The World Food Pro...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Junk food may be fuelling rise in food allergies, say experts Children with food allergies are found to have higher levels of substance in processed foodsA ballooning diet of junk food might be one of the factors...
04:48, 06/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food S...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Exxon Mobil teams up with federal labs in $100M low-emission technology deal Exxon Mobil, the biggest private oil company in the world, announced Wednesday one of the largest deals with the Trump administration meant to make lo...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Nearly 30% of food delivery drivers munch on your food in the car, study says The study surveyed nearly 500 delivery workers who use UberEats, Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates to understand the industry's habits and pain poi...
21:48, 07/31/2019

The Invasion Of Online Food Portals In The Food Industry Online food-delivery platforms are expanding choice and convenience. It allows them to be specific with their choices and gives them access to the var...
15:48, 07/26/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to criti...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 mi...
19:32, 07/15/2019

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.     ...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open Labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they ...
17:16, 05/08/2019

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food ...
11:48, 06/07/2019

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and gene...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Food labels are confusing. The FDA is looking at 'Sell By,' 'Best By' and 'Enjoy By' to try and combat food waste The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By." ...
16:32, 06/07/2019

Where are 'burqa bans' in Europe? After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burka ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restri...
17:16, 08/01/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its h...
18:48, 06/14/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blo...
18:32, 05/03/2019

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people f...
10:16, 07/04/2019

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

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier th...
05:48, 08/23/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting i...
16:32, 05/22/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, ...
10:16, 08/21/2019

The Division 2 DOWN: Server Status Update Maintenance latest for Title Update 5 release The Division 2 Servers are going offline this morning for the new Title Update 5 release. Here's everything you need to know, including details on whe...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, a...
17:32, 05/02/2019

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's ...
12:16, 07/23/2019

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next...
15:16, 07/02/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to kn...
19:48, 05/29/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of...
09:00, 05/07/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, ta...
00:32, 06/06/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill,...
04:00, 05/15/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom fo...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions eff...
23:32, 06/21/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of...
04:48, 06/26/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned...
15:48, 07/11/2019

The Latest: NBA bans Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 The Latest: Warriors investor Mark Stevens has been banned 1 year by NBA, fined $500,000 for shoving Lowry        ...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Punjab Bans Celebrations, Protests Over Article 370 After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited any...
18:48, 08/05/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right...
02:32, 05/03/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
23:32, 05/29/2019

Nigeria bans local Shi'ite group after protests Nigeria's government has banned a Shi'ite Muslim group whose followers have been holding protests to demand the release of their detained leader, accu...
00:16, 07/29/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pred...
04:48, 06/23/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, t...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology o...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacif...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enf...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gend...
06:16, 06/02/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of d...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environme...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refor...
20:16, 07/16/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another resta...
23:48, 08/01/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another perso...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tech...
18:48, 07/18/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state se...
13:16, 05/19/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. Th...
19:00, 05/07/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits t...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. T...
08:16, 05/03/2019

The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with anoth...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Plastics Industry Pushes Back Against Bans The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternat...
16:48, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing says has completed software update for 737 MAX jets Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were inv...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restr...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese t...
16:32, 06/07/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. ci...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" in...
19:48, 08/09/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)  ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones,...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American s...
12:16, 08/11/2019

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the us...
02:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook aft...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawye...
15:16, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refor...
17:32, 07/16/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others proteste...
19:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wor...
13:16, 07/02/2019

Australia bans extremists from coming home for 2 years The Australian Parliament has passed laws that enable the government to prevent suspected extremists from returning home for up to two years despite c...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Envi...
00:48, 06/02/2019

New Jersey bans betting on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Everyone, don’t place your bets. New Jersey, which became one of the first states outside of Nevada to allow sports betting after a 2018 Supreme Court...
09:32, 06/26/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship...
18:00, 07/07/2019

Twitch bans, then unbans streamer after accusing him of fraud A Twitch streamer named Craig “NBDxWilliams” Williams was recently banned from the streaming platform and then reinstated today. His struggles with th...
10:48, 07/31/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-str...
18:16, 07/31/2019

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearm...
21:16, 07/31/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio ...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald ...
01:32, 08/16/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to U.S. technology...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place throu...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has...
21:16, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sancti...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its ...
22:32, 05/29/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kil...
05:48, 05/30/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergencyȁ...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to all...
08:32, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the p...
10:16, 04/29/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum off...
07:48, 05/31/2019

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

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archa...
21:48, 08/01/2019

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in t...
08:48, 08/03/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and chi...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated ...
08:00, 05/04/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on “harmful” gender stereotypes comes into fo...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city par...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two c...
15:48, 05/01/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and Pi...
02:16, 08/02/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillanc...
11:00, 05/21/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to rever...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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 hy...
14:32, 06/11/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to cu...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit   ...
13:32, 05/21/2019

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 inc...
21:48, 06/10/2019

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 ...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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 homos...
08:16, 06/11/2019

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 coverin...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exe...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

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 neighb...
00:48, 06/22/2019

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 con...
07:00, 06/17/2019

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola  &...
19:16, 07/24/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars f...
01:48, 05/04/2019

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary:...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Paris bans vehicles as city sizzles in historic heatwave Paris is taking unprecedented action to keep vehicles from polluting the atmosphere as the city -- and other parts of Europe -- grapple with a severe ...
14:48, 06/26/2019

China bans historical dramas ahead of important anniversary BEIJING – China’s television regulator has banned “entertainment-driven” historical dramas, it said in a notice on Thursday, the latest clampdow...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accus...
14:16, 08/02/2019

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 effe...
23:48, 06/14/2019

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to...
11:16, 07/31/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.   &...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of Ne...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causin...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Soccer - MLS bans Torres for 10 matches over failed drug test Major League Soccer on Friday said that it was suspending Panamanian Roman Torres for 10 games after the Seattle Sounders defender tested positive for...
06:48, 08/03/2019

Chelsea bans six fans for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling Chelsea has issued bans to six of its fans -- one a lifetime ban -- following the racist abuse of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during an English ...
14:16, 07/30/2019

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country...
14:16, 08/07/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Smash Event Bans Competitor Who Got In Fight At Previous Tournament Super Smash Con, a Super Smash Bros. tournament and convention, has announced they will no longer be permitting a controversial competitor to attend t...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Online knitting site bans posts supporting Trump A niche social media website devoted to knitting is banning posts supporting President Donald Trump, claiming the content amounts to advocating for wh...
20:16, 06/25/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rock...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing ...
03:00, 05/03/2019

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 ap...
22:16, 05/20/2019

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.  &#...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the pla...
00:00, 08/20/2019

US Bans Recalled MacBook Pro Laptops From Flights Over Fire Risks U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

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, ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

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 compan...
20:00, 05/30/2019

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 fina...
16:32, 05/30/2019

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 o...
21:00, 06/06/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having fa...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Isla...
11:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false info...
19:32, 05/13/2019

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 battlegr...
10:32, 05/30/2019

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 creat...
08:00, 06/06/2019

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 Se...
22:32, 06/01/2019

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 sub...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an offici...
18:00, 07/05/2019

FIFA bans ex-member of audit committee for life for bribery FIFA has banned a Bolivian official for life from football for being involved in bribery while a member of the audit and compliance committee at the g...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source...
19:48, 07/05/2019

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 ...
03:16, 07/06/2019

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select ...
06:00, 08/14/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in...
11:16, 07/08/2019

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 r...
20:32, 06/05/2019

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 foreigner...
22:48, 05/24/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Vene...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been c...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci...
13:00, 05/29/2019

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 si...
13:48, 06/28/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, ...
18:48, 06/08/2019

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. Wedne...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white n...
23:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world mov...
16:48, 08/08/2019

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 aw...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 th...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of expe...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 r...
18:00, 07/09/2019

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 Ame...
00:16, 06/05/2019

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 technol...
05:16, 06/23/2019

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their s...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of ...
07:48, 08/08/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that...
11:32, 06/15/2019

Chelsea issues bans to fans for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling Chelsea has issued bans to six of its fans -- one a lifetime ban -- following the racist abuse of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during an English ...
06:48, 07/31/2019

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to he...
19:16, 08/13/2019

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 ...
03:32, 07/01/2019

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 c...
23:48, 06/05/2019

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” s...
01:48, 06/06/2019

CONMEBOL Bans Lionel Messi For Three Months, To The Delight Of Barcelona Fans Lionel Messi’s 2019 Copa América odyssey is back with a vengeance. After receiving a one-match ban for his bizarre red card alteraction with Chile’s G...
19:48, 08/03/2019

Garuda Indonesia bans in-flight photos after being mocked for handwritten menu Popular video blogger whose image of the menu went viral now faces police inquiryIndonesia’s national airline has come under fire for banning the taki...
14:32, 07/18/2019

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 pla...
07:16, 07/12/2019

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 fo...
18:32, 05/24/2019

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 acro...
09:32, 06/24/2019

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould f...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Britain bans sales of tear gas to Hong Kong after violence at protests Britain banned sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong on Tuesday and called for an investigation after police clashed with dem...
13:16, 06/26/2019

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. ...
06:16, 06/09/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new trad...
14:48, 06/24/2019

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 marr...
05:16, 06/23/2019

Austrian cyclists Denifl, Preidler handed 4-year doping bans VIENNA (AP) — Austrian anti-doping authorities have handed four-year suspensions to two riders for their alleged involvement in an international blood...
15:16, 06/27/2019

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 m...
01:00, 06/17/2019

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an ...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms...
00:32, 05/05/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching...
23:16, 05/04/2019

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batt...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-vi...
03:16, 07/04/2019

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to ...
14:16, 04/29/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
02:00, 06/07/2019

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 violen...
19:16, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings...
08:00, 04/29/2019

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 restrictin...
02:32, 05/22/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

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 m...
22:32, 07/16/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.̶...
22:48, 08/21/2019

US gas utility funds 'front' consumer group to fight natural gas bans SoCalGas funded not-for-profit C4Bes from its launch, paying consultants to establish messaging and recruit board membersAmerica’s largest gas utility...
12:16, 07/26/2019

Greece bans pork imports from Bulgaria due to African swine fever Greece has banned imports of pork from its northern Balkan neighbor Bulgaria due to outbreaks of African swine fever, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister D...
16:48, 07/26/2019

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo yo...
15:16, 08/09/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public...
14:00, 05/02/2019

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 discret...
04:48, 06/09/2019

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to...
01:16, 08/23/2019

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 ha...
08:48, 07/03/2019

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 de...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and c...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Apple Card won't support jailbroken iPhones, bans crypto and gambling With the Apple Card set to arrive later this month in the US, details have begun to surface which reveal a number of restrictions for using the Cupert...
10:16, 08/05/2019

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened ...
20:00, 08/19/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any...
23:32, 06/17/2019

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 ...
18:16, 06/22/2019

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....
10:16, 06/06/2019

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in t...
01:32, 06/26/2019

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 sweep...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
19:16, 05/21/2019

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 sta...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities s...
11:48, 08/21/2019

Supreme Court won't review blocked Alabama law that bans most second-trimester abortions The Supreme Court will not hear arguments over a 2016 Alabama abortion law that outlaws the most common procedure used during a pregnancy's secon...
16:00, 06/28/2019

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 episo...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Another Top EPA Official Is Out Amid Ethics Scandal The mastermind behind the Trump administration’s pro-coal alternative to Obama’s Clean Power Plan is out, reportedly another victim of an ethics scan...
01:32, 06/27/2019

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its e...
11:16, 07/03/2019

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers of...
03:16, 05/10/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Adity...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that ha...
04:32, 06/06/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports ...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milw...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
16:32, 05/21/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform t...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the A...
09:16, 08/07/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation ...
12:00, 05/10/2019

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 a...
00:48, 07/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Co...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing. ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its indepen...
20:00, 06/27/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get su...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a thr...
13:16, 05/16/2019

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 ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Planned Parenthood refuses federal funding after abortion referral bans – live The move is in response to a Trump rule stating that groups receiving Title X funding could no longer provide abortion counselingSign up to the US bri...
00:32, 08/20/2019

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 mil...
06:16, 06/24/2019

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 ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

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 employ...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professio...
08:32, 06/05/2019

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...
01:00, 06/15/2019

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 fr...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it exerted diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the sp...
18:48, 08/08/2019

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 o...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hateful figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host...
21:00, 05/02/2019

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....
15:16, 06/28/2019

Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike Ruling also raises concerns over workers’ rights, and orders credit card companies to block transactions made via appsWhen a courier delivering a take...
07:32, 08/17/2019

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 f...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track...
01:48, 05/30/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team aw...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bi...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party,...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Michael Jackson’s popularity endures, even after new scandal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson was depicted as a child molester in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” earlier this year, but the ...
19:32, 06/23/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the lan...
21:48, 06/28/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicte...
03:48, 05/08/2019

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dies...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Accused of cheating: another immigration scandal? – podcast Amelia Gentleman discusses the immigration scandal in which the Home Office has accused 34,000 international students of cheating in English language ...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
01:32, 05/23/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL;...
18:48, 06/21/2019

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college ad...
22:48, 07/18/2019

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulator...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Former Audi CEO Stadler charged over Dieselgate scandal Rupert Stadler Rupert Stadler is among four people charged with failing to prevent sale of affected cars despite being told of defeat device Former...
14:16, 07/31/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC i...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Former Audi boss charged in the VW diesel scandal that won't die Nearly four years after the automaker admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests, and after Volkswagen has now spent more than 30 billion euros on fi...
19:16, 07/31/2019

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective pos...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-run...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed an...
18:32, 07/05/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in th...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-str...
15:16, 07/31/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring t...
20:48, 05/04/2019

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.  &...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Lau...
22:16, 05/02/2019

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 conse...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Trump Got His Wish: Israel Bans Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib From Visiting Donald Trump is a petulant child who will only play the game if he can make the rules up as he goes. As it stands, the president of the United States ...
18:32, 08/15/2019

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 ...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dolla...
01:00, 05/03/2019

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.   &...
02:32, 06/10/2019

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 platf...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
18:16, 05/07/2019

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 org...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Jeremy Hunt bans tear gas sales to Hong Kong after violent crackdown on protesters Jeremy Hunt today banned sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong because of the violent crackdown on civil rights protesters....
06:48, 06/26/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to p...
20:48, 05/21/2019

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

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....
23:32, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's ...
03:16, 05/26/2019

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 unexp...
10:48, 07/03/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, th...
14:32, 05/08/2019

After Ghosn scandal, Nissan CEO under pressure as profit sinks Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa faces internal strife over whether he is the right executive to fix the automaker, which is on track to announce on Tuesday ...
10:16, 05/12/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say w...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line un...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Meghan McCain's Take on the Child Detention Scandal Is Repulsive Even for Her Meghan McCain’s superhuman ability to make everything about Meghan McCain reached new heights on Tuesday’s edition of The View, in which she managed t...
02:16, 06/26/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-million...
23:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the ...
02:48, 07/09/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit ca...
14:16, 05/14/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step a...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Danish bank in big money laundering scandal taps new CEO COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s largest bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, has appointed a Du...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Deloitte fined £4.2m over Serco tagging scandal-era audit The accounting watchdog has fined Deloitte over £4.2m for its audit of financial statements by Serco at the time of its electronic tagging scanda...
13:32, 07/04/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
15:48, 07/23/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be ne...
16:32, 07/12/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean bro...
07:00, 07/09/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the...
04:32, 07/09/2019

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentary...
10:32, 07/09/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs...
07:48, 05/09/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations arou...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Czech Cabinet survives no-confidence vote over PM’s scandal The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament over European Union subsidi...
05:32, 06/27/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a sc...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public s...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Dick Pic Scandal Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times....
05:00, 06/26/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FP...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Former UA Asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation o...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, off...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Austrian government heads for collapse over video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the A...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, A...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried ...
12:32, 05/30/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the en...
15:48, 07/31/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales ...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Malaysia Charges Goldman Executives Over 1MDB Scandal Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former Goldman Sachs executives over their handling of the multibillion-dollar financial scanda...
07:48, 08/10/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after blackface scandal Gucci has hired a new person to oversee its diversity and inclusion efforts following the disastrous publicity it received for selling a racist sweate...
10:16, 07/31/2019

Austria’s Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Panama prepares for vote with Odebrecht scandal looming As the presidential race enters its last stage, voters are angry over a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. The firm's misdee...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Fan Bingbing, China’s Top Actress, Talks of Comeback After Scandal In a rare interview after a spectacular fall from grace that tarnished China’s film industry, Ms. Fan talks about her comeback plans at a time when th...
22:16, 08/02/2019

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes ...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Temple's Former Dean Sues University After Rankings Scandal The former dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business is suing the school for allegedly defaming his character by blaming him for an M.B.A. ra...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is "beyond embarrassed" by the scandal Last week, a report claimed that Fox and the Empire writers were working to find a way they could bring Jussie Smollett back for the show’s final seas...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medi...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Flint water scandal's special prosecutor out after 3 years A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, app...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tr...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of...
09:16, 06/03/2019

Malaysia Charges Goldman Directors Over 1MDB Scandal Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former Goldman Sachs directors over their handling of the sprawling, multibillion-dollar financ...
17:16, 08/09/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of asso...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down on Friday after it emerged he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politi...
16:48, 08/08/2019